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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-20-2015, 10:22 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
726 Mbps? :eek:

726 Mbps? :eek:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 07:49 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Thanks, Don. This is very useful information,...

Thanks, Don. This is very useful information, and may explain why measuring with my inexpensive DMM produces erratic results.

Edit: After finding several of the examples on the Internet, I see...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-20-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 396
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Posted By AustinJerry
The previous show showed some promise, with Phil...

The previous show showed some promise, with Phil coming clean about his behavior. Unfortunately, the latest episode sank back into the slime, and was a real POS. I am going to have my head examined...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 07:05 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
That is rather cryptic, Don. Can you be a little...

That is rather cryptic, Don. Can you be a little more descriptive?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 06:03 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Is your problem resolved or not?

Is your problem resolved or not?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 03:47 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
For on-screen graphics to appear, the Video...

For on-screen graphics to appear, the Video Convert setting must be on. This is a per-input setting, so check to see if it is by chance turned off for the Oppo input.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 03:45 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
My PSB Synchrony One's are 90dB efficiency. I...

My PSB Synchrony One's are 90dB efficiency. I never considered them to be overly efficient, certainly not like KH's.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 02:40 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Thanks, that will save the time and effort...

Thanks, that will save the time and effort swapping to un-balanced. I don't hear any difference when I turn the 88A volume down. I can turn the 8801 off, and there is no difference. Maybe the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 01:57 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I have re-configured my 88A for 4V output on the...

I have re-configured my 88A for 4V output on the balanced connections, reset to factory defaults, and carefully re-ran the measurements. No change in the slight hiss from the speakers. At this...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-20-2015, 10:47 AM
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Views: 122,235
Posted By AustinJerry
I have not heard any rumors of a new player. The...

I have not heard any rumors of a new player. The current player could receive additional apps through a FW update, so I am not sure that the current hardware is obsolete just yet.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 10:45 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I think you are over-thinking the mic placement. ...

I think you are over-thinking the mic placement. Follow the simple guidelines: keep the mic 12" away from reflective surfaces, place the mic at ear height, and take all eight measurement positions,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 05:21 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
As always, a true gentleman, Keith. But to be on...

As always, a true gentleman, Keith. But to be on the safe side, I have bookmarked this post. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 05:20 AM
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Views: 98,626
Posted By AustinJerry
As far as I know, the steps I followed still...

As far as I know, the steps I followed still apply. I have experienced no issues, and I did not re-run my measurements.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 09:26 PM
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Views: 98,626
Posted By AustinJerry
I also opened a discussion on the MiniDSP Forum...

I also opened a discussion on the MiniDSP Forum regarding a very slight hiss I am hearing from my speakers. It is really very minor, and certainly not noticeable from the MLP. Nevertheless, I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 09:13 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The MiniDSP support team has responded regarding...

The MiniDSP support team has responded regarding firmware updates. Please make sure you read the response here...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-19-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14,548
Views: 441,842
Posted By AustinJerry
You could be right. I don't listen at that level...

You could be right. I don't listen at that level anyway. The post was simply to show the relationship between measurment levels and increased distortion.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-19-2015, 04:00 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I recently posted several waterfalls from...

I recently posted several waterfalls from measurements taken at various levels from 80dB to 105dB to make a point about how different waterfalls can look depending on measurement level. This same...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-19-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 8,125
Posted By AustinJerry
Two intriguing developments in the recent...

Two intriguing developments in the recent episode. First, we meet another time traveller! And second, Claire seems to choose Jaime, which is very satisfying.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 12:34 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Speakers measuring 75dB after the calibration is...

Speakers measuring 75dB after the calibration is Reference. Raising the sub level higher is Preference, and there is certainly nothing wrong with doing so. Many studies have shown that most...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 11:27 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I have conducted countless level measurements...

I have conducted countless level measurements following an Audyssey calibration using REW. All speaker levels including the sub are at, or very close to, 75dB, measured at the MLP. If you run 10dB...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-19-2015, 08:51 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
A MultiMeter can be used to measure output...

A MultiMeter can be used to measure output voltages. Some DMM's are more accurate than others, but for casual measurements, an inexpensive DMM will work. Make sure you set the DMM to measure AC,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-19-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14,548
Views: 441,842
Posted By AustinJerry
FYI, the Guide now contains a note explaining the...

FYI, the Guide now contains a note explaining the 3dB S/N improvement with each doubling of the sweep length, as well as mention of the "variable smoothing" option which was recently introduced in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 08:43 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Fine, I probably fall below those levels. I just...

Fine, I probably fall below those levels. I just think that people will become overly concerned reading some of the stuff you posted if you don't keep reminding everyone that you are testing at the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 08:10 PM
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Views: 737,790
Posted By AustinJerry
Jesus, what are you trying to prove? Should we...

Jesus, what are you trying to prove? Should we all un-cable our 4520's, remove them from the rack, and throw them in the trash?

For those of us who can't afford to do this, how about some...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The user manual can be downloaded from the...

The user manual can be downloaded from the Marantz web site. I'm sure you will fine the answer there.
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