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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
That doesn't address the most critical issue-the...

That doesn't address the most critical issue-the current placement of the center channel.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I follow the XMC-1 thread, and there are some...

I follow the XMC-1 thread, and there are some remaining issues with that equipment.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2015, 07:22 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I would be tempted to consider the 8802, not the...

I would be tempted to consider the 8802, not the 7702. However, there are three factors holding me back. First of all, I use a MiniDSP DDRC-88A with Dirac Live for room correction. The 88A is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2015, 07:14 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
True, but there are not many choices in the room...

True, but there are not many choices in the room as shown.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2015, 05:41 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I can certainly understand and sympathize that...

I can certainly understand and sympathize that you have challenges with your room setup. But I immediately see a number of issues, among them the L and R speakers are in a recessed area and too high...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-06-2015, 06:44 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I reported it to KXAN and received a response...

I reported it to KXAN and received a response that they had a "sever error", which has since been corrected. While KXAN still has occasional signal issues, it is improved over how it was when I made...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4,912
Views: 138,416
Posted By AustinJerry
I am happy that you are enjoying the results, and...

I am happy that you are enjoying the results, and this question is only to obtain clarification regarding the approach you used. In your earlier reports, you said that you couldn't reach the -12...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2015, 04:21 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
^^Nice job, WestMD. Thanks for sharing your...

^^Nice job, WestMD. Thanks for sharing your experiences. This will be very useful for others with more than eight speakers. If you have not already done so, you should share the experiences on the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-05-2015, 10:19 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
It was me who made that recommendation. While I...

It was me who made that recommendation. While I know it is a PITA to remove the unit and change the settings, not doing so may mean that you could have better results with an optimized gain...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2015, 04:42 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The typical AVR with Audyssey can adjust channel...

The typical AVR with Audyssey can adjust channel trims by +12dB to -12DB. If your starting sub level is too high or too low, Audyssey may not have room to make the necessary correction, given the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2015, 08:59 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
It is confusing to me why your experience is...

It is confusing to me why your experience is different than others. To make sure I know what I am talking about, I just ran a test. Upon launch, the individual volume sliders are all at Max. I...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-04-2015, 08:41 AM
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Views: 139,999
Posted By AustinJerry
I have had the X10 for quite a while, and the X1...

I have had the X10 for quite a while, and the X1 before it. I tried every conceivable thing, but the audio using HDMI2 continues to be unreliable. During the time I have had the players, I have...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-04-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 474,922
Posted By AustinJerry
The measurements labeled "front" show...

The measurements labeled "front" show improvement, but still fall far short of the Antimode with Audyssey off measurement, and are still not that good. While I understand all this tinkering can be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2015, 06:04 AM
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Posted By AustinJerry
The 88A has a bypass mode that disables Dirac, if...

The 88A has a bypass mode that disables Dirac, if that is what you mean. But in bypass mode, it simply passes the signal. There are not any configurable options like on a 10x10.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-03-2015, 08:17 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
I continue to experience dropouts with audio...

I continue to experience dropouts with audio configured on HDMI2. So in this respect, the audio is absolutely "gimped" for me. All I can do is listen to 2-channel audio up-converted to PLII Cinema....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 04:03 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
First of all, the subs measured very close to...

First of all, the subs measured very close to 75dB along with all the other speakers. I wanted to emphasize that Dirac is doing its thing with expected results. HST, I typically add 5dB to the bass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 03:35 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
You have REW, Murray. Using the REW signal...

You have REW, Murray. Using the REW signal generator, output a signal at various frequencies and various output levels. Toggle DEQ off and on, and read the level using REW's SPL meter. Log the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 03:07 PM
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Views: 138,416
Posted By AustinJerry
If you follow the Audyssey thread closely, not...

If you follow the Audyssey thread closely, not all Audyssey users use DEQ. So just because you may be using an 88A now (are you?), it doesn't mean something is "missing" just because it doesn't have...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-03-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 474,922
Posted By AustinJerry
No. Single-point calibrations have been shown to...

No. Single-point calibrations have been shown to sound lifeless. Tight mic spacing, on the other hand, can have some benefits, if optimizing for one seat.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-03-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 474,922
Posted By AustinJerry
Which measurement has the Antimode in bypass? I...

Which measurement has the Antimode in bypass? I didn't see that in the labelling.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 12:03 PM
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Posted By AustinJerry
Yes, turn Audyssey off and zero out all trims and...

Yes, turn Audyssey off and zero out all trims and delays. I use physical distance of the subs to set the delays in my MiniDSP, not the Audyssey-calculated delays. I don't recall whether there was a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-03-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15,304
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Posted By AustinJerry
What is the purpose of a single-point...

What is the purpose of a single-point measurement? Is this just a test, or would you consider a single-point measurement as a permanent solution?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-03-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15,304
Views: 474,922
Posted By AustinJerry
Well, obviously you did something wrong when...

Well, obviously you did something wrong when inserting the images. You should right-click the file on Dropbox, select "copy public link", then open the "insert image" icon on AVS and paste in the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-02-2015, 09:16 PM
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Views: 474,922
Posted By AustinJerry
If we could see the measurements, that would be...

If we could see the measurements, that would be great. How are you attaching them?

The question is, did you run Audyssey with the Antimode in bypass? We would like to see if there is an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4,912
Views: 138,416
Posted By AustinJerry
Can you share with us the documentation that says...

Can you share with us the documentation that says that a firmware update addressed an issue with channel levels? I have been following all software and firmware releases since installing my 88A in...
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