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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2015, 02:35 PM
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Posted By kiwi2000
audiofan1 wrote; Thank you for taking...

audiofan1 wrote;



Thank you for taking the time to reply. I am wondering how to proceed as it has taken me many months to get this unit integrated into my system. Nice to be able to upgrade for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12,794
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Posted By kiwi2000
Album Art

I have asked several times on this thread over the course of a few months if anyone who owns a AV-8801 is able to view album art when using the Marantz media center.
I have not received a response...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-23-2015, 06:44 PM
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Posted By kiwi2000
last bump attempt Just tried playback...

last bump attempt



Just tried playback with an MP3 file, still no album art.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-23-2015, 06:39 PM
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Posted By kiwi2000
blazar wrote; My first 8801 was...

blazar wrote;




My first 8801 was noisier than anything.
I had it replaced, eventually, and the replacement is dead quiet perhaps you got a "bad" one as well.
See if you can borrow another...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-15-2015, 07:16 PM
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Posted By kiwi2000
bump

Can anyone view album art when using the 8801 as media player playing anything other than MP3 audio?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-13-2015, 09:26 AM
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Posted By kiwi2000
Album art I am still in discussions with...

Album art

I am still in discussions with Marantz over the fact that I am not getting album art when playing back music through the network player.
Is anyone able to view album art when using the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2015, 12:31 PM
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Posted By kiwi2000
quote: originally posted by Budley007 ...

quote:
originally posted by Budley007



Yes I am sure that is what the Marantz tech was referring to.
Again though if it played on the 8003 why not the 8801?
Arent these images standardised? ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12,794
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Posted By kiwi2000
steady teddy posted When I ran...

steady teddy posted



When I ran Audyssey on my new processor it came in hot @ -12 for the center and minus 10 for the fronts. Is that what you mean by maxed out?
It is very different than the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12,794
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Posted By kiwi2000
sweet silence

Well I finally recieved the replacement 8801 and have just finished hooking it up.
Ahh, the sweet sound of silence, no hum or buzz or nothing!

I have concerns about running the audyssey...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-04-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12,794
Views: 748,952
Posted By kiwi2000
network

While patiently waiting for my replacement unit I have been playing around with it some. All I can say is wow to the poster who got a replacement overnighted to them, Bravo, I am now up to one month...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2014, 01:31 PM
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Posted By kiwi2000
Uh Oh

I have been enjoying my 8801 and the wondrous sounds it makes for a couple of weeks.
Last week I performed my first audyssey calibration.
I carefully plugged in the mic and was surprised that the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 08:36 AM
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Views: 748,952
Posted By kiwi2000
Hi Ralph Thank you for the reply but for now...

Hi Ralph

Thank you for the reply but for now I am only considering the android option for control.
I have a but of an anti apple bias.
I wonder if your product would work with android control?
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-07-2014, 07:03 AM
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Posted By kiwi2000
Hello I have been reading this thread for a...

Hello

I have been reading this thread for a bit,(about a quarter of the way through) and have been an owner of the 8801 for a couple of weeks.
I came from the 8003 and briefly auditioned the 7701...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-28-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By kiwi2000
No my computer does not have a HDMI output and I...

No my computer does not have a HDMI output and I do not think the Marantz has a usb input but the OPPO does.
I will check out the chrome cast option but is that wireless?
I would prefer a wired...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-27-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By kiwi2000
I want to watch what is available through my...

I want to watch what is available through my internet browser on my TV display
I have a Marantz AV-8003 networking AV pre-amplifier, OPPO 103 Blu-ray player, Dell Inspiron desk top computer.
They...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-15-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By kiwi2000
Quote:It may be related to whether you are...

Quote:It may be related to whether you are running full dynamic range(0-255) or the video range(16-240). Take a look at that first. By default, computers use full dynamic range and videos are coded...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-13-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By kiwi2000
I have been informed it is the file size that is...

I have been informed it is the file size that is the culprit.
I will leave it at that.

Show this thread closed.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-13-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By kiwi2000
When I playback Blu Ray quality media stored on...

When I playback Blu Ray quality media stored on my desk top hard drive it comes out a bit washed out.
The audio is top notch and the resolution is correct but although the picture seems to be "all...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-03-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By kiwi2000
Quote:I'd reach out to them again if I were you....

Quote:I'd reach out to them again if I were you. I started out with two bass traps, just to see if I could notice a difference and with their help and support over the past years, I now have,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-13-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By kiwi2000
Quote:Yes, a USB microphone is a good option if...

Quote:Yes, a USB microphone is a good option if you don't already have a suitable sound card.


how would I know?

I just listened to a bass heavy blu ray movie.

No bass.

The analog meter...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-12-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By kiwi2000
after part 4 under "connecting everything...

after part 4 under "connecting everything together" what is that piece of equipment that everything is connected to?
You stated that if I were to purchase the recommended microphone a dayton model...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-11-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By kiwi2000
I found GIK to have good product but poor...

I found GIK to have good product but poor customer support and interaction, so that will not be an option for me.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-11-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By kiwi2000
Ethan Winer What an incredibly detailed...

Ethan Winer

What an incredibly detailed response to that question.
I have read your reply and unfortunately, (for me) do not understand what the point is as I am sadly computer illiterate....
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   01-14-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,314
Posted By kiwi2000
Just thought I would add that I did purchase the...

Just thought I would add that I did purchase the AT150 as a replacement cartridge.
It is wonderful but I cannot say the overall improvement is all in the cartridge as there have been many upgrades...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-09-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 57,658
Posted By kiwi2000
Quote: Originally Posted by kiwi2000 View Post...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kiwi2000 View Post

please tell me what is that on the walls?
I love it is it fabric of some sort?
How did you install it?
Quote:Page 2 of his build thread shows...
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