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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 04:19 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Sure. It would be good if Audyssey did develop...

Sure. It would be good if Audyssey did develop their product as they have now fallen substantially behind the SOTA, unsurprisingly since no development has been done in about 5 years now. Sadly, it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 04:16 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
And no matter how Audyssey responds to that 7dB...

And no matter how Audyssey responds to that 7dB peak, whether it cuts it by 7dB, or by 3dB or ignores it altogether, its solution is bound to impact the other seat which did not have the peak to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 04:08 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Quoting out of context ought to be beneath you....

Quoting out of context ought to be beneath you. You omitted that I was not even specifically referencing Audyssey here by not quoting the first part of the sentence which you selectively quoted:...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 04:05 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
You have interpreted me correctly. Room EQ cannot...

You have interpreted me correctly. Room EQ cannot fix problems it cannot fix. The type of problems I was discussing can be fixed by speaker placement optimisation, acoustic treatments and adjustment...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 04:02 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
No it is not wrong. Explain how electronic EQ can...

No it is not wrong. Explain how electronic EQ can correct a 7dB peak at seat number 4 without affecting the same frequency heard at seat number 2.

Say the peak is at 400Hz. Audyssey measures using...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 03:42 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
It may be possible but Audyssey can't do it. With...

It may be possible but Audyssey can't do it. With one exception (IIRC) everyone who has done the Sub Distance tweak reported a significant improvement around the splice - there are exemplar graphs in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 01:41 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Not that I know of - and certainly not in the...

Not that I know of - and certainly not in the "affordable" category.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 01:38 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Audyssey does calculate the combined response. A...

Audyssey does calculate the combined response. A calculated response is less accurate than a measured response, which is why it is almost always possible to improve on Audyssey's calculated delays...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2015, 01:36 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
If you really don't know how to optimise speaker...

If you really don't know how to optimise speaker and sub placement, which I find hard to believe, then you need www.google.com
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
A couple of posters have referred to "one seat...

A couple of posters have referred to "one seat solutions" and "area solutions" or multi-seat solutions. First, there is nothing wrong with optimising for one seat. Many people use their HTs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 04:46 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Read the Guide.

Read the Guide.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 04:46 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I wouldn’t worry about it - it's wrong anyway.

I wouldn’t worry about it - it's wrong anyway.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 04:44 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
It's not just a limitation of Audyssey - AFAIK...

It's not just a limitation of Audyssey - AFAIK there are no REQ solutions which measure the combined response of the speakers and the subs. Nor is it a limitation determined by the AVR manufacturers,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
You can do it "blind" but I doubt you will get...

You can do it "blind" but I doubt you will get good results. The method detailed in the Sub Distance Tweak Guide has been developed by people who really know what they are doing - I can only suggest...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 01:24 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
If you believe that you will believe anything. So...

If you believe that you will believe anything. So you think all mixes produced in all mixing rooms conform to a common standard????

Here:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Heaven forbid that anyone would want to use their...

Heaven forbid that anyone would want to use their own preference instead of Chris Kyrakakis's preference! After all, why on earth would anyone want their system to sound the way they want it to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 01:08 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Why on earth would it seem like it "almost...

Why on earth would it seem like it "almost wouldn’t work?" I've explained above exactly why it works and how it overcomes a limitation in room EQ systems like Audyssey.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 01:07 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Heaven forbid that anyone would want to use their...

Heaven forbid that anyone would want to use their own preference instead of Chris Kyriakakis's preference! After all, why should anyone want their system to sound the way they want it to sound, when...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 11:28 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
He didn't "make a discovery". The sub distance...

He didn't "make a discovery". The sub distance tweak has been known about for years.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 11:27 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
It's not heresy. In fact it is recommended and...

It's not heresy. In fact it is recommended and sensible. The reason is that at no time does Audyssey ever measure the combined response of the subs plus mains, so it cannot get the response around...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Duplicate post cannot be deleted. The constant...

Duplicate post cannot be deleted. The constant 'database errors' are making this thread very difficult to use.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Mark Seaton, owner and founder of Seaton...

Mark Seaton, owner and founder of Seaton Submersives, knows more about electrical engineering and acoustics than any of the self-professed "experts" in this thread, and he advises how to use miniDSP...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 11:12 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yes indeed. I am sure that the better method is...

Yes indeed. I am sure that the better method is the one outlined in the user manual.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 11:10 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yes, right. IDK what was going on when I tried...

Yes, right. IDK what was going on when I tried using the individual channel sliders. It was as if the settings on the sliders had been added or subtracted from the calibrated levels in some way - the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-27-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
User Guide method - I've never even read the...

User Guide method - I've never even read the inline help.
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