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Forum: Speakers   02-27-2015, 05:53 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Typically, that exact number that's nothing to...

Typically, that exact number that's nothing to worry about if it's rated at or above 20khz.

If you saw graphs on content at those levels I think you would understand[/QUOTE]
Just curious
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2015, 03:27 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Do know the real upper limits of the Sonys?

Do know the real upper limits of the Sonys?
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2015, 09:33 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, here are some subjective observations of my...

Well, here are some subjective observations of my current surround placement as shown in the pics. The transitions between the fronts and surrounds are more seamless than ever and it seems like all...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2015, 07:57 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
The Sonys are six inches from the wall at the...

The Sonys are six inches from the wall at the moment.
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Micca Covo, has some frequency problems ...

Micca Covo, has some frequency problems

http://noaudiophile.com/Micca_COVO-S/Micca_COVO-S_Frequency_Response.jpg

Do not be concerned about the rear port for surrounds - if the port diameter is...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 02:38 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I took many pics. See the post above.

I took many pics. See the post above.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
You will have more headroom which leads to less...

You will have more headroom which leads to less distortion...so yeah, "better". http://www.avsforum.com//forum/images/smilies/wink.gif

If you have no issues with headroom or localization, there...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 11:28 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I'm not saying I agree with YPAO using 80Hz,...

I'm not saying I agree with YPAO using 80Hz, which is why I currently use 120Hz.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Actually, the 110 Hz YPAO run was a fluke......

Actually, the 110 Hz YPAO run was a fluke... every run after it has been 80 Hz.

My AVR is the Yamaha HTR-3066. It has only one crossover and I don't see anything else called low pass filter.
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 10:24 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
what do you not like about them specifically?

what do you not like about them specifically?
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 10:21 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
(I know the front speaker position is odd, but...

(I know the front speaker position is odd, but for now it's all I can do without buying new furniture and moving everything around. Also, it sounds more directionally correct and with better sound...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 10:18 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Here are the requested pic(s) of my room...

Here are the requested pic(s) of my room...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 09:54 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
That Yamaha is refurbished though and is...

That Yamaha is refurbished though and is discontinued. I still like the Micca MB42X. Perhaps getting that won't let me use a 80 Hz crossover, but 100 Hz would be recommended with the MB42X and my...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 09:47 AM
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Views: 732
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I have a question... does the sub perform better...

I have a question... does the sub perform better at lower crossovers like 80 Hz vs. higher crossovers like 120 Hz... and by that I mean by limiting the range of frequencies the sub has to output, do...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 08:23 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Well, it has less extension (90 Hz vs. 60 Hz) and...

Well, it has less extension (90 Hz vs. 60 Hz) and lower sensitivity (83 dB vs. 85 dB).
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 07:44 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
The port is not a big issue for surrounds, a few...

The port is not a big issue for surrounds, a few inches will be plenty of distance.[/QUOTE]
That's great then, for now the Miccas are top on my list unless I can find something better that's...
Forum: Speakers   02-25-2015, 07:39 AM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Just a point of clarification, the current...

Just a point of clarification, the current pricing $188/pr (less if more than a pair are purchased) and free shipping is a sale price which will be ending Feb. 28th.[/QUOTE]

Thanks for the...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 04:06 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I think for now the surround placement is good...

I think for now the surround placement is good enough... I'll watch some movies and play some games to subjectively evaluate the SL/SR balance (should be much better now that both speakers are facing...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 67
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I can't move the SR any farther right since...

I can't move the SR any farther right since there's a wall.

Also, I can't move the SR any farther back since there's a door.
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 03:58 PM
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Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
I just redid YPAO and here are the results: ...

I just redid YPAO and here are the results:

Speaker Level (dB)

Front L 0.0
Front R +0.5
Center +2.0
Surround L +8.5
Surround R +4.0
Subwoofer -2.5
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 655
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Yes, generally any chance in your system you...

Yes, generally any chance in your system you should re-run YPAO

Ideally you really want your surrounds as close to equidistant from your MLP as possible, so +1 to that.[/QUOTE]
Well, the position...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 655
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Ideally they are the equidistant from you, and...

Ideally they are the equidistant from you, and the speakers are facing you. With monopole speakers (direct-firing) they need to be pointed at you. If you had bipole surrounds, they create more of a...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 655
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
In theory, is it better to have both speakers the...

In theory, is it better to have both speakers the same distance from the left wall like it is now or have the SL on the top left corner but with the SR still where it is now?

Also, should both...
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 655
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
(I can't move the SR though, only the direction...

(I can't move the SR though, only the direction it faces.)
Forum: Speakers   02-24-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 655
Posted By PlasmaPZ80U
Your left surround is more like a wide speaker,...

Your left surround is more like a wide speaker, and being so far from it compared to the right, means surround effects are very localizable. If you could get it closer on the left wall somewhere, it...
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