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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-08-2014, 11:58 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Anyone else having problems with this forum? I...

Anyone else having problems with this forum? I get notifications of some posts that I can't see and often no notifications for new posts. Seems very screwed up.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-08-2014, 12:37 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Or even more basic. Take the Bryston BDP player....

Or even more basic. Take the Bryston BDP player. The Juli@ card they use has SPDIF output on it which normally goes to a breakout cable which is RCA terminated. Bryston merely interrupt the signal at...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-07-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Toslink can be made to handle up to 125Mbps.

Toslink can be made to handle up to 125Mbps.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-07-2014, 06:39 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Email John at Theta. I'm sure he will be back to...

Email John at Theta. I'm sure he will be back to you in the flashest of flashes...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-06-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By stevekale
AES EBU in consumer gear is one of those cases...

AES EBU in consumer gear is one of those cases that Morris alluded to in articles discussed here earlier. It is sold as being better (without context) and soon enough people simply demand it without...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-06-2014, 02:36 PM
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Yes. There's only so far you can go before...

Yes. There's only so far you can go before you've got to resort to liberal cake icing. The problem is that many think it is a panacea for bad baking. As I have said many times here before, go as far...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-06-2014, 02:27 PM
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Posted By stevekale
Man, give me some of that stuff PeterS is...

Man, give me some of that stuff PeterS is smoking! If a file is loaded in memory prior to playback and converted to LPCM in memory prior to playback, how can the container it was in make a...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-06-2014, 02:17 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Ah yes. Sorry I missed giving you that tip. Have...

Ah yes. Sorry I missed giving you that tip. Have a good weekend also - not a long one here and the weather sucks so low opportunity cost. Glad it got working for you!

Now start thinking about...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-05-2014, 04:02 PM
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Posted By stevekale
FWIW, I went back into Dirac on my system. Same...

FWIW, I went back into Dirac on my system. Same problem here now. The only other thing I did last time was to uninstall and reinstall the Dirac Live software.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-05-2014, 12:36 PM
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Posted By stevekale
If you have no problem finding the driver and USB...

If you have no problem finding the driver and USB Serial Device showing in device manager before you start and at the start of the Dirac calibration process you see your CB IV then my bet is that at...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-05-2014, 07:10 AM
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Posted By stevekale
I'm going from memory… to delete the device (e.g....

I'm going from memory… to delete the device (e.g. FT32R USB UART ) you can right-click on it in Device Manager and select delete.

You have to be very careful with USB connections (mic and...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-05-2014, 12:56 AM
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Posted By stevekale
So you registered with Dirac, got the email with...

So you registered with Dirac, got the email with the download link and have Dirac installed. Good progress.

I had problems the first time because Windows couldn't find the serial driver needed....
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   07-04-2014, 08:47 AM
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Posted By stevekale
do you have your Dirac code from Theta?

do you have your Dirac code from Theta?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-26-2014, 04:30 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Can Have a look at the guide I linked to...

Can

Have a look at the guide I linked to previously. A lot of your questions will be answered by it (plus extrapolation beyond a stereo setup).
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-25-2014, 12:02 AM
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Posted By stevekale
By a bigger set of amps? :eek: The input...

By a bigger set of amps? :eek:

The input volume is just to ensure you get good measurements. It doesn't affect the output volume.

Dirac Live is biased towards attenuation because you don't...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-24-2014, 11:49 PM
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Posted By stevekale
Looks like Theta have been diligently checking re...

Looks like Theta have been diligently checking re calibration orientation since I went back to them again asking them to check once more. I just received a new set of calibration files for 90 degree...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-24-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Let's rephrase the very starting point because it...

Let's rephrase the very starting point because it is important:

Let's assume B is the mic with the flatter response, and natively measures flat at 10kHz. A, the less flat mic, measures -1dB at...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-23-2014, 06:29 AM
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Posted By stevekale
This conversation gets more hilarious by the...

This conversation gets more hilarious by the minute. Next you guys will be arguing over the conditions and competency under which the mic was calibrated because surely that matters most as the whole...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-20-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Pg 16 "Use the view selector R to better...

Pg 16

"Use the view selector R to better localise the microphone positions"
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-20-2014, 07:29 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Look at section 3.4.1 of the document/guide I...

Look at section 3.4.1 of the document/guide I linked to above. Right in the middle of the screen, under the sofa (or chair) is a blue drop down menu allowing you to select the view. For me the...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-20-2014, 12:10 AM
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Posted By stevekale
That's why the default view is the 3/4 one. It...

That's why the default view is the 3/4 one. It shows you they are not on the same horizontal or vertical plane.

As I said awhile ago, the first measurement is for the sweet spot. The others are...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-20-2014, 12:08 AM
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Posted By stevekale
You would have to be very, very quick. It's not...

You would have to be very, very quick. It's not designed to allow time for mic repositioning.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-19-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By stevekale
Have a look at section 4.2.2 of this: ...

Have a look at section 4.2.2 of this:

http://www.minidsp.com/images/documents/Dirac%20Series%20-%20DDRC-22%20User%20Manual.pdf

While I have not checked the software version installed with my...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-19-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By stevekale
I should be more specific. Each speaker is...

I should be more specific. Each speaker is measured separately. Curves for the front, surround and rear speakers are set as pairs.

You would have to be quite adept at quickly reorienting the mic...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   06-19-2014, 06:59 AM
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Posted By stevekale
Can, you may want to use the software for a bit...

Can, you may want to use the software for a bit before you respond in detail. We could easily engage on each of these points in detail but I have no intention to do so except to address very briefly...
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