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Today I had the opportunity to hear the Energy Take 5 Classic speaker system. This 5.1 speaker package sells for near $200 with a $600 MSRP. The subwoofer and speakers in this package are an amazing value for $200. I would consider these if you are looking for a HTIB or a low cost system…. Read more
I have the opportunity to work on hundreds of home theaters every year. During these jobs certain products standout in their class. The Classe SSP-800 is one of those products. The quality and flexibility of this product for surround and stereo reproduction is unmatched to anything I have come across. At $8000 MSRP this unit… Read more
JBL Synthesis BassQ offers multiple subwoofer automatic room mode correction for up to four subwoofers in a system. This incorporates Floyd Toole’s methodology of Sound Field Management for subwoofer equalization. Two different house curves are included one for music and one for movie use. The unit uses equalization along with level and phase adjustments to… Read more
“Toole continued by showing response measurements of various loudspeakers in different price ranges. Without naming names, he showed that a few loudspeakers in the $10-20k price range were being outperformed by speakers in the $200 range.” From AES section meeting on “Upgrading The Audio Industry” These tests show what I already knew. You can spend… Read more