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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2017, 12:55 PM
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Posted By cannga
:angel: Thanks for the chuckle. In Ultra...

:angel:
Thanks for the chuckle.

In Ultra forum I've seen example of successful integration of subwoofers of different brands in 6 figure hometheaters. Whether done by ears or by measurements, it...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2017, 12:18 PM
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Posted By cannga
Below is my comparison post from JTR thread;...

Below is my comparison post from JTR thread; allow me to add a couple clarifications.
1. It's true that there are test-to-test variations. I don't get excited until difference is above 1-2 dB. For...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2017, 11:41 AM
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Posted By cannga
Sooner or later Cap 1400 owners have to face the...

Sooner or later Cap 1400 owners have to face the music. :) Another vote for 2400 here, from a content 1400 owner. The cost difference is so little it's making me lose sleep :-).

1400 = all around...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-23-2017, 01:11 PM
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Posted By cannga
Unfortunately, the reality of the Fletcher Munson...

Unfortunately, the reality of the Fletcher Munson phenomenon is that as bass goes deep and becomes more difficult to reproduce, men become "exponentially" less sensitive to it.


Fortunately,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-23-2017, 12:56 PM
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Posted By cannga
To OP - chucky7 brings up a very good point....

To OP - chucky7 brings up a very good point. IMHO, the answer to "one expensive vs two lesser ones" depends on the quality of the lesser one.

Where the "lesser" one is itself an outstanding...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-23-2017, 12:36 PM
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Posted By cannga
FV25 looks to be an outstanding subwoofer, but as...

FV25 looks to be an outstanding subwoofer, but as mentioned when I see excellent sub 20 hz performance, the next thing I look for is if there is a drop in upper bass range 20-120. Enrico could of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 04:34 PM
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Posted By cannga
Not for Enrico of course :) but for those who are...

Not for Enrico of course :) but for those who are new to this: ported subwoofers with excellent ultra low freq capability have low Fb (tuning frequency); for example Fb is 17 hz for Cap 1400, 14 hz...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 04:16 PM
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Posted By cannga
Thank you for the info and congrats - that's...

Thank you for the info and congrats - that's truly fantastic capability. Competition among companies is hot and would only benefit us customers.

What are the rest of the anticipated CEA 2010's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 04:00 PM
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Posted By cannga
LOL - this is exactly the picture that I've been...

LOL - this is exactly the picture that I've been searching for. Bear hug and up the stairs - by the original Mr. JTR Hercules mastermaybe. :)

Amazing how he makes 150 lbs look so light. Note...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 02:31 PM
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Posted By cannga
LOL so funny how JTR owners would get stuck...

LOL so funny how JTR owners would get stuck waiting for help with our lovely subwoofer sitting at the top or the bottom of the stairs "forlornly" looking at us.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 11:06 AM
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Posted By cannga
Have to wait for formal testing, especially...

Have to wait for formal testing, especially Rythmik FV25, but JTR Cap 1400 and PSA 3601 (if it gains 2-3 dB over PSA 3600 in ultra low) will be close in performance, and both should outperform SVS...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 10:56 AM
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Posted By cannga
Good post - but I believe there is a "not"...

Good post - but I believe there is a "not" missing somewhere? :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 10:30 AM
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Posted By cannga
I admit the performance of the 4000 is so...

I admit the performance of the 4000 is so outrageous and the price so low that it even has me looking around my room thinking hmmm, hmmm. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 10:27 AM
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Posted By cannga
LOL. Thread is becoming ever more entertaining....

LOL. Thread is becoming ever more entertaining. :)
Thanks everyone for your contribution.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By cannga
I don't want to ever claim to be an expert of...

I don't want to ever claim to be an expert of anything - that's how one gets in "trouble" :-). As mentioned, there is no telling about subjective sound and you cannot go wrong with any of these...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 05:08 PM
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Posted By cannga
"Isn't she pretty?" :)

"Isn't she pretty?" :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 11:31 AM
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Posted By cannga
JTR Captivator 1400 with custom paint "Porsche...

JTR Captivator 1400 with custom paint "Porsche Carmona Red"
Front position for bling pictures only :) - final position in back of room behind MLP.



...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 11:08 AM
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Posted By cannga
My initial mini review below so the lucky new...

My initial mini review below so the lucky new owners could compare notes. IMHO first impression of a component is an important evaluation because once your ears get used to a component, it's harder...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 10:41 AM
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Posted By cannga
Sorry only my admiration and Mr. JTR Hercules #2...

Sorry only my admiration and Mr. JTR Hercules #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) title :-). And your user name now makes more sense to me.


I don't know...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 10:35 AM
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Posted By cannga
S2, 220 lbs - look at all the 2's, so yes it...

S2, 220 lbs - look at all the 2's, so yes it counts twice, Mr. JTR Hercules #1. (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1.) :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2017, 06:59 PM
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Posted By cannga
LOL - post of the week. Have to full-quote this...

LOL - post of the week. Have to full-quote this one.

What is difficult for me to grasp is not just the staggering performance metrics, but the fact that this outlandish subwoofer is available for...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2017, 06:49 PM
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Posted By cannga
:devil: WAY too funny LOL. Post like this...

:devil:

WAY too funny LOL. Post like this makes this thread such entertainment for me.
First owner who could bear-hug a JTR subwoof and carry it into position gets Mr. JTR Hercules title.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2017, 06:44 PM
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Posted By cannga
Even as a content owner of my Cap 1400, I agreed...

Even as a content owner of my Cap 1400, I agreed 100%: 2400 first, 1400 second. I think it's now unanimous from 3 of us: Mike Thomas, Chucky7, and me. You are very safe to proceed. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2017, 03:13 PM
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Posted By cannga
This forum is always dangerous to readers'...

This forum is always dangerous to readers' wallets. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By cannga
Subjective evaluation of subwoofer is impossible,...

Subjective evaluation of subwoofer is impossible, since so much depends on room, system, personal taste. Having said that, for 75% movie use, I would suggest Captivator 118HT if budget is $1500, and...
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