After being a long time observer of this forum, I'm ready for enlightenment
- so thought I'd say hi.
My very modest movie room (compared so some of the beasts I've seen here!!) is currently setup with projector and 7.2 sound, via a Yamaha v681.
I have MakeMKV'd our dvd and bluray collection into my plex server (in a separate room) and watch them via the plex app on a Roku 3.
Like many here, I'm not one for watching movies anywhere close to reference levels, so I'm excited for the addition of some Crowson Tech to round out the bottom end experience.
I've got a single 3 seater recliner (middle doesn't recline), where the seats interlock together (and I've zip-tied to keep them together), so I will need to construct a timber frame underneath (as other's have done successfully) to provide a stable base and use 2 MAs under that, with a few extra isolators.
I'm also on carpet over concrete, and have seen the cool mods people have made to remove either underlay and/or carpet under the MA's to reduce lost energy - just wondering if anyone's thought of creating spikes to install under the MA in this situation ? Might be a useful improvement option in a future version Mr Crowson
I'm now just working out how to power the MAs - I'd prefer to get the Crowson amp, but the cost in Australia is nothing to sneeze at (it alone would cost me double what my AVR cost), so I'm considering what 3rd party Amp to use where the only other purchase is the actual MAs, and isolators from Crowson. If I understand correctly, I could possibly use an iNuke 6000DSP so I can play with EQ on the signal for boost at lower levels, and I wouldn't need the Crowson Pre-Amp.
Also depending on my experience once this is all set up, and what Amp (& EQ options it has), I may feel the need to tap into the HDMI signal before the Yamaha, and route it directly to the Amp for the MAs - but I'll worry about that later, if I need to!