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Forum: Speakers   01-31-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By buzzy_
8-10 inches difference? As in, less difference...

8-10 inches difference? As in, less difference than will be the case for anyone sitting on either side of the one, perfect sweet spot - not to mention, anywhere else in the room?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-07-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 5,951
Posted By buzzy_
But knowing the specs and the price tag solves so...

But knowing the specs and the price tag solves so many problems!

It's soooo hard to know what sounds better, and to arrange the room layout and finishes to optimize sound. And then actually focus...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-07-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,955
Posted By buzzy_
Yes, but it's a fantastic marketing opportunity...

Yes, but it's a fantastic marketing opportunity for an industry that had lost the interest of younger buyers and was over-dependent on baby boomers.

Vinyl is their chance to sell something. Lots...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-07-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 647
Posted By buzzy_
If you have a decent set of audio equipment, the...

If you have a decent set of audio equipment, the best upgrade you can make is to your sources and/or display.

If you don't have something that puts a lot of music or video at your fingertips...
Forum: Speakers   12-24-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 191
Posted By buzzy_
For colored wire, car audio cable is a good way...

For colored wire, car audio cable is a good way to go. Lots of vendors online and on eBay, many will sell the length you want to purchase.
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By buzzy_
A sound bar isn't going to last 25 years. Better...

A sound bar isn't going to last 25 years. Better to separate the speaker and the electronics. And the soundbar probably isn't timbre matched. Even if you could buy a powered center, amp and passive...
Forum: Speakers   12-22-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 223
Posted By buzzy_
It should be fine, but there's no way to know...

It should be fine, but there's no way to know except to try it.
Forum: Speakers   12-22-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 223
Posted By buzzy_
What will the distance be from the PC to the...

What will the distance be from the PC to the speaker? How many walls does it pass through?

If the answer is less than 15-20 feet and one wall, you should be fine. More than that may still...
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By buzzy_
AFAIK, they only came packaged with the speakers,...

AFAIK, they only came packaged with the speakers, they weren't sold separately.

The threads in the hole are a standard size, English (not metric) threads. 1/4" diameter, 20 thread count. That...
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By buzzy_
That's a good guess. They should be wired like...

That's a good guess. They should be wired like shown below.

If the external wiring isn't the problem, I'd also try checking the internal wiring by connecting just one speaker, then the other.
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 223
Posted By buzzy_
That wouldn't be much use. The practical range...

That wouldn't be much use. The practical range is 10-20 feet, farther in an open room. They're meant to be used across a room. They work through a wall. Not true. Please stop. You're not helping....
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 223
Posted By buzzy_
Bluetooth is not Wifi. Bluetooth is how...

Bluetooth is not Wifi.

Bluetooth is how people generally solve the problem you describe, you should learn a little about it. WiFi audio systems add a lot of complexity that you don't need.
...
Forum: Speakers   12-20-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 223
Posted By buzzy_
Creative D80 - no battery ...

Creative D80 - no battery
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004X28I0A - Go for Creative Labs as the seller

Go for the Creative D100 if you want the battery option.

Both a little larger than...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 158
Posted By buzzy_
You're looking at the right options, the Yamaha...

You're looking at the right options, the Yamaha has gotten a lot of good reviews.

I'm guessing / hoping the speakers cost you $300 or less. (Nice speakers BTW.) It would be foolish to spend...
Forum: Speakers   12-19-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By buzzy_
The reason people buy Bluetooth speakers is...

The reason people buy Bluetooth speakers is because they're simple, small and portable. Is that what he wants? Because that Bose he said he does want isn't really any of those things, though it...
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,048
Posted By buzzy_
People always think about their speakers and...

People always think about their speakers and their amp. They often don't think enough about their room and their setup. Think about experimenting with that. Even if it's only temporary, a setup...
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By buzzy_
Google polarity listening tests or phase...

Google polarity listening tests or phase listening tests and play some, see what you think about the sound.
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,417
Posted By buzzy_
Isn't there a rule about dragging politics into...

Isn't there a rule about dragging politics into speaker threads. Oh wait, it's not a rule. Just common ****ing sense.
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 26,417
Posted By buzzy_
Very favorable article on CNET, also in their...

Very favorable article on CNET, also in their email newsletter which goes to a lot of people:



The Bottom Line The ELAC Debut B6 bookshelf speakers offer stellar, best-in-class sound quality...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-10-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 125,664
Posted By buzzy_
And because AIFF is uncompressed.

And because AIFF is uncompressed.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   09-10-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 125,664
Posted By buzzy_
And you still have no idea. Read more of the...

And you still have no idea. Read more of the thread.
Forum: Speakers   08-10-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By buzzy_
Do you need small speakers? You'll get better...

Do you need small speakers? You'll get better sound quality from a larger speaker.
Forum: Speakers   08-08-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By buzzy_
What if you think more broadly about upgrading...

What if you think more broadly about upgrading the system for more than just sound quality?

How are your sources? If you don't have a way to play music from your library and/or from a streaming...
Forum: Speakers   08-07-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11,658
Views: 937,307
Posted By buzzy_
Now on the NHT home page. The end of the Classic...

Now on the NHT home page. The end of the Classic and Absolute lines?

http://www.nhthifi.com/
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By buzzy_
Listen to the one you have before you buy more. ...

Listen to the one you have before you buy more. Though they are designed to be easy to listen to.

FYI:
http://www.tsto.com/SearchResults.asp?mfg=Mission

Same seller is on eBay under...
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