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Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6,652
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Posted By Elihawk
The thing about amplification and power- it is...

The thing about amplification and power- it is about as polarizing as Liberal and conservative!
However, if you are putting even say 30 watts into a reasonable sensitive speaker, it will get plenty...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6,652
Views: 253,418
Posted By Elihawk
What Brian told me, if I remember correctly...

What Brian told me, if I remember correctly (deleted old email recently, so...) was that there goal was to improve the cabinets and design/find a better tweeter. I asked about my favorite tweeter,...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 09:19 AM
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Views: 253,418
Posted By Elihawk
Brian Tracy told me, in early 2016, that the...

Brian Tracy told me, in early 2016, that the design team had run into a snag and were starting over. I would predict nothing in 2016, maybe early 2017. But just a guess...
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2016, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Elihawk
Well, I don't know about high end...but you are...

Well, I don't know about high end...but you are going to have very good sound quality at moderate prices. Keep us posted. I bought my EMPteks about 3 years ago and haven't had any desire to upgrade...
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 191
Posted By Elihawk
As pointed out by some of the posters in this...

As pointed out by some of the posters in this thread, it really depends on WHAT you think the Emptek are lacking, or what you would like for them to do better- I own a full set of EMP speakers for...
Forum: Speakers   06-15-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,413
Posted By Elihawk
Well, RAAL ribbon tweeters are the best tweeter...

Well, RAAL ribbon tweeters are the best tweeter for the money in my book...and keep in mind, "my book" is mid budget at best!
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 243
Posted By Elihawk
What is your final goal- 5.1? What is you current...

What is your final goal- 5.1? What is you current budget?

The Freq plots can only tell you so much- If you went by those three FR plots posted in this thread, who wouldn't buy the AA Phils!? As...
Forum: Speakers   06-07-2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 66
Posted By Elihawk
When I opened up the walls of my current house,...

When I opened up the walls of my current house, there was enough speaker wire in the walls to power a large bar with sound. Some of them ended in the middle of no where and some went to a bedroom...
Forum: Speakers   05-31-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,584
Posted By Elihawk
Well, I guess the question is...does your wife...

Well, I guess the question is...does your wife want the Bose because:
1. brand identity
2. Likes the small form factor.
3. ease of set up/fewer wires, etc.
Really, Bose is excellent for people...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-20-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5,553
Views: 101,808
Posted By Elihawk
EoT- open scene... Battle for Los Angeles-...

EoT- open scene...
Battle for Los Angeles- several dynamic scenes
Godzilla, 2014- IMHO, crappy movie, but some incredible LFE
Oblivion, several options.
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-20-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5,553
Views: 101,808
Posted By Elihawk
There are Disney/kids movies with amazing...

There are Disney/kids movies with amazing soundtrack. Frozen has some very dynamic scenes and I recently rewatched the re-released version of Aladin...lots of really good content! Zoolander, yes, I...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-20-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5,553
Views: 101,808
Posted By Elihawk
Like I said, my theater is and likely always will...

Like I said, my theater is and likely always will be a work in progress, but it is functional now and if we have interest from some Eastern Iowa HT enthusiasts, I would be willing to host an event in...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-19-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5,553
Views: 101,808
Posted By Elihawk
Agree, however, my theater is ALWAYS a work in...

Agree, however, my theater is ALWAYS a work in progress. Still working on some room treatments, need to put the back row on a riser, and still need to finish the ceiling on part of the room. however,...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-17-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5,553
Views: 101,808
Posted By Elihawk
yea, my thought was if people brought over their...

yea, my thought was if people brought over their "favorite movies" we could play 4-5 of the most dynamic scenes...but the HT crawl thing would be fine with me. Am I the only Iowa Citian?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-16-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5,553
Views: 101,808
Posted By Elihawk
I know we talked about an Eastern Iowa theater...

I know we talked about an Eastern Iowa theater gathering and I was willing to host. I just had a graduation party for one of my undergraduate lab assistants, and also graduated a PhD student, so...
Forum: Speakers   05-03-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 718
Posted By Elihawk
Sure, if your budget wasn't limited and you...

Sure, if your budget wasn't limited and you didn't have space restrictions, you should have as high a quality surrounds as possible...for most of us, we do have the two mentioned restrictions and...
Forum: Speakers   05-02-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 345,219
Posted By Elihawk
Jim, excellent review and you said a few things...

Jim, excellent review and you said a few things in a way much better than I could describe when talking about the Phil-BMR! Just an excellent speaker for critical music listening and amongst the best...
Forum: Speakers   05-01-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 27,759
Posted By Elihawk
It is up to everyone to decide/have an opinion on...

It is up to everyone to decide/have an opinion on Fluance and maybe the book isn't over yet...but I don't see how you could look at the roll out/selling of the Signature series as anything but a huge...
Forum: Speakers   04-28-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5,546
Views: 345,219
Posted By Elihawk
One thing about the BMR as a midrange, it puts...

One thing about the BMR as a midrange, it puts out a wide soundstage. I expected, and was delighted by the crystal clear and detailed high end, as I have heard ribbons before...but I was most...
Forum: Speakers   04-28-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 670
Posted By Elihawk
Wow, just leave your L/R out and watch with a...

Wow, just leave your L/R out and watch with a center only? man, that would be on lame experience, unless you are watching CNN!
The center does NOT do all the dialogue and the center does not do MOST...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-27-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,553
Views: 101,808
Posted By Elihawk
I was a a fan of the original three, but they...

I was a a fan of the original three, but they lost me when they got out of chronilogical order. Now with surround tracks, it is worth revisiting what I would call 4-6, but actually are 1,2 and 3?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-27-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5,553
Views: 101,808
Posted By Elihawk
So, a rewatch is worth the time? I thought the...

So, a rewatch is worth the time? I thought the soundtrack was excellent...
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 331
Posted By Elihawk
I would just buy another pair of CB20s and use...

I would just buy another pair of CB20s and use the odd one for a center channel...that will leave you with an "odd man out" speaker, but in case something happens to one. The only thing better than a...
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 297
Posted By Elihawk
The NHT site says they hit 85 hz, +/- 3 dB, so...

The NHT site says they hit 85 hz, +/- 3 dB, so cross over of 90-100hz should give you excellent results, but I would go any higher than 100.
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 297
Posted By Elihawk
Isn't the more relevant question...how far will...

Isn't the more relevant question...how far will you be sitting away from these? They simple have to be loud enough at the seating positions...
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