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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-30-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By ndskurfer
Correct, here is an old thread that I recall...

Correct, here is an old thread that I recall reading years ago regarding Master & Commander on bluray:

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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-06-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 128,650
Posted By ndskurfer
Good to know, Thanks! I'm just getting familiar...

Good to know, Thanks! I'm just getting familiar with Kodi/SPMC and how powerful the Shield is. Are there any drawbacks? Pros/Cons when compared to a dedicated mkv media player like the Mede8er? I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-05-2017, 07:11 PM
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Views: 128,650
Posted By ndskurfer
Question regarding playing lossless Mkv bluray...

Question regarding playing lossless Mkv bluray rips - with kodi installed on a shield, does it make sense or have any advantages in owning a mede8er for payback vs Kodi on a shield?

Background,...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-14-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,273
Posted By ndskurfer
I'm a long time member here, have purchased many...

I'm a long time member here, have purchased many items here as well, including 2 of Brian's old PSA xs30's. It wasn't a perfect transaction - 1 was advertised as damaged, which it did have a blemish...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   10-25-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 1,848
Posted By ndskurfer
Careful, Luke's theater is insane! And from what...

Careful, Luke's theater is insane! And from what I understand, it has evolved a ton since I was there last..

I wish there I could make it, I will be in the twin cities that following week. The...
Forum: Audio Gear   09-14-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By ndskurfer
pm sent

pm sent
Forum: Speakers   09-07-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4,795
Views: 447,769
Posted By ndskurfer
I believe both pair are in espresso. They look...

I believe both pair are in espresso. They look great
Forum: Speakers   09-07-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9,635
Views: 638,167
Posted By ndskurfer
Looks like a mess below 200hz... A consistent...

Looks like a mess below 200hz... A consistent mess, at least. I will have to play around with placement, then EQ. This is measured FR on both, no sub. The Revel F35 measures flatter in my room up...
Forum: Speakers   09-07-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9,635
Views: 638,167
Posted By ndskurfer
No joke, this is tough! They are both amazing...

No joke, this is tough! They are both amazing speakers, I would be extremely happy with either set (Sierra 2 / F35). I don't want to provide too many thoughts on my direct comparisons just yet, I...
Forum: Speakers   09-07-2016, 08:50 AM
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Posted By ndskurfer
yes and yes. I have had to do lots of moving of...

yes and yes. I have had to do lots of moving of speakers thus far, no worries on fairness. Before I brought home the revels, I spent a lot of time doing comparisons between the 2 sets of sierras. ...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4,795
Views: 447,769
Posted By ndskurfer
So I am having myself my own private mini...

So I am having myself my own private mini shootout...

http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww42/ndskurfer/7b35f107-0233-47e5-b132-8cb1130b3ae0.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,635
Views: 638,167
Posted By ndskurfer
For some reason, these images did not come...

For some reason, these images did not come through for me.
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9,635
Views: 638,167
Posted By ndskurfer
This is great! I can not duplicate these, of...

This is great! I can not duplicate these, of course (non-anechoic). I have not been running audyssey or any room correction for my comparisons - so the room will be a factor - which I will try to...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9,635
Views: 638,167
Posted By ndskurfer
Again, thanks! I do have the gear to ensure...

Again, thanks! I do have the gear to ensure equal levels/etc. Placement will be taken into account I will be running some REW sweeps as well. As for the blind tests - I will need to somehow get...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9,635
Views: 638,167
Posted By ndskurfer
Thanks John for your input! Much appreciated. I...

Thanks John for your input! Much appreciated. I did read your earlier posts, I have never had the opportunity to audition any of the other speakers referenced as a basis, but helps put some context...
Forum: Speakers   09-06-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9,635
Views: 638,167
Posted By ndskurfer
I guess I'll find out this week first hand. ...

I guess I'll find out this week first hand. Another forum member has allowed me to audition some Sierra 1's and Sierra 2's in my home for the next few days - extremely generous! I asked about the...
Forum: Speakers   09-05-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9,635
Views: 638,167
Posted By ndskurfer
Not many comparisons on the F35's. Anybody...

Not many comparisons on the F35's. Anybody running these? Comparison to Ascend Sierra 1/2 bookshelf speakers? Same price as Sierra 2's.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-08-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 33,385
Views: 1,305,059
Posted By ndskurfer
I would love to have a listen once you receive...

I would love to have a listen once you receive this!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-06-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28,793
Views: 1,797,948
Posted By ndskurfer
I think you must try this. Xs30 or xs30se, which...

I think you must try this. Xs30 or xs30se, which do you want to try? Should be fun. Definitely requires 2 to lift, but not impossible.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-03-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,413
Posted By ndskurfer
I can't, unfortunately. The JTR's that I have...

I can't, unfortunately. The JTR's that I have are my mains (LCR speakers - Triple 8HT's). I heard the captivator at another home, months before I had my xs30's. I remember it being a monster and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-03-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,413
Posted By ndskurfer
Ha, comical read! There is no denying that I...

Ha, comical read! There is no denying that I have a ton of room gain in the lower frequencies, I have to eq those down. Same for many other systems that I have helped dial in. I agree, you need to...
Forum: Audio Gear   08-01-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By ndskurfer
Great subs, I didn't realize Luke sold them. I...

Great subs, I didn't realize Luke sold them. I was at the 2015 gtg as well, that was a lot of fun. Sorry to hear that you are having to consider selling.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-22-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28,793
Views: 1,797,948
Posted By ndskurfer
I applied 1/6 octave smoothing, since we are...

I applied 1/6 octave smoothing, since we are showing full range. Correct, no boosting of nulls, although I believe we removed the null with placement. Will need to view the sweeps unsmoothed again...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-22-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 28,793
Views: 1,797,948
Posted By ndskurfer
I was really impressed with the flexibility...

I was really impressed with the flexibility options on the amp of that sub, even though we didn't adjust them that night. We never did adjust the peq settings, mainly let audyssey do it's job after...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-22-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,042
Posted By ndskurfer
I see transducers mentioned above as well. With...

I see transducers mentioned above as well. With your concrete floor, you may appreciate those as well, which provides tactile feel in the lower bass. Mine are crossed at all bass below 30hz.
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