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Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-23-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By noah katz
I'd appreciate any info on hearing aids being...

I'd appreciate any info on hearing aids being shared here.
Forum: Screens   08-23-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 33,302
Posted By noah katz
No, max gain is when the angle from the pj down...

No, max gain is when the angle from the pj down to screen center equals the angle from screen center down to eyes.
Forum: Screens   08-18-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 33,302
Posted By noah katz
I wish I hadn't used a loaded word like "fair";...

I wish I hadn't used a loaded word like "fair"; "utility" would have been more useful.

So that comparison wasn't a useful one for comparing color; the alternative you suggest would certainly be...
Forum: Screens   08-17-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 33,302
Posted By noah katz
Appreciate it, thanks. That doesn't...

Appreciate it, thanks.



That doesn't strike me as a fair comparison, as the brightness difference makes a huge difference in perceived color saturation.
Forum: Screens   08-17-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 33,302
Posted By noah katz
I quote Michael from Microlite: ...

I quote Michael from Microlite:

Quote:Installation requirement: projector must be install with 16" above the center of projection screen. Projector must be 12 feet away. Audience's eye must be the...
Forum: Screens   08-17-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 33,302
Posted By noah katz
Can someone answer this?

Can someone answer this?
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-12-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By noah katz
Ah yes; besides random diffraction from edges,...

Ah yes; besides random diffraction from edges, rows of edges could can act as a diffraction grating.
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   08-10-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By noah katz
In several old threads where

In several older threads where people expressed the hope that the new 4k chips would have higher CR, I remarked that it would be an uphill battle because for the same DMD size, the ratio of length of...
Forum: Screens   08-10-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 33,302
Posted By noah katz
When is this visible - all of the time, only...

When is this visible - all of the time, only with an image in a darkened room, only when you move your head, only with a certain minimum brightness...?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5,629
Views: 320,686
Posted By noah katz
Or maybe not that simple; I initially had trouble...

Or maybe not that simple; I initially had trouble getting DSU to work (on my 7702).

I had pressed the MOVIE button and "...+ Dolby Surround" was highlighted, so I assumed I was good to go.

But...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-02-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By noah katz
Thanks for the link; they have some really unique...

Thanks for the link; they have some really unique and interesting bits and tools, like flush trim bits with a stack of bearings to increase the depth range, and this adjustable arc setup ruler...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 10,283
Posted By noah katz
Heights are elevation speakers, so will be active...

Heights are elevation speakers, so will be active only when fed elevation/height info by an Atmos track or DSU.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-27-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 264
Posted By noah katz
The open doors may reduce room gain a bunch.

The open doors may reduce room gain a bunch.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28,702
Views: 1,183,158
Posted By noah katz
Or put a much smaller piece of absorptive...

Or put a much smaller piece of absorptive material closer to the speaker between it and the mirror.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By noah katz
You could do it for way cheaper and equal/better...

You could do it for way cheaper and equal/better sound with Rane amps http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=rane%20ma6&LH_Complete=1&LH_Sold=1&rt=nc&_trksid=p2045573.m1684

I...
Forum: Screens   07-22-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 748
Posted By noah katz
Maybe it was a combination of all of the above. ...

Maybe it was a combination of all of the above.

For sure it was an incredible value, to where it seemed to me that a lot of high enders pooh-poohed it because it wasn't expensive enough.

Maybe...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-22-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,791
Posted By noah katz
I was referring specifically to a car door slam;...

I was referring specifically to a car door slam; other real events may be a different matter.



I meant to use amps that give more W/$ than the Crowns, and use Dirac in lieu of their DSP.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,949
Views: 105,112
Posted By noah katz
Thanks for the info, and I hope so too, though...

Thanks for the info, and I hope so too, though both Lexicon and JBL/Synthesis aren't usually what I'd call affordable.

That leaves Harman Kardon, which have tended to be rather buggy in recent...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By noah katz
I've used both epoxy and polyester resins; the...

I've used both epoxy and polyester resins; the latter is cheaper and requires less precise mixing.

If you're anal like me, you can make joints even more stable by using a heat gun after...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-21-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 553
Posted By noah katz
Tap Plastics has what they call Super Hard epoxy....

Tap Plastics has what they call Super Hard epoxy.

Of course it's not really (it's still plastic), but it's a lot harder than regular epoxy.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,949
Views: 105,112
Posted By noah katz
That's news to me; can you point to any more...

That's news to me; can you point to any more info?

The only thing I found googling was the cinema processor.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,791
Posted By noah katz
It does seem as if an inordinate amount of the...

It does seem as if an inordinate amount of the cost of a full system is the amps.

I wonder how more affordable amps coupled with Dirac EQ would compare.
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-21-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,791
Posted By noah katz
125W can be sufficient for a system with a...

125W can be sufficient for a system with a capable sub, as the big SPL from a door slam is at low freq.

With a XO at 80+ Hz, there are many satellites with 95+ dB efficiency that will reproduce...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-15-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,791
Posted By noah katz
yes, simple brain fade on my part

yes, simple brain fade on my part
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-15-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,070
Posted By noah katz
I'm surprised that willfully accepting restricted...

I'm surprised that willfully accepting restricted dynamic range in the recording is being discussed and even encouraged.

I understand the practical aspects but IMO compression should be the choice...
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