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Forum: Display Calibration   08-04-2015, 10:46 AM
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Posted By dunan
Yes, that's what I meant, but am having an issue...

Yes, that's what I meant, but am having an issue here about finding the contrast ratio... Is it something that is measured on the TV or am I using the number they give on the Panasonic website,...
Forum: Display Calibration   08-03-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By dunan
So I have to find out the contrast ratio of the...

So I have to find out the contrast ratio of the TV before trying to calibrate?
Forum: Display Calibration   08-01-2015, 07:44 PM
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Posted By dunan
OK good, my ST60 has a 10 point gamma adjustment,...

OK good, my ST60 has a 10 point gamma adjustment, but wont be as good a calibration as with a 5 point I'm assuming
Forum: Display Calibration   08-01-2015, 05:24 PM
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Posted By dunan
Ok, Is that the only difference then, just the...

Ok, Is that the only difference then, just the B/W measurements first?
Forum: Display Calibration   08-01-2015, 05:16 PM
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Posted By dunan
So I take it you do a 0% and 100% reading, input...

So I take it you do a 0% and 100% reading, input the values into chromapure and go from there? It seems like it's a little more involved than a straight 2.2 calibration, what if your meter doesn't...
Forum: Display Calibration   07-31-2015, 09:07 PM
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Posted By dunan
Thanks, I see it now. The white/black levels,...

Thanks, I see it now. The white/black levels, they are defaulted to 120/0.03, do they have to be set to something specific or is that like a standard?
Forum: Display Calibration   07-31-2015, 07:30 PM
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Posted By dunan
Guess I forgot to add my TV brand, its an ST60...

Guess I forgot to add my TV brand, its an ST60 plasma, I don't have an auto-calibrate option. Is there any other way to do it manually?
Forum: Display Calibration   07-31-2015, 12:30 PM
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Posted By dunan
Hey I was wondering if it's possible to calibrate...

Hey I was wondering if it's possible to calibrate my tv to BT.1866 gamma with chromapure? This gamma was mentioned by a user on another forum to use instead it 2.2, and being skeptical I tried the...
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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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
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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: 913
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: 913
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: 913
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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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...
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