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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By porschedrifter
So is there really no performance gain in the...

So is there really no performance gain in the newer renditions of tube amps compared to the old original stuff? Should I not even bother? I'm only 32, so I never got to grow up in that era. My xfi...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By porschedrifter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by arnyk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By porschedrifter
Gotcha, I don't know much about tube amps, and...

Gotcha, I don't know much about tube amps, and I've never experienced one before, in not trying to break the bank for my first taste either, that being said, I see something as this to get my feet...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-06-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,106
Posted By porschedrifter
The glue seems to have done the trick for good. ...

The glue seems to have done the trick for good.

Sent from my LG-D801
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-06-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By porschedrifter
Anyone? Curious about these things. Sent...

Anyone? Curious about these things.

Sent from my LG-D801
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-16-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 801,299
Posted By porschedrifter
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mmatheny http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1236522/the-official-onkyo-tx-sr608-thread-no-price-talk/5250#post_24464307)

I've...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-03-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By porschedrifter
OK I see. That's basically what I pictured. What...

OK I see. That's basically what I pictured. What center channel is that? That horn tweeter's dispersion looks pretty serious.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-03-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By porschedrifter
Awesome, if you're willing, could you take some...

Awesome, if you're willing, could you take some pictures of your setup for some ideas?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-14-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By porschedrifter
If I was unable to move my center channel...

If I was unable to move my center channel speaker forward, causing a reflection issue, would placing some kind of fabric in front of the speaker reduce the reflection and be beneficial, rather than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By porschedrifter
So I'd like to experience for the first time...

So I'd like to experience for the first time what a tube amp sounds like, would this be a fun way to introduce myself to one?
I figure I'd start with a small headphone tube amp:
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-08-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,106
Posted By porschedrifter
P.s. they loosened again and I retightened just...

P.s. they loosened again and I retightened just last night. The aluminum ring is actually plastic, I took the driver completely out to make sure nothing was loose and vibrating. Visual inspection...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-02-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By porschedrifter
Thanks for verifying, good to know it wasn't...

Thanks for verifying, good to know it wasn't just me. I did shoot a message to the contrast team via their facebook, but i'm sure they're already aware.
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-02-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By porschedrifter
As did I at first, it wasn't until physically...

As did I at first, it wasn't until physically walking up to my surrounds that I noticed. Its a shame really, the game has some great ambient audio.

Thumbs up for a great stereo image on my...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-02-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By porschedrifter
Every other game I've tried has been output in...

Every other game I've tried has been output in discreet surround. Only the game Contrast will output in 2.0, anyone else have this issue?

I've also noticed that music choice outputs only in 2.0...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-30-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,202
Posted By porschedrifter
From my tests on 2 channel content: DTS neo 6...

From my tests on 2 channel content: DTS neo 6 has a more up front sound stage, less surround effects. And more use of the main speakers as opposed to the center channel.

Dolby on the other side,...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-30-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By porschedrifter
I have a very fast system...

I have a very fast system http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

My solution, which I found was by using a combination of EAC3to: http://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=125966
And...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-29-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By porschedrifter
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: Surround Music Formats   12-29-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By porschedrifter
Ok guys, I have a boxee which as you may or may...

Ok guys, I have a boxee which as you may or may not know, doesn't like the lossless codecs, I have a couple BD titles that I put on my HDD that have the DTS-MA and TrueHD formats, and I would like...
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-19-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17,218
Views: 491,452
Posted By porschedrifter
http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/lxwizc/the-cre...

http://www.gametrailers.com/videos/lxwizc/the-crew-gc-2013--trailer
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-19-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By porschedrifter
The levels did work. As I've been experimenting...

The levels did work. As I've been experimenting both ways.
However the best result believe it or not, was combination of -3db on both side surrounds as well as changing the distance from 8ft/10ft...
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-19-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17,218
Views: 491,452
Posted By porschedrifter
I basically bought my ps2/3/4 for Gran Turismo....

I basically bought my ps2/3/4 for Gran Turismo. Been following that path ever since.

So GT7 obviously.
Skipping Rivals as I have Most Wanted(reboot) on my PC and it looks almost identical....
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-19-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17,218
Views: 491,452
Posted By porschedrifter
Has anyone tried to burn raw video, mkvs or...

Has anyone tried to burn raw video, mkvs or demuxed mkvs onto a BDR and attempted to play back via PS4?
Forum: PlayStation Area   12-19-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By porschedrifter
Has anyone tried to burn raw video, mkvs or...

Has anyone tried to burn raw video, mkvs or demuxed mkvs onto a BDR and attempted to play back via PS4?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-06-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,106
Posted By porschedrifter
Also, worth noting, after closely listening to...

Also, worth noting, after closely listening to mine, I too noticed this odd noise coming from the driver area. So after playing a solid 30hz note I began pushing around the aluminum ring and to my...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-05-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By porschedrifter
Ok, so my side surround dipoles are about 6ft...

Ok, so my side surround dipoles are about 6ft from the listening position and when they play, you can still "see" them with your ears. They just sound too close. The audyssey calibration helped but...
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