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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-05-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 17,646
Posted By Okv
Depends on the horn, really. If you look at...

Depends on the horn, really.
If you look at spl output numbers isolated.

A bass horn can be designed and tuned in very different ways, but roughly you can say the output depends more on the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-03-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 17,646
Posted By Okv
Testing often trumps simplified theory when it...

Testing often trumps simplified theory when it comes to audio.
It is possible to simulate and predict almost everything, but the simulation can not tell you how you perceive the sound.

In my...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-03-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 17,646
Posted By Okv
I have some of Tipper already. You must check...

I have some of Tipper already.
You must check out things like Flashbulb, Blue Sky Black Death.

About the damping - on the front wall, as I understand it:
The sound that is radiated from the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 17,646
Posted By Okv
Great system you have now, I think it looks great...

Great system you have now, I think it looks great as well.

Isobarik is a bad idea, basically you will only achieve to use 2 drivers for the performance of 1.

From the pictures I see there may...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-24-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,090
Posted By Okv
Great build. You can use the tone controls...

Great build.

You can use the tone controls - assuming you use an avr/processor - to adjust the tilt, quick and easy to try: ...
Forum: Speakers   01-24-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,140
Posted By Okv
The IM distortion does invalidate the mentioned...

The IM distortion does invalidate the mentioned study.

If the test signals consisted of an audible signal + switching on/off >20K signal:

Case 1 - no uhf: Signal = lowfreq
Case 2 - adding...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-19-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 362
Posted By Okv
Yes, this illustrates some of the problems in...

Yes, this illustrates some of the problems in trying to do controlled listening tests for the purpose of getting objective evaluation of audio reproduction quality.

Because we know this is time...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-04-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
FilmMixer, if you find my post offensive, I...

FilmMixer, if you find my post offensive, I regret that, as it was not my intention.

I have expressed my point of view, and feel no need to elaborate more on this subject now, as this is not...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-03-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
None of those issues you point out are valid, for...

None of those issues you point out are valid, for very different reasons.
I will comment briefly on two of them:

An x-curve equalization fix would seem like an appropriate and also necessary...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-03-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
In what way is my room, or anyone elses room for...

In what way is my room, or anyone elses room for that matter different from your dub stage?

I have smooth frequency response with extension much wider that you have in the dub stage, I have...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-03-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
In the dub stage where you do the mix - this is...

In the dub stage where you do the mix - this is the reference, right?

If you go to a different room, and it still sounds more or less similar - perhaps not exactly equal, but more similar than...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-03-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
If they listened to properly set up systems they...

If they listened to properly set up systems they would not end up with a desire to change the mix.
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-03-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/138-avs-forum-podcas...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/138-avs-forum-podcasts/2031281-mastering-movie-audio-home.html

Exactly. the producers promote the near-field, but the others made it pretty clear we do not want...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-03-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
This is the problem. The difference has...

This is the problem.

The difference has nothing to do with small room, it has everything to do with bad reproduction systems.
A sound system can be bad in countless ways, if you fix it so it...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-02-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
Well FilmMixer I think there are different...

Well FilmMixer I think there are different approaches here, may be your films are even better after doing the re-mix, but others have their own definition of "improvement", such as pushing the levels...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-02-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
First, I am sorry to hear you receive negative...

First, I am sorry to hear you receive negative personal messages which attack you as a person.
I hope you can ignore those kind of messages, and to the offenders - this is not the way to express...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-02-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
Where did you get that idea? If you turn it...

Where did you get that idea?
If you turn it down you loose the physical impact and sense of powerful sound.
Movies with a good soundtrack sounds best at reference, they were made to be played at...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   09-01-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,221
Posted By Okv
Grimani is right. And there was also...

Grimani is right.

And there was also another thread on the same "near-field-remix" subject recently.
From that we see there are no legitimate reasons for doing a re-mix for home with reduced...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-24-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,217
Posted By Okv
Sound is more important. And it is not just me,...

Sound is more important. And it is not just me, just look at what others have posted.

My experience from the demo room is that a majority of people prefer good audio when given the choice.
To...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   08-21-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,822
Posted By Okv
The sound waves are directional, but you can not...

The sound waves are directional, but you can not hear it.

My post did not say what I meant with directional, sometimes it is easy to leave out essential information when you just want to make a...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   08-19-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,822
Posted By Okv
They are directional. Depends on the...

They are directional.

Depends on the properties of the sound source and the room.
In a small, closed room there may not be any directional sound waves at the lowest frequencies, there is no...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-12-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,513
Posted By Okv
This is it. You are going to spend a decent...

This is it.

You are going to spend a decent amount of money on this, so I would think you have some expectations already, but experiencing some really great systems will be a real eye-opener, or...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-03-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 375
Posted By Okv
You can have both at the same time - all the...

You can have both at the same time - all the detail, separation between instruments, precise soundstage and physical tactile feel.

It will not be exactly like headphones, the soundstage is in...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-22-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,983
Views: 133,897
Posted By Okv
Using accelerometers to measure cabinet vibration...

Using accelerometers to measure cabinet vibration is not new, we have been using various methods to analyze cabinets for decades.
Atkinson has published accelerometer vibration measurements in...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-21-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,983
Views: 133,897
Posted By Okv
No need to make it more difficult than necessary....

No need to make it more difficult than necessary.
The data presented here now shows something that is useful, you can compare the measurements and get an idea how it performs.

Yes, it will only...
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