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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 03:26 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Current AVRs tend to use a logarithmic volume...

Current AVRs tend to use a logarithmic volume scale such that 2/3 of max is average volume level for TV and a little louder for movie/music listening so you can't compare the volume "scale" vs. the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 03:15 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
By this summer the AV8802 should also be shipping...

By this summer the AV8802 should also be shipping with the new HDCP 2.2 board installed as well. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 03:11 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The X1000 is only a 5CH AVR so the Zone 2...

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The X1000 is only a 5CH AVR so the Zone 2 pre-outs must be used to an external 2CH amp to power Zone 2 speakers. Whereas 7CH AVRs would be able to have 5.1 + Zone 2.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 03:07 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. Zone 2 sources can play independently to Zone...

1. Zone 2 sources can play independently to Zone 2 but on the X2100W (and lower models) can only be analog or on board audio (ie. networking, USB, Tuner) otherwise if HDMI use All Zone Stereo. You...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yup .. authorized dealer for Definitive...

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Yup .. authorized dealer for Definitive Technology speakers as well as an open box set of Atlantic Tech 44-DA as well. Call for pricing. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Speaking of the SR7008 .... if someone is...

Speaking of the SR7008 .... if someone is interested in Audyssey MultEQ XT32 on a Marantz unit but is not interested in Dolby Atmos on the newer SR7009, we still have one SR7008 available that will...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 01:22 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The analog --> HDMI conversion feature is...

The analog --> HDMI conversion feature is generally only found on $500+ models ... eg. Denon S900W and X2100W, otherwise on lower models it's simply composite ---> composite and component --->...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 01:14 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You're welcome! Yamaha actually makes a...

You're welcome! Yamaha actually makes a quality set of 8" ceiling speakers (NS-IC800) at a fairly good price .... (2) pairs for < $500. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 01:13 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The SR7005 has XT while the SR7009 has the much...

The SR7005 has XT while the SR7009 has the much improved XT32. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 11:30 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yes. The SR6007 has a set of main zone 7.1...

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Yes. The SR6007 has a set of main zone 7.1 pre-outs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 10:37 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Depends on whether you want to get into...

Depends on whether you want to get into Atmos/Auro 3D 2 Height channels now or not.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 10:28 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ On the PS4 set the Deep Color Output setting...

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On the PS4 set the Deep Color Output setting to OFF. If still no joy, disable the HDMI-CEC on the PS4 as well.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 07:39 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ I track firmware change log information in...

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I track firmware change log information in the primary 2014 Denon Atmos AVR thread linked below ...
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 07:37 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Sorry, but no. D&M is being tight lipped...

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Sorry, but no. D&M is being tight lipped about this and is not expected to make an announcement until after DTS makes their formal announcement.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 07:01 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Only aware of fixes provided. There are 4...

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Only aware of fixes provided. There are 4 DSPs in every D&M Atmos AVR/pre-pro.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 06:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ You normally would select the height speaker...

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You normally would select the height speaker label based on their physical location. Yours are immediately above you (ie. neither in front nor to the rear), and so would be labeled Top Middle.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 06:26 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. You want as much separation in distance from...

1. You want as much separation in distance from the ceiling to the floor speakers, so the surround speakers should ideally be no more than 1-2' above your head level.
2. The Height speakers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 04:48 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Although you should be able to switch between...

Although you should be able to switch between inputs without issue, if it occurred with your 1912 as well, may be related to your sources. Try doing an HDMI reset with each source device as noted in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 04:04 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Although you can purchase a remote directly...

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Although you can purchase a remote directly from Denon, you may be better served purchasing a Harmony universal remote (eg. 650) which would be able to control the AVR and several other devices...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 02:58 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
That was bad info then. ;)

That was bad info then. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 02:55 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Huh? HDMI pass-through refers to passing the...

Huh? HDMI pass-through refers to passing the HDMI video/audio through the AVR to the TV while the AVR is in standby (which is why Laserjock asked you to confirm TV speakers). If you are referring...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2015, 02:39 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Post 1790 has been updated with the corrected...

Post 1790 has been updated with the corrected SR7009 change log ---> http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1535177-marantz-sr7009-60.html#post32914865
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2015, 05:15 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Huh? All you need do is simply refer to any of...

Huh? All you need do is simply refer to any of the 2014 Owner's manuals to include the following from the X7200W's manual ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2015, 02:49 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If you have the Audyssey XT32 upgrade installed...

If you have the Audyssey XT32 upgrade installed it depends on whether you want to get into the new 3D surround modes: Dolby Atmos and Auro 3D and DTS:X. If not, you'll likely want to just hold off a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-25-2015, 02:42 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The upgrade notification is for Auro 3D as Dobly...

The upgrade notification is for Auro 3D as Dobly Atmos is already installed. Registering the unit with Marantz does nothing. You must either pay the $199 for the Auro 3D upgrade or else set General...
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