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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 06:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The 10W difference is moot, rather the...

^^
The 10W difference is moot, rather the difference would be in the additional features offered by the X3100W. Review post #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 05:51 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Keeping in mind that Audyssey does the EQ while...

Keeping in mind that Audyssey does the EQ while the AV8802 does the LARGE/SMALL, distance, volume, and crossover settings, a very crude representation of the Audyssey EQ can be copied to the Graphic...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 05:24 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Guess you'll be enjoying those ciders a bit more...

Guess you'll be enjoying those ciders a bit more tonight. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 05:18 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You can actually perform the test for yourself. ...

You can actually perform the test for yourself. Do you notice a difference with Audyssey enabled vs. disabled? You can't edit the Audyssey EQ .. it's either ON or it's OFF.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 05:16 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct as Front Height is common to both formats...

Correct as Front Height is common to both formats while the next step up from 7.2 --> 9.2 Auro 3D (ie. Surround Height) is not.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 05:12 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Starting with the X4311CI, only the newer...

Starting with the X4311CI, only the newer "flagship" Denon successor models (ie. 4520CI and X7200W) have this feature, which simply disconnects the signal from passing to the amps as the amps still...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 04:11 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Do you have the S500BT or the X500? For the sub...

Do you have the S500BT or the X500? For the sub to play all the time, you must have the FL/FR speakers set to SMALL/80Hz which will cross over the lower frequencies in stereo 2.0 audio to the sub. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 03:36 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
By doing this, you would then be able to use...

By doing this, you would then be able to use Audyssey with one format but it would be disabled for the other. As Dave noted, once you change the configuration using Manual Setup by adding a new...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 02:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The Harmony can be set to power on only one zone...

The Harmony can be set to power on only one zone at a time. An AVR is going to draw about 90W when powered on without any load regardless of whether additional Zones are powered on. ECO mode...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 02:42 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Both the SR7008 and the 4520CI use Audyssey...

Both the SR7008 and the 4520CI use Audyssey MultEQ XT32 so either would likely be the better choice.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 02:13 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Will not only lower power consumption by about...

Will not only lower power consumption by about 30% but likely to lower the unit's temp by 10 degrees as well. :)

When set to Auto, should be disabled as master volume approaches -20db/60. When...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 01:41 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
With music being a higher priority, you may also...

With music being a higher priority, you may also want to consider a lower level Marantz AVR as well (eg. NR1605 or NR1604).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 01:37 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup ... AV Science has been selling AV gear for...

Yup ... AV Science has been selling AV gear for 15 years; however, only the current 2014 AVR models as we stopped selling the X4000 last Sep when the new X4100W was released.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 01:27 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
On average, Denon models generally run only...

On average, Denon models generally run only "warm" at best; however, AFAIK, whether video processing is used or not, there is no change in the unit's temp. The new "ECO" mode on the 2014 models can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 01:22 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
A "slow" flashing light (ie. 1 every 2 seconds)...

A "slow" flashing light (ie. 1 every 2 seconds) generally means there is a ventilation problem. How much space is around it? Is anything stacked on top of it? What is the impedance and efficiency...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 01:15 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It's normal if you're playing a Dolby Atmos disk,...

It's normal if you're playing a Dolby Atmos disk, yes as it doesn't matter how many speakers you have configured.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-03-2015, 01:04 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
HEOS 5? There was a free HEOS Link promo...

HEOS 5? There was a free HEOS Link promo available from all authorized HEOS dealers with purchase of a Marantz SR6009 or higher model to include the AV7702.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 07:50 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yes, a "wired" connection is generally best...

^^
Yes, a "wired" connection is generally best for firmware updates, although not likely to get anymore on this unit. Otherwise, the PowerLine adapters have proven to work fairly reliably.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 07:38 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, ideally aimed at the main listening position.

Yes, ideally aimed at the main listening position.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 07:33 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
First try a soft reset by simply unplugging the...

First try a soft reset by simply unplugging the power cord for 10 minutes. If still no joy, try resetting the microprocessor (p. 200 Owner's manual) a few times after saving the config file to a PC...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 07:32 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. Yes, Zone 2 pre-outs can be used with main...

1. Yes, Zone 2 pre-outs can be used with main zone 7.1 setup.
2. Surrounds don't draw much power, so no.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You'd be surprised ... the AV8801 gets quite hot...

You'd be surprised ... the AV8801 gets quite hot and it's a pre-pro. :eek:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 07:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The upgrade has been free for years now. ...

^^
The upgrade has been free for years now. Steps have been listed in this thread numerous times as well as listed below ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 07:22 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Oops! Wrong thread as this is the non-Atmos...

Oops! Wrong thread as this is the non-Atmos models thread.

Check the HDMI cable connections are secure. If the HDMI cable to PJ is > 20', try testing with a shorter (eg. 6') cable and if that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 07:19 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Looks like Denon is now showing the latest...

Looks like Denon is now showing the latest firmware update for the S700W and S900W being available for download from their website.

http://usa.denon.com/us/downloads/productupdates
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