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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,049
Posted By carp
Go out and listen for yourself people. ...

Go out and listen for yourself people.

Find enthusiasts in your area that have dome tweeters, ribbons, waveguid/CD's and come to your own conclusions. Better yet, borrow or buy or build...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 9,088
Posted By carp
True, but I did it with a mini 2x4 (ported and...

True, but I did it with a mini 2x4 (ported and sealed to boot) so if I can do it.... :)

Derek, the HT 18 is plenty for me and would save you a lot of money. Plus, your nearfield sub will get the...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33,929
Views: 1,454,258
Posted By carp
I've heard before about mixing different sub...

I've heard before about mixing different sub models but in practice it wasn't hard for me to mix not only different models, but ported and sealed together (215's with sealed 18's).
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 9,088
Posted By carp
I thought Through the Never Atmos was not...

I thought Through the Never Atmos was not available in our region?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-07-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 42,771
Posted By carp
Oh, ok cool! Would you say it's only the vocals...

Oh, ok cool! Would you say it's only the vocals that are touched up or is it everything?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-06-2016, 05:51 PM
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Views: 42,771
Posted By carp
A friend beastaudio lives in your area and he's...

A friend beastaudio lives in your area and he's been saying this for a long time - tons of great metal shows to choose from in your area of the country.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-06-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 10,433
Posted By carp
Whoa... the second song is *almost* too much...

Whoa... the second song is *almost* too much bass. Almost... but not quite. :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-06-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 10,433
Posted By carp
*Pauses NP music....

*Pauses NP music....
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-06-2016, 03:50 PM
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Views: 42,771
Posted By carp
I love Countdown too, but for me the difference...

I love Countdown too, but for me the difference between it and Rust in Peace was similar to the difference between the Black album and Justice. One is damn good and easily accessible and the other...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-06-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 42,771
Posted By carp
Firing it up now for the first time, thanks! :) ...

Firing it up now for the first time, thanks! :) Do you have a favorite song on the album?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-06-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 42,771
Posted By carp
Nice! :cool: I wish this was on Blu Ray.......

Nice! :cool: I wish this was on Blu Ray.... DVD's look like crap on my screen.

I assume you are a big Maiden fan. You would have loved seeing Megadeth and Maiden together, one of the best shows...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-06-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 42,771
Posted By carp
You should check out the 2004 remastered version...

You should check out the 2004 remastered version of Rust In Peace. Many remastered disks are crap but this one gives it a much fuller sound, I think you would really like it.

Smitty... if you...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-05-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 42,771
Posted By carp
[QUOTE=Iron Maiden;41302657] As far as thin...

[QUOTE=Iron Maiden;41302657]
As far as thin sounding???? Don't judge any of those bands based on a video.
/QUOTE]


No, no, I wasn't doing that. :eek: I was just saying how our impressions can...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-05-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 42,771
Posted By carp
Ha! Interesting.... I have the opposite...

Ha! Interesting.... I have the opposite impressions. To me they are the weakest of the 4 on the disk, they sound the thinnest to me. Still not bad don't get me wrong, I think all 4 bands sound...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-05-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By carp
Great seller, great price - these should go...

Great seller, great price - these should go quick. I'm a JTR fan myself and own them but I have heard the HT2 TL's many times and I love them too for completely different reasons, it's like a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 9,088
Posted By carp
IMO the Amaze clip bass is recorded way too hot...

IMO the Amaze clip bass is recorded way too hot so don't let that be the judge of where you set your house curve.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 9,088
Posted By carp
Until I hear some Slayer, Opeth, Dream Theater,...

Until I hear some Slayer, Opeth, Dream Theater, classic Metallica, Tool, Kataklysm, Death, Cattle Decapitation, etc. the jury is still out for me (haha, kidding on the last band... kind of....)

On...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 142,357
Posted By carp
Agreed, in most rooms having the driver higher...

Agreed, in most rooms having the driver higher gets you relatively close to the quarter point between the floor and ceiling.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 9,088
Posted By carp
Looks like I better take a nap this afternoon! I...

Looks like I better take a nap this afternoon! I was asleep before 9:00 last night which is pretty standard for this old man. :o
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 9,088
Posted By carp
I'm in for this mini gtg! (shocker :D)

I'm in for this mini gtg! (shocker :D)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 9,088
Posted By carp
*sigh* Hey Jonathan.... there goes my...

*sigh*

Hey Jonathan.... there goes my "becoming a gamer" budget. :(
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-02-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,065
Views: 158,025
Posted By carp
I just read some more posts... nevermind. :)

I just read some more posts... nevermind. :)
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-02-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,065
Views: 158,025
Posted By carp
This has probably been mentioned (I've skipped a...

This has probably been mentioned (I've skipped a lot of posts) but just in case...

Perhaps there is a large dip in the frequency response that Audyssey is correcting and it's overdriving the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-02-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 9,088
Posted By carp
Oh, and also know going in that whatever...

Oh, and also know going in that whatever conclusions we come up with will be torn apart on the forum - but I think many of us have been through so many blind gtg's and other comparisons that it won't...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-02-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 9,088
Posted By carp
That would be awesome to do a blind test of Dirac...

That would be awesome to do a blind test of Dirac vs. Audyssey vs. no EQ!!! I'm guessing many are like me and are considering Dirac with all the positive feedback we are reading on the forum.
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