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Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By Elihawk
B$W speakers are good speakers. I just feel they...

B$W speakers are good speakers. I just feel they are overpriced for what you get (talking about retail price).
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By Elihawk
it is often recommended that you spend no more...

it is often recommended that you spend no more than 1/4 your total budget on an AV rec. not sure what deal you got on the Pioneer, but Amazon has it for sale for $1000 dollars. Are your prepared to...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 98
Posted By Elihawk
Zorba has your answer...and while I own the EMP...

Zorba has your answer...and while I own the EMP e5Bi and can speak to how excellent they are, I have heard only good things about the hvl-1s!
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 599
Posted By Elihawk
Sometimes when a "high end" speaker company tries...

Sometimes when a "high end" speaker company tries to make a budget line, the results aren't pretty! I mean, Martin Logan, Def Tech, Polk, Klipsch, JBL etc all make low end lines that aren't nearly...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 599
Posted By Elihawk
I too am a RBH/EMP lover and have owned the mini...

I too am a RBH/EMP lover and have owned the mini towers (e5Ti) for about 5 years... and while I agree with everything the OP says in the original post, I think there are other speakers, especially...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Elihawk
my favorite are the you tube video of speaker,...

my favorite are the you tube video of speaker, recorded with a cell phone mic and camera, telling you how great a speaker is...

Too many variables- how good was the mic? How good is the room set...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,279
Views: 213,904
Posted By Elihawk
I bought a pair "B stock" right around Christmas...

I bought a pair "B stock" right around Christmas for 150/pr...definately nothing wrong with the speakers, they had just gotten returned for whatever reason.
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5,279
Views: 213,904
Posted By Elihawk
The thread on American made with Ariel Acoustic...

The thread on American made with Ariel Acoustic had me thinking and I know it has been discussed several times- EMP/RBH make their own drivers, but the speakers are assembled in China, is that...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5,279
Views: 213,904
Posted By Elihawk
The Red Burl is a finish that looks many times...

The Red Burl is a finish that looks many times more expensive than the speaker! At least, before your (my) overly enthusiastic dog chipped the corner of one! Anyway, the Red Burl is a finish that...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 221
Posted By Elihawk
FYi, the Bose 301 review by hometheater.com ...

FYi, the Bose 301 review by hometheater.com
http://hometheaterreview.com/bose-301-bookshelf-speakers-reviewed/?page=2
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 221
Posted By Elihawk
Well, just so you know, Bose are not highly...

Well, just so you know, Bose are not highly thought of speakers in most audio circles. However, some people like them, so...
What subwoofer are you using? The Bose 301s won't produce much bass and a...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 300
Posted By Elihawk
If you have only 1000-1550 to spend, get a...

If you have only 1000-1550 to spend, get a cheaper AV receiver
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By Elihawk
I have not heard that set...but did hear an...

I have not heard that set...but did hear an earlier version of the set. Not great. Good for the price, maybe, but you are not going to get quality 5.0 for 250 dollars.
But, try them, just make sure...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5,279
Views: 213,904
Posted By Elihawk
I would agree with Viper unless you got a limited...

I would agree with Viper unless you got a limited budget up front...then go with the e5Bi now and then move then to surround duty when you can swing the towers!
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5,279
Views: 213,904
Posted By Elihawk
The sub clearly is not overhyped if no one is...

The sub clearly is not overhyped if no one is talking about it. Lots of choices in the ~500 dollar sub and since EMP is an ID direct company, they don't advertise much. It sounded like audioholics...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By Elihawk
Your you tube/speakers will sound as good as my...

Your you tube/speakers will sound as good as my computer speakers! Those altec landings are top notch!
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,973
Posted By Elihawk
Kind of a loaded question- best speaker for the...

Kind of a loaded question- best speaker for the buck, or just best speaker!? And some companies make great speakers, but also make low end stuff that sounds like crap!

So one, you have to define...
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5,279
Views: 213,904
Posted By Elihawk
I have the e5Bi as rear surrounds and they work...

I have the e5Bi as rear surrounds and they work fine about 5 inches from the side wall.
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5,279
Views: 213,904
Posted By Elihawk
Interesting, they did a review based on RBH/EMP...

Interesting, they did a review based on RBH/EMP specs and photos!? I assume they are going to do an independant test...
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5,038
Views: 309,576
Posted By Elihawk
There is no better tweeter for the money, but...

There is no better tweeter for the money, but maybe that is just an ugly rumor started by my ears!
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 83
Posted By Elihawk
Well, I agree and disagree. If you want a...

Well, I agree and disagree. If you want a seemless 5.1 HT/and or listen to a lot of 5 channel music, it is bests if all 5 match. However, I agree that if, like most of us, you aren't made of cash,...
Forum: Speakers   07-13-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 187
Posted By Elihawk
Absolutely low quality is important at low...

Absolutely low quality is important at low volume. I want a system that sounds GREAT at low volume AND is capable of sounding great at moderately high volume (I don't listen at reference level). I...
Forum: Speakers   07-13-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By Elihawk
I heard these recently and while they dont sound...

I heard these recently and while they dont sound too bad, I am not sure how loud they will get, as I never turned the speaker up much. Single 8inch woofer, dome tweeter and 50W, so don't expect too...
Forum: Speakers   07-13-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By Elihawk
All a you tube video can do for you is show you...

All a you tube video can do for you is show you features of a speaker and let the owner express his/her opinion.
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5,279
Views: 213,904
Posted By Elihawk
Viper, what movies have you demo'd? Really...

Viper, what movies have you demo'd? Really curious what these puppies can do in the HT world...
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