Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Blind Listening Tests

Sneak Peek into Axiom’s Current Research and Development

Axiom’s Newest Speaker: The In-Ceiling M3

Wall'O'Fame
EP175v4 with M3v4
Jungle's HT
Who's Online
3 registered (Socketman, Serenity_Now, CatBrat), 40 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13336 Members
11 Forums
22944 Topics
405786 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17809
pmbuko 16298
SirQuack 13344
CV 11270
MarkSJohnson 10965
Meanwhile On Facebook

Shopping made easy! Need it by the 24th? Upgrade to air shipping for just $20!...

Just two more days! Better tell your gift-givers! http://axiomaudio.com/holida...

So many people took advantage of the weekend sales! Lots of auditioning about t...

Only a few hours left to get a gift card worth up to 25% of your purchase! http:...

Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#147910 - 09/19/06 12:15 AM Bathroom Audio
CV Offline
Founder, Axiom Upgrade Club
shareholder in the making

Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 11270
Loc: Richland, WA, USA
Okay, what speakers do you guys have in your bathrooms? Is anyone using a subwoofer in there?

C.V.

Top
#147911 - 09/19/06 12:55 AM Re: Bathroom Audio [Re: CV]
bridgman Offline
axiomite

Registered: 08/25/04
Posts: 5442
Loc: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Nothing yet, but I always assumed the W3s were designed specifically for *my* bathroom. I just need the motivation and the $$ to find some compact electronics to drive 'em.

Top
#147912 - 09/19/06 02:35 AM Re: Bathroom Audio [Re: bridgman]
Ken.C Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 17809
Loc: NoVA
I thought I saw a duckie and a horsie.

OK, seriously--do you really spend enough time in the bathroom to warrant speakers in there? 'cause they do make enhanced fiber foods now...
_________________________
I am the Doctor, and THIS... is my SPOON!

Top
#147913 - 09/19/06 08:05 AM Re: Bathroom Audio [Re: Ken.C]
bridgman Offline
axiomite

Registered: 08/25/04
Posts: 5442
Loc: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Well, no, but the plasma TV on the wall has such a tinny sound on its own and I figured a couple of M3s would..

OK, I'm kidding. There's no plasma TV on the wall. The master bathroom and second bedroom are the only points in the house which don't get nice clear sound from the HT system up in the loft, so that seemed like a natural place for the next set of speakers.

Top
#147914 - 09/19/06 10:52 AM Re: Bathroom Audio [Re: CV]
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16298
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
I find that the toilet bowl provides enough sound reinforcement and resonance that a dedicated sub is not required.
_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
#147915 - 09/19/06 11:03 AM Re: Bathroom Audio [Re: pmbuko]
dllewel Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 06/20/05
Posts: 1189
Loc: Utah, USA
Nice one Peter.

But is that considered a passive or active sub?

I guess it depends on what you had for lunch?
_________________________
-Dave

M80s VP150 QS8s EP500s
ravenmanor.com/cinema/

Top
#147916 - 09/19/06 05:31 PM Re: Bathroom Audio [Re: dllewel]
CV Offline
Founder, Axiom Upgrade Club
shareholder in the making

Registered: 07/20/06
Posts: 11270
Loc: Richland, WA, USA
Ha ha, I like when people set themselves up as the butt of the joke.

I do take longer getting ready in the morning than a lot of people. I usually get through a whole CD while I'm doing my morning routine, so yeah, I think I need better audio than what I currently have in there, which is a crappy CD player/radio that my dad got for being with the company he's with for 20 years or some such career landmark.

I will of course be waiting until after my main system is closer to what I want it to be, but I was curious what you guys had done. Is the extra moisture considered a big issue?

C.V.

Top
#147917 - 09/19/06 07:48 PM Re: Bathroom Audio [Re: CV]
Haoleb Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 09/25/02
Posts: 1488
Loc: Maine
Oooooohhh That smell..... Cantcha smell that smell.. Ooooohhh That smell.......
_________________________
Haoleb's Audio/DIY Website

Top
#147918 - 09/19/06 11:42 PM Re: Bathroom Audio [Re: CV]
michael_d Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 07/23/04
Posts: 3922
Loc: Up yonder
My bathroom system is pretty simple, but works quite well.

I first pull the grills off the Warf’s, then turn the ‘go knob’ to about the o’clock position on the 1070.

The worst part of it is the neighbors all know when I’m in the head.
_________________________


Top



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.