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#388467 - 01/15/13 04:41 PM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: Mad_Chesser]
CatBrat Offline
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Registered: 08/05/09
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My older Pioneer vsx-21txh only had 1 mic position. Apparently, they've either improved MCACC since then, or the SC-67 has a more advanced version.

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#388473 - 01/15/13 05:58 PM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: CatBrat]
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Registered: 02/17/09
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Loc: Ottawa, Canada
On my SC-05, the MCACC main measure does one position. The 3 position measurement comes from the standing wave correction. I had to go to the advanced measurements specifically for the standing wave portion and tell it to calibrate 3 positions. Otherwise it will just default to one. Not sure if the new incarnations of MCACC are the same.
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#388483 - 01/15/13 08:46 PM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: JohnK]
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Registered: 02/08/04
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Originally Posted By: JohnK
Yes, Dr. Kyriakakis's comments there and following are that the exact distance isn't critical, and he mentions one and two foot variations.


Wait.. you didn't give him the AVS link!!?!?!?!?!?!?!.......... I feel special now.... crazy

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#388513 - 01/16/13 11:04 PM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: dakkon]
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Yeah, Alex; I was confident that your thirst for knowledge was such that you wouldn't hesitate to read all of the 59,000 posts there.
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#388749 - 01/24/13 11:32 PM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: JohnK]
Mad_Chesser Offline
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Registered: 01/11/13
Posts: 195
Loc: B.C., Canada
well, an update:

This buy was all on the basis of receiving a new job and getting my pension payout from current job. They are definitely taking their time, but FINALLY, have started calling my references.

I just spoke to my one of my references and he said she talked about how I was pretty much already hired. The start date would be February 18th. I find out for sure next week.

If that's the case, I'll be putting in my notice next week and receiving my pension payout roughly 6 weeks later.

It looks like I have a line on getting a Pioneer Elite SC-68 for below a 1000 dollars. I sure hope that pans out


Edited by Mad_Chesser (01/24/13 11:33 PM)
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#388759 - 01/25/13 11:41 AM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: Mad_Chesser]
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Registered: 12/27/12
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Below 1000? Nice solid deal

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#388760 - 01/25/13 11:50 AM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: minorc]
CatBrat Offline
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Originally Posted By: minorc
Below 1000? Nice solid deal


Yeah. I'm jealous. I paid $1330 for the SC-67.

Is the SC-68 new, used or refurbished?

I'm loving my SC-67 right now. Only a little more control over the bass would make me happier. But I'm not complaining. I like a lot of bass, as long as the other frequencies are there too. But it's something I can play around with later, when I have the time for it.

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#388761 - 01/25/13 12:57 PM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: CatBrat]
colson79 Offline
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Registered: 12/15/12
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"It looks like I have a line on getting a Pioneer Elite SC-68 for below a 1000 dollars. "

Are you getting it out of the back of someones Van. smile The lowest I've seen the SC-68 go for is around $1900.

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#388773 - 01/25/13 05:48 PM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: colson79]
Mad_Chesser Offline
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Registered: 01/11/13
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Loc: B.C., Canada
lol no not back of a van. It will be slightly used. A friend of mine bought it and he's not a big fan of it. He's pretty loaded and he owes me a good deal. I gave him a bunch of equipment back in the day.

I don't know what about it he doesn't like, but he said he finds it "complicated". I like complicated smile

He said 800-1000 for it, if and when he gets a new amp


Edited by Mad_Chesser (01/25/13 05:50 PM)
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#388777 - 01/25/13 07:06 PM Re: A new Axiom owner soon! I have questions... [Re: Mad_Chesser]
exlabdriver Offline
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Registered: 09/07/11
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Good for you; however, I don't know what he'll find that isn't complicated these days - but don't tell him, ha!. With HT, it goes with the territory...

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