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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2015, 04:23 PM
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Posted By RichB
Rich...what brand of XLR are you using? I picked...

Rich...what brand of XLR are you using? I picked up some Monoprice just to have for when my amp arrived but wondering if I should upgrade to something like BlueJeans? Thanks.[/QUOTE]

I have used...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2015, 07:33 PM
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Posted By RichB
Parasound recommends the XLR input and I have...

Parasound recommends the XLR input and I have found that my halo amps have a lower noise floor with them.

- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2015, 07:25 PM
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Posted By RichB
Thanks, I missed that. - Rich

Thanks, I missed that.

- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2015, 10:29 AM
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Posted By RichB
XLR connections, I found the the A31 at the max...

XLR connections, I found the the A31 at the max setting soured best.
So for XLR, I would turn it all the way up.

If you have low output from the source device than maximum gain the the right...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 03:14 PM
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Views: 537,041
Posted By RichB
I have the original Salon, Studio, and had a...

I have the original Salon, Studio, and had a Voice.

Just viewing the Ultima 2 series on the web, I thought they were mainstream.
In persion Voice2 is elegant and a good deal larger than the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2015, 11:20 AM
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Posted By RichB
^^^ Dirac full can support other mic's and load...

^^^
Dirac full can support other mic's and load their calibration files.


I did try an OmniMic2 but the results were not great. With its software, the OmniMic2 worked well.
With REW and Dirac,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2015, 07:22 AM
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Posted By RichB
Thanks for verifying. My Yamaha Aventage...

Thanks for verifying.

My Yamaha Aventage RX-A820 also disables bass on Pure Direct.

- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2015, 05:11 AM
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Posted By RichB
Are you sure that bass management is disable by...

Are you sure that bass management is disable by Pure Direct?

From the 7702 manual:



Bass management is not listed as a disabled function.

The AV8801 Bass management LFE+Main operated...
Forum: Speakers   07-10-2015, 05:15 AM
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Posted By RichB
I recently upgraded from a Voice to Voice2 and...

I recently upgraded from a Voice to Voice2 and find the 2 is a definite improvement.
Sibilants are less distracting and clarity reproducing male vocals are well defined.

I agree with duc135, the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2015, 08:20 AM
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Posted By RichB
Perhaps you should consider the XMC-1... It has...

Perhaps you should consider the XMC-1... It has the feature set that matches your requirements.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2015, 05:37 AM
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Posted By RichB
At one point, I had the 105D triggering the A51...

At one point, I had the 105D triggering the A51 and the A21 by making a USB to dual trigger cable.
The HA-1 trigger the A21 using standard cables.

So, when the HA-1 system was powered only A21...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2015, 04:17 PM
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Posted By RichB
You should not connect both XLR and RCA to the...

You should not connect both XLR and RCA to the same A21 channel. The is not a toggle between inputs. It optimizes the handling of the XLR input.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2015, 04:13 PM
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Posted By RichB
I bought the pars on digi-key and no longer use...

I bought the pars on digi-key and no longer use this method.

http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/PDS1-S5-S12-S/102-2753-ND/4009677...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2015, 01:52 PM
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Posted By RichB
Yes, 7.1 plus 2 Aux outs and processing power is...

Yes, 7.1 plus 2 Aux outs and processing power is always in question.
With those outputs you could have 5.1.4 or 7.1.2.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2015, 12:56 PM
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Posted By RichB
They may well be coming out with a new processor,...

They may well be coming out with a new processor, but Atmos on the ssp800 7.1 processor is useless.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2015, 03:13 PM
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Posted By RichB
Measurements can be unreliable. Mic placement can...

Measurements can be unreliable. Mic placement can significantly alter the curve due to position and minor angle changes.
Measurement averaging can help but the room furniture and furnishings must be...
Forum: Speakers   06-28-2015, 12:25 PM
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Views: 537,041
Posted By RichB
I use the a pair of A21's with my Salons and my...

I use the a pair of A21's with my Salons and my brother-in-law used an A21 for his F206's. They are a fantastic match.

I purchased a new Voice2 so naturally, U have all new Revel Salon2's,...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   06-21-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 32,337
Posted By RichB
HomeTheaterifi has HA-1 headphone output...

HomeTheaterifi has HA-1 headphone output measurements here:

...
Forum: Audio Gear   06-20-2015, 11:44 AM
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Views: 315
Posted By RichB
Thanks. I still love the look of these speakers...

Thanks.
I still love the look of these speakers a bit more than the Ultima 2's.


- Rich
Forum: Speakers   06-20-2015, 10:11 AM
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Posted By RichB
I have the itch to upgrade my system to Ultima...

I have the itch to upgrade my system to Ultima 2's.

So, I am hoping to find a buyer for my complete Revel Ultima1 system: Salon's, Studios, and Voice.

It is listed in the classifieds here:
...
Forum: Audio Gear   06-20-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By RichB
Revel Ultima1 Salon's and Studio's

The Voice center channel has been sold.

These Revels are all working perfectly and in very good cosmetic condition in a smoke free house and I am the original owner(Purchased in 2001).

I am...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2015, 02:25 PM
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Posted By RichB
I suppose it is necessary to find ways to say...

I suppose it is necessary to find ways to say that something sounds good while not saying that something else is bad.
You may prefer a "chocolately" amp and I prefer just straight "vanilla" :D

-...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By RichB
This is off topic, but I am on the same page...

This is off topic, but I am on the same page here, waiting patiently for the 75 inch OLED to become affordable.
The fan noise bothers me on the Panasonic 65TZ60 display but putting 140CM fan grills...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 01:24 PM
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Posted By RichB
I use the A21 bi-amped for a "poor-man's"...

I use the A21 bi-amped for a "poor-man's" mono-blocks driving my Revel Salons.
If you pick up 1 set of these stacking banana plugs:

...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2015, 12:36 PM
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Views: 130,712
Posted By RichB
Is the Foundation is fully balanced on all...

Is the Foundation is fully balanced on all channels and not just at the final stage?

- Rich
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