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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-24-2015, 06:49 AM
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Posted By Todd68
Thanks, like I said though never heard people...

Thanks, like I said though never heard people complain of issues other than the rare actual alignment defect of the driver and the costumer got a replacement.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-23-2015, 01:23 AM
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Posted By Todd68
So let's here them nightmare stories please....

So let's here them nightmare stories please. Ultimax users complaints are rare as far as I know so what are you talking about?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-17-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 852
Posted By Todd68
What makes a sub "musical" ? Or wouldn't Any high...

What makes a sub "musical" ? Or wouldn't Any high quality sub that's integrated well to the speaker and room be accurate, low distortion etc. ? I'm trying to understand what the Rythmics do that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-04-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,698
Posted By Todd68
In my opinion, if you can live with the sizes...

In my opinion, if you can live with the sizes available, the flat packs are a flat out bargain. No warpage, precision cut high quality MDF. Saving the hassle of going to Lowes and finding some good...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-20-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 3,947
Posted By Todd68
Anyway, some people....I can hear differences...

Anyway, some people....I can hear differences between my Oppo 105 and Modwright Sony XA 777ES in like five seconds and they both spank any other players I owned.
Forum: Speakers   11-15-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By Todd68
Scanspeak beryllium domes are $454.00 each. Take...

Scanspeak beryllium domes are $454.00 each. Take a look at the crossover build and parts quality of the Odyssey speakers.

I won't recommend speakers to anyone for obvious reasons but thought I...
Forum: Speakers   11-12-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By Todd68
I owned Odyssey Lorelei speakers for about ten...

I owned Odyssey Lorelei speakers for about ten years. Great sounding speakers and the longest I ever used a pair of speakers. I owned speakers with a better RAAL tweeter than the Ascends, sold after...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-12-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 6,254
Posted By Todd68
Yup, and a "hell of a system" to you might be...

Yup, and a "hell of a system" to you might be boring and mediocre to another audiophile. Yes you are an audiophile or you wouldn't be posting in an audiophile forum. AVS is the only forum that has...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-31-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By Todd68
The only way to know is have it serviced. It...

The only way to know is have it serviced. It could be a transistor failing and a good technician should be able to figure it out even without a circuit diagram. Also, I had a receiver with a bad...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12,372
Views: 367,082
Posted By Todd68
Thats what I was thinking, well after thinking...

Thats what I was thinking, well after thinking about enough. :) So it means with the DDRC-22A unit you can correct one pair of full range speakers accurately but not speakers that are crossed to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2015, 03:07 PM
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Posted By Todd68
Thanks for the information. I emailed MiniDSP and...

Thanks for the information. I emailed MiniDSP and explained how my system is setup, so Ill see what they have to say. I thought just splitting the outputs of the DDRC-22A so its feeding the full...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2015, 12:51 PM
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Views: 367,082
Posted By Todd68
So I would need the seperate bass channel for it...

So I would need the seperate bass channel for it to work with the subs. I have a processor but I like my stereo preamp better for two channel listening. Bass management is done at my speakers DSP...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12,372
Views: 367,082
Posted By Todd68
Oh crap, is there another thread for the other...

Oh crap, is there another thread for the other MiniDSP Dirac Live models?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12,372
Views: 367,082
Posted By Todd68
I ordered the MiniDSP DDRC-22A stereo analog...

I ordered the MiniDSP DDRC-22A stereo analog unit. I improved the imaging and soundstaging of my speakers/subs setup from experimenting with different crossover settings and slopes till I found the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-26-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By Todd68
I wonder if those high-end subs have an advantage...

I wonder if those high-end subs have an advantage in SQ vs say a typical 18" affordable driver in a DIY Marty or a sealed sub? Or do the pros have some way to optimize a sub design through knowledge...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-26-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,284
Posted By Todd68
And here I thought setting up multiple subs was...

And here I thought setting up multiple subs was as simple as reading instrutions. Theres so many things you can adjust and remeasure until your sick of it or satisfied. Hopefully you get satisfied...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-25-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Todd68
I have two subs and one is at the right front...

I have two subs and one is at the right front corner 15 feet from MLP and one is at the left sidewall about 6 feet from listening position. It's a 40 foot long room though so my experience would be...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-23-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20,777
Views: 637,545
Posted By Todd68
At least the room simulator helped me out with no...

At least the room simulator helped me out with no further education. After trying different locations with the simulator I put the one sub from the left corner back behind me on the left side wall....
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-23-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20,777
Views: 637,545
Posted By Todd68
What gains in SQ do you hear from using filters...

What gains in SQ do you hear from using filters you designed after you learned what your doing compared to the crude Auto EQ functions of REW? And how much time do you figure it took for you to learn...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-23-2015, 10:57 AM
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Views: 637,545
Posted By Todd68
Well it could be over my head then, I thought REW...

Well it could be over my head then, I thought REW was something workable for an average Joe kind of guy. The Marty sub thread got me started with REW and even shows to use the auto EQ system for the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-23-2015, 10:29 AM
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Views: 637,545
Posted By Todd68
The speakers are just adjusted by ear and...

The speakers are just adjusted by ear and basically they are positioned five feet from the front wall and the coax mid/tweeters are about the same distance and toe-in from the seating position which...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-23-2015, 12:58 AM
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Views: 637,545
Posted By Todd68
I've been experimenting with REW and its a lot to...

I've been experimenting with REW and its a lot to be learned. It really helps to be able to see the modes and nulls. But knowing the best way to address the problems is what I need to learn. I have...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   10-20-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 15,804
Posted By Todd68
It's strange to me why a handful of people argue...

It's strange to me why a handful of people argue for this ABX testing like it was some kind of revelation or something. The SQ differences between good quality devices are relatively small compared...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 528
Posted By Todd68
Wouldn't it depend on how the main speakers...

Wouldn't it depend on how the main speakers response is in the room more so then the low range they are rated to? I just started experimenting with this so not sure where I'll end up. My speakers are...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-18-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 887
Posted By Todd68
That's great, I was just wondering what other...

That's great, I was just wondering what other subs you owned as comparison. I was just starting to think that these sub brands that are claiming better for music at this price level is just marketing...
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