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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 01:26 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I only have the subwoofer phase setting on the...

I only have the subwoofer phase setting on the avr. Normal sounds much better than reverse.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
And to clarify, I'm using them as my surrounds.

And to clarify, I'm using them as my surrounds.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 12:39 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I had to put it the crossover back to 80 Hz since...

I had to put it the crossover back to 80 Hz since 90 Hz introduced a significant level of boominess that caused my ears to hurt after a while. Doing so did seem to weaken the low end despite the 2 dB...
Forum: Speakers   01-24-2015, 09:00 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Good to know if doesn't affect sound quality...

Good to know if doesn't affect sound quality either way.

Do speakers other than the subwoofer really vibrate enough to require isolation pads?
Forum: Speakers   01-24-2015, 08:21 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Do the foot pads supplied with the Sony Core...

Do the foot pads supplied with the Sony Core Bookshelf and Center Speakers make any difference in sound quality? I have the 3 speakers on top of an old wooden desk (which is a flat, hard, smooth...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 02:48 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Did some more tweaking and watching and 90 Hz...

Did some more tweaking and watching and 90 Hz crossover plus a 2.0 dB subwoofer level boost really seems to make the low end sound much better. At 80 Hz and no boost the bass output was disappointing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 02:09 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Also, it's placed directly on my carpeted floor...

Also, it's placed directly on my carpeted floor if that matters. It has no feet aside from small circular stickers it came with for hard surfaces, so it's flush with the carpet as opposed to being...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 02:03 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, I'm currently watching Maze Runner BD...

Well, I'm currently watching Maze Runner BD version and I'm going back and forth between 80 Hz and 90 Hz and the bass intensity seems to go up at 90 Hz by an easily audible amount. I then boosted the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 01:05 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, I'm trying to turn it up a bit from 80 Hz, ...

Well, I'm trying to turn it up a bit from 80 Hz, not down. Also, this is just a temporary tweak to make the low end sound better until I can get my hands on the Dayton Audio SUB-1200. Right now the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
The issue with redoing YPAO is that it will set...

The issue with redoing YPAO is that it will set the crossover back to 80 Hz.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 08:17 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
"Be sure to run setup test tones and recheck all...

"Be sure to run setup test tones and recheck all of the speaker levels (preferably with an SPL meter) when you make any changes. Changing the Crossover or a speaker Size setting can greatly affect...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 08:16 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Here's the link ...

Here's the link

http://www.audioholics.com/subwoofer-setup/bass-management-basics-2013-settings-made-simple
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
And I'm using the BD version of Sin City 2: A...

And I'm using the BD version of Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For as my reference. It has DTS-HD Master Audio.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2015, 02:16 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I was surprised that simply going from a...

I was surprised that simply going from a crossover setting of 80 Hz to 90 Hz could make such an audible and positive difference.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I ask because bumping crossover up to 90 Hz made...

I ask because bumping crossover up to 90 Hz made everything sound punchier and clearer at the same time. I also tried 100 Hz, which was a bit off and 110 Hz, which was further off. I didn't bother...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2015, 12:28 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Is it true changing the subwoofer crossover on...

Is it true changing the subwoofer crossover on the avr will affect speakers levels? In other words, after running YPAO if I want to try a different crossover setting than YPAO chose, would doing so...
Forum: Speakers   01-20-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 828
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, I'm ready to pull the trigger on the dayton...

Well, I'm ready to pull the trigger on the dayton audio sub-1200 but it's not available until February 10th and the price just went up by $20 to $149. I want to pay closer to $100 or at least ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-20-2015, 04:04 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Any ideas? Tips?

Any ideas? Tips?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-20-2015, 04:03 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Does anyone else have a mild rattling noise from...

Does anyone else have a mild rattling noise from the bd drive when playing a bd or DVD movie? Mine is on a smooth, flat, hard surface and does. I Googled it and some people said to put a folded up...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 03:46 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Interesting, the owners manual for the 675/775...

Interesting, the owners manual for the 675/775 said nothing specific about eq but I guess it was implied when it said some features would be disabled.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 01:30 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Just to clarify, the pure direct mode has nothing...

Just to clarify, the pure direct mode has nothing to do with the eq modes/settings. I should have not mentioned the two so close to one another as the names used by Yamaha can be counterintuitive or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Is eq'ing the speakers generally a good thing or...

Is eq'ing the speakers generally a good thing or bad thing vs. letting them provide their native frequency response (eq off or through)?

Also, the pure direct or direct mode I'm referring to ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 08:22 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Do most here prefer dynamic range maximum or...

Do most here prefer dynamic range maximum or standard? Assuming a level of ambient noise just under 40 dB or so (typical levels).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 08:17 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Seems if I don't know what peq does on my 375, I...

Seems if I don't know what peq does on my 375, I would be better off leaving it in the off position (called through on the 675 and 775).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 08:14 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
What's reflected sound control? Also, are there...

What's reflected sound control? Also, are there any other differences between my model and yamaha's best with regards to YPAO?

A side question is what is the point of direct mode, which...
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