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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-22-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,468
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
So far I am 100% pleased with the Dayton....

So far I am 100% pleased with the Dayton. Cranked for hours and not even warm.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-15-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,468
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
So it was time for something new. Speakers:...

So it was time for something new.

Speakers:
BIC America DV62si Bookshelf Speakers $110
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00006JPDI...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-28-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,544
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
4 THT's? Keep your builder on hand, he's going...

4 THT's? Keep your builder on hand, he's going to be busy repairing the room.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-28-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,955
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
Quote:Originally Posted by buddahead...

Quote:Originally Posted by buddahead http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19385095)

Room treatments are for nutcakes.You have alot of furniture that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-28-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
I have dual empires and a THT. I run the THT for...

I have dual empires and a THT. I run the THT for HT when I want the couch to move (literally). Get stupid with the gain control and you WILL break stuff, that's not an exaggeration.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-21-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,755
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
"plus 300W is still plenty of bass for me (and...

"plus 300W is still plenty of bass for me (and im a basshead)"

Sorry... sticking a feather up your butt does not make you a chicken.

Enjoy your 300 watts but take it easy on the...
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
That's brutal... do you even hear your left...

That's brutal... do you even hear your left effects channels now?
Forum: Speakers   10-15-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,561
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
I have had a set since 95 and love them. The...

I have had a set since 95 and love them.
The panels WILL need to be replaced at some point if they have not in the past already. I would ask.

There are also updated woofers available should you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,435
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
http://www.google.com/search?q=pro+a...x=&startPa...

http://www.google.com/search?q=pro+a...x=&startPage=1 (http://www.google.com/search?q=pro+amps+vs+home+amps&rls=com.microsoft:en-us&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&startIndex=&startPage=1)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-14-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,803
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
Something is seriously wrong there and a signal...

Something is seriously wrong there and a signal booster is not going to fix it.

SW Pre/out to the Crown right?
Are you running the amp bridged or just using 1 channel?

What driver in your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17,242
Views: 1,296,132
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
Let's attack this from another angle. Let us...

Let's attack this from another angle. Let us pretend that these magic cables did everything the manufacturers said they would. The fact is that on either end of that magic cable, on the other side...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-14-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
Given the OP's limited knowledge (no offense...

Given the OP's limited knowledge (no offense intended, we all started at that point) I was being extremely vaigue in giving a generic answer. You are completely correct though.

Clipping: When an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17,242
Views: 1,296,132
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
David Berkowitz heard things "differently" as...

David Berkowitz heard things "differently" as well. Everyone else just heard BARK... BARK... BARK.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-14-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,942
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
Don't get too hung up on what number the volume...

Don't get too hung up on what number the volume knob says. YPAO most often will not calibrate "reference level" to the 0db setting.

Reference level is 75db in your room using full band pink...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-14-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
You need to effectively double the power to...

You need to effectively double the power to acheive an audible difference in output.
More power will allow more dynamics and less clipping/distortion at higher levels.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17,242
Views: 1,296,132
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
http://www.roger-russell.com/wire/wire.htm#introd...

http://www.roger-russell.com/wire/wire.htm#introduction
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17,242
Views: 1,296,132
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
Audio, but especially high-end audio comes with...

Audio, but especially high-end audio comes with its own strong following, and unlike with computers, where absurd performance claims can easily be debunked by running a set of benchmarks, there are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17,242
Views: 1,296,132
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
Quote:Originally Posted by CCONKLIN1...

Quote:Originally Posted by CCONKLIN1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19332802)

Plug the amp directly into the wall socket. This is per Lonnie at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,539
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
And when you do get it working you will only get...

And when you do get it working you will only get 2/ch audio.
Forum: Speakers   10-11-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
More speakers = more load = less volume when the...

More speakers = more load = less volume when the amp does not have enough wattage to handle them all.

Solution... more wattage, listen at lower levels, or more efficient speakers.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-11-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 930
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/...LWKtDq5Umr...

http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/...LWKtDq5Umrk%3D (http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Littelfuse/8660000100/?qs=sGAEpiMZZMsVdjGoHXLeSwnaMKFg7e1RLWKtDq5Umrk%3D)
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-10-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,616
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
Check out ATS Acoustics for OC703 or the...

Check out ATS Acoustics for OC703 or the equivalent. Foam is expensive and does not work nearly as well as the other options. Make yourself some panels and you are on your way.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-09-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,977
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
The port is the real issue, more specifically a...

The port is the real issue, more specifically a 4sq/ft hole in the floor. I have a spare bedroom that shares a common wall with the living room so I am re thinking this. In the meantime I built a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
Quote:Originally Posted by borntoboggie...

Quote:Originally Posted by borntoboggie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19308822)

i think you're receiving a lot of poor advice. 4ohms is a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-08-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,708
Posted By JEFFakaMAX
If you killed the Main (breaker) and it is still...

If you killed the Main (breaker) and it is still there it is not electrical.
I had 2 similar instances in the past. the first was at a friends house who lived about 25 miles from a nuclear power...
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