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#229780 - 11/14/08 07:25 AM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: SRoode]
DaveG Offline
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Registered: 11/26/07
Posts: 868
Loc: WI
Nice set-up.
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#229783 - 11/14/08 08:01 AM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: DaveG]
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Registered: 09/27/04
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Loc: Central NH
One More!

Did you ever try separating your Mains another 2'~3" per side...like your surrounds?
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#229784 - 11/14/08 08:04 AM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: MarkSJohnson]
BlueJays1 Offline
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Registered: 09/19/08
Posts: 4097
Loc: Porch,enjoying Bombay Sapphire
Gosh, you should take great pride in your system. That is one clean looking setup, very nice indeed!
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#229786 - 11/14/08 08:12 AM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: BlueJays1]
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Registered: 08/27/07
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Loc: Laval, Quebec, Canada
Very nice!
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#229788 - 11/14/08 08:24 AM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: EFalardeau]
myrison Offline
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Registered: 02/03/08
Posts: 1898
Loc: Austin, TX
Michael - you should be proud, that is an installation many pros would be proud of. Very clean!

One other suggestion would be to try bumping the M80s out from the wall just a bit to allow the rear ports room to do their work. If you're happy with the way it sounds, then don't sweat it, but if you feel like tinkering more some day, you can try them bumped out a bit and see what you think.

Congrats on getting everything set up. It looks awesome.

Jason
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#229810 - 11/14/08 11:29 AM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: SRoode]
Chiefsfan Offline
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Registered: 10/17/08
Posts: 18
 Originally Posted By: SRoode
Now that's the way to do it! What a great looking setup!

Do you normally keep the speakers "nude" or was it just for the pictures?

-Steve


Steve,

Wow, nude.......I wasn't sure I could like my speakers more, but after that description, I may just change my mind.

No, I normally keep the grill covers on. The strip down was for pictures. I'll take a few more later when they are fully clothed as well (although something will be lost witout the "curiosity").

Michael

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#229811 - 11/14/08 11:31 AM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: MarkSJohnson]
Chiefsfan Offline
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Registered: 10/17/08
Posts: 18
 Originally Posted By: MarkSJohnson
One More!

Did you ever try separating your Mains another 2'~3" per side...like your surrounds?


Yes, they started that way. However, they received low WAF grades for that cofiguration. So, I ended up "clustering" them tightly to the rack.

Michael

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#229812 - 11/14/08 11:32 AM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: myrison]
Chiefsfan Offline
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Registered: 10/17/08
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 Originally Posted By: myrison
Michael - you should be proud, that is an installation many pros would be proud of. Very clean!

One other suggestion would be to try bumping the M80s out from the wall just a bit to allow the rear ports room to do their work. If you're happy with the way it sounds, then don't sweat it, but if you feel like tinkering more some day, you can try them bumped out a bit and see what you think.

Congrats on getting everything set up. It looks awesome.

Jason


Jason,

Good idea. I'll try tinkering with this over the weekend. After I had to move the speakers closer together, I have not done much in the way of experimenting with wall position or toeing them to achieve different effects.

Michael

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#229828 - 11/14/08 01:07 PM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: Chiefsfan]
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Loc: Calgary, Alberta
You may find the straightahead position to be best, the highs become slightly more accentuated with toe in; at least that has been my findings.
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#230242 - 11/17/08 02:39 PM Re: Just Ordered My First Axiom System [Re: jakewash]
davemire Offline
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Registered: 08/16/05
Posts: 88
Loc: Peterborough, ON
Nice setup!

What is the setup DVD that everyone seems to be using?
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