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Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Archaea
Matching speakers all around is a great way to...

Matching speakers all around is a great way to go. I'm a big fan of the PA style speaker for cinema use for excellent dynamic capability and distortion free playback up to movie theater volumes.
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Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 84,121
Posted By Archaea
Your last post doesn't align with your previous...

Your last post doesn't align with your previous comment that you will only purchase speakers after auditioning them in mono because it is easier to identify a speaker based on mono playback...
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 84,121
Posted By Archaea
I don't think the analogy of recognizing a human...

I don't think the analogy of recognizing a human voice is appropriate in saying you can recognize a certain speaker regardless of room in a blind test - many more characteristics to recognizing a...
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 84,121
Posted By Archaea
Toole talks somewhat about what Mfusick and...

Toole talks somewhat about what Mfusick and miniac007 are discussing. He calls it the circle of confusion.

http://seanolive.blogspot.com/2009/10/audios-circle-of-confusion.html
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 377,486
Posted By Archaea
As it relates to Dolby Atmos - 7.2.4 will be...

As it relates to Dolby Atmos - 7.2.4 will be better/more accurate because it is actually mastered that way vs. a ProLogic IIx or IIz type matrixed/algorithm that occurs with 9 main channels. (IE...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-01-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 25,928
Posted By Archaea
http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ljvp50Pqik1qi3h0...

http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ljvp50Pqik1qi3h06o1_r1_500.gif
Forum: Audio Gear   07-01-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Archaea
booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

booooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 377,486
Posted By Archaea
Remember that the difference between 50 watts and...

Remember that the difference between 50 watts and 100 watts is only 3dB. So that is 6 clicks on the main volume dial (since the Denon 7200 uses .5dB increments)
Meaning instead of your max clean...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   07-01-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,535
Views: 25,928
Posted By Archaea
Is anyone interested in doing the 5K Wipeout race...

Is anyone interested in doing the 5K Wipeout race with me on August 29?
http://wipeoutrun.com/kansascity/

@carp (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/member.php?u=7419834)
@Scrappydue...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-30-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 54,552
Posted By Archaea
There is some interesting discussion in the...

There is some interesting discussion in the Behringer thread as of late. Post 1697 is my take....
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 84,121
Posted By Archaea
My guess/opinion. 1) Generally speaking -...

My guess/opinion.

1) Generally speaking - and only within their design capabilities - meaning not pushing the speaker excessively below port tune, or beyond power handling - I'm with tux on this....
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 84,121
Posted By Archaea
Question Aren't you a scientist by schooling and...

Aren't you a scientist by schooling and occupation? :D ;)
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 84,121
Posted By Archaea
Tux, I gotta say, I believe you are wrong...

Tux,

I gotta say, I believe you are wrong on this, based on my g2g experiences.

I've seen far to much to confirm the opposite.

Case in point, one of very very many clear examples...., my...
Forum: Speakers   06-30-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 84,121
Posted By Archaea
Mfusick, I've been to a lot of g2gs, and...

Mfusick,

I've been to a lot of g2gs, and the more g2gs I've been to - the less my enthusiasm has become for finding the perfect speaker - or even recognizing that it really matters. Fankly the...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   06-29-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 6,349
Posted By Archaea
Metallica - Through the Never.

Metallica - Through the Never.
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 84,121
Posted By Archaea
I'd take $300 for the pair, but I think shipping...

I'd take $300 for the pair, but I think shipping would be prohibitive. Shipping might be $30 or $40 bucks for the pair???

They weigh 48lbs each.
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,768
Views: 84,121
Posted By Archaea
I had the active variant for my testing. -- The...

I had the active variant for my testing. -- The $400 Behringer B2031A, and I still do, though they are just waiting to be sold. They were compared favorably by audio expert and PHD researcher,...
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,271
Posted By Archaea
And that ^ is apparently smoothed. Post...

And that ^ is apparently smoothed.

Post number 112
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/29-what-s-your-system-configuration/1606921-popalock-s-doha-qatar-ht-setup-crusades-4.html#post28704618

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Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30,224
Views: 1,297,467
Posted By Archaea
Scott27, In my limited experience with...

Scott27,

In my limited experience with baffle walls - I do believe a pair of speakers tends to sound better for dedicated two channel music listening outside a baffle wall than in (at least as it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,041
Posted By Archaea
Looks like I was wrong on my originallist of...

Looks like I was wrong on my originallist of titles - Age of Voltron, and Mad Maxx, and Tomorrowland had an Atmos Theaterical mix, hopefully some of those will make it to the home bluray disk...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-29-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,158
Posted By Archaea
Good idea -- Is this 1:1 video quality and is...

Good idea -- Is this 1:1 video quality and is there any kind of audio synch issue?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,041
Posted By Archaea
It makes me somewhat concerned that relatively...

It makes me somewhat concerned that relatively recent blockbuster movies like Jurassic World, Furious Seven, etc, are NOT being mixed in Atmos.

The tech is not catching on with new bluray...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,041
Posted By Archaea
I 'think' Dolby Surround U can be used to...

I 'think' Dolby Surround U can be used to 'upscale' DTS tracks in the same way it upscales traditional Dolby Digital tracks to include ceiling speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,041
Posted By Archaea
X7200wa is supposed to be Denons flagship through...

X7200wa is supposed to be Denons flagship through fall 2016. I doubt it will drop to $1500 street price by fall 2015 when it is still selling for mid $2500 now and there aren't many other options,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 102,354
Posted By Archaea
FWIW, I'm really enjoying the Denon x7200 with my...

FWIW, I'm really enjoying the Denon x7200 with my seven $200 street price Mackie C200. :D, :cool:


Sometimes an inexpensive speaker doesn't have to sound like an inexpensive speaker. Post 81...
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