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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Thanks. I have no doubt that many folks from the...

Thanks. I have no doubt that many folks from the forum we use to visit, would vomit all over these conclusions. Which is exactly why I very very very very seldom visit or post there.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 02:32 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Second Set of Blind Tests: We have completed...

Second Set of Blind Tests:

We have completed the second set of blind tests. This was in a different room, with much higher-end everything: speakers, cables, amp, preamp, room, etc. ...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   10-20-2014, 04:30 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Couple of updates: I finally installed a...

Couple of updates:

I finally installed a very quiet (.3 sones) bathroom exhaust fan (Panasonic FV-15VQ5) in the equipment room to reduce the heat build up from the equipment. While there is an AC...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By audioguy
I'm comfortable saying that many folks would...

I'm comfortable saying that many folks would classify the device as "not audiophile approved". Those are typically the same folks who are total subjectiveists and believe that blind testing of any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By audioguy
Thank you. There are many threads I have read on...

Thank you. There are many threads I have read on AVS over the years that have been really helpful to me. There are certainly some threads that are the equivalent of "my daddy is stronger than your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By audioguy
If I played the waiting strategy, I would still...

If I played the waiting strategy, I would still be listening to mono on my first radio.

Someone above posted that Atmos would probably be all that we would ever need. And he may be correct - but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-19-2014, 11:15 AM
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Posted By audioguy
You can do a calibration in 15 minutes? In my...

You can do a calibration in 15 minutes? In my 7.2 system, it is 45 to 60 minutes. That's reason enough to switch.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-19-2014, 09:57 AM
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Posted By audioguy
I have been using Pro for many years - maybe 5 or...

I have been using Pro for many years - maybe 5 or 6. While it has been pointed out that the modifications to the target curve are somewhat restriced (they are) within Pro, those changes can still be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-18-2014, 05:25 AM
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Posted By audioguy
If Emo would get Driac running quickly, I would...

If Emo would get Driac running quickly, I would love to test it. My guess would be PEQ would not be as good as either the Integra or Datasat. Dirac would probably be better than the Intgra. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 03:01 PM
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Posted By audioguy
I don't think what you suggested is correct...

I don't think what you suggested is correct (99.9998% positive) but I will try it next week. I think it EQ's output channels individually which is not what I want. I really do hope you are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 11:04 AM
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Posted By audioguy
But as has been stated multiple times, they have...

But as has been stated multiple times, they have no clue about the size of your room, how well it is treated, or where the speakers will be in relation to the walls, etc. They may know what their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 10:09 AM
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Posted By audioguy
which will get very "mis-shaped" once it gets in...

which will get very "mis-shaped" once it gets in your room.......
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 09:34 AM
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Posted By audioguy
Add to that that they did not throw out Audyssey....

Add to that that they did not throw out Audyssey. They will get my business and I have been a VERY long time Onkyo/Integra user.

Go Denon/Marantz!!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 08:30 AM
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Posted By audioguy
+1

+1
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 05:43 AM
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Posted By audioguy
The issue is not really about Audyssey vs AccuEQ....

The issue is not really about Audyssey vs AccuEQ. It's about the distortions rooms create on any speaker placed in the room and options to reduce the effect of those distortions: 1/3 octave...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 05:29 AM
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Posted By audioguy
A room EQ system that doesn't EQ a room = a...

A room EQ system that doesn't EQ a room = a bladeless knife without a handle = ZERO?

So apparently they spent more effort on the description of what there system does(n't) do than on actually...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-16-2014, 08:45 PM
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Views: 10,237
Posted By audioguy
Crisp!! Clean! Functional! The writeup said he...

Crisp!! Clean! Functional! The writeup said he covered the back wall but the photos show otherwise. I would keep the back wall treatments/speakers exposed !

I would enjoy hearing that room !!...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 07:55 PM
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Posted By audioguy
I still think it is a solution looking for a...

I still think it is a solution looking for a problem. While the 3Dness is better than it was in the 50's, it is a tiny niche and the glasses are a huge stumbling block. And has been noted by...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 07:41 PM
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Posted By audioguy
I know what it's missing:correction of the 4 most...

I know what it's missing:correction of the 4 most important channels iin the system!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Now THAT is a good piece of news!!!!

Now THAT is a good piece of news!!!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,807
Posted By audioguy
(a) yes (b) I used a 4 way splitter out of...

(a) yes
(b) I used a 4 way splitter out of output number 4 which does the same thing.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 01:29 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Quote from OnkyoUSA website says: "The main...

Quote from OnkyoUSA website says:
"The main benefit of AccuEQ is that it does not apply an Equalized effect to Front channels and Subwoofer. This allows the natural sound of your speakers to be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By audioguy
I'm confused. What does AccuEQ actually EQ? We...

I'm confused. What does AccuEQ actually EQ? We know it doesn't EQ the left, center, right and sub. That only leaves the surrounds. What am I missing?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 82
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Posted By audioguy
I noted somewhere that based upon my experience...

I noted somewhere that based upon my experience (and that of many many others), multi-sub management in the RS20i is a major miss.

One normally uses muliple subs to improve headroom and, usually...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By audioguy
i have a well calibrated system in a very well...

i have a well calibrated system in a very well treated room. I can compare Audyssey on and off, plot them and I will have compared Audyssey to AccuEQ. I can further do so through Audyssey Pro and...
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