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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 02:58 PM
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Posted By batpig
The signal sent out is identical to both outputs...

The signal sent out is identical to both outputs -- so you can't "actively" filter the speaker ouput vs. the pre-outs. In other words the LCR mains will get a signal lo-passed at 60Hz, and so will...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 01:20 PM
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Posted By batpig
That's going to be a tricky thing to get right. ...

That's going to be a tricky thing to get right. IMO if you are going to pursue this route you should do it all as an "active bi-amp" setup with an external crossover and external amps to manage...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 11:56 AM
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Posted By batpig
Be aware that these are 7ch receivers so to...

Be aware that these are 7ch receivers so to implement Atmos/DTS:X you would have to give up two speakers at the base layer to do a 5.1.2 layout (ie swapping SBack for a pair of overheads).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 11:51 AM
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Posted By batpig
This is why loudness compensation schemes like...

This is why loudness compensation schemes like Dynamic EQ exist. If you don't use DEQ then you are definitely going to find the low end sounds a bit anemic if you listen well below reference level.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 11:48 AM
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Posted By batpig
While it covers the vents if you look at the...

While it covers the vents if you look at the photo of it from below you can see there is a raised lip around the edge so it doesn't sit flush. So there is some air space through which air can be...
Forum: Speakers   08-29-2015, 04:05 PM
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Posted By batpig
Heads up for SoCal folk but there are two pairs...

Heads up for SoCal folk but there are two pairs of V1.8 in gloss black on craigslist. A pair in the OC in what looks like excellent condition for $1500 and a second pair in LA for $975 which looks...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By batpig
Do you need the Xbox audio or just the Spotify...

Do you need the Xbox audio or just the Spotify audio? If you don't need Xbox audio you can use the Video Select function to overlay the Xbox input video with the Spotify audio.

If you want audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By batpig
Don't be so sure, especially when UHD starts...

Don't be so sure, especially when UHD starts coming out. At least two studios (Disney and Fox) are holding out Atmos mixes waiting to add more value to UHD. When UHD comes out there are going to be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2015, 08:45 AM
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Posted By batpig
No mainstream AVR manufacturer publishes 4ohm...

No mainstream AVR manufacturer publishes 4ohm specs. D+M published 8 and 6 ohm specs.

Your best bet is to go to site that consistently provides bench test numbers like Sound & Vision and check...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 10:37 PM
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Posted By batpig
Pretty much all Denon/Marantz receivers have...

Pretty much all Denon/Marantz receivers have allowed individual crossovers for at least a decade.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 10:32 PM
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Posted By batpig
Savvy posters know this is why god invented the...

Savvy posters know this is why god invented the Ignore function. Just think, you chop off 10% of the thread but still retain 100% of the knowledge!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By batpig
Agreed. Some people are getting a little hasty...

Agreed. Some people are getting a little hasty whipping out their Jump To Conclusions Mat: http://youtu.be/42WNHGr1jGI
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By batpig
I would bet that the vast majority of people...

I would bet that the vast majority of people stick with the default Reference curve. Perhaps maybe using Flat for music.
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 05:11 PM
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Posted By batpig
It's not the size of the room it's what you do...

It's not the size of the room it's what you do with it :) As long as your couch isn't too close to the back wall you can do back surrounds.

Can you mount speakers high up (e.g. on the ceiling)? ...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 04:29 PM
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Posted By batpig
Ah, I just went through this recently trying to...

Ah, I just went through this recently trying to mount my C-R3's without the bracket (ironically I ended up finding the brackets in a box later but oh well, you benefit).

Does the RC-R still have...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By batpig
For a 5.1 setup, ideally the surrounds would be...

For a 5.1 setup, ideally the surrounds would be mounted anywhere from directly to the sides to 10-20 degrees behind the seating position (90-110 degree azimuth from centerline). So basically where...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By batpig
Are you sure that SPL meter is accurate at low...

Are you sure that SPL meter is accurate at low freqs and the 5dB "low" reading isn't simply an artifact?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 11:11 AM
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Posted By batpig
I need a major update on my line since I've since...

I need a major update on my line since I've since sold my old townhouse, moved into a new house and am setting up a semi-dedicated room while you were backpacking across Nepal or whatever you were...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 10:53 AM
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Posted By batpig
extensity???

extensity???
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By batpig
Yes that's correct. It's not about power it's...

Yes that's correct. It's not about power it's about the gain structure of the amp. Typically amps have a "unity" gain which is a fully amplified signal and then the "level" or "gain" knob attenutes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 04:29 PM
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Posted By batpig
dude, that cat is out of the bag now. ATMOS TEST...

dude, that cat is out of the bag now. ATMOS TEST TONES FOR ALL!!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 04:19 PM
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Posted By batpig
http://i.imgur.com/E1AcBgj.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/E1AcBgj.jpg
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 01:29 PM
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Posted By batpig
Then you missed the clutch "whatchoo mean...

Then you missed the clutch "whatchoo mean BLACK?!!" line. A true Oscar worthy moment. I LoL'd.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 12:23 PM
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Posted By batpig
Guess you didn't watch all three videos :) ...

Guess you didn't watch all three videos :)

They are Emotiva ERD-1s
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By batpig
Hmm, looking at Pio's site it appears these are...

Hmm, looking at Pio's site it appears these are more in line with the lower-end "Andrew Jones Pioneer" speaker lineup that's a budget fave. I see they've created an Atmos-enabled version of the BS22...
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