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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-06-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25,532
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Posted By Spanglo
Midnight Special. Cool flick, lots of low...

Midnight Special. Cool flick, lots of low frequencies. Had to lower the sub levels a bit for one. :)
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-20-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 7,198
Posted By Spanglo
Some of us want better hardware. Many of us...

Some of us want better hardware. Many of us jumped ship from MS to Sony based on hardware specs alone, so don't underestimate its importance. The number of games under 1080P 60fps show us the...
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-19-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 7,198
Posted By Spanglo
Sweet. Sooner the better.

Sweet. Sooner the better.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
I'm in San Diego and you're welcomed to a demo. ...

I'm in San Diego and you're welcomed to a demo.

However, you really should test out the extra channels in your own room and make a decision based on that listening test.

I doubt our systems...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
Powered by the avr, same manufacture of speakers,...

Powered by the avr, same manufacture of speakers, different models with similar sensitivity.

I'll do some more testing and report back.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
Roger that. Any idea why my TF speakers are...

Roger that.

Any idea why my TF speakers are playing 5dB lower than the rest of speakers according to the demo disc, regardless if DEQ is on or not?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
Wides signal played thru fronts only. DEQ...

Wides signal played thru fronts only.

DEQ really boosted levels, some more than others, but what's up with the TF speakers playing so much lower spl?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
Dynamic EQ really messes with the levels. ...

Dynamic EQ really messes with the levels. According to the disc tones, with DEQ on it raises the levels of side surrounds and TR speakers 5-6dB over the avr tones, and the rear surrounds by +3dB! ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
I did have Dyn EQ on, so I'll test without. ...

I did have Dyn EQ on, so I'll test without.

The disc test tones play white noise out of each speaker just like the avr tones, and there's no phantom imaging going on if select the appropriate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
I don't think so. The mains leveled the same for...

I don't think so. The mains leveled the same for the avr tones and disc tones. I know Audyssey is heavily filtering the mains because I've run before and after REW measurements, so why aren't the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
Anyone have an answer why the surround levels are...

Anyone have an answer why the surround levels are so different? First pic is the result after level matching speakers using avr tones, and the second pic leveling using the demo disc test tones. ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-15-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 490
Posted By Spanglo
I've had beyond terrible experiences with...

I've had beyond terrible experiences with Audyssey in the past, and I've also had excellent ones with Audyssey in the same room, with the same speakers and receiver!

Different room...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-06-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Spanglo
Using an isolation pad can definitely help with...

Using an isolation pad can definitely help with rattles, and eliminating rattles does improve SQ. Not suggesting everyone should go out and buy one, but it can help under certain circumstances.
...
Forum: Speakers   01-23-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,801
Posted By Spanglo
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v420/spanglo/IMG...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v420/spanglo/IMG_20160123_130923_zpsjqoj1prk.jpg

Klipsch XB-10 bookshelf speakers
Polk 10" sub
Denon 2113 ci avr
40" LG screen

Before that, I had a 24"...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-23-2016, 01:30 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 15,912
Posted By Spanglo
My office gaming setup: ...

My office gaming setup:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v420/spanglo/IMG_20160123_130923_zpsjqoj1prk.jpg

40" LG
Klipsch XB-10 speakers
Polk 10" sub
Denon 2113ci avr
Sennheiser PC 363d...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   01-21-2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,716
Posted By Spanglo
Yeah that panel you made looks sweet, with nice...

Yeah that panel you made looks sweet, with nice choice of fabric. Amazing job on those marty's too.

Well a couple of the traps can be seen in the below pic, one with a DIY Grimani 3D diffuser,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
Do us a favor and measure the demo tones at your...

Do us a favor and measure the demo tones at your MLP and report back. Pretty please.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-20-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
This is interesting. What's your overhead...

This is interesting.

What's your overhead arrangement?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-19-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
The latest 2015 disc.

The latest 2015 disc.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-19-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 41,168
Views: 1,726,061
Posted By Spanglo
Agreed. But last night I was thrown a curve...

Agreed. But last night I was thrown a curve ball.

Had to do with the demo disc helicopter demo, which didn't sound very good on my system. The RH speakers were noticeably louder than the TF with...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-19-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 4,567
Posted By Spanglo
A video from earlier tonight with the clock...

A video from earlier tonight with the clock winding down:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQAV0TRtBng

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWhe4KWTJAQ
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 115,633
Posted By Spanglo
Alrighty then. Well hopefully nobody goes crying...

Alrighty then. Well hopefully nobody goes crying to mods, and withdraw my offer.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 115,633
Posted By Spanglo
The clip I have is test tones for .4 overheads. ...

The clip I have is test tones for .4 overheads. And yes, everything sounds good after the adjusting the RH levels. I never noticed a problem with them until the helicopter demo, where the RH were...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 115,633
Posted By Spanglo
Audyssey settings = helicopter didn't sound right...

Audyssey settings = helicopter didn't sound right

level matching speakers using avr test tones = helicopter didn't sound right

Level matched overhead speakers using Dolby Demo Disc = helicopter...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,123
Views: 115,633
Posted By Spanglo
That helicopter clip definitely changes tone on...

That helicopter clip definitely changes tone on my system too. Nice and strong playback on my RH, but loses power and sounds distant in the TF speakers.

Got the same result after level matching...
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