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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-11-2016, 10:26 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Can you please check my thread here: ...

Can you please check my thread here:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/2167649-new-version-inuke-nu6000.html

and see if you can detect any external difference on the back of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-10-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 307
Posted By KevinG
No, the 88a provides Dirac automated room...

No, the 88a provides Dirac automated room correction for 8 channels. It can't import measurements from REW, since it does its own measurements. You don't manually enter filters, but you do get a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2016, 10:04 AM
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Posted By KevinG
You want all of your subs on one channel of the...

You want all of your subs on one channel of the 88a.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 09:17 AM
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Posted By KevinG
You are missing the fact that DIRAC will make no...

You are missing the fact that DIRAC will make no attempt to fix a dip in the FR that is 10db or more away from the target, but it is happy to cut peaks. So, by lowering the target curve we are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 02:00 PM
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Posted By KevinG
Yep, I get the difference. I'm just wondering if...

Yep, I get the difference. I'm just wondering if they've spec'd a 2AMP "slow-blow", or not. All I've seen is that they recommend 2Amp now, with no indication that a 2Amp slow blow is still safe. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9,637
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Posted By KevinG
Yes, I've used various length USB extension...

Yes, I've used various length USB extension cables with success. Don't go too long, though. Get the shortest extension that you need, IMO.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9,637
Views: 276,301
Posted By KevinG
I might try the fast blow instead of the slow...

I might try the fast blow instead of the slow blow.
...
Forum: Audio Gear   02-03-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By KevinG
Pics?

Pics?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-25-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 655
Posted By KevinG
Running the HDMI parallel to the AC cord could be...

Running the HDMI parallel to the AC cord could be the entire problem. Whenever possible, cross AC cords at 90 degrees. The is particularly important with analog cables, but I think your ground in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-22-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 655
Posted By KevinG
Depending on what you have done, it's possible...

Depending on what you have done, it's possible that the crossovers for your front/center/rear, when combined with the crossovers (and capabilities) of your sub would produce no output from the sub.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2016, 06:44 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Make sure that, in the receiver, you have set...

Make sure that, in the receiver, you have set your L/R speakers to "small", not large. Since you said you were testing with a CD, your sub will have nothing to do unless your receiver puts some bass...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-04-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 660
Posted By KevinG
I'm using a 15 amp circuit with my inuke 6k...

I'm using a 15 amp circuit with my inuke 6k powering two Ultimax 18s in sealed boxes. The 15 amp circuit has never been an issue, and the iNuke isn't alone on that circuit either...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-28-2015, 06:11 AM
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Posted By KevinG
While no one has reported this exact issue, there...

While no one has reported this exact issue, there have been reports of issues with random weirdness coming from random channels. In my case it was sort of a "phazey" sound from my side surrounds. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2015, 10:01 AM
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Views: 276,301
Posted By KevinG
I don't really have experience with 2.1-in-a-5.1...

I don't really have experience with 2.1-in-a-5.1 configuration, but I can't see why it wouldn't be just fine. Maybe someone else will chime in who has done that.

How easy is it? If you've used...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-23-2015, 09:14 AM
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Views: 276,301
Posted By KevinG
For different speaker configurations, you'll want...

For different speaker configurations, you'll want to do a separate measurement, assuming there is any difference. (In other words, if your 2.1 setup is a subset of the 5.1 setup [just not using...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2015, 01:01 PM
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Posted By KevinG
Yes, but he's already taken on the practice of...

Yes, but he's already taken on the practice of lowering the curve overall to get DIRAC to do some work on the nulls. Another 2 or 3 db wont matter. Again, this tiny one probably isn't worth...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By KevinG
It probably doesn't matter, but dropping your...

It probably doesn't matter, but dropping your overall target curve another 2 or 3 db would let DIRAC deal with that tiny drop around 60Hz.



Nothing can be done about that (aside from massive...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,541
Posted By KevinG
Quite a bit different. Most/Many/All(?) of those...

Quite a bit different. Most/Many/All(?) of those who have compared Audyssey XT32 to DIRAC have preferred DIRAC by a large margin.

This is a good read:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2015, 07:43 AM
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Posted By KevinG
I love this idea, and am left wondering why I...

I love this idea, and am left wondering why I didn't think of the same thing. Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2015, 01:40 PM
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Posted By KevinG
I'd get the 88a. It can be used with any future...

I'd get the 88a. It can be used with any future pre/pro you decide to buy.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2015, 07:34 AM
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Posted By KevinG
Thanks for the observations! When I'm back in...

Thanks for the observations! When I'm back in the theater, I'll have a closer look at what you are saying. From memory, all of these issues were more than 1 octave down from the crossover, so I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2015, 06:26 PM
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Posted By KevinG
Jerry, I'm interested in any thoughts you might...

Jerry, I'm interested in any thoughts you might have on my project file. It's here:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-GYLbiDn8J8amhfeXpjTVNSdWM/view?usp=sharing

I'm crossing over all speakers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-11-2015, 04:22 PM
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Posted By KevinG
Great, if we could only get them to color that...

Great, if we could only get them to color that one slightly differently from the others. ;-)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-11-2015, 12:51 PM
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Posted By KevinG
Thanks for pointing that out again. I often have...

Thanks for pointing that out again. I often have to remind myself of that simple fact. I very often run an REW sweep immediately after creating a new DIRAC filter. And I am always caught a bit off...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   12-11-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 503
Posted By KevinG
I encourage you to do some googling. The Dirac...

I encourage you to do some googling. The Dirac process is somewhat unique in that it considers the time domain in addition to the frequency response. This can be measure before and after via ETC...
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