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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-07-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by arnyk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1504169/can-loud-sounds-damage-microphones#post_24046770)

The acid test is as always -...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-07-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Barbarian887
So is the consensus that it most likely did not...

So is the consensus that it most likely did not receive trauma?

I haven't really used it enough yet to determine whether shooting a .22 2-3 feet away has had any impact on it's ability to...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-07-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by arnyk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1504169/can-loud-sounds-damage-microphones#post_24043630)

Probably not, but what mic?...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   12-07-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Barbarian887
Loud as in a .22 handgun fired 2-3 feet away...

Loud as in a .22 handgun fired 2-3 feet away from the mic, with the business end pointed in the opposite direction?

I don't think it received any damage, but I'd like an educated opinion on the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   03-04-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Barbarian887
Anyone recommend a good free program for making...

Anyone recommend a good free program for making error-free copies of CD's?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-25-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Barbarian887
My lack of technical knowledge causes me to fall...

My lack of technical knowledge causes me to fall back to an emotional standpoint rather than a rational, educated one. So with this topic for example, I tend to think of it like an organism, that it...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-24-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Barbarian887
Can a highly compressed, ****** digital sources...

Can a highly compressed, ****** digital sources like MP3 damage components, particularly the DAC?

I'm not familiar with the engineering behind most any electronic equipment let alone the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By Barbarian887
I have an m-282, new, and the sound it puts out...

I have an m-282, new, and the sound it puts out is so bright that it is distorted, for example the guitar intro to stairway to heaven sounds just...wrong. It's so tinny and high-pitched that i...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-02-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by olyteddy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455677/question-about-vlc#post_22912770)


If your source is DVD and you don't crop...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-01-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Will2007 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455681/possible-ways-to-damage-a-dac#post_22912278)

No, this is just fantasy.

...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-01-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by edoggrc51 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455681/possible-ways-to-damage-a-dac#post_22912169)

At that bit rate the file is...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-01-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by Scott...

Quote:Originally Posted by Scott Simonian http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455681/possible-ways-to-damage-a-dac#post_22912049)

Not quite that! Even...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-01-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by edoggrc51 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455681/possible-ways-to-damage-a-dac#post_22911984)

Only if its a 64kbps file.

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Barbarian887
Like imagine opening an image in an image...

Like imagine opening an image in an image viewer, zooming in until the resolution is dot-fordot, notice how it maintains the original image, cropping any excess off of the sides

that's what i...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   02-01-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pokekevin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455681/possible-ways-to-damage-a-dac#post_22910374)

Playing MP3s thru it

...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-31-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By Barbarian887
So I was curious, how can a DAC become damaged? ...

So I was curious, how can a DAC become damaged?

(Aside from obvious things like a power surge frying it)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-31-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By Barbarian887
How do I go about setting VLC to display the...

How do I go about setting VLC to display the highest resolution on my DVD but on a 4:3 screen and cropped, for example the highest resolution available centered and cropped to 1024x768 so there's no...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   01-31-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By Barbarian887
So how do I go about setting VLC to display the...

So how do I go about setting VLC to display the highest resolution on my DVD but on a 4:3 screen and cropped, for example 1280x720 centered and cropped to 1024x768 so there's no loss in quality or...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   01-08-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Barbarian887
My cd player and receiver both have phone jacks...

My cd player and receiver both have phone jacks that aren't in use atm, and I want to keep any dust from getting in.

Right now I'm covering them with a tiny piece of paper anchored with...
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-05-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Barbarian887
on craigslist, hoping it's one that has PS2 game...

on craigslist, hoping it's one that has PS2 game compatibility

http://images.craigslist.org/3F63Ic3Ne5I95U15Fad114eb501fd61931b67.jpg
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-27-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Barbarian887
PC, windows XP, 32-bit Thanks.

PC, windows XP, 32-bit

Thanks.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   12-08-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,832
Posted By Barbarian887
S/PDIF is most preferable

S/PDIF is most preferable
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   12-08-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,832
Posted By Barbarian887
Looking for the best stereo DAC for $200 or...

Looking for the best stereo DAC for $200 or less. It's for my analogue reciever (Onkyo TX-8255).

-No need for headphone amp
-No need for surround or anything like that


Just a nice, high...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-30-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,410
Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by SAM64 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1441896/how-to-connect-powered-sub-to-sound-card#post_22645795)

Pretty sure? means...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-30-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,410
Posted By Barbarian887
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by SAM64 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1441896/how-to-connect-powered-sub-to-sound-card#post_22644680)

No it doesn't. You're...
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