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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 08:09 PM
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Posted By craig john
Well, success! :) Finally! The "Play...

Well, success! :) Finally!

The "Play Stimulus Error" was diagnosed by Tech Support as a communication failure between the computer and the 88A. I think the problem was related to the cable. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 04:05 PM
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Posted By craig john
Note that I did not reset the Output Volume or...

Note that I did not reset the Output Volume or the Channel Volumes to zero. That happened when the error message came up.

Craig
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 03:57 PM
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Posted By craig john
After a reset to factory defaults and a DSP...

After a reset to factory defaults and a DSP refresh I get this:


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=852690&thumb=1

:confused: and :(

Craig
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 09:49 AM
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Posted By craig john
Yes. But this is a new calibration run.

Yes. But this is a new calibration run.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 09:45 AM
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Posted By craig john
Now I'm getting a "Play Stimulus Failed"...

Now I'm getting a "Play Stimulus Failed" message!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 09:40 AM
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Posted By craig john
Interesting.... the individual channel levels...

Interesting.... the individual channel levels follow the same pattern as the final trim results. IOW the L,C & R are within 1 dB of each other, and they measure at 69 dB, and the surrounds and sub...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 09:18 AM
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Posted By craig john
My speakers are rated at 94 dB L,C & R and 92.5...

My speakers are rated at 94 dB L,C & R and 92.5 for the surrounds. I didn't measure the SPL of the tones at the MLP, but I will do so. I don't know either why the input gain was so much higher than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 09:10 AM
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Posted By craig john
Nope. All max'd out.

Nope. All max'd out.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 09:02 AM
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Posted By craig john
I re-ran the calibration using "Jerry's Method." ...

I re-ran the calibration using "Jerry's Method." I ran the "Chair" configuration. I set the Output Volume at 40 and the Input Gain ended up at +18 to get the left channel tone to read -12. On the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By craig john
Thx. :)

Thx. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2015, 11:37 AM
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Posted By craig john
Thanks Jerry. I still don't understand though....

Thanks Jerry. I still don't understand though. :o If you have the Volume Control on the front of the unit at, say, 50% when you run a calibration, and then max out the output volume slider and exit...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By craig john
I will do that later today. Thanks. 10...

I will do that later today. Thanks.


10 full spins??? I'm sorry but that's just dumb. I realize the 88A doesn't have any video output capability so an OSD would be impractical, but why no a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2015, 08:51 AM
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Posted By craig john
I ran my initial calibration with the DLCT...

I ran my initial calibration with the DLCT instructions you linked here. I was not pleased with the results. I too noticed that the sweeps were very low in volume. They also sounded very...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2015, 02:51 PM
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Posted By craig john
Ran into a couple of glitches today that can't be...

Ran into a couple of glitches today that can't be solved on a Sunday. Back at it tomorrow. :(

Craig
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By craig john
Thanks for the replies on the question of Wides...

Thanks for the replies on the question of Wides vs. Rears. I'll definitely leave out the Rears and include the Wides.

A couple more questions...

I have two devices in my system that only...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2015, 09:00 PM
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Posted By craig john
This will be my last off-topic post in this...

This will be my last off-topic post in this thread...

DS, you clearly need to learn some things about Coach Lombardi. Fortunately for you, NFL Network is showing the 2-part Series Vince...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2015, 08:21 PM
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Posted By craig john
Thanks. That's what I'm thinking too. I feel...

Thanks. That's what I'm thinking too. I feel like all the speakers "forward" of the side surrounds should be timbre-matched as much as possible. Leaving out the Wides would result in a significant...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2015, 08:08 PM
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Posted By craig john
A question for the group: I have a 9 speaker...

A question for the group:

I have a 9 speaker system... the standard 7 channels plus Wides. My system can be viewed at the link in my signature. Which speaker set should I leave out from the 88A?...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-18-2015, 07:20 PM
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Posted By craig john
:rolleyes: My "unsophisticated" system has...

:rolleyes:

My "unsophisticated" system has an output requirement of 115 dB at 10 Hz with no compression. I wish to be able to reproduce everything that is recorded on my BulRays. However, for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By craig john
"Better"??? I have often recommended the Geddes...

"Better"??? I have often recommended the Geddes technique of multi-subwoofer integration. However, I only do so for systems with one "good" sub and one or more "lesser" or "filler" subs. In these...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-15-2015, 07:58 PM
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Posted By craig john
Sound can definitely be transmitted to the...

Sound can definitely be transmitted to the neighbors. I have a friend who owns a practice studio for big name bands, (he's had Katy Perry, Metallica and U2, among others.) When it first opened up,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-15-2015, 07:07 AM
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Posted By craig john
If by "... adjust Audyssey settings... to my...

If by "... adjust Audyssey settings... to my preference," you mean that you can adjust the 9-band graphic EQ in your receiver to your preference, you should be aware that Audyssey's EQ settings are...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-14-2015, 04:53 PM
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Posted By craig john
Mine have been on continuously for about 6 years....

Mine have been on continuously for about 6 years. ;)

Craig
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 06:17 AM
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Posted By craig john
Link please.

Link please.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2015, 06:25 PM
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Posted By craig john
There is no mandate to use 80 Hz crossovers with...

There is no mandate to use 80 Hz crossovers with Audyssey. It's a suggested starting point for speakers with LF extension to below 80 Hz. You are certainly free to use a 60 Hz or even a 40 Hz...
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