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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By batpig
Agreed. Some people are getting a little hasty...

Agreed. Some people are getting a little hasty whipping out their Jump To Conclusions Mat: http://youtu.be/42WNHGr1jGI
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 06:02 PM
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Posted By batpig
I would bet that the vast majority of people...

I would bet that the vast majority of people stick with the default Reference curve. Perhaps maybe using Flat for music.
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 05:11 PM
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Posted By batpig
It's not the size of the room it's what you do...

It's not the size of the room it's what you do with it :) As long as your couch isn't too close to the back wall you can do back surrounds.

Can you mount speakers high up (e.g. on the ceiling)? ...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 04:29 PM
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Posted By batpig
Ah, I just went through this recently trying to...

Ah, I just went through this recently trying to mount my C-R3's without the bracket (ironically I ended up finding the brackets in a box later but oh well, you benefit).

Does the RC-R still have...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2015, 02:26 PM
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Posted By batpig
For a 5.1 setup, ideally the surrounds would be...

For a 5.1 setup, ideally the surrounds would be mounted anywhere from directly to the sides to 10-20 degrees behind the seating position (90-110 degree azimuth from centerline). So basically where...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 12:07 PM
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Posted By batpig
Are you sure that SPL meter is accurate at low...

Are you sure that SPL meter is accurate at low freqs and the 5dB "low" reading isn't simply an artifact?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 11:11 AM
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Posted By batpig
I need a major update on my line since I've since...

I need a major update on my line since I've since sold my old townhouse, moved into a new house and am setting up a semi-dedicated room while you were backpacking across Nepal or whatever you were...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 10:53 AM
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Posted By batpig
extensity???

extensity???
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By batpig
Yes that's correct. It's not about power it's...

Yes that's correct. It's not about power it's about the gain structure of the amp. Typically amps have a "unity" gain which is a fully amplified signal and then the "level" or "gain" knob attenutes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 04:29 PM
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Posted By batpig
dude, that cat is out of the bag now. ATMOS TEST...

dude, that cat is out of the bag now. ATMOS TEST TONES FOR ALL!!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 04:19 PM
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Posted By batpig
http://i.imgur.com/E1AcBgj.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/E1AcBgj.jpg
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 01:29 PM
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Posted By batpig
Then you missed the clutch "whatchoo mean...

Then you missed the clutch "whatchoo mean BLACK?!!" line. A true Oscar worthy moment. I LoL'd.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 12:23 PM
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Posted By batpig
Guess you didn't watch all three videos :) ...

Guess you didn't watch all three videos :)

They are Emotiva ERD-1s
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By batpig
Hmm, looking at Pio's site it appears these are...

Hmm, looking at Pio's site it appears these are more in line with the lower-end "Andrew Jones Pioneer" speaker lineup that's a budget fave. I see they've created an Atmos-enabled version of the BS22...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By batpig
Whoah, good find Sanjay. Wasn't aware of that. ...

Whoah, good find Sanjay. Wasn't aware of that. Is that the same driver tech that's used in the AJ Elite Atmos modules with the integrated up-firing units?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By batpig
While the RS20i will only do 7.1.4 Atmos, does...

While the RS20i will only do 7.1.4 Atmos, does the extra channel flexibility allow you to at least have multiple side surrounds as an array to cover the multiple rows?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By batpig
This needs to be a macro that we can post over...

This needs to be a macro that we can post over and over. Great post Marc.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 10:19 AM
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Posted By batpig
It's not a mistake in the manual. Owners have...

It's not a mistake in the manual. Owners have confirmed that it functions as displayed in the charts in the manual (i.e. no DSU with DTS codecs). No explanation from D+M as to why, although...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 10:16 AM
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Posted By batpig
The Atmos enabled speakers do NOT have to...

The Atmos enabled speakers do NOT have to literally sit on top of the other speakers. In the Dolby whitepaper for home Atmos they indicate they can be up to 3' away, although I think others have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 09:08 AM
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Posted By batpig
It is my recollection from when we were...

It is my recollection from when we were discussing positional rendering a year ago in the Atmos thread that FilmMixer explained that even in the cinemas they do NOT actually measure/input specific...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2015, 06:31 PM
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Posted By batpig
Well looks like you're never buying an AVR again...

Well looks like you're never buying an AVR again ever because NO other manufacturers are providing DTS:X for their 2014 models either! OOPS!

From what we've heard DTS:X hasn't even delivered code...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2015, 01:42 PM
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Posted By batpig
The browser interface can definitely be a bit...

The browser interface can definitely be a bit wiggy. I've encountered issues in the past (with multiple Denons) where the "Audyssey" menu settings do not accurately reflect the current Audyssey...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By batpig
Josh - it's the difference between two types of...

Josh - it's the difference between two types of upmixing, steering vs. ambiance generation.

With steering upmixers like PLII, DSU, Neo:X etc. the upmixer is making "decisions" about where to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 03:41 PM
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Posted By batpig
Dolby Atmos will natively use any and all...

Dolby Atmos will natively use any and all available speakers (up to the limit of your receiver's processing ability).

If you switch to a 5.1 track it will use 5.1 speakers. Unless you apply an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By batpig
Yes it can be done -- after all a receiver is...

Yes it can be done -- after all a receiver is just a processor with amps in the box. So you just have to make sure you turn off all the other processing stuff, i.e. use DIRECT mode on any analog...
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