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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-08-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By RobertR
For those who design things (audio is...

For those who design things (audio is engineering) as well as buy them, they want to know what number(s) that corresponds to. But, of course, we never get a straight answer from Amir.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Right. You sell the stuff that you tell everyone...

Right. You sell the stuff that you tell everyone is audibly "better", but you don't "promote" it, even though the sales pitch is in your signature. I see.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 09:04 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Thanks for finally admitting that you promote...

Thanks for finally admitting that you promote High End audio products.


Wrong: It was an Oppo being sold as a Lexicon:
...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 08:45 PM
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Posted By RobertR
As to Mark Levinson, nothing you've said...

As to Mark Levinson, nothing you've said demonstrates they're not a High End audio marque. Lexicon was well known for selling a rebadged Oppo player for $3500.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 07:49 PM
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Posted By RobertR
It appears you don't read your own web site. Now...

It appears you don't read your own web site. Now you're claiming that Mark Levinson and Lexicon don't manufacture High End audio equipment.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 07:39 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Interesting definition. According to the late...

Interesting definition. According to the late Brian Cheney, much of High End audio fits that description. In an article titled Money and the High End: The Price is the Product, Cheney said:


So...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 07:15 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Quote the post where I said that. In other words...

Quote the post where I said that. In other words put up (of course, you won't shut up).
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 07:14 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Actually, in terms of your analogy (which...

Actually, in terms of your analogy (which contains yet another appeal to authority), what you're claiming is the equivalent of saying that people who wash their hands two times a day WILL get colds,...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 02:21 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Well, not exactly blowin' smoke....:D

Well, not exactly blowin' smoke....:D
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 11:39 AM
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Posted By RobertR
The first rule would be "that which is not...

The first rule would be "that which is not mandatory is prohibited". :p
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 11:30 AM
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Posted By RobertR
It would certainly pass a double blind test!

It would certainly pass a double blind test!
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-07-2014, 09:46 AM
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Posted By RobertR
What hypocrisy? I bought it because it has a lot...

What hypocrisy? I bought it because it has a lot of power, and because my front speakers are actively biamped (two channels per speaker), and powering them with two receivers or two two-channel amps...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By RobertR
The difference is that the requirements for...

The difference is that the requirements for producing a recording aren't the same as those for playback in the home.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 04:59 PM
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Posted By RobertR
But the body of the text says...

But the body of the text says "recorder".
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 04:57 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Yes. :) Of course, even if it was incredibly...

Yes. :) Of course, even if it was incredibly deep, it doesn't change the fact that spending lots of money unnecessarily on one thing means one loses the opportunity to spend it on other things that...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 03:53 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Even more explicitly, when is it audible in...

Even more explicitly, when is it audible in product(s) compared to another product or products?
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-06-2014, 03:40 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Of course, if the giant sphere really was a Dyson...

Of course, if the giant sphere really was a Dyson sphere, it wouldn't be a map. It would be the entire world of GOT.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 03:16 PM
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Posted By RobertR
What original 24 bit files? The ones that don't...

What original 24 bit files? The ones that don't have > 96 dB dynamic range even using peak values? Just substitute "music recordings with > 96 dB dynamic range" for "money":
...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Thanks for those references, Mark, although the...

Thanks for those references, Mark, although the links didn't work for me.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By RobertR
I have to hand it to you. Pretending not to know...

I have to hand it to you. Pretending not to know what dynamic range is is one of your more artful dodges. Still doesn't change the fact that you can't point to music recordings with > 96 dB dynamic...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By RobertR
Exactly (well, not totally, since the correct...

Exactly (well, not totally, since the correct word is "principle"). He was simply stating in an elegant way what rational, scientifically aware people know.

I don’t know what point you’re trying...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 02:03 PM
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Posted By RobertR
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/sep11/articles/lou...

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/sep11/articles/loudness.htm

STILL waiting for YOUR list of music recordings that have dynamic range > 96 dB.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By RobertR
You’re playing games with semantics. If the...

You’re playing games with semantics. If the experimental procedure is sound, it’s quite valid for someone to cite it as proof of his theory. The point, which you’re trying to obfuscate as usual,...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 01:21 PM
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Views: 4,767
Posted By RobertR
But REAL recordings don't even use 16 bits of...

But REAL recordings don't even use 16 bits of dynamic range, so what are all those extra bits for?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-06-2014, 01:08 PM
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Views: 4,767
Posted By RobertR
Why would seven bits out of 16 be less linear...

Why would seven bits out of 16 be less linear than seven bits out of 24? What recordings use all 24 bits to convey musical information?
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