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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2016, 04:35 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Haha this totally got me cracking up

Haha this totally got me cracking up
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2016, 01:42 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Exactly , its crazy this is a thing on second gen...

Exactly , its crazy this is a thing on second gen DTSX receivers, you would think at this point the manufacturer would just say you can call it ramen noodles for all I care but I am using the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2016, 01:14 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
But it sounds liek it doesnt have to be that way...

But it sounds liek it doesnt have to be that way because each format has a 45 degree option in the case of tops, these 2 posts:




Sounds like this could be easily remedied by either the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2016, 01:05 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Totally get what you guys are saying, just kind...

Totally get what you guys are saying, just kind of bewildered that this is a thing to begin with. Just seems like absolute common sense that the receiver manufacturer would have you put the speaker...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2016, 01:00 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Hey JD, can you comment on posts 42515 through...

Hey JD, can you comment on posts 42515 through 42519 in this thread...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2016, 12:02 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Whoa whoa, so when I set up my denon for atmos...

Whoa whoa, so when I set up my denon for atmos using tf and tr the receiver doesn't make that assumption for dtsx?

I mean during setup it shows a picture for that terminology of where that...
Forum: Display Calibration   11-03-2016, 11:53 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
Yeah with active shutters lol. I am thinking I...

Yeah with active shutters lol. I am thinking I will prob go with my gamma values and leave the rest alone, not sure how accurate it would be with the glasses over it.
Forum: Display Calibration   11-03-2016, 09:13 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
How do you guys go about calibrating your 3D...

How do you guys go about calibrating your 3D modes on a projector, do you just transpose the values you user for your reference and ignore the changes the glasses would make or do you actually...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2016, 07:30 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
Is your subwoofer still hooked up through RCA...

Is your subwoofer still hooked up through RCA when you are hearing the hum?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2016, 11:50 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
There is a thumb screw on the back of the...

There is a thumb screw on the back of the receiver, just take some wire and run it to the grounds, usually an existing screw or use a chassis screw on the components to make a common ground. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2016, 08:49 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
Sounds like a ground loop, if some of your...

Sounds like a ground loop, if some of your equipment is on a different outlet try getting them on the same outlet. You can use the ground pin on the back of the avr to tie up grounds to eliminate...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-19-2016, 12:16 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Very cool pic man!

Very cool pic man!
Forum: Speakers   10-14-2016, 08:53 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
Once my covers were on my speakers they blend...

Once my covers were on my speakers they blend really well. I asked someone who came over what was different and they didnt notice the speakers in the ceiling. I think we tend to notice them a lot...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2016, 08:49 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
Yeah easiest way is to add new receiver, go into...

Yeah easiest way is to add new receiver, go into the settings of each activity switch from old receiver to new receiver, after all actiivities are updated then delete old receiver. Was really quick...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-12-2016, 06:12 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
Pretty sure I installed both, everything seems...

Pretty sure I installed both, everything seems to be working though. I will check what driver is installed next time I get the setup is running.
Forum: Display Calibration   10-11-2016, 08:50 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
I want to say that I installed mine off the disk...

I want to say that I installed mine off the disk that came with the meter.
Forum: Display Calibration   10-11-2016, 06:58 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Well crap, have no idea how I grabbed the wrong...

Well crap, have no idea how I grabbed the wrong one ha. Attached thanks
Forum: Display Calibration   10-11-2016, 04:13 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Sure, attached below, thanks! Also I dont have 10...

Sure, attached below, thanks! Also I dont have 10 point controls, so this was using bias and gain. Then RCP to do secondary. I used these values I calculated on the RCP

Color --- Y Value ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-11-2016, 12:43 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
I bought a wattage meter and checked my old onkyo...

I bought a wattage meter and checked my old onkyo 809 and it wasnt drawing anywhere near its stated current in the manual. You can get a meter for like 15 bucks, I would just pick one up and check if...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-11-2016, 10:44 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
Ok here is my first shot at calibrating my HW55ES...

Ok here is my first shot at calibrating my HW55ES Projector. I had to use the gamma correction of 2.6 , turned off the iris, and kept the contrast/brightness stock (flashing through 234 on contrast/...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-07-2016, 07:20 AM
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Posted By grendelrt
Gotcha, with that in mind maybe I will calibrate...

Gotcha, with that in mind maybe I will calibrate a little lighter on the gamma and assume the iris will prob push it a little deeper. Thanks for the responses!
Forum: Display Calibration   10-06-2016, 06:42 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
So in that case I should prob calibrate with the...

So in that case I should prob calibrate with the iris set to manual and the 2.6 gamma engaged to get a true gamma value of 2.2. Thanks!

Edit: Follow up question, so if I calibrate with no iris and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-06-2016, 05:30 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Thanks for the reply Andreas, so I guess my...

Thanks for the reply Andreas, so I guess my contrast ratio is still pretty good.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-06-2016, 04:35 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
Contrast was around 5500:1 if I remember...

Contrast was around 5500:1 if I remember correctly at 2.2. I tried enabling the auto iris today while messing with it and it brought my gamma up to 2.2 @ 2.4 correction setting at limited iris and...
Forum: Display Calibration   10-06-2016, 02:22 PM
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Posted By grendelrt
I had been calibrating my projector in manual...

I had been calibrating my projector in manual iris mode at about 25% open to stay at a suitable FTL (and I though I had read that auto iris could mess with calibrations). One of my problems I have...
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