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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-26-2015, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Chu Gai
Using Sound To Fight Fires

Who'd a thunk?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/26/fire-put-out-with-sound-seth-robertson-viet-tran_n_6945192.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592
Forum: Speakers   03-25-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,405
Views: 75,936
Posted By Chu Gai
This is fine and well but it doesn't address the...

This is fine and well but it doesn't address the reviewers comment that the step response results of the speaker indicate tight bass. If they said it about a speaker I developed I wouldn't question...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-25-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
You are a fashionista.

You are a fashionista.
Forum: Speakers   03-25-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2,101
Views: 156,570
Posted By Chu Gai
This thread has been informative. It has provided...

This thread has been informative. It has provided a historical perspective on the matter of the grills, Tekton's (in)ability to meet their promises in sundry matters, their (in)ability to proactively...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-24-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
I'm not against performance gains, Amir, even if...

I'm not against performance gains, Amir, even if it is questionable that one can hear the difference. I look at it kind of like a truth in packaging. I'm with you on that. But is talking about it...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-24-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,649
Posted By Chu Gai
This made me laugh. From...

This made me laugh.
From http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/03/24/steve-jobs-f-ck-neil-young.html
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-24-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
Some AVRs are better at this and some companies...

Some AVRs are better at this and some companies have players that allow for communication with the AVR resulting in significantly less jitter. Unfortunately, it's brand specific. So while it's fair...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-23-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
Weren't talkin' 'bout no damned AVR, sonny! Dang...

Weren't talkin' 'bout no damned AVR, sonny! Dang boy! Cain't ya read? If'n I buys me a roosta anda it don't call out ****-a-doodle-do when that yallar thing comes up in da sky and instead it calls...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-22-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
thats an overly narrow, restrictive, and...

thats an overly narrow, restrictive, and idealistic way of looking at the word, filter. I'm not sure even The Fifth Circus Court of Appeals would agree with that. So I'll have to rule that you are...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-22-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
Do Doesn't that mean its broken?

Do
Doesn't that mean its broken?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-22-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
mid-hi res but you don't even use that. ...

mid-hi res but you don't even use that.


Makes for a convenient assumption.


We two have different ideas of what constitutes an insider.


I believe I was referring to the ML processor....
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-22-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
Heavens! To think it would be construed as a...

Heavens! To think it would be construed as a content free posting.

Amir is the one who posted the measurements of the 1990 DAC as well as the ML processor and contrasted it to products like...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-22-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
Your 1990 DAC is incapable of doing what the...

Your 1990 DAC is incapable of doing what the Pioneer AVR does. It doesn't do hi-res but then you don't buy any. And I know how sausage is made from the time I was a kid. It doesn't bother me. But it...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-22-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
A pity they didn't have more of those 'right...

A pity they didn't have more of those 'right engineers' and just a one trick pony that obsessed over one aspect while the house fell down around him.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-22-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
Let's read a bit about the vaunted quality and...

Let's read a bit about the vaunted quality and attention to engineering when it comes to mark Levinson products like the 502, a 35K product that gives such spectacular jitter numbers with isolated...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-21-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
As I recall, that didn't work out very well for...

As I recall, that didn't work out very well for him.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-21-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
So, how do current Levinson processors measure?...

So, how do current Levinson processors measure? The 502 was impressive WRT measurements but IIRC was obsolete at the point of its introduction. While there must be a singular pride in owning a 35K...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-21-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
You're welcome.

You're welcome.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-21-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 4,464
Posted By Chu Gai
How does the Mark Levinson AVR shape up?

How does the Mark Levinson AVR shape up?
Forum: Speakers   03-20-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2,405
Views: 75,936
Posted By Chu Gai
Personally speaking, I think it's important to...

Personally speaking, I think it's important to have a decent set of tools and know how to use them. Apart from yourself, other ID companies such as Ascend and Chane also possess equally competent...
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,405
Views: 75,936
Posted By Chu Gai
A picture of the crossover was posted, although...

A picture of the crossover was posted, although not by you, but the post was rapidly deleted but not before I saved a pic. It was interesting to say the least. No idea what the innards look like...
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,405
Views: 75,936
Posted By Chu Gai
Define output.

Define output.
Forum: Speakers   03-16-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,405
Views: 75,936
Posted By Chu Gai
Actually, crossovers do lend themselves to being...

Actually, crossovers do lend themselves to being machine made but you do need to have the volume to justify it.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-09-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By Chu Gai
Gee, what would I get for a Lennon album...

Gee, what would I get for a Lennon album autographed by him and Mark David Chapman?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-07-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By Chu Gai
Been a while. Good to see you around.

Been a while. Good to see you around.
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