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Originally Posted by DrMichael View Post
An update on the Schindlers List audio drop out: I let the movie run from the beginning and around the same time as previously mentioned the audio dropped out again. It was in a different spot about 30 seconds pats the previous drop out. The audio comes back on after a rewind but not after a pause. It does not Drop Out if I start a chapter over it appears like the whole movie has to be played. The disc is clean and I don't know why it keeps doing this. Any thoughts? Bad disc?
I think I can rule out the 8801 being the cause of the audio dropout as I played the movie 2 times on my PS4 (that is apart of my HT setup) and no audio drop. So it must be a disc/Oppo compatibility issue....

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Originally Posted by jjazdk View Post
Are you using balanced interconnects?

If yes, then my guess is you have a bad interconnect cable, as that can give you exactly 6dB less gain if either + or - in the cable has no connection.

For a start try switching the interconnect cables to check if the issue follows the cable.
I have tried the on/ method with no luck! And yes, I have balanced interconnects cables (monoprice) and had tried to swap the cable around. Let me try another cable swapping tonight and see if this is the problem.
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Originally Posted by AustinJerry View Post
I mean no disrespect, Beast, but can you explain to me why several resets accomplish more than one reset? Based on my understanding of electronics, this doesn't make any sense. I hear the recommendation many times, but no one has ever presented evidence that proves to me why more than one reset would be required.
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Quick Question on 9.1 with Heights

I'd like to run a 9.1 with 2 surround backs and 2 heights. I see in the AV8801 manual that if the source is Dolby True HD, for example, then the output modes possible include Dolby True HD +PLIIx (for SB) *or* Dolby True HD + PLIIz (for heights).

I'd like to run PLIIx and PLIIz at the same time to get the 9.1, will it do this automatically?

I was not a fan of the Audyssey height processing, so I'd like to stick with Dolby's version.

Thanks for any input,

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