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Forum: Speakers   08-25-2016, 02:10 PM
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Posted By vintagegroove
cdy2179, That's some great work you've done on...

cdy2179, That's some great work you've done on your theater and those 3677's look like they might be a better fit for my room than the larger, taller JBLs are. The price is right too.
I'll do some...
Forum: Speakers   08-24-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,253
Posted By vintagegroove
One challenge with Seaton, JTR, etc is the...

One challenge with Seaton, JTR, etc is the limited availability of drivers, crossovers, etc down the road. I figure that if I have an accident, blow out a driver, child pokes out a tweeter, etc, I...
Forum: Speakers   08-24-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By vintagegroove
That's a very good point. I do plan to move...

That's a very good point. I do plan to move seating forward in the room, closer to the screen.
Forum: Speakers   08-24-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,253
Posted By vintagegroove
It might be worth mentioning that some JBL...

It might be worth mentioning that some JBL compression drivers can be updated with beryllium diaphragms, including the 4670D which I was considering.

I was trying to keep the discussion...
Forum: Speakers   08-24-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,253
Posted By vintagegroove
KEF Reference 203's are incredible speakers. ...

KEF Reference 203's are incredible speakers. They have outlasted many others in my collection for their accuracy and detail. I've sold off and turned down offerings from most of the big names, not...
Forum: Speakers   08-24-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,253
Posted By vintagegroove
Pro Theater vs Home Reference (JBL, KEF, Paradigm, etc)

I currently have KEF Reference up front and keep debating on going to JBL Pro theater speakers.
Substitute KEF for any of the other reference speaker from B&W, Paradigm, etc, etc, etc.

Have any...
Forum: Speakers   03-13-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By vintagegroove
Congrats on the KEF Reference speakers, I have...

Congrats on the KEF Reference speakers, I have the older 203.1 generation but absolutely love them. I've passed up many, many speakers to keep these in place.

I did have a pair of KEF Q2DS...
Forum: Speakers   03-13-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By vintagegroove
Updated post. I've figured out that I definitely...

Updated post. I've figured out that I definitely need direct radiating speakers in the rear, but the sides I'm not sure about.
Forum: Audio Gear   03-08-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By vintagegroove
Arrow WTB 2-4 KEF to match reference fronts CI9000 ?

Looking for 2-4 KEF in-wall speakers that will go well with reference 203 fronts and 202c center.

KEF CI9000 / KEF CI9000ACE might be an option

KEF Reference 202.1 and 202c...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   03-08-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By vintagegroove
Seating recommendations? Width and space required to sides?

We would like to seat at least 5 people in 2 rows, but prefer to do 7 and I'm struggling with how wide of seats I can put in, while allowing access to walk to the side(s).
Most seats have really...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-07-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By vintagegroove
Yes, do this. If you can take your time and be...

Yes, do this. If you can take your time and be flexible you can find incredible deals and end up with something much better than what you can buy in a box store.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By vintagegroove
Anyone anyone? ...

Anyone anyone?

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2257487/Posting/Theater%20Bueller.png
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-27-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By vintagegroove
False wall, Stage, AT screen with windows and doorway to the sides

I'm ready to take my home theater to the next level and create a false wall w/AT screen and hide all of my speakers behind the false wall.
Original paint thread...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,381
Posted By vintagegroove
I voted KEF but honestly, if your budget is $1k I...

I voted KEF but honestly, if your budget is $1k I would hold out for a great deal on used speakers on local classifieds, ebay or forum.
Most people upgrade over time and will sell off great speakers...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2016, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By vintagegroove
Unique room shape - Speaker selection, placement help please?

I have a room that is deep and not very wide.
Front stage is mostly figured out (L/R KEF reference 203.1 towers and KEF reference 202c center)
Adding 2 seating rows, at least one row will be at a...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By vintagegroove
Wow that was fast thanks! I remember...

Wow that was fast thanks!

I remember hesitating in some nice 3 ways from them that had angular front panels then someone got them before I knew what they were.
I'm still amazed how many good...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By vintagegroove
Identify These Studio Monitor Speakers?

With a setup like this, those have to be some pretty nice speakers.
Anyone know what they are?

http://cdn.ebaumsworld.com/mediaFiles/picture/2286605/84821635.jpg
Forum: Speakers   12-29-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By vintagegroove
Those all look like companies with solid...

Those all look like companies with solid offerings. The Reaction audio drivers with a compression driver in the middle of a woofer looks really interesting. It's like a KEF Uni-Q on steroids!
...
Forum: Speakers   12-29-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By vintagegroove
I guess it's hard for me to decipher what is good...

I guess it's hard for me to decipher what is good for theater, I'm so used to looking at what is good for music.

I'm curious how you think those JBLs would do vs full/near full range mid-fi to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-29-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,381
Posted By vintagegroove
That looks awesome! Love the movie...

That looks awesome! Love the movie signs/posters too.
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By vintagegroove
Thanks Ifor. Those JBLs look very interesting...

Thanks Ifor. Those JBLs look very interesting and I'm a fan of their older speakers having owned L100T3's before.

This video below has some caution about proper setup and them overpowering some...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By vintagegroove
KEF XQ as LCR behind AT screen or go Triad, M&K, other?

I'm moving to a new place that will have a different theater setup than I have now. Narrower, deeper room. Considering AT screen (acoustically transparent) w/speakers behind it.

In preparation...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-26-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,381
Posted By vintagegroove
Lighting hasn't changed, i'll need to replace...

Lighting hasn't changed, i'll need to replace bulbs and add a dimmer switch to the room. For what it's worth my wife likes the colors.

Here are measurements of the room including ceiling....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-25-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By vintagegroove
Those drawings are really good ideas, especially...

Those drawings are really good ideas, especially with the bar.
I saw some photos on Houzz that had a similar bar/table at the back row like that. Here's an example....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By vintagegroove
Yeah, It's frustrating they placed the water...

Yeah, It's frustrating they placed the water heater/furnace where they did.

Theater Windows - I'm probably going to build removable shelves/bookcases that are the exact size of the window...
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