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Forum: Speakers   01-08-2012, 06:35 PM
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Posted By asap200x
I'm running 5 anthony gallo stradas and it's...

I'm running 5 anthony gallo stradas and it's incredible. There's definitely something special about 5 perfectly matched speakers...creates a huge sonic "bubble"
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,181
Posted By asap200x
id suggest you check out the gallo stradas. you...

id suggest you check out the gallo stradas. you could get 5 of the stradas for an incredible, perfectly matched system. dealers should be able to offer you some discount on the msrp of $1k per...
Forum: Speakers   05-28-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,975
Views: 420,471
Posted By asap200x
I am using a L/R as a center. If you have the...

I am using a L/R as a center. If you have the means to do so, I don't see why you wouldn't. The dispersion of the tweeter is wider (180 degrees) in the L/R option than the center option (somewhere...
Forum: Speakers   05-26-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 47,151
Posted By asap200x
I used to own M22tis and VP150 and can tell you...

I used to own M22tis and VP150 and can tell you that they were very bright. They were OK for the money but certainly not the giant killers that they were advertised to be.

I think Axiom makes a...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,214
Posted By asap200x
if you are considering going sat + sub,...

if you are considering going sat + sub, definitely check out the gallo stradas. These things are giant killers. i have a set of 5 + sub with a pioneer elite sc receiver and it is incredible.
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,975
Views: 420,471
Posted By asap200x
This weekend I tried reversing the polarity at...

This weekend I tried reversing the polarity at my receiver's terminals (Pioneer SC-05) and liked the results. Color me pleasantly surprised.

I noticed more bass, but most noticeably, my stradas...
Forum: Speakers   03-17-2010, 07:18 PM
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Views: 420,471
Posted By asap200x
Personally, I think the UMC-1's lack of a room...

Personally, I think the UMC-1's lack of a room correction feature like Pioneer's MCACC makes it unattractive unless you're listening in a really ideal room.

I am partial to Pioneer receivers as...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2010, 11:31 AM
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Views: 420,471
Posted By asap200x
Can anybody comment on switching the polarity...

Can anybody comment on switching the polarity between amp and speakers for gallos? Found this on 6moons and am curious why this would be. Sounds a little strange...

"Per Anthony Gallo, 70% of the...
Forum: Speakers   03-05-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,357
Posted By asap200x
Simon, before i wall mounted by stradas i...

Simon, before i wall mounted by stradas i listened to them in various positions and frankly, they sounded great in even the worst ones (right against the wall lying horizontally flat on the media...
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 880
Posted By asap200x
The gallo stradas make for amazing on-walls....

The gallo stradas make for amazing on-walls. But, they are not as shallow/flat to the wall as some of the speakers you mention if that is a concern.

Take a look. I love my setup of 5 stradas on...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,357
Posted By asap200x
I think you should buy the most you can afford....

I think you should buy the most you can afford. For me, i've gone through a lot of budget priced speakers that are supposed to offer bang for the buck (paradigms, energy, axiom) and while they are...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,357
Posted By asap200x
Supratony, Don't tell me you think the...

Supratony,

Don't tell me you think the Mirage is better? I just bought 5 stradas and think they are incredible...especially as on-walls.

Was actually contemplating the mirage given how cheap...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,975
Views: 420,471
Posted By asap200x
Jak, Nice pic..can't wait to get mine. Can...

Jak,

Nice pic..can't wait to get mine. Can you comment on how they sound really close to the wall? I'll be wall mounting mine, wondering how much of the soundstage i'm going to lose out on.
...
Forum: Speakers   02-16-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,975
Views: 420,471
Posted By asap200x
I just bought 5 stradas, super excited, will...

I just bought 5 stradas, super excited, will report back after I get them.
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By asap200x
Summa, Can you comment on how you like your...

Summa,

Can you comment on how you like your MC1's and how they compare to other costlier speakers you've listened to?

I am thinking of buying MC1s all around for a home theater in a small room...
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 437,905
Posted By asap200x
I spoke with magnepan on friday and apparently...

I spoke with magnepan on friday and apparently the MMC2's are available for order?

I was told $1999 a pair, they are motorized and have a super tweeter, i'm guessing the same as the 1.7's. No...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 437,905
Posted By asap200x
Very interesting with the 1.7s announced. I...

Very interesting with the 1.7s announced. I wonder how long it will take them to refresh their lineup using the new super tweeter and quasi ribbon low mid/bass panel.

Back in Fall 2008 I was told...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-30-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 103,519
Posted By asap200x
Does anybody have suggestions of places where I...

Does anybody have suggestions of places where I can get a new SC-05 for around $800? Could you please PM me store names/sites? Any help would be great, thanks in advance.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-06-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 136,078
Posted By asap200x
Cool. Thanks, Roman.

Cool. Thanks, Roman.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   05-06-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 136,078
Posted By asap200x
Guys, all of this screen cracking is making me...

Guys, all of this screen cracking is making me paranoid that i didnt check my screen hard enough since i didnt run a flashlight on it.

But, to be clear, is it true that if my tv powers on, then...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-29-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,962
Views: 545,570
Posted By asap200x
Bummer, so no monoprice mounts will work? ...

Bummer, so no monoprice mounts will work?

Looking at the monoprice website, it onlt lists that the 151 is not compatible. I'm going to search the signature threads to see if anybody used a...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-19-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 136,078
Posted By asap200x
It seems like all of the damaged sets are the...

It seems like all of the damaged sets are the 600Ms. Any reports of damaged 500Ms? I'm about to purchase one, just curious if I should be worried.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,817
Posted By asap200x
Rich, how did you sell your 5020? I would like...

Rich, how did you sell your 5020? I would like to do the same, but i imagine its pretty tough to sell such an expensive item. Is there a good website such as Audiogon for tv enthusiasts?

If...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,817
Posted By asap200x
About the 1080 lines of motion on the...

About the 1080 lines of motion on the panasonics...I don't think anybody would really be able to tell any difference in resolution between these 12G panasonics and a Kuro. Professional reviewers...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-18-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 84,416
Posted By asap200x
Dahlsim, thanks for the response. Very...

Dahlsim, thanks for the response. Very informative as usual.

I haven't received my DVE disc yet but have been experimenting more with this PC input mode.

Below are my observations, most of...
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