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I'm looking for a set of floor standing speakers that have the clarity and clearness that when glass breaks during a movie scene, it really sounds like glass breaking. I mean do you jump, does your wife scream "whos breaking glass"?
 

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There are going to be no less that 23094823049820341209384 recommendations from the members here on that...


I'm just going to say anything by Paradigm and walk away...
 

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KLIPSCH are definately something you want to audition. The highs are priceless... so are the mids and lows for that matter.
 

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Originally Posted by stewdawg /forum/post/18161361


I'm looking for a set of floor standing speakers that have the clarity and clearness that when glass breaks during a movie scene, it really sounds like glass breaking. I mean do you jump, does your wife scream "whos breaking glass"?

What is your budget? How big is your room? Will you be listening to anything other than Billy Joel?


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Any great good speaker with plenty of power will make you happy. To find it, go out and audition every speaker you can find.. no one company knows things the others don't know so it's not like there are brands that squash the competition or anything... at least not when comparing similar priced speakers.


Posting your goals.. room size.. budget will help us help you.... but you need still need to go audition because every speaker has it's own sound and characteristics.
 

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Kirsch and Di-Vinci.


Find them in your local white vans cursing around town for the best deal!
 

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That would depend on the recording of the glass breaking. Crappy recording will sound crappy even on the most highly regarded speakers.


You need a reference to judge the sound.
 

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I broke a glass last night



knocked it off the kitchen counter.....

the timbre was all wrong.


I'm thinking if I replace the vinyl floor with tile, that will fix the problem.
 

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Originally Posted by DigsMovies /forum/post/18162530


I broke a glass last night



knocked it off the kitchen counter.....

the timbre was all wrong.


I'm thinking if I replace the vinyl floor with tile, that will fix the problem.

Hmmmm... that's interesting... it broke.. but did it sound real????
 

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Hmmmm... that's interesting... it broke.. but did it sound real????

Actually, I'll bet it sounded like a Memorex recording.
 

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Hmmmm... that's interesting... it broke.. but did it sound real????


LOL


No it didn't



stupid sheet vinyl floor is too soft. I really need a harder floor to get that high end extension!


(sorry OP- you can have your thread back)
 

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ESS Heil AMT 1-D, Carver Amazing Platinum, Altec VOT.


Can be found for a pretty good price on the used market.


Not much out there new for under 10k a pair that can compete...
 

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I broke a glass last night



knocked it off the kitchen counter.....

the timbre was all wrong.


I'm thinking if I replace the vinyl floor with tile, that will fix the problem.
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Will you be listening to anything other than Billy Joel?

lol
 

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I had people run down to the theater because they thought I broke the glass table(not my new theater). I told them it was the movie. The scene was from The haunting when the girl thru something thru the window and then it exploded after. I had Klipsch THX speakers at the time, or was it M&K, I can't remember anymore. I will have to try that with my new speakers but it won't have the same effect as I built the theater to keep noise in.
 

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Originally Posted by DigsMovies /forum/post/18162530


I broke a glass last night



knocked it off the kitchen counter.....

the timbre was all wrong.


I'm thinking if I replace the vinyl floor with tile, that will fix the problem.

You need room treatments.




Tim
 

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I don't know about glass breaking. I have not listened to that on my speakers, but musical instruments sound more like musical instruments on my speakers compared to any other speaker that I have listened to. More dynamics and less compression with the JTR's.
 

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Originally Posted by Cleveland Plasma /forum/post/18169326


Swan 2.3B > Everything that comes thur the speakers sounds as if you are there in person.

Mate, they are insane! Nice Work.


Though you really need matching centre and surronds
 

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Oh man there's been so many times I thought my own phone was ringing, someone was knocking at the door, and even the center channel and surrounds where active during standard stereo playback on my B&Ws.
 
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