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  1. Dilemma

    Home Audio Speakers
    Anyone have these speakers & can help me decide which one to buy? SVS Ultra Towers or Klipsch RP-280FA. Which one would you buy? I have the Yamaha RX-A3050 Receiver. Thanks!
  2. Dead subwoofer dilemma

    AV Home Theater
    Hello all. It has been quite a while since I've come to the Shack. Too long. What brings me back is a very sad dilemma. I'm hoping that it turns put to be a blessing in disguise. My subwoofer just died on me. Thought it was just a fuse, but that didn't fix the problem. I took the BASH plate...
  3. HT Speaker System Upgrade Dilemma

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi all, I'm looking at upgrading my current HT system (KEF E305). I had swapped the subwoofer that came with it for an SVS PB-2000 and aside from the re-energized bass, it's just not doing it for me (upgradeititis?!). Given the fact that I live in Canada (and that the exchange rate is not...
  4. Subwoofer dilemma

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Klipsch Sub-12HG Synergy Series 12-Inch 300-Watt Subwoofer vs Klipsch SW-450 10-Inch 450watt Subwoofer. The 12HG is 650W (300RMS) but I did not see whether the SW-450 was 450W or 450RMS... Looking at the Onkyo TX-NR717 or 818 for AVR....... thoughts? Thanks in advance. ~Russ
  5. My dilemma. Need advise bad im going insane.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I've got b&w dm-7 (200w at 8 ohms) for fronts, b&w dm302's (100w at 8 ohms) for rears and no center as of yet. Looking to get an hd33 for projector and I have Xbox and ps3 an Apple TV. I was thinking emotiva's XPA-5 (200w x 5 at 8 ohms $809) and UMC-200 (7.1 $599). Read some poor reviews with...
  6. Carpet Dilemma

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    My small theater is 80% completed. I went to Home Depot and a private carpet dealer for measurements. Maybe the installation isn't as good but Home Depot beat the local guy by $600. So I had HD measure my basement and stairs for $35. Went in there twice after undecided. So tonight I went in and...
  7. 5.1 speaker dilemma

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi folks before I start I'm the sort of person that is never happy i live in the uk and have a 12'x12' living room My system is as follows mains mission m32i centre mission m3c2 rears mission m30i and a DIY sub 12" ae sealed with a 500w bash amp I also have a second set of m30i in case I want...
  8. Speaker dilemma

    Home Audio Speakers
    ok, I have a dilemma here guys. my home theater room is 12 feet wide on the soundstage side. I have a 120 inch projector screen taking up 8 feet of it... and 2 THT subs bracketing the the PJ screen in the front corner... now I have the Polk Monitor 70's as mains right now and the CS2 as the...
  9. I've got a dilemma

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I am in the process of upgrading. I've got another thread going about which to upgrade. I currently don't have a sub. But I am looking for a fronts for a little different tonality. So I am looking at the axiom M80's. however not low enough for LFE. My system is used for everything. TV, music...
  10. sub dilemma

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hey guys needs some advice on what to do. I purchased a lava lsp 12 for 288. I like the sub, but I was wanting a little more punch. I was thinking about getting another one to maybe help balance out the room because it sounds better at different listening locations(I am limited to it facing me)...
  11. Amp dilemma question...

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Allright, here's the deal... I'm looking for ONE amp to drive my sealed project. One RE Audio 18" in a sealed 24" cube (so far) Here's what I'm looking at. I really don't mind having to buy another amp to drive my second cube in the future. I have a budget to respect now and this is it...
  12. Osage Reviews...THE DILEMMA (Blu-ray; Universal/Imagine Films)

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    Studio: Universal/Imagine Films Disc/Transfer Specifications: 50GB Blu-ray Disc, 1080p High Definition 2.35:1; Region 1 (U.S.) Release Video Codec: MPEG-4 AVC Tested Audio Track: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 Rating: PG-13 Director: Ron Howard Starring Cast: Kevin James, Vince Vaughn...
  13. velodyne sub dilemma

    Home Audio Speakers
    hello all, i have a velo sub right now and im wondering if i should use the onboard amp or use the line level inputs and use an external amp. the velo built in amp has 200w rms but since i have acquired 3 xpa-3's ive got a few extra channels left and the xpa would give me an additional 100w rms...
  14. Receiver Dilemma ! Please advise.

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I am a proud owner of the Denon AVR-5803 (bought it used last year ...couldn't even dream of buying it when it was new). The sound quality and the power simply rocks, however, for movies and music videos the sound is not as enveloping and immersive as it is in my brother's setup with the...
  15. Speaker Dilemma - Paradigm or DefTech for Basement HT - Advice Welcome

    Home Audio Speakers
    Apologies in advance for the long winded post. I'm looking for new speakers for an HT set-up in my Basement family room. The room is about 10W x 22D x 7H with an opening in the front left by the stairs leading upstairs and a larger opening to the back left leading to the laundry room area. The...
  16. Outdoors black widow dilemma

    DIY Screens
    Hi everyone....long,long time avs "lurker" here. Decided to crawl out from under the rock and sign up here once i read your forum rules......looks like you guys are serious about keeping the "riff-raff" away! Anyway i was wondering if anyone (Mech?) could help/give me some suggestions on what...
  17. Rear speaker placement dilemma

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi, This is my first post on this board, and I am hoping some savvy home theater enthusiasts will have some suggestions for me. Here is my dilemma: I own a bi-level home with a downstairs family room serving as my home theater. Although this is the best room in the house for this purpose...
  18. Interesting Dilemma

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Many years ago in a small Zezuru village, a farmer had the misfortune of owing a large sum of money to a village moneylender. The moneylender, who was old and ugly, fancied the farmer's young beautiful daughter. So the moneylender proposed a bargain. He said he would forgo the farmer's debt if...