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Not sure what you're asking here? If you run Audyssey, all speakers are set to the same volume level at the main listening position (ie. mic #1 position). The Height speakers are for ambient audio and generally don't get much audio. If you want any speaker to be more pronounced, simply use Manual Setup - Test Tones and raise the speaker volume a few db.
The "issue" is purely around the centre speaker. It's level sounds much higher than all others at the MLP. It's volume appeared to be fine (much lower) prior to connecting the height speakers and switching to the height processing options. I ran Audessey prior to connecting the height speakers. As a temporary measure I added in the height speaker's information manually after connecting them. In any case I don't know why that would have had an effect on the centre's perceived level. Maybe it's unrelated. Anyhow, I'll try to run Audyssey again tonight.

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When you add more speakers, the AVR disables Audyssey until you run it again to include the new speakers.

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When you add more speakers, the AVR disables Audyssey until you run it again to include the new speakers.
Ahhh, that would be it. Thank you!

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How similar are these to Denon X4000? I returned that receiver because it was having problems with my HTPC. When skipping over commercials the receiver would audibly click as it lost signal and then re-acquired it. According to others in this forum it's a design flaw of the unit. Very annoying. Also, when turning the receiver off and then on again the scaling in Windows Media Center would get messed up. Sometimes it would scale down to 480p and I would have to close WMC and reopen the program to get it back to 1080p. This was the deal-breaker for me and I had to return the receiver. It's a shame because I loved the way it sounded. Audyssey is amazing.
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How similar are these to Denon X4000? I returned that receiver because it was having problems with my HTPC. When skipping over commercials the receiver would audibly click as it lost signal and then re-acquired it. According to others in this forum it's a design flaw of the unit. Very annoying. Also, when turning the receiver off and then on again the scaling in Windows Media Center would get messed up. Sometimes it would scale down to 480p and I would have to close WMC and reopen the program to get it back to 1080p. This was the deal-breaker for me and I had to return the receiver. It's a shame because I loved the way it sounded. Audyssey is amazing.

My guess would be that they are so similar internally that you would have the same issue. Especially the video components.



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Is there issues with the SR7008 receiving HDMI signal from HTPC? I for the life of me cannot figure out why the HTPC isn't getting a signal into the receiver. Even tried to use various inputs.
Still in basic setup, 2.1 being fed from the HTPC. Could bring down the cable box for another input to try another source. Any suggestions?
- do I have a setting in the computer to adjust? it's Windows 8.1




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HTPCs can have issues with any brand of AVR depending on the card installed. Review following link for some helpful information ...

The 'Official' 2014 Denon "S Series" / "X Series" AVR Model Owner's Thread & FAQ

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