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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By Pianist718
Hmm, I am not sure I follow. My sub for...

Hmm, I am not sure I follow.

My sub for input EXT-IN in Receiver menu ... only thing I can do is set it to +15 which is recommended setting for LFE. That's about it. I can also control volume per...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Pianist718
I get what you're saying, and believe me ......

I get what you're saying, and believe me ... after a/b testing 12 pairs of headphones, 2 DACs, 6 different receivers ... I know human ears can play games with us.

I do enjoy my sub more now. Just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Pianist718
haaaaaaaaaaaaaa, I figure it out. In the DVD...

haaaaaaaaaaaaaa, I figure it out.
In the DVD player settings if you say that your speakers are SMALL, it will make the sub active even on just 2ch audio. Once I changed my speakers to LARGE, sub was...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Pianist718
Clearly you have not looked at my signature to...

Clearly you have not looked at my signature to notice that I have a decent sub :-)

My sub is not walking. I actually rarely make it loud enough to shake a couch or something. Before AmpDude my...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Pianist718
I'd be curious to know about your flooring and...

I'd be curious to know about your flooring and house structure. Also if you have any other room treatment. Wouldn't that make a difference?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Pianist718
With all due respect .. and I mean it because...

With all due respect .. and I mean it because from 4-5 forums where I ask questions, this one is one the best if not THE best ... I simply heard the difference.

Also, there are hundreds of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-15-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Pianist718
so, I got some updates .... :-) I've...

so, I got some updates .... :-)

I've purchased both, Auralex SubDude and AmpDude. Even though I think AmpDude was designed for an Amp and not a sub... still gave it a try.

To keep it pure, I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-12-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Pianist718
my room is 20 by 12. maybe a rerun of my...

my room is 20 by 12.
maybe a rerun of my Audyssey XT32 will help
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-11-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Pianist718
Well ... my biggest issue is that if I sit at one...

Well ... my biggest issue is that if I sit at one spot, bass is much tighter and once I move exactly 1 foot to the left, the sound is now different. I did run Audyssey about a year ago with different...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-11-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Pianist718
(PIC inside) My Theater and What will Bass Traps do for me?

Hi guys,

So before I go ahead and buy 3 of these Auralex SonoLite 24 x 24 x 3 Inches Bass Traps .... ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-10-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By Pianist718
Can this be or is it all in my head? I used to...

Can this be or is it all in my head?
I used to use Monoprice subwoofer cable 15 feet.... sound was nice I guess. Then, changed to Mediabridge 8 feet cable, ..... volume kept the same and now bass...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-08-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Pianist718
Sorry guys if I sound like a tool, but I have...

Sorry guys if I sound like a tool, but I have never done this before and am very interested to post my findings here with those cool or in my case, sad graphs :-)

I found this Mic on Amazon...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Pianist718
In the player settings i left all speakers at...

In the player settings i left all speakers at Large with sub On. Usually for my home theater and other music, my speakers are set to Small with LFE only crossed over at 80 and LFE at 120.

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Pianist718
On Denon I have it set at +15 as that's what they...

On Denon I have it set at +15 as that's what they recommend I guess. k thank you
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Pianist718
Got it ... so ... set channel volume to 0 on AVR,...

Got it ... so ... set channel volume to 0 on AVR, bass at +15 where it actually says that it is a recomended setting unless player says something else.

on player, measure distance and channel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Pianist718
Ok, that makes sense. So what should i change...

Ok, that makes sense.
So what should i change now? Bring all settings to 0 on the AVR such as channel volume? Let player controll distance and speaker volume?

I have my sub at 0 on avr but +10...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Pianist718
Awesome info ... thanks for taking the time. ...

Awesome info ... thanks for taking the time.

So, now I don't know what I did but now everything seems to be fine. 2ch plays only from left and right and surround now does what it did before. When...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-05-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Pianist718
just looked at all my settings and everything...

just looked at all my settings and everything seems to be right./ I don't know what's going on

On DVD player bass management is OFF and speakers are set to large. On option of Subwoofer, it is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-05-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Pianist718
What's Wrong with this Pic? Ext-IN not Pure???

OK ... please help me if you can.

I connect my DVD player to receiver using Analog connectors for 5.1 surround sound.
I use this DVD player to play SACD and DVDA music.

As you see on the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By Pianist718
Very cool home theater you got. No acoustic...

Very cool home theater you got. No acoustic treatments on the walls? How do you get away with that? :-)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By Pianist718
then why do people even bother with companies...

then why do people even bother with companies like http://www.bluejeanscable.com/ ? These guys get mentioned here all the time. Just trying to understand. You know how it is ... when we spend...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By Pianist718
Someone told me long ago that plugging into L and...

Someone told me long ago that plugging into L and R in the sub with a splitter will make the sub a bit louder versus just going into (L)





Nice headphones :-)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 761
Posted By Pianist718
Subwoofer Cables Monster vs Monoprice. No Haters Please.

Alright ... I've been reading forums for a while to notice that there are 2 camps. One says cables are a major factor and others that swear to God that Monoprice is all you need.

I've been using...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-02-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Pianist718
Great advise. Thank you. Now just need to find...

Great advise. Thank you. Now just need to find those things that will look OK with the room interior as it is a family living room.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 981
Posted By Pianist718
So if not a riser ... what are the biggest...

So if not a riser ... what are the biggest problems with my room?


Room Info

20ft by 12ft
Speakers are pointed towards the 12 feet side, so ear to speaker is about 10 feet
Area rug covers...
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