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Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 12:31 PM
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Posted By arnyk
These are passive speakers that are used with...

These are passive speakers that are used with outboard active crossovers and amplifiers.

I guess you think that passive speakers are always used with passive biamping, which is simply not true.
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Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 43,796
Posted By arnyk
First off, many of the speakers used in Pro audio...

First off, many of the speakers used in Pro audio have integrated amplifiers and active crossovers.

Here is an example from JBLPro:
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Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 43,796
Posted By arnyk
Let's get specific. What you might find at a...

Let's get specific. What you might find at a concert is a JBL Pro-based system as documented here:

http://www.jblpro.com/www/products/tour-sound/vtx-series#.U9AG8PldUfg

Do show us evidence of...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 43,796
Posted By arnyk
I know so. Designed and set several up myself....

I know so. Designed and set several up myself. Ran live sound in a medium sized venue for 12 years. Etc.

Please do tell about your live sound experience and training that eclipses anything that I...
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 43,796
Posted By arnyk
The technology in play at concerts and theatres...

The technology in play at concerts and theatres is active biamplification or active triamplification.

Besides, if my home audio system sounded like the typical cinema or concert, I'd think it was...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   07-23-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 88
Posted By arnyk
The b&w n801c loudspeakers are the only things...

The b&w n801c loudspeakers are the only things that IME actually relate to sound quality. Overpriced but really good.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 146
Posted By arnyk
I was thinking that if you terminated one end of...

I was thinking that if you terminated one end of the conduit inside the house next to a drain and made it the low point and sloped it all down hill a little it would keep itself drained.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By arnyk
When you put wire in the wall, you don't...

When you put wire in the wall, you don't necessarily have to fully terminate it. Coiling up 6 inches or more in a standard electrical box with a dummy plate at each end suffice.

When you prewire a...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,056
Posted By arnyk
Not only that, but the fact that any random wire...

Not only that, but the fact that any random wire can become an antenna is generally taken out of the equation by the fact that most DVMs only have response up to a few 100 Hz or so.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,056
Posted By arnyk
There is also no reason to bust your butt looking...

There is also no reason to bust your butt looking for Belden branded wire while sticking up your nose at any number of competitive suppliers of what is technically the same thing. Most Belden wire is...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 49,648
Posted By arnyk
That is true and known. The digital filtering in...

That is true and known. The digital filtering in Audition's downsampler is not perfect. An ideal 44.1 Khz would have let it pass through attenuated and that wouldn't have been particularly good.
...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,056
Posted By arnyk
Exactly. I am unaware of any inherent...

Exactly.



I am unaware of any inherent advantage in terms of low source impedance, for switchmode amps.

Frankly, a lot of plain old class AB amps have ridiculously low source impedance,...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 49,648
Posted By arnyk
Based on my various experiences, I've found that...

Based on my various experiences, I've found that laptop sound systems are on the average more prone to be lower in fidelity than desktops or even quality smart phones and tablets.

I think that a...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,056
Posted By arnyk
What you've observed above suggests that the...

What you've observed above suggests that the earphones themselves have a non-uniform impedance curve which is common with transducers of all kinds including speakers.

A resistor place in series...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,056
Posted By arnyk
Above, I see conflation of the idea of ideology...

Above, I see conflation of the idea of ideology and the idea of observable scientific facts. If a person is sufficiently removed from either or both I can see how this can happen.

Wikipedia...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 146
Posted By arnyk
I did electrical work in a church building that...

I did electrical work in a church building that was built in 1953. There had been repeated problems with leaking in the basement but water never stood for more than a day or two.

About 50 years...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-23-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 49,648
Posted By arnyk
Absolutely. The test is composed of a nice...

Absolutely.

The test is composed of a nice quiet little 4 KHz tone to train listeners what to listen for.

It is followed by twin tones 1 second duration each, with frequencies of 22+27 KHz,...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 49,648
Posted By arnyk
Bad news. Something went wrong during production.

Bad news. Something went wrong during production.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 49,648
Posted By arnyk
No. Dropbox does not keep download stats.

No. Dropbox does not keep download stats.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 49,648
Posted By arnyk
Here are two options. I have no clue about them,...

Here are two options. I have no clue about them, just did some checking around:

Option 1
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/abxtester/id427554135?mt=12

Option 2
According to...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By arnyk
The results should be comparable. The paths in...

The results should be comparable. The paths in the digital domain are really different, but the data delivered to the DAC in the AVR are probably the same.

If you are playing video, then the HDMI...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 49,648
Posted By arnyk
Without results of IM tests by everybody who ran...

Without results of IM tests by everybody who ran ABX tests, my only alternative at this point would be to throw away the results from everybody who declined to report their results from the IM tests....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By arnyk
Agreed. You call it a VCG, I called it an analog...

Agreed. You call it a VCG, I called it an analog domain volume control. One and the same.

One point is that other than providing a pure analog path, the VCG is gratuitous in any AVR with a DSP,...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   07-22-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,186
Posted By arnyk
False claim. There is an extant proof of...

False claim. There is an extant proof of performance test for IM that is part and parcel of that experiment. Failure to complete the proof of performance part of the experiment completely ...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-22-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 784
Posted By arnyk
I think that it is generally agreed that the...

I think that it is generally agreed that the reference for studio recordings, or live recordings where sound reinforcement of any kind is used exists only in the minds of the people doing the...
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