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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-05-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By eljaycanuck
+1 to the well-rated SUB-1200. The PSW10 is a...

+1 to the well-rated SUB-1200. The PSW10 is a decent-enough $99 sub, but only if you're using it in a smaller room and/or at lower volume levels.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-03-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By eljaycanuck
I'd go with the well-rated Dayton SUB-1200 for...

I'd go with the well-rated Dayton SUB-1200 for $148, shipped.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-03-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 239
Posted By eljaycanuck
It's the weedeater engine that makes the 'Vette...

It's the weedeater engine that makes the 'Vette go to '11'... :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,339
Posted By eljaycanuck
I see Denon and Marantz and a little bit of Sony...

I see Denon and Marantz and a little bit of Sony in that design. Aside from the excess of little buttons in the top right corner of the faceplate, I think it looks pretty good.
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 161
Posted By eljaycanuck
Setting speakers to "small" in the AVR means...

Setting speakers to "small" in the AVR means that...
- all frequencies below the crossover point for each speaker channel; and
- all frequencies contained in the dedicated LFE channel,
...are sent...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By eljaycanuck
According to monoprice.com: - Cabernet series:...

According to monoprice.com:
- Cabernet series: 20.6mm (0.81")
- Ultra Slim series: 0.6" width

I couldn't find dimensions for the Select Active series, but they look like they'd fall somewhere...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-02-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By eljaycanuck
IMO, you should shop your local used-goods sites...

IMO, you should shop your local used-goods sites for deals on gently-used gear:
- An older AVR that will handle audio from the TV should run you ~$50.
- A decent pair of speakers should cost no...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By eljaycanuck
For CC speaker, I'd go with the CSiA6. ...

For CC speaker, I'd go with the CSiA6.


For sub, I wouldn't bother with Polk. Consider something from a reputable Internet-direct (ID) manufacturer instead. Options include (in no particular...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-02-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 790
Posted By eljaycanuck
- Don't over-drive it. - Allow sufficient...

- Don't over-drive it.
- Allow sufficient ventilation for the amp so that it doesn't overheat.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-02-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 133
Posted By eljaycanuck
Unless your runs are very long, 14ga. is fine... ...

Unless your runs are very long, 14ga. is fine...


http://www.roger-russell.com/wire/wire.htm#wiretable


...as is monoprice wire.


If you're running any wires in-wall, use the in-wall...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-30-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 790
Posted By eljaycanuck
4,675 cu.ft.: That's a very large space. If it's...

4,675 cu.ft.: That's a very large space. If it's on a suspended floor, you'll get some tactile sensation from the PB-1000 or LV12R.


If it's on a concrete pad, you'll need to increase your...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-30-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21,750
Views: 1,349,745
Posted By eljaycanuck
It should, and the easiest way to find out is to...

It should, and the easiest way to find out is to try it.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-30-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By eljaycanuck
HSU STF-2 - 10" driver - 200W RMS amp -...

HSU STF-2
- 10" driver
- 200W RMS amp
- 25-100Hz +/-2dB
- 17" (h) x 14" (w) x 17" (d)


SVS PB-1000
- 10" driver
- 300W RMS
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-30-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By eljaycanuck
Premier Acoustic PA-150...

Premier Acoustic PA-150 (http://www.premieracoustic.com/buynow.asp?action=detail&prid=1226&crid=195&cat_name=Powered+Subwoofers) (retails for $499 on amazon.com).
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-30-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 110
Posted By eljaycanuck
Any chance you can stretch the budget by $99? If...

Any chance you can stretch the budget by $99? If 'yes', the SVS PB-1000 ($499, shipped)* would be awesome in a room the size of yours.

(*Or less, if there's a B-stock unit available the Outlet...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   06-29-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 591
Posted By eljaycanuck
Team America: World Police

Team America: World Police
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-28-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 421
Posted By eljaycanuck
No. :)

No. :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-28-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 372
Posted By eljaycanuck
In a room that size (relatively small), I'd go...

In a room that size (relatively small), I'd go with the PB-2000 for good overall output and sub-20Hz extension. :cool:

-- Edit --
For the same money and also with free return shipping there's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-25-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By eljaycanuck
Check canuckaudiomart.com or your local...

Check canuckaudiomart.com or your local used-goods sites - used[yourcity].com and [yourcity].kijiji.ca - for a gently-used sub.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-24-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 109
Posted By eljaycanuck
IMO, sell the PL-200 and get a Rythmik LV12R...

IMO, sell the PL-200 and get a Rythmik LV12R ($569, shipped).

If you can stretch your budget over $600 (with a little help from the sale of your PL-200), consider snapping up this b-stock XS15se...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-23-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By eljaycanuck
The same-sized driver in a larger cabinet and...

The same-sized driver in a larger cabinet and driven by a decently-powerful amp should provide more overall output and greater extension than the drivers in the speakers. IMO, though, you should...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-22-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 359
Posted By eljaycanuck
+1. IMO, that would be a fair price for a...

+1. IMO, that would be a fair price for a gently-used BASH-powered PB12-NSD. I used to have one and it was a pretty impressive sub.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-22-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By eljaycanuck
BILLY Height extension unit...

BILLY Height extension unit (http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/40263853/)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-16-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 221
Posted By eljaycanuck
^ +1. You have the subs and the AVR with MultEQ...

^ +1. You have the subs and the AVR with MultEQ XT. Hook 'em up, EQ your system and see what you think.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-15-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 195
Posted By eljaycanuck
I have an AVR-X4000 and I've had no problem...

I have an AVR-X4000 and I've had no problem inserting banana plugs into the ends of the speaker-level terminals.


You have several types of plugs on hand - have you actually tried plugging any of...
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