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Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 25th, 2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,676
Posted By dafeist
No, I bought it used.

No, I bought it used.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 22nd, 2015, 5:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,676
Posted By dafeist
vtf 15h upkeep questions

Been a long time HSU sub owner (4 previous models) and divorce has dictated that I needed to replace my vtf HO that ive had for some years now. So I found a vtf 15h used for a very reasonable price...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 26th, 2013, 7:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,236
Posted By dafeist
Yes it was but not sure its an amp problem, at...

Yes it was but not sure its an amp problem, at least it isnt acting like the original amp problem I had.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers August 26th, 2013, 4:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,236
Posted By dafeist
VTF3 HO problems

I replaced the amp on this sub a few months ago and have had no problems with it until today. The sub will stop playing when played even slightly loud. when I power it off, unplug the cord from the...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 23rd, 2013, 4:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,275
Posted By dafeist
vtf 3 HO...dead amp i fear

Got one of these with turbo. Has been an excellent piece of my home theater for a few years. Was working last night but turned some music on this morning and no bass. Touched the cloth and no...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 21st, 2010, 4:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,352
Posted By dafeist
tried to take the driver out. wouldnt budge. ...

tried to take the driver out. wouldnt budge. feels like the foam edging is glued on.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 18th, 2010, 5:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,352
Posted By dafeist
So do I just unscrew the driver and carefully...

So do I just unscrew the driver and carefully pull it out to check for loose wiring?
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 15th, 2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,352
Posted By dafeist
does the addition of the mbm reduce the strain on...

does the addition of the mbm reduce the strain on the HO, keeping it from bottoming out as easily (not that it bottoms out easily, you know what I mean). Would selling the HO and picking up the new...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 14th, 2010, 2:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,352
Posted By dafeist
So, whats the best configuration I can run to...

So, whats the best configuration I can run to alleviate this as much as possible. Turbo, ME, etc.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 13th, 2010, 4:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,352
Posted By dafeist
It was at -5 (stereo), backed it off to -8 and it...

It was at -5 (stereo), backed it off to -8 and it went away. That was with music. with the two movies I referenced, was at -10 (pcm 5 channels hd audio). Backed it down to -15 and still heard it.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 13th, 2010, 1:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,352
Posted By dafeist
It was at 9 oclock before, now down a hair below...

It was at 9 oclock before, now down a hair below that. It was set using an spl to be a few dbs hotter than the rest of the speakers.

I put it in the old position, still hearing the "clank." ...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 13th, 2010, 8:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,352
Posted By dafeist
Ok, took the turbo off and am back running it...

Ok, took the turbo off and am back running it like I used to, MO, or both ports open. Ive even backed off the volume a hair from where its been set for the past 2+ years. Ive now heard the "clank"...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 8th, 2010, 8:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,352
Posted By dafeist
Nope, pcm straight from the ps3 to the avr and...

Nope, pcm straight from the ps3 to the avr and out. volume is no more than 9 oclock. Ive had it dialed with the spl meter to about 3-4 dbs hotter than the rest of the speakers. I usually have it...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 7th, 2010, 6:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,352
Posted By dafeist
vtf HO bottoming out, I think...

Last two movies Ive watched on Bluray (Toy Story 3 and How to Train your dinosaur) have both made by VTF 3.3 HO w/turbo bottom out. At least I think thats what its doing. It makes a "clank" sound...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 2nd, 2009, 8:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,051
Posted By dafeist
Will I be able to use it wireless along with my...

Will I be able to use it wireless along with my wired VTF3 HO w/turbo?
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 9th, 2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,255
Posted By dafeist
Ive used them for Polk's and Infinitys. they...

Ive used them for Polk's and Infinitys. they work awesome, solid as a rock. Just make sure the HSU's will fit, not sure about the b-tech diminsion requirements. But the build is nice and solid.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 5th, 2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,595
Posted By dafeist
Why are they going away???

Why are they going away???
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 2nd, 2009, 6:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,121
Posted By dafeist
The 5 watts over is a non-issue. In addition,...

The 5 watts over is a non-issue. In addition, none of those AVR's are pushing that much wattage with all 5 channels running. Probably closer to 1/2 their rated wattage. The main thing you dont...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 28th, 2008, 7:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,849
Posted By dafeist
OK, I just got wiring his 5.1 system tonight and...

OK, I just got wiring his 5.1 system tonight and ran the Audisey program from his onkyo. Made sure his dvd output DD, made sure the onkyo was playing DD and put in Dark Knight. From the first scene...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 24th, 2008, 9:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,849
Posted By dafeist
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Sorry about the poor diagram. Computer graphic artist I am not. Spudnick is my FIL and Im helping him dial in his home theater. the room is...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 13th, 2008, 5:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,747
Posted By dafeist
In my experience, you cant have too much sub. ...

In my experience, you cant have too much sub. But you can have too little. If you arent sure if the vtf-1 is enough, then get the vtf-2 for sure. Despite what they say on Spinal Tap, you cant go...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 25th, 2008, 9:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,208
Posted By dafeist
Pete's cool. Three questions: If you were...

Pete's cool.

Three questions: If you were forced to choose preferences...

1. Cheap or expensive connects?
2. Top 40 or Classic Rock?
3. 2 HO's w/turbo or single 3.3 w/mbm (I know room...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 25th, 2008, 9:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,169
Posted By dafeist
Not to try and trump Mr. Hsu as he is the...

Not to try and trump Mr. Hsu as he is the defining word around here, but count me as a resounding vote for the 2.3. It'll flat shake your foundation :D
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 25th, 2008, 9:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,672
Posted By dafeist
Ive been looking on craigslist for a year now and...

Ive been looking on craigslist for a year now and just picked up an HO w/turbo for $600. about a year old and not a mark on it. sold the 3.2 to my best friend and now we both get to rattle windows!...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 23rd, 2008, 6:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,489
Posted By dafeist
I used to have a vtf 3 mkII until just a week...

I used to have a vtf 3 mkII until just a week ago. Its basically the same sub as the 2 mkIII. All I can say is WOW. Itll blow you away with its capabilities. A room your size will definately...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 22nd, 2008, 8:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,208
Posted By dafeist
OK, went through a bunch of demo discs and have...

OK, went through a bunch of demo discs and have come to the overwhelming conclusion that with the HO and the VAST majority of movies I watch, max output is the way to go. Now, that means I have to...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 21st, 2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,208
Posted By dafeist
Got it, I think. so the turbo allows you to...

Got it, I think. so the turbo allows you to simply play low frequencies louder before onset of port noise. So basically I should put the thing away until I buy an mbm-12, and until then use it on...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 21st, 2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,208
Posted By dafeist
OK, I used the HSU provided test tones and my rat...

OK, I used the HSU provided test tones and my rat shack spl. Ran them all with max ext w/ turbo, max ext w/o turbo, and max out w/o turbo. I found only a single db difference at 16 hz with turbo...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 18th, 2008, 3:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,208
Posted By dafeist
Is there any benefit to running the sub in max...

Is there any benefit to running the sub in max output with the turbo still attached?
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 18th, 2008, 1:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,208
Posted By dafeist
I need to find a used C-C3 to complete my...

I need to find a used C-C3 to complete my Connoisseur set up, then the mbm-12 comes home :). So would you suggest using the HO w/o the turbo in max output? Home theater sound is my concern, music...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 18th, 2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,208
Posted By dafeist
Yes, its at max ex with the turbo in place. I...

Yes, its at max ex with the turbo in place. I could remove the turbo and put it to max out, but if I did, what would be the difference between that and the 3.2? Here is a link to the layout of my...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 17th, 2008, 8:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,208
Posted By dafeist
HO questions

Hey, I just bought a nearly brand new VTF 3 HO with turbo and sold my VTF 3.2. After hooking it up, I do hear that it can dig deeper louder and the 3.2. However, I dont hear much else. I...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 16th, 2007, 9:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,573
Posted By dafeist
Thanks so much Peter, youve always been a big...

Thanks so much Peter, youve always been a big help. That makes sense with home theater applications since you are sitting in the same spot throughout the movie. However, what is my likely...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 16th, 2007, 7:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,573
Posted By dafeist
thanks, anyone have any input on delays?

thanks, anyone have any input on delays?
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 14th, 2007, 8:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,573
Posted By dafeist
mbm-12 question

Im thinking about getting one of these bad boys, but just curious about the set up. Correct me if Im wrong, but dont I run a cable from my pre/pro to the mbm-12, then from it to the VTF 3.2. I then...
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