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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-23-2016, 07:05 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
You know my answer to the first: try it! ...

You know my answer to the first: try it!
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As to the second, see my sig.
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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-23-2016, 05:05 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I have found, with my setup, that not shelving...

I have found, with my setup, that not shelving causes a "boominess" that I don't like, but your system and preferences will be different.
That's why it's called a "house curve," it's your house, so...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 02:30 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Plus that is not a full range house curve in the...

Plus that is not a full range house curve in the MiniDSP
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 01:53 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Big thing about Audyssey is you're stuck with...

Big thing about Audyssey is you're stuck with what you get so you better like the results.
Yamaha's YPAO is far more customisable.[/QUOTE]
Less ocd based tweaking though :D
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-23-2016, 01:42 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I'm cutting off at 110Hz (instead of 120Hz)...

I'm cutting off at 110Hz (instead of 120Hz) because it gives me a smoother roll off... this is LFE channel BTW
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-23-2016, 01:41 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I'm using the house curve.txt file instead: ...

I'm using the house curve.txt file instead:

30(Hz) 3.0 (dB)

60(Hz) 0.0 (dB)

Individual max boost is to fix the massive dip around 60Hz, no overall boost though.. I have tried leaving both at...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-23-2016, 01:37 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
thanks, I'll try it...in the past I didn't like...

thanks, I'll try it...in the past I didn't like house curves, but those always had a continuously rising slope from the crossover frequency (or higher) down to 19Hz or 20Hz.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-23-2016, 01:27 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
do you think this is worth a try over the one...

do you think this is worth a try over the one posted above?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1618713&d=1471983884

It goes up about a dB each 10Hz increment from...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 01:11 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
is that X4200 new?

is that X4200 new?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-23-2016, 01:07 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
So, in my case, if I want similar results, would...

So, in my case, if I want similar results, would I do this?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1618673&d=1471982799

(Or should I shelve it at 30Hz, so 20Hz-30Hz is flat...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 12:50 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Yes. Check here:...

Yes. Check here: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/2444306-official-2016-denon-s-series-x-series-avr-owner-s-thread-faq.html[/QUOTE]
Nice
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25,591
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I tend to spend money on new AV equipment anytime...

I tend to spend money on new AV equipment anytime I have a significant amount saved set aside for that purpose. Since I already spent a lot in the last year or two regarding subs and speakers and an...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 12:42 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
There are diagrams on the Dolby site showing...

There are diagrams on the Dolby site showing various configurations. I'll try in text format:

Remember LFE is not part of the "main signal".

main signal above crossover -> main speakers
main...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 10:01 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I think your next upgrade is a new receiver....

I think your next upgrade is a new receiver. Basshead found a Denon X4200 dealer certified with full warranty for $799. That's an amazing deal for a $1499 receiver. Last month I tested the Anthem...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 08:00 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I get most of what you're saying, but the...

I get most of what you're saying, but the underlined part... why would content from the LFE channel above 120Hz go to the main speakers (I thought LFE was sub only except when using double/extra bass...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-23-2016, 06:30 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Most AVR's low pass the LFE channel at 120Hz by...

Most AVR's low pass the LFE channel at 120Hz by default. Technically it is the correct setting but some prefer it lower (if adjustable).
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-22-2016, 05:22 PM
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Views: 614,527
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
In his case, yes, boost under 30Hz, since he's...

In his case, yes, boost under 30Hz, since he's happy with the system as it sounds for music, but wants more "oomph" for HT.
When I listen to (my type of) music, I make sure the double bass doesn't...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-22-2016, 02:38 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
That was my thought. I expected to put it where...

That was my thought. I expected to put it where the LV12R was, and have the ports facing the living room. This was the best response on the LV12R, but didn't want the amp facing into the living room,...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-22-2016, 02:22 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Regarding placement, use the exact position that...

Regarding placement, use the exact position that delivered best subjective/objective results with LV12R and be done with it... getting a bigger, better sub doesn't mean you need to try a completely...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-22-2016, 02:11 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
^If I'm wrong about that last bit, someone...

^If I'm wrong about that last bit, someone correct me... kinda tired and brain's not at 100% at the moment, lol
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-22-2016, 02:09 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
What I think you already know is the position in...

What I think you already know is the position in which the LV12R was best is also the position in which the FV15HP will be best.

As for the volume issue, if the sw gain and trim have compensated...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-22-2016, 11:34 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Yeah, it won't matter. But since this is a sub...

Yeah, it won't matter. But since this is a sub only measure, the sw distance tweak doesn't apply
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-22-2016, 10:55 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
That video is with it 4db hot. Is my expectation...

That video is with it 4db hot. Is my expectation wrong about what to expect from the 12-20hz stuff? I was imagining all encompassing vibration.[/QUOTE]
Infrasonics have to be loud to be obvious......
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-22-2016, 10:21 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Moved the sub to a new location. Response isn't...

Moved the sub to a new location. Response isn't great but after some PEQ I think I can work with it. mdat here. (https://1drv.ms/u/s!AqCwvEUzj5tPoCEq51G47PaDh84v) I didn't want to keep it sideways...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-22-2016, 10:18 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
BTW, I found that using furniture sliders with...

BTW, I found that using furniture sliders with the sub feet removed makes moving the sub a lot easier. Definitely don't push it with the rubber feet as they generate massive drag (by design).
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