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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-22-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By Chu Gai
Well, I'd like to see a bit of quality...

Well, I'd like to see a bit of quality engineering directed to the user interface. A quality manual wouldn't hurt. And maybe while they're at it, they, well mostly Onkyo, could spread some of that...
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
Perception is a funny thing.

Perception is a funny thing.
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2014, 12:28 PM
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Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
Yes, but that was way back when shrubbery ran...

Yes, but that was way back when shrubbery ran rampant.

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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-21-2014, 12:23 PM
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Views: 22,596
Posted By Chu Gai
I think the world is big enough to accommodate...

I think the world is big enough to accommodate enthusiasts of the above.
Forum: Speakers   10-21-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
Mark, as an engineer and having been in the audio...

Mark, as an engineer and having been in the audio business, then you must know that phono cartridges have their own loading characteristics and requirements. From more reputable manufacturers and by...
Forum: Speakers   10-20-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
Actually, Billy, the propagation velocity of the...

Actually, Billy, the propagation velocity of the wave does depend on the dielectric (insulation). In a vacuum the wave travels at c. In air it's somewhat less. In a wire it depends among other things...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-20-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 5,762
Posted By Chu Gai
I was watching a program called Center Stage and...

I was watching a program called Center Stage and I don't remember who the sports figure being interviewed was, but he sais in his bathroom he put in a urinal which he considered rather sensible being...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-20-2014, 05:34 AM
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Views: 22,596
Posted By Chu Gai
That's all fine and well,Mark, but you still have...

That's all fine and well,Mark, but you still have no TacT.

If a song is mixed two ways, with one way being with a tilted FR, will the populace still prefer that the speakers also have a tilted...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
Somebody contact the Justice Department that AQ...

Somebody contact the Justice Department that AQ actively promotes bias.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-19-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 22,596
Posted By Chu Gai
Lordy, Lordy! What's a po boy to do if all he's...

Lordy, Lordy! What's a po boy to do if all he's got is a cheesy receiver? Btw, do the findings of that research support multichannel?
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-19-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 5,762
Posted By Chu Gai
If your monetary requests were more reasonable,...

If your monetary requests were more reasonable, kick starter or other sites like that could certainly be explored. Talk to a tax attorney, though.
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-19-2014, 08:58 AM
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Views: 5,762
Posted By Chu Gai
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Forum: Speakers   10-19-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
James Randi once said something like people...

James Randi once said something like people invoking Quantum Physics to explain something that may well be explained in a simpler fashion is the last refuge of the scoundrel. I'm pretty sure that...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 02:59 PM
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Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
That would be the late Sylvia!

That would be the late Sylvia!
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-18-2014, 02:56 PM
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Views: 22,596
Posted By Chu Gai
I'd like to think that it's a meticulous...

I'd like to think that it's a meticulous attention to detail using components above and beyond what is required. That's what I'd like to think anyways. I'd like to think these guys are top notch...
Forum: Speakers   10-18-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
What would a speaker cable have to do to the...

What would a speaker cable have to do to the signal in order to create a wider soundstage?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-18-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 22,596
Posted By Chu Gai
It should be noted that Secrets was at the RMAF...

It should be noted that Secrets was at the RMAF and had a very favorable impression of those Utopias.
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-17-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 5,762
Posted By Chu Gai
I love these optical and audio illusions. Now,...

I love these optical and audio illusions. Now, for the rest of the story...

In the early 70's, several college buddies were in the Greenwich Village, SOHO area. One of the guys had managed to...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
Nothing stops a researcher from rewiring an...

Nothing stops a researcher from rewiring an instrument to add an aftermarket power cord. They can replace the cables that connect detectors and recorders with aftermarket ones. You can make your own...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
Why aren't the companies like Cardas, AudioQuest,...

Why aren't the companies like Cardas, AudioQuest, Monster, Transparent, and everyone else not marketing their products outside of the A/V industry? The gadgets we have, regardless of price and...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
Enzyte most certainly wasn't marketed for people...

Enzyte most certainly wasn't marketed for people with debilitating conditions. It was for Everyman who wanted to be like Bob.
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Forum: Speakers   10-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 11,390
Posted By Chu Gai
Sure the percentage was invented by the cable...

Sure the percentage was invented by the cable mongers. Just like when you go to buy a pair of shoes and the salesperson suggests a spare set of laces, some shoe polish, and maybe some socks. It's...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-15-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 22,596
Posted By Chu Gai
You could always orient their center channel...

You could always orient their center channel vertically or simply buy another of their regular speakers. My guess, and that's all that it is, is HSU was looking to make a center channel with specific...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-15-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 22,596
Posted By Chu Gai
Well, in the context of a workshop or whatever...

Well, in the context of a workshop or whatever the that gathering was, you can't expect a large number of trials to have been performed. But before I'd hang my hat on 6 out of 7 and start talking...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 22,596
Posted By Chu Gai
I listened to about a 1/2 hour of the interview....

I listened to about a 1/2 hour of the interview. While it was very pleasant, I didn't hear anything that would somehow put a dagger into the merits of ABX testing. For example, the interviewee spoke...
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