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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-31-2015, 09:56 AM
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Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
I feel your pain! Oh boy, here we go!...

I feel your pain!



Oh boy, here we go! What happened to I'll ditch my Dune player once I get this setup? :confused::rolleyes::D

I've tried at least one mkv, and I got the same error. So I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-31-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
Way back when I set my server and media streamer...

Way back when I set my server and media streamer up, ISOs were one of the few ways that could provide menus and lossless audio (IIRC). I don't remember the details anymore, but there were some issues...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-31-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
Not a bad idea, but even my puny little 10 TB of...

Not a bad idea, but even my puny little 10 TB of data would be a stretch to duplicate over another set of drives :)

It was the hidden folder causing the issue. So now I've got the survey up and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
I'd like to get them to play nicely together....

I'd like to get them to play nicely together. That may not happen, though. We'll see.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-30-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
Just hiding the folder. It kept it from showing...

Just hiding the folder. It kept it from showing up on the home screen of my Dune player. It just cluttered things up, and made the interface confusing. If I change the path, I will probably have to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
Sort of. I'm having a hard time telling if emby...

Sort of. I'm having a hard time telling if emby is processing my library. Yesterday I created a temp directory. Pointed the server to it, and then waited. I told it to refresh, etc. etc., but there...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
Please don't call it that!!!! :D I've been down...

Please don't call it that!!!! :D I've been down that road and didn't care for it, much. Too much continuous tweaking just to watch a movie. I'm hoping this will just play my movies without too much...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
Looked at those, but they are a little pricey for...

Looked at those, but they are a little pricey for a science project ;) We'll see how this goes. I may pony up for a little more horse power if I like how this works.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
I definitely want the faceplate! I'll PM you.

I definitely want the faceplate! I'll PM you.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
According to Amazon, my Chromebox should be here...

According to Amazon, my Chromebox should be here this week! Hopefully I can find time to get OpenElec and Kodi on it before the weekend.

Emby seems to be working as well. My file/folder names...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-29-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
Yep, that's me. Sorry to hear about your troubles...

Yep, that's me. Sorry to hear about your troubles with REW. I got the software to output noise through my AVR - put together the guide, took a few measurements of some fan noise, and haven't opened...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,525
Views: 166,165
Posted By J_P_A
Didn't mean to ignore this. I just missed it....

Didn't mean to ignore this. I just missed it. Unfortunately, I can't answer it either :) I'll have to go back and rerun the sweeps. I limited the end frequency to 200 Hz and only used 1 sweep. Aside...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-27-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 76,078
Posted By J_P_A
Well, you beat me to it! This is what I was going...

Well, you beat me to it! This is what I was going to suggest :) You can start looking for a multi-channel amp and just wait on that "just right" deal to come along. You're not in any rush on this....
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-27-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 347
Posted By J_P_A
Interesting you bring this up. From my...

Interesting you bring this up. From my conversations with Nyal, he expects this room to be slightly over damped due to its geometry.



Good point. This might be difficult for me to do....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-27-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 76,078
Posted By J_P_A
I think that's a reasonable way to go. I think...

I think that's a reasonable way to go. I think the vast majority of installations will be using a different speaker for overheads. For that matter, part of the marketing recommends using the ATMOS...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-27-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 76,078
Posted By J_P_A
You're not planning ATMOS right out of the gate,...

You're not planning ATMOS right out of the gate, right? So are you planning to buy just the four base layer speakers?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-27-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 76,078
Posted By J_P_A
Today's the big day! What's the decision on...

Today's the big day! What's the decision on surrounds?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-25-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 347
Posted By J_P_A
Interesting, I'll have to look more into this....

Interesting, I'll have to look more into this. This is the first time I've run across %ALcons in my reading.




I essentially have two professional designs that both recommended absorption on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-25-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 871
Views: 69,667
Posted By J_P_A
Thanks, everyone! I'll seed as long as I can. ...

Thanks, everyone! I'll seed as long as I can.

Looking forward to giving this a spin!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-24-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,282
Views: 76,078
Posted By J_P_A
This is a tough call. I struggled with the same...

This is a tough call. I struggled with the same thing. I ended up ordering everything I needed for my surrounds plus four overhead speakers (still haven't put those together). I decided against...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 347
Posted By J_P_A
For those of you interested, this is the current...

For those of you interested, this is the current state of the room. Again, it's functional, but I have no acoustic treatments in place other than the carpet and a small pile of cotton batt insulation...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 347
Posted By J_P_A
Reserved 4

Reserved 4
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2015, 02:47 PM
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Views: 347
Posted By J_P_A
Reserved 3

Reserved 3
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 347
Posted By J_P_A
I would like to use this post to lay out a...

I would like to use this post to lay out a testing strategy. I'm envisioning an outline that points out the major steps along the way. Something like:


In-room speaker measurements
Sub
LCR...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 347
Posted By J_P_A
Here is a layout of the room in question. ...

Here is a layout of the room in question.

http://i546.photobucket.com/albums/hh418/j_p_a/Plains%20Theater/RoomLayout_R5-2_zpsfndapkju.png...
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