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Forum: Speakers   12-04-2007, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,027
Posted By Jake Sm
The term should mean, asfaiac: Loves Music...

The term should mean, asfaiac:

Loves Music (or sound).

Has extensive personal experiance with live sound and equipment that reproduces it.

Has correlated enough experiance into a base of...
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2007, 06:24 AM
Replies: 19,502
Views: 1,941,086
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: Anyone with the HTM7 center channel...

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Anyone with the HTM7 center channel have it inside a cabinet? I plan on getting this as my center channel (with the 703's) but the center channel must fit inside a cabinet. Any thoughts or...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-05-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20,400
Views: 2,102,799
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote:Guys, is that time, time-and-a-half, or...

Quote:Guys, is that time, time-and-a-half, or double-time?


time and a half .
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-31-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20,400
Views: 2,102,799
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote:3. Both subs are eq'ed to having...

Quote:3. Both subs are eq'ed to having comparable response curves


The assumption being everyone buying these subs will be using one of these EQ solutions?

Quote:Also, this whole "minimum...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-29-2007, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20,400
Views: 2,102,799
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: I keep trying, my friend. Chad has...

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I keep trying, my friend. Chad has promised to get to me a quote for purchasing several subs to review. With patience, I am sure it will happen.


Bulk discount, or reviewer...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2007, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,247
Views: 170,370
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: Why pay for a sub par amp in a...

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Why pay for a sub par amp in a receiver when you can get a cheap receiver with all the features and just use an external amp?


Torroidal transformer made by Rotel themselves , and a...
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,946
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: someone like this that has no vested...

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someone like this that has no vested interest in anything but being a "debunking expert"...


How are we to be sure?
Does anyone truely know anothers motives?

Quote:
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,861
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: Moving from thr 6xx to the CM to the...

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Moving from thr 6xx to the CM to the 7xx to the 8xx involves a premium of 50-100% increase in price which is a huge difference And we all know that speakers are very subjective and about...
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,701
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: As near as I can tell there is not...

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As near as I can tell
there is not good center channel match for the 703 - a pity.


HTM61 works great with them, I have listened to the combo at work and they do great together...
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19,502
Views: 1,941,086
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: "use digital coax because it will...

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"use digital coax because it will give you a huge jump in sound quality compared to an optic cable"


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In fact, traditionally, optical outputs on many components has poorer...
Forum: Speakers   10-27-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,946
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote:Ah the old "break-in" question, another...

Quote:Ah the old "break-in" question, another one of the hilarious lines of BS propagated in the high-end audio field.


Agreed, never support scan-speak, as they propogate lies....they are worse...
Forum: Speakers   10-26-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6,913
Views: 730,735
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: Does anyone have an opinion on...

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Does anyone have an opinion on Focal's Electra line, specifically the 1007's? I just read a Stereophile review on them. Seemed well liked. The beryllium tweeter is interesting. Any...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6,913
Views: 730,735
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: I suppose you won't mind if I follow...

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I suppose you won't mind if I follow you around attacking your credibility for no other reason but anger or frustration or whatever, since turnabout is fair play?


You've never sought...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,861
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: CAPS LOCK WORKS Sorry,...

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CAPS LOCK WORKS


Sorry, wasn't intentional http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif

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Wonderful work on the dissertation and summary of the spec sheet. I'm...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,845
Posted By Jake Sm
Which plasma will they be flanking?

Which plasma will they be flanking?
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,861
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: Respectfully disagreeing doesn't...

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Respectfully disagreeing doesn't involve "shouting" at someone.


Sorry about the "all caps", I didn't realize....I'm on pain meds now due to surgery ...must concentrate a bit more.
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 23,243
Posted By Jake Sm
For music, and a match with the CM1's in a small...

For music, and a match with the CM1's in a small room:

Rel T2
Era Sub8
Velodyne Minivee
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6,913
Views: 730,735
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: Don't care! I don't need to prove...

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Don't care! I don't need to prove *anything* to you Jake.


That's the kind of thing proponents of ultra-high-end cables say.

Quote:

And it doesn't surprise me that you *can't*...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,461
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: I just dont want to over pay for...

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I just dont want to over pay for something that I could of gotten at a better value.


Only your ears in a comparative demo could tell you that, without that personal experiance, value...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,701
Posted By Jake Sm
Blind comparisons are always good, but best done...

Blind comparisons are always good, but best done personally, so you can trust the conclusions, especially as they pertain to you.
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,861
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote:Any hopes of these becoming a "poor-man's...

Quote:Any hopes of these becoming a "poor-man's CM1" are dashed immediately upon first listen. However, the 685 is a "fun", dynamic bookshelf in its own right. The enclosure really (other than the...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,241
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: Probably has something to do with...

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Probably has something to do with the fact that the new 800 series and the CM series were designed together.


No, the CM's were designed later but with a nod towards the 800 series, of...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,461
Posted By Jake Sm
Quote: Sounds like the Aperions wouldn't be...

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Sounds like the Aperions wouldn't be hard to return after all . I just want the most bang for the buck and if the Polks weren't being clearanced then possibly the internet brands would be...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 23,243
Posted By Jake Sm
Take the 705's off the list, the only thing they...

Take the 705's off the list, the only thing they do (marginally) better than the CM1's is bass, but not well enough so that you still wouldn't want a sub......the 683's are a better "music" speaker...
Forum: Speakers   10-25-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,241
Posted By Jake Sm
PLEAAAAASE don't feed the monkey!!!

PLEAAAAASE don't feed the monkey!!!
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