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Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
Posted By Elihawk
With all respect to Zorba, I have run a...

With all respect to Zorba, I have run a mismatched center several times and decided NO center is better. For me, the Left and right fronts are your two most important speakers and should be...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 162
Posted By Elihawk
Do you listen to a lot of multi channel music?...

Do you listen to a lot of multi channel music? Otherwise, there really is any reason why your surrounds need to match your front stage...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 971
Posted By Elihawk
In a world where women don't make HT decisions!?...

In a world where women don't make HT decisions!? I like...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5,348
Views: 216,922
Posted By Elihawk
In my case, both of my subs HAVE to be to the...

In my case, both of my subs HAVE to be to the left of the MLP, one in front and one behind, but I just don't have many other options- like you, Gregory, I got a projector that forces everything...
Forum: Speakers   08-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5,348
Views: 216,922
Posted By Elihawk
I got a similar issue...while my subs aren't both...

I got a similar issue...while my subs aren't both up front, they ain't where the 'woofer crawl tells me to put them either!
Forum: Speakers   08-27-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 695
Posted By Elihawk
I have bought plenty of speakers I don't love!...

I have bought plenty of speakers I don't love! Polkm40s, didn't love. Infinity Primus p163s, didn't love. Pioneer AJ speakers, didn't love! Even my Def Tech SM450s, loved the price, 150/pr...but...
Forum: Speakers   08-27-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 971
Posted By Elihawk
Well, you would only want a MASSIVE center if you...

Well, you would only want a MASSIVE center if you have very capable Land R speaker, which would likely be massive too! My "tiny" EMPtek center is capable of produced dialogue so loud my ears will...
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 314
Posted By Elihawk
Well, for one thing, neither Sony or Polk make a...

Well, for one thing, neither Sony or Polk make a decent subwoofer! I recently saw a SVS PB2000 on ebay for 300 dollars, not sure how much the shipping would have been...that would be a good deal!
Forum: Speakers   08-26-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By Elihawk
Not sure if the RAAL ribbon is similar to the...

Not sure if the RAAL ribbon is similar to the folded/pleated ribbon, in terms of sonic qualities, but the RAAL is a very outstanding tweeter. Philharminic audio uses it in several of their speakers...
Forum: Speakers   08-25-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5,348
Views: 216,922
Posted By Elihawk
Man, Viper, that is one awesome looking front...

Man, Viper, that is one awesome looking front stage! If you could figure out a way to spread those out, you SQ would be better, but that LOOKS AWESOME!
Forum: Speakers   08-25-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 370
Posted By Elihawk
If you like midbass and are going to use a sub, I...

If you like midbass and are going to use a sub, I think the EMptek e55Ti will be excellent. Fairly neutral speaker with slightly enhanced midbass and an excellent midbass driver that can be further...
Forum: Speakers   08-25-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 199
Posted By Elihawk
IMHO, and only mine, the Polks and Primus lines...

IMHO, and only mine, the Polks and Primus lines discussed are a step below either EMPtek or Ascend Acoustic speakers (if we are talking about the e55Ti or the CMT340). You may feel different...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 142
Posted By Elihawk
Maybe look at the Dayton Audio 12 inch sub? Not...

Maybe look at the Dayton Audio 12 inch sub? Not saying better or worse, but I have been underwhelmed by my Klipsch Rw12d sub...and before than, my Klipsch Synergy sub. Klipsch makes good speakers,...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 256
Posted By Elihawk
If you have a magnolia BB, you can hear B$W and...

If you have a magnolia BB, you can hear B$W and Klipsch, maybe not the exact models you are considering and you will hear how different those two speakers are- as pointed out, Klipsch are bright or...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5,348
Views: 216,922
Posted By Elihawk
Okay, sorry, now your comment make more sense!

Okay, sorry, now your comment make more sense!
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,348
Views: 216,922
Posted By Elihawk
You may have a legitmate beef with EMP about the...

You may have a legitmate beef with EMP about the speaker mount and the crossover, but you are complaining that you only "saved" 100 dollars on 225/pr speakers!? Thats 40%, which is a incredible...
Forum: Speakers   08-17-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By Elihawk
the only issue with the Quintets is that you...

the only issue with the Quintets is that you would need to cross them at above 100hz. If you receiver doesn't allow multiple crossovers, you will hear some distortion of those speakers try to play...
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,792
Posted By Elihawk
Falcons, will that center have a BMR midrange...

Falcons, will that center have a BMR midrange driver?
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 192,331
Posted By Elihawk
ien2 my point exactly. The Minx is a very good...

ien2 my point exactly. The Minx is a very good speaker for its size and might have the best measurements of the speakers in its class, especially those that are single drivers. But team it up with an...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 192,331
Posted By Elihawk
Sound and vision did the measurements and found...

Sound and vision did the measurements and found as a tweeter, the BMR is only capable of 2 khz, +/- 3 db. And two different measurements have shown a negative spike around 10 khz. ...
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 433
Posted By Elihawk
You can get away with a mismatched front stage if...

You can get away with a mismatched front stage if you want, I did it for awhile till I could afford the correct center. However, I WOULD NOT mix a horn loader tweeter center with Done tweeter L/R.
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By Elihawk
I would say I have a better chance of dating a...

I would say I have a better chance of dating a Victoria Secret model than those Pioneers have of hitting 40 hz +/- 3 DBs. Maybe 50...still not bad for 125/pr speaker, but I found the bass to be...
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 231
Posted By Elihawk
I would have a hard time believing most of those...

I would have a hard time believing most of those measurements are +/- 3 dbs...
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,436
Views: 192,331
Posted By Elihawk
Of topic, sort of, but about the BMR driver as a...

Of topic, sort of, but about the BMR driver as a midrange.
Guys, I was part of this thread a year or so ago, when I had some thoughts of purchasing a sat system for a spare bedroom. Since then, I...
Forum: Speakers   08-13-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 294
Posted By Elihawk
Been to 6 pro stadiums, ~14 college stadiums....

Been to 6 pro stadiums, ~14 college stadiums. Soldier field x 2, Arrowhead field, Buccannear stadium, Dolphin stadium, which has had about 20 names, Lambeau and Jacksonville. Been to every Big Ten...
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