Find out how to get the best out of you Audyssey receiver in this article by configuring Audyssey the Right Way!
Good sound is dependent just as much on doing the setup correctly, than it is on buying great gear. In this guide, I show you how to get the very best out of your Yamaha Receiver by configuring YPAO correctly.
There is a lot of confusion about this topic on the forums so I thought I would write a separate article to explain what is happening. State of Affairs Epson introduced 3x pixel shift on the Epson TW9400 and UB5050 / UB6050 models with the 1.03 firmware. This has been confirmed by people with EU,... Continue Reading →
Why Calibrate Dynamic Mode? Dynamic Mode on the Epson TW9400 / UB6050 / 5050 has a lot more aggressive dynamic iris than on the other modes. What this means is the following The iris will clamp down harder during dark scenesThe iris actually has a range below the lowest position in the other modes creating... Continue Reading →
Introduction I have been looking at 85" TVs for a number of years for my study / studio setup. Partly for gaming and partly for work. Since we have an OLED already, I really wanted a QLED. Finally, as prices dropped and the new QN models came out, I decided to get last year's 85"... Continue Reading →
For ages, there has been debate raging over whether to use Audyssey's midrange compensation or not. Midrange compensation could only be disabled using Audyssey Pro on previous generation Marantz and Denon receivers. However, ever since the Audyssey App has appeared on the app stores, it is now possible to enable and disable it to your... Continue Reading →
Surround speaker positioning is a complex subject. I aim to provide some common-sense guidance in this article.
Is this even possible? Well, yes and no. My simple answer to you is to get Secrets of Audyssey, after all you spent $1000s on that receiver that comes with a rather brief user guide. I am not just saying this to sell you stuff, but because I spent many years listening to - frankly... Continue Reading →
Since more and more companies are switching to Dirac Live in their receivers - Onkyo and Pioneer being two of the latest ones to do so - I thought it would be important to compare Dirac to Audyssey and YPAO. I don't see a lot of reviewers or sites fully explaining the pros and cons... Continue Reading →
That is correct! Audyssey is working on Pro installation software for PCs that will allow the use of a higher-quality microphone, more microphone positions and more configuration options than currently available. They are considering supporting the old Audyssey Pro Installer Kit, so if you still have yours, don't throw it away. They are also considering... Continue Reading →
JVC's DILA (Direct-Drive Image Light Amplification) - also known as LCOS (Liquid Crystal on Silicon) - projectors have been the gold standard in Home Cinema since the introduction of their HD750 and HD950 models - although earlier models were also exceptional - but without the ability to full colour-correct them. So much so that James... Continue Reading →