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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-30-2014, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Archaea
Wouldn't you know it? These are the amps...

Wouldn't you know it?


These are the amps we used yesterday.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1630497-cheap-crown-amp-power-99-a-13.html#post27013489

Read matts take on...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-30-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
ha.... stitch1 "Not sure I should...

ha....

stitch1
"Not sure I should mention this but yes Jonathan just had to play the Justin Bever track :p"


strange and I don't know why - but that demo track sounded horrible now and we...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-30-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,428
Posted By Archaea
that looks great!

that looks great!
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-30-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
If I had been watching Need for Speed by myself I...

If I had been watching Need for Speed by myself I would have turned it off without even finishing it -- probably before half way through. It is one of the worst movies I've seen in a long time. ...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-30-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
Honestly ---- In blind stereo listening at -5 dB...

Honestly ---- In blind stereo listening at -5 dB I couldn't tell the difference. I actually guessed wrong. In blind listening at +10 to +15 dB above reference I guessed right. The JTRs were a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-29-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
Oh and the sealed UM18-22's actually locked us in...

Oh and the sealed UM18-22's actually locked us in the basement tonight.


Doug (avsforum member d_c) has some bass tracks he is playing. They actually flipped the lock on the basement door at the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-29-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
This is where the iNuke's tap out on Number Nin6...

This is where the iNuke's tap out on Number Nin6 - Garbage with the current EQ settings. 1 tick louder on the volume knob makes clip lights occur. At this volume no clip lights through the whole...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-29-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
I just realized I've been using the wrong terms...

I just realized I've been using the wrong terms for the shelf filters. I've been calling them LT12.


They are LS12 and LP12 based on whether they are dynamic or not. I apologize for the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
So my buddy came by tonight and we watched the...

So my buddy came by tonight and we watched the new Riddick movie. We watched some of the same demo scenes again. When it was over I asked which setup he preferred. He said he couldn't really tell...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
nonsense about sealed being less...

nonsense about sealed being less distortion....and you know this....
Data-bass tells you all you need to know about that...down to port tune on a quality ported sub there is far less distortion.
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
Luke, I'm not worried about integrating the...

Luke,

I'm not worried about integrating the caps yet. I'm just playing with sealed to get a handle and feel for sealed alone first. All in due time.......
We may disagree here, but I'd line my...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
woot for being finished reef!

woot for being finished reef!
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
On another note. eight 18" subwoofer bass...

On another note.

eight 18" subwoofer bass related or just coincidentally, my new (April, 2014 purchased) Panasonic AE8000U is starting to act up in the last few days. I've always had a small...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
No, no wood shingles, but we live in a wooded...

No, no wood shingles, but we live in a wooded area, and right next to Flemming park (which is all woods) and there are dead leaves and habitats everywhere outside in our yard. My wife is freaking...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
Darned if these Crown X1000 amps don't hum more...

Darned if these Crown X1000 amps don't hum more than my Sherbourn did - even using XLR to XLR pre-outs and the 1.4v switch setting. I'll have to try some cable routing management and see if I can...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-28-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
Now it's starting to sound more like I'm used to...

Now it's starting to sound more like I'm used to it/like it.


Here are a couple pictures of the current semi circle arrangement - then I've got to go to bed. I've been pretty worthless at work...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-27-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
After moving the subs in the slight semi-circle...

After moving the subs in the slight semi-circle angled like a bunch of school children lined up to hear the teacher read a book (6 in front, 2 behind the main three seats). this is what Audyssey...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-27-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
Oh yes...I've had the UM flexing.

Oh yes...I've had the UM flexing.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-27-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
popalock, I posted the previous FR a bit...

popalock,

I posted the previous FR a bit back.
Here it is again. I didn't save carps attempt - but this is Luke's attempt.

Why don't you leave your impoverished shanty over in Qatar and come...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-27-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
hhaha...I wanted to let that comment stew for a...

hhaha...I wanted to let that comment stew for a while. It was in relation to my Sherbourn 7-350 vs. Crown XLS 202 thought process.

I've compared several amps A/B (level matched quick switching)...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-26-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
Placebo is a powerful traitor.

Placebo is a powerful traitor.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-26-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 43,222
Posted By Archaea
LTD02 I need to try that - several have...

LTD02 I need to try that - several have recommended that placement.


But it may not be that simple.....

I'm not sure how it will affect your recommendation - but my front wall is not...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-26-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 765
Views: 43,222
Posted By Archaea
We moved to a new place in April and I can't find...

We moved to a new place in April and I can't find my camcorder yet. We are getting down to the last few boxes. When I find it, I'll take some video.

As far as a theater name - Windstorm, better...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-26-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 16,125
Posted By Archaea
Or maybe it's the reverse -- you know a properly...

Or maybe it's the reverse -- you know a properly designed and capable ported alignment has LESSSSSSSSSSSS disortion around port tune than the sealed.

chew on that. :kiss: :p;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,753
Posted By Archaea
I don't have any network problems per se' I do...

I don't have any network problems per se' I do have the occassional HDMI drop out, where I have to cycle the video modes to get it to come back. 1080p/24 to through, or source. Switch and switch...
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