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    2019 Official Super Bowl Commercials Thread

    My best friend Bob Thompson’s stepson Director Timothy a Kendall did this and the Sketchers Super Bowl ads this year!
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Update: I'm more than 6 weeks out from my IV antiobiotics for my ruptured appendix, IVs started Dec 20 and ended Jan 10! Subjectively my hearing now seems the best I can ever remember, at live concerts and for two channel and movies/tv in my theater. Not just in terms of frequency, but also re...
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    SonicTransporter i5 Review

    I love my Sonic Transporter i5 but replaced it with a Sonic Transporter i7 for ROON DSP due to latter's two ethernet ports so it can connect direct to my Sonore Signature Rendu SE! So I have a Sonic Transporter i5 for sale - PM me if interested!
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    I am doing great and hopefully will have a clear bill of heatlh, from my ruptured appendix, in a few days, then in a few weeks have the appendix removed laparoscopically. Meanwhile, been on one oral and different IV antiobiotics at outpatient hospital daily, and this will hopefully be done in a...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Looks like I'll be on siesta from demoing hearing aids for a bit. Due to my appendix rupture, I'm on IV antibiotics at the hospital daily, and info is they can adversely affect hearing (hopefully only temporarily). So until I'm recovered (I hope) and off antibiotics no sense in further demoing...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    I think my hearing may have changed a bit in the positive direction even without hearing aids recently. In listening to test tones, 8 kHz was perhaps about half of 6 kHz, and I couldn't hear 10 kHz. Now, 8 kHz is closer to 6 kHz, and I can hear 10 kHz at abut half of 8 or 6 kHz. Why? I think I...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Vinyl Valet, as you are in Tempe, maybe you would like to join our Az Audio Video Club. We meet the last Wednesday of each month. If you are interested PM me with your phone #!
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    But for me, the ReSound Lynx did little. But this may depend upon the specifics of one's hearing loss! One size does not fit all!
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    My Audiologist is Lainie Hales, Au.D., 480-273-8680 Valley ENT 4140 E Baseline in Mesa. I called and saw ENT Dr Gonzalez to have ears cleaned and hearing test and told them I wanted to see Audiologist as well. Let Lainie know you're an audiophile having heard about her from me! I'm still in...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    What did you like about the OPN2 vs the OPN1 inasmuch as the OPN1 has speced higher freq extension to 10K (which doesn't mean that it sounds better as this depends how the HAs music mode is programmed and sounds).
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    How a virus may restore inner ear hair and hearing! https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/amp/323925
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Jeffrey, some months ago you discussed your HAs at our Az AV Club Meeting, and got me interested. Its all you FAULT thank you. And whatever works and sounds great for each of us within our budget is what counts! What works for me may not for someone else, due to not only budget but their own...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Note the Phonaks I demos were Phonak Audeo B-R. Sometimes in this thread I mistakenly referred to them as Phonak Bolero which they are not.
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    As of today I am now demoing the Oticon UPN HAs. Speced at 113 dB dynamic range and 9'5 kHz frequency extension. This will be interesting.
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    My observations of using the ReSound hearing aids at the Peter White/Rick Braun Christmas jazz concert last night are similar to my observations in my own two channel setup. First, phenomenal concert. They all sang, too, quite nicely, one song acapella with no instruments! Very 3d presentation...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    I've done some internet sleuthing to discover that the latest top line Phonak (the top line Phonak I demod came out in 2015, and the latest line came out a few weeks ago), ReSound and Oticon are speced for dynamic range (ability to process incoming audio) at 111 (this is for the just out Marvel...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    It’s an Audiologist demo with the top line ReSound Link Quattro.
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Interesting discussions about 16 bit vs 24 bit DACs (analog to digital converters) for hearing aids: http://www.hearingreview.com/2015/07/back-basics-heads-finally-water-hearing-aid-processing-moves-new-era/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4040855/ 16 bit DACs are only...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Got demo ReSound hearing aids mid afternoon today. Came home and listened to music not impressed. Didn't seem to do much compared to no hearing aids and I felt dynamics perhaps limited a bit. I was prepared to bring them back tomorrow very disappointed and get the Phonaks I had demod back...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Thanks. For your info, my dedicated home theatre room systm includes: Sony VPL-VW5000ES laser projector Lumagen Radiance Pro 4444 video processor/scaler Stewart Filmscreen Vistascope 2:40 168” wide X 70” H screen, Snomatte (1.0 gain) (with variable side masking to 4:3) (16:9 is 124.4” wide)...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Last night I watched the 4k blu ray disc of "Crazy Rich Asians". What a surprise. Beatiful video taking place over in China! A reference picture! And the sound - a very wonderful and very musical soundtrack. With the Phonak hearing aids, the improvement in sonics was remarkable. Music was simply...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Mostly stereo digital using ROON - no turntable!
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    My above impressions continue to hold true! And music in my audio room is simply a joy listening lower volume wise on my Theta Casablanca IVA SSP yet being more engaged musically, not just highs, but across the audio spectrum up to the 8k limits of the Phonak hearing aids. Looking forward to...
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    Tom Cruise How To Watch Movies At Home - With No Motion Smoothing/Interpolation

    Tom Cruise How To Watch Movies At Home - With No Motion Smoothing/Interpolation https://www.resetera.com/threads/tom-cruise-takes-time-out-of-his-day-to-tell-you-why-motion-smoothing-sucks.85083/ Do you agree with Tom Cruise???
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    In the past days I have listened to quite a bit of two channel in my theatre room. I must reiterate the "WOW". I find myself listening quieter dBwise than ever yet hearing so much more throughout the audio spectrum particularly the highs. The better the audio quality the source material even...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Now that my Audiologist last Tuesday "opened up" the frequency correction of my demo Phonaks to fully correct my mild to moderate hearing loss (as opposed to a beginner's milder correction before), all I can say is - WOW! First little things. Watched a tv show and sound seemed perhaps more open...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Below is my Audiologist hearing test results - what they call mild to moderate hearing loss, but which I have been finding out has a significant effect particularly on music, especially live music concerts that I go to a lot. Blue is left ear, red is right ear.
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    Saw my Audiologist again today. My demo Phonak Bolero B-90R hearing aids had been set for me as a beginner - today she set them to use full range correction. Should be interesting. Follow up in two weeks. She's interested in my "observations" and then she wants me to try a pair of Resound...
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    As We Get Older - Hearing Aids for High End Audio/Concerts & Home Theatre

    My daily intermittent headaches and tinnitus have decreased and improved substantially since I've been wearing the demo Phonak Bolero B-R hearing aids!!!! Very pleased on this.

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