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Forum: Speakers   07-30-2014, 11:42 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
RBH is an American company. They have a wide...

RBH is an American company. They have a wide selection of products all the way up to their $50,000 flagship 8T speakers.

For the front 3 and in the 2K range, I would get the RBH SX-6300 + a...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 66,152
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Status Acoustics Reviews Status Acoustics...

Status Acoustics Reviews

Status Acoustics Decimo Review | Audioholics (http://www.audioholics.com/bookshelf-speaker-reviews/status-acoustics-decimo)

Status Acoustics Voce Fina Bookshelf Speaker...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I love those VTI modular racks. I use them for my...

I love those VTI modular racks. I use them for my 100lbs ATI amps, Denon processor, and HTPCs. But they are so strong and sturdy, they would work great for any tower.

I stack the 9" racks atop...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
What about these VTI amp stands? They come in 7",...

What about these VTI amp stands? They come in 7", 9", and 13"and can support 250lbs.

http://www.standsandmounts.com/VTIBL404Series13inchAddOnShelf-BL404-04.aspx
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
For 15' x 16' room, I would go with 5.1, instead...

For 15' x 16' room, I would go with 5.1, instead of 7.1.

I would get 4 RBH SX-6300 towers + 1 RBH SX-661C. MSRP total is $5,900, but you may be able to find great deals on them. Send me a PM if...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7,234
Views: 463,232
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Well, we all had to start somewhere. :D At...

Well, we all had to start somewhere. :D

At one point, I owned a Bose cube 2.1 setup. :o

But I quickly learned and stepped up to NHT my sophomore year. :D

During my junior year, I was more in...
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2014, 06:11 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
What I love about streaming lossless music files...

What I love about streaming lossless music files (like ALAC/M4A) is that you only need to keep exactly the songs you like and avoid the ones you don't like - your own personal best compilation. There...
Forum: Speakers   07-17-2014, 06:02 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
We hear all kinds of things, don't we? :D ...

We hear all kinds of things, don't we? :D

I'm sure you can find a thread somewhere that says the Salk is far superior.

You can find a thread somewhere that says the JTR or Seaton is far...
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 44,816
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Bi-wiring and bi-amp looks really damn cool....

Bi-wiring and bi-amp looks really damn cool. :cool: That's why. :D
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,309
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
There are many excellent speakers for sure in...

There are many excellent speakers for sure in this price class. Everyone has his own personal favorite. 100 audiophiles = 100 favorite "best" speakers. :D

I'll share my personal favorite...
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,309
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
If you ask 100 guys to recommend a $10K...

If you ask 100 guys to recommend a $10K speakers/sub/AVR 5.1 system, you will get 100 different recommendations. :D

Do you want 100 specific 5.1 system recommendations for your 12' x 20' x 8'...
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
They are all very accurate great speakers. Most...

They are all very accurate great speakers. Most people would be very happy with any of those.

Obviously, owners of each brand will be biased towards that brand. :D

Those who favor B&M brands...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6,789
Views: 858,303
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
The X4000 can handle 4 ohms too. If you are...

The X4000 can handle 4 ohms too. If you are perturbed, just set all speakers to small, XO to 80Hz, and let the subs do all the heavy lifting.
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,309
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
For your potentially last or long-term system,...

For your potentially last or long-term system, definitely take your time and weigh all options. Many of us will end up selling our systems for a huge loss and changing a lot sooner even when we...
Forum: Speakers   07-12-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,008
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
What passive sub do you own? You could power the...

What passive sub do you own? You could power the passive sub with any external amp. Do you have a spare external amp?

I only use passive subs. I don't use active subs.
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 769
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
For the low price, I think everything is fine,...

For the low price, I think everything is fine, except the Sony AVR. I would get a Denon AVR. :D
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7,234
Views: 463,232
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Just like even if acoustic sound panels improves...

Just like even if acoustic sound panels improves the sound 10%, most people are not going to hang giant panels all over their rooms. :D They will just add rugs, carpets, sofas, pillows, drapes,...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 10:17 AM
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Views: 463,232
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Except when you say "7.1" people will then ask,...

Except when you say "7.1" people will then ask, "So do you only have 1 subwoofer?" :eek: :D

But when you say "7.4" people will realize that although there is only 1 LFE, the ".4" signifies that...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,007
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
RBH, Revel, KEF, PSB, NHT, Atlantic Technology,...

RBH, Revel, KEF, PSB, NHT, Atlantic Technology, Phase Technology.
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7,234
Views: 463,232
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Don't forget about room aesthetic and wife...

Don't forget about room aesthetic and wife acceptance as well. Even if he could improve the sound 10% by doing those things, he may still choose NOT to do it for the sake of better room aesthetic and...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2014, 09:12 AM
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Views: 463,232
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I think most people would consider that 7.2...

I think most people would consider that 7.2 because they are 2 cabinets.

For example, most people would consider a subwoofer with 3 woofers to be one subwoofer, not 3 subwoofers, because it is...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7,234
Views: 463,232
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Nice system. Do you have four subs (7.4 system)?

Nice system. Do you have four subs (7.4 system)?
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,063
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Well, we can't be crazy then. Just blessed. :D ...

Well, we can't be crazy then. Just blessed. :D

Oh, man, powering passive subs with high-end McIntosh amps would be so cool. :cool: And sound so sweet. :D

Yeah, I think I know why some people...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,063
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I'm probably 100% crazy, but I seem to prefer the...

I'm probably 100% crazy, but I seem to prefer the sound of passive subs over active subs. I mean the bass from passive subs just sound more like "speaker" bass. Crazy.

First time I heard a pair...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,063
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Oh, yeah, the Funk is much better IMO. And my...

Oh, yeah, the Funk is much better IMO. And my Funk 18.0 was actually passive, not active. I used the ATI AT3002 to power the 2 Funk 18.0 subs. The AT3002 is about 600W into 4 ohms @ 1% THD.

I...
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