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New ALS owner........

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thuffman03

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Post Sun May 31, 2009 5:33 pm

Re: New ALS owner........

They look great! Congrats on the pickup!
Some cool Carver stuff!
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BillD

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Post Sun May 31, 2009 6:15 pm

Re: New ALS owner........

Why not a 400 x 5 and have one for your center, too.
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
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stevewithrow

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Post Sun May 31, 2009 6:21 pm

Re: New ALS owner........

BillD wrote:Why not a 400 x 5 and have one for your center, too.

interesting Bill , didn't think of that...... =D>
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Post Sun May 31, 2009 8:13 pm

Re: New ALS owner........

Congrats, they look great.
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Magnaryder

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Post Sun May 31, 2009 8:19 pm

Re: New ALS owner........

stevewithrow wrote:
Eddie wrote:They look great there! Good luck with them and what are powering them with?

Right now just a TFM 35 , and to my surprise they sounded great , but well under powered . I will be in the market for 2 Sunfire 300x2 , one for the ALS , the other for the AL-III,s



I'd look for a 600X2 or one of the 5400/7400 Sunfires. I don't think you'll be happy with the 300X2. My version of this speaker dips near/below 1 ohm...not good for most amps, 'specially if you like to ROCK!!!

ray
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stevewithrow

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 9:35 pm

Re: New ALS owner........

Added this Paradigm CC-390 also.....Its a monster...


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Jag_97470

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:11 pm

Re: New ALS owner........

Dam! That is SWEET Steve!
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bsturgeon89

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Post Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:38 pm

Re: New ALS owner........

Is that your center channel? How does it sound?
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TNRabbit

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Post Tue Oct 06, 2009 5:28 am

Re: New ALS owner........

stevewithrow wrote:Added this Paradigm CC-390 also.....Its a monster...


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Damn, Steve; you're busy now that you're employed again~
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stevewithrow

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Post Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:45 am

Re: New ALS owner........

bsturgeon89 wrote:Is that your center channel? How does it sound?

Yes ,it is is a center...It sounds really nice.....I had to sit the Plasma on top.....its 4 feet wide , 62 LBS......I have a Parasound HCA bridged to mono......It does have a different sound then my Paradigm Studio Reference CC .......The CC has a deeper sound , while the 390 has a crisper sound . The plan is to buy another CC and incorporate the 7 axis from the TGP II.....I keep telling my better half that we need a bigger house now .....Yikes... :-s
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BillD

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Post Tue Oct 06, 2009 9:22 am

Re: New ALS owner........

I keep telling my wife we need to have a house BUILT, so I can have it all wired the way I want it. And of course at least one room with some exacting measurements.
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
Making life enjoyable through expensive electronics.
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Carver: C-4000 & C-1 preamps, PSC-60 preamp/tuner, TX-11a tuner, M-400 (2), C-500, M-500, M-500t, M-500t Mk.II, A-500x, AL-III loudspeakers (2 pr.)
Sunfire:Theater Grand III processor, Ultimate Receiver, Cinema Grand Signature 400 ~ seven, True Subwoofer Mk. II, D-10 Subwoofer
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