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Forum: 3D Content   10-17-2014, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Skrill
Well -- I signed up last night for the 1 disk at...

Well -- I signed up last night for the 1 disk at a time rental. Looking forward to my first disk.

BTW -- I just want to make sure I follewed the instructions correctly. It said to put a disk...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,908
Posted By Skrill
I agree with Fatbottom and Bill 100% I think...

I agree with Fatbottom and Bill 100%

I think XLR is a bit of a gimmick (usually) in the case of consumer-level HT-equipment -- but I don't know much about the XMC-1 in particular.

And I think...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,908
Posted By Skrill
This might be worth a look if you are not...

This might be worth a look if you are not interested in Atmos. Integra 80.3 for $1500

http://www.wwstereo.com/Integra-DHC803

Myself -- I just picked up a Denon 4520 on clearance (on the Best...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-30-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 129,454
Posted By Skrill
Thank you for the assistance. Very helpful. ...

Thank you for the assistance. Very helpful.

Couple of follow up questions if I may:

1. I understand what gamma does now -- what does it mean if gamma is in the "off" setting in our 55ES...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9,708
Views: 887,713
Posted By Skrill
There are two types of 2400W amps. The HP and...

There are two types of 2400W amps. The HP and the HP+ -- both are 2400W @4 ohm amps made by SpeakerPower. Setting aside other potential improvements of the SpeakerPower amps, the HP+ also drives a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   09-24-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 129,454
Posted By Skrill
I did a search of this thread and found nothing...

I did a search of this thread and found nothing useful on it.

Can someone tell me what "Contrast Enhancer" does in the advanced menu settings?

Also -- while asking questions -- I would love...
Forum: Great Found Deals   09-24-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,715
Posted By Skrill
IQ is a top notch store -- and a great local B&M...

IQ is a top notch store -- and a great local B&M retailer here in Northern VA (they are my local B&W dealer). http://www.iq-av.com/

I would trust them 100%.

BTW -- I would contact them...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-24-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9,708
Views: 887,713
Posted By Skrill
KBarnes -- what db scale do you like to see on...

KBarnes -- what db scale do you like to see on the Y axis?

EDIT: Saw your link -- nevermind.
Forum: Great Found Deals   09-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Skrill
Corrected - sorry

Corrected - sorry
Forum: Great Found Deals   09-19-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By Skrill
Jurrasic Park Trilogy Blu Ray (includes Jurrasic Park 3D) $30 @ AMZN (9/19 only)

Deal of the day -- 9/19/2014. Pretty decent deal -- which I bit on. $10/film is not bad -- and really good if you consider that Jurrasic Park 3D alone is normally $25.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 658,466
Posted By Skrill
If you can get the coupon -- you should try it. ...

If you can get the coupon -- you should try it. They should be willing to apply it as long as you have the receipt.



Grew up in Joplin, MO - and family are all Mizzou alums.

I went east...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 658,466
Posted By Skrill
Sounds like you have it under control. ...

Sounds like you have it under control.

Much like Mizzou will have Indiana under control this weekend. :)

Enjoy your setup!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 658,466
Posted By Skrill
OK -- add "one of" between "the" and "most" --...

OK -- add "one of" between "the" and "most" -- hopefully you agree now.

Setting aside some big money options like Trinnov or Datastat -- or arguably Anthem's ARC -- it's better then just about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 658,466
Posted By Skrill
Well - it's worth a shot just powering off the...

Well - it's worth a shot just powering off the AVR -- see what happens. I think you will be surprised. I would definitely run a sub if it were my theater. I love subs. :)

And as far as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 658,466
Posted By Skrill
Are you using the the JTR 215's in full range? ...

Are you using the the JTR 215's in full range? Do you have the Triax Subs in the system still? What is your LFE setting? If you have subs -- you should not run your mains at full range -- doing so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 658,466
Posted By Skrill
I have an SMS-1 and in the signal chain. So what...

I have an SMS-1 and in the signal chain. So what I do when I calibrate is set the SMS-1 at unity gain (15 vol) and bypass all equalization. Then I run Audyssey XT32 and that sets all levels and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 658,466
Posted By Skrill
Thanks for tips. I am taking it on faith (or...

Thanks for tips.

I am taking it on faith (or perhaps negative faith) that the scaler in my HR21-200 (DirecTV DVR) is rubbish - so I have always had it on Native. So that leaves either the Sony...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10,617
Views: 658,466
Posted By Skrill
Question re 4520's video processing section. ...

Question re 4520's video processing section. Right now don't have it really doing anything (setting is in the "off" position) which I think means that it is just passing through the signal that it...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   09-17-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,389
Posted By Skrill
Hello, How do you like those ATS Panels? ...

Hello,

How do you like those ATS Panels? Have you compared them to GIK or other manufacturers?

Thanks,

CT
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Skrill
I am no expert on REW -- but I started out with...

I am no expert on REW -- but I started out with this guide (see post 9 in the link) and this thread in general:
...
Forum: Great Found Deals   09-15-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,895
Posted By Skrill
X4000 for $890 new sold and shipped by Amazon (authorized retailer)

Got a camel camel alert on this. If you have been looking for this receiver and want to know that you are getting it from a fully authorized Denon retailer (key for warranty validity) ... not a bad...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-12-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Skrill
I will set up a separate post this weekend and...

I will set up a separate post this weekend and take a few extra measurements. I have a "dip" at around 85hz (just above the Xover point) that I can't seem to dial out -- and another one higher up...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-12-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Skrill
\ Thanks -- a voice of reason. Re smoothing...

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Thanks -- a voice of reason. Re smoothing -- I should probably treat the room before investing in more noise making equipment.

It's just that Seaton subs are so much sexier than acoustic...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-12-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Skrill
Alright bassheads -- I have one Seaton SubM Master/Slave ... should I add another?

So I finished my theater and decided to go with a Seaton Submersive HP+ Master/Slave combo -- and I love it. It sounds great!

But ... as with any addiction disease ... there is always a ......
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-12-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By Skrill
Given that your SR7008 has XT32 -- you should...

Given that your SR7008 has XT32 -- you should absolutely be using it, especially if you have one sub wired and one not-wired. The XT32 includes SubEQ HT. This system allows your system to properly...
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