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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-01-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By JHAz
in your capacity as king of reading too much into...

in your capacity as king of reading too much into every statement with which you disagree, you have again overstepped. Linguistically, BFM did not say colocation is ONLY a computer term, just that...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-01-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 336
Posted By JHAz
I agree with you so much of the time but here we...

I agree with you so much of the time but here we must depart. You need to read Blink. If it was easy to conceal the difference, double blind testing would not ever be needed,including in drug...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-01-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 474
Posted By JHAz
You need to think about what you are saying in a...

You need to think about what you are saying in a real context, whst is a "real" studio monitor? The yamaha ns10 sounds like crap to me and I have seen more than one engineer say if you can make it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 304
Posted By JHAz
Just being pedantic here but imo thinking...

Just being pedantic here but imo thinking accurately yields better results. Outputs to speakers (ie speaker outputs) come out of power amps. Powered speakers have the amps built into them, so you...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-01-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,532
Posted By JHAz
The presence of an RG - Radio Guide listing is...

The presence of an RG - Radio Guide listing is irrelevant, so long as the performance requirements of a cable in question can minimally meet the specifications of the listed RG variant. You are stuck...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4,986
Views: 758,504
Posted By JHAz
It doesn't become relevant until it is used. Of...

It doesn't become relevant until it is used. Of course if you need it for peaks it makes some difference. But by definition if its unused it csnnot make a difference at least in the four dimensions...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 225
Posted By JHAz
you should listen at the level you want. Most...

you should listen at the level you want. Most charts I've seen put real human conversation somewhere in the 65 dB range. So at 75 dB you are twice as loud. At 85 dB four times as loud. I tend to...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 225
Posted By JHAz
at reference. zero on my avr as calibrated. TBH...

at reference. zero on my avr as calibrated. TBH I did not sit and stare at my meter all the way through the movie, or endeavor to average the constantly changing dialog levels from the entire...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,649
Posted By JHAz
as it happens I own and use a REL sub. I've...

as it happens I own and use a REL sub. I've never seen measurements of any rel that demonstrate a linear, accurate response across even a third of an octave. When you follow the rel setup...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 225
Posted By JHAz
not sure you understand what reference is, but at...

not sure you understand what reference is, but at reference, the dialog should be exactly however effin loud the mixer and director and producers decided it should be. there are precisely zero rules...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-30-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,532
Posted By JHAz
What he said seems perfectly consistent with what...

What he said seems perfectly consistent with what I said. Hahaha. Make up your mind.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,532
Posted By JHAz
Near as i can tell the only relevant remaining...

Near as i can tell the only relevant remaining spec for rg6 is 18 gauge conductor. Given that the belden pdf did not on quick review mention rg6 and states the conductor is 24 gauge if somebody...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By JHAz
if you biamp you will put exactly zero more power...

if you biamp you will put exactly zero more power into the tweeter. zero. Power is the result of the volume control setting more than of the amp's output limits. You just cannot make real content,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By JHAz
actually what Onkyo says is that the receiver can...

actually what Onkyo says is that the receiver can do "135 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)" two channels driven is not all channels driven. Good news is you may never need...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-20-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,902
Posted By JHAz
You missed the double blind oart. If the guy...

You missed the double blind oart. If the guy administering the meds knows whether its a placebo THAT changes whether the recipient gets better. Unlikely you (or i)
be sufficiently superhuman to...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-20-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,902
Posted By JHAz
Yep. Audiophile dogma is more switches and more...

Yep. Audiophile dogma is more switches and more electronics automatically equals better sound. :)

It's okay to like whatever EQ the MIT provides. Left to my own devices, I will immediately...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,902
Posted By JHAz
Its 23 cents from a tuning perspective. About as...

Its 23 cents from a tuning perspective. About as out of tune as Jimi @ woodstock. I dont think an analog device could get from say minus six dB to flat in 23cents. And having used eqs for real...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-20-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,902
Posted By JHAz
If the thing makes an audible difference it...

If the thing makes an audible difference it should be audible which is to say it will make the bend sound wrong. Play chuck's johnny b goode in C. You will make the f to g bend five times in a row...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-20-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,902
Posted By JHAz
What is the Q of a parametric setting that...

What is the Q of a parametric setting that significantly affecets 3khz but has no significant effect at 2970Hz. Any idea whether anybody would ever use such a setting or why?
I assume you aren't...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-20-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,902
Posted By JHAz
we've been through parallel versus series before....

we've been through parallel versus series before. Parallel means the filter has less effect because some of the signal bypasses the filter. That's all it can mean.

YEs I can read. YOu said...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 212
Posted By JHAz
2. Over here across the pond we had this fella...

2. Over here across the pond we had this fella named henry ford who was able to mass produce automobiles much cheaper because of economies of scale. Economies of scale still exist, whether you like...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-20-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,902
Posted By JHAz
Whether MIT's filter has effects in the audible...

Whether MIT's filter has effects in the audible range should be readily measurable and if the effects are audible, their existence should be easily demonstrable through measurements. A "filter" is...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-19-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,902
Posted By JHAz
Logic would beyour friend should you choose to...

Logic would beyour friend should you choose to employ it. Are you aware of testing that demonstrates people cannot really hear a difference between stereo and mono? Of course not, the differences...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-19-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 9,902
Posted By JHAz
no interest in directly engaging true believers...

no interest in directly engaging true believers whose minds are utterly closed.

But truth is we live in an amazing world and those of us who are human beings are astoundingly complex. So much so...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-18-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 454
Posted By JHAz
FWIW, I'd start by unplugging everything from the...

FWIW, I'd start by unplugging everything from the amp, and seeing if the noise is still there. If so, it's amp self-noise and you'd want to reduce the amp's gain, if you can, to get it into...
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