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Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-17-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,465
Posted By primetimeguy
When can I purchase reserved tickets?

When can I purchase reserved tickets?
Forum: Video Processors   07-07-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8,794
Views: 715,032
Posted By primetimeguy
I find settings of HD 40-45% needed in order to...

I find settings of HD 40-45% needed in order to see a somewhat obvious impact on the image, but then as mentioned grain and facial features start to become too obvious. I have been running with Full...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-07-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,039
Posted By primetimeguy
If I want more bass I always bump the bass...

If I want more bass I always bump the bass control and the sub by the same amount, usually 2 or 4db.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-03-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 187,708
Posted By primetimeguy
The sweep should keep repeating so you should see...

The sweep should keep repeating so you should see a constant plot, but more than likely shifting slightly. Hit the pause button in the top left to pause the measurement. then you can save, print or...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   06-29-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 721
Posted By primetimeguy
Is your sharpness set accurately using a test...

Is your sharpness set accurately using a test pattern?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27,168
Views: 1,121,086
Posted By primetimeguy
I'm curious, people that have watched these...

I'm curious, people that have watched these trailers, do you think reference level is too loud? Do they seem to be mixed more on the hotter side which seems to be more of the current trend as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 76,741
Views: 6,382,717
Posted By primetimeguy
Right, he is talking about remastering for home...

Right, he is talking about remastering for home there which there apparently no standard. The dub stage however does adhere to the x curve standard which was what your image was related to. I hope...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 76,741
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Posted By primetimeguy
I guess my point was you stating there is no...

I guess my point was you stating there is no standard in that graph. I honestly don't know how anyone can say that.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 76,741
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Posted By primetimeguy
It is what I use now. Not a lot different than...

It is what I use now. Not a lot different than when I using a tightly spaced pattern but sure is faster. Imaging does seem better but not sure if that is placebo.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2015, 06:02 AM
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Posted By primetimeguy
I guess I definitely see a standard there, flat...

I guess I definitely see a standard there, flat to 2khz and then a high frequency roll off, all +/-3db. Definitely no continuous slope downward. I tend to find the audyssey standard curve sounds...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-10-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,514
Posted By primetimeguy
Info from the Audyssey thread FAQ... c)5....

Info from the Audyssey thread FAQ...

c)5. What is the LPF of LFE and what should it be set to?

First of all, Audyssey doesn't touch this setting. Neither is it a Crossover, although you will...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-09-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,514
Posted By primetimeguy
I have gone back on forth on this setting, using...

I have gone back on forth on this setting, using either 80hz or 120hz. My findings are if you run the subwoofer hot, say 4-5db like a lot of people like to do, then the 120hz settings seems to add...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-07-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,211
Posted By primetimeguy
Pretty good evidence that there isn't a...

Pretty good evidence that there isn't a difference between amps.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-07-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,211
Posted By primetimeguy
You should check out this thread ...

You should check out this thread
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-31-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 11,096
Posted By primetimeguy
Another answer with zero relevance to the quoted...

Another answer with zero relevance to the quoted post.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-29-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By primetimeguy
I don't have a 2015 Vizio but had a couple 2014...

I don't have a 2015 Vizio but had a couple 2014 models, I ended up with Samsung. To me the Vizio never looked quite right, mainly the motion blur was horrible. The Samsung has much better overall...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 76,741
Views: 6,382,717
Posted By primetimeguy
Dynamic EQ could be increasing the bass too much...

Dynamic EQ could be increasing the bass too much and masking some of the dialog or making it harder to hear. A few things you can try and see if you like it better.

- Try using the Reference...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-21-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 11,096
Posted By primetimeguy
I think a lot of it is just the difference...

I think a lot of it is just the difference between a small room and a theater, they just sound different because of different acoustics
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-09-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By primetimeguy
I've never noticed a problem with LFE in a...

I've never noticed a problem with LFE in a theater.

As for down mix, it depends where it is done. Most players, like Blu-ray will drop the LFE totally if down mixed there. Most receivers mix it...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-09-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By primetimeguy
Bass below the crossover is not 10db hot, only...

Bass below the crossover is not 10db hot, only the actual LFE content, the dedicated . 1 channel is boosted 10db. A crossover does not impact the LFE channel at all. So I think you are confusing the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-07-2015, 07:34 PM
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Posted By primetimeguy
I found another reference to the LPF in mixing. ...

I found another reference to the LPF in mixing. From http://www.grammy.org/files/pages/SurroundRecommendations.pdf

"it is our recommendation that the LFE channel should be low-pass filtered at 80...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-07-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 213,422
Posted By primetimeguy
My guess is related to your motion settings? I...

My guess is related to your motion settings? I believe anything other than Clear can have these issues. I use Clear and very rarely see any issues.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-04-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,108
Views: 213,422
Posted By primetimeguy
Copying settings from the web isn't a calibration...

Copying settings from the web isn't a calibration and may or may not make your picture look better. If XBOX looks good then you are probably fine keeping in mind that cable channel sources can be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-03-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 76,741
Views: 6,382,717
Posted By primetimeguy
Do you have kids? Could they have dropped a toy...

Do you have kids? Could they have dropped a toy in the port?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-02-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By primetimeguy
The theater is hitting over 100db to get that in...

The theater is hitting over 100db to get that in the chest feeling so you'll need more volume to get there.
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