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Forum: Speakers   09-18-2014, 10:26 PM
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Posted By cel4145
I bet the amp for the speakers is in the sub. If...

I bet the amp for the speakers is in the sub. If so, not much you can do.
Forum: Speakers   09-18-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 92
Posted By cel4145
Catch the Pioneer BS22 on sale for $100. Get the...

Catch the Pioneer BS22 on sale for $100. Get the CS22 center. Buy the older BS21 model from Newegg for suurounds. Get a Dayton SUB 1000 or 1200
Forum: Speakers   09-18-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By cel4145
Definitely get an SVS sub :D

Definitely get an SVS sub :D
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-18-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By cel4145
No need to use the XLR output on the DacMagicPlus...

No need to use the XLR output on the DacMagicPlus if you are running it to unbalanced inputs. You can just use the RCA outputs on the DacMagicPlus instead :)
Forum: Speakers   09-18-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,380
Posted By cel4145
Congrats! Glad it's sounding great to you :)

Congrats! Glad it's sounding great to you :)
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-18-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 128,457
Posted By cel4145
Denon's response to you seems to be an answer to...

Denon's response to you seems to be an answer to your query about 300 ohm headphones. It's well known that receivers typically do well with driving higher impedance headphones. It's low impedance...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-17-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 128,457
Posted By cel4145
I'm sorry. I love my Denon receiver. I like Denon...

I'm sorry. I love my Denon receiver. I like Denon products. But I would never jump to that conclusion. If the headphone output in their receivers is so darn good, why wouldn't they provide specs?
Forum: Speakers   09-17-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By cel4145
First, you have to tell us the size of your room,...

First, you have to tell us the size of your room, including any open areas. That's why I already asked ;)

Then you have to see what your budget allows. Among the Internet direct sub companies that...
Forum: Speakers   09-16-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By cel4145
Agreed. The HSU HB-1s are the proper speakers to...

Agreed. The HSU HB-1s are the proper speakers to get to match your center channel. See item 2 in this FAQ: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/1628561-basic-speaker-setup-faq.html
Forum: Speakers   09-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By cel4145
First, the...

First, the http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/1628561-basic-speaker-setup-faq.html may help you out.

Second, so what is the size of your room, including any open areas?
As ClawAndTalon...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-16-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 128,457
Posted By cel4145
he-400i are 35 ohm impedance; th-600 are 25 ohm....

he-400i are 35 ohm impedance; th-600 are 25 ohm. Older vintage amps were not designed for low impedance headphones, and many newer amps may not be either. Unfortunately, manufacturers are not very...
Forum: Speakers   09-15-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By cel4145
I have the CBM-170 SEs. They are good speakers. ...

I have the CBM-170 SEs. They are good speakers.

If the STF-2 is out of your budget for months, then wait. If you go to a larger room, the STF-1 would have trouble performing. STF-1 is best for...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By cel4145
Talk to the DIY forum. They can advise you on...

Talk to the DIY forum. They can advise you on DIY: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/

Or, Outlaw Audio LFM-1 Plus for $499 shipped:...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By cel4145
I think you should shoot higher than the BIC F12...

I think you should shoot higher than the BIC F12 for a sub given (a) the quality of the speakers you are considering and (b) the quality of the bass you are used to with the A900X. The BIC F12 is a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-14-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,483
Views: 98,592
Posted By cel4145
With the Rotel RA-1570, I would try the...

With the Rotel RA-1570, I would try the left/right pre-outs/main-ins. If you run those pre-outs to the SB-2000, and then run the SB-2000 outs back to the main ins, the sub will put a high pass filter...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By cel4145
Nice! Be sure to share your impressions :)

Nice! Be sure to share your impressions :)
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By cel4145
+1 The BS21 are a better speaker and worth...

+1

The BS21 are a better speaker and worth the extra $20. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-14-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 613
Posted By cel4145
I have the SB-1000 in my computer desktop setup....

I have the SB-1000 in my computer desktop setup. Great sub for it's size, but I wouldn't choose it for movie watching even in a small room if you hope to get impressive amounts of loud bass. It's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-14-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By cel4145
Nice! That's a worthy comparison :D

Nice! That's a worthy comparison :D
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 240
Posted By cel4145
Nice! I used to own the A900X :) Is this for...

Nice! I used to own the A900X :)

Is this for a 2.1 setup? 5.1 setup? And any other information you can provide us as listed in #1...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 139
Posted By cel4145
There are three generations of them. The first...

There are three generations of them. The first were the best and garnered all the fantastic reviews. Then Dayton switched manufacturing, and the 2nd version was pretty lame. Dayton responded to that...
Forum: Speakers   09-11-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 251
Posted By cel4145
I corrected your statement. I think it's more...

I corrected your statement. I think it's more accurate now :D
Forum: Speakers   09-11-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 251
Posted By cel4145
No. Center channels are designed for horizontal...

No. Center channels are designed for horizontal placement, and using one is a compromise over three of the exact same vertically placed speakers.

Item 2 in...
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,671
Posted By cel4145
It will also increase your max SPL a bit since so...

It will also increase your max SPL a bit since so much of the 5.1 channel signal is intended for the center. If you run your setup at higher volumes, could be a little improvement in dynamics because...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-09-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 126,218
Posted By cel4145
Agreed. I have the SB-1000. Great little sub, but...

Agreed. I have the SB-1000. Great little sub, but absolutely a horrible choice for a 14 x 30 room.
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