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Forum: Latest Industry News   08-20-2014, 03:53 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Hahaha. Now that would be a good step forward :)

Hahaha. Now that would be a good step forward :)
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-20-2014, 03:50 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Agreed. I felt a little sorry for the attendees...

Agreed. I felt a little sorry for the attendees at my second demo because STID was just miles behind the 'other' clips I heard at my first demo. And the second demo was for the press too, so it was...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-20-2014, 03:46 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yep. Everyone I spoke to in London was impressed....

Yep. Everyone I spoke to in London was impressed. And the preference in London was for the Atmos speakers. The HT demo room in London was very good - a great facsimile of a typical HT room IMO. I...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-20-2014, 03:39 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Quite. "Preferring A over B" seems to have become...

Quite. "Preferring A over B" seems to have become conflated with "Neither A nor B works" which is just plain not so.
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 01:24 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
That's odd. It definitely worked in London.

That's odd. It definitely worked in London.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
There is currently only one technology which...

There is currently only one technology which isn't an upmix of legacy technology: Atmos.

PLIIz, Neo:X and DSX are all upmix algorithms from basic 5.1. PLIIz has been replaced in Atmos AVRs with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By kbarnes701
One of the things I will be sure to try is...

One of the things I will be sure to try is configuring the rearmost ceiling speakers as Top Rear as well as as Top Middle. I am out of spec for Top Rear here, but it has to be worth a try to see...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
I am very envious. I'd love to make a HT like...

I am very envious. I'd love to make a HT like yours will be!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 11:37 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Thanks - you're welcome! It depends on the...

Thanks - you're welcome!

It depends on the angles and on the separation distance between the various speakers, as described in the article. If you can meet the specified angles for Front Height...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Exactly - which is why I said people will be...

Exactly - which is why I said people will be happy with either ;)



Indeed. Just as I, for example, can't have rear surrounds, unfortunately.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Well what you can't have with a small room is the...

Well what you can't have with a small room is the sheer physical distance between speakers that you can have with a bigger room. For example, if the left surround and front right speaker are 20 feet...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Sorry - typo - I meant the 3040 of course.

Sorry - typo - I meant the 3040 of course.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 09:56 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Thanks bp!

Thanks bp!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 09:55 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Thanks, Eric. IIRC Marantz used to have a...

Thanks, Eric. IIRC Marantz used to have a reputation for a 'warm' sound, which I can understand many people liking, but I am after as close to 100% neutrality and transparency to the source as I can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Thanks JD.

Thanks JD.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 09:49 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
AIUI there is nothing wrong with using...

AIUI there is nothing wrong with using conventional two-way designs per se. Just bear in the mind that Atmos ceiling speakers need a nice, wide dispersion pattern. Also, you will need to be a few...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 09:41 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Here you are....

Here you are. (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1574386-official-dolby-atmos-thread-home-theater-version-139.html#post26586857) :)

If you don't want to read it all,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 09:40 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Yes Audyssey XT32 will do a pretty good job of...

Yes Audyssey XT32 will do a pretty good job of timbre matching the speakers. As Roger taught me recently, timbre matching speakers is 'old school' stuff from the days before we had EQ. Not so much...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 07:16 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Thanks Selden. I suspected as much. So, nothing...

Thanks Selden. I suspected as much. So, nothing there for me then... back to Denon.... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
None in the UK because we don't even have the...

None in the UK because we don't even have the silly little mains plugs that the rest of Europe uses, and you can't insert banana plugs into our mains outlets unless you are very, very determined (as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 07:09 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
This is covered in my report - straight from...

This is covered in my report - straight from Dolby itself.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 07:07 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
From the demos I have heard, which were in pretty...

From the demos I have heard, which were in pretty small demo rooms, yes. The 5.1 (+ front heights with PLIIz) sound in my room is amazing. So I expect it will be even more amazing when I add 4...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 07:04 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Of the demos that have taken place so far, the...

Of the demos that have taken place so far, the Atmos speakers were universally preferred in every demo except the one in NYC. That latter may be a rogue. In NYC every person attending could easily...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-19-2014, 07:00 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
If a movie hasn't had a theatrical release in a...

If a movie hasn't had a theatrical release in a format, what do you think its chances are of being specially remixed in that format for Bluray?



True but not really relevant. They use DTS...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-19-2014, 06:52 AM
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Posted By kbarnes701
Supplementary question JD, if I may... Do...

Supplementary question JD, if I may...

Do you think the Marantz is better than the X5200 then? What justifies its higher price? Thx.
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