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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-08-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Blacklightning
You hit the nail on the head. I would think that...

You hit the nail on the head. I would think that must at this price point are buying because of the name and or because the dealer got them to pick a great B&W speakers. If they can afford the price...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-08-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Blacklightning
At this price point, people want matching...

At this price point, people want matching hardware. I have been waiting for this announcement as the old sub only went down to 17hz, which is not as low as the 800D3 or 802D3. I'm sure they will sell...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-06-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By Blacklightning
I agree stick with what you have for now and get...

I agree stick with what you have for now and get a DSP or work on placement and the room.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-06-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By Blacklightning
Yes, room gain is great for sealed subs and...

Yes, room gain is great for sealed subs and Paradigm loves to advertise low numbers. I loved my Servo 15 and it can handle a 16Hz sine wave but Paradigm felt like cutting the low end since Music at...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-06-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By Blacklightning
I was just thinking you should just get a...

I was just thinking you should just get a miniDSP, Umik-1 and REW (Room EQ Wizard). It does not get better for low to mid volume music than the Servo 15 Version 1 within Paradigm. Every version after...
Forum: Speakers   01-04-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,302
Posted By Blacklightning
Hopefully they will have a 4 channel option for...

Hopefully they will have a 4 channel option for full 7 plus channel sound.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-31-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By Blacklightning
http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/samsung-samsun...

http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/samsung-samsung-hw-k430-220-watt-2-1-channel-flat-sound-bar-with-wireless-subwoofer-hw-k430-zc/10459841.aspx?path=c96dfcc018fe70234bbf9b551f113187en02

$199 Cdn...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-29-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By Blacklightning
I don't see anything wrong with this. Pretty much...

I don't see anything wrong with this. Pretty much all cheap subs say they can go down to 20hz. :rolleyes:
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By Blacklightning
I hate the word "Better". What you are really...

I hate the word "Better". What you are really asking is "is there something different out there?"
The answer is yes but mixing different speakers is not a good match (most of the time).

What I...
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Blacklightning
Ascend Sierra-2 with a Rythmik L12 would be a...

Ascend Sierra-2 with a Rythmik L12 would be a great Music system for your room.
Save up for that sub.
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By Blacklightning
That all sounds good but you really should have a...

That all sounds good but you really should have a matching set of speakers up front. If not you should have matching drivers. If not you should have a set of speakers from the same Brand/model line...
Forum: Speakers   12-09-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,048
Posted By Blacklightning
Sounds like you are your father's son. :confused:...

Sounds like you are your father's son. :confused:

You might need to go outside the family to get your dad's system running well.
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5,777
Views: 364,048
Posted By Blacklightning
The 2's are an older model with a lower price...

The 2's are an older model with a lower price point then the 3's. "Same" layout just different drivers.
http://i401.photobucket.com/albums/pp94/iviustang50h/Phil2.jpg
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-18-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,939
Posted By Blacklightning
I would vote HDR LED-lit LCDs have good enough...

I would vote HDR LED-lit LCDs have good enough black levels, brighter highlights are the key to better image quality but I don't want too.
I hate the use of "Key to better image quality"

I think...
Forum: Speakers   11-18-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,105
Posted By Blacklightning
First the THX 2 Ultra line is a semi-Pro line of...

First the THX 2 Ultra line is a semi-Pro line of speakers, I can't see them doing the whole bouncy house thing with this line. If you can't do it right don't do it at all kind of thing. For the Ultra...
Forum: Speakers   11-11-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 324
Posted By Blacklightning
That is pretty crazy that it's over 100 watts...

That is pretty crazy that it's over 100 watts with all 7 channels.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-06-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,448
Posted By Blacklightning
Yes, those words sound great but it's just not...

Yes, those words sound great but it's just not true. If the magnetic base is vibrating then the magnetic field will also vibrate thus causing the upper plate to vibrate. Yes, it is less vibration but...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,048
Posted By Blacklightning
I think you are on the right path given the...

I think you are on the right path given the situation. Take Klipsch off your list, I can't see your Dad liking it over long periods of time.
#3....
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,048
Posted By Blacklightning
The treatment of the cabinet was only for a...

The treatment of the cabinet was only for a regular (monopole) speakers, your speakers have sound going backwards.

I was under the impression that you were going to run Audyssey at your place and...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,048
Posted By Blacklightning
Okay, I’m going to keep saying this. Those...

Okay, I’m going to keep saying this.

Those speakers are always going to be a problem as long as they are on. I understand they cannot be moved but they cannot be on. You can’t just turn up the...
Forum: Speakers   11-01-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,048
Posted By Blacklightning
awdiophreak Do you understand what is going...

awdiophreak

Do you understand what is going on???
Your only problem is that you are using Dipole speakers in a cabinet. THIS IS YOUR ONLY PROBLEM....
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By Blacklightning
I would love to see a test done with a DIY...

I would love to see a test done with a DIY speaker that has the same drivers but with different port Versions. It really seems like this rear ported boom close to the wall thing is something that is...
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2016, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By Blacklightning
The Official $1,000 Speaker Evaluation / Home...

The Official $1,000 Speaker Evaluation / Home Audition Event Results Thread...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 510
Posted By Blacklightning
Yes, so many ID subs for $1000 and under take are...

Yes, so many ID subs for $1000 and under take are "better" than the B&W.
If you are in the US, there is no question.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   10-27-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5,047
Views: 318,295
Posted By Blacklightning
Yes, I’m aware of that one. Companies do this all...

Yes, I’m aware of that one. Companies do this all the time, that Philips DVD player was re branded by a few different companies with some companies leaving it the same and Yamaha and Marantz adding...
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