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02-05-01, 11:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,167
Posted By Lush

SS: That's a nice system! I too...

SS:

That's a nice system! I too occasionally buy used gear. It's a great way to score high-end stuff at entry-level prices. And most of the time, when you're dealing with high-end gear, the...
02-03-01, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,101
Posted By Lush

The AV9000 is great except for one thing: I...

The AV9000 is great except for one thing: I thought its DACs for 2ch music was nice, but for me, it is not up to par for a $2500(cdn) pre/pro. I had an in-home demo, and it was very close to my Arcam...
01-20-01, 02:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,167
Posted By Lush

Mains: Hales Revelation Twos Center:Hales Rev...

Mains: Hales Revelation Twos
Center:Hales Rev One
Rear: Mirage OM-R2s
Subs: Mirage BPS-150i, REL Strata
Cd: Arcam Alpha 7 (as transport)
Pre/pro: Acurus ACT-3
Ampa: Anthem MCA-3, Audiolab 8000A...
01-14-01, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By Lush

You should also keep them away from the front...

You should also keep them away from the front wall. Most speakers are designed to sound best in free space. So, start by keeping the front baffle about a meter away.

Speakers also sound better if...
01-05-01, 01:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 865
Posted By Lush

DRAGon: I too, like Travis. Unfortunately,...

DRAGon:

I too, like Travis. Unfortunately, "The Man Who" is not a very good recording.

Bands I like:

Radiohead
Placebo
Bettie Serveert
Nada Surf
01-03-01, 02:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,354
Posted By Lush

cloud: I'd like to add Jet Grind Radio to...

cloud:

I'd like to add Jet Grind Radio to your list of DC hits.
01-02-01, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By Lush

Ooooooo.... I save $13,500 if I order online. ...

Ooooooo.... I save $13,500 if I order online.

Just a thought: How does one pay? What kind of credit card has no limit?
12-10-00, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,333
Posted By Lush

DVD: Onkyo DV-C501 cd: Arcam Alpha 7 ...

DVD: Onkyo DV-C501

cd: Arcam Alpha 7

preamp: Acurus ACT-3

amps: Anthem MCA3, Audiolab 8000S

Speakers: Hales Revelation Two, Paradigm Reference LCR-450, Mirage OM-R2
11-26-00, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Lush

Frank S. I am aware of the color decoder...

Frank S.

I am aware of the color decoder check in AVIA, hence the three color filters. As I backed off color (I estimated a 5-10% red push), I could not accurately match the background to the...
11-25-00, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By Lush

bjhess: You're probably right....I think...

bjhess:

You're probably right....I think I gave the theater too much credit there.
11-24-00, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Lush

gdjohnson: I own both calibration disks, and...

gdjohnson:

I own both calibration disks, and I've spent some time using them. In both cases, the resultant picture was too red. Red push is common in consumer level sets and we can't take VE or...
11-24-00, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By Lush

I think my HT is somewhat better than those new...

I think my HT is somewhat better than those new mega-cineplexes that are springing up everywhere. (called "SilverCity" here in Canada)
I played a couple scenes of Gladiator and I was immediately...
11-22-00, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By Lush

I am not a pro-reviewer. I have a decent system,...

I am not a pro-reviewer. I have a decent system, but not Meridian/Vidikron-hi-end. But I have had DVD since it came out, and I have watched hundreds of DVDs. So, I hope my opinions have some...
11-15-00, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By Lush

edclem: I'm sorry for being misleading in my...

edclem:

I'm sorry for being misleading in my post. What I wanted to say was this...
Each sub by itself is not set reach 75db relative to the other 5 channels when calibration is done at the same...
11-13-00, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By Lush

Was it me? When my REL Strata "bottomed...

Was it me?

When my REL Strata "bottomed out", it sounded like a "pop", as if it was an electrical static amplified. I am sure it was some part of the magnet structure hit something else. When I...
11-11-00, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By Lush

As long as you have brightness and contrast down...

As long as you have brightness and contrast down (via VE or AVIA), and you don't play games with too many still images for too long, then it's ok.
11-06-00, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Lush

For speaker cables, I use Goertz by AlphaCore....

For speaker cables, I use Goertz by AlphaCore. (the MI2 Veracity to be exact)
Interconnects, I think the Audioquest Topaz is a real bang for the buck cable. I use it between my ACT3 and my Anthem...
10-28-00, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Lush

cloud: What I meant by "different places"...

cloud:

What I meant by "different places" is the player's inability to switch at EXACTLY the same point on the disc every time. Sometimes it would cut off somebody midway thru a sentence, and...
10-28-00, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Lush

I currently have a Toshiba 2108, and the way it...

I currently have a Toshiba 2108, and the way it handles layer changes is somewhat inconsistent, even for the same movie. Sometimes, it would switch in the middle of a sentence and you're left...
10-19-00, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 873
Posted By Lush

Same here; inside the electric car explaining the...

Same here; inside the electric car explaining the "Butterfly Effect"

Tosh 2108, Acurus ACT-3, Paradigm Ref LCR-450
10-18-00, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By Lush

Anyone with grade 12 physics knows that sound...

Anyone with grade 12 physics knows that sound disperses widers through a narrower opening. Therefore, like you said, diffraction is greater when a center channel is placed vertically.

The real...
10-15-00, 11:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,091
Posted By Lush

svadas: So you think 5 speakers for $99...

svadas:

So you think 5 speakers for $99 sounds better than a Bose Acoustimass system?

Don't be an idiot.
09-29-00, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By Lush

Gauge is important if you are buying Home Depot...

Gauge is important if you are buying Home Depot stuff that comes off a huge reel. Basic electrical wire gives you the choice from 18 to 12G.
When it comes to specialty cables ($8/ft and up), gauge...
09-27-00, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By Lush

dvdfancool: Holy s**t! Not only are you...

dvdfancool:

Holy s**t! Not only are you not answering ravan's question, you can't write or spell.
09-25-00, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 919
Posted By Lush

What's your budget, for the 5 speakers + sub?

What's your budget, for the 5 speakers + sub?
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