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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-15-2017, 05:21 PM
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Posted By GPM
I use to get 9, but not 12 and now it's reversed,...

I use to get 9, but not 12 and now it's reversed, though don't watch either, so don't know when the swap occurred or what all the different each shows.

GM
Forum: Blu-ray Disc Great Found Deals!   02-13-2017, 07:04 PM
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Views: 16,709
Posted By GPM
Forgot about this thread! These were all on sale...

Forgot about this thread! These were all on sale last week too, though only got Hancock since the rest I wanted I'd already gotten from Fry's for less [considerably, in some cases].

OT: Buy [2],...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-20-2017, 07:07 PM
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Posted By GPM
OK, thanks! I've only ever got the one back when...

OK, thanks! I've only ever got the one back when I was fiddling with the antenna locations.

On a similar note, when we started getting 16.7 WYGACD7 (WYGA-CD7) it was a high performance/racing...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-19-2017, 11:42 PM
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Posted By GPM
32.1 is the program guide [APG] for me, which I...

32.1 is the program guide [APG] for me, which I get pretty good here in Chamblee using a cheap attic DIY antenna array I posted much earlier in the thread.

So where would the APG go or would just...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-21-2016, 11:52 PM
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Posted By GPM
There's some tidbits about damping THs here:...

There's some tidbits about damping THs here: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1189404-danley-dts-10-super-spud-diy-kit.html

No, your TBs sim just like your description/my...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-18-2016, 08:25 PM
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Posted By GPM
It would be kind of a 'pain' to do with the tools...

It would be kind of a 'pain' to do with the tools on hand, but adding another driver 'fills up' the cab real nice n' 'tight' and allows up to 160 W in music [transient peak] power from 50 Hz up to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-18-2016, 07:55 PM
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Posted By GPM
OK, my memory caught me out yet again as I posted...

OK, my memory caught me out yet again as I posted originally that this cab was a bit too large and what to do about it if need be:...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-18-2016, 02:42 PM
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Posted By GPM
Happy Holidaze and all that jive! :D Hmm,...

Happy Holidaze and all that jive! :D

Hmm, 'fat n' flabby' usually indicates a small leak or a much higher Qt driver than designed for, so which driver did you wind up with?

GM
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-25-2016, 01:29 PM
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Posted By GPM
I hear ya! I'm 'sitting on the fence' of some...

I hear ya! I'm 'sitting on the fence' of some mega major lifestyle changes, purchases [or not] pending which way the 'wind blows'.

GM
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-24-2016, 05:18 PM
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Views: 227,894
Posted By GPM
You're welcome! No problemo, statistically,...

You're welcome!

No problemo, statistically, very few on the audio forums 'have a clue' since harnessing Mother Nature is no trivial pursuit once one moves past a basic sealed or reflex [Helmholtz...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-24-2016, 03:13 PM
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Views: 227,894
Posted By GPM
Hmm, we seem to be having a 'failure to...

Hmm, we seem to be having a 'failure to communicate'........

Understood, I was just saying if I wasn't willing to pay for the correct drivers and the TBs were the best 'fit' overall available to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-24-2016, 01:55 PM
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Views: 227,894
Posted By GPM
Well, basically, it's your call as all I can do...

Well, basically, it's your call as all I can do is try to give you as much accurate info as I feel I can for you to make an informed enough decision.

For me personally, if I were choosing based on...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-24-2016, 03:37 AM
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Posted By GPM
You're welcome! The cab's net volume [Vb] is...

You're welcome!

The cab's net volume [Vb] is acoustically way too large for this driver based on published specs plus it 'wants' to be tuned lower [longer] due to its lower Qts, Fs, so it could...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-24-2016, 02:09 AM
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Views: 227,894
Posted By GPM
It's around 58% too big, so will be a bit...

It's around 58% too big, so will be a bit under-damped, but you can EQ it or add a little stuffing if it sounds audibly 'boomy'/'loose'.

GM
Forum: Screens   10-17-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By GPM
'BIB' definitely rules [it's one of my mottos on...

'BIB' definitely rules [it's one of my mottos on audio forums], at least up to a point of diminishing returns, but now that I've actually read his Q, even full width [11 ft] isn't as large as could...
Forum: Screens   10-17-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 175
Posted By GPM
Greets! Welcome! Short on time ATM, but...

Greets!

Welcome! Short on time ATM, but here's something to keep you occupied in the meantime ;):...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   07-02-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By GPM
A pity there's not more stores, there's...

A pity there's not more stores, there's flat/curved 55" OLEDs in-store for $1488 and 55", 65" 4k Panasonics for $499, $799 [assuming sales are nationwide].

GM
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-17-2016, 10:10 AM
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Views: 431,106
Posted By GPM
Same here......... GM

Same here.........

GM
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-15-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,158
Posted By GPM
I'm in N.E. Atlanta and have the same PBS problem...

I'm in N.E. Atlanta and have the same PBS problem using a youtube DIY coat hanger antenna in the attic, but found that an ancient twin lead FM antenna tacked to a DIY 'T' square brings it in strong...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-11-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,043
Posted By GPM
FWIW, I'm not a member, just now used it no...

FWIW, I'm not a member, just now used it no problem and ~ a month ago switched to Comcast after using AT&T since '96.

GM
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-08-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 694
Posted By GPM
+1 on what Bill said WRT weight [mass...

+1 on what Bill said WRT weight [mass loading].......:

Note an Altec table sub as part of an early 'satellite' system:
...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-26-2016, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By GPM
Greets! Forgot I'd done this sleepless...

Greets!

Forgot I'd done this sleepless night, wee-wee hour 'lament', so another long, but abbreviated update is that the specialist arrived later in the day, double checked everything, even looked...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-14-2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By GPM
Interesting! I was browsing the net to see if...

Interesting! I was browsing the net to see if anyone had any thoughts on my new Comcast's super weird wifi connection problem that has resulted in three 'rolling trucks' since last thursday and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-03-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10,259
Views: 939,639
Posted By GPM
No, parallel walls have half WL eigenmodes...

No, parallel walls have half WL eigenmodes [standing waves] same as an open pipe, i.e. have both even and odd harmonics, so the first harmonic [dip] is at half the speed of sound [SoS] or ~1130...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-03-2015, 10:43 PM
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Posted By GPM
This is a conical cone [pipe, horn] resonance, so...

This is a conical cone [pipe, horn] resonance, so the only way to lower it is either electronically as DSL does or add stuffing, which will also roll off its bass output enough to notice.

GM
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