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Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By dsrussell
^ Hopefully you'll get a Klipsch owner to stop by...

^ Hopefully you'll get a Klipsch owner to stop by shortly. I'd also pose the question on the Klipsch owner's thread to see what they think of that model. For some, Klipsch may sound too bright...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 33
Posted By dsrussell
It depends upon the dispersion characteristics of...

It depends upon the dispersion characteristics of the speaker. Move your head from one side to the other, or sit a foot or so from each side of the center of the listening position to see if one...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-22-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 255
Posted By dsrussell
Congratulations! I'm sure your wife will...

Congratulations! I'm sure your wife will understand once she hears/feels the XV15 ;). But do consider bigger speakers for your front stage. There are several for under $250 / pair.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-22-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19,329
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Posted By dsrussell
Since this is specifically a PSA subwoofer...

Since this is specifically a PSA subwoofer thread, it’s probably inappropriate to talk about competing subs. But my take is simple. All the I.D. companies I’m familiar with make interesting and...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By dsrussell
I’d say you need a bigger sub :). Your volume is...

I’d say you need a bigger sub :). Your volume is large to extreme (depending upon those adjacent rooms). For speakers, one is more concerned about the distance from the speakers to the listening...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 134
Posted By dsrussell
^ Thank you on your opinions of the JBL Studio...

^ Thank you on your opinions of the JBL Studio 530. I’ve never auditioned them, but you mirror what many have said. The KEF LS50 is quite a departure from the 530, being more controlled (for lack...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 180
Posted By dsrussell
^ It is quite unbelievable what a good subwoofer...

^ It is quite unbelievable what a good subwoofer can do for even high quality speakers. It simply takes your system to the next level. Continue to enjoy your system :).
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-22-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By dsrussell
A medium size room is considered 42.5 to 85 cubic...

A medium size room is considered 42.5 to 85 cubic meters. If you are on the lower end of those figures and the room is closed to other rooms, it’s possible the PB-1000 may provide you with what you...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 177
Posted By dsrussell
If it were me with a $2000 budget, I’d look at...

If it were me with a $2000 budget, I’d look at the following:

$400 Denon X3000 AVR: ...
Forum: Speakers   05-21-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 697
Posted By dsrussell
Wow, seems like you went thought the proverbial...

Wow, seems like you went thought the proverbial mill. So whether you wanted to or not, you got intimately familiar with your AVR and its 200 plus page manual ;). Fortunately, I didn’t run into...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-20-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 212
Posted By dsrussell
Treat your subwoofer as a point source that...

Treat your subwoofer as a point source that radiates outward in all directions equally. It really doesn’t matter which direction the woofer/driver is pointing. The following instructions assumes...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 245
Posted By dsrussell
That’s a solid rule of thumb. And while you...

That’s a solid rule of thumb. And while you don’t want to shake the whole townhouse, it’s often nice to know that you could :cool:.

Because there are so many high quality speakers on the market,...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 545
Posted By dsrussell
That you have several places you could locate a...

That you have several places you could locate a sub is good to hear. Whatever subwoofer you end up with, you'll need to perform the subwoofer "crawl" test. You place your subwoofer on top of your...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 545
Posted By dsrussell
A good sub is good for both music and movies. It...

A good sub is good for both music and movies. It could be ported. It could be sealed. The JTR Caps (ported) and Seaton SubMersive (sealed) are always one and two (or two and one) for movies and...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 115
Posted By dsrussell
Perhaps the Legacy Silhouette? These are around...

Perhaps the Legacy Silhouette? These are around 4 grand a pair (didn't see your budget): http://legacyaudio.com/products/view/silhouette/
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 545
Posted By dsrussell
Yes, the SB-2000 should be a readily audible...

Yes, the SB-2000 should be a readily audible improvement. How much? It depends upon what you are expecting, and if movies are your primary media. For wall shaking bass from movie LFE, there are...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 196
Posted By dsrussell
Obviously, beauty will always remain in the eyes...

Obviously, beauty will always remain in the eyes of the beholder. I would not want a speaker that I don't like the looks of, and neither should you. You might like the following??:
$600 / pair...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-19-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 27
Posted By dsrussell
SVS (10-inch ported design) @ $500 (free shipping...

SVS (10-inch ported design) @ $500 (free shipping both ways): http://www.svsound.com/subwoofers/ported-box/pb-1000

LV12R (12-inch ported design) @ $569 (free shipping): ...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 205,732
Posted By dsrussell
I'm not going to defend A4L and I haven't...

I'm not going to defend A4L and I haven't purchased anything from them, but plenty of people here have, and without problems. As far as their 1-year warranty, you can get 2, 3 and 5 years for a fee...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-18-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,010
Posted By dsrussell
hmmm5: Both SVS and PSA reside in Ohio, and...

hmmm5:

Both SVS and PSA reside in Ohio, and both make great subs. Check with them to see how far away you are. You might want to go to their facilities and give a listen (both have free shipping...
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,986
Posted By dsrussell
A budget of $950 is pretty tight. I would...

A budget of $950 is pretty tight. I would suggest that you start with a very good 2.0 system first. Then add a subwoofer when more funds become available (when you’re ready, we’ll try to help with...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 196
Posted By dsrussell
Starting out slowly and building is a smart way...

Starting out slowly and building is a smart way to go. Start with a 2.1 system, then go to 3.1, then 5.1, which many people do. The surround effect will happen when you go 5.1.

There are plenty...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-18-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,010
Posted By dsrussell
There is no wrong answer when the above subs are...

There is no wrong answer when the above subs are involved (especially the JL E112, SVS SB13-Ultra and the Rythmik E15 (or F15).
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,908
Views: 205,732
Posted By dsrussell
You have that all wrong, ousooner2. That should...

You have that all wrong, ousooner2. That should read, "I've got a LONG time, thank God! :D." Enjoy your youth ... and by putting that money away, you'll have a big chunk of change and be able to...
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 341
Posted By dsrussell
I prefer the R5Bi as a center channel (I prefer...

I prefer the R5Bi as a center channel (I prefer identical speaker all around). But the R5Ci is what is normal with the R5Bi's, while the R56Ci is normally purchased with the R55Ti towers. You'd be...
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