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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 07:27 AM
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Dig, concrete, I suppose a real man could with a...

Dig, concrete, I suppose a real man could with a pick and shovel. I'm going to bring home one Ingersoll Rand compressor and industrial jack hammer from work. Alternatively, I could raise the house...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 05:13 AM
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MiniDSP arrived

The UMIK-1 showed up yesterday, much earlier than expected to be honest . Now going to have to read up on REW and drive you guys nuts with questions . :confused:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 05:09 AM
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You were part of the mixing process for this...

You were part of the mixing process for this movie? 5.1 was done phenomenally, running in DSU is was better than any of the Atmos mixes I have heard so far. When a movie has a descent
story the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 06:58 PM
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Fury was a great movie, acting fantastic and the...

Fury was a great movie, acting fantastic and the sound running DSU ,excellent. This is one of those movies where my seat shakers worked well too. You felt like you were in a tank, firing a 50cal
gun...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 10:39 AM
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That is the bottom line, it's an end of an era....

That is the bottom line, it's an end of an era. My guess the future will see garbage dumps as the new Gold mines. Once we run out of resources the dumps will become the goto place for recycled...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 07:51 AM
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We must be around the same age, I too held onto...

We must be around the same age, I too held onto CRT screens forever. Last one I bought a 36" was like $2500 Canadian back in the day. It was heavy too, around 150lb as I recall and I was strong...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 05:21 AM
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I still have a Pioneer receiver and Boss...

I still have a Pioneer receiver and Boss Acoustimass speaker system that I bought in 1987, in my family room and used most every day. The receiver is showing signs of eminent failure but I can't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2015, 09:28 PM
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Thank you for the compliments , not a five star...

Thank you for the compliments , not a five star theater but did make the best of what was once a small basement recreation room . The wood flooring was a last minute thing, just wanted to add
that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:24 AM
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Just realizing your ceiling is very similar to...

Just realizing your ceiling is very similar to mine, so Atmos enabled speakers would not have worked unless you at least had separate Atmos modules that you could have moved until a sweet spot found....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:14 AM
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That was my thought, beautiful room and to see...

That was my thought, beautiful room and to see that plaster on the ceiling was a tell all. Not just the work, the mess too. Just cutting holes for my in-ceiling alone made a terrible mess from
the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:07 AM
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John Wick is in the mail. :D I'm very much...

John Wick is in the mail. :D I'm very much looking forward to finally watching a movie after many months of piecing together gear and working on the room whenever I had some free time. I've heard...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:38 PM
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I take it you liked Expendables3 , John Wick and...

I take it you liked Expendables3 , John Wick and Fury possibly? :p


I have a collection of old guns, musket loaders, flint locks etc that was given to me. Not sure my wife would let me put them...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:32 PM
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The ceiling has to be perfectly flat and solid (...

The ceiling has to be perfectly flat and solid ( no tiles or acoustic materials allowed), just the right height ( 8-9 ft) and the MLP has to be in the sweat spot for the Atmos enabled speakers to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 05:21 AM
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I too have the 4K projector ( Sony VW500ES ) and...

I too have the 4K projector ( Sony VW500ES ) and Atmos 7.2.4 system running now. Both technologies work well , as is, regardless if Atmos or 4K become mainstream. My picture quality up-scaled is the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 11:44 AM
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Got it thanks, now to figure it all out . :o ...

Got it thanks, now to figure it all out . :o

From my first calculations it looks like my seating is in the sweet spot , front and back rows. Will have to confirm later with actual testing when my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 10:43 AM
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Interesting graph , do you have a program for...

Interesting graph , do you have a program for this? Is the 0ft mark the face of the LCR speakers or the front wall? My room is 30ft long, 12 ft wide, my LCR speakers 3ft from the wall.
Would be nice...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 07:43 AM
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I think part of his problem was the lack of...

I think part of his problem was the lack of space. He only has 24" left each side of the chairs and mounting anything surface mounted will impede the walking path. Mono, di or bipole will be in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 05:29 AM
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Posted By roxiedog13
I had the same problem, ended up using Paridigm...

I had the same problem, ended up using Paridigm ADP ( adapted dipole ) in the wall ( actually in a column) slightly behind the front row and ahead of the second row. The two tweeters fire for and aft...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-25-2015, 05:20 AM
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Posted By roxiedog13
Received the movie Canopy yesterday, it was coded...

Received the movie Canopy yesterday, it was coded for region B, I'm in Canada so it will not work on my Oppo 103D region code A I believe.

I think there was a way to unlock the region using the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 08:59 PM
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Well, unfortunately no reporting back about the...

Well, unfortunately no reporting back about the movie Canopy coming from this B region part of the world. Message on my screen from both my Oppo and Sony BD player was " unable to play this movie,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 04:42 PM
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Posted By roxiedog13
IDK , figured it was another internet acronym ....

IDK , figured it was another internet acronym .


Guess I'll have to place a Amazon Japan order soon, must be 4 or 5 available now, shipping will be cheaper......by the dozen :p


Yes,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 12:17 PM
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Posted By roxiedog13
I guess what was meant by fake Atmos would be...

I guess what was meant by fake Atmos would be separate Atmos module and real being the Dolby Atmos Enabled . The setting choice they were referring to was probably Atmos enabled vs In-ceiling...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By roxiedog13
You bought Trancendence from where , not sure...

You bought Trancendence from where , not sure what IDK about"only" is ?

I just ordered my mic from MiniDSP, will have to set up REW now on a laptop and get familiar with that .
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 11:28 AM
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Posted By roxiedog13
OK, thats a big relief , thought I saw the...

OK, thats a big relief , thought I saw the calibrated mics for $1000 range . The $100 range I can handle without a Q&A from the boss . :p

Something else just popped into my head regarding Atmos...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 11:16 AM
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Posted By roxiedog13
The rain scene in John Wick was great no doubt,...

The rain scene in John Wick was great no doubt, you would swear that rain was falling in the room . The rain scenes in Planet of the Apes was just as good in DSU as I recall .
The opening scene...
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