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Forum: Speakers   07-08-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 480
Posted By Robert Whitehead
So, YOU know what I meant? It was a joke. Can you...

So, YOU know what I meant? It was a joke. Can you read my mind?

Please elucidate in detail why it was not a joke.. Better yet, stop telling ME what I mean.

I think I'll start interpreting your...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 155
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Onkyo did drop aud. Look at Marantz, too. if...

Onkyo did drop aud. Look at Marantz, too.

if you are using M-L spkrs, i would recommend using the M-L modules ($600). They are timbre matched.

You can connect the modules to the height spkrs...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,986
Posted By Robert Whitehead
If we are up to $5000/pr, the paradigm 95f

If we are up to $5000/pr, the paradigm 95f
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 480
Posted By Robert Whitehead
It was not even sarcastic. It was just a joke.

It was not even sarcastic. It was just a joke.
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 480
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Sigpig- If that's the only mistake you make...

Sigpig-

If that's the only mistake you make in your life, consider yourself very lucky. I stopped counting when I was 3.
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,986
Posted By Robert Whitehead
I will throw one speaker into the mix, only if...

I will throw one speaker into the mix, only if you are interested in atmos. Pioneer Elite SP-EFS73 $1400/pr. Designed by Andrew Jones before he left for Elac. Atmos is built into the top of the...
Forum: Great Found Deals   07-07-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Klipsch Cheap & Bizarre Pricing

This is not limited time deal. It is permanent from Klipsch's site.

Klipsch makes a Dolby enhanced floor stander, the RP-280FA for $2400/pr. But the speaker, absent Atmos, is available as the...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,986
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Having read this thread, I believe the best...

Having read this thread, I believe the best choice is the Boston Acoustics. They are Class B speaker in Stereophile's Recommended Components. They are discontinued, but cost $2500/pr. The sale price...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 480
Posted By Robert Whitehead
NO. Simply putting atmos modules in place of...

NO. Simply putting atmos modules in place of surrounds will not work. You will get a lot more sound output from surrounds than atmos modules which shut on and off depending on whether Dolby's atmos...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By Robert Whitehead
A full range atmos speaker is not like a module....

A full range atmos speaker is not like a module. it combines, in one speaker: the left or right front channels, in a bookshelf or floorstander AND the dolby atmos speakers built into the top of the...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Full Range Dolby Atmos speakers

I do not believe there is a thread for full range Atmos speakers. There seem to be comparatively few:

Klipsch RP-280FA (floor $1200 each)

NHT MS Tower $700 each (note: atmos portion is one 2"...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 480
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Dolby says if you are going from .2 to .4, that...

Dolby says if you are going from .2 to .4, that the Atmos spkrs. should be placed on top of your surrounds (obviously they don't take into account ease of installation). So, by inference, surrounds...
Forum: Speakers   07-05-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 66,978
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Where can we find the Audioholics review?

Where can we find the Audioholics review?
Forum: Great Found Deals   07-04-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Robert Whitehead
No. they won't tell you it has been on sale or is...

No. they won't tell you it has been on sale or is on sale.. it will just give you the current price.

Further confusing matters is the Manufacturors Suggested Retail price (msrp). They are almost...
Forum: Great Found Deals   07-04-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Amazon warning

From two newspapers today;

For items on sale, Amazon is ceasing putting the list price and sales price on items. It will only show its price for the item and not the list So, unless you know the...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Robert Whitehead
The problem with up firing atmos modules on top...

The problem with up firing atmos modules on top of your mains for you is they have two sets of speaker connections: one for the main speaker; one for the Atmos top.

If you have extra connections...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,986
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Go to a search engine. Type in "stereophile...

Go to a search engine. Type in "stereophile recommended component 2017" Go to Speakers. Look at Class B. Not many, but enough in your price range.
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Robert Whitehead
cel4145- I completely agree with you. if you...

cel4145-

I completely agree with you. if you think you want atmos ignore it except for the rec'r and build your main system first. Atmos is an added extra. Do it last.
You can use atmos modules...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2016, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 66,978
Posted By Robert Whitehead
The ATs are very efficient. If you put your ear...

The ATs are very efficient. If you put your ear up to the speaker it sounds bright, but not in a listening position (to me). Like any material, you can design bad or good silk tweeters.
...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 69,529
Posted By Robert Whitehead
I'm beginning to think sensitivity figures are...

I'm beginning to think sensitivity figures are about as reliable as frequency response. I a/bed the Atlan Tech. and Elac Dolby modules, both rated at 85db sensitivity. The Elac was quiet. The AT was...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   07-04-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,482
Posted By Robert Whitehead
With the price of the 66" at $8k, and the 77" at...

With the price of the 66" at $8k, and the 77" at $25k, I wonder if it even exists? Maybe they priced it that high knowing no one would buy it but it would look good on the website.
Forum: Great Found Deals   07-04-2016, 02:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,045
Posted By Robert Whitehead
This reminds me of my experience in the Middle...

This reminds me of my experience in the Middle Ages when a salesman at a brick and mortar store told be I didn't want to buy their special price VCR because it only had one head. (For those too young...
Forum: Speakers   07-03-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By Robert Whitehead
ALL speakers are Atmos ready because you can put...

ALL speakers are Atmos ready because you can put a Dolby Atmos module on top of it or it has Atmos built in.

IThe Pioneer speaker line has been discontinued. However the Pioneer ELITE line has a...
Forum: Speakers   07-03-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 192
Posted By Robert Whitehead
If you put "bookshelf speaker comparison' into...

If you put "bookshelf speaker comparison' into Bing you will find lots of BS and UBF5 speakers in top 10 lists, shoot outs, etc. that should help. Of course none of them mention the rockets.
...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 69,529
Posted By Robert Whitehead
My apologies. It was the Elac rep. who said the...

My apologies. It was the Elac rep. who said the new line would be above the Uni-Fis,

The post you link to says "mid-line" with prices above the Uni-Fis.

I think it's safe with Elac to say no...
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