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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-12-2014, 12:07 AM
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Views: 4,223
Posted By Bigus
It has to be a "well designed" ABX test,...

It has to be a "well designed" ABX test, according to Joe's standards of course. I'm guessing anything that most anything that can help remove bias would disqualify the test from being "well...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-06-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 19,738
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bigus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1516234/8x-18-lms-5400-ultras-sealed-to-27-cube-15hz-ported-build#post_24318947)
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-06-2014, 12:50 AM
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Views: 19,738
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by notnyt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1516234/8x-18-lms-5400-ultras-sealed-to-27-cube-15hz-ported-build#post_24318926)

You...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-06-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 19,738
Posted By Bigus
I have to ask... since you have what I presume...

I have to ask... since you have what I presume is enough swept volume and power to listen to any audible frequency at more than sane levels, did you ever consider playing with a linkwitz transform...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-03-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 4,427
Posted By Bigus
Still think pi is a joke. Should have been...

Still think pi is a joke. Should have been defined as the equivalent of what is now 2pi. One revolution, one pi, equations everywhere become simpler.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-26-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Bigus
Rock paper scissors?

Rock paper scissors?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-24-2013, 10:59 PM
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Views: 443
Posted By Bigus
Yes, he is so focused... makes you wonder how he...

Yes, he is so focused... makes you wonder how he cuts so close, no? But then if they were all equally tall how could anyone ever make sense of the overhang?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-23-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,324
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by hevi  I'll let...

Quote:Originally Posted by hevi 

I'll let you in on a little secret (or rather, let the active cross-over fans in on the truth)... even if you have perfect baffle correction/response, good...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,496
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by Bill Fitzmaurice  ...

Quote:Originally Posted by Bill Fitzmaurice 
Realistically, they can't, since the room is even more responsible for the result than with other speaker alignments.


How so? As OB has a higher...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-09-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By Bigus
The waves would pass through OK, if there were...

The waves would pass through OK, if there were only a local region of crossing. That isn't the case though. With two speakers playing into a room, for all practical purposes each speaker...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-08-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961  ...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 

Here are the factors that contribute to my point of view:

1) In these tests you speak of, we dont always know the how trained the listener is.

Quite...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-08-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961  No,...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 

No, one side accepts hearing as a fact only when the visual fact is removed (blind testing). Where the other side accepts that sight doesnt emasculate what...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-07-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961  I...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 

I do appreciate your civil presentation and lack of accusation and presumption.

But like I said earlier, I dont have another amp on hand to test, and am...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-07-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961  The...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 

The bolded is my point. Amps do have a unique sound if you listen carefully.


By all means, I want to encourage people to listen carefully. You can use...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-07-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
[quote name="jim19611961" Additionally, the...

[quote name="jim19611961"

Additionally, the scientific method isnt science at all until proven by experiment. And in this case, the experiment isnt 100% consistent or accepted. So where the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-07-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-04-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961  The...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 
The difference here, is:

1) I am not criticizing your method in any way

You are. The implicit unnecessary is a huge criticism.
Quote:2) I am not...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-04-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961  And...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 

And you have made it clear its your way, or the highway.


It isn't "my way", its simply an overwhelmingly compelling and consistent group of facts that...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-04-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961  But...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 
But quit trying to tell me and others our methods dont work


They don't.
Quote:…or if we just did as you do, the truth will somehow reveal itself for...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-04-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Lol, just noticed I typed agree....

Lol, just noticed I typed agree. http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-04-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961  ...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 

Believe whatever truth you like. You might reconsider whose ego is really at work when the truth you hold is the one everyone else must accept.



Your...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-03-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,455
Posted By Bigus
Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961  I dont...

Quote:Originally Posted by jim19611961 
I dont need any forum to tell me what I am hearing when listening to a new amp.


Well, you obviously need someone to tell you as you don't seem to have a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-27-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 38,070
Posted By Bigus
Already exists. PD2450 or similar as I recall.

Already exists. PD2450 or similar as I recall.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-25-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,875
Posted By Bigus
fulminis, think of the problem in its basic...

fulminis, think of the problem in its basic form. What is a broadband absorber? It is a velocity sensitive absorber. What does that mean? It means the absorption of sound energy is due to resistance...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-25-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 756
Posted By Bigus
I vote for sealed... you're trying to balance...

I vote for sealed... you're trying to balance the room (smooth response) not going for Max spl. Sealed will have lower extension and plenty of output at the levels required for the task.

Either...
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