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Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-22-2017, 08:39 PM
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Posted By Archaea
From Post 1329 -- ...

From Post 1329 --
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/61-area-home-theater-meets/2616185-february-2017-kansas-city-home-theater-crawl-45.html#post51426489
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 233,568
Posted By Archaea
With that setup you'll want to use Audyssey...

With that setup you'll want to use Audyssey Reference bypass L/R after you follow JDs advice for setup. Otherwise Audyssey eq calibration will be applied to your 2 channel L/R speakers...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-20-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,211
Posted By Archaea
Bill, Clipped "bass enhanced" type amateur...

Bill,

Clipped "bass enhanced" type amateur created or edited music with constantly clipped peaks in the source when charted has been "responsible" for multiple subwoofers deaths around here as...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-19-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,211
Posted By Archaea
Sounds like it's the "for hours" part that smoked...

Sounds like it's the "for hours" part that smoked the SVS sub. You were within the allowable gain structure but exceeded the cooling capacity of the SVS with the continuously increasing heat build...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-18-2017, 09:05 PM
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Views: 35,559
Posted By Archaea
Friend invite sent. This is me on steam if...

Friend invite sent.

This is me on steam if anyone else has an account and wants to be...friends. :p
http://steamcommunity.com/id/jvonengeln/
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-18-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By Archaea
Speaking as an inuke owner who limits my four...

Speaking as an inuke owner who limits my four inuke dsps to about 1750 watts per channel for my eight um18-22, I primarily do that to eliminate the amp power cycling under heavy load. For home...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-18-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 34,275
Posted By Archaea
Hehe. You gained a lot in the 65-100hz range...

Hehe. You gained a lot in the 65-100hz range which covers the kick drum range. So that helps in feeling that impact. Making them nearfield helps more still. Enjoy!

Remind me if you are using 2...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-17-2017, 06:50 AM
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Views: 35,559
Posted By Archaea
This meet was now three months ago - and some of...

This meet was now three months ago - and some of the attendees still haven't posted up their reviews/thoughts.
I'll have to find time to call the slackers out by name later this week. :cool:
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-16-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5,508
Views: 414,205
Posted By Archaea
Where did you find the link for this? Are they...

Where did you find the link for this? Are they out or do I not know where to look?
http://www.audiogeneral.com/Panasonic/ptae8000u_psc.php
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-14-2017, 09:21 AM
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Views: 91,217
Posted By Archaea
We watched Assassins Creed at Kevin's last night....

We watched Assassins Creed at Kevin's last night. I haven't been to his theater since he was first starting it. It's a really nice room, really comfortable, and a great place to watch movies! ...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-13-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5,664
Views: 91,217
Posted By Archaea
ChldsPlay What time are we starting...

ChldsPlay


What time are we starting tonight?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-12-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Archaea
@Ladeback...

@Ladeback (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=8832409) ,


They changed them at the point they converted from AMC Prime to Dolby Digital. @stitch1...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   05-12-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 1,611
Posted By Archaea
Vega will be on par with a 1080. Not a 1060 or...

Vega will be on par with a 1080. Not a 1060 or 1070. I'll make you a wager on it.

The 2015 AMD Fury X is only about 10% slower than a 1070 at 1440p and above resolution. Vega is supposed to be...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-12-2017, 10:21 AM
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Views: 91,217
Posted By Archaea
A couple nice deals on PC games today and...

A couple nice deals on PC games today and tomorrow. Scott Simonian jedimastergrant slarity




At Humble Bundle – Dungeons II – is FREE for the next 24 hours ($30 on Steam) (It’s a Dungeon...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-11-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 471
Posted By Archaea
Hey Ryan, How's the new house coming? Have...

Hey Ryan,

How's the new house coming?
Have you picked out speakers for your new home theater room yet?
If not, I'm going to keep greasing the idea that you use the JBL line arrays like what...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2017, 04:05 PM
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Views: 1,625,327
Posted By Archaea
Why move off of the Crest amp?

Why move off of the Crest amp?
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2017, 02:35 PM
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Posted By Archaea
Why not just use bitstream with J-River?

Why not just use bitstream with J-River?
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2017, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Archaea
I thought I could hear clipping on the track...

I thought I could hear clipping on the track through my headphones at work - so DD's chart doesn't really surprise me.


I'll let somebody answer in detail who knows more about it than me. I'm...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2017, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Archaea
PSA: Be careful with tracks on youtube or...

PSA:

Be careful with tracks on youtube or other amateur based sites with words like (bass boosted). The source signal may very well be clipped bad, which has the potential to damage speakers. ...
Forum: Speakers   05-09-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 37,480
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Posted By Archaea
Jason, two things. 1) How did you get...

Jason, two things.


1) How did you get away with playing those towers at +10dB outside without the neighbors all coming by and either A) yelling at you, or B) break out dancing?
2) Good thing...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-09-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5,664
Views: 91,217
Posted By Archaea
What are those models doing in the promotion...

What are those models doing in the promotion images? Why are they so steamy?
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,608
Posted By Archaea
I couldn't tell you if the poly stuffing is...

I couldn't tell you if the poly stuffing is audible or not. It's pretty minor if it is. But it is measurable. Less distortion, and less ringing at 300hz ish according to the omnimic.
I may have...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,608
Posted By Archaea
I think I missed this post. I had a...

I think I missed this post.


I had a visitor swing by one time from craigslist to buy some car subs, we took a bit of time to listen to my system when he came by. After the demo he asked me how...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,608
Posted By Archaea
nope... You mean with the Mackie? no -...

nope... You mean with the Mackie?


no - in fact one of my default demo pieces that I always use to show off the Mackie is bluray ripped track of a concert with Chris Botti and Katherine McPhee...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,608
Posted By Archaea
why? We did integrate all...

why?





We did integrate all speakers equally to subwoofers - re-read the testing.
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