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Forum: Remote Control Area   07-29-2014, 07:03 PM
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Posted By Skrill
Harmony Sylvain (or anyone else with a tip) ...

Harmony Sylvain (or anyone else with a tip)

My two month old Harmony Ultimate remote has developed an sticking 'DVR' button. I.e., it responds to a press, but it does not move much or have the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8,396
Views: 617,800
Posted By Skrill
Hmm - not knowing for sure, I will probably just...

Hmm - not knowing for sure, I will probably just take the time to re-run Audyssey and go through the setup. Don't want to risk bricking a unit. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2014, 02:59 PM
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Views: 617,800
Posted By Skrill
Thanks JD -- I did try a soft reset, and in fact...

Thanks JD -- I did try a soft reset, and in fact the receiver was unplugged overnight -- so I would assume that is a no joy. I will try a full reset.

If I end up returning this unit for another,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8,396
Views: 617,800
Posted By Skrill
X4000 issue

Anyone having an issue when you select the network music options, after showing the screen with Pandora, Spotify, etc. -- the receiver either completely freezes up, or the reciever's arrow and enter...
Forum: Blu-ray Disc Great Found Deals!   07-28-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By Skrill
Amzn Deal of the Day (7/27) Lord of the Rings Trilogy Extended Edition (Blu) $38

This is the 15 disk set -- and the bet price I have seen for a new set.
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Forum: Great Found Deals   07-28-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By Skrill
Amzn Deal of the Day (7/27) Lord of the Rings Trilogy Extended Edition (Blu) $38

This is the 15 disk set -- and the bet price I have seen for a new set.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-26-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9,661
Views: 1,065,114
Posted By Skrill
Deleted double post.

Deleted double post.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-26-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9,661
Views: 1,065,114
Posted By Skrill
Edit: Never mind. 100% user error. My SMS-1 is...

Edit: Never mind. 100% user error. My SMS-1 is fine.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-25-2014, 10:02 PM
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Views: 862,314
Posted By Skrill
Well -- I finally got my SubM's calibrated and...

Well -- I finally got my SubM's calibrated and EQed (using REW to help me set my PEQs on my SMS-1). I ran through a test session with War of the Worlds (the lightning bolts and pod scene). All I...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-25-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Skrill
Thanks -- I have reached out to Herb at CSL about...

Thanks -- I have reached out to Herb at CSL about buying a calibrated mic.

Here is the Dayton calibration file (which seems to calibrate down to 5hz).
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   07-25-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Skrill
New to REW and getting an odd result. Please help!

Hey guys,

Background, I picked up a UMM-6 from Parts Express and set up REW on my MacBook (running latest OS X 10.9.4). My goal is to use REW to more logically set the filters for my Velodyne...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,360
Posted By Skrill
I will try it again. Audyssey sets the distance...

I will try it again. Audyssey sets the distance at 18.2 in my system (several feet more than actual, probably close to 5' more -- which is expected with the SMS-1 in the signal chain). When I add...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,360
Posted By Skrill
Alan -- thank you for the tip -- I will try that....

Alan -- thank you for the tip -- I will try that. Turn off DEQ -- EQ to flat as possible, then turn it back on and let it set the house curve. I am still climbing the learning curve on this stuff. ...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,360
Posted By Skrill
Slightly off topic .... but about miniDSP and sub...

Slightly off topic .... but about miniDSP and sub integration.

If I made a move from using a Velodyne SMS-1 to a MiniDSP 2x4 for sub integration and eq'ing ... am I gaining anything? I have a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,360
Posted By Skrill
Fair enough -- I am always learning from you all....

Fair enough -- I am always learning from you all. Thanks!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,360
Posted By Skrill
Are you concerned about amp power and headroom...

Are you concerned about amp power and headroom with those big low frequency lifts? I read from some of the senior posters here in the forum that a 3db lift below 30hz effectively consumes half of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-24-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,360
Posted By Skrill
This is great -- flagged for if/when I get a...

This is great -- flagged for if/when I get a miniDSP.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-23-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9,619
Views: 862,314
Posted By Skrill
Ouch -- sorry man. Just fire up the HP+ and...

Ouch -- sorry man. Just fire up the HP+ and enjoy it. When slave gets there -- you will be even more happy.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-23-2014, 10:42 AM
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Views: 862,314
Posted By Skrill
Well -- they will look excellent I am sure, and...

Well -- they will look excellent I am sure, and sound even better.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-23-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9,619
Views: 862,314
Posted By Skrill
If I was you -- would fire up what you have with...

If I was you -- would fire up what you have with the HP+ Master -- have you ahh your moment, and then when the slave gets there ... have an ahh+ moment.

Question: Seems like I ordered after you...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9,619
Views: 862,314
Posted By Skrill
That is very unfortunate to hear. I did have to...

That is very unfortunate to hear. I did have to send a few emails and call couple of times to grab the attention of Mark, but once I got - the order process was smooth. That may have been because I...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-23-2014, 06:59 AM
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Views: 862,314
Posted By Skrill
Gents (and ladies), Is there an optimal...

Gents (and ladies),

Is there an optimal distance from corner walls in order to enhance room gain and low frequency extension in our SubMs? I currently have my master and slave in the rear corners...
Forum: Great Found Deals   07-22-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By Skrill
Great price -- just wish it had the Thor, Iron...

Great price -- just wish it had the Thor, Iron man, Cpt. America or Avengers instead of FF, FF2, Daredevil and Elektra (<-- ick).
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-20-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9,619
Views: 862,314
Posted By Skrill
So I was concerned about adding a boost that far...

So I was concerned about adding a boost that far down -- should I remove it? Sounds like I am fine. Keep in mind -- I also am using SW2 -- which I think means that the DSP is also adding a +3db...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-20-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9,619
Views: 862,314
Posted By Skrill
You raise a great point - I have been doing more...

You raise a great point - I have been doing more tweaking than enjoying. But I did run the pod scene from WOTW at -20db on the main volume and it was incredible.

BTW - changing the distance...
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