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Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations March 6th, 2011, 6:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,107
Posted By tafguy
In the below threads, I've tried sub in various...

In the below threads, I've tried sub in various position during my own tests

Sub was placed next to sofa
http://forum.hsuresearch.com/showthread.php?t=1498

Sub behind...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations March 4th, 2011, 9:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,107
Posted By tafguy
Remember that low bass freqs are...

Remember that low bass freqs are omni-directionnal. Thus, whether or not the sub is front firing or down firing should not matter.

Read...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations March 3rd, 2011, 8:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,107
Posted By tafguy
Considering that the old vtf-2 mk2 I own with...

Considering that the old vtf-2 mk2 I own with woofer size only 10 in http://www.hsuresearch.com/products/vtf-2.html
the new mk3 has bigger woofer size and accomodates bigger room size with level...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 23rd, 2011, 7:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,986
Posted By tafguy
The closest setup to mine with your mixer will be...

The closest setup to mine with your mixer will be from the link
http://www.mackie.com/pdf/dfxseries_hu.pdf
using one of the aux sends, probably 1Mon to the HSU sub while the "main outs" still go to...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 12th, 2011, 2:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,986
Posted By tafguy
Hsu Vtf2-mk2 and PA Mackie system

If you ever need to use HSU sub with a Mackie mixer, here is how set it up! ;)

Lack of a matched Mackie sub and tight budget, I managed to use the still running rock solid Vtf2-Mk2 I've owned for...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers April 13th, 2007, 8:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 123,092
Posted By tafguy
Very good news! :) HSU sub rocks!

Very good news! :)
HSU sub rocks!
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 23rd, 2006, 7:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,098
Posted By tafguy
OU812, thanks for sharing your experience with...

OU812, thanks for sharing your experience with us!

Nicely done because it says it all about HSU's sub's quality!

I'm glad to own the VTF2-MK2 and even after one year and a half of having this...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations February 17th, 2006, 7:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,629
Posted By tafguy
Not sure that I'm getting the picture right, but...

Not sure that I'm getting the picture right, but if Klipsch towers are connected directly to receiver as front speakers output. You want to use the surround speakers instead of off the receiver but...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations February 3rd, 2006, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,378
Posted By tafguy
Or you can read more tips on below articles on...

Or you can read more tips on below articles on surround speakers...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations February 1st, 2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,434
Posted By tafguy
Not sure if it applies to the model of your...

Not sure if it applies to the model of your receiver, but I came across one of the posts below posted December last year:



from below...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 24th, 2006, 6:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,358
Posted By tafguy
Peter, related to turbocharger details, I do have...

Peter, related to turbocharger details, I do have a question:

Which materials as source references will help turbocharger buyers to differentiate the sonic gain it will bring from various...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 24th, 2006, 5:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,358
Posted By tafguy
Good one, lwang! But they don't come in black and...

Good one, lwang! But they don't come in black and I still prefer the first picture you posted months ago, which shows a flexible model. http://www.hsuresearch.com/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif

But...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 23rd, 2006, 11:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,358
Posted By tafguy
Just giving my own feedbacks here: My VTF-2 Mk2...

Just giving my own feedbacks here:

My VTF-2 Mk2 subwoofer is in the middle of the room and I even rarely notice it is there. Of course it is a big black box that's what everyone who notices it will...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 20th, 2006, 6:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,020
Posted By tafguy
Besides the ones listed by members in HSU's...

Besides the ones listed by members in HSU's thread, you may want to check the ones below:

Can't go wrong with Island "Must Haves"
http://www.yanman.com/HomeTheater/top10DVD.htm

The Best DVD Demo...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 17th, 2006, 8:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,654
Posted By tafguy
Specs from your speakers: Response 70 Hz to 22...

Specs from your speakers:

Response 70 Hz to 22 kHz ±2 dB, -8 dB at 50Hz
Crossover 2,500 Hz


There is 2 values for the response that must be separated as:

Frequency range: -8 dB at 50Hz...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 16th, 2006, 9:53 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 29,305
Posted By tafguy
Besides price, here is what I will say based on...

Besides price, here is what I will say based on what has been discussed before:

1. Less port noise means cleaner sound.

2. Play louder in the lower bass and for those who have dual sub...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 16th, 2006, 5:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,654
Posted By tafguy
I went to check what the Aerial Acoustics Model...

I went to check what the Aerial Acoustics Model 5B looks like,
http://www.aerialacoustics.com/Aerial/Products/html/Model_5-frame.htm

Here is what I think:



From the frequency response of 70 Hz to...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 10th, 2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 58,805
Posted By tafguy
There may be one the could beat WOTW. King...

There may be one the could beat WOTW.

King Kong when it comes out in DVD and DTS.

Can't wait to test my VTF-2 MK2 for the fight scene of Kong and the T-Rexs!
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 10th, 2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,551
Posted By tafguy
I think so unless it is mentionned. The...

I think so unless it is mentionned.

The definition of top ten can be found in below link and as usual it should be counted down from 10 to 1. But it is not applicable for the guide picks!
...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 10th, 2006, 5:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,551
Posted By tafguy
Guide Picks: Top 10 Powered Subwoofers!

Not sure this has been posted yet, has been away for a while!

http://hometheater.about.com/cs/toppicks/tp/aatpsubwoofera.htm

Not sure if the number means the order they are selected. But as top...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 9th, 2006, 8:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,977
Posted By tafguy
When it comes to music performance as well as...

When it comes to music performance as well as movies, HSU subs just simply rock in both areas?

Subs that do extremely well in music and movie can make people skeptical of such capability?

Well,...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 7th, 2005, 5:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,539
Posted By tafguy
December 2005 issue is out. Among numerous...

December 2005 issue is out.

Among numerous reviews, below are some of them:

JVC RX-DP15B 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver
KEF XQ5 Loudspeaker
You want to check out the nice picture of the KEF...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 7th, 2005, 2:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,338
Posted By tafguy
Wid, since no one has said, I thought it was...

Wid, since no one has said, I thought it was important to mention in the context of the title of this thread for those who don't use AVRs: STF-2 versus VTF-2.

Better to know than later find out...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 7th, 2005, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,338
Posted By tafguy
There is also an important overlooked feature is...

There is also an important overlooked feature is that the VTF-2 supports which is the line level low pass for 2-ch system that the STF-2 lacks.

http://www.hsuresearch.com/products/

Let's me...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 7th, 2005, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,338
Posted By tafguy
Check below link to get better meaning of...

Check below link to get better meaning of headroom!

http://timefordvd.com/hardware/receiver/AVReceiverBuyingGuide.shtml#Headroom
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 6th, 2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,338
Posted By tafguy
For me, other than HSU's forums talks, the like...

For me, other than HSU's forums talks, the like of trade-off as the VTF allows one to switch to 2 open ports for movies and 1 open port for music. I personally found the 1 port open (maximum...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 5th, 2005, 5:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,338
Posted By tafguy
I'm not sure you can use the turbocharger for the...

I'm not sure you can use the turbocharger for the STF-2 but you can with VTF-2 Mk2.
So far I'm pretty happy for both music and movies with my VTF-2 Mk2 blended with a pair of B&W 601dms3 hooked...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 3rd, 2005, 5:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 33,851
Posted By tafguy
Touché! Well said there, I like that!:)

Touché!

Well said there, I like that!:)
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 3rd, 2005, 10:11 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 39,612
Posted By tafguy
I know what you mean. Hsu subs are already...

I know what you mean. Hsu subs are already incredibly good that not everyone needs turbocharger. If you say so for your STF-3, it is probably even true for my VTF-2 Mk2 since its frequency response...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 2nd, 2005, 3:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 39,612
Posted By tafguy
I just wonder if the new prototype STF-3, which...

I just wonder if the new prototype STF-3, which was at one time was exchanged for a VTF-3 Mk2 by HSU to one of the lucky owners here, needs the turbocharger because of one single extra large port!...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 31st, 2005, 7:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 39,612
Posted By tafguy
Probably, to some people, design and look takes...

Probably, to some people, design and look takes an important part in purchase decisions.

I probably think the same way if I do not own an HSU sub, but after you own one and know how these sub(s)...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 29th, 2005, 9:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 39,612
Posted By tafguy
daMaster, please get these killer VTF3-HO sub and...

daMaster, please get these killer VTF3-HO sub and the turbocharger in Canada. I want to get the turbocharger and audition the VTF3-HO sub(s).

You guys are doing very good work to get HSU subwoofers...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 29th, 2005, 8:53 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 39,612
Posted By tafguy
Not sure that everyone wants to have the...

Not sure that everyone wants to have the enclosure bigger. Subwoofer are already big enough. WAF, so far, has been very acceptable. I want something I can take it out and plug it in when I want...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 28th, 2005, 11:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 39,612
Posted By tafguy
Thanks Peter! Wow! The mighty VTF3-HO sub with...

Thanks Peter!

Wow! The mighty VTF3-HO sub with its turbocharger!

Sitting on top of subwoofer, it looks nice to me but how does it attach to the VTF ports?

This is only for VTF-HO illustration...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 28th, 2005, 7:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,001
Posted By tafguy
I want to ask the same question for the VTF-2...

I want to ask the same question for the VTF-2 Mk2. Since you asked, here is what I think.

It is probably always good to have 2 subs instead of one specially in 2ch mode.

But if I understand what...
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