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Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
getting Harbaugh would be a coup for sure, but 8...

getting Harbaugh would be a coup for sure, but 8 million per year!? Well, the Big Ten needs good teams and we haven't had enough recently, so even though I am a Hawkeye, it is good for the BT for...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
great looking system, smcmillan2! Three...

great looking system, smcmillan2! Three questions- What are you using to mount thoes to the wall? What sub is that? and Last, is Harbaugh going to leave the NFL for Ann Arbour? That would be a coup...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
Tell that to the makers of Oblivion, Godzilla...

Tell that to the makers of Oblivion, Godzilla 2014 and Live, Die Repeat! :) But I agree, 99% of my DVD and blue rays played without issue on the EMPtek sub!
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Elihawk
Just a quick note, as I am finishing up some side...

Just a quick note, as I am finishing up some side by side comparisons of the EMPtek10i10i sub versus my newly purchase Outlaw LFM1 plus...

Purchased Guardians of the Galaxy as a chrismas present...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-18-2014, 09:02 AM
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Views: 512,293
Posted By Elihawk
When you are married and especially when you have...

When you are married and especially when you have small children, one of the great joys of life is when you get to be in your house by yourself and can turn up the stereo/HT system to whatever volume...
Forum: Speakers   12-17-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Elihawk
My guess is the SVS ultra would be an upgrade...

My guess is the SVS ultra would be an upgrade over the Polks...but that is something only your ears can say for sure and I would say that based on what I have heard about both speakers, there may not...
Forum: Speakers   12-16-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By Elihawk
Are those SVS Ultras? what type of sub is that? I...

Are those SVS Ultras? what type of sub is that? I would say a second sub for a room that size, with a pretty wide seating and two rows of seating, is almost a requirement!
Also, it would seem the...
Forum: Speakers   12-16-2014, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
Dipoles are a matter of taste and how well they...

Dipoles are a matter of taste and how well they work can depend on your layout. I have never run 7.1, and in 5.1 mode, I prefer the sound coming from my surrounds to be anchored to a spot or...
Forum: Speakers   12-16-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Elihawk
It is good to listen to speakers, even in an poor...

It is good to listen to speakers, even in an poor listening environment like Best Buy.
Bose Acoustimas- no tweeters, so no good highs...no subwoofer, so not good lows!
Klipsch makes some very good...
Forum: Speakers   12-16-2014, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Elihawk
napski, I had a set of AJ bookshelf speakers and...

napski, I had a set of AJ bookshelf speakers and I just couldn't make them sound even good in any room of my house. Recently, I was at a freinds house who has a full set of AJ Pioneer speakers...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-15-2014, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
I have watched Battle for LA many times....

I have watched Battle for LA many times. Absolutely great movie and while it does not have scenes that hit the really extreme lows, if has a lot of base heavy content. I have things falling off...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 03:46 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
grgory, so true. When I had my EMP e5tis in a...

grgory, so true. When I had my EMP e5tis in a large bedroom in a mostly music only setting, I wasn't so impressed. When I got my theater set up and moved them down, the WOW factor started to set in!...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 07:20 AM
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Posted By Elihawk
1. As many have pointed out, unless you are just...

1. As many have pointed out, unless you are just lucky, you won't get good sound until you have sent them up properly (spacing, etc) and run EQ.
2. like everything new, your ears will need sometime...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 07:09 AM
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Views: 126
Posted By Elihawk
Bill, don't forget that patented Tweedler...

Bill, don't forget that patented Tweedler technology!
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Elihawk
The CMT340s are excellent speakers in that price...

The CMT340s are excellent speakers in that price range- not the best looking speaker ever made, but very neutral speaker that is clear and detailed. Good bass for a bookshelf as well...
Good sized...
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By Elihawk
Three issues I have with the Bose systems... 1....

Three issues I have with the Bose systems...
1. Overpriced.
2. No tweeters, so lacking highs.
3. No subwoofer, the base modules doesn't hit low or have much output.
Forum: Speakers   12-14-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 179,072
Posted By Elihawk
pilli, give it some time. You will have to figure...

pilli, give it some time. You will have to figure out placement and probably run EQ to get optimal SQ from them. As I said a couple posts ago, the speakers are electronically tuned to be "light" on...
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 179,072
Posted By Elihawk
many of us have noted that the EMP seemed to be...

many of us have noted that the EMP seemed to be electronically 'toned down" on the high end. You computer or receiver can EQ that and then they sound very balanced. I don't remember who, but someone...
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 889
Posted By Elihawk
Klipsch makes some really good...

Klipsch makes some really good speakers...however, I have found the lower end Klipsch speaker to be almost impossible to listen to. However, you may like them. you either love the sound of a...
Forum: Speakers   12-13-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,133
Views: 179,072
Posted By Elihawk
Luis, there are two speakers i have heard a lot...

Luis, there are two speakers i have heard a lot of...the EMPtek e5Ti, that I own and a very good friend who has the Ascend Acoustic CMT340. Both are very good speakers! Both are very similar in they...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-12-2014, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
hey, Clark...save me the neck!

hey, Clark...save me the neck!
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 11:00 PM
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Posted By Elihawk
yep, I am almost 2 years in and I have upgraded...

yep, I am almost 2 years in and I have upgraded my AV-rec, and subwoofer....but the speakers still sound great!
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 178
Posted By Elihawk
So, as FMW has proposed, and Blue wizard has...

So, as FMW has proposed, and Blue wizard has confused, there is NO advantage to bi-amping in this situation!
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,133
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Posted By Elihawk
I have bought two recievers from accessorie4less...

I have bought two recievers from accessorie4less without issue and both were refurbished. The one I linked is factory new, I think. Good company, great price, just have to deal with some of the...
Forum: Speakers   12-12-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 405
Posted By Elihawk
Really, two issues on the cost of th AV-rec... ...

Really, two issues on the cost of th AV-rec...
1. Is it taking away from your speaker sub budget?
2. Are you getting the best bang for the buck by buying the most current models, or will last years...
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