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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-26-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 177
Posted By M Code
One can take various charts and try to calculate...

One can take various charts and try to calculate power required and SPL...
But why guess... :rolleyes:
SPL is based upon loudspeaker brand/model, room size/acoustics and amplifier voltage/current...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 440,071
Posted By M Code
The Bridge was old iPod technology and mostly...

The Bridge was old iPod technology and mostly analog..
Through the 3700 USB port the stream is digital, much faster and higher quality..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By M Code
Crutchfield is among the best sellers and have...

Crutchfield is among the best sellers and have excellent tech support...
Highly recommended!!
U mite find another seller with lower pricing, but they won't match the service & honesty of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 223
Posted By M Code
Only U can answer that question... Both Denon...

Only U can answer that question...
Both Denon and Yamaha have their loyal followings.
For that I would suggest U visit the nearest AV specialist that carries both brands and your loudspeakers for a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-19-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 223
Posted By M Code
Yamaha AVRs are #1...

Yamaha AVRs are #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) in reliability..
They own/control their factories and design teams, whereas Denon outsources their mass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 170
Posted By M Code
Yamaha AVRs are the most reliable in the...

Yamaha AVRs are the most reliable in the industry....
There are multiple reasons for this but mainly they own/control their own design facilties and production factories. In the case of Denon their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-18-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 223
Posted By M Code
Have U provided adequate free-air clearance...

Have U provided adequate free-air clearance around the AVR.. :rolleyes:

Denon recommends at least 6" clearance for the L/R sides and top cover.
Also do not place any other component on top..
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 47
Posted By M Code
The AU-919 is an integrated amplifier not a...

The AU-919 is an integrated amplifier not a receiver..
The subwoofer should be connected through the pre-out/main-in jacks..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 57
Posted By M Code
We failed to find any HDMI certification for the...

We failed to find any HDMI certification for the Matricom G-Box MX2 Dual Core Android set top box...
Without this crucial certification, there may be issues with the HDMi handshake..

I would...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By M Code
The Yamaha should work out fine.. IMHO.. Too...

The Yamaha should work out fine..
IMHO..
Too many less-experienced target shoppers are swayed by the Audyssey marketing fluff features..

Just my $0.02.. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By M Code
Be advised the Yamaha AVRs are ranked #1...

Be advised the Yamaha AVRs are ranked #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) for reliability, Denon is #4...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-11-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 78
Posted By M Code
Sony used a 6 Ohms spec to show more power.... ...

Sony used a 6 Ohms spec to show more power....
The receiver will work fine with 8 Ohm loudspeakers, note that its power output will be about 25% lower into 8 Ohms vs. 6 Ohms...

Just my $0.02......
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By M Code
Key point is that there is no guarantee the...

Key point is that there is no guarantee the Direct TV box meets the HDMI/HDCP standards especially for the crucial HDCP/encryption timing....
The mentioned Onkyo AVR is in fact HDMI certified, so in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By M Code
72% of the Direct TV boxes are connected directly...

72% of the Direct TV boxes are connected directly to an HD display...
This is not a problem as the HDMI source is connected directly the display, the problem arises when connected to an HDMI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-07-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By M Code
Be advised the Direct TV box is not HDMI...

Be advised the Direct TV box is not HDMI certified...
This well known among experienced AV installers, thats why they are usually connected directly to the TV display rather than through an AVR..
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-06-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By M Code
Kinda rite.. Electrically in parallel,...

Kinda rite..
Electrically in parallel, physically in series.. :rolleyes:

Just my $0.02.. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-05-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 104
Posted By M Code
Yes.. Certain pro audio applications require...

Yes..
Certain pro audio applications require multiple power amplifiers to be configured by cascading these in series..

Just my $0.02.. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-03-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 533
Posted By M Code
Yamaha is #1...

Yamaha is #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) in reliability and Denon is #4 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) ...
Don't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By M Code
The model I mentioned was an HK from about...

The model I mentioned was an HK from about 2007...
Regarding others, no idea since having this capability of outputting an unencoded HDCP stream through HDMI violates its standards which can trigger...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,403
Posted By M Code
Since the electrical wiring systen was modified...

Since the electrical wiring systen was modified by an unlicensed individual and not code approved,
chances of getting reimbursment for blown components are slim to none.. IMHO..


Just my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By M Code
U can try other brand/models AVRs but most likely...

U can try other brand/models AVRs but most likely they all will have an HDCP encoded output through HDMI...
We have found some earlier brand/model AVRs that through HDMI took an HDCP encoded source...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 274
Posted By M Code
There are many threads and internet articles...

There are many threads and internet articles about amplifier power ratings..
But keep in mind there have been many changes in the AV market over the last 15 years..
1. On-board channels of power...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-30-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By M Code
According to HDMI standards.. It is mandatory,...

According to HDMI standards..
It is mandatory, that if the input source signal via HDMI has HDCP encoding than the output source signal via HDMI must be HDCP encoded..


Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By M Code
UL/CSA have a power transformer temperature spec...

UL/CSA have a power transformer temperature spec of 65 degrees C for 60 seconds...
In today's price-point AVRs the power transformers are downsized for cost savings, so they lack high current...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By M Code
The power transformer has an internal...

The power transformer has an internal non-replaceble circuit breaker, required by UL/CSA..
Once blown the transformer is toast...


Just my $0.02... ;)
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