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sound travels sooooo easily in these apartments. i can hear someone two homes down. smh
With all the features now a days on AV Receivers, TV, Etc, you find a lot of modes they can use for audio. Seeing that our last poll shows most are using standard 5.1 speaker setup, we thought we would ask a question on one mode in particular based on audio.
Do you; or would you; use a late night listing mode if you had it?
(Late Night Mode = Dynamic range control ( or Night mode) enables you to reduce peak volume levels (no loud surprises) while experiencing all the details in the soundtrack, enabling late-night viewing of high- energy surround sound without disturbing others.)
This poll will close on 4/25/11
A lot of receivers already have this(for the past couple years) mode it even says in the users guide it can be used for late night or quiet time listening. Where have you buys been.
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I have a 21-mth old little girl who's in bed by 8. DRC/night mode is awesome for controlling the peaks and keeping the movie/tv show enjoyable.
When she's awake, or not home, I can play as loud as I want, and I wouldn't consider a late night mode.
I don't understand the "why would I buy all this equipment just to..." types of answers. I'd think we all could appreciate why some people would need it even if we didn't.
It somewhat mimicked the main advantage of the digital technology that was to come almost a decade later, CD, so it gave me a taste for what the future would bring.
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In A/V reproduction accuracy, there is no concept of "accounting for taste". We don't "pick" the level of bass any more than we get to pick the ending of a play. High fidelity is an unbiased, neutral, exact copy (or "reproduction") of the original source's tonal balance, timing, dynamics, etc..
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why would I use a night mode when my gear, the many gear I have has plenty of amp power. I have tons of amps rating from 200 wpc and higher and sunfire receiver, the latest TGR 401 that rates 200 wpc on all 7 channels and my least power is my already powerful pioneer elite sc 37 at 140 wpc which is already plenty of juice. I have emotiva amps, carver amps, and my electrostats and planars LOVE plenty of JUICE just to drive them, so MIDNIGHT mode is for cheap receivers or cheap systems and not for the BIG BOYS. why have a krell,mcintosh, b&k, parsound, rotel,adcom,outlaw,levinson and the like just to put your system on MIDNIGHT MODE? You won't find midnight mode in high end systems especially dedicated STEREO AUDIOPHILE systems. Definitely not on my many systems. The new sunfire subs and especially the flagship subs of paradigm is ear splitting LAW BREAKING SPL's and wattage that was designed for midnight modes.
Sorry, but WTF are you talking about? (other than bragging by putting your equipment list here)
The very last sentence you wrote clearly indicates that you don't know what midnight mode is.
my (now sold) Pioneer Elite VSX-24TX (circa 1998?) have this feature. This feature have been around for AT LEAST a decade!!
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