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Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,495
Posted By GIEGAR
Edited: Please don't quote the WHOLE ARTICLE. ...

Edited: Please don't quote the WHOLE ARTICLE. It's a very good one, but it only has to appear once in the thread.

Added: Thanks Mike.
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6,140
Views: 732,619
Posted By GIEGAR
Skads, PSB's intention is that their speakers are...

Skads, PSB's intention is that their speakers are "voiced" similarly across all product lines: Alpha > Image/Imagine X > Imagine > Synchrony. Given that, and the type and amount of content delivered...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 54
Posted By GIEGAR
Eddy, are they the PSB Image T5? $200 looks to...

Eddy, are they the PSB Image T5? $200 looks to be an excellent deal. The best centre speaker is the Image C5 pictured with the T5's below. The next best choice is the Image C5's direct replacement...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By GIEGAR
No worries and thanks for replying Scott. What...

No worries and thanks for replying Scott. What you've got going for you is that's a relatively small, fully enclosed room (<900ft^3 assuming 8ft ceilings). For your $1000 you should be able to...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 191
Posted By GIEGAR
That's a $1000 dollar AVR right? No, it doesn't...

That's a $1000 dollar AVR right? No, it doesn't make good sense because it's overspending deluxe if it leaves you with only $1000 in the kitty for the LCR speakers.

You will achieve far greater...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By GIEGAR
Talking Subs!

Scott, you didn't mention your sub. Do you mind telling us what sub you've got and what your approximate room volume is? (Including any adjacent open areas.)

Almost invariably, an upgrade in the...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 549
Posted By GIEGAR
Jason, 725W is the headline figure Sony's...

Jason, 725W is the headline figure Sony's marketing department would have you believe. You need to look at the fine print here:...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 225
Posted By GIEGAR
Unorthodox, but by all reports the sound is...

Unorthodox, but by all reports the sound is extraordinary: Danley SH50 (http://www.danleysoundlabs.com/products/loud-speakers/synergy-horn/sh50/).

Here are some recent impressions that appear to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-27-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By GIEGAR
If you like visuals: ...

If you like visuals:

http://www.hometheaterhifi.com/volume_7_2/images/feature-article-lfe-figure-2.gif
[Source...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 157
Posted By GIEGAR
Yep, and in an unorthodox (but smart) move,...

Yep, and in an unorthodox (but smart) move, powered by a bridged Crown XLS Drivecore amp each. :cool:


The big coffee table directly in front of them is a good example of what not to do though. ...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 783
Posted By GIEGAR
JP, to give you bit of a visual of what you'll...

JP, to give you bit of a visual of what you'll get for the money...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/imagehosting/75530955431abb9c9afc.jpg

From left to right that's a ULS-15, Dr & Mrs Hsu, a VTF-3...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By GIEGAR
Synchrony Ones and Twos! ...and the Twos are...

Synchrony Ones and Twos! ...and the Twos are surrounds! :eek:

I can only dream. :D :D
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6,140
Views: 732,619
Posted By GIEGAR
Congratulations! :) Yep, put the "best"...

Congratulations! :)

Yep, put the "best" speakers on the channels with the most demanding content: B's and C on the LCR (of course), minis on surround duty and B4's on the rears, if your room can...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By GIEGAR
I agree, measurements don't tell the whole story....

I agree, measurements don't tell the whole story. However, they do tell a major part of it, and are more reliable indicators of performance than subjective opinions derived from informal auditions. ...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By GIEGAR
I watched that for the first time last night. ...

I watched that for the first time last night.

The ones in his office? They appear to be Bowers & Wilkins 803 Diamonds in Cherrywood.
...
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,374
Posted By GIEGAR
Good stuff Tony! Please snap off a few pics if...

Good stuff Tony! Please snap off a few pics if they're OK with it. ;)
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By GIEGAR
Congratulations on scoring a lovely pair of...

Congratulations on scoring a lovely pair of speakers! :)

If you have a sub, please don't run them full range. This is no way to treat a nice speaker:...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By GIEGAR
Hi gents I'll declare from the outset that...

Hi gents

I'll declare from the outset that I've not heard any of the ML Motion speakers. But based on independent measurements, I'd find it almost impossible to recommend the ML Motion series,...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By GIEGAR
Out of the three, probably the JBL's... but they...

Out of the three, probably the JBL's... but they may not match well with the Martin Logan to produce a coherent front soundstage.

An option is to sell the centre channel and start afresh. One of...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,973
Posted By GIEGAR
Hey, no problem at all Paul, it's all good. It's...

Hey, no problem at all Paul, it's all good. It's not a "bad" in my book, I'm just happy you took the info on board. You wouldn't be the first person (and won't be the last) to be lead astray by the...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,973
Posted By GIEGAR
I have a newfound high level of respect for...

I have a newfound high level of respect for Wharfedale after stumbling upon the user manual for the Opus2 range. It is the most incredibly detailed, comprehensive user manual I've ever seen for a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By GIEGAR
Blake, what speakers and sub(s) are you running...

Blake, what speakers and sub(s) are you running now and how loud do you generally like to watch a good movie or listen to music?

Presuming you'll go for the doctor and want to process 11 channels...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By GIEGAR
mgalas, the lists of some legacy and current...

mgalas, the lists of some legacy and current units with SubEQ HT are in this section of the Audyssey FAQ:...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,973
Posted By GIEGAR
On the other end of the scale are Zu Audio. How...

On the other end of the scale are Zu Audio. How did they make it on the list Paul? They are the classic story of style triumphing over substance in audio. If you search zu audio measurements, you...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,973
Posted By GIEGAR
Another big thumbs up for Danley Sound Labs. ...

Another big thumbs up for Danley Sound Labs.

Tom Danley and crew are genuine innovators in an industry dominated by copy-cats. Others have mentioned the Synergy concept, but what blew me away was...
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