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Forum: Blu-ray Software   01-07-2017, 11:29 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Thumbs down Am I the only one that feels 4K discs should be native 4K...

That stating on the box that the movie inside is 4K - the purchaser should be able to assume correctly that the movie is in native 4K (my Oppo, pre-pro or 4K TV can up convert and do a darned good...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-31-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11,477
Views: 587,216
Posted By MikeSp
To budeone, Brandon B and boe -- Issues have...

To budeone, Brandon B and boe -- Issues have been solved. It WAS the HDMI cable from the 8802a to the SUHD TV -- was using an active Redmere cable rated only for 12 gbps and Oppo called for 18...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-31-2016, 09:21 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
To Dave Vaughn and Treky11 -- Issues have been...

To Dave Vaughn and Treky11 -- Issues have been solved. It WAS the HDMI cable from the 8802a to the SUHD TV -- was using an active Redmere cable rated only for 12 gbps and Oppo called for 18 gbps. ...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-31-2016, 09:50 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
Anyone using the Oppo UDP-203 with their AV8802a?...

Anyone using the Oppo UDP-203 with their AV8802a? I would be interested if the UDP-203 worked well with the 8802a out of the box -- my old Oppo BDP-83 and also my Samsung Blu-ray player worked great...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-31-2016, 09:21 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
Anyone using the new Oppo UDP-203 with their...

Anyone using the new Oppo UDP-203 with their AV8802a? I would be interested if the UDP-203 worked well with the 8802a out of the box -- my old Oppo BDP-83 and also my Samsung Blu-ray player worked...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2016, 08:51 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Question Confusion: DTS HD MA 7.1 --> DTS-HD +Neural:X ???

I realize that DTS-X is their new object-based surround BUT: (FYI -- am using a traditional 5.2 HT system for now -- will add ceiling speakers later as well as back surrounds)
--In playing the new...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2016, 12:08 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Thanks - being a noob to Audyssey, I do...

Thanks - being a noob to Audyssey, I do understand the concept of small speaker, sub and 80 Hz XO, BUT I reset my AV8802a and started from scratch, ran Audyssey and THEN went into Setup Menu -->...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2016, 12:32 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
How is it possible to force Audyssey to set the...

How is it possible to force Audyssey to set the L/R Main speakers as SMALL since Audyssey recognizes that they can go quite low and defaults them to LARGE? There is a potent sub beside each main...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 04:23 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
I have tried to keep up with thisvlengthy thread...

I have tried to keep up with thisvlengthy thread while I wait for my AV8802a to arrive - the first one from Amazon arrived via Pilot freight by appointment and arrived with the outer box in such bad...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-17-2016, 11:19 PM
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Views: 101
Posted By MikeSp
Marantz MM8077 or NAD M27 multi-channel amp to pair with Marantz AV8O02a pre-pro

Opinions requested as to which 7 channel amplifier is the best bang for the buck to pair with the newest Marantz processor - considering price differential (NAD is $1600 more and class D instead of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2016, 09:57 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Thank you too -- I agree fully, if the inputs or...

Thank you too -- I agree fully, if the inputs or outputs are the same, just number them and you peered into my future since I had just looked at an image of the back of the AV8802a and noticed that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2016, 09:34 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Thank you, thank you, thank you -- WHEW!!! (just...

Thank you, thank you, thank you -- WHEW!!! (just seemed weird to label amplifier channels for specific uses if they were all alike)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2016, 09:30 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
In my efforts at senior downsizing, the last of...

In my efforts at senior downsizing, the last of my McIntosh pieces sold and my AV8802a arrives next Monday. In preparation for it, I ordered and received an MM8077 seven channel Marantz amplifier...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2016, 12:03 PM
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Views: 629,701
Posted By MikeSp
Nice explanation -- thanks (actually, that was...

Nice explanation -- thanks (actually, that was the only way I could figure out how to do it but thought there might be some "Marantz proprietary way" like my previous amps had for bridging both...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2016, 07:37 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
QUESTION - Until I can get my HT finished, my AV...

QUESTION - Until I can get my HT finished, my AV toys are in the living room for a 5.2 system. Using the companion multi-channel amp (MM8077) to the AV8802a, how is it possible to biamp my main L...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2016, 09:37 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Good to know -- have several tripods, one with...

Good to know -- have several tripods, one with ball that should be perfect!!! Thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2016, 07:24 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
OzHDT - thanks for the advice on using Audyssey...

OzHDT - thanks for the advice on using Audyssey Pro (no laptop - build my own desktops but prefer tablets to laptops and have considered a Surface 4 but have the impression that a CD player instead...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2016, 05:27 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Answers like that are motivating me to finish my...

Answers like that are motivating me to finish my HT -- Thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2016, 12:48 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Great news -- thanks!!! :)

Great news -- thanks!!! :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2016, 12:38 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Since I plan to purchase the new AV8802a and am...

Since I plan to purchase the new AV8802a and am not at all familiar with Audyssey -- is it necessary to use a computer to utilize Audyssey, and if so, can a networked computer work if this pre-pro is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2016, 12:34 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
I feel the need to buy one!!!:serious:

I feel the need to buy one!!!:serious:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,157
Views: 155,679
Posted By MikeSp
Recommendation for multichannel amps for AVM 60

Have narrowed down my search for a pre-pro to the Marantz 8802a and the Anthem AVM 60 (no experience with either ARC nor Audyssey-- just with Room Perfect) and am moving from monos and stereo amps to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 160,556
Posted By MikeSp
Thanks Jeff and Frohlich - your responses helped...

Thanks Jeff and Frohlich - your responses helped a lot
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 3,245
Views: 160,556
Posted By MikeSp
Am considering the new Anthem AVM 60 (along with...

Am considering the new Anthem AVM 60 (along with the newest from Marantz and Yamaha).

Can anyone explain to me how Anthem was able to maintain the quality AND add lots of new capabilites and yet...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2016, 11:03 PM
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Views: 629,701
Posted By MikeSp
Many thanks Woof Woof for the clarification -...

Many thanks Woof Woof for the clarification - much appreciated

Mike
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