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Forum: Speakers   07-27-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By Elihawk
I wouldn't pay list price for the Def Tech...

I wouldn't pay list price for the Def Tech speakers (599.00), but for under 300/pr, they are a good buy! At that price, IMHO, they are better than comparably priced klipsch and Polk speakers!
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 587
Posted By Elihawk
I have the def tech sm450 and they are a very...

I have the def tech sm450 and they are a very good, well rounded speaker! Excellent bass for a smallish bookshelf!
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,391
Posted By Elihawk
The Pioneer speakers are just not very sensitive....

The Pioneer speakers are just not very sensitive. not sure at what numerical value you should expect to hear them, but they are weak speakers in term of capability to get real loud (what would anyone...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Elihawk
You should get the center that matches your...

You should get the center that matches your Infinity kappa fronts! A mis matched front stage is not ideal.
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By Elihawk
Rythmic is another highly regarded sub company....

Rythmic is another highly regarded sub company. When you think great subs, you don't think Kef or Def Tech....
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By Elihawk
I own the EMP and really like them. Great bang...

I own the EMP and really like them. Great bang for the buck speaker. Excellent midbass, abit warm with slightly recessed highs. Very clear and detailed sounding speaker. I haven't heard the Polk...
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Elihawk
Your front stage needs to match, so either find a...

Your front stage needs to match, so either find a way to make the Energy center work, or replace your entire front around a center that will.
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Elihawk
Great product? No....junk? No....

Great product? No....junk? No....
Forum: Speakers   07-13-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Elihawk
I disagree! Listen tests and measurements dont...

I disagree! Listen tests and measurements dont support the claim that good Avr/amps sound better than cheaper ones! Get louder and play cleaner loud, sure. But speakers are what will give you a...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Elihawk
For that price, you can get a nice pair of...

For that price, you can get a nice pair of speakers that ARNT a huge question mark! I would walk away from that one and while I don't agree with Commysman that Sherwood is junk, they aren't know for...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 991
Posted By Elihawk
The JBL 120/130 is a good option in your price...

The JBL 120/130 is a good option in your price range...I got a pair of 130s and 120 center free on special from New Egg a couple months ago...all three for 100 bucks! Not the best speaker I have...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,286
Posted By Elihawk
I think the EMPtek speakers are a great deal and...

I think the EMPtek speakers are a great deal and sound and look great! However, if I were willing to spend 10k on audio, they wouldn't be the speaker that I own!

I think the Ascend Acoustic...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,077
Posted By Elihawk
The Minx will go about as low as any speaker that...

The Minx will go about as low as any speaker that size! Simple laws of physics...The Bose cube won't produce much under 200hz...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By Elihawk
Sorry, didn't see that in the original post. From...

Sorry, didn't see that in the original post. From what I understand, SVS has a CA distributor, but that subwoofer (PB or SB1000) is 500 dollars. Good subwoofer, however...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,344
Views: 146,628
Posted By Elihawk
Anyone have thought about surrounds? the e55 vs...

Anyone have thought about surrounds? the e55 vs the E5B? Is the bipole surround worth 2x the E5bi? My current surrounds are SLS Q Line gold, which have an amazing ribbon tweeter, so very...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,625
Posted By Elihawk
You are asking other people to rank the sound of...

You are asking other people to rank the sound of speakers? What if your opinion isn't the same as mine? For instance, many people love Klipsch speakers and the very dynamic/forward horn tweeter. I do...
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 417
Posted By Elihawk
I have the martin Logan Dynamo subwoofer and all...

I have the martin Logan Dynamo subwoofer and all I can say is "Dynamo, it is NOT"! Boomy and without much output, it has since been retired to a basement closet!

Why not get 3 Infinity Primus...
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,391
Posted By Elihawk
Curly, more to do with the size of the drivers...

Curly, more to do with the size of the drivers than the size of the speaker enclosure...
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 292
Posted By Elihawk
I WOULD NOT buy speakers for any price unless I...

I WOULD NOT buy speakers for any price unless I had the brand and model number AND liked the sound!
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 3,391
Posted By Elihawk
Small speaker = small sound! bose speaker =...

Small speaker = small sound!

bose speaker = bad sound (small drivers, no tweeter, cheap components)

I agree with the assessment that on that budget, you should go 2.0. get a decent AV...
Forum: Speakers   07-09-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Elihawk
Agree on the EMPtek! I have heard a bunch of...

Agree on the EMPtek! I have heard a bunch of speakers in that price range and they are amongst the best. I would add Ascend Acoustic to the list that Trans has provided as another excellent speaker...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,625
Posted By Elihawk
I own the jbl130 and they are part of my bedroom...

I own the jbl130 and they are part of my bedroom 3.1. I have previously owned the pioneer AJ bookshelf and I think the jbl is better. Just my opinion....
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,625
Posted By Elihawk
The Bose Acoustimas is a small cube with no...

The Bose Acoustimas is a small cube with no tweeter..almost any/every speaker will be an upgrade!
The Pioneers AJ speakers, not my personal favorite, will be a very large step up in quality from the...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Elihawk
Well, you can ask that question and get about 100...

Well, you can ask that question and get about 100 different answers...

I will put a shout out to the EMPtek E55ti tower speaker, about 350/ speaker! There are a lot of really good speakers in...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By Elihawk
I disagree! As I said, I haven't heard these two...

I disagree! As I said, I haven't heard these two speakers, but I have heard speakers in this price range that left me unimpressed!
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