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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-12-2016, 07:43 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
Sorry, I just saw the amp channel didn't matter-...

Sorry, I just saw the amp channel didn't matter- but it still seems to me there's a level issue somewhere; maybe in the optimizer?


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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-12-2016, 07:41 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
Check the amplifier for a mic/line level switch....

Check the amplifier for a mic/line level switch. Or unbalanced/balanced. There's a 10db difference between unbalanced and balanced.


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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-30-2016, 06:32 PM
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Posted By DanFrancis
It's been my experience that these...

It's been my experience that these loudspeaker/system protection filters are applied in a DSP that sits between the head-end and the amplifier. Some amps have built-in DSP (certainly becoming more...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-30-2016, 06:14 PM
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Posted By DanFrancis
I don't want this to come off as snarky, because...

I don't want this to come off as snarky, because this isn't meant that way...but print in a forum, it's always a risk.

6 years ago there was no Altitude, nor Amethyst, and the only way to...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-30-2016, 09:18 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
Going on 6 years now, I've been asking for...

Going on 6 years now, I've been asking for per-channel compressors and limiters to help protect loudspeaker systems....still waiting as far as I know. It's odd, too since you would think these...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-12-2016, 03:44 PM
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Posted By DanFrancis
I don't think you get that level of direction for...

I don't think you get that level of direction for the "bass management" settings. You could set it up using crossovers, but I don't remember being able to split hairs like that under bass management....
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-06-2016, 04:08 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
I'll have to double check the Reference to see if...

I'll have to double check the Reference to see if that screen is there under "processor". It does not exist in the Altitude.

Noah, this might actually be a feature exclusive to the MC since it is...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-05-2016, 10:31 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
Jeff, what do you feel is the major difference in...

Jeff, what do you feel is the major difference in experience between what you had in the MC you used for a bit in comparison to the Altitude.

I know what my feelings are having used the Teq,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-03-2016, 05:26 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
On which screen? I don't remember seeing a screen...

On which screen? I don't remember seeing a screen that had level adjustments for the matrix- only a global level adjustment for input or output. Which tab(s) contain that magic- I could certainly put...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-02-2016, 11:46 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
That input/output matrix appears to have been...

That input/output matrix appears to have been replaced by the advanced speaker array setup tool in the front-end UI for the Altitude. Ultimately, though, a DSP does it "better" in that you get to...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-02-2016, 11:41 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
Thank you for the kind words, hopefully I can...

Thank you for the kind words, hopefully I can continue to contribute intelligent and useful content to these discussions.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-01-2016, 05:02 PM
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Posted By DanFrancis
In the installation I had over the weekend, there...

In the installation I had over the weekend, there are a pair of overhead loudspeakers directly over L,R . In a "standard" layout you would utilize them as Lh and Rh, but if you have no Ch, what do...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-01-2016, 05:53 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
Though I have been pretty absent from here the...

Though I have been pretty absent from here the past couple years due to personal/work changes, I thought I would take a moment to chime-in on this machine. I had the opportunity to finally install...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-03-2016, 07:49 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
Hello Michel, Please let me apologize...

Hello Michel,

Please let me apologize for taking so long to respond; I'm in a position currently that doesn't afford me the time to visit this site like I used to. I'll send you an email and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-21-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By DanFrancis
What display was used in your HDR 5000 nits...

What display was used in your HDR 5000 nits picture? What was used for the SDR 1000 nits picture?

Inquiring minds want to know...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-09-2015, 09:55 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
-or to put this post another way: just because...

-or to put this post another way: just because you CAN doesn't mean you SHOULD
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-04-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By DanFrancis
Manufacturers like Denon, Marantz, Yamaha, Sony,...

Manufacturers like Denon, Marantz, Yamaha, Sony, etc develop their own HDMI boards.

Boutique manufacturers like Trinnov, ADA, Datasat, Theta, etc. rely on Momentum Data Systems for their HDMI...
Forum: Display Devices   05-04-2015, 07:02 PM
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Posted By DanFrancis
My apologies, this projector has been sold. ...

My apologies, this projector has been sold.

Dan
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   04-24-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By DanFrancis
My suggestion is to get familiar with the RS20i...

My suggestion is to get familiar with the RS20i first, it has the steeper learning curve. I recently commissioned a commercial theater in the Bahamas ( http://www.the-island-house.com ), and it...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   02-24-2015, 09:42 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
That tweeter/midrange combo is likely to roll-off...

That tweeter/midrange combo is likely to roll-off more than the AMT above 16k. That looks like a Morel CAT-30 to me…
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-31-2015, 08:23 PM
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Posted By DanFrancis
I run 8 subwoofers in our demo room perfectly...

I run 8 subwoofers in our demo room perfectly fine, there may be some images of what the subs are doing in the room in this thread:
...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-16-2015, 09:42 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
You know, it's funny that Nick should mention it-...

You know, it's funny that Nick should mention it- I've always wanted to see how the Casablanca and RS20i stacked-up against each other sonically. Now that the CBIVa and CBV are on their way, it's...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-20-2014, 10:04 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
My thought process is this: if you use the...

My thought process is this: if you use the Jensen, you're pretty much guaranteed to not have issues going from balance to unbalanced no matter what equipment you're using. For me, personally, if it's...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-19-2014, 10:29 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
when connecting balanced to unbalanced, it's best...

when connecting balanced to unbalanced, it's best to use a transformer-type adaptor instead of just lifting one pin, Jensen transformer makes outstanding adaptors for balanced to unbalanced and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-12-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By DanFrancis
IMAX below deck, and C SEED above, the perfect...

IMAX below deck, and C SEED above, the perfect pairing!
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