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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-29-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By teckademic
Yes, they claim that the problem with other room...

Yes, they claim that the problem with other room correction software is that they don't take account of a physical presence. I remember being inside one of their stores some years back and I was told...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-29-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 737
Posted By teckademic
I've always wondered, why aren't calibrations...

I've always wondered, why aren't calibrations performed with people seating in each spot or an average of people that watch movies? For example, say you have a plain leather couch, wouldn't high...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-27-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By teckademic
As much as I enjoy these type of documentaries,...

As much as I enjoy these type of documentaries, especially in 3d, it's always hard justifying the price you pay for only 40mins.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20,346
Views: 1,298,429
Posted By teckademic
How deep are we talking? I didn't get much out of...

How deep are we talking? I didn't get much out of this movie with my pb-1000s.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   03-20-2015, 07:17 PM
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Posted By teckademic
After many misses lately, Interstellar was a much...

After many misses lately, Interstellar was a much needed bass relief. I did have to settle for the vudu DD+ track, but it was plenty loud and very much enjoyed the track. I enjoyed the ride so much...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-19-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,368
Posted By teckademic
As good as the 3d quality was, it's hard to...

As good as the 3d quality was, it's hard to believe this wasn't filmed with 3d in mind or filmed with 3d cameras.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-10-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,126
Posted By teckademic
At nearly double the price of netflix, what does...

At nearly double the price of netflix, what does HBO offer, besides Game of Thrones, that would warrant such a price? I'm not an HBO subscribers so I don't know, but I do know that Netflix has...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-06-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 296
Posted By teckademic
I currently use def tech speakers, but was...

I currently use def tech speakers, but was thinking of one their bipolar designs that I feel would should work well. http://www.definitivetech.com/products/mythos-xtr-20bp

They are surround...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-05-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 767
Posted By teckademic
You also want to make sure you have your speaker...

You also want to make sure you have your speaker delays (Distance) set properly. To check that everything is set properly, i playback a mono track and play it back in All Stereo mode from the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-05-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 767
Posted By teckademic
For my surrounds, i have them directly to the...

For my surrounds, i have them directly to the sides of the listening position and toed in towards the rear wall at about a 30 degree angle, but keep in mind that I have acoustic panels on the rear...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-05-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 767
Posted By teckademic
I think it all depends on how you have your...

I think it all depends on how you have your speakers placed and the distance between them and the listener.

I normally aim the fronts a foot to the left and right of the main listening position....
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   03-02-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By teckademic
that's a very nice looking setup, especially the...

that's a very nice looking setup, especially the tv stand.
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 32,614
Views: 2,345,036
Posted By teckademic
I currently run 55s for the front left and right...

I currently run 55s for the front left and right and a 65 for the center with the 45s for the rear. I honestly couldn't be happier with the set up. Everything blends really well. I'd honestly save a...
Forum: Physical Media Items (Movies etc)   02-18-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By teckademic
didn't you just have a thread with your...

didn't you just have a thread with your collection or am I mistaking you for someone else? I can't seem to find that post with that huge list of movies
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-16-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By teckademic
Yes, with multiple subs and only having one sub...

Yes, with multiple subs and only having one sub out, I run the audyssey with the subs off and later set the crossover. Since there is no harm in setting the crossover above the audyssey setting,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-16-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By teckademic
I've never liked how Audyssey handles my subs so...

I've never liked how Audyssey handles my subs so I always run it with the subs off and let it adjust the speakers only and bass response has always been great with 3 pb-1000s.
Forum: 3D Content   02-15-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,226
Posted By teckademic
I tend to find their 3d triple feature packs that...

I tend to find their 3d triple feature packs that come out to about $30 after shipping. It only takes a week for delivery and are always region free.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-15-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By teckademic
on my older onkyo receiver, true hd activates the...

on my older onkyo receiver, true hd activates the late night mode and always needs to be turned off manually. I know older onkyos, I forget what other brands, have this issue, but perhaps it could ...
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-14-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,534
Posted By teckademic
well, I'm 32 and been with my wife since high...

well, I'm 32 and been with my wife since high school. Thing is, she met me this way and understands my passion for home theater. In the beginning, she didn't get what was the big deal, but through...
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-13-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,534
Posted By teckademic
We also had agreement on purchases that if she...

We also had agreement on purchases that if she couldn't tell a difference from what was there before then it was no. I believe she was always honest since some things she could tell and other times,...
Forum: Community News & Polls   02-13-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,534
Posted By teckademic
Before i had a dedicated room, we had an...

Before i had a dedicated room, we had an agreement that the living room was mine to do with what I please, no limits and the rest of house was hers.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-09-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By teckademic
I'd say that if you haven't questioned your...

I'd say that if you haven't questioned your settings in over a year then everything must be good on your end. I'm not sure what those settings from your receiver do, but I believe secondary audio is...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-08-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,379
Posted By teckademic
In my experimentation, having panels behind the...

In my experimentation, having panels behind the speakers improved imaging. I have a small room that is 13x14 with the front speakers out 2ft from the wall. When I placed the panels behind the...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-04-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 6,777
Posted By teckademic
nice! well maybe "exactly" was the wrong word to...

nice! well maybe "exactly" was the wrong word to use for that scene, but rather surprised me in the same way the grenade scene did.
Forum: 3D Content   02-04-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 15,300
Posted By teckademic
too bad they're overpriced on vudu.

too bad they're overpriced on vudu.
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