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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 04:02 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try powering on the components in a specific...

Try powering on the components in a specific order, generally TV first, pause 5 seconds, AVR, pause 5 seconds, and then lastly the Blu Ray player. If still no joy, then another option would be to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 03:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
This is a USA/CA based forum so suggestions are...

This is a USA/CA based forum so suggestions are made accordingly. The take away should be to locate a vendor in your region that sells "Premium" certified 4k/18gbps HDMI cables. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 03:21 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No clue about issue 1 as that is TV related while...

No clue about issue 1 as that is TV related while issue 2 could be cable related ... possibly even just a loose connection. To mitigate HDMI handshake issues try the following power on sequence: ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 02:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Most of the major brand mfr's have indicated...

Most of the major brand mfr's have indicated their 2016 models (to include the A3060) will receive a Dolby Vision firmware update later this year; however, no major brand mfr has indicated to date...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 02:44 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct with the caveat that the Zone 2 HDMI...

Correct with the caveat that the Zone 2 HDMI monitor output will always output HDMI source audio+video to the Zone 2 TV while the main zone HDMI monitor output will only output HDMI audio+video to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 01:55 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. If you expect to pass 4k video from the PS4,...

1. If you expect to pass 4k video from the PS4, you'll need to upgrade your cables to "Premium" certified (4k/18gbps) HDMI cables both from the PS4 to the AVR and from the AVR to the TV.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 01:44 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. Either 7.2 or 5.2.2 as it is a 7CH...

Correct. Either 7.2 or 5.2.2 as it is a 7CH model with the 2 height speakers sharing the same speaker posts as the Surround Back speakers. Atmos/DTS:X are definitely here to stay as when using...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 01:21 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Some prefer one upmixer over the other which is...

Some prefer one upmixer over the other which is why for them, having the option to use the favored one on either DD or DTS audio is important.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 01:17 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As a reminder ... it's much easier to respond...

As a reminder ... it's much easier to respond when you have also quoted the post you are responding to by selecting the QUOTE button of that post first. ;)

With the S920W, there are 2 HDMI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 12:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The X4200W (as well as the other 2015 models...

The X4200W (as well as the other 2015 models listed in this thread) is not capable of passing Dolby Vision HDR, rather only HDR10 which is what your PC is likely passing. Additionally, the Z9 is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 12:43 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It does have DTS Neural:X; however, it can only...

It does have DTS Neural:X; however, it can only be used with DTS audio while the Denon allows you to use it with both DTS and DD audio (aka "cross mix capability").
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 12:40 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Just as only the upper level Denon models...

Just as only the upper level Denon models (w/XT32) feature dual sub level/delay so to only the upper level Yamaha models have the same feature (ie. A2060/A3060). Although time consuming, prior to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 12:35 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
While Atmos BD is playing, on the PS4 hit OPTIONS...

While Atmos BD is playing, on the PS4 hit OPTIONS – Audio Settings - “bitstream”
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 12:29 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You'll find the 2016 models will start being...

You'll find the 2016 models will start being cleared out soon as the newer 2017 models are being released. Consider the Denon X3300W (7.2) which uses the most advanced version of Audyssey MultEQ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 12:22 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Although most Oppo owners likely prefer using...

Although most Oppo owners likely prefer using HDMI (as noted above) which enables Audyssey, in order to bypass the AVP's DAC would require using the multi analog outputs from the Oppo to the multi...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-25-2017, 12:09 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
There are no "Surround Back" speakers except in a...

There are no "Surround Back" speakers except in a 7.1 setup. Your "Side surrounds" should be connected to the "Surround" speaker posts. Select "Multi CH Stereo" surround mode if you want to pass...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 05:42 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Sorry, but no. :( However, note that USA...

Sorry, but no. :(

However, note that USA units have no valid warranty as far as Denon Canada is concerned, which is why, although you'll pay more, most end up purchasing from a Canadian dealer in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 05:39 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The HDMI Audio Output only applies to the main...

The HDMI Audio Output only applies to the main zone HDMI output and then only (as the name implies) to HDMI sources so would not apply to the "optical out" from the TV audio. There is no setting for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 05:37 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Sorry, but your research is wrong. A more...

Sorry, but your research is wrong.

A more complete research would have led you to the Troubleshooting section in your X3300W Owner's manual p. 237 which is listed below ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 05:36 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, resolution can be set differently for each...

Yes, resolution can be set differently for each input; however, not for Zone 2, although the TV connected to each output will also determine the resolution that gets passed to it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 05:33 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Unlike the "X" series models which have Zone 2...

Unlike the "X" series models which have Zone 2 pre-outs which the Bluetooth transmitter can be connected to, the "S" series don't have these pre-outs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 12:41 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Better served posting this in the SC-81 Owner's...

Better served posting this in the SC-81 Owner's thread ....

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1640985-official-pioneer-sc-81-sc-82-owners-thread.html
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 11:54 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Sure .. if the OP wants to wait 16 months for the...

Sure .. if the OP wants to wait 16 months for the newer X4500H.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 11:54 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Sure .. if the OP wants to wait 4 more months for...

Sure .. if the OP wants to wait 4 more months for the newer X4400H.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-24-2017, 11:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The FL/FR crossover still applies when they are...

The FL/FR crossover still applies when they are set to LARGE and using the LFE+MAIN subwoofer setting.
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