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Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   01-27-2015, 03:28 AM
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Posted By BuddTX
I too like VLC Player (Video Lan). I also like...

I too like VLC Player (Video Lan). I also like SMPlayer.
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2015, 03:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,824
Posted By BuddTX
A8

Glad you like them! However, research the back two speakers in a 7.1 system, I believe that they are not supposed to be the bi-pole type of speaker, (QS8's are considered a "bi-pole" speaker type.)...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By BuddTX
Nice Find! The C21's also make great Stereo...

Nice Find! The C21's also make great Stereo speakers (I bought 4 when they were on sale a while back!)
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   12-30-2014, 01:27 PM
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Views: 258
Posted By BuddTX
Ditto!

Ditto!
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,366
Posted By BuddTX
I am about ready to go to bed, so I do not have...

I am about ready to go to bed, so I do not have time to elaborate, and post links, but:

A properly made MP3 is virtually indistinguishable from the CD original.

I cannot speak for all the...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2014, 08:15 PM
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Posted By BuddTX
I agree with you, until I saw them in person. I...

I agree with you, until I saw them in person. I think the 51's look very nice in person, they have a three dimensional quality that just cant be captured in pictures. I actually like the hard...
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By BuddTX
OMG! You are me! I too, bought a 5 speaker...

OMG! You are me! I too, bought a 5 speaker Axiom Audio system in 2004 (M80s' Qs8's, VP150) (10 years later, I am still very happy with my speakers!)

As soon as I get some debt paid off, I was...
Forum: Speakers   11-06-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,317
Posted By BuddTX
This is only my personal opinion, but those...

This is only my personal opinion, but those Pioneer Speakers you mention are awesome, for the money.

Some retailers may not want you to buy them, because there are other, more expensive, speakers...
Forum: Speakers   11-06-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By BuddTX
As others have commented, "Best for the money"...

As others have commented, "Best for the money" can mean different things to different people.

I have not heard any of the speakers you mentioned, but several of them are very well thought of...
Forum: Speakers   10-24-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,790
Posted By BuddTX
If sound quality is important to you, and low...

If sound quality is important to you, and low cost is also very important to you, I would seriously consider the Andrew Jones designed Pioneer Speakers, the 2nd version:...
Forum: Speakers   10-24-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,989
Posted By BuddTX
Question: Is this a dedicated Home Theater...

Question:
Is this a dedicated Home Theater room, or will this be your Living Room - Family room, TV room, etc?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-11-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 240
Posted By BuddTX
Just FYI, the Pioneer VSX1014 (and the next...

Just FYI, the Pioneer VSX1014 (and the next year's model VSX-1015) were awesome "internet darling" receivers, back when they were current models.

I owned the 1014 (then gave it to my dad) and now...
Forum: Speakers   09-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 25,150
Posted By BuddTX
I would like to expand on my comment. I am...

I would like to expand on my comment. I am guessing that the VP150 is not to blame on the "so so sound" I had until I had my system professionally calibrated.


I never listened to the speakers...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 25,150
Posted By BuddTX
I own 2 M80's and a VP150 (and two QS8's) and...

I own 2 M80's and a VP150 (and two QS8's) and while I really like my VP150, if I had the option of the VP160 when I purchased my speakers, I would have chosen the VP160 over the VP150.

Just...
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,128
Views: 651,928
Posted By BuddTX
On the Youtube videos, Andrew Jones explains (if...

On the Youtube videos, Andrew Jones explains (if memory serves) that he designed the smaller, 2nd gen woofer, because of space considerations, and criticisms from some 1st gen AJ speakers.

AJ...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 09:34 PM
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Posted By BuddTX
I understand now, I just read the title of the...

I understand now, I just read the title of the article, and like you observed, I did not read the detail in the graph.


Sorry, I was just trying to be helpful, did not want you to make a decision...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6,128
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Posted By BuddTX
Mgrotel, Respectfully, I thought you were...

Mgrotel,


Respectfully, I thought you were comparing the C22 vs the C21, the 1 gen and 2nd gen Center Channel speakers, and not the BS41.


BTY, I have 4 of C21 speakers (bought them on sale...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6,128
Views: 651,928
Posted By BuddTX
The second link is for the SP-BS41-LR , the...

The second link is for the SP-BS41-LR , the larger 1st gen bookshelf speaker.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By BuddTX
I just recently got rid of all my Banana Plugs, I...

I just recently got rid of all my Banana Plugs, I like direct speaker wire connections better.


But when I did use Banana Plugs, I liked the ones from Orange County Speaker.
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6,128
Views: 651,928
Posted By BuddTX
I would start here! ...

I would start here!
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,696
Posted By BuddTX
Gosh, B&W, and KEF are two names that come to...

Gosh, B&W, and KEF are two names that come to mind. I have "worshiped" at the B&W alter since the 80's. Still do not own a high end B&W. (B&W - Bowers and Wilkins)
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,932
Posted By BuddTX
For Speaker Cable / Wire Buy 12 gauge...

For Speaker Cable / Wire


Buy 12 gauge Monoprice.com speaker wire and be done with it. Great quality, low price, untold thousands of recommendations on AVS forums, and others. What more could...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,162
Posted By BuddTX
If you have the room, keep the Pioneer SP-FS52's....

If you have the room, keep the Pioneer SP-FS52's.


I think the Andrew Jones designed Pioneer speakers are AWESOME for the price.


I only wish that, as a young (poor) audiophile in high...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-10-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,359
Posted By BuddTX
Oh, one more comment. I absolutely agree,...

Oh, one more comment.


I absolutely agree, that with MP3's there can be a huge difference between the CD original, and an MP3, especially if one downloads the MP3 from "who knows where".

...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-10-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,359
Posted By BuddTX
Some comments: When "they" talk about...

Some comments:


When "they" talk about compression used in an MP3, it is DIGITAL compression, not AUDIO compression. Over the years, I have heard many people say how they don't like the...
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