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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-24-2016, 06:53 AM
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Posted By mathlete
Call me a philistine, but I'm beginning to think...

Call me a philistine, but I'm beginning to think that sound designers are too conservative with Atmos tracks. I'm enjoying upmixed movies MUCH more, where the heights get used a majority of the time.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-21-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 41,190
Views: 1,727,183
Posted By mathlete
Interesting - I've had the opposite experience. ...

Interesting - I've had the opposite experience.

Denon x6200

The Fifth Element (atmos) - limited use of atmos speakers
Iron Man (DSU) - moderate
Man of Steel, Guardians of the Galaxy (DTS...
Forum: Audio Gear   03-04-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By mathlete
Marantz 7008 for sale

It's lightly used, about 300 hours max. I'm moving to Atmos so unfortunately this great receiver has to go. I purchased it in summer 2013, so it still has about six months of warranty left.

I'm...
Forum: Speakers   02-07-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 624
Posted By mathlete
You need a bigger saw. :D Everything I've...

You need a bigger saw. :D

Everything I've read says that while two are okay, four ceiling speakers is significantly better.
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 624
Posted By mathlete
My understanding is no. I have aimable tweeters,...

My understanding is no. I have aimable tweeters, so I will adjust those though.
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 624
Posted By mathlete
No, your two forward of the listening position...

No, your two forward of the listening position are Top Fronts (TF). TM would be almost directly overhead. Atmos for home allows for FH, TF, TM, TR, and RH, but only two of them and with a gap. In...
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 624
Posted By mathlete
I debated this for a long time, since I have my...

I debated this for a long time, since I have my MLP close to my back wall. I read dozens of posts, reviews, etc., many of which said in this situation to use TM and FH, which sounded like an awful...
Forum: Speakers   01-09-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8,141
Views: 544,186
Posted By mathlete
I thought about that, but they are dipole...

I thought about that, but they are dipole speakers, which is not good for atmos, right?
Forum: Speakers   01-09-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8,141
Views: 544,186
Posted By mathlete
Can InWall Bronze/4 surrounds be used in-room? ...

Can InWall Bronze/4 surrounds be used in-room? Right now I'm using two in the ceiling as surrounds, but have never been that happy with the setup. I have an L-shaped room with a hallway at the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By mathlete
No, not in the slightest.

No, not in the slightest.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-18-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 79,637
Views: 6,539,938
Posted By mathlete
That was my friend's contention when he heard it....

That was my friend's contention when he heard it. Maybe I really am just crazy here. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-18-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 79,637
Views: 6,539,938
Posted By mathlete
I've noticed an audio issue that I haven't been...

I've noticed an audio issue that I haven't been able to correct. First, I have a Marantz SR7008 with Audyssey XT32 (thanks to the recommendations I got here). Despite running calibration a couple...
Forum: Screens   08-25-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 111,853
Posted By mathlete
Well, it took 9 weeks to get it, but I got it...

Well, it took 9 weeks to get it, but I got it put together. Stretching by myself wasn't really that hard. Looks pretty nice for the price, in my opinion.
...
Forum: Screens   08-16-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 111,853
Posted By mathlete
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by chupa320 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1304049/jamestown-or-elite-please-advise/840#post_23636082)

You've got to remember,...
Forum: Screens   08-01-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 111,853
Posted By mathlete
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mathlete http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1304049/jamestown-or-elite-please-advise/750#post_23442069)

Well, despite all the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By mathlete
I am going to get the same speakers as you...

I am going to get the same speakers as you (Triad Silvers) and for a while also wanted to go the external-amp route (shamelessly in part because I thought it would look cool). But really, with a...
Forum: Screens   06-18-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 111,853
Posted By mathlete
Well, despite all the potential for delays, I...

Well, despite all the potential for delays, I can't justify an extra $400 or so to NOT get it from Jamestown, so I just purchased the Seymour AT 120 in. screen on ebay. The promised date is mid...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 79,637
Views: 6,539,938
Posted By mathlete
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by coolcat4843 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/795421/official-audyssey-thread-faq-in-post-1/62700#post_23433178)

You might want...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-15-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 79,637
Views: 6,539,938
Posted By mathlete
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kbarnes701 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/795421/official-audyssey-thread-faq-in-post-1/62670#post_23430321)


What were your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 79,637
Views: 6,539,938
Posted By mathlete
Wow, I didn't expect such unequivocal support...

Wow, I didn't expect such unequivocal support for XT32 over XT, particularly factoring in price difference!!! The thing is, as part of my speaker purchase, I can get a Marantz receiver at nearly an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 79,637
Views: 6,539,938
Posted By mathlete
My apologies for asking a question that's...

My apologies for asking a question that's probably been asked dozens of times before in one form or another.

Currently I have a 4-5 year old Pioneer Elite, but don't care that much for MCACC. I...
Forum: Speakers   06-12-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8,141
Views: 544,186
Posted By mathlete
I'm getting very close to buying a set of three...

I'm getting very close to buying a set of three In-wall Silver/4 LCR and two in-wall Bronzes for surrounds to be ceiling mounted. It's not a very big room (about 15.5' deep and 12.5' wide), so the...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8,141
Views: 544,186
Posted By mathlete
Any recommendations for dealers around Atlanta?...

Any recommendations for dealers around Atlanta? I'm almost positive Triad in-wall/in-ceiling are what I'll want for my new theater.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-23-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,048
Posted By mathlete
That room looks fantastic, and gives me hope as...

That room looks fantastic, and gives me hope as I look at houses that all seem to be missing an ideal space. What are the room's dimensions?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   03-01-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 148,744
Posted By mathlete
Quote:Originally Posted by rpauls...

Quote:Originally Posted by rpauls http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20078372)

What will you do if the D550 buzzes just the same or very slightly...
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