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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-06-2016, 03:44 PM
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Posted By gurkey
If I recall everything correctly, a Japanese...

If I recall everything correctly, a Japanese website mentioned several days ago, that Yamaha is preparing another firmware update for midst of January 2017, which will add 15 Hz (manual) EQ support...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-30-2016, 12:44 AM
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Posted By gurkey
OT (?) I don't read this forum that often,...

OT (?)

I don't read this forum that often, but there always comes (in most Audyssey threads) that misconception up again and again, that Audyssey uses several "filters" per channel. Audyssey uses...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-24-2016, 05:59 AM
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Posted By gurkey
No. Class H has nothing to do with Class D. Class...

No. Class H has nothing to do with Class D. Class H is pure Class A/B with switched (stepped ?) power supply voltages. It usually starts with a lower voltage to increase efficency and switches to a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2016, 11:58 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Quite often triggers can (and will be) daisy...

Quite often triggers can (and will be) daisy chained, thus one trigger output could control many amps etc.
Emotiva, at least in the past, offered 12V trigger distribution devices as separate units,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2016, 11:54 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Audyssey has stated the correction range covered...

Audyssey has stated the correction range covered to be 10 Hz - 24 kHz (48kHz/2).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-14-2016, 08:25 AM
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Posted By gurkey
What makes me wonder somehow, that everyone seems...

What makes me wonder somehow, that everyone seems to talk about "the" Onkyo SQ.

All the new higher end models labled Onkyo are actually built by the Pioneer manufacturing subsidiary. The power...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-07-2016, 02:43 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Thumbs up Having the detected "distances" (delays) wrong...

Having the detected "distances" (delays) wrong has to be divided into two classes (your micro must be in the exact main listening position/seat at heads height during first measurement round):

a)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2016, 04:29 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Most volume manufacturers only fix "real" bugs...

Most volume manufacturers only fix "real" bugs with firmware updates if not stated otherwise beforehand.
Support usually stops when the product is been replaced by a newer version, which usually...
Forum: Speakers   06-10-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 227
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Posted By gurkey
I wrote about mounting the KEF 301s to the...

I wrote about mounting the KEF 301s to the ceiling as Top Front, Top Rear or Top Middle speakers. Then it is advisable to afix the foot with an additional screw so they can't slide / fall off.
Using...
Forum: Speakers   06-09-2016, 12:43 AM
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Posted By gurkey
I talked about the 301s. in my case I mounted...

I talked about the 301s. in my case I mounted them the way they where originaly delivered, facing the seating position and angled somewhat (slightly) downwards and inwards.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-04-2016, 11:41 AM
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Posted By gurkey
D & M charge the Auro 3D upgrade on a per license...

D & M charge the Auro 3D upgrade on a per license / unit basis. Thus there wouldn't be any reason to do a "sale/sell out" if those units and may be even Auro 3D would be (or are) discontinued. They...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-02-2016, 10:14 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Those prices, which leaked, take into account,...

Those prices, which leaked, take into account, that "street prices" are always lower than that. Thus MSRP is been adjusted accordingly upwards, so that everybody is making a "healthy" profit even by...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-01-2016, 10:48 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Most think, that the so called "Pro or...

Most think, that the so called "Pro or "Installer" version is something completely different than the "standard" XT32, but... the "Pro" version ultimately uses just the same algorithms as the XT32...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-30-2016, 09:02 AM
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Posted By gurkey
It was a typo, which escaped my attention... :) ...

It was a typo, which escaped my attention... :)
Corrected.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By gurkey
But beware :), modern class D designs might get...

But beware :), modern class D designs might get "warm" to the touch contrary to what's been previously stated, because they have to dissipate some wattage even in standby mode (PSU and amp modules)....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2016, 09:30 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Well, most AVRs should go lower (a lot) -...

Well, most AVRs should go lower (a lot) - depending on the measurement frequency used - as 6 Ohms impedance, because the majority of mainstream speakers nowadays are rated 4 - 8 Ohm impedance, which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2016, 06:11 AM
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Posted By gurkey
Don't think so. ARC (Anthem Room Corrction)...

Don't think so.

ARC (Anthem Room Corrction) is a product, which is owned solely by Anthem of Canada. It is not been licensed to others.
DIRAC can be licensed by other parties. Its a product...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By gurkey
You should read for yourself, whats been said...

You should read for yourself, whats been said about those and why they are "unconventional" compared to "old fashioned" class D amps. There are lots of white papers floating around about this and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By gurkey
...which shouldn't keep you from looking for...

...which shouldn't keep you from looking for listening experiences with new tech (i.e. class D) amps...
Times might be changing.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2016, 03:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By gurkey
http://www.directupload.net/file/d/4367/u882l9no_j...

http://www.directupload.net/file/d/4367/u882l9no_jpg.htm
A look inside the new Marantz PM10...
Hope this works...

The new PM10 contains 4 (!) switched mode (class D) power amps, working in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By gurkey
A picture usually tells more than a thousand...

A picture usually tells more than a thousand words... :)
Have a look at this photo in this post...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By gurkey
At least in the description on their web page it...

At least in the description on their web page it states "ICEpowered"... Not sure though...
Class D ist like Class A or Class A/B only a description of the working principle, but it doesn't say...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By gurkey
Just looked at them, but they seem to be ICEpower...

Just looked at them, but they seem to be ICEpower based.
Being a "conventional" Class D design, they are technically a completely different breed of Class D amps compared to the Hypex NCores....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By gurkey
There is a British manufacturer, who builds NCore...

There is a British manufacturer, who builds NCore amps based on the Hypex NCore NC500 modules for little money http://www.iqspeakers.co.uk/#!hypex-amps/avuyk. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2,761
Views: 129,961
Posted By gurkey
Because there is no "absolute" accurate...

Because there is no "absolute" accurate microphone, there is no reason of not using that supplied microphone for going down below 20 Hz as long as there is any well defined output down there. One...
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