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Forum: Speakers   04-26-2015, 06:22 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Right now I am considering getting either the...

Right now I am considering getting either the Anthem MCA 20 for my gold 300s when they arrive and then the MCA 50 for the rest.

My other option which an leaning more towards is the Rotel RB-1582...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 226,432
Posted By dchalfont
I am looking at power amps for the Monitor Audio...

I am looking at power amps for the Monitor Audio Gold speakers I am getting.

I was looking at Anthem until I came across various rotel query threads and found that the RB-1582 MK II is rated at...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-16-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 4,322
Posted By dchalfont
That second trailer was so good is gave me...

That second trailer was so good is gave me hepatitis.

I was enraged to see stupid comments on the YT page through, Star Wars ( post prequels ) is a touchy subject for me, cherished childhood...
Forum: Speakers   04-15-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,480
Posted By dchalfont
Room size an listening volume is the biggest...

Room size an listening volume is the biggest factor.

Even with bloated AUS pricing I worked out that work a setup with 2 SVS SB 13 Ultras, Paradigm Monitor 11x2, Paradigm Mini Monitorx4, Centre 3...
Forum: Speakers   04-15-2015, 06:37 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Well the tonal/timbe matching of the speakers is...

Well the tonal/timbe matching of the speakers is important, especially across the front for seamless pans across them as the action moves or as you move around in games.

My setup will be for music...
Forum: Speakers   04-14-2015, 10:44 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
My Gold speakers still haven't arrived, 3 weeks...

My Gold speakers still haven't arrived, 3 weeks and I will have pics of the 100, c350 and the W15 and feedback.

The wait is killing me.
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2015, 06:49 PM
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Posted By dchalfont
The dedicated stand is only 34cm tall...totally...

The dedicated stand is only 34cm tall...totally pointless in all scenarios.

You could build something to angle it up for a few dollars but as it is a 3 way centre with good off axis response...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-06-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 38
Posted By dchalfont
Power amp, limited choices.

I'll keep this short and sweet and set the scenario with a few dot points

*7.1 setup, new Monitor Audio Gold on order
*Existing Yamaha RX-V3071( 3010 )
*150watt pc in stereo already, but not a...
Forum: Speakers   03-25-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10,757
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Posted By dchalfont
13 days till I have finished paying for my C350...

13 days till I have finished paying for my C350 centre and Gold 100s and I just ordered my first of 2 Gold W15s.

Will have a second pair of 100s in july and my 300s in time for christmas.
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2015, 07:32 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
It costs $100 to build 4 speaker stands,...

It costs $100 to build 4 speaker stands, literally 3 pieces per stand that they cut for me at the shop for free, and required no knowledge of engineering or electronics, if you think the 2 things are...
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 10,757
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Posted By dchalfont
I'm not going to discuss it further but my last...

I'm not going to discuss it further but my last statement on the matter is that stating a "better alternative" that costs 2 to 5 times as much regardless of any other factors is ridiculous and...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10,757
Views: 1,427,122
Posted By dchalfont
I was looking for an objective comparison, of...

I was looking for an objective comparison, of which I received none. Every suggestion was for subs that cost significantly more, or to build my own, both irrational suggestions considering I was...
Forum: Speakers   03-18-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10,757
Views: 1,427,122
Posted By dchalfont
I appreciate the suggestion but I don't think...

I appreciate the suggestion but I don't think there will be any point asking anyone for alternatives when I have yet to speak to a single person online who has heard the Gold W15 in order to have any...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10,757
Views: 1,427,122
Posted By dchalfont
Not a chance, the amount of hours wasted of my...

Not a chance, the amount of hours wasted of my free time researching, trial and error building, the hours of work to earn the money for the materials and parts, far exceeds the hundred hours of free...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10,757
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Posted By dchalfont
Saying the SUb 1 is better than the Gold 15 is...

Saying the SUb 1 is better than the Gold 15 is like saying a 2 million dollar ferrari is better than a 2005 toyota hatchback.

Quality is meaningless if it is not gauged against price.

Even by...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10,757
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Posted By dchalfont
HSU and Rythmic Audio are not sold in AUS at all,...

HSU and Rythmic Audio are not sold in AUS at all, the import tax, frieght and currency conversion would make them far more expensive than the Gold 15" sub.

There is one online dealer for SVS in...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10,757
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Posted By dchalfont
This is what they had to say about it vs HSU, and...

This is what they had to say about it vs HSU, and this particular sub I keep hearing is a rival and then some for the SVS SB 13 Ultra

"The GXW-15 subwoofer?s output (measured at factory reset...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2015, 03:04 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
I google the article you got your gold series...

I google the article you got your gold series stats from at

http://www.soundandvision.com/content/test-report-monitor-audio-gold-gx-speaker-system-page-3

At the whole gold series were very...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10,757
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Posted By dchalfont
Thanks for the response, I will dig through it.

Thanks for the response, I will dig through it.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-16-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 37,319
Posted By dchalfont
Thanks for the response, I'll keep my fingers...

Thanks for the response, I'll keep my fingers crossed for a refresh before purchase time then, you never know.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 37,319
Posted By dchalfont
It's not just the colour, the shape of it etc, a...

It's not just the colour, the shape of it etc, a square, flat fabric cover would have complimented the square tidy cabined of the sub, it seems like an odd choice.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-16-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 37,319
Posted By dchalfont
Is there a website or guide for how to create a...

Is there a website or guide for how to create a grill mod ( made out of material mesh ) for this sub?

I am trying to decide on a sub and the performance of this sub is unquestioned, but the...
Forum: Speakers   03-16-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10,757
Views: 1,427,122
Posted By dchalfont
Has anyone had the chance to compare the Gold W15...

Has anyone had the chance to compare the Gold W15 suwoofer against similarly priced sealed subwoofers?

I know people keep saying "I wouldn't buy a monitor audio sub", but no one has stated whether...
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10,757
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Posted By dchalfont
Monitor audio said at expos at the launch of the...

Monitor audio said at expos at the launch of the GX series that "the GX has 75% of the performance of platinum, at half the price".

With the new improved gold it's safe to say the gap has closed...
Forum: Speakers   03-13-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10,757
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Posted By dchalfont
The tweeter tech trickled down with the gx, then...

The tweeter tech trickled down with the gx, then the tweeter manufacturing specs were improved with the new gold, and the new gold also had the bass and midrange driver tech trickle down.

The...
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