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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 12:33 PM
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Posted By beastaudio
Dude way off. The 215 was calibrated to 75dB test...

Dude way off. The 215 was calibrated to 75dB test tones which equates to reference (0.0) being 85dB typical with 105dB peaks. We were listening at -10 too IIRC. It got cranked higher than that a...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,029
Posted By beastaudio
I was speaking generally for power consumption....

I was speaking generally for power consumption. While I agree with you on the front of impedance variables and the native response being down on the sh50 in that range, once room gain is taken into...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30,525
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Posted By beastaudio
Oh yea. Upstairs is an acoustical nightmare, and...

Oh yea. Upstairs is an acoustical nightmare, and they have to be shoved almost right up against the wall. Downstairs they had plenty of room to breathe, where they were about 2 feet off the wall to...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By beastaudio
The day those came back from Andrew's and came...

The day those came back from Andrew's and came out of the basement for the first time, I knew it would be the last. I snuck them in the upstairs den before the wife got home from an out of town...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 11:21 AM
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Posted By beastaudio
multiple people? I find that odd to go to that...

multiple people? I find that odd to go to that extreme to assume something is wrong with you. The synergy concept is quite special, and it shows when you DO hear those fantastic tracks you mentioned...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,029
Posted By beastaudio
Simply due to the fact that logistically it would...

Simply due to the fact that logistically it would have been pretty difficult. I am still open to doing the comparison obviously, but only if the OP is still genuinely interested.
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By beastaudio
This is a gray area that many people attempt to...

This is a gray area that many people attempt to dig into but seldom few seem to find clarity on. I'd like to try out full range speakers in my room just to see if I can't shed more light on the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 10:19 AM
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Posted By beastaudio
Couple other dudes: ...

Couple other dudes:

http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/batman/images/f/f0/Bane_TDKR3.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20120511112335

http://schmoesknow.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/optimus_prime.jpg
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 107
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Posted By beastaudio
That's why I cross at 80-100hz to let the subs...

That's why I cross at 80-100hz to let the subs work their way into the midbass a little better. I've had very good results this way.
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,029
Posted By beastaudio
absolutely. The sh50 is rated 100dB sensitive at...

absolutely. The sh50 is rated 100dB sensitive at 2.83 volt 1 meter. Let's go a little more conservative for the 1w/1m number and say it is closer to 97dB sens. at one watt.

1 watt = 97dB
2 watt =...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 107
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Posted By beastaudio
I have a D-sonic 7 channel with the fronts being...

I have a D-sonic 7 channel with the fronts being 3x1000 watts at 4 ohm. surround channels are alittle more modestly rated.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 59,380
Posted By beastaudio
I brought up the 60f's I had only owned for a few...

I brought up the 60f's I had only owned for a few months. No one there I am pretty sure had ever heard a danley synergy horn at that point. They wowed a bunch of people, including myself. Not long...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,029
Posted By beastaudio
I have. Dead flat, slight rise starting at 100hz,...

I have. Dead flat, slight rise starting at 100hz, and what you see now. I have to build out a new bar in the rear of the theater that will allow me some room to scoot the MLP back about 6-8 more...
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 08:42 AM
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Posted By beastaudio
Haha, the wife sees me do this almost on a...

Haha, the wife sees me do this almost on a nightly basis... Lights off, just sitting there listening to music.
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 08:25 AM
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Posted By beastaudio
Depends. Do you intend on spending time listening...

Depends. Do you intend on spending time listening to good ole 2 channel stereo music? If so, I'd venture a guess that the 215's in full range mode might be totally worth the upgrade. If you are...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,219
Posted By beastaudio
Here is a 858706 I'm actually at only 1ru...

Here is a 858706

I'm actually at only 1ru right now but the 7702 runs pretty cool. If I had more space it would be 2-3ru still but I don't. Haven't seen any issues though with heat buildup with it...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,219
Posted By beastaudio
Big ole class A/B amps will produce a TON of...

Big ole class A/B amps will produce a TON of heat. the more efficient class D/H/whatever class don't produce near as much.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,219
Posted By beastaudio
No diagrams really, and a pic of the rat's nest...

No diagrams really, and a pic of the rat's nest (back of the rack) isn't really going to help either as it's a bit of a mess. Not like some people's I have seen, but not clean like Auburn's setup......
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-30-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,668
Views: 66,942
Posted By beastaudio
No no no. You got me all wrong Jeff, I meant the...

No no no. You got me all wrong Jeff, I meant the combo of Tom AND Meg in the same movie. We are talking, "You got mail," "Sleepless in Seattle," "Joe Vs. the Volcano," type deals.... Those just ain't...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 59,380
Posted By beastaudio
My little 60f's caused quite the upheaval at that...

My little 60f's caused quite the upheaval at that meet. Several bank accounts dropped, including my own when I transitioned to the big boys...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-30-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 13,384
Posted By beastaudio
I sure did

I sure did
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 107
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Posted By beastaudio
the red and black are the left and right...

the red and black are the left and right speakers, so they are pretty close. The blue is the center. I still have a little work to do on that area with the center, experimenting with moving it out...
Forum: Audio Gear   07-30-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By beastaudio
Great deal! Gorilla83 :D

Great deal! Gorilla83 :D
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-29-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,668
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Posted By beastaudio
Before ANYTHING in my theater was installed,...

Before ANYTHING in my theater was installed, there were ground-rules laid down:

No Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan movies
No Titanic
No Notebook.....




in the house..... period.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-29-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,219
Posted By beastaudio
I like the stuff with trays and knobs at chest...

I like the stuff with trays and knobs at chest level while standing. Amps and heavy stuff on the bottom. My rack (6' tall middle atlantic) from top to bottom is:

Directv box
APC UPS (2RU)
xbox...
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