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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2014, 08:29 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
Not a bad audio mix. I watched it thinking it is...

Not a bad audio mix. I watched it thinking it is what it is as far as the movie. Enjoyed it, but don't need to see it again. The audio mix was pretty good. A lot of discrete objects above and a lot...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
And I rented it from Redbox just to hear more...

And I rented it from Redbox just to hear more native Atmos (the disc does say Dolby Atmos on it). I doubt I'd have rented it for any other reason, though I will probably check my brain at the door...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2014, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
You think that applies to DSU as well?

You think that applies to DSU as well?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2014, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
Maybe a dumb question, but what the heck. ...

Maybe a dumb question, but what the heck.

If you run RH speakers but not rear surround speakers (5.1.4 TM/RH in my case), the rear height speakers don't receive the non-existent rear surround...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2014, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
Not sure I'd take that bet with the Denon/Marantz...

Not sure I'd take that bet with the Denon/Marantz units. Who's your source for that?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-11-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
http://www.harborfreight.com/50-ft-fish-tape-38156...

http://www.harborfreight.com/50-ft-fish-tape-38156.html

I have kinpost trusses in my attic with a 28' span and have worked my way through the topside of the diagonal webbing between the kinpost...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-09-2014, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
The latest firmware update fixed both of my...

The latest firmware update fixed both of my issues and I'm happy as a clam about it!


I no longer have the duplication of signal with TM and RH test tones (and I'd bet the farm TF/TR wouldn't be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-08-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
Done. No change. It's still duplicating as noted....

Done. No change. It's still duplicating as noted.


Craig said he'll look into a replacement.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-08-2014, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
Yeah...that's the one where canned music...

Yeah...that's the one where canned music identifies the channels. When I set it up initially as TF/TR, I did have the duplication with the music. I don't recall having it with the Audyssey pink noise...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-08-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
I just changed from TF/TR to TM/RH. I do recall...

I just changed from TF/TR to TM/RH. I do recall it doing it on TF/TR, but it may have only been in the intial setup....the one where it plays some canned music to identify that you have the channels...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-08-2014, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
No, it's not the wiring. I've triple checked that...

No, it's not the wiring. I've triple checked that with the onscreen speaker connection diagram. Plus it wouldn't make any sense to get duplication in speakers when there's only one set of +/- wires...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-08-2014, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
So, I expect the other problem won't be taken...

So, I expect the other problem won't be taken care of either. I'll have to check it when the new network cable (150'....wireless isn't reliable enough for comfort at my house) gets here.

I don't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-08-2014, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
I understand from JD here that some folks have...

I understand from JD here that some folks have had these issues with their 5200, but if it's firmware related, I'm curious why we all don't have them?

I've had this happen with the initial setup...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-03-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
If I download the latest update, do prior updates...

If I download the latest update, do prior updates come along automagically?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-01-2014, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
"- Allow bass management to work with Height...

"- Allow bass management to work with Height speakers"

I noticed this on the September update listing. I bought my 5200 in late October or early November and haven't even looked at how to update...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-30-2014, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
If I can backup to prior discussion for a moment,...

If I can backup to prior discussion for a moment, it's been noted in the forum that TF/TR vs. TM/RH doesn't make a noticeable difference in what's sent to the channels (please don't ask me to dig up...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-30-2014, 09:16 AM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
I have a VW60 with a new lamp and calibrated...

I have a VW60 with a new lamp and calibrated recently by one of the best. It has lost some of it's performance in dark scenes over the years, but was dealt with by the calibrator as best as possible....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
I emailed Redbox and asked if "The Expendables 3"...

I emailed Redbox and asked if "The Expendables 3" will have the Atmos track on their rental. They danced around it by saying "it's up to the Studios" and letting me know this one is Liongate, which I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
Why are they coasters? I still watch mine. I have...

Why are they coasters? I still watch mine. I have two HDDVD players, one of which is the original heavy-as-a-tank first generation player which sits in a box in the closet as a backup if ever needed....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-18-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
Jive Turkey: Paradigm Titans, ceiling mounted for...

Jive Turkey: Paradigm Titans, ceiling mounted for Atmos TF and TR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-17-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
Call AVS and buy it new. You don't need to get...

Call AVS and buy it new. You don't need to get used. :wink:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
I have no problems with Windows Vista, and I use...

I have no problems with Windows Vista, and I use Seven at work which seems about the same as far as user convenience. The problems I've had with AVS are unique to AVS and isolated to when they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
I have problems with Windows Vista since they...

I have problems with Windows Vista since they went back to the old software. I find when it won't show me thumbnails, it also won't let me post a reply. The only work around I've found is to log of...
Forum: Screens   11-13-2014, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
Search the DIY screen forum for "my latest...

Search the DIY screen forum for "my latest masking trial" for the manual DIY setup I've been using for years.
Forum: Screens   11-10-2014, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Jive Turkey
One of the reasons why I installed black velvet...

One of the reasons why I installed black velvet draw curtains.
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