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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 11:35 AM
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Posted By batpig
It wouldn't, but nobody is arguing it would. ...

It wouldn't, but nobody is arguing it would. That's what you're missing, and it's NOT what the discussion was about.

The highlighted part is indeed a separate question, and is the discussion YOU...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 11:04 AM
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Posted By batpig
Do you know what the subject of the discussion...

Do you know what the subject of the discussion is?[/QUOTE]
Yes, I do. But you don't as you are arguing a point nobody is making.

Go back and reread the original comment you replied to and pay...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 07:59 AM
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Posted By batpig
I don't think it does bother any of us except for...

I don't think it does bother any of us except for maybe one or two people. The only reason there is "controversy" is because these people, like true zealots, will at times fight for an even more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By batpig
Who are you replying to in this double quoted...

Who are you replying to in this double quoted post bp?[/QUOTE]
You
Forum: Speakers   04-28-2015, 07:45 AM
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Posted By batpig
I really don't understand the hand wringing about...

I really don't understand the hand wringing about lack of "Atmos speakers" from Triad. Why does a ceiling speaker suddenly have to be a coax because of Atmos/DTSX? Triad already makes many high...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 07:36 AM
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Posted By batpig
The three settings of choosing fronts, floor or...

The three settings of choosing fronts, floor or floor and highs are there only when the movie is stopped. You have the option to choose just one of the three. They relate to Cinema EQ.[/QUOTE]
That...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 07:30 AM
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Posted By batpig
It may be possible but Audyssey can't do it. With...

It may be possible but Audyssey can't do it. With one exception (IIRC) everyone who has done the Sub Distance tweak reported a significant improvement around the splice - there are exemplar graphs in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 07:27 AM
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Posted By batpig
Nope, Audyssey does not react to a 7 dB peak...

Nope, Audyssey does not react to a 7 dB peak found at one location by applying a 7 dB cut to the final filter. Hope its clear by now.

Thanks for your attention....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-26-2015, 11:44 AM
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Posted By batpig
That's exactly why Audyssey (and many other room...

That's exactly why Audyssey (and many other room correction programs) preach the value of multiple measurements -- there is a lot of spatial variation in low frequencies. Even when optimizing for one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By batpig
No -- the big difference is that your 2311CI was...

No -- the big difference is that your 2311CI was a straightforward 7ch model and didn't allow for multiple speaker/amp assignments beyond 7.1. These higher level models have expanded surround modes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By batpig
Any speaker can be used for an Atmos setup. ...

Any speaker can be used for an Atmos setup. There is nothing different about the job the speaker performs whether it's the front left channel or the top rear right channel. It turns electricity...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 12:50 PM
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Posted By batpig
Thanks, been reading over that faq now...

Thanks, been reading over that faq now http://www.avsforum.com//forum/images/smilies/smile.gif

So it turns out all the speakers make that slight flutter at 40hz when I listen to the test tone.. so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 11:01 AM
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Posted By batpig
You might want to do some reading in the...

You might want to do some reading in the excellent Audyssey FAQ compiled by Keith Barnes, as a lot of these issues are addressed.

1. Audyssey does NOT get to set the crossovers. Receiver...
Forum: Speakers   04-23-2015, 10:09 AM
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Posted By batpig
Just use common sense. If the speakers sound...

Just use common sense. If the speakers sound good and aren't straining then you aren't hurting them.

Any of the immediate physical "break in" (loosening of the physical components like the...
Forum: Speakers   04-23-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By batpig
I'm in a similar position and if you read back a...

I'm in a similar position and if you read back a couple of pages you will see additional discussion. I'll share what I've learned thanks to helpful folks like Dawn and others on this thread as well...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 09:15 AM
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Posted By batpig
As far as I know almost all consumer AVR's use...

As far as I know almost all consumer AVR's use the THX convention of a 4th order LPF on the sub combined with a 2nd order HPF on the speakers. The idea (at least with THX certified speakers) is that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 08:54 AM
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Posted By batpig
i currently run 5.2.4 with surround speakers at...

i currently run 5.2.4 with surround speakers at 110 degrees, i am looking at installing some side surround in the near future as well, which would be a priority to you ? do you feel moving front...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 08:46 AM
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Posted By batpig
Hi All, just a quick question about the Audyssey...

Hi All, just a quick question about the Audyssey set up with the 4520, the diagrams I have found such as this one show position 2 right of center and position 3 left of center with 4,5,6 in order...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 08:42 AM
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Posted By batpig
I have a similar situation...FH and TM. ...

I have a similar situation...FH and TM. Additionally, I will be installing TF and TR very soon just to experiment with the different configurations. Although I have extremely limited room for TR's,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 08:38 AM
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Posted By batpig
DSU is an upmixer. No objects involved.

DSU is an upmixer. No objects involved.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 03:50 PM
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Posted By batpig
You really need to be specific because the...

You really need to be specific because the paradigm has shifted over time. I know you now have a 7200 so the way yours behaves isn't exactly the same as, say, a 4520CI.

This year D+M changed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 02:16 PM
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Posted By batpig
Well why don't you take a step back and then...

Well why don't you take a step back and then explain your setup:

1. What speakers are you using?
2. How far are you from the speakers?
3. How loud do you want to listen?

The thing people are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 01:59 PM
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Posted By batpig
I think Jerry mistakenly inferred that you were...

I think Jerry mistakenly inferred that you were "globally" adjusting ALL the speaker levels up for some reason.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 11:56 AM
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Posted By batpig
Doesn't matter. Amps don't need to match. ...

Doesn't matter. Amps don't need to match.

If you want to go super cheap just scrounge a used stereo receiver off Craigslist or something.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By batpig
Before a recommendation has been made, the...

Before a recommendation has been made, the question is which speakers you will want to power with an external amp?

Some people prefer to pair a beefy amp for the front channels and use the...
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