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Forum: Xbox Area   03-04-2015, 03:14 PM
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Does bd playback stuttering only happen when 24p...

Does bd playback stuttering only happen when 24p is engaged?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-04-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Metric or Imperial Ton? Never mind... Ick[/QUOTE]...

Metric or Imperial Ton? Never mind... Ick[/QUOTE]

Turns out the wax build up was why I had pressure building up in my ears when listening to anything even slightly loud (like with 75 dB peaks at...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-04-2015, 03:06 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
What's special about 15 kHz?

What's special about 15 kHz?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-04-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Metric or Imperial Ton? Never mind... Ick ...

Metric or Imperial Ton? Never mind... Ick

Just out of curiosity, how high in frequency did the test go?[/QUOTE]
8000 Hz
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-04-2015, 10:47 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I had a hearing test done with both test tones...

I had a hearing test done with both test tones and speech by an audiologist and the results were better than normal by quite a bit. Afterwards, I had a ton of earwax removed from both ears by the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-04-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 44,997
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I've found that the remote doesn't work when...

I've found that the remote doesn't work when starting a bd movie until you press the home button to get to the xmb and then press it again to get back to the movie. Any ideas why this is the case?
...
Forum: Xbox Area   03-04-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18,655
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I've found the bd app is hit or miss in terms of...

I've found the bd app is hit or miss in terms of reliability and glitches. It often stutters (video) when starting or resuming from pause after a while and sometimes audio cuts out for a second...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-03-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 239
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
It will turn it off but not on.

It will turn it off but not on.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-03-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 239
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I have an Xbox One and the official media remote...

I have an Xbox One and the official media remote for it but Netflix and BD playback are much more reliable and glitch free on the PS4 plus I can get Bitstream audio for both on the PS4 but only PCM...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-03-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 239
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I bought the Insignia Media Remote Control for...

I bought the Insignia Media Remote Control for the PS4 from Best Buy today. It uses a usb receiver and the PS4 thinks it's an external keyboard. It works pretty well with BD playback but there are...
Forum: Speakers   03-03-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, I'm sure proper placement of all speakers...

Well, I'm sure proper placement of all speakers would sound better, but it's not like the current setup sounds wrong or bad. Obviously, the fronts would sound better on axis and with the left and...
Forum: Speakers   03-03-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Yes, I know it's not really ideal but I can't...

Yes, I know it's not really ideal but I can't think of any easy way to rearrange it without buying new furniture and moving everything around (and wall mounting isn't an option either).

Without...
Forum: Speakers   03-03-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Is this the Dolby link you're referring to? ...

Is this the Dolby link you're referring to?

http://www.dolby.com/us/en/guide/surround-sound-speaker-setup/5-1-setup.html
Forum: Speakers   03-03-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, I do have them slightly behind me but...

Well, I do have them slightly behind me but they're at ear level (or very close). I suppose the Boston Acoustics SoundWare has an advantage over the bookshelves of since it can be aimed up.

I was...
Forum: Speakers   03-03-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I have a follow up question about this. If the...

I have a follow up question about this. If the left and right surround were equidistant from the main listening position but otherwise the same as the current placement, would there still be anything...
Forum: Speakers   03-01-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
How does this figure into the mix?:...

How does this figure into the mix?: https://www.parts-express.com/pure-acoustics-noble-ii-s-surround-speaker-pair-black--303-508

Also, between the ones discussed so far I'm leaning back towards...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-01-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,275
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Also, I found the adaptive dynamic range control...

Also, I found the adaptive dynamic range control setting (Adaptive DRC) to be more useful/effective than the main dynamic range setting. The latter only works for bitstream audio signals and has two...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-01-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,275
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
The main change I have left is to pick a pair of...

The main change I have left is to pick a pair of bookshelves/surround speakers and at the moment, I'm discussing it here:
...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-01-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,275
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I thought I make a quick list of the changes I've...

I thought I make a quick list of the changes I've made since last December that have together greatly improved my audio system/setup:

1. changed front LCR to Sony Core speakers (cost: $260 plus...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
The human ear can only hear up to 20kHz. Anything...

The human ear can only hear up to 20kHz. Anything further is just for hype.[/QUOTE]
Yeah, I know and I personally can't hear past 14-15 kHz. However, my point is the Sony Core Bookshelves might have...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 87
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Also, the Sony Core center is rated up to 25 kHz...

Also, the Sony Core center is rated up to 25 kHz and the bookshelves to 50 kHz.
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I would say the Infinity is more suitable for...

I would say the Infinity is more suitable for applications because of the front port.[/QUOTE]
Any other advantages?
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 87
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
A center channel is basically a bookshelf with an...

A center channel is basically a bookshelf with an added woofer creating an MTM design (mid-bass tweeter mid-bass). It's on it's side because of height reasons. It will most likely preform the exact...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
+/- 3.4 db from 70 hz to 20 khz They still...

+/- 3.4 db from 70 hz to 20 khz

They still have some bass below 70 hz and some treble pass 20 khz

There are more expensive speakers out there, that can not do this well[/QUOTE]
Do you know...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 986
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Which is a better speaker: the Infinity P143 or...

Which is a better speaker: the Infinity P143 or the Micca MB42X?
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