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Forum: AVS Articles   06-29-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,394
Posted By JonFo
And in an unfortunate coincidence, this picture...

And in an unfortunate coincidence, this picture gives us an example of what *not* to do during acoustic measurements. Note that one of the microphones (looks like the all-important one at the MLP) is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 2,055,169
Posted By JonFo
Well dang, my turn for a problem with the AVP...

Well dang, my turn for a problem with the AVP just surfaced this weekend. And during a demo of the system no less (naturally, that's when stuff decides to fail, right? :) ).

My Digital Audio board...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-25-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 141
Posted By JonFo
Yes, but I do have suggestions, as you have four...

Yes, but I do have suggestions, as you have four separate boxes.

As you might have read, using multiple subs located strategically throughout the room will help deliver much smoother frequency...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-07-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4,780
Views: 272,795
Posted By JonFo
Thanks Al, but I'm quite familiar with all this....

Thanks Al, but I'm quite familiar with all this. Adapters should only use pins 2 and 3 to go to a coax link.

I had a stack of Jensen Transformer adapters to go from RCA to balanced, those work...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-07-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 4,780
Views: 272,795
Posted By JonFo
^^^ I've had system configurations that had a...

^^^ I've had system configurations that had a huge amount of mixed coax/balanced gear and never had a 'popping' problem.

Now, what you are definitely at risk for is hum, which is why it's...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-25-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,791
Posted By JonFo
I saw this at the Atlanta (Alpharetta) venue AMC...

I saw this at the Atlanta (Alpharetta) venue AMC North Point 12 in their Dolby cinema theater.

I have to say, this was my absolute best movie-going experience ever, the stadium seating, power...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4,780
Views: 272,795
Posted By JonFo
Thanks Al. In your case, I'm guessing the flat...

Thanks Al. In your case, I'm guessing the flat panel does support 24fps (or at least the EDID will say it can handle it) as it's a full blown TV.

In my case, I'm using a 21" 1080p PC Monitor...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4,780
Views: 272,795
Posted By JonFo
RE: Running a projector and a flat-panel monitor ...

RE: Running a projector and a flat-panel monitor

It *might* be an issue, but depends on whether the preamps Video proc is handling them as a single, duplicated output or as two independent...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   05-09-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,299
Posted By JonFo
I received my copy a couple of days ago, and now...

I received my copy a couple of days ago, and now that I've heard the 5.1 high-rez mix a few times, I can chime in and say that this is indeed a great surround re-mix!

I like that instruments are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-09-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 2,055,169
Posted By JonFo
Hi Willy, glad it was just a reboot-type problem...

Hi Willy, glad it was just a reboot-type problem and that you are back up and running.

I make it a habit of cold booting my AVP once a week, as that seems to ensure the cleanest most reliable...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   04-21-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 390
Posted By JonFo
On BluRay, this in an excellent (as usual for SW...

On BluRay, this in an excellent (as usual for SW mix) multichannel recording with great dynamic range. It very much a 'sit an listen' type of record. Definitely not background music.
But cranked on...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-19-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 109,940
Posted By JonFo
^^^ +1 for MQA support! In general, I hope...

^^^ +1 for MQA support!

In general, I hope the stick to the core of what they are good at, which is a great source device for Video and Audio.

If they want to continue to have two models,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 26,657
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Posted By JonFo
^^^ How do you have the rest of your speakers...

^^^ How do you have the rest of your speakers configured? Depending on that, you might not get a signal on the sub if you specified large speakers with no sub.
Also, what audio 'mode' are you in...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-14-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,945
Posted By JonFo
While I clicked on 100% speakers, I very...

While I clicked on 100% speakers, I very occasionally use headphones, but never for critical listening. But then, I have a custom built dedicated room that's fully treated and a killer multichannel...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   03-14-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,699
Posted By JonFo
I'll concur with several others opinions...

I'll concur with several others opinions regarding the 5.1 mix, this is his best work from a pure SQ production standpoint. He continually raises the bar for multichannel immersion. I can't wait...
Forum: Community News & Polls   03-10-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,282
Posted By JonFo
Responded $5K - $10K Doing pre-pro upgrade...

Responded $5K - $10K

Doing pre-pro upgrade to gain Atmos, + expense for ceiling speakers and treatments.

I might spring for a true 4K UHD projector, but only if they release an LED or Laser...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By JonFo
from the List: Denon or Marantz, + Classe ...

from the List: Denon or Marantz, + Classe

Maybe Oppo.

Others:


Meridian (barely under your limit)
Trinnov (way over the limit :) )
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By JonFo
Boe, yes, most US gear is black, but vendors are...

Boe, yes, most US gear is black, but vendors are beginning to offer more choice.

Personaly, black is fine, but I really don't care, all my gear is in the air conditioned equipment room. Everything...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By JonFo
While I have seriously contemplated the Trinnov...

While I have seriously contemplated the Trinnov Altitude32 as an option, I'd rather have a new car in the garage instead.

So my realistic max is $8K MSRP, and would hope to do as well on street...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-22-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By JonFo
I checked the ones that were 'most' important,...

I checked the ones that were 'most' important, but frankly, all of them are relevant and IMHO, expected on a flagship pre-pro.

But to manage costs and reduce frustration, I'd be happy if they left...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 2,055,169
Posted By JonFo
I still have the original hardware, as I depend...

I still have the original hardware, as I depend on surround A / B switching that was removed in the 3D upgrade. I use Audyssey Pro, have speaker processors (its an active crossover for the three...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-05-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 2,055,169
Posted By JonFo
Regarding the firmware update: I usually leave my...

Regarding the firmware update: I usually leave my AVP disconnected from the network, so I plugged it in this am and did a 'check for updates' and it reported that I had "latest".

Given that the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-05-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 2,055,169
Posted By JonFo
The answer was posted one page back:...

The answer was posted one page back: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1006957-official-denon-avp-a1hd-avp-a1hdci-poa-a1hd-poa-a1hdci-owners-thread-884.html#post30389210
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-31-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 2,055,169
Posted By JonFo
Willy, IIRC, the AVP is able to delay video (for...

Willy, IIRC, the AVP is able to delay video (for audio sync), but only if the T2 Realta is processing the image. So make sure your input is not set to bypass video processing.

I get perfect sync...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26,657
Views: 2,055,169
Posted By JonFo
Correct, the Datasat and especially the Trinnov...

Correct, the Datasat and especially the Trinnov Altitude32 are basically PCs with customized Linux deployments that make them dedicated (and optimized) to their functions.

The more I think about...
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