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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-05-2016, 01:41 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
What TV model?

What TV model?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
I could not be doing what I am doing on the 88A...

I could not be doing what I am doing on the 88A without the 2x4, you are correct. But I was able to do it before the 88A using Audyssey XT32, because I have two pair of subs, each pair equidistant...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-05-2016, 12:23 PM
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Views: 171,507
Posted By AustinJerry
Not that I am aware of. A friend of mine...

Not that I am aware of. A friend of mine provided this response: "VUDU has been streaming almost a couple dozen 4K movies with Dolby Vision HDR for a few months (some with Dolby Atmos as well)....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 12:19 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
As was already answered previously, a FW update...

As was already answered previously, a FW update does not alter/affect the Audyssey calibration in any way, so no, no need to re-calibrate.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
Hiss in your system, or in Stoked21's system? ...

Hiss in your system, or in Stoked21's system? What is causing the hiss? How audible is it--can you hear it from the MLP, or do you have to put your ear next to the tweeter?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
I understand what you are saying. But I would...

I understand what you are saying. But I would hope you keep an open mind. Equalize two subs separately, then equalize their combined response. Measure the results of both approaches. Pick the one...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
Why a second sub channel? If you want to...

Why a second sub channel? If you want to independently set delays for two or more subs, then a MiniDSP 2x4 will do the trick (see guide in my sig). If you don't want the complexity of the 2x4, a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 10:07 AM
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Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
There is quite a bit of discussion about the dip,...

There is quite a bit of discussion about the dip, often referred to as the "BBC dip". Search the Audyssey thread for MRC or mid range compensation and you will get an earful. The Pro Kit allows you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 10:03 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
As a first step in determining how to shape...

As a first step in determining how to shape custom targets, I like to use the breakpoints to draw a horizontal, flat target at 0dB, like shown here (courtesy of Bill Mac):
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 07:48 AM
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Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
Here is an article by Amir Majidimehr from the...

Here is an article by Amir Majidimehr from the Feb 2105 issue of Widescreen Review that you may find interesting: Amir Article...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8,820
Views: 453,836
Posted By AustinJerry
What do you mean? During the update, my display...

What do you mean? During the update, my display was blank because the 8802A was not passing it any signal.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
The Dirac Auto Target slopes upwards towards the...

The Dirac Auto Target slopes upwards towards the bass frequencies, with a gentle downward slope towards the high frequencies, which was perceived in the well-known Harmon listening tests as the "most...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
I absolutely agree that Dirac is less picky about...

I absolutely agree that Dirac is less picky about mic positions. I used to chuckle reading the Audyssey thread, listening to a bunch of people who firmly believed they could "trick" Audyssey into...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,556
Views: 272,706
Posted By AustinJerry
Did you re-read the section in the user manual...

Did you re-read the section in the user manual regarding activation? There is an activation code that you get from running th 88A utility program, and you can re-run that program any time to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9,556
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Posted By AustinJerry
Not following you, Larry (it has been a while...

Not following you, Larry (it has been a while since I activated my unit, so I can't remember the steps). What part did you forget?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
Looking at the graphs, I would say that both...

Looking at the graphs, I would say that both Audyssey and Dirac are doing a creditable job with the room correction. The differences below 300Hz could well be attributable to the fact that the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8,820
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Posted By AustinJerry
Can anyone explain what this actually does? I...

Can anyone explain what this actually does? I haven't owned a Marantz product until now... so wondering how I might leverage this option.[/QUOTE]

It allows different settings for 2-channel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 08:13 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Good news. I don't see whether this has been...

Good news. I don't see whether this has been mentioned, but "2-Ch Playback" has been re-instated under the Speakers/Manual Setup menu. This is a welcome change for a feature that was dropped...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 11:21 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
We are waiting for someone to try setting the...

We are waiting for someone to try setting the player to PCM instead of bitstream, as FilmMixer suggested. Anyone?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 414
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Posted By AustinJerry
Road trip! :D

Road trip! :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 10:14 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
RapalloAV: Murray, please test this out and...

RapalloAV: Murray, please test this out and report results.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8,820
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Posted By AustinJerry
Just finished my upgrade successfully. It took...

Just finished my upgrade successfully. It took 1Hr 7min on a hard-wired 300Mbs internet link.

I can't locate a movie with stereo sound, Murray (I don't buy very many movies).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8,820
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Posted By AustinJerry
No, not necessary. Nothing in the update affects...

No, not necessary. Nothing in the update affects the Audyssey results.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9,556
Views: 272,706
Posted By AustinJerry
I have the Harmony Ultimate One. I wasn't aware...

I have the Harmony Ultimate One. I wasn't aware you could still purchase the Harmony One. Is that really what you purchased recently, or have you had it for some time? I actually preferred the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-03-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 8,429
Posted By AustinJerry
Refresh my memory please--what AVR/pre-pro are...

Refresh my memory please--what AVR/pre-pro are you using? I recently upgraded to a pre-pro with DSU from a previous model that had PLII for music listening. I really liked PLII, and I am trying to...
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