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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-18-2010, 10:40 PM
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Posted By MLKstudios
If you want all the newest features, pick the...

If you want all the newest features, pick the Denon.

If you want simplicity and pure clean sound, go with the HK.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-28-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,968
Posted By MLKstudios
From wiki: Infinite baffle A variation...

From wiki:

Infinite baffle

A variation on the 'open baffle' approach is to mount the loudspeaker driver in a very large sealed enclosure.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-27-2010, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,968
Posted By MLKstudios
Simply means no port hole.

Simply means no port hole.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-24-2010, 11:07 AM
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Views: 8,252
Posted By MLKstudios
I have THX certs on two JBL Synthesis speakers...

I have THX certs on two JBL Synthesis speakers (L/R) but not on the center channel.

All three have exactly the same drivers. The center has the horn turned 90 degrees so a slightly different...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-13-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,566
Posted By MLKstudios
DTS is just another type of surround encoding....

DTS is just another type of surround encoding. Not as common as DD.

It's used in some movie theaters and is an option on some AVR's.

Again, the goal is to match the processor to the source (or...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-13-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By MLKstudios
Also, how far apart are the L/R speakers from...

Also, how far apart are the L/R speakers from the center. They should be split about 45-60 degrees from your listening position. If they are too far apart, it will ruin the surround effect.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-13-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,566
Posted By MLKstudios
Quote:Originally Posted by kwitel...

Quote:Originally Posted by kwitel http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18308243)

Thanks for the info but now I have a new problem.
I cant stand...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-13-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,566
Posted By MLKstudios
Historically, ProLogic (PL) was one of the first...

Historically, ProLogic (PL) was one of the first "surround" sounds. It took two movie soundtracks and stacked two more tracks on top of them. The PL decoder split those into 4 separate channels...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-06-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By MLKstudios
I don't see any conflicts here. HDMI 1.0, 1.1,...

I don't see any conflicts here. HDMI 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 use the same cable. The new 1.4 version is different:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HDMI
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-22-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,837
Posted By MLKstudios
I'll get to those papers Sanjay. My...

I'll get to those papers Sanjay. My understanding is, if you have small satellites, then you could split the low left and low right into the .2 subs. At the same time both would get the dedicated...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-19-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,038
Posted By MLKstudios
It's in my Amazon "basket", but I haven't yet...

It's in my Amazon "basket", but I haven't yet put it in the shopping cart. But, I do plan on reading it soon.

Thanks for the overview.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-19-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,448
Posted By MLKstudios
10 lbs. No, 12 lbs. Wait, is this old drywall or...

10 lbs. No, 12 lbs. Wait, is this old drywall or new drywall, and how thick is it? It comes in different thicknesses.

If it's thin old drywall and got wet, it may not even hold a single lb. New...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-09-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,138
Posted By MLKstudios
Sounds to me like a leak in the Denon. Is it new...

Sounds to me like a leak in the Denon. Is it new enough to exchange?

At first I thought it was simply picking up a station on one of the wires, but you said it plays what was set on the Denon.
...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-06-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,279
Posted By MLKstudios
I think he meant milli-liters -- not very much....

I think he meant milli-liters -- not very much. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-05-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,279
Posted By MLKstudios
Most of what I own is covered under the Harman...

Most of what I own is covered under the Harman umbrella. That includes HK, JBL, Mark Levinson, AKG, Crown (amps), Lexicon, dbx, Studer Revox, Infinity (speakers) and some others. All pro level.
...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-04-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By MLKstudios
Most new subs have an amplifier built in....

Most new subs have an amplifier built in. Depending on the quality it can reach from below 20 Hz to 80 Hz or higher. That way, you can use your Yamaha for frequencies above 80 Hz (or more) that...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-04-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By MLKstudios
Check the sub forum for an SVS, HSU, etc. sub....

Check the sub forum for an SVS, HSU, etc. sub. It saves your amp from having to reach low, and will round out the sound.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-01-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,276
Posted By MLKstudios
For a moment, I thought you were serious. Then I...

For a moment, I thought you were serious. Then I saw you were from Sweden..
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-31-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,276
Posted By MLKstudios
One more thing (as Steve Jobs says), once you...

One more thing (as Steve Jobs says), once you have $10K in equipment, it takes another $10K-20K to achieve any noticeable improvements. And from there I imagine you'd have to double your investment...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-31-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,276
Posted By MLKstudios
I know there are many amplifiers equal to (or...

I know there are many amplifiers equal to (or maybe even better than) McIntosh. But, how many amps can you buy for $10K and sell for $15K years later?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-31-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,276
Posted By MLKstudios
I do plan on pushing it even further (don't we...

I do plan on pushing it even further (don't we all). I may upgrade the front stage to the next "tier" in the Synthesis line, and add a Mac (amp not the computer) to the three.

But, that's another...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-31-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,276
Posted By MLKstudios
Quote:Originally Posted by rnrn...

Quote:Originally Posted by rnrn http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18044170)

Then perhaps it is the JBL speakers that sound bright to your ears...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-31-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,276
Posted By MLKstudios
You're right, I don't use any custom sound...

You're right, I don't use any custom sound material. Instead I have things placed in the room to accomplish nearly the same without looking like a theater (or a sound studio).

I also have a huge...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-31-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,276
Posted By MLKstudios
Almost Boris, I'm saying there are those...

Almost Boris,

I'm saying there are those who look at O'scopes AND specs and base their judgement on the numbers alone. And there are those who, from years of experience, know what a piano, or a...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-30-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,276
Posted By MLKstudios
///3oris (Boris?) I own a Harley. I like the...

///3oris (Boris?) I own a Harley. I like the sound. And I did consider the engine engineering when I made my purchase.

I like Ducatis too.
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