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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-29-2016, 01:22 PM
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Views: 3,184
Posted By desertdome
20,000th post about a $20,000 system (original...

20,000th post about a $20,000 system (original price listed on data-bass) with 20,000 watts in a forum with almost 20,000 threads! Well done!
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Forum: Speakers   07-29-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 35,420
Views: 1,518,395
Posted By desertdome
The MOTU AVB units allow this to be done. Here is...

The MOTU AVB units allow this to be done. Here is what I posted in another thread.

First, using the 215RT's as subs is a great idea on paper. Proper implementation is much more difficult. There...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35,420
Views: 1,518,395
Posted By desertdome
JTR S2's are not in the same class as Stereo...

JTR S2's are not in the same class as Stereo Integrity HT18's. With that said, even a sealed dual opposed 21" IPAL subwoofer has less output than a single Cap 1400/215RT from 16-20 Hz. However, four...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35,420
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Posted By desertdome
carp, to put that into perspective, it takes 11...

carp, to put that into perspective, it takes 11 of your Stereo Integrity HT18 sealed subs to have as much output at 16-20 Hz as three 215RT's.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-28-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 15,811
Posted By desertdome
An example of Audiolense working great with...

An example of Audiolense working great with outside sources is dlbeck's The Savoy theater. His set top box goes via HDMI into his HTPC/JRiver and then feeds 14 channels. He just taps "Direct TV" in...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 731
Posted By desertdome
The room is below a garage and is concrete...

The room is below a garage and is concrete ceilings, walls, and floor. The ceiling is drywall, but it is attached to the joists/concrete without very many penetrations. The owner didn't want the...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 731
Posted By desertdome
The Marantz only has PEQ at the following: 63 Hz...

The Marantz only has PEQ at the following: 63 Hz / 125 Hz / 250 Hz / 500 Hz / 1 kHz / 2 kHz / 4 kHz / 8 kHz /
16 kHz. That isn't very granular. Those are only 1 octave filters. Its really up to...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2016, 01:10 PM
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Views: 1,518,395
Posted By desertdome
You can start reading at post 30507 although I'm...

You can start reading at post 30507 although I'm not sure if that's the info you are looking for.
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 731
Posted By desertdome
No, no, no! I'm doing a theater for someone else....

No, no, no! I'm doing a theater for someone else. I mentioned it before in the JTR Speaker thread. It is 3 Noesis 212HTR's, 4 Slant 8's, 2 Orbit Shifter LFU's, Yamaha CX-A5100, MOTU 1248, 2 Crest...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 731
Posted By desertdome
The MOTU Ultralite AVB is 1/2 rack width. It...

The MOTU Ultralite AVB is 1/2 rack width. It comes with rack ears and a coupler for another Ultralite. However, one could buy a 1U blank panel, cut it down, and couple it to the MOTU Ultralite AVB.
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Forum: Speakers   07-26-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 731
Posted By desertdome
By the way, a simple way to boost the bass with...

By the way, a simple way to boost the bass with the Marantz is to press Option on the remote, Select Tone and turn it one, and Select Bass and increase the level. This is the same as adding a low...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 731
Posted By desertdome
First, using the 215RT's as subs is a great idea...

First, using the 215RT's as subs is a great idea on paper. Proper implementation is much more difficult. There are several reasons why it is a great idea. First, unless your room is very narrow you...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35,420
Views: 1,518,395
Posted By desertdome
Ideally all surrounds/Atmos should be identical....

Ideally all surrounds/Atmos should be identical. JTR doesn't deviate from "ideally" in that they offer 3 versions of the Single 8 to use as surrounds and Atmos speakers. The Slanted 8HT-LP is perfect...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-18-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4,243
Views: 65,685
Posted By desertdome
The fact that he switched from the UHD to...

The fact that he switched from the UHD to standard calibration will eventually be a dead giveaway that the wrong disc was inserted. With being new to the hardware and format, one is less sure of what...
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 35,420
Views: 1,518,395
Posted By desertdome
I wish I was on that list. :p

I wish I was on that list. :p
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-12-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 101,851
Posted By desertdome
I sent you an e-mail. Let me know if you don't...

I sent you an e-mail. Let me know if you don't get it.
Forum: Audio Gear   07-07-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By desertdome
Sounds like they are sold then :grinning:[/QUOTE]...

Sounds like they are sold then :grinning:[/QUOTE]
Still available, but I may try to listen to them when Carp is home.
Forum: Audio Gear   07-07-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,086
Posted By desertdome
I am 6 miles from Carp's house right now - and I...

I am 6 miles from Carp's house right now - and I have my van with me! Coincidence?
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-05-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 36,789
Posted By desertdome
You mean it was the center channel test signal...

You mean it was the center channel test signal with bass management turned on?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-01-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 17,537
Posted By desertdome
You guys still buy your Raptor drivers from that...

You guys still buy your Raptor drivers from that car subwoofer place, SEAO Audio (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd?

http://newimg.globalmarket.com/gam/Attachments/Audit/2203/4/-028.jpg
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-01-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 17,537
Posted By desertdome
Percentage needs to have a baseline. It's a...

Percentage needs to have a baseline. It's a relationship of the part to the whole. Temperature doesn't have a baseline or a whole entity. Where are the starting and stopping values? What if the...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-01-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5,554
Views: 101,851
Posted By desertdome
I think Menards can do custom door sizes. Maybe...

I think Menards can do custom door sizes. Maybe they are only "custom" within a certain range of sizes, though.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-01-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 17,537
Posted By desertdome
That just shows that VRMS is over time and the...

That just shows that VRMS is over time and the peak has varied slightly. RMS isn't calculated from a single maximum peak on an oscilloscope. It all depends on what integration time you are using.

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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-01-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 17,537
Posted By desertdome
RMS is not average power. RMS isn't even power....

RMS is not average power. RMS isn't even power. It is voltage.


If it isn't a sine wave, then power will always be less. This is because of the higher crest factor. In that case you want to...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-30-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 17,537
Posted By desertdome
I was working on posting the same thing. :) ...

I was working on posting the same thing. :)

Here are the Lab Gruppen specs for the FP 14000:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1522586&d=1467344525

One can clearly...
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