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#328093 - 11/11/10 04:16 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: Wid]
Da_Gimp_Pimp Offline
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Registered: 06/23/07
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Originally Posted By: wid
I think it's a Cams fault, damn commie laugh wink .


laugh laugh laugh
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#328095 - 11/11/10 05:00 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: Da_Gimp_Pimp]
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Loc: Utah
I haven't read all of this post but I did read the one on Audioholics. I heard of Axiom by Audioholic and I don't think Gene has ever bashed Axiom but has only said good things about them. If Axiom doesn't want to be apart of a shootout then so be it, there is some good subs in there and I can't wait to read about it.
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#328096 - 11/11/10 05:11 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: Gieseman]
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I also discovered Axiom thru Audioholic.
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#328099 - 11/11/10 05:49 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: JBall]
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Originally Posted By: JBall
just wondering how do we know Audioholics is referring to Axiom in that article. I didn't see their name mentioned at all but they do talk about Earthquake trying to sue them for publishing a review. I assume Axiom isn't the only brand testing subs on a pole in free space and Audioholics has many advertisers.

Axiom is the only one with a tower AFIK. Again we assumed they are talking about Axiom due to this point. Maybe we are wrong and Axiom isn't the only one with a tower, so those comments are not directed at Axiom.
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#328101 - 11/11/10 05:57 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: jakewash]
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I find it hard to believe that article was about Axiom.

Just look at their coverage on Audioholics:

EP 500 Review:
http://www.audioholics.com/reviews/speakers/subwoofers/axiom-ep500

Epic 80-60 Review:
http://www.audioholics.com/reviews/speakers/floorstanding/axiom-audio-epic-80-600

I bought this system b/c of this review!

It puzzles me that Axiom would think their sub wouldn't get a fair review from them.

I also did an internet search and couldn't find a single EP800 review with quantifiable measurements. All of the reviews I read so far have been powder puff at best. What is the deal with that?

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#328102 - 11/11/10 06:14 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: jakewash]
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Registered: 12/27/08
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Originally Posted By: jakewash
Originally Posted By: JBall
just wondering how do we know Audioholics is referring to Axiom in that article. I didn't see their name mentioned at all but they do talk about Earthquake trying to sue them for publishing a review. I assume Axiom isn't the only brand testing subs on a pole in free space and Audioholics has many advertisers.

Axiom is the only one with a tower AFIK. Again we assumed they are talking about Axiom due to this point. Maybe we are wrong and Axiom isn't the only one with a tower, so those comments are not directed at Axiom.

It's very plausible that manufacturers either don't want to make the investment in a 90+ft tower or are unable to because of their location which requires no outside noise, wind ect. Obviously the companies that are located in any urbanized area would have to do their testing elsewhere. Maybe this is why they came up with other testing procedures....a 90ft cubed anechoic chambre could get a little expensive.
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#328103 - 11/11/10 06:22 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: Adrian]
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I presonally don't care too much what any of the subs sound like from a 90 foot tower!

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#328106 - 11/11/10 06:41 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: axiomoholic]
Adrian Offline
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Registered: 12/27/08
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Loc: It's all about the location.
It's for testing purposes. Do you sit in an anechoic chambre when you listen to your speakers?
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#328110 - 11/11/10 07:08 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: Adrian]
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Loc: Glendale, Arizona
*gets out of anechoic chamber*

What was that, Adrian?
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#328111 - 11/11/10 07:16 PM Re: Audioholics Ultimate Subwoofer Shootout [Re: St_PatGuy]
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Registered: 12/27/08
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Lol!


:::cough, cough...:::

errr, whatcha been smoki' in there Sean?
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