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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2017, 10:50 PM
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Posted By gurkey
I hope the best for you. Fingers crossed :)

I hope the best for you. Fingers crossed :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2017, 10:46 PM
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Posted By gurkey
This rolloff might be intentional to keep users...

This rolloff might be intentional to keep users from advancing the curve for their specific rooms and subs beyond the capabilities of their system without knowing, if it is considered healthy still....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2017, 03:29 PM
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Posted By gurkey
They probably will just leave it as it is,...

They probably will just leave it as it is, because by the time, a new firmware version had been designed, implemented and tested, the next generation of Arcam units might already be knocking on the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2017, 03:18 PM
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Posted By gurkey
As far as I can remember, most "standard" 12V...

As far as I can remember, most "standard" 12V trigger ports (circuits) can supply only up to 0.125 A (125 mA), which is not that much.
Additionally the dedicated circuit behind it is prone to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2017, 03:06 PM
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Posted By gurkey
One should consider how that Audyssey App is...

One should consider how that Audyssey App is functioning and how this fits into the scheme (in my understanding):
With the App activated and used for measurements:
- Audyssey collects measurement...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2017, 01:15 AM
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Posted By gurkey
As long as your unit has not been damaged you...

As long as your unit has not been damaged you might get it running again.
The safest way would be to retry the firmware update procedure by USB, as described in the corresponding firmware...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2017, 01:02 AM
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Posted By gurkey
It takes a while to get the network cache...

It takes a while to get the network cache refreshed and uptodate.
This might have caused the delay in the visible reaction.
A network reset is exactly the way to do it for getting a new start "now"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2017, 03:24 PM
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Posted By gurkey
That holds true for your statement for just the...

That holds true for your statement for just the same reasons :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By gurkey
Your personal opinion is greatly appreciated, but...

Your personal opinion is greatly appreciated, but it is what it is ... just another personal opinion on this subject.
So it's just the "truth" in the eye of the beholder, nothing else... :D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By gurkey
First thing: There is no Audyssey Pro / Installer...

First thing: There is no Audyssey Pro / Installer kit anymore, because Audysseys removed this from its offerings last year or so. Even that option could only be used with a few (more expensive) units...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2017, 12:36 PM
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Posted By gurkey
Although Ncores have a very high damping factor...

Although Ncores have a very high damping factor up to the highest audio frequencies, it mostly doesn't effect that much acoustically, because the impedance of the crossover of passive speakers won't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By gurkey
Considering room EQ as the most important spec...

Considering room EQ as the most important spec the Denon using Audyssey XT32 in its latest incarnations is the one to go for. It does a superior job in handling room modes. The YPAO even in its...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2017, 07:41 PM
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Posted By gurkey
Just wondering about all those "get me that...

Just wondering about all those "get me that update too" calls for older models, which are no longer in production.
The life cycle on the sales side has ended already for those units and it never...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2017, 02:12 AM
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Posted By gurkey
All 8 measurement taken from the same position ? ...

All 8 measurement taken from the same position ?
That is really bad and won't help, because it robbs the measurement algorithms from needed variations in its data base, because you are measuring...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By gurkey
Looking at the other offerings in the OEM market...

Looking at the other offerings in the OEM market using NCore amp modules, "Nord Acoustics" seems to be at the lower end of that price range and have quite an extensive set of amps to offer including...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-02-2017, 09:54 AM
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Posted By gurkey
I am rather confident, that those updates will be...

I am rather confident, that those updates will be available everywhere, not just Europe.
Aren't the Yamaha firmwares "global" anyway ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2017, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4,402
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Posted By gurkey
It is always hard to imagine, what is really...

It is always hard to imagine, what is really "new" and "important" in 2020, because the pace of technological "advances/changes" is quite fast and mostly not known to the general public.
Especially...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2017, 03:24 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,467
Posted By gurkey
There has been an "official" press release by...

There has been an "official" press release by Yamaha, which already announced that a few days ago.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2017, 02:50 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Not really, because it lists only those products...

Not really, because it lists only those products / manufacturers, which have been registered by HDMI.org. This is not for "free" :) but offered as a service by HDMI.org.
Not to talk about abuse of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-01-2017, 01:48 AM
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Views: 338,607
Posted By gurkey
Its quite simple: Look for HDMI-cables which are...

Its quite simple: Look for HDMI-cables which are certified for 18 Gb(it)/s bandwidth.
Labeled "Premium" or whatever doesn't really matter because that is just pure marketing-speak and doesn't say...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 02:32 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Depends on the needs and certainly the price. ...

Depends on the needs and certainly the price.
What's wrong about a HDMI 1.4 model if you don't need anything of those higher HDMI versions ?
It all depends...

People are getting excited all...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 01:46 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 35,306
Posted By gurkey
The App seems to do all the measurements...

The App seems to do all the measurements completely on its own using its own algorithms and calculations within the limits of the Audyssey version installed on the underlying AVR. It just transfers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:18 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Don't forget, that after finalizing the specs it...

Don't forget, that after finalizing the specs it has to be coded and tested in software and new chip sets have to implement at least some of the features from HDMI 2.1 and tested and designed into...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2017, 01:48 PM
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Posted By gurkey
Don't think, that any AVR coming out this year...

Don't think, that any AVR coming out this year (2017) will contain the final version of HDMI 2.1, which is supposed to get finalized just in Q2 (?) 2017.
I rather expect 2018 to be the year for HDMI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2017, 07:07 AM
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Views: 35,306
Posted By gurkey
One explanation could be, because the app is the...

One explanation could be, because the app is the same for all AVRs and has its own algorithms implementend. They might behave slightly different because the app runs them by itself using just certain...
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