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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By IgorZep
I knew you will ask this :D Don't know about the...

I knew you will ask this :D Don't know about the signal, but background to noise is :rolleyes:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 02:47 PM
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Posted By IgorZep
It is the reason of so much flame in the last two...

It is the reason of so much flame in the last two pages of the thread... This was a surprise for me too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 02:28 PM
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Posted By IgorZep
Of course it is as it mutes the background :D...

Of course it is as it mutes the background :D ....

But, honestly, my old Onkyo TX-NR818 was as quiet when connected to external amps... (and with no muting of background). At least when I didn't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 03:34 PM
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Posted By IgorZep
Thanks to NorthSky and others for their...

Thanks to NorthSky and others for their supporting words...

I am back to Dirac today. Second round of calibration... This time I returned to mic placement techniques I've used with Audyssey - more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 10:36 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
I am very sorry if/when I misunderstood...

I am very sorry if/when I misunderstood someone... But... understand me too. This dialog is strange:
- XMC-1 pops and skips on some tracks
- Forget about it, it sounds fantastic...
- .... ????
I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 08:55 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
Dune HD is the company. Smart B1 is the model...

Dune HD is the company. Smart B1 is the model with Blu-ray drive. Basically they are all more or less the same. What matters they can be set up to pass sound bit-perfectly for decoding and processing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 08:44 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
I don't know yet. HDMI with bit-perfect transfer...

I don't know yet. HDMI with bit-perfect transfer is affected. Everything else can be affected too, but also it might be not. You can test it and compare. Any additional statistics are welcome.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 08:41 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
There are so many re-releases/remasters that I am...

There are so many re-releases/remasters that I am not sure we have the same discs/mixes. It is better to check them with some sound-editing software, magnify pauses and look if they are coded as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 08:14 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
I also think it is the root cause of most...

I also think it is the root cause of most 'thumping'/'clicking' issues...


Thought about it too... Just didn't have time yet.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 08:07 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
I prefer issues to be fixed, not to go rounds and...

I prefer issues to be fixed, not to go rounds and rounds of exchanging one for another... It is also an expensive game for a heavy weight gear from another continent... I have time to do it still......
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 06:45 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
Yes. this...

Yes. this (http://www.discogs.com/Lucia-Micarelli-Music-From-A-Farther-Room/release/2882105) disc for example have zeroed pauses between tracks... Some of the Led-Zeppelin discs too... This is the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 05:59 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
I can't compare it with Yamaha, but from my...

I can't compare it with Yamaha, but from my experience with Onkyo 818 - my subjective feeling is that XMC-1 have smoother mids, voices are good, but it is less detailed on high frequencies (cymbals...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 05:38 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
Hope so.

Hope so.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 05:35 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
I know it happens. This is why I sent test files...

I know it happens. This is why I sent test files here. Only one user seemed to check them and confirmed. Others look like so excited about spending $2000 that doesn't care how their units really...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 05:11 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
I am in different timezone to them, so this is...

I am in different timezone to them, so this is not alway convenient to do this by phone. Cross-continent calls are also not the cheapest... And e-mail is a lot more convenient bug-reporting channel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 04:56 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
Trying to ignore/hide issues and replace them...

Trying to ignore/hide issues and replace them with emotions is a fanaticism. Issues need to be solved, not hidden. You, as a user should be interested in that they are fixed in the first place. I am...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 05:47 PM
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Posted By IgorZep
Sounds like a fanaticism... sorry. How...

Sounds like a fanaticism... sorry.


How does it translates to the issue I am pointing to? Does it matter if it is a transparent, open, etc, if it skips sounds and pops when there is something...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 05:30 PM
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Posted By IgorZep
1) Dune Smart B1 2) HDMI 3) Dirac on and off...

1) Dune Smart B1
2) HDMI
3) Dirac on and off - doesn't matter.


May be you just lucky and your disc does not contain digital zero pauses, may be just not noticed...


It is a piece of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 04:27 PM
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Posted By IgorZep
Yes. This happens when playing regular discs too....

Yes. This happens when playing regular discs too. I've searched through my collection and digital-zero pauses between tracks are not so uncommon. They all produce those skipping/popping artifacts on...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-23-2015, 03:28 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
And what are the same graphs but with crossovers...

And what are the same graphs but with crossovers applied (plus combined response)?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 07:43 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
^ Hope dies last :rolleyes: Idealy the...

^
Hope dies last :rolleyes:

Idealy the system equalizes to flat over the at least an octave wider frequency than the point of the crossover, then applies LR crossover (high-pass and low-pass both...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 07:13 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
This is expected and logical, but not an answer...

This is expected and logical, but not an answer to the question :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 04:49 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
Getting back to you again. I have some questions...

Getting back to you again. I have some questions to clarify in relation to Dirac and Bass Management integration (phase-matching etc.) with XMC-1. I asked them @ Emotiva Lounge here...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
Yep, just send them in a bit-perfect way over...

Yep, just send them in a bit-perfect way over HDMI to the processor and listen. The only file that worked well for me from the Markus collection is the big file with slow sweep. All the warble tones...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2015, 07:14 AM
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Posted By IgorZep
The files that I and Markus have sent here links...

The files that I and Markus have sent here links to. Although they are computer-generated signals - they are ordinary .flac and .wav files that represent sound waves in the audible frequency band......
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