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Forum: Speakers   10-20-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 821
Posted By Blacklightning
I will not pay MSRP for Paradigm speakers... I...

I will not pay MSRP for Paradigm speakers... I will be heading to a dealer for a discount. No thank you for Online sales.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,615
Posted By Blacklightning
This is true, I had an old NAD Intergraed Amp and...

This is true, I had an old NAD Intergraed Amp and it was nice and warm but as soon as I used it as an amp it lost the warmness and sounded like my New Marantz AVR. I believe the NAD had a EQ curve on...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,307,544
Posted By Blacklightning
I wish my Paradigm Servo 15 did this. :(

I wish my Paradigm Servo 15 did this. :(
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,307,544
Posted By Blacklightning
Marantz just dropped the top model SR8xxx and...

Marantz just dropped the top model SR8xxx and SR9xxx models because people do not spend big $$$ on AVR's that they want you to replace every year or two.

Power supply and Copper plating is really...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,307,544
Posted By Blacklightning
Good luck, they do not make receivers like that...

Good luck, they do not make receivers like that anymore, justPreamps with that Power supply and Copper Chassis.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,307,544
Posted By Blacklightning
I have the same problem with my Marantz SR8500. I...

I have the same problem with my Marantz SR8500. I ended upcaring more about 2 channel and ran my mains full range with the sub gettingthe same full range and using the sub X-over at 35hz. LFE is...
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By Blacklightning
Just wait... Yes, you just got a great Marantz...

Just wait... Yes, you just got a great Marantz system but you have 1 Moviein the world that can fully use Atmos. Get your 5.1 or 7.1 system running welland upgrade to Atmos speakers when your brand...
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,416
Posted By Blacklightning
Only reason ...

Only reason

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VS
http://www.lesjones.com/www/images/posts/dsc_8705-1-600x400.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By Blacklightning
Take a weekend and go to all the HiFi shops in...

Take a weekend and go to all the HiFi shops in your town/city and listen toas many speakers as you can in and below your price range. Bring your ownCd's/USB drive/phone and play music that you listen...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-12-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By Blacklightning
I was in the same boat as you. Classical music...

I was in the same boat as you. Classical music with bass that does not take away from the recording. You need a servo sub. Rythmik is number one. I got a used Paradigm servo 15. It’s hard to find a...
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By Blacklightning
http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/home-audio-...

http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/home-audio-speakers/84858-official-1-000-speaker-evaluation-home-audition-event-results.html
Check this out
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-08-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 587
Posted By Blacklightning
I'm a little late to the party but I would say...

I'm a little late to the party but I would say stick to your budget. The guys here then to push people outside of there budget no matter what your budget is. If you were to say your budget is $400...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-06-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 851
Posted By Blacklightning
What are you after in your setup?

What are you after in your setup?
Forum: Speakers   10-02-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,470
Posted By Blacklightning
Very very nice. New pics of your setup would be...

Very very nice. New pics of your setup would be nice. And why SVS over Rythmik? Or did you answer this in a previous
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Forum: 2 Channel Audio   10-02-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By Blacklightning
Good advice all around. You will find two kinds...

Good advice all around. You will find two kinds of setups with subwoofers. The full range or the dual crossover. I like running my towers full range and crossing my sub in really low, right now it's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-30-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
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: 16
Views: 436
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: 12
Views: 428
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: 1,538
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: 22
Views: 509
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: 8
Views: 1,173
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: 22
Views: 509
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: 4,081
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: 257
Views: 12,205
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: 508
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...
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