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Forum: Speakers   01-19-2015, 04:33 AM
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Posted By Todd68
I just pushed the screens in to get them loose...

I just pushed the screens in to get them loose and pulled them out with a needle nose pliers. Takes 22 seconds.
Forum: Speakers   01-19-2015, 04:26 AM
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Posted By Todd68
Thanks for the advise. :) There are 14...

Thanks for the advise. :)

There are 14 screws plus the 4 on the handles that need to be removed to get at the fuse, I don't know if it actually does make an improvement there is no way to prove...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2015, 01:21 AM
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Posted By Todd68
Here's a question, I am a surround sound newbie....

Here's a question, I am a surround sound newbie. I will be using the 212's for surround speakers in a basic 4.1 (phantom center) arrangement. The room is a long basement "man cave" 14 feet wide by...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2015, 12:15 AM
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Posted By Todd68
I never owned Klipsch speakers or any other horn...

I never owned Klipsch speakers or any other horn speakers because of reading they can be too bright. I have tinnitus of my left ear and it is very sensitive to overly bright speakers. Even NHT 2.9...
Forum: Speakers   01-17-2015, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Todd68
Getting better no doubt, I think they are more...

Getting better no doubt, I think they are more dynamic and sound "bigger" if that makes any sense. They seem more than just 1db more sensitive than the 212's, I had to turn up the sub. They have...
Forum: Speakers   01-17-2015, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Todd68
Well these things are huge, makes the 212's look...

Well these things are huge, makes the 212's look dinky. I just hooked up one 215 on the left channel and kept one 212 hooked up on right channel for back and forth listening with the balance...
Forum: Speakers   01-17-2015, 04:22 AM
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Posted By Todd68
My prediction is they will sound so much alike I...

My prediction is they will sound so much alike I wont be able to hear a difference.
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2015, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Todd68
Yes I am a curious kind of guy. Just wandering if...

Yes I am a curious kind of guy. Just wandering if these things break in and change much, anyone? Since the 215's are brand new they may need played a while to loosen up and make for a more accurate...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2015, 10:25 AM
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Posted By Todd68
I have a pair of 215's on the way and should...

I have a pair of 215's on the way and should have them tomorrow. After I spend some time comparing the 215's to my 212's for two channel music, I am going to try a basic 4.1 surround sound setup. I...
Forum: Speakers   01-11-2015, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Todd68
I don't know, but that thing in your picture is...

I don't know, but that thing in your picture is much uglier than the naked Behringers, IMHO. :)
Forum: Speakers   01-10-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Todd68
Well it must mean there's somethings special...

Well it must mean there's somethings special about these things, every time I think I am satisfied that my Vapors are more enjoyable I start missing my Berries, it's nuts. I think my Vapors may be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-10-2015, 04:06 AM
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Posted By Todd68
Panasonic, I'll take an 80" 4K OLED that I don't...

Panasonic, I'll take an 80" 4K OLED that I don't need to take a lone to purchase, will this ever happen?

Though the Technics brand made some impressive high-end stereo equipment in the past,...
Forum: Speakers   01-09-2015, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Todd68
Well I just reconfirmed this again after spending...

Well I just reconfirmed this again after spending more time with the 212's and then reinserting my Vapor Cirrus. Plus this time around the better bass response of the Vapors is obvious, though maybe...
Forum: Speakers   01-09-2015, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Todd68
Hope you like them, just have some patience and...

Hope you like them, just have some patience and give your best effort setting them up. I guess if they weren't so "ugly" they would get more attention from budget minded folks. I don't seem to see...
Forum: Speakers   01-05-2015, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Todd68
Well I initiated the return of the 212's then I...

Well I initiated the return of the 212's then I started missing them again. So hooked em back up and liked even more this time, so cancelled the return. Though I guess Amazon didnt notify the UPS...
Forum: Speakers   01-05-2015, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Todd68
You can try those budget Behringers 212 or 215...

You can try those budget Behringers 212 or 215 compression horn speakers if you never owned a good set of high efficiency horn speakers. It should give you an idea of whats possible with horns. I...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2015, 01:57 PM
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Posted By Todd68
Here's a trick I discovered with my OPPO 105. If...

Here's a trick I discovered with my OPPO 105. If I set the down mix mode to LT RT instead of stereo I get a surround sound affect, I'll call it "poor mans surround sound" or "phantom surround" It...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2015, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Todd68
I just thought I'd add that if anyone tries to...

I just thought I'd add that if anyone tries to get the most out of these for 2 channel stereo, you need to experiment with the toe-in and placement just like any other speakers, at least the ones I...
Forum: Speakers   01-03-2015, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Todd68
I know they can play lots louder than anyone...

I know they can play lots louder than anyone would need, or should need.

I was most impressed with the soundstaging abilities after I get the toe-in and set up right. With some recordings I...
Forum: Speakers   01-03-2015, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Todd68
Plus the reviewer is using them in a completely...

Plus the reviewer is using them in a completely different application. So basically this isn't really helpful. What would be helpful is hearing from people who spent time with both 212XL and 215XL as...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2015, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Todd68
Sorry for that, yes it was easy to initiate the...

Sorry for that, yes it was easy to initiate the returns. Don't think I'll try the 215's though, and may of kept the 212's if undamaged. Just wanted to try high efficiency compression horn speakers...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2015, 07:06 AM
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Posted By Todd68
I guess I can look into returning my little guys,...

I guess I can look into returning my little guys, I noticed the one has a crack in the top of cabinet anyway. I bought through the Amazon warehouse deal "undamaged" for a little discount. I never...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2015, 06:59 AM
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Posted By Todd68
Thanks for that, when you said the 215's are way...

Thanks for that, when you said the 215's are way more balanced makes me think I should of tried those instead of the little guys. Though these are the powered models plus being used as designed vs....
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2015, 05:53 AM
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Posted By Todd68
But maybe the higher-end speakers you had at your...

But maybe the higher-end speakers you had at your home are more colored than mine? Which hgh-end speakers were you used to hearing at your house? Listening at shows is not good a way to determine...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2015, 05:00 AM
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Posted By Todd68
I didn't try cutting at 12khz, but I tried...

I didn't try cutting at 12khz, but I tried cutting lower where I thought the lower treble was harsh or unrefined and I also tried a few tilt curves, these are basically the same as treble controls...
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