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Forum: Speakers   01-26-2016, 09:00 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
MSRP for the 3 speakers is $6935 MSRP.

MSRP for the 3 speakers is $6935 MSRP.
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2016, 05:48 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
The SV-831 & SV-821C both have Ribbon Tweeters. ...

The SV-831 & SV-821C both have Ribbon Tweeters.

The SV-831 is about 36" tall "Monitor". :) Although it is as big as some towers and wider and deeper than many towers, it is considered a...
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2016, 04:50 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Yes, the SV-831 will be the new flagship with the...

Yes, the SV-831 will be the new flagship with the ribbon tweeter. It is not even available for shipping yet for another 2 or 3 months. I have not heard them.

The only 2 ribbons I've heard are the...
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2016, 04:34 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
It is huge. It looks as big as the SV-1212...

It is huge. It looks as big as the SV-1212 subwoofer! :eek:

The SV-821C is the flagship center.

IMO, the SX-T1 & SV-821C are the ultimate Centers.
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2016, 04:15 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
The SV-821C Center speaker

The SV-821C Center speaker
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2016, 03:22 PM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
3 x SX-T1 (L/C/R) Or 2 x SV-831 (L/R)...

3 x SX-T1 (L/C/R)

Or

2 x SV-831 (L/R) + SV821C (Center)

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/AcuDefTechGuy/image_zpsvdzlfsw2.jpeg...
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2016, 10:02 AM
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
1 option: Front: RBH SV-6500 or SV-6500/R ...

1 option:
Front: RBH SV-6500 or SV-6500/R
Center: RBH SV-661C or SV-661C/R
Surround: RBH SV-61 or SV-61/R
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,071
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
IMO, what spending reasonably (not exorbitantly)...

IMO, what spending reasonably (not exorbitantly) more should get you:

1. More Resolution (clarity, detail)
2. More Dynamics (cleaner, louder, larger sound)
3. Better bass (Active bi-amp, no need...
Forum: Speakers   01-19-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 5,496
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I think B&W speakers sound fine (although not any...

I think B&W speakers sound fine (although not any better than many other speakers).

I think the bashing is due to B&W speaker measurements on Stereophile, particularly the on-axis and off-axis. ...
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,695
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I don't know anything about video games. ...

I don't know anything about video games.

But I have used full range towers for surrounds (Def Tech BP7001SC) fed with full range signal. And after about 2 years, I concluded that nothing...
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,695
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
But if those towers are designed to be passive,...

But if those towers are designed to be passive, you can't actively bi-amp them using external Amp/DSP unless you defeat the internal crossover.

Anyway, there's no wrong way to do surrounds -...
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,695
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
There is definitely more than one way to do...

There is definitely more than one way to do things.
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,695
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Special effect sounds will be present in surround...

Special effect sounds will be present in surround channels. But if you turn off your subwoofers, you will probably notice that the big bass isn't going to the surround channels because the big bass...
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,695
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I have 5 full-range towers and NO other...

I have 5 full-range towers and NO other subwoofers because each tower's subwoofer is ACTIVELY powered (with ATI AT3005 amp) with LFE signal.

So the 5 towers = 10 Channels of ATI amps (actively...
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 101
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Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Surround channels rarely get full-range signals...

Surround channels rarely get full-range signals or high dynamic levels. Most of the time (with a few exceptions) they are just ambient sounds and panning effects, which are seldom full-range signals...
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,695
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
So you will have 4 towers + 4 monitors + 4 subs? ...

So you will have 4 towers + 4 monitors + 4 subs?

Can you ACTIVELY bi-amp those built-in subs in the 4 towers or just passively?
Forum: Speakers   01-08-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,695
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
There are 2 reasons I use full range towers for...

There are 2 reasons I use full range towers for surrounds.

1. 5 identical towers (RBH SX-T2/R) look better to me than monitors/bookshelf surrounds.
2. I wanted my 5 identical subwoofers to be...
Forum: Speakers   01-06-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 825
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
For about $1K, I would get something like the ATI...

For about $1K, I would get something like the ATI AT1802 amp.

http://www.classicaudioparts.com/index.php/amplifiers/ati-at1802-two-channel-x-180-watt-amplifier-b-stock-120v.html

Don't waste...
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 283
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
For most people and rooms, usually increased...

For most people and rooms, usually increased power will help exactly 0.00%.

If vocals are the ONLY problem, I would suggest getting a speaker for the discrete center channel. Turning the Center...
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 955
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
As already mentioned or eluded to, the $1K...

As already mentioned or eluded to, the $1K increase may not significantly matter if you are purely referring to just the tweeter and midrange.

You may gain a little in the highs and midrange, but...
Forum: Speakers   10-22-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 210
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Does your AVR have the quick select buttons? ...

Does your AVR have the quick select buttons?

If yes, with the help of an Adcom speaker selector, you can level match the 2 different pairs of speakers.

Example:
On AVR: Speaker 1 will be...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,182
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Most brands don't allow discounts. This keeps...

Most brands don't allow discounts. This keeps resale values high.

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Forum: Speakers   10-19-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,182
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
Perhaps I should include in my sig that I bought...

Perhaps I should include in my sig that I bought my RBH speakers months BEFORE I recently became a "dealer".

I should also include that I've owned Revel Salon2, B&W 802 Diamond, KEF Reference...
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 713
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
I think the SI-770 has slightly more dynamics,...

I think the SI-770 has slightly more dynamics, while the SX-661 looks better aesthetically.

So if 100% behind the screen, I would choose the SI-770. But if there is any chance I would use the...
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 713
Posted By AcuDefTechGuy
RBH SI-770 x 3 (in-cabinet type) ...

RBH SI-770 x 3 (in-cabinet type)
http://rbhsound.com/si770.php

Model Name: ... SI-770
Series: ... Signature In-wall/In-Cabinet
System Type: ... Built-in LCR Speaker
Frequency Response: ...
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