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Forum: Speakers   01-28-2015, 11:23 AM
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Posted By RichB
I agree some speakers seem to integerate easier...

I agree some speakers seem to integerate easier into a room. Controls on the speakers can be helpful.
I have heard the Revel F206's and they are a great speaker and very lively and clean.
The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 08:03 AM
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Posted By RichB
Audyssey is DSP processing. - Rich

Audyssey is DSP processing.

- Rich
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2015, 03:21 PM
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Posted By RichB
Actually, D-something isn't selling them anymore,...

Actually, D-something isn't selling them anymore, but the research department might be able to locate a good deal :p
I found $13K Salon2's on audiogon but they are in Hillsboro, OR.


Enjoy the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2015, 09:23 AM
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Posted By RichB
Dueling format wars are incorrect notion anyway....

Dueling format wars are incorrect notion anyway. It means this year there will be 24 instead of 23 logos on the box :p :D

The buzz is that DTS will be compatible with Dolby layouts. Dolby should...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2015, 09:16 AM
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Posted By RichB
Atmos speakers work when bounced off the ceiling....

Atmos speakers work when bounced off the ceiling. Don't believe me, read Dolby's recommendation. If you have the wrong ceiling, they don't recommend them.
The concept of some bouncing sound and some...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 11:54 AM
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Posted By RichB
If its a fuse, it is not expensive but if you...

If its a fuse, it is not expensive but if you don't want to ship it you have to take the cover off and be comfortable with doing so.
If this a new A21, then your covered.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By RichB
If it was the main fuse, you would lose both...

If it was the main fuse, you would lose both channels, so it may be internal.
I would Parasound to get back to you shortly.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 11:20 AM
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Posted By RichB
"Space heaters are current suckers, alright. Tim...

"Space heaters are current suckers, alright. Tim should DEFINATELY run that on a different circuit than his HT setup."


:p :D


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2015, 05:09 PM
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Posted By RichB
Do you mean XT32 is always engaged in your...

Do you mean XT32 is always engaged in your personal theater?


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 10:40 AM
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Posted By RichB
Congratulations. Those Sonus Faber speakers dip...

Congratulations. Those Sonus Faber speakers dip to 2.6 ohms:


http://www.absolutesounds.com/pdf/main/press/05:14_SF_OlympicaII_HIFINEWS.pdf


Good thing you have and A21 :D


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 09:19 AM
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Posted By RichB
No problem doing that since HDMI and TosLink are...

No problem doing that since HDMI and TosLink are digital.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-19-2015, 11:43 AM
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Posted By RichB
How about a dual mono like the HCA-3500 in a halo...

How about a dual mono like the HCA-3500 in a halo line?

http://www.parasound.com/vintage/hca3500.php

A competitor to the ATI6002.

- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 03:49 PM
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Posted By RichB
Rock on then, having learned all there is to...

Rock on then, having learned all there is to learn.


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By RichB
I understand the thinking that digital cannot be...

I understand the thinking that digital cannot be harmed unless there is a complete loss of data.
However, I do accept the notion that re-clocking and passing the data through multiple DSPs in...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-18-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 26,365
Posted By RichB
You can plug a Phone or IPad into the front USB...

You can plug a Phone or IPad into the front USB Port and also into the USB DAC port using the Apple camera connection kit.

There is also wireless streaming:



- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-17-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By RichB
Without going too far off-topic, my experience is...

Without going too far off-topic, my experience is you can affect the sound by changing USB sound driver stings (WASAPI, Kernel Streaming, Direct Sound). Clearly no bits are lost but non-the less I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-17-2015, 02:41 PM
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Posted By RichB
It is probably just the LED angle to the lenses. ...

It is probably just the LED angle to the lenses.
I have both amps and they are bot too bright so I use LightDims.
They can be found on Amazon but the link I posted would bot work for some reason. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2015, 05:25 PM
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Views: 97,399
Posted By RichB
A true status symbol since you needed another...

A true status symbol since you needed another processor while it is in for repairs :p :D
If it make you feel better, I sent my 8801 in twice for trigger failures.
At least one, AV7702 has low...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-14-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 26,365
Posted By RichB
I am not sure about the circuitry surround the...

I am not sure about the circuitry surround the DAC, but the volume control in the BDP-105D uses the DAC. The volume control HA-1 is analog.
The buffering of the output stages are likely different as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2015, 08:40 AM
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Posted By RichB
I agree with Selden Ball, you cannot really...

I agree with Selden Ball, you cannot really compare CD's and BDs. BDs are also mixed with the sub for multi-channel.

You could also try connecting Sony COAX out and also the analog outputs to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 95,140
Posted By RichB
Thanks for the links. For some reason, they don't...

Thanks for the links. For some reason, they don't work with IE but do with FireFox. :confused:


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2015, 06:57 PM
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Posted By RichB
There are plenty of tall dogs and flying pigs at...

There are plenty of tall dogs and flying pigs at the cinema :p :D


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2015, 05:10 PM
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Views: 267,667
Posted By RichB
Perhaps, I have a system with Revel M20 speakers...

Perhaps, I have a system with Revel M20 speakers at 8 feet high and it sounds like a theater where the sound is high, except the fronts.

It's a personal preference, but I think it is just fine...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18,574
Views: 737,879
Posted By RichB
Correct, but Dolby Atmos replaces channel based...

Correct, but Dolby Atmos replaces channel based sound. Channels have been replaced with beds that are backward compatible with 7.1 channels on non-Atmos systems.
This is what happens when Marketing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18,574
Views: 737,879
Posted By RichB
It there were no BD bandwidth, storage, or DSP...

It there were no BD bandwidth, storage, or DSP limitations, then it could be all objects and completely extracted from the beds.All three exist in BD.
Beds are required to be backward compatible,...
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