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Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-27-2017, 05:24 AM
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Posted By Robert Whitehead
I have a question about these players and Dolby...

I have a question about these players and Dolby Vision. At CES lots of displays now come with Dolby Vision so it can not be that expensive an add on.
Admittedly only a handful have been released,...
Forum: Speakers   02-05-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Atmos modules need to be boosted over Aud....

Atmos modules need to be boosted over Aud. results, generally +4db or more, according to Dolby's White Papers. Atl. Tech. recommends +4. I needed +8 on my Klipsch 140SAs after Aud. You have to do it...
Forum: Speakers   01-27-2017, 06:16 AM
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Posted By Robert Whitehead
Go to Bing and type in "atmos blurays best to...

Go to Bing and type in "atmos blurays best to worse" for a number of short lists on top Atmos discs. They do not agree. If you type is "DTS:X releases on blu-ray"" you will find those released, but...
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2017, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Robert Whitehead
Yes. Atmos speakers are supposed to meet in the...

Yes. Atmos speakers are supposed to meet in the middle of the ceiling for the correct sound. That is why Dolby recommends a 10 or so degree slant toward the ceiling for its modules.

If the sound...
Forum: Speakers   01-20-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 130
Posted By Robert Whitehead
The Elac is 8.7" deep or 22cm. The Pioneer is 8...

The Elac is 8.7" deep or 22cm. The Pioneer is 8 1/16" deep or 20cm Your mains are 8" deep or 19cm. Those two are close and much better than the Onkyos.
Forum: Speakers   01-19-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 130
Posted By Robert Whitehead
No it would not necessarily stick over the front...

No it would not necessarily stick over the front and back. In Whitworth (inches), your mains are depth inches 8".
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The module is 11.25 inches depth.

The module would be 3" over the front or...
Forum: Speakers   01-19-2017, 06:11 AM
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Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
In Dolby's white papers (not the Bible), it says...

In Dolby's white papers (not the Bible), it says that the fronts should be the best as they carry the preponderence of Atmos sound. Similarly, it says if you are going to use only one pair, it should...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2017, 09:20 AM
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Posted By Robert Whitehead
There is no one Atmos speaker that is correct. ...

There is no one Atmos speaker that is correct.

Things like listening position, distance from Atmos to listening position, degree of ceiling bounce, timbre comparisons to mains all can affect...
Forum: Speakers   01-18-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By Robert Whitehead
If by bottoms you mean main fronts, yes....

If by bottoms you mean main fronts, yes. Surrounds should be hooked up only to surrounds, not Atmos.

Atmos has extra circuitry beyond surround. The Atmos modules should be hooked to your height...
Forum: Speakers   01-17-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 130
Posted By Robert Whitehead
When a spkr. mftr. makes an Atmos module, it has...

When a spkr. mftr. makes an Atmos module, it has designed the module to sonically match with the mains. Since you have Klipsch mains, the 140SA would be the preferable module.

I can not help you...
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2017, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Robert Whitehead
Amazon now carries Jamo speakers (along with...

Amazon now carries Jamo speakers (along with everything else in the world), but not the New Atmos module yet
Forum: Speakers   01-16-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
You do not need a UHD Blu-ray player for Dolby...

You do not need a UHD Blu-ray player for Dolby Atmos; just a regular Blu-ray player playing Blu-rays encoded with Dolby Atmos. You need not get a 4k Blu-ray player. Dolby's web site has a list of...
Forum: Speakers   01-07-2017, 04:04 PM
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Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
itsmyforte- It APPEARS from Jamo's web site...

itsmyforte-

It APPEARS from Jamo's web site that they are not available in US. Is this wrong or will the Dolby Atmos at least be available?
Forum: Speakers   12-21-2016, 08:55 AM
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Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
It's CES time now. Any idea when the deomo will...

It's CES time now. Any idea when the deomo will be? Thanks
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Freddie- Remember DT A60 with the 3" driver...

Freddie-

Remember DT A60 with the 3" driver has been discontinued and replaced with the DT A90 which has two drivers.

IMHO, A 3" driver would give very poor sound as a DA module: limited...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Yes, I do find front DA modules alone worth it.....

Yes, I do find front DA modules alone worth it.. According to Dolby white Papers (not the Bible) the front modules are responsible for 85% of the sound..

The280FAs have the Dolby module built into...
Forum: Speakers   12-04-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,384
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Posted By Robert Whitehead
The solution to the Paradigm problem is simple....

The solution to the Paradigm problem is simple. Get a rotary saw and flatten the top. A joke in very poor taste as many have the same problem with no easy solution.
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Freddie- DA is Dolby Atmos. The output is the...

Freddie-
DA is Dolby Atmos. The output is the volume, shown on your receiver set up as dBs (a measurement of volume). Most find after running Audyssey. that the Dolby Atmos channels have to be...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
Hi Freddie- First the DT A60, a one way...

Hi Freddie-

First the DT A60, a one way speaker, has been discontinued and replaced by the DT A90, a two way speaker. but this seems irrelevant to you given your current choice. I would say that...
Forum: Speakers   12-02-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
I do not know if this is relevant to this...

I do not know if this is relevant to this discussion. The Klipsch manual show mounting screw holes on the back of the speaker, but they are to hang (wall mount) the RP-140SA pointing down as a...
Forum: Speakers   11-30-2016, 03:52 PM
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Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
My apologies to everyone. Bob

My apologies to everyone.
Bob
Forum: Speakers   11-26-2016, 11:12 AM
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Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
My MLP is 13' with no problem with ceiling...

My MLP is 13' with no problem with ceiling bounce. Front module only.

The XAs would be perfect for the Synthronys as the timbre will be close or perfect. (technically the XAs are for the PSB X...
Forum: Speakers   11-20-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
The 150Hz cut off is a Dolby spec. I have the...

The 150Hz cut off is a Dolby spec. I have the 140SAs, too. I have the Xover set at 100Hz, and raised the level +10.
Forum: Speakers   11-19-2016, 12:06 PM
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Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
I had previously posted BEFORE EdQ that upfires...

I had previously posted BEFORE EdQ that upfires would not work in the rear of the room because of a twenty foot ceiling. They won't. EdQ agreed AFTER my post. What's the problem?
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2,384
Views: 102,846
Posted By Robert Whitehead
DA modules are designed to fire up at the ceiling...

DA modules are designed to fire up at the ceiling for ceiling bounce and then down to your listening position. But at 20', it's too high to bounce back. You would hear something from behind. In this...
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