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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 02:53 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
I managed to make a bit of progress with my...

I managed to make a bit of progress with my systems gain structure over the past week. If you recall I was having to run a mixture of 4 and 8v output settings in my fully balanced (xlr) system.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2015, 07:02 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Thanks Jerry. I'll swap speakers over when I get...

Thanks Jerry. I'll swap speakers over when I get a min today / tomorrow try the 8v dip switches for all channels run through the measurements again and report back with my findings :cool:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2015, 06:48 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Sorry Jerry might be how I've worded it still...

Sorry Jerry might be how I've worded it still learning as I go :) I have one 88a channel for the sub as recommended that one out is then sent to the 2x4 which I have used to send the signal to two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2015, 12:03 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Just to add (brain working on overdrive this...

Just to add (brain working on overdrive this morning) I could and probably should swap some speakers from a different system to this system which would hopefully make all speakers similar Ken Kreisel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2015, 10:00 PM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Currently I have my 88a setup as follows; ...

Currently I have my 88a setup as follows;

Marantz speakers and subs out to 88a
6 88a channels at 4v setting and 2 at 8v

88a to AB Amp 5 channel 4v setting

88a to AB Amp 2 channel 8v...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By MaDBeN
I found with 8v in and 8v out I had a noticeable...

I found with 8v in and 8v out I had a noticeable increase in hiss from speakers. I also found that 2 of my speakers (different brand of speaker on a 2 channel version of main AB Amp Input sensitivity...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2015, 09:19 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Thanks rcohen I think/hope I'm blowing the...

Thanks rcohen I think/hope I'm blowing the clipping concern out of proportion. I've had some speakers blow on me before so understandably I'm being extra cautious with this as it's something I don't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-02-2015, 12:11 PM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Had my first run through last night…. easy to...

Had my first run through last night…. easy to follow instructions once up and running. Really like the target curve editor seems very easy to use and can see myself spending a bit of time tweaking...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 07:50 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Cheers Keith. The recommended connection for my...

Cheers Keith. The recommended connection for my 12012 Subs was balanced so I thought it made sense to run the whole system via balanced XLR's. The phoenix blocks were a little time consuming on the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 04:52 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Thanks 3ll3d00d :cool: Here's hoping I won't run...

Thanks 3ll3d00d :cool: Here's hoping I won't run into any problems..... As mentioned I'm probably over thinking things but better to be safe
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 04:21 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Thanks Keith. I might try removing a few devices...

Thanks Keith. I might try removing a few devices from the Marantz see if any of those are causing it. I've always heard a slight hiss from the speakers and I guess it makes sense that changing the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 03:09 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
@ kbarnes701 Did your friend ever cure or get to...

@ kbarnes701 Did your friend ever cure or get to the bottom of his 'static' type noise he was experiencing with a paused movie? After changing the internal dip switches to the up position I too have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2015, 10:49 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Sorry Jerry one thing did you adjust all dip...

Sorry Jerry one thing did you adjust all dip switches or just the one corresponding to the Sub channel? Sorry if I'm coming across a bit think just trying to prevent any possible damage :eek:
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2015, 08:36 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Hi Jerry. Thank you hadn't spotted that, so looks...

Hi Jerry. Thank you hadn't spotted that, so looks like you have changed the 88a dips to the up position and left the 2x4 in default position?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Thanks for the detailed reply 3ll3d00d. I guess...

Thanks for the detailed reply 3ll3d00d. I guess as you say run the measurements first and see what results I get. It's all a bit beyond my limited audio knowledge by clipping am I correct in thinking...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2015, 06:47 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
One thing that I’m struggling with (probably...

One thing that I’m struggling with (probably over-thinking it) and not sure if I need to worry about it or not is the jumper/dip switches configuration and or gain settings? I’ve looked around and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2015, 11:57 PM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Looks like I've been added already :cool: Looking...

Looks like I've been added already :cool: Looking forward to seeing/hearing what Dirac brings to my system

Cheers

Ben
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2015, 06:25 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Thanks AustinJerry. All of my trims were/are in...

Thanks AustinJerry. All of my trims were/are in negative territory pre Dirac so hopefully shouldn't run into any problems . Would also like to say a big thank you for your excellent 2x4 guide really...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-28-2015, 11:00 PM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Just fired mine up for the first time :) those...

Just fired mine up for the first time :) those pesky phoenix connectors took a while. I haven't run dirac yet just testing all speakers are wired correctly seem to of lost 5 - 6 db when reading spl...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-17-2015, 11:41 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Can I be added please... I've got one on order :)...

Can I be added please... I've got one on order :) Just waiting for it to ship (placed order last Wednesday)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2015, 08:00 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
I tried XT32 and Pro on the 8801. My speakers...

I tried XT32 and Pro on the 8801. My speakers just seem more alive without, difficult to describe
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2015, 07:13 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Hi Keith I think a miniDSP 2x4 may be...

Hi Keith

I think a miniDSP 2x4 may be required as I don't think the DualCore will allow eq off I'll double check the manual. I've had a look at Jerry's guide and it is really well put together...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2015, 06:48 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Really tempted to try one of these... I currently...

Really tempted to try one of these... I currently have an antimode dual core in my system which I use to eq my dual stacks of 2 KK DXD-12012 subwoofers (4 in total). I'm guessing I would continue...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-25-2014, 06:05 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Thanks Andreas, this is a replacement of a...

Thanks Andreas, this is a replacement of a replacement of a replacement (one developed a lens fault where a blue fibre or mark appeared inside and was projected on screen, one had focus issues and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-25-2014, 04:29 AM
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Posted By MaDBeN
Guys really in need of some help. Very strange...

Guys really in need of some help. Very strange problem with my projector. Please see screen shots and videos in link below. The videos are at their best quality if downloaded but are from an S3 so...
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