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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 07:31 AM
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Posted By thrang
Why does Dolby distinguish between them when...

Why does Dolby distinguish between them when choosing setup locations? Curious...

Otherwise that could have lumped both positions together - Front Elevation, Middle Elevation, and Rear Elevation...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 06:50 AM
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Posted By thrang
Thanks JD, I'll guess il try, but my initial read...

Thanks JD, I'll guess il try, but my initial read of the two setups are they are different enoug that it would seem unusual one would work the same as the other.

Putting Auro aside for the moment,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 06:06 AM
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Posted By thrang
So with actual top front and top rear locations...

So with actual top front and top rear locations for 4 in ceiling speakers (per Dolby), wouldn't changing the amp designation to top front and top rear negatively affect the sound, given the locations...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-28-2015, 07:07 AM
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Posted By thrang
There are multiple steps in the upgrade process,...

There are multiple steps in the upgrade process, it's possible that the step flashing the serial number to 99999999 was missed..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 04:37 AM
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Posted By thrang
Seems to be only room for 13 discrete HDAMS... ...

Seems to be only room for 13 discrete HDAMS...

http://www.audioholics.com/av-preamp-processor-reviews/marantz-av8802-preamplifier/AV8802Internal.jpg/image_preview

I would imagine the 8803 would...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 08:11 PM
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Posted By thrang
No DEQ for me..

No DEQ for me..
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 06:47 PM
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Posted By thrang
From all my research, angled was not really need...

From all my research, angled was not really need with the very wide dispersion of the speaker. I also found the more direct the drivers were (when I experimented with closer positioning) the more...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-26-2015, 12:16 PM
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Posted By thrang
No, the main photos are not with the boxes yet,...

No, the main photos are not with the boxes yet, but I interpreted the request from eng-399 to see the entires ceiling, which, within wide-angle limits, shows the positions of the speakers in their...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-23-2015, 03:25 PM
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Posted By thrang
First page has lots of ceiling shots...what more...

First page has lots of ceiling shots...what more specifically would be helpful?
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-23-2015, 02:57 PM
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Posted By thrang
Well if you look at the main page there are some...

Well if you look at the main page there are some wider shots of the ceiling prior to the boxes going in, but I'd never be able to shoot all four locations in one frame. Not only dimensionally but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By thrang
http://www.lawandenvironment.com/uploads/image/doh...

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/uploads/image/doh(1).jpg
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2015, 08:06 AM
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Posted By thrang
Oh that's easy...when Vito slices Andolini, the...

Oh that's easy...when Vito slices Andolini, the sound will move from front right to top left...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 03:07 PM
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Posted By thrang
Austin, no need to apologize and no shouting...

Austin, no need to apologize and no shouting here! Just trying to clarify my understanding and approach...thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 02:15 PM
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Posted By thrang
Well, the point of measuring is to "see" what...

Well, the point of measuring is to "see" what you're hearing...you don't know what's missing, or what's excessive, without some measurement. We might say something sounds thin, or muddy, or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 01:55 PM
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Posted By thrang
Of course I don't care about a pretty picture in...

Of course I don't care about a pretty picture in this regard. I guess the logic I don't see is why look to find/fix problems you cannot hear (presuming for the moment 1/3 smoothing is a very good...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 01:48 PM
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Posted By thrang
Well sure, I'd like to fix problems, but they...

Well sure, I'd like to fix problems, but they need to be audible problems. I mean, I'm, fortunate its a decent graph at 1/6 and 1/12, but in principal, wouldn't you want to analyze to the extent is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 01:21 PM
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Posted By thrang
A good representation of what we hear!

A good representation of what we hear!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 01:20 PM
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Posted By thrang
Well I want to see what represents normal...

Well I want to see what represents normal hearing...if, as you say and I've read, 1/3 smoothing is a good approximation of what we hear, then what else do I need to look for?

My doctor told me if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By thrang
In re-reading your post.... Isn't a...

In re-reading your post....



Isn't a graph that is a good approximation of what we hear sufficient?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 06:20 AM
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Posted By thrang
I suppose I can do what you suggest with the...

I suppose I can do what you suggest with the network share, but I'm not that caring of the chart quality, just trying to convey the calibration results sufficiently...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 06:18 AM
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Posted By thrang
Well, I can do that later, but even a quick read...

Well, I can do that later, but even a quick read of the 1/6 smoothing chart shows +- 2/3 db deviation from the 75db target in most of the graph except for a few spots, which are more like 4 db swings
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 05:45 AM
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Posted By thrang
Here is the same graph with 1/6 and 1/12...

Here is the same graph with 1/6 and 1/12 smoothing respectively


https://farm1.staticflickr.com/518/19913829505_8dc1a392a3_z.jpg

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/421/19918897281_920e68075b_z.jpg
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 05:03 AM
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Posted By thrang
My casual reading and understanding was to use...

My casual reading and understanding was to use 1/3 smoothing, as narrow peaks and nulls are too difficult to chase, but it's all relative to me when comparing prior readings under different criteria....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 04:43 AM
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Posted By thrang
For those interested, I built back boxes for my...

For those interested, I built back boxes for my four in-ceiling KEF CI200RR-THX speakers, and created a build post on my theater thread...

Custom KEF back boxes and install...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 04:23 AM
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Posted By thrang
Latest Audyssey Pro calibration...this time I...

Latest Audyssey Pro calibration...this time I adjusted my sub ELF trims prior to calibration, which may have given Pro more filters to apply to the the 200-600 range, which had a 4-6 db dip the my...
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