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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 01:42 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I spent the weekend running wires through my...

I spent the weekend running wires through my ceiling. PITA but worth it. And once it's done, it's done.

But I wouldn't rule out the upfirers - I've heard them twice now, and both times there was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 01:40 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
:) See my post to Scott. Already workin' on it......

:) See my post to Scott. Already workin' on it... :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 01:39 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yep. I am getting the first one in the UK! ...

Yep. I am getting the first one in the UK!



Same here. I will be posting those early impressions, you can be sure. Any particular discs you're interested in? I thought I’d test first of all...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 01:35 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Interesting point. I have no idea if it's right...

Interesting point. I have no idea if it's right or not. My own speakers have a sensitivity of about 90dB and my trims come out at about -7dB or so typically. It will depend on room size of course (my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 01:27 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yes, but at least we know for certain that Atmos...

Yes, but at least we know for certain that Atmos Blurays are on the way.

I agree that the upmixing is really important and will be for some time to come. I have 1,400 or more discs here, and - so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
And people keep worrying about Atmos content...

And people keep worrying about Atmos content...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 11:35 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Hahaha. First year premium for this exceptional...

Hahaha. First year premium for this exceptional level of protection is just $999. Sign up now while this introductory price lasts!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
OMG. For me, the idea of waiting until Christmas...

OMG. For me, the idea of waiting until Christmas next year is totally utterly out of the question! What - when some have Atmos right now, and I will wait until the end of this year, through the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 11:29 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Definitely. I want Atmos as soon as I can get it...

Definitely. I want Atmos as soon as I can get it (and my Denon may be here next week so my dealer says!). I don't care if I have to replace the unit in 18-24 months time. I am an early adopter and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Agreed. Personally 4K is of very little interest...

Agreed. Personally 4K is of very little interest to me right now. I would need a much larger screen to be able to benefit much from the higher resolution and my room won't accommodate that anyway....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 11:21 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Very true. I 'lost' 3dB when I first treated my...

Very true. I 'lost' 3dB when I first treated my room and another 3dB when I treated it some more...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-02-2014, 11:19 AM
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Views: 13,542
Posted By kbarnes701
"Flash in the pan" is a good translation of 'un...

"Flash in the pan" is a good translation of 'un feu de paille". (Literally a 'straw fire' for the benefit of monolinguals).
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-02-2014, 11:18 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Gosh - I’d forgotten that! yes it is! Merci...

Gosh - I’d forgotten that! yes it is! Merci bien!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 08:49 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Why do you need to violate the rule - if you can...

Why do you need to violate the rule - if you can place them at 52 degrees you are in spec for a position 84cm to 2m forward of the listening position?

Is there something on your ceiling which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 07:33 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Looks good. And way cheaper than their...

Looks good. And way cheaper than their alternatives. Hmmm...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 07:28 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Mine's a pint of nice, warm English beer thanks :)

Mine's a pint of nice, warm English beer thanks :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 07:27 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Three discs. But there's no real comparison...

Three discs. But there's no real comparison between upmixed content and a brand new codec like Atmos. To create those 3 Neo:X optimized discs, the studio had to remix the movies. With Atmos movies,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 07:24 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Was that your hand I felt on my a$$ just now?...

Was that your hand I felt on my a$$ just now? LOL.

Sure. I was only ever replying to the point about 4K bluray discs and Atmos. I think we can leave the floor now and take our place at the bar......
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 06:53 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yes, good points. It doesn’t make much sense to...

Yes, good points. It doesn’t make much sense to worry about compatibility with something that isn't currently here, may never be here and if it ever is here, we will probably by then have changed our...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 06:48 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
:) This doesn’t just apply to Atmos AVRs. Anyone...

:) This doesn’t just apply to Atmos AVRs. Anyone buying an AVR today will have to ascertain if it meets his future needs. It has nothing to do with Atmos. Atmos will be delivered by TrueHD on 4K...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-02-2014, 06:43 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Unfortunately, what you are experiencing is...

Unfortunately, what you are experiencing is normal. Unlike in the movie world, where sound is mixed to a known and agreed 'reference' standard, music is mixed to no standards at all, and is at the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 04:57 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I have made my point clearly. Nothing more to...

I have made my point clearly. Nothing more to add. Atmos is not incompatible with 4K Bluray discs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 04:43 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
FAQ UPDATE! Added document giving details of...

FAQ UPDATE!

Added document giving details of Audyssey Version relating to model year 2014-2015.

a)14. Which current AVRs have which version of Audyssey room correction?...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 03:58 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
It always works if you use the Post unique ID in...

It always works if you use the Post unique ID in the link and the post command. The post command is and the syntax is [post=xxxxxxx]any text you want here. Where xxxxxxx is the post ID. The Post ID...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2014, 03:50 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Atmos will be compatible with 4K Blurays. Period....

Atmos will be compatible with 4K Blurays. Period. If your AVR can't handle 4K Blurays, then nothing will be compatible with 4K Blurays.
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