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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Alan P
Trainspotting for me. ;) You can say...

Trainspotting for me. ;)



You can say you don't like Sunshine, but you simply can not categorize it as a "B" movie....no way, no how.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 08:31 PM
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Posted By Alan P
Completely unfair assessment, dude. You're still...

Completely unfair assessment, dude. You're still using the Audyssey calibration from your Daytons, for Gods sake! What did you expect?!

I'm sorry, but this is the wrong way to go about a "first...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Alan P
Yes, minus the sub crawl since you've already...

Yes, minus the sub crawl since you've already determined where you're gonna keep the subs. ;)



I don't think it would make much difference if they were on their sides or not...but if you want...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-01-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 244
Posted By Alan P
So wrong. I have no idea where you got these...

So wrong.

I have no idea where you got these ideas, but you obviously need to do some reading. Not to mention, even if your system is calibrated, it may not even be capable of 105db at 0 MV. ...
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By Alan P
Correct me if I'm wrong, but you are complaining...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but you are complaining about bad imaging while you are seated off-axis and running a phantom center, correct? if so, this is perfectly normal. With a phantom center, you...
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By Alan P
Is that budget for 5 or 7 speakers? Including...

Is that budget for 5 or 7 speakers? Including subwoofer(s)??
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-01-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 244
Posted By Alan P
"0db" means nothing with music, it's not mastered...

"0db" means nothing with music, it's not mastered to any standardized level.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Alan P
The first thing you need to do is the sub crawl...

The first thing you need to do is the sub crawl to find the sub placement that will give you the highest SPL/smoothest response at the MLP (Main Listening Position).

You've read this thread...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By Alan P
The Dayton Audio SUB-1200...

The Dayton Audio SUB-1200 (http://www.amazon.com/Dayton-Audio-SUB-1200-12-Inch-Subwoofer/dp/B00669L3HS) is great for a sub $200 sub. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-01-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 924
Posted By Alan P
Actually, buggs...you did say why you did it (to...

Actually, buggs...you did say why you did it (to make the sub "hum"), but I think he's asking more like "why would you plug the cable in halfway to make the sub hum?!" type of thing. :)

Like I've...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,076
Posted By Alan P
That'll do ya! :)

That'll do ya! :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,044
Posted By Alan P
Sunshine a "B-Movie"...sacrilege!! I have loved...

Sunshine a "B-Movie"...sacrilege!! I have loved just about every one of Danny Boyle's movies (the stupendously horrendous "The Beach" being the exception to the rule here), and Sunshine is one of his...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,076
Posted By Alan P
Personally, I prefer the analog one, but I know a...

Personally, I prefer the analog one, but I know a lot of people prefer the digital, sooooo..... :)

Some discussions here on AVS:
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 688
Posted By Alan P
XT does a fine job with my response: Red...

XT does a fine job with my response:

Red off, blue on:

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn213/Promo_Yeti/audonoff_zps8e775a08.jpg
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,076
Posted By Alan P
It's used...but you did say "cheap". ;) ...

It's used...but you did say "cheap". ;)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Radio-Shack-Analog-Sound-Level-Meter-33-4050-Still-in-box-/331274695323?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4d2182b29b
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-01-2014, 11:17 AM
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Views: 268,524
Posted By Alan P
I always wear earplugs when I mow the lawn. :)

I always wear earplugs when I mow the lawn. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-01-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13,128
Views: 489,842
Posted By Alan P
OK, I can forgive you for not messing with REW...

OK, I can forgive you for not messing with REW yet (it can be intimidating at first), but you have no excuse for not at least running Audyssey! :eek: :D

How can you make judgment on what your...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 808
Posted By Alan P
But you can, given the room is rectangular and...

But you can, given the room is rectangular and sealed. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-31-2014, 04:02 PM
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Views: 6,021,618
Posted By Alan P
I stand corrected! :)

I stand corrected! :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 688
Posted By Alan P
I'd go so far as saying that buying good subs...

I'd go so far as saying that buying good subs only gets you about 1/4 of the way there. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-31-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 71,920
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Posted By Alan P
Post-Audyssey, you always use the sub trim in the...

Post-Audyssey, you always use the sub trim in the AVR to adjust sub volume. If you change the gain on the sub, you'll have to re-run Audyssey as its filters will become invalid.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-31-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10,869
Views: 268,524
Posted By Alan P
Thanks Jim, gonna push some subs around tonight....

Thanks Jim, gonna push some subs around tonight. ;)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Alan P
Bill has given you great advice, and he is...

Bill has given you great advice, and he is correct that the only way to know for sure which sub placement is the best is with measuring gear....but, until you get said gear, the sub crawl is a very...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By Alan P
Assuming 8' ceilings, that's 6400 cu. ft. -...

Assuming 8' ceilings, that's 6400 cu. ft. - neither of those single subs stand a chance of pressurizing that much open space. Duals of either of those subs don't stand a chance either.

What are...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-31-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 147
Posted By Alan P
Oh...well then disregard my post. :o

Oh...well then disregard my post. :o
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