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Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 30th, 2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,390
Posted By mentatgom
Post Dolby Atmos is a software/encoding/decoding...

Dolby Atmos is a software/encoding/decoding standard... don't see what HSU would need to do other then sell you more speakers to you for the extra channels present in Dolby Atmos.

I know maybe you...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 30th, 2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,188
Posted By mentatgom
Post You may call HSU for a replacement part... or I...

You may call HSU for a replacement part... or I think the general name of that replacement is called a "Tee Nut". Sell them at any hardware store. If you go your own route, take a foot to make sure...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 27th, 2017, 7:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,247
Posted By mentatgom
Smile New CCB-8

Hi,

I know the CCB-8 are not in stock for purchase, but is it known if HSU has them setup in their demo room? I keep forgetting to call their office and ask.

Thanks!
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 12th, 2016, 5:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,172
Posted By mentatgom
Unhappy Sadly it's determined my amp is dead. It ate the...

Sadly it's determined my amp is dead. It ate the new fuses. So just to wrap this up, ordered an updated VTF2 Mark 4 amp. Hope to get it next week and be back up and running!

Thanks,M
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 11th, 2016, 7:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,172
Posted By mentatgom
Lightbulb Does this look like the correct replacement...

Does this look like the correct replacement part?
http://www.frys.com/product/5850233
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 11th, 2016, 7:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,297
Posted By mentatgom
The HB-1 is really not designed for wall...

The HB-1 is really not designed for wall placement. It's a fairly heavy cabinet speaker and rear ported. I have seen them wall mounted, but with pretty substantial mounts that grabbed around the...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 11th, 2016, 6:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,172
Posted By mentatgom
Post VTF 2 Mk3 Blown Fuse

After 8 yrs of ownership, first bit of trouble has reared its head. First thing I inspected was the fuse in the amp and it is clearly blown. I think it reads (2.5A 250V), I happen to have on hand...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 5th, 2014, 8:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,418
Posted By mentatgom
Talking Just read this too... Awesome work Dr. HSU! I saw...

Just read this too... Awesome work Dr. HSU! I saw that pic and didn't recognize a sub... New product revisions! Very cool, now I really want to update my vtf2.3
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 17th, 2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,595
Posted By mentatgom
Smile So I am back to answer my own question. I went...

So I am back to answer my own question. I went ahead and got a Lepai LP-2020A+ and an Indeed TA2021S. After a weekend listening session with both t-amps and my HB-1 MKII, I must say if for whatever...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 15th, 2013, 3:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,828
Posted By mentatgom
Yea, I can put it anywhere... so I'll try that...

Yea, I can put it anywhere... so I'll try that suggestion as my initial position. Thanks Kevin; looks like I'll be spooling out the RCA cable!
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 14th, 2013, 8:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,828
Posted By mentatgom
Post Where to put the Subwoofer?

Hey All,

Since I'm moving, figured I would give the forum suggestions a try with regard to speaker/sub-woofer placement before I move it. I have a VTF2 MK3. Attached is a diagram of the rooms and...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations June 1st, 2013, 1:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,595
Posted By mentatgom
Cool T-Amps and HB-1's

Hi All,

I'm moving into a place without a room conducive to my full 5.1 HSU system. So was thinking of going 3.1 in the main room and doing a 2.0 in an other room. Not looking to blow any budgets,...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers April 16th, 2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,699
Posted By mentatgom
Is your subwoofer ported? If so, my guess is that...

Is your subwoofer ported? If so, my guess is that you are experiencing port noise. On that track and my VTF2Mk3 tuned to 18hz, I experience a large amount of port noise; less so when tuned to 25hz...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 21st, 2013, 7:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,356
Posted By mentatgom
Been running an Onkyo TX-SR805 in a 5.1 config...

Been running an Onkyo TX-SR805 in a 5.1 config with all HSU gear.
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations March 30th, 2012, 9:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,571
Posted By mentatgom
Hi subpressure, I believe I am familiar with the...

Hi subpressure,

I believe I am familiar with the "pressure" you are describing. I too have my sub at the end of my couch. But I also get a similar feeling listening to my car radio after a while. I...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers March 23rd, 2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,695
Posted By mentatgom
HSU and the 80 Hz Crossover

Just read this short article on Bass Management: http://www.hometheaterhifi.com/technical-articles/152-bass-management-woes-trouble-on-the-slopes.html
HSU Research pretty adamantly prescribes using...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 12th, 2011, 3:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,877
Posted By mentatgom
I had an 8in woofer that had what I think you are...

I had an 8in woofer that had what I think you are describing. In my case, the woofer required service to repair an out of alignment pole piece.
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations November 9th, 2011, 1:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,172
Posted By mentatgom
This is essentially what the new MK4 models of...

This is essentially what the new MK4 models of the VTF-2 and VTF-3 are. These both now allow for Sealed and Ported tuning modes. The VTF-2 is currently running $550... just saying ;).
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations November 7th, 2011, 7:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,981
Posted By mentatgom
When I first bought the speaker set, my center...

When I first bought the speaker set, my center was atop a large Panasonic CRT rear projection TV and angled at the main listening position. With the Panasonic Plasma, having to put the center under...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations November 6th, 2011, 9:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,981
Posted By mentatgom
Lightbulb HC-1 Relocated on Custom Shelf

So I have a cheap little entertainment shelf, because I have a stupid little cutout in my living room wall. With just 3 components and my center speaker [hc1-mk2] I could not fit everything in it. I...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers June 6th, 2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,206
Posted By mentatgom
My wife and I made our way to the HSU room later...

My wife and I made our way to the HSU room later in the day Sunday. First thing my wife said to me was, "It feels like home." I must say it really did. We listened in a lot of rooms, and I partially...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 10th, 2011, 6:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,206
Posted By mentatgom
Thumbs up Planning on attending on Sunday, and dragging the...

Planning on attending on Sunday, and dragging the wife along; see you guys there!
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations April 26th, 2011, 7:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,821
Posted By mentatgom
Just downloaded this directly from Ray Montford's...

Just downloaded this directly from Ray Montford's website... best part, it is offered as FLAC! Splendid!
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations April 25th, 2011, 1:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,821
Posted By mentatgom
Thumbs up Much appreciated, and absolutely first class...

Much appreciated, and absolutely first class customer service! Thanks Pete.
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations April 23rd, 2011, 1:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,821
Posted By mentatgom
Question Audio Demo material

I made a note of an audio track listened to at HSU, but lost the note before I had a chance to look up the artist. Looking mainly for an assist from Pete. It was a guitar track and I am pretty sure...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 9th, 2010, 4:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,516
Posted By mentatgom
Post HB1-MK2

This is going to be more of a commentary, FYI.
I purchased an AV Receiver for my dad this Christmas to replace his crackling old stereo unit. While testing it to make sure it was "good to gift", i...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 26th, 2010, 4:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,074
Posted By mentatgom
Talking Oh Yeah! I'll be there! Invited some friends and...

Oh Yeah! I'll be there! Invited some friends and family too. Should be a great time. Let the cat out of the bag on the homepage though... the email I got awhile back was really building up the...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers June 9th, 2010, 6:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,677
Posted By mentatgom
Ha, I hear ya mister.buddha, those mismatching...

Ha, I hear ya mister.buddha, those mismatching badges would be like an itch in the middle of my back. Sorry I can't help you out... and err... scratch your back lol.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers April 7th, 2010, 9:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,275
Posted By mentatgom
Jumping in this kind of late... but, yes, I too...

Jumping in this kind of late... but, yes, I too get heavy "chuffing" on that track with my VTF2.3 in max extension mode. This happens non equalized and after running audessy equalization. It doesn't...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 5th, 2009, 1:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,218
Posted By mentatgom
STF2 mentioned in Sound&Vision

Hey, the STF2 is being featured in Sound & Vision Magazine as part of a low cost home theater system. Only complements about the sub, they should have gone HSU all around ;-) since they had some...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 8th, 2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,215
Posted By mentatgom
Thumbs up LOL, glad to see another enthusiastic RUSH fan...

LOL, glad to see another enthusiastic RUSH fan bring in some tunes to their audition! I brought my share of concert DVDs and studio CDs. One couch in the audition room was for sitting and listening,...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 21st, 2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,214
Posted By mentatgom
PM replied to.

PM replied to.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 19th, 2009, 2:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,214
Posted By mentatgom
Thumbs down Bubbling Wrinkling Subwoofer

I am posting my problem with my VTF2.3 to see if anyone else is having similar issues. I sprung the extra $$ for a veneer, but so far itís bought me problems. The edges of my enclosure are bubbling...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 31st, 2009, 8:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,095
Posted By mentatgom
that's something i'd love to see (and hear).....

that's something i'd love to see (and hear).. though I noticed the HSU demo room is getting a bit crowded... Pete, you can use my living room to demo the setup, I'm not too far away!:p
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 31st, 2009, 8:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,399
Posted By mentatgom
I must say, that does look pretty good! Never...

I must say, that does look pretty good! Never would have thought... and that cost isn't bad either. If I had to do it again, I probably would have gone with that Satin Black instead of the Espresso...
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