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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-30-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By Blacklightning
No Yes, but room and placement is key. ...

No

Yes, but room and placement is key.

No

No, your system will play louder but will sound the same... for the most part.

Keep the focus on Music so look for a "Music" sub to complete...
Forum: Speakers   09-30-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By Blacklightning
Do not focus on specs go with that sounds good to...

Do not focus on specs go with that sounds good to you.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Blacklightning
Speakers should be easy to drive but I have never...

Speakers should be easy to drive but I have never seen a speaker than you could changes the Impedance. I would pick 8 Ohms.

33Hz response is really low but I would not totally trust this number....
Forum: Speakers   09-30-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By Blacklightning
Have you ran a lot of Music into both systems....

Have you ran a lot of Music into both systems. I'm wondering how Music performsfor both the Motion upgrade and the Sub upgrade.

For HT Bigger is almost always better but for music things can get...
Forum: Speakers   09-29-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 305
Posted By Blacklightning
That is a tight fit for a passive rad design. The...

That is a tight fit for a passive rad design. The OP have 12" to work with and the Super Cube is 11".
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-29-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Blacklightning
I think I will wait for the 3D Atmos version. :p

I think I will wait for the 3D Atmos version. :p
Forum: Speakers   09-29-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 305
Posted By Blacklightning
If you only have 12" of space that is going to be...

If you only have 12" of space that is going to be tight. You will onlybe able to get a speaker with an 8" driver MAX. You may be out of luck asmost products are side mounted to keep from having a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,562
Posted By Blacklightning
Atmos is going to take off a little slower than...

Atmos is going to take off a little slower than 7.1. People with new systemswill setup for it and use sound fields to use the extra speakers. Content willcome to market slower than 6.1or 7.1.

The...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-29-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,111
Posted By Blacklightning
First movie I saw in Atmos. My friends were...

First movie I saw in Atmos. My friends were thinking that I was crazy. I knew nothing about this movie and I was only willing to see it because it was the only movie in Atmos at the time.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 433
Posted By Blacklightning
The guys here only talk about tight and accurate...

The guys here only talk about tight and accurate subs. Hardly no one here likes boomy bass. I've help a few poeple in town with HT setups and buying new equipment and what I find is, most regular...
Forum: Community News & Polls   09-26-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,904
Posted By Blacklightning
Not excited at all Atmos is nice and all...

Not excited at all

Atmos is nice and all but I'm not touching anything in my system that passes Video until UHD is finalized.
And the only tv I would buy right now whould be a Plasma for my...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-26-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16,731
Views: 1,295,670
Posted By Blacklightning
I think Rythmik needs to setup more places to...

I think Rythmik needs to setup more places to hear their subs as I believe they have a quality to them that does not shown up on graphs and charts.
Forum: Speakers   09-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Blacklightning
All speakers to small is only for people with a...

All speakers to small is only for people with a sub.

You can have small speakers set to large, nothing will happen.
Do not set sub to yes and mains to small if you do not have a sub.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By Blacklightning
Correct, the OP can not place his speakers far...

Correct, the OP can not place his speakers far from the wall so Logan's will not work.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-25-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16,731
Views: 1,295,670
Posted By Blacklightning
+1 for GR Research I had (I guess I still...

+1 for GR Research

I had (I guess I still do) a chance to listen to this system.
The best bass you could dream of in a music system... guess who makes that happen???...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By Blacklightning
http://www.gikacoustics.com/product/gik-artpanel-a...

http://www.gikacoustics.com/product/gik-artpanel-acoustic-panels/

I would also look into the freestanding panels for the reflection points by the fire place and book case....
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-25-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By Blacklightning
I wonder if you should be looking into a more...

I wonder if you should be looking into a more vintage pair of speakers like this:
http://www.theaudiobeat.com/rmaf2011/pics/volti_vittora.jpg

Just an idea.

Also older ears like yours would...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Blacklightning
I find Center channel speakers the worse of all...

I find Center channel speakers the worse of all speakers in a company's lineup. The center channel is a compromise to get a speaker to fit under or abovethe screen. Very few speaker designs for Main...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By Blacklightning
Now we are talking. The only real problem I see...

Now we are talking. The only real problem I see is the Fireplace andBookcase being in the first reflection points. You have a nice home and you aregoing to want nice looking speakers to match. And...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Blacklightning
I'm using a CD that plays test tones at...

I'm using a CD that plays test tones at 200,160,128,100,80,64,50,40,32,25,20,16,12.5,and 10Hz along with a sweep from 20Hz- 20000Hz. At one point I could hear almost nothing at 80hz but if I moved...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By Blacklightning
What do you have now? And what have you had in...

What do you have now? And what have you had in the pass?

Having a budget is good, but what I notice here is as soon as you say 2k ismy budget. A couple posts down someone will say "For a little...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-23-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Blacklightning
I read some were about positions that work best...

I read some were about positions that work best for not having nulls, .2, .32, .45, .55, .68, and .8 of the room. I believe my speakers are close to the .45 point.
I've tried a few things and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-21-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,384
Posted By Blacklightning
Well, I did the test and my receiver was not...

Well, I did the test and my receiver was not sending the LFE channel to the main speakers but as I was checking all my settings in all of my menus I found a LFE section that was not in my Speaker...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-19-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 18,384
Posted By Blacklightning
Okay I will try and find a test DVD tonight that...

Okay I will try and find a test DVD tonight that plays tones into each speaker and the LFE channel. Then I will set my system to no Sub and the LFE should be heard in the R/L speakers if you are...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-19-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Blacklightning
The sound stage is very wide all around me but...

The sound stage is very wide all around me but not deep. I can still tell how far away my speakers are and if the track has information in just one channel like a quick slap, the sound will come...
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