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Old 02-22-2014, 05:46 PM - Thread Starter
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My AV8801 just notified me that there is a new firmware update available.
Before I load it - can someone tell me what the update improves? It will take about an hour to do and I just assume skip it unless the improvements are significant

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My AV8801 just notified me that there is a new firmware update available.
Before I load it - can someone tell me what the update improves? It will take about an hour to do and I just assume skip it unless the improvements are significant

Thanks
My guess is that it relates to this post.
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Old 02-23-2014, 06:02 AM
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There is a dedicated thread just for Marantz 8801 owners in which I list the changelog for the 8801 firmware updates in post #1 of that thread. The update includes a whole host of fixes.

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1431914/marantz-av8801-preamp-processor-official-owners-thread/0_100
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Old 02-23-2014, 06:28 AM - Thread Starter
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There is a dedicated thread just for Marantz 8801 owners in which I list the changelog for the 8801 firmware updates in post #1 of that thread. The update includes a whole host of fixes.

http://www.avsforum.com/t/1431914/marantz-av8801-preamp-processor-official-owners-thread/0_100

Thanks - I see it now. I am updating as I type this. It does take the full 56 minutes. Download was quick, but the DSP/GUI update is chucking along.

I hope I don't have to re-run Audyssey !
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If you review the last few posts in that 8801 thread, you'll note that Audyssey is not impacted, although always a good idea to have a backup completed via the Web Control feature (p. 106 OM) which would include the Audyssey configuration.
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