Originally Posted by LoudandClear
The old faucet in my kitchen that we replaced was the same style and we hated it because the pullout part was always hanging about an inch down from the main shaft no matter what I did with the counter weight. The magnet mechanism is a great idea.
I've been just waiting quietly for you to realize that.
If possible you might even consider moving your center channel to the bottom to have it aligned closer to the front mains.
Don't hit me!
So tell us "how do you like having heights up front vs turning them off"? Is there anything special about the audio material that is channeled through them? What does it do different to the sound? I'm looking to replace my Pre/Pro and the Marantz AV7005 doesn't support heights of you use 4 surrounds which I do currently have.
This new Epson projector is a steal with a street price of only $1300 http://www.projectorcentral.com/Epso...inema_8350.htm
and it may have less of a minimum lens shift which would allow you to move your screen even higher.
That Epson projector would blow mine out of the water. So here is the question....I'm waiting until probably either my bulb goes out or right before college football starts.
Do I...get something like that, new, retails low?
Or get a JVC/Panasonic big boy that is 2 years old and is now down to 2k from 12k?
You and Jethro over at CHT....I 'could' move my center down, but not sure if I want to do that yet. I guess I would have to decide before I put up the OC 703 and fabric, because after that I will NOT be changing the screen wall any more! I think the bar seating would be hampered with hearing the center channel more than they do now, but maybe I'm making stuff up.
After I get my stands up...my waveguide for my center being high vs being 8 inches off the ground....being up high is only 14 inches or so more from the mains than low profile would be......
As far as heights: Some receivers ARE quirky in if you have heights on you can't have rear surrounds and stuff like that...the newer ones are better.
I feel like the heights give you a more...Visceral sound. That is the best word. More in your face action. Things like footsteps in master and commander on the floor above in the ship, rain in any format, overhead planes/action above you, and even live football games with fan response.
Things like that seem to come more from your ceiling than the L/R when I am running 5.1.
I've only messed with it on a few movies. I guess Audyssey matrixes out to the heights for any sounds like I mentioned above the best I can guess.
I do like them though. Seems to add a bit. Audyssey says to do wides first, but many people on here and at bluray forum prefer heights.