I wanted to cover this topic as I have some amplifier reviews coming in soon so I wanted to introduce the topic a bit more broadly before we get into it. Aspects to Consider There are 4 issues to consider when trying to answer this question: The type of AVR you have The type of... Continue Reading →
Resolve Dual-HDMI Handshake Issues on AVRs
If you have more than one display connected to your AVR and you are having connection issues, try this "quick-fix" article to resolve your issue.
How to Get Audyssey Sounding as Good as Dirac Live on Your Denon or Marantz Receiver!
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.
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.
Opinion: Serious Issues with IMAX Enhanced on AV Receivers
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!
Dirac Live Perfection – Loudness Compensation with Dirac Live Guide
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!