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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 07:02 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
The version I ordered from Amazon japan is not...

The version I ordered from Amazon japan is not released till April 22. It definitely says on the site that it has an Atmos track:
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 06:52 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Many devices are designed without a ground prong...

Many devices are designed without a ground prong on the mains plug. They have a double-insulated design which does not expose you to the risk of death if there is an internal short circuit. The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 03:20 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I wonder if dvdwilly could edit his post,...

I wonder if dvdwilly could edit his post, removing the long quote of the original post, which is right above it? It makes for a really long scroll to get to the next post. If you're reading, thanks.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 03:19 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yes - all the posts here, so far, have been...

Yes - all the posts here, so far, have been posted in that thread originally. I am just gathering them here for convenient reference. In future I will post the reviews here and link to them in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 03:12 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Oh dear. I have that on its way as well. I hope...

Oh dear. I have that on its way as well. I hope it has an Atmos track - I am sure that is how it was described on Amazon Japan. If it was described that way at least I can return it on their postage...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-05-2015, 03:07 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Beautifully wired!

Beautifully wired!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 02:54 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
While it is OK to bypass the ground for a short...

While it is OK to bypass the ground for a short while as proof of concept, it is extremely dangerous to lift the ground permanently. As Selden says, this has the potential to kill you or anyone who...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 02:04 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Can you hear it from where you normally sit, or...

Can you hear it from where you normally sit, or just when you put your ear near the driver?



Mains in the USA is 60Hz. This is what 60Hz sounds like:
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 01:58 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Congratulations. Your life has changed (for the...

Congratulations. Your life has changed (for the better) for ever. Best wishes to you all.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 11:48 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
BTW, you did read the Audyssey 101 and FAQ...

BTW, you did read the Audyssey 101 and FAQ (linked in my sig) before starting didn't you?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Before getting to Audyssey, if it were me I'd...

Before getting to Audyssey, if it were me I'd want to know why my sub was humming and to fix it. The sub shouldn't hum so something must be wrong. Is it a loud hum? Is it mains frequency? A ground...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 11:38 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Nice beaver? ;)

Nice beaver? ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 11:37 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I agree. I think we have to accept that Roger is...

I agree. I think we have to accept that Roger is plowing his own furrow on this. He doesn't use DSU at all so, for him, it makes some sort of sense to have his surrounds mounted higher. It gives the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
+1. Moreover, if someone has two identical subs...

+1. Moreover, if someone has two identical subs and they are more or less equidistant from the MLP, setting them up as a single sub is much easier and has no downsides.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I have been seeing it on and off for a while but...

I have been seeing it on and off for a while but today it prevented me from editing the FAQ, and even posting the post complaining about the database error took ages and several retries. Hopefully...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 09:34 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
:) It's complete nonsense.

:) It's complete nonsense.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 08:12 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
?????? Would you care to elaborate on your...

?????? Would you care to elaborate on your theory and explain why you believe that?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Why, thank you! I will add the Bluray reviews of...

Why, thank you! I will add the Bluray reviews of my current Atmos discs soon and will update the post as new BDs are released. The reviews will concentrate on the way Atmos is used in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 07:09 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
FAQ UPDATE! I have added a new Q&A to the...

FAQ UPDATE!

I have added a new Q&A to the FAQ TECHNICAL ADDENDUM.


a)4. Is MultEQ better in some ways than the allegedly superior XT?...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 06:36 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I am seeing this quite often when trying to edit...

I am seeing this quite often when trying to edit the FAQ in this thread:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9653266/Images%20for%20Forum%20Posting/database%20error.jpg
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 05:49 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Do let us know how good (or not) the Atmos...

Do let us know how good (or not) the Atmos soundtrack is.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 04:49 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Thanks Matt.

Thanks Matt.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 04:15 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
This might be a good time to remind members that...

This might be a good time to remind members that I did a 'blow by blow' analysis of the use of Atmos in this movie when I saw it at Dolby's London HQ. Might be interesting to see how the BD compares....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 03:39 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Jerry - I have never done preout measurements in...

Jerry - I have never done preout measurements in the past due to the difficulty of access to the back of my gear. But now I have my splendid new rack, on wheels, that is no longer the case so I may...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 03:34 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
My last word on this: my post was not meant to be...

My last word on this: my post was not meant to be any sort of scientific evaluation or comparison. I thought it was evident from the context that it was a purely subjective attempt to put into words...
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