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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-26-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By craig john
Hi Jeff, Unfortunately, Seaton Sound does...

Hi Jeff,

Unfortunately, Seaton Sound does not yet have a website, so it can be difficult to find the info you're looking for all in one place. Mark uses his forum as the repository for the...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   02-21-2015, 04:28 PM
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Posted By craig john
Glad to have not helped! :D:D:D Craig

Glad to have not helped! :D:D:D

Craig
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-16-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 375
Posted By craig john
The conventional wisdom on the forum says don't...

The conventional wisdom on the forum says don't touch it... for exactly the reason elijaycanuck describes. However, I've been setting mine at 80 Hz for years with no noticeable impact on the bass. ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-16-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By craig john
Thanks for the reply and info. I'm confused...

Thanks for the reply and info. I'm confused about the last sentence. REW and OmniMic are not equalizers, they're measurement systems. They don't change the sound in any way, they just measure it. ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-16-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By craig john
Hi Timothy, Welcome to the forum. It's...

Hi Timothy,

Welcome to the forum. It's interesting that you've owned so many different subs. I'm curious why you would feel the need to try so many different subs in such a relatively short...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-11-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By craig john
That's the response I was anticipating. :)

That's the response I was anticipating. :)
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-10-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By craig john
I agree with Bill and Audio2xs that an...

I agree with Bill and Audio2xs that an above-screen mounting can work very well. I generally prefer that to below screen mounting of the CC. Of course, the "gold standard" is behind-screen mounting...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 07:50 PM
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Views: 485,272
Posted By craig john
Babylon Sisters and then Hey, Nineteen. During...

Babylon Sisters and then Hey, Nineteen. During Babylon Sisters, I think you said "Wow!" about 5 times. :)
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6,897
Views: 485,272
Posted By craig john
WOW!!! That's awesome! I can't wait to hear...

WOW!!! That's awesome! I can't wait to hear your impressions.

BTW, there will be another box arriving at your place on Friday. Those discs we talked about shipped out today. You'll be able to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-10-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By craig john
Your room is a square. That will generally make...

Your room is a square. That will generally make it more difficult to get smooth response because the room modes, which are a function of the room dimensions, will be strengthened by having 2...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By craig john
The FlexSub Silver is an interesting concept, but...

The FlexSub Silver is an interesting concept, but I have no experience with it to be able to say how well it works. I will offer the opinion that, in a space the size of yours, I would expect a...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By craig john
A 10" sub... ANY 10" sub... no matter how good it...

A 10" sub... ANY 10" sub... no matter how good it is... will be eaten alive in a space the size of yours. I'm sure the Paradigm Seismic Sub 10 is a "very good" 10" sub. But it's still a 10" sealed...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By craig john
The Onkyo 838 is THX Select certified. That...

The Onkyo 838 is THX Select certified. That means it will have enough power to drive THX Select certified speakers to Reference Level at less than 12 ft, (Reference Level is VERY loud.) It can also...
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2015, 04:23 PM
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Views: 485,272
Posted By craig john
What is the size of your room? Is it a "sealed"...

What is the size of your room? Is it a "sealed" room or is it open to other spaces?

Dedicated theater or a media system in a living/family room?

How far are you sitting from the speakers? ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 26,452
Posted By craig john
I've told you this before... you're a funny guy. ...

I've told you this before... you're a funny guy. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 26,452
Posted By craig john
Hi Gary, Remind me again, how many multi-sub...

Hi Gary,

Remind me again, how many multi-sub systems have you set up?

Craig
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By craig john
Exactly! :)

Exactly! :)
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2015, 03:51 PM
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Views: 485,272
Posted By craig john
I'm not replacing my speakers. What gave you...

I'm not replacing my speakers. What gave you that idea?

Craig
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By craig john
All of those timings are left completely ...

All of those timings are left completely unchanged and kept intact. The delay for the transducers is not added to the subwoofers or the speakers or the video chain. The delay is only added to the...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2015, 08:08 AM
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Views: 485,272
Posted By craig john
:)

:)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 199
Posted By craig john
Do you have an SPL meter? If so, you can...

Do you have an SPL meter? If so, you can download individual frequency test tones from the RealTraps website:
http://realtraps.com/test-cd.htm

Play the tones and measure the SPL's, and you'll...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 199
Posted By craig john
Correct. Fixed it for you. :) Here...

Correct.


Fixed it for you. :)

Here is a graph of the effect of different settings of the LPF of LFE:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=525593&stc=1&d=1423060486
...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-04-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,282
Posted By craig john
I'm not sure what being a "music guy" has to do...

I'm not sure what being a "music guy" has to do with using subwoofers. If the subs are properly integrated, there are certainly advantages to using subs... even for music. Your Ascend CBM-170's are...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-03-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,282
Posted By craig john
Your FR graph above looks like you have a...

Your FR graph above looks like you have a cancellation at the crossover causing that dip at 80 Hz. I've seen this many times with Audyssey, where it gets the Subwoofer Distance setting wrong. A...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-03-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 312
Posted By craig john
When you feel shaking BEFORE you hear sound, it...

When you feel shaking BEFORE you hear sound, it is very unnatural, even if the shaking only starts a few milliseconds before you hear the sound.


If the chairs are well made, they are stiff...
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