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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-11-2015, 11:31 PM
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Posted By dunan
I tried that myself but the surrounds sounded way...

I tried that myself but the surrounds sounded way too localized being pointed at the LP so I ended pointing them out about 45 degrees and it was much better. Did you run any room correction software...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-11-2015, 03:38 PM
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Views: 6,350,157
Posted By dunan
I don't know that there is a perfect answer to...

I don't know that there is a perfect answer to that question, but it seems to me that it depends on a couple of factors. First, do you definitely get a better calibration with the couch pulled...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-11-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By dunan
Audyssey question.... I'm one of the...

Audyssey question....

I'm one of the unlucky that has to have a couch to the wall for lack of space and it was suggested to move the couch out a couple of feet. I can do this to watch a movie...
Forum: Speakers   04-10-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 878
Posted By dunan
Seriously? Damn, this is getting confusing, so...

Seriously? Damn, this is getting confusing, so much conflicting information. Everyone says bipoles, then some say bipoles are wasted and less immersive than monopoles. I'm so lost. What kind of...
Forum: Speakers   04-10-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 878
Posted By dunan
There is nothing one can do with surround speaker...

There is nothing one can do with surround speaker technology that will overcome a poor seating location. Pardon my bluntness, but your answer is staring you in the face.

As to the R-14S, it must...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 09:53 PM
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Posted By dunan
Bipole speaker question - I just picked up a pair...

Bipole speaker question - I just picked up a pair of def tech SR-8040BP surrounds and read on amazon reviews that they cant be used with audyssey because it will 'confuse' audyssey but the official...
Forum: Speakers   04-08-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 878
Posted By dunan
Where to get a decent set of bipoles? I usually...

Where to get a decent set of bipoles? I usually look on Audiogon or Amazon, but don't do eBay, so are there other places to look?
Forum: Speakers   04-08-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 878
Posted By dunan
Good thing I saw this thread, I'm having the same...

Good thing I saw this thread, I'm having the same issue - my couch is against the wall and am using some basic speakers for surrounds (old radio Shack Optimus that are in excellent condition) but am...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By dunan
Using HSU HB-1 MK2 for surrounds?

I know they aren't a very good match for what I have (paradigm titan mains + c-290 center) but I'm looking for a pair of surrounds to compliment them. I can't find a used pair of paradigm atom...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 75,780
Views: 6,350,157
Posted By dunan
I confess I did the blanket treatment as i have...

I confess I did the blanket treatment as i have leather furniture and it did fix the muffled highs issue I was having. If I dont use the blanket, I wind up with virtually no treble after...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 10:37 PM
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Posted By dunan
I'd like to but i really have no access to the...

I'd like to but i really have no access to the resources to build something like that, but those certainly are nice :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 09:33 PM
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Posted By dunan
OK, all set. For now I set the front speakers to...

OK, all set. For now I set the front speakers to large, and got the settings back. I'll re-run audyssey again tomorrow.

Do any of you run wall treatments like bass traps or acoustic panels? I'm...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 75,780
Views: 6,350,157
Posted By dunan
No, this is off a fresh calibration. I only watch...

No, this is off a fresh calibration. I only watch movies, rarely listen to music so its only set on one sound mode.



Makes total sense, I didn't even think of that. I was always under the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 07:03 PM
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Views: 6,350,157
Posted By dunan
I was using flat to alleviate the treble issue,...

I was using flat to alleviate the treble issue, that was recommended the last time I posted in this thread many months ago. Along with the blanket suggestion :D. The problem is is that audyssey is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 06:22 PM
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Posted By dunan
OK i'm running into a strange issue: I just...

OK i'm running into a strange issue: I just re-ran audyssey on my denon 3310 and I used to set audyssey to 'flat' if the calibration sounded muffled (it usually does afterward and no matter how many...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-26-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
It applies to every surface but very important in...

It applies to every surface but very important in skin tones - it's how specific surfaces react to ambient lighting.

Like how skin or other surfaces react to sunlight, florescent lighting. I was...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-26-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
I'm not sure why it's taking so long to do the...

I'm not sure why it's taking so long to do the grayscale but it does, because I try to get all the primaries as even as possible and getting one right makes the ones down the line etc so I have to go...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-20-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
I took a more refined approach to my latest...

I took a more refined approach to my latest attempt and matched these numbers almost exactly and got the best calibration yet. Once I matched these numbers for the primaries the secondaries...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-17-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
Sorry about the vague descriptions. By throwing...

Sorry about the vague descriptions. By throwing off I mean once I set the rgb say on IRE 60 in the grayscale, I go back and check 100 - 60 again (this was advised because changing one affects the...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-16-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
Here is the latest chart. This is the heavy cyan...

Here is the latest chart. This is the heavy cyan calibration I was referring to. Let me know if anything seems off to you.

Does anything not look right here other than it not being perfect of...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-16-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
This Is what I'm starting to think because.... ...

This Is what I'm starting to think because....





I started the color calibration process part over to see if I could get all dE values lowered and I was successful, all from 0.4 to 0.9 dE. ...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-14-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
Here's the last chart I've done. All are below...

Here's the last chart I've done. All are below 1.5 now but the grayscale I may look at a little later because of it leaning toward the red so much. Fixing it shouldn't affect the color balance...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-12-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
Here is the latest chart. As you see I'm having...

Here is the latest chart. As you see I'm having difficulty getting yellow and magenta perfectly lined up. For an example, if I bring red hue to 0% it drags cyan and magenta closer to reference but...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-12-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
Apologies, that's a good idea. I'll put up the...

Apologies, that's a good idea. I'll put up the latest CIE chart later this afternoon with a better description of what information I'm looking for.
Forum: Display Calibration   08-12-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6,493
Views: 512,708
Posted By dunan
I'm not sure how to describe this - I'm looking...

I'm not sure how to describe this - I'm looking for a CIE chart, diagram or explanation on how adjusting primary colors affect secondary positions on a CIE chart. Like if you adjust red hue, does...
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