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post #11 of 67 Old 01-01-14, 09:04 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks to Wayne & others for a very detailed & thoughtful review. I am now considering the C8's as a candidate for my next speaker upgrade. My HT is 3200 cf. Can someone tell me if the C8's are suitable or should I be looking at a different model?
Not sure at what point Mark would suggest considering the heftier Catalyst 12C's. That is in the neighborhood of the size of Sonnie's room, but there might be other factors Mark would bring into the decision process.
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Nice review. I particularly enjoyed the subwoofer troubleshooting segment.
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Great review! I believe the specifications in this review are a combination of Catalyst 8C and Catalyst 12c specifications...The amp and cabinet specs are for the 12c, whereas everything else is for the 8c

Probably not a big deal to most, but as a recovering engineer with three 12C's and two 8C's on order, my OCD kicked in!

Thanks again for the great review
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I appreciate the heads up, definitely want to get it right. Will fix it tonight.

Thank you.
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Nice review. I particularly enjoyed the subwoofer troubleshooting segment.
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I wish I could solve my sub issues that quickly. That was truly an amazing read.

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Thank you for the great well written review! I wish I could afford more of Mark's impressive products but I have been thoroughly enjoying my Submersive HP for a couple years now.
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Great review! I believe the specifications in this review are a combination of Catalyst 8C and Catalyst 12c specifications...The amp and cabinet specs are for the 12c, whereas everything else is for the 8c
Sorry what? All looks right here.?
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I appreciate the heads up, definitely want to get it right. Will fix it tonight.

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Hi Wayne,

I wanted to publicly thank you for the time and effort that went into the very detailed write up, along with the valued comments from Sonnie, Leonard, and Joe.

The end of the year turned out to be some of our busiest weeks on record, and I took a break from the forums NYE & New Years Day so I didn't even catch the review until this afternoon. I'll read through in more detail over the weekend and see if I can recall some additional details to the "sub-charming" session.

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Just joined up to post comment - Great review
been enjoying Marks speakers for few years (3 Cat 8's - 4 Sparks and 3 Submersives)
Full array of Seaton speakers set up properly with nice projector is something special
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I have just finished reading the review and wanted to say thanks for the detailed write up and the work that obviously went in to it to put it together. So thanks Wayne, and thanks to the other guys for the additional comments. It was an enjoyable read.

I am one of the lucky individuals that will get to own a full Seaton setup and am currently just waiting for them to arrive. I previously owned and was suitably impressed with a couple of submersives (4xF2s now coming) and with many well regarded reviews on the Speakers and knowledgeable conversations with Mark Seaton, am well sold on the the Catalyst Speaker System; that I now await.

Being an international customer, Mark's personal setup experience is not quite an option (although it would certainly be welcome). Experience demonstrates that Mark does make himself available via phone, for which he will spend as much time as needed, availing you of his wealth of knowledge (a few personal lengthy conversations there). In conjunction with the support offered on his forum, it is the next best thing for his international customers.
Congrats Paul. You must be busting waiting for the Seatons. I would be very interested in your thoughts once you get them setup. I am thinking about a Seaton speaker upgrade myself & looking to digest as much information on 8c/12c setup as I can get my hands on.

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