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Forum: Display Calibration   01-30-2015, 02:33 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
BT1886 requires a shaped gamma response, the...

BT1886 requires a shaped gamma response, the exact shape depends on the measured black and white points. The standard user adjustments within the Pioneer will only allow for flat gamma target. If...
Forum: Display Calibration   01-28-2015, 10:06 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
The CP Cal disc contains all the patterns...

The CP Cal disc contains all the patterns required for Chromapure. Or you could download the AVCHD disc (do a search for the thread).
TEDs disc is primarily aimed at Lighspace users.

Regards,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
Sorry, I thought that was an edited CSL file -...

Sorry, I thought that was an edited CSL file - and assumed that the MiniDSP file might be slightly different in some way - hence the request.

Regards, Mike.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 09:06 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
Hi Jerry, Could you please post the top section...

Hi Jerry,
Could you please post the top section of the MiniDSP cal file, I would like to see how they format the sensitivity parameter - is it exactly the same as the Dayton file (with quotes, etc)...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-16-2015, 02:03 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
As AJ stated, any testing at reference level is...

As AJ stated, any testing at reference level is difficult (bloody loud), and with all but the best subs - impossible.
I try to run sweeps at the approx level that I listen to movies, and see how...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2015, 01:03 PM
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Posted By AV_mike
Keith, I remember reading somewhere that AJ was...

Keith,
I remember reading somewhere that AJ was going to test Dirac against XT32 - but did not know that you were planning something similar.
I stopped following the ATMOS threads as my room does...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-10-2015, 06:44 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
Look through the thread for some posts by...

Look through the thread for some posts by AustinJerry - in his signature there is link to detailed (with screenshots) walk through for getting REW up and running, and how to interpret results....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 06:41 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
^^^^^^^^^ It very much depends on the volume...

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It very much depends on the volume you listen at. Driving low impedance speakers towards Reference Level is where issues would occur.
The 4520 is rated for driving 4 ohm speakers - but...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-03-2015, 10:33 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
If you the ability to perform measurements (REW +...

If you the ability to perform measurements (REW + microphone, etc) I would suggest testing to see if the two subs will play together. If the phase response of one sub varies from that of the other,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-02-2015, 12:48 PM
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Posted By AV_mike
tvuong With an 80Hz crossover, the dip at 100Hz...

tvuong
With an 80Hz crossover, the dip at 100Hz is predominantly coming from the satellite speaker (centre in your case).
Altering the LPF of the LFE has no effect on sub/sat crossovers.
Run a...
Forum: Video Processors   01-01-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,350
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Posted By AV_mike
^^^^^^^^ I will start investigating repeaters,...

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I will start investigating repeaters, as I think it would be better if I brought the mini out of standby with the other AV components. But in the meantime I hope Lumagen can shed some...
Forum: Video Processors   01-01-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 145,348
Posted By AV_mike
I have been experiencing an intermittent issue...

I have been experiencing an intermittent issue with my Mini3D for some time. The issue is easier to see when it affects text, however it is present across the whole screen irrespective of content. ...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-26-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
I have to admit, you're probably right, I did...

I have to admit, you're probably right, I did find that doing 12-point followed by AutoCal Gamut, then convert to 21-point and fine-tune worked quite well for my screen (Pioneer KRP-500M).
However,...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-25-2014, 06:33 AM
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Views: 487,766
Posted By AV_mike
Further to the 21-point Gary/gamma resetting to...

Further to the 21-point Gary/gamma resetting to 12-point mentioned yesterday, I have now performed a 12-point manual gray/gamma followed by 125-point gamut AutoCal - and can confirm that CP does not...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-24-2014, 09:10 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
Update to above post:- Release 2.5.5.1 has...

Update to above post:-

Release 2.5.5.1 has done exactly the same thing - I can tell by watching the Pre-Cal 10% reading.

Could this be related to Lumagen firmware? I am running the latest from...
Forum: Display Calibration   12-24-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6,163
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Posted By AV_mike
I am downloading Release 2.5.5.1 as I type, and...

I am downloading Release 2.5.5.1 as I type, and hope it will resolve the following issue:-

Using a Lumagen Mini3D.
I just performed a manual Grayscale & Gamma using the Lumagen 21-point CMS.
I...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-22-2014, 07:18 AM
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Views: 380,989
Posted By AV_mike
gkinusa, Are you certain that the UMIK mic...

gkinusa,

Are you certain that the UMIK mic is performing the measurements, and not the internal Mac mic?

Regards, Mike.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 11,139
Views: 691,992
Posted By AV_mike
If you still have access to the microphone that...

If you still have access to the microphone that came with the 4311, I would suggest running Audyssey again with that one. There have been a small but significant number of posters that got bass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 11:14 AM
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Posted By AV_mike
There must be quite some variation in the...

There must be quite some variation in the stiffness of the goose-neck section as mine has not caused any issues - as long as the cable is supported close to the screw adaptor.
I don't see any issues...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 10:30 AM
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Views: 242,647
Posted By AV_mike
I too was dubious as to the long term robustness...

I too was dubious as to the long term robustness of the supplied 'goose-neck' microphone holder, in particular the rubber insert. Therefore, I have left the microphone permanently attached to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 01:11 PM
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Posted By AV_mike
^^^^^^^^ I would also suggest swapping the...

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I would also suggest swapping the microphones, as I had similar observations. I tried the 5-year old mic I got with my first AVR (Onkyo TX-SR876) instead of the 4520 mic and got 'better'...
Forum: Video Processors   09-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 145,348
Posted By AV_mike
^^^^^^^^^^ Yes, I disable Pattern Generator...

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Yes, I disable Pattern Generator support within ChromaPure, then perform Greyscale and Gamma (21-point) manually - I find this gives me the best results. Once I am happy with those...
Forum: Video Processors   09-11-2014, 06:33 AM
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Views: 145,348
Posted By AV_mike
^^^^^^ It all depends on the linearity of your...

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It all depends on the linearity of your display between the calibration points. Some displays will gain very little by going from 5x5x5 to either 9x9x9 or 17x17x17, but others will benefit. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11,139
Views: 691,992
Posted By AV_mike
^^^^^^^^ You can make changes to crossovers,...

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You can make changes to crossovers, levels without affecting Audyssey.
If you add speakers, or change from heights to rears or wides, then Audyssey will disable - and you would lose some...
Forum: Video Processors   08-30-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 145,348
Posted By AV_mike
^^^^^^^^^^^^ Disable Signal Generator when...

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Disable Signal Generator when operating the Radiance manually, otherwise the Cal SW will keep changing the patterns.

In Chromapure, the Gamma adjustment tab shows Gamma (obviously)...
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