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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-24-2014, 06:50 PM
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Posted By M Code
OK... The IR can work a couple of ways... 1....

OK...
The IR can work a couple of ways...
1. Using the IR Out, U can connect this to an IR repeater block that has multiple IR outputs that drive other components. If the components are Sony and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By M Code
Common issue with video cards.. The card is not...

Common issue with video cards..
The card is not certified for HDCP..
Check here for more technical info..
www.digital-cp.com

Go back and see if the there are any driver updates..

Just my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2014, 02:14 PM
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Views: 33,102
Posted By M Code
Yes, there is it covered from 2006 to 2013... ...

Yes, there is it covered from 2006 to 2013...
Research was organized by NPD.
The actual survey was quite extensive and proprietary due to its high cost, however we do have access to the findings...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By M Code
Onkyo/Integra has been a good AVR brand for our...

Onkyo/Integra has been a good AVR brand for our install biz..
Since we use all of the major brands we can compare each for reliability, features..
Though we sell/install fewer Denon AVRs than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-23-2014, 08:08 AM
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Posted By M Code
I won't consider Emotiva.. Not until, we see a...

I won't consider Emotiva..
Not until, we see a significant improvement for relaibility..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-22-2014, 03:57 PM
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Posted By M Code
Yes.. Dirac is a kick butt EQ software.. But...

Yes..
Dirac is a kick butt EQ software..
But its royalties are higher than Audyssey, plus more DSP resources are required it will be awhile before it is found in a price point AVR..
Even though...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By M Code
Does your amplifier have Pre-Outs & Main-Ins...

Does your amplifier have Pre-Outs & Main-Ins jacks...
This where the subwoofer should be connected..

Just my $0.02.. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-22-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By M Code
The control on the subwoofer is a gain control...

The control on the subwoofer is a gain control not a volume control...
The volume control is on the amplifier, the subwoofer gain control is to match the amplifier's levels...
The subwoofer gain...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-16-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By M Code
The Yamaha AVRs are the most reliable... Denon...

The Yamaha AVRs are the most reliable...
Denon has improved their reliability over the last year moving up from 4th to 3rd position.

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-15-2014, 11:44 AM
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Posted By M Code
Pretty simple to figure out.. Audyssey $...

Pretty simple to figure out..
Audyssey $ royalties had gotten too high..
To stay competitive, Onkyo needed to intro Dolby Atmos but this too had addiitional $ royalties, plus more costly DSP...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,771
Posted By M Code
Hey thanks... Those were great supplements to...

Hey thanks...
Those were great supplements to North Sky's performance axioms..
But to me the best performance upgrade is to power the system using an external gas AC generator. This way the home...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By M Code
Here is a Denon replacement... $15.99 w/free...

Here is a Denon replacement...
$15.99 w/free shipping on E-Bagger.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,380
Posted By M Code
The RXV475 is HDMI certified, the Samsung display...

The RXV475 is HDMI certified, the Samsung display and Comcast cable box are not...
In our AV install biz we will not sell or install any Samsung HD displays and/or Blu-Ray players due to their lack...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,771
Posted By M Code
Many thanks to NorthSky.. I did his advised...

Many thanks to NorthSky..
I did his advised performance tips for my Bose loudspeakers...
Now their distortion is inaudible, and sonic definition is superb... :rolleyes:
I was considering an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-12-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,771
Posted By M Code
Wow... Never knew that...:rolleyes: I am...

Wow...
Never knew that...:rolleyes:
I am going to put my amplifiers on the floor to lower their distortion and shorten the connecting cables..
Can't wait to hear this improvement.. :cool:

...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-10-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By M Code
Sounds like the AVR has a defective power...

Sounds like the AVR has a defective power transformer, that is rattling in its frame/laminations..
Go back and get it exchanged!!


Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-10-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 577
Posted By M Code
Here some interesting research about men and why...

Here some interesting research about men and why they prefer Porsches...

http://news.rice.edu/2011/06/16/does-driving-a-porsche-make-a-man-more-desirable-to-women-2/

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-09-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By M Code
Whats the budget?? U can get a Sherwood stereo...

Whats the budget??
U can get a Sherwood stereo receiver for around $120..
Or stepup to a higher quality Harman/Kardon stereo receiver for around $325...


Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By M Code
Here is what is known today... Pioneer showed...

Here is what is known today...
Pioneer showed new AVRs with Atmos in Denver @ the CEDIA Show last month.
How they will be marketed and supported is still unknown..

However note that Pioneer...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By M Code
The Pioneer home theater division was sold to...

The Pioneer home theater division was sold to Onkyo about 30 days ago......

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By M Code
Used amplifiers are like used cars... Buyer...

Used amplifiers are like used cars...
Buyer beware...
Did the shipping carton have any damage?
Was there any warranty stated?
If paid by credit card, go back to them and file a complaint/claim.....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By M Code
$400 budget is not realistic... That is a big...

$400 budget is not realistic...
That is a big space, U will need a higher powered external amplifier..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-07-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By M Code
Subwoofer trim has been available on the higher...

Subwoofer trim has been available on the higher end Yamaha AVRs for the last 5 years..

Just my $0.02... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-06-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 37,210
Posted By M Code
The problem is two-fold... Dolby updated their...

The problem is two-fold...
Dolby updated their Dolby Digital Plus encoder specs to be more compatible with tablets and smart phones and is now being used by NetFlix..
New Dolby Digital Plus...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By M Code
The GTX970 video card is not HDMI certified.. U...

The GTX970 video card is not HDMI certified..
U should get it exchanged with one that is...
The subject Yamaha AVR is certified.

Just my $0.02.. ;)
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