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  1. Default Surround Mode?

    Audio Processing
    Ok...with a disc player and a preamp processor that does Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-Master HD Audio, plus all of the legacy formats, what is the default audio for the newer movies encoded with Dolby Atmos? I'm guessing Dolby TrueHD? How much audio (if any) are we missing by not having the latest...
  2. Sony Blu-Ray Player STUCK ON BLUETOOTH MODE!

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    It was workin ok yesterday but when I turned it on today It’s just freezes. It is stucked on Bluetooth mode (and dont even comnect to a device) its just blinks and the only way u could do is turn it off. HELP!
  3. Newbie, Marantz Receiver Static and Protect Mode

    System Setup and Connection
    Hey all, So I bought a Marantz SR3001 second hand but refurbished by a professional who sold it simply because the client decided to just buy another one, and left it with him. It has a brand new power supply. For some reason, whenever I turn it on, though not always, around 8 or 9 times out of...
  4. Sony STR-DG710 Protect Mode

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello all, I have a sort of weird setup in my room. Most of the audio equipment is from Goodwill. I have a Sony STR-DG710 as the amp (using toslink out from my TV) Center speaker is from an RCA RTD255 L, R, SL, SR are also from RCA RTD255 but I have two of each of them Rear speaker is an...
  5. Dayton Audio SA230 stuck in standby mode

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    Any suggestions to (un)stuck it? I have a Dayton Audio subwoofer amplifier SA230 that I purchased refurbished from Parts Express in Sept. 2016. I had it powering (2) Aura bass shakers (50 WPC) at the most in my home theater. It never got hot or showed any signs of dying. The only thing I did...
  6. Anti Mode DC result - Is it good?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hi, I just bought a DC and did a first typical calibration , i am using SVS PB12-NSD and i was hoping to see a decent flat curve but i see it is more or less better after 35Hz . is it good? how can i improve further any advice? I see the response starts very low is it normal? Thanks
  7. Amp in protection mode

    AV Home Theater
    When downstairs last night to put in a movie and both my amps where off I have an XPR-2 and a XPA-5. The five cut on with no issues but the XPR-2 clicked on and then off. I tried to cut it on several times and the same thing happened. The XPR-2 run my two tower speakers and they where off as...
  8. Direct Mode or Pure Direct Mode

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I own a Denon 4311Ci Receiver. It has a function called "Direct". I am trying to figure out what that does. When it is in that mode I know it puts it in 2 channel stereo. What I do not know is when it is in this mode does it mean that it is true stereo? Are all the calibration setting of...
  9. Audyessy Sound Mode Preference Mode

    Audio Processing
    It has been suggested to me that Evening is the best Audyessy Sound Mode to use. While mode do you use the most? Please participate in my poll.
  10. Who listens in Pure/Direct Mode?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I am curious to see how many here listen in Pure Direct mode and what material do you use.
  11. Protector mode??

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello. I have a sony strdn840. I had two jbl e90's. I still have Polk center. Two audiofile towers for surrounds. Two onkyo bookshelves for front highs. Two subs. I bought some jbl s312II towers and have replaced the e90's. Now every time I put a movie or song on and I turn the volume up high...
  12. Is this null actually a room mode?

    REW Forum
    I'm going to turn my brain off and ask for help. Look at the image below. It's obliviously a room mode. Is this room mode what causes the initial "Null" at 69-76hz range? This is my HSU VTF-15H MK2 sub sitting between center channel and right channel front firing about 4" away from teh back...
  13. Room Mode Question~

    Home Audio Acoustics
    First, is a Room Mode different than a Null? In that a null can be changed with speaker (Subs in this case) placement, but a room mode only with MLP change? Im trying to find if anything can be done to flatten out a Room Mode at 17Hz besides moving the MLP? The only way I have found to...
  14. REW and Anti Mode Dual core for sub placement

    REW Forum
    Hello, Those 2 curves are the room measurement made by Anti Mode equalization for 2 posotions for my sub. I would realy appreciate any commentaries to help me how to decide which one is the best I would choose the black curve, no?
  15. Relative mode

    Mobile Audio
    Is there a way to measure one side, set that measurement as a relative mode (zero reference) and measure the other side? Thanks, Kevin
  16. samsung HT-BD1252R/XEU Shutting down after couple of minutes (protection mode)

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    hi i was wondering if i could get any advice my home cinema system keeps shutting down after a couple of minutes thanks
  17. speakon rewiring for bridge mode

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Good evening Just want to confirm that in order to use an amp in bridge mode i need to rewire the speakon end that connect to the amp only or do i need to rewire both end of the cable ? Alain
  18. 50hdx82 convergence adjustment in service mode

    Hello, I have been working on my 50hdx82 set for awhile now. I installed new IC chips from that I got from a online supplier and had my hyper module rebuilt with no success in getting the set up and running. Instead of spending time troubleshooting what went wrong with the repairs I went ahead...
  19. Does a room mode impact distortion?

    REW Forum
    This is the basic response of my sub in room, I have a big mode at 40Hz. I can take that down with a single PEQ filter easily enough and get a response like this If I look at the distortion view at higher output levels, I see this 2nd harmonic distortion spikes at 20Hz 3rd harmonic...
  20. Listening mode to choose

    Audio Processing
    I have an Onkyo R391 and for the past 2 years, I have set it to 'direct.' As of lately, I have been tempted to set it to something that will produce me a better sound. I am not really sure of what I am looking for since I am not an expert with audio, but I do want to make sure that I have...