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Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-06-2015, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Archaea
These two ^ ...

These two ^

http://cdn.collider.com/wp-content/uploads/dumb-and-dumber-2-sequel-slice.jpg
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-06-2015, 09:54 AM
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Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
I'm still calling bullocks on this.

I'm still calling bullocks on this.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-06-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By Archaea
In your case the question might be is it worth...

In your case the question might be is it worth while?
The iNuke DSP 3000 seems a better match for those drivers - the amp is cheaper, and keeps you from generating much higher distortion levels and...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-05-2015, 03:34 PM
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Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
Break that down for me. Why can't I look at...

Break that down for me.

Why can't I look at a frequency response plot and determine a general bass hotness? Isnt that kind of the point?

If say 30-60hz is 15dB hotter than 1Khz and assuming...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-05-2015, 02:48 PM
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Posted By Archaea
Still missing writeups by a couple folk! You...

Still missing writeups by a couple folk! You know who you are. :p
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-05-2015, 02:47 PM
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Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
Agreed! Good writeup DD! This made me...

Agreed!

Good writeup DD!

This made me chuckle out loud at work.

carp: This was my second time to his house, but it has changed quite a bit. The last time I was there he had Elemental...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-05-2015, 10:03 AM
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Views: 21,931
Posted By Archaea
For the comparison happening this Saturday...

For the comparison happening this Saturday between the JBL 4722 and the Klipsch KPT-904 and the JTR 215RT --- is there a thread up?

Even though I can't attend I want to read all about it!
...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-05-2015, 08:01 AM
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Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
Doug, I've not listened to John Wick at my...

Doug,

I've not listened to John Wick at my house yet - but I'm going to pick it up so I can give it a go!
Yes nearfield subs are about as good as it gets for bass IMO. Good call on making...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-05-2015, 07:05 AM
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Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
I heard that the club scene from John Wick was...

I heard that the club scene from John Wick was played at d_c's house as well as carp's. I missed that because I had headed to my house to get my gear fired up for dlbeck since he had to leave early....
Forum: Audio Gear   05-04-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By Archaea
heheh....seems like beastaudio is sort of like...

heheh....seems like beastaudio is sort of like chop shop in that a lot of used gear on these forums has passed through his hands originally.

Good luck with sale!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-04-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 56,128
Posted By Archaea
Anyone care to update their list? Or add...

Anyone care to update their list?

Or add a list?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-04-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,842
Posted By Archaea
nicely done!

nicely done!
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-04-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 647
Posted By Archaea
Waterboy77, You'll not have to worry...

Waterboy77,


You'll not have to worry about how close the Mackie C200 are to the AT screen You can have them right up against it and you won't get any movement. The ports are plenty big on...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-04-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,268
Views: 21,931
Posted By Archaea
Looks like us bass enthusiasts are okay pounding...

Looks like us bass enthusiasts are okay pounding the low bass levels. I saw this nice SPL exposure chart in a thread in the DIY section.


so @popalock...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-04-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 19,204
Posted By Archaea
Carp -- you perhaps get the award for the Best...

Carp -- you perhaps get the award for the Best Bass demonstration ever -- based on your playback of John Wick's club scene during the KC Home Theater crawl. ...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-04-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
I didn't get to experience Randy's ability to...

I didn't get to experience Randy's ability to shift the sweetspot with Trinnov? How did it work for those who did? Obviously dlbeck liked it and took notice. Pretty cool feature!
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-04-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
Ha...Yeah, normally that's Ollie's estate -- Ike...

Ha...Yeah, normally that's Ollie's estate -- Ike sometimes gets a little friendly.

They are both male cats. Ollie is the yellow one, Ike is the gray. Both about 16-17lbs.

Ike looks exactly...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-04-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 77,723
Posted By Archaea
@desertdome...

@desertdome (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=7465728) took a frequency response plot using his Omnimic v2 of just my eight sealed UM18-22 subwoofers (no speakers) at my main listening...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-04-2015, 09:52 AM
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Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
I get what you are saying - but you set up a bit...

I get what you are saying - but you set up a bit of a red herring in your reply.

I was talking 5.1 and 7.1 home mixes -- not theater mixes -- the two would be done differently by the sound mixing...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-04-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
So here's my logic problem with that - even if I...

So here's my logic problem with that - even if I agree somewhat with the immersion factor several have mentioned as being improved by moving surrounds forward of properly designated angles.

Dolby...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-04-2015, 08:50 AM
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Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
So you guys are trusting Toole, over Dolby for...

So you guys are trusting Toole, over Dolby for your speaker placement recommendations?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-04-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
If I'm not mistaken, current iteration of Atmos...

If I'm not mistaken, current iteration of Atmos doesn't really put out discrete channel information for a 9.1.4 system. Only for discrete ceiling channels. So you are still using basically a...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-04-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
Those are left andright wide speakers that appear...

Those are left andright wide speakers that appear in front of the listening position in the 9.1.4 diagram at Dolby. Surrounds are still 90* -110*. Rear Surrounds are 135* - 150*...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-03-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 12,912
Posted By Archaea
Surround speakers are not supposed to be in front...

Surround speakers are not supposed to be in front of you according to Dolby guides.
http://www.dolby.com/us/en/guide/surround-sound-speaker-setup/7-1-setup.html


At furthest forward they should...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-01-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Archaea
Great subs, great price!

Great subs, great price!
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