REL S5 SHO under way, exciting... - Page 2
Welcome to the AudioShark Forums.
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 1 2
Results 11 to 15 of 15
  1. #11
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    GER
    Posts
    925
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: REL S5 SHO under way, exciting...

    Mike, may I ask for a little help: where does your sub cross over with the RELs and M3s?


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    Big rig: Vpi Prime with Phoenix Engineering Eagle and Roadrunner / Ortofon Cadenza Bronze MC/ Stillpoints LPI/ EAR 834 Signature/ Aurender N100H/ Cardas Clear USB/ Meitner MA-1/ Ayre KX-5 Twenty/ Ayre VX-5 Twenty/ WyWires Platinum IC+speaker+power cables/ Magico S3/ Shunyata Triton+AlphaHC/ Finite Elemente Pagode/ Stillpoints.

    Small rig: Naim UnitiServe/ HiD Fiber 1/ Cardas Clear USB/ Ayre Codex/ Rosita Maverick/ Acoustic Zen Silver Reference II/ HiD Diamond 8/ Harbeth 3PSR2/ Shunyata Venom EU7 & Venom HD+3.

    HP rig: MacBookAir/ Audirvana/ Auralic Gemini 2000/ Charleston Cable Company Cardas Custom/ Sennheiser HD800/ Shunyata HD/ Shunyata Hydra 2/ AudioTekne Blue.

  2. #12
    Audioshark
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Sarasota, FL
    Posts
    17,251
    Post Thanks / Like

    REL S5 SHO under way, exciting...

    Quote Originally Posted by Kuoppis View Post
    Mike, may I ask for a little help: where does your sub cross over with the RELs and M3s?


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    I've been experimenting and right now, I'm at 24hz, +7. I'm listening for excessive "chestiness" in vocals and some acoustic guitar which can almost sound like someone is talking into a wall or playing too close to a wall. But I don't want a suck out or a dryness in the vocals either. It's a delicate balance. I will also add, that sub placement has a lot to do with it. I've been experimenting and I do not like the subs near the front wall at all. I want them closer to the main speakers. Right now, for timing and sonics, they are just outside the mains and set back a little (a few inches).

    My Systems: http://www.audioshark.org/showthread...481#post158481

    "We can hear everything we measure, but we can't measure everything we hear. Let your ears be your guide."

    Dealer for: AAvik Electronics, Air Tight, Aurender, Ansuz Cables, AudioQuest Cables & Power Products, Avantgarde Acoustics, Ayre Acoustics, Berkeley Audio Design, Chord, Crystal Cable, Dali Loudspeakers, Entreq, Esoteric, FirstWatt, Focal Loudspeakers, Focal Headphones, ISO Acoustics, Kimber Kable, KLAudio, KR Audio, Kronos, Lampizator, Lumin, Magico Loudspeakers, Manley Labs, Melco Audio, MicroMega, M2Tech, Ortofon, Pass Labs, PlayBack Designs, PS Audio, Quadraspire, Raidho Loudspeakers, Rega Turntables, REL Acoustics, Shunyata Research, Siltech, Solid Tech Racks, SOtM, Soulution Audio, SRA, Straight Wire, Stillpoints, Tannoy Loudspeakers, Transfiguration Cartridges, Triode Corporation of Japan, VAC, Vandersteen Speakers, Vicoustics, Vitus Audio, Viva Audio, VPI Industries, ZYX Cartridges.

    www.suncoastaudio.com
    Phone: 941-932-0282

  3. Thanks Kuoppis thanked for this post
    Likes Kuoppis, CharlesL, the professor liked this post
  4. #13
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    GER
    Posts
    925
    Post Thanks / Like

    REL S5 SHO under way, exciting...

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    I've been experimenting and right now, I'm at 24hz, +7. I'm listening for excessive "chestiness" in vocals and some acoustic guitar which can almost sound like someone is talking into a wall or playing too close to a wall. But I don't want a suck out or a dryness in the vocals either. It's a delicate balance. I will also add, that sub placement has a lot to do with it. I've been experimenting and I do not like the subs near the front wall at all. I want them closer to the main speakers. Right now, for timing and sonics, they are just outside the mains and set back a little (a few inches).

    Thanks Mike for sharing your insights, greatly appreciated.

    Outstanding demo setup, phantastic!


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    Big rig: Vpi Prime with Phoenix Engineering Eagle and Roadrunner / Ortofon Cadenza Bronze MC/ Stillpoints LPI/ EAR 834 Signature/ Aurender N100H/ Cardas Clear USB/ Meitner MA-1/ Ayre KX-5 Twenty/ Ayre VX-5 Twenty/ WyWires Platinum IC+speaker+power cables/ Magico S3/ Shunyata Triton+AlphaHC/ Finite Elemente Pagode/ Stillpoints.

    Small rig: Naim UnitiServe/ HiD Fiber 1/ Cardas Clear USB/ Ayre Codex/ Rosita Maverick/ Acoustic Zen Silver Reference II/ HiD Diamond 8/ Harbeth 3PSR2/ Shunyata Venom EU7 & Venom HD+3.

    HP rig: MacBookAir/ Audirvana/ Auralic Gemini 2000/ Charleston Cable Company Cardas Custom/ Sennheiser HD800/ Shunyata HD/ Shunyata Hydra 2/ AudioTekne Blue.

  5. Thanks Mike thanked for this post
    Likes Mike, CharlesL liked this post
  6. #14
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Location
    2580, Australia
    Posts
    1,797
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: REL S5 SHO under way, exciting...

    Mike, over the years I have found with the Torus from one side of the speaker to the other makes a huge difference. Everything is very room dependent. Your mention about the subs being closer to the front wall is a very good one as I too have found that if I put the subs anywhere within 3 ft of a front wall that hasn't been treated, I have to adjust them right down to the low 20's which does affect the mid range. This too detracts that last 5%. You'd be hard pressed to find better music than Tracey Chapman to set the room up, she is one of my go to's.
    ​Kev....

    Aria 2, Wire World Platinum, Siltech Royal Signature, Soulution 520, Luxman DA-06, oPPo 95, Ayon Epsilon monos, Marten Getz II, Wilson Benesch Infrasonic Generators, Isotek Super Titan, Stillpoints & HRS ...

  7. Thanks Mike thanked for this post
    Likes Mike liked this post
  8. #15
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    GER
    Posts
    925
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: REL S5 SHO under way, exciting...

    Sub bass experience anyone?




    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    Big rig: Vpi Prime with Phoenix Engineering Eagle and Roadrunner / Ortofon Cadenza Bronze MC/ Stillpoints LPI/ EAR 834 Signature/ Aurender N100H/ Cardas Clear USB/ Meitner MA-1/ Ayre KX-5 Twenty/ Ayre VX-5 Twenty/ WyWires Platinum IC+speaker+power cables/ Magico S3/ Shunyata Triton+AlphaHC/ Finite Elemente Pagode/ Stillpoints.

    Small rig: Naim UnitiServe/ HiD Fiber 1/ Cardas Clear USB/ Ayre Codex/ Rosita Maverick/ Acoustic Zen Silver Reference II/ HiD Diamond 8/ Harbeth 3PSR2/ Shunyata Venom EU7 & Venom HD+3.

    HP rig: MacBookAir/ Audirvana/ Auralic Gemini 2000/ Charleston Cable Company Cardas Custom/ Sennheiser HD800/ Shunyata HD/ Shunyata Hydra 2/ AudioTekne Blue.

  9. Thanks kzhtoo thanked for this post
    Likes kzhtoo liked this post
 

 
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 1 2