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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-28-2016, 01:54 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
Unfortunately, i can't help you with...

Unfortunately, i can't help you with multichannel. I have used a computer based server of one flavor or another for several years. I am very happy with the Aurender through the CB4, in no small part...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-28-2016, 01:52 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
Thanks for your kind comments. I haven't done any...

Thanks for your kind comments. I haven't done any upgrading for a while. It can be very addictive. And expensive. I have to say that I'm very happy with the direction of my system. now, if only Mark...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-07-2016, 10:51 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
After getting my Control 4 to play nicely with...

After getting my Control 4 to play nicely with the Casablanca, I've seen started to listen to a lot of music using the Aurender N10 through the D3 DACs.
Outstanding! Bass management and Dirac Live...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-01-2016, 10:59 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
I had that type of setup for many years. I've...

I had that type of setup for many years. I've abandoned it now, as you know, for a setup using my processor as my preamp. In my situation, I get better sound, soundstage, separation, depth, etc.,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-31-2015, 04:14 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
I went through a number of speaker iterations. I...

I went through a number of speaker iterations. I started with Focal , went through a speaker called Avalon Osiris, really a lab test bed for the Eidolons. Then I went full Dynaudio, with Temptation...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-17-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By David Shapiro
Aurender N10 running into Theta Casablanca 4 with...

Aurender N10 running into Theta Casablanca 4 with Extreme D3
DACs and Dirac. Outstanding!
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-16-2015, 03:01 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
Not yet. I wanted to get all of my CD's loaded...

Not yet. I wanted to get all of my CD's loaded first.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-16-2015, 07:22 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
Yesterday, Mark Seaton spent about 7 or 8 hours...

Yesterday, Mark Seaton spent about 7 or 8 hours calibrating the subs and generating the Dirac curve for the room. At Craig Shumer's suggestion, he did the calibration with the screen up, as in music...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-14-2015, 11:32 AM
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Views: 80
Posted By David Shapiro
Which set of surrounds have more info, side or rear?

Trying to upgrade from 5.1 to 7.1 which set of speakers carry more auditory input? I'm asking since I don't have identical speakers, and I want the more elaborate pair to be on the most active...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-14-2015, 11:17 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
So you store the different curves n your laptop....

So you store the different curves n your laptop. Any way
to store them in the Casablanca?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-14-2015, 10:41 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
Did you calibrate for screen/no screen or...

Did you calibrate for screen/no screen or music/home theater?
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-13-2015, 10:16 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
I'm beginning to understand the call for more...

I'm beginning to understand the call for more than one Dirac curve.
I have a drop down Stewart 1.3 microperf screen. It's one third of the way into
the room. It has to wreak havoc with the room...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-10-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,918
Posted By David Shapiro
Just got my Aurender N10 from Craig today. ...

Just got my Aurender N10 from Craig today.
Going to spend the weekend setting things up.
Of course, can't tell anything til Tuesday,
when Mark Seaton comes to set up the sonics.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-06-2015, 08:43 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
I'm using Control 4. Thanks for the help. David

I'm using Control 4. Thanks for the help.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-06-2015, 02:35 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
Can any of you power users tell me if it's...

Can any of you power users tell me if it's possible to not trigger my screen when I want to listen to music. In other words, Is it possible to specify whether or not the trigger jack has power when a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-01-2015, 08:21 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
I've got an Aurender N10 on the way. Here in a...

I've got an Aurender N10 on the way. Here in a week or so. Theta will be calibrated in 2 weeks. Should be interesting.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-30-2015, 10:21 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
It's early in the evaluation process, but so far...

It's early in the evaluation process, but so far my new Theta Prometheus monos are holding up well to the recently departed Bryston 28BSST2's. Once the processor is dialed in to the room I'll have...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-24-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
My new CB IV just came. Can't wait to get it set...

My new CB IV just came. Can't wait to get it set up for Thanksgiving football. FWIW, I got 2 D3 extreme DACs, and that's how they're labeled.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-18-2015, 09:13 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
The short answer is I don't know, yet. The long...

The short answer is I don't know, yet. The long answer is I haven't really pushed the speakers. Also, I just boxed my now-sold Bryston SP3 processor. I'm waiting on my new Casablanca, due in a few...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-15-2015, 05:03 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
I had a pair of 28Bsst2's for the fronts....

I had a pair of 28Bsst2's for the fronts. 7bsst2's for the surrounds and a 4bbSST2 in bridged mode for the center.
They are all off to new homes.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-15-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
OK, just unboxed and hooked up the Prometheus...

OK, just unboxed and hooked up the Prometheus front monos and the Dreadnaught D to the center and rears. In a word, WOW!!
Clear, crisp and detailed. This with all the sub equalization removed, since...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-13-2015, 07:02 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
Good to be back. Now I get to spend some quality...

Good to be back. Now I get to spend some quality time figuring out how to implement Atmos in my theater.
David
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-12-2015, 12:28 AM
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Views: 677
Posted By David Shapiro
Just got my X1 box. I had a weak signal, 8?, and...

Just got my X1 box. I had a weak signal, 8?, and they installed an amp in the line. It's now awesome.
I also really like the new interface.
When I have Atmos up and running in a few months, I'll...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-09-2015, 10:38 PM
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Posted By David Shapiro
I'm drastically upgrading my system to 2...

I'm drastically upgrading my system to 2 Prometheus monos in front and a 5 channel Dreadnaught D. I'm also going to get an upgraded Casablanca with 2 6 channel D3 extreme DAC's. I currently have a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-05-2015, 08:34 AM
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Posted By David Shapiro
Thanks for your help. I'll need to check on the...

Thanks for your help. I'll need to check on the Mini's output possibilities. A converter also sounds reasonable.
David
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