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Forum: Speakers   03-20-2017, 01:24 PM
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Posted By ahmedreda
I had noise with the emotiva xpa5/xpa2 and the...

I had noise with the emotiva xpa5/xpa2 and the 212htrs and I still had the noise when I added two of the 88as .. I managed to completely eliminate it using the Jensen ISO-max transformers.. I have...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-16-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,592
Posted By ahmedreda
Thanks Ralph for the excellent review. I watched...

Thanks Ralph for the excellent review. I watched the 3D version and it does look excellent in 3D but shame on Sony for not providing Atmos on the 3D disc. I am planning to wait for a little while...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-13-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 918
Posted By ahmedreda
Suppose you have a perfect curve from 400hz and...

Suppose you have a perfect curve from 400hz and up where you are supposed to sit; when you actually sit there, I want to bet that the curve will no longer look perfect. My point is what you are...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-13-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 918
Posted By ahmedreda
I kind of have a similar experience with my...

I kind of have a similar experience with my recliners but I don't put a lot of weight to it. I only worry about the lower frequencies. If you think about it, the high frequency response will likely...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-09-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,149
Views: 178,228
Posted By ahmedreda
I am using the RS400 with the samsung 8500...

I am using the RS400 with the samsung 8500 player. I downloaded the BT2020 profile. Everything seem to work ok except for when I play HDR titles. The whole image seems yellowish.. I have a fairly...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-07-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By ahmedreda
Thanks Ralph for the excellent review. Picked the...

Thanks Ralph for the excellent review. Picked the 3D version from Target. Planning to watch it with the family on the weekend.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-27-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,858
Posted By ahmedreda
Great job! I like the fact that you used plywood...

Great job! I like the fact that you used plywood instead of all mdf. I was thinking about using baltic birch plywood but it was going to be expensive when you add up all the cabinets.

Instead of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 208
Posted By ahmedreda
If you buy an amp, I would utilize it with your...

If you buy an amp, I would utilize it with your LCR so that would exclude option #1. (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1.)
IMO the amps should power the fronts...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 207
Posted By ahmedreda
If you can't find the source of the ground loop...

If you can't find the source of the ground loop or if you can't fix it, you can use either the BJC Isolation transformer...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-24-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,849
Posted By ahmedreda
Since the last time, I built a table top for the...

Since the last time, I built a table top for the near field subwoofers. It looks a lot more finished and people think it is some sort of a serving table instead of asking me about what those were! :)...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-23-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By ahmedreda
Pl premium. It works very good for filling minor...

Pl premium. It works very good for filling minor gaps/sealing if your measurments aren't perfect. I use a utility knife to cut down the excess. It can be sanded with a sander but it has the...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-23-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 33,607
Posted By ahmedreda
Here are a couple of short clips of the 4000ULF...

Here are a couple of short clips of the 4000ULF in action from the crawl:

https://youtu.be/5_Jc6vH4UB8

https://youtu.be/W4rLPBYpT3c
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32,727
Views: 1,280,639
Posted By ahmedreda
That is likely to be a ground loop issue. You can...

That is likely to be a ground loop issue. You can buy either the BJC Isolator ...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-21-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 33,607
Posted By ahmedreda
I had a great time last weekend. I was in group B...

I had a great time last weekend. I was in group B and here are my quick impressions:

JDontee: I was a little late to JD's demo and I only got to watch a few minutes at the end. I really liked the...
Forum: Screens   02-17-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 758
Posted By ahmedreda
I sit 11' away from a 155" 16:9. 16:9/Imax is...

I sit 11' away from a 155" 16:9. 16:9/Imax is perfect.
I mask it to 147" 2.35:1 and I feel that is the smallest I could live with.
In my experience, you get used to the larger picture after a few...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-14-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 33,607
Posted By ahmedreda
I would like either a large or an XL if still...

I would like either a large or an XL if still available.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-13-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,729
Views: 686,546
Posted By ahmedreda
Updated pictures of my subs: 10 Sealed...

Updated pictures of my subs:
10 Sealed (UXL-18), 7 in the front and 3 near field:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1838145&d=1482039579
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-13-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 197
Posted By ahmedreda
I used to have a buzzing sound coming out of my...

I used to have a buzzing sound coming out of my JTR speakers as well. I am using Emotiva Gen2 Amps. I fixed it to a great extent using the Jensen CI-2RR transformers. I used 3 transformers and the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-03-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28,328
Views: 1,779,855
Posted By ahmedreda
Thanks, I want to mention that the Rythmik subs...

Thanks, I want to mention that the Rythmik subs it replaced were no slouches. In the majority of cases, the performance is very close. The Rythmiks have pretty good resale value as well :cool:
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-03-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28,328
Views: 1,779,855
Posted By ahmedreda
In my experience localization depends quite a bit...

In my experience localization depends quite a bit on the the subs being symmetrical/balanced with respect to the LP. I have two stacks of subs and accidentally the right column was not getting a...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-20-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 11,070
Posted By ahmedreda
I prefer to watch a movie in 3D over UHD with my...

I prefer to watch a movie in 3D over UHD with my projector. 3D needs a projector and a large screen to be really appreciated. I own two 3d TVs and have never watched a movie on them so I can...
Forum: Speakers   01-17-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By ahmedreda
During loud volumes, there is a chance it will...

During loud volumes, there is a chance it will rattle. If it doesn't I don't think you should worry about it.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-11-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,178
Posted By ahmedreda
Just wanted to share my experience with the fan...

Just wanted to share my experience with the fan mod. I did a fan mod for all of my 5 units and so far they have been working with no issues. I used 2 of the Noctua NF A8 FLX per unit. I did not...
Forum: Speakers   01-09-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 37,019
Views: 1,603,849
Posted By ahmedreda
That is a fairly large space. It will be...

That is a fairly large space. It will be difficult for you to realize single digit output which is the primary advantage of going sealed. Ported would work much better IMO so my recommendation would...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-07-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,406
Posted By ahmedreda
Nice upgrades especially the gaming mode. I also...

Nice upgrades especially the gaming mode. I also like the ability to automatically switch to HDR mode over the RS400. Overall not enough to make me upgrade from my RS400 so may be with next years...
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