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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2015, 04:43 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
IDK. By all accounts, AccuEQ is not nearly as...

IDK. By all accounts, AccuEQ is not nearly as good as XT32.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2015, 02:40 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I think they employed someone who knows what the...

I think they employed someone who knows what the purpose of room EQ is ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2015, 02:35 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Deleted as already answered. (The delete function...

Deleted as already answered. (The delete function now seems to have stopped on this thread, along with all the other issues the extreme length of the thread seems to cause).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2015, 02:34 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Since an Onkyo FW upgrade, AccuEQ can now EQ the...

Since an Onkyo FW upgrade, AccuEQ can now EQ the front L&R speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Just leave the sub connected via its LFE input....

Just leave the sub connected via its LFE input. Music doesn't have an LFE channel anyway.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Like I say, I am not sure, so we'll see if...

Like I say, I am not sure, so we'll see if someone else chimes in. I bought 8 RCA cables for less than $50 so no worries there.



Sorry - I have no experience with ARC at all. I can say that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Not quite what I said (or meant ;)). All the...

Not quite what I said (or meant ;)). All the nanoAVRs require that the source is converted to PCM before it enters the nanoAVR. But Atmos requires that the AVR receives a bitstream so that the Atmos...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 10:16 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
The nanoAVR DL, which is the one with Dirac Live,...

The nanoAVR DL, which is the one with Dirac Live, doesn't have analog outputs. The nanoAVR HDA is the one with the analog outputs, but that doesn't have Dirac Live. It can't replace the 88A which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 08:32 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
The whole chain is different. With a unit...

The whole chain is different. With a unit connected via HDMI you have to have source > nanoAVR > AVR > amps/speakers. With the 88A the connection chain is AVR/Processor > 88A > amps > speakers, which...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-31-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,015
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Posted By kbarnes701
We are in broad agreement. My point was that a...

We are in broad agreement. My point was that a 2ch room (I did specify 2ch as being the most significant here) may well need some additional helpful reflections from the room in order to convey...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 02:30 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Start with the tutorials on the Spectracal...

Start with the tutorials on the Spectracal website:

http://calman.spectracal.com/tech-tips.html

http://calman.spectracal.com/user-guides.html
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 02:27 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
That's what Jerry said: you guys are overthinking...

That's what Jerry said: you guys are overthinking it ;)
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-31-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 107,844
Posted By kbarnes701
Unfortunately, that is true. It...

Unfortunately, that is true.



It certainly can. But the objectives might be different in both spaces, as they are in, for example, a cinema and a concert hall. That's all I was saying. Not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 02:16 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Atmess? ;)

Atmess? ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 02:12 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Now they have open-carrying there, Dan, I...

Now they have open-carrying there, Dan, I wouldn't say that in, for example, Austin... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 02:11 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Damn. That's the bit I really wanted ;)

Damn. That's the bit I really wanted ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Hahaha. How about the eastern seaboard as a...

Hahaha. How about the eastern seaboard as a goodwill gesture?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I guess we will have to wait and see ;)

I guess we will have to wait and see ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Why would a firmware update having anything to do...

Why would a firmware update having anything to do with DTS:X or Neural:X be applied to the 5200?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 07:46 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
As your 5200 will never get DTS:X or Neural:X the...

As your 5200 will never get DTS:X or Neural:X the whole issue is not relevant to you. You will never be able to use Neural:X at all, never mind with Dolby or DTS sources.

Once Denon have fixed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,140
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Posted By kbarnes701
Did you get chance yet to look at the comparison...

Did you get chance yet to look at the comparison between XT32 and XT in the link I posted earlier? That was the OP's question: which is best, XT32 or XT? I answered him and gave objective...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 06:38 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
So how do you create your correction filters to...

So how do you create your correction filters to counter the impact that the room is having on the sound you hear? What are you using for this? Are you using something like REW to analyse the room...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 06:37 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
How would you create the correction filters...

How would you create the correction filters yourself?
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-30-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2,015
Views: 107,844
Posted By kbarnes701
It could be a factor - when I had to have a...

It could be a factor - when I had to have a medical examination for flying, I recall the doctor saying that I had very good peripheral vision. That was a long time ago but I assume it's something...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 03:19 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I think those speakers would benefit from a...

I think those speakers would benefit from a better, more powerful sub and that could be your next upgrade. The Kube 2 is a good sub for what it is, but it is overpriced for the spec. It has a 10 inch...
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