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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-02-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By dsrussell
As Tom mentioned, it will depend what you are...

As Tom mentioned, it will depend what you are seeking as far as loudness (near or at reference levels), but believe me the S3000i gets plenty loud and impactful. Plus, the S3000i is quite small when...
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By dsrussell
See the second video for angle adjustments: ...

See the second video for angle adjustments: http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/MS9036bk
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 717
Posted By dsrussell
I don’t think that “… they sound good I...

I don’t think that “… they sound good I definitely heard better …” is something I’d be interested in. Don’t get smitten by the looks over performance. If it were me, I'd play around with location...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By dsrussell
Personally, I wouldn’t drill into the chassis...

Personally, I wouldn’t drill into the chassis unless you have some kind of sealant. Why not just get some furniture pads to set them on. I use furniture sliders for wood or carpeting.

carpet: ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21,533
Views: 842,078
Posted By dsrussell
I don’t think your circuit is impeding the...

I don’t think your circuit is impeding the performance of the subs. I did get get flickering lights that told me either I was pulling too many Amps or the house was shaking to the point of...
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By dsrussell
You only think you are limited to one store. ...

You only think you are limited to one store. There are many I.D. companies that allow at least a 30-day in-home trial. Most provide free one-way shipping, some free shipping both ways, while a few...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 21,533
Views: 842,078
Posted By dsrussell
I would think that as long as you are happy with...

I would think that as long as you are happy with the music capability of V3600i, it would indeed only be a curiosity factor. I simply cannot imagine you being satisfied with a sealed design, unless...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 21,533
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Posted By dsrussell
I understand where you are coming as far as...

I understand where you are coming as far as wanting to audition a good ported sub. I do have one location where even the gigantic sealed DSS 24-inch Mariana would fit (so I think I’d have no problem...
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 203
Posted By dsrussell
I'm using an R5Bi for my center channel to match...

I'm using an R5Bi for my center channel to match the left/right.
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 203
Posted By dsrussell
As Kini suggested, ELAC (should be released in...

As Kini suggested, ELAC (should be released in Sept) are a very nice speaker (estimated retail price is $230 / pair, not sure about street price). While I liked them a lot (heard them at an audio...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 103
Posted By dsrussell
You’ll find several different speakers to...

You’ll find several different speakers to audition at the Magnolia stores. Look at B&W, Def Tech and JBL (especially their 530 Studio series bookshelf speakers), as well as any others they may have...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 717
Posted By dsrussell
^ Checkout Audioholics. They published a couple...

^ Checkout Audioholics. They published a couple of reviews and gave them an award.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21,533
Views: 842,078
Posted By dsrussell
LOL :D. And congratulations on your JTR Cap...

LOL :D. And congratulations on your JTR Cap 1400!!! I know you must be enjoying it (to say the least).

Other than my very first subwoofer (BIC V1220), I’ve never owned a ported sub. ...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 103
Posted By dsrussell
Wall treatments can range from acoustical type...

Wall treatments can range from acoustical type material (may or may not have interesting colors and patterns, but can be expensive), to something more mundane and logical like paintings and rug art...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 327
Posted By dsrussell
Torii: On the contrary, smaller speakers with a...

Torii: On the contrary, smaller speakers with a single driver and tweeter (2-way) are usually less sensitive (check the sensitivity ratings on various speaker configurations), which I assume has...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 225
Posted By dsrussell
I purchased just two R5Bi’s (left and right...

I purchased just two R5Bi’s (left and right channel) and did a few tests, before making my decision not to go with the more expensive dedicated center channel. I first laid one speaker on its side...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21,533
Views: 842,078
Posted By dsrussell
And thank you, Tom, for allowing such a...

And thank you, Tom, for allowing such a worry-free audition and allaying my concerns of sending such a fine sub back to you. I’ve just received notice of the refund. Wow, that was fast! You just...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 225
Posted By dsrussell
The R5Ci? No. I wanted identical speakers...

The R5Ci? No. I wanted identical speakers across my front stage, so I chose another R5Bi to use as a center. Because of its very large dispersion characteristics, I could lay it on its side...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 103
Posted By dsrussell
BTW, welcome to AVS. Sorry about my poor...

BTW, welcome to AVS. Sorry about my poor manners. I am not familiar with those speakers, so I cannot make a comment.

It looks like a beautiful home with that wonderful open feel. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 1,740
Posted By dsrussell
I actually really like that bed-liner black. ...

I actually really like that bed-liner black. It’s tough, durable, and doesn’t show finger prints or dust. I was also impressed with the Hsu satin black. I’m not a satin black fan, but the finish...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 103
Posted By dsrussell
I doubt you will get many people that don’t think...

I doubt you will get many people that don’t think ceiling speakers are a big mistake for the front stage. Nor do I think you will get many people saying your Def Tech sub is fine in your large, open...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By dsrussell
I agree with basshead and several other members...

I agree with basshead and several other members who have mentioned this. From my own personal experience, I find if I have enough reflective wall surface I can get impressive bass in what is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 150
Posted By dsrussell
The members over in the DIY section will give you...

The members over in the DIY section will give you all the information you need to know and will help you throughout the process. There is a personal satisfaction one gets from building their own for...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 100
Posted By dsrussell
Wow, you’re gonna be easy (from $200 to $700 in...

Wow, you’re gonna be easy (from $200 to $700 in one day). There are some Ascend Sierra’s you might also like (only 2k) :). Seriously, if I were you I’d up the budget on the subwoofer and get the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-30-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21,533
Views: 842,078
Posted By dsrussell
Hello, Hop! To tell you the truth, I think it...

Hello, Hop! To tell you the truth, I think it was my bookcase that told me to reevaluate. You wouldn’t believe how loudly that huge, heavy piece of furniture vibrated. I have never heard anything...
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