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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By lovinthehd
Well you could try your mains at small and see if...

Well you could try your mains at small and see if your old sub is worth the effort, or did you try that already?

There's also AIY, a bit easier than DIY, with the help of kits from member...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-18-2014, 10:47 AM
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http://www.avsforum.com/forum/286-latest-industry-...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/286-latest-industry-news/1690018-pioneer-onkyo-deal-evolves.html
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 10:39 AM
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Posted By lovinthehd
Well I was thinking more unfinished vs any kind...

Well I was thinking more unfinished vs any kind of finish :) While the PB13U is nice, for that kind of money I'd up my budget a bit and go for a Seaton Submersive. You could build a pair of Marty...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 10:19 AM
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Posted By lovinthehd
So you really have no idea of what actually...

So you really have no idea of what actually happened? How are these particular details leading to the conclusion you arrived at? Are you also implying you were driving low impedance speakers with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 03:21 AM
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Posted By lovinthehd
Doesn't help understand how it happened. Could...

Doesn't help understand how it happened. Could be you, could be the speakers, could have been the avr....

So why keep on about the ACD rms figures? What do they mean?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By lovinthehd
What does a 47W/ch ACD (7 ch ACD) have to do with...

What does a 47W/ch ACD (7 ch ACD) have to do with anything? How would you damage your tweeters with the Z7 unit? You have wooden ears when it comes to using your volume knob?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 442
Posted By lovinthehd
Where was gain on the amp set when you got that?

Where was gain on the amp set when you got that?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 02:00 AM
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Posted By lovinthehd
I don't know about unclear, you pretty clearly...

I don't know about unclear, you pretty clearly stated.... :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-18-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 442
Posted By lovinthehd
Not the master volume 0. The sub level at zero...

Not the master volume 0. The sub level at zero is the neutral position for the adjustment.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 622
Posted By lovinthehd
That's a big room! Good thing you've got subbage...

That's a big room! Good thing you've got subbage to cope well with. Sure wish we had gone metric here in the US to make it easier....
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-17-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14,855
Views: 572,634
Posted By lovinthehd
I mentioned It's a Beautiful Day - Live at the...

I mentioned It's a Beautiful Day - Live at the Fillmore '68 album I saw on Amazon recently (after I had played their eponymous album for the umpteenth time the other day I just went looking for what...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 10:59 PM
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Posted By lovinthehd
707.85 would be in square feet which for subs...

707.85 would be in square feet which for subs isn't meaningful....for cubic feet you need to factor in your ceiling height :) Sorry, couldn't let it go since the volume of your room is likely at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 535
Posted By lovinthehd
For your use and room and budget you could get...

For your use and room and budget you could get pretty good results with that amp budget with subs from the likes of Rythmik, SVS, Power Sound, Hsu, Reaction Audio....how much does finish and size...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 795
Posted By lovinthehd
It does get confusing when avrs use a codec name...

It does get confusing when avrs use a codec name to also describe a sound mode/format. Until movies are actually mastered in something better than PCM then where is there improvement in a codec...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 535
Posted By lovinthehd
Hard to say what level that translates to in...

Hard to say what level that translates to in music, but if your avr is calibrated to the movie standards of reference/0 being 85 db average and 105db peaks, that is fairly loud. Are you having...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 535
Posted By lovinthehd
The ACD (all channel driven) rms rating figure is...

The ACD (all channel driven) rms rating figure is somewhat meaningless as you won't be using them that way. We don't have any idea of your room size or listening levels either, can you expand on...
Forum: Speakers   09-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,224
Posted By lovinthehd
Congrats on the second sub! Appears the level...

Congrats on the second sub! Appears the level controls are described in your manual starting on page 145 for audio menu settings, sub level specifically on page 151. ...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-16-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14,855
Views: 572,634
Posted By lovinthehd
Frisco is a town in Colorado.... ;) Was one of...

Frisco is a town in Colorado.... ;) Was one of the gals missing for that show? (Pattie Santos and Linda LaFlamme). I didn't get acquainted with their music until I moved to San Francisco in 71. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By lovinthehd
Don't bother with passive bi-amping, especially...

Don't bother with passive bi-amping, especially from an avr....not worth the extra speaker wire.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By lovinthehd
Your speakers have a rated sensitivity of 90 dB...

Your speakers have a rated sensitivity of 90 dB (with 1 watt at 1 meter) so they'll get fairly loud on a nominal amount of power. Keep in mind it generally takes a doubling of amp power to raise spl...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By lovinthehd
The power is what the difference would be between...

The power is what the difference would be between the amp in the avr and an outboard amp, i.e. to what spl levels you can drive the speakers. Most solid state amps (whether stand alone or in an avr)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By lovinthehd
I'd start with the avr powering the speakers,...

I'd start with the avr powering the speakers, that avr should drive them to very loud levels but I don't know how loud you plan on listening. How would you use an amp with that avr? It doesn't seem...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 370
Posted By lovinthehd
I use power amps on my front speakers, avr...

I use power amps on my front speakers, avr handles surrounds/rear surrounds but no complaints.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 370
Posted By lovinthehd
What do you mean internal amps? The avr's...

What do you mean internal amps? The avr's speaker amps? Op amps? I do add gain for my turntable, as its relatively low compared to the rest of the sources....and have turned down the level for...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 20,388
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Posted By lovinthehd
You might try forum member daveds50, he repairs...

You might try forum member daveds50, he repairs amps for the eD subs; I don't think he's mentioned anything in this thread but not sure....
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