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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 03:34 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
With the recent discussion regarding setting...

With the recent discussion regarding setting Dirac output levels when some speakers have higher sensitivity than others, I am suggesting that my "Calibration Guide" be modified as follows.

Current...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 03:13 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
While experimenting with the channel level...

While experimenting with the channel level sliders, I did notice/verify the following anomaly.

Let's say you adjust the individual channel sliders to a lower level, as shown below.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 03:07 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Kevin, I am trying to understand what you are...

Kevin, I am trying to understand what you are reporting. When I am in DLCT on the level-setting screen, when I press the left and right arrows, they respond exactly the way I would expect them to. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 01:13 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Just confirming. You can send the royalty...

Just confirming. You can send the royalty payment to my PayPal account. ;)
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 01:11 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Everything referenced in the guide pertains to...

Everything referenced in the guide pertains to users having a USB mic, either the UMIK-1 or the UMM-6. The mic you reference is an Audyssey mic, and is generally not considered appropriate for use...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 12:24 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Isn't that the approach I suggested? Thank you...

Isn't that the approach I suggested? Thank you for the nice diagram!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 07:38 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The project you posted looks like the Auto...

The project you posted looks like the Auto Targets. I thought you had made an attempt at custom targets. My quick observations:

- The left/right "before" response is a little choppy. While...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 07:26 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Nice. You avoided answering both questions. ...

Nice. You avoided answering both questions. Have you tried your solation to make sure it works? Do you think my approach would work as well?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 06:45 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Interesting. I have to admit, I have never seen...

Interesting. I have to admit, I have never seen anyone connect the output from one 88A into a second 88A. Is this a theory, or have you actually experimented with this type of implementation?

Do...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-29-2016, 06:37 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The guide and what you are calling the manual are...

The guide and what you are calling the manual are the same thing.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 04:49 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I don't think the answer has changed, at least...

I don't think the answer has changed, at least from my perspective. You need to present Dirac with a single combined sub signal that consolidates all three of your subs. Each of the subs needs a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 03:54 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I use the balanced sub out into a Balanced 2x4,...

I use the balanced sub out into a Balanced 2x4, and then into HSU ULS-15 subs. As shown in the gain structure diagram below, I measure 1.9V input to the 2x4, and .8V into the ULS-15's. I find this...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2016, 01:36 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Well, we don't know, do we? The point is to make...

Well, we don't know, do we? The point is to make everything the same if you are making a comparison. It is possible that the TV's up-scaler is better than the one in the Philips. Verify that the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 12:21 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I went back and re-read the OP, and I was...

I went back and re-read the OP, and I was mistaken, so never mind.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 12:02 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
One tail into the 88BM, and one tail directly to...

One tail into the 88BM, and one tail directly to his shaker, bypassing RC.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 09:46 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The point is that both sub outputs are carrying...

The point is that both sub outputs are carrying the same mono sub signal. Whether you use both outputs or a single output with a Y-cable, there is no difference.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2016, 07:14 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I may be wrong about how my set works, since my...

I may be wrong about how my set works, since my answer is based on what I thought I heard in the 940D thread. I have yet to purchase a UHD player, so my only experience with HDR has been with...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2016, 07:04 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
On my Sony (940D), it switches to Enhanced...

On my Sony (940D), it switches to Enhanced automatically when a HDR signal is detected, and then back to normal for other content. Does the 850C not behave in a similar manner? I ask because if you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 06:36 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Markus, if the speakers connected to the second...

Markus, if the speakers connected to the second 88BM are set to Small in the Pre-pro, then their low frequencies would be routed to the first 88BM over the sub channel. There would be no low...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 06:27 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The rear surrounds will receive whatever signal...

The rear surrounds will receive whatever signal is output from the rear surround connection on the 8802. So you could obviously swap the cable connection for the side and rear surrounds, but this...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-27-2016, 08:00 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The problem is that there are limited tools out...

The problem is that there are limited tools out there that allow DIY calibrations for rec.2020 at this time.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2016, 07:07 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
You need to configure the Onkyo for one sub,...

You need to configure the Onkyo for one sub, connect the sub1 output to the channel 3 input on the 88A (the sub input), connect the channel 3 output from the 88A to a single input on the 2x4, and use...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2016, 04:30 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
If ARC is not configured, it makes no difference...

If ARC is not configured, it makes no difference which HDMI port you use.



What? Optical is audio only. HDMI is still required for the video signal. This assumes, of course, that you are...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-27-2016, 03:13 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Many people have issues with ARC. Not...

Many people have issues with ARC. Not specifically on the 940D, but in general. The optical cable provides the same sound, and is generally less problematic.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2016, 02:04 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Yes. I know of some users who have all speakers...

Yes. I know of some users who have all speakers in one group. Perfectly acceptable.

Multiple subs should always be presented to Dirac as a single combined sub signal. If you have enough...
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