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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 03:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yes, it can be done. Set the AMP ASSIGN...

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Yes, it can be done. Set the AMP ASSIGN setting (p. 124 Owner's manual) to "Front B" and connect your Front B speakers to the SURR BACK speaker posts. You will then have to manually go in to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 03:05 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Details of AV8802 not likely to be released...

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Details of AV8802 not likely to be released until Dec.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,263
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Subwoofer is too low

As Has been mentioned numerous times in this thread, after running Audyssey, many will find the sub volume to be about 3-5db too low to suit their personal preference. The solution is to run...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:42 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As one should expect, a "negative" value means...

As one should expect, a "negative" value means "lower", so in this case with a setting of -12db, that means the AVR is lowering the volume of that speaker/sub/source by -12db.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:41 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Clearly not the case as virtually everyone that...

Clearly not the case as virtually everyone that has used XT32 has given it praises. More likely simply a settings issue.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:39 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not seen on others X5200W units, and no, ECO mode...

Not seen on others X5200W units, and no, ECO mode would not affect this, and Dynamic Volume would actually make the audio louder at a lower master volume level.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:31 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The Marantz SR7009/AV7702/AV8802 and Denon...

The Marantz SR7009/AV7702/AV8802 and Denon X5200W/X7200W will all have the same 11CH configuration options: Atmos (7.1.4/9.1.2)/Dolby Surround/DTS Neo:X/Audyssey DSX.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:18 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
To clarify, that would be AL24 on the...

To clarify, that would be AL24 on the X4100W/X5200W and AL32 on the X7200W.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 139
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Better quality amps and mfr'd in Japan.

Better quality amps and mfr'd in Japan.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 07:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ At this point, October only.

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At this point, October only.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 07:18 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Although planned at some point in the future,...

Although planned at some point in the future, firmware updates are currently via networking connection to the Denon servers only.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Using the [AMP ASSIGN = 9.1] configuration simply...

Using the [AMP ASSIGN = 9.1] configuration simply lets the AVR know you will be using an external amp to power "at least" 2 speakers. The AVR's pre-outs are always hot, so you can easily use the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 254
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Setup related issues are best posted in the...

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Setup related issues are best posted in the dedicated 2014 Denon Atmos AVR series thread linked below. Review posts 2-5 in that thread for additional helpful information.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ 1. If the screen is "2' or 3' from the...

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1. If the screen is "2' or 3' from the ground" that means you have room for a stand, otherwise if not, ensure the center speaker is angled up towards the main listening position ear height and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:45 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ 1. If the AVR is able to go to your max...

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1. If the AVR is able to go to your max preferred volume level without the speakers distorting, then you don't need a more powerful external amp. In this instance, adding a more powerful amp,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Why not? The speaker/sub level is set at the mic...

Why not? The speaker/sub level is set at the mic position 1, so you can do your gain matching of each sub at the initial part of Audyssey, and then, after moving the subs back to their original...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 390
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ You can use Audyssey as long as you have not...

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You can use Audyssey as long as you have not added any additional speakers beyond what have been EQ'd.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 03:43 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yup. Rated for 6-16 ohm.

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Yup. Rated for 6-16 ohm.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 03:42 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Trade it in for a Denon X2000 on clearance for...

Trade it in for a Denon X2000 on clearance for $399 with Audyssey MultEQ XT which should provide much better audio quality. The AccuEQ on the 626 doesn't even EQ the FL/FR speakers nor even the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The flexibility is provided for those that...

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The flexibility is provided for those that have a 11.1 or 13.1 setup but will be unable to use the AMP ASSIGN = Dolby Atmos setting which can only use Top Front and Top Rear speakers as the (.4).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not really a fair comparison as the SR5008 is...

Not really a fair comparison as the SR5008 is more comparable to the Yamaha RX-A1030. Also why must the center speaker go on the floor and not at least on a speaker stand to place it immediately...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 23,050
Posted By jdsmoothie
You're taking his quote (er my quote) out of...

You're taking his quote (er my quote) out of context. If you have 13 speakers in the main zone, then Audyssey will EQ them all, however, you will only be able to operate 11 at a time using one of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 03:06 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The new Marantz AV7702 pre/pro counterpart to the...

The new Marantz AV7702 pre/pro counterpart to the SR7009 should be available in October and both will have the same MSRP.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 108,049
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Subs are very efficient and so must be set...

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Subs are very efficient and so must be set anywhere from 7 o'clock to 10 o'clock using the sub's gain knob to result in a final sub setting of -8db to -6db after running Audyssey. Most find this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-18-2014, 02:35 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Set the sub to ON when you first run...

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Set the sub to ON when you first run Audyssey. The sub level should come out to about -8db to -6db when finished. You can then use the MANUAL SETUP to bump the sub level +3-5db to closer to...
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