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Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 221
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I would also consider boosting the center channel...

I would also consider boosting the center channel level 1 or 2 dB. If by mumbling you mean not loud enough, then crossovers probably won't change that.

If you really mean clarity, then try it out...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 3,633
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Can you elaborate, please? The wife and I are...

Can you elaborate, please? The wife and I are finding lots of shows and movies where we perceive the actors are mumbling.

This has occurred when using tv speakers, a jvc soundbar, and now my...
Forum: Speakers   05-19-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 3,633
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I was watching the new Daredevil series on...

I was watching the new Daredevil series on Netflix and I went directly from a 100Hz crossover to a 120Hz one and dialogue coming from the center channel was instantly much clearer and normal...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-18-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Wow. Yep, that was my problem. I had it set to...

Wow. Yep, that was my problem. I had it set to stereo in the TV setup menu. I can't believe I've been listening to my TV shows in stereo all these years (well, 18 months) going through the Xbox One....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 203,837
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Can anyone with the 375/3066 see if they have the...

Can anyone with the 375/3066 see if they have the same issue when converting 7.1 DTS-HD MA to 7.1 L-PCM? It happens on my PS3, PS4, and Xbox One and with both the Spears and Munsil 2nd Edition BD and...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-18-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, I did some more checking... first with the...

Well, I did some more checking... first with the PS3 and the Spears and Munsil BD disc (same results as PS4) and then with the PS4 and Disney WOW BD (same results as before indicating disc is not the...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-18-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I find it bewildering that both consoles could...

I find it bewildering that both consoles could push the same sound to the wrong speaker (left surround to front left). Any other person and I'd write you off as someone who accidentally wired his...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-18-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Maybe that is my problem of only getting two...

Maybe that is my problem of only getting two channels from my Tivo through the Xbox One. I only adjusted settings in the Xbox One audio menu, not the Xbox One TV setup menu. I'll have to check that...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-18-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
So 5.1 setup, you use 7.1 setting on xbox...

So 5.1 setup, you use 7.1 setting on xbox one?[/QUOTE]
Yes, based on the tests done via the Spears and Munsil 2nd Edition BD calibration disc. It minimizes speaker id errors greatly.

I would urge...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-17-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
In my case, avoiding the 5.1 uncompressed option...

In my case, avoiding the 5.1 uncompressed option is critical for bd movies.
Forum: Xbox Area   05-17-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, it seems 7.1 content on a 5.1 setup has a...

Well, it seems 7.1 content on a 5.1 setup has a different effect. Or even 5.1 content on a 5.1 setup.
Forum: Xbox Area   05-16-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Exclamation I rechecked things and I can say that the Xbox...

I rechecked things and I can say that the Xbox One handles things equally well as the PS4 when both are set to Linear PCM 7.1 (7.1 Uncompressed on Xbox One and Linear PCM 7.1 on PS4). That means both...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-16-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I shall do the exact same test on my Xbox One in...

I shall do the exact same test on my Xbox One in both 5.1 and 7.1 uncompressed modes later...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-16-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I checked all this in detail on my PS4 and found...

I checked all this in detail on my PS4 and found the following:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1465259-yamaha-rx-v-75-series-owners-thread-86.html#post34263890
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 203,837
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
*It's worth mentioning that when Linear PCM 7.1...

*It's worth mentioning that when Linear PCM 7.1 is engaged on the PS4 for BD movies/calibration discs like this one it switches over the Linear PCM 5.1 automatically for 5.1 source signals.

*Also,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 203,837
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I was doing speaker id tests with the Spears and...

I was doing speaker id tests with the Spears and Munsil 2nd Edition Calibration BD and with my PS4 as the BD player I found everything to be normal except for when 7.1 channel DTS-HD MA was converted...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-15-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I decided to double check things with the Spears...

I decided to double check things with the Spears and Munsil 2nd Edition BD and when the disc was in 5.1 channel mode everything was normal but in 7.1 mode the left side surround came from both the...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-15-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I think I get normal dd 5.1 sound from my Comcast...

I think I get normal dd 5.1 sound from my Comcast Cable box hooked up via the Xbox One. Hd channels have surround sound for the shows but some commercials are 2.0 only. Also, sitcoms I watch don't...
Forum: Xbox Area   05-15-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19,144
Views: 601,250
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I noticed something worth mentioning with the...

I noticed something worth mentioning with the dts-hd master audio 7.1 channel audio check on the Mortdecai BD. When the Xbox One was set to 5.1 uncompressed output via hdmi to my Yamaha HTR-3066 5.1...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 3,633
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I'm experimenting with a 2.5 dB boost to...

I'm experimenting with a 2.5 dB boost to subwoofer levels at the avr (going from -2.5 dB to 0 dB). So far, it seems to be very beneficial with no ill effects. I'm at a 100Hz crossover.

EDIT: went...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-09-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 49,786
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Though here are some pics

Though here are some pics
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-09-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 49,786
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I think taking a picture of a blue full field...

I think taking a picture of a blue full field test pattern from a calibration bd disc on the ps4 would be more useful

(Of course, pics of the TV screen are not reliable anyways.)
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-05-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/1820722-...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/1820722-upgrading-5-1-speakers-yamaha-htib-many-questions-8.html#post33996050

Center channel settings (distance and level) barely changed...
Forum: Speakers   05-05-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 3,633
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
YPAO New Run

Speaker Level (dB)

Front L 0.0
Front R 0.0
Center +0.5
Surround L +3.5
Surround R -0.5
Subwoofer -2.5
Forum: Speakers   05-04-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 3,633
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Haven't redone YPAO yet but audio from the center...

Haven't redone YPAO yet but audio from the center channel sounds significantly crisper and clearer than before. It's also a bit louder.
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