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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By jdsmoothie
An AVR without HDCP 2.2 (ie. X2100W) will require...

An AVR without HDCP 2.2 (ie. X2100W) will require purchasing a "dual" HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 Blu Ray player so you can pass the 4k video to the TV with one HDMI output and the HD audio to the AVR with the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 28,609
Posted By jdsmoothie
Not a gamer, but the Denon and Marantz threads...

Not a gamer, but the Denon and Marantz threads generally don't have gamers posting of lag issues. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 19,586
Posted By jdsmoothie
Good suggestion. :) Although Yamaha AVRs are...

Good suggestion. :) Although Yamaha AVRs are known to be reliable ..... insufficient ventilation will reduce the life of any AVR. :eek:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By jdsmoothie
To determine a better location for your sub, try...

To determine a better location for your sub, try doing the "subwoofer crawl" as noted below:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV3oLLMgS-M


Also, for more helpful information on your X4000,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 165
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup, sure no Audyssey with EXT IN on the 1909. ...

Yup, sure no Audyssey with EXT IN on the 1909. Also, to be clear, nothing wrong with your longer procedure, just that it is overkill. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Whether the upscaling feature in the AVR is...

^^
Whether the upscaling feature in the AVR is of any benefit will depend on whether the video source or TV itself can do just as good of a job or better. Both the SC-91 and X4200W can upscale...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 165
Posted By jdsmoothie
A couple of things to clarify for others: The...

A couple of things to clarify for others: The Denon 1909 has a full set of EXT INputs which allows connecting of the HT1 and HT2 speaker pre-outs to the individual speaker EXT INputs on the 1909. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 81
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yamaha should be making an announcement later...

Yamaha should be making an announcement later this month. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5,376
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Right. Pressing enter is how it is "selected". ...

Right. Pressing enter is how it is "selected". :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 14,247
Posted By jdsmoothie
Note that there are only 3 formats generally...

Note that there are only 3 formats generally provided by cable stations: PCM 2.0, DD 2.0, and DD 5.1. Generally, only DVDs and BDs will provide DTS audio tracks. The former Dolby simulation modes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 14,247
Posted By jdsmoothie
The HDAM pre-amps in Marantz AVRs is known for...

The HDAM pre-amps in Marantz AVRs is known for providing more detailed playback with 2CH audio sources, so the SR5010 should serve you well in that regard as well as for your movie/TV watching too. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 28,609
Posted By jdsmoothie
Some subs are very efficient, requiring the...

Some subs are very efficient, requiring the volume/gain knob on the sub to be set as low as 1 out of 10 which is fine as the sub can still produce the required effect. A setting of -6.5db is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-04-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 24
Posted By jdsmoothie
Try unplugging the 1909 power cord for 10...

Try unplugging the 1909 power cord for 10 minutes. If still no joy, follow the factory reset procedure in the owner's manual (p. 64).


The new 2015 Denon X4200W's are due out the end of August...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 28,609
Posted By jdsmoothie
It's possible that someone is using a Quick...

It's possible that someone is using a Quick Select button to power on the AVR and the Quick Select does not have Audyssey selected. If that is the case, simply rememorize the Quick Select by setting...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 252,738
Posted By jdsmoothie
1. No, rather you must lower it at the sub and...

1. No, rather you must lower it at the sub and then run Audyssey again.
2. You don't want to lower the crossover below what was set by the AVR as doing so would leave anything below the AVR's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 19,586
Posted By jdsmoothie
Just got confirmation that we should have the new...

Just got confirmation that we should have the new A3050 available by next week. Call for pricing and additional information if interested. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 313
Posted By jdsmoothie
Avail on the west coast this week, yes, but just...

Avail on the west coast this week, yes, but just confirmed not available to us east coast dealers until next week.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 313
Posted By jdsmoothie
To pass full 1080p 3D requires at least HDMI 1.4.

To pass full 1080p 3D requires at least HDMI 1.4.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 19,586
Posted By jdsmoothie
Easy choice as the A2050 is fixed at maximum of...

Easy choice as the A2050 is fixed at maximum of 9CH processing and so cannot expand beyond 7.2.2 while the A3050 can go to 7.2.4 with an external amp.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,642
Views: 252,738
Posted By jdsmoothie
Could be a defective cable or defective sub. ...

Could be a defective cable or defective sub. Pull the cable from the X1100W sub pre-out and rub your finger over the tip while the sub is powered on. Hear any noise from the sub? If no, either the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 20
Posted By jdsmoothie
Glad to hear the issue was resolved for you,...

Glad to hear the issue was resolved for you, however, note that changing the TV Audio from "OPT" to "-" should not be required when using HDMI(ARC) as other Samsung owners have not changed this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 28,609
Posted By jdsmoothie
Although the X2200W is newer and 4k/HDCP 2.2...

Although the X2200W is newer and 4k/HDCP 2.2 compatible, the X3100W offers more features. Review each model and decide which is more important to you.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 313
Posted By jdsmoothie
If located in the USA, AVScience is expecting...

If located in the USA, AVScience is expecting another shipment of Denon X7200WA units this Wednesday. Call for pricing and any additional feature questions if interested.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 313
Posted By jdsmoothie
The A2050 maxes out at only 9CH (ie. Atmos 5.2.4...

The A2050 maxes out at only 9CH (ie. Atmos 5.2.4 or 7.2.2) as opposed to the A3050 (avail 2nd week August) which can do the OP's required 9.2.4 with an external 2CH amp.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 313
Posted By jdsmoothie
The current flagship Denon X7200WA can also do...

The current flagship Denon X7200WA can also do all of the above to include connecting your 13 speakers (although 11max processing at one time) and is available now.
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