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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-17-2014, 01:39 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
I have read almost every page of this but can't...

I have read almost every page of this but can't remember if I read whether or not the front heights have to aim directly toward your ear. Right now my tweeters are fixed at 45 degrees which points to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-15-2014, 03:01 PM
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Posted By snyderkv
There's more to it than that but thanks. Anyone...

There's more to it than that but thanks. Anyone wanting to tackle this on a weekend would have to shop for it otherwise purchasing online will take a few days
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-15-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By snyderkv
Thank goodness, money saved somewhere. If...

Thank goodness, money saved somewhere.

If anyone is thinking of doing this I have some advice.

1) It's going to cost more than you think. Add up all the components beforehand i.e 36 banana...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-15-2014, 02:07 PM
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Posted By snyderkv
Can someone tell me whether or not I'm able to...

Can someone tell me whether or not I'm able to run the Atmos or DSU without a center channel? I figured it would just matrix or phantom the center into the front speakers but want to confirm first.
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-13-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 110
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Posted By snyderkv
What does liking Martin Logan have to do with...

What does liking Martin Logan have to do with anything?

Best buy has a 4k Sony projector. Guessing it's the 25k one? Their speakers go beyond 10k/pair. I didn't know B&W 802 Diamonds was there low...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-12-2014, 08:45 PM
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Posted By snyderkv
Actually these chain stores like Best Buy have...

Actually these chain stores like Best Buy have pretty high end stuff including Martin Logan. I guess I can't say anything
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-12-2014, 06:25 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
Why not?, people buy expensive cars and they...

Why not?, people buy expensive cars and they become garage queens. Look up Ferrari on auto trader. 20 year old Ferrari's have like 10 or 20k miles on them. I listen in the sweet spot like maybe once...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-11-2014, 08:21 PM
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Posted By snyderkv
This review provided little to no information on...

This review provided little to no information on how well the bass integrated with the panel as well as quality bass which is more important then bass numbers. It's like reviewing a geo metro and...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-11-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 110
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Posted By snyderkv
So if bass determines price why not just throw...

So if bass determines price why not just throw some speakers on top of an SVS sub and sell it for 80k? Because some might want their bass to be placed in a location other than the speakers.

The...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-11-2014, 07:55 PM
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Posted By snyderkv
Funny, even out of the sweet spot, I'm sure...

Funny, even out of the sweet spot, I'm sure Martin Logans cheaper Reserve series would outshine most of our members typical Fry's electronics grade speakers i.e. Klipsch, polk etc.

This narrow...
Forum: Screens   11-08-2014, 09:50 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
I believe you're projector is within spec. The...

I believe you're projector is within spec. The instructions on my DNP Blade was no more than 5 degrees above the top or bottom of the screen. But this is a highly light absorbent screen so I'd...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2014, 07:26 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
Don't forget, they MUST BE TONAL MATCHED. And of...

Don't forget, they MUST BE TONAL MATCHED. And of course, send your setup to NASA to crunch the azimuth of the speakers to MLP. If it's not perfect, you're going to have serious issues
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2014, 03:40 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
This goes against a professional review stating...

This goes against a professional review stating noticeable differences in the Atmos enabled speakers vs ceiling speakers, favoring the ceiling speakers greatly.

All the bro-science in that post...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-05-2014, 03:28 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
I asked the same question and a forum member...

I asked the same question and a forum member replied with their being a big difference in 3D envelopment using all 4 heights as opposed to two from what he can tell in his setup
Forum: Audio Gear   11-03-2014, 09:40 PM
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Posted By snyderkv
Recently sold it

Recently sold it
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2014, 11:49 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
As an electrostat owner I never cared for box...

As an electrostat owner I never cared for box speakers or would ever buy one but I listened to some music at BB that I'm pretty sure was the ML Motion 40 last year and was shocked at the three...
Forum: Screens   10-28-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By snyderkv
Then turn the brightness down on your projector...

Then turn the brightness down on your projector geez. Save bulb life plus the headroom to maintain brightness as the bulb dies. You can also dim the screen by calibrating your projector.

Anyways,...
Forum: Screens   10-27-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By snyderkv
I compared the two DNP Supernovas .8 and 2.3 side...

I compared the two DNP Supernovas .8 and 2.3 side by side after purchasing both and highly recommend the 2.3. Although slightly less blacks then the .8, it's still better blacks than your white...
Forum: Screens   10-27-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By snyderkv
Can I suggest DNP Supernova Blade? The blade is...

Can I suggest DNP Supernova Blade? The blade is an actual zero edge unlike the black diamond which still has an edge I believe. It's only 28lbs for the 100" and 3mm thick compared to the gigantic...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-26-2014, 02:55 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
Thanks for the advice. I'll look into it

Thanks for the advice. I'll look into it
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-26-2014, 01:59 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
I have a question if anyone is willing to answer....

I have a question if anyone is willing to answer. I have in-walls not yet installed. Their going into a soffit with lots of empty space. Is there any material support required for in-ceilings when...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-25-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
Haha yeah I do I just thought it was irrelevant....

Haha yeah I do I just thought it was irrelevant. I have Martin Logan EFX trading for ML Ethos towers and looking at buying KEF Ci4100ql for surrounds. I'm hoping ATMOS will still work without a center
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-25-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
Thanks for the review. Since I don't know what...

Thanks for the review. Since I don't know what gear others are using to achieve these results, I want to ask if mine is sufficient. I have 4 Martin Logan IC in-ceiling speakers. They have angled...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-25-2014, 10:47 AM
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Posted By snyderkv
Can someone test the difference between 5.1.2 and...

Can someone test the difference between 5.1.2 and 5.1.4 for us and let us know how substantial or subtle the differences are?

Also if anyone can listen to Silent Hill upmixed on the rain scene in...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-25-2014, 06:09 AM
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Views: 14,249
Posted By snyderkv
One scene that I can remember was when people...

One scene that I can remember was when people were watching Zilla and Moth fight from a TV news channel which was happening right next to them. Compare that to the looting scene in Cloverfield where...
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