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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-26-2017, 09:34 PM
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Posted By JimWilson
It might actually be due to something other than...

It might actually be due to something other than current draw. I have CFL bulbs in my end table lamps, and depending upon the volume and content of the soundtrack I see a very slight flicker in the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-25-2017, 06:03 PM
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Posted By JimWilson
If the RSL is nearfield, and you know how to...

If the RSL is nearfield, and you know how to balance out subwoofers, you might be OK. The 10S by itself won't be able to handle that much space though, so if you go with just a single new subwoofer...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2017, 11:04 AM
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Posted By JimWilson
I'm with you. While I don't know all the...

I'm with you. While I don't know all the reasoning which lead to his decision, that spot seems like it was almost created specifically for a 2400.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2017, 10:58 AM
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Posted By JimWilson
+1 I owned an SB13 myself, so like you I...

+1

I owned an SB13 myself, so like you I have direct experience with both. The former is a really nice subwoofer - especially for its size - but the latter is quite a bit different. Reading what...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By JimWilson
And I would be sure to position myself as the...

And I would be sure to position myself as the first in line for a review unit, but I don't know how likely that is to happen...

From my experience, I see a lot of similarities between Howard...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-23-2017, 07:24 PM
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Posted By JimWilson
Yup, definitely not a toy. Horse for courses.

Yup, definitely not a toy. Horse for courses.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-23-2017, 11:03 AM
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Posted By JimWilson
Good luck getting your wife to buy that... :)

Good luck getting your wife to buy that... :)
Forum: Speakers   02-22-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 720
Posted By JimWilson
Except for the very early ones - those from 5 or...

Except for the very early ones - those from 5 or 6 years ago - all of my evaluations have included measurements. Given that I'm not an engineer by trade I don't specialize in that area though, but I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 08:57 PM
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Posted By JimWilson
Pestilence on a biblical scale! Fire, brimstone,...

Pestilence on a biblical scale! Fire, brimstone, the works. Think along the lines of the carnage in Ghostbusters. Or it could be nothing. ;)
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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 488
Posted By JimWilson
Before the 10S was released Howard Rodgers...

Before the 10S was released Howard Rodgers contacted me and asked if I wanted one to review. I had evaluated the original SpeedWoofer a few years earlier so I declined, assuming it was going to be...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 08:26 PM
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Posted By JimWilson
+1 I have to use an isolation transformer...

+1

I have to use an isolation transformer due to a ground loop problem introduced by Comcast equipment.
Forum: Speakers   02-22-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 720
Posted By JimWilson
So I had a little time this evening and I figured...

So I had a little time this evening and I figured I would look at the EMPTek and Q Acoustics websites in depth and see what they might have available, but I found something interesting straight away;...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 06:25 PM
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Posted By JimWilson
The review unit I have has never made that sound.

The review unit I have has never made that sound.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 04:23 PM
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Posted By JimWilson
That sub is actually on the small side. Massive...

That sub is actually on the small side. Massive is something like this (http://jtrspeakers.com/home-audio/captivator-4000ulf/). ;)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 115,577
Posted By JimWilson
D@mn auto-correct. :(

D@mn auto-correct. :(
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 583
Posted By JimWilson
You would be correct. While typing out that post...

You would be correct. While typing out that post on the 19th I mistakenly came thisclose to adding the SB16-Ultra to the 'musical' list, but thankfully caught myself just before I hit the Submit...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 06:33 AM
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Posted By JimWilson
Well, maybe my memory isn't so bad after all; I...

Well, maybe my memory isn't so bad after all; I recalled the driver situation being a revolving door, and that paragraph pretty much sums it up.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 01:32 PM
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Posted By JimWilson
Bleech was their first album, and I believe it...

Bleech was their first album, and I believe it was Chad Channing on the drums. They went through like 5 drummers before Grohl though, so I'm not 100% certain if Chad laid down all the Bleach tracks....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 01:17 PM
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Views: 115,577
Posted By JimWilson
Thanks for the links. I'll have to read those...

Thanks for the links. I'll have to read those two reviews and see what the other guys have to say. I never read anybody else's review before I evaluate something because I want to avoid...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 01:08 PM
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Posted By JimWilson
No on what?

No on what?
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 720
Posted By JimWilson
Thanks for the tip on those company's. Maybe I...

Thanks for the tip on those company's. Maybe I should reach out to them and see what I can get a hold of.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 33,184
Posted By JimWilson
Agreed, the PC13 and 2400 are niche products. ...

Agreed, the PC13 and 2400 are niche products. Personally, I don't get the ports on top design. Imagine how much stuff collects on the bottom of them after a few years. Probably an inch of dust...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 115,577
Posted By JimWilson
I think you'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who...

I think you'll be hard-pressed to find anyone who evaluates an Ultra series subwoofer that doesn't like it. The SB was fun to have around.
Forum: Speakers   02-20-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 720
Posted By JimWilson
I'll assume this is a request for me to test a...

I'll assume this is a request for me to test a Klipsch subwoofer.

Back in 2014 I contacted the company directly, along with their PR firm, but after several attempts to work a deal with both of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-20-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 33,184
Posted By JimWilson
+1. I always seem to have big and/or heavy...

+1.

I always seem to have big and/or heavy subwoofers queued up, waiting to be moved from the staging area to the prime listening spot so I can evaluate them. After awhile you grow weary of...
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