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Forum: Latest Industry News   03-26-2015, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
"Have you heard the Trinnov or any other...

"Have you heard the Trinnov or any other remapping technique work effectively? I'm curious to hear what Trinnov has accomplished in the Altitude 32."

In my experience remapping and steering tech...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-23-2015, 02:28 PM
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Views: 93,305
Posted By Carl_Huff
Or even simpler as 3 channels total, one for Left...

Or even simpler as 3 channels total, one for Left Surrounds, another for Right Surrounds and one for all Top loudspeakers to get started. You can always add granularity once your ear becomes...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-23-2015, 01:52 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Chop, If it were me I would use a total of 3...

Chop,

If it were me I would use a total of 3 channels, one each for the sides and another for all of the overheads. In my experience nothing audible is gained by taking it any further. ...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-23-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
ChopShop, Please bring me up to speed as to...

ChopShop,

Please bring me up to speed as to your requirements. How many channels need active crossovers and are they to be 2 way or 3 way??

As to multiple surrounds, are you planning on...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-23-2015, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Don't forget fellas that using a minDSP or...

Don't forget fellas that using a minDSP or amplifiers with DSP built into them you are adding yet another stage of A/D and D/A to your signal path. Conversions are not audible at subwoofer...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-05-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12,494
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Wow ... If I were Erich I think that I would...

Wow ...

If I were Erich I think that I would be seriously considering stepping back and strictly selling a few items thru Parts-Express to recover my investment. Who needs this pain and...
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,111
Posted By Carl_Huff
Here is a good paper by one of the creators of...

Here is a good paper by one of the creators of Dirac Live ...

http://www.dirac.se/media/12044/on_room_correction.pdf
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Carl Huff
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,111
Posted By Carl_Huff
If you are using Dirac Live v2 by filter...

If you are using Dirac Live v2 by filter resources I am speaking of the available IIRs for frequency corrections and available taps on the FIR that are spent on time alignment.

The software itself...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,111
Posted By Carl_Huff
If you are using Dirac Live the software will...

If you are using Dirac Live the software will take a swag at correcting for that. Essentially Dirac Live when building the filters takes the collection samples and builds a wish list. The items...
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,111
Posted By Carl_Huff
Well, that is why I put (for the most part) in...

Well, that is why I put (for the most part) in quotes. The case that you describe does 'correct' the loudspeaker. However the intent of the software is to knock down the affects of the room. It is...
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,111
Posted By Carl_Huff
Thank you! It was a pleasure to work with the...

Thank you! It was a pleasure to work with the Dirac Reseach crew. They are very smart and dedicated people.
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Carl Huff
Forum: Speakers   02-23-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,111
Posted By Carl_Huff
Hello all, Speaking as the fella that spent...

Hello all,

Speaking as the fella that spent three years working with the Dirac Research to bring Dirac Live into the home theater/ consumer market space, it is easy to miss the point and intent of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,154
Views: 83,199
Posted By Carl_Huff
My response was purely playful in nature. We all...

My response was purely playful in nature. We all need to remember that we enjoy this hobby. Lighten up!
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Carl Huff
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2015, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Incidentally, I think the MiniDSP products...

Incidentally, I think the MiniDSP products represent a good value at a very good price. Kudos to their cost effective design.
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Carl Huff
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3,154
Views: 83,199
Posted By Carl_Huff
Markus have you always been this cynical? Or has...

Markus have you always been this cynical? Or has some catastrophic event in your life messed you up? :D
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Carl Huff
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2015, 10:37 AM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Yes, 96kHz filters and quality ADCs and DACs. ...

Yes, 96kHz filters and quality ADCs and DACs.
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Carl Huff
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2015, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
In the case of Dirac Live that was my time at...

In the case of Dirac Live that was my time at Datasat. We had two prototype Dirac Live runtimes setup. One was running filters at 48kHz and the other at 96kHz. The hardware was identical. One was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
The tests were performed multiple ways. However...

The tests were performed multiple ways. However usually it was one or mix of ...

#1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) ) Sample 1 played, then sample 2 played...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2015, 09:29 AM
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Views: 83,199
Posted By Carl_Huff
Yes. I participated in similar tests when I...

Yes. I participated in similar tests when I worked as an engineer for DTS.
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Carl Huff
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3,154
Views: 83,199
Posted By Carl_Huff
I don't know how to demonstrate what I am...

I don't know how to demonstrate what I am describing without actually hearing it. If you are truly interested I suggest that you find somebody with the gear and listen to it for yourself. I expect...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2015, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
I attribute the difference to there simply being...

I attribute the difference to there simply being more data points that are operated on. In my experience good results can be realized at 48kHz. The older Audyssey IP and most other room correction...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Ha, ha ... Actually the difference is closer to...

Ha, ha ... Actually the difference is closer to $20K.

The answer to your question changes dependent upon who you are talking to. The MiniDSP product does represent a very good value for what...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,154
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Posted By Carl_Huff
Not to diminish the value of the MiniDSP...

Not to diminish the value of the MiniDSP implementation of Dirac to those of Theta and Datasat but even after putting aside the differences in the hardware ADCs and DACs, the MiniDSP version of Dirac...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 58,606
Posted By Carl_Huff
Not to challenge you or 'nitpick' but I would be...

Not to challenge you or 'nitpick' but I would be very, very surprised if the Trinnov does not sample rate convert internally to 24/96kHz. They have to do that or would end up supporting massive...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-24-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 58,606
Posted By Carl_Huff
Not with the current expansion card (it only adds...

Not with the current expansion card (it only adds 8 channels of outputs) but "Yes", Datasat could create an expansion card for the RS20i that adds more channels that could include Dirac Live...
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