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MiniDSP Flex HTx

Andysu

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Would love to see a review.

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love , love , what you take the eq to bed with you and make love to eq ? lol
" like " would " like " to see a review ,

my late step mom , got so annoyed hearing me say love this love that decades ago , said it was poor english m and she is correct
love an animal yes
love an eq or love that music is poor english

like that music yes or dislike that music yes

i wouldn't like to see eq of this , be more of the same misleading manufactures snake oil , don't get me wrong , as only as there is 20,200 band filters that are narrow bands where i can adjust , address the crocked eq otherwise , q bandwidth is cheating and cutting corners

like , you to use like from now on , please , thank you

love some food ? i like food of course otherwise we all feel dizzy without any , animals as well

i love the bumblebee for which without , go read its the difference between liking these packs of electronics okay , which are " immaterial " and why you can't love it ,
 

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I think this is a rather misleading analogy, it brings to mind a graphic equaliser which just isn't how it behaves

Yeah, I knew that someone would point that out. Of course there is more than that, but I tried to keep it simple to make it easier to understand.
 

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I think this is a rather misleading analogy, it brings to mind a graphic equaliser which just isn't how it behaves
it is and well be eq peq of filters that should be 20,200 band filters narrow band to adjust the issues , not have few filters and cut corners with 1/3 1/12 even 1/48 would need thousands and simple there isn't a model that has 32 channels xlr , trs and rca that can plugged into any systems , " b-chain " sigh and be under £1k i think is reasonable price , otherwise , " everyone " how much have we all spent on this , a lot and if it was all gathered up , it still barely wouldn't do all what i want , what i want , i don't care what you're eq looks like ,

we all know when measured amplifier electronically direct it has smooth curve with roll off or maybe it doesn't , measure speaker mic placed close to speaker driver , its crocked and there ain't enough filters bands to deal with it , show me you're eq , and some may and use smoothing or no smoothing

so i have to bare with what DCX 2496 or DEQ 2496 has , but i refuse to use , dirac live , as its built inside the rubbish stormaudio , if it would have been outboard 32 channel , i may consider it , may consider it , otherwise no 20,200 i be wasting my time
 
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I hope they send one to Amir ASAP! Given Minidsp flex performance, I am salivating over this one's potential, given I have Hypex amps that require balanced inputs. But I also have analog sources, and prefer an all in one box vs. adapters, etc. And I have several speakers I need to build and would like to attempt DSP crossovers.

I should point out that even if it has middling performance, it would still be irrelevant. What is important about this unit are the features, convenience, processing power, and software, rather than a number that is so vanishingly small that you can't hear it.

I read something earlier in this thread which I found quite disturbing ... that you can't load your own FIR filters into this unit? Meaning that you can't use Acourate/Audiolense to generate your own FIR filters and have this unit do the processing? Did I read that correctly?
 

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Sooty looks at the Eq on Dolby CP500 can do it better , after all cats have have way , way higher hearing range then , " us "

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Sooty looks at Dolby Stereo CP65 cat 64b cards , he can do it better
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Sooty looks at the Eq on Dolby CP500 can do it better , after all cats have have way , way higher hearing range then , " us "

Sooty looks at Dolby Stereo CP65 cat 64b cards , he can do it better
That's awesome!
Aside from frequency, cats aren't fools like us and don't get swindled by cheap audiophile parlor tricks!:)

I like your rack. Yes that should flatten the Himalayas!
I love your cat.
How did I do?;)
 

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That's awesome!
Aside from frequency, cats aren't fools like us and don't get swindled by cheap audiophile parlor tricks!:)

I like your rack. Yes that should flatten the Himalayas!
I love your cat.
How did I do?;)
yes , we're thee only dumpiest ones that get conned tricked scammed into this , immaterial snake oil , actually wouldn't mind doing some oil painting art , i have set of water colour paints

this is why i ain't fooling for dirac live , there is audyessy pro model i seen on ebay , has 8 channel rca on it , but i don't think it has the CD rom disc for the software to be loaded onto computer so be totally useless but its cheap

i also seen imax eq , oh yes " imax eq " i'm sure the imax fans would like that , but , it needs software otherwise it is so cheap and its imax , or oxmoor that make it for imax , but and oxmoor is no more ,
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Cat drawing with Equalizer APO:

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yes , i see a cat head and ears and tail , still not enough peq filter bands , why my CB radio superstar has just fraction over 360 channels , why that's more than dolby atmos and dirac live

and yes CB is relevant here , this where i got some of my golden ears training , very hard listening when there often 20 or more stations on mid band am , channel 6 " the bragging channel " where most are using kilowatts of power , but if the conditions are okay often standard 12watts can get half way around the world , signal maybe bit weak
7 digit frequency counter very rare often 5 digit model and start counting how many frequency bands , a lot

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it is and well be eq peq of filters that should be 20,200 band filters narrow band to adjust the issues , not have few filters and cut corners with 1/3 1/12 even 1/48 would need thousands ...

So you didn't read or didn't understand as we tried to explain that 20k filter bands is a VERY bad idea?
 

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It has eight channels of DIRAC Live, all routed to the eight outputs. See link:
For a 4-way active speaker with stereo inputs you use two of the DIRAC channels.
Found the signal flow: https://docs.minidsp.com/product-manuals/flex-htx/signal-flow/index.html
That's perfectly soved!

@dtaylo1066 IF the tech specs are real this time it would be a very interesting unit! Would be a great setup for big stereo speaker systems, just get/build a 8ch Hypex amp and you are done in a nice package in the Rack. Or 2way active for the front and pre-EQ for 2 sub arrays. Or ...
 
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So you didn't read or didn't understand as we tried to explain that 20k filter bands is a VERY bad idea?
not interested in this dirac live thank you
 

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two JBL cinema subs combination of stormaudio isp32 elite mk3 , peq from 15Hz as the rubbish processor won't have peq that goes down to 5Hz , and no don't care to have mindsp again and most the JBL subs acoustically is doing fine very impressed down fraction below 10Hz
rest of peq was done with behringer FBQ 2496 as storm only has 20 lousy filters barely enough for the LFE.1 would take few hundred
so that is best i can get it , don't care much and since deleted the filters that took me hour or two to do


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Vertical scaling is too big and missing is the raw, unprocessed response. I gather you are talking about something else so I'll give this a pass.
 

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Vertical scaling is too big and missing is the raw, unprocessed response. I gather you are talking about something else so I'll give this a pass.
I also get the impression he is confusing discrete band EQs like the graphic ones from the 80ies and the Parametric EQs which are found in modern AVRs, MiniDSP, CamillaDSP, APOEQ etc.
 

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Magic is thee eq equaliser makes denzel washington sound like a bose eq

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The MiniDSP Flex HTx looks pretty cool! It's got 8 channels for both input and output, with balanced and RCA connections. It's supposed to ship in December, and they're taking pre-orders now. You can check it out on their website, www.minidsp.com. It's got a bunch of features like a 32-bit processor, USB and HDMI interfaces, and optional Dirac Live room correction. Looks like it could be handy for tuning speakers or subwoofers!
 
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They are highlighting the benefits of getting a HDFury kit:
Do the HDfury units have capability to decode dolby 5.1 and convert down to 2.1?
 

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Looks like they put their own measurements up. If this can be confirmed, its impressive.

That's a GREAT move from them to finally show measurements! All the chinese D/A converter manufacturers made a big jump in performance after showing their measurements - cause they can only show when data is correct ;-)

Btw - is it correct that SINAD is with out A filter and S/N with A filter? Isn't specified on their page.
 
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