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Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-31-2015, 09:26 AM
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Posted By b curry
John Wick is a Lionsgate title. Get on Up...

John Wick is a Lionsgate title.


Get on Up is a Universal title.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By b curry
Looks like a Kavent P-2200 to me. ...

Looks like a Kavent P-2200 to me.


Kavent was mostly rebadged product from Shengya Audio out of China.


I don't think (or know) Kavent is still in business.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   03-23-2015, 11:29 AM
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Views: 47,493
Posted By b curry
Funny, I'm waiting to see the Blu-ray and hoping...

Funny, I'm waiting to see the Blu-ray and hoping for an improved sound track. I saw it at the Henry Ford Imax in 70mm film and the sound was absolutely horrible with much of the dialogue muffled and...
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 245
Posted By b curry
Nice turntable with a golden age receiver. I...

Nice turntable with a golden age receiver. I still have the same table packed away; it was state of the art for it's time and very respectable even today.

If you're interested in buying used and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-16-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
Sure, it's not rocket science. If the wires are...

Sure, it's not rocket science. If the wires are all ready attached at the DB25 side, then it's just re-grouping and terminating the other end properly. If it requires more than a soldering iron,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-16-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
A little extra information for you. You...

A little extra information for you.

You always want to check the pin-out configuration needed when using a DB25 connection. As RUR pointed out, this volume control unit requires TASCAM pin-out...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-16-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
It's a DB25. Same connection scheme the Datasat...

It's a DB25. Same connection scheme the Datasat RS20i uses.

You can go either DB25 to 8 XLR or DB25 to 8 RCA, no problem. If you shop around you can pick up a set for under $40.



Edit:...
Forum: Speakers   03-10-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By b curry
Looks like an Amphenol EP4-14 4-Pin sometimes...

Looks like an Amphenol EP4-14 4-Pin sometimes call "Cannon" connectors.


This kind of connector was used mostly on pro-audio speaker cabinets primarily to secure the connection from becoming...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
Yes, that's what is more or less explained in the...

Yes, that's what is more or less explained in the FAQ link I posted, that there will be some variation depending on how much correction is required.



An interesting aside, MiniDSP has posted...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
FWIW, the MiniDSP site under FAQ's - Dirac...

FWIW, the MiniDSP site under FAQ's - Dirac Series, has the question "What is the processing latency through a DDRC 88 unit ?"

The answer given is, "the overal latency is 13mS".
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
Not answering for Dwaleke, but the development...

Not answering for Dwaleke, but the development team representative at MiniDSP suggests using a subwoofer connected to both units during tuning to use as a reference by the Dirac algorithm.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
I would think not. I'm thinking a 2ms difference...

I would think not. I'm thinking a 2ms difference with the benefit of room correction would still be an order of magnitude better than what I started with. But I guess it would depend on how...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
Because of the Δ between levels and delays of the...

Because of the Δ between levels and delays of the two units. "devteam" over at the MiniDSP Forum is suggesting to tweak the level and delay in the AVR or pre-pro to match the units. I think it's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
Roger would that give you a level setting as...

Roger would that give you a level setting as well? Sounds like that would work except maybe for levels...

Edit: DOH! Sorry, never mind... :(
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
There is a thread over at the MiniDSP forum...

There is a thread over at the MiniDSP forum titled: DDRC-88A - 7.2.4 with 2 units.

http://www.minidsp.com/forum/dirac-series-support/10817-ddrc-88a-7-2-4-with-2-units

There is input by...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
Sure, understood. But my first point was, to...

Sure, understood. But my first point was, to your objective, why should I have to pay for the software license twice to try it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
It would be great if you could buy a "bare" 88A,...

It would be great if you could buy a "bare" 88A, at a reduced price, that would piggyback on the software license of your first unit.


Taking it a step further, a "slave unit" that daisy chains...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By b curry
Maybe you missed the part where I referenced...

Maybe you missed the part where I referenced frequencies?

X-Max is but one parameter to consider and can be offset by the total number of drivers or the diameter of the driver(s) or both. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By b curry
Can one sit amplifier on top of subwoofer? ...

Can one sit amplifier on top of subwoofer?

People have been placing both tube and solid-state amplifiers on top of speaker cabinets for over 50 years without problems; and a good many operating...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 85,246
Posted By b curry
Looking at the manual, link you provided, the DC...

Looking at the manual, link you provided, the DC in connection is used if the board is stand alone. There are also pin outs for solder connection according to the manual.

Looks to me like the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-25-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By b curry
FWIW, I built the Overnight Sensations MT into a...

FWIW, I built the Overnight Sensations MT into a single cabinet made to look like a small vintage Fender guitar amplifier cabinet. I power them with a Topping TP20 T-Amplifier which has about 12...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-24-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By b curry
Yes, larger than life and quite the character,...

Yes, larger than life and quite the character, Bongiorno was with Marantz before Dynaco.


He also started Sumo after Ampzilla and produced the first patented solid state class A...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-19-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 40,281
Views: 4,986,832
Posted By b curry
IIRC it was a bad batch of drives that got into...

IIRC it was a bad batch of drives that got into production. Mine failed within a couple of weeks after I opened the box. I called Oppo and sent it back and they cross shipped a brand new unit. I...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-19-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By b curry
Peter, maybe you remember the old company SAE...

Peter, maybe you remember the old company SAE from the late 1960's through the mid 1980's. That was Morris Kessler too. He then started ATI in the early 1990's.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-12-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 277
Posted By b curry
You can buy these for a buck-and-a-half each...

You can buy these for a buck-and-a-half each here: http://www.tartancable.com/adapters/index.htm


Tartan cable is the budget group within Blue Jeans Cable.
I've used these adapters with...
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