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I have finally decided to upgrade from my older 15" Definitive Powerfield 1500 and 15" Atlantic Tech THX 452PBM. These subs were fine for their day but were limited on how low they could get. I decided and ordered the Dual PB2000s. I can't wait till they get here and am sure they will have much more punch than my older subs. SVS was awesome and answered all my questions.

Well after a week with the Dual PB-2000's, I can say I am truly impressed. The upgrade from my older 15" (subs?) was well worth it. Even though I am using towers for most channels I took the advice found within these forums and set my crossovers at 80hz for all channels. The bass is tight, and not overbearing at all. I did end up running the subs 3db above what Audyssey had set them to and that put these Subs into the bed rock. My room is about 5000 cubic feet and dual subs seemed the way to go. I may still consider saving during the next year and upgrading to Dual PB12-Plus'. For $1200 more plus shipping it seems like a no-brainer. So glad I tried them out.

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What Channel Level?

I had my 20 year old sub repaired a couple of months ago and last week it went out again during the Red Sea scene in Exodus. This coming Wed. Magnolia (Best Buy) will be delivering a new SVS PB 2000 and I will set it up using the auto MCACC system setup on my Pioneer Elite receiver. This system had set the channel level for my old sub at -10dB...I guess I'm a bit worried because of the recent problems with old sub and am wondering what the normal channel level range is for the SVS PB 2000 using a Pioneer Elite receiver?
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Well after a week with the Dual PB-2000's, I can say I am truly impressed.
Congrats...I've had my dual PB-2000's (6dB hot) a year now and am still extremely happy with their performance in my 4800 CF theater. As I approached their one year anniversary, I ordered a single PB-13 Ultra to see if I wanted/needed more. No question the Ultra has a bit more output around port tune, but I ultimately decided the advantage of dual 2K's were still adequate for me...YMMV. Of course, dual PB-13U's would be a different scenario. It'll be interesting to see what you ultimately decide a year from now.. Enjoy!
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I guess I'm a bit worried because of the recent problems with old sub
Although I'm not technically competent to speak on the subject, I believe the SVS subs all have limiting parameters in their design to prevent your past sub experience...so I'm pretty sure no worries.
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Two weeks ago, I ordered an XV15se. I demo'd it most of last week and this, and it's really impressive. Unfortunately, even though I showed my wife how bit it was before, had measured it out, and did everything shy of making an actual physical mock-up out of corrugated boxes, she freaked when she saw it. She hates it. I must say I don't love it's looks either, but I for the sound I could live with it. It was supposed to replace a little Martin Logan Dynamo, which is only about a cubic foot, and just can't do home theater work in my 13x21' room.

So, that's getting shipped back.

I figured the SB-2000 would be small enough, since a PB-2000 is also going to also have zero chance at the WAF. Then I figured I'd show her the PC-2000 to see what she thought. This time I found a 16" shipping tube at work, and I brought it home and made a physical mock-up. I showed her a pic of the real deal, then showed her the tube, and she said she'd be fine with that, and even wanted the glossy top. I ordered one today, and I'm hoping it's not that big of a step down from the XV15se.

Any feedback on how much different it will be? This is definitely the biggest sub I'm going to get away with, so maybe it doesn't even matter.
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Two weeks ago, I ordered an XV15se. I demo'd it most of last week and this, and it's really impressive. Unfortunately, even though I showed my wife how bit it was before, had measured it out, and did everything shy of making an actual physical mock-up out of corrugated boxes, she freaked when she saw it. She hates it. I must say I don't love it's looks either, but I for the sound I could live with it. It was supposed to replace a little Martin Logan Dynamo, which is only about a cubic foot, and just can't do home theater work in my 13x21' room.

So, that's getting shipped back.

I figured the SB-2000 would be small enough, since a PB-2000 is also going to also have zero chance at the WAF. Then I figured I'd show her the PC-2000 to see what she thought. This time I found a 16" shipping tube at work, and I brought it home and made a physical mock-up. I showed her a pic of the real deal, then showed her the tube, and she said she'd be fine with that, and even wanted the glossy top. I ordered one today, and I'm hoping it's not that big of a step down from the XV15se.

Any feedback on how much different it will be? This is definitely the biggest sub I'm going to get away with, so maybe it doesn't even matter.
My guess is that, unless you are listening at high levels, the PC2000 will sound just as good, and might even seem to have a bit more impact at moderate volume on movies. I say this because I think the XV15se rolls off a little bit more below 25 Hz. So at 15 below reference, the PC2000 will hit just as hard or harder. At higher levels, especially on music, the PC2000 won't have as much output.
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Hi Ed,

The Disney WOW disc tones are all recorded at -20 dbSF (as confirmed by Roger Dressler - see the below link), so there is indeed a 10dB delta between the sats and LFE. In this case, the disc fails to account for the 10dB goose to the LFE by the AVR (WOW is actually 10dB too hot). After letting Audyssey do its thing, I double checked all of the sats to make sure they were at the same level (using a Galaxy 140 SPL meter at the MLP), and they were all pretty much spot-on. The LFE, however, came in only 5dB higher (allowing for the 3dB shortfall) instead of the expected 10dB, so I had to raise the trim by about 5dB just to get flat with the sats. At the end of the day, I have the gain on both subs set to -14 (the best I could do before my AVR trim was buried at -12), Audyssey set the AVR trim to -10.5, I had to raise this to -5.5 for a flat calibration, and further goosed it to -2.5... In total the final trim is +8dB above where Audyssey put it, but the net result is that I am running +3dB hot relative to a flat calibration. Both MultiEQ and XT32 yielded similar results.

https://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-rec...l#post23930093

Even checking against SD-DVE from back in the day (which has a well-documented 10dB discrepancy) yields the same results. Of course, that is only in my room, and every room is different. But, given the number of similar reports (concerning Audyssey setting LFE too cold), the few reports of Audyssey's final LFE trim setting being correct with no tweaking needed (I even saw one where the guy had to lower the trim to taste...?!?) seem to be the exception...

If anybody can see a problem that I missed, it would be you. Here are my before/after FR graphs:
As Roger Dressler stated in your link, mastering all tones at -20 dBFS is an error. Adjusting the speaker channels to 85 dB compensates for using -20 dBFS instead of the more common -30 dBFS. But the bigger error was mastering the LFE channel tone at the same level as the speaker channels. To compensate for that, the subwoofer would need to be set to 92 dB (C/Slow) on the SPL meter for a true level match.

Given we have found three errors (two encoding and one instructional) on that DVD, I'm not sure I would be entirely comfortable using it as any sort of reference standard.

Regardless, I have not personally observed Audyssey setting the subwoofer channel 8 dB lower (compensating for the C-weighted error on the SPL meter) than the speaker channels. In my direct set-ups and in set-ups with customers who have an SPL meter, it's consistently within 1 dB of the speaker channels (again compensating for the C weighted filter). The most recent set-up I did with a customer showed the mains all checking in at 72 dB and the sub checking in at 69 dB - a spot on level match.

I'm not saying it hasn't happened - only that I haven't observed it (and that's over dozens of Audyssey set-ups). If it's happening with certain Audyssey-equipped AVRs (which certainly seems to be the case with your set-up) and can be absolutely confirmed with a high degree of confidence, then I would hope a firmware upgrade would be available to correct the problem.

Getting back to the bigger point, most enthusiasts do like the run the sub channel a little hot (I personally don't), but I think we agree that 2-3 dB hot (once the true/accurate levels are established) adds enough spice without ruining the presentation.
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My guess is that, unless you are listening at high levels, the PC2000 will sound just as good, and might even seem to have a bit more impact at moderate volume on movies. I say this because I think the XV15se rolls off a little bit more below 25 Hz. So at 15 below reference, the PC2000 will hit just as hard or harder. At higher levels, especially on music, the PC2000 won't have as much output.
Not necessarily...this is all dependent on room gain and the room correction software being used. Base response is not a accurate way to judge sub performance.

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Not necessarily...this is all dependent on room gain and the room correction software being used. Base response is not a accurate way to judge sub performance.
The XV15se definitely has more max output capability. However, if you did a 100 dB sine wave sweep to check the FR of both subs in room, the PC/PB2000 would have a good 5 dB advantage between 16-25 Hz. Once both subs reach their output limits, the XV would keep getting louder. But @ 15 below reference, the SVS has less roll off below 25 Hz. Room gain will have the same effect on both subs. The shallower roll-off will hit harder up until the point that the PC2000 hits its limiter.
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Two weeks ago, I ordered an XV15se. I demo'd it most of last week and this, and it's really impressive. Unfortunately, even though I showed my wife how bit it was before, had measured it out, and did everything shy of making an actual physical mock-up out of corrugated boxes, she freaked when she saw it. She hates it. I must say I don't love it's looks either, but I for the sound I could live with it. It was supposed to replace a little Martin Logan Dynamo, which is only about a cubic foot, and just can't do home theater work in my 13x21' room.

So, that's getting shipped back.

I figured the SB-2000 would be small enough, since a PB-2000 is also going to also have zero chance at the WAF. Then I figured I'd show her the PC-2000 to see what she thought. This time I found a 16" shipping tube at work, and I brought it home and made a physical mock-up. I showed her a pic of the real deal, then showed her the tube, and she said she'd be fine with that, and even wanted the glossy top. I ordered one today, and I'm hoping it's not that big of a step down from the XV15se.

Any feedback on how much different it will be? This is definitely the biggest sub I'm going to get away with, so maybe it doesn't even matter.
I was also considering the PC-2000. Much easier to place a cylinder than a box. My wife will pretty much let me put whatever I want and be fine with it, but I know she would rather not see giant boxes. As soon as I started showing her what the cylinder would look like, she said she liked that idea better. Still, I was stuck between the PC-2000, because it would still ultimately be cheaper for two, and the PC12+, because I saw that they are $1049 in the outlet. You have your 45 days to try, but since my budget was $1000, that left the PC12+ out until I saw them in the outlet. I went $49 over budget and got the PC12+ from the outlet for $1049. I don't think that the PC-2000 will necessarily be a "step down" from the XV15se, but, if that is your concern, and you can spend a little more, I suggest the PC12+ and call it a day.
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I was also considering the PC-2000. Much easier to place a cylinder than a box. My wife will pretty much let me put whatever I want and be fine with it, but I know she would rather not see giant boxes. As soon as I started showing her what the cylinder would look like, she said she liked that idea better. Still, I was stuck between the PC-2000, because it would still ultimately be cheaper for two, and the PC12+, because I saw that they are $1049 in the outlet. You have your 45 days to try, but since my budget was $1000, that left the PC12+ out until I saw them in the outlet. I went $49 over budget and got the PC12+ from the outlet for $1049. I don't think that the PC-2000 will necessarily be a "step down" from the XV15se, but, if that is your concern, and you can spend a little more, I suggest the PC12+ and call it a day.
That's not a bad idea, but I am hoping to avoid the extra height and expense of the PC12+ model. If the PC-2000 doesn't get the job done, I can do the swap. I also got the PC-2000 from the outlet, so the price difference would still be $270, which is over 1/3 more expensive. I really hope the PC-2000 gets the job done well!
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That's not a bad idea, but I am hoping to avoid the extra height and expense of the PC12+ model. If the PC-2000 doesn't get the job done, I can do the swap. I also got the PC-2000 from the outlet, so the price difference would still be $270, which is over 1/3 more expensive. I really hope the PC-2000 gets the job done well!
I think you'll be happy with it. I think I would have too. I had a piano black top sitting in my cart for over a week while my mind went back & forth between the two. It was actually my wife who told me to just get the + since it was taking me so long to decide. Besides the higher price tag, I was also holding back on the + because something tells me that it's next in line for an update or replacement model in the next year. If that happens I guess I could get a better deal on the second one, or upgrade if within a year. I still like the PC-2000's looks better. I guess it just looks fresher to me, plus it comes with the SoundPath Isolation system, which I wanted. So far though, I'm quite happy with my purchase!

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Hi,
I'm a fan of SVS.
I bought from it a lot of pieces of my system including 2 x SVS PB13 Ultra (Bash Amplifier) and 1 x SVS AS-EQ1.

Last week
I noticed that one of my two PB13 didn't turn ON.
I tried to switch OFF it and than to switch ON,
but any sound come from it (neither the "initial bump of the power ON").
I would like to specify that the green led is OFF.
In other words, my PB13 is dead !

Although I had not seen any "hard" film in the last days, and in any case I was far away from reference level
(I would like to recall also that my room is 20m^2, and I have got 2 x PB13 in 15 Hz mode + 2 sealed 12" sub, flat setting to my SVS AS-EQ1... in other words, subs are very "quiet")
I tested the fuse but it was OK.

But story not end here...

I unistalled the Bash amp from the cabinet of PB13 and I disconnected the two cables (Black and Red).
Then I tested it connecting to 220V (my voltage):
like magic, the green led turned ON.
I checked if everything was OK,
and all was OK.
So, I installed again the Bash amp in the PB13.
First turn ON was OK:
the sub sounded great and powerfull for about 5-6 hours.
Then I turned OFF it and, when I tried to turn ON again,
nothing .
Green led was OFF and any sound from the sub.
I tried again to power ON the sub a day later,
and... the sub turn ON normally and sound great.

So, the problem is randomize:
I think that there should be a power problem, but where?

I'm confused because I'd like to repair my amp also because my old distributor (L-Sound)
said me that no other new Bash amp is on stock, as well any other refurbished Bash amp.
I know that Sledge would be OK (600 € + spedition , without any % of discount possible...),
but I've got two PB and both are Bash...
Finally,
it's hard to buy a new amp when mine is OK once on two...


Any ideas to solve this issue?
What is Your advice?

Sorry for the long message
and thanks in advance.

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Then I turned OFF it and, when I tried to turn ON again,
nothing
There is a delay between being able to turn on the amp after shutdown. Not sure how long that delay is anymore but if you switch it off then back on, it will appear dead. It should only be about 5 mins iirc but could be a little longer.
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Well after a week with the Dual PB-2000's, I can say I am truly impressed. The upgrade from my older 15" (subs?) was well worth it. Even though I am using towers for most channels I took the advice found within these forums and set my crossovers at 80hz for all channels. The bass is tight, and not overbearing at all. I did end up running the subs 3db above what Audyssey had set them to and that put these Subs into the bed rock. My room is about 5000 cubic feet and dual subs seemed the way to go.
After reading all the great reviews here I also just purchased the Dual PB-2000's - just got them today and had a little play - waiting on some upgrades to arrive for my other speakers but man these things rock, totally amazing!!! The guys at SVS have said they will walk me through the complete step of my SVS subs and the new speakers, receiver and amp to make sure I have it all configured correctly - amazing customer service. I couldn't use their speakers in my upgrade as I'm stuck with in-walls but they have a customer for life


Just one question, any way to turn off the power LED - that blue light while watching the screen is horrible, I thought I read it could be turned off but didn't see a switch. That or I guess I get some black tape to stick over it?


I thought I was in the crapper when they arrived today as the boxes are BIG but once unpacked they fit in nicely - oh and did I mention how amazing they sound
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After reading all the great reviews here I also just purchased the Dual PB-2000's - just got them today and had a little play - waiting on some upgrades to arrive for my other speakers but man these things rock, totally amazing!!! The guys at SVS have said they will walk me through the complete step of my SVS subs and the new speakers, receiver and amp to make sure I have it all configured correctly - amazing customer service. I couldn't use their speakers in my upgrade as I'm stuck with in-walls but they have a customer for life


Just one question, any way to turn off the power LED - that blue light while watching the screen is horrible, I thought I read it could be turned off but didn't see a switch. That or I guess I get some black tape to stick over it?


I thought I was in the crapper when they arrived today as the boxes are BIG but once unpacked they fit in nicely - oh and did I mention how amazing they sound
Congrats on the PB-2000's...like most of us here, you'll continue to be impressed...enjoy!

BTW: No switch for the blue LED's...just tape'em.
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After reading all the great reviews here I also just purchased the Dual PB-2000's - just got them today and had a little play - waiting on some upgrades to arrive for my other speakers but man these things rock, totally amazing!!! The guys at SVS have said they will walk me through the complete step of my SVS subs and the new speakers, receiver and amp to make sure I have it all configured correctly - amazing customer service. I couldn't use their speakers in my upgrade as I'm stuck with in-walls but they have a customer for life


Just one question, any way to turn off the power LED - that blue light while watching the screen is horrible, I thought I read it could be turned off but didn't see a switch. That or I guess I get some black tape to stick over it?


I thought I was in the crapper when they arrived today as the boxes are BIG but once unpacked they fit in nicely - oh and did I mention how amazing they sound
One solution for the PB2000 LED is to sell the PB2000 and buy PB Ultra 13's as the LED is on the rear.
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Question Ohm rating for the PC13 ultra driver?

Do you know the Ohm rating for the driver in the PC13 Ultra?

My BASH 750w amp in my PC13 Ultra is dead.

A new Sledge amp is expensive so I am considering a Crown XLS 2000.

I also have two buttkicker lfe that I need to hook up. They are 4 ohms each. So I am wondering if the Crown xls2000 can pull all three drivers, and hos I should hook them up?
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Do you know the Ohm rating for the driver in the PC13 Ultra?

My BASH 750w amp in my PC13 Ultra is dead.

A new Sledge amp is expensive so I am considering a Crown XLS 2000.

I also have two buttkicker lfe that I need to hook up. They are 4 ohms each. So I am wondering if the Crown xls2000 can pull all three drivers, and hos I should hook them up?
Don't wire up three drivers to two channels. Buy another XLS 2000 or 2500 for the PC13

Of course you'll need to do some work to the PC13 to convert it from a active sub (with a blown amp) to passive amp. Simplest would be to get a piece of metal exact same size as the PC13 plate amp with holes for the screws, and some air tight speaker terminals, inside it's wired directly to the driver.

The SVS plate amp may have EQ profile though- which you'll need to match.
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ok, so I can't run the two buttkickers in series on one channel and the ultra on the other?

Yeah, I was thinking on a metal plate with just tight holes for the speakerwire connected directly to the driver.
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Yeah, I was thinking on a metal plate with just tight holes for the speakerwire connected directly to the driver.
Do it properly, with air tight terminals.
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After reading all the great reviews here I also just purchased the Dual PB-2000's - just got them today and had a little play - waiting on some upgrades to arrive for my other speakers but man these things rock, totally amazing!!! The guys at SVS have said they will walk me through the complete step of my SVS subs and the new speakers, receiver and amp to make sure I have it all configured correctly - amazing customer service. I couldn't use their speakers in my upgrade as I'm stuck with in-walls but they have a customer for life


Just one question, any way to turn off the power LED - that blue light while watching the screen is horrible, I thought I read it could be turned off but didn't see a switch. That or I guess I get some black tape to stick over it?


I thought I was in the crapper when they arrived today as the boxes are BIG but once unpacked they fit in nicely - oh and did I mention how amazing they sound
I use these http://www.amazon.com/LightDims-1002.../dp/B009WSN8PK on a bright led on the front of my plasma screen, and can't see the light anymore at all. This may work for you.
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I use these http://www.amazon.com/LightDims-1002.../dp/B009WSN8PK on a bright led on the front of my plasma screen, and can't see the light anymore at all. This may work for you.
LightDims are a "must-have" these days! I use them on my SB-2000's and all over the place (even on a shredder that has the brightest blue LED I've ever seen).
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Or you could buy some electrical tape for 99p...
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After reading all the great reviews here I also just purchased the Dual PB-2000's - just got them today and had a little play - waiting on some upgrades to arrive for my other speakers but man these things rock, totally amazing!!!

Welcome to the club! If you have the Bluray for Flight of the Phoenix, queue that up and watch the scene where the plane is flying into the dust storm. When the plane goes upside down, try and figure out which went lower...the bass or your jaw.

Or the first 15 seconds of Edge of Tomorrow. Or the Server Room scene from Pulse.

In fact, there are two user made Ultimate Bass Demo Blurays that were posted here on AVS somewhere (the links are escaping me). The downloads are pretty large and you'll need a Bluray burner, but they are the best way to get a good sampling of bass demo tracks.

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Just one question, any way to turn off the power LED - that blue light while watching the screen is horrible, I thought I read it could be turned off but didn't see a switch. That or I guess I get some black tape to stick over it?

There's two ways: Black electrical tape or remove the amp and unplug the LED wires (suggested by Ed Mullen) to permanently disable it. I went with the first option as I figured there may be a point in the future where I need to know if the sub is on or not. Those LEDs are so bright they still (very dimly) show through the tape in a dark room. I'm actually ok with that since I can't see the tape normally anyway (unless I go looking for it).

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Hot diggity that was quick! My PC-2000 showed up already! I just ordered it Saturday, shipped out Monday, and got here Wednesday. Nice!

I'll be running through demo material when I get home from work today. I still have the PSA XV15se as well, so it'll be interesting to compare the two.
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Welcome to the club! If you have the Bluray for Flight of the Phoenix, queue that up and watch the scene where the plane is flying into the dust storm. When the plane goes upside down, try and figure out which went lower...the bass or your jaw.

Or the first 15 seconds of Edge of Tomorrow. Or the Server Room scene from Pulse.

In fact, there are two user made Ultimate Bass Demo Blurays that were posted here on AVS somewhere (the links are escaping me). The downloads are pretty large and you'll need a Bluray burner, but they are the best way to get a good sampling of bass demo tracks.

There's two ways: Black electrical tape or remove the amp and unplug the LED wires (suggested by Ed Mullen) to permanently disable it. I went with the first option as I figured there may be a point in the future where I need to know if the sub is on or not. Those LEDs are so bright they still (very dimly) show through the tape in a dark room. I'm actually ok with that since I can't see the tape normally anyway (unless I go looking for it).
Thanks - I did find those links to the demo disks, I downloaded two of the four that looked good and tried to make them work from my movie server which not much luck, may be I need a burner to make a real disk. I do have Pulse on DVD just came from Netflix as somewhere else I heard about the Server Room scene and I have EoT so can try that movie for sure - can't wait


I'm also going to try the tape option - may be they will put a switch in future, not sure I want to start taking it apart
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Thanks - I did find those links to the demo disks, I downloaded two of the four that looked good and tried to make them work from my movie server which not much luck, may be I need a burner to make a real disk. I do have Pulse on DVD just came from Netflix as somewhere else I heard about the Server Room scene and I have EoT so can try that movie for sure - can't wait


I'm also going to try the tape option - may be they will put a switch in future, not sure I want to start taking it apart

It took me five layers of masking tape with black sharpie to get the light to where it wasn't distracting: I can still see it even then when the lights are out. So, if one layer of tape doesn't work, keep adding more!

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