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Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Some sort of custom option would be cool - you...

Some sort of custom option would be cool - you select the cabinet finish and then the driver. I'd be all over that even at a slight premium.

Bill
Forum: Speakers   10-03-2014, 05:46 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
I'm using two SUB800's to great success - less...

I'm using two SUB800's to great success - less than $200 for the pair from Parts-Express.

Bill
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2014, 03:35 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
I lived with a pair of well known NFMs prior to...

I lived with a pair of well known NFMs prior to the KEFs. They were Dynaudio BM5AmkII and were placed in nearly the same spots as the KEFs, 40" from sidewall to tweeter, 36" from back wall to...
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2014, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
I had a few hours yesterday to finally do some...

I had a few hours yesterday to finally do some extended listening and I'm not hearing any effect from the stands, good or bad, so that makes me a happy camper.

The slight difference in height...
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2014, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Bill_B4
So the NHT pedestals in my post above are the P5....

So the NHT pedestals in my post above are the P5. Those are slightly shorter, narrower, and shallower and do not come with the outrigger feet that the P6 I ordered does. I just got them tonight so...
Forum: Speakers   07-03-2014, 04:24 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
The meters on my amp rarely ever read higher than...

The meters on my amp rarely ever read higher than 1W of output so I'd think those Emotivas would be fine, as long as you're not in a huge room or trying to pretend the KEFs are a PA system.

Bill
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2014, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Bill_B4
I think the DAC was the issue with the sound I...

I think the DAC was the issue with the sound I was getting with my A23 as well.
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
I've seen KEF demoing the LS50s with Parasound...

I've seen KEF demoing the LS50s with Parasound Halo gear and Arcam FMJ gear. I didn't care for the A23 paired with them and a Benchmark DAC2 HGC but you might.

I'm swapping out my 30" Sanus NF30...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2013, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Just wanted to update...I ditched the Benchmark...

Just wanted to update...I ditched the Benchmark DAC2 HGC / Parasound Halo A23 combo for a McIntosh MA6300 / Schiit Gungnir combo and all I can say is they complement the LS50s very nicely. It's also...
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2013, 05:55 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
FWIW I just switch from a Benchmark DAC...

FWIW I just switch from a Benchmark DAC HGC/Parasound HALO A23 combo to a McIntosh MA6300 and the latter seems to have better control over the bass...could just be those blue meters I'm in love with...
Forum: Speakers   06-15-2013, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BONEHOOK http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1459046/kef-ls50-anniversary-model-unboxing#post_23429238)

I'm looking at running...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-03-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 74
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Posted By Bill_B4
Quote:Originally Posted by Bill...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bill Fitzmaurice http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1470016/subwoofer-for-music-under-200/60#post_23275982)

Yes. I've done...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-03-2013, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Bill_B4
@BeeMan, My goal is to cover the bottom...

@BeeMan,

My goal is to cover the bottom limit of a bass guitar/kick drum. That said:

Would a pair of Dayton SUB-800 be better than a single SUB-1200?

Bill
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-03-2013, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Hmmm...I've got a DEQ2496 lying around doing...

Hmmm...I've got a DEQ2496 lying around doing nothing...

Looks like I'll be futzing around with REW this weekend to see what I need to do.

Bill
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-02-2013, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Thanks for the recommendation. The other issue I...

Thanks for the recommendation. The other issue I can see is the sub affecting my turntable.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-02-2013, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
I'm in a similar situation. I've picked up a...

I'm in a similar situation. I've picked up a pair of speakers to possibly replace my current speakers but the new ones only go down to a -3dB point of 80Hz whereas the current ones go down to 45Hz....
Forum: Speakers   04-27-2013, 05:29 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Chucka http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/724103/kef-owners-thread/5910#post_23245314)

What receivers have proven to be a good...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2013, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lemonslush http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/724103/kef-owners-thread/5880#post_23231261)

Quote:Originally Posted by...
Forum: Speakers   04-21-2013, 05:58 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DennisPortageMI http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/724103/kef-owners-thread/5880#post_23227043)

can someone with a KEF Q600c give...
Forum: Speakers   04-19-2013, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sid369 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/724103/kef-owners-thread/5850#post_23221737)

Well, yes you guys are right that the true...
Forum: Speakers   04-19-2013, 06:06 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sid369 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/724103/kef-owners-thread/5850#post_23219345)

Let me frist say WOW!!!

I currently...
Forum: Speakers   04-18-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,121
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Posted By Bill_B4
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tr4a http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1432153/kef-ls50-owners/210#post_23218905)

New pictures with proper stands!
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Forum: Speakers   04-18-2013, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Bill, I'd agree with your (and JA's)...

Bill,

I'd agree with your (and JA's) assessment with regards to classical and jazz and even vocal and acoustic pop/rock. Going through my recordings those were the four types I kept searching out...
Forum: Speakers   04-18-2013, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by programdirector http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1432153/kef-ls50-owners/210#post_23217751)

I was wowed out the box, but they...
Forum: Speakers   04-18-2013, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Bill_B4
I almost need a lousy "sub" that doesn't go very...

I almost need a lousy "sub" that doesn't go very deep into that last octave. My room (10x12x9) can't support it anyhow and the standing waves would be a nightmare.

I'm going to try and measure...
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