This question has been on my mind since the announcement and because a customer has asked me this same question recently, now is the perfect time to write about it. I absolutely believe it is a worthwhile addition and here is a summary of the two most critical points as to why, then we will... Continue Reading →
Audyssey Black Friday Sale has started!
Sound United (now operating under its new parent company, Masimo) decided to do the unthinkable: implement Dirac Live in addition to Audyssey in their latest crop of Denon and Marantz receivers.
The Ultimate Denon AVR Resource for setting up your Denon Receiver. Includes checklist and external resources.
As of this review, only Episode 1 - that is the pilot - has been released. This is a quick review of the show and whether it’s worth subscribing to Paramount+ to watch it. STORY - 4 / 5 The story so far is fully focused on Master Chief, which is great to see. The... Continue Reading →
People generally tend to use "house curves" for Dirac Live. I don't quite agree with this approach. Find out why!
You have been lied to! House Curves are based on research that ignore some very critical facts about how audio is mastered and how it is listened to. Find out what you can do about it!
Dirac Live is great but it doesn't have loudness compensation built in. House curves will get you some way to correct tonality, but if you want to listen to content as the content creators intended, then you need this guide!
Now that we have full understanding of Audyssey's roadmap, I think we have a clear idea of what Onkyo, Pioneer and Integra need to stay competitive...
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 →