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Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-01-2014, 03:43 AM
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Posted By arnyk
Probably the best way to do this is: (1) A...

Probably the best way to do this is:

(1) A portable music player or smartphone. If you have a laptop, then it could be very good, but I wouldn't and don't use mine that way because I have a few...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 224
Posted By arnyk
Well, every time I measure something, that is...

Well, every time I measure something, that is what I find.



No, the usual standards are to give the -1 dB or the -3 dB points.



Here's the spec sheet for a Denon E200, chosen at random...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   09-01-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 31,584
Posted By arnyk
Seems like an empty web site. I clicked on the...

Seems like an empty web site. I clicked on the FAQ and nothing came up.



It seems like the following, which I already posted once on this thread already answered this:

There is a hidden...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-01-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,154
Posted By arnyk
Not being you and probably being located...

Not being you and probably being located thousands of miles away, I dunno about you. However, I tested my own 67 year old hearing just lately and found that I can still hear pure tones @ 12 KHz at...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-01-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,089
Posted By arnyk
That makes it sounds like a brainless knee-jerk. ...

That makes it sounds like a brainless knee-jerk.

Reality is that there are psychoacoustic limits to audibility and there are a lot of claims in audio from people who apparently didn't get the...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   08-31-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 31,584
Posted By arnyk
I did a little searching and the only Sylvania CD...

I did a little searching and the only Sylvania CD players that I could find any mention of were portables, mostly boom boxes.

I don't see a valid comparison between what I found and a MBL on the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 596
Posted By arnyk
I agree that science is not up for a vote....

I agree that science is not up for a vote. However AVS does have seem to have a bias towards good science and it seems to take a certain amount of good science to come up with hundreds of likes.
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Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-31-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,089
Posted By arnyk
What Amir neglected to say that he participated...

What Amir neglected to say that he participated in a DBT to determine his abilities to hear jitter, and he started guessing randomly when the jitter was many orders of magnitude greater than any of...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By arnyk
It is true that DBTs and a SBTs are both blind...

It is true that DBTs and a SBTs are both blind tests, but that does not mean that they are any way equivalent even though they may look that way to a casual viewer of the test.

A DBT experiment...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By arnyk
When you listen to these files, remember that...

When you listen to these files, remember that "Blind Test" generally means "Single Blind Test" and that a single blind test is just a sighted evaluation with the some of the appearance of a DBT , but...
Forum: Speakers   08-31-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 240
Posted By arnyk
You might want to try turning up the subwoofer.

You might want to try turning up the subwoofer.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-31-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,089
Posted By arnyk
If one wishes to be ignored, why post at all?

If one wishes to be ignored, why post at all?
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   08-31-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 31,584
Posted By arnyk
Two words: Sighted evaluation. Why anybody would...

Two words: Sighted evaluation. Why anybody would sully their reputation with the results of such an obviously and well known to be greviously flawed evaluation technique evades me.

That's all...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   08-31-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 31,584
Posted By arnyk
All kinds of details about really high priced...

All kinds of details about really high priced players are easy enough to find on the web. What is harder to find is similar info about players in the $40-100 range.

There is a hidden agenda...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 224
Posted By arnyk
There is hardly a modern AVR that lacks 24/96 or...

There is hardly a modern AVR that lacks 24/96 or better DACs. The rest of the electronics generally are only 3 dB or less down at 50 KHz.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-30-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 166
Posted By arnyk
Absolutely and totally false. AR3s were...

Absolutely and totally false. AR3s were completely passive designs with zero active components, no power cord or batteries.

AR3s look like this from the back:
...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-30-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,089
Posted By arnyk
That is mostly true. The cheap shot at Von...

That is mostly true. The cheap shot at Von Braun's personal state of mind is irrelevant to the discussion at hand.

Notice who instigated this bogus line of false facts and illogical reasoning....
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-30-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,089
Posted By arnyk
That is probably true if you are designing me-too...

That is probably true if you are designing me-too stuff that already exists.



That might be true if designing me-too products which many people spend their lives doing. They may never know...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-30-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,539
Posted By arnyk
Ideally, somewhere that is always available when...

Ideally, somewhere that is always available when you want to play it.



My current preferred methodology is based on this device:

http://www.arrisi.com/products/product.asp?id=37
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,638
Posted By arnyk
News items this spring suggested that Yamaha is...

News items this spring suggested that Yamaha is looking at their exit strategy, for example.

I don't think that the speed of exit is necessarily based only on financial strength. Ability to adapt...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By arnyk
I don't get this strong aversion to speaker...

I don't get this strong aversion to speaker cables. How many 100's of feet long is your listening room such that fairly ordinary loudspeaker cables wouldn't do the job? ;-)
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   08-30-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,244
Posted By arnyk
But for the inclusion of the word "fully" the...

But for the inclusion of the word "fully" the above would be hopelessly out of date.

Formula 1 cars use semi-automatic transmissions (automatic clutch), while many high performance drag racers...
Forum: Great Found Deals   08-30-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By arnyk
Crown X1000 200 wpc 8 ohms power amp $99 at Guitar Center web site

Crown X1000 200 wpc 8 ohms, 300 wpc 4 ohms power amp $99 shipped at the Guitar Center web site

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Crown-X1000-Stereo-2x300W-Power-Amp-108270653-i2670626.gc

This...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   08-30-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By arnyk
In theory an optical disc that is pressed rather...

In theory an optical disc that is pressed rather than burned has a greater probability of being playable on the widest variety of players. I'd check out actual prices before jumping to any...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   08-30-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 31,584
Posted By arnyk
The further you step up that price chain, the...

The further you step up that price chain, the greater the possibility that the players will indeed be sonically indistinguishable. Thinking otherwise denies the law of diminishing returns which is...
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