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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-29-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 217
Posted By JHAz
You have discovered, and largely interpreted, an...

You have discovered, and largely interpreted, an important fact of sound reproduction (and measurement). That's a good thing.

The mic itself, whether it's a relatively cheap model with a built in...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-28-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 494
Posted By JHAz
The question is not whether measurements can tell...

The question is not whether measurements can tell me what you hear. It is whether they correlste to each individual's hearing. Nobody bitches about whether we accurately measure light frequencies. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 96
Posted By JHAz
The short circuit is the cause. If one exists. ...

The short circuit is the cause. If one exists. Google speaker wire gauge to find tables for gauge versus length and speaker impedance.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 96
Posted By JHAz
The short circuit is the cause.

The short circuit is the cause.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 136
Posted By JHAz
+1. FWI, unloaded channels (infinite impedance,...

+1. FWI, unloaded channels (infinite impedance, in effect) are bad with tube amps, but have zero effect on solid state amps, as FMW suggests.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By JHAz
yep. you're talking about soundproofing which is...

yep. you're talking about soundproofing which is not easy. IIRC, cement block walls are pretty good, but you have a problem where the wall meets the ceiling (sound, especially bass, leaks through...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 199
Posted By JHAz
1 don't try to amplify anything with the boat ...

1 don't try to amplify anything with the boat

2 get out on the water and quit obsessing over minutia of fake-world sound reproduction in you land lubber quarters

IMO, IME, YMMV etc etc etc
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By JHAz
Connecting a receiver and separate amp to the...

Connecting a receiver and separate amp to the same speaker is not significantly different from plugging the amp outputs directly into the receiver's amp outputs. If you are lucky no significant...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 205
Posted By JHAz
First, the diff between 125 and 150 watts is way...

First, the diff between 125 and 150 watts is way less than a decibel, so the power difference is ibaudible to irrelevant. Second, more power is louder, so lesd loud is less power. Movies will use a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By JHAz
chances are you are wrong. Chances are that...

chances are you are wrong. Chances are that until you hit "it hurts" sound levels you are not using more than a couple of watts for average levels, you would have amp distortion, which up to say...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-14-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By JHAz
Not really radically different. Unless your...

Not really radically different. Unless your speakers are placed in perfect symmetry in a perfectly symmetrical closed room the differences are because of different room effects for the different...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By JHAz
Source is the issue. For example, FWIW, when I...

Source is the issue. For example, FWIW, when I was first paying attention to this stuff, I noticed that the movie V for Vendetta has dialog nearly 10 dB quieter than some loud movies. Heck, one of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 73
Posted By JHAz
why not ummm go to the subwoofer forum and talk...

why not ummm go to the subwoofer forum and talk to people who build subs all the time. the amp doesn't control how a driver works in a box there is software to model expected behaviour of a driver...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-09-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 259
Posted By JHAz
this suggests that "flat" has no real meaning. ...

this suggests that "flat" has no real meaning. Not helpful to the discussion to rob real terms of actual meaning. Certainly, a system that measures flat anechoically may (actually will) not be flat...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 191
Posted By JHAz
I have always assumed "discrete" is essentially...

I have always assumed "discrete" is essentially meaningless marketing speak. Every channel has to have "discrete," ie separate, preamp and power amp sections because no single amp can send output to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-06-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By JHAz
Not sure what you're trying to say here. If, as...

Not sure what you're trying to say here. If, as is likely quite true, I use maybe half a watt for average levels and need as much as fifty watts for millisecond long peaks to cleanly reproduce them,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-03-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By JHAz
Google yourself around in recording studio sonic...

Google yourself around in recording studio sonic treatments. Eventually it becomes, to my limited brain "whatever." Human hearing is highly complex, but fairly well understood. Reflections within...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 388
Posted By JHAz
fwiw, some time ago I rented a car with bluetooth...

fwiw, some time ago I rented a car with bluetooth connectivity (my real car doesn't have it, but was out of commission briefly) and found, at least for listening in the car, that sound over bluetooth...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 324
Posted By JHAz
Holy brain fart batman! I meant dynamic volume...

Holy brain fart batman! I meant dynamic volume not deq. Sorry for confusingness.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 324
Posted By JHAz
It is possible that if the Denon was set up using...

It is possible that if the Denon was set up using Audyssey, it "automatically" (read foolishly) turned on dynamic volume, which especially at higher settings severely reduces dynamics and makes...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-29-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 38
Posted By JHAz
Insufficient info re software. The vocal is mono...

Insufficient info re software. The vocal is mono becsuse a single microphone is a mono source. What folks do is pan the vocal to the center . . .. how to do that depends on the recording software
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-25-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 440
Posted By JHAz
or the preamp. while bad design remains...

or the preamp. while bad design remains possible, theoretically, line level preamps should all sound the same. iow they should amplify acurately. Most do. If they don't the outlier, whether you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 492
Posted By JHAz
fwiw (dang little) I also experimented with...

fwiw (dang little) I also experimented with multiple crossover settings once I got my sub to a location that didn't scream me! me! me! on every bass note. I probably didn't spend more than half an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By JHAz
fwiw, another vote for batpig. Great stuff...

fwiw, another vote for batpig. Great stuff across the board. And if you use a third party remote, you can get his codes to allow you to control things your Denon remote will not touch. Beauty!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-24-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By JHAz
they sound different if they are designed to...

they sound different if they are designed to sound different. once you get into the autosetup/autoeq world, of course they sound different. It took me three or four tries to hit upon a mic...
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