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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2006, 11:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,796
Posted By Cdnhifi
The heat issues with Rotel seem to be around...

The heat issues with Rotel seem to be around their A/V Receivers only. I have the RSP-1066/RMB-1075 combo and there is no heat issue at all if well ventilated.

I just picked both of these units...
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,102
Posted By Cdnhifi
Hmmm.. mine numbers will be a little bit...

Hmmm.. mine numbers will be a little bit inaccurate because I got the speakers at 60% off new... but here it goes. All prices are in CDN$ and include taxes where applicable.

27% - $750 Energy...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-23-2006, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Cdnhifi
Well I'm not too sure about proper placement but...

Well I'm not too sure about proper placement but I plan on mounting my surrounds on the beam (which is the equivalent to a regular ceiling height) which seperates the ground floor to the upper loft....
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-21-2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By Cdnhifi
My wife and I will be moving into a extremely...

My wife and I will be moving into a extremely nice (but not pratical HT) loft condo next month and will be fighting some room EQ issues I think. The main room which my system will be set-up in is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By Cdnhifi
I think shadow 8 has a good point regarding the...

I think shadow 8 has a good point regarding the performance of HDMI, and thats why I'm not sure if its worth it. When speaking with the Rotel dealer he stated that they still use component (on other...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52,807
Views: 3,907,153
Posted By Cdnhifi
Motovet, Thanks for the input.... I'm now...

Motovet,

Thanks for the input.... I'm now considering the Rotel 1056/1057 receiver as a possibility as well. The 1057 will have HDMI switching and it should be out in the next few months, which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By Cdnhifi
I'm not sure if anyone has mentioned or brought...

I'm not sure if anyone has mentioned or brought up anything on this new Rotel receiver but I have not been able to find out anything on here or the net, so this news may be more groundbreaking then...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 52,807
Views: 3,907,153
Posted By Cdnhifi
mskeezer, Great to hear! As I type this my...

mskeezer,

Great to hear! As I type this my C-3's, CC-1 and C-R3's are sitting beside me in boxes waiting to be moved to a new condo next month, so I am envious!

I kind of regret not being able...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Cdnhifi
$249 for the C-3's you can't go wrong... You...

$249 for the C-3's you can't go wrong... You would have to spend three times that to get anything better and ironically enough the new Energy RC series would be one of those speakers.

The C-3's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-14-2006, 02:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,505
Posted By Cdnhifi
Quote: Originally Posted by tlf9999 You...

Quote:
Originally Posted by tlf9999

You boasted about H/K's conservative rating of their avrs and are presented with TWO examples contradicting that -

yes their AVR'S! You just contridicated...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 52,807
Views: 3,907,153
Posted By Cdnhifi
Scott, I hear ya about testing them. However, a...

Scott, I hear ya about testing them. However, a lot of places where I will be looking for these units don't really allow to purchase and test.... at least I don't think so. The more audiophile...
Forum: Speakers   02-04-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 52,807
Views: 3,907,153
Posted By Cdnhifi
ScottS, almost the exact set I have except I...

ScottS, almost the exact set I have except I have the C-R3's for the back and a older XL-S10 Energy sub.

Other then the sub (which I have connected to the Take 5's) I still have not hooked up my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 36,720
Posted By Cdnhifi
This unit looks pretty spectacular. I'm eager to...

This unit looks pretty spectacular. I'm eager to see this bad boy released!

However, I had a look today at the 635 model and have to agree with others regarding the plastic front panel door. For...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2006, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By Cdnhifi
In the real world? You will likely not notice a...

In the real world? You will likely not notice a whole lot, unless you are either playing it at very loud volumes or have speakers that are not very efficient and require a lot of juice.

Even...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By Cdnhifi
phoard1, I think what Uther is talking...

phoard1,

I think what Uther is talking about is actual usable watts compared to just what the manufacture states.

For instance, take a look at these two lab test done by HT mag.

Yamaha...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-17-2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,342
Posted By Cdnhifi
I'm curious to know as well as this receiver...

I'm curious to know as well as this receiver seems to fit all my expectations. It will be March when I'm looking to upgrade my old Onkyo and this Denon looks spot on!

Is there any other info...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2006, 02:27 AM
Replies: 52,807
Views: 3,907,153
Posted By Cdnhifi
If its any consolation I talked to a Energy...

If its any consolation I talked to a Energy dealer the other day about the Connoisseur line as well as the RC line and he was absolutely insistent on matching Energy speakers with a Denon receiver....
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 52,807
Views: 3,907,153
Posted By Cdnhifi
I can but unfortunately I will not be setting...

I can but unfortunately I will not be setting the Connoisseur's until we move into our new place which is in early March.

I have listened to the Connoisseur's extensively at the dealers, mostly...
Forum: Speakers   01-13-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 52,807
Views: 3,907,153
Posted By Cdnhifi
ncst8wuf, The main reason for me switching...

ncst8wuf,

The main reason for me switching from the Take system I currently run (which btw is an amazing little system!) to the Connoisseur Line is that we are moving to a loft condo where the...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 52,807
Views: 3,907,153
Posted By Cdnhifi
Unless I missed it I have noticed there is no...

Unless I missed it I have noticed there is no thread for Energy owners so I thought I'd start one.

Just a place to discuss information about what line of speakers you have, what you use them for...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Cdnhifi
Well the C-1's from Energy are 13.7" tall so...

Well the C-1's from Energy are 13.7" tall so they may fit. Not as good as the C-3's but pretty close....

Good question about laying the speakers on its side.... I would think not as long as the...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2006, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By Cdnhifi
It too just picked up the full Connoisseur line...

It too just picked up the full Connoisseur line at terrific prices (C-3, C-C1 and C-R3's). I paid $650CDN for the entire set which is over half off retail.

I have not hooked them up yet but from...
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,628
Posted By Cdnhifi
I'll second the Energy suggestion and at the...

I'll second the Energy suggestion and at the price point Audio Advisor is selling them at they are about half off, so a great deal!

Check out the soundstage review as it rates them very highly....
Forum: Speakers   01-12-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Cdnhifi
You may want to see if you can find yourself a...

You may want to see if you can find yourself a set of Energy C-3's as they are on clearance right now and a terrific set of speakers!

That and they are made by the same parent company Audio...
Forum: Speakers   01-11-2006, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3,697
Views: 1,008,657
Posted By Cdnhifi
Energy Line up here. Currently running the...

Energy Line up here.

Currently running the Take 5 set-up with the XL-S10" Sub but have just picked up the following to be installed in our new loft condo:

Front: Energy Connoisseur C-3...
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