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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-30-2015, 02:18 AM
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Impressive setup. Can't wait to read more about...

Impressive setup. Can't wait to read more about it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 16,633
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Don't worry, it's normal to be confused at some...

Don't worry, it's normal to be confused at some point. You read A and you think: "eureka". Then you read B and it conflicts with what you read first. Press on and dig deeper and you will see the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27,123
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Cool, we will be reading your assessments!

Cool, we will be reading your assessments!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 10:45 AM
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Views: 16,633
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Agreed, but we have to define similarly voiced...

Agreed, but we have to define similarly voiced first. In OP's case, he considered dipoles from the same brand as the other speakers a good match. Not my idea of a good match.

Without Atmos, my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 09:53 AM
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Views: 1,120,110
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
I think if the Atmos Top speakers are elevated...

I think if the Atmos Top speakers are elevated enough (50-60°) then VOG would be unnecessary. The Height speakers in Auro 3D are typically not as high up as the Atmos Top speakers. Although the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 01:24 AM
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Views: 16,633
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Dipoles might be good for atmospherical sound,...

Dipoles might be good for atmospherical sound, but you will miss the precise reproduction/placement of objects in the hemisphere.

Also, timbre matching is apparently overrated.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-25-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,153
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Hi Keith... I have received 3 beautiful...

Hi Keith...

I have received 3 beautiful tri-terminals for the LCR speakers. So I am more or less set to finish the center speaker.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 10:54 AM
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Ireland? My! I have a build thread mostly...

Ireland? My!

I have a build thread mostly about the LCR speaker build but I deal with the rest of the room also:...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2015, 12:10 PM
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Wow, Keith, great news about the building plans....

Wow, Keith, great news about the building plans. I am confident your space will be state of the art in all ways that matter. Don't bother wiring for 9.1.4 as 16 channel AVR's or processors will be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2015, 02:07 PM
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Plan sounds good. Some 7.1.4 Atmos capable AVR's...

Plan sounds good. Some 7.1.4 Atmos capable AVR's only have 9 channels of amplification which would make it a must to add at least a stereo amp.

The B&Ws is 90dB sensitive, which is average. If you...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-15-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 97,372
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
You have read wrong. It will function, Jim, but...

You have read wrong. It will function, Jim, but not as we know it.

You need to spread your speakers wisely. In the interview linked above, there's mention of "a rear surround slightly off vs the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-15-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,153
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Thanks folks, I have tons of fiberglass!

Thanks folks, I have tons of fiberglass!
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-14-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 97,372
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
This is what got my attention: So, if your left...

This is what got my attention:
So, if your left rear speaker is at a slightly different angle from the sweet spot than the right rear speaker due to the actual room design, seamless panning between...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-14-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,153
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
I asked this before, but didn't get an answer:...

I asked this before, but didn't get an answer: what is best practice regarding the interior of the box? Fill it with fiberglass, wool, polyester-foam?

I presume glueing pads to the panels at the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-14-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,153
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
The subs/center/screen holding structure. Subs...

The subs/center/screen holding structure. Subs will go in the back, rearwards firing.
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=829898&stc=1&d=1436895470

This goes in the hole in...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-13-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,153
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
I had paused the work on the LCR speakers because...

I had paused the work on the LCR speakers because the rest of the house needed my attention. You don't want workers deciding stuff as they go along because you didn't think it trough timely enough....
Forum: Community News & Polls   07-11-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,181
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
I refuse to accept that a system cannot be...

I refuse to accept that a system cannot be optimal for both music and film. The movies I like best often have a lot of music in them, therefore my system must perform well regardless of content.

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2015, 10:24 AM
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
The Top speakers are still 45° up from the raised...

The Top speakers are still 45° up from the raised ear level. Ceiling is 260 cm (8'8"), tops are on-ceiling and 20 cm height, meaning a 240 cm height (8 feet). They are 8 feet apart.

The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
My multifunctional homecinema install is...

My multifunctional homecinema install is progressing nicely (at last!). However, this week I thought about raising the front seats by 1/2 foot, which results in ear level at 3 1/2 feet. It will help...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2015, 11:09 AM
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Besides RealTraps, there's more (older) info on...

Besides RealTraps, there's more (older) info on Ethan's own website:
http://ethanwiner.com/acoustics.html#top
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-09-2015, 12:57 PM
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
According to Ethan Winer, the best spot is 38%...

According to Ethan Winer, the best spot is 38% distance from front to back. Second best is 38% from back to front.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By erwinfrombelgium
In Atmos? Yes. It's now called "center surround" ...

In Atmos? Yes. It's now called "center surround"
It's mentioned on p27 of the installation guidelines from post 1 of this thread:...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-04-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 22,246
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
Nice Avatar, BTW.

Nice Avatar, BTW.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-03-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 58,580
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
I heard some people are living with cougars in...

I heard some people are living with cougars in the house, though.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-03-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 22,246
Posted By erwinfrombelgium
I repeat: reassuringly purposeful. There is no...

I repeat: reassuringly purposeful. There is no substitute for cubic inches...

See, folks? That's how you build your speakers! From now on, every gentleman will build them big ones like this. Mine...
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