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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-20-2014, 10:37 AM
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Posted By smitty8451
Depending on how you are going to mount the...

Depending on how you are going to mount the speaker and its size there are a variety of speaker mounts that would work. I use Klipsch RB-61s for my front height speakers mounted about 6 feet up on...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-10-2014, 07:34 PM
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Posted By smitty8451
Is the zone output on the denon set to "fixed" or...

Is the zone output on the denon set to "fixed" or "variable" output. I had this issue with my yamaha when the zone was set to fixed as it would clip my external amp driving my zone two speakers,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-06-2014, 11:47 AM
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Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
If it were my choice I wouldn't, here is my...

If it were my choice I wouldn't, here is my reasoning, one ATMOS is in its infancy and the industry will take a bit to get it ironed out (HDMI version fiasco comes to mind) and another thing to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-06-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By smitty8451
If your receiver has zone capability then having...

If your receiver has zone capability then having it provide 5.1 and zone stereo should not be an issue. Its when you want 7.1 and above that you need to verify if the unit has built in amps to drive...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-05-2014, 02:55 PM
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Posted By smitty8451
abs Yes, but your additional zone will only...

abs

Yes, but your additional zone will only be the HDMI feed from the HDMI output labeled "Zone 2". The HDMI feed zone does not require any additional channels from the receiver to function, but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-05-2014, 01:14 PM
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Posted By smitty8451
The RX-A3040 has 11.2 channel expandability, If...

The RX-A3040 has 11.2 channel expandability, If you don't utilize the front and rear presence outputs for multi zone capability. Basically translated it has the following outputs which can be used...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-04-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By smitty8451
Yes, but with caveats. The receiver must have a...

Yes, but with caveats. The receiver must have a seperates "zone" output either powered by the receiver or as a seperate output that goes to an external amp which would then in turn power the outside...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2014, 10:16 PM
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Posted By smitty8451
I also use through on my video processing. I...

I also use through on my video processing. I compared video processing with the yamaha and without utilizing my oppo BDP-95 and honestly could not tell the difference so I eliminated the additional...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-04-2014, 06:46 PM
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Posted By smitty8451
I use "through" on mine, but I run klipsch...

I use "through" on mine, but I run klipsch speakers which tend to be on the "bright" sounding side of the sound spectrum. Through eliminates that issue with my speakers but I think it all depends on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2014, 07:30 PM
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Posted By smitty8451
I believe Maximus74 is correct, only the CX-A5000...

I believe Maximus74 is correct, only the CX-A5000 has the 9016 DACS on all channels up to and including the presence channels.


:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,777
Posted By smitty8451
Yes, Yamaha includes all previous updates into...

Yes, Yamaha includes all previous updates into each new update. I verified this with yamaha tech support myself.

:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2014, 02:59 PM
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Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
I concur, I run a Music Hall MMF 7.1 turntable...

I concur, I run a Music Hall MMF 7.1 turntable through a Project Phono Box RS and then into my XLR jacks on my CX-A5000 and switching between straight, stereo, and Pure Direct, the later is not only...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-21-2014, 06:46 AM
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Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
You will want to use the multichannel analog...

You will want to use the multichannel analog outputs on the oppo to the analog multichannel inputs on the yamaha and set the oppo to LPCM decoding. I have an oppo BDP-95 hooked up this way and the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2014, 11:22 AM
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Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
Thanks JDSmoothie, please keep us updated on what...

Thanks JDSmoothie, please keep us updated on what you find out and appreciate the info.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2014, 11:13 AM
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Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
Did you notice anything different after the...

Did you notice anything different after the update?

:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
OK guys, so no ATMOS, no biggie, but I am curious...

OK guys, so no ATMOS, no biggie, but I am curious what the new firmware addressed/added. Anyone have any information? Still holding out hope of being able to assign a video input to the XLR input....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-06-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
OK, got it, have you seen any differences with...

OK, got it, have you seen any differences with this update yet? My one hope is to be able to assign a video input to the XLR audio inputs. Still holdin out hope on that one.
:):)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-06-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
Question, even if it does not show an update...

Question, even if it does not show an update available and the yamaha network box as unavailable, are you still clicking on the connect button to do the update?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-06-2014, 08:58 AM
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Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
Are you located in the United States by chance?

Are you located in the United States by chance?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-06-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
Great news!!!, Hopefully this is not a European...

Great news!!!, Hopefully this is not a European model thing. I fired mine up this morning but did not receive a notification of a newer firmware, but I am in the states and it generally takes a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-06-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
Where did you see that it applies to the CX-A5000...

Where did you see that it applies to the CX-A5000 may I ask, I cannot find anything regarding an update to the CX-A5000. Were you notified via the unit (CX-A5000) that there was an update available?
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   11-04-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 24,235
Posted By smitty8451
Hey folks quick question, does the HA-1...

Hey folks quick question, does the HA-1 simultaneously output signals from both the XLR and RCA outputs? The reason I ask is I would like to be able to use the XLR outputs into an A/B XLR switch...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-30-2014, 08:36 AM
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Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
The problem is you have your TV set as the...

The problem is you have your TV set as the default audio device in the Windows sound properties. To fix this right click on the speaker icon on the left hand side of your task bar (bottom left near...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,777
Posted By smitty8451
I would run your multichannel outputs of the oppo...

I would run your multichannel outputs of the oppo via RCA to the Multichannel in on the Yamaha. How I did it with my Oppo 95 is as follows;


Oppo Multichannel outputs - Yamaha Multichannel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-06-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,408
Views: 329,958
Posted By smitty8451
I agree with Bond 007 As they say ...

I agree with Bond 007

As they say


"you can have my CX-A5000 when you pry it from my dead cold hands"


Atmos, Tatmos, who cares, I like what the unit does for me and I aint gonna...
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