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Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   07-07-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By jnick1
I have an Apple TV 2, stock - NOT jailbroken. ...

I have an Apple TV 2, stock - NOT jailbroken.

After they are ripped, I add them to my iTunes library then through the apple tv, I play the movies under the Computers "App".

I'm watching the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-28-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By jnick1
Just a quick update! Last night the shelves were...

Just a quick update! Last night the shelves were created :)

http://i.imgur.com/1mVGJqC.jpg?1

All the wiring came in on Thursday so hopefully I can wire everything this weekend!
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   06-24-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By jnick1
Thank you for the responses, guys! Glad to know...

Thank you for the responses, guys! Glad to know that I'm not losing much!

In regards to the Plex comment, my understanding is Plex plays, basically, everything. Whereas, with Apple TV and iTunes,...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   06-24-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 477
Posted By jnick1
How much quality am I losing from BD rips using this method?

I take all of my Blu-Ray's, use MakeMKV to wrap them into an MKV then I use handbrake with an 'AppleTV2' preset, using 'Large file size'.

With that said, roughly how much quality (both audio and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-20-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By jnick1
Good catch. I also read that because of the 4-5"...

Good catch. I also read that because of the 4-5" spherical opening, it has some distortion issues. Oh well, thought I may have been able to do this sooner than later! Good catch on the frequencies....
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-20-2014, 10:13 AM
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Posted By jnick1
Just curious, my buddy found a 'Blue Snowball'...

Just curious, my buddy found a 'Blue Snowball' condenser microphone that I could borrow from him. Would that work with REW? It is USB. Here is a link to the microphone:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-20-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 135,129
Posted By jnick1
Thank you! Either way, I'm going to run YPAO. I...

Thank you! Either way, I'm going to run YPAO. I was just curious as to if the EQ functionality was there, should I want to do a full manual setup at some point. I'm still new to all of this, so thank...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-20-2014, 06:48 AM
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Posted By jnick1
You got me there. I have not read the manual yet...

You got me there. I have not read the manual yet :/. I will be doing so over the weekend, however, so thank you for your patience!

Unfortunately, I'm still awaiting the cabling for the system,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-20-2014, 06:45 AM
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Posted By jnick1
Bear and Steve - thank you so much for your...

Bear and Steve - thank you so much for your patience and your explanation! The last time I setup an HT system was in 2006 for my dad and even then, I didn't go this crazy. I just did a configuration...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-19-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By jnick1
Thank you for the information! However, I thought...

Thank you for the information! However, I thought the sub should be closer to 0 after YPAO?? What is the reasoning that it should be closer to -8?

I was told have the gain around "2" and try to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By jnick1
I did re-read it, however, it doesn't really...

I did re-read it, however, it doesn't really explain why. kriktsemaj99 explained that YPAO auto sets everything and the EQ. My question was, if I don't use YPAO and configure it manually, can I still...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By jnick1
Got it. Thanks! I actually already have the...

Got it. Thanks! I actually already have the receiver, it's just not hooked up yet. I'll look at the manual today.

I'm just curious, why does it matter that you run YPAO then manually configure it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By jnick1
Another question; how do I go about figuring out...

Another question; how do I go about figuring out the crossover frequency? Does Yamaha have anything in their RCS that will help or do I go based on my speakers white papers?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-19-2014, 06:03 AM
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Posted By jnick1
Thank you for the in-depth response! Just...

Thank you for the in-depth response! Just curious, as to how I find the cross over using the Yamaha? I thought the cross over was based on the white paper specs of the speakers?

Also, I already...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-18-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By jnick1
No worries! I appreciate the response! Especially...

No worries! I appreciate the response! Especially since it is the cheaper and quicker alternative! LOL. When do we ever get to go with the cheaper alternative in this hobby! :p
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-18-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 135,129
Posted By jnick1
Awesome, glad I asked as, again, I never used any...

Awesome, glad I asked as, again, I never used any room calibration software. So to confirm, run Yamaha's YPAO, pick an EQ setting, then confirm dB ranges using the SPL? Should I find discrepancies, I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-18-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By jnick1
Finally pulled the trigger on my sub, the LV12R! ...

Finally pulled the trigger on my sub, the LV12R!

With that said, it's been a WHILE since I setup a sub/HT system. I have a Yamaha 675, infinity speakers and now the LV12R. How do I go about...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-18-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By jnick1
That was what I was saying in option 1, lol. I...

That was what I was saying in option 1, lol. I have Infinity P163's. They will not fit on the shelf, unless I build a corner shelf like in the pictures in post #2...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By jnick1
Here is a example of what I meant with the...

Here is a example of what I meant with the corner, triangle, support. We made this for my dads HT setup. Our house is laid out very similar.

http://i.imgur.com/5c3wfqY.jpg?1
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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-18-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By jnick1
How should I setup the rear speaker (pic inside)

As of Friday, I will have all of the components to start setting up the audio for the HT. The fronts and center are already in place however the rears, I'm not so sure what I should do.
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Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-18-2014, 07:09 AM
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Posted By jnick1
Well, I'd like to introduce myself to the Rythmik...

Well, I'd like to introduce myself to the Rythmik club as I pulled the trigger on the LV12R earlier this week! It will be here Friday.

With that said, it's been a WHILE since I setup a sub/HT...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-16-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By jnick1
Well, I FINALLY did it. LV12R ordered. Thank you...

Well, I FINALLY did it. LV12R ordered. Thank you to all for your input. This was the last piece needed (other than cabling) to get the sound system setup. I'm stoked!! I'll definitely post up my...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By jnick1
What are you running now? Have you ever run the...

What are you running now? Have you ever run the Rythmik?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-14-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By jnick1
Thanks for all of the opinions. This is so...

Thanks for all of the opinions. This is so confusing, argh!

Unfortunately, I have so much stuff going on right now, I'd rather buy one than build. I just don't have the time to spend building...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-13-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By jnick1
Down to three...

I've narrowed down my search, after MONTHS, to three subs. I'm looking for some feedback to lock one in! I deal with movies and games 95% of the time.

The three contenders are:
Rythmik LV12R ...
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