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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Google room mode calculators.

Google room mode calculators.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2015, 03:18 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Ahhh, but my sound system has its moods! ...

Ahhh, but my sound system has its moods!

Seriously, though, It often sounds a little better after it has been running a few minutes. It's all solid state so there are no tubes to warm up, and the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-28-2015, 02:23 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
It was 11:09 PM here on the west coast. I have...

It was 11:09 PM here on the west coast. I have been at it as late as 2:09 AM, though.
OCD forever!:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-27-2015, 03:43 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
If the mic position you are calling MLP is right...

If the mic position you are calling MLP is right where the center of your head would be, then each of your ears might be 3" to one side or the other, and therefore O.K. At least that's the way it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2015, 10:42 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
How high is your ceiling? Is it flat or...

How high is your ceiling?

Is it flat or inclined?

How far off of the floor is your ceiling cloud?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2015, 04:12 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
On my Marantz A7005 the smallest increment is 0.1...

On my Marantz A7005 the smallest increment is 0.1 foot, or
1 3/16 + inch.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2015, 03:54 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Run Audyssey again after moving any speaker or...

Run Audyssey again after moving any speaker or the MLP.

There are (at least?) two distance indicators on some AVRs: 1) The one under "Manual" which indicates the distance you last manually set (if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-24-2015, 05:40 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Doesn't Chris K. of Audyssey recommend setting...

Doesn't Chris K. of Audyssey recommend setting sub phase to 0, then letting Audyssey correct any phase problems?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-24-2015, 05:04 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
I'm not an expert, but I think you are right. An...

I'm not an expert, but I think you are right. An overly deadened room would probably sound muffled, unless your listening position is very close to the front speakers. Also, it would sound less...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-23-2015, 11:53 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
The human perception system tends to do O.K. even...

The human perception system tends to do O.K. even with "reduced cues." I agree that you will probably get enough surround cues from your surround speakers to tolerate that dip where the subs and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-22-2015, 10:51 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
e Unless your AVR is very different than...

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Unless your AVR is very different than most, the pink noise signal does NOT go through any corrections that Audyssey has made, but bypasses those filters entirely. Naturally your manual...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-21-2015, 11:17 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Sorry I wasn't clear.:) I meant movies that were...

Sorry I wasn't clear.:) I meant movies that were made after approx, 1990, which were later transferred to Blu-ray, as well as those that were made in the Blu-ray era. Our collection of movies that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-21-2015, 04:13 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
I play music at whatever SPL sounds right. ...

I play music at whatever SPL sounds right. Sometimes I switch the sub off, using the full range ("Large") of the mains. The mains are cleaner, tighter, have better attack than the sub. Sometimes I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Same here, in fact, as you may remember, we have...

Same here, in fact, as you may remember, we have the same RF & LF speakers. When running Large for those two speakers, and LFE+Main, REW does not show any phase cancellation (from my MLP in my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-20-2015, 02:52 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Cool Uh oh. Just when I felt I had a good...

Uh oh. Just when I felt I had a good understanding of Audyssey, and had congratulated Keith & Company for providing it, I now have a question.

Background: It was my understanding that even with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-19-2015, 06:33 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
I think Keith Barnes and associates should be...

I think Keith Barnes and associates should be hired to write -- or at least edit and rewrite -- AVR and pre-pro manuals. My Marantz AV7005 pre-pro manual sucks big time. Or maybe the manufacturers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-18-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Totally agree! The best placement depends on the...

Totally agree! The best placement depends on the design of the speaker, as well as the characteristics of the room. The Audioholics one-size-fits-all advice would be a mistake with many speakers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2015, 04:10 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
There is a formula -- valid only if the speaker...

There is a formula -- valid only if the speaker is outside, on top of a tall pole, in a flat area like a desert floor, or in a large, excellent anechoic chamber. Otherwise it depends on the room the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-11-2015, 11:38 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Smile Or the Centralab (sp?) continuously variable ...

Or the Centralab (sp?) continuously variable (Fletcher-Munsen) loudness control with one knob inside the other, to set the room SPL to as loud as you would ever have it with one knob, then use the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
The sound from our refrigerator is nothing like...

The sound from our refrigerator is nothing like continuous. It has the following modes: silent, rumble, buzz, and shriek. The sound can thus change during the calibration. It is a room away from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2015, 03:59 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
In movie theaters up until they started using...

In movie theaters up until they started using subs (during Dolby's reworking) they put in well braced, thick plywood sheets on either side of all speakers behind the screen, to effectively flush...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-07-2015, 10:30 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
You can, but why would you want to? If you are...

You can, but why would you want to? If you are optimizing for one listener you can put the mic where that person's ear canals reach the air (two positions), then a little to each side (two more),...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2015, 03:51 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Of course. Most of my later post was an attempt...

Of course. Most of my later post was an attempt at humor, as was Keith's, I hope. I do believe the walls, windows and furniture should not be changed after calibration.

"I have found no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
I agree that a room will sound different with no...

I agree that a room will sound different with no people sitting in the furniture. I guess I was just cautioning against calibrating with drapes covering the glass, then, perhaps, listening with the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2015, 11:40 PM
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Posted By garygarrison
Everything in your room should be exactly the...

Everything in your room should be exactly the same when you calibrate as it is when you listen to music or run a movie, especially something like a large expanse of glass.

By "the far back...
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