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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You'll likely be better served using S-Video to...

You'll likely be better served using S-Video to composite converters with a more current model AVR.

http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=104&cp_id=10430&cs_id=1043001&p_id=79&seq=1&format=2
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 14
Posted By jdsmoothie
The NR1030 only gives you the option of powering...

The NR1030 only gives you the option of powering either the FW or HT2 speakers when expanding to 11CH, so if not using Front Wide, then use it to power the Height 2.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 06:00 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ No explanation other than as these AVRs are...

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No explanation other than as these AVRs are microprocessors ... sometimes they just hiccup. In such instances, a soft reset (unplugging the power cord for 10 minutes) will generally resolve the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You'll need to purchase a 9CH AVR in order to get...

You'll need to purchase a 9CH AVR in order to get 3 powered zones (ie. 5.1 + Zone 2 + Zone 3). You may want to consider a 7CH model that can add Zone 3 using another AVR or 2CH amp (eg....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 04:17 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes indeed. Adding an external fan of some kind...

Yes indeed. Adding an external fan of some kind can bring the temp down as well. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7,607
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The majority of the heat from an AVR comes from...

The majority of the heat from an AVR comes from the video chip, not from the on board amps (which is especially noticeable when using one of the Marantz pre/pros with no internal amps at all). The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 03:59 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
HTPC connections can be iffy. Please review the...

HTPC connections can be iffy. Please review the following post for more information ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 15
Posted By jdsmoothie
Generally an AVR fan will only operate when the...

Generally an AVR fan will only operate when the temperature exceeds some max temp level.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 12:32 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ If the unit is still under warranty, it...

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If the unit is still under warranty, it should only cost about $40 or less to ship it to the factory repair facility PanurgyOEM in NJ, with turn around time on average < 2 weeks from the date...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 28,105
Posted By jdsmoothie
Have you tried setting the Dish to just 1080i?

Have you tried setting the Dish to just 1080i?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 11:05 AM
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Views: 56,189
Posted By jdsmoothie
Only costs about $20 on eBay. ...

Only costs about $20 on eBay.

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/dts-demo
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,607
Views: 361,140
Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. The wonders of modern technology. :) ...

Correct. The wonders of modern technology. :) Call for pricing and availability if interested and have not already purchased the X4100W.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 56,189
Posted By jdsmoothie
True. Unknown, however, as to when the firmware...

True. Unknown, however, as to when the firmware update will be available.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7,607
Views: 361,140
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Nope. Zone 3 can pass either the same...

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Nope. Zone 3 can pass either the same source (non-HDMI) or a different source than is playing in either Zone 1 or Zone 2 (ie. you can have 3 totally independent zones).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,009
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The SR5007 comes with a 3 year warranty if...

The SR5007 comes with a 3 year warranty if purchased new from an authorized dealer so see if Marantz will cover it, otherwise, you've likely got Home/Renter's insurance that may cover repair or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 09:21 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
For those that want a full 11CH DTS:X experience,...

For those that want a full 11CH DTS:X experience, they'll just have to wait; however, there are lower level models (which cannot do Atmos 7.2.4) which will be released with DTS:X starting in June. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 08:32 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ If all other HDMI sources work without...

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If all other HDMI sources work without issue, then the problem is more likely with the Uverse box. Either it cannot output audio simultaneously over the HDMI and analog cables or it is not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 08:13 AM
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Views: 361,140
Posted By jdsmoothie
No. Zone 2 is Zone 2.

No. Zone 2 is Zone 2.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
AFAIK, the DTS:X upgrade for the AV8802 is...

AFAIK, the DTS:X upgrade for the AV8802 is expected to be via a firmware update.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,105
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Should be available later this fall Sep/Oct.

Should be available later this fall Sep/Oct.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 62
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Than most likely will work if coming from...

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Than most likely will work if coming from the DVR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 07:12 AM
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Views: 361,140
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Sure. As long as you don't want to pass any...

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Sure. As long as you don't want to pass any HDMI sources to Zone 3.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7,607
Views: 361,140
Posted By jdsmoothie
Zone 2 pre-outs --> external amp --> multi zone...

Zone 2 pre-outs --> external amp --> multi zone speaker selector --> speakers

To use Zone 2, power Zone 2 on and select the source. You can use both the Zone 2 HDMI monitor out and the Zone 2...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 62
Posted By jdsmoothie
Before investing in a 20' coax digital cable, try...

Before investing in a 20' coax digital cable, try connecting a RCA red or white or yellow cable from the coax digital output on the TV to the AVR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 62
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Not sure, but a "flickering" red light may...

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Not sure, but a "flickering" red light may be indicating some issue with the optical output. Ensure the TV audio is set to "external speakers" or "home theater" as opposed to TV speakers.
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