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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
S**t. That sucks to hear. :( Idk. I...

S**t. That sucks to hear. :(

Idk.

I think what happened is that we all started out here with room for improvement(s). Now we all have the best-est, most awesome-est systems EVAR! The sky was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
Better than I would have put it. Thanks, Josh. :)

Better than I would have put it. Thanks, Josh. :)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
It's all about dem crisp high's and low low's,...

It's all about dem crisp high's and low low's, yo. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
My Emotiva ERD-1's are similar. They were diffuse...

My Emotiva ERD-1's are similar. They were diffuse and direct at the same time. Will be using them for three pairs of overheads.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 02:55 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
No way is either studio going to commit to that...

No way is either studio going to commit to that technology for US or world distribution of their home video products.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
They never used this technique for distributing...

They never used this technique for distributing discrete content. That is a new thing Dolby did with their Dolby-enabled speakers.

Bose speakers like this just splashed sound in another direction...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
There has to be a road map to achieving "good...

There has to be a road map to achieving "good sound", Mike. This oftens requires EQ or a specific EQ curve.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
For consumer use? Are you thinking of MDA? ...

For consumer use?

Are you thinking of MDA?


Right now, the only choices for object-based audio are Dolby Atmos and soon DTS:X. Auro is also available but not object based.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 02:16 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
^^^^ You got it. :)

^^^^

You got it. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
Trinnov has their own proprietary "re-mapping"...

Trinnov has their own proprietary "re-mapping" feature but that is different from object-based immersive audio and it's ability to "render" to other locations. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
The evidence has been abundantly clear. Disney...

The evidence has been abundantly clear. Disney nor Fox has had ANY interest in releasing immersive audio to the Blu-ray format or any other consumer format. Actually, most studios have not bothered....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-30-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 455
Posted By Scott Simonian
This build.... ...is most excellent! :)

This build....

...is most excellent! :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 17,789
Posted By Scott Simonian
Any day now... Talking to you 3050.

Any day now...

Talking to you 3050.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 59,452
Posted By Scott Simonian
Of all the Room EQ's out there it is supposedly...

Of all the Room EQ's out there it is supposedly "the best". I don't know for sure. You can give me all the literature on this stuff and that doesn't mean anything to me. I gotta hear it to know.
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 59,452
Posted By Scott Simonian
Haha! Our PA systems suck! Ehh... I...

Haha! Our PA systems suck!



Ehh... I think all these speakers sound good. More alike than different with neither being "better" than another, imho. These are the best-of-the-best in this class...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 653
Views: 17,042
Posted By Scott Simonian
Would be interesting to have you run both at the...

Would be interesting to have you run both at the same time and see if you get a perfect mix of diffuse and direct sound.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 10:23 AM
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Views: 59,452
Posted By Scott Simonian
Oh, I know. :) Come on over to DB and...

Oh, I know. :)



Come on over to DB and find out how wrong you really are! :p
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 10:22 AM
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Views: 59,452
Posted By Scott Simonian
Couple more dudes.... ...

Couple more dudes....


http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2014/03/13/article-0-1C3FF13300000578-687_306x423.jpg
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 10:12 AM
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Views: 59,452
Posted By Scott Simonian
I'll have to watch some of their movies and see...

I'll have to watch some of their movies and see if the sub riser reacts. The machine face in the Matrix Revolutions, sure. But these guys.... I doubt it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
As opposed to DTS that has how many titles in the...

As opposed to DTS that has how many titles in the cinema in DTS:X that were also released to home video?

Let me crunch the numbers....

*beep beep boop beep*


Zero.

You need the hardware...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
Daniel...Daniel.... I don't know where...

Daniel...Daniel....

I don't know where you're getting all this. All your stating is promises made that are yet unfulfilled. 10 titles a year after Atmos has been in the market and that is somehow...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-30-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 59,452
Posted By Scott Simonian
Yeah. Unless you talk to Bosso as he believes my...

Yeah. Unless you talk to Bosso as he believes my rising response below 100hz will make my dialog "muddy". :rolleyes:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
Because this discussion is related to immersive...

Because this discussion is related to immersive audio and in the discussion of immersive audio DTS is so far a no-show. No hardware, one single movie title. Meanwhile, there has been Atmos hardware...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
You both have the room. Nobody said they had to...

You both have the room. Nobody said they had to be size of refrigerators. ;)
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-29-2015, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
Quick observations: SPL was probably 3dB...

Quick observations:

SPL was probably 3dB higher during this test than my last entry. The vibration was so high that I hit 'LIMIT' on most if not all the graphs and I think the g-sensor clipped....
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