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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-21-2016, 04:32 PM
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Posted By cubalis2
I'll be curious to see what others with ULF...

I'll be curious to see what others with ULF capabilities think of the opening scene in Free State of Jones.

While the overall level and quantity of bass throughout the film wan't great, that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-17-2016, 04:43 PM
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Views: 500,780
Posted By cubalis2
I find I'm running between -15.0 and -5.0,...

I find I'm running between -15.0 and -5.0, depending on the mix, genre, and if my wife is with me. It's the same level I used to run my Onkyo AVR as well. I enjoy it loud, and boost the subs +10dB...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-05-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By cubalis2
Open a windows explorer folder (say for example...

Open a windows explorer folder (say for example 'My Computer') - any folder will do. In the address bar type your openelec ip address like this with the slashes: \\192.168.1.xxx
and you should get...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-02-2016, 09:31 AM
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Views: 1,148
Posted By cubalis2
Agreed. If those are in proper working order...

Agreed.

If those are in proper working order (no reason to think they wouldn't be, either) I'd snatch up both and worry about the repercussions of going over budget later :o Good thing I'm in BC....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-18-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By cubalis2
Also watched it yesterday and thought the same. ...

Also watched it yesterday and thought the same. So many moments that had huge potential let down by the theaters system. I knew going in the sound would be anemic compared to what I'm used to at...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-18-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,181
Posted By cubalis2
I've shopped there once or twice, can second this...

I've shopped there once or twice, can second this especially with our dollar at the moment. Another place is AXE music (local to Calgary & Edmonton) as they have free shipping and a decent...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2015, 02:27 PM
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Posted By cubalis2
Agreed. I know I'm going to tread carefully...

Agreed.

I know I'm going to tread carefully with FW updates from here out (3050). I installed the latest one blindly, before any changes were listed online. :o

Just on the outside chance...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-17-2015, 08:15 AM
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Views: 1,181
Posted By cubalis2
From someone who has been in that position almost...

From someone who has been in that position almost exactly -

I live on the island now but was in the lower mainland for the last 2 years. I've ordered drivers from PE and kits from Eric at DIYSG...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2015, 03:30 PM
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Posted By cubalis2
As a follow up to my post about DSU lowering...

As a follow up to my post about DSU lowering LFE/bass content -

I played the THX amazing life (DTSHD) on a loop again, with only the subs active. I kept the amp for my fronts off and disconnected...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-03-2015, 08:05 PM
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Posted By cubalis2
A few things of note, as a new owner of the 3050....

A few things of note, as a new owner of the 3050.

First - If you have the space and ability to fill out the 7.1.4 then do it.

When I hooked up the 3050 it was in a pseudo 5.1.4 -
Surrounds...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By cubalis2
I finished hooking up my new 3050 :D last night,...

I finished hooking up my new 3050 :D last night, added my fp/rp speakers, and installed the new 1.61 firmware.

Getting back to the setup/tweaking today, and I get a firmware notification, so I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-04-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,226
Posted By cubalis2
Yep, the 6000 can be connected with one or two...

Yep, the 6000 can be connected with one or two 2-pole speakons, or a single 4-pole speakon if running both channels to the same box. In your case it would be a single standard 2-pole (for now... ;) )
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-24-2015, 08:58 AM
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Views: 1,355
Posted By cubalis2
I keep trying different arrangements of my sealed...

I keep trying different arrangements of my sealed subs throughout my new room, thinking I'll find a better blend of aesthetics, symmetry, and sound - but always end up with a minimum of two firing...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-22-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 428
Posted By cubalis2
Absolutely there is more to it than physical...

Absolutely there is more to it than physical dimensions, hence why I reccomended stopping by the diy secton. The 15" ultimax has been used and models quite well in that sized ~20hz tuned enclosure,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-22-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 428
Posted By cubalis2
Any interest in trying to do a semi DIY? You...

Any interest in trying to do a semi DIY? You could reuse the eD box with this dayton ultimax (https://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-um15-22-15-ultimax-dvc-subwoofer-2-ohms-per-coil--295-514)...
Forum: Audio Gear   09-17-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By cubalis2
SOLD: Crowson Shadow-8 Dual Transducers with 8 isolators

$$SOLD$$


I've moved and am no longer using my Crowsons, so they are up for sale. If you don't know much about them, think buttkicker but easier to install, better low end, and more natural...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By cubalis2
I had one about 4 years ago, sealed in ~ 4cuft. ...

I had one about 4 years ago, sealed in ~ 4cuft. It was loved to death - literally :(

Had it running off a bridged Beringher ep4k and came home to a toasted coil one night, still upset about it to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-20-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By cubalis2
Flip the moded fans around - pulling cool air in...

Flip the moded fans around - pulling cool air in from the front. I have a thread about it somewhere...

I predict that will solve your problems, as I documented the same failures with modded fans...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-07-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,396
Posted By cubalis2
That's a bummer for sure. If it comes down to it...

That's a bummer for sure. If it comes down to it and PE runs out of stock you can fix them with a gel based cyanoacrylate (crazy glue). Apparently it was a glue/paint issue attaching the spiders to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-28-2015, 12:34 PM
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Views: 9,347
Posted By cubalis2
I can attest to this, as having an almost...

I can attest to this, as having an almost identical situation:

Had 2 sealed LMS-U's firing directly at our seats within 6", properly powered with a clone amp. This was impressive and powerful -...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-27-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,581
Posted By cubalis2
Whoops, definitely missed that :)

Whoops, definitely missed that :)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-26-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,581
Posted By cubalis2
Curious if you've ever tried nearfield with one...

Curious if you've ever tried nearfield with one or both subs? Directly behind the seats, drivers/ports facing towards the chairs as close as you can manage comfortably (within a few inches). You'll...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,085
Posted By cubalis2
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=625953&d=1427330731[/QUOTE]

Thanks!

I'll try the in-rack tests again using these spots in the near future and update with results. I'm...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,085
Posted By cubalis2
That would have helped me yesterday :D ...

That would have helped me yesterday :D

Interesting ir pics for sure, now I'm curious about re-running some of the tests with these spots in mind.

Anyone know where exactly to find these spots?...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-25-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,085
Posted By cubalis2
This is taken directly from Behringer's user...

This is taken directly from Behringer's user manual of the inukes:

"Make sure enough cool air reaches the rack, especially when other rack
equipment emanates a lot of heat. The iNUKE amplifiers...
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