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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 04:35 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Nope. Although not designed to power...

Nope.



Although not designed to power 4-ohm speakers, it should power them at moderate TV listening volume levels (ie. 60/-20db).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The Denon X1200W and Marantz SR5010 both use the...

The Denon X1200W and Marantz SR5010 both use the higher version of Audyssey MultEQ XT then does your 806, however, the X1200W and SR5010 can only do Atmos 5.1.2, while the X4100W features the highest...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 31
Posted By jdsmoothie
You missed the fact that, unlike your SR7009, the...

You missed the fact that, unlike your SR7009, the S710W does not have a video chip installed, so cannot upscale. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 04:25 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If both the TV and AVR support HDMI(ARC) you can...

If both the TV and AVR support HDMI(ARC) you can pass the TV's smart app audio (Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, etc.) back to the AVR via the same HDMI cable that connects the AVR to the TV.

AVR - Set HDMI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No, you do not as the TV is likely to do a good...

No, you do not as the TV is likely to do a good job of upscaling.

For more info on your Denon S710W, refer to posts 3-6 in the 2015 Denon AVR Owner's thread linked below ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 77
Posted By jdsmoothie
HDMI Pass through defaults to ON using the...

HDMI Pass through defaults to ON using the CBL/SAT source which means the light remains red. Why is it so important to turn the light off?

For more helpful information on your new X4100W, refer...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 77
Posted By jdsmoothie
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=917282&stc=1&d=1441050687
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 230
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try disconnecting the network cable and do a few...

Try disconnecting the network cable and do a few network resets in succession, powering off then on with each attempt.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Disregard the DT note and proceed with the...

Disregard the DT note and proceed with the Audyssey setup. Regarding the LFE input, although should not be used when stand alone subs are in the setup, they could be used with no dedicated sub.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 10:26 AM
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Views: 325,144
Posted By jdsmoothie
LFE+Main can be selected on any D+M model where...

LFE+Main can be selected on any D+M model where the sub is set to YES, regardless of whether there is a "Custom 2CH playback" feature or not.

Setup - Speakers - Manual Setup - Bass - Subwoofer...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 34
Posted By jdsmoothie
First determine if there is an issue with either...

First determine if there is an issue with either the cables or the subs themselves. Pull the cable from the AVR's sub pre-out and run your finger over the tip. Hear static from the sub? If yes,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 09:18 AM
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Views: 219,683
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, it is normal which is why you should not use...

Yes, it is normal which is why you should not use the Subwoofer Level Adjust setting.

Subwoofer Level Adjust (SLA) - This setting should be linked to the Manual Setup - Test Tones (Subwoofer);...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 08:07 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Your use case is unusual as you have many more...

Your use case is unusual as you have many more devices than the average buyer. I would imagine the vast majority of owners only have at most 3-4 HDMI devices and so never change the default input...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Your post would be better placed in the 2015...

Your post would be better placed in the 2015 Owner's thread.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 51,061
Posted By jdsmoothie
Both are 9CH models, so either one can do 7.1.2...

Both are 9CH models, so either one can do 7.1.2 out of the box.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11,552
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. A microprocessor reset will restore the unit...

1. A microprocessor reset will restore the unit to factory default to include wiping out the Audyssey settings, so you'll have to run Audyssey again using the included mic.
2. If this issue only...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 06:11 AM
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Views: 18
Posted By jdsmoothie
Suggest you keep checking eBay as one is bound to...

Suggest you keep checking eBay as one is bound to show up again. You might also be able to find one at one of the authorized Denon part's distributors listed in the link below. Another option, if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 516
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If you're asking will there will be any...

If you're asking will there will be any noticeable difference between using "Overhead" or "Rear Height" for speakers placed directly above the couch, no not likely, however, the proper designation...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 05:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Audyssey Reference vs. Audyssey Flat

The vast majority of owners likely leave the default setting of "Reference" and call it a day. Audyssey recommends the "Flat" setting be used with smaller rooms and for music listening.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 51,061
Posted By jdsmoothie
Poor ventilation = reduced life expectancy of AVR

The following post is another great example of why it is so important to ensure your new AVR has sufficient ventilation to not only work properly but also to help ensure a longer life expectancy. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 77
Posted By jdsmoothie
As posters have described over the years (myself...

As posters have described over the years (myself included), it does indeed work quite well. :)

Available on the new 2015 Denon X4200W and X6200W as well as the new 2015 Marantz SR6010, SR7010,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 05:15 AM
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Views: 339,575
Posted By jdsmoothie
It will with the internet radio sources, perhaps...

It will with the internet radio sources, perhaps not with the external sources unless they are "bitstream" instead of "PCM."
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 05:05 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
DIRECT mode is generally never recommended as it...

DIRECT mode is generally never recommended as it disables both Audyssey and bass management. Suggest while playing a 2CH stereo track you select DD PLII - Cinema or while playing a DD/DTS track you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3,814
Views: 261,200
Posted By jdsmoothie
I would suggest the manual is not wrong as you...

I would suggest the manual is not wrong as you can indeed independently pass audio from any of those external sources if they are also connected with an analog cable, rather it is simply missing the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 36
Posted By jdsmoothie
DM-A405 (not the DM-A409)

DM-A405 (not the DM-A409)
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