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Forum: Audio Equipment for Sale August 29th, 2011, 6:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,719
Posted By jmprader
Very good. I have a call into him, he works late...

Very good. I have a call into him, he works late at his summer job, but I should be able to catch up with him by 9 or 10 PST.

You can check out my rep on Audiogon or Ebay.

Thanks.

John...
Forum: Audio Equipment for Sale August 24th, 2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,719
Posted By jmprader
If you didn't sell them, I am helping a college...

If you didn't sell them, I am helping a college student put together a system and would buy them stands and all at your ask.
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 3rd, 2008, 8:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,569
Posted By jmprader
Start with a high quality sub that has great...

Start with a high quality sub that has great specs. If a sub can't move the air accurately, it's going to be a disappointment.

Then, room treatments applied in conjunction with a little room...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion May 25th, 2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
Maple: Didn't look to see the credential, much...

Maple:

Didn't look to see the credential, much less the tranches, but 9k is pretty good, though it's a fraction of the phd's loitering around just the SF bay area, so I'm not quite convinced with...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion May 25th, 2008, 9:34 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
You cannot event remember what you posted, can...

You cannot event remember what you posted, can you? Here's your line:

"Go back and look stupid."

That's a direct quote. You don't even remember what you posted, do you? Or do you conveniently...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion May 25th, 2008, 8:53 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
scientists...? Some of these schmoes have...

scientists...? Some of these schmoes have doctoral degrees, most do not.

Moronic logic.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion May 25th, 2008, 8:42 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
http://dynamodata.fdncenter.org/990_pdf_archive/20...

http://dynamodata.fdncenter.org/990_pdf_archive/201/201808567/201808567_200612_990.pdf

Do you consider these guys (or should I say, this guy) to be credible sources, or do you want to walk away...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 21st, 2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 23,803
Posted By jmprader
As a previously impatient but still a repeat...

As a previously impatient but still a repeat customer, I think the good Doctor is just making sure that the rollout is timed appropriately with the supply line and there are no faux pas in the...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion May 20th, 2008, 8:12 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
Cal Tech neglected to note that you need to have...

Cal Tech neglected to note that you need to have at least a free version of RealPlayer installed.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion May 13th, 2008, 8:55 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
Getting a bit testy there...take a chill pill...

Getting a bit testy there...take a chill pill with the "stupid" comments, they detract from the rest of your argument.

But, there is hope on the global warming front. And the hope could well...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers April 29th, 2008, 9:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,648
Posted By jmprader
It is pretty amazing that many companies have...

It is pretty amazing that many companies have held the line this long on price. The $ is doo-doo and won't be coming back soon.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion April 29th, 2008, 9:16 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
So Maple Syrup, how are your friends at the...

So Maple Syrup, how are your friends at the Tennessee Center for Policy Research doing on their 990 filings, much less their credibility?:eek:

Or are they working on improving the carbon footprint...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion March 26th, 2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
resurrection...

Pay no attention to that ice shelf, the size of connecticut...it's just a slight schism, a slight schism...


http://edition.cnn.com/2008/TECH/03/25/antarctic.ice/index.html?iref=mpstoryview
...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers March 6th, 2008, 8:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,462
Posted By jmprader
1. The typical frequency range of a bass guitar...

1. The typical frequency range of a bass guitar is going to go considerably higher than your sub is intended to handle and not nearly as low.
2. Better get a compressor, otherwise you could fry the...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers February 21st, 2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,478
Posted By jmprader
I was sorry to see Toshiba throw in the towel. I...

I was sorry to see Toshiba throw in the towel. I thought they had made a better effort to integrate promised features, especially high-def audio, than Sony. But I do think the Sony platform had...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers January 8th, 2008, 6:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,912
Posted By jmprader
Is it me or is it harder than usual to find broad...

Is it me or is it harder than usual to find broad in-depth coverage of CES exhibitors this year. We are now into the second day and I'm seeing little of substance.

How about someone posting here...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers November 21st, 2007, 2:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,964
Posted By jmprader
My 2 cents: As fast as the scenery is changing,...

My 2 cents:

As fast as the scenery is changing, Hsu has set subwoofer price/performance standards that have survived multiple proIduct life cycles of other competitors. IMHO, their loudspeaker...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion October 22nd, 2007, 1:03 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
I recently received a great article from my...

I recently received a great article from my father-in-law, the rocket scientist.

This is a great read that will give something for the naysayers to chew (or choke) on...
...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers September 27th, 2007, 10:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,102
Posted By jmprader
My bet is that the rollout of new toys will take...

My bet is that the rollout of new toys will take place when the supply line is ready to deliver to spec. Waiting for the 3HO turbos was agony. We all knew it was coming, but a glitch here and a...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers June 13th, 2007, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,597
Posted By jmprader
No rocket science involved!:) Speaker wire to...

No rocket science involved!:)

Speaker wire to go from your receiver/amplification equipment to the 5 speakers...l/c/r/rr/lr. If the distances are short, 16ga should be fine. If distances are...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 22nd, 2007, 7:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,411
Posted By jmprader
I'd second that opinion. The discounted price...

I'd second that opinion. The discounted price will put you a few bucks to the good for your anticipated future twin. I believe a single 3.3 will do quite nicely given the dimensions of your room in...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 14th, 2007, 8:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,069
Posted By jmprader
I regularly comb the boards looking for hints but...

I regularly comb the boards looking for hints but haven't seen zip...I was hoping someone else posting here would have at least some rumors...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 11th, 2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,596
Posted By jmprader
Better cut the aquarium references, PETA or the...

Better cut the aquarium references, PETA or the SPCA will want to confirm that no fish are being harmed by excess subsonic disturbances of the water...:p
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 10th, 2007, 8:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,807
Posted By jmprader
Yes, it is rather quiet, but that can be a good...

Yes, it is rather quiet, but that can be a good thing considering the subwars oft seen on some other forums! Actually, most of the places I visit regularly other than HSU have been downright...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 3rd, 2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,361
Posted By jmprader
I have dual HO's and used a BFD with REW to eq as...

I have dual HO's and used a BFD with REW to eq as well. Very similar room gain peak under 20hz and it's difficult to get rid of.

Your overall result looks great. You have much flatter response...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers May 2nd, 2007, 8:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,265
Posted By jmprader
do not forget to warn the neighbors:eek:

do not forget to warn the neighbors:eek:
Forum: Off-topic Discussion May 2nd, 2007, 8:39 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
More on the Polar Bear...

More on the Polar Bear "controversy"...

http://www.csmonitor.com/2007/0503/p13s01-wogi.html?s=yaho

Damned conservationists, save the seals and the bears do better...doh...despite the meltdown:D
Forum: Off-topic Discussion May 1st, 2007, 3:34 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
Just thought I'd check in with a url I'm sure...

Just thought I'd check in with a url I'm sure many have seen already today...

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070501/sc_nm/globalwarming_ice_dc

Scambos is a scientist with pretty clean credentials...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion April 5th, 2007, 9:51 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
...it's not illegal if you don't get...

...it's not illegal if you don't get caught...Hola Chiquita, que tal?...then you get to rely on sovereignty...

Illegal is very different from right or wrong, which rely absolutely on your values. ...
Forum: Off-topic Discussion April 1st, 2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
Hsu and SVS...uh oh. You think people got a...

Hsu and SVS...uh oh. You think people got a little worked up on this topic? Just start a thread on AVS or somewhere else like it...the flame wars will contribute to global warming more than a coal...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers March 28th, 2007, 10:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,269
Posted By jmprader
did the SVS v Hsu sessions ever happen? While I...

did the SVS v Hsu sessions ever happen? While I would suspect the outcomes would show minimal differences and personal bias often creeps in, I'd be interested in hearing about impressions.
Forum: Off-topic Discussion March 28th, 2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 322,150
Posted By jmprader
Yo, MapleSyrup... Do you own a subwoofer? Do...

Yo, MapleSyrup...

Do you own a subwoofer? Do you like it? Is it a Hsu or something else?

I'm just curious cause, as much as I like perusing and commenting on the off topic stuff, (and it does...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers March 28th, 2007, 9:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,652
Posted By jmprader
You will still need a Hsub or two to keep up down...

You will still need a Hsub or two to keep up down low...and don't forget to hire some vocational ed guys to build a new house.:D
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers March 26th, 2007, 6:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,650
Posted By jmprader
Just stopped in to see what was on the...

Just stopped in to see what was on the boards...but didn't I see another thread here a couple of weeks back where someone's Denon needed to be recalibrated from Step 1 to get it pumping out the...
Forum: Hsu Research - Speakers and Subwoofers March 16th, 2007, 7:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,877
Posted By jmprader
I think I get the humor, but this is going to...

I think I get the humor, but this is going to create lots of confusion...not everyone looking for enlightenment here has even a layman's grip on the physics.
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