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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-31-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Alan P
^^^ Interesting. My AVR doesn't work that...

^^^

Interesting. My AVR doesn't work that way (Denon 4520).
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22,656
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Posted By Alan P
And to top it off...it is (IMO) by far the best...

And to top it off...it is (IMO) by far the best of the 4 Mad Max movies (recently re-watched the 3 originals).

Also watched the "making of" on the BR...can't believe the amount of "real" stunt...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2015, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Alan P
Got to watch Fury Road (uncompressed audio) this...

Got to watch Fury Road (uncompressed audio) this weekend.

All I can say is....O...M...G!!

:D
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-31-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 258
Posted By Alan P
You're running the subs 15-18db hot??

You're running the subs 15-18db hot??
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-31-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By Alan P
:confused: Huh?? You're not running the test...

:confused:

Huh?? You're not running the test tones through your AVR?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-30-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Alan P
^^^ Just fine. Sub frequencies have to be...

^^^

Just fine. Sub frequencies have to be REALLY loud to damage hearing. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5,839
Views: 327,620
Posted By Alan P
I think Jerry may have just hit on the issue...

I think Jerry may have just hit on the issue right here!

Are you applying the change in sub distance by hitting return Rappalo???
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 500
Posted By Alan P
XT32 is certainly not "worthless under...

XT32 is certainly not "worthless under 200hz"....earlier versions of Audyssey maybe, but not your XT32 equipped AVR. ;)

The SubEQ HT portion of XT32 only sets levels and delays for dual subs,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-28-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By Alan P
Kind of like that....see here...

Kind of like that....see here (http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/rew-forum/96-house-curve-what-why-you-need-how-do.html).






Sometimes it just takes someone to point out the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-28-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,707
Posted By Alan P
Maybe they just want to see that the mic is...

Maybe they just want to see that the mic is actually working...and moving it would certainly prove if it is or not. I'm assuming you have already measured in other places, right? And if so, those...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-28-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By Alan P
Your understanding is correct, a flat response is...

Your understanding is correct, a flat response is the ultimate goal but there are some caveats; the less EQ, the better; and most people prefer a slightly sloping response (sloping down from the...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22,188
Views: 870,441
Posted By Alan P
That would be fine....but why are you stuck on...

That would be fine....but why are you stuck on increasing gain on the subs and not using the sub trim setting??
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-28-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 11,767
Posted By Alan P
I've been shopping on the internet for years now...

I've been shopping on the internet for years now and have had my CC info hacked a few times...the CC company (Discover) has always caught it before I did and taken care of it with little hassle (had...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-28-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By Alan P
Atmos if really tough/impossible to do with high...

Atmos if really tough/impossible to do with high ceilings. You could maybe attach the atmos speakers high up on your 10' walls...not sure how that would work out though.

Passive bi-amping offers...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-28-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 249
Posted By Alan P
In general, you want to use the least amount of...

In general, you want to use the least amount of EQ filters it takes to get a flat response. Start with one or two low Q filters and see what you can do.

As far as getting more detailed with your...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Alan P
Do you listen in a closet? :D Of...

Do you listen in a closet?


:D

Of course there are going to be people with larger spaces than yours (requiring larger/more subs) or with a taste for more bass....I personally have 6 18" subs...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,289
Posted By Alan P
Agree whole-heartedly with the responses thus...

Agree whole-heartedly with the responses thus far.

It's not the sub, it's your room/setup.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 461
Posted By Alan P
I'm in the "set-it-and-forget-it" camp, but there...

I'm in the "set-it-and-forget-it" camp, but there are plenty of bassheads around here that fly by the seat of their pants (or the flapping of their pants) when it comes to sub trim.

You're...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 258
Posted By Alan P
And the chest-pounding doesn't really become...

And the chest-pounding doesn't really become noticeable until you hit higher SPLs.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22,188
Views: 870,441
Posted By Alan P
Probably not, but if it was me I'd re-do it...but...

Probably not, but if it was me I'd re-do it...but I'm a bit obsessive about those things. :)

That being said, adjusting the gain on the sub itself without some sort of ability to measure the SPL...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-28-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22,188
Views: 870,441
Posted By Alan P
Always advised to do any adjusting of the sub...

Always advised to do any adjusting of the sub level (post calibration) in the pre-pro/AVR. However, it is also recommended to not exceed a sub trim of "0" (i.e. keep it in the negative) to reduce the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-28-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,707
Posted By Alan P
The simplest "page" to get started with REW is in...

The simplest "page" to get started with REW is in my sig....and while it's not really that "simple" it is the best we've got (big thanks to the author, AustinJerry).

Since you are familiar with...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-27-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,707
Posted By Alan P
But the FR should change when adjusting sub...

But the FR should change when adjusting sub distance, correct??

If so, at least I was right about something. :D
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-27-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,707
Posted By Alan P
Yeah, sorry about all that....like I said, my...

Yeah, sorry about all that....like I said, my knowledge is limited and I thought it was worth a shot.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-27-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 1,707
Posted By Alan P
That is exceedingly strange...and I may be...

That is exceedingly strange...and I may be showing "what I don't know", but by adjusting the sub distance setting you are changing the delay and AFAIK if you add/subtract enough delay, the subs will...
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