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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2014, 04:32 AM
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Posted By ss9001
steveting99 is correct. only 9 channels can be...

steveting99 is correct. only 9 channels can be used simultaneously, even with the preamp outs. you won't be able to add a 2 ch amp to the preamp outs to get 11.

so you can do 7.2.2 or 5.2.4 but...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-22-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By ss9001
Long time & experienced Pio owner here too :)...

Long time & experienced Pio owner here too :) (VSX-49txi, 59txi, SC-09TX, SC-68)
If any questions, I can also help.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 10:16 AM
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Posted By ss9001
Has yamaha released its Atmos FW yet for the 3040...

Has yamaha released its Atmos FW yet for the 3040 & other AVR's with Atmos capability?

I'm getting conflicting info from Oppo on compatibility of an older player and they claim they're testing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 75
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Posted By ss9001
just turn off the Video Converter for the Oppo...

just turn off the Video Converter for the Oppo input. it's in the manual :) under Setting Video Options and use Video Parameters on remote.

it's not called bypass or through. just turning it off...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-18-2014, 07:05 AM
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Posted By ss9001
agreed. on PLIIx vs DSU, I'm probably in a...

agreed.

on PLIIx vs DSU, I'm probably in a quasi-unique situation in that I fully intend to keep my Pioneer SC-09TX with IIx along with the Atmos AVR. If I don't like DSU with music, I have a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-18-2014, 05:32 AM
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Posted By ss9001
I didn't think reverting back to old FW was...

I didn't think reverting back to old FW was doable.

Where did they get it? I"m not familiar with how Onkyo does it, but some mfgs I do follow don't put previous FW on their web sites for either...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-18-2014, 05:18 AM
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Posted By ss9001
LOL :D I didn't get the deal you did but I...

LOL :D

I didn't get the deal you did but I wasn't going to pay $33 for the combo amazon. Found a new copy on Ebay for 25, in anticipation of getting into Atmos soon :)

Sorry to read from you &...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 82
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Posted By ss9001
JD also, if you read the fine print, I...

JD

also, if you read the fine print, I believe you have the flexibility to change the position of the Tops. In 5.2.4, you could elect to do (Top Fr & Top Mid) or (Top Mid & Top Bw) instead of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-17-2014, 05:35 AM
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Posted By ss9001
agree completely with your opinion! 1st, I'm...

agree completely with your opinion!

1st, I'm a big scifi fan, movies & novels since I was pre-teen.

2nd, I like apocalyptic, dystopian future stories, from Brave New World & 1984, THX1138, Mad...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By ss9001
bargervais, adding an ext amp won't work. Selden...

bargervais, adding an ext amp won't work. Selden is correct.

Pioneer's are limited to 9 channels on the preamp outs. even with 11 outs, you can only use 9 of them at a time. Been this way for a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 06:31 AM
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Posted By ss9001
^^ +1 on JD's recommendation.

^^
+1 on JD's recommendation.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-14-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,979
Posted By ss9001
On my buy list :)

On my buy list :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-12-2014, 09:07 AM
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Views: 690
Posted By ss9001
true..I forgot that. that will be the only big...

true..I forgot that. that will be the only big difference between last year & this year. Phase Control & Standing Wave Filter are same along with the same EQ bands.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-12-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 690
Posted By ss9001
Interesting thread...12 receivers & 6 speakers in...

Interesting thread...12 receivers & 6 speakers in 3 yrs ;)

I'm a long time Pioneer fan yet saying the Denon 4520 is poorly reviewed is off the wall. EVERY review I've seen gives it high praises....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-10-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,597
Posted By ss9001
Not much to comment about. Companies have been...

Not much to comment about. Companies have been gradually removing these from receivers for several years. Pioneer has them on the 2 yr old top model, SC-68, but removed them on last year's top model,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-10-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,853
Posted By ss9001
^^ File size limits. You can take...

^^
File size limits.

You can take snapshots of specific pages and post. That is well within the allowable file sizes to attach. You certainly can attach pdf files just not ones bigger than the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-09-2014, 03:19 PM
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Posted By ss9001
Hi Ralph! I enjoy all your reviews. They are...

Hi Ralph!

I enjoy all your reviews. They are some I check b4 deciding to buy :)

I haven't yet joined the Team Atmos but I've been in this thread since the beginning. I've had some things come...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-09-2014, 03:07 PM
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Posted By ss9001
Sorry, Stu...embarrassing not to get a name...

Sorry, Stu...embarrassing not to get a name right. For some reason, I missed the D.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-09-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By ss9001
I have the same prejudice :) Precise...

I have the same prejudice :)

Precise placement, rattling ceilings, rumbles in the room above, can't take them with you w/o patching big holes.

I worry most about vibration & rattles in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-09-2014, 03:59 AM
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Posted By ss9001
Very dynamic soundtrack - I'm sure it does sound...

Very dynamic soundtrack - I'm sure it does sound awesome with DSU :D

Personal note - I saw Twister in the cinema and bought & watched it on laserdisc. And bought the blu-ray. But I haven't brought...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 32,059
Posted By ss9001
you are skeptical ;) like Frolich says, all...

you are skeptical ;)

like Frolich says, all we're trying to do is give you factual info based on what we know player companies have done already and the technology not being backwards compatible....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 32,059
Posted By ss9001
^^ JD is telling you the facts, not theory. ...

^^
JD is telling you the facts, not theory.

HDCP 2.2 is not backwards compatible with nearly all previous versions of HDCP even if 2 devices both have HDMI 2.0.

therefore, the issue of whether...
Forum: Speakers   10-05-2014, 04:45 AM
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Views: 36,525
Posted By ss9001
Thanks for the review, Marc!

Thanks for the review, Marc!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2014, 11:49 AM
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Views: 122,550
Posted By ss9001
FilmMixer - very encouraging to read your remarks...

FilmMixer - very encouraging to read your remarks on the upmixer. There was some concern by several with music.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11,895
Views: 436,354
Posted By ss9001
very true...on all counts! :D no hesitations, he...

very true...on all counts! :D no hesitations, he just jumps in. unlike some of us who are still deciding on how best to implement in the room & setup they have...that would be like me! ;)
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