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Forum: Speakers   03-25-2017, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Those are lovely, Canyon (Dale?). You are going...

Those are lovely, Canyon (Dale?). You are going to be stunned by the elegance of the output of those speakers. I have the Phil 2s and they will never need replacing. (They replaced a pair of...
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-09-2017, 11:08 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
This is difficult at the moment...which is why I...

This is difficult at the moment...which is why I was asking if there was a way to use just the front panel menus. (And as stated above, the Denon manual is awful.)

But thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-09-2017, 11:06 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
I don't know, Pooper...that's why I was asking. ...

I don't know, Pooper...that's why I was asking.

I worry that there are potential issues with Pure Direct settings or the inclusion of subwoofer settings.
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-07-2017, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
So I guess the crickets are saying "No, we don't...

So I guess the crickets are saying "No, we don't know"? :)
Forum: DVD Players (Standard Def)   03-05-2017, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Denon 3910: 2-channel setup without display?

Pardon the possibly noob or ignorant question, but is there a way to confirm 2-channel output status, without a display, of a Denon DVD-3910? I want to use it as a player in a 2-channel audio only...
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2017, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Haha...the first picture is how I mostly remember...

Haha...the first picture is how I mostly remember Dennis at our GTG. He was ALWAYS doing something with speakers or drive gear while I was looking on dumbfoundedly from behind. :)

For those of...
Forum: Speakers   12-06-2016, 09:13 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
Elihawk, if I recall correctly, the upper cabinet...

Elihawk, if I recall correctly, the upper cabinet is a tad different in the 3's, as well. Also, the cabinets are chamfered on the 3's, rounded on the 2's. Very minor differences.

And, yep, Dennis...
Forum: Speakers   12-05-2016, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
I've been quiet for awhile, but...!!...I just...

I've been quiet for awhile, but...!!...I just wanted to say that I'm still madly enjoying my Phil 2s. These things aren't going to a win Miss American contest, but they sing like a chorus of angels....
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2016, 09:58 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
OP...has a final decision been made?

OP...has a final decision been made?
Forum: Speakers   11-27-2016, 09:38 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Your friend will have an odd setup unless he...

Your friend will have an odd setup unless he settles for stereo only. But here is an odd approach to match his odd situation. Set the tv to output in mono. Setup the AVR to stereo w/ subwoofer on....
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2016, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
Dennis, he wants to hear the RAALs in all their...

Dennis, he wants to hear the RAALs in all their glory...be sure to give him a little taste of the Phil 3's!! :D:D:D
Forum: Speakers   10-29-2016, 12:46 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Here is either the goofiest recommendation you've...

Here is either the goofiest recommendation you've had ... or the best.

Buy another (single) B&W 683 and place it to the left of the door. Leave it disconnected for stereo/music listening. Haul...
Forum: Speakers   08-31-2016, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
OP, you said your room is very small. What are...

OP, you said your room is very small. What are the dimensions? To house an 8' desk, the room may be larger than we imagine. Also, primarily what do you intend to play through the speakers? It...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2016, 10:21 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Those are beeee-u-tiful, Rich. Good show. ...

Those are beeee-u-tiful, Rich. Good show.

Did you decide to demote the STs?
Forum: Speakers   05-29-2016, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Aw, c'mon Phil. What model of Tylers? You know...

Aw, c'mon Phil. What model of Tylers? You know you want to tell us all about them. :grin::grin:
Forum: Speakers   04-26-2016, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
As usual...well earned, Jim...and to Frank as...

As usual...well earned, Jim...and to Frank as well. Beautiful gear. I wish I could have been there.
Forum: Speakers   04-08-2016, 07:24 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
"As others have said."? As I have said! ...

"As others have said."? As I have said!

smurray, I don't think you have read my posts carefully. I agree (almost) with all that you say. I'll repeat my stated point (in the clarifying post)...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Truth. However, I must say that if he did them...

Truth. However, I must say that if he did them all the same, good or bad technique, then wouldn't he have built in the same biases in each graph? I guess we don't know that.
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Well, I guess I'm too busy today to make much...

Well, I guess I'm too busy today to make much sense. I should have been more clear.

In the thread's very first post, the OP links to measurements (most at 1m.), for most speakers, and just below...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
Hi Dennis. You are correct, of course, and I...

Hi Dennis. You are correct, of course, and I noted the differences between his and your site's measurements. I guess I should have elaborated a bit more. Did you notice the measurements of the...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
In my statement, "this says it all", I wasn't...

In my statement, "this says it all", I wasn't referring to the general concept of F/R measurements. I was referring to the wisest selection (for me, anyway) of the speakers tested by the OP. Most...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 12:05 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
DSR, I meant exactly what I wrote. And it is...

DSR, I meant exactly what I wrote. And it is most certainly true.

Speaker companies measure anechoically (or pseudo-anechoically as Dennis Murphy does) because that gives them the truest measure...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 11:00 AM
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Posted By Mudslide
A lot of people feel the way you do. What you...

A lot of people feel the way you do. What you may not have considered is that speakers that measure well, reproduce sound more accurately. You may have a penchant for lots of bass and have no...
Forum: Speakers   04-07-2016, 08:33 AM
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Views: 143,534
Posted By Mudslide
There are a lot of personal and subjective...

There are a lot of personal and subjective preferences going on here. There are also objective elements of the speakers that should be considered. (Sorry if I missed something. I haven't read all...
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2016, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Mudslide
I .... uh .... great googly woogly, doc. ...

I .... uh .... great googly woogly, doc. Fantastic! We are all drooling, natch. Congrats on a fine looking and I'm certain performing system.

(I should have become a shrink. I should have...
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