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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By William
Voices coming from above creates a mental...

Voices coming from above creates a mental disconnect. Below is a much better option than above.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-04-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By William
Also most likely what you are hearing are level...

Also most likely what you are hearing are level differences. To even the most trained ear a 2dB louder difference can appear to sound "fuller" or better even if the same quality/source.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-28-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 764
Posted By William
Buying speaker wire off Ebay = Chinese knockoff...

Buying speaker wire off Ebay = Chinese knockoff Crapshoot. You are also over thinking it. Just go to Monoprice (http://www.monoprice.com/Category?c_id=109&cp_id=10239) and get some 12AWG wire and be...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-24-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By William
So your system is calibrated? Also you last...

So your system is calibrated? Also you last statement is a little vague. You changed your crossover frequency on you sub and mains???? Low frequencies are not too likely to be the problem (more...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-23-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By William
Are your speakers passive or active with a S/PDIF...

Are your speakers passive or active with a S/PDIF input?

EDIT: Just a quick look on the logitech site and they are mostly PC type speakers systems. Which are active with analog inputs. If so then...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-16-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By William
Direct radiators.

Direct radiators.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-15-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By William
Are you using bi/dipole or direct radiators? In...

Are you using bi/dipole or direct radiators? In general direct radiates should be tweeter about ear level. Bi/dipoles above ear level.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-12-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By William
No, it is just a switch. For the most part a...

No, it is just a switch. For the most part a digital signal's quality can't be lowered (or changed) without applying some type of DSP. It either works or it doesn't.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   06-12-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By William
HDCD will play in any Redbook CD player. ...

HDCD will play in any Redbook CD player.

HDCD was a way of "cheating" the 16 bit spec by adding a slight amount of noise and using dithering to increases the dynamic rage to around 120dB.

The...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-12-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 872
Posted By William
With Love released in 2006 I would say this is a...

With Love released in 2006 I would say this is a BIG understatement. :D At this rate we should have a complete catalog by 2050 or so.:eek:
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-12-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By William
A BD player can do that but a BD can also contain...

A BD player can do that but a BD can also contain a LPCM track which of course requires no decoding.
Forum: Surround Music Formats   06-09-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By William
LPCM on BD is one of those strange marketing got...

LPCM on BD is one of those strange marketing got screwed around things. Originally BD touted being able to offer uncompressed LPCM audio over HD DVD which needed TrueHD compression because of...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-02-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By William
You can use your current NAD 2 channel amp and...

You can use your current NAD 2 channel amp and A/B them to get stereo sound out of the 4 speakers.

If you want to use as a surround sound you will need to get a 5.1 AVR. There are no 4.1 AVR's....
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-02-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By William
Is SNR Signal to Noise Ratio??? If so an HDMI...

Is SNR Signal to Noise Ratio??? If so an HDMI cable has no relation to SNR. SNR is an analog domain problem.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-23-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By William
http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/confused...

http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/confused.gif 10-4 good buddy but I like chicken.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-23-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By William
Here is my recommendation. Forget commercial...

Here is my recommendation. Forget commercial theaters. Looking for HT inspiration there is a lot like looking at an Applebee's kitchen to help design your home kitchen . You goal is to build the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-22-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By William
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cnsoverload http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1532859/how-to-make-my-ht-similar-to-the-movie-theaters/0_60#post_24749158)
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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-18-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By William
This has been used past death and memed out...

This has been used past death and memed out years ago. Here is a list (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/6262709/Hitler-Downfall-parodies-25-worth-watching.html) of "top" 25 uses. Here is a...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-15-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By William
I'll assume your receiver has a S/PDIF out (most...

I'll assume your receiver has a S/PDIF out (most do). For easy of setup and to element analog connection problems, also not knowing if or which D/A converter is the best, I would hookup this way.
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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-10-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By William
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DenOGun http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531137/help-with-my-av-configuration-5-1-building-htpc/0_60#post_24703697)

....With...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-10-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 168
Posted By William
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DenOGun http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1531137/help-with-my-av-configuration-5-1-building-htpc/0_60#post_24703562)

... from...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-09-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 504
Posted By William
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by koturban http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530845/the-1st-watt/0_60#post_24701418)

Tempting. What, with the free shipping, and...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-08-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 504
Posted By William
Quote:Originally Posted by Heinrich...

Quote:Originally Posted by Heinrich S http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530845/the-1st-watt/0_60#post_24696971)

Okay, but what is a quality amp?

If...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-08-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 504
Posted By William
Quote:Originally Posted by Heinrich...

Quote:Originally Posted by Heinrich S http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1530845/the-1st-watt/0_60#post_24696740)

So you are saying that the 1st watt is a...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   05-08-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By William
Simple, return the defective overpriced copper...

Simple, return the defective overpriced copper and use the copper that works. Use the money on something that will actually improve your SQ like room treatments or save for an electronics upgrade or...
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