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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 12:44 PM
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Posted By M Code
Sanjay.. As U know well over the last 20 years...

Sanjay..
As U know well over the last 20 years there has been major competition between Dolby & DTS..
Firstly, for the studios/cinemas and then onward to home theater...
The Blu-Ray bout was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,603
Posted By M Code
That adds up to >100%...:rolleyes: Just my...

That adds up to >100%...:rolleyes:

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,603
Posted By M Code
Numbers come from a proprietary market research...

Numbers come from a proprietary market research study we did for a major AVR brand last October/November/December. Sample size was 12,200 respondents.

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 135
Posted By M Code
Here is a good comparison of tube rectifiers...

Here is a good comparison of tube rectifiers versus silicon rectifiers..
In the early days, tube rectifiers (such GZ34, 5U4, 5AR4) and selenium rectifiers were all that was available...
As silicon...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-28-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,603
Posted By M Code
Maybe.... But its component cost and associated...

Maybe....
But its component cost and associated $ royalties need to decrease significantly..
It is interesting to share some of the the findings of a recent home theater market study done in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-27-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,357
Posted By M Code
The problem is not the iOS its Pioneer... As of...

The problem is not the iOS its Pioneer...
As of September 4th, the home theater division have been sold to Onkyo.
Going forward support for Pioneer home products is questionable..

Just my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-26-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By M Code
Make sure U allow enough space for the rear panel...

Make sure U allow enough space for the rear panel cables/plugs...
They can stick out up to another 2"..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-25-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By M Code
Try this Power ON sequence.. 1. HD display 2....

Try this Power ON sequence..
1. HD display
2. AVR
3. Source component

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,875
Views: 473,162
Posted By M Code
The 254 & 354 uses in-line ribbon cable...

The 254 & 354 uses in-line ribbon cable connectors between the PCBs...
These often work loose making intermittent connections, make certain these are firmly seated..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,875
Views: 473,162
Posted By M Code
Try a PROCESSOR RESET.. Note that this erases...

Try a PROCESSOR RESET..
Note that this erases all of station-presets, surround and EQ settings, U will have to enter these..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By M Code
I have posted this point many times... :mad: ...

I have posted this point many times... :mad:
The Samsung display is not HDMI certified, and has not passed the pertinent component interoperability testing. Samsung does this to save $ and shorten...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By M Code
The M40 is related to the HK 3390... Same basic...

The M40 is related to the HK 3390...
Same basic model as the Speakercraft Vital 710, designed in Korea and built in China. The factory builds for Marantz, Denon, Harman Kardon, NAD, Teac and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,239
Posted By M Code
Nobody knows.. Why not check back in 2 years......

Nobody knows..
Why not check back in 2 years...

Just my $0.02.. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,239
Posted By M Code
No idea... I like the Pioneer/Elite AVRs.. ...

No idea...
I like the Pioneer/Elite AVRs..
However when a company is bought out they typically go through a stagnant time process as their technical and warranty responsibilities shift..
In the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By M Code
Behringer may pass in a consumer system.. But...

Behringer may pass in a consumer system..
But never in a pro-audio system where reliability is pertinent..
Cheap amplifiers work better as a door stop or as an anchor.. :rolleyes:

Just my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,239
Posted By M Code
Here U go.. SRPs.. 50.6 $1,700 60.6...

Here U go..
SRPs..

50.6 $1,700
60.6 $2,300
70.6 $2,800

All have Dolby Atmos, HDBaseT, HDMI 2.0, and HDCP 2.2.
HDBaseT is a great feature and can provide whole-home audio and video...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,239
Posted By M Code
The AVRs looked and sound great @ CEDIA... ...

The AVRs looked and sound great @ CEDIA...
However...
Now that Pioneer home AV group has been sold to Onkyo... :rolleyes:
Who will be responsible for the warranty, technical support or any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 866
Posted By M Code
Ex was 1st introduced by THX as Dolby EX 6.1, but...

Ex was 1st introduced by THX as Dolby EX 6.1, but as the market matured the AVRs went to 7.1, and back L/R surround amplifiers/speakers became popular.. Dolby changed their marketing position from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 866
Posted By M Code
A direct lift from the Dolby Pro Logic IIx...

A direct lift from the Dolby Pro Logic IIx license manual.
"Dolby does not recommend a center channel rear speaker as used for EX as it destroys the channel separation behind the listener. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By M Code
For video, turn OFF any video processing... ...

For video, turn OFF any video processing...

Just my $0.02.. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By M Code
Talk to Cornell @ the Audio Doctor.. ...

Talk to Cornell @ the Audio Doctor..
480.759.3724
He is the best guy for repairing vintage audio compoennts in your area...

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 792
Views: 65,625
Posted By M Code
Ever since HK terminated their USA AVR team and...

Ever since HK terminated their USA AVR team and moved product development/quality assurance to China, and technical support to India...
Things have gone downhill...:(
@ one time they were a superb...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By M Code
U didn't mentioned what brand the subwoofer...

U didn't mentioned what brand the subwoofer amplifier is.. :rolleyes:
Sounds like it has an internal intermittent issue, or U may have another appliance on the same AC circuit cutting in/out such...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By M Code
Specifically.. How much free-air clearance do U...

Specifically..
How much free-air clearance do U have?
Denon like most AVR brands recommend 4-6" free-air clearance for the L/R sides and top cover. Also do not stack any component on top. U...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,163
Posted By M Code
Basic economics.. If I disclosed the real...

Basic economics..
If I disclosed the real Audyssey royalty cost U would be blown away..
Considering Dynamic Volume, Dynamic EQ, XT it is a big number...
Onkyo is betting Dolby Atmos will be the...
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