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Forum: Speakers   07-06-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 489
Posted By Elihawk
Way outside the original budget, but three of...

Way outside the original budget, but three of those Phil_BMR across the front would be fantastic! We are probably talking $2000/ 3 speakers and you would almost have to have an accoustic transparent...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By Elihawk
Kef Ventura 6 speakers, 90 db sensitivity, which...

Kef Ventura 6 speakers, 90 db sensitivity, which isn't really high, but better than many outdoor speakers! I own these and they sound excellent!
Forum: Speakers   07-05-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 493
Posted By Elihawk
The third party claims you quoted had NO...

The third party claims you quoted had NO measurements, ie science, to support your suggestion that these cable are better than cheap wire if the appropriate gauge! Opinions. Many test have been done...
Forum: Speakers   07-05-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 493
Posted By Elihawk
Believe what you want, the science doesn't...

Believe what you want, the science doesn't support your claims, and spend YOUR money as you want...but don't be upset when alternative opinions are expressed.
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 493
Posted By Elihawk
You cannot be serious...many tests have shown...

You cannot be serious...many tests have shown that 50 cent/ foot 12-14 gauge speaker wire is as good as ANY other! Spend $140 if you/he wants, but it won't give you better sq!
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 493
Posted By Elihawk
Scientific audio tests have shown that most...

Scientific audio tests have shown that most cables are created equal! If the cable isn't too small a gauge or defective, spending that kind if money WILL not produce nay increase in SQ! None!
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,523
Posted By Elihawk
Apparently he missed the long thread detailing...

Apparently he missed the long thread detailing the "issues" with vapor audio!
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Elihawk
Squirrel, my point exactly. The Phil-BMR is a...

Squirrel, my point exactly. The Phil-BMR is a fantastic speaker and the RAAL ribbon tweeter is the best I have heard. but you are correct, that is a 1200-1400/pr speaker and my EMP speakers were...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5,205
Views: 211,613
Posted By Elihawk
Well, if the AMP is the same one that RBH uses,...

Well, if the AMP is the same one that RBH uses, and I haven't heard a lot of complaints about RBH subs, then I guess that isn't a worry. I guess if people are concern, buy the extra year ( don't...
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Elihawk
As I said, the Arc speakers, like EMP, SVS,...

As I said, the Arc speakers, like EMP, SVS, ascend acoustics, very good speakers for the money. I have heard the arc speaker and felt them to be good...I also own the Phil-bmr speaker and I am...
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Elihawk
Everyone is entitled to their opinion and on...

Everyone is entitled to their opinion and on mine, Arc, like EMP, is good bang for the buck speaker! Audio is very subjective...
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 5,314
Posted By Elihawk
it pretty simple, really. Bose speakers appeal to...

it pretty simple, really. Bose speakers appeal to some people, because the name brand makes them feel good and because the have the small form factor. Maybe the 901 speakers were/are decent speakers...
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5,205
Views: 211,613
Posted By Elihawk
First Impressions?

First Impressions?
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5,205
Views: 211,613
Posted By Elihawk
Those are some good looking subs. Cannot wait to...

Those are some good looking subs. Cannot wait to her an "Impression" or two...
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,205
Views: 211,613
Posted By Elihawk
Damn...I gotta wait till tonight for some speaker...

Damn...I gotta wait till tonight for some speaker porn!
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 832
Posted By Elihawk
Again, it is a loaded question. Some companies...

Again, it is a loaded question. Some companies only do high end and do it well. others dont (see thread about Vapor Audio...). Some only do low end and offer incredible value for the dollar. Some do...
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5,205
Views: 211,613
Posted By Elihawk
Why do I think those may be the first 4 sold?

Why do I think those may be the first 4 sold?
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 138
Posted By Elihawk
Didn't Jamo get bought up by Klipsch?

Didn't Jamo get bought up by Klipsch?
Forum: Speakers   06-28-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5,205
Views: 211,613
Posted By Elihawk
Okay, me too...but with respect to the sub, I...

Okay, me too...but with respect to the sub, I think it is too early to say. First, we haven't seen a pro review and we haven't yet heard user reviews. Second, I think the EMP track record of making a...
Forum: Speakers   06-28-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5,205
Views: 211,613
Posted By Elihawk
I doubt there are better options at the price...

I doubt there are better options at the price point, they maybe be options that people prefer do to personal taste and there are occassional great deals as speakers get closed out, etc. EMP still...
Forum: Speakers   06-28-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 357
Posted By Elihawk
dsrussel and DE make two great points and often...

dsrussel and DE make two great points and often made "mistakes"...
1. Don't spend 40% of your budget on the AVR. A great AVR will NOT make crappy speakers sound good, but a budget AVR can still...
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5,205
Views: 211,613
Posted By Elihawk
Well, those numbers are pretty impressive. I...

Well, those numbers are pretty impressive. I wonder if EMP/RBH realized the warranty issue is a real deterent...
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 199
Posted By Elihawk
I have the Phil- BMR speaker with RAAL ribbon...

I have the Phil- BMR speaker with RAAL ribbon tweeter and the high end is spectacular- clear and very detailed! of course, the Phil BMR is 1200/pr, so not sure how the HTD will compare
Forum: Speakers   06-26-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By Elihawk
You might consider get the EMPtek e5Bi...225/pr...

You might consider get the EMPtek e5Bi...225/pr and they have been know to sell you an odd number. You could get 5 of them for around 550, i would guess. The EMPtek e5Bi image very well, play clear...
Forum: Speakers   06-26-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 355
Posted By Elihawk
I agree, going from the bose to a soundbar is...

I agree, going from the bose to a soundbar is like going from bad to , well bad. If you find speakers you can wall mount, you can cover any damage easily. Anything with a real tweeter and 4 inch or...
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