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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 08:55 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Not long. I have a consulting agreement with a...

Not long. I have a consulting agreement with a Datasat dealer so I have the product to learn it's ins and outs. I will be getting Datasat training on August 15th and then will begin the serious...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 07:29 PM
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Posted By audioguy
If mine ever arrives, I will be able to compare...

If mine ever arrives, I will be able to compare it to the $20,000 Datasat RS20i and my Integra 80.2. I will use my ears and a number of others.

As an FYI, the Datasat is on loan to me. And the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2014, 08:22 AM
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Posted By audioguy
Keith: for the most part I agree with your...

Keith: for the most part I agree with your assessment. Not having heard the posters old and new system, I can not comment. There may be one thing that could be improved and that is how well the...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   07-25-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By audioguy
Thank you so much. I had not looked at your room...

Thank you so much. I had not looked at your room in a while. Your screen is much too small and you don't have enough woofage!! :D

That is one large screen. Massively large.

Eight 18"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Audyssey can't do that BUT if you have enough...

Audyssey can't do that BUT if you have enough subs (and enough time, patience and measuring tools), you can do quite well at getting reasonable seat to seat consistency, at least if you only have one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 08:53 AM
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Posted By audioguy
You should be good to go !!

You should be good to go !!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2014, 03:58 AM
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Posted By audioguy
I would be interested in your explanation of how...

I would be interested in your explanation of how Audyssey falls short of the Geddes subwoofer placement approach or the Harmon subwoofer placement approach. Lest we forget, Audyssey was developed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 550
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Posted By audioguy
If you have multiple subs and they are not...

If you have multiple subs and they are not equidistant from the MLP and IF the XMC bass management is as it appears to be, I would stick with the 8801 regardless of the potential that Dirac may (or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2014, 08:36 AM
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Posted By audioguy
I certainly want them to succeed but two things...

I certainly want them to succeed but two things jump out at me: (1) lack of real transparency coupled with a dictatorial style on their forum; (2) suspicion that their product lacks some key features...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2014, 03:50 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Let me make sure I understand this: If I have...

Let me make sure I understand this: If I have two subs that are NOT equidistant from the LP, there is no ability in this product (short of adding an additional box) to correctly and appropriate deal...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 03:33 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Wow!!!! The Emo fan boys are apparently...

Wow!!!! The Emo fan boys are apparently restless. How can any rational person give any credibility to that review?

What I did not read was anything about improved image specificity or a more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 08:43 AM
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Views: 20,056
Posted By audioguy
Correct. I was thinking of someone else. My bad!!

Correct. I was thinking of someone else. My bad!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 20,056
Posted By audioguy
Roger's subs are Seaton SubMersives and they do...

Roger's subs are Seaton SubMersives and they do not have any parametric EQ but the Classe does.

EDIT: My bad: Roger has HSU's. I was thinking of a particular video reviewer.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 20,056
Posted By audioguy
I will also be able to compare it to Audyssey on...

I will also be able to compare it to Audyssey on my Integra 80.2.

I am having to go to training in California on the Datasat (as a dealer representative since they do not sell directly to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 20,056
Posted By audioguy
I have a borrowed Datasat and "when" Dirac is...

I have a borrowed Datasat and "when" Dirac is released for the XMC, I will have one of those as well and in the same room. Then we can answer that question. I also have Dirac on my music server so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By audioguy
The complaining comes, IMO, because the company...

The complaining comes, IMO, because the company announced product availability dates, missed them (multiple times) and then went silent. Nothing, zero, zilch.

That is easily the very worst...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   07-16-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,070
Posted By audioguy
Do you BELIEVE that or do you KNOW that? If you...

Do you BELIEVE that or do you KNOW that? If you KNOW it, I would be interested in the source of your knowledge. If you BELIEVE it, I am OK with this statement.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-16-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 18,025
Posted By audioguy
I think movie attendance is not only decreasing...

I think movie attendance is not only decreasing for the reasons I stated earlier but, there are a LOT of activities now vying for our free time, unlike 40 or 50 years ago: The internet being one of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 56,135
Posted By audioguy
Lived near Boston once and for the first 3 weeks...

Lived near Boston once and for the first 3 weeks I was there, it barely got above zero many days and was typically below (winter of 1968).

That's why I am southern boy!! But even living in...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-16-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 18,025
Posted By audioguy
And I think there are other reasons why the...

And I think there are other reasons why the (this) 60 year old don't go to the movies and it isn't about the movie, but rather the experience.

When we did attend movies on a regular basis, the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-15-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 18,025
Posted By audioguy
Or for those of us (way) north of 60, we sit...

Or for those of us (way) north of 60, we sit close to an isle so we don't disturb folks when we take our 27th trip to the men's room :D

We actually seldom go to movies any longer. But when we do,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-13-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 18,025
Posted By audioguy
Agreed. It has the markings of the Bose 901...

Agreed. It has the markings of the Bose 901 approach stamped all over it. And given much of my ceiling is treated anyway, it would not work well in my room.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-13-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,205
Views: 56,135
Posted By audioguy
17 speakers. SEVENTEEN!!!:eek: Apparently I...

17 speakers. SEVENTEEN!!!:eek:

Apparently I need to burn my house down and build a new one so I can wire the new theater so that I can increase my measly 7 to 17.

If I were to go the Atmos...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-12-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 18,025
Posted By audioguy
Nothing attached

Nothing attached
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-12-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 18,025
Posted By audioguy
The diagram showed 17. So what is the "nope"...

The diagram showed 17. So what is the "nope" for. My question was how many is a more reasonable number.
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