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I'm happy to announce we will be demonstrating in Room 441 (Atrium 4th) of the Denver Tech Center Marriott at the 2014 Rocky Mountain Audio Fest (RMAF).



Some know I have been attending this show for many years.  After the large surround sound displays we assembled for Axpona and THE Show Newport, I spotted a room which became available last week and saw an opportunity to give show goers a different taste of Seaton Sound.  Most know about our very impressive SubMersive subwoofer models, but far fewer have had an opportunity to hear our Catalyst main speakers.  Attending CEDIA and setting up at the last 2 shows further emphasized how important setup and optimization is to make these temporary setups at all representative of what products are capable of.  As such, I asked for some help from MiniDSP, and they are sending us a DDRC-22AD equipped with Dirac Live room correction technology.

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This version takes the digital signal from my Baetis Revolution II or Oppo BDP-105 applying Dirac Live correction to the digital signal before outputting the analog signal on a pair of XLR cables directly to each Catalyst 12C.  I will be able to save and recall 4 different target curves offering a few different examples of the presentations the Catalysts can offer in a room.  I have been very impressed with the Dirac Live correction I've used in the DataSat RS20i, and it is great to have this correction technology available for an elegant stereo system.

Using the full range DSP mode on the Catalyst 12C, I expect we'll see a corrected response extending to around 10Hz in room.  2000W powering 4 very clean, sealed 12" woofers are quite powerful in the context of most music listening. [cool]

We'll also be bringing along the 6 free standing acoustic panels we fabricated for AXPONA and THE Show at Newport which have an effective area of 32" x 48" each.  That's equivalent to 8 common 2' x 4' panels.  I'm hopeful and excited to set up an elegant and impressive demonstration for those who make it by the room at RMAF 2014. [smile]

Before we packed up the pair of 12Cs for the show we took a few pictures to remind people of the scale of the Catalyst 12Cs (matching stands were already packed).  Of course it's always nice when subwoofers can stand in as an impromptu photo backdrop. [cool]

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I look forward to meeting and talking with all those attending RMAF and of course catching up with many customers and fans.
Mark Seaton
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Thursday night I'll be posting the sale price for the pair of black maple Catalyst 12C's and optional matching stands we will have on display at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver Friday through Sunday in room 441 of the Atrium. You do not have to be present at the show to purchase them, but the purchase must be made by 3pm Sunday (Mountain Time). The pair will be available along with an almost as good deal on a matching 12C or 8C center channel. I rarely offer significant discount on Catalysts, so if you've been waiting and black maple will work, this is it!
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I'll be posting pictures and links here to comments, reports and reviews of our room at this year's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest.  Those who follow our facebook page have seen a handful of reports I've already posted links to.  If any of you come across reports on the room I haven't already linked please feel free to post here.

I'll start with some great photos my sister was able to take of the room for me.  Her and her family moving to Denver last year made it an easy decision to jump on the last minute room opening only a few weeks before the show as I was able to line up some extra support for the room with some family help.  

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The Help:  Ken Seaton (Dad), Traci (Sis), Myself, Chris, Kevin (Sandbagger)
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The full report of our Rocky Mountain Audio Fest room from Dennis & Wayne at Home Theater Shack is now posted. There are some additional pictures at in the HTShack coverage, but here are a few highlights:

"I watched a guy jump right out of his chair when one demo song started to play!" -Dennis (aka tesseract)

"I jotted in my notebook that the soundstage was GREAT (with double under-line), a break-down-the-walls soundstage with super-tight image clarity. And what gave me a special thrill in this case was the dynamic nature of the sound. Every note stood out with an impact of its own. Every sound in the sound field was being presented by way of special delivery. This does not happen by accident.

...The room earned one of my four Wow! Awards, and my single Most Dynamic Speaker award for the show." -Wayne (aka Audiocraver)

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Apparently I can't directly load the Google+ videos here, but I need to give a big thank you to Jim Clements of Secret's of Home Theater & Hi Fidelity "CAVE" blog for having me start over with the system run down to take a complete video of it.

Direct link to Video.
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