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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-21-2014, 06:11 PM
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Posted By RichB
I took 2 to mean, there is a crossover in the top...

I took 2 to mean, there is a crossover in the top speaker because it is a two way (classic tweeter/woofer).
The Atmos AVR will provide the other crossover. I doubt there is an electrical connection...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   08-21-2014, 04:14 PM
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Views: 3,093
Posted By RichB
I give the movie a C+. There was some good...

I give the movie a C+. There was some good genuine emotion but Electro's transformation didn't work. I never understood why Electro developed a visceral hatred Spiderman.

The Audio quality was...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
I found it: ...

I found it:




http://images.wisegeek.com/scarecrow-on-bale-of-hay.jpg


He seems happy, so maybe he heard the Atmos demo :p
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
Please stop making false assertions about my...

Please stop making false assertions about my intentions.
I make no assertions about your intentions.

Passionate Atmos supporters might be upset by the NY Demo conclusion:



- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
That is exactly my point. It seems obvious...

That is exactly my point.

It seems obvious that others beside the most vocal posters wish to determine:

1) Will Atmos represent a improvement to their HT that warrants the expenditure
2)...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
No, I am simply quoting the NY Demo post on the...

No, I am simply quoting the NY Demo post on the first page:



You see, when you quote, those are not my words.

- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
Actually, that was your straw man. Dolby asks...

Actually, that was your straw man.
Dolby asks for a show of hands for who thinks the ceiling speakers are playing and no one raises their hands.
Logic indicated that they could tell the difference...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
You can mount speakers on the wall than can be...

You can mount speakers on the wall than can be adjusted and bounced off the ceiling.
This certainly give you more control than an Atmos speaker.

If you cannot mount ceiling speakers and your...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-21-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
People who have heard them, have preferred...

People who have heard them, have preferred "Simulated Height Speakers" to actual height speakers.
This proves, that no matter the preference, the listeners COULD tell the difference.

Obviously,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By RichB
Hang loose :p :D - Rich

Hang loose :p :D


- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 05:49 PM
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Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
Nope demonstration by Dobly for a show of hands...

Nope demonstration by Dobly for a show of hands where the attendees where asked to raise their hands if the ceiling speakers were playing was intended to have hands raised.
It "did not work", came...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
I am actually QUOTING the write-up from the NY...

I am actually QUOTING the write-up from the NY show.
I did not write those words:





If you don't thing this was accurate that is fine, but they are not my words, so I cannot be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,104
Views: 62,820
Posted By RichB
You can still get a benefit from common mode...

You can still get a benefit from common mode rejection from the XLR cables. There is a reason professional audio that have very long runs use them.
If the amp simple grounds a leg then, yes there is...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
If only Atmos threads were less balkanized. ...

If only Atmos threads were less balkanized.

Rich did not say "it was completely unconvincing" so I would appreciate an attempt at accuracy ;)
In reality, all I have done is directly QUOTE the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
I also have great respect for your experience and...

I also have great respect for your experience and contributions.

The NY Review
From the posts here there seemed to be a tilt toward the Atmos speaker solution which may be premature given the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
The differences in composition of the audience...

The differences in composition of the audience and resulting preferences are also noteworthy.

It seems reasonable that up-firing speakers produce a different effects which are of course room...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
People like what they like. Dolby thought...

People like what they like.

Dolby thought the audience would be fooled. They weren't.
It is a fair observations that some may find applicable if they want that fly-over effect.

- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
I was quoting from the NY demo: - Rich

I was quoting from the NY demo:



- Rich
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-18-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,892
Posted By RichB
The HA-1 can accept DSD streams via its USB DAC...

The HA-1 can accept DSD streams via its USB DAC in.
J River can stream from DSF, DFF and directly from SACD ISO's.


- Rich
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,725
Posted By RichB
^^^ If the software has errors, the operators...

^^^
If the software has errors, the operators should not be called "incompetent".


- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-18-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
The NY Demo was able to easily discern the...

The NY Demo was able to easily discern the up-firing speakers from the ceiling speakers in the first post.





- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-17-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
It is not every year, that products are released...

It is not every year, that products are released that are going are likely to be obsolete in a year.
Support for Object placement in 7.1 systems, HDCP 2.2.
It's fine to upgrade, but I will wait...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-17-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,725
Posted By RichB
That is not enough. I have HDTracks 96/24...

That is not enough. I have HDTracks 96/24 downloads with DR ratings of 5 and 6.


Sad but true. I have recording from the late 80's that sound great with DR ratings from 13 to 17.
That is hard...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-17-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
Thanks, that was my point. I suppose it...

Thanks, that was my point.

I suppose it comes from being an engineer.
You can observe a problem, establish a possible cause, but until it is corrected, it is conjecture.
The first theory is...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-17-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,102
Posted By RichB
Not sure because I do not know your definition of...

Not sure because I do not know your definition of "set-up".


I think all the above are equally plausible and more than one might be correct.
For example, you might need a better tonal match for...
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