Should you turn Midrange Compensation on or off? How do you know if your speakers need it? Let's find out!
Surround speaker positioning is a complex subject. I aim to provide some common-sense guidance in this article.
Well, Audyssey can sound as great as Dirac Live, but it does require a lot more work. However, once you get it sounding great, you get the benefit of having proper Loudness Compensation (Dynamic EQ) and state of the art Dynamic Range Compression (Dynamic Volume), both of which Dirac Live lacks.
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. Find out more.
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.
Surround:AI uses current CinemaDSP modes and tries to dynamically switch between them and dynamically configure them based on what is happening in the soundtrack. Find out if I like it!
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 →
IMAX Enhanced is both a certification program - like THX was in the "good old days" - as well as additional sound processing overlaid over DTS and DTS:X soundtracks. Some of these soundtracks in fact will have a flag that will trip this additional sound processing. Let's see what the issues are then!
Denon's current line-up is really great. Almost all entries perform and have reviewed well. However, if you are serious about your home cinema, you should consider only the following models...
Audyssey can sound can harsh in the high frequencies when set up incorrectly. Part of this issue however is to do with how the algorithm works. In this article I explain why room treatment is so critical for Audyssey to sound great!
Find out how to get the best out of you Audyssey receiver in this article by configuring Audyssey the Right Way!
Do you want to make Audyssey sound amazing in your home cinema? Well, this is just the guide for you!
Have you spent hours configuring your Yamaha system and you are still not satisfied with the results? Maybe you just got your Yamaha system and you want to get the very best performance out of it? Then this guide is for you!