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post #2481 of 3859
Just received my Asus Essence STX soundcard. Boy it's a hell of a card, I'm actually amazed by the sound coming from this thing. Really precise and beautiful, and the op-amps are so powerful I have to turn my speakers to -26db and lower the volume of the card at minimum. Wow. I definitely recommend it.

Can't wait to have my new speakers to test it further and see if I can give it the "true - audiophile - quality" label but I'm pretty confident about this.

While I'm on this subject, I'm hesitating between a pair of KRK VXR8 and a pair of Adam A7X / A8X. Is there anyone who can help me out choosing between the two brands?
For the moment I stopped producing music, so primary use will be listening to music (rock, electro), so it's not a big deal if the speakers are not hyper - neutral but a little bit flattering (not too much).

On a side note, is the OP (user named Aura) still on this thread? He never responded to me and didn't add me in the club so I don't know much of what's going on frown.gif

thanks smile.gif
post #2482 of 3859
i would definitely go with adams over krks...
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Originally Posted by skyn3t;15269771 
tell me where did you get this Marantz SR7400 for $67? dang yu did got a nice deal

I wrote up a small thread with my deals:
http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards-computer-audio/1140002-looking-amp-speakers-budget.html#post15277920
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Originally Posted by darthspartan;6428773 
O why not ok here's what i run.

2 carvin trx cabs with 2x15s and one 2in horn. 1000 watts each
2 carvin trs powered 18s 700watts each
2 carvin folded 18s 1000 watts each
2 carvin mid cabs 2x 10in in each 1000watts
4 carvin high Dispersion Radial High Frequency Horns 500 watts each


Mixer Yamaha O2R sniper.gif

Hey ive doubled the size of my system since i posted now i also have

2 carvin double 18s 3200 watts each
2 more trx's at 1000 each

well not perfectly double theres other stuff like monitors i don't mention. old wattage 8400 new 16800. Now i need 6 20A 110v circuits to set up or 2 50A 220v circuits:gunner:

Just make it Lots of Carvin times 2

Chipp hows the mackie amp doing


Figure its time to update my list since my system has changed a bit since i posted this. Not a whole lot of new gear but configuration has changed sine i decided to park my gear and open a venue.

So now its the 2in horns on top of the TRX cab's with the front and folded 18s This pic is kinda old we have 4 Par 64 LED cans up now to go with the other lights.

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I have my amps in the back room with a 120amp power drop. The mackie drives the folded 18s.

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The top two DMC2000s are bridged and drive the TRX215 and 115 on each side. The DCM2500 drives the 2in Horns on top and the last amp the DCM2570 drives the front loaded double 18s.

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And finally we have my Front of House Gear The presonus studiolive 16.4.2 and its PC and the pc that runs lights. My outboard rack is not really in the pic but there's just FX and gates,comp,EQ in there.

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man those denon speakers look nice, how do they sound?
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post #2487 of 3859
Well in the two weeks since I've been here, I've upgraded my amp and speakers (the joys of employment eh ? biggrin.gif)

Now rocking a Denon M38 and a pair of Mourdant-Short Aviano 1's smile.gif

Actually, speaking of my speakers, I've never seen someone on a forum with another set of 'em. Maybe I'm looking in the wrong places though haha.

Future plans are...errr... I dunno what to get next redface.gif . I've been meaning to get a new soundcard, so probably that !

Edit : Picturrrr !

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Just got the new Audioengine A5+ to replace my Swan M10.

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post #2489 of 3859
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Originally Posted by gorb;15276796 
i would definitely go with adams over krks...

Thanks, that's basically what everyone tells me. But I know someone who told me that they are fantastic but quite fragile: he killed a pair by giving it 30Hz, apprently, while they're indeed capable of giving very low frequencies, they can't handle much anything below 40Hz - quite fragile.

Also, I need a sub to complete my setup. My room is too big for me to appreciate good bass with a pair of 8" monitors. My seller keeps insisting that I don't need a sub but I'm quite dubious about it; as great as they are, I don't see how a pair of 8" speakers can match a system with a 10" or 12" woofer in a big case.

And there is not a subwoofer in Adam's line of products, at least not that I can afford, that's why I thought about a pair of VXT8 + a KRK sub. But if anyone can help me on this... Thanks?
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Originally Posted by DaGoat;15329923 
Thanks, that's basically what everyone tells me. But I know someone who told me that they are fantastic but quite fragile: he killed a pair by giving it 30Hz, apprently, while they're indeed capable of giving very low frequencies, they can't handle much anything below 40Hz - quite fragile.

Also, I need a sub to complete my setup. My room is too big for me to appreciate good bass with a pair of 8" monitors. My seller keeps insisting that I don't need a sub but I'm quite dubious about it; as great as they are, I don't see how a pair of 8" speakers can match a system with a 10" or 12" woofer in a big case.

And there is not a subwoofer in Adam's line of products, at least not that I can afford, that's why I thought about a pair of VXT8 + a KRK sub. But if anyone can help me on this... Thanks?

Personally, I recommend you at least try it. I've got two 8" in my bookshelf's and they're pretty much perfect. The only time I even use the sub is if I want to play something really loud (or get far below 30Hz - these speakers bottom out at 28Hz)
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