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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-06-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 490
Posted By JHAz
Not sure what you're trying to say here. If, as...

Not sure what you're trying to say here. If, as is likely quite true, I use maybe half a watt for average levels and need as much as fifty watts for millisecond long peaks to cleanly reproduce them,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-03-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Posted By JHAz
Google yourself around in recording studio sonic...

Google yourself around in recording studio sonic treatments. Eventually it becomes, to my limited brain "whatever." Human hearing is highly complex, but fairly well understood. Reflections within...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 351
Posted By JHAz
fwiw, some time ago I rented a car with bluetooth...

fwiw, some time ago I rented a car with bluetooth connectivity (my real car doesn't have it, but was out of commission briefly) and found, at least for listening in the car, that sound over bluetooth...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 204
Posted By JHAz
Holy brain fart batman! I meant dynamic volume...

Holy brain fart batman! I meant dynamic volume not deq. Sorry for confusingness.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 204
Posted By JHAz
It is possible that if the Denon was set up using...

It is possible that if the Denon was set up using Audyssey, it "automatically" (read foolishly) turned on dynamic volume, which especially at higher settings severely reduces dynamics and makes...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-29-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 33
Posted By JHAz
Insufficient info re software. The vocal is mono...

Insufficient info re software. The vocal is mono becsuse a single microphone is a mono source. What folks do is pan the vocal to the center . . .. how to do that depends on the recording software
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-25-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 421
Posted By JHAz
or the preamp. while bad design remains...

or the preamp. while bad design remains possible, theoretically, line level preamps should all sound the same. iow they should amplify acurately. Most do. If they don't the outlier, whether you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 481
Posted By JHAz
fwiw (dang little) I also experimented with...

fwiw (dang little) I also experimented with multiple crossover settings once I got my sub to a location that didn't scream me! me! me! on every bass note. I probably didn't spend more than half an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 263
Posted By JHAz
fwiw, another vote for batpig. Great stuff...

fwiw, another vote for batpig. Great stuff across the board. And if you use a third party remote, you can get his codes to allow you to control things your Denon remote will not touch. Beauty!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-24-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 179
Posted By JHAz
they sound different if they are designed to...

they sound different if they are designed to sound different. once you get into the autosetup/autoeq world, of course they sound different. It took me three or four tries to hit upon a mic...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-24-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 481
Posted By JHAz
when a power amp runs out of clean power it...

when a power amp runs out of clean power it distorts. Distorted power usually sounds subjectively louder than clean power. What the amp won't do until you're intoan Halen guitar level distortion is...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-24-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 196
Posted By JHAz
No expert here, and my only suggestion is based...

No expert here, and my only suggestion is based on customer experience, and this is it: Run everything mono, not stereo. Especially if you're going to play any 50s to 60s era jazz or pop or rock. ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-23-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 242
Posted By JHAz
the closest thing I've seen to (what seemed to...

the closest thing I've seen to (what seemed to me) a semirational justification of passive biamping applies IF you are driving the amp into audible distortion and the distortion is because of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-18-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By JHAz
Sub output is for the sub. Use that.

Sub output is for the sub. Use that.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By JHAz
Unless everything is calibrated, including the...

Unless everything is calibrated, including the source, the number on the volume control is kinda meaningless. The sound level in your room depends on voltage to the speakers, and given ohm's law...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By JHAz
haven't paid attention to the two channel world...

haven't paid attention to the two channel world in a while, so to some extent you need others to chime in. But analytically, you want an integrated amp (no such thing as a 2.1 power amp, because to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By JHAz
It gets confusing. Active biamping puts the...

It gets confusing. Active biamping puts the crossovers before the speakers. There is no crossover in the speaker (or whatever is there is disabled) when you actively biamp. Using the two sets of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-11-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 430
Posted By JHAz
Although none of that should matter with the...

Although none of that should matter with the rythmik active feedback system. Theoretically one would expect the servo to keep both the driver and amp relatively linear. So maybe there is a still...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-11-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 430
Posted By JHAz
The ugly sounds from a ported sub below tuning...

The ugly sounds from a ported sub below tuning are surely not, not, not amp clipping. What happens is the driver becomes uncontrolled, and the driver makes ugly ugly noises. A hpf near the tuning...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-10-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 430
Posted By JHAz
I have great respect for what rythmik does, but...

I have great respect for what rythmik does, but they are relatively low power amps. Have you looked at specs for a Seaton?

You are hearing something you don't like and calling it clipping. Its...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-09-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,473
Posted By JHAz
A crossover contains a low pass filter (lpf) and...

A crossover contains a low pass filter (lpf) and a high pass filter (hpf). so, to get away from moron inducing bass frequencies, the crossover in a two way speaker the high pass section sends...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-08-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By JHAz
If your room is bigger than say 60x60x60 you...

If your room is bigger than say 60x60x60 you likely won't have significant measurement anomalies even well into the bass. Mine ain't that big. Windowing done right can help but the real measurement...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   06-08-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,083
Posted By JHAz
Afaik exactly zero available receivers or preamps...

Afaik exactly zero available receivers or preamps measure for and generate internal crossovers other than the crossover to the sub. To accurately assess the proper crossover between, say, tweeter...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-07-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 236
Posted By JHAz
folks already explained. it somebody was rude,...

folks already explained. it somebody was rude, it might be the person who restated their incorrect understanding as if it were gospel and as if the several folks attempting gently to set them...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-07-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 118
Posted By JHAz
Have you a point? multiple semi independent...

Have you a point? multiple semi independent reviewers have been assassing polar response for way over a decade, certainly. You cannot do it accurately in a non anechoic room unless you want to know...
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