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Stereo
Jump to new posts Re: So what are ya listening to tonight? by pmbuko @ 07/01/15 03:07 PM

Yuck. I just verified the issue exists for me, too. I'm going to submit it as a bug to Apple.
Stereo
Jump to new posts Re: Is ANYBODY streaming music through their AVR? by oakvillematt @ 07/01/15 02:12 PM

Originally Posted By tomtuttleI don't understand what you mean by "stream to a DLNA device direct from the NAS". So, what kind of device are you using? AKA what is actually hooked up to the pre-amp/receiver that you are controlling with D
Home Theater
Jump to new posts Re: front height channels by GregLee @ 07/01/15 01:42 PM

I never got much action from my back surrounds (QS8), and I took to using front height speakers instead (CSW dipoles, similar to QS4) and Dolby PLIIz on my Pioneer SC-1522. Well, the 1522 AVR finally broke, and I replaced it with a Pioneer VSX-90, w
Stereo
Jump to new posts Re: Is ANYBODY streaming music through their AVR? by tomtuttle @ 07/01/15 01:37 PM

Yeah, Mark, "Thanks" Matt, my music is on shared Windows folders on an old Vista machine that just runs all the time. I've successfully run Plex server and Tversity on it to get a DLNA feed. The Squeezebox uses Logitech Media Server ref
Stereo
Jump to new posts Re: Is ANYBODY streaming music through their AVR? by oakvillematt @ 07/01/15 11:57 AM

Tom. where is your music stored? I have been using a Synology NAS for the past 3 years and simply just love it. they are more expensive but I think you get what you pay for. They have a web based app called DSAudio that will stream to a DLNA devi
Stereo
Jump to new posts Re: Is ANYBODY streaming music through their AVR? by MarkSJohnson @ 07/01/15 11:44 AM

Crap.
Stereo
Jump to new posts Re: Is ANYBODY streaming music through their AVR? by tomtuttle @ 07/01/15 11:36 AM

Thanks, Cork. I would be interested in your opinion of the mobile apps. The ability to control music without having the main display turned on has become one of my requirements. I played with my Roku 2XD. It also fails that test, but did provide
Stereo
Originally Posted By tomtuttleWhat kind of receiver are you using, Cork? And are you controlling playback from the receiver's remote or some other mobile device? Do you have to have your display (TV) on in order to navigate your music collection su
Hearing Things
Jump to new posts Re: Room tuning for beginners (like me) by Andrew @ 07/01/15 09:46 AM

I'd like to throw in my two cents on this topic: After being in this business for over 18 years now, and being a lifelong "audiophile", I have set up hundreds of systems in all types of rooms. I have been involved in and present for the ev
Hearing Things
Jump to new posts Re: Room tuning for beginners (like me) by nickbuol @ 07/01/15 09:02 AM

Originally Posted By oakvillemattI have been left wondering about diffusers, base traps, and absorption panels. In laying out a room, with too many variables it makes me wonder how would you know what, where and how many? You have your reflection
Hearing Things
Jump to new posts Re: Room tuning for beginners (like me) by Serenity_Now @ 07/01/15 08:53 AM

I could not eliminate the peak/null at around 60hz in my test room by moving subs around. I tried several locations. The response didn't change enough to warrant more graph pics. -just a differing level of nullness by a few db or so. The dual setu
Hearing Things
Jump to new posts Re: Room tuning for beginners (like me) by Serenity_Now @ 07/01/15 08:16 AM

To answer your dilemma, you set your speakers, treat room, then tweak your positions if need be. It's really not as hyper dynamic as it seems. The speaker response direct/off axis doesn't change, just reflections. Since your mains are omni directi
Hearing Things
Jump to new posts Re: Room tuning for beginners (like me) by Serenity_Now @ 07/01/15 07:43 AM

Matt, there are guidelines for what and where. The unknowns are how many and how much (thickness/frequency coverage etc.) It really depends on the room material/furnishings (sabin/absorbtion calc.) and dimensions (volume) and intended use. These d
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