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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 11:36 AM
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Posted By batpig
1. It sounds like your amp assignment is wrong...

1. It sounds like your amp assignment is wrong and it's actually sending Surr.Back channel info to Zone 2. DTS+PLII shouldn't even be an option if main zone is configured for 5.1, because the DTS...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-01-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By batpig
Well the first part says he had to raise if 4.5dB...

Well the first part says he had to raise if 4.5dB to "get it flat with the mains", so I'm assuming that he used an SPL meter to level match so is not "counting" that in the "hot" calculation :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 10:46 PM
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Posted By batpig
Don't get me wrong. I'd still watch the hell out...

Don't get me wrong. I'd still watch the hell out of it to demo a new Atmos setup.

And there have been more than two effusive reviews of the experience.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 10:17 PM
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Posted By batpig
Yes, go for it. Although crappy speakers still...

Yes, go for it. Although crappy speakers still will sound crappy of course, just less discrete, more diffuse crap bounced off the ceiling :)

In all seriousness, I returned the DT Atmos modules and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 09:51 PM
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Posted By batpig
That's a jealousy inducing room there :D...

That's a jealousy inducing room there :D phenomenal!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 09:00 PM
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Posted By batpig
Not to go OT, but the...

Not to go OT, but the thumb-your-nose-at-the-elistist-critics stance of "they just hate on Bay cuz he's popular and makes big booms!" is a total red herring. There are plenty of action flicks that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By batpig
Not to poop on the parade but you DID know,...

Not to poop on the parade but you DID know, because you specifically asked, and I answered, and you even said thank you.

So maybe you forgot... but you did know at one point :p
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 07:59 PM
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Posted By batpig
Incorrect. The only reason not to change...

Incorrect.

The only reason not to change the gain on the sub is because with the digital to in the AVR it's easy to revert back to reference. It's "best practice" but there is no harm to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 07:26 PM
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Posted By batpig
Thanks Roger. I was just going to note that. The...

Thanks Roger. I was just going to note that. The AL24/32 processing is upsampling / bit depth expansion process that "prepares" the digital signal for the DAC. Theoretically providing a smoother...
Forum: Speakers   09-30-2014, 05:16 PM
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Posted By batpig
For sure. Not my cuppa tea.

For sure. Not my cuppa tea.
Forum: Speakers   09-30-2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By batpig
I've seen it with a few models. The Take 5.2...

I've seen it with a few models.

The Take 5.2 setup had a beech color variant....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 04:24 PM
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Posted By batpig
Yeah - the key thing to understand here is that...

Yeah - the key thing to understand here is that it's the PLAYER and not the receiver. If the receiver received a Dolby Atmos signal it would automatically default to "Dolby Atmos" as the surround...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-30-2014, 03:35 PM
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Posted By batpig
If you can afford $500, the Outlaw LFM-1 Plus is...

If you can afford $500, the Outlaw LFM-1 Plus is currently on sale for $499 with free shipping: https://www.outlawaudio.com/products/lfm1plus.html

It's a slightly better sub than the PB-1000, so I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 03:16 PM
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Posted By batpig
I wouldn't be sure the 7009 uses "better amps and...

I wouldn't be sure the 7009 uses "better amps and power supply". The Marantz propritary HDAM modules and other proprietary analog circuitry are there, but the 7009 is really more like an X4100 with...
Forum: Speakers   09-30-2014, 02:42 PM
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Posted By batpig
Would anyone out there be potentially interested...

Would anyone out there be potentially interested in my rosenut RC-10 / RC-LCR front speakers? I'm mulling over an upgrade but would like to raise funds for the new purchase. PM me if interested.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 02:09 PM
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Posted By batpig
Considering the Marantz 7009/7200 is based on the...

Considering the Marantz 7009/7200 is based on the X4100/X5200 architecture, it won't have AL32. The full 32-bit processing (DDSC-HD32 32-bit DSP signal processing, AL32 Processing Multi Channel and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 02:06 PM
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Posted By batpig
Well, once you recover from your acute case of...

Well, once you recover from your acute case of setup-itis, definitely give it a shot. You've already got the speakers, a place to put them, and you don't even need the spare amp since you have all...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By batpig
This is probably a better topic for the Denon...

This is probably a better topic for the Denon 4100/5200 owner's thread rather than the general Atmos thread:...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 01:21 PM
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Posted By batpig
Thanks for testing FW vs SB. It's good to know...

Thanks for testing FW vs SB. It's good to know that with native Atmos content the FW speakers get a good workout and you can run that 7.1.4 config. It's a viable option for those whose side...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 01:18 PM
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Posted By batpig
That's interesting. Typically (as Keith has...

That's interesting. Typically (as Keith has found) if you change an amp assign and/or speaker config setting that implies a "new" speaker(s) for the setup, Audyssey deactives and gives you a "Please...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 12:55 PM
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Posted By batpig
Yes, your room was in my mind when I noted that....

Yes, your room was in my mind when I noted that. With your FW speakers up on the front wall and the open space of your room preventin you from relocating them more to the sides as surrounds as Noah...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 12:48 PM
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Posted By batpig
Considering that only one pair of speakers is...

Considering that only one pair of speakers is changing positions (slightly) I would say the difference would be even less noticeable most of the time. Although the reasoning of creating greater...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 11:42 AM
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Posted By batpig
Oh wow that's a condo? Pretty sick condo setup...

Oh wow that's a condo? Pretty sick condo setup :D :D

Are you going to keep the wides in play? If you are up for it you could try disables the surr.backs and rewatching Chapter 20 with 7.1.4...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 11:41 AM
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Posted By batpig
An interesting question but probably more...

An interesting question but probably more reelvant in the Denon owner's thread for the model vs. the Atmos general thread.

I would assume that the internal amps of the 5200 could run the Tannoy...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2014, 11:30 AM
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Posted By batpig
Hmmm, I see only a single SVS PB12-Plus listed in...

Hmmm, I see only a single SVS PB12-Plus listed in his sig? If I remember correctly that's a pretty spacious room, time for sub #2...
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