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post #1081 of 1119 Old 05-12-2014, 11:19 AM
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Sorry, no bi-amp, no Zones.....
When i am back at home i will do Audyssey again, Audyssey did do a strange thing with the setup to let the Front Right play very loud, hope its a Audyssey mistake.
For now i play without the Font High, find this a bit better to listen to then with FH, but i had a lot of problems instaling them so i do want to use them......wink.gif
What is your opinion about FH use ?

Thx
Too bad, bi-amping would have explained it since it probably outputs sound for both "Front Left" and the
"Front High Left" at the same time so that they together reaches 75dB.
Could you double check the settings: "Speaker Settings->Speakers Type (Front A)" that is not "Bi-Amp"?
And that your speaker cables are connected correctly?
I don't think Audyssey is the cause of this.

I use a 9.1 setup with Front High and Surround Back. I couldn't fit Front Wide.
Front High with DSX add extra height to the sound image but it is not a night and day difference.
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Too bad, bi-amping would have explained it since it probably outputs sound for both "Front Left" and the
"Front High Left" at the same time so that they together reaches 75dB.
Could you double check the settings: "Speaker Settings->Speakers Type (Front A)" that is not "Bi-Amp"?
And that your speaker cables are connected correctly?
I don't think Audyssey is the cause of this.

I use a 9.1 setup with Front High and Surround Back. I couldn't fit Front Wide.
Front High with DSX add extra height to the sound image but it is not a night and day difference.

When i am at home end of the week i will re-check the settings, cables are 100% correct, it did work before my last Audyssey setup.

Indeed it is not a big difference, i do find without that i have more a "natural" sound.
Also DSX is limiting some options like Dolby Center Width.
If i can not get it to work i could sell the 5010 and get a 7.1 Onkyo, its useless to use a 9.x receiver as 7.x........
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Too bad, bi-amping would have explained it since it probably outputs sound for both "Front Left" and the
"Front High Left" at the same time so that they together reaches 75dB.
Could you double check the settings: "Speaker Settings->Speakers Type (Front A)" that is not "Bi-Amp"?
And that your speaker cables are connected correctly?
I don't think Audyssey is the cause of this.

I use a 9.1 setup with Front High and Surround Back. I couldn't fit Front Wide.
Front High with DSX add extra height to the sound image but it is not a night and day difference.

Did a "clear" of the 5010 (SBL/SAT + STB) and problem solved :-)
Thx for the help !
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Have a new question, maybe a bit strange but here goes:

Is the signal from the 2 HDMI out on the 5010 a signal that can be compared like the signal of a BD player or any other HDMI signal ?
I mean, can this signal be used for a HDMI input on a other receiver ?

I have a second receiver (Marantz 7007, sorry ......wink.gif ) and i want to use the HDMI signal from the Onkyo and connect this to a HDMI input on the Marantz, is this possible, will the HDMI out signal on the Onkyo have all the 7.1 audio signals i want to use on the Marantz as a HDMI input ?
(no picture needit)

Could i use HDMI Main and SUB to do this, so i still van use HDMI MAIN for picture to the TV, and HDMI SUB (Onkyo set to BOTH) to route the audio to the Marantz ?

Please do not ask why, i have a headache from my wife that sees 2 receivers now........ wink.gif

Thx......

PS. i could just try it but i do not want to "kill" the Onkyo or Marantz with trying....
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Talked to Onkyo today. They're sending me a new mic for the 3010. Sadly, they're also trying to crawfish on the HDMI board repair for the 1007, so I have to dig my original receipt out of the attic and go at them again. Good thing I bought the 3010 or I'd still be waiting on Onkyo to decide whether they'll fix my 1007 or not.

3010 related question: What's the best video mode to use to pass the signal unaltered and with the least delay? I had tried GAME mode with my Xbox 360, but unfortunately, if it does remove the delay, it also changes the white levels for no apparent reason. I'm thinking that THROUGH is the best option here to minimize processing delays, since I have no use for the video processing in the 3010. My Epson 8500UB already has the Qdeo chipset, and I'd prefer the AVR just pass the unadulterated signal. Also saw an option for DIRECT, but... what's the difference between that and THROUGH?

I know that this is an old post but I was curious if you ever got your 1007 repaired? I am also curious as to your thoughts on the 3010 vs the 1007? My 1007 just went silent again. I had the board replaced over 2 years ago by Onkyo and I still have a 606 as a back up, but I am departing on another repair or replacing the 1007 with the 3010. Is the consensus that the board problems are fixed or am I in for more of the same? I am frustrated but I like the Onkyo sound the best. I tried a Denon the last time and was not impressed with the sound. Even my wife noticed the difference.
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I know that this is an old post but I was curious if you ever got your 1007 repaired? I am also curious as to your thoughts on the 3010 vs the 1007? My 1007 just went silent again. I had the board replaced over 2 years ago by Onkyo and I still have a 606 as a back up, but I am departing on another repair or replacing the 1007 with the 3010. Is the consensus that the board problems are fixed or am I in for more of the same? I am frustrated but I like the Onkyo sound the best. I tried a Denon the last time and was not impressed with the sound. Even my wife noticed the difference.
I did get the 1007 repaired and sold it, and the new owner seems very happy with it. The 3010 doesn't seem to have the board problem from what I've seen and mine has been rock solid. I am VERY impressed with the sound compared to the 1007. Not sure if that's due to Audyssey MultEQ XT32 or if the receiver just generally sounds better, but it does sound better. It wasn't underpowered in any way, but I'm running it with an Emotiva XPA-3 for my front 3 and am pleased with it. The 3010 is definitely a nice bump up from the 1007.

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I did get the 1007 repaired and sold it, and the new owner seems very happy with it. The 3010 doesn't seem to have the board problem from what I've seen and mine has been rock solid. I am VERY impressed with the sound compared to the 1007. Not sure if that's due to Audyssey MultEQ XT32 or if the receiver just generally sounds better, but it does sound better. It wasn't underpowered in any way, but I'm running it with an Emotiva XPA-3 for my front 3 and am pleased with it. The 3010 is definitely a nice bump up from the 1007.

Great, thanks for the quick reply! I think I am going to bite the bullet and get the 3010 and then try to get the 1007 repaired and sold like you did.

Edit: I ordered the 3010, should be here Thursday.
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you should be happy with the 3010. Had mine now for a little over a year and smile every time it turns on.

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Glad to hear! Ever since I had the 1007 repaired, I always wondered, is today the day it's going to quit again?
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Hey folks ! I'm looking to upgrade my TX-NR906 and was curious about whether or not
the 3010 will be upgraded anytime soon. Does anyone have any good news or rumors
as to when Onkyo plans to do the upgrade ?

Was also wondering if there are any widespread reports of HDMI board failure on
the 3010. Hopefully that's not the case.

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Coming Soon TX-NR3030

Dolby Atmos Comes Home in New Onkyo AVRs, Pre/Pro

I have had my 3010 for 1.5 years and no problems, just smiles when i hear it turn on
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Coming Soon TX-NR3030

Dolby Atmos Comes Home in New Onkyo AVRs, Pre/Pro

I have had my 3010 for 1.5 years and no problems, just smiles when i hear it turn on

Maybe the 5030(?) will have full 18Gbps and 4:4:4 support.
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This is a cross post.....I posted in the 3009 thread also

Is there a way to add a delay to zone 3?
I have some Klipsch AW-650 speakers in my back yard and when I'm in my kitchen (in between backyard and living room) there is a very obvious delay in sound. I would like to make the living room and backyard sound the same while playing music.
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Coming Soon TX-NR3030

Dolby Atmos Comes Home in New Onkyo AVRs, Pre/Pro

I have had my 3010 for 1.5 years and no problems, just smiles when i hear it turn on
Thanks for the info on the 3030 and your reliability experience with the 3010.

I think I would choose in over the 3030 based on what seems to be an in house
rigged up (cheapo) room correction scheme. I'd rather have Audyssey thank you very much.
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did anyone else get a firmware upgrade, for their TX-NR3010, to an unknown firmware version?

I was offered an upgrade two days ago (and took it). The firmware version is

1070-4103-0100-0000

which is not quite as "new" as the current newest firmware on the onkyo website (based on the 2nd set of digits)

1070-7103-0200-0000

but not as old as the version needed to upgrade to the latest version on the web

1040-3102-0100-0000

Anyone know anything about the firmware that was offered? A google search returns nothing

Thanks,

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Hi, would the 5010 (the model i have) be a "good" Stereo amp also, or are these machines just made to do surround ?
I would like to start using the 5010 as a stereo amp (bi-amp mode) and use if needit all the "tricks" it has over a dedicated analog stereo amp.


I do not want to stop using the 5010, just want to stop using surround, it makes me never stop playing with the setting and it seems i never can get it to work for me...... :-(
I do need 3 x optical IN (sound from BD player, Media player and a TV box) and vTuner Intenet radio.


Or will a get a better stereo sound using a dedicated stereo amp on the 5010 pre-out and let the stereo amp run the fronts ?
(5010 set to Direct audio mode, so no sound handeling from the 5010)


Thx......
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Just found a minor glitch. Have a VIP2262 STB hooked up through my NR3010, and whenever I skip forward or back quickly, I hear a scratching sound when the sound comes back in. I don't notice the problem on any other input, only when I do skipping on the STB. Any thoughts?
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Coming Soon TX-NR3030

Dolby Atmos Comes Home in New Onkyo AVRs, Pre/Pro

I have had my 3010 for 1.5 years and no problems, just smiles when i hear it turn on
Hopefully it will give you years of trouble free service

However...historically its been about the 2 year mark where issues have started...some as early as 18 months

You can go through year after year of the upper end Onkyo threads and see the same time frame

Hopefully things have changed with this most recent series


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did anyone else get a firmware upgrade, for their TX-NR3010, to an unknown firmware version?

I was offered an upgrade two days ago (and took it). The firmware version is

1070-4103-0100-0000

which is not quite as "new" as the current newest firmware on the onkyo website (based on the 2nd set of digits)

1070-7103-0200-0000

but not as old as the version needed to upgrade to the latest version on the web

1040-3102-0100-0000

Anyone know anything about the firmware that was offered? A google search returns nothing

Thanks,

Raj
I would go to whatever is the newest on the website - just to be safe.
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Onkyo has officially said (in their forum) that that x010 series will not get a firmware update to HDMI 2.0 or Dolby Atmos, in case anyone was wondering.
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Is there any possibility that a Firmware update could add 4K Pass-through to the 5010 / 3010....?

I love my 5010; I don't regret its purchase. But I am interested in getting a Vizio 4K TV later this year and would love it if I could get 4K Passthrough rather than fussing with ARC (audio return channel). Not too many 4K sources now, but that will inevitably change.

Just curious. Thanks.

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Onkyo has officially said (in their forum) that that x010 series will not get a firmware update to HDMI 2.0 or Dolby Atmos, in case anyone was wondering.

I was wondering.
Not good news, but thanks for the reply.

EDIT: Their official comment is here: "As of current information, these units will not be upgradeable to HDMI 2.0 or Dolby ATMOS; due to hardware limitations."

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Anyone have a basic setting guide for the 3010 running 7.2 front high? I have tried to read the manual and although I am well versed and capable in medicine, this is proving to be very difficult for me. Do I just wire the speakers up and let Audyssey do the rest? Do I need to do anything with the phase switches on the subs? I thought I read somewhere about subeq and calibration for the volume levels of the subs... I had my last setup installed by a friend and beyond making connections I am proving to be useless. I understand bi amp, but the other settings like digital crossover are confusing me.
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Onkyo has officially said (in their forum) that that x010 series will not get a firmware update to HDMI 2.0 or Dolby Atmos, in case anyone was wondering.
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I was wondering.
Not good news, but thanks for the reply.

EDIT: Their official comment is here: "As of current information, these units will not be upgradeable to HDMI 2.0 or Dolby ATMOS; due to hardware limitations."
no surprise there

they want you back in the market for a new unit

The asian manufacturer's mode of business is to change something each year
They pretty much obsolete their outgoing model and kill its resale as well

On another note..and not to be negative
I havent kept up with this thread

Have HDMI board issues been mentioned here by owner's?
I know in the XX09 forums people are having issues....2 years seems to be the magic point of oncoming issues with these

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I have had no problems at all with mine. Just to be a little on the paranoid / safe side, I have two 120mm fans wired to a 13vdc wall wart and set to turn on and off when the AVR is turned on and off (10 second delay turning off). I have the on top of the hottest area to help suck the hot air out. I had the fans and an unused ac/dc converter, so why not use them?


Personally, I think the problem has been solved even without the additional fans. I used to own a Denon 3808 and the Onkyo 3010 runs cooler than the Denon did. That said, since Onkyo has dropped Audyssey, my next AVR will probably not be an Onkyo.
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Onkyo dropped audyssey? I must have missed that. What will their room correction be next? Proprietary?
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Personally, I think the problem has been solved even without the additional fans dropped .
that has been said every year
While i hope you are accurate
I see minimal..if any difference in the XX09 and the XX10 series
the people in the XX09 series thread are starting to have issues

I have owned several Onkyo...and knock on wood...have never had one fail out of warranty
In fact I have a 5009 now that I have practically never used that was a warranty replacement for an older unit
By the time it was decided they would replace the unit I had already bought another receiver

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Onkyo dropped audyssey? I must have missed that. What will their room correction be next? Proprietary?
Yes...they have proprietary system AccuEQ along with the new dolby atmos functionality


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I am actually a owner of a 3009, but I also follow this thread. I follow this thread because the activity on the 3009 is slow and being the 09 and 10 units are mostly the same.

I just took the 3009 out of my system to send in for repairs. I've owned it for a year and a half, but started to have problems about a year in. I called tech support and they ran me through a bunch of tests, and over the phone they determined the HDMI board was starting to fail.

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I've got my eye on the 3010. Amazon has it at $1300 which I believe is a steal for what you get with it.


My other thought was the Denon x4000. The Onkyo seems better in all respects for the same price.


Does anyone use the THX setting? Difference?


Thoughts?
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I've got my eye on the 3010. Amazon has it at $1300 which I believe is a steal for what you get with it.


My other thought was the Denon x4000. The Onkyo seems better in all respects for the same price.


Does anyone use the THX setting? Difference?


Thoughts?
at $1300...you are getting VERY close to the price you can get a denon 4520 right now for

based on Onkyo's record of reliability

what are you more comfortable with.....?

just sayin...

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