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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-03-2016, 09:28 AM
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Posted By cannga
We are not getting any younger; I ain't leaving...

We are not getting any younger; I ain't leaving the warmth of Southern Cal and you ain't leaving the heat of Arizona :). Well unless it's the Amalfi coast you're moving to...

Between you going to...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-03-2016, 09:07 AM
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Posted By cannga
This one hits the sweet spot - very nice job. I...

This one hits the sweet spot - very nice job. I would like to add that there's nothing about the Moller B&K curve that makes it THE mandatory choice (what works "best" depends on taste, system,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-02-2016, 01:41 PM
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Posted By cannga
Hmmm... your mole, how deep is he? Or is it a...

Hmmm... your mole, how deep is he? Or is it a she?! :)

Your Casablanca is already at Theta as we speak, isn't it? Your AVS signature is going to read: "Owner of First CB IVa In The World"

I...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-02-2016, 10:26 AM
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Posted By cannga
Ah the sweet smell of success - congrats. ...

Ah the sweet smell of success - congrats.

Yes the setting gives an extremely pleasing punch in the bass and a sweetened high end. I actually find it even more helpful for mainstream music, which...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-02-2016, 09:59 AM
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Posted By cannga
Yeah I've seen that Dirac curve; it's a simple...

Yeah I've seen that Dirac curve; it's a simple linear line across so I thought it might be just an illustration, rather than a specific recommendation.

BTW, IMHO it's no coincidence that the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-01-2016, 05:36 PM
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Posted By cannga
Oh it's really no big deal, and sorry I didn't...

Oh it's really no big deal, and sorry I didn't mean to make it sound like it's some secret sauce.
So... tuning is a 2-part process: first part is electronic room correction (this is the function...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-01-2016, 05:02 PM
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Posted By cannga
2 guesses: 1. Atmos: GREAT news - we are...

2 guesses:

1. Atmos: GREAT news - we are "settled" for the next 5-10 years or so (average lifespan of an audio codec "revolution"), at which time I probably wouldn't care about codec upgrade...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-01-2016, 07:46 AM
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Posted By cannga
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equal-loudness_conto...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equal-loudness_contour#/media/File:Lindos1.svg

http://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc192/cannga/Audio/704px-Lindos1.svg_zpsdgzhvssd.jpg~original...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   12-01-2016, 07:27 AM
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Posted By cannga
Thank you. But the target curve could be set to...

Thank you. But the target curve could be set to cover full frequency spectrum?

In other words, it's possible to:
1. Set room correction to cover 20 hz-400 hz, but
2. Set a downward tilting...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-30-2016, 05:36 PM
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Posted By cannga
Do.NOT.talk.to.Peter. unless your pocket is ready...

Do.NOT.talk.to.Peter. unless your pocket is ready :-). Oh, and STOP reading this forum. Just kidding. Best of luck with your next house; I don't envy you. I've been in some home renovations - outside...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-30-2016, 05:25 PM
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Posted By cannga
Interesting question; I wonder as well whether...

Interesting question; I wonder as well whether Dirac has this option. Don't know the answer but for fun allow me to guess why you are asking. Shroeder frequency?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-30-2016, 10:52 AM
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Posted By cannga
I, being a die-hard Porsche fan, wanted the...

I, being a die-hard Porsche fan, wanted the Porsche Carmine Red color, but for economics reason (just kidding), Jeff and I decided on Honda Basque Red Pearl 2. Indeed I simply want some color in my...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-30-2016, 10:48 AM
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Posted By cannga
^^^Cool story Jeff. You're way ahead of the...

^^^Cool story Jeff. You're way ahead of the "mass" there.

I wanted the Porsche Carmine Red color above, but for economics reason (just kidding), Jeff and I decided on Honda Basque Red Pearl 2....
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-28-2016, 01:04 PM
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Posted By cannga
https://www.google.com/search?q=Sealed+vs+port&oq=...

https://www.google.com/search?q=Sealed+vs+port&oq=Sealed+vs+port&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i61j69i60j69i61j69i60j0.2871j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 :)

Measurement wise you are not missing anything -...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-28-2016, 12:16 PM
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Posted By cannga
G-Rex see what Rapallo wrote above. Yes I agree...

G-Rex see what Rapallo wrote above. Yes I agree with you; I was puzzled that there is such a setting (I have to check again but I believe my Theta Casablanca for example does NOT have a LPF setting...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-27-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
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Posted By cannga
Fantastic. In retrospect it's the multiple glass...

Fantastic. In retrospect it's the multiple glass door panels that gave me a hunch about the view :). Any plan to dampen glass reflection?

Those seats are drop dead gorgeous and seem perfect in...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-27-2016, 09:14 AM
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Posted By cannga
1008: Ah sorry I looked up the wrong 1008...

1008: Ah sorry I looked up the wrong 1008 http://www.focal.com/usa/en/electra-1000-be-2/210-electra-1008-be-3544052695090.html

IC 1002: You're right. I knew too but suggested 80 hz based on my...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-26-2016, 09:59 AM
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Posted By cannga
JTR is having a 10% off holiday sale on existing...

JTR is having a 10% off holiday sale on existing stock in case anyone is interested http://jtrspeakers.websitetoolbox.com/post/2017-holiday-sale-edited-1125-8321126. 10% of for the $1900 Captivator =...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-26-2016, 09:42 AM
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Posted By cannga
Thanks Jeff for the correction. That woofer does...

Thanks Jeff for the correction. That woofer does look more like a murder weapon than a speaker :cool:.
Can't take my eyes off of the colossal magnet.

Jeff btw is engineer and proprietor of JTR,...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-26-2016, 09:26 AM
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Posted By cannga
You are very welcome. Happy & safe Thanksgiving...

You are very welcome. Happy & safe Thanksgiving to you & your family.
1. The "Low Frequency POINT" is Focal's marketing department's attempt to make their customers feel good :). Frequency response...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-25-2016, 03:15 PM
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Views: 1,086
Posted By cannga
Epic. I'm speechless :). You picked the...

Epic. I'm speechless :).

You picked the right man for the job (Peter you owe me lunch? :-)). I *really* like it that the MLP is exactly in the middle - single seat instead of a pair.

PS For...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-25-2016, 11:12 AM
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Posted By cannga
Black Friday Fun Discussion - JTR Captivator 1400...

Black Friday Fun Discussion - JTR Captivator 1400 holiday sale/dirt cheap :-) http://jtrspeakers.com/home-audio/captivator/ http://www.data-bass.com/data?page=system&id=117

My favorite 3...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-24-2016, 10:31 AM
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Posted By cannga
Interesting that the more you ask, the more I...

Interesting that the more you ask, the more I realize how complicated this issue is :), and these are actually very important points that I've taken for granted as being obvious. The answer is:...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-24-2016, 08:52 AM
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Posted By cannga
Nice and quite an improvement. I vaguely recall a...

Nice and quite an improvement. I vaguely recall a Brian Vessa's interview not too long ago wherein it sounds like Sony doesn't even have a dedicated Blu-ray mixing room. I added picture of Dolby's...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   11-23-2016, 07:18 AM
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Posted By cannga
The frequency setting for subwoofers is...

The frequency setting for subwoofers is "low-pass" (for speakers, high-pass), meaning you only have to set it to some number larger than 120 hz and anything below it would pass to the subwoofer, so...
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