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Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 09:52 PM
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Posted By filecat13
Oops! I forgot you were there and saw how...

Oops! I forgot you were there and saw how everything was set up. You're right, there was crappy reproduction equipment (Levinson and Pass and Oppo and Wadia and Linn, ick!!) and lousy sources (FLAC...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2014, 12:18 PM
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Posted By filecat13
Yes. :eek: It's a shock, considering how much I...

Yes. :eek: It's a shock, considering how much I hate horns. I don't like the way they look, I don't like the way they feel, I don't like the way they sound...

...except when I close my eyes, they...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2014, 10:26 PM
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Posted By filecat13
I carefully avoided writing that it sounds...

I carefully avoided writing that it sounds better. I try to keep the lid on that can of worms.

My personal preference would be to pay $1000 for the 590 before spending $200 for the L890 (that's...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By filecat13
More "contrast" than "compare" because they have...

More "contrast" than "compare" because they have little in common other than the JBL name.

The long-running L890 is a superior direct radiator tower in the low-mid price category. It may be the...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2014, 01:04 PM
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Posted By filecat13
Thanks for posting that, as I get tired of doing...

Thanks for posting that, as I get tired of doing it. :)

We see it posted and reposted in discussions like this, so we assume it doesn't need another link, but I was thinking maybe there should be...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-05-2014, 09:22 PM
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Posted By filecat13
That's quite a comment from a Duo Omega owner. ;)...

That's quite a comment from a Duo Omega owner. ;)

As it is said, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-04-2014, 10:55 PM
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Views: 4,834
Posted By filecat13
5.1

To drown out the insane firecracker and gunfire noise of LA on the 4th, we went down to the HT and watched 300 Rise of an Empire at very loud levels. I made sure the rears were deselected, and didn't...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By filecat13
Any relation between these events? ;-) Happy...

Any relation between these events? ;-)

Happy Fourth!
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,834
Posted By filecat13
But I do have rears; that would be like lying to...

But I do have rears; that would be like lying to my beloved... oh, wait, that's a great suggestion! I don't really love my system that much, no really, I don't. ;)

Thanks.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-03-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By filecat13
Hmmm. I've only listened to it in 7.1, and...

Hmmm.

I've only listened to it in 7.1, and the mix is fantastic! I've had none of the issues above.

You might be on to something regarding 5.1/7.1, so with a three-day weekend looming, I'll see...
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2014, 08:29 PM
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Posted By filecat13
You're looking in the wrong forum.;)

You're looking in the wrong forum.;)
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-26-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By filecat13
I grabbed this on impulse at Target yesterday,...

I grabbed this on impulse at Target yesterday, brought it home, snuck it into the house, and watched it down in the HT. The 7.1 audio was top notch, easily a 94 as Ralph scored it. The video (2D) was...
Forum: Speakers   06-26-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 370
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Posted By filecat13
Thanks for your gentlemanly and informative...

Thanks for your gentlemanly and informative reply. I hope I can attend a demo in Long Beach (I'm across the Harbor in San Pedro) so I can hear what you two hear. Since you write that it was yours and...
Forum: Speakers   06-25-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By filecat13
MiGosh! Talk about cheapening a brand. I'm...

MiGosh! Talk about cheapening a brand. I'm writing about the Dolby Atmos brand, not Pioneer in this case.

Usually it takes a little while for a technological innovation like Atmos to work its way...
Forum: Speakers   06-25-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By filecat13
If by "a few" you mean six PS1400s, yes I did,...

If by "a few" you mean six PS1400s, yes I did, along with four HTPS400s...

and I still have too many subs! :p
Forum: Speakers   06-25-2014, 10:48 AM
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Posted By filecat13
Some of us already have too many subs, including...

Some of us already have too many subs, including you and me, and it would be a shame to have it sit lonely and unused as a spare. :)
Forum: Speakers   06-18-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By filecat13
For the LSR305s----if that were for the LSR308s a...

For the LSR305s----if that were for the LSR308s a second pair would be on order right now. I'm listening to my 308s right now. Great!
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   06-13-2014, 12:36 PM
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Posted By filecat13
Luckily the weather in the South Bay has been...

Luckily the weather in the South Bay has been cool.

I had 40 people over for the Lansing Heritage dinner, and everything was perfect weather-wise. I kept theater occupancy at 12, and no one passed...
Forum: Speakers   06-11-2014, 08:37 PM
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Posted By filecat13
Hi, Serg, and welcome.:smile:.

Hi, Serg, and welcome.:smile:.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-10-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,572
Posted By filecat13
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by audioguy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534749/non-stop-blu-ray-official-avsforum-review#post_24811891)

I ordered it from...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,447
Posted By filecat13
Quote:Originally Posted by Dave...

Quote:Originally Posted by Dave Vaughn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1532523/lone-survivor-blu-ray-official-avsforum-review/30#post_24796296)

What part...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-04-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,447
Posted By filecat13
While the LF and ULF is impressive, the mid bass...

While the LF and ULF is impressive, the mid bass and midrange are the real stars in this film. Sound mixing is very well done, and a number of us were ducking involuntarily as all heck broke loose...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   06-04-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6,506
Views: 114,794
Posted By filecat13
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ivanpino http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/727555/los-angeles-home-theater-group-meet/6300#post_24794406)

Who's coming to the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-21-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 7,807
Posted By filecat13
Once again, most of these posts have nothing to...

Once again, most of these posts have nothing to do with the topic at hand. It seems to be a case of bold assertions from one side to the other, neither of which have much relevant standing to the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-17-2014, 06:58 PM
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Views: 7,807
Posted By filecat13
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by markrubin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530945/will-apple-buy-beats-for-3-2-billion/180#post_24729012)

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