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Forum: Speakers   09-13-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,844
Posted By Ka7niq
I know whatever I buy is not going to be my "last...

I know whatever I buy is not going to be my "last speaker purchase", so I always try and think about resale value. The small, little known brands are hard, if not impossible, to re sell.

There is...
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,844
Posted By Ka7niq
You are absolutely correct! I just saw a pair of...

You are absolutely correct! I just saw a pair of Vandersteen 2's with stands on Craigslist selling at 250.00 or best offer. If I didn't have Cats, I would jump all over these. Pre Owned Speakers are...
Forum: Speakers   09-09-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 43,411
Posted By Ka7niq
Old Prelude PFR's are a thing of the past now,...

Old Prelude PFR's are a thing of the past now, because of the foam Infinity chose to use on the drivers :(
I tried to save my Preludes by having a speaker repair shop here in Tampa butcher mine....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-06-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 127,411
Posted By Ka7niq
Glad you found the problem, and it was not with...

Glad you found the problem, and it was not with the Sherwood 972 !
Forum: Speakers   08-03-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 43,411
Posted By Ka7niq
My younger brother has them now. I really...

My younger brother has them now.
I really regret that I never got a chance to try Audyssey, or anything besides RABOS on them.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,272
Posted By Ka7niq
Actually, the pre out section of the Yamaha RX...

Actually, the pre out section of the Yamaha RX V2700 is a little low on output, and incapable of driving SOME (not all) amps to full output power.
That said, I have owned, and still own a bunch of...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-20-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
Anyone know what Harman Kardon has been up to, as...

Anyone know what Harman Kardon has been up to, as far as room correction goes, these days ?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-19-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
I thought the same thing. My old friend Albert...

I thought the same thing. My old friend Albert Von Schweikert who makes speakers once told me that as long as EQ etc was all done while the signal was in the digital domain, he could hear no...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
Actually, the very last firmware update helped a...

Actually, the very last firmware update helped a lot of the HDMI issues, but not me!
That was a very nice sounding receiver, even in 2 channel w/o any Trinnov.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
Yes, I did the Trinnov dance, and it does offer...

Yes, I did the Trinnov dance, and it does offer some really crazy features, like spatial remapping, so u can have a center speaker in the ceiling, and Trinnov will make it sound like it is really...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
Dirac seems pretty cool, except for the price! ...

Dirac seems pretty cool, except for the price!
Please let us know your findings with it.

My old Sherwood 972 that I just recently sold had the Trinnov Processor.

The IMPLIED reasoning behind...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
WTF is Dirac ?

WTF is Dirac ?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-18-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
A local guy I know was giving away his Yamaha RC...

A local guy I know was giving away his Yamaha RC V2700 for only 150.00, and I could not say NO.
It once sold for 1700.00, and has a 140 wpc X 7 amp in it, and also Yamaha's version of Audyssey etc...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-16-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
LOL, Yeah, that 30 inch EV Driver! Hartley...

LOL, Yeah, that 30 inch EV Driver!
Hartley (remember them ?) made some gigantic woofer. Back when I still lived in Seattle, some guy had one, in his downstairs fireplace!
Of course, he had to give...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-15-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
10-4 on the house curve :) The NRC has...

10-4 on the house curve :)
The NRC has identified a certain curve, that most listeners like.
And NAD has implemented their own version of Audyssey, that attempts to give your speakers this NRC...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-15-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
Is not a "sound fitting our preferences" the...

Is not a "sound fitting our preferences" the ultimate goal of every Audiophile and Music Lover Don ?
IMHO, it is quite presumptuous Of Audyssey, to not allow user adjustment to the EQ changes it has...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-15-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
I like the Anthem System, where you can set it to...

I like the Anthem System, where you can set it to only EQ below a certain frequency.
I do not have a lot of faith in room EQ over a few hundred HZ or so.

If you simply move the Audyssey...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 27,400
Posted By Ka7niq
This is good to know :) I am not Anti Yamaha, and...

This is good to know :) I am not Anti Yamaha, and once owned a Yamaha RX V1 Flagship receiver, I wish I had never sold :(
It did not have HDMI, but it was by far the best sounding receiver I ever...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-14-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
IMHO, Pioneer's MCACC System wins this argument,...

IMHO, Pioneer's MCACC System wins this argument, because not only can you adjust it, but you can also create and store 6 different curves that YOU created.

The day that Audyssey offers the level...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-14-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,643
Posted By Ka7niq
Plus, with Pioneer's MCACC, if you don't care for...

Plus, with Pioneer's MCACC, if you don't care for what it has done, you can Manually correct it by ear.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 27,400
Posted By Ka7niq
Exactly WHY I will never again own a receiver...

Exactly WHY I will never again own a receiver that offers room correction, but will not allow you to correct the "correction" manually.
The Pioneer receivers with the Advanced or Pro Versions of...
Forum: Speakers   04-02-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 20,208
Posted By Ka7niq
Thanks to the OP for the review of these 3...

Thanks to the OP for the review of these 3 speakers! I have to say I totally agree with the concept of NOT using any EQ, tone controls, or Dolby and Audyssey "schemes". I am not interested in how a...
Forum: Speakers   03-25-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,935
Posted By Ka7niq
The IL 50 was DESIGNED to USE the RABOS feature....

The IL 50 was DESIGNED to USE the RABOS feature. Unless you get very lucky, the subwoofers can sound boomy, if not properly adjusted. Most people simply turn the sub levels down, to "cure" this...
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,578
Posted By Ka7niq
I owned a pair of Vandersteen model 2CE Speakers,...

I owned a pair of Vandersteen model 2CE Speakers, and after finally getting them positioned correctly, I was rewarded with one of the best overall sounds in my current room.
They are capable of...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,593
Posted By Ka7niq
Post a picture of your Welton Pro Studio Speaker.

Post a picture of your Welton Pro Studio Speaker.
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