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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,421
Posted By JimWilson
Visually they appear to be similar in size, but...

Visually they appear to be similar in size, but the S1 driver is more impressive in real life. Completely different basket as well.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 275
Posted By JimWilson
Simply having a conversation shouldn't be...

Simply having a conversation shouldn't be considered inappropriate - no argument there. However, a blanket statement such as "Your buying it, so don't worry about being rude" more than infers a green...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 275
Posted By JimWilson
It probably has more to do with the fact Darwin...

It probably has more to do with the fact Darwin isn't as active as he should be. ;)



That's pretty messed up really. I get the whole analogy about the 10 items or less scenario - and that...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 59,954
Posted By JimWilson
Congested or interesting? I would say it's...

Congested or interesting? I would say it's looking good for the consumer - there will be lots of new toys to choose from. Now if only Comcast had some competition like that I would be a happy...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 275
Posted By JimWilson
I think that's why everyone is telling him to...

I think that's why everyone is telling him to have the shipper get insurance. No one has suggested he get it. AAMOF, I don't think he even could.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 214
Posted By JimWilson
+1 Definitely worth considering.

+1

Definitely worth considering.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By JimWilson
If the cabinet is falling apart on its own...

If the cabinet is falling apart on its own perhaps that's a harbinger of its demise. After 17 years it may be time to consider something else.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,421
Posted By JimWilson
I think it's safe to say the ID companies are not...

I think it's safe to say the ID companies are not colluding against "big business" as much as they are building and selling products for a market segment they deem lucrative. I don't imagine there...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 275
Posted By JimWilson
Rude? Probably not. Appropriate? Probably not. ...

Rude? Probably not. Appropriate? Probably not.

Some people don't pack things the way they should - no question there - but to infer he/she won't do a good job before they ever send you anything...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20,315
Views: 1,483,651
Posted By JimWilson
Agreed. I'd be the first one to ask for a unit...

Agreed. I'd be the first one to ask for a unit to review. ;)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 29,559
Posted By JimWilson
I do indeed have a Cap 1400, and I'm projecting...

I do indeed have a Cap 1400, and I'm projecting October for that review. I have a 5.1 system that I'm writing the first draft of as we speak, and that one will be published in September. The Cap is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 59,954
Posted By JimWilson
This coming from a man with 2 each OS and Mariana...

This coming from a man with 2 each OS and Mariana 24. In your case, I'll bet we could ask your neighbors which they prefer... :D
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 59,954
Posted By JimWilson
I believe the intention of this thread was to...

I believe the intention of this thread was to encourage everyone to post their own "top 10 list" of subwoofers. It's personal preference really. Doubtful any two lists will ever be the same, nor...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-30-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20,315
Views: 1,483,651
Posted By JimWilson
Exactly my point for a long time; excellent...

Exactly my point for a long time; excellent reference for sure, but certainly not the only thing to use when comparing different products. Unfortunately too many do just that, and in so doing...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-30-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20,315
Views: 1,483,651
Posted By JimWilson
If Audyssey set your the sub output to -11dB you...

If Audyssey set your the sub output to -11dB you had the gain up too high when you ran the measurement. At this point you really don't have an accurate response because the EQ curve could not be set...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-30-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20,315
Views: 1,483,651
Posted By JimWilson
I think what sk373 was trying to convey is that...

I think what sk373 was trying to convey is that you're making a mashup of two different sets of data and trying to extrapolate an outcome based upon them. Both of those measurements would have had...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-30-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 590,206
Posted By JimWilson
I'll post a link in this thread. It will be...

I'll post a link in this thread. It will be probably about 2 months though; I try not to do more than 1 review a month, and I already have 2 products ahead of the ULS.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 590,206
Posted By JimWilson
I'm happy I was able to assist with your...

I'm happy I was able to assist with your purchase. I suspect that you'll find a lot of the same qualities I did as time goes on.




You'll never guess what's sitting 10 feet from me as I type...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 590,206
Posted By JimWilson
Glad its worked out so well for you. Congrats on...

Glad its worked out so well for you. Congrats on the new toy!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,119
Posted By JimWilson
The "something large and heavy moves freely...

The "something large and heavy moves freely inside the cabinet" is exactly how I would describe the sound I heard. It was the motor assembly from the driver, that and what was left of the basket it...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20,315
Views: 1,483,651
Posted By JimWilson
I'm sure they're anticipating your future...

I'm sure they're anticipating your future business with bated breath. :rolleyes:
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20,315
Views: 1,483,651
Posted By JimWilson
Man, those two aren't even close. Just because...

Man, those two aren't even close. Just because something is expensive doesn't mean it's also overrated. JL Audio is definitely not aimed at the "best bang for the buck!" crowd, so for those folks...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20,315
Views: 1,483,651
Posted By JimWilson
JL Audio is a high end manufacturer in the home...

JL Audio is a high end manufacturer in the home theater and 2 channel music worlds. I have no experience with them in the auto world, so I can't comment on how they are in that space, but I do have...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 590,206
Posted By JimWilson
It certainly sounds like you've spent an...

It certainly sounds like you've spent an inordinate amount of time trying to dial it in, so I can understand the frustration. My first question would be what AVR or amp are you using as the input...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-27-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 590,206
Posted By JimWilson
Based upon my experience I suspect you're going...

Based upon my experience I suspect you're going to be pleasantly surprised.
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