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Forum: Speakers   04-15-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By tfs
I think I have enough watts but not enough ohms....

I think I have enough watts but not enough ohms. Can someone recommend a way to increase the quality of my ohms? I want to be able to turn it up to 11. My speakers have plenty of watts I...
Forum: Speakers   03-29-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9,212
Views: 893,852
Posted By tfs
I own HT1s which are going to sound similar...

I own HT1s which are going to sound similar except the very lowest end. I have the same musical tastes and if you end up like me you are going to find yourself seeking out and listening to your best...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2009, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,230
Posted By tfs
Quote:So are the Squeezebox and Sonos the best...

Quote:So are the Squeezebox and Sonos the best inexpensive option out there right now?

And just having my Yamaha receiver is sufficient for now?


There is a poor man's way to do this too....
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-17-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By tfs
Wiseguy. That would be my next move if this...

Wiseguy. That would be my next move if this thing turns out to be an expensive doorstop.http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/eek.gif Does anyone have any useful advice that does not involve...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By tfs
Thanks thats what I thought. Do you think this...

Thanks thats what I thought. Do you think this is one of those situations where you are better off, because of expense, just skipping repair and just getting a new set?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By tfs
Does anyone know what is up with my sammy? I...

Does anyone know what is up with my sammy? I have a thin black line that runs across the whole screen right near the bottom. Please see pics. It is there during all inputs. Do you think the panel is...
Forum: Speakers   10-13-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9,212
Views: 893,852
Posted By tfs
click, click, clunk, clunk is the sound. If you...

click, click, clunk, clunk is the sound. If you start to smell something burning, you've gone too far. You now have an extra doorstop if that happens.
Forum: Speakers   10-08-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9,212
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Posted By tfs
I love them too. I should update my picture...

I love them too. I should update my picture since that was when I first moved into my house, and I've upgraded a bunch since then. I listen to these guys a lot. I like to look at them too. Here is...
Forum: Speakers   10-08-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9,212
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Posted By tfs
As an owner of Salk HT1s I'm curious as to why...

As an owner of Salk HT1s I'm curious as to why they don't get more love on this thread. I'll first say that I have not heard the song towers. But, the HT1s are in the general price range as the STs,...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,678
Posted By tfs
Quote:Originally Posted by JasonColeman...

Quote:Originally Posted by JasonColeman http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/14349511)

You need to get out more!...
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9,212
Views: 893,852
Posted By tfs
I could not imagine losing my HT1s. They would...

I could not imagine losing my HT1s. They would be the last thing I'd part with before becoming homeless. I'd push them around in a shopping cart until I needed food...
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9,212
Views: 893,852
Posted By tfs
Randy must work for A-B. I live in STL and what...

Randy must work for A-B. I live in STL and what a cluster that deal is/was/will be.http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/mad.gif
Forum: Speakers   04-27-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,786
Posted By tfs
And, some sound better with a port plugged, and...

And, some sound better with a port plugged, and some dont.
Forum: Speakers   04-18-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By tfs
But, you hook up the sub and then you calibrate...

But, you hook up the sub and then you calibrate it. When properly calibrated you'll end up at the same place whether the signal is split or not.
Forum: Speakers   04-17-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6,913
Views: 726,771
Posted By tfs
Man that thread will draw plenty of interest i...

Man that thread will draw plenty of interest i would suspect. In fact, I'd recommend purchasing an extra thick flame suit before posting!!
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6,913
Views: 726,771
Posted By tfs
Just a note. The Crowns on that site seem a...

Just a note. The Crowns on that site seem a little expensive. I got a 402 in the mid $200s.
Mine was an earlier model, I think a "c". 260 watts per of clean power baby.
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6,913
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Posted By tfs
Yes, it does have a fan and yes you can hear it....

Yes, it does have a fan and yes you can hear it. But, 99.9% of the time it is not an issue for me. And there are mods to slow it down or even turn it off. People have done it with good results. The...
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6,913
Views: 726,771
Posted By tfs
Nuance, I'm running my Salk HT1s with a Crown...

Nuance, I'm running my Salk HT1s with a Crown Pro Amp using a Pioneer receiver to control it. For the 300 dollars or so I spent on the Crown, it sounds pretty darn good. It's very neutral to me and...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9,212
Views: 893,852
Posted By tfs
These are mine: ...

These are mine:

http://www.salksound.com/gallery-votm-0404.shtml
Forum: Speakers   03-07-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,316
Posted By tfs
I'm mainly a 2 channel guy, so I have invested...

I'm mainly a 2 channel guy, so I have invested real money only in the front pair. But, I have been using a pair of Fluance bi-polar as rear speakers. They sound find to me for what they are expected...
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,994
Posted By tfs
Great post peter.

Great post peter.
Forum: Speakers   03-01-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By tfs
those look awesome. I can't even imagine what...

those look awesome. I can't even imagine what you'll need to drive all that. The Excel drivers that he uses in those I think are the same that Salk uses in his speakers. I own a pair of Salks. That...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2007, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,169
Posted By tfs
In my opinion, if you don't want to drop a lot...

In my opinion, if you don't want to drop a lot of coinage on amps and you're willing to settle for pretty good sound for both music and movies, a pro amp might be right for you. You'll get a lot of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By tfs
Quote:Originally Posted by jonnyozero3...

Quote:Originally Posted by jonnyozero3 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

Frequency response and power are not the only measurements of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,451
Posted By tfs
Sometimes I don't understand all this talk about...

Sometimes I don't understand all this talk about musical subs. To me if the sub has a flat response, ample power, placed correctly in the room and integrated properly with the mains, it stands a...
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