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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-29-2014, 03:57 PM
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Posted By Scott Simonian
Just fyi for you and those reading... this...

Just fyi for you and those reading... this doesn't not a really accurate explanation.

With a passive radiator (much like an active driver) a stiffer suspension does not equal "tighter bass". A...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-29-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11,911
Views: 310,000
Posted By Scott Simonian
This. There are WAY too many bad ones coming...

This.

There are WAY too many bad ones coming and going and some that just won't go away.

Walking Dead? Go away, please. "You have overstayed your welcome" = every television series that last...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Lol!!! Yeah, really. I doubt we are going to get...

Lol!!! Yeah, really. I doubt we are going to get a whole lot more this year. Next year should be pretty good with releases from then on out.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Dan, he can't do it without people running into...

Dan, he can't do it without people running into them.

It's just a compromise that he has to deal with.
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-29-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,259
Posted By Scott Simonian
Yeah. We don't really need uncompressed video....

Yeah. We don't really need uncompressed video. Although it sounds like fun it is completely wasteful.

Uncompressed video is great for those working on the VFX or other things during...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-29-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,509
Posted By Scott Simonian
It's the difference of the d4 compared to the d2...

It's the difference of the d4 compared to the d2 in which it will have (in the same sized enclosure) a hump in response.

The d4 gives up some Qes for the higher impedance. It sounds bad at first...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Man, SoundChex. You always got the goods. :) ...

Man, SoundChex. You always got the goods. :)

I've been hearing about a new IMAX format for about a year or two now but nothing so far til now but it doesn't sound all that official and more of a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Yup. Me too. Though I'd actually be just fine...

Yup. Me too. Though I'd actually be just fine with 7.1.6 capability. I don't need an extra speaker between the side surrounds and front. What I do need is something to fill that huge gap directly...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Yup. I meant the blue area. ;) They will be...

Yup. I meant the blue area. ;) They will be separated in width well enough. Don't worry. Not that you have much choice! :p ;)

Yeah, I'm just going off those pics. If they are old and you have new...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Heheh. Nah. That's over complicating it. But......

Heheh. Nah. That's over complicating it. But... if you insist.

Just get two Atmos receivers. Let one do the full 7.1.4 and then get one more Atmos receiver and just let it do one pair of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Ah. I remember now! :) So let's say you are...

Ah. I remember now! :)

So let's say you are removing all your surrounds because you're going to build a bunch of V10's. Play along. ;)

In this case you can mount the two rear heights right in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 10:32 AM
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Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Don't read so much into all this dispersion talk...

Don't read so much into all this dispersion talk lately. Treat your overheads the same as you would your surrounds.

Use what is appropriate for your room and needs. This means coverage. You, BA,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
It really isn't. G'damned right. ...

It really isn't.



G'damned right.

Conventional 5/7.1 isn't all that hard to undertand, is it?

Okay, you get that then? Cool. Do it again on the ceiling. Bam. Done. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-29-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Yes, I am very familiar with Yamaha's CinemaDSP...

Yes, I am very familiar with Yamaha's CinemaDSP programs.

Dolby Atmos, in the home setting has support for FIVE pairs of overhead speaker locations. These include front and rear 'heights' (your...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-29-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,707
Posted By Scott Simonian
Hell yeah, man! That sounds like quite a bit of...

Hell yeah, man! That sounds like quite a bit of "fiddling". ;)

Pics! :D
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-29-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,259
Posted By Scott Simonian
That's why Dolby invented the Atmos-enabled...

That's why Dolby invented the Atmos-enabled speaker.




This is our next level of "higher quality".
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-29-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,259
Posted By Scott Simonian
That's more like it. And studios... don't...

That's more like it.

And studios... don't ever pull a Hercules again.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-28-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,823
Posted By Scott Simonian
^^^^ Can't like this post enough. Nice post,...

^^^^

Can't like this post enough. Nice post, DS-21.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   10-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 28,068
Posted By Scott Simonian
And just to be clear for those listening, there...

And just to be clear for those listening, there is a difference between what Joe built (the Lowerhorn) and the v2 version of the Gjallarhorn.

The v2 of the Gjallarhorn is a slight different...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Possibly not. Just depends on the mix, really. ...

Possibly not. Just depends on the mix, really.

Unfortunately there is not a whole lot one can do to get more than four overheads (no matter where) right now with out spending >$20k on an SSP that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Hmmm. I wonder if possible. Two Atmos...

Hmmm.

I wonder if possible.

Two Atmos capable receivers running in tandem for >x.x.4 Atmos sound.

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/YKUOB8MN4Kc/hqdefault.jpg
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
You do know that you can render Atmos overhead...

You do know that you can render Atmos overhead content to those same presence speakers? You can keep the presence speakers without adding more.

It sounds like what you want is 7.2.8 which probably...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Lolwut? Explain. A moment ago you couldn't...

Lolwut? Explain.

A moment ago you couldn't let them go.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
Now this thread is starting to breed some sense....

Now this thread is starting to breed some sense. :p :D ;)

Damn right! Use your head and fill those gaps.

You know.... that HUGE gap of no sound above your head. ;) There is a gap towards the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12,591
Views: 464,858
Posted By Scott Simonian
You are already set up for Atmos. When Yamaha...

You are already set up for Atmos. When Yamaha updates for Atmos processing you will be able to keep your front and rear presence speakers right where they are.

Also, they will not make an 11.2.4...
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