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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-03-2015, 09:42 AM
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Posted By petetherock
September hath cometh but where art thou oh sweet...

September hath cometh but where art thou oh sweet SR 7010 and 7702?
My heart longs for thee..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-02-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29,110
Views: 1,196,730
Posted By petetherock
No worries, I will get in as a Black Friday...

No worries, I will get in as a Black Friday purchase to complete my Terminator / Arnie collection :)
IMO, he is still the best of the 80s beefcakes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 34,041
Posted By petetherock
So the 6010 doesn't get 32 bit AKM DACs? I...

So the 6010 doesn't get 32 bit AKM DACs?
I think even the 7009 (hence the 7010) should have gold plated RAC jacks..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 34,041
Posted By petetherock
Yes JD.. and Hugo's picture of his 7702 shows a...

Yes JD.. and Hugo's picture of his 7702 shows a toroidal :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 34,041
Posted By petetherock
7010 & 7702 MK II details are available on the UK...

7010 & 7702 MK II details are available on the UK website:

http://www.marantz.co.uk/uk/products/pages/productdetails.aspx?catid=networkproducts&subcatid=avreceiver&productid=sr7010
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 29,110
Views: 1,196,730
Posted By petetherock
See Kris' post, just before mine. Cheers

See Kris' post, just before mine. Cheers
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 29,110
Views: 1,196,730
Posted By petetherock
It's rather odd that D&M builds an amp with new...

It's rather odd that D&M builds an amp with new DSP chips that can't handle an impending format?
Especially since it's something that has been on their horizon since the beginning of this year or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 34,041
Posted By petetherock
+1!

+1!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 07:30 AM
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Views: 326,999
Posted By petetherock
Thanks Steve, I don't know if I like a 'sharper'...

Thanks Steve, I don't know if I like a 'sharper' sound, as what you alluded to with the 7702 MK I?
The sound that comes from my SR 12 or my newer PM 11 S3, now that's what I call the house sound :)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5,821
Views: 326,999
Posted By petetherock
Thanks for the detailed comparo Steve, it makes...

Thanks for the detailed comparo Steve, it makes my decision to get the 7702 MK II over the 7010 a little firmer... I had the 7200, and it was a solid amp, but it was fabulous for HT, but I always...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2015, 10:25 PM
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Views: 326,999
Posted By petetherock
It may sound superfluous to get an AVR and use it...

It may sound superfluous to get an AVR and use it as a processor, but how did your 7009 sound in this mode?
Sans the issue with the weak amps, did it sound good?

In my part of the world, it's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29,110
Views: 1,196,730
Posted By petetherock
@dan I meant the DSP modes neural x ...

@dan
I meant the DSP modes neural x

@Filmmaker

So the issue is hardware related ?

Chips not powerful enough ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29,110
Views: 1,196,730
Posted By petetherock
I wonder if the DTS X limitation is a result of...

I wonder if the DTS X limitation is a result of some license issue or an issue with the new quad core DSP chips?
I suspect the former..
Rather disappointing really ..
Anyway given the dearth of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29,110
Views: 1,196,730
Posted By petetherock
Jang speaks Korean, and the horny chap who got...

Jang speaks Korean, and the horny chap who got his ass kicked is supposed to be speaking Mandarin (Taiwanese style), but I can tell you it's pretty nasty... (lived in Taipei for while during my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29,110
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Posted By petetherock
Have you bought the new HKG show "Helios"? ...

Have you bought the new HKG show "Helios"?
http://s24.postimg.org/wbrppkz6t/Helios_2015_720p_Blu_Ray_x264_ROVERS.png
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 34,041
Posted By petetherock
Wow, you have seen the SR 7010? Anyway from a...

Wow, you have seen the SR 7010?
Anyway from a google search:

CS 49844A is a "DOLBY & DTS HD AUDIO DECODER QUAD CORE 32-BIT DSP".

What Steve posted is the DAC "32 bit AK4458VN DAC". Two quite...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 34,908
Posted By petetherock
Nice Scott... But I am surprised you have any...

Nice Scott...
But I am surprised you have any hearing left :p
I don't think you need to visit the local Rex that often with such a nice rig..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 134,538
Posted By petetherock
The bottom line is that I won't try to drive SF...

The bottom line is that I won't try to drive SF speakers with the internal amps of the SR 7009.
It won't do them justice.... it will make noise for sure, but I would want to spend more to get better...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2015, 12:19 AM
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Posted By petetherock
Heck yeah.. I have it on VCD, LD, DVD, and now...

Heck yeah..
I have it on VCD, LD, DVD, and now Blu Ray, so why not UHD...

Seen that Luke Skywalker's scream go from sissy to macho, seen the Hans Solo fight go from first to last and Darth's face...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 613
Posted By petetherock
IMO, there's a simple difference in opinion, and...

IMO, there's a simple difference in opinion, and each time a question on sound quality is asked, you will get challenged. I personally buy better power amps, stereo amps because I feel there's a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 34,041
Posted By petetherock
Just FYI I have owned about 25 D&M hi fi gear...

Just FYI
I have owned about 25 D&M hi fi gear over a course of 15 years. No issues with any of them at all. Of course there will be some issues here and there, but in general they make pretty good...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-24-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By petetherock
This? Yamaha R-N500BL Network Receiver ...

This?
Yamaha R-N500BL Network Receiver

...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-24-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 14,512
Posted By petetherock
Perhaps we can have a generic FAQ on how to use /...

Perhaps we can have a generic FAQ on how to use / setup Atmos for all amps :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8,559
Views: 413,575
Posted By petetherock
Pretty much :)

Pretty much :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 126,924
Posted By petetherock
The 7200 has the same caps as the 4520, so it...

The 7200 has the same caps as the 4520, so it should be as good.
But you can't expect the same performance as the older 5308 or other flagship models.
They would cost a lot more.
What modern amps...
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