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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-18-2016, 02:41 PM
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Good point! But, ya know, Ferrari owners are...

Good point! But, ya know, Ferrari owners are likely to spend two grand on a set of high-performance tires, and other accessories that cost as much as other people's entire cars. It's all relative,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-18-2016, 01:36 PM
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Please people, let's get our terminology correct....

Please people, let's get our terminology correct. This is not a matter of semantics, but of making ourselves clearly understood. To dampen something is to make it wet. Who wants soggy bass?! The term...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-18-2016, 01:29 PM
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The enthusiasts who hear a difference (real or...

The enthusiasts who hear a difference (real or imagined) in the sound of different duplex power outlets are speaking in the context of an extremely high-end, ultra-transparent, dedicated music-only...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-18-2016, 12:36 AM
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The only thing you forfeit with the XLR2 is the...

The only thing you forfeit with the XLR2 is the PEQ3's high-level (speaker binding post) hook-up capability. Line-level is better anyway, and the XLR/balanced capability is a great thing to have.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-11-2016, 08:19 PM
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A sub with a 24" driver is nothing new. Older...

A sub with a 24" driver is nothing new. Older guys may remember the Hartley sub from way back in the 60's, which had a 24" woofer featuring a very low-mass paper cone. It was considered...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-28-2016, 10:20 PM
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Now keep yer hands off the damn amp! Why were you...

Now keep yer hands off the damn amp! Why were you removing the screws that hold on the metal stand-offs that support the circuit board? And if you got them loose, why couldn't you then retighten...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2016, 12:14 AM
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Posted By BDP24
3/8".

3/8".
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-12-2016, 05:12 PM
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The only upgrade from a pair of F12's is more of...

The only upgrade from a pair of F12's is more of them, or any other sealed Rythmik. It's best not to mix sealed and ported, it is said. So no matter where you go from here, you can keep your F12's,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-12-2016, 02:34 PM
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The speed of sound works out to about one foot...

The speed of sound works out to about one foot per millisecond, irrespective of frequency.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-12-2016, 02:31 PM
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Sorry I missed ya. I just moved from Palm Desert...

Sorry I missed ya. I just moved from Palm Desert to Vancouver Washington. Hopefully the quakes aren't as bad up here as in SoCal.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-12-2016, 02:28 PM
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I too love the 2nd lineup---that's the version I...

I too love the 2nd lineup---that's the version I saw live back in '77. Phil Rudd gives them their great signature "feel". I can't believe there is going to be an AC/DC with that clown from GnR....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-12-2016, 02:21 PM
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China has been counterfitting some of the...

China has been counterfitting some of the audiophile cables for years, especially Kimber Kable for some reason. And CD's too---the artist sees no money, nor obviously the real record company.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-12-2016, 01:28 AM
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You youngins'. I'm over sixty (over sixty-five...

You youngins'. I'm over sixty (over sixty-five even), and I still need to crank AC/DC.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-29-2016, 05:41 PM
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Only on the second in this scenario, I believe.

Only on the second in this scenario, I believe.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-29-2016, 12:29 AM
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The Rythmik plate amp damping control allows you...

The Rythmik plate amp damping control allows you to use high damping for music, and low or medium damping for movies, at the flick of a switch. As to the SubMersive, it's claim to fame is the dual...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-21-2016, 04:28 PM
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For you guys salivating for an 18" Rythmik sub,...

For you guys salivating for an 18" Rythmik sub, in spite of the "sexiness" of such a monster sub, the final price for it, with the considerable cost of shipping it to you, may well be more than the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-21-2016, 01:39 AM
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See---defective sub ;-).

See---defective sub ;-).
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-21-2016, 12:41 AM
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Paul Simon" "One man's ceiling.....is another...

Paul Simon" "One man's ceiling.....is another man's floor". I played with a songwriter/pianist who had perfect pitch. It drove him nuts when a guitar was out of tune, a guitar which sounded fine to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-20-2016, 04:33 PM
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Max Townshend of Townshend Audio in England...

Max Townshend of Townshend Audio in England offers a product---with various models for differing applications---that address the issue of, not vibrations transmitted from a loudspeaker enclosure into...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-16-2016, 07:50 PM
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The "regular" Rythmik subs (we all know Rythmik...

The "regular" Rythmik subs (we all know Rythmik subs are hardly normal!) will for the vast majority be a better choice than the OB/Dipole. More output, less-demanding placement considerations (being...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-16-2016, 07:25 PM
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I haven't kept up with Martin-Logan, but I've...

I haven't kept up with Martin-Logan, but I've never heard an electrostatic speaker I haven't liked. Sound Labs has made them in an arced semi-circle shape for a long time, the arc created by a number...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-16-2016, 06:55 PM
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I myself feel the biggest area needing attention...

I myself feel the biggest area needing attention in a lot of systems is the listening room acoustics. If your room has poor dimensions (the absolute worst being a cube), the cost to deal with the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-13-2016, 09:17 PM
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The OB/Dipole Sub is just what planars need. I...

The OB/Dipole Sub is just what planars need. I use them with my Quad ESL's and Eminent Technology LFT-8b Magnetic Planars. On roller bearings ;-) .
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-13-2016, 09:05 PM
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For the intellectually curious, Max Townshend has...

For the intellectually curious, Max Townshend has posted some very interesting videos on You Tube, displaying the effects of seismic level vibrations on speaker cabinets, and the solution he offers...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-13-2016, 08:17 PM
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Posted By BDP24
[QUOTE=torii;44717057]any legit studies for...

[QUOTE=torii;44717057]any legit studies for subwoofer performance with feet vs no feet vs these rollers?[/QUOTE


Yes. Go to the site of Barry Diament Audio. He doesn't make or sell roller...
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