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

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Axiom’s Newest Speaker: The In-Ceiling M3

Outdoor Speaker Placement

Speaker Placement: Unusual Room Layouts and Elevating Speakers

Wall'O'Fame
Greetings fellow Axiom owners...
HG Rosewoods Part 3
Who's Online
2 registered (MarkSJohnson, Boltron), 48 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13310 Members
11 Forums
22847 Topics
403703 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17752
pmbuko 16267
SirQuack 13323
CV 11162
MarkSJohnson 10853
Meanwhile On Facebook

Get a Gift Card Worth 20% of Your Purchase! Save hundreds!

Got your new In-Ceiling speakers yet? #atmosready http://axiomaudio.com/m3-in-c...

(y) Can't wait for the next evolution of surround sound to go mainstream!

Pre-order our new in-ceiling speakers and save 25%! Offer ends August 11th.

Page 6 of 9 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#221986 - 09/22/08 01:07 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: Jappy]
SirQuack Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 01/29/04
Posts: 13323
Loc: Iowa
My discontinued Denon 2805 which is about 5 years old has no issues driving 80's to very very loud levels in my 8,000 cu ft room.
_________________________
M80s-VP180-QS8s-EP600-2xEP350 Denon3808 Outlaw7700
M22-OWM22-VP100-Denon2805
Audio Nirvana

Top
#222028 - 09/22/08 05:56 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: SirQuack]
jwright350 Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 09/04/08
Posts: 31
IMO axioms subwoofer design is more setup for home theater type bass than music. I'm no expert, but the magnet on the back is comparably small when set next to a high end car audio style subwoofer. I assume the large magnet (and high power amp) allows deeper, tighter and faster bass. Which (along with something else) I enjoy as often as possible.

So I say, skip the sub and buy some M80s and QS4s. Some day later in life you can get the sub(s).

Top
#222030 - 09/22/08 06:03 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: jwright350]
Ken.C Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 17752
Loc: NoVA
I think you're wrong, there, J. Axiom's subs are the tightest I've heard for music. I ain't never heard no tight car subs... that said, I know there are some car audio enthusiasts here to pop in and correct me on that.
_________________________
I didn't do it, no one saw me, you can't prove anything.

Top
#222036 - 09/22/08 06:32 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: jwright350]
jakewash Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 12/26/03
Posts: 10398
Loc: Calgary, Alberta
 Originally Posted By: jwright350
IMO axioms subwoofer design is more setup for home theater type bass than music. I'm no expert, but the magnet on the back is comparably small when set next to a high end car audio style subwoofer. I assume the large magnet (and high power amp) allows deeper, tighter and faster bass. Which (along with something else) I enjoy as often as possible.
Like you said you're no expert and neither am I, but basing your conclusion on what you see is very amateur, there is much more to a sub than the total size of the driver, magnet and watts available, the way all of it interacts is the key. Axiom's driver has a very low resistance thus they can get away with smaller amps and magnets. It just takes less power to move them.
_________________________
Jason
-----------------
TTTHHHPPPPPTTTT!

My HT

Top
#222037 - 09/22/08 06:32 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: Ken.C]
SirQuack Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 01/29/04
Posts: 13323
Loc: Iowa
Your correct Ken in my opinion. Mr Wright, have you heard an Axiom 350v3, 500, or 600?
_________________________
M80s-VP180-QS8s-EP600-2xEP350 Denon3808 Outlaw7700
M22-OWM22-VP100-Denon2805
Audio Nirvana

Top
#222041 - 09/22/08 07:02 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: jakewash]
EFalardeau Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 08/27/07
Posts: 3270
Loc: Laval, Quebec, Canada
I cannot say for other than EP500, but that one is incredible for music. You should hear double-bass, theorbe or pipe organ! It is quite simply superb. It is a very, very fast sub and nearly linear (+/- 1db down to 18hz).
_________________________
E = MC2 = ((2M80 + VP180 + 4QS8)/(EP800 + EP500))^(ADA1500 x D2v)
Audiobytes! 2M22! 2VP150!

Top
#222080 - 09/22/08 09:17 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: SirQuack]
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16267
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
 Quote:
Your correct Ken in my opinion.

Is that even a sentence?
_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
#222082 - 09/22/08 09:20 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: pmbuko]
St_PatGuy Offline
axiomite

Registered: 03/07/05
Posts: 7399
Loc: Glendale, Arizona
Aw, don't rain on Ken's parade!
_________________________
***********
"Nothin' up my sleeve. . ." --Bullwinkle J. Moose

Top
#222090 - 09/22/08 09:28 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: St_PatGuy]
SirQuack Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 01/29/04
Posts: 13323
Loc: Iowa
Where in the hell is sentencebot when you need him. lol \:\)
_________________________
M80s-VP180-QS8s-EP600-2xEP350 Denon3808 Outlaw7700
M22-OWM22-VP100-Denon2805
Audio Nirvana

Top
#222094 - 09/22/08 09:32 PM Re: Where should I improve? [Re: SirQuack]
pmbuko Offline
shareholder in the making

Registered: 04/02/03
Posts: 16267
Loc: Leesburg, Virginia
I think he's in the corner of hell, sitting next to Prescott Bush.
_________________________
"I wish I had documented more…" said nobody on their death bed, ever.

Top
Page 6 of 9 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 >



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.