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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-26-2015, 09:35 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Depends on what you want to use it for. I use a...

Depends on what you want to use it for. I use a MiniDSP 2x4 to consolidate 4 subs onto one channel coming out of the 88A. The 2x4 allows me to set the delays for the subs. In theory, I could also...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-26-2015, 06:18 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I don't think anyone has provided evidence that...

I don't think anyone has provided evidence that there is a measurable S/N ratio difference between balanced and un-balanced connections on the 88A. As you noted, there is a bit more work to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2015, 04:27 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The last page in the calibration routine, the...

The last page in the calibration routine, the page where you drag and drop the filters into a slot, contains an output slider and a Dirac on/off switch. Before you exit this page, move the output to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2015, 04:19 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Wow, $335 invested in a $3,000 piece of...

Wow, $335 invested in a $3,000 piece of equipment. What were you thinking?

Why do you think you need a firmware update? Are you missing a feature, or having an issue?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2015, 12:44 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Not that I know of. An 8801 without network...

Not that I know of. An 8801 without network connectivity is really crippled. No web access. No configuration load/save. No network apps. No firmware update. Have you considered purchasing a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Mic placement won't fix a big peak. The peak is...

Mic placement won't fix a big peak. The peak is likely due to speaker or sub position in your room. Experiment with different placements.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2015, 04:06 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Please define "way better" and how this...

Please define "way better" and how this assessment is made.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2015, 03:12 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Guys, this discussion has completely derailed...

Guys, this discussion has completely derailed this thread and, TBH, I don't believe anyone else has any interest in what you are discussing. Perhaps you could start a different thread to continue...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2015, 01:23 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Been there before. ;).

Been there before. ;).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2015, 12:52 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
So why are you having difficulty reproducing your...

So why are you having difficulty reproducing your previous "awesome" calibration? Did you forget where you placed the mics for that calibration, or is there a randomness to the results regardless of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Always point the mic towards the ceiling and use...

Always point the mic towards the ceiling and use the 90-degree calibration file, for Dirac calibrations and for REW measurements.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2015, 11:53 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Think about what you are saying. You performed a...

Think about what you are saying. You performed a calibration that that resulted in what you describe as awesome sound, but you can't remember the "magic" mic placements. So now you are doomed to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2015, 09:46 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I read, and contributed, to that HTS thread. ...

I read, and contributed, to that HTS thread. There are hundred and hundreds of posts where people are obsessing about mic placements. I have done at least a hundred Audyssey calibrations over the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-24-2015, 05:35 AM
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Views: 866,270
Posted By AustinJerry
The X940C looks very interesting. However, this...

The X940C looks very interesting. However, this time around, I may wait for the prices to come down, like they did with the X900A. Paying list price when I already have a wonderful display seems a...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-24-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 8,890
Posted By AustinJerry
That is her thing. She was nuts on 30 Rock as...

That is her thing. She was nuts on 30 Rock as well.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-24-2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Refresh my memory, please, how will you verify...

Refresh my memory, please, how will you verify that the part is working properly? I hope you confirm with the installer before he arrives that he is indeed bringing a FW patch when he comes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 06:11 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
You raised the sub trim 15dB? :eek:

You raised the sub trim 15dB? :eek:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,810
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Posted By AustinJerry
I would not worry about using a passive...

I would not worry about using a passive attenuator.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 04:40 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
It should work. Sometimes I need to power off/on...

It should work. Sometimes I need to power off/on the AVR, the TV, or the laptop to force an HDMI handshake. Also, if you can, use a HDMI port on the back of the AVR to verify that you get the PC...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-23-2015, 11:08 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Was she burned? I didn't think that was...

Was she burned? I didn't think that was established for certain. Or perhaps I nodded off... :eek:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 06:03 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Interesting to know, Keith. I sympathize with...

Interesting to know, Keith. I sympathize with your friend having to use the internal connection all the time. If it were me, I would rig up a permanent USB cable coming out of the box to avoid...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 09:50 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I probably should update the thread. In the...

I probably should update the thread. In the meantime, here is a sample of the ETC's. First is Audyssey, second is Dirac. No other changes (treatments, etc.).
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 08:44 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I received this response regarding the topic...

I received this response regarding the topic posted above:

Tech support team replied:
Good eye Jerry! There was indeed a typo. We’ve now updated the datasheet to reflect that issue.

Thanks...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 08:41 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I think you are doing it right. In my case, the...

I think you are doing it right. In my case, the level adjustment for the speakers and the sub fall right in the center of the green area (-12). When the sweeps actually run, the indicator at the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 04:38 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Thanks for the explanation.

Thanks for the explanation.
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