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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-23-2014, 12:15 AM
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Posted By NuSoardGraphite
It's something to consider. I'm not sure if my...

It's something to consider. I'm not sure if my budget can rise much higher than $300. At the most I *might* be able to get away with $500 but that's at the very most. At that price I would...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-23-2014, 12:12 AM
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Views: 139,124
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
for $200? BIC F-12 or a Polk PSW505

for $200?

BIC F-12 or a Polk PSW505
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-20-2014, 07:48 PM
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Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I'm aware that there are other criteria. This is...

I'm aware that there are other criteria. This is just one of the aspects I'm considering. Sensitivity, sealed vs ported etc will all be examined in due course.
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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-19-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,707
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Dawn of the Dead: 2004 on blu ray. next...

Dawn of the Dead: 2004 on blu ray.


next purchase: Dragon Age: Inquisition for the PS4.
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Those sound like good choices. If you can go...

Those sound like good choices. If you can go with the refurb receiver, then go for it. More money you can put toward a better sub or better speakers.



For movie purposes, you can go with...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-19-2014, 09:04 PM
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Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Oh I agree wholeheartedly. The peak watts is...

Oh I agree wholeheartedly. The peak watts is merely one criteria. An important one in my case since for reasons of WAF, I'm only going to be able to get a single sub, so it is important that it be...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-19-2014, 09:00 PM
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Views: 139,124
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Thanks for the suggestion. I've read about that...

Thanks for the suggestion. I've read about that one a little. I'll investigate it further. Maybe it will get added to the short list.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-19-2014, 12:57 AM
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Views: 139,124
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Okay guys. I'm going to (finally) be pulling the...

Okay guys. I'm going to (finally) be pulling the trigger on a sub for my system soon. At the very latest, I will be purchasing at tax time (early February) and I want to get the most powerful sub...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 487
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Best buy is having a sale on the Sony Core series...

Best buy is having a sale on the Sony Core series speakers. 2 pair of the SSCS5 bookshelf speakers will only cost $300 and the Center is selling for $110. Those Sony Core series speakers are new...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I personally recommend a Denon receiver as that's...

I personally recommend a Denon receiver as that's what I have and it works great. However, truth be told, any of the good name brand receivers will work just fine. Yamaha, Onkyo, Denon, Pioneer,...
Forum: PlayStation Area   11-07-2014, 02:53 AM
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Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I was planning to purchase the Witcher 3 anyway,...

I was planning to purchase the Witcher 3 anyway, but this right here just seals the deal.
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Dead on about the receiver cost and features. In...

Dead on about the receiver cost and features. In 2012, I bought the 2011 version of the mid-ranged Denon for $200 off the MSRP....and they ran out of the 2011 models so they sent me the 2012 version...
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
No worries. everyone is new to the hobby at some...

No worries. everyone is new to the hobby at some point. i'm still fairly new myself.

Most recievers come with at least 4 hdmi ports. 6 is about the average. i think the sony i linked has 5. ...
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
In general i would agree with you, but the denon...

In general i would agree with you, but the denon and onkyo sets he listed come with full fledged recievers. the speakers are assuredly poor but will probably work ok. if and when he got struck with...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-03-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I run into audio sync issues with Netflix more...

I run into audio sync issues with Netflix more than any other source, though the other day I bought a Blu Ray of the 2004 remake of Dawn of the Dead, and had audio sync issues with that (playing...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-03-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Me neither, and I have a really weak system. (I'm...

Me neither, and I have a really weak system. (I'm sure the majority of audiophiles here put my system to shame)


it is in all likelihood your setup that differs. The position of the sub. Room...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Also, drrussel's recommendations were for a 5.1...

Also, drrussel's recommendations were for a 5.1 setup. Mine were for a 7.1 setup and a fairly robust (mid-ranged) receiver with a lot of features.


You can obviously get better quality (more...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 584
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
If you decide to go with Satellite speakers for...

If you decide to go with Satellite speakers for your 4 Surrounds to save funds, make sure you DON'T make your main Left and Right and Center speakers as satellite speakers. That's fine for the...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I don't generally recommend HTIB setups. But in...

I don't generally recommend HTIB setups. But in your case, if you aren't picky about your audio, you can easily get away with either of those. I would probably go with the Denon set over the Onkyo...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-02-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Someone who owns these should make a thread for...

Someone who owns these should make a thread for them in the Speakers forum...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   11-02-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,996
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I will agree that the primary purpose of the...

I will agree that the primary purpose of the Center Channel speaker be that it anchors the sound to the screen. This should be primarily dialogue and other sounds that are supposed to be centrally...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-29-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,405
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
kind of answered my question right here. ...

kind of answered my question right here.


Scary beasts are no problem, but hyper bloody violence is. If the violence is of the PG-13 variety it should be okay (not too gory) but if it's...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-29-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,405
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
I'm a fan of mythology in general and I love...

I'm a fan of mythology in general and I love seeing big budget action movies based upon iconic characters from myth and legend.


My favorite is of course, the 80's rendition of the Perseus myth...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-20-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Give the Sony a test and see what you think of...

Give the Sony a test and see what you think of it. We need a review of it anyway. Both the bookshelf and the tower speakers are well regarded thus far. The only speakers we haven't heard about...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-20-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,126
Posted By NuSoardGraphite
Excellent. These are shaping up to possibly be...

Excellent. These are shaping up to possibly be my upgrade when I am ready for them. Now I just need to see a review of the Center speaker to see if it matches up to the bookshelf and towers....
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