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Forum: Speakers   12-02-2016, 04:34 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
Thanks - was actually looking at the A500...

Thanks - was actually looking at the A500 (http://emotiva.com/products/amplifiers/500) Not sure what processor/pre-amp to get though. Theyre all crazy pricey heh
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2016, 01:32 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
Going to end up using 3 LS50s as my front sound...

Going to end up using 3 LS50s as my front sound stage for my home theater - can anyone recommend a processor/preamp and at least a 3 channel amp for less than a grand (preferably $700) - is this...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2016, 03:40 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
Thanks for this - i think my stands from the...

Thanks for this - i think my stands from the floor to the bottom of the speaker cabinet is 28" - so tweeter level is around 30". I dont know if its worth the trouble finding new stands and selling...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2016, 02:56 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
Are people actually noticing a difference based...

Are people actually noticing a difference based on the weight of the stand the LS50 is on? I put them on Sanus 30" stands...its sturdy enough (16.5lbs), will have to put Blu Tac to make it a little...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 11:41 AM
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Posted By jerrolds
Oh thats neat - im looking to crossover at around...

Oh thats neat - im looking to crossover at around 80 or 100hz with my SVS PB1000..that should be fine i hope..people seem to like the LS50s more with a sub
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2016, 11:04 AM
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Posted By jerrolds
I've been mainly a headphone guy and I'm used to...

I've been mainly a headphone guy and I'm used to how my HD800SD is - super revealing and performs better with higher quality amplification..Maybe the LS50 is the HD800 of monitors.

Which i...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 03:18 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
1. Sierra-2s 2. Outlaw or Rhythmik Sub Ive...

1. Sierra-2s
2. Outlaw or Rhythmik Sub

Ive heard great things about the Phil Harmonics BMRs
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 12:46 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
KEF LS50 driven by entry AVR? Or grab ELAC UB5 ...

KEF LS50 driven by entry AVR? Or grab ELAC UB5
Really thinking about cancelling my Emotiva B1/C1 order and getting a pair of KEF LS50s for my home theater....been reading how finicky they are with...
Forum: Speakers   11-21-2016, 12:27 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
KEF LS50 driven by entry AVR? Or grab ELAC UB5

Really thinking about cancelling my Emotiva B1/C1 order and getting a pair of KEF LS50s for my home theater....been reading how finicky they are with amps..i dont think ill be upgrading my AVR into...
Forum: Speakers   11-17-2016, 01:28 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
KEF LS50 vs KEF Q100 vs Emotiva B1 (are the LS50 that good?)

So ive been hearing some really good things about the LS50 - but its not very sensitive (85dB 8Ohm) and only a single 5.25" woofer...im not sure how much better it would be than the KEF Q100 or...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2016, 12:43 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
I picked up the Emotiva B1 bookshelves and C1...

I picked up the Emotiva B1 bookshelves and C1 center - kinda wondering if i shoulda went with the KEF Q100 bookshelves and Q200 center...
Forum: Speakers   11-07-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By jerrolds
Here's an album i made over the weekend -...

Here's an album i made over the weekend - http://imgur.com/a/srEwr what do you guys think?
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2016, 01:33 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
I can take some pics tonight - kind of...

I can take some pics tonight - kind of considering the Sierra CMT340s...they might go on sale on Black Friday..but id have to drive across the border for em :P
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2016, 11:13 AM
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Posted By jerrolds
The vminis get plenty loud - altho its at around...

The vminis get plenty loud - altho its at around 70% of the dial on my AVR to get there...altho im thinking im missing a lot of dynamics/body of a bigger speaker can provide.

Im crossing over at...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2016, 11:11 AM
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Posted By jerrolds
Im not sure how room gain would work when the...

Im not sure how room gain would work when the total area is 3800 cubic feet but the immediate listening area is 1150ft^3...and we're sitting about 8.5ft away (couch is about a foot from the walls)
Forum: Speakers   11-02-2016, 03:27 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
Will 5.25" bookshelves + decent sub (SVS PB1000) be enough for my T-shaped basement?

Wondering if i can get away with a pair of 5.25" bookshelves (Emotiva B1 (https://emotiva.com/products/speakers/airmotiv-b1) or KEF Q100 (http://us.kef.com/q100)) and their matching centers (C1...
Forum: Speakers   09-14-2016, 01:47 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
Would the KEF Q500 "fill out" a ~500sq foot T...

Would the KEF Q500 "fill out" a ~500sq foot T shaped basement? Here's the layout http://imgur.com/qIsjapY

No real treatment..the actual home theater space is about 12x13' (150sq ft) with one side...
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,221
Posted By jerrolds
Yes quite a few users have posted reviews and...

Yes quite a few users have posted reviews and pictures of their setup. So far ive seen Q700 have somewhat mixed reviews, the good thing is that i can pick it up at my local Visions and actually test...
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,221
Posted By jerrolds
Interesting - the Emotiva T1's are getting some...

Interesting - the Emotiva T1's are getting some positive reviews on their forums, but then again its probably a echo chamber in there. Thinking of upgrading my Energy Vminis (4.5" bookshelves) to...
Forum: Speakers   09-13-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,221
Posted By jerrolds
Theres a KEF sale going on in Canada right now? I...

Theres a KEF sale going on in Canada right now? I was thinking of getting the Emotiva T1's, im more of a headphone guy - not sure if KEF is good or not.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-18-2016, 04:21 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
Thanks - i have a Pioneer VSX-524K which is...

Thanks - i have a Pioneer VSX-524K which is pretty new (got it last year) but the sound goes from 0 to 80 (MAX), no db visualization. I've calibrated using MCACC so hopefully everythings set up right...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-18-2016, 03:55 PM
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Views: 109
Posted By jerrolds
Can I ballpark volume using the mic on my phone?

Can i take a movie and use my phone mic to have dialogue at around 75-80db, which should make peaks around 100db ..im thinking i can set dynamic range to night mode to avoid those barely listenable...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 464
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Posted By jerrolds
Found the answer to my first question - turns out...

Found the answer to my first question - turns out SONY front loads the volume pot, so volume increases from 0-20 much more than it does at 50-70....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 464
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Posted By jerrolds
Anyone need to turn the volume up to around 34-40...

Anyone need to turn the volume up to around 34-40 on their VSX-824K or VSX-1029K to get a decently loud volume (medium sized living room 13x17')?

I recently exchanged my Sony STR-DN550, for the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By jerrolds
Im looking thru the manual and i cant figure out...

Im looking thru the manual and i cant figure out how to do 2 things (VSX-824K):



Tweak/Equalize Frequency Response (is this possible)?
Display the volume as decibels? "Eg. -15db" Right now...
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