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Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-06-2016, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Jedi
Which firmware is being updated, the...

Which firmware is being updated, the Denon/Marantz product, or the Sony BDP product? What is the updated firmware version number in this case?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   07-01-2016, 10:29 PM
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Posted By Jedi
Good to hear. I'm still having problems with: ...

Good to hear. I'm still having problems with:

Bridesmaids -- Not in Database
Hoosiers -- No Cover Art
Star Trek Into Darkness -- No Cover Art
America Live in Chicago -- Not in Database
Sade...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-15-2016, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Jedi
....if you are considering using simple butt...

....if you are considering using simple butt joints, using biscuit joinery is fast and easy, adds strength and keeps things in alignment on large glue-ups. Just don't use too large of a biscuit such...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2016, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Jedi
....add another vote for the virtues of FW :)

....add another vote for the virtues of FW :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2016, 12:04 PM
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Posted By Jedi
I peel them off

I peel them off
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2016, 03:12 PM
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Posted By Jedi
...my thinking is that if you reconfigure using a...

...my thinking is that if you reconfigure using a speaker configuration not in place when Audyssey calibration was done, such as changing a speaker originally at top position to a height position,...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-28-2016, 12:58 PM
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Posted By Jedi
....a couple of more posts regarding DTS:X...

....a couple of more posts regarding DTS:X bitstream issue over in the Marantz forum...
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2016, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Jedi
...regarding the issue of certain Sony BDP...

...regarding the issue of certain Sony BDP players failing to bitstream DTS:X and DTS HD Master Audio codecs, I received a response from DTS (the company) today indicating they have researched the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-27-2016, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Jedi
...upon reading your post, I did the same and...

...upon reading your post, I did the same and this same disc, plus about half of all of my other discs not registering before now registered.

Something must be in the works with Gracenote and...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-27-2016, 11:23 AM
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Posted By Jedi
.....this assumes those who ripped content still...

.....this assumes those who ripped content still own and possess, or for that matter, have ever owned the source material ;)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-18-2016, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Jedi
I solved a problem of my legacy Sony Blu-ray...

I solved a problem of my legacy Sony Blu-ray megachanger (BDP-CX7000ES) not passing DTS-HD Master Audio as bitstream to my Marantz pre-pro (AV-7702Mkii). The problem popped up immediately after a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2016, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Jedi
Can someone else having an AV7702MKii please...

Can someone else having an AV7702MKii please possibly verify for me that the rear panel IR port remains active during stand-by, when and if the network control setting in the network menu is set to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-11-2016, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Jedi
....I am able to bitstream DTS-HD Master Audio...

....I am able to bitstream DTS-HD Master Audio and let the 7702Mkii do the decoding, which before would only come across as decoded LPCM up to 7.1 channels (not really an issue). Most important is I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-10-2016, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Jedi
Not Another.....

I disabled the network reception during standby via the menu, to reduce power consumption and keep out hackers, and I noticed that it also caused my 7702Mkii to shut down the rear panel IR input jack...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2016, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Jedi
....your new Vizio may be set to RGB, then when...

....your new Vizio may be set to RGB, then when your Oppo is set to auto, it outputs RGB. Try to set your Vizio to auto, if available. Also, you might make sure ARC and HDMI Control are disabled.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2016, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Jedi
...have you checked the HDMI colorspace settings...

...have you checked the HDMI colorspace settings on your video display?
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-04-2016, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Jedi
....I used "Dr HDMI" EDID manager made by a...

....I used "Dr HDMI" EDID manager made by a Chinese company called HDFury. I caution you that my experience with this product was dicey, at best. No instructions whatsoever come with the package,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-04-2016, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Jedi
...some BDP players will internally convert Dolby...

...some BDP players will internally convert Dolby content (including TrueHD) to multi-channel LPCM and send that version out via HDMI to your 7702Mkii. This option would exist somewhere in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-04-2016, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Jedi
...I actually sent my solution to Marantz online...

...I actually sent my solution to Marantz online support, and asked if their tech people would please get back with me and explain exactly what that certain Short Audio Descriptor value within the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2016, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Jedi
...here is as excerpt from the Sony BDP-CX7000ES...

...here is as excerpt from the Sony BDP-CX7000ES operating manual, concerning DTS-HD-MA:

"DTS-HD Master Audio has a maximum transmission rate of 24.5Mbps, and uses lossless compression (Lossless),...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2016, 09:38 PM
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Posted By Jedi
SAD byte 3. I noticed the same byte on the Dolby...

SAD byte 3. I noticed the same byte on the Dolby TrueHD block, contained a 01 entry, so I duplicated it, and things started working. Also tried 02, but things reverted to PCM. My guess is the 03...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-31-2016, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Jedi
Sony Megachanger/D&M DTS:X Issue Solved

...link to post in Marantz forum:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2016, 02:56 PM
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Posted By Jedi
Sony Megachanger/D&M DTS:X Issue Solved

I found that a small change in the 7702Mkii's EDID data solves the problem of the Sony megachanger not passing DTS-HD-MA bitstreams, both DTS-HD-MA and DTS:X are affected. Changing a single hex data...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2016, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Jedi
...alas, so true. I tried inserting a Dr HDMI...

...alas, so true. I tried inserting a Dr HDMI device in the signal path, but the default EDID's only allowed DTS (not DTSMA) 5.1 to pass. This little device has EDID editing, but when I unzipped the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2016, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Jedi
...on the positive side, I am getting the DTSMA...

...on the positive side, I am getting the DTSMA content in the form of 7.1 LPCM, which quality-wise is close to identical. This also does allow a handy choice of using either Dolby or Neural...
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