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Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-23-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By sdrucker
Unless you have a limited number of booths to see...

Unless you have a limited number of booths to see or are only there for selevted booth demos, I'd personally plan on two days based on previous experience, especially for the high performance audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41,106
Views: 1,722,642
Posted By sdrucker
Nothing that he couldn't do in a room within a...

Nothing that he couldn't do in a room within a room. Then he'd have complete freedom to design the space as needed.....how big is his family room? :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 41,106
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Posted By sdrucker
Sanjay, at one point a few years back I'd had the...

Sanjay, at one point a few years back I'd had the PSB Imagine S running in "dual mono" mode in my setup. That's their implementation where you have side and rear firing drivers firing in opposite...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,733
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Posted By sdrucker
I was originally going to get Triad Atmos height...

I was originally going to get Triad Atmos height modules, the ones that Dennis Erskine had mentioned with the 2x2 concentric array of drivers I believe, until PSB announced they were coming out with...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2016, 10:32 AM
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Posted By sdrucker
There's something to that...but also, the PSBs...

There's something to that...but also, the PSBs were adapted from the midrange/woofer and tweeter of their Imagine X line. So in theory you'll have better timbre match if you're a PSB owner.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-21-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 126,545
Posted By sdrucker
Hey, I certainly wish you luck in your business...

Hey, I certainly wish you luck in your business project!

Maikel - can you post links to these examples? I'm more curious about the Pro Audio one with the limited range correction. Regardless, I...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2016, 03:33 PM
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Views: 61,624
Posted By sdrucker
I'm glad to have helped. I hope more AVSers pick...

I'm glad to have helped. I hope more AVSers pick up on them....for what they are, working according to theory and acoustic design and not direct sound as such right above you, I was surprised how...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,733
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Posted By sdrucker
You can also look at tbe PSB Imagine XAs...

You can also look at tbe PSB Imagine XAs ($499/pair). They came out in April, and AFAIK there's only three AVSers that have them (me, David Suslio and I think cel4145). IMagic reviewed them on AVS...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-21-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,426
Posted By sdrucker
I think Vernon Hills has a Dolby Cinema theatre...

I think Vernon Hills has a Dolby Cinema theatre at the AMC Hawthorn 12. But that's a 60+ minute drive from downtown or the west/southern suburbs with traffic, probably more on weekends.

It bugs me...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By sdrucker
While I can't help you with budget, there's more...

While I can't help you with budget, there's more options than the 32 channel version of Trinnov. You could always get the 16 channel or (ideally) the 24 channel Altitude, and save some $$$$. The 16...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,485
Posted By sdrucker
I've got both the NAD M27 and the Wyred4Sound...

I've got both the NAD M27 and the Wyred4Sound MMC-7 in my 9.2.4 setup, with the M27 powering my front L/C/R speakers, side surrounds, and wides, and the MMC-7 powering my rear surrounds and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-19-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 126,545
Posted By sdrucker
Nice, although somewhat short review of the...

Nice, although somewhat short review of the Altitude:
http://www.trinnov.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/HCC_262_Trinnov_Reprint-LOW.pdf
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 41,106
Views: 1,722,642
Posted By sdrucker
Literally speaking you're right, from a...

Literally speaking you're right, from a fundamentals POV. But how much do you really notice your rear surrounds on upmixed two channel or 5.1 content? Given the choices I'd rather have upmixing to my...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-18-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 126,545
Posted By sdrucker
Assuming you're talking about a DTS:X track in...

Assuming you're talking about a DTS:X track in your question, native DTS:X content has content that's been steered to the heights by the mixer. Neural:X is upmixing based on a matrix model...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-15-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By sdrucker
It's a bad sign when accidentally dropping the...

It's a bad sign when accidentally dropping the UMM-6 about two feet onto a plush carpet is enough to break it....that's what happened with me about two years ago.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-13-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 126,545
Posted By sdrucker
Just out of curiosity, what's your entertainment...

Just out of curiosity, what's your entertainment mix? What % would you say is movies vs. music, and of music content, what % is multichannel (BD, DVD, DVD-Audio, SACD) vs. two-channel?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-13-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 126,545
Posted By sdrucker
Upmixers are, of course, subjective, but I'd...

Upmixers are, of course, subjective, but I'd venture that the more energetic upmixing to your Triad heights is the reason why you prefer Neural:X to DSU. That's my feeling too, at least for...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-13-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,163
Views: 126,545
Posted By sdrucker
I guess I'm lucky - my wife bugs me about when...

I guess I'm lucky - my wife bugs me about when I'm putting a laser based projector and 110" screen into our HT room :). No room for a brew room in our condo, but we're walking distance to...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-12-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,001
Posted By sdrucker
Planning to for the third year in a row...on the...

Planning to for the third year in a row...on the lookout for new 4K laser PJ/screen and home automation technology :)
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-09-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 447
Posted By sdrucker
I'm running 9.2.4 right now on my 24 channel...

I'm running 9.2.4 right now on my 24 channel Altitude. That's all PSB except for my HSU ULS-15 subs.

Otherwise, I have:
Image T2 fronts
Imagine C center (which will probably be replaced with...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-09-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 447
Posted By sdrucker
I live in the West Loop, and my HT is a work in...

I live in the West Loop, and my HT is a work in progress until I get the room treated and a PJ/screen installed, but I'd be interested in a GTG. I'd also be willing to do a Trinnov demo in my...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-08-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,139
Posted By sdrucker
It's more of a subtle enhancement, which I've...

It's more of a subtle enhancement, which I've heard in another Trinnov owner's HT room awhile back, and one I'd consider doing if I weren't planning to do a motorized acoustic transparent screen and...
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-08-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,139
Posted By sdrucker
You can also try a custom setup with a high...

You can also try a custom setup with a high (mounted above the screen) and low center speaker, with the Trinnov using its intelligent processing to pull the center image upward.

At this price...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41,106
Views: 1,722,642
Posted By sdrucker
Not just that, even if one has capable speakers...

Not just that, even if one has capable speakers that can go to 40 Hz (or lower) at -6 db, why would you want to play those speakers at the limits of their capabilities when you can redirect that bass...
Forum: Speakers   07-06-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 61,624
Posted By sdrucker
Agreed.....I have my PSB Imagine XAs on top of my...

Agreed.....I have my PSB Imagine XAs on top of my Imagine S surrounds at about 46 inches, with ear level on our sofa at about 41 inches. They're slightly lower by an inch or so on top of my mains....
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