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Feast what setup are you workin with?

1 x Martin Logan LX16 (front)
1 x Martin Logan LX16 (sides)
2 x Rotel RB 1562
1 x Boston Acoustics VPS210 Sidefiring (farfield)
1 x PC12-PLUS Downfiring (nearfield)

My speakers are elevated 8in off my 360deg desk and are approx 3.5ft from my head at all times. I don't put any speakers behind my head because of phase cancellation. It would sound very nice to listen but it would hurt my ability to mix - mono instruments would cancel out and be at a lower volume than instruments with stereo separation.

The pieces of equipment here were chosen for clarity and accuracy - not smoothness & lushness. This system is very sharp and detailed as I personally love that charachter of sound - but if I wanted smooth, rich, and colorful sound I would not have chosen these parts.
Edited by FEAST - 2/25/12 at 6:07pm
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post #122 of 197
Wow thats one hell of a setup, I had to google most of it (noob audiophile)
I wouldnt mind owning a system like that myself one day! If I win the lottery.

When I was younger I used to DJ and had a set of Technics 1200, JBL Eon 15s", Pioneer DJM 600. But when it comes to home audio im still learning. But I can appreciate good sound.
Edited by Munchkinpuncher - 2/25/12 at 10:08pm
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Im not sure if I would consider myself an audiophile yet but I have a very musical ear (from playing instruments) so any sub par listening experience is useless to me. But being on a tight budget its very hard to achieve that perfect sound. It has to be crisp and clear while being loud also and I HATE distortion its like listening to mud! So i guess that makes me a broke and poor audiophile.
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Like a Crysis gamer on a netbook budget biggrin.gif
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Like a Crysis gamer on a netbook budget biggrin.gif

Funny quote biggrin.gif but not that bad Im 17 and I have a steady job its just not a good one so I have to set aside some for my rig and some for my car and school. Before I bought my car I had a 2000 dollar rig!
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Thanks for the info in this thread - I just updated my sound from a crappy Logitech system to the dayton setup talked about previously. I went with the Dayton SUB-120 12" 150 Watt Powered Subwoofer, Dayton Audio B652 6-1/2" 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker Pair, and the Dayton Audio DTA-100a Class-T Digital Amplifier 50 WPC. Thanks again for the recommendations! thumb.gif
   
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Thanks for the info in this thread - I just updated my sound from a crappy Logitech system to the dayton setup talked about previously. I went with the Dayton SUB-120 12" 150 Watt Powered Subwoofer, Dayton Audio B652 6-1/2" 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker Pair, and the Dayton Audio DTA-100a Class-T Digital Amplifier 50 WPC. Thanks again for the recommendations! thumb.gif

Very nice! That will sound great, enjoy.
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Thanks for the info in this thread - I just updated my sound from a crappy Logitech system to the dayton setup talked about previously. I went with the Dayton SUB-120 12" 150 Watt Powered Subwoofer, Dayton Audio B652 6-1/2" 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker Pair, and the Dayton Audio DTA-100a Class-T Digital Amplifier 50 WPC. Thanks again for the recommendations! thumb.gif

That what I got minus the amp be careful those bookshelf can't handle all that and enjoy the superb sound i'm still waiting on my sub to ship biggrin.gif
Also I sold my old Logitechs for 20 bucks to a buddy at school poor kid
Edit: random question but do your speakers move your mouse and make it do erratic things or is it just me?
Edited by randomnerd865 - 2/26/12 at 8:28pm
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Edit: random question but do your speakers move your mouse and make it do erratic things or is it just me?

Do you mean from bass shaking your desk?
I can feel my desk vibrate a slight bit but I have a pretty sturdy desk.
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