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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-02-2015, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Patrick Murphy
You might want to look at this link and pay...

You might want to look at this link and pay particular attention to sdurani (Sanjay) as he can simplify things in regards to the calculator.


I PM-ed him a year or so ago and he patiently...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-26-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 23,143
Views: 1,419,424
Posted By Patrick Murphy
You can still get them through Amazon along with...

You can still get them through Amazon along with free shipping. Also the SVS support staff is off today (Thanksgiving) so you'll likely hear from them tomorrow.

...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-16-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Hi, I've had good results from putting them in...

Hi,
I've had good results from putting them in the front tri-corners spanning the front wall-side wall-floor intersection. I just set them on the floor and this leaves a good air gap.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-05-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Patrick Murphy
^^^Thanks.

^^^Thanks.
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-03-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Parkland Plastics Poly-Wall vs. Carada

I built a DIY Parkland Plastics Poly-Wall screen a few years ago and have been happy with it as I never owned a commercial screen to measure it by. Now I'm thinking of getting a Carada and was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-03-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10,418
Views: 793,486
Posted By Patrick Murphy
This a post from 4 years ago and might deal with...

This a post from 4 years ago and might deal with your issue.


It seems to be a problem in the "standby" mode and cheap capacitors. I don't know if Onkyo has rectified it in the 818. I hope...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-26-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
When I first got the panels about 6 months ago, I...

When I first got the panels about 6 months ago, I read everything I could find about them. I found that there are so many differing opinions that it can get mind boggling. Some say that 1" are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-26-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 79,154
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Posted By Patrick Murphy
Side, about 8 inches further into the room than...

Side, about 8 inches further into the room than my L+R 1st reflection point panels.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-26-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 79,154
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Posted By Patrick Murphy
Having used Audyssey for over five years and with...

Having used Audyssey for over five years and with a lot of time on my hands (retired), I've likely run tests a thousand times. Tweaking this and that and never completely satisfied for long. I've...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-26-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Hi Kevin, I recently purchased dual SVS...

Hi Kevin,


I recently purchased dual SVS PB2000 subs and was completely unimpressed with them. I have 6, 4" panels of OC705 which I had mounted in the 2 front tri corners (on the ground), 2 at...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-23-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23,143
Views: 1,419,424
Posted By Patrick Murphy
I received the 2 PB2000's Wed. and put them into...

I received the 2 PB2000's Wed. and put them into the system. Big, but not that hard to 'walk' into position. Ran XT32 and listened to some internet music from a local Chicago station. The bass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Thank you, I hadn't read that before as it was...

Thank you, I hadn't read that before as it was only added in July, a long time after the initial post and my first reading of it.


Here's the addendum;


"After quite a bit of additional...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-19-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Here's a comparison between the two and the...

Here's a comparison between the two and the testers conclusion.


"Conclusions

While I hoped to get additional expert ears involved in this comparison, I am still quite confident in our...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-19-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23,143
Views: 1,419,424
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Thanks guys. I just don't want TOO much...

Thanks guys. I just don't want TOO much over-powering bass. I'm an Audyssey addict and never turn the bass up from the calibration setting. I'm sure that either pair would be a considerable...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   10-19-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 23,143
Views: 1,419,424
Posted By Patrick Murphy
After reading this thread and many other reviews...

After reading this thread and many other reviews of the 2000 series I'm in a quandary of which to buy. Sealed or Ported?


I have a 21x15x8 foot room with about a 3 foot back wall opening into a 3...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
I did a little more searching because I...

I did a little more searching because I remembered some controversy about the first silver tower mics (ACM1) and the replacement (ACM1H).


From Chris K-
"The ACM1 was the first Audyssey mic...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Hi Gary, I completely agree that a larger...

Hi Gary,


I completely agree that a larger sample would be preferable and we could get the same results from two or more of the same color.
When I first posted I wasn't looking for a fight. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Thanks for all your help, Keith.

Thanks for all your help, Keith.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
I did ask over at the Audyssey site and he said...

I did ask over at the Audyssey site and he said exactly what most everyone says-no difference. but if you read this thread someone tested it and found differences.

...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
I've been using the silver mics (2) for about 3...

I've been using the silver mics (2) for about 3 years because I didn't like the cal with the black one when I first got the Onk 818, so I don't think they're faulty and both have the same sound...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Hi mike, After my post here I Googled and...

Hi mike,


After my post here I Googled and found a fairly recent thread where somebody did just that. And with graphs!

...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Alan, I'm using your post just so that I can...

Alan, I'm using your post just so that I can post.


I've recently rearranged a few things in the room and ran a calibration using an older silver tower mic and it sounded good. Then I decided to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 79,154
Views: 6,495,219
Posted By Patrick Murphy
The LSi series are considered power hungry. ...

The LSi series are considered power hungry. Here's a response from Polk support when asked about wattage to drive your model:


"PolkSupport 2 years ago

I would make the setting 6...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-27-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 10,418
Views: 793,486
Posted By Patrick Murphy
Audyssey DSX and DTS NEO;X will also give you 7...

Audyssey DSX and DTS NEO;X will also give you 7 channels using 2.0 or 5.1 sources. I've been running 7.1, (wides) for years.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-22-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10,418
Views: 793,486
Posted By Patrick Murphy
I was using DIRECT for a while but changed it to...

I was using DIRECT for a while but changed it to AUTO as I wanted to upscale to 1080P to match my projector. I can't really notice any difference, though.
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