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  1. Chris Sherman

    SVS PB+ 12" Sonotube $125

    Any chance you still have any sonosubs.
  2. Chris Sherman

    Sound Dynamics THS-10?

    Sound Dynamics speakers were always a part of API along with Energy and Mirage. The THS-10 was a part of the Theatrics line along with the THC-1 and THC-2 center channels and THR-BP1 bipolar surround speakers. They were designed to be used with the Reference series tower speakers the R515, R616...
  3. Chris Sherman

    Panasonic TH46PZ85U plasma initial thoughts and why I chose it over LCD

    I waited until this year to replace my two 46" CRT, 1080i, widescreen sets. Their was no question about lcd vs. plasma for me. I bought a Panasonic 50PX80U for my living room and a 42PX80U for the bedroom, both sets combined were $1700, that's less than I spent on one Sony 46" WT520 rear...
  4. Chris Sherman

    Please recommend some floor standing speakers

    Audio Advisor has a clearance sale on Athena speakers. The LS300 towers were $500pr. and now $99ea. Excellent inexpensive speakers,I don't think you can do better than these new with a warranty. White Van speakers are garbage, if you think those sound good, these will sound like high end...
  5. Chris Sherman

    FS: Panasonic XP30

    I'll take the player, if still available. Please email me at [email protected] , as I never check my PM. I hope you take paypal , I have a confirmed address and have 100% feedback rating on Ebay , ID is cdsherman , or Audiogon ID cdsherman2. BTW, for the gentleman who needs a 1080i component...
  6. Chris Sherman

    Any decent floor standing speakers in my budget? or should I buy cheap and save?

    Audioadvisor.com is clearing out the Athena LS100 and LS300 floorstanders for $99 each LS100 and $149 ea. LS300. They are very decent speakers woven fiberglass 6.5" woofers and 1" aluminum dome tweeters. I believe shipping is free and you get the full warranty. There is a pair of matching rears...
  7. Chris Sherman

    What Speakers Do You Own?

    Two channel rig Von Scweikert VR3's. main home theater Monitor Audio Silver series bedroom theater Sound Dynamics Reference series
  8. Chris Sherman

    Best bargain floorstanders?

    All of the speakers mentioned are good but the best deal I've seen lately is Audio Advisors current prices on the Athena LS speakers the LS500's with dual 6.5" fiberglass cone, rubber surround woofers, and 1" aluminum domes at $150 ea or the single 6.5" woofer LS300 for $99ea are steals they...
  9. Chris Sherman

    FS: Panasonic XP-30 DVD Player

    Payment sent. Thanks Steve.
  10. Chris Sherman

    FS: Panasonic XP-30 DVD Player

    I'll take it . Do you take paypal? I will cover fee. Let me know, email me at [email protected] I'm on the good traders list here and have excellent feedback on Audiogon, user id cdsherman2 and Ebay user id cdsherman
  11. Chris Sherman

    New Parts Express Dayton Audio Elite Subs Designed By HSU

    I got my new Parts Express catalog yesterday and was astonished to find their new line of Dayton Audio Elite subwoofers Designed by Dr. Hsu! They look to be excellent value in three sizes (HSU8) 8" 100 watt 30hz $198, (HSU10) 10"150watt 25hz $292 , and (HSU12) 12" 20hz 250 watt $389. They are...
  12. Chris Sherman

    For Sale SVS CS-2531 subwoofer, Onix XLS Sub, Energy Connoiseur C5 speakers

    Thank you Mike! That sub is constantly sold out, and backordered at AV123 .It is a highly musical sub , very well made , constucted of 1" thich MDF. It weighs over 40lbs! I think it compares very favorably to the HSU STF1 or outlaw 8" sub at a lower price. The built in plinth gives the downward...
  13. Chris Sherman

    For Sale SVS CS-2531 subwoofer, Onix XLS Sub, Energy Connoiseur C5 speakers

    Please no PM . Send questions direct to my email . I do not check PM. Thanks, Chris Sherman
  14. Chris Sherman

    For Sale SVS CS-2531 subwoofer, Onix XLS Sub, Energy Connoiseur C5 speakers

    I have a perfect shape SVS CS 2531 sub for sale new $379, sell for $175, also and Onix XLS Sub black 8" powered sub with 150 watt amp,often sold out at AV123, new $244 shipped, sell for $100 plus shipping, great small sub. Lastly a pair of Energy C5 connoiseur floorstanding speakers excellent...
  15. Chris Sherman

    Very Loud Pop through Speakers when I turn power on my pre-amp

    Always turn on your power amp on last and off first, this would eliminate the problem. Probably just a transient but if loud enough could be bad for speakers.
  16. Chris Sherman

    Pair of Onix XL-S Black Speakers $150.00

    Sold! to Yobamam. Thanks, Chris Sherman
  17. Chris Sherman

    Pair of Onix XL-S Black Speakers $150.00

    I have a mint pair of black Onix X-ls speakers . Original cloth packing bags and double box shipping cartons . These were $219 plus $39 shipping 4 months old. Not a scratch on them . Read the reviews on these highly rated speakers, 7 cabinet braces, Peerless drivers, high quality crossover...
  18. Chris Sherman

    Wanted! Floor stander or lrg bookshelf speaker for $285 shipped!

    I think Audio Advisor.com has some Athena F1's for cheap also the Infinity Primus 250 and 360's are on closeout at Vanns.com Onecall and Crutchfield.com. Crutcfield and audioadvisor both have 30 day no questions money back guarantees, which might be a good thing with speakers,you really don't...
  19. Chris Sherman

    Question on playing Mp3 with cd player and pre/pro

    Check Out Ebay or Audiogon for a Dared MP-5, cheap tube/mosfet hybrid amp with a usb port, it will connect directly to a PC or MP3 player . They sell for around $389, I got mine used for $260. Very nice sound for a cheap amp. It has a single line level input as well as a headphone jack . Check...
  20. Chris Sherman

    Any vintage soild state fans here? Post pictures inside. I'll start first.

    I have 4 Vintage mosfet amps I refurbished myself. Two of them are Hafler DH200's with Musical Concepts PA3 boards , I tripled the capacitance, installed hexfred diodes, Black Gate capacitors , replaced the old binding posts and rca's with gold plated . I also refurbished a hafler P230, a pro...
  21. Chris Sherman

    Wharfedale diamond 9.6 floorstanding speakers

    A big thanks to Kin Poon, for buying my speakers. Kin is a great guy, and drove over 2 hours to Richmond VA, from Howard County Maryland. Thanks Kin and great meeting you, enjoy the speakers. Chris Sherman
  22. Chris Sherman

    Wharfedale diamond 9.6 floorstanding speakers

    One pair Wharfedale Diamond 9.6 speakers black . 42" tall curved non parallel sides , Two 8" Kevlar woofers one ported , one with phaseplug, one 2" soft dome tweeter one 1" soft dome tweeter. Great review in the current The Absolute Sound magazine. Regular $1000 pair, very minor shipping damage...
  23. Chris Sherman

    WTB: Wharfedale speakers

    Check audio advisor , they were clearing out last years diamond 8 series with the 8.1 selling for $99, kevlar cone biwire terminals , very nice. They already have the Diamond 9's . I bought a demo pair of the biggest 9.6 floorstander ,42.5" tall 70 lbs each , regular $1000pr, I paid $365 for...
  24. Chris Sherman

    New Akai uses tubes!

    Akais new Grande series AVR8500&8510 use one vacuum tube per channel . They are solid state designs with the final stage coupled with a new technology "blue tube", cool running , long life tubes."Akai Brings the warm sound of tubes down to affordable levels and eliminates the output transformer...
  25. Chris Sherman

    PSB Stratus silver i's vs. Rocket 750 sigs

    I would go for the PSB's. I had achance to buy a pair of used rockets for $650 locally or a Demo pair of Wharfedale Diamond 9.6 w/ full warranty and 30 day money back guarantee for $371pr( 10 percent off all demo gear right now). list is $1100. After reading The Absolute Sound review of the...
  26. Chris Sherman

    tinsel leads

    Benihana, I see your problem. I don't see the harm in trying crimping , but you may want to ask someone on the Parts Express Tech Talk forum , lot's of DIY speaker builders there, surely you will get some ideas there pretty quickly. I've posted there and always got great advice.
  27. Chris Sherman

    tinsel leads

    If you're referring to a detached speaker wire lead, there's no reason you can't crimp on a female disconnect, providing the driver has appropriate lugs to accept it. If it's a tweeter crimping may be preferable to soldering, too much heat can damage a tweeter easily.
  28. Chris Sherman

    Oh my!

    Did you notice anything particular about the auction start date? Get a grip guys,you been had.
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