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Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 13th, 2010, 8:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,428
Posted By Lwang
Back in the old days, bass was mixed down to mono...

Back in the old days, bass was mixed down to mono so as not to overload the LP's grooves. Not sure if the recording engineers are still performing that practice given there is no need for it with...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 12th, 2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,428
Posted By Lwang
You are referencing opinion of someone that's in...

You are referencing opinion of someone that's in the high end audio field. The HT world is not about perception of sound to the n'th degree (hence stereo bass), but are about quantifiable...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 12th, 2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,428
Posted By Lwang
Saying freq below 250hz being omnidirectional is...

Saying freq below 250hz being omnidirectional is incredulous. Any microphone setup 1/2 the sound's wavelength apart would easily be able to pick up the direction at the given frequency.

And...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 11th, 2010, 3:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,428
Posted By Lwang
Bass is not mono. It is only mono if you are...

Bass is not mono. It is only mono if you are getting it out of the single channel sub output. Standing in front of a woofer would only shake one side of your face, allowing you to sense their...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 4th, 2010, 3:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,452
Posted By Lwang
They forgot a 5th option, big box with big force,...

They forgot a 5th option, big box with big force, the Hsu way.

Sunfire's magnet: 225 oz.
ULS-15's magnet: 35 lb (560 oz).

Hsu had high bl woofers very very early on, hence its overdamped...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 4th, 2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,452
Posted By Lwang
That is just the reviewer trying nicely to say...

That is just the reviewer trying nicely to say the product met the advertising claim. But the apples to apples comparision is still that one hits 110dB and the other hits 116dB, both measured fro...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 3rd, 2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,452
Posted By Lwang
I am only using reviews of the 2 mentioned sub...

I am only using reviews of the 2 mentioned sub from the same website/reviewer so that I could compare apples to apples. If it doesn't reach 12hz in your room, then the Sunfire would also not reach...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 3rd, 2010, 8:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,452
Posted By Lwang
According to Secret's test, the Sunfire Sig EQ...

According to Secret's test, the Sunfire Sig EQ reaches 110dB with a combination of 20 Hz, 31.5 Hz, and 50 Hz, while the VTF3.3 reaches 116dB. Plus the Sunfire drops off below 20hz, while the VTF3.3...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 2nd, 2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,783
Posted By Lwang
Given the ULS-15 is a closed system, what kind of...

Given the ULS-15 is a closed system, what kind of expansion could there be for that sub, besides adding more units?
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 2nd, 2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,452
Posted By Lwang
Modern amps could be highly efficient, converting...

Modern amps could be highly efficient, converting almost all of the input power from the wall socket into output power via digital switching power supply, etc, thereby negating any need for heat...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 28th, 2010, 8:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,302
Posted By Lwang
One thing you shouldn't do is buy those microsubs...

One thing you shouldn't do is buy those microsubs with kilowatts of power. The smaller the enclosure, the less efficient the speaker, hence they will try to compenstate by pumping alot of power...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 16th, 2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,541
Posted By Lwang
I have had various Hsu subs paired with my...

I have had various Hsu subs paired with my MG-IIIa and MG-3.6/R, along with trying to utilize a dedicated subwoofer for the MGCC1. The maggie's dipole bass sounds open and effortless with a rolloff...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 2nd, 2010, 9:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,426
Posted By Lwang
The only way to get more bang than what you have...

The only way to get more bang than what you have is instead of starting from scratch, built up on you existing system. I believe the 2.3 are similar in capability to the 3.2, so you can get 1 or 2...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 31st, 2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,718
Posted By Lwang
Unless you have an active low pass for the 3.3's,...

Unless you have an active low pass for the 3.3's, it will still try to reproduce anything below the port tuning freq. You will mix the 3.3's chuffing with the ULS's clean bass and make things sound...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 24th, 2009, 7:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 61,749
Posted By Lwang
That seem to be self proclaimed expert consumer...

That seem to be self proclaimed expert consumer review. Some catagories like best under $300, $2000 and "money can buy" catagories are by professionals. The overall catagory (along with some...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 9th, 2009, 9:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,029
Posted By Lwang
Yeah, give exposure to everybody. But as you can...

Yeah, give exposure to everybody. But as you can see in the article, on only one component did they know what brand they were going to get, every other component, each of the equipment had to meet...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 5th, 2009, 9:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,327
Posted By Lwang
Awsome!

Awsome!
Forum: Off-topic Discussion January 5th, 2009, 9:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,544
Posted By Lwang
Ha, I haven't gone to Time Square in a very very...

Ha, I haven't gone to Time Square in a very very long time. It's like a mob scene there. You think the 20 deg weather is too cold, but being jam packed together with so many people, you wouldn't...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion January 2nd, 2009, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,544
Posted By Lwang
Happy new year to all.

Happy new year to all.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 29th, 2008, 9:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,744
Posted By Lwang
That's the kind of setup the Magnepa XO-1 passive...

That's the kind of setup the Magnepa XO-1 passive crossover box (for bi-amplification) has, except that it also has a level knob for one of the output (since when bi-amping, there is no gain knobs on...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion December 29th, 2008, 9:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,608
Posted By Lwang
Happy holidays to all. Got my first HDTV, sort...

Happy holidays to all. Got my first HDTV, sort of. I was in my in-laws and somehow the discussion got to cable and I told him I don't subscribe to monopolies like Cable TV and his daughter won't...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion December 3rd, 2008, 9:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,399
Posted By Lwang
The big 3 automakers were kicked back to Detroit...

The big 3 automakers were kicked back to Detroit when they came begging for $25 Billion, being scolded for coming for a handout with no plan (besides the diversion of being laughed off as coming on...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion December 1st, 2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,399
Posted By Lwang
Geithner was protege to Ruben, master deregulator...

Geithner was protege to Ruben, master deregulator during Clinton days (least worse of the 2 in the picture, the worse would have been Summers). Lets see how this works out.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion November 13th, 2008, 1:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,399
Posted By Lwang
Marriage was not created as a union between man...

Marriage was not created as a union between man and woman, but more like a woman being sold off to a man. Equality between partners didn't happen until the last few decades.

Pretty much all the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion November 6th, 2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,399
Posted By Lwang
Looks like much of the advisors will be...

Looks like much of the advisors will be Clintonites that supported Obama. Hillary supporters need not apply. I guess they gambled and lost.

Chief of staff appointed already, looks like a Lieberman...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion November 5th, 2008, 2:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,399
Posted By Lwang
The McCain of the old was in view during...

The McCain of the old was in view during concession speech he made. Too bad that McCain was completely absent in the campaign. But he cannot escape from the fact that he snuggled up with the party...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion October 21st, 2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,941
Posted By Lwang
Kudos to Krugman on his Nobel prize. He might...

Kudos to Krugman on his Nobel prize. He might not be like Stiglitz, but he is coming around.



I guess that "Nobody will know when it comes" came 4 1/2 years after I made that post.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion October 21st, 2008, 9:59 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 325,703
Posted By Lwang
I guess now people have been given the insight on...

I guess now people have been given the insight on how it really works. The neoliberalization/globalization/financialization trio has been exposed.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 17th, 2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,651
Posted By Lwang
There might not be as much R&D into the nadir...

There might not be as much R&D into the nadir of bass in the high end music world because going much beyond the capabilities of musical instruments are pointless. There might be some speakers that...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 2nd, 2008, 1:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,647
Posted By Lwang
You might find increased output with the new...

You might find increased output with the new subs, but they will not, like some other sub brands, sound like night and day. Since Hsu had the ideal of sound quality in mind right from the start of...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 21st, 2007, 9:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Lwang
Absolute black is an issue with LCD, but pales in...

Absolute black is an issue with LCD, but pales in compairsion with reflection scattering off the screen to walls, ceiling and floor, which further brightens the room (was not going to paint the wall...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 21st, 2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Lwang
Hey, I do have the 3 chip, 3 chip LCD that is. I...

Hey, I do have the 3 chip, 3 chip LCD that is. I tried a few new projectors, but given the narrow zoom range, all would require a repositioning of the projector, which I don't want to do. Plus, I...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 20th, 2007, 8:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Lwang
LOL, my Mitsubishi XGA FP looks fine, still on...

LOL, my Mitsubishi XGA FP looks fine, still on par with many of the 720p units out there. Single DLP's rainbow drives me crazy once I found out how to recognize it, now I see it everytime I move my...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 19th, 2007, 4:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Lwang
I guess it only comes out expensive if you have...

I guess it only comes out expensive if you have short runs of RGBHV cables like me, which required 10 connectors on a cable a few feet long.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 18th, 2007, 8:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,962
Posted By Lwang
The cables might be cheap, but the connectors and...

The cables might be cheap, but the connectors and crimper might add a bit to the price. Of course, that is if you are using them for their intended UHF signals. You could probably get away with...
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