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Forum: Speakers   03-01-2015, 01:54 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
How does this figure into the mix?:...

How does this figure into the mix?: https://www.parts-express.com/pure-acoustics-noble-ii-s-surround-speaker-pair-black--303-508

Also, between the ones discussed so far I'm leaning back towards...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-01-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Also, I found the adaptive dynamic range control...

Also, I found the adaptive dynamic range control setting (Adaptive DRC) to be more useful/effective than the main dynamic range setting. The latter only works for bitstream audio signals and has two...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-01-2015, 01:16 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
The main change I have left is to pick a pair of...

The main change I have left is to pick a pair of bookshelves/surround speakers and at the moment, I'm discussing it here:
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Forum: Home Theater In A Box   03-01-2015, 01:13 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I thought I make a quick list of the changes I've...

I thought I make a quick list of the changes I've made since last December that have together greatly improved my audio system/setup:

1. changed front LCR to Sony Core speakers (cost: $260 plus...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
The human ear can only hear up to 20kHz. Anything...

The human ear can only hear up to 20kHz. Anything further is just for hype.[/QUOTE]
Yeah, I know and I personally can't hear past 14-15 kHz. However, my point is the Sony Core Bookshelves might have...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 12:36 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Also, the Sony Core center is rated up to 25 kHz...

Also, the Sony Core center is rated up to 25 kHz and the bookshelves to 50 kHz.
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 12:32 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I would say the Infinity is more suitable for...

I would say the Infinity is more suitable for applications because of the front port.[/QUOTE]
Any other advantages?
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
A center channel is basically a bookshelf with an...

A center channel is basically a bookshelf with an added woofer creating an MTM design (mid-bass tweeter mid-bass). It's on it's side because of height reasons. It will most likely preform the exact...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 11:37 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
+/- 3.4 db from 70 hz to 20 khz They still...

+/- 3.4 db from 70 hz to 20 khz

They still have some bass below 70 hz and some treble pass 20 khz

There are more expensive speakers out there, that can not do this well[/QUOTE]
Do you know...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2015, 11:33 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Which is a better speaker: the Infinity P143 or...

Which is a better speaker: the Infinity P143 or the Micca MB42X?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-28-2015, 08:03 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
You have to set it to bitstream (direct) while...

You have to set it to bitstream (direct) while playing a bd movie.
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Typically, that exact number that's nothing to...

Typically, that exact number that's nothing to worry about if it's rated at or above 20khz.

If you saw graphs on content at those levels I think you would understand[/QUOTE]
Just curious
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2015, 03:27 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Do know the real upper limits of the Sonys?

Do know the real upper limits of the Sonys?
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2015, 09:33 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, here are some subjective observations of my...

Well, here are some subjective observations of my current surround placement as shown in the pics. The transitions between the fronts and surrounds are more seamless than ever and it seems like all...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 78
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
The Sonys are six inches from the wall at the...

The Sonys are six inches from the wall at the moment.
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Micca Covo, has some frequency problems ...

Micca Covo, has some frequency problems

http://noaudiophile.com/Micca_COVO-S/Micca_COVO-S_Frequency_Response.jpg

Do not be concerned about the rear port for surrounds - if the port diameter is...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 02:38 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I took many pics. See the post above.

I took many pics. See the post above.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
You will have more headroom which leads to less...

You will have more headroom which leads to less distortion...so yeah, "better". http://www.avsforum.com//forum/images/smilies/wink.gif

If you have no issues with headroom or localization, there...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 11:28 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I'm not saying I agree with YPAO using 80Hz,...

I'm not saying I agree with YPAO using 80Hz, which is why I currently use 120Hz.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Actually, the 110 Hz YPAO run was a fluke......

Actually, the 110 Hz YPAO run was a fluke... every run after it has been 80 Hz.

My AVR is the Yamaha HTR-3066. It has only one crossover and I don't see anything else called low pass filter.
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 793
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
what do you not like about them specifically?

what do you not like about them specifically?
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 10:21 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
(I know the front speaker position is odd, but...

(I know the front speaker position is odd, but for now it's all I can do without buying new furniture and moving everything around. Also, it sounds more directionally correct and with better sound...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 793
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Here are the requested pic(s) of my room...

Here are the requested pic(s) of my room...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 09:54 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
That Yamaha is refurbished though and is...

That Yamaha is refurbished though and is discontinued. I still like the Micca MB42X. Perhaps getting that won't let me use a 80 Hz crossover, but 100 Hz would be recommended with the MB42X and my...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 748
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I have a question... does the sub perform better...

I have a question... does the sub perform better at lower crossovers like 80 Hz vs. higher crossovers like 120 Hz... and by that I mean by limiting the range of frequencies the sub has to output, do...
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