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Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations March 3rd, 2013, 8:40 PM
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Posted By newsn4mee
the sms-1 is the equivalent of Audyssey XT32 for...

the sms-1 is the equivalent of Audyssey XT32 for the subs only. getting an AVR with XT32 will do for your sub(s) exactly the same as the SMS, but it will also eq your speakers. The Onkyo 818 is...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations March 3rd, 2013, 8:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 16,097
Posted By newsn4mee
the vtf 15 was the first Hsu sub to have the Q...

the vtf 15 was the first Hsu sub to have the Q control... that filtered down to other models, as the mk 4... the mk 3 versions had those speaker outputs. I have 2 VTF 3, mk 3's, and they do have...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations January 21st, 2013, 9:18 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 206,101
Posted By newsn4mee
1 port open will play lower notes than 2 ports,...

1 port open will play lower notes than 2 ports, but not as loud. You pick . That's the beauty of the VTF... Variable...

I have 2 VTF mk 3's, both set for Maximum Extention before running...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations January 18th, 2013, 9:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 206,101
Posted By newsn4mee
2 ports open will give a stronger mid-bass. 1...

2 ports open will give a stronger mid-bass. 1 port open will reproduce lower notes, with less mid-bass impact.

I know we've been over this, but I will continue to answer your questions, no...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations January 11th, 2013, 6:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 206,101
Posted By newsn4mee
exactly the opposite.

exactly the opposite.
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations January 11th, 2013, 5:45 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 206,101
Posted By newsn4mee
leave it at 120.

leave it at 120.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 10th, 2013, 1:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,922
Posted By newsn4mee
mines 12' 4" x 14' , and I thought similar,...

mines 12' 4" x 14' , and I thought similar, so I added a second VTF3 mk 3. Much better now. :) . One doesn't seem too large anymore. :D
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations January 10th, 2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 206,101
Posted By newsn4mee
it is not recommended to lower the crossovers...

it is not recommended to lower the crossovers from what Audyssey sets. Raising is fine, but not lowering. the reason being...
Audyssey has set them to 120 hz. because that is what they're capable...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 22nd, 2012, 8:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,679
Posted By newsn4mee
surge protectors are ok, as they don't limit what...

surge protectors are ok, as they don't limit what the amp can draw, current wise, just prevent spikes coming at your (whatever's plugged in). And better made ones can prevent larger spikes......
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations November 1st, 2012, 1:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,476
Posted By newsn4mee
very nice pics. Nice room and set-up. I'd...

very nice pics. Nice room and set-up.

I'd suspect the sub on the right was benefitting from some 'corner gain'. Assuming they were gain matched in the same location first ?

Also, it looks...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations November 1st, 2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,850
Posted By newsn4mee
nah, put the sub in the corner, and put the plant...

nah, put the sub in the corner, and put the plant on top of the sub... and say "look at all the floor space that opens up honey!" with a big (not fake cheesy :D ) smile...keep it at :) , and...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 26th, 2012, 1:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,751
Posted By newsn4mee
a second sub will do much more than adding an...

a second sub will do much more than adding an amp.

the amp can give you more volume without distortion. Can your current set play loudly enough for you now?

another sub can even out the...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations August 16th, 2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 206,101
Posted By newsn4mee
LPF of LFE

The LPF of LFE only pertains to the .1 channel, and it does contain info up to 120 hz. so ... keep it at 120 or you will lose content. Info in the .1 channel only exists in recordings that have a...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations May 16th, 2012, 9:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 206,101
Posted By newsn4mee
sending signals to the main speakers that they...

sending signals to the main speakers that they can't handle is Jacob's problem, I assume ( I know , but that's what it sounds like ). But the scenario I proposed is different. My Polks were stated...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations May 16th, 2012, 8:28 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 206,101
Posted By newsn4mee
I wouldn't say that they're useless.... it only...

I wouldn't say that they're useless.... it only does that if you choose that option. Why they offer that option... mebbe for people that have never heard a real subwoofer? For instance, when I...
Forum: Hsu Research - Setup and Placement Recommendations May 16th, 2012, 7:35 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 206,101
Posted By newsn4mee
Hi Jacob, Is it an Onkyo AVR? I have the...

Hi Jacob,

Is it an Onkyo AVR? I have the same options, and from my manual, LFE sends anything below 80hz (or whatever you set the crossover) to the sub, but LFE + MAIN allows all the sub 80 hz...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 9th, 2012, 1:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,668
Posted By newsn4mee
Stegen, Hi. Quick answer is no, they aren't...

Stegen,
Hi. Quick answer is no, they aren't comparable to your 5 year old Jamo towers. I think the Hsu's would outperform those Jamos . In all fairness, I have never heard your speakers ( let...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 18th, 2011, 4:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,745
Posted By newsn4mee
20 x 14 with a preference for Heavy Metal (caps...

20 x 14 with a preference for Heavy Metal (caps for respect :cool: )... it really sounds like max volume is more important than the occasional movie. I don't know if the VTF 2 is capable, but I run...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 18th, 2011, 3:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,745
Posted By newsn4mee
hate replying to my own post, but one caveat... ...

hate replying to my own post, but one caveat...
Classical music with pipe organs (lowest note is 16 hz) would almost require Max Extension from your VTF 2. You would want to get as low as it can...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers December 18th, 2011, 3:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,745
Posted By newsn4mee
the lowest notes on most music, excepting some...

the lowest notes on most music, excepting some rap and dubstep, would rarely go low enough to benefit from the Max Extension modes. Music just doesn't go as low as movies. If I were listening in...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers October 30th, 2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,540
Posted By newsn4mee
Smile subs in walnut

If by soon you mean now, there are some listed on the clearance page. Hope it helps.
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