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Forum: Speakers   08-16-2016, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
When it starts to distort it is clipping. If you...

When it starts to distort it is clipping. If you use an SPL meter you can find at what level you listen to material, as well as see at what volume is "too loud" for your system...If you use Audyssey...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2016, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Nope. I just saw the topic raised and it reminded...

Nope. I just saw the topic raised and it reminded me that it hasn't been discussed in a while. :)
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2016, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
People used to come on here and wonder what it...

People used to come on here and wonder what it takes to drive their speakers and it always evolved into interesting discussions...Here is a new thread that may be useful to anyone considering...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Given your music preference is Hip hop and rap is...

Given your music preference is Hip hop and rap is there any reason you haven't considered larger speakers? Towers? Fwiw, if you like the highs of the Klipsch, I feel there is a good chance with sub...
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2016, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Hmmm...I also like my Klipsch speakers for music...

Hmmm...I also like my Klipsch speakers for music and movies but I also took for granted your pioneer speakers had a larger LF driver--Are you saying their LF driver (woofer) is smaller than what is...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2016, 08:47 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Hard to tell unless you measure.

Hard to tell unless you measure.
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2016, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
How Zen, :) I agree.

How Zen, :) I agree.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-30-2016, 04:11 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
My Bad--I meant Ziggy Stardust. :p {EDIT: I...

My Bad--I meant Ziggy Stardust. :p

{EDIT: I corrected it in my post above.}
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2016, 04:05 PM
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Views: 766
Posted By Zen Traveler
If you like what you heard in your own room...

If you like what you heard in your own room that's a good start. I also gather you have a budget so definitely stay within that because it's real easy to spend your money on "higher quality" stuff...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-30-2016, 03:49 PM
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Views: 1,907
Posted By Zen Traveler
When I read your initial post that was the first...

When I read your initial post that was the first thing I thought of because I bought the exact same Sony for playing SACDs when my Denon stopped playing that format and still played DVD-As...After 3...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 766
Posted By Zen Traveler
Here is a link to them:...

Here is a link to them: http://www.klipsch.com/products/reference-bookshelf-speakers They appear to be Reference speakers.
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2016, 06:59 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
If you do a search of this thread you will get...

If you do a search of this thread you will get several views but folks have done it. If you already have a tv in mind it may help to post it or the weight you are considering.
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2016, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Hmm. Back in the day when I used an SPL meter to...

Hmm. Back in the day when I used an SPL meter to level match my speakers I never noticed one being louder than the other on the test tones. I possibly don't have as sensitive of ears as some of you...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-30-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 7,351
Posted By Zen Traveler
I bought this as primarily a Multichannel Audio...

I bought this as primarily a Multichannel Audio device after finding you couldn't get a NIB that played DVD-A disks. Because of the format war that sony won, of course you could still find SACD...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-29-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 7,351
Posted By Zen Traveler
Yep. DVD-AUDIO is the format hard to find a new...

Yep. DVD-AUDIO is the format hard to find a new player for and my guess Sony sees it as a niche market with no incentive to lower the price, imo.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-28-2016, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Interesting observation but I would be surprised...

Interesting observation but I would be surprised if it dropped that low that soon--After all, the closest DVD-A/SACD/Bluray player is $500 NIB isn't it?
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2016, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
I dunno...I completely agree about an SPL meter,...

I dunno...I completely agree about an SPL meter, but if level-matched the RF-3s shouldn't sound louder than the RC-64II. I realized the latter also uses tapered-array technology but it does have four...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2016, 07:15 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Check your local used market for upper end...

Check your local used market for upper end reference (RF-7/RC-7/RB-75) or Heritage if you can accommodate larger speakers...Honestly, what you have seems comparable to what you are considering, imo.
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2016, 07:10 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Something isn't right--Is the jumper connecting...

Something isn't right--Is the jumper connecting the terminals in place on the back?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-22-2016, 06:26 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 7,351
Posted By Zen Traveler
I hadn't noticed any clicks, but after reading...

I hadn't noticed any clicks, but after reading this went back and checked with the volume muted--Our Sony UHP-H1 doesn't click when changing tracks and I have put it through it's paces over the last...
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2016, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
For the consumer, maybe...For Klipsch I'm...

For the consumer, maybe...For Klipsch I'm thinkin' not.
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2016, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Not really, except to say those Palladiums at...

Not really, except to say those Palladiums at half off really look nice and I would get the center channel to match for those considering them.

I also saw something on the Klipsch Forum about...
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2016, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
It's making me a little nervous...

It's making me a little nervous...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   07-13-2016, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
Was that just a one day deal? It shows $1799 for...

Was that just a one day deal? It shows $1799 for the 65" today.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2016, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Zen Traveler
After coming on these threads I was able to help...

After coming on these threads I was able to help the local bestbuy folks with which tvs they had and didn't have....Of course when the guy told me there wasn't going to be a 2016 M65 model, I showed...
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