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Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-22-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 37,389
Posted By RichB
This works fine since the XMC-1 is providing...

This works fine since the XMC-1 is providing volume control.


No problem here either since the USB DAC is NOT in HT bypass and the HA-1 is providing volume control.




This is not...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   07-22-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 37,389
Posted By RichB
The HA-1 is an amazing performer. I have used it...

The HA-1 is an amazing performer. I have used it in HT bypass as well connected to the XMC-1 Balanced inputs.

Right now, I the signal path in my system is:

Oppo HA-1 (XLR - HT Bypass) ->...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5,191
Views: 221,126
Posted By RichB
In the past, Harmony remotes have been unreliable...

In the past, Harmony remotes have been unreliable because the insisted on trying to remember the component On/Off state.
This is the first one that worked well for me:
...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
I completely gree. A simple black brushed...

I completely gree. A simple black brushed aluminum faceplate with a dark gray AT6000 would be nice.


Here is a picture of how the 3 ATI's look in my system. Each Salon2 is driven by an AT6002...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
You do. A Revel support representative...

You do. A Revel support representative recommended made there recommendations to me over the phone:
<500 WPC, bi-amp. There is no official Revel recommendation since users have different...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
The Salon2's can handle that power and more. ...

The Salon2's can handle that power and more.

My ATI6000 series are about the same power into 4 ohms.
The AT6000 clipping indicators illuminate at -6 (on the Emotiva XMC-1) when playing some...
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
What that means depends on the amp. In...

What that means depends on the amp.
In general, yes, back off until they do not blink or at least almost never.

What amp do you use?

- Rich
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
I connect balanced XLR female to 2 - XLR male to...

I connect balanced XLR female to 2 - XLR male to the amps.
These Blue Jeans cable Belden 1508A Y-splitter Balanced Audio Cables 1-foot:

...
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 6,204
Posted By RichB
If you go back for another audition, see if they...

If you go back for another audition, see if they can bi-amp the Salon2s.
It makes a noticeable difference in my system, tightening the bass and allowing the upper end to be utterly clean even at...
Forum: Speakers   07-15-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
What's to become of this thread now that we don't...

What's to become of this thread now that we don't talk about JBL Synthesis? :D :p


- Rich
Forum: Speakers   07-14-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 6,204
Posted By RichB
^^^ True, but I would rent a truck to be safe. ...

^^^
True, but I would rent a truck to be safe.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5,054
Views: 334,595
Posted By RichB
My brother-in-law with Revel F206's driven by an...

My brother-in-law with Revel F206's driven by an A21.

He had Outlaw M2200 which are G based and we compared it to my A51.
At low level, I cannot say if there was a noticeable difference.

He...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 27,747
Posted By RichB
If Gen-3 amps use design aspects of the XPR line,...

If Gen-3 amps use design aspects of the XPR line, then there are two rails. This is taken from the Audioholics review of the XPR-1:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5,054
Views: 334,595
Posted By RichB
These rating do not seem to be correct. For...

These rating do not seem to be correct. For example, the A51 I had measured 225 watts at startup and 150 watts at idle.
The document shows 250 BTU which according to the calculator below converts to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5,054
Views: 334,595
Posted By RichB
This is the HT equivalent of running with...

This is the HT equivalent of running with scissors. You can get away with speaker connections when there is no signal (still not recommended) but changing the inputs to any component with a powered...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,077
Posted By RichB
I measured the idle power draw of the AT6002 at...

I measured the idle power draw of the AT6002 at 74 watts and the AT6006 at 145 watts.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,286
Posted By RichB
My move-in strategy has always been to install...

My move-in strategy has always been to install thesound system first to soothe the rest of the process. :D


- Rich
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
IMO, it depends on both the speaker and the amp,...

IMO, it depends on both the speaker and the amp, which is why I recommend trying it with one speaker. If you hear no benefit, you are done.


- Rich
Forum: Speakers   06-28-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
Thanks. I completely agree. Active speakers are...

Thanks. I completely agree. Active speakers are a tough sell to customers and dealers alike.


The Ultima2 are wonderful speakers so every improvement I have made to the signal path has yielded...
Forum: Speakers   06-28-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
I had the Ultima1's for 14 years and expect to...

I had the Ultima1's for 14 years and expect to have the Ultima2's for the next 15. Next week, I will have the final amp configuration, 10 AT6000 channels. Is that overkill, probably, but I bought...
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
I too had the Ultima1's and these speakers are in...

I too had the Ultima1's and these speakers are in every way better, but the midrange and tweeters have been most noticeable. The Voice2 a big step up. A natural boundary to the volume control has...
Forum: Speakers   06-27-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
^ I was faced with the same concern when I...

^
I was faced with the same concern when I bought the Salon2s, Studio2, and Voice2 last August.
There may ultima 3's coming at some point, but I am thrilled with my decision to buy and these...
Forum: Speakers   06-24-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
Disconnecting the binding post disconnects the...

Disconnecting the binding post disconnects the lower-end crossover. From the specs:



So 230Hz. I vertically bi-amp which uses the same amps for the upper and lower ends so there is no gain...
Forum: Speakers   06-24-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8,619
Views: 586,864
Posted By RichB
Very cool. High ceilings can provide a bit a of...

Very cool. High ceilings can provide a bit a of air and size to the soundstage.


I did a quick test bi-amping the Studio2's with the AT6002 (single speaker) and the improvement I find in the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-23-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 146,782
Posted By RichB
The 105D cannot decode MQA, but since they are...

The 105D cannot decode MQA, but since they are compatible with standard PCM they should play fine.


- Rich
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