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Forum: Speakers   04-20-2015, 08:59 PM
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Posted By batpig
In my experience, RC-LCR with ports open comes in...

In my experience, RC-LCR with ports open comes in at 60Hz or sometimes 40Hz, with the ports plugged I get 80-100Hz
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By batpig
Remember you are't literally measuring each...

Remember you are't literally measuring each "seating position" but rather you are sampling the "listening bubble" to inform the correction algorithm about the distribution of acoustical problems. So...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 01:20 PM
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Posted By batpig
SubEQ HT level matches the two subs and sets...

SubEQ HT level matches the two subs and sets delay independently. While it can deliver excellent results note that the "time alignment" doesn't necessarily ensure that the two subs are in phase (with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 02:02 PM
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Posted By batpig
No, that's not the case. Audyssey uses a -40dBFS...

No, that's not the case. Audyssey uses a -40dBFS tone for the sub so they're all 75dB. People using REW aren't sending the receiver a dedicated .1 via a digital connection.

I can assure you from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 09:52 PM
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Posted By batpig
More importantly lets get back to running 10db...

More importantly lets get back to running 10db hot subs at reference volume!! That means the SW system needs to be capable of 125dB (!!) peaks at the listening position.

Actually it could be even...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 08:08 PM
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Posted By batpig
The Daredevil sound track is excellent. I...

The Daredevil sound track is excellent.
I demoed it to a friend and he was surprised that Nettlix DD+ could sound that good.


- Rich[/QUOTE]
Plus one to all the praise for DD, terrific...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By batpig
That sucks. I mean I run mine 10db hot so I set...

That sucks. I mean I run mine 10db hot so I set them where audyssey dials em back to -8.5db, and then I boost them to 1.5db... So I need to set sub gain to get -10.5db and then boost to -0.5...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 01:59 PM
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Posted By batpig
Moral of the story: if you intend to approach...

Moral of the story: if you intend to approach reference levels, make sure your sub trim is negative.

If you are listening at more casual volumes (never exceeding -10) probably a non issue.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By batpig
A few points... 1. If you are only running 5...

A few points...

1. If you are only running 5 ear level channels there are no rear surrounds. Surround back is for a 7.1 system. Your proposed mounting location to the sides of the LP and a bit...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 10:15 AM
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Posted By batpig
Is this the same guy who told you that Audyssey...

Is this the same guy who told you that Audyssey wouldn't work on all 11 speakers? I think you need to start getting better sources :rolleyes:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 10:02 AM
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Posted By batpig
I'm talking about gear from Denon and the like,...

I'm talking about gear from Denon and the like, not the Trinnov. Even Keith tried setting his receiver's speaker mapping differently and it sounded the same.[/QUOTE]
Just because some people tried...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 09:47 PM
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Posted By batpig
I do have the Roku. I might give it a...

I do have the Roku. I might give it a shot.[/QUOTE]
The Roku should definitely work. I get Atmos from those VUdu trailers on both my Roku and my Sony BDP.
Forum: Speakers   04-17-2015, 06:09 PM
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Posted By batpig
I'm sorry but I'm still unclear what you mean by...

I'm sorry but I'm still unclear what you mean by adding wood between the studs. Are you suggesting I recess the speakers into the wall? In other words, building a "shelf" between the studs to sit...
Forum: Speakers   04-17-2015, 01:51 PM
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Posted By batpig
Definitely a possibility -- so to be clear, you...

Definitely a possibility -- so to be clear, you are suggesting I effectively create a "false wall" by pushing the AT screen forward from the wall, far enough to sit speakers on shelves behind the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By batpig
Yeah, 4 channels worth. Supplementing the 9...

Yeah, 4 channels worth. Supplementing the 9 internal gives you 13 total. Even though only 11 speakers will run at a time, in order to enable the 11ch switching with 13 speakers connected you need...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 08:01 AM
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Posted By batpig
I am pretty sure you won't be able to do it with...

I am pretty sure you won't be able to do it with only a single 2-channel ext amp. You have 9 amps onboard, + the 2 from your ext. will only drive 11 speakers. At a minimum you will need an additional...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 12:07 AM
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Posted By batpig
If back surrounds aren't active when you are...

If back surrounds aren't active when you are trying for 11ch playback it's almost certainly an issue with the amp assign settings config.
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2015, 10:31 PM
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Posted By batpig
Thanks for the feedback all. As enticing as it...

Thanks for the feedback all. As enticing as it sounds a baffle wall is not on the short term to do list. That's not something I want to half ass on a shoestring budget and f up.

However Craig...
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2015, 07:53 PM
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Posted By batpig
That's the 11ch limitation I already noted. It...

That's the 11ch limitation I already noted. It has nothing to do with layout support or different formats -- DTS:X just like Atmos has to squeeze into the existing 11ch platforms that are the current...
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2015, 06:40 PM
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Posted By batpig
OK. Let's say I wanted to add overheads to my...

OK. Let's say I wanted to add overheads to my current system of 7.1 plus Wides. How would I do that with any of the current Atmos receivers or pre/pros under, say $5K, (assuming that I also wanted...
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By batpig
The RCs are much better than your Cs. With the...

The RCs are much better than your Cs. With the sale prices at Frys no reason to bother with the CF, go RC/70 + RC-LCR.
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7,243
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Posted By batpig
The problem is that Atmos dictates only a few,...

The problem is that Atmos dictates only a few, very specific speaker layouts. It specifies overheads at the expense of Wides and Heights, (at least in the pre/pro's that are affordable to the less...
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2015, 01:05 PM
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Posted By batpig
Good to know thanks. One less thing to worry...

Good to know thanks. One less thing to worry about for now.

I only mentioned distance not room volume because I was asking about the speakers where SPL loss with distance is a factor. Room volume...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 12:49 PM
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Posted By batpig
That's not the case for Redbox. Score a point for...

That's not the case for Redbox. Score a point for Netflix.
Forum: Speakers   04-16-2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By batpig
Great, thanks so much for your help. I've wall...

Great, thanks so much for your help. I've wall mounted flat screens and run cables through walls so I'm comfortable wielding a drywall knife :)

Looks like I just need to make sure any used Triad...
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