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Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations October 7th, 2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Not a problem! The same does go with the Q...

Not a problem! The same does go with the Q setting as well. I generally like to recommend to start with Q.7 and adjust as needed.
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations October 4th, 2019, 2:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Yea sizes are a bit subjective. To me, small is...

Yea sizes are a bit subjective. To me, small is less than 3k cu ft, medium is 3-5k cu ft, large is 5k+. However, I wouldn't put too much stock into that. There are a lot of different variables that...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations October 4th, 2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,227
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
That probably won't matter too much to be honest,...

That probably won't matter too much to be honest, but I would just keep it on the sofa to be closest to your ear position.
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations October 3rd, 2019, 2:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 20,227
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Hard to say, but I've heard a few others report...

Hard to say, but I've heard a few others report that as well. It's quite strange. With the y-adapter, that does double in the input voltage going to the sub so it ends up adding an additional 6 dB to...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations September 30th, 2019, 3:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
It's still worthwhile to at least temporarily try...

It's still worthwhile to at least temporarily try those other positions and also where it is currently shown in the photos above. If there is no real major difference, then you can go those routes...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations September 27th, 2019, 3:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
More of a matter of saving the work to cut a hole...

More of a matter of saving the work to cut a hole in the wall. My thinking is that the response really may not differ too much by moving the sub towards the front a bit versus placing it in the back...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations September 27th, 2019, 3:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Hi there, Generally I would recommend going with...

Hi there,

Generally I would recommend going with the 4 corners in that room. One thing you can try to do to see if you can avoid having to make a cubby on the right side is try moving that sub...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 19th, 2019, 2:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,753
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Hi there, The HIW-1's do not have an enclosure,...

Hi there,

The HIW-1's do not have an enclosure, so their sound and performance is greatly influenced by the wall you put them on. They do have the same drivers as the HB-1 Mk2's. It terms of SQ, it...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations September 19th, 2019, 8:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,658
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
I would just stick with Q0.7. The way I go about...

I would just stick with Q0.7. The way I go about it is adjust the Q first, EQ switch second, then port settings third. What you can do is play the 80 Hz test tone and switch between 0 and 180....
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations September 12th, 2019, 1:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,545
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Glad to hear it Steve! They are certainly more...

Glad to hear it Steve! They are certainly more detailed than our HB-1 Mk2's.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 12th, 2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Unfortunately, we're not going to be able to make...

Unfortunately, we're not going to be able to make our way out to Capital Audiofest this year. I know we've been approached by a rep, but we're locked in for next year at AXPONA again.
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations September 10th, 2019, 4:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,545
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Hi there! Basically, we designed the CCB-8's...

Hi there!

Basically, we designed the CCB-8's with two ports open in mind, so I would start there. If you feel that the speakers are sounding a bit boomy, you can try sealing one port, then both...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations September 9th, 2019, 4:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,658
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
As long as the RCA cable is shielded, it should...

As long as the RCA cable is shielded, it should work well. Many of the people that use our subs use Monoprice/Mediabridge/etc cables and they work quite well. You don't need to go out and get...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations September 6th, 2019, 3:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,658
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
My personal opinion, and Dr. Hsu agrees, is that...

My personal opinion, and Dr. Hsu agrees, is that generally a single VTF-3 Mk5 HP should work quite well in that room since you are up against the back wall. However, if you're really trying to make...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 30th, 2019, 3:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,565
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Not a problem! Glad you were able to get the...

Not a problem! Glad you were able to get the files. :)
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 29th, 2019, 3:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,658
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
It really depends on your preferences. If you...

It really depends on your preferences. If you listen to moderate levels, I would say one VTF-2 Mk5 is a good start.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 29th, 2019, 3:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,565
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Try this...

Try this URL:
http://www.hsuresearch.com/downloads/
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 28th, 2019, 3:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,658
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
I'd say if you go with a single sub, you can try...

I'd say if you go with a single sub, you can try that placement. I generally like to start off with one anyway to see how the sub works within the room before considering going with two. I'll say...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 27th, 2019, 3:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,658
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
No worries. I figured it was the center of the...

No worries. I figured it was the center of the sofa. The left corner is also worth a try. Try both positions.
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 27th, 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,658
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Hi there! Thanks for your interest in our VTF-2...

Hi there!

Thanks for your interest in our VTF-2 Mk5 and VTF-3 Mk5 HP subs! I think the word lend is a good way to put it as room acoustics can vary quite a bit even with the same dimensions and...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 19th, 2019, 3:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,951
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
If the system is being used for strictly 2.1...

If the system is being used for strictly 2.1 channel music, then the VTF-1 Mk3 should be OK if you tend to listen to moderate levels. If you tend to like a lot of bass, or listen to louder output...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 14th, 2019, 3:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,876
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Glad to hear that you are liking the speakers!...

Glad to hear that you are liking the speakers! Yea the variable tuning can make a bit of a difference, especially in a smallish room. When we first exhibited the CCB-8's (I believe it was at RMAF) we...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 14th, 2019, 3:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,951
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
If you're able to place the HB-1 vertically and...

If you're able to place the HB-1 vertically and keep the tweeter around ear height, using the HB-1 Mk2 as a center should work quite well. Otherwise, I would just go with the HC-1 Mk2 as the center...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 12th, 2019, 3:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,951
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Hi there, Were you planning on getting a CCB-8...

Hi there,

Were you planning on getting a CCB-8 for the center channel later on?
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 6th, 2019, 4:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,876
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
That's a little better! How is it sounding so far?

That's a little better! How is it sounding so far?
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 5th, 2019, 4:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,876
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
No worries! I would run the auto-calibration with...

No worries! I would run the auto-calibration with two ports open on the CCB-8's.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers July 30th, 2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,692
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Should be at least as good as your current setup,...

Should be at least as good as your current setup, only you have more clean headroom from the VTF-15H Mk2. I think the main thing you want to consider is the possibility of the other subs perhaps...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations July 30th, 2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,876
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
The ULS-15 Mk2 should be able to reproduce those...

The ULS-15 Mk2 should be able to reproduce those higher frequencies so that's not really an issue. The main issue would be localization of the sub which may make it more difficult to try out...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers July 26th, 2019, 3:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,692
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Hi there, Unfortunately, we don't quite know how...

Hi there,

Unfortunately, we don't quite know how the methodology in how they got that response curve, so I cannot really comment on that. However, we do have freq response measurements on our site...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers July 25th, 2019, 3:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Not a problem! Good question.

Not a problem! Good question.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers July 24th, 2019, 3:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Hi there, For the VTF-3 HO, we don't really...

Hi there,

For the VTF-3 HO, we don't really offer anything that has that same exact performance, so your best bet is to go with a sub that will play a bit louder and cleaner than that sub so you...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers June 18th, 2019, 4:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,326
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
The Q control electronically simulates the...

The Q control electronically simulates the effects of the different Q values.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 28th, 2019, 3:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,201
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
I'll keep your info on file if we do get one.

I'll keep your info on file if we do get one.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 24th, 2019, 3:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,201
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
Usually when there is a b-stock, that means the...

Usually when there is a b-stock, that means the sub has a minor blemish. It could be light surface scratches/markings/etc. Unfortunately, the sub sold almost immediately as soon as we put it up.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 1st, 2019, 1:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,201
Posted By Kevin_Hsu
If for some odd reason, something were to happen...

If for some odd reason, something were to happen in the future and you need to send it in for repair, both the driver and amp can be easily removed from the sub so you do not have to send the entire...
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