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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I don't think I will care much about Neo:X once I...

I don't think I will care much about Neo:X once I have Dolby Surround upmixing to all my overhead speakers. But I don't have Wides and for someone who has gone to the expense and trouble of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 02:53 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Good advice. I have never yet seen Audyssey get...

Good advice. I have never yet seen Audyssey get the sub delay right.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Oh no - if you run Audyssey again it will just...

Oh no - if you run Audyssey again it will just reverse it back, so to speak. I ran Audyssey, then reversed the phase, then left it alone. Much later, when I had measuring equipment, I measured the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 02:46 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
:) It didn't sound from his description that...

:) It didn't sound from his description that that was his problem, but yes, it is worth a try.

We know Audyssey has 'issues' with the sub and the splice and getting the delays wrong and so on,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 12:20 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
If it is of any consolation or reassurance to...

If it is of any consolation or reassurance to you, I had exactly the same issue when running my dual SVS PC12 NSD subs. I had to reverse the phase on one sub to get the bass to be impactful. It was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 12:16 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I'm sure Ethan the acoustician will be flattered...

I'm sure Ethan the acoustician will be flattered :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
This is what I was taught by Roger, and I am now...

This is what I was taught by Roger, and I am now a fully paid-up member of the Angular Separation Rules Club. It also enables me to use 4 overheads without worrying too much about the distances,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 09:48 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
:) Yep. Such a rich language... ...

:)



Yep. Such a rich language...



I wouldn't know. My sole interest in the XMC-1 was Dirac. I was interested to discover how well Dirac worked in a unit that didn’t cost as much as a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 09:44 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
It's mostly just chat here Bill. The owner's...

It's mostly just chat here Bill. The owner's thread is where the heavy tech stuff is I guess.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 09:43 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Toole's book is a great read. He has a very good...

Toole's book is a great read. He has a very good way of explaining very technical things in an easy-to-understand way.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 09:39 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
All the speakers at the second demo were from the...

All the speakers at the second demo were from the Kef R-700 range. The mains, sides and rears were all identical. They had Kef Atmos modules on top.



Yes, this is indeed a potential issue in my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 08:16 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I had the privilege of being invited to two...

I had the privilege of being invited to two demos, so there are two reports, in case you didn't see the second. Here they both are anyway:

This is the first.

This is the second.



True...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 08:07 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Well there's the one that's been seen in the wild...

Well there's the one that's been seen in the wild in Hong Kong, although it was a recorded disc and not an 'official' one - although no idea where they got the content from. It was nicely packaged. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 07:44 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
See above ;)

See above ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 07:36 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
My bad - I didn’t realise I had to clear my...

My bad - I didn’t realise I had to clear my comments with you before posting them.

It will still be a shocking thing if they don't implement Dirac within the 60 day schedule. It is shocking that a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Thanks. Selden. I had forgotten about camcorders....

Thanks. Selden. I had forgotten about camcorders.

My Oppo doesn’t seem to do anything when deep color is enabled or disabled, so I leave it disabled.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 07:32 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I don't think you need to worry - I am not...

I don't think you need to worry - I am not allowed to specifically mention a particular movie, but if you read this section which relates to the first demo I attended, you can piece it together...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
The second photo was just showing different...

The second photo was just showing different surround modes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 06:52 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Sure - I was just commenting for the avoidance of...

Sure - I was just commenting for the avoidance of doubt - it was the phrase "almost all placement ideas will work. It's literally fool proof!" that caught my attention. There are 5 possible...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 06:34 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Isn’t the answer to that to disable deep color? ...

Isn’t the answer to that to disable deep color? It doesn’t actually do anything does it?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 06:27 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
While you can use all those combinations, the...

While you can use all those combinations, the speakers themselves still need to be positioned in accordance with the angles detailed in the oft-posted diagram.

Dolby Surround is the upmixer, so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
See if this FAQ answer helps: f)2. How do I...

See if this FAQ answer helps:

f)2. How do I connect and set up two subwoofers? (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?p=21782993.html?highlight=#f2)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 02:00 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
The nanoAVR has two HDMI inputs.

The nanoAVR has two HDMI inputs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 01:58 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Well, we'll know soon enough. By my reckoning,...

Well, we'll know soon enough. By my reckoning, XMC-1s should have Dirac by mid-September, if the '60 day' timescale is adhered to. I hope Emotiva manage to keep to this deadline. Their credibility on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 01:52 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Agreed entirely. So am I. But in the absence (so...

Agreed entirely. So am I. But in the absence (so far) of the required information, experimentation is all that's left.



I am following the prescribed 'in line with the front mains' dictum, but...
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