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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-27-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Audiophile2k
I had no idea this forum was frequented by...

I had no idea this forum was frequented by canines! Just kidding. As for the perceived difference in loudness...it is just that...you CAN perceive a difference in sound of only 1db (that is why it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Audiophile2k
All amps sound the same...so you will not hear...

All amps sound the same...so you will not hear any difference in sound quality. As for volume, you have to double the wattage to get a 3db difference, which is the lowest amount we can perceive as...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-17-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 136,197
Posted By Audiophile2k
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by batpig http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1396482/budget-subwoofers-discussions-opinions-and-questions-thread/2250#post_24087305)
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Forum: Speakers   12-17-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By Audiophile2k
The only advantage a good floor speaker has over...

The only advantage a good floor speaker has over a similar bookshelf is lower bass and SOMETIMES a slightly higher efficiency. If you are using a subwoofer in the system, then the lower bass is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-17-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,309,007
Posted By Audiophile2k
I've heard it was a conscious decision on...

I've heard it was a conscious decision on Jackson's part to limit both dynamic range and low frequencies in the audio mix. I think this is another case of catering to the lowest common denominator,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-08-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,550
Posted By Audiophile2k
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kini62 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1504080/1000-powered-sub-recommendation#post_24049016)

I'd skip the Bics. Similar is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-08-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,550
Posted By Audiophile2k
Any opening, even as small as doorway has a huge...

Any opening, even as small as doorway has a huge impact...only a "sealed" room can be measured by itself, anything else and you have to account for the adjoining spaces. That being said, I agree...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-08-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Audiophile2k
It should work, but I don't understand why you...

It should work, but I don't understand why you would want such an elaborate setup just for the EQ....why not just turn off or run the EQ in bypass when it isn't wanted? Just as easy to flick that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-05-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,309,007
Posted By Audiophile2k
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DreamCatcher http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1214550/official-rythmik-audio-subwoofer-thread/12150#post_24037795)

Curious...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-05-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Audiophile2k
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nyrmetros http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1494416/issues-with-new-polk-psw505#post_24036195)

My current setup is pioneer elite...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-05-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Audiophile2k
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by nyrmetros http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1494416/issues-with-new-polk-psw505#post_24034414)

Please explain to me what...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By Audiophile2k
Budget for the sub?

Budget for the sub?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-04-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Audiophile2k
In most cases you shouldn't "hear" a sub as an...

In most cases you shouldn't "hear" a sub as an independent source of sound...it should blend seamlessly with the other speakers. That is what your AVR was trying to accomplish. Depending on if you...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 527,665
Posted By Audiophile2k
To be clear, I'm not bashing the NXG, my only...

To be clear, I'm not bashing the NXG, my only point was the chart that was posted was not a valid comparison. I think Jim Wilson has either already done a review on it or is preparing a review on...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-04-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Audiophile2k
Unfortunately quality bass cost a lot of...

Unfortunately quality bass cost a lot of money...but for a $200 budget probably the best option is the Bic F12. Check out the budget subwoofer thread to see if any great sales are going on that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-04-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Audiophile2k
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by gulo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1494416/issues-with-new-polk-psw505#post_23825188)

Yeah I will try to run it again. Not...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 527,665
Posted By Audiophile2k
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Urmomdotcom http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/990726/bic-acoustech-owners-thread/4320#post_24032513)
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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-03-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 136,197
Posted By Audiophile2k
you could always use the old "end table" trick....

you could always use the old "end table" trick. Just place it like you would an end table next to your seat, let her drape it with whatever covering she chooses if she doesn't like the raw looks,...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 350
Posted By Audiophile2k
+1 to what others have said about compressed...

+1 to what others have said about compressed audio. One of the problems with any broadcast TV is that they have to accommodate the lowest common denominator. So to make their broadcast sound better...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By Audiophile2k
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by fs2000 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1502191/first-upgrade-from-htib#post_24022698)

Thanks!  I've never actually heard of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-30-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,309,007
Posted By Audiophile2k
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/1214550/official-rythmik-audio-subwoofer-thread/11910#post_24013562)

You...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-29-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,309,007
Posted By Audiophile2k
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/1214550/official-rythmik-audio-subwoofer-thread/11910#post_24012731)

It would...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-29-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,309,007
Posted By Audiophile2k
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/1214550/official-rythmik-audio-subwoofer-thread/11910#post_24012021)

Both...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-29-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16,863
Views: 1,309,007
Posted By Audiophile2k
Unless your room is a sealed rectangle and your...

Unless your room is a sealed rectangle and your subs are the exact distance from every boundary you can get by with them up front. If you are in a sealed rectangle, be sure to stagger them so they...
Forum: Speakers   11-29-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,711
Views: 527,665
Posted By Audiophile2k
Assuming you are using an AVR that handles the...

Assuming you are using an AVR that handles the crossover to your sub, there is really no advantage to the larger speakers over the bookshelf speakers. Your best bet is probably to by the bookshelfs...
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