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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-30-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By Fjodor2000
1080p material upscaling on 4K display - worth it?

Hi,

I just wonder how good the 1080p->4K upscaling is? Is there a noticeable difference when watching 1080p movies on a 4K display device?

Also, what would you prefer? 1080p OLED vs 4K LCD of...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-30-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 128
Posted By Fjodor2000
Sure, that's a solution. But is it necessary? How...

Sure, that's a solution. But is it necessary? How much does repositioning in the range I mentioned affect sound quality?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-30-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 128
Posted By Fjodor2000
Audyssey: How sensitive is speaker repositioning?

Hi,

Let's say a 5.1 HT system is calibrated using Audyssey. Then one or more speakers are moved slightly out of original position, e.g. while vacuum cleaning the room or cleaning the speakers from...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-29-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,748
Posted By Fjodor2000
I'm curious how that works. I mean Audyssey have...

I'm curious how that works. I mean Audyssey have no data on where in the room each measurement was taken. It only knows that the first measurement should be taken at the MLP, the rest can be taken...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-28-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,748
Posted By Fjodor2000
1. Audyssey MultiEQ XT32. 2. Monitor Audio...

1. Audyssey MultiEQ XT32.
2. Monitor Audio Silver 1 Fronts and Center, Monitor Audio Radius 90 rears, Velodyne SPL-1000 Ultra sub.
3. 5.1.
4. Currently in the back, just in front of the rear...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-28-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,748
Posted By Fjodor2000
Thanks for the detailed and informative post....

Thanks for the detailed and informative post. Seems like you did have a clue after all... ;)

But based on what you wrote I'm a bit confused about how Audyssey measurement points should be...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-27-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,748
Posted By Fjodor2000
So you have no clue or experience of this, and...

So you have no clue or experience of this, and just say "try measuring at multiple points despite only using the MLP and see it it helps"? :confused:
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-27-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,748
Posted By Fjodor2000
What good will that do if one only intends to...

What good will that do if one only intends to listen at the MLP anyway?

Then Audyssey will have to do some compromise, trying to get it to some ok at all measurement points, thereby not...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-27-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,748
Posted By Fjodor2000
Will it really make any practical difference if...

Will it really make any practical difference if one is using only MLP, compared to using three measurement points; MLP, and +/- 3" in relation to that?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-26-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,748
Posted By Fjodor2000
Audyssey: Do not use more measurement points than necessary?

Hi,

With Audyssey MultiEQ XT32 it's possible to use several measurement points, up to 9 I believe. But what if you have a quite narrow sweet spot where people in reality actually will be seated...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-19-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 275
Posted By Fjodor2000
Yep, same problem that I've had with my WD TV Gen...

Yep, same problem that I've had with my WD TV Gen 3 media player when using it with Win 7 network shares. It often drops the connection, and says that the server has been removed, or ask for...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-19-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 275
Posted By Fjodor2000
No, I was not aware of it before you mentioned...

No, I was not aware of it before you mentioned it. I've checked it out now, and it looks quite nice. Do you have some experience with it yourself, and do you know if there are any known major issues?...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-18-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 275
Posted By Fjodor2000
Also, to clarify, most of the media players I...

Also, to clarify, most of the media players I listed support 95% of the requirements, but fail on only one or a few of them.

Why make a media player that fulfills almost all requirements, but fail...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-18-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 275
Posted By Fjodor2000
Sure, here's my list: Video formats: ...

Sure, here's my list:

Video formats:
AVC/H.264
AVCHD
AVI
FLV
Matroska (MKV)
MOV
MPEG1
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-18-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 275
Posted By Fjodor2000
Is there *any* media player supporting the basic requirements?

Hi,

I've been researching the major media players/extender. But I've not been able to find a single one that support the basic requirements. Here's what they are missing:

* Apple TV: Does not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Fjodor2000
I have no trouble at all spotting the better HiFi...

I have no trouble at all spotting the better HiFi stereo amplifier in blind tests. I've tried it multiple times.

Also, note that the fact that an amplifier is more expensive does not guarantee...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Fjodor2000
Yes, I think it's a nice setup too. :) I just...

Yes, I think it's a nice setup too. :) I just wonder roughly what improvement can be expected if I decide to upgrade.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Fjodor2000
Ok, but what would you suggest stepping up to...

Ok, but what would you suggest stepping up to then, and in what price range? The Monitor Audio Silver 1 + Center speakers are not that cheap.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Fjodor2000
Yes, the reason is to potentially improve sound...

Yes, the reason is to potentially improve sound quality.

And I don't agree that all amplifiers are the same unless you get clipping. For HiFi music I've never been satisfied with with power...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By Fjodor2000
Upgrading from Marantz SR-7008 to MM7055/8077&AV7702/8801 - worth it?

Hi,

I currently have the following setup:

Marantz SR-7008 AVR
Monitor Audio Silver 1 surround speakers
Velodyne SPL-1000 Ultra subwoofer

Now I just wonder if you think it's worth upgrading...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3,802
Views: 317,302
Posted By Fjodor2000
Ok, I solved it myself now! :) It was a...

Ok, I solved it myself now! :)

It was a setting in the Sony BDP-S1200 Blu-ray player that caused it to not send lossless HD format to the Marantz SR-7008 AVR. This one to be specific:

"[BD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 3,802
Views: 317,302
Posted By Fjodor2000
Yes, I have selected the HD audio track on the...

Yes, I have selected the HD audio track on the BD-player. I checked it specifically by pressing the "Info" button on the TV remote, and then the audio and video stream properties gets overlayed in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3,802
Views: 317,302
Posted By Fjodor2000
Hi, I have a Marantz SR-7008 receiver....

Hi,

I have a Marantz SR-7008 receiver. Sometimes when watching Blu-ray movies with "Dolby True HD" soundtrack, the front LCD display on the receiver shows "Dolby Digital" instead. However if I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-17-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By Fjodor2000
Ok, could you please explain what you mean by the...

Ok, could you please explain what you mean by the "pi space loading"? And why the maximum amplification is achieved at 1/4 wavelength, and not 1/8 as mentioned in the OP?
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   02-17-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,256
Views: 167,108
Posted By Fjodor2000
Interesting. One would have thought the opposite,...

Interesting. One would have thought the opposite, i.e. that the 2013 models had a problems with this, but that it was fixed in the 2014 models. But now it's the opposite... ! :eek:

I wonder what...
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