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Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Mfusick
Golden Ears ! On a side note but slightly...

Golden Ears !

On a side note but slightly related Harman uses a training program and "trained" listeners for all it's subjective evaluations.

The reason is because they can use a smaller size...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
That is why you measure! Your ears are a very...

That is why you measure! Your ears are a very small part of it. A deaf guy with a mic can do a better job than a golden ear with no mic.

You are 100% right about the parts not being it all. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 12:12 PM
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Views: 114,962
Posted By Mfusick
Dts x !

Dts x !
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
I could work on that if I had time. If you...

I could work on that if I had time. If you don't have good solder skills use an active amp, and biamp it. It's much easier to make changes and measure. The process is the same.

If Mark is...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
WHOA... SHIZNITS JUST GOT SERIOUS. I'm...

WHOA... SHIZNITS JUST GOT SERIOUS.

I'm going to say NO. I don't think I could accurately tell one speaker from another in a totally blind and controlled situation. The reason being I don't...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-30-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 853
Posted By Mfusick
I can see the floor ceiling bounce part. ...

I can see the floor ceiling bounce part.

I'm pretty strong on the idea that a crossover should be determined by the room, and not the capability of the speaker though. If you speaker does...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-30-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 853
Posted By Mfusick
My question would be in what scenario withing the...

My question would be in what scenario withing the HT realm would the output of one 12" not be enough to justify using 2 ? I would think the additional design difficulty and possible acoustical...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 92,843
Posted By Mfusick
You did not say where you compared the two ?? You...

You did not say where you compared the two ?? You seem to have just chosen the direct and intend to live and die with the consequences. That's ok, but you are not being objective and open minded....
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
Not to make it overly complicated (it is). ...

Not to make it overly complicated (it is). BUT....

Some rooms work better with certain speaker designs than others. Or certain treatments work better with certain speaker/room combo's than...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
Read my above post^ If you still have the...

Read my above post^ If you still have the question ask it again.
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 10:58 AM
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Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
This is basically what I was going to say...

This is basically what I was going to say lemonslush ^ I agree with TUX again.

What happens is the ear can hear different sounds (direct, echos, reflections etc) but once it identifies the...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Mfusick
Come to the 4TH July party... and bring your...

Come to the 4TH July party... and bring your speakers (and wife). I'll measure them up.
Forum: Audio Gear   06-30-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Mfusick
Will you take $19.50 ? Oh wait... its $1950!...

Will you take $19.50 ?

Oh wait... its $1950! I'd have to send a rubber check. :D

On serious note that's a great deal for someone on a great amp.
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 92,843
Posted By Mfusick
Again I have talked to the people from Dolby in...

Again I have talked to the people from Dolby in person, and had a reflected versus direct overhead demo done by Dolby. Have you ? I've also talked to some people that have worked behind the...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 10:29 AM
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Views: 92,843
Posted By Mfusick
We will have to agree to disagree :D I've...

We will have to agree to disagree :D

I've heard 10+ different ATMOS demos, including Dolby's own where they swapped back and forth from reflected to direct overheads. I've heard the JBL pro set...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 92,843
Posted By Mfusick
Look at how the mixing houses are set up. You...

Look at how the mixing houses are set up. You want to hear what the mixer heard when he made the media. Not something different.
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 92,843
Posted By Mfusick
In that case angle the speakers so you are not...

In that case angle the speakers so you are not directly in the main axis. This would be better if you had detailed measurements of the speakers to validate it would work.

Let's assume it's 90...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-30-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 853
Posted By Mfusick
Depends. The BA750 is basically wholesale so in...

Depends. The BA750 is basically wholesale so in terms of value it's going to be pretty good. Unless you can open your wallet to double the price, I don't see significant differences.
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
I said it 10x so might as well say it again. ...

I said it 10x so might as well say it again.

The side conversation regarding what makes good sound or good speakers, and how you can test that- in no way means the Berry is a bad speaker. Or...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Mfusick
I understood for sure. I even knew you knew, ...

I understood for sure. I even knew you knew, but commented mostly for others benefit. The rest of your post was awesome.
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 09:45 AM
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Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
Archaea, I totally related and agree with...

Archaea,

I totally related and agree with you on basically everything you said from the philosophy approach. I'll spare quoting you though.

I've experienced what you describe in most facets of...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
WHOA! Enlightenment. I am not sure I could...

WHOA! Enlightenment. I am not sure I could agree more with you. Totally 100% correct.

The one small place I'd disagree is that bass response accounts for over 30% of the subjective sound...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 126,157
Posted By Mfusick
I like pictures :) Keep up the good work......

I like pictures :) Keep up the good work... you'll be finished by 2020.
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
Again I don't agree with this either. People...

Again I don't agree with this either. People like an accurate loudspeaker with a good off axis response. It's been scientifically studied, proven, and documented. That body of work is a large...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 83,314
Posted By Mfusick
I don't agree. I think accurate sound...

I don't agree. I think accurate sound reproduction is accurate sound reproduction. The point is to reproduce in the best possible way the media. The same things that make speakers good for music...
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