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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-18-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
First of all, the bass resonance looks to be well...

First of all, the bass resonance looks to be well under control. Addressing anything under 20Hz is very difficult. Besides, what lives down there? Nothing in music content, which is where...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-18-2015, 06:13 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Sure. Here is a graph with a linear scale: ...

Sure. Here is a graph with a linear scale:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/78476446/AVS%20posts/DDRC-88A/Results%204-12/Waterfall%20linear.jpg

And here is a graph (same measurement) with a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-17-2015, 06:39 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
^ IMO, looks pretty decent. BTW, you really...

^ IMO, looks pretty decent.

BTW, you really should present your graphs with a log scale. Maybe you could correct and re-post?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-17-2015, 04:44 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Look at post 3387 above. If you can show that...

Look at post 3387 above. If you can show that the ATV supports DD+, then take a snapshot and post it. Otherwise, listen to what others are saying.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 05:58 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
There is one brief note on the FW update, shown...

There is one brief note on the FW update, shown below. Unfortunately, the release notes are unclear about the requirement to open the case. Also, the notes seem to imply that the majority of us...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 08:41 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Unless you get a second 88A, you are SOL. For...

Unless you get a second 88A, you are SOL. For ceiling-mounted effect speakers, timbre-matching is not that important, IMO. Rather than be a perfectionist, try and be realistic and get your setup...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-16-2015, 08:36 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The laptop does pass it, but the signal is...

The laptop does pass it, but the signal is stereo.

I am able to play the test files using a USB stick plugged into the Oppo 103. No that I can play the test tones, please suggest exactly what I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 07:53 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
You cannot have both Audyssey and Dirac turned on...

You cannot have both Audyssey and Dirac turned on at the same time--the results would not be good.

I believe Keith already outlined his approach with the several speakers which are not being...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-16-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I have downloaded the test tones and am using VLC...

I have downloaded the test tones and am using VLC to play them. However, my HDMI interface does not support 5.1 (it is a laptop that is several years old). I can play the tones from left and right...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-16-2015, 06:22 PM
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  MiniDSP
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Posted By AustinJerry
Fine, but I ran the only test I know how to do. ...

Fine, but I ran the only test I know how to do. Unless someone presents instructions on how to run a more valid test using tools I have and know how to use, that is about all I can do. The REW...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I would need to disconnect the balanced cables to...

I would need to disconnect the balanced cables to the Phoenix connectors, which is both a PITA and asking for trouble. Let's see what MiniDSP support says.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-16-2015, 05:52 PM
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Views: 184,885
Posted By AustinJerry
I ran what is probably a better test. Using REW,...

I ran what is probably a better test. Using REW, I output a 50Hz tone at -3dBFS (REW's max) to the AVR. While observing the output level indicators in the 2x4 Plug-In, I gradually raised my AVR...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-16-2015, 05:06 PM
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  MiniDSP
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Posted By AustinJerry
I just ran a test using my balanced 2x4 (which is...

I just ran a test using my balanced 2x4 (which is set up as described in the link in my sig) while playing some bass-heavy music tracks, and I could not get any clipping at MV levels higher than I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 04:53 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The update says it is for the 88A. I have my...

The update says it is for the 88A. I have my input at 8V, which is the only setting available for balanced connections.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 04:46 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Interesting. I had not seen that section of the...

Interesting. I had not seen that section of the manual. After following the steps I outlined, the 88A-utility program is showing that the firmware has been updated to the latest version. I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-16-2015, 03:43 PM
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Views: 121,306
Posted By AustinJerry
A lot to drool over:...

A lot to drool over: http://televisions.reviewed.com/content/sony-xbr-75x940c-first-impressions-review

Time to move the X900A to the bedroom and get a big TV!
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-16-2015, 03:23 PM
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Views: 435,159
Posted By AustinJerry
Hate to say it, Jim, but many of us always...

Hate to say it, Jim, but many of us always thought you had a screw loose... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2015, 03:19 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
TIME FOR SOME MAINTENANCE! As announced...

TIME FOR SOME MAINTENANCE!

As announced yesterday, new versions of both the DDRC and the 88A-Utility program are available on the MiniDSP web site in the User Downloads section. Download them...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2015, 06:59 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
"And if I could not get sufficient loudness with...

"And if I could not get sufficient loudness with the input control at 0, what would one do?" Still not understanding, Keith. The output loudness has nothing to do with the position of the input...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2015, 06:29 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The point I tried to make in a previous post is...

The point I tried to make in a previous post is that the Input Gain and the Output Volume perform different and independent functions. The Output Volume controls the loudness of the test tones...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-14-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,390
Views: 296,123
Posted By AustinJerry
I thought this question was asked and answered a...

I thought this question was asked and answered a number of times earlier in this thread. Regardless, it is pretty easy to test. I did an internet search for "Movies in Dolby Digital+" and picked a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 08:52 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
It went away because it was meant for low-current...

It went away because it was meant for low-current devices (15W or less), and people were using it for everything from subwoofers to power strips powering multiple devices.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Let's move on....

Let's move on....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 04:19 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Keith is the resident expert when it comes to...

Keith is the resident expert when it comes to using the 88A with more than a 7.1 configuration--perhaps he will provide links to previous discussions where this was covered.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 03:51 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
One more tip, in case you weren't following the...

One more tip, in case you weren't following the discussion. If you choose 7.1 as the configuration, Dirac automatically adds 10dB to the LFE channel, resulting in a rather aggressive bass boost. If...
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