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Forum: Latest Industry News   02-09-2016, 02:53 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Thanks for the clarification there Scott. I'd...

Thanks for the clarification there Scott. I'd remembered it as just the rear pair of overheads for some reason. As you say, it's way, way worse than that. Fortunately, as FH+RH is functionally the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-09-2016, 02:52 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
What batpig said :)

What batpig said :)
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-09-2016, 01:30 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
To be fair to DTS, if FH+RH are...

To be fair to DTS, if FH+RH are 'indistinguishable' from TF+TR, maybe they just saw no real point in specifying TF+TR as a potential setup. And other AVR manufacturers don't make this distinction...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-09-2016, 01:25 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
And since Dolby have now confirmed that FH+RH...

And since Dolby have now confirmed that FH+RH sounds "indistinguishable" from TF+TR, the other bug discovered by Marc, Sanjay and Scott (mono-isation of the rear pair of overhead speakers in anything...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-09-2016, 04:12 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Me too. I have about 1,000 CDs and 99.9% are 2ch...

Me too. I have about 1,000 CDs and 99.9% are 2ch stereo. I prefer to listen to them in 2ch stereo, using my separate music system. No music in the HT for me. Plus the fact I don't want to listen to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2016, 03:55 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Unfortunately, this entirely plausible hypothesis...

Unfortunately, this entirely plausible hypothesis is wrong. Some members have heard it direct from the horse's mouth and reported it here on AVS: the cross-codec upmixing limitation is not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2016, 03:38 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
It's similar to Audyssey's Dynamic Volume, Jerry...

It's similar to Audyssey's Dynamic Volume, Jerry - a form of compression. A very small number of Dolby discs have loudness compression ON by default (eg Iron Man 1) and you need to disable this if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 08:11 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
To disable bass management in your AVR go to the...

To disable bass management in your AVR go to the speaker settings menu and set the speakers to LARGE. If you are using BM when you play the test tones with the nanoAVR then the sound will come from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 08:07 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Atmos is also the reason I am getting the UHD...

Atmos is also the reason I am getting the UHD player. My PJ is 1080p and I have no inclination at this time to upgrade to 4K. The HD Fury Integral takes care of the H~DCP 2.2 > 1.4 downconversion and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 06:24 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/149-blu-ray-players/...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/149-blu-ray-players/2121802-samsung-ubd-k8500-4k-hdr-ultra-hd-blu-ray-player-55.html

2.2 is an issue. You will probably need a HD Fury Integral. See the thread for...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-08-2016, 02:49 AM
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Views: 154,878
Posted By kbarnes701
Excellent report, Scott. I am gutted. After all...

Excellent report, Scott. I am gutted. After all this time waiting for DTS:X, and recently bringing forward my planned fall AVR upgrade in order to get DTS:X sooner, this is what they deliver. I don't...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-07-2016, 01:21 PM
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Views: 82,706
Posted By kbarnes701
Thank you for your ongoing hands-on reports,...

Thank you for your ongoing hands-on reports, which are really appreciated.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38,169
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Posted By kbarnes701
Waiting is your prerogative sir. It doesn't...

Waiting is your prerogative sir. It doesn't really require all that much expertise, and all the info anyone needs to make a great Atmos install is in this thread, or will be provided by the regular...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2016, 01:12 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
If DTS are considering center channel distortion...

If DTS are considering center channel distortion a 'feature' we're all sunk ;)
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2016, 12:53 PM
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Views: 154,878
Posted By kbarnes701
Not sure many are complaining that DSU doesn’t...

Not sure many are complaining that DSU doesn’t have enough content put into the overheads - more a complaint that Atmos doesn’t. But that's an issue with the mix not the codec. If you play the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2016, 12:50 PM
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Views: 154,878
Posted By kbarnes701
Oh dear. Sorry to hear this Marc. After all the...

Oh dear. Sorry to hear this Marc. After all the delays one would have hoped that at least a fully functional product might have been delivered. I shall look forward to your report on Neural:X with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 12:43 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yes, I think we get it now. Maybe he'll tell us...

Yes, I think we get it now. Maybe he'll tell us another dozen times, just to be sure, and then take another 12 month break.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38,169
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Posted By kbarnes701
You can wait for sure. You can wait for ever. Or...

You can wait for sure. You can wait for ever. Or you can try it yourself, experiment, and get a very good result, like so many others on this thread. While you are waiting, they are enjoying their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 11:20 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9653266/Images...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/9653266/Images%20for%20Forum%20Posting/Dont-Feed-The-Trolls-Meme-13.jpg
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 10:39 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
A needless worry IMO. This argument could have...

A needless worry IMO. This argument could have been applied from the very first stereo hi-fi system. The majority of everyone will never give a rodent's posterior about good sound in the home. 99% of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:41 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
No worries :) Let's say you owe me a beer and...

No worries :) Let's say you owe me a beer and we're even :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38,169
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Posted By kbarnes701
They did, and IME and IMO they are right. ...

They did, and IME and IMO they are right.



78.62% of all statistics are made up.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 09:36 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
????? You posted that in response to my post????...

????? You posted that in response to my post???? :confused::confused::confused:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 38,169
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Posted By kbarnes701
Not me for sure. I first heard Atmos at Dolby's...

Not me for sure. I first heard Atmos at Dolby's London HQ, both in their full-size screening room and then in their HT-style room and, along with a bunch of industry professionals, I was blown away...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-07-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 82,706
Posted By kbarnes701
I’d love to see your pics - but just seeing a...

I’d love to see your pics - but just seeing a no-entry sign. Is your hosting service down, or did you do them as AVS attachments?

If you can see them and nobody else can, it implies that you've...
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