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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By Pianist718
I thought my Rythmik F12 was the strongest link...

I thought my Rythmik F12 was the strongest link in the chain. You're the first one to poo poo on my sub. :-)




Prius huh? :-) I like your analogy ... not the best there is but decent.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By Pianist718
you mean get a 2nd one or get a different one?

you mean get a 2nd one or get a different one?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By Pianist718
I can't believe I am considering other speakers...

I can't believe I am considering other speakers than what I already have which everyone says are great set of 2 way speakers (Ascend Sierra-1 NrT). Will getting a 3 way set such as let's say ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By Pianist718
That's the one thing many folks here suggest :-)...

That's the one thing many folks here suggest :-) Just need to find the space where to place a second F12.

Thank you.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By Pianist718
anybody?

anybody?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 253
Posted By Pianist718
What will this Amazing AMP do for my HT?

So I am back on thinking about separates. Found this great amp (Rotel RMB-1095) and now I am thinking do I really need it and what can I expect in terms of sound improvement.

Currently my Denon...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By Pianist718
then why do people buy the $200+ power centers?...

then why do people buy the $200+ power centers? Is it pretty much like the Monster cables snake oil?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-30-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,393
Posted By Pianist718
DIY subs vs Rythmiks and SVSs .... no comparison?

So, looking at some comparison frequency charts found here
http://www.data-bass.com/home

Seems like those DIY subs that one can have for under $900 would blow away some of the top sellers from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24,270
Views: 1,921,346
Posted By Pianist718
I think I found my sweet spot .... Dynamic...

I think I found my sweet spot ....

Dynamic EQ = ON
Dynamic Volume = Day

but ... i took 0.5 off of channel volume for center channel. That makes it blend in a bit better with the rest of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24,270
Views: 1,921,346
Posted By Pianist718
I tested changing Dynamic Volume to OFF on a...

I tested changing Dynamic Volume to OFF on a movie I know very well ... to be honest the biggest thing changed was how dialog became a bit muted ... not as loud/pronounced. All of the sound effects,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24,270
Views: 1,921,346
Posted By Pianist718
Question ........... do you guys use the Dynamic...

Question ........... do you guys use the Dynamic Volume option?

My set up is ....
Dynamic EQ = ON
Dynamic Volume = Day

seems like it makes the speech stand out a bit more and I don't lose...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-21-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Pianist718
Is this the reason why when I change my AVR from...

Is this the reason why when I change my AVR from Audyssey ON to Audyssey Bypass L/R and thus it turn off bass management for the sub as well, I can feel that my LFE content is a bit deeper and harder...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-21-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Pianist718
I believe for both sources my AVR is doing the...

I believe for both sources my AVR is doing the decoding. I hope ... I am going to check that tonight.

The WD Media player is using a downloaded MKV file. So yea, it's not the original .ts file....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-21-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Pianist718
Your Source Effect on Sound is Huge! Look at this LFE chart. Oppo VS Cheap Panasonic

Maybe I am on to something here and it concerns me a bit since 95% of my movies I play are via my WD Live Media Player.

Maybe it's in my head but when I compare an awesome LFE movie "Flight of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-16-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 22,571
Views: 1,398,617
Posted By Pianist718
this is funny.... and sad .... started watching...

this is funny.... and sad .... started watching Interstellar last night at a little after 10pm ... first 1 minute, bass came in ... baby is sleeping, neighbors could complain .... movie OFF :-( ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-15-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22,571
Views: 1,398,617
Posted By Pianist718
One of my few movies I use to test sound. ...

One of my few movies I use to test sound.

beginning is nice, right? Starting with that window being blown out.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-14-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20,187
Views: 1,479,804
Posted By Pianist718
that's exactly where I wanted to place it, IF I...

that's exactly where I wanted to place it, IF I were to get a 2nd sub BUT.... as I said...

"I was thinking about a 2nd sub as it plays great where I usually sit but once I move 2 feet over, bass...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-14-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20,187
Views: 1,479,804
Posted By Pianist718
thanks for suggestions. I was thinking about...

thanks for suggestions.

I was thinking about a 2nd sub as it plays great where I usually sit but once I move 2 feet over, bass is a bit different, somewhat less forceful. However, that's where the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-14-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 20,187
Views: 1,479,804
Posted By Pianist718
I am having buyer's remorse .... I bought the...

I am having buyer's remorse .... I bought the Rythmik F12 (and it's awesome) ... but now I think that for extra $150 or so I could have gone for F15 instead.

So, question for those that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-14-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Pianist718
thanks guys ... spider worked.

thanks guys ... spider worked.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-13-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 22,571
Views: 1,398,617
Posted By Pianist718
I think I found another demo movie .... "Need for...

I think I found another demo movie .... "Need for Speed" ... first 3 car racing scenes. Then it gets a bit blending towards the end but first 3-4 scenes one of them in the dark ... pretty cool.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-13-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Pianist718
I can't answer a "Security Question" ... help

Trying to register to
http://data-bass.ipbhost.com/

and they make me answer this

"What creature has 8 legs and is also a common name for a woofer’s damper?"

i have no idea what the answer...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-10-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,392
Posted By Pianist718
We actually did both. Turned sub off and then...

We actually did both. Turned sub off and then also changed to Stereo ... but we also played 2ch music ... so definitely multiple changes. Still, felt like something is off.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-10-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,392
Posted By Pianist718
And so yesterday I went to his place to listen to...

And so yesterday I went to his place to listen to the system .....


all I will say is .... you guys were 100% correct.


1) He crossed over at 160hz (not sure why but once he did that,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-10-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,400
Posted By Pianist718
wow, my thread really got hijacked :-) I do...

wow, my thread really got hijacked :-)

I do however appreciate all the suggestions you guys gave.

Yesterday I had the best boost .... went to hear my friend's new HT system and fell in love...
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