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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 12:03 PM
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Soft launch until today so store download could...

Soft launch until today so store download could be tested for a day, and so iOS and Android could be announced at same time.

Input selection ended up in a pull-down because MRX allows 1 to 20...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2014, 08:03 AM
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1. Many factors come into play for example flow...

1. Many factors come into play for example flow rate, volume of enclosed space, and cabinet material. Is amp playing bass heavy music for hours on end in all-channel mode? Does enclosed space mean...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2014, 07:54 AM
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It's very different, for example if the tweeter...

It's very different, for example if the tweeter and presumably small-diameter woofer in a 2-way speaker have comparable amplitude through a certain range do you cross over on the high side to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2014, 07:38 AM
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I suppose profile memory count can be revisited...

I suppose profile memory count can be revisited for a future-gen MRX (not any time soon) but for now in case it helps and the source has stereo analog outputs, you may want to set up another input...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2014, 07:34 AM
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^ When a unit comes in for repair and the problem...

^ When a unit comes in for repair and the problem can't be reproduced, we keep trying by gathering any detail necessary starting with the ARC file, all settings, source material, source component...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 09:06 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Always start with the basics - check for shorted...

Always start with the basics - check for shorted speaker wire, and contact your dealer or tech support.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
After ARC is uploaded, select FM, select a...

After ARC is uploaded, select FM, select a non-station frequency so you get random noise, adjust sub phase until response in crossover region sounds most natural (or have a friend adjust while you're...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 08:37 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Impromptu. Best to send all inquiries via...

Impromptu. Best to send all inquiries via "contact us" web page as my forum activity is extracurricular and irregular.

re story 1: (side note - our prepros have always done that) With your MRX,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 08:23 PM
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It would still be up to the user to figure out...

It would still be up to the user to figure out optimal crossover frequency and slope. Room correction and "automatic speaker designer" have conflicting scope, and since nearly all speakers in HT use...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 08:15 PM
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DV does this for you. There are two...

DV does this for you.

There are two components to Dolby Volume - leveling and modeling. The latter has the same goal as traditional loudness compensation (pushbutton or knob type). The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 09:23 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
^ Generally same result as ARC when using single...

^ Generally same result as ARC when using single sub except that PBK knows the sub model and its characteristics, so if it's esoteric like a Sub2 it'll tailor extreme low frequency correction...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Alternate solutions: - enable Dolby Volume...

Alternate solutions:

- enable Dolby Volume (level 5 is my recommended starting point)

- set satellite receiver output to 2-channel (as you know or suspect, DD-5.1 downmix to 2.0 scales the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 08:14 PM
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Center channel isn't just for dialog. When the...

Center channel isn't just for dialog. When the explosions start there's just as much sound effect in CC as from L/R, so if you're boosting the CC, you're boosting everything in it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 08:12 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
So analog source doesn't get processed? (Set...

So analog source doesn't get processed? (Set accordingly in input setup menu.) Or, so digital source can be played with and without ARC? (Add an input profile identical to the first except with ARC...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Or, turn on Dolby Volume and set Leveler to 0. ...

Or, turn on Dolby Volume and set Leveler to 0. The loudness contour remains and is continually optimized according to input level and playback volume. Loud passage played loudly gets the least...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 07:40 PM
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Not to downplay real issues but generally...

Not to downplay real issues but generally speaking...

Signal: My system consists of the following components and settings, and when I use it such a manner this is the unexpected though...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Sometimes the system needs to be shut down and...

Sometimes the system needs to be shut down and power and/or HDMI cords disconnected/reconnected for new CEC and related settings on either side of the cable to take effect.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Same. The difference is that if the LF amp is...

Same. The difference is that if the LF amp is playing loudly enough to be clipping, the HF section isn't affected by it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-08-2014, 10:21 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Noted but I have to say that in over 14 years of...

Noted but I have to say that in over 14 years of being involved with prepro and AVR specification and support, this is a rare request. If indications are that less than around 15% of users will use...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-08-2014, 10:14 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
$5K was P5 introductory pricing in 2003, not...

$5K was P5 introductory pricing in 2003, not 2009, and a lot of things changed. Price of aluminum doubled by the next five years and copper quadrupled. There's plenty of both in the chassis,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-08-2014, 09:26 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Not for critical measurement, hence the purpose...

Not for critical measurement, hence the purpose of the calibration. On the other hand if you're only experimenting with settings that would result in highest SPL in the crossover region (not to be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
^ Bass to sub corresponds to individual channel...

^ Bass to sub corresponds to individual channel crossovers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2014, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
The question now is whether you require something...

The question now is whether you require something and in such a case please contact tech support with a problem description emerging from your system.

Before expressing closure in his most recent...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Some months ago you closed the dialog with TS by...

Some months ago you closed the dialog with TS by saying said you added an amp and everything was fine. If you now require further action, simply contact tech support with a problem description...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
We've known for months... the initial user...

We've known for months... the initial user reports went to tech support, then we obtained additional info including .arc2 files, speaker models, source materials, and volume settings, and once...
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