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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-20-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,148
Views: 421,289
Posted By Disto
You bring an antenna and spectrum analyzer on...

You bring an antenna and spectrum analyzer on vacation. :) Now that's dedication! My kind of guy.
Forum: Community Articles   08-10-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Disto
Maybe yes, lately when I do a web search for...

Maybe yes, lately when I do a web search for price comparison, I find that BB matches and sometimes beats other places like Amazon or TigerDirect.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-20-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 843,870
Posted By Disto
In a theoretically perfect world, 2 same model...

In a theoretically perfect world, 2 same model speakers should behave exactly the same, making the sound image between them perfect and dead center. However, components have range tolerances, plus...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 843,870
Posted By Disto
I ran an RCA wire from the center out of the...

I ran an RCA wire from the center out of the X4000 into the external stereo amp and switched it to mono mode (both channels get the same signal). And because that particular amp inverts the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-17-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 843,870
Posted By Disto
I also have an X4000 and have 2 speakers for the...

I also have an X4000 and have 2 speakers for the center. One above pointing down and slightly to the left and one below pointing up and slightly to the right. Works out well. They are 8 ohms...
Forum: Community News & Polls   09-14-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,935
Posted By Disto
You are right, Audyssey DSX would not be needed....

You are right, Audyssey DSX would not be needed. Maybe they could come out with an Audyssey Lite, just for EQ. Like Heinz Ketchup or Hellmann's Mayonnaise, there is no substitution for the best, but...
Forum: Community News & Polls   09-13-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,935
Posted By Disto
Atmos decodes and sends content to 7.1.4...

Atmos decodes and sends content to 7.1.4 speakers. Audyssey takes care of equalizing the speakers to the room. Two different tasks. I for one would want both.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 843,870
Posted By Disto
Always on for me ...

Always on for me ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 76,959
Views: 6,393,586
Posted By Disto
I always have a hard time understanding, that...

I always have a hard time understanding, that statement, "Audyssey does not set your levels". Does the AVR ever not set the levels recommended by Audyssey?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 843,870
Posted By Disto
Yes, very good explanation! Could you perhaps...

Yes, very good explanation! Could you perhaps expand on the word focus. Maybe in terms of volume or balance. It would be great to get a list going describing differences between modes. I can start. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-18-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 843,870
Posted By Disto
There is no set level for me. I usually set it...

There is no set level for me. I usually set it loud but not too loud, in the -20 to -10db range. I have Audyssey Dynamic EQ always on. It seems to work well. I have tried different reference levels,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 843,870
Posted By Disto
I have a Denon X4000. I must be doing it wrong or...

I have a Denon X4000. I must be doing it wrong or missing a step. I go to audio, sub woofer lever and change level 1 and level 2. Then when I switch input and check, the levels have changed there as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 843,870
Posted By Disto
I think that it is a global setting. If I set it...

I think that it is a global setting. If I set it higher on the cable/sat input it is also higher on the blu ray input. It would be great if each input was independently adjustable.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11,533
Views: 843,870
Posted By Disto
I have the exact same thing with my X4000. Match...

I have the exact same thing with my X4000. Match 2 subs to 75db and after calibration, the subs are set to -6.5 and -7.0. When I go to the speaker levels, it is very low, however, when you crank up...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-30-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,305
Views: 313,192
Posted By Disto
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by videobruce http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1195962/official-dvico-tvix-m6620n-hd-atsc-qam-tuner-topic/2250#post_24775237)

Old...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-05-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,431
Posted By Disto
Less tinkering and more watching...

Less tinkering and more watching http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-04-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 717,035
Posted By Disto
Well, I got my 807 back. It works. They said...

Well, I got my 807 back. It works. They said they changed the HDMI board. New design, refurbed/repaired board, don't know? How long will it last? Only time will tell...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-22-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 717,035
Posted By Disto
Update... My request for an 'out of warranty...

Update...
My request for an 'out of warranty repair' was accepted and is now in the hands of a local authorized repair shop. The timer continues...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 76,959
Views: 6,393,586
Posted By Disto
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by garygarrison http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/795421/official-audyssey-thread-faq-in-post-1/65790#post_23840864)

Actually, I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 76,959
Views: 6,393,586
Posted By Disto
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by batpig http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/795421/official-audyssey-thread-faq-in-post-1/65730#post_23835820)

My understanding of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 76,959
Views: 6,393,586
Posted By Disto
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kbarnes701 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/795421/official-audyssey-thread-faq-in-post-1/65700#post_23834849)

Do you not have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-14-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 76,959
Views: 6,393,586
Posted By Disto
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kbarnes701 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/795421/official-audyssey-thread-faq-in-post-1/65700#post_23834307)

I am pretty sure...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-11-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5,511
Views: 717,035
Posted By Disto
Well, it happens fast. One day it worked and the...

Well, it happens fast. One day it worked and the next day it didn't. My January 2010 purchased NR807 died. Waiting for a response from Onkyo. I too am looking at a Denon x4000.
Forum: Rear Projection Units   04-29-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12,106
Views: 1,598,392
Posted By Disto
Did you clean the inside lens of the unit before...

Did you clean the inside lens of the unit before inserting the new bulb? Take the new bulb out and wipe the lens on the inside with a soft clean cloth.
Forum: Display Calibration   04-03-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 60,327
Posted By Disto
Thanks all, more reading...

Thanks all, more reading...
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