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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-04-2016, 07:10 PM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
It sounds like you like to tinker with projects. ...

It sounds like you like to tinker with projects. That's o.k. and certainly commendable in trying to save a buck. Personally, I would worry about safety and not invest your time in ten year old...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,321
Posted By Ricoflashback
Channels, speakers, tomato, tomatoe....let's call...

Channels, speakers, tomato, tomatoe....let's call the whole thing off.

And enjoy whatever configuration floats our boat. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
Thanks - I misread and should have seen the...

Thanks - I misread and should have seen the "Music" up top category. Sounds like you believe Neural: X is a winner.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-03-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 319
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Views: 12,592
Posted By Ricoflashback
RE: Neural:X. This behaves a lot like DSU, in...

RE: Neural:X.
This behaves a lot like DSU, in that it moves sound out into the room. However there are two noticable diffeences. While DSU puts instrument in the surrounds, Neural:X puts them...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-01-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 333
Posted By Ricoflashback
Hey, I know where that's located. It's right next...

Hey, I know where that's located. It's right next to Bubba's "Tits and Grits" restaurant.

Can u check with the theater owner/manager/sound technician to determine the exact speaker layout and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 319
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Posted By Ricoflashback
Actually, a very good response. I have been...

Actually, a very good response. I have been using DTS Neo X for sometime as I am still in the process of acquiring an Atmos AVR. I've waited to see how well DTS:X and Neural X is received and it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 319
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Views: 12,592
Posted By Ricoflashback
Much thanks. You have the same setup I have. ...

Much thanks. You have the same setup I have. Question - - I could move my "Front Wides" to the back for a FH/RH Atmos configuration (from 9.1.2 to 7.1.4).

How do you like your Front Wides? Do...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2016, 05:28 AM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
What is MVC? Thx.

What is MVC? Thx.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-29-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 319
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Posted By Ricoflashback
See Dolby Atmos demos.... I wonder if DTS...

See Dolby Atmos demos....

I wonder if DTS will take the same non responsive approach that Dolby Laboratories has regarding demo material. Off loading this function to an ineffective channel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-29-2016, 09:47 AM
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Views: 1,550,055
Posted By Ricoflashback
TRANSLATION: I'd concentrate less on the the...

TRANSLATION: I'd concentrate less on the the mechanics of the solution whether it be channel based or "objects" and more on how good it sounds. Granted - - subjective. But after folks have had...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 08:29 AM
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Views: 482,327
Posted By Ricoflashback
Thanks, J.D. Very much appreciated. I always...

Thanks, J.D. Very much appreciated. I always assume I'm wrong and am waiting to be corrected at all times. W/GAF....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
And, from Accessories4less.com. Are my...

And, from Accessories4less.com.

Are my assumptions correct, J.D.?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9,964
Views: 482,327
Posted By Ricoflashback
I'm starting to wonder if DTS:X is worth the cost...

I'm starting to wonder if DTS:X is worth the cost of the Denon X6200/X7200. I use Front Wides and Front Heights in my current configuration. I'm also a big fan of DTS Neo X.

Correct me if I'm...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 05:37 AM
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Views: 238,053
Posted By Ricoflashback
Number 9, number 9, number 9, number 9....And...

Number 9, number 9, number 9, number 9....And don't listen to it backwards!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 37,926
Views: 1,550,055
Posted By Ricoflashback
Hit and miss. Some Redbox movies have Dolby...

Hit and miss. Some Redbox movies have Dolby Atmos (ride along metadata) and others don't. Lionsgate rentals from Redbox have zero Dolby Atmos - conscious decision on their part from what I've...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
None - talking futures unless you have Trinnov...

None - talking futures unless you have Trinnov or something similiar. 9.1.6 is the max I can do in my theater regardless of processing capability. I believe the next big leap in Dolby Atmos AVR's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
My main point was covering the minimal...

My main point was covering the minimal configuration of Dolby Height speakers for most home theater setups. You could certainly go larger -- I have a set of wide surrounds but am pretty maxed out at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 03:36 PM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
Wouldn't the ideal setup be 7.X.6 ceiling...

Wouldn't the ideal setup be 7.X.6 ceiling speakers with FH/TM/RH? I'm sure you could increase the number of variations but this would minimally cover a full pan from front to back to side to side.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
RE: "The same sounds will go to FH/RH and TF/TR...

RE: "The same sounds will go to FH/RH and TF/TR but they are processed differently. (Not a debate, fact)

No matter where the speakers are located, I believe that TF+TR is the best combination...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
Bang for buck - TM or RH ? Assumptions -...

Bang for buck - TM or RH ?

Assumptions - FH is first two Atmos speaker locations. Smaller room, lower ceilings. TM solution will be a 4.5 feet in front of MLP. 9 feet from FH. (Front Wides...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2016, 06:11 AM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
I'll make one more comment on this and then leave...

I'll make one more comment on this and then leave it alone. Another dead horse like side surround locations and absolute adherence to Dolby Specs. regardless of the situation.

RE: "I fully...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-23-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 739
Posted By Ricoflashback
Redbox supposedly had the Bluray version of The...

Redbox supposedly had the Bluray version of The Age of Adeline with Dolby Atmos. I know that Lionsgate makes it a commercial practice NOT to provide Dolby Atmos encoded discs to outlets like Redbox....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2016, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
Incorrect. All speaker recommendations from...

Incorrect. All speaker recommendations from Dolby Labs are sacrosanct, above the law and punishable by clearly inferior sound, regardless of the situation. Much like Hoyle's Official Rules of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2016, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
You did, KB, but I often see Dipoles getting a...

You did, KB, but I often see Dipoles getting a bad rap on this thread. Not Dolby specs. O.K. - understood, maybe not optimal, but much better than a hot spotting speaker. It's probably me, not you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2016, 05:10 PM
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Posted By Ricoflashback
KB - Re - "Dipoles are similarly not recommended....

KB - Re - "Dipoles are similarly not recommended. Dolby recommends monopoles with a wide dispersion characteristic. If I were you, I wouldn't just throw the dipoles away - I would test them in situ...
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