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Forum: Speakers   09-27-2016, 01:19 PM
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Posted By jima4a
My gut feel is about 60 Hz but bump up the center...

My gut feel is about 60 Hz but bump up the center channel level about 1 to 2 dB. With a good center, that is usually all that is needed unless something is wrong with the R600 or the circuits...
Forum: Speakers   09-19-2016, 12:02 PM
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Posted By jima4a
While some will discount any break in, I feel...

While some will discount any break in, I feel after the first three hours or so you will have done most of it. My 205/2s were run in at the dealer but I got to break in brand new Revel Studio2s and...
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2016, 10:04 PM
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Posted By jima4a
I believe they are derived from the Q900 but...

I believe they are derived from the Q900 but different crossover as the are full range in that application.
Forum: Speakers   09-01-2016, 02:18 PM
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Posted By jima4a
One thing I always found lacking on the Q5s was...

One thing I always found lacking on the Q5s was the bass
Have the newer KEFs improved on that front?[/QUOTE]
Based on XQ40s to R700, the answer is yes.
Edit: this is second hand but even from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2016, 09:29 AM
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Posted By jima4a
Ugh. I've been recommended that and would prefer...

Ugh. I've been recommended that and would prefer that, but it just doesn't fit any scenario setup I can imagine. Above TV mount won't work and have to put my TV too low to make it work, plus...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2016, 04:56 PM
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Posted By jima4a
I would use 60 for the CM10s (or 50 if an option)...

I would use 60 for the CM10s (or 50 if an option) and 80 for the CMC2.
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2016, 09:21 AM
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Posted By jima4a
Everyone is entitled to their opinion. I have...

Everyone is entitled to their opinion. I have some very good multichannel mixes that I feel outperform the 2ch mixes. And in that case and when listening to concerts I find the timbre matching front...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2016, 01:31 PM
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Posted By jima4a
The number provided on the chart is indeed for...

The number provided on the chart is indeed for the High Bias setting. Just for clarity the High Bias setting will produce 25 Watts in Class A. Low bias setting is about half of that.[/QUOTE]
This...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2016, 11:33 AM
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Posted By jima4a
The bias level for the JC 1 isn't specified, but...

The bias level for the JC 1 isn't specified, but I suspect the numbers shown are for the high bias setting. The amps run very warm, i.e., hot to the touch, in that setting. I run mine in low bias...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2016, 07:38 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Just an observation for John. I have heard the...

Just an observation for John. I have heard the JBL Synthesis Array 1400 with twin JL212 subs - impressive to say the least. However, the Studio2 s had more air in the highs IMO. However, I did not...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2016, 07:11 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Congrats! It is an amazing speaker - mini...

Congrats! It is an amazing speaker - mini Reference as they have been called.
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2016, 03:28 PM
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Posted By jima4a
[/QUOTE] I wish B&W would introduce a non...

[/QUOTE]
I wish B&W would introduce a non Diamond line based on the 800 series- new 700 series? I personally think the jump between the CM series and D3 is too big. Having said that I have not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2016, 12:34 PM
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Posted By jima4a
I'd be surprised if there was a noticeable sound...

I'd be surprised if there was a noticeable sound difference between the A 21 and A 31, but Richard Schram at Parasound is a straight shooter and he might be able to verify if there is a difference. ...
Forum: Speakers   06-28-2016, 02:33 AM
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Posted By jima4a
Hopefully someone with firsthand experience will...

Hopefully someone with firsthand experience will chime in, but I was not that impressed by the S1 series, but believe (not yet heard) based on what I've read the S2 series are a notable upgrade....
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-22-2016, 07:14 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-22-2016, 02:39 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Link?

Link?
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2016, 07:21 PM
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Posted By jima4a
Agree!

Agree!
Forum: Speakers   06-16-2016, 02:23 AM
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Posted By jima4a
Yes, the ATI is a power amp. I had an Onkyo...

Yes, the ATI is a power amp.

I had an Onkyo TX-NR5007 AVR (that is where my lame user ID came fom, what a newb!) and 9 x Infinity Beta speakers. They sounded ok for what I paid, but nothing like...
Forum: Speakers   06-15-2016, 08:59 PM
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Posted By jima4a
The C208, the center channel is the most used in...

The C208, the center channel is the most used in HT.


- Rich[/QUOTE]
The C208 is a true three way where the C205 is a two way MTM in which that type of design can have issues off center. Plus,...
Forum: Speakers   06-15-2016, 02:33 AM
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Posted By jima4a
You'll get plenty of opinions on amps, my...

You'll get plenty of opinions on amps, my experience is limited, but here is what I know first hand. I have both an ATI 6007, and a pair of Mark Levinson 536's. I have a pair of 800 D2's and a pair...
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2016, 02:24 AM
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Posted By jima4a
How do the Mini Ts sound at low volume? I have...

How do the Mini Ts sound at low volume? I have read the Model Ts need to be somewhat loud to really shine. Not something I would want to live with as most my listening is in the 70 dBs with peaks...
Forum: Speakers   06-12-2016, 01:28 PM
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Posted By jima4a
So please expound on your R700 comments. Are you...

So please expound on your R700 comments. Are you questioning that they go lower or sound better?
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2016, 10:43 AM
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Posted By jima4a
In addition, the Uni-Q works very well in a...

In addition, the Uni-Q works very well in a center channel application.
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2016, 02:28 AM
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Posted By jima4a
My center is a 202/2c and it is amazing, IMO. ...

My center is a 202/2c and it is amazing, IMO. There are different versions of the Uni-Q. My previous XQ50c and my XQ40s (now surrounds) have the 3/4" tweeter where the Reference have 1" tweeters. I...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2016, 07:20 PM
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Posted By jima4a
I would argue that that not entirely true. I've...

I would argue that that not entirely true. I've heard the current Q line and they're ok, and every KEF before them in the iQ and xQ was OK. However when I heard the REF 3 the other day I was wow.......
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