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Forum: Audio Gear   07-28-2015, 10:14 AM
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Posted By batpig
Energy RC-LCR / RC-10 in rare rosenut finish

I just moved and have a semi-dedicated theater room, so upgraded the front end to Triad Bronze LCR.

I loved these Energy RC's -- and with the gorgeous rosenut finish they were also the only...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 15,513
Posted By batpig
Welcome! The short answer is there will be...

Welcome!

The short answer is there will be no 5.1.4 capable receivers that do both Atmos and X object rendering at your price point. You will have to save up and move to something like the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 113,588
Posted By batpig
Are you using a universal remote?

Are you using a universal remote?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 07:55 PM
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Posted By batpig
Yes read back a few posts. Pandora done broke...

Yes read back a few posts. Pandora done broke itself.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By batpig
For #1...

For #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) , from what I understand HDR support will be forthcoming with a firmware update to HDMI 2.0a. Of course you'd need the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 04:22 PM
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Posted By batpig
Yes, assuming the 6200 operates the same as the...

Yes, assuming the 6200 operates the same as the 5200 in this regard, when you change Amp Assign to "7.1ch + ZONE2" it gives you the choice of where the Zone 2 speakers are connected -- either Front...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 02:30 PM
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Posted By batpig
I wonder why you even still try.... :rolleyes:

I wonder why you even still try.... :rolleyes:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 01:55 PM
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Posted By batpig
Well a couple of things... I don't think there's...

Well a couple of things... I don't think there's as much of a lack of consensus as you have inferred.

Those who commented in favor of up-firing modules were noting what the response was at...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 614
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Posted By batpig
You're not alone -- I think the general consensus...

You're not alone -- I think the general consensus is, whenever possible, try to actually get a speaker on the ceiling. The Atmos-enabled modules can be very effective, but any time you have a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 10:43 AM
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Posted By batpig
Ha! Did you make that graphic all by yourself? ...

Ha! Did you make that graphic all by yourself?

I appreciate the compliment but, truth be told, JD is way more active than me these days. Between increasing work responsibilities and two little...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 54,067
Views: 3,989,939
Posted By batpig
Too bad you don't have access to those great RC...

Too bad you don't have access to those great RC deals up there in Canada. I'm honestly not sure what pricing is like for these speakers up there, but you may want to keep an eye on the used market. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 10:15 AM
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Posted By batpig
The need for Dynamic EQ will really depend on...

The need for Dynamic EQ will really depend on your listening habits/volume. If you have a dedicated theater and only listen LOUD, without any real variation in volume, you can probably disable DEQ...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 54,067
Views: 3,989,939
Posted By batpig
It will be SO worth it. Just don't forget the...

It will be SO worth it. Just don't forget the center channel too. The itty bitty Take won't be able to keep up.

Alternately depending on the price you are paying you should consider the RC-70s...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,604
Views: 250,755
Posted By batpig
App vs remote is about what's better for the...

App vs remote is about what's better for the task. If I'm watching a move and want to change the volume it's much more convenient to pick up a remote. If I'm walking around the house and I want to...
Forum: Speakers   07-27-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 54,067
Views: 3,989,939
Posted By batpig
Why would it be surprising that they perform...

Why would it be surprising that they perform well? Energy is (was) a renowned speaker brand that always punched above its price class, and the RCs are highly reviewed. Go check out the Soundtage...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3,604
Views: 250,755
Posted By batpig
Ever heard the expression "you get what you pay...

Ever heard the expression "you get what you pay for?"

The Denon app is mediocre. Fine for basic control but the user interface is clunky and there is zero control of advanced options and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8,174
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Posted By batpig
I`ll wait for your word nonetheless , which to me...

I`ll wait for your word nonetheless , which to me is the ultimate assurance .
Many thanks[/QUOTE]
Trust me, it won't be a secret when it happens :)

Also be aware that it will not require sending...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 09:56 AM
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Views: 113,588
Posted By batpig
Can another X7200W owner confirm whether the...

Can another X7200W owner confirm whether the above occurs with their unit?[/QUOTE]
I have a strong feeling someone those other zones are accidentally getting turned on somehow.

Just because you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 15,513
Posted By batpig
If your room was setup like a cinema, that would...

If your room was setup like a cinema, that would be fine.

But it isn't, so doing a near field master is good practice...

I don't know any mixers who go in seeking to destroy all of the hard...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2015, 07:18 AM
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Views: 510,517
Posted By batpig
Good idea on trying the crossover at 130hz, I...

Good idea on trying the crossover at 130hz, I will do that. My tv is 40.5 inches wide, I'd like for the bar to match the width. The mini lcr is listed at 54" so I assumed that was the smallest it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 07:48 PM
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Posted By batpig
Actually everyone should do it. Costs less than...

Actually everyone should do it. Costs less than the external amp that you have to have for the additional 2 channels (that makes it 7.1.4). Speaker cost is extra of course.
As this was juts and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 04:58 PM
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Posted By batpig
Neat! Please more details... I assume...

Neat! Please more details...

I assume you're matrixing TF+TR and extracting a "center" Top Middle channel on each side?

Are you using PLII Cinema or Music mode? If the former, pay attention...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 15,513
Posted By batpig
Not sure if I agree, we've been hearing about...

Not sure if I agree, we've been hearing about DTS's immersive offering since Atmos was announced almost A YEAR AGO and we still don't even have a definitive data of delivery. A year ago folks were...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 15,513
Posted By batpig
I'm not sure if you misunderstood, or if the rep...

I'm not sure if you misunderstood, or if the rep was misinformed, but a lot of the info in your post is false.

The Marantz AV8802 (as well as its receiver twin the Denon X7200W) already has HDCP...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27,032
Views: 1,117,218
Posted By batpig
You can't actually do FH+TF because those are...

You can't actually do FH+TF because those are adjacent positions. So either way it will be FH+TM with the second pair designated "Top Middle". Note that the allowable spec for TM is up to 25...
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