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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-28-2014, 06:11 AM
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Posted By crimsonblue
Right, I was doing that sequence for the...

Right, I was doing that sequence for the microprocessor reset, and initialized pops up -- but the network reset does not work -- and the buttons are not located on the s700w as described in Post#5. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-26-2014, 09:28 PM
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Posted By crimsonblue
I'm still having trouble with a potentially...

I'm still having trouble with a potentially "bricked" AVR-S700W. It is stuck in a permanent Update Retry loop for the firmware. I have tried the microprocessor reset 5-6 times in a row. I followed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2014, 11:47 AM
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Posted By crimsonblue
Neither the network reset or the standard...

Neither the network reset or the standard microprocessor reset have any effect. It immediate jumps back into retrying the update -- and keeps looping it, turning off and then on, displaying "Update...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By crimsonblue
Whenever the receiver gets power, it tries to...

Whenever the receiver gets power, it tries to start the firmware update process again. I have done resets before (on other Denons) but I can't get this one to do any of them. It is now hardwired in,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-24-2014, 08:56 AM
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Posted By crimsonblue
Avr-s700w

I've been pulling my hair out with the firmware on the AVR-S700W. I tried to do an update after taking it out of the box this morning and it failed. "Updating fail 60" is what shows on the screen. ...
Forum: Speakers   12-10-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 295
Posted By crimsonblue
The Marantz will sound the same -- the...

The Marantz will sound the same -- the calibration of your room is the variable that differs from your friend's place.

1. Reset the Denon so there is no room correction whatsoever. That should...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-09-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10,571
Views: 1,370,726
Posted By crimsonblue
Thank you so very much!! I can't tell you how...

Thank you so very much!! I can't tell you how helpful this is!!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-09-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10,571
Views: 1,370,726
Posted By crimsonblue
Got it. Home Depot doesn't seem to have R80 in...

Got it. Home Depot doesn't seem to have R80 in stock online or in stores so I'll see if they can special order, or drive further to Lowes.

If I ever rip apart my walls again, should I put R60...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-08-2014, 08:18 PM
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Views: 1,370,726
Posted By crimsonblue
Thank you so much -- the willingness of folks on...

Thank you so much -- the willingness of folks on these boards to help out astounds me!

Attached are some of the pics and a rough diagram. I've run Audyssey (from a Denon AVR-4311CI) to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-08-2014, 01:46 PM
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Views: 1,370,726
Posted By crimsonblue
Hi all, my theater and equipment have been built...

Hi all, my theater and equipment have been built for a while, but I'm just now getting around to the acoustics.

Everyone seems to be pushing big foam fabric-wrapped panels. Half say that is the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   09-08-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8,951
Views: 1,262,907
Posted By crimsonblue
I never called a repair center; I called Epson,...

I never called a repair center; I called Epson, and they made a generous one-time exception since it was only a week or so out of warranty. Don't bother emailing, time is wasted that way -- give...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   08-14-2014, 08:16 AM
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Views: 1,361
Posted By crimsonblue
This is awesome. Congrats and well done!

This is awesome. Congrats and well done!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-13-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By crimsonblue
Epson customer service is beyond belief amazing. ...

Epson customer service is beyond belief amazing. I had an issue with my 8350 after 2 years and they just shipped another one out to me for free and I put the old unit in the shipping box, slapped on...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-31-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8,951
Views: 1,262,907
Posted By crimsonblue
Yep -- that's exactly what happened! I never...

Yep -- that's exactly what happened! I never thought I'd wear out the screws on my ceiling mount hardware until these last two months! :p

I am going to sheepishly ask their tech support if there...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By crimsonblue
Agreed. And, aside from having...

Agreed. And, aside from having hundreds/thousands of user data points, buying an awesome PJ that debuted in 2013 will save you money when the new 2014 models start shipping. It's actually the best...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8,951
Views: 1,262,907
Posted By crimsonblue
UPDATE: Epson really came through for me. They...

UPDATE: Epson really came through for me. They are shipping a new 8350 to make amends for shipping 3 DOA refurbs in a row. That's top notch customer service. Assuming they keep spitting out good...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-28-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8,951
Views: 1,262,907
Posted By crimsonblue
My Epson projector was a few weeks over the...

My Epson projector was a few weeks over the 2-year warranty and had an HDMI board error -- which they very kindly repaired as a one-time courtesy. The only problem is I have had THREE replacement...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-05-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By crimsonblue
Aside from the seats, everything is finished! I...

Aside from the seats, everything is finished! I need to add some serious wall decor to balance out the white-grey-black coloring, but I am very pleased. The platform is about 9 feet across and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By crimsonblue
Let there be paint! I went with a grey, which I...

Let there be paint! I went with a grey, which I like a lot so far. I need color on the walls (posters, etc.) to balance it, but it feels good right now. Sconces from Home Depot, and a rope light...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-30-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By crimsonblue
The tray ceiling is complete, and the outside...

The tray ceiling is complete, and the outside door has now been completely removed and made into a wall with insulation etc. Making the outside look semi-natural was a challenge, and originally the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By crimsonblue
That's next. It's just going to be ripping out...

That's next. It's just going to be ripping out the sliding door, putting in studs/insulation, and then drywalling the inside. Outside may be a little trickier in making it not look like it was just...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By crimsonblue
More progress. Wiring is essentially finished...

More progress. Wiring is essentially finished and I have currently made allowances for the following speakers:

Front Height
Front Main
Center
Front Ceiling (midway between screen and listening...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-23-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By crimsonblue
Drawing of the room, for reference: ...

Drawing of the room, for reference:

http://www.dcweddingdj.com/theater-build/5.png
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-23-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By crimsonblue
Things got real messy today. My brilliant idea...

Things got real messy today. My brilliant idea (which turned out to be common sense on these threads) was to build a box all the way around to make the soffit disappear and give a channel to run my...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-23-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,105
Posted By crimsonblue
Big, I'm both disheartened and relieved with your...

Big, I'm both disheartened and relieved with your post. I thought I had developed a novel idea to solving the random soffit problem, but it appears that plenty of other folks before me came up with...
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