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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2016, 08:34 AM
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Also need to know amp gain and max power of all...

Also need to know amp gain and max power of all the amp and speaker models in use to give the best answer but as long as you can turn the volume to 0 dB (or if that's too loud, say -10 dB) with no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2016, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Home user comfort zone is to have absolute...

Home user comfort zone is to have absolute control of amp choice. A mysterious amp inside the speaker takes that away, unless (try explaining this) it's a subwoofer. Having to run AC cables or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2016, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
It was later clarified with info I posted here a...

It was later clarified with info I posted here a long time ago regarding chip suppliers. In the link below, paragraph 5 has related info:

www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=19473...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2016, 02:34 PM
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It depends on what runs into clipping first - the...

It depends on what runs into clipping first - the preamp or the amp. AVM 60 max output voltage is 4.2 Vrms RCA / 8.4 Vrms XLR, which is a lot more than typically needed therefore very unlikely to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2016, 03:24 AM
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You may be the only one who can answer that. ...

You may be the only one who can answer that. Whatever works is fine - enjoyment is the whole point - but all along you have been evaluating treble quality through speakers that you now say do not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2016, 02:43 PM
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Repositioning the antennas could help - they work...

Repositioning the antennas could help - they work best when perpendicular to one another, weird as it may look. Keep in mind that large metal objects nearby can block the signal (19" racks are no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2016, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Note that LAN connection and the MCU use separate...

Note that LAN connection and the MCU use separate addresses. Only the MRX 520 uses one address due to wired LAN, no Play-Fi.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2016, 02:39 PM
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In other words ARC was doing its job all along...

In other words ARC was doing its job all along and what you need is the right speakers for the application, or a conventional equalizer to fix that problem. Taking processing power away from ARC's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2016, 02:30 PM
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ARC-1 allows correction to 20 kHz in the AVM and...

ARC-1 allows correction to 20 kHz in the AVM and D series prepros it's used with, and to 5 kHz in MRX gen1. The reason is the available processing power though from the start we advised proceeding...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2016, 10:21 AM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Easy - highlight FM and press Input. Additional...

Easy - highlight FM and press Input. Additional info is in the help at the bottom of that setup screen.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2016, 08:39 AM
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Blind testing requires level matching within 0.1...

Blind testing requires level matching within 0.1 dB. The steps in MRX are 1 dB therefore unless you had a means of trimming level externally, you ran an informal test. Even a 0.5 dB volume control...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2016, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
If two speakers in a stereo arrangement are...

If two speakers in a stereo arrangement are playing the same content such as a mono vocal, but one speaker is louder, you're going to hear the sound coming from that direction instead of from right...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2016, 08:22 AM
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^ I'm sure you recall the time when you had your...

^ I'm sure you recall the time when you had your previous MRX and experienced a sort of distortion when playing a specific piece of music. Once you sent your .arc file and info about the music to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2016, 03:45 PM
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^ Looking for answers still comes down to...

^ Looking for answers still comes down to reproducibility. ARC was never known to do what you're describing so to make sure nothing was missed please contact tech support and provide additional info...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2016, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
^ In the level calibration menu, change all...

^ In the level calibration menu, change all speaker levels (not Dolby Offset - leave it at 0) in one of the profiles by the same amount, for example, in profile 4 set all levels except Dolby Offset...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2016, 06:43 AM
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If I was to say I heard no difference, what then?...

If I was to say I heard no difference, what then? Besides, that's not how we do things. We use blind testing and many people, but both of our rooms built for such a purpose have been occupied with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2016, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
^ That could also be expected behaviour. As the...

^ That could also be expected behaviour. As the software release notes say, ARC file needs to be reloaded (or run new measurement) after updating a unit that just had very old software in it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2016, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
^ He asked how I would do it. They're not the...

^ He asked how I would do it. They're not the only ways. Audio recording software can create and save a sine wave file, say 10 or 15 kHz for a few seconds. That's a signal generator. Then the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2016, 09:47 PM
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Or looking at it another way, hardware capable of...

Or looking at it another way, hardware capable of instantly repairing itself through a simple menu selection? That would be useful. But seriously, if you haven't contacted tech support then the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2016, 02:31 PM
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I don't know about that last part but things can...

I don't know about that last part but things can be said about going for a drive to see whether a difference is felt after making changes to an engine vs measuring with a dynamometer.

With your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-21-2016, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
^ with an Audio Precision or similar analyzer, or...

^ with an Audio Precision or similar analyzer, or in its absence with a sine wave generator connected to the preamp's input and an oscilloscope to its output.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-20-2016, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
Test equipment measures considerably beyond that,...

Test equipment measures considerably beyond that, as indicated by the MRX and AVM spec pages. What is your curve showing from 300 Hz to 10 kHz?


It acts on the range set in Targets though since...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-20-2016, 07:31 AM
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I don't know what gave that idea. First look at...

I don't know what gave that idea. First look at your equalization graph in Tools / Curve Viewer. It shows what the equalizer is doing to the frequency response. If max eq is set to 200 Hz, this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-20-2016, 07:05 AM
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There would be too many variables. Frequency...

There would be too many variables. Frequency response of the unit should be measured at the outputs of the unit.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-20-2016, 06:55 AM
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Posted By Nick @ Anthem
It is normal for the graph to update once...

It is normal for the graph to update once clicking away from a text box which was just changed.
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