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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-21-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,380
Posted By carp
So awesome, glad you are loving it! I agree...

So awesome, glad you are loving it!

I agree 100% about Mark. Last winter a few of us were at Craig John's house and we took turns sitting in the sweet spot. While Mark was in the sweet spot he...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-21-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 43,034
Posted By carp
I'm still set on keeping my entry level Epson...

I'm still set on keeping my entry level Epson 8350 until it's time for 4K. Recent posts in this thread are making it a little harder to stick to my guns on that though... ;) :)
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 387
Posted By carp
One more thing, this time about the surround...

One more thing, this time about the surround speakers.

I have found that if I have the surrounds directly to the side of my head the surround effects become more directional and it seems more...
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 387
Posted By carp
Oh, I also love love love that you have a sweet...

Oh, I also love love love that you have a sweet spot seat in the dead center. That is a must IMO, especially if you ever plan on listening to music - but even if you don't it's a must have. :)
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Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 387
Posted By carp
I like this much better! BTW, this system/room...

I like this much better! BTW, this system/room is going to be awesome! :cool: :)

Still, I would suggest putting a bare minimum of 6.5 feet in between the rows, maybe even 7 feet. I have 6.5...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
For music the subs never get turned on, but for...

For music the subs never get turned on, but for movies sometimes I run the mains large + subs and sometimes I cross the mains at 50 hz and run them small. There really isn't much difference other...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
That's so bad a$$ Mark. If I needed subs (haha,...

That's so bad a$$ Mark. If I needed subs (haha, and had money left) I'd be all over this. :cool:
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-18-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,976
Posted By carp
Yeah but even if the increments are the same the...

Yeah but even if the increments are the same the omnimic graphs always look smoother than REW when using the same smoothing. A LOT smoother. I'm so use to the omni I probably wouldn't know what to...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
That's a killer, the curiosity would be killing...

That's a killer, the curiosity would be killing me! It's a catch 22, working a lot brings in more money for toys but then no time to play with said toys!!
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-17-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 7,397
Posted By carp
I was talking about how much better 5.1 was than...

I was talking about how much better 5.1 was than PL, no PL itself. My first 5.1 experience was the movie Heat - what a great introduction into 5.1!! :cool:




Thanks! :)

The problem is I...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
If 30 to 60 hz is what you are after then OS pros...

If 30 to 60 hz is what you are after then OS pros would do it since they have twice the output above 30-35 hz. Crazy.
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
Haha, every once in awhile the JTR thread is...

Haha, every once in awhile the JTR thread is actually about JTR. It's rare but it does happen. :D ;)
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 7,397
Posted By carp
Hey Dan, I didn't see your post until I posted...

Hey Dan, I didn't see your post until I posted mine. I sure hope you are right - and I hope that the in ceiling speakers turn out to be the better option since I could do that. My front mains are...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-17-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,270
Posted By carp
Some local friends got together over a year ago...

Some local friends got together over a year ago to find out for ourselves. What we found is that when level matched to within 0.2 db's and switching IMMEDIATELY from one amp to another we could not...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-17-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 7,397
Posted By carp
I'm sure you guys all remember the first time you...

I'm sure you guys all remember the first time you heard a 5.1 movie in your room back in the 90's. The difference between 5.1 and Pro Logic was stunning. Night and day. Easily obvious to anyone -...
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
That's too bad they didn't work out but if you...

That's too bad they didn't work out but if you are like me you don't mind too much - I'd rather really know how a speaker will do in my room instead of just wondering. Now you know for sure.
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
Ha, well I can't picture your living room without...

Ha, well I can't picture your living room without the 215's - they fit the room perfectly! :D

That's awesome, I'm sure the S2's got a workout!!

I bet the surround effects in that movie in...
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
Ahh nothing like having some time alone with the...

Ahh nothing like having some time alone with the system! Enjoy! :cool: :)

Add a few beers to the mix and I'm in my happy place for sure. :D
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
I've been pretty busy lately with school...

I've been pretty busy lately with school starting. I haven't really had time to listen to my system this past week, in fact other than watching some tv with the family a couple of nights this week I...
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By carp
Did you try the extreme toe in approach? When I...

Did you try the extreme toe in approach? When I did that with my 212's the size of the sweet spot increased considerably. However I didn't like the looks of it and since I sit dead center and no...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-12-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 43,034
Posted By carp
Any slight movements with the omnimic will give...

Any slight movements with the omnimic will give drastic changes above 10k to 20k. An inch in any direction and the graph would look much different above 10k on Gorilla's graph.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-11-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,069
Posted By carp
Thanks for posting the information Joe. Wow,...

Thanks for posting the information Joe.

Wow, very sad. Steve had been on AVS for a very long time, one of those first names I remember from way back when I was mostly lurking and you guys are...
Forum: Speakers   08-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
I think if you are going to buy a new amp go all...

I think if you are going to buy a new amp go all out and try to get 2000 watts per speaker, or something in that neighborhood.

The 215's need a TON more power than the 212's, so give 'em all the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-11-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 61,032
Posted By carp
Do they have games in 2:35:1? That would be...

Do they have games in 2:35:1? That would be awesome!! :)
Forum: Speakers   08-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22,434
Views: 973,595
Posted By carp
If you want to save a lot of money you could get...

If you want to save a lot of money you could get an Inuke 6000 to power the mains and an Inuke 3000 (bridged) to power the center.

With that amount of power I can go to around +8 or +9 with...
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