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Forum: Community News & Polls   05-11-2014, 11:29 AM
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Views: 15,451
Posted By gurkey
Onkyo PR-SC5509 3x Emotiva UPA-1 1x Emotiva...

Onkyo PR-SC5509
3x Emotiva UPA-1
1x Emotiva UPA-2
1x Emotiva UPA-7
DSPeaker AntiMode 8033c
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,865
Posted By gurkey
To me the new 2014 lineup seems to have dropped...

To me the new 2014 lineup seems to have dropped the more sophisticated room eq (Audyssey) for a lesser and much simpler algorithm called AccuEQ.
One of the reasons probably has to do with licensing...
Forum: Speakers   10-30-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,954
Views: 414,387
Posted By gurkey
The floorstands remove any hollowness from male...

The floorstands remove any hollowness from male voices and other instruments thus providing a very natural sounding soundstage but you need (a) really good sub(s) to support them down at the bottom.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,015
Posted By gurkey
The specs of today's "standard" DACs are quite...

The specs of today's "standard" DACs are quite good and any miniscule differences mentioned are beyond audibility by scientific measures.
Thus you won't find many hopping on this waggon because...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-28-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 71,736
Views: 5,978,952
Posted By gurkey
Quote:My opinion is they were so far ahead of...

Quote:My opinion is they were so far ahead of the curve, that almost all consumer electronics are either just catching up, or have forfeited the race.


Hey, good joke, really...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 71,736
Views: 5,978,952
Posted By gurkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by comfynumb http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/795421/official-audyssey-thread-faq-in-post-1/65640#post_23830359)

THX has always...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-12-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 69,727
Posted By gurkey
From my experience from the past there won't,...

From my experience from the past there won't, because Onkyo never added new capabilities to an older model.
It always comes with a hardware update meaning a new model.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 18,294
Posted By gurkey
You should not change the calculated crossover...

You should not change the calculated crossover frequencies to the sub for those speakers, which have been already set above the suggested 80 Hz, just those, which have been set lower.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By gurkey
The DACs available today, which are built into...

The DACs available today, which are built into AV components, have reached a level of quality, that their eventual differences, if any, are beyond audibility in contrary, what some are proclaiming....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 69,727
Posted By gurkey
By experience from past model series you are...

By experience from past model series you are well advised to always use a fan for the 3010/5010, especially when mounted inside a cabinet.
Just touch the casings surface at the back and feel the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,695
Posted By gurkey
License fees, probably...

License fees, probably...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By gurkey
Take a look at the Seaton Submersive. They are...

Take a look at the Seaton Submersive.
They are supposed to be in a class of their own and have won almost every contest / comparison I know of. They are available in several finishes and are still...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-10-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 65,961
Posted By gurkey
Because i got several AVRs using Audyssey mikes...

Because i got several AVRs using Audyssey mikes I will check if they all are of the same type...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-10-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 65,961
Posted By gurkey
I got the later one - ACM1H - with my 3009...

I got the later one - ACM1H - with my 3009 originally, silver colored, which is identical to the one supplied with the 5009.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-07-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 71,736
Views: 5,978,952
Posted By gurkey
Manufacturer. Audyssey supplies only the...

Manufacturer.
Audyssey supplies only the measuring logic / algorithms.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-07-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,203
Views: 249,360
Posted By gurkey
You mentioned the two "good" room correction...

You mentioned the two "good" room correction systems measured by Dr. Rich.
Those ones left out then must be the even "better" ones, aren't they http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/wink.gif
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 18,298
Posted By gurkey
Being an owner of several big Onkyo AVRs, I...

Being an owner of several big Onkyo AVRs, I don't know of any case, where a ventilated AVR failed if this had been done right from the beginning. Most of the time ventilation has been added only...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 142,301
Posted By gurkey
Yeah, he got that brand new miniature nuclear...

Yeah, he got that brand new miniature nuclear power plant for home use in his back yard hidden inside the dogs shelter...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 17,195
Views: 1,269,818
Posted By gurkey
Directional audio cables ? You must be joking....

Directional audio cables ?
You must be joking.
There never were and have been "directional" audio cables. It transfers AC type information. How could it ever be directional...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 846
Posted By gurkey
Audyssey is a (half-) automated process, which...

Audyssey is a (half-) automated process, which is modeled for standard conditions in todays living rooms.
Its outcome highly depends on the how and where the measuring mic has been setup. This...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By gurkey
First of all the Onkyo has Audyssey MultEQ XT32...

First of all the Onkyo has Audyssey MultEQ XT32 (?) on-board which is (usually) much better in EQ than a manual EQ. I don't understand, why you don't use that instead of the PEQ.
Secondary if your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 142,301
Posted By gurkey
That channel 5 has a problem. This may be due...

That channel 5 has a problem.
This may be due to all sorts of things: cold soldering points, lose strands of the connected speaker cable touching each other (on either side: amp or speaker). a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-16-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,709
Posted By gurkey
Because "new" AVRs don't have that much in...

Because "new" AVRs don't have that much in common with the older generation A/V receivers.
You got a lot of horsepower under the hood now, like different video "processors" and several DSPs plus...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 71,736
Views: 5,978,952
Posted By gurkey
This seems to be a problem of mic positioning...

This seems to be a problem of mic positioning and eventually speaker placement in correspondence to the mic during measurement.
Different mic characteristics, minute deviations from the original...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17,195
Views: 1,269,818
Posted By gurkey
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by VINYLFREAK4 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/781208/emotiva-thread-q-a-technical-talk-only/15960#post_23200269)

No...
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