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Forum: Speakers   06-02-2015, 07:57 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I used to have my side surrounds in-ceiling and...

I used to have my side surrounds in-ceiling and rear surrounds behind the MLP, just as you are contemplating doing. It worked just fine for me. Be aware, however, that you will have to make some...
Forum: Speakers   06-02-2015, 06:39 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Newegg.com has the RTi8 (in Black) for just $130...

Newegg.com has the RTi8 (in Black) for just $130 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16886290002) (plus $2 Super Eggsaver shipping) today. Limit of 5 per customer.

That's the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 08:22 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Based on the parameters you gave I don't think...

Based on the parameters you gave I don't think you will have that problem, but there are ways in which you can increase the separation.

The recommended azimuth ranges for Sr and SB speakers are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 04:54 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Is there any advantage? Absolutely! You will...

Is there any advantage? Absolutely! You will get additional coverage behind you, whether matrixed or via a native 7.1 source. My setup is somewhat similarly configured and it works fine. The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-24-2015, 04:46 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
You can program a Quick Select button to perform...

You can program a Quick Select button to perform this function (i.e., tune to a specific internet radio station). The QS buttons are accessible on the unit as well as on the remote control.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 04:42 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I think the correct elevation angle measurement...

I think the correct elevation angle measurement should be taken on a line from the MLP to the actual speaker (L/R). See also my earlier response...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 09:14 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I've also wondered whether there is a preferred...

I've also wondered whether there is a preferred method for calculating the angular measurements. I seem to recall that many months ago Sanjay made mention of using the planar coordinates, but I've...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 09:06 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Not yet, but it appears to be pretty schlocky so...

Not yet, but it appears to be pretty schlocky so my expectations are low despite the interesting cast. See my previous post...
Forum: Speakers   05-22-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
You can see the relationship in the speaker's...

You can see the relationship in the speaker's nomenclature. The 265-RT belongs to the RTi family of speakers and the 265-LS to the LSi family.

From the Polk Audio product web page...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-22-2015, 04:49 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
You can check here ...

You can check here (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1616010-official-2014-denon-atmos-xt32-model-thread-x4100-x5200-x7200.html#post26013850)for a changelog of the updates...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2015, 08:08 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
My brain would not even let me see that phrasing...

My brain would not even let me see that phrasing in OP's original post.

The Polk Police should come and confiscate those speakers for such apostasy!:D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2015, 06:56 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I haven't seen American Sniper yet (although it...

I haven't seen American Sniper yet (although it is on my list), but I can understand the disparate reactions to it based on the reviews I have read. The controversial nature of two of its...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-21-2015, 04:28 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Given that you are using a powered subwoofer you...

Given that you are using a powered subwoofer you should be fine without additional amplification.

But if you want to run your mains full-range, note that the overwhelming majority of A9 owners...
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-20-2015, 08:16 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Ah, right you are; now that you have pointed this...

Ah, right you are; now that you have pointed this out it is clear to me.:) I will amend my earlier post.
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-20-2015, 07:41 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Chris, can you specifically confirm that D&M will...

Chris, can you specifically confirm that D&M will be making the DTS:X update available for the 2014 model year AVR-X4100/X5200 as well as the flagship X7200?

That is the implication of your quote...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2015, 07:24 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Sounds like a job for Mrs. Winslow's Soothing...

Sounds like a job for Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup (http://www.peachridgeglass.com/2013/01/mrs-winslows-soothing-syrup-oooh-so-soothing/) (aka tincture of morphine)!
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2015, 06:57 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
That's a very nice start for what you are calling...

That's a very nice start for what you are calling a "modest" HT.

I hope you will share some more pictures as your "work in progress" continues.

FWIW, I did not like the silver finish on the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-20-2015, 04:26 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
You mean the one that maxes out at Atmos 5.1.2...

You mean the one that maxes out at Atmos 5.1.2 and lacks Audyssey? Take a dab of Preparation-H and move on, Aras!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-19-2015, 09:30 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
But Chris implied here just yesterday...

But Chris implied here just yesterday (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1574386-official-dolby-atmos-thread-home-theater-version-249.html#post34308026) that he has...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-18-2015, 10:35 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
WHAT???:confused: The Cubs are going to win the...

WHAT???:confused: The Cubs are going to win the World Series?:eek::eek::eek:
Forum: Latest Industry News   05-15-2015, 02:10 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Duly noted.:)

Duly noted.:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2015, 10:49 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
How is that going to...

How is that going to help?:confused::confused::confused:

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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2015, 08:53 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
See below. The 11-channel processing...

See below.



The 11-channel processing limit pertains to the main zone; zones 2/3 do not enter into the equation other than requiring internal/external amplification for each channel employed.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2015, 06:38 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
You don't need an external amp to play back a...

You don't need an external amp to play back a Dolby Atmos source. But since the X4100 only has seven internal amps, you will be limited to 5.1.2 (seven-channel) playback. If you want to do 5.1.4...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-14-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Did you intend to damn through faint...

Did you intend to damn through faint praise?:confused:
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