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Forum: Speakers   04-30-2017, 11:12 AM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
I would lean towards the KEF. Their coaxial UniQ...

I would lean towards the KEF. Their coaxial UniQ driver excels at in-wall/in-ceiling installations.
Forum: Speakers   04-28-2017, 12:56 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
+1 the HSU mentioned earlier. I would also...

+1 the HSU mentioned earlier. I would also recommend SVS subs - the 2000 series or higher.

One of their discontinued models, the SB12-NSD, is still available on Amazon at a great discount...
Forum: Soundbars   04-24-2017, 08:41 AM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
If you're willing to get an AVR there are several...

If you're willing to get an AVR there are several excellent sounding passive soundbars - to the list above I would add the GoldenEar SuperCinema 3D Arrays. A big bonus to this approach is that AVRs...
Forum: Speakers   04-17-2017, 09:24 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
My experience has been mixed - from barely...

My experience has been mixed - from barely noticeable to ouch. You just don't know until you try it with a given speaker. The first thing I check is how off axis performance is affected.
Forum: Speakers   04-15-2017, 09:43 AM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
I've had a Q-100 5.1 set up for several years and...

I've had a Q-100 5.1 set up for several years and highly recommend it at that price point (for more money there's always a better speaker:)).

Some nice advantages for HT ...
- they have a...
Forum: Soundbars   04-13-2017, 01:43 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
That is really intriguing. But the...

That is really intriguing.

But the disconnect issues still leave me really worried ...

Also, was the surround-speakers-low-volume issue every satisfactorily solved?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2017, 01:39 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
Ah - I was looking at the "Denon Remote App",...

Ah - I was looking at the "Denon Remote App", which does include support for the 1713.

The "Audyssey MultEQ Editor" app does not support any of the older units.

I'm still checking out the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2017, 12:40 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
Nevermind - found the app in the Apple Ap Store -...

Nevermind - found the app in the Apple Ap Store - description says it works with my AVR. Will update the firmware and give the app a try - thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2017, 12:35 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
I just looked on their site and don't see...

I just looked on their site and don't see anything about an app. What is it called?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2017, 12:33 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
Will the new app work with any Denon AVR that has...

Will the new app work with any Denon AVR that has the "network control" feature or only certain AVR models?

My model, the 1713, has "network control" that I can access via a web browser .
Forum: Speakers   04-13-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By sdg4vfx
The NHT SuperZero 2.1 is on sale on Amazon for...

The NHT SuperZero 2.1 is on sale on Amazon for $99.

A little more expensive than the other speakers listed so far but a great speaker for this purpose. It is sealed so it's wall mountable, it's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-13-2017, 09:50 AM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
After doing an Audyssey setup my Denon receiver...

After doing an Audyssey setup my Denon receiver (1713) asks me to "store" the Audyssey data.

Is there a way to store more than one Audyssey data set and then choose which data set to load/use?
...
Forum: Soundbars   04-09-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By sdg4vfx
Very good point/question. The specific...

Very good point/question. The specific differences (between the heavily compressed older formats and the newer lossless formats) that I'm thinking of are clarity and detail. I know someone with the...
Forum: Soundbars   04-09-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 522
Posted By sdg4vfx
The Cadence looks interesting - but looking at...

The Cadence looks interesting - but looking at the specs only the older (DVD era) more compressed versions of surround sound are supported - Dolby Digital and DTS Digital Surround. Little baffling...
Forum: Soundbars   04-06-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 894
Posted By sdg4vfx
Correct me if I'm wrong but ... the "DTS"...

Correct me if I'm wrong but ... the "DTS" advertised on the Martin Logan primarily refers to the music streaming protocol "DTS Play-Fi" which only supports 2-channel DTS decoding.

In my earlier...
Forum: Speakers   04-06-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By sdg4vfx
Minimal gain going from 5.x to 7.x., two other...

Minimal gain going from 5.x to 7.x., two other options ...

5.1.2 including a sub upgrade
5.2.2

Adding overhead channels (direct or reflected) will be very noticeable. Also, most of the AVRs...
Forum: Speakers   04-06-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 121
Posted By sdg4vfx
I'm a KEF owner/fan (use the Q100 for my HT), but...

I'm a KEF owner/fan (use the Q100 for my HT), but for mostly music listening in a bedroom I'd probably recommend the Dali Zensor 1. (The next step up might be something like the KEF LS50, but that's...
Forum: Soundbars   04-05-2017, 07:41 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
From earlier in the thread I believe it's...

From earlier in the thread I believe it's "Re-encode to DD".
Forum: Soundbars   04-05-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 894
Posted By sdg4vfx
Unhappy Love that the unit has a Sub Pre-Out so you can...

Love that the unit has a Sub Pre-Out so you can use your own sub if you already have one.

But like the Sonos no HDMI or DTS (multi-channel) support - bad for watching Blu-Rays
Forum: Speakers   04-05-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,928
Posted By sdg4vfx
For now I would lean towards 3D immersive audio. ...

For now I would lean towards 3D immersive audio. Adding atmos overhead speakers to a HT is a difference that is noticeable - the ones I've heard upped the fun factor (for me at least).

Some of...
Forum: Speakers   04-05-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 314
Posted By sdg4vfx
I originally thought some of the models were...

I originally thought some of the models were single full range speakers but turns out they are coaxial.
Forum: Speakers   04-05-2017, 01:38 PM
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Posted By sdg4vfx
bump

bump
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-05-2017, 01:29 PM
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Views: 74
Posted By sdg4vfx
much thanks

much thanks
Forum: Soundbars   04-04-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 894
Posted By sdg4vfx
The reason I passed on the Sonos ...

The reason I passed on the Sonos ...
Forum: Soundbars   04-04-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 894
Posted By sdg4vfx
Fantastic unit unless the user likes to watch a...

Fantastic unit unless the user likes to watch a lot of Blu-Rays - no HDMI or DTS-HD support.
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