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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 09:13 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Awesome. Yes that's the current plan for my...

Awesome. Yes that's the current plan for my in-ceiling speakers. Also planning on using the Ci5160 and Ci3160 for the listening level. Oddly I can't seem to find anyone on AVS that has the 5160 and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 06:48 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Which speakers are you referring to? Please...

Which speakers are you referring to? Please remind me what speakers you have exactly and their locations...?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Interesting. I am planning a 9.1.6 setup. With a...

Interesting. I am planning a 9.1.6 setup. With a top-middle pair, do you still think I should put in a VOG? Or can the VOG be simulated by using both the left and right top-middle combined with a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2015, 07:18 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Have you considered the KEF Ci200RR-THX,...

Have you considered the KEF Ci200RR-THX, particularly for your in-ceiling Atmos speakers? My impressions here:...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2015, 08:39 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
To top it off, the $20k+ Datasat doesn't even do...

To top it off, the $20k+ Datasat doesn't even do Atmos yet, right? And is running an outdated versio of Dirac Live that is bested by the updated Dirac Live on the $1,000 miniDSP 88A yes? Next up,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2015, 08:15 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Thanks Rich. I hadn't heard this. This is a...

Thanks Rich. I hadn't heard this. This is a little surprising given that I thought they essentially took last year off to concentrate on bigger upgrades for this year.

Any rumors on what to expect...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2015, 08:11 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
I think it will have turned out that you sold the...

I think it will have turned out that you sold the 600ES at the right time, especially considering you didn't need it yet. I do expect to see upgrades to both the 600ES and 1100ES. Unless JVC...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2015, 07:44 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
That's a really good point, actually. In the room...

That's a really good point, actually. In the room I'm designing the walls are dark so therefore I dont' want a light carpet to become my weakest link in the reflection game. But in your case you will...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2015, 10:40 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Can you describe "hardness to the top end"?...

Can you describe "hardness to the top end"? Perhaps a couple examples?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-23-2015, 07:14 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Thanks. That is a very low pile, commercial...

Thanks. That is a very low pile, commercial carpet. Which brings up a good point. I don't know what Auburn's acoustical treatment plan is like, but in general a mid-pile carpet can work best from an...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2015, 08:54 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Thanks. Is it correct to assume that comparing a...

Thanks. Is it correct to assume that comparing a drywall installation to a baffle wall installation is not a +6 dB difference, like it is no in-wall install vs a baffle? What do you think the...
Forum: Speakers   07-22-2015, 08:17 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
That's a good point. I was wondering about that...

That's a good point. I was wondering about that myself. For example take the KEF Ci200RR-THX in-ceiling Atmos speakers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 27,023
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Posted By lovingdvd
I can't comment on the timbre match / voicing...

I can't comment on the timbre match / voicing aspect of it, but you may want to take a look at the KEF Ci200RR-THX for your in-ceiling speakers. THX certified, dual concentric wide dispersion design...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2015, 08:08 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Indeed. I am very sensitive to it, not just...

Indeed. I am very sensitive to it, not just because of the reflection on the floor being distracting to me, but I've measured the difference in ANSI CR between a light and dark carpet and its...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2015, 07:26 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Great looking room and its amazing how fast you...

Great looking room and its amazing how fast you built it - congrats. What material did you wrap the ceiling panels in for your star ceiling?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2015, 05:24 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
I happen to be a big fan of the Sony projectors,...

I happen to be a big fan of the Sony projectors, and in this case the 600VW and 1100VW happen to be the only real choices with the lumens necessary to light up the Center Stage XD screen, which I've...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-22-2015, 11:58 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
If you go with a medium or lighter gray, be...

If you go with a medium or lighter gray, be prepared for the carpet to light up like a Christmas tree especially on bright scenes. This not only can be annoying/distracting but also can have a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-21-2015, 09:26 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
If my theater is finished before CEDIA I'll use...

If my theater is finished before CEDIA I'll use my VW95 to hold me over. No way it can fill a 140" 2.40 screen, but I'll make do with it until I see what's coming out of CEDIA. No way will I buy a...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-21-2015, 07:18 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
I'm coming into the middle of this convo and...

I'm coming into the middle of this convo and don't have the full context. If he's talking about Sony's advanced replacement policy - I had to use that and got a new clock with the replacement - that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-21-2015, 08:58 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Depending on what he's planning on doing with the...

Depending on what he's planning on doing with the lighting he may be able to get away with a mostly dark room. For example I'm planning a dark carpet, black chairs, black fabric wrapped walls, black...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2015, 09:34 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Interesting. I hadn't thought of using DSU for...

Interesting. I hadn't thought of using DSU for sports. Outside of the National Anthem, how does DSU in that setting sound? Is the crowd noise any more dynamic? Organ music, commentary etc etc - any...
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2015, 08:35 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
One thing that may help, short of being able to...

One thing that may help, short of being able to hear the Ci series yourself, is to try and find a local dealer that has the R700 speakers on display. Those speakers are a lot more popular than the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-20-2015, 08:22 PM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Regarding your carpet - I am all for dark carpets...

Regarding your carpet - I am all for dark carpets because it helps cut down the reflections on the floor. Just keep in mind that dark carpet, particularly black, shows even bit of lint and dust and...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 09:38 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Hey guys - after not being able to find any...

Hey guys - after not being able to find any owners of the Ci5160 or Ci3160 in an Atmos setup here, at the advice of DoubleWing11 I created a thread in AVForums since apparently these KEFs may be a...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 09:01 AM
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Posted By lovingdvd
Good idea. See...

Good idea. See https://www.avforums.com/threads/kef-ci5160rl-thx-ci3160rl-thx-ci200rr-thx-thread.1970127/ which also contains a mini review of these speakers based on an audition.
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