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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-07-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,886
Posted By AustinJerry
Thank you. The treatments behind the center are...

Thank you. The treatments behind the center are actually "Monster Bass Traps", which are a little thicker than the 244's.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-07-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17,654
Views: 547,447
Posted By AustinJerry
Sorry, maybe I misunderstood your original...

Sorry, maybe I misunderstood your original question. When I check the output levels of any speakers, I play the level-setting test tones from my AVR. In earlier models of my AVR's (all Denon or...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-07-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17,654
Views: 547,447
Posted By AustinJerry
I don't know. Trial and error?

I don't know. Trial and error?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-07-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17,654
Views: 547,447
Posted By AustinJerry
You might find useful information in the MiniDSP...

You might find useful information in the MiniDSP guide linked in my sig.

As for the sub level, first of all I recommend gain-matching rather than level-matching. This is explained in the guide. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-06-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 62,474
Posted By AustinJerry
I already have stunning PQ with up-scaled 1080p...

I already have stunning PQ with up-scaled 1080p on my Sony 4K display. Until more actual UHD disks become available, I can be patient. JMO.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8,935
Views: 457,463
Posted By AustinJerry
Steady there, Teddy. I respectfully submit the...

Steady there, Teddy. I respectfully submit the following instructions for the network save:...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-06-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 62,474
Posted By AustinJerry
Unlike you, Keith, I don't purchase many actual...

Unlike you, Keith, I don't purchase many actual disks, preferring rental options like Netflix. So until rental titles become available, I am in no hurry to jump on the Samsung band wagon. My...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8,935
Views: 457,463
Posted By AustinJerry
Regardless of the browser you use, the format of...

Regardless of the browser you use, the format of the file is the same, so using Firfox is fine. Make sure you have the network set to "Off in standby" before running the network save.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-06-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 62,474
Posted By AustinJerry
I have had 4K streaming from Netflix with my Sony...

I have had 4K streaming from Netflix with my Sony FMP-X10 player for quite some time. TBH, I have a difficult time seeing a PQ improvement with streaming 4K over up-scaled 1080p on my 4K display. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8,935
Views: 457,463
Posted By AustinJerry
Since you admit this was before the update...

Since you admit this was before the update started, how can it have anything to do with the update? Not understanding what you are saying.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9,573
Views: 273,463
Posted By AustinJerry
No but I have rich maple plinths under all my...

No but I have rich maple plinths under all my equipment, and all of my cables are raised 12" above the floor. Sounds fabulous!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9,573
Views: 273,463
Posted By AustinJerry
Keith, I have asked you before not to make fun of...

Keith, I have asked you before not to make fun of me in a public forum. :o
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-05-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,612
Posted By AustinJerry
That is a nice set. I want a Sony 85" set, but...

That is a nice set. I want a Sony 85" set, but it looks like they aren't making any new models right now.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-05-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,612
Posted By AustinJerry
What TV model?

What TV model?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 8,654
Posted By AustinJerry
I could not be doing what I am doing on the 88A...

I could not be doing what I am doing on the 88A without the 2x4, you are correct. But I was able to do it before the 88A using Audyssey XT32, because I have two pair of subs, each pair equidistant...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-05-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 171,612
Posted By AustinJerry
Not that I am aware of. A friend of mine...

Not that I am aware of. A friend of mine provided this response: "VUDU has been streaming almost a couple dozen 4K movies with Dolby Vision HDR for a few months (some with Dolby Atmos as well)....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8,935
Views: 457,463
Posted By AustinJerry
As was already answered previously, a FW update...

As was already answered previously, a FW update does not alter/affect the Audyssey calibration in any way, so no, no need to re-calibrate.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 8,654
Posted By AustinJerry
Hiss in your system, or in Stoked21's system? ...

Hiss in your system, or in Stoked21's system? What is causing the hiss? How audible is it--can you hear it from the MLP, or do you have to put your ear next to the tweeter?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 8,654
Posted By AustinJerry
I understand what you are saying. But I would...

I understand what you are saying. But I would hope you keep an open mind. Equalize two subs separately, then equalize their combined response. Measure the results of both approaches. Pick the one...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 8,654
Posted By AustinJerry
Why a second sub channel? If you want to...

Why a second sub channel? If you want to independently set delays for two or more subs, then a MiniDSP 2x4 will do the trick (see guide in my sig). If you don't want the complexity of the 2x4, a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 8,654
Posted By AustinJerry
There is quite a bit of discussion about the dip,...

There is quite a bit of discussion about the dip, often referred to as the "BBC dip". Search the Audyssey thread for MRC or mid range compensation and you will get an earful. The Pro Kit allows you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9,573
Views: 273,463
Posted By AustinJerry
As a first step in determining how to shape...

As a first step in determining how to shape custom targets, I like to use the breakpoints to draw a horizontal, flat target at 0dB, like shown here (courtesy of Bill Mac):
...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-05-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 8,654
Posted By AustinJerry
Here is an article by Amir Majidimehr from the...

Here is an article by Amir Majidimehr from the Feb 2105 issue of Widescreen Review that you may find interesting: Amir Article...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8,935
Views: 457,463
Posted By AustinJerry
What do you mean? During the update, my display...

What do you mean? During the update, my display was blank because the 8802A was not passing it any signal.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 8,654
Posted By AustinJerry
The Dirac Auto Target slopes upwards towards the...

The Dirac Auto Target slopes upwards towards the bass frequencies, with a gentle downward slope towards the high frequencies, which was perceived in the well-known Harmon listening tests as the "most...
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