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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-24-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Mine was downloading overnight as well, although...

Mine was downloading overnight as well, although it has stopped now. No indication as to what might be new. Software is still PKG2.042AAQ, which I assume is the same for everyone else.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2014, 04:40 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
You don't use lossless audio such as DTS HD MSTR...

You don't use lossless audio such as DTS HD MSTR or Dolby TrueHD? :eek:
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The whole line. Page 53 of the guide actually...

The whole line. Page 53 of the guide actually has an example.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2014, 01:50 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I did an evaluation of GIK Acoustics Scopus tuned...

I did an evaluation of GIK Acoustics Scopus tuned traps a while back. the report is here:

...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
So back to my quest for the best pre-pro for...

So back to my quest for the best pre-pro for listening to music, and set aside for a moment my concerns WRT DSU vs. PLII, does the 7702 have the same improvements over the 8801 that the 8802 has? I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-22-2014, 09:42 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Well, I am starting to get very confused. I have...

Well, I am starting to get very confused. I have been contemplating the purchase of either the 8802 or the 8801. I have been leaning toward the 8801 because I have no interest in Atmos or Auro, and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   12-22-2014, 09:07 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
+1

+1
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Yes, I have read Roger's comments. I was hoping...

Yes, I have read Roger's comments. I was hoping for acceptable results by restricting DSU to a 7.1 configuration. I guess not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
If the AKM DAC is a two-channel DAC, what DAC is...

If the AKM DAC is a two-channel DAC, what DAC is being used when listening to a multi-channel source, e.g. a 5.1 SACD?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Is anyone running their 7702 with a 7.1 speaker...

Is anyone running their 7702 with a 7.1 speaker configuration? If yes, what is your impression of listening to music in DSU mode, compared with other listening modes you might have used on previous...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 04:54 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
What's do you mean "Atmos blu's". The 8801 does...

What's do you mean "Atmos blu's". The 8801 does not have Atmos...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 4,557
Posted By AustinJerry
In the Emotiva Lounge, I am seeing people...

In the Emotiva Lounge, I am seeing people reporting issues with their Dirac calibrations. There seems to be a lot of misunderstanding about how Dirac is handling the subs, for example, and some...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-20-2014, 08:04 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Jim, Those Spectrograms look different than the...

Jim, Those Spectrograms look different than the ones I generate. Did you use REW to create them? Here is what mine look like:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 07:54 AM
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Views: 4,557
Posted By AustinJerry
markus, After reading the 88A User Guide, I...

markus,

After reading the 88A User Guide, I don't see any mention WRT how to prepare the AVR prior to running a Dirac calibration. Nor do I see any specific reference to how speaker trims, levels...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-19-2014, 10:59 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
For those of us who don't understand, is this a...

For those of us who don't understand, is this a good change?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-19-2014, 02:05 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Thanks for sharing that, Bob. For those of you...

Thanks for sharing that, Bob. For those of you who are familiar with both the 8801 and the 8802, and from a purely audio quality perspective (music reproduction primarily), and forgetting Atmos and...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-19-2014, 12:32 PM
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Views: 363,890
Posted By AustinJerry
Yes. Recall that I only have 2.0 support on my...

Yes. Recall that I only have 2.0 support on my laptop HDMI. There are a number of spots in the guide where I say Stereo, when laptop users with full 7.1 HDMI functionality should choose Multi CH. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-19-2014, 12:03 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I have reported this issue a number of times, but...

I have reported this issue a number of times, but Mike Lang usually has a reason why he can't duplicate it, and if he can't duplicate it, how can he report it to be fixed? So, the short answer is...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-19-2014, 10:59 AM
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Views: 363,890
Posted By AustinJerry
Every AVR I have ever used has a section in the...

Every AVR I have ever used has a section in the menu that outputs level-setting tones to individual speakers, and has a trim setting allowing for the levels to be adjusted. Sure, when you use this...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-19-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
As the guide says, you should be using "Speaker...

As the guide says, you should be using "Speaker Cal" Pink Noise output at -30dBFS.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-19-2014, 09:58 AM
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Views: 363,890
Posted By AustinJerry
Perhaps the section in the Guide titled "Using...

Perhaps the section in the Guide titled "Using REW to Set or Measure Speaker Levels", starting at page 94, would be useful? This method is considerably more cumbersome than using a test disk with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-19-2014, 09:52 AM
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Views: 6,203,377
Posted By AustinJerry
Thanks for agreeing, Keith, and for pointing out...

Thanks for agreeing, Keith, and for pointing out the 3dB difference between Gen 1 and Gen 2. Since I have done several calibrations over the past week as I was struggling with the MiniDSP...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-19-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2,679
  MiniDSP
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Posted By AustinJerry
I recall a previous post that said a Line-level...

I recall a previous post that said a Line-level input (not the Mic input) must be used. Sorry if that previous post was yours as well. Since my laptop has no line-level input, I guess this means...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-19-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,679
  MiniDSP
Views: 169,918
Posted By AustinJerry
That is essentially the procedure I used. When...

That is essentially the procedure I used. When you determine the AVR trim in step 2, and if you run an Audyssey calibration afterwards, you have a balancing act to accomplish: the trim that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-19-2014, 07:23 AM
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  MiniDSP
Views: 169,918
Posted By AustinJerry
Assuming it is reasonably straight-forward and...

Assuming it is reasonably straight-forward and doesn't cost me more money, I would be interested in taking some measurements. Perhaps you could provide a brief description of how you measure...
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