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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-15-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,091
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Posted By nathan_h
I like it. I find its way too subtle on the Play1...

I like it. I find its way too subtle on the Play1 but on the main rig it's the difference between very good lossy and the source CD.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   10-11-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,629
Posted By nathan_h
Interesting thread. I was searching around to...

Interesting thread. I was searching around to see whether the DVDO EdgeGreen was a workable solution for me, and see that maybe it's not...

...but what about the iScan mini? Even less, and just...
Forum: Screens   10-08-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 350,090
Posted By nathan_h
http://seymourav.com/masking.asp

http://seymourav.com/masking.asp
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,935
Views: 309,450
Posted By nathan_h
Here you are: ...

Here you are: http://www.acousticfrontiers.com/2013111room-and-sub-eq-101-how-to-use-parametric-eq-to-flatten-your-html/
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-05-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 160,749
Posted By nathan_h
Apgood is right, below, as long as you don't want...

Apgood is right, below, as long as you don't want to have surround sound in your main room -- i.e., you would ALWAYS be using your receiver to play music in all your rooms.

If you want to play the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 160,749
Posted By nathan_h
If you want to play the same music in every room...

If you want to play the same music in every room at the same time at the same volume, a single sonos, and then amps corresponding to each room, will be adequate. This assumes all the wiring coalesces...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-04-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By nathan_h
But I realized I has the WAN port being used to...

But I realized I has the WAN port being used to connect to my main switch. Probably not ideal though it was working. I changed that, just in case, assigned a static IP, and repeated the SSID and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 230,266
Posted By nathan_h
Good points above. And I assumed when you...

Good points above.

And I assumed when you said you had sound from the speakers you meant Zone2 speakers!

Plug speakers into the zone2 speaker output to make testing easier.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,812
Views: 230,266
Posted By nathan_h
Which Zone Out connecting are you using? ...

Which Zone Out connecting are you using?

Does it say ZONE2?

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Also, how do you know there is no signal?

It's possible the computer input is not configured correctly, i.e., a different...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-04-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12,022
Views: 322,090
Posted By nathan_h
Fair enough. I didn't grok that context. ...

Fair enough. I didn't grok that context.



Agreed, my point was that if one is going to apply more attention to one region, that's the region to choose.

One could reasonably assert that...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   10-04-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12,022
Views: 322,090
Posted By nathan_h
Frequency and time domain problems are more...

Frequency and time domain problems are more extreme in the lower frequencies in most domestic sized rooms, so having the focus of a room correction tool miss the bass frequencies is not desirable.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-04-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 612,500
Posted By nathan_h
ThAt looks like a photoshop composite. One...

ThAt looks like a photoshop composite. One exposure for the screen and another for the room.

But to answer your question, no.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-04-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By nathan_h
Telling the AP to specify its own static IP is an...

Telling the AP to specify its own static IP is an option on it, so I will try that. Need to figure out what is out of the router's dhcp server range.

DHCP is off in the AP.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-03-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By nathan_h
Thanks for the detailed description. Looks like I...

Thanks for the detailed description. Looks like I need to figure out how to set static IP's on my Apple router. They dumb it down so much I may not have that choice.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-03-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By nathan_h
Thanks interesting. I keep all my stuff on...

Thanks interesting.

I keep all my stuff on 11 (2.4ghz wise) since my SONOS system creates its network on 1.

But I've never known or understood whether it mattered if the access points were...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 347
Posted By nathan_h
When you put a access point like your second...

When you put a access point like your second floor RT-N66U (set up as an access point, not a router) so close to your router, do you use the same SSID and password on both, or do you create two...
Forum: Screens   10-03-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 350,090
Posted By nathan_h
Just like when comparing speakers, you need to...

Just like when comparing speakers, you need to match the volume (sound output level as measured in the room), when comparing screen samples, you should do the same -- with brightness.

[Yes, if you...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   10-02-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 35,109
Posted By nathan_h
Yes, both owned data, and now have learned,...

Yes, both owned data, and now have learned, rented data, as well.

Of course, it has to be in a compatible format, typically something itunes can play.
Forum: Speakers   10-02-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6,512
Views: 458,883
Posted By nathan_h
It's not ideal but it's less un-ideal than...

It's not ideal but it's less un-ideal than horizontal placement.

The other thing to consider is "above the TV", and using acoustic treatment on the ceiling. But I'd only do that if you are...
Forum: Speakers   10-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6,512
Views: 458,883
Posted By nathan_h
I vote for option 2, with the vertical speaker. ...

I vote for option 2, with the vertical speaker. IMO, it definitely makes a difference. If sound matters enough to you that you are buying Silver LCR, I'd go with option 2.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-02-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,763
Posted By nathan_h
Yes that is the ideal scenario. At this...

Yes that is the ideal scenario.

At this point, I don't think I'll find a dealer willing to send both home with me :)

And the dealers who have demo rooms (super few, even in the well heeled...
Forum: Speakers   10-02-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6,512
Views: 458,883
Posted By nathan_h
I'll leave alone the question of whether to get...

I'll leave alone the question of whether to get direct radiating surrounds, back surrounds, overhead speakers. These depend on your budget, etc. I'm slowly moving in that direction, but am guessing...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   10-02-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,763
Posted By nathan_h
This kind of nuanced pros/cons info really makes...

This kind of nuanced pros/cons info really makes a difference.

And it's why AVS gets to keep the "S" in my mind -- SCIENCE, good empirical data summarized into generalizations.

Two things...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By nathan_h
I would look at the offerings from MiniDSP.

I would look at the offerings from MiniDSP.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By nathan_h
Define "best"? Do you want to have the...

Define "best"?

Do you want to have the option to manually adjust things?

Do you want to have it completely automated?

Are you willing to pay for an expert to optimize your setup?

Are you...
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