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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-12-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Posted By eljaycanuck
I see it listed on Amazon.com for ~$400. IMO,...

I see it listed on Amazon.com for ~$400. IMO, it's not worth it. Spend a little more and get an SVS SB-1000 (http://www.svsound.com/products/sb-1000).
Forum: Speakers   02-11-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 164
Posted By eljaycanuck
The jacket on one of the strands usually has...

The jacket on one of the strands usually has writing on it. For every length of wire that you cut:
- pick that strand to be either the positive (+ or red) or the negative (- or black) strand;
-...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By eljaycanuck
IMO, the absolute best way for you to know...

IMO, the absolute best way for you to know whether you're missing out on something is to order some speakers from SVS and demo them in-home against your B&Ws. SVS offers free shipping and free...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-10-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,059
Posted By eljaycanuck
Episode 2 was alright. The pacing was brisk,...

Episode 2 was alright. The pacing was brisk, some of the dialogue was nice and snappy, and I'm a bit more curious to see how the side-story with Amenadiel plays out. But Lucifer's smugness and...
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By eljaycanuck
Yes, I would have to agree that those are pretty...

Yes, I would have to agree that those are pretty good prices. :)
Forum: Speakers   02-10-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By eljaycanuck
According to the Mission 78as owner's manual: -...

According to the Mission 78as owner's manual:
- dual 8" drivers
- 250W "analogue amplifier"
- 32-150Hz +/-3dB

According to the Wharfedale SW-150 product page:
- 10" driver
- 150W RMS amp
-...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-10-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By eljaycanuck
Have you considered the SVS SB-2000...

Have you considered the SVS SB-2000 (http://www.sv-sound.de/produkte/alle-subwoofer/sb-2000-piano-gloss-black.php)? It's available in Austria through SVS' official distributor in Wiesbaden, Germany...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By eljaycanuck
I first owned a Yamaha, then a Marantz and now a...

I first owned a Yamaha, then a Marantz and now a Denon. All of them sounded great, performed well and never gave me any trouble.

I'd pick the Marantz for its Audyssey MultEQ XT32, but that's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-10-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By eljaycanuck
Where - what country (or region) - in Europe are...

Where - what country (or region) - in Europe are you located? Which amazon website (.fr, .de, .es, etc.) service your country or region?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-09-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 312
Posted By eljaycanuck
It was implied, but perhaps I should have spelled...

It was implied, but perhaps I should have spelled it out just to avoid any confusion.

So I've gone back and spelled it out. :)
Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By eljaycanuck
If you like how your Athenas sound, they're worth...

If you like how your Athenas sound, they're worth keeping. For your interim solution, I'd look for a pair of gently-used AS-B2 bookshelf speakers.

In Canada: canuckaudiomart.com,...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-09-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 312
Posted By eljaycanuck
If one already has a(n A/V) receiver... -...

If one already has a(n A/V) receiver...
- capable of decoding a DSD stream; and
- with good DACs in it,
...any player that can stream the SACD content to it will do, IMO.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-09-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By eljaycanuck
Why would you want to connect your AVR's main L+R...

Why would you want to connect your AVR's main L+R speaker pre-outputs to a stereo receiver? :confused:

If the Pioneer has all the features and connectivity you need, sell the NAD and either:
-...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-09-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,059
Posted By eljaycanuck
It can't hurt... ;)

It can't hurt... ;)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-08-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By eljaycanuck
Since it sounds like space is at a premium, you...

Since it sounds like space is at a premium, you might want to pony up a bit more money and get the SVS SB-1000 (http://www.svsound.com/products/sb-1000) for $500, shipped. SVS offers free return...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-08-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 370
Posted By eljaycanuck
I was initially a bit daunted by speakON, but it...

I was initially a bit daunted by speakON, but it turned out to be pretty straightforward to work with. I also use 12ga. wire and connected to the +1/-1 poles on four-pole connectors.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-08-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 312
Posted By eljaycanuck
Google is your friend: - hi resolution audio...

Google is your friend:
- hi resolution audio (https://www.google.ca/?gws_rd=ssl#q=hi+resolution+audio)
- hi resolution audio players...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By eljaycanuck
Try both of them, keep the one that sounds best...

Try both of them, keep the one that sounds best to you. :)
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-08-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 312
Posted By eljaycanuck
SACD sound good. So does Blu-ray audio. Players...

SACD sound good. So does Blu-ray audio. Players that handle both types of discs aren't expensive - IIRC, my Sony BDP-S6200 cost ~$140 (CDN).
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-08-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,059
Posted By eljaycanuck
My wife and I enjoyed the first episode enough to...

My wife and I enjoyed the first episode enough to watch the next one.


Only to people with weak minds...I mean, spirits. :)
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-08-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 717
Posted By eljaycanuck
I currently have FP in my HT, but if a well-rated...

I currently have FP in my HT, but if a well-rated 100" TV were to be available for roughly the same price as a new projector when my current one dies, I would seriously consider switching.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-07-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By eljaycanuck
Sorry, I'll answer them now: I don't. I...

Sorry, I'll answer them now:
I don't.

I don't.

The point of my previous post wasn't very clear, so I'll try again: The subs may be nice, but if they're priced more than a Dayton SUB-1200...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-07-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By eljaycanuck
According to the owner's manuals: NS-SW300 ...

According to the owner's manuals:

NS-SW300
- 10" driver
- 250W "(100 Hz, 5 ohms, 10% THD)" amp
- 20-160Hz +/-?dB

YST-SW315
- 10" driver
- 250W "(100 Hz, 5 ohms, 10% THD)" amp
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-06-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By eljaycanuck
Left or right or both - the owner's manual will...

Left or right or both - the owner's manual will tell you.

The highest setting. That x-over is a low-pass filter (LPF) / high-cut filter. It passes to the amplifier all content below whatever...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-06-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By eljaycanuck
The LFE (low-frequency effects) channel is the...

The LFE (low-frequency effects) channel is the 0.1 part of a 5.1, 6.1, etc., audio stream. It contains dedicated low-frequency audio from 0-120Hz. The SUB output(s) on your AVR send...
- all LFE...
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