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Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-02-2014, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
No, he didn't have a USB mic. Is it even...

No, he didn't have a USB mic. Is it even possible to do the loopback connection with a USB mic?
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-02-2014, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
I don't think loopback is an issue, because...

I don't think loopback is an issue, because Markus tried it with and without loopback, and the data was the same.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-02-2014, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
So, I have a question about this. My sub is a...

So, I have a question about this. My sub is a Rythmik D15SE, which is downward firing. Downward firing works well in my room because I have concrete floors If I flip it upside down on the couch,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
One last question. The sweep from REW is PCM,...

One last question. The sweep from REW is PCM, not bitstreamed. Does this make a difference? If so, is there a way to make it bitstream from REW?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
Where's the spectrum analyzer in REW? I went...

Where's the spectrum analyzer in REW? I went into RTA and selected Spectrum. Was there a better way to do that?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
I can try to confirm that this evening. If...

I can try to confirm that this evening. If memory serves, i cabled things incorrectly at first (i.e., grabbed the output from the right), and didn't see anything register in the RTA.



Bear...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
:) I did that right after posting here. I'm...

:) I did that right after posting here. I'm curious what wizardofoz has to say when he gets back online. I believe this is what he's been complaining about. Now he's got so data to back it up.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-01-2014, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
If you go back into REW, pull up that...

If you go back into REW, pull up that measurement, and hit to "Freq. Axis" button up in the top left, things will look more like what we expect. Right now it's showing a linear response, which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
Something is definitely going on with the volume...

Something is definitely going on with the volume in All Stereo mode.

Here's an image of multiple measurements of the white noise file supplied by Markus. I matched the subwoofer measurement color...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 04:14 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
Testing channel EQ - Set the crossover frequency...

Testing channel EQ - Set the crossover frequency to 200Hz. Play file B (white noise, L only). Adjust the left front EQ -10dB at 60hz:
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 03:49 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
Yeah, I'll test that here in a moment. I'm also...

Yeah, I'll test that here in a moment. I'm also going to see if I can reproduce the fluctuating volume issue to see if it's due to user error like I suspect, or if there is a significantly different...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 03:30 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
I just relabeled the images. Let me know if that...

I just relabeled the images. Let me know if that makes more sense. I realize that I didn't test the left channel EQ.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 15,994
Posted By Bluescale
Cross post from the technical tread: Okay,...

Cross post from the technical tread:

Okay, here are the test results. Unless I'm missing something, everything looks to be working exactly as expected.

File A - Sub input, xo 200, distance 0,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:37 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
Okay, here are the test results. Unless I'm...

Okay, here are the test results. Unless I'm missing something, everything looks to be working exactly as expected.

Set the crossover frequency to 200Hz. Play file A (white noise, LFE only). Watch...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Bluescale
I just went back and re-read the posts on this...

I just went back and re-read the posts on this issue, and I think that is indeed what's happening. It would also explain why I haven't noticed the issue since going through the menu and setting...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
Take a look at Jerry's guide here: ...

Take a look at Jerry's guide here:
...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
The nanaAVR HD also only accepts PCM (this is...

The nanaAVR HD also only accepts PCM (this is true for all miniDSP products, isn't it?) and it's definitely designed for use with REW:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
Director of engineering, maybe. Engineering...

Director of engineering, maybe. Engineering assistant, not so much. And, if I had to guess, they'd have to offer one heck of a relocation package to convince him to move to TN.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 07:12 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
On the front of my processor it says PCM.

On the front of my processor it says PCM.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
A few of them should have been caught. The radio...

A few of them should have been caught. The radio tuner shows a clear lack of international focus. Additionally, there's no reason the trigger issue shouldn't have been caught since the problem...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   08-31-2014, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
I've got a few other things to run through...

I've got a few other things to run through tonight, but if/when I get a chance, I'll give it a try. I'm not sure if Markus is using a USB mic, but if he's not, that might be difference. I have a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 01:16 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
Thanks, Markus. That looks pretty...

Thanks, Markus. That looks pretty straightforward. I think I'll have time to work through that tonight after the family goes to bed. Speaking of which, do you ever sleep? ;)



I have not. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 01:08 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
The optimist in me just had a thought about this....

The optimist in me just had a thought about this. Perhaps they are on the verge of shipping Dirac (on time, no less!), and are holding units for all the folks who've asked to wait for their until...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 01:05 PM
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Posted By Bluescale
Exactly my point. Yes sir. Of course,...

Exactly my point.



Yes sir. Of course, if anyone has any basic functionality they want me to run through *before* Dirac shows up, I'm ready and willing. I may be a bit lacking in my REW...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 15,994
Posted By Bluescale
Markus - I mentioned this in the other thread,...

Markus - I mentioned this in the other thread, but I'll also mention it here. If you've got any interest in walking me through some testing to verify the bass management in the XMC-1 operates...
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