Let's have a look at some of the core functionality that I personally find useful and exciting in Audyssey MultEQ-X.
Audyssey Midrange Compensation – On or Off? – Denon and Marantz Receivers
Should you turn Midrange Compensation on or off? How do you know if your speakers need it? Let's find out!
Dirac Live vs Audyssey vs YPAO R.S.C.
How does Dirac Live fair against Audyssey and YPAO? Find out in this post!
Using the Installer Web Interface to Control Yamaha Receivers
Not everyone is aware that they can control Yamaha receivers with a web browser. However, even fewer people know that there are TWO web interfaces on higher-end Yamaha receivers, with one geared towards installers. Find out more in this article.
Audyssey Dynamic EQ and Dynamic Volume are Your Friends
I have written about Loudness Compensation and its importance for home cinema in the context of Yamaha YPAO Volume. If you haven't checked out that article, I would recommend you do so. However, I wanted to cover Audyssey's version of loudness compensation (Dynamic EQ) and dynamic range compression (Dynamic Volume) in this article. Audyssey Dynamic... Continue Reading →
Loudness Compensation and Yamaha YPAO Volume
Here you were thinking you had it all sorted once you applied EQ to your system, hey? Not so fast... a flat EQ is not going to give you correct tonal balance after all. Meet Loudness Correction.
Yamaha YPAO R.S.C – Take Two
This post explores what YPAO R.S.C. is really doing under the hood!
The Home Cinema PC – Simply!
Introduction I love packaged media such as DVD - in the old days - and now Blu Ray. Packaged media will always have the upper hand when it comes to quality of picture and sound so let's hope it's here to stay. Nevertheless, there are so many of us who download TV shows or even... Continue Reading →
What is Room Equalisation (EQ) and why should you care?
It's great we have such advanced loudspeaker design, but once you put the speakers into a room, things get very messy. Let's see how room equalisation can help!
How to build a $300 screen that performs like a $2000 one
The difference a screen makes You can project onto a white wall and get a really great picture, but if you've spent more than $500 on a projector, you will notice a marked difference with a purpose built screen. The benefits of projecting onto a great screen include the following: Increased sharpness / perceived resolution... Continue Reading →
Recreating the cinema experience: Yamaha’s Cinema DSP
Movies are designed for the big screen and movie soundtracks for the big auditoriums of cinema multiplexes. When played back through a home cinema system in a smaller room, the perceived tonal balance of the soundtrack changes. See how Yamaha's DSPs can recreate the full movie theatre experience.
Yamaha YPAO and YPAO R.S.C.
I will show you how to tweak YPAO R.S.C. manually.