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Will soon be gain matching my soon to arrive second FV15HP sub with the one I already have and the guide I am using has Audyssey as an example. Audyssey EQs with test tones at 75db, making the desired gain matched subs outputting combined gain of 75db at MLP. Can anyone here tell me what db level MCACC uses during auto calibration? I have a Pioneer VSX-44 which I believe is the basic MCACC.

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Combined gain will be higher (otherwise polarity is wrong).
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Combined gain will be higher (otherwise polarity is wrong).
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Right according to the guide - you want the output db for each sub (with mic at distance of 11% of cone diameter, so little less than 2" for 15" cone), to be same such that the combine output of both is 75db at MLP, for Audyssey. The reason is that when Audyssey runs its test tones, it does so at a volume of 75db. So my question was, what is the db volume at which MCACC outputs test tones during auto-calibration?
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I recently purchased in 801 I'm using it in a 7.1.4 configuration my question is when my height 2 speakers are set to rear high Will they produce Dolby atmos affects. I have always had onkyo receivers so the MCACC stuff is new so far I am really enjoying


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Has anyone had an issue running avnavigator 2013 on their mac? I can not open the MCACC appi to view the graphs of my speaker readings. I connect to my receiver, I can download the file, but when I click on MCACC appi it just does not open.
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The AVR is one of these?
Compatible AV receiver models (as of August 2013):
USA/Canada : SC-79, SC-77, SC-75, SC-1523, SC-1528, SC-72,
SC-1323, SC-1328, SC-71, SC-1223, SC-1228, VSX-70, VSX-1123,
VSX-1128, VSX-1028
South-America : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, VSX-1123, VSX-923
Europe : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-2023, SC-1223,
VSX-1123, VSX-923
Asean : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-2023, SC-1223, VSX-1123,
VSX-923
Oceania : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-2023, SC-1223, VSX-1123,
VSX-923
Middle-East : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-2023, SC-1223, VSX-1123, VSX-923
East-Asia : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-1223, VSX-1123, VSX-923
Supported Mac OS: OS X 10.7 / 10.8

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Will they produce Dolby atmos affects
You will not be able to decode the Atmos information, but the AVR will generate sounds for those speakers, so you'll get "effects," just not Atmos.

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The AVR is one of these?
Compatible AV receiver models (as of August 2013):
USA/Canada : SC-79, SC-77, SC-75, SC-1523, SC-1528, SC-72,
SC-1323, SC-1328, SC-71, SC-1223, SC-1228, VSX-70, VSX-1123,
VSX-1128, VSX-1028
South-America : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, VSX-1123, VSX-923
Europe : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-2023, SC-1223,
VSX-1123, VSX-923
Asean : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-2023, SC-1223, VSX-1123,
VSX-923
Oceania : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-2023, SC-1223, VSX-1123,
VSX-923
Middle-East : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-2023, SC-1223, VSX-1123, VSX-923
East-Asia : SC-LX87, SC-LX77, SC-LX57, SC-1223, VSX-1123, VSX-923
Supported Mac OS: OS X 10.7 / 10.8
Yes. It's the SC-75.
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And the mac OS version?
(Can't help you beyond that, I'm afraid; I have a VSX-1121)
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And the mac OS version?
(Can't help you beyond that, I'm afraid; I have a VSX-1121)
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Yep. Downloaded it directly from the SC-75's page. MCACC appi will open for a second and then shut down.
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You will not be able to decode the Atmos information, but the AVR will generate sounds for those speakers, so you'll get "effects," just not Atmos.


So if I have them set to top rear they should work for atmos information?


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Is it this one?
http://www.pioneer-audiovisual.eu/eu...ducts/sc-lx801
If so, it is Atmos capable and will calibrate and generate the appropriate sounds in your height speakers.
Sorry, I had trouble finding the exact model with the info you provided.
There's a forum for them here:
Pioneer SC-LX701 / SC-801 / SC-LX901 Receviers
and MCACC info here:
"OFFICIAL" Pioneer MCACC thread
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Yes that's the receiver I've looked through the thread so I just wanted to make sure


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Thanks for the great info


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