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Forum: Speakers   07-28-2016, 05:35 PM
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Posted By John Schuermann
Eventually I will repost the whole thing here,...

Eventually I will repost the whole thing here, but in the meantime here is the link to the LSR708 vs M2 comparisons we did a few weeks back (from the dedicated LSR705/708 thread):
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Forum: Speakers   07-28-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
Day two, Joel and Snowmanick in attendance: ...

Day two, Joel and Snowmanick in attendance:

SCL4s left and right, SCL3 doing center duty. SCL3 unfortunately not up against the wall as much as we would like.

As you can see from all of these...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2016, 05:02 PM
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Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
Day one sessions - just Brad and I. SCL3s first,...

Day one sessions - just Brad and I. SCL3s first, SCL4s second:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-qJ2PGVLKhlI/V5qVYBssV7I/AAAAAAAABT0/_UUCue2cctQlWB3R6wRe589oNfzp4QdUQCCo/s1024/20160719_180529.jpg...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2016, 04:59 PM
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Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
I know I promised pics of our SCL listening...

I know I promised pics of our SCL listening sessions. First a couple of unboxing pics:
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By John Schuermann
Yeah, take a look through the thread. Yes,...

Yeah, take a look through the thread. Yes, Synthesis certification requires a visit from JBL techs - it's in a whole other league. When they are done they will certify the system to exceed THX and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By John Schuermann
Lots of discussion about Synthesis and the very...

Lots of discussion about Synthesis and the very same speakers you are looking at in this thread, on the Speakers Forum. In fact, I posted the JBL Synthesis white paper, which gets into detail about...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
Many have been waiting for Revel Concerta2...

Many have been waiting for Revel Concerta2 reviews to roll in (Concerta2 being Revel's entry level models). Here's an excellent review of the Concerta2 M16 bookshelf model from Audioholics:
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Forum: Speakers   07-26-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 871
Posted By John Schuermann
Raheel, you might enjoy reading this review of...

Raheel, you might enjoy reading this review of the M16 Revel, which is the tiny bookshelf version of the F36 you should have in a few days. People have been waiting for Concerta2 reviews to roll in,...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2016, 08:24 AM
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Posted By John Schuermann
Everyone has been waiting for Concerta2 reviews...

Everyone has been waiting for Concerta2 reviews to roll in - well here they come! An excellent review of the Concerta2 M16 bookshelf model from Audioholics:
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Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
Now wait a second - get it right, Mr. "Full...

Now wait a second - get it right, Mr. "Full Disclosure." The boundary compensation was only turned on on ONE of the F208s.

So there ;)
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 05:01 PM
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Posted By John Schuermann
Was going to post an answer to zoysiaman, but...

Was going to post an answer to zoysiaman, but then I read the above ^^^^^

No way I could have said it better, lol! We just got done with pretty exhaustive listening sessions with the F208 and...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 871
Posted By John Schuermann
Thanks so much Raheel! You have been a genuine...

Thanks so much Raheel! You have been a genuine pleasure to work with. Your comments are much appreciated :)

Lots of good input in this thread re: subs. I'm not as familiar with the SVS and...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
Ah, I get it. I apologize for perhaps not taking...

Ah, I get it. I apologize for perhaps not taking the time to fully understand your question. I will see what I can find out.

Most of the Synthesis systems I've seen go into baffle walls use the...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
YES! Synthesis is the real deal. Most of the...

YES! Synthesis is the real deal. Most of the world has no clue about it.

Thanks for your comments :)
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
As gooddoc has pointed out before, a dome tweeter...

As gooddoc has pointed out before, a dome tweeter will start to dynamically compress before a compression driver, which can simply move more air more quickly.

Dynamic compression happens when one...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 04:01 PM
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Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
LOL, re: Bose! In my personal experience,...

LOL, re: Bose!

In my personal experience, so many audiophiles are guilty of "magical thinking," in that they refuse to believe that great sound is something that can be achieved through solid...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
So many good points in your recent posts,...

So many good points in your recent posts, Gooddoc, but didn't want to quote them all :) I thought the above kind of sums them all up nicely.

BTW, we were using Monoprice 12 gauge wire ;)
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
Almost totally agree! :) One of the things that...

Almost totally agree! :) One of the things that they went into at Harman Academy is how adding absorption at first reflection points is much more important with speakers with poor off-axis response. ...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
No flaming necessary :) Not sure what you mean by...

No flaming necessary :) Not sure what you mean by political correctness, though.

One of the things that was shared with me by one of the engineers at JBL is that we are now hearing things in...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
Love the fact that you created this image :)...

Love the fact that you created this image :) Wouldn't it make sense that the wider HF dispersion in the M2 would explain greater sense of spaciousness? If so, it would seem to follow that the SCLs...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
Note I said that my ideal system would be SCLs in...

Note I said that my ideal system would be SCLs in wall combined with Revels out in the room. Now part of this has to do with pure practicality. If I put the SCLs in wall, I could finally get the full...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
And "bigger" is how the SCLs sounded as well. I...

And "bigger" is how the SCLs sounded as well. I just wish we could equalize room placement because that is a huge variable here. When we listened to the M2s compared to the 708s, there wasn't much...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
I don't know if anyone here is aware of this, but...

I don't know if anyone here is aware of this, but I ran Panamorph's sales and marketing between 2008 and 2013, so had a chance to evaluate tons of projectors and screens over the years. Before that...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
True, but if the listener is the one I think you...

True, but if the listener is the one I think you are referring to, the 708 and sub had not been properly integrated at the time of the test.

So important your last paragraph - we are just talking...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 7,560
Posted By John Schuermann
I wonder if it has just as much to do with the...

I wonder if it has just as much to do with the waveguide. Here's the M2:

http://www.jblpro.com/styleimages/m2sliders/m2_product_04.jpg

Here's the 708:
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