Originally Posted by Chadci
Started setting up my 806 yesterday. Still have to get all of my new speakers mounted before I start any heavy calibration. My current speakers are 96db and the new ones are 83 so I can't "play it by ear" on this one.
My first task was getting it to play nicely with my EP2500 and I think I've got that accomplished. It's doing much better than my old 503 model. Currently I'm trying to figure out how to get the rear channels active while watching something that's just in 5.1. In another thread somebody mentioned putting in DPLIIX but the lights for the 2 rear channel's does not come on. On my old receiver, I had it set to do auto EX, same with this one but they just don't come in in the THX modes. Any way to "trick" them into coming on? I really like the additional ambience even if it is just matrixed in.
I don't think that all 7 speaker lights will come on unless something is being sent to the receiver in 7.1 bitstream, but I could be wrong. I have a 6.1 setup, and if I select any of the matrixed listening modes, I get sound from all 6 but have yet to see the 6 speaker lights lit up. Again, I may be wrong.....
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