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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-22-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By GIEGAR
They appear to be exquisitely engineered pieces...

They appear to be exquisitely engineered pieces of equipment. The published asking price is $9650*.


With the exception of filter slopes, really nothing more than a basic AVR can perform. (I'm...
Forum: Speakers   03-21-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 398
Posted By GIEGAR
PSB Imagine T2's

http://www.stereophile.com/images/styles/600_wide/public/1113psb.promo_.jpg?itok=y_XW5mvp

This seller describes his Walnut finish T2's "new, never used". Asking $2500. ($3500/pr retail).
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,584
Posted By GIEGAR
Poor form Ben. Not only is this unhelpful to...

Poor form Ben.

Not only is this unhelpful to the OP at this point, but it also demonstrates a lack of understanding of the relevance of simultaneous multi-channel Sine wave power output test...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 86
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Posted By GIEGAR
Mate, it's the room!

Mate, it's the room!
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 398
Posted By GIEGAR
The PowerSound Audio's MTM-210T's...

The PowerSound Audio's MTM-210T's (https://www.powersoundaudio.com/products/mtm-210t) are definitely not high gloss. They're the ideal type of tower speaker for you because they're optimised for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By GIEGAR
What's got you thinking about getting a power amp...

What's got you thinking about getting a power amp anyway mate? Your speakers are reasonably sensitive (although well below what Klipsch claims), so unless you have an abnormally long listening...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By GIEGAR
HifiShark...

HifiShark (https://www.hifihark.com/model/emotiva-upa-5) is a handy aggregator of many sites.
Forum: Speakers   03-16-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By GIEGAR
Seriously Emerald, if you're looking for the best...

Seriously Emerald, if you're looking for the best audio quality audio possible and not an electronic statement piece, you need to re-allocate your total budget so that it heavily favours the...
Forum: Speakers   03-16-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By GIEGAR
A $6500 boutique ampli-DAC...

A $6500 boutique ampli-DAC (http://www.soundstagehifi.com/index.php/reference-components/762-recommended-reference-component-devialet-120-integrated-amplifier-dac) and you're slating $2000 - $3000...
Forum: Speakers   03-13-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 2,728
Posted By GIEGAR
Yes, don't build recesses specifically for...

Yes, don't build recesses specifically for speakers! I've posted about this previously, so I'll be slack and quote myself (in part):




Furthermore, whether the speaker is front ported, rear...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-13-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By GIEGAR
100% of the time. I adjust Reference Level...

100% of the time.

I adjust Reference Level Offset depending on the content (see below), although I tend to leave it at 10dB for most music.



Source:...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-13-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,239
Posted By GIEGAR
If I won a motza on the lotto there's no way I'd...

If I won a motza on the lotto there's no way I'd be spending it on passive speakers with their kludge of resistors, inductors, and capacitors.

It'd be an integrated, DSP controlled speaker system...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 45,340
Posted By GIEGAR
Excellent selection of speakers/sub there Mike. ...

Excellent selection of speakers/sub there Mike.

The Sierra Sats mustn't be too far off release now. Hang in there! :D
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-07-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 2,624
Posted By GIEGAR
LOL no it won't Frank. The load demands are...

LOL no it won't Frank. The load demands are entirely different. There is effectively no current demand present in the HP amp @ 70Hz.

This is a very basic error Frank. Crossovers divide frequencies...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By GIEGAR
Hi Seegs. From reading what your intentions are,...

Hi Seegs. From reading what your intentions are, I reckon your concerns about the Parasound A23 are unfounded. It's a common misconception that bigger speakers necessarily need more powerful amps. ...
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By GIEGAR
Excuse me? I spent over an hour carefully...

Excuse me? I spent over an hour carefully answering every single one of your inane questions, including providing an article and a speaker review and got no acknowledgement whatsoever. Now this...
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By GIEGAR
Depends on your desired maximum listening levels....

Depends on your desired maximum listening levels. They're excellent speakers; they should sound good dissipating no more than a handful of Watts and also maintain their composure and tonal balance...
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,214
Posted By GIEGAR
What amplification do you have now and what makes...

What amplification do you have now and what makes you think you need a power amp? How does your situation compare to that of the OP? (See post 31.)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By GIEGAR
Who says? I bet the fellas in the Polk forum or...

Who says? I bet the fellas in the Polk forum or in the Polk speaker thread are saying you need an amp without any idea of your desired SPL's or listening distance. Power is simply the product of...
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 36,988
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Posted By GIEGAR
Oh my giddy aunt... That is stunning. ^

Oh my giddy aunt... That is stunning. ^
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By GIEGAR
Yep, no worries. Generally there'll be no...

Yep, no worries. Generally there'll be no problems at all between readily available consumer speakers and solid state electronics.

Do them both a big favour though and get a yourself a decent 12"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-17-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By GIEGAR
Leave the setting at 8Ω, regardless of the...

Leave the setting at 8Ω, regardless of the nominal impedance of your speakers. See here: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/2709353-mixed-ohm-setup-help.html#post49742649.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-17-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 685
Posted By GIEGAR
Wired, how do you intend to integrate the sub...

Wired, how do you intend to integrate the sub into the system? In particular, how will you provide a high-passed signal to the mains? That after all, is a significant benefit of running a sub and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-17-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By GIEGAR
Yeah, I just noticed that and went looking for...

Yeah, I just noticed that and went looking for other stereo receivers with pre-outs/main ins. Thought I'd found one in the Marantz SR4023...
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,573
Posted By GIEGAR
There's no "better", just what is fit for...

There's no "better", just what is fit for purpose.

Simply determine your minimum gauge using this tool: http://www.bcae1.com/images/swfs/speakerwireselectorassistant.swf ...get a spool of that,...
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