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Forum: Speakers   02-09-2016, 01:37 PM
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Posted By RichB
That sound like a good candidate for treating the...

That sound like a good candidate for treating the close to the wall.


-Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 01:05 PM
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Posted By RichB
"By Design" is an exceedly poor choice of words....

"By Design" is an exceedly poor choice of words. I'd like to see the requirement for a processor that cycles an amp on, off, on during its power on sequence.
I would call back and ask to talks to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 12:43 PM
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Posted By RichB
I only use full power off mode and the XMC-1 does...

I only use full power off mode and the XMC-1 does not trigger the amps on until after the "Re-Think High End" is displayed.
Is it that lower voltage is sent earlier and the XPA-7 is more sensitive?...
Forum: Speakers   02-08-2016, 10:32 AM
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Posted By RichB
At a reasonable level, reflections are good for...

At a reasonable level, reflections are good for imaging and spaciousness.
ultima2's dispersion and consistent frequency off access maintains the performance of the speaker.

My room is not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 10:25 AM
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Posted By RichB
If your speaker is 4 ohmns do not bridge it. I...

If your speaker is 4 ohmns do not bridge it.
I use an A51 channel or the Voice2 and that works well. If you want to use both channels, then bi-amp is a better choice.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 32,439
Posted By RichB
The Emotiva XMC-1 has XLR inputs which are fully...

The Emotiva XMC-1 has XLR inputs which are fully balanced from input to output. Stereo Reference Mode bypasses all processing.


I prefer having a "Pure" mode to use as a reference when evaluating...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-05-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 35,660
Posted By RichB
Somehow, I think the industry is missing the...

Somehow, I think the industry is missing the point.

Adele 25 has a DR rating of 5 and is a case when the mastering is atrocious:

http://dr.loudness-war.info/album/list?artist=adele&album=25
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2016, 08:02 AM
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Posted By RichB
Generally, a house curve boosts bass and starts...

Generally, a house curve boosts bass and starts tapering at 80Hz with a slight roll-off of the high frequencies.
This is the natural behavior of speakers in a room. REQ like Audyssey had a tendency...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-01-2016, 03:29 PM
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Posted By RichB
I am still enjoying my 500M, 600M, and Panasonic...

I am still enjoying my 500M, 600M, and Panasonic 65ZT60.

That said, the 2K LG OLEDs looked very good under Best Buy showroom lights.
Something that no Plasma every achieved. IMO, this was the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 01:46 PM
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Posted By RichB
REQ- Dirac does much more and is, even in the...

REQ- Dirac does much more and is, even in the Full version, very easy to implement. It down-samples to 48K.
PEQ- can target the room modes in the bass reason and operates adt 96K.


Many,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 01:03 PM
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Posted By RichB
Pepar, The XMC-1 also has 11-band PEQ with...

Pepar,

The XMC-1 also has 11-band PEQ with direct filter import support from REW.

I was able to flatten out some bass humps in about 1/2 hour using REW my Umm-6 mic and the built-in test...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 201,204
Posted By RichB
Once you get your PC up and running Dirac, it...

Once you get your PC up and running Dirac, it takes about 1 minute to download a saved Dirac calibration.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 01:44 PM
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Posted By RichB
Yes, it can play the DSD directly without...

Yes, it can play the DSD directly without conversion:


http://emotivalounge.proboards.com/thread/36645/xmc-support-sacd-output-player?page=3


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,494
Posted By RichB
At one point, you were concerned about heat...

At one point, you were concerned about heat issues.
How did that turn out? Did you add a fan?


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-30-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,494
Posted By RichB
Without. Steady posted a picture. I think they...

Without. Steady posted a picture.
I think they may pass the WAF test :D


Thanks,


Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-30-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,494
Posted By RichB
The Salon2's are great. Thanks for the picture. ...

The Salon2's are great. Thanks for the picture.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-30-2016, 02:26 PM
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Views: 2,494
Posted By RichB
Hi Steady, I am really interested in the...

Hi Steady,

I am really interested in the AT6000 series and would also like to see what it looks like without the handles.
If it's not too much trouble, can you post a picture?

Thanks,
...
Forum: Speakers   01-29-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8,018
Views: 558,430
Posted By RichB
As GSR said, we were using the Salon2's full...

As GSR said, we were using the Salon2's full range.
The P5 is a beast with more power and rated into 2 ohms.

Bi-amping is a very simple test. Simply listen to a single Salon with one amp channel...
Forum: Speakers   01-29-2016, 04:49 PM
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Posted By RichB
You say it so much better than I :D ...

You say it so much better than I :D



Ranked:
JC-1
A21 bi-amp
A21 Single channel
It seems that the Salon2's load is such that a single A21 was not the best choice.
Bi-amped A21 was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-29-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,708
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Posted By RichB
Mute on power down would be nice. Harmony...

Mute on power down would be nice.

Harmony remotes differ by models but there are ways to have fixed commanded set with each activity. I used this for force ON software has always been brain-dead...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 08:25 PM
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Posted By RichB
I think it depends on how difficult your speakers...

I think it depends on how difficult your speakers are to drive.
The JC-1 drove the Salon2's better than the A21's in this listening session:

...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 08:04 PM
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Posted By RichB
It has problems. Email sent. - Rich

It has problems. Email sent.


- Rich
Forum: Speakers   01-28-2016, 05:34 PM
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Posted By RichB
^^^ GSR, thanks for the summary. We had...

^^^
GSR, thanks for the summary.

We had an SPL meter in hand and for the single speaker listening the level did not exceed 88 DB.
Even at lower levels with the A21's, the effect remains,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 04:59 PM
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Views: 259,298
Posted By RichB
I have tried the XMC-1 Dirac many times. Thus...

I have tried the XMC-1 Dirac many times.
Thus far, even with Dirac set to below 40Hz I find a signifant chagne to the sound-stage.

I have no idea why, but on every processor I have ever owned...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-28-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11,637
Views: 1,423,765
Posted By RichB
These are subjective judgements. I wish there...

These are subjective judgements.
I wish there was a better answer but, if have have the gear in question, try the diffent configurations and pick your favorite.


- Rich
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