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Forum: Speakers   08-26-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By desertdome
RMAF 2014 - A little background: Last year I...

RMAF 2014 - A little background: Last year I contacted JRiver Media Center and offered to host a room at RMAF 2014. They were interested and said to go for it. Of course a room needs speakers. I...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-26-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By desertdome
dlbeck used the Acoustic Elegance PB18H+ drivers...

dlbeck used the Acoustic Elegance PB18H+ drivers in his theater, The Savoy (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/1498786-savoy.html). These are similar to the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2014, 05:12 AM
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Posted By desertdome
The one that gives you sound. :) The conexant...

The one that gives you sound. :) The conexant wasapi is for the motherboard audio device and the mrx x10 one is for the Anthem receiver.
Forum: Speakers   08-25-2014, 02:51 PM
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Posted By desertdome
I look forward to meeting you. I think the last...

I look forward to meeting you. I think the last time I was in Hays was when I performed at the Kansas State Music Festival. :eek:
Forum: Speakers   08-25-2014, 01:48 PM
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Posted By desertdome
Yes, he will be there. I posted this last week....

Yes, he will be there. I posted this last week. No, he won't have a booth, but a whole room. ;)
Forum: Speakers   08-21-2014, 05:58 PM
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Posted By desertdome
They will play up to 120 Hz, but start to rolloff...

They will play up to 120 Hz, but start to rolloff fairly quickly. The 212's sound better from 70-80Hz and up than the S2's do. You are better off crossing over at around 80 Hz. The receiver's...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-21-2014, 10:25 AM
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Posted By desertdome
Is this the thread?: Trying to move to JRiver...

Is this the thread?: Trying to move to JRiver from XBMC - have a couple requests (http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=71455.msg483002#msg483002)


I agree. I have the first edition of...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By desertdome
ATSC's A/85 – Techniques for Establishing and...

ATSC's A/85 – Techniques for Establishing and Maintaining Audio Loudness for Digital Television...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 12:18 PM
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Posted By desertdome
In JRiver you enter it under Tools > Options >...

In JRiver you enter it under Tools > Options > Audio > Room Size. I forget that most are using receivers. :p

J/K :D
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By desertdome
In Olympus Has Fallen, a system playing back at 0...

In Olympus Has Fallen, a system playing back at 0 MV can have peaks of around 120 dB or more due to the combined channel output. The SPL meter really isn't fast enough to catch most of the peaks,...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2014, 02:38 PM
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Posted By desertdome
They had D-Box seats at a local theater. I...

They had D-Box seats at a local theater. I experienced them once and didn't like them and neither did anybody else I was with. The theater was bought out last year and removed the seats. I wonder...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By desertdome
JTR Speakers will be in room 2016 at Rocky...

JTR Speakers will be in room 2016 at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest in Denver on October 10-12. Jeff will be bringing the 215RT's, an Orbit Shifter, and a few other speakers


Is anyone interested in a...
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By desertdome
An AT screen doesn't preclude one from putting...

An AT screen doesn't preclude one from putting the mains outside the picture area. However, it does let you go wider with the screen so that your speakers typically are still within the picture area....
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 12:42 PM
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Posted By desertdome
If you are going to listen to much music, use one...

If you are going to listen to much music, use one iNuke 6000 for the left channel and center speaker and the other iNuke 6000 for the right channel. When playing two-channel music, each amp acts as a...
Forum: Speakers   08-15-2014, 06:38 AM
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Posted By desertdome
I don't think so, but JTR will be in Denver the...

I don't think so, but JTR will be in Denver the next month at Rocky Mountain Audio Fest. October 9-11
Forum: Speakers   08-14-2014, 08:32 AM
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Posted By desertdome
More output doesn't overcome room issues. ...

More output doesn't overcome room issues.

There were several original purposes for the midbass modules (which are really subs that extend down to 10 Hz): overcome room issues, provide fullrange...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-12-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By desertdome
A lot of PC games let you play to any resolution...

A lot of PC games let you play to any resolution setup in the video card's control panel. See 2.35:1 PC Gaming...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-05-2014, 01:52 PM
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Views: 1,733
Posted By desertdome
If someone wants to play louder than 0dB and...

If someone wants to play louder than 0dB and their speakers can handle it, they need to set their subwoofer amp using +5dB on the receiver or whatever the max is they will ever go to. I suggest...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-05-2014, 12:29 PM
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Posted By desertdome
To add to this, the maximum output for pro audio...

To add to this, the maximum output for pro audio devices (think pro DAC) is 24 dBu. There may be a few that go higher. This is 12.28VRMS. Any pro amplifier is made to handle this voltage on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-31-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By desertdome
Yes, I have Imon but haven't had it connected in...

Yes, I have Imon but haven't had it connected in years. The VFD display doesn't work with JRiver without some additional software. There are instructions...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-30-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By desertdome
How many channels are you outputting in Output...

How many channels are you outputting in Output Format?
Forum: Speakers   07-30-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By desertdome
I had some Papa Murphy's pizza last night so I...

I had some Papa Murphy's pizza last night so I thought of this:

http://www.designretailonline.com/displayanddesignideas/content_images/131007PapaMurphysraw214_lg_rdax_732x485.jpg
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2014, 10:47 AM
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Posted By desertdome
A background service will run that will...

A background service will run that will automatically record shows and will wake the PC from sleep if necessary.


I don't have the MCE remote. Many use their Android or iOS device for control...
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2014, 07:27 AM
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Posted By desertdome
It says this at the bottom of all the older...

It says this at the bottom of all the older speaker specifications. For some reason it isn't on the webpage of newer speakers even though the astericks are next to Sensitivity and Usable Output.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2014, 01:14 PM
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Posted By desertdome
Archaea, when are you going to get rid of your...

Archaea, when are you going to get rid of your receiver? :p I currently have 9 separate subwoofer outputs with the ability to have separate delays, levels, and EQ for each or EQ them in groups. I can...
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