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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-23-2017, 12:56 AM
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mogorf My understanding would be, that the...

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My understanding would be, that the DEQ algorithm shouldn't do anything which counteracts a "natural" behavior. It's fine with me, if an adjustable compensations is applied, when the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2017, 07:27 AM
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My own perpective concerning the changes I would...

My own perpective concerning the changes I would like to see within the Audyssey DEQ function are somewhat different to those mthomas47 listed.

- I would agree to David Aikens assessment, that a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-21-2017, 01:22 AM
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Posted By gurkey
The test tone is been used to evaluate each...

The test tone is been used to evaluate each speaker individually. Speakers usually sound different even if same model using the same test tone due to placement, room gain, surroundings, deco and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-13-2017, 10:39 AM
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Posted By gurkey
The microphone for measuring room acoustics...

The microphone for measuring room acoustics should always be pointing up (to the ceiling). Its frequency response usually is optimized for this (90°). It's supposed to gather mostly diffuse sound at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-12-2017, 11:29 PM
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Posted By gurkey
The Audyssey App will be available only for Denon...

The Audyssey App will be available only for Denon models 2016 and later, as has been announced by Denon already.
Older models firmware will not be supported.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-12-2017, 03:35 PM
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Both units, 4520 and 7200WA, have the same...

Both units, 4520 and 7200WA, have the same version of Audyssey (XT32), although there might be some differences because of continuing software development in the mean time.
Audyssey "Pro", the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-12-2017, 03:22 PM
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Posted By gurkey
The answer is "mixed". When Dolby Atmos had...

The answer is "mixed".
When Dolby Atmos had reached the market, many listening sessions with different speaker constellations had been set up with direct and Dolby Enabled speaker scenarios....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-12-2017, 05:01 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Anyone know, what happened to Auromatic V2.0,...

Anyone know, what happened to Auromatic V2.0, which had been preannounced some time ago ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2017, 11:36 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Amps interact with the speakers they are...

Amps interact with the speakers they are connected to because of their different layout / design and speaker impedance.
This sometimes might change their behavior slightly and might bring the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2017, 08:24 AM
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Posted By gurkey
I would shy away from the Arcams right now,...

I would shy away from the Arcams right now, because they seem to have trouble with their DIRAC implementation for quite some time now, not beeing able to resolve those problems due to conceptual...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2017, 08:12 AM
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Posted By gurkey
I never have seen a commercial audio amp...

I never have seen a commercial audio amp inverting the phase of the signal by design (if not setup this way by the owner).
DIY amp builts sometimes might have this problem due to missing adherence...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2017, 02:44 AM
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Posted By gurkey
A phase test reports eventual differently...

A phase test reports eventual differently depending on the algorithm and the test signal used.
A simple test for a passive speaker is to use a 1.5VDC battery as mentioned before and touching the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2017, 04:37 PM
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Posted By gurkey
Audyssey was never ment to be a "speaker...

Audyssey was never ment to be a "speaker correction" system, because it collects data which contains everything: direct and reflected sounds of the speaker(s) at the mike's position(s) combined with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2017, 03:12 AM
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Posted By gurkey
The background: During the HDMI handshake phase...

The background:
During the HDMI handshake phase the destination (display) tells the HDMI repeater (AVR) its settings for the auto sync features. "Auto Sync" should not be turned off, but switching...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2017, 12:18 PM
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Posted By gurkey
It's not that "simple". The originator of...

It's not that "simple".

The originator of that "38% guide line", famous pro studio designer Wes Lachot, did explain the basis and the hows and whys of his "38% guide line" in one of his articles...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2017, 10:55 AM
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Posted By gurkey
This an example link...

This an example link http://realtraps.com/art_room-setup.htm (http://realtraps.com/art_room-setup.htm) to a docu about that 38% rule.
REW allows to simulate the (theoretical) frequency response at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-21-2017, 12:37 AM
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Posted By gurkey
I think the term "phase angle" is been used quite...

I think the term "phase angle" is been used quite often in this context, as describing the difference in phase of a monophone stimulus reaching the individual ear in binaural hearing.
There are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2017, 11:05 PM
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Posted By gurkey
@David Aiken...

@David Aiken (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=30312)

"Phase angle" in this context is the phase difference that is been recognized by the brain for each ear during reception of a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2017, 10:20 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Most case radiation should only happen in the...

Most case radiation should only happen in the bass region, if any, because of the inherent properties of the material used for the case. But due to the size and design of the units frequencies below...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2017, 04:39 AM
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Posted By gurkey
The cited studies have been done scientifically...

The cited studies have been done scientifically and under controlled conditions as far as I know. They did not cover any furniture and "home environment", bcause they where looking for specific...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2017, 01:58 AM
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Posted By gurkey
About the subwoofer localization issue: ...

About the subwoofer localization issue:

Several studies have been done in the past already about that theme. If the subwoofer(s) are in line with the corresponding speaker as the prime signal...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2017, 11:28 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Not sure, if this is really needed, because Dolby...

Not sure, if this is really needed, because Dolby Atmos Enabled speakers are using acoustic reflective surfaces to get their virtual sound source projected onto the correspondig ceiling and walls...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-17-2017, 08:16 AM
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Posted By gurkey
I have gone through implementing several...

I have gone through implementing several scenarios in different rooms: living rooms, sleeping rooms and home cinema in two homes.
Having tested several constellations in terms of electronics,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-17-2017, 04:55 AM
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Posted By gurkey
It all is a balancing act, but one, where the...

It all is a balancing act, but one, where the decision is often made between a working illusion and a more or less defective "pinpong" situation. I am looking for a virtual space, where i can't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-17-2017, 03:23 AM
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Posted By gurkey
It all depends on the seating situation and the...

It all depends on the seating situation and the relative position of the corresponding speakers. If more than one person is seated, than the position of the speaker and its radiating pattern might be...
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