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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-25-2014, 10:36 PM
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Posted By Chu Gai
I was hoping you'd come up with some real insider...

I was hoping you'd come up with some real insider info about negotiations that Amazon has had regarding their margins WRT music, Amir other than speculation.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-25-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By Chu Gai
How does Amazon subsidize downloads?

How does Amazon subsidize downloads?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-25-2014, 12:51 AM
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Posted By Chu Gai
That's a pretty sugar coated view of things. A...

That's a pretty sugar coated view of things. A view AARP and travel brochures would like to paint. Maybe is not as depressing as this,
...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-19-2014, 08:22 PM
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Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
Do you have any other windows open?

Do you have any other windows open?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-19-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 435
Posted By Chu Gai
When I saw them back in the day, they always out...

When I saw them back in the day, they always out on a good show. Saw the a couple of times when the other acts were the Dead and The Band. Old chemical days.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 435
Posted By Chu Gai
The Shazam Effect

This somewhat of a long article in The Atlantic, http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/12/the-shazam-effect/382237/?single_page=true and it touches on a lot of things. It talks about how...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-18-2014, 12:49 PM
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Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
Now, what does that mean, "don't be swayed by the...

Now, what does that mean, "don't be swayed by the small numerical value of 56%”? I take it that you'll get quite reliably get 56% correct. Is there something to take from this?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-18-2014, 10:31 AM
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Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
Wow, My Cousin Vinny! Did you know they had to...

Wow, My Cousin Vinny! Did you know they had to make Pesci look younger to Mae the relationship between him and Tomei more plausible?

I just can't figure which one, if either you are.
...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-18-2014, 10:13 AM
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Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
Remarkable! A short video promoting Hi-Res! ...

Remarkable! A short video promoting Hi-Res!




http://www.grapheine.com/bombaytv/illustrateur-en-a7f2cf8a46d96cde18b89f23f9ab1505.html
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-18-2014, 10:11 AM
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Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
And you do such a wonderful job explaining,...

And you do such a wonderful job explaining, tovarich!
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-18-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
So you don't see Stuart's paper as leaving open...

So you don't see Stuart's paper as leaving open the need for further work? That while it may answer some questions, it also generates new ones? That it is somehow inappropriate to note the use of...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-17-2014, 08:51 PM
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Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
A fair coin is one where the probability of...

A fair coin is one where the probability of getting heads is the same as getting tails -50% - when flipped.

Now if heads were to mean you can identify the hi-res song from the lo-res and tails...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-17-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 273
Posted By Chu Gai
Space.com said this, "Comet 67P/C-G is humming....

Space.com said this, "Comet 67P/C-G is humming. ESA’s Rosetta probe detected cyclical changes in the comet’s magnetic field environment. To make the comet’s magnetic ‘song’ audible to people,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-17-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,664
Posted By Chu Gai
And it's a real product, too.

And it's a real product, too.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-17-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,664
Posted By Chu Gai
Nothing says the holidays quite like this. Show...

Nothing says the holidays quite like this. Show your appreciation for that special someone at the Thanksgiving table with family and friends gathered around.
...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,664
Posted By Chu Gai
Indeed! A well manicured lawn that's not unkempt...

Indeed! A well manicured lawn that's not unkempt and carefully trimmed bushes is a joy to behold.

http://boingboing.net/images/mowlawnnnnn.jpg
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,664
Posted By Chu Gai
This must be so exciting for you, eljr, to have...

This must be so exciting for you, eljr, to have been able to obtain cables that match your room. Bravo! I can see you appreciate the importance of style and fashion sense as putting together a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-17-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
This 5us thing I believe has its origins in the...

This 5us thing I believe has its origins in the ability of humans to determine the directionality of where a sound is coming from. Stuart tossing that in seems to me to have been done for the purpose...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-16-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
Hope he got a prize! ...

Hope he got a prize!

http://skreened.com/render-product/x/l/k/xlksssasnkucadkamevz/winner-winner-chicken-dinner-t-shirt.anvil-unisex-value-fitted-tee.black.w760h760.jpg
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-16-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
You're painting with a broad brush and those who...

You're painting with a broad brush and those who take that position are also. What I'm saying is that Stewart has not demonstrated that a more modest system that does not have extended linearity is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 94,242
Posted By Chu Gai
What about PEQ followed by REW to measure the...

What about PEQ followed by REW to measure the impulse response then strategically treating the problem area (ETC)?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-16-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
It's the captain's job to go down with the...

It's the captain's job to go down with the Titanic, not mine!


Who were the nominees? Bet he didn't field any tough questions and for sure, had you been there you wouldn't have raised any.

...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-16-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
To be fair, Stewart didn't establish that now,...

To be fair, Stewart didn't establish that now, did he? I doubt he has any interest in doing so as the results may not be to,his liking. And really, dollar store AVR? You heard differences on a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-16-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
I think we can cut Stuart et al a break on this....

I think we can cut Stuart et al a break on this. Can't do it for everybody but I see it as a case by case thing. Now to obtain the snippets that were used, that would be nice don't you think?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-15-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 32,437
Posted By Chu Gai
I don't know. It's a lot easier for Stewart to...

I don't know. It's a lot easier for Stewart to pull off because he has the equipment and soundproofed room. Suffice it to say, an investment in hi-res recordings entails expenses that go beyond the...
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