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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-25-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By drunkpenguin
I'd go for it. My surrounds are up high and they...

I'd go for it. My surrounds are up high and they sound fine.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-23-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11,754
Views: 1,480,644
Posted By drunkpenguin
Long story short: I have base traps in the...

Long story short: I have base traps in the corners already. A few years ago I added 4x2 panels above my surrounds in the back of the theater because I needed an easy way to hide the speaker cables....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-23-2017, 12:01 PM
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Posted By drunkpenguin
So I put some absorption on the ceiling and I...

So I put some absorption on the ceiling and I must say it made some improvements! (I think), I don't know for sure because at the same time I added a couple more to the side walls, but wow the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By drunkpenguin
All empty rooms with drywall and cement floors...

All empty rooms with drywall and cement floors will echo. The steps u took to this point are sound proofing which keeps sound from leaving the room and bleeding into other rooms.

Once u carpet and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 25,800
Views: 1,528,907
Posted By drunkpenguin
I read it and I think I understand it now. I'll...

I read it and I think I understand it now. I'll try this when I get a chance. Thanks for your help!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 02:47 PM
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Posted By drunkpenguin
The SVS manual states this: "In the AVR or...

The SVS manual states this:

"In the AVR or pre/pro speaker setup menu, set the value of the subwoofer trim to -3 db. Set the Master
Volume (main volume control) of the AVR or pre/pro to 0.0 dB....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 01:37 PM
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Posted By drunkpenguin
That's the thing though, it is currently set...

That's the thing though, it is currently set where audysey put it. I didn't actually have to change it. I did turn down all my other speakers about about 3-5 db to bring them down to 75, but the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25,800
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Posted By drunkpenguin
Ok thanks I'll try this. Quick question about...

Ok thanks I'll try this. Quick question about sub calibrating. I have the usual radio shack spl meter and I always adjust all speakers to 75. On the sub however, the spl jumps back and forth a bit...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-22-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25,800
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Posted By drunkpenguin
I'll have to double check the settings when I get...

I'll have to double check the settings when I get home, but I think the sub is set to -9db. After audysey the receiver set the sub around -1 or -2. My SPL meter showed the sub running at 75db so I...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-21-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 155
Posted By drunkpenguin
I would give up all my electronics to live on the...

I would give up all my electronics to live on the beach!
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-21-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 109
Posted By drunkpenguin
Just get a GOOD ceiling fan. The cheap ones tend...

Just get a GOOD ceiling fan. The cheap ones tend to make noise after a while.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-21-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 38
Posted By drunkpenguin
I don't know about your device, but most devices...

I don't know about your device, but most devices have a range with witch they will work and a volt one way or another normally is not a big deal. But, I would go with the suggestions of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 429
Posted By drunkpenguin
I will agree when it comes to rock old school...

I will agree when it comes to rock old school full range speakers sounded better than todays options. At least thats how i remember it anyways.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 429
Posted By drunkpenguin
No no no rap is fine. But rap turned into r&b...

No no no rap is fine. But rap turned into r&b which turned into pop and taylor swift ruined music.
Forum: Audio Gear   02-21-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,787
Posted By drunkpenguin
Glad the OP got his money! Hope the other guy...

Glad the OP got his money! Hope the other guy heals up soon. :D

I noticed earlier in the thread Brian Fineberg was mentioned as a con artist. I used to have many talks with Brian in the PSA...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By drunkpenguin
Well, I'm a fellow PSA mains owner and IMO you...

Well, I'm a fellow PSA mains owner and IMO you can mismatch the surrounds with just about anything. I'm still using my old Infinity Beta Surrounds and they sound great. They are not horned...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 82
Posted By drunkpenguin
IDK, I've never seen that. And PSBMAN is...

IDK, I've never seen that. And PSBMAN is correct, it's not a tweeter unless they are using a design I am not familiar with.
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 82
Posted By drunkpenguin
Nevermind I see it in your sig. Contact Ascend...

Nevermind I see it in your sig. Contact Ascend first, looks like they have a 5 year warranty.
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 82
Posted By drunkpenguin
What brand/model speaker is that?

What brand/model speaker is that?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 429
Posted By drunkpenguin
My system sounds great for music. Do you listen...

My system sounds great for music. Do you listen in stereo or one of the surround modes? My system sounds much better with something like pro logic over stereo. I generally only use purchased...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 130
Posted By drunkpenguin
I have no idea if any of my speakers are dual...

I have no idea if any of my speakers are dual coil, but if we get to count other stuff then I can add a few.

TV speakers 8
Amazon Echos 2
Headphones 4
Cell phones 4
Outdoor speakers 2
Car...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-21-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 97
Posted By drunkpenguin
I'll be staying one night in Austin on our way to...

I'll be staying one night in Austin on our way to the gulf in May. I think my wife would strangle me if took her to this. :( Hope you guys have fun!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEig1GkLSMY
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-21-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By drunkpenguin
The 1st person that replied to you builds sub...

The 1st person that replied to you builds sub woofers for a living. Trust his advice! :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By drunkpenguin
I have one return in mine, 20" filter. I don't...

I have one return in mine, 20" filter. I don't recall the size of the duct, maybe 12"? Then I have 2 8 or 10" supplies that feed the room. The room is sealed. This works very well for me.

Big...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-21-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By drunkpenguin
Welcome to the madness! Curious about the...

Welcome to the madness! Curious about the name..... Oakland fan? I used to live in Sacramento and we went to at least a couple games a year. I don't follow much anymore, but have some great...
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