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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2016, 04:27 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Hello all. I expect to be called a moron...

Hello all.

I expect to be called a moron for asking this but it's worth a shot.

I want to upgrade to this for several reasons.

4k passthrough, dtsx /atmos support, xlr outputs and new DACs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
Yes, that explains a lot.[/QUOTE] Indeed it...

Yes, that explains a lot.[/QUOTE]

Indeed it does. I remember well how you said there was no point in me buying my speakers unless I was going to spend a disproportionate amount on amplification as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2015, 05:55 AM
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Posted By dchalfont
Prior to, yes.

Prior to, yes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
I uploaded a bunch of pics but only 1 worked...meh

I uploaded a bunch of pics but only 1 worked...meh
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
What are those speakers ? Frank[/QUOTE] ...

What are those speakers ?


Frank[/QUOTE]

Monitor audio gold 2015 series.

I got the largest of everything in the series and the 15" sealed sub as well. I really wanted speakers with ribbon...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
Aww yiss. I am surprised to find that some...

Aww yiss.

I am surprised to find that some cds, even at ear bleed volume did not seem to benefit over my 1552mk2.

A few others did, and overall I think the high frequency distortion that would...
Forum: Speakers   10-13-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24,033
Views: 2,256,332
Posted By dchalfont
Thank you for your reply. Well, the RC 1570 is...

Thank you for your reply. Well, the RC 1570 is not an intergrated amp rather a stereo processor. My question is will I lose any audio quality by skipping a stereo processor and connect an external...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
I'm getting the 1585, I'm going to use it for the...

I'm getting the 1585, I'm going to use it for the front 5 snd the 1552 for the rear surrounds.

I don't know if I'll go the dst x or atmos route...but I always plan ahead. I'm going to replace my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2015, 05:55 AM
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Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
Oh I am certain that at reference level there is...

Oh I am certain that at reference level there is sound improvements to be had over 120watt...because your speakers might be attempting to draw more than 120...leading to the loss of dymanic...
Forum: Speakers   10-13-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 24,033
Views: 2,256,332
Posted By dchalfont
I highly recommend a rotel power amp but can't...

I highly recommend a rotel power amp but can't understand why you would buy a separate integrated amplifier especially if you intend to have to speakers connected to a receiver for movies and network...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-12-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
So are you a millionaire? That's crazy...I know...

So are you a millionaire? That's crazy...I know people buy McIntosh amps worth 30k etc...but for me...3k per channel is nuts.

Nice Amps http://www.avsforum.com//forum/images/smilies/smile.gif

...
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 1,480,681
Posted By dchalfont
Merry christmas indeed. Congrats

Merry christmas indeed. Congrats
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
Horrifically overpriced though. $2999 here for a...

Horrifically overpriced though. $2999 here for a single 1581. You can get the 1590 on sale for about $3700 by comparison.

Even at ear bleeding and driver exploding levels with a pair of 30-50k...
Forum: Speakers   10-12-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 1,480,681
Posted By dchalfont
That's not a knife[/QUOTE] I'd hit it.

That's not a knife[/QUOTE]

I'd hit it.
Forum: Speakers   10-11-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 1,480,681
Posted By dchalfont
If you think any stand with a base size relative...

If you think any stand with a base size relative to the speaker height and size no matter how much sand is in the column is stable...well.

If by stable you mean on it's own when it is never...
Forum: Speakers   10-11-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 1,480,681
Posted By dchalfont
Here is another pic with my stands . I has...

Here is another pic with my stands .

I has the columns cut taking into consideration the thickness of the bottom and top plates and the speaker height to get them at perfect ear height but not so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-11-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
I just ordered my RB-1585 in silver. It cost...

I just ordered my RB-1585 in silver.

It cost me $3199, down from the australian rrp of $3999.

I don't know how much it costs in the U.S but given that we're used to being screwed...a 20%...
Forum: Speakers   10-11-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11,441
Views: 1,480,681
Posted By dchalfont
I would really suggest building your own. All...

I would really suggest building your own. All stands that you buy...no matter how expensive are flimsy and are designed for unrealistic scenarios where nothing goes near them and accidents never...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-10-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
So you can use either...but not mix balanced and...

So you can use either...but not mix balanced and rca?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-10-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
Can I get some advice on stacking power amps? ...

Can I get some advice on stacking power amps?

I am ordering the 1585 on wednesday and I would like to put my 1552mk 2 on top.

Would I need to get some soft circilar pads, the same size as as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 110,815
Posted By dchalfont
0 is reference. +16.5 is gain over reference...

0 is reference. +16.5 is gain over reference level.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 110,815
Posted By dchalfont
The output is balanced but the processor is not....

The output is balanced but the processor is not. The lowest price fully balanced prepro is the Krell Foundation to my knowledge. My Ayre preamp is balanced but the Bryston 4Bsst2 it is feeding is not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,362
Views: 110,815
Posted By dchalfont
I don't care if this question sounds stupid...

I don't care if this question sounds stupid because I have to ask.

I have gone to great lengths and expense to get 2 power amps with balance inputs, but I have read that a lot of processors have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-25-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
Thanks again for the response, it's good to be...

Thanks again for the response, it's good to be able to buy knowing there isn't something to wait for around the corner. Looking forward to the new HDMI 2.0, HDCP 2.2, DTS X, Atmos surround processors.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 240,052
Posted By dchalfont
Is there anything in the works like a 1555 mk 2...

Is there anything in the works like a 1555 mk 2 with balanced connections?

Also discounting the balanced connections is there any significant internal differences in tech between the 1555 and the...
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