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Forum: Speakers   11-28-2014, 10:22 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
If there is a RBH dealer nearby, try to audition...

If there is a RBH dealer nearby, try to audition the SX-8300 towers (MSRP $5K, street price $3800).

It has a feature that none of those towers have - the ability to ACTIVELY BI-AMP the bass with...
Forum: Speakers   11-27-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 68,688
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I use my own amp for the 1010s, not a sub amp. I...

I use my own amp for the 1010s, not a sub amp. I use the ATI AT3005 amp.

So I suppose the equivalent phase would be zero and level would be 100%. I use the Denon Speaker Channel Level to control...
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2014, 09:52 PM
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Views: 68,688
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Turn off Dynamic Volume. Make sure Dynamic EQ is...

Turn off Dynamic Volume. Make sure Dynamic EQ is turned on.

Audyssey is just a starting point to me. I think Audyssey sets the bass way too low for one thing. I usually manually adjust a few...
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 68,688
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Do you have Dynamic EQ turned on and Dynamic...

Do you have Dynamic EQ turned on and Dynamic Volume turned off?

How big is your room?

I've had a pair of T2 in my family room that is 18' x 20' x 12' open to 3 sides. And the bass is...
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2014, 07:36 PM
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Views: 68,688
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
How are you powering the subs in your T2s? ...

How are you powering the subs in your T2s?

ACTIVELY powering them with external amps using LFE signal from your pre-pro?

Or just PASSIVELY?

If actively, are you using something like Audyssey...
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 68,688
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yes. RBH also makes Status Acoustics and EMP...

Yes.

RBH also makes Status Acoustics and EMP speakers.

I was willing to sell all my speakers including Revel Salon2, B&W 802D2, KEF Reference 201/2, Linkwitz Orion 3.2.1, Philharmonic 3,...
Forum: Speakers   11-25-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 68,688
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Very true. Of course, with the exception of a...

Very true. Of course, with the exception of a very few, practically all "reviews" are pure subjective opinions just like everyone else. :)

Each speaker company has its philosophy and all their...
Forum: Speakers   11-23-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 68,688
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I would certainly put the SX-61 up against any...

I would certainly put the SX-61 up against any other high-end bookshelf speaker out there including Revel, KEF, B&W, Dynaudio, Focal, etc.

They would sound great used with a pair of great...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I would take the RBH SX-8300 (MSRP $5K, street...

I would take the RBH SX-8300 (MSRP $5K, street price under $4K) over both of those speakers.

Excellent accurate SQ overall. And you would NOT need additional subwoofers because having 2 SX-8300...
Forum: Speakers   11-08-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 68,688
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I would, except that it would block the screen. :D

I would, except that it would block the screen. :D
Forum: Speakers   11-06-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 68,688
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Well, after selling my Revel Salon2, B&W 802D2, 3...

Well, after selling my Revel Salon2, B&W 802D2, 3 pairs of KEF Reference 201/2, Philharmonic 3, TAD 2201, ATC SCM7, Dynaudio X32, Focal 826V, dual Funk 18.0 subs, and still trying to sell my Linkwitz...
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
People duly find it unreal that I would be...

People duly find it unreal that I would be willing to sell my Revel Salon2, B&W 802D2, KEF Reference 201/2, Phil3, & Orion3 to own only RBH speakers. :D

They may also find it unreal that you...
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Walter, what are you doing over here? I thought I...

Walter, what are you doing over here? I thought I was seeing things. :)

Well, there is a speaker for everyone. They just need to audition and evaluate what works best for them.
Forum: Speakers   10-31-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
See if there is a RBH dealer nearby. I recommend...

See if there is a RBH dealer nearby. I recommend listening to some RBH Signature towers.
Forum: Speakers   10-23-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 910
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I've owned and heard most types of drivers out...

I've owned and heard most types of drivers out there (Ribbon, Compression, Diamond, Beryllium, Titanium, Aluminum, Magnesium, etc..

I'm not convinced that any one driver type sounds cleaner or...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 910
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
First, I don't think there is a wrong answer....

First, I don't think there is a wrong answer. Everyone has a different POV.

My current family room is 18 x 20 x 12, open to 3 sides. My little brother has a much bigger room around 25 x 25 x 12,...
Forum: Speakers   10-03-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I think they both need subwoofers.

I think they both need subwoofers.
Forum: Speakers   09-26-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19,945
Views: 1,991,689
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
SVS will soon be featuring at your local...

SVS will soon be featuring at your local Magnolia/Best Buy stores, possibly in the same room as the B&W CM10. :D Check them out.

That's right. Internet Direct brands often get jeer and sneer in...
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 19,945
Views: 1,991,689
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yeah, if it sounds good, then it is good. No...

Yeah, if it sounds good, then it is good. No worries. ;)
Forum: Speakers   09-12-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19,945
Views: 1,991,689
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Waterfalls didn't appear too shabby. How is the...

Waterfalls didn't appear too shabby. How is the SQ in that room? I suppose as long as it sounds good, then no biggie. :D
Forum: Speakers   09-10-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19,945
Views: 1,991,689
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
That looks pretty bad. You might try some room...

That looks pretty bad. You might try some room correction software like Dirac or others.

http://www.minidsp.com/products/dirac-series
Forum: Audio Gear   09-05-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 781
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
They were SOLD.

They were SOLD.
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2014, 09:33 AM
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Views: 1,991,689
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Wait, so why are you thinking of selling your...

Wait, so why are you thinking of selling your 802D2 to get in-walls?

A friend of mine is a dealer/ custom installer. He has heard speakers from most manufacturers including 800D2, Salon2, KEF...
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7,458
Views: 495,673
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yeah, I'm now just realizing that about ARC. So...

Yeah, I'm now just realizing that about ARC. So if your speakers and room do bad things with the FR from 5kHz-20kHz, you're screwed unless you manually EQ.

If you have the tools and patience for...
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7,458
Views: 495,673
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Audyssey does have the ability to "tweak". All...

Audyssey does have the ability to "tweak". All you have to do is copy the Audyssey curve and then use manual EQ to tweak all you want.

There are also 3 automatic "tweaks".

1st is the Audyssey...
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