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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By petew
If they ever release the dang thing someone will...

If they ever release the dang thing someone will start an "official" thread. That would be a good time to let this tedious (but informative and entertaining) thread lie down and croak. I'd hope...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By petew
Emotive UMC-200 has an 11 band parametric eq that...

Emotive UMC-200 has an 11 band parametric eq that can be set individually for each speaker pair. It's a preamp only, so you'll need power amps too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-22-2014, 07:13 AM
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Posted By petew
Perhaps Dirac is holding Emotiva hostage on the...

Perhaps Dirac is holding Emotiva hostage on the XMC-1 release.

If I were in Dirac's position I would not want my product running on a buggy platform. Dirac may be forcing the alpha and beta test...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2014, 07:44 PM
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Posted By petew
Just run the A speaker outputs to the high level...

Just run the A speaker outputs to the high level sub input, then the speakers connect to the sub. The sub peels the bass signal off the speaker level signals.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By petew
Dan said they ordered a laser engraver. Can't...

Dan said they ordered a laser engraver. Can't they just put serial numbers on them with a Sharpie?

Reports from Atlanta should be interesting (and taken with a dump truck full of road salt)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2014, 01:37 PM
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Posted By petew
I mean modular in the sense that they have a well...

I mean modular in the sense that they have a well defined control and software interface between major systems. The same control and software glue could be the basis of a completely new design, or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-14-2014, 06:58 AM
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Posted By petew
It would have been insanity for Emo to delay the...

It would have been insanity for Emo to delay the XMC-1 yet again for Dolby Atmos. If they actually release it next weekend at Emofest in Atlanta, and it proves to be essentially bug free (and sounds...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-13-2014, 05:21 PM
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Posted By petew
Interesting approach to setting up B&M dealers. ...

Interesting approach to setting up B&M dealers. You'd get every new gadget for your showroom. Sell at the internet price and you've got a decent margin. EMO would have to throw in one (or two) of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-09-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 339
Posted By petew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BIGmouthinDC http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1534885/purchasing-studs#post_24808159)

good news is the humid summer .....

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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-08-2014, 07:43 AM
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Views: 339
Posted By petew
Keep in mind that they'll tend to warp and twist...

Keep in mind that they'll tend to warp and twist after you get them home too, unless you build the wall right away. They've got a lot of moisture and once they're out of the bundle they dry out and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-08-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By petew
So far the plan is to put the speakers on wall...

So far the plan is to put the speakers on wall shelves or in some way to keep them at about 45" from floor.  Run the wiring through the walls for a clean look.
I'd mount the speakers on stands of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-19-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By petew
Welcome to the forum. I'd suggest hitting...

Welcome to the forum.

I'd suggest hitting craigslist or local pawn shops. Look for a vintage two channel receiver by a good brand such as denon, marantz, yamaha, sony, pioneer, rotel. You should...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2014, 08:18 PM
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Posted By petew
Those speakers will work fine with the receiver...

Those speakers will work fine with the receiver you picked.

Don't sweat the power ratings. They really don't matter much as long as you keep the volume reasonable. If it starts sounding like crap...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By petew
You can't do the stretch in your projector or...

You can't do the stretch in your projector or bluray player? I'd buy the processor for audio only, and handle video separately. Video is hard - good sounding audio is hard - specialized gear is the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By petew
Buy Sonos. Their system is second to none. You...

Buy Sonos. Their system is second to none. You won't have to change apps ever again. Sonos seems expensive at first, but it is worth every penny. The user interface is simply phenomenal.

I'm not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-07-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,234
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Posted By petew
When the first XMC-1 hits the street this thread...

When the first XMC-1 hits the street this thread should be locked. this thread is kind of entertaining in a slow motion car wreck kind of way.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By petew
http://www.outlawaudio.com/products/rr2150.html ...

http://www.outlawaudio.com/products/rr2150.html

six hundred bucks

welcome to the forum!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2014, 04:57 PM
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Views: 57,515
Posted By petew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cwt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515163/emotiva-xmc-1-pre-pro/1020#post_24645876)

I appreciate your keen eye petew ;...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2014, 07:57 AM
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Posted By petew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kbarnes701 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515163/emotiva-xmc-1-pre-pro/1050#post_24646746)

I can’t see the part about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2014, 07:22 AM
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Views: 57,515
Posted By petew
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kbarnes701 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515163/emotiva-xmc-1-pre-pro/1050#post_24646051)


That was my immediate thought...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,234
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Posted By petew
Who knows, Atmos might be possible. It is...

Who knows, Atmos might be possible. It is purported to bring benefits to 7 channel systems too. It'd probably mean swapping out the DSP board set...I think the Dolby and DTS code is mask programmed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2014, 05:35 PM
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Posted By petew
Quote:Originally Posted by Kris...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kris Deering http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515163/emotiva-xmc-1-pre-pro/1020#post_24640769)

I always take modular designs...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   04-23-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,677
Posted By petew
What did you do for sound isolation? I'm way too...

What did you do for sound isolation? I'm way too far along with my meager build to think about adding isolation, but am interested in your thoughts. Projector noise and squeaking dog toys are the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-23-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By petew
Given the choice of an outlaw 975 or emotiva...

Given the choice of an outlaw 975 or emotiva UMC-200 vs. a receiver, I'd go with a mainstream receiver too. If you ever decide to upgrade the receiver to either a more advanced one, or to a separate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 57,515
Posted By petew
Quote:Originally Posted by Kris...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kris Deering http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1515163/emotiva-xmc-1-pre-pro/990#post_24640219)

I agree to some extent. Hardware...
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