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Forum: Speakers   05-25-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 548
Posted By coytee
Guess my wires are rather pedestrian. I have...

Guess my wires are rather pedestrian.

I have some 12g low voltage wire that I bought at Home Depot / Lowes. They have a banana plug on one side (amp) and are directly wired to the terminals on...
Forum: Speakers   05-11-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 935
Posted By coytee
Some people will talk about speaker "X" and it...

Some people will talk about speaker "X" and it will have a horn tweeter and/or midrange. They will call it a horn speaker.

My suggestion to you would be, in addition to whatever you audition,...
Forum: Speakers   05-10-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 45,194
Views: 2,507,667
Posted By coytee
Side note for clarification.... since I have...

Side note for clarification.... since I have horns and have had them since 1979, it illustrates that I have no moral standards.

I do however, look mighty fine in the mirror in the morning with...
Forum: Speakers   05-10-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 45,194
Views: 2,507,667
Posted By coytee
Ok.....horns are honky. Now what? :eek:

Ok.....horns are honky. Now what? :eek:
Forum: Speakers   05-02-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 45,194
Views: 2,507,667
Posted By coytee
I heard them once at their HQ in Indy. Liked the...

I heard them once at their HQ in Indy. Liked the sound & thought they sounded good.

I would still opt for floor standing over in-wall.

I've never heard other brands (and don't really care to...
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By coytee
Since you're going with in walls, I'm guessing...

Since you're going with in walls, I'm guessing that a pair of Klipschorns in the corners are out of the question?

I'm not a fan of in-wall. Too many compromises as you are starting to find out.
...
Forum: Speakers   04-15-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,926
Posted By coytee
Will they hear you or not is really just a matter...

Will they hear you or not is really just a matter of how considerate you are.
I used to have this stuffed into an apartment. What you don't see in the picture are two Danley DTS-10 subwoofers.

I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-13-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By coytee
Although I can't give an answer, I presume you...

Although I can't give an answer, I presume you know a horn sub will be......fairly large?

I've got a pair of Danley DTS-10's to augment my (horn loaded) Jubilee speakers. Although the wife is...
Forum: Speakers   04-05-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By coytee
Perhaps it's too late or perhaps nobody (you)...

Perhaps it's too late or perhaps nobody (you) cares...

I would have told you to decide on your speakers first and then worry about the electronics. Buying electronics before speakers is similar...
Forum: Speakers   04-05-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By coytee
Since you have no budget.... why not look into...

Since you have no budget.... why not look into the used market and investigate a pair/trio of LaScalas?

Or, if you get lucky.... a pair of Khorns in the corners and a LaScala under center.
...
Forum: Speakers   03-25-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 45,194
Views: 2,507,667
Posted By coytee
Ok, I'll chip in... :confused:

Ok, I'll chip in...


:confused:
Forum: Speakers   03-22-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 45,194
Views: 2,507,667
Posted By coytee
Indeed It can be hard to quantify until...

Indeed


It can be hard to quantify until you hear/experience it. Many times people will (wrongfully) conclude that it's all about LOUD....


Sure, bigger will play louder but, it's (to me)...
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 764
Posted By coytee
I don't know much about these subs. I'd just...

I don't know much about these subs. I'd just offer to you that the lower you go, the more you want to lower/control your distortion since "if it moves, it distorts" and a subwoofer could be a...
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 241
Posted By coytee
If you want to try biamping verses triamping, go...

If you want to try biamping verses triamping, go to ebay, look for an Electro Voice DX-38 active crossover.


Tinker with your speakers and straps so that you can attach an amp directly to your...
Forum: Speakers   03-05-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 45,194
Views: 2,507,667
Posted By coytee
I don't know the model numbers. I don't know...

I don't know the model numbers. I don't know that any of them would sound similar to what you have. What I do know is, if I have the choice, I'm NOT going to use wall/ceiling speakers.


My...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By coytee
When I did my room, I had no drywall yet. ...

When I did my room, I had no drywall yet.


My electronics are on the opposite side of the room.


I ran to each speaker location (front/center/right)


Four runs of Mogami for XLR jacks
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By coytee
I've never owned Cornwalls however, I did babysit...

I've never owned Cornwalls however, I did babysit a pair for 6 months once (and never ever listened to them.....not even once!)


To a mild point... I've read that the Cornscala was "the worst of...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 200
Posted By coytee
It's funny how as you get older, perspective...

It's funny how as you get older, perspective changes.


I have a pair (actually two) of the Klipsch Promedia 2.1's. They sound fantastic and can get surprisingly loud.


That said, 'back in...
Forum: Speakers   01-31-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45,194
Views: 2,507,667
Posted By coytee
To each his own but I would never (ever) use...

To each his own but I would never (ever) use anchors.....even if rated higher than my needs....even if I doubled them...


What if you took a board, say a 1x3 or 1x4 cut it to a length and screwed...
Forum: Speakers   01-30-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 45,194
Views: 2,507,667
Posted By coytee
Could you instead, set your system on the side or...

Could you instead, set your system on the side or rear wall?


Here at my house, I have all the electronics (other than the tv) buried in the back wall and bunches of wires going from the back...
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 329
Posted By coytee
Dupe post

Dupe post
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 329
Posted By coytee
First, I would think the main aspect of a speaker...

First, I would think the main aspect of a speaker would be do you like the way it sounds?


Many people buy electrostatic speakers and many buy horns. Probably can't get much further apart than...
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 45,194
Views: 2,507,667
Posted By coytee
I would probably use the entire room (given what...

I would probably use the entire room (given what I'm understanding)


That said, my wife didn't like the looks of my speakers and wanted them hidden. Worked well for the back speakers but not the...
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By coytee
I won't need to read any reviews on Klipsch. ...

I won't need to read any reviews on Klipsch. I've never bought any because of what a piece of paper says. I've always listened (and liked what I heard)


Seems my main point is being missed (or...
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 875
Posted By coytee
Discussions don't make it true nor, do they make...

Discussions don't make it true nor, do they make it false...hence, my comment about not knowing. I don't take any internet fodder as gospel.


That said, I've personally met some of the engineers...
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