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Forum: Speakers   06-23-2016, 05:01 PM
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Posted By craig john
Laughs... Rolls eyes... Shakes head... ...

Laughs...

Rolls eyes...

Shakes head...

Walks away.
Forum: Speakers   06-22-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 158
Posted By craig john
Of course I've heard the Gold LCR's. I had a set...

Of course I've heard the Gold LCR's. I had a set in my room for a demo before I bought my Plat's. In addition, I helped design, install, calibrate and optimize my friends' systems with Gold LCR's...
Forum: Speakers   06-22-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 158
Posted By craig john
I owned the 8200e's for several years, and I...

I owned the 8200e's for several years, and I really enjoyed them... until I heard the Triads. I have since converted my theater to Triad Platinums, and I've helped 2 friends install Triad Gold LCR's...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 158
Posted By craig john
Triad Golds.

Triad Golds.
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2016, 12:44 PM
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Views: 549,014
Posted By craig john
Hi Cory, I agreed... even if it's not...

Hi Cory,

I agreed... even if it's not thoroughly defined, it's miles better than what most manufacturers offer!


Yes, the AMT tweeters in the CR's are a real draw for those speakers. I LOVE...
Forum: Speakers   06-19-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,226
Views: 549,014
Posted By craig john
The Marantz/Triad Silver Monitor system should be...

The Marantz/Triad Silver Monitor system should be able to get well above -16. However, the single 12" sub will be the limiting factor. (BTW, I couldn't find any info on the MA ASW12. Are you sure...
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8,226
Views: 549,014
Posted By craig john
Hi Dawn, I'm not familiar with the HAA...

Hi Dawn,

I'm not familiar with the HAA calculator. I don't have a "better" calculator, but I've used this one: http://myhometheater.homestead.com/splcalculator.html It actually calculates 107.2...
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8,226
Views: 549,014
Posted By craig john
I have in-room Silver Monitors for my Wides and...

I have in-room Silver Monitors for my Wides and Surrounds, and I agree that they're great speakers. They use similar drivers to the Platinums I use for my mains, and they're an excellent timbre...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-15-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 273
Posted By craig john
You NEED to measure your response. Without...

You NEED to measure your response. Without knowing what the problem frequencies are, it's impossible to predict the effects of any room treatments or additional subwoofers. If the nulls(s) are in...
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By craig john
If it's like the Triad Platinum design, it's made...

If it's like the Triad Platinum design, it's made to be used in sets of 3, interconnected, which would make the whole front "wall" a baffle wall.
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Forum: Speakers   06-09-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 344
Posted By craig john
Sheldon, Your JTR speaker are so far...

Sheldon,

Your JTR speaker are so far outside Zorba's comfort zone, that there is no way he'll be able to comprehend their "value." Please check Zorba's signature and you'll see that his...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By craig john
It would help at all frequencies > 1/2 wavelength...

It would help at all frequencies > 1/2 wavelength of the width of the baffle.

Or, you could build the baffle "wings" into an actual wall, which I suspect is their intended use.
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By craig john
See attached...

See attached...
Forum: Speakers   05-29-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
Thanks. I think I fixed it. Let me know if they...

Thanks. I think I fixed it. Let me know if they display OK now.
Forum: Speakers   05-29-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
Been there, done that, too. ;) Back in the 70's,...

Been there, done that, too. ;) Back in the 70's, I had a Soundcraftsmen PE2217 Preamp/EQ. 10 bands with +/- 12 dB of boost/cut per band. But they were fixed bands with fixed Qs. It came with a...
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
Pre-outs, but no power amp ins. If you get a new...

Pre-outs, but no power amp ins. If you get a new receiver, look for one with both.
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
If your receiver has pre-outs and power amp ins...

If your receiver has pre-outs and power amp ins it will. What receiver do you have?


You don't know what you're missing:...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   05-27-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 72,391
Posted By craig john
How loud do the fans get? And are you OK with...

How loud do the fans get? And are you OK with them blowing on you? (That would bother me.)

Craig
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
Where'd you come from??? :D

Where'd you come from??? :D
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
Got it. :) Sorry I misunderstood. :o

Got it. :) Sorry I misunderstood. :o
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
Here's one more potential solution: ...

Here's one more potential solution: http://www.parts-express.com/harrison-labs-fmod-inline-crossover-pair-30-hz-high-pass-rca--266-248
It would go between your preamp outs and your power amp ins. ...
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
Look at it this... why would you provide the...

Look at it this... why would you provide the opportunity of using Bass Management to re-direct bass to the subwoofer... when there is no subwoofer, and nowhere for the re-directed bass to go? (Of...
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
I would also leave the sub in the system. In...

I would also leave the sub in the system. In fact, after having owned subwoofers, I would not have a music or movie audio system without them. However, that wasn't the question. I tried to answer...
Forum: Speakers   05-27-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
With an "extensive working knowledge" of...

With an "extensive working knowledge" of Audyssey, I'm stumped why you would make the suggestions you made. Setting the speakers to Large before running Audyssey will have no affect on anything. ...
Forum: Speakers   05-26-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,247
Posted By craig john
With all due respect... this suggestion tells me...

With all due respect... this suggestion tells me you don't really understand what Audyssey does.

When Audyssey measures a system, it IGNORES all pre-Audyssey settings. It doesn't care if you...
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