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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By RichB
A flush mounted speaker that has an adjustable...

A flush mounted speaker that has an adjustable angle might work.

Invisa HTR 7000:

http://www.goldenear.com/products/invisa-series

- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By RichB
Now all you need is the smoke :p :D - Rich

Now all you need is the smoke :p :D

- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 08:55 AM
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Posted By RichB
I would try again with Marantz support with your...

I would try again with Marantz support with your serial number.
If you explain the situation, you should be able to get help.

If not... escalate the issue. Reports like this are bad for business...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 91,185
Posted By RichB
Discrete does not mean much for power. You need...

Discrete does not mean much for power. You need to check out the specs for the actual model. Amps are rated at 1kHz only, some 20 to 20kHz. Most are into 8 ohms, some into 6 or 4 ohms.
All receivers...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-25-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
That's like almost 2 months ago dude :p ...

That's like almost 2 months ago dude :p


Not long now.
Switching between Atmos and the standard movie track might be a good demo. ;)


- Rich
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2014, 01:24 PM
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Posted By RichB
It is amp dependent. My Parasound A51 (high-bias...

It is amp dependent. My Parasound A51 (high-bias Class A/B) settles at an idle of 150 watts (30 watts per channel).
The Outlaw 7500 was closer to 50, which is more like 10.

My old Onkyo TX-NR828...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 06:30 PM
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Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
Once again, no offense intended. - Rich

Once again, no offense intended.


- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 05:11 PM
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Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
A new article that appears to have first hand...

A new article that appears to have first hand knowledge of the NY demo:


A Deeper Dive into the World of Dolby Atmos; Is This Audio’s 3D?...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
Can there be a version of Atmos or DTS solution...

Can there be a version of Atmos or DTS solution that benefits existing 5.1/7.1 systems?

- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
OK. No. I did not blame Dolby, it is just that...

OK. No. I did not blame Dolby, it is just that this years AVR's wont be future proof, which some folks who are not serial upgraders can look for.

Not, he who shall not be named :p

- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 04:15 PM
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Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
So, maybe it was rushed too :p :D There was the...

So, maybe it was rushed too :p :D
There was the DTS Bomb... ;)




Of course not, but from the consumer view, the same sale-people that push Atmos push 4K.
Actually, HDCP is the worst...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
I am sincerely asking you to stop accusing me of...

I am sincerely asking you to stop accusing me of that.
That was not my intent and I am not lying.


- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
Yep. I quoted every which way. Not because I...

Yep. I quoted every which way. Not because I wanted to but because, the mere act of quoting it was deemed to have created a campaign.
Until, then it was mostly ignored.





Watched it twice...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
That's cool. Do these first received have the...

That's cool.
Do these first received have the Atmos firmware or will it be available later as an upgrade?


It felt rushed to me because:


- Originally units were announced that would be...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 12:08 PM
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Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
Excellent. - Rich

Excellent.


- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 12:07 PM
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Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
Actually no, my intent was to quote so folks...

Actually no, my intent was to quote so folks would not confuse the wording with my intent. Clearly, that did not work.
The guys writing a post was not intend to imply that Dolby was trying to...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 10:22 AM
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Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
I try. Look carefully and you find the...

I try.
Look carefully and you find the aggressor. ;)


- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
For the record, I wanted to work it out :p :D ...

For the record, I wanted to work it out :p :D


- Rich
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
Not at all. It niggles you that I don't take...

Not at all. It niggles you that I don't take yours in to equal account.


2/3 demos did not mistake the Atmos speakers for the overhead channels.
If the purpose is to simulate overhead sound,...
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7,291
Views: 470,095
Posted By RichB
They do, I have measured then and the boost/drop...

They do, I have measured then and the boost/drop show up in measurements from my position.
Measurements match perception more with the bass than the treble. The treble "sounds" like it increased...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
For some reason, this statement does not ring...

For some reason, this statement does not ring true: "I am intrigued why you feel the need to position yourself as the author's unofficial representative".? :p

However, sometimes people post...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-23-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
Regarding the experiences of the NY Demo, being...

Regarding the experiences of the NY Demo, being different from yours are of interest to dispassionate folks seeking understanding as to when and how Atmos may be a benefit.

There are impressions...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-22-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
That is a good summary of the points presented by...

That is a good summary of the points presented by the author.
For those reasons, he was not convinced that the Atmos is beneficial, though it might be.
Also, that could change with a better demo.
...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-22-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
I am convinced that the author of the article was...

I am convinced that the author of the article was not convinced that Atmos provided a significant benefit over his 7.1 system.
That may in part be due to quality of his system and the fact that the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-22-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 10,163
Posted By RichB
Three is a post that starts this thread where the...

Three is a post that starts this thread where the poster states after hearing a Dolby Atmos demo, that they would like the hear a convincing demo.
Then you badger me about what that means. If you...
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