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post #3721 of 3866
So sad that known mate of mine is selling these, if i didn't have crappy neighbours i'd be all over these customs he'd also throw in QSC RMX 1450 for free, drooling over these though i know i can't have them redface.gif


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post #3722 of 3866
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Figured I should share that you can split a line-level RCA signal using split adapters and run a line to speakers and a headphone amp with no (noticeable) signal degradation or issues. Even if both devices are on, there are no problems.
In my case, I'm splitting my Schiit Modi to my Vali and my speakers. Works great!

I believe that plays havoc with impedance.
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post #3723 of 3866
Any opinions on the M-Audio BX5 D2's? Maybe in comparison to the Audio Engine A5+? Bass isn't a factor as I'm using a sub.
$100 per at guitar center right now!
http://www.guitarcenter.com/M-Audio-BX5-D2-Studio-Monitor--Each--109426767-i3226541.gc
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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

Figured I should share that you can split a line-level RCA signal using split adapters and run a line to speakers and a headphone amp with no (noticeable) signal degradation or issues. Even if both devices are on, there are no problems.
In my case, I'm splitting my Schiit Modi to my Vali and my speakers. Works great!

I believe that plays havoc with impedance.
It doesn't. Blind testing confirms no difference, even when the device not in use is powered on.

Got a good pic of my setup, figured I'd share!


Edited by phillyd - 3/22/14 at 2:01am
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post #3724 of 3866
total noob question here:
Is it ok use those chinese (MUSE, SMSL, topping) 100~120W T-Amps to power my DS-37B? I am not looking for OMG AUDIOPHILE WOW! quality since I'm going to use then while cooking or watch some dvds.

Unfortunately I do not have space to use those that i already got and my budget is limited to 100USD.


DS-37B specs:
Rated input - 25W
Maximum input - 80W
impedance - 6ohms
12.5", 4" and 1.5" units
91dB/W
post #3725 of 3866
I have only heard of Topping.

http://www.parts-express.com/ Do a search on T-amps
    
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post #3726 of 3866
http://audio-database.com/MITSUBISHI-DIATONE/diatoneds/ds-37b-e.html

If those are you speakers, you will be fine with a T-amp.
    
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post #3727 of 3866
I just noticed Ascend Acoustics has a new bookshelf speaker called the Sierra-2





edit: if these are anything like the Sierra towers they will make great Front channels in a home theater.
Edited by bumblebee1980 - 4/4/14 at 2:43pm
    
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post #3728 of 3866
I would like to join.




Denon 1705 + Polk audio Rm series and powered sub. This used to be the home theater at my parent's old house. It was given to me when they moved out. Not the best setup but its pretty awesome to me.
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post #3729 of 3866
Finally set up my speakers. Bought a Marantz NR1604 as the receiver. Quite happy, with my set up. These perform pretty damn well for budget speakers.



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post #3730 of 3866
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Finally set up my speakers. Bought a Marantz NR1604 as the receiver. Quite happy, with my set up. These perform pretty damn well for budget speakers.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


Nice setup! I've always been a fan of Klipsch speakers. Is that TV a LG 55LM6700?
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