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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-25-2017, 01:09 AM
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Posted By Nuieve
Thanks for excellent responses... Received my...

Thanks for excellent responses... Received my surrounds today, set the system for 80Hz. Will watch a few movies, then will try 50 one of the familiar movies to compare.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-23-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 507
Posted By Nuieve
Very clearly explained, thank you, I feel more at...

Very clearly explained, thank you, I feel more at peace now. I'll set it at 80. :)
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-22-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 507
Posted By Nuieve
Some good input here, but still I feel I'm in the...

Some good input here, but still I feel I'm in the foggy woods. I'm ont set on anything, I just ordered 3 pairs of Polk RTiA3s and I have a similar specced center from Polk (not sure which model), I...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-22-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 507
Posted By Nuieve
I don't understand the logic behind recommended sub crossover setup... please explain

Why does everyone suggest 1 octave over, and something like 80Hz for speakers that go down to 40-50Hz (-3dB)

I read and read and read and I didn't see a clear explanation. Rather contradicting...
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By Nuieve
DIY 2-hour $5 heavy duty speaker stands

Well, I bought my RTiA3 polkies without realizing how big they were. Was initially hoping to hang them on the same screw that was holding my little Martin Logans on nothing but a drywall. Anyway,...
Forum: Speakers   05-18-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 437
Posted By Nuieve
Received all the speakers (damn they're big!),...

Received all the speakers (damn they're big!), had to build stands for them, wouldn't hang them on the walls where I had my Martin Logans little ones.

Actually the center (CSI A4) looks exactly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 23
Posted By Nuieve
Low output/weak sound from one channel ...

Pioneer VSX-1124-K.

Installed new speakers. Audio calibration test reveals tinny sound coming from RF channel. Switched speakers, same problem. Checked connections, re-connected everything, no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 55,079
Posted By Nuieve
Can someone please tell me the model # for...

Can someone please tell me the model # for calibration mic for VSX-1124k?

Freaking lost it. I'm mad as hell.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-13-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,618
Posted By Nuieve
https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=sr_pg_1?fst=as%3Aof...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=sr_pg_1?fst=as%3Aoff&rh=n%3A283926%2Ck%3Ablu-ray+3d%2Cp_n_binding_browse-bin%3A2157481031&sort=price-asc-rank&keywords=blu-ray+3d&ie=UTF8&qid=1494719628

Why does...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 437
Posted By Nuieve
Found a Polk CSI A4 on Ebay for $110 shipped,...

Found a Polk CSI A4 on Ebay for $110 shipped, ordered, what the heck, good deal. Just under 7" tall, supposedly higher end of Polks and hopefully will match my other Polks a bit better. May not be...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 437
Posted By Nuieve
Ok, considering Philarmonic... Are they regarded...

Ok, considering Philarmonic... Are they regarded as better than Cambridge SX70 center? Cambridge works much better for me with their dimensions as it's only 5 1/2" tall, but sound is more important...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 437
Posted By Nuieve
Ok, placed an order for Polk RTiA3 for $210...

Ok, placed an order for Polk RTiA3 for $210 shipped. Only because couldn't pass on the deal. If I made the wrong choice and should go get Sonys or Phiularmonics instead for the same price (at BB...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 437
Posted By Nuieve
I have a Pioneer 7.2 3D (not sure which model)...

I have a Pioneer 7.2 3D (not sure which model) receiver. It's one of the nicer ones. I'm very pleased with it. I had Denons, Onkyos and briefly tried Yamaha... I found Pioneer to be the best of them...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 437
Posted By Nuieve
Oh crap, completely put everything upside down!...

Oh crap, completely put everything upside down! :D

Polk RTiA1 are for sale at $170/pair now(normally like $300), are these better choices for side speakers than Sony? Again, reviews are...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 437
Posted By Nuieve
Please approve/disapprove my optimal $500 speaker upgrade

Was researching all night.

Currently I have a Martin Logan MLT-2 system with additional 8" Yamaha HS10m sub (it's pro audio not consumer, doesn't go very low). Room is about 15x17 with a 3x5 niche...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-07-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By Nuieve
Yes I moved it farther forward, but not all the...

Yes I moved it farther forward, but not all the way.

I also upgraded to Samsung a couple of days ago (it has some kind of clear voice tech) soundbar and now the problem is gone (I also use foam...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-02-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By Nuieve
UPDATE: Partially solved problem to a...

UPDATE:

Partially solved problem to a satisfying level. Put a 1" foam pads under both soundbar and sub. It didn't get great, but improvement is massive comparing to what it was before. I can hear...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-20-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By Nuieve
Bummer.

Bummer.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-16-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By Nuieve
Need help with flutter echo treatment

We just moved into our newly remodeled house, and tried to watched a movie with our old soundbar. The soundbar sounded great at our old place (small room, lots of absorbent surfaces), but in our new...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-21-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5,000
Views: 351,087
Posted By Nuieve
It seems like there's no choice for normal 3D...

It seems like there's no choice for normal 3D either way. I do have a bucket of PS3 glasses but they're uncomfortable as hell, they're literally painful to wear (for anyone with not a narrow face...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-07-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,973
Posted By Nuieve
Interested how it turns out. Although objectively...

Interested how it turns out. Although objectively my Sony 40ES is vastly superior to my old Optoma HD33, subjectively I much prefer Optoma's picture, especially in 3D.
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-24-2016, 02:54 PM
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Views: 351,087
Posted By Nuieve
Here's a proof of ghosting. It's hard to capture...

Here's a proof of ghosting. It's hard to capture in the screen with a crap phone camera in the dark so I turned the subtitles on. I pointed to most obvious manifestations of it, but of course the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-20-2016, 11:16 PM
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Views: 351,087
Posted By Nuieve
I was not aware HDMI cables can create crosstalk...

I was not aware HDMI cables can create crosstalk and ghosting. :D
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-19-2016, 09:10 PM
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Views: 351,087
Posted By Nuieve
I think the thing that drives the picture quality...

I think the thing that drives the picture quality into the gutter is insane crosstalk. And I mean absolutely insane. Any kind of text (menus or credits) always have very pronounced "double vision"...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-15-2016, 10:37 PM
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Views: 351,087
Posted By Nuieve
Is there any way to make 3D look less......

Is there any way to make 3D look less... excrement-like?

I'm about to give up watching 3D movies on this PJ. The quality is absolutely horrendous (my other projector is Optoma HD33 which from what...
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