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Well, unless you have true full range speakers, you'll need a sub
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To tell the truth, I bought these online thinking I was getting A5's which are said to have a fuller sound with the bass. I have the Bamboo's and they look almost identical. Now that I found a receiver I'm happy with though I'm starting to really like the setup.

I'll be in a house soon and may have to pull out the plastic yet again for that sub. It's more than I have ANY business spending... but it's hard to beat a sweet setup eh?

Edit: Oh ****... I just realized the receiver was stuck on Mono... I just switched to Stereo... These things just opened up and Dear Lord do they sound Sweet. Wow... Damn.
Edited by BillOhio - 3/10/11 at 11:44am
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#2, The volume is graded in negative decibels so that the lower the number the higher the volume.

LOL I did the same thing with my Dad's Yamaha receiver when I was a kid. I turned the knob to zero and turned the unit on. Bad idea... I almost crapped my pants when the thing turned on.

Thanks for reminding me of that classic memory Sorry to hear about your tweeters if they are in fact blown
    
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Thanks for reminding me of that classic memory Sorry to hear about your tweeters if they are in fact blown
OK, great, so it's not just me then... And thx for the comment on the tweeters but they are good, thank goodness.
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OK, great, so it's not just me then... And thx for the comment on the tweeters but they are good, thank goodness.
I was probably 6 or 7 when I did that. I actually ran out of the room out of fear and then had to build up the courage to run back into the room and turn the thing off. Then my dad came in and wanted to know what the hell was going on.
    
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post #16 of 30
Well it goes like this:
0 = maximum loudness
-10 = 10db below maximum
-20 = 20db below maximum
-30 = 30db below and so on and so forth

That's why it's negative and going from larger numbers to smaller numbers
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Well it goes like this:
0 = maximum loudness
-10 = 10db below maximum
-20 = 20db below maximum
-30 = 30db below and so on and so forth

That's why it's negative and going from larger numbers to smaller numbers
I want one that goes up to 11.

...and thank goodness somebody created the internet so that I can ramble on about how much I'm digging my new speakers. I just got the connection to run the rig into the receiver. Black Sands by Bonobo via iTunes has never sounded better to me and I'm as happy as a little girl right now.
Have you guys heard of BFBC2? Geeze the audio is awesome on that game all of a sudden. Even youtube sounds like butter. A sub huh? ... hmmmm....
Edited by BillOhio - 3/10/11 at 3:05pm
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Glad you are happy with them. If you get a sub you'll be even happier
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Glad you are happy with them. If you get a sub you'll be even happier
This One?
Edited by BillOhio - 3/11/11 at 4:12pm
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I wouldn't recommend that. What is your budget and what are your room dimensions? Unfortunately, you live in Canada, so quality audio gear gets pretty pricey unless you have a way to get it from the us on the dl :/
Edited by gorb - 3/11/11 at 4:43pm
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