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post #1201 of 1211 Old 11-28-2015, 05:58 PM
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Do not waste your time with RP. You'll have to run it again after the next firmware. I know, it sucks.

Another issue to report. The MX160 doesn't recognize PCM as HD Audio as the MX150/151 did. Audio is not as stellar as if the MX decodes it. Just confirmed this last night.

The popping issue appers to be with just some discs. I watched Dark Night Rises Last Night without a single pop.

Another thing that needs to be added to the next firmware are test tones for each speaker and the option in the GUI to disable the volumen in the screen.

The Crestron module for the old MX150 works perfect over IP, by the way.
To be honest, Room Perfect is not that much of hassle to do at all. Especially compared to Audyssey Pro, which I've had to do about 4 times in the last 3 months in setting up a new room with my 8802. It's so much more time consuming and exacting, really a pain in the arse.

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I think it is about time now the the moderators of this forum make a new page for MX 160
That's generally something for the members to take the initiative of doing. I have to think there's enough owners now for someone to start one. Obviously it won't be me since I don't own one as yet.

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To be honest, Room Perfect is not that much of hassle to do at all. Especially compared to Audyssey Pro, which I've had to do about 4 times in the last 3 months in setting up a new room with my 8802. It's so much more time consuming and exacting, really a pain in the arse.



That's generally something for the members to take the initiative of doing. I have to think there's enough owners now for someone to start one. Obviously it won't be me since I don't own one as yet.
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Is your dealer helping mitigate these issues for you or is it Mc. For me, it is Chuck. For sure.
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What are your impressions of Party mode with music ??
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Ron has been helping me. Haven't tried Party mode.
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Hi, have a question about mcintosh. I know this thread is really for the mx. I figured you guys probably could help me. I posted in the McIntosh owners thread that seemed dead. Anyways, my question is what is the going price for a used mc501?

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Hi, have a question about mcintosh. I know this thread is really for the mx. I figured you guys probably could help me. I posted in the McIntosh owners thread that seemed dead. Anyways, my question is what is the going price for a used mc501?

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Two sources to explore the answer to this are: www.audiogon.com and www.usaudiomart.com.
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Two sources to explore the answer to this are: www.audiogon.com and www.usaudiomart.com.
And another would be eBay. There are several in the completed auctions that will show what they actually sold for.
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New/Old user to the forum. Your posts have helped me immensely over the past 2 days in configuring my MX160. And yes when you upgrade the firmware the RP goes bye bye. Horrible process compared to the MX121/122 but that is the price we pay. Keep up the good work. It will probably take me a few weeks to get it all configured right.

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This question is for JoeRod, the two aux xlr outputs can they be used for front height speakers. Also I know you reviewed the 8802, mx160, and the rs20i. Based on sound only rate them on a scale of 1-10. For movies and music. Example mx160 9/8.5 movies then music. Thanks man for what you do.
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