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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
OK - but you know what filters you are using I...

OK - but you know what filters you are using I guess - their frequency, Q and level? I assume the XMC-1 will tell you this?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
How cute is that!

How cute is that!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 01:23 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
It wouldn’t work ;)

It wouldn’t work ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 01:23 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
If you are having to ask that, then you won't...

If you are having to ask that, then you won't have read the Audyssey 101, linked in my sig. I'd advise reading it and following each step to the letter if you are new to Audyssey. This will ensure...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Maybe - but chances are it will cost as much as...

Maybe - but chances are it will cost as much as an Atmos AVR, so there's not much to be gained.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:49 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
So what he means by 'voiced similarly' is 'a...

So what he means by 'voiced similarly' is 'a similar FR across the audible spectrum'? Why not say that then - then we all know what it means. 'Voiced similarly' sounds like something straight out of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:28 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
OK. I was interested to see how many you used and...

OK. I was interested to see how many you used and what values for frequency, Q and level you gave them. REW lets you see all this info in a window if you click the 'EQ Filters' at the top of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:26 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
You'll have to ask the manufacturer if they don't...

You'll have to ask the manufacturer if they don't publish this information on their website or in their speaker literature. Good luck! ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:22 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
All you need is some graph paper, a pencil, a...

All you need is some graph paper, a pencil, a ruler and a protractor. Draw a scale diagram using the graph paper and pencil. Mark where your ears are when you are sitting in the MLP. Take the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
That pretty much means choosing a 'pro' brand...

That pretty much means choosing a 'pro' brand like Tannoy, JBL etc then. Do any of the 'hi-fi' speaker makers publish this information? And if not, one has to wonder why... even my little,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:11 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Hahahaha. If I looked like my avatar, I'd have...

Hahahaha. If I looked like my avatar, I'd have surgery. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
What does 'voiced similarly' mean, other than...

What does 'voiced similarly' mean, other than some sort of marketing speak? I asked you this before but you didn't answer.



There is some truth in this wrt to 'hi-fi' or 'audiophile' speakers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 05:26 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
This Audyssey FAQ answer has a source and more...

This Audyssey FAQ answer has a source and more info on the type of cable needed:

d)7. Can I extend the Audyssey mic cable?...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 03:42 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I’d say you have done a pretty good job so far,...

I’d say you have done a pretty good job so far, which shows the value of the onboard PEQ.

Can you show the filters you are using, and how many?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 03:34 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Agreed. The Leaf trailer enabled me to point (and...

Agreed. The Leaf trailer enabled me to point (and I actually did!) to where the sound was in the room. If Kris's demo didn't enable him to do this, then there was something wrong with the demo. One...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 03:31 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I always test at close to Reference, just to...

I always test at close to Reference, just to avoid problems of the sort you describe, which do seem to me to have a bearing on what you are hearing. I do this so that I can eliminate some other...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 03:29 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
If you play an Atmos Bluray on a non-Atmos AVR...

If you play an Atmos Bluray on a non-Atmos AVR then you get the 5.1/7.1 soundtrack just as you have always done. If you had height speakers and rear surrounds, you would need to use an upmixer of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 03:27 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I get that from my 25 year old two channel music...

I get that from my 25 year old two channel music system ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 03:26 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
LOL. He should be so lucky.

LOL. He should be so lucky.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 03:26 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
As will competent EQ for all practical purposes.

As will competent EQ for all practical purposes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 03:22 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
What does "voice the same" mean? Do you mean...

What does "voice the same" mean? Do you mean that the in-room response of all speakers should measure similarly? If so, then that is what a well set up system does when you EQ it competently. And...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 02:47 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Easy enough if you use those little wire...

Easy enough if you use those little wire connector thingies. And easily removed afterwards when you put the speakers back.




:) I have been that man :) Some time ago now, and not with...
Forum: Latest Industry News   09-16-2014, 02:42 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
You've pretty much hit on it. DTS-UHD seems to...

You've pretty much hit on it. DTS-UHD seems to be some way off - they have no cinema releases and have made no announcements about the likely date of appearance of Bluray titles with DTS-UHD. There...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 02:35 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Always check the FAQ.... ;) d)7. Can I...

Always check the FAQ.... ;)

d)7. Can I extend the Audyssey mic cable? (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?p=21782993.html?highlight=#d7)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Excellent. I dropped out of the REW thread some...

Excellent. I dropped out of the REW thread some time back when it was invaded by people I don't really get along with. But you are in good hands with Jerry and co...
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