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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 62
Posted By jaddie
Good catch. You know, I did actually search...

Good catch. You know, I did actually search through the (so-called) manual and couldn't find that. In fact, its in the setup guide. Sony's documentation is the worst.

Yes, that should work.
...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,220
Posted By jaddie
Atmos, DTS:X and Auro are all "immersive" systems...

Atmos, DTS:X and Auro are all "immersive" systems with speakers in a surround plan as well as elevated and above the listener. Their goal is production of a multi-directional sound field. These...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,220
Posted By jaddie
You'd think. I worked for a studio that...

You'd think.


I worked for a studio that inadvertently did exactly what you're asking for. We were mixing a live recording, mixing directly to stereo, recording on analog tape and digits...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,220
Posted By jaddie
No to everything. HRA in and of itself cannot...

No to everything. HRA in and of itself cannot create something that wasn't there to begin with. However, since remastering often goes along with creating the HRA version, it may (or may not) sound...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,220
Posted By jaddie
There are many bottlenecks to getting HRA to your...

There are many bottlenecks to getting HRA to your ears. The biggest being the speakers themselves which, regardless of claimed response, can't get frequencies up to 30kHz and above to your ears...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,220
Posted By jaddie
Mostly you can't. That's one of the two huge...

Mostly you can't. That's one of the two huge problems with HRA. So far the best site for true HRA with provenance is AIX records. The owner, Mark Waldrep, is a stickler for provenance and all his...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,220
Posted By jaddie
The question remains regardless of age. So far,...

The question remains regardless of age. So far, scientific testing has not proven a benefit.

You can have your hearing tested by an audiologist, but generally you need to go to a university to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 03:02 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,220
Posted By jaddie
Absolutely... this. ...

Absolutely... this. (http://www.eminent-tech.com/rwbrochure.htm)
And more here. (http://www.eminent-tech.com/main.html)

I've heard it, yes it works, and yes, there is bass down that low. Bass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 02:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 62
Posted By jaddie
You kinda have the wrong AVR for this. But...

You kinda have the wrong AVR for this.

But have you considered just connecting all your speakers to the L/R outputs of the AVR? If you want to turn off one room side or the other, how about a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-28-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By jaddie
Check your AVR audio settings and make sure your...

Check your AVR audio settings and make sure your main speakers are set to "small".
Depends a bit on what you are trying to do. If you want the best picture and full discrete surround, get a video...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 62
Posted By jaddie
You've got yourself a remote control project. ...

You've got yourself a remote control project. There are libraries of discrete IR codes for AVRs on remotecentral.com. The first step would be to match the function with a discrete code. The next...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-27-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By jaddie
AirPlay is a network-based means of connecting...

AirPlay is a network-based means of connecting two media devices, a player and a play destination. It handles both audio and video, and is an Apple product.

For audio, it transmits all files at...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-27-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 605
Posted By jaddie
The speaker (and mic) were not part of the...

The speaker (and mic) were not part of the burn-in process. According to the post, " cable was being burned in for 5 days on an AudioDharma Cable Cooker". If you look up the AudioDharma Cable...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-26-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By jaddie
You said: Then: Which is VERY different...

You said:

Then:

Which is VERY different from the original quote.

Then this:
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-26-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,220
Posted By jaddie
[/quote] So you missed this then?...

[/quote]

So you missed this then?...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-26-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 605
Posted By jaddie
The audibility of a gain change is very much a...

The audibility of a gain change is very much a function of bandwidth. 1dB is generally accepted as the smallest audible change that everyone can hear, but over the entire spectrum. As the bandwidth...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-26-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By jaddie
Most of the improvement in FM reception is gained...

Most of the improvement in FM reception is gained by height. The FCC predicted coverage 50/50 charts are based on a receiver antenna height of 30' above average terrain because that's where you get...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-26-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By jaddie
What specific speakers and DAC do you have?

What specific speakers and DAC do you have?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-26-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 605
Posted By jaddie
Hose. WHAT???? You mean we can't change...

Hose.

WHAT???? You mean we can't change silver into gold by running audio through it?????
Crap.
They did spend money on research. Market research.



And if you're an old stand-up comic,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 605
Posted By jaddie
you don't have to isolate them, that would be a...

you don't have to isolate them, that would be a different test. But you do need to account for them and make sure they're under control.

I have no idea. But more importantly, neither did the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 605
Posted By jaddie
I said nothing about the audibility of the...

I said nothing about the audibility of the "difference".

A "control" or "control group" is an identical test run on a subject that has not had the known variable introduced, but is subject...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-24-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 453
Posted By jaddie
...um...you have it exactly backwards. Broadcast...

...um...you have it exactly backwards. Broadcast Radio is very much alive and well, and their current ratings survey bears that out fully. Internet streaming for any station makes up a tiny...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-24-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 109
Posted By jaddie
If you can, try running HDMI out of your PC to...

If you can, try running HDMI out of your PC to the AVR, then in your sound settings, use the AVR as the sound device configured for 5.1.

Run the AVR's auto-calibration and let it set up the system...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-24-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 605
Posted By jaddie
It's a non-scientific "test", a single trial with...

It's a non-scientific "test", a single trial with no control. All you have is a set of conditions tested, then a new set of conditions (after "burn in") tested 5 days later. We need at very least...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-23-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,220
Posted By jaddie
Depends on the AVR you have, and what "new audio...

Depends on the AVR you have, and what "new audio format" you're talking about. Some AVRs from the past few years can play 24/96 files already, some not.

As to the need...well...if you read the...
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