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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 06:26 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, that would work as well, although not...

Yes, that would work as well, although not recommended for more than 4 speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3,298
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Which is often the case when using a local repair...

Which is often the case when using a local repair shop and why many prefer to pay the shipping cost to the factory repair center PanurgyOEM in NJ as it is generally no more than 1-2 weeks turn around...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 05:54 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Not sure what is causing the front display...

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Not sure what is causing the front display blackout problem; however, repair should resolve the issue. AFAIK, only reported on the lower level models (X1100W and S series).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 04:26 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ If you're going to use an external amp, best...

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If you're going to use an external amp, best to just connect an impedance matching speaker selector to the amp and connect the 4 speakers to the speaker selector.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 03:31 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
These are 8-ohm, 89db speakers so any AVR should...

These are 8-ohm, 89db speakers so any AVR should be able to drive them quite well. Check your local Best Buy stores for 2014 models on clearance and select a model that best meets your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By jdsmoothie
All major brands (except Pioneer) have at least...

All major brands (except Pioneer) have at least one model that can do 11CH processing while Pioneer maxes out at 9CH. Yamaha does not use Front Wide. The current models that can do 11CH processing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 03:01 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Nope. This is a known issue with some units...

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Nope. This is a known issue with some units and requires repair.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 02:51 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Unplug the power cord and all sources for 10...

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Unplug the power cord and all sources for 10 minutes. Plug only the power cord back in. Reset the microprocessor a few times in a row. Does the AM/FM Tuner play? If not, next step would be to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 02:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Which zone? Main zone or Zone 2? What setting...

Which zone? Main zone or Zone 2? What setting is currently set? Note "Auto Standby" and "Sleep Timer" are two different settings. Try simply unplugging the power cord for 10 minutes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,841
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It's explained in the newer AV8802 manual with...

It's explained in the newer AV8802 manual with the Auro 3D upgrade information as well as being a dedicated AMP ASSIGN setting for 5 Height speakers ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Except the two simulation modes I've already...

Except the two simulation modes I've already mentioned. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 03:37 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
He likely got it as he's a reviewer, as the disc...

He likely got it as he's a reviewer, as the disc has never been shipped with any D&M models while the Auro 3D Demo disc is shipped when the Auro 3D upgrade is purchased.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Nope ... not with a 2.1 setup, which is why...

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Nope ... not with a 2.1 setup, which is why .. if the setup is used for movies/TV, a center channel can make a big difference.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 03:23 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Even if the sub can only do down to 30Hz,...

Even if the sub can only do down to 30Hz, transferring the lower bass below 60Hz or 80Hz to the sub with it's own dedicated amp will provide more headroom from the AVR to power the speakers as it's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 03:01 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
I meant to say DSU does "not" simulate audio to...

I meant to say DSU does "not" simulate audio to Front Wide and as Josh has reiterated, the only way to currently utilize all 11 speakers in your 11.1 setup is either: (1) Dolby Atmos BD, (2) using...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 02:35 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, Denon and Marantz models have been pretty...

Yes, Denon and Marantz models have been pretty much identical as far as features go for the past few years.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,281
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Regardless of the capability of the front...

Regardless of the capability of the front speakers, you'll still want to set them to SMALL and either 60Hz or 80Hz crossover when using a dedicated sub.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 02:32 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yes, but certainly not as ideal as only...

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Yes, but certainly not as ideal as only running a single set of speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 12:09 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, but only on (1) HDMI input.

Yes, but only on (1) HDMI input.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 188
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Why does it surprise you that D&M dealers are...

Why does it surprise you that D&M dealers are getting the new HDCP upgraded models before Denon does themself? Their focus is introducing the newer 2015 models. As I said, we are now shipping the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 11:59 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If you are "turning up the bass ...5db ...10db"...

If you are "turning up the bass ...5db ...10db" using the AVR, these settings are ignored when you run Audyssey as the test tones are only run at a constant 75db.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,227
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yes, although cannot say whether there would...

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Yes, although cannot say whether there would be a delay or not.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 227
Posted By jdsmoothie
Dolby Atmos can pass audio to both the Height and...

Dolby Atmos can pass audio to both the Height and Wide speakers while the new Dolby Surround upmixer can pass audio to the Height but not Wide speakers, however, DTS Neo:X can pass audio to both Wide...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,841
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Using the Sub pre-out ##2 for the Auro VOG/TS...

Using the Sub pre-out ##2 for the Auro VOG/TS speaker is already possible. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-23-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,281
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Posted By jdsmoothie
When correctly done using ideally a mic boom...

When correctly done using ideally a mic boom stand,camera tripod, or the enclosed "rocketship" mic stand, with the mic aimed straight up and at least a few inches higher than the couch back and at...
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