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Forum: Speakers   11-05-2014, 10:19 AM
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Posted By jerrolds
Yea i wish i could demo them, no one locally...

Yea i wish i could demo them, no one locally sells them dammit
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By jerrolds
Energy V-mini vs Teac LS-H265 - is it an upgrade?

I have the option to sell my frontstage Energy V-mini and get 3 pairs of Teac LS-H265. The Teac's seem to be getting positive reviews, i'm wondering if it would be an upgrade against my vminis. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By jerrolds
They look like they match ok on paper HK 254...

They look like they match ok on paper

HK 254
• 50 Watts x 7, seven channels driven at full power at 8 ohms,
20Hz – 20kHz, <0.07% THD (surround modes), 350 watts total

• 65 Watts x 2, two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By jerrolds
No idea - i would think the power would be...

No idea - i would think the power would be "cleaner"? This is my first dedicated amp, i thought that was the whole point of them lol (that and be more modular)

I bought this modded emotiva cuz it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By jerrolds
Great thanks guys - the Emotiva xmini is a 50w...

Great thanks guys - the Emotiva xmini is a 50w per channel stereo amp, so im hoping itll match nicely after the auto calibration
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By jerrolds
OK to amp L/R speakers, and leave Center to AVR?

I just purchased an Emotiva XMini A100 amp, its been moddled to include a 1/4" headphone jack. Ill be using it to drive headphones initially but will probably swap them for speaker use sometime in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-22-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By jerrolds
Will there be another Elusive 1099?

I probably wont have the funds and space to build the 1099s yet (possibly spring of next year) - and since the materials for it are limited - will there be a successor to the 1099s?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-06-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By jerrolds
Are the Tempest drivers much better than the...

Are the Tempest drivers much better than the Pures? I was just thinking that the Tempests would be overkill (in both sound output and footprint) for a 12x12' area - even if one side does open up to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-05-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By jerrolds
Ya i want a nice sounding HT - i currently have...

Ya i want a nice sounding HT - i currently have Energy Veritas Minis with an SVS-PB1000 in my apt style cnodo, and they sound an order of magnitude better than my old Samsung soundbar lol.

They...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By jerrolds
Klipsch RF-82 vs Fusion 10 Pure?

Just checked my locals and someones looking to sell a pair of Klipsch RF-82 (not ii's) for about $450CAD. Seems like a decent deal - anyone have any thoughts on how they will sound in a 13x12' space...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,010
Posted By jerrolds
Nope....

Nope. http://www.diysoundgroup.com/assembled-crossovers/fusion-15-crossover.html

Build some bass ass speakers like the Tempests....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-29-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By jerrolds
Retail equivalent to Fusion 10/12's?

Out of curiosity - what would be the retail equivalent to the Fusion 10 Pures and 12 Tempests in terms of sound performance? Similar frequency response, quality, SPL, efficiency maybe?

Are they...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-24-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,776
Posted By jerrolds
Im talking using a plant spray, like a mist - not...

Im talking using a plant spray, like a mist - not a hose. And distilled water is virtually electrically non-conductive, and guaranteed to be streak free unlike tap water with minerals (at least much...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-23-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,776
Posted By jerrolds
Buy a jug of distilled water from your local...

Buy a jug of distilled water from your local supermarket - spray on, wipe with microfiber. Streak free and wont harm the surface.
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31,798
Views: 2,297,862
Posted By jerrolds
What would be a good price for Def Tec SM450...

What would be a good price for Def Tec SM450 (studio monitors) - theres someone locally looking to sell a pair for $325 Canadian - i wonder if they'll offer much more performance over my current...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,146
Posted By jerrolds
Are you able to put room treatments at all? That...

Are you able to put room treatments at all? That might absorb some of the highs and any ringing
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By jerrolds
Yea its currently what i have - but i have no...

Yea its currently what i have - but i have no problems replacing it shortly after. I keep scouring the classified for good deals on amps, since the receiver has pre-outs which is nice. Might not be...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By jerrolds
Thanks theyre pretty fantastic - tight punchy...

Thanks theyre pretty fantastic - tight punchy bass while keeping the mids and highs clear. Some sibilance though - but eq fixes it. I did a grill mod and waiting on the 560 pads to come in to...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By jerrolds
If i did not want to go the DIY route - what...

If i did not want to go the DIY route - what other options do i have at the $800-$1000USD range for the front sound stage?
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By jerrolds
Oh cool - 10" woofer? Thats immense - would that...

Oh cool - 10" woofer? Thats immense - would that out perform something like Klipsch RF-82? I actually do have a bit of experience with mdf/painting to a glossy finish (pain in the ass) when i made my...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By jerrolds
Buying used is definitely an option as well. My...

Buying used is definitely an option as well. My 5 speaker energy vminis and pb1000 were all used and function great.
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By jerrolds
$1000 for Front Sound Stage - is reference possible?

I'm only familiar with the Energy Veritas sound, other than that its my "mid fi" Hifiman HE400 Planar headsets.

Space is a basement, specifically one wing of it - about 12x11x8 feet in dimension...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-16-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,464
Posted By jerrolds
Have any reviews come out for Panasonics new...

Have any reviews come out for Panasonics new flagship? Didnt they claim that this years model will be comparable if not better than the ZT60?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-16-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 987
Posted By jerrolds
Hold up - You mean the 5020 is still superior to...

Hold up - You mean the 5020 is still superior to a VT60? Both calibrated? Impressive. And i thought my ST50 already had an amazing pq. I bought my brother a 5080HD (8g Kuro) from the locals and I'm...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 42,817
Posted By jerrolds
I dont know how to search the thread in...

I dont know how to search the thread in particular - but my bro just picked up a Kuro 5080HD (8G) and im wondering if the thread has and conversations about that tv being reset.

Ordering a RS232...
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