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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. :)

Correct. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 10:02 AM
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A SPL meter is simply going to accomplish setting...

A SPL meter is simply going to accomplish setting the level and delay. Audyssey goes beyond that using 100's of control points to also EQ the frequency range of each speaker and sub, so no, just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Only OFF is discussed in the Owner's manual....

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Only OFF is discussed in the Owner's manual. The use of a Harmony Remote is likely your best option.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 08:13 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You'll want to run Audyssey again when adding an...

You'll want to run Audyssey again when adding an external amp due to gain structure differences with the Rotel.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 05:21 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Actually, both models have the exact same...

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Actually, both models have the exact same configuration capabilities, rather the difference is due to you posting the 9.1 configuration for the X5200W and the 11.1 configuration for the SR7009. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 03:40 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Dialog Enhancer

A feature on the 4520CI that is dropping down to the X5200W (and will pass to the X7200W as well) is the Dialog Enhancer which focuses on adjusting the voice frequency band as opposed to simply...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 03:13 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
With a 7.1.4 configuration, you have the option...

With a 7.1.4 configuration, you have the option of externally powering the Front, Wide, Top Front, or Top Rear speakers. If you want to provide even more power to the Front speakers than what the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 03:02 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Unfortunately as is often the case with...

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Unfortunately as is often the case with these magazine reviewers, they never take the time to fully understand how the product works. After running Audyssey, if you prefer more bass (as most...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:55 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Exchange it for a replacement.

Exchange it for a replacement.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yes. Audyssey will work whether using on...

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Yes. Audyssey will work whether using on board amps or the pre-outs. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Oops. Yes, correct. Was apparently looking at a...

Oops. Yes, correct. Was apparently looking at a different picture. :o
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:36 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ When "Multi CH IN" shows on the 1611 front...

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When "Multi CH IN" shows on the 1611 front panel display, it means the source device is decoding the DD/DTS audio to PCM so if you prefer to let the AVR do it (no difference either way in audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Not sure where you read that, but in...

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Not sure where you read that, but in actuality, although it is true that Airplay must first "hijack" the main zone in order to play to Zone 2, once playing in Zone 2, you can then reselect...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Sure. However, I believe this is more than just...

Sure. However, I believe this is more than just a center channel volume setting, rather it is supposed to focus only on the human voice frequency range (ie. 300Hz - 3Khz).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:10 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ You can get a SPL meter at Radio Shack for <...

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You can get a SPL meter at Radio Shack for < $50 or just download a phone app for free. When using the 0-100 volume scale average volume for most folks is likely 40-60 for TV and maybe 50-70 for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 03:25 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Ooops!! I almost forgot, when you are...

Ooops!! I almost forgot, when you are externally powering a speaker you cannot then also connect a set of speaker posts to that same speaker so you actually will have to change the setting back to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Dialog Enhancer

The Dialog Enhancer setting didn't get much fanfare in this thread, but the setting is dropping down to the X5200W and will also likely pass to the X7200W. Does anyone find this setting helpful?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:58 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Connections with Samsung TVs don't always...

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Connections with Samsung TVs don't always work as expected. At the very least, you must also have the Samsung Anynet+ set to ON.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The SR5007 is capable of providing 7CH of...

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The SR5007 is capable of providing 7CH of operation so you must choose between either the "Surround Back" setting and lose the bi-amp, or the "Spk-C" setting and lose the surround back speakers. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
One difference is the SR7009 uses a "Dialog Level...

One difference is the SR7009 uses a "Dialog Level Adjust" setting as was used on last years D&M models which simply adjusts the center channel volume, while the X5200W and X7200W inherit the "Dialog...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Correct. As I noted is also possible with...

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Correct. As I noted is also possible with the X5200W using an external amp as well.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No Back Dolby speakers without also having Surr Back speakers

In spending time reviewing the X5200W and X4100W manuals, I have discovered the following note on p. 231 of the X5200W manual and on p. 218 in the X4100W manual ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The unit must be in repair for at least 30...

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The unit must be in repair for at least 30 days or more to be offered a refurb and a 7702 would only be offered if there were no 7701 refurbs available of which there are likely plenty especially...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Wifi audio to different rooms

If you have a multi zone AVR but prefer not to set up an extra set of in-wall or in-ceiling Zone 2/3 speakers, you may want to consider using a stand alone wireless speaker like the Denon HEOS 3. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Sleep Timer - by Zone

A nice feature if you have audio going to your bedroom as Zone 2 is to set the Sleep Timer (independent from the main zone) to turn off the Zone 2 music from 10 min - 2 hours after being set. Zone 2...
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