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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 112
Posted By kikkenit2
Pioneer is a little unique with the hdzone, but...

Pioneer is a little unique with the hdzone, but basically most receivers will play any analog, radio,
usb or network sourced inputs to other than the main zone. Only the high end models can output...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 112
Posted By kikkenit2
I have a 4311. Very nice receiver. It has one...

I have a 4311. Very nice receiver. It has one advantage over the 4520. It can play digital audio inputs
to multiple zones better than the newer model. Other than that I would pay $200 more for the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 146
Posted By kikkenit2
If the apple tv is connected with toslink audio...

If the apple tv is connected with toslink audio out and receiver needs signal
attenuation then the dac is boosting the signal too high. Two volts out is perfect
for any pro or audiophile stereo...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 146
Posted By kikkenit2
Then connect audio from apple tv digital to dac...

Then connect audio from apple tv digital to dac and then analog into Pioneer receiver.
Leave the tv out of the audio path. This applies in all situations except when the tv is the source.
Make...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 146
Posted By kikkenit2
Your problem is the audio signal path. Connect...

Your problem is the audio signal path. Connect the apple tv directly to Pioneer receiver
for best audio. The complicated audio path you are using is damaging the audio quality and
making that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-25-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By kikkenit2
Contact Denon support. You shouldn't have to live...

Contact Denon support. You shouldn't have to live with network lockups at any level of modern receiver.
If replacing unit doesn't solve problem there are 2 possible solutions. Try a different...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-17-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 239
Posted By kikkenit2
I couldn't find a real test/review of the bic...

I couldn't find a real test/review of the bic towers, but they are rated to output fairly low frequencies.
However the very first user review on the amazon site says full range no way....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 128
Posted By kikkenit2
Tha picture shows the computer detecting the...

Tha picture shows the computer detecting the stereo as the audio destination.
It isn't designating what form that audio is in Try clicking on the configuration tab.
What options are there? Posting...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 128
Posted By kikkenit2
I clicked on your user name and can't find that...

I clicked on your user name and can't find that link to pic. Found a .png link but that
did nothing in google? Stay with hdmi connections for this thread. The fact that the
bluray input will work...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 239
Posted By kikkenit2
A crossover is like a filter. It determines the...

A crossover is like a filter. It determines the limits of frequencies sent to each speaker.
What were those great towers? Chances are you don't want to send them a full range signal
so don't turn...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-15-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 128
Posted By kikkenit2
Your stereo probably doesn't like you selecting...

Your stereo probably doesn't like you selecting hd audio in computer.
Change that setting or at least post all audio options your computer offers up.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-10-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By kikkenit2
Here is your 3 zone denon. Model 4520 $1000 new...

Here is your 3 zone denon. Model 4520 $1000 new or $800 refurbished....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 56
Posted By kikkenit2
With a 4k tv check out the brand new Pioneer 830....

With a 4k tv check out the brand new Pioneer 830. Will be out very soon.
Ignore the wifi. Anything decent comes with that now. Samsung tv's don't
have the best reputation with arc. It also usually...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By kikkenit2
I agree with northsky. The x5/7200 are the atmos...

I agree with northsky. The x5/7200 are the atmos replacement for the 4520, but are missing
too many pieces of the puzzle for near list price. Wait until the 2015/16 product comes out
before...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By kikkenit2
I hope the surround speakers don't end up near...

I hope the surround speakers don't end up near the front wall. No good.
So what receiver/speaker budgets and brands/models are you looking at now?

In a larger room a receiver with a bigger power...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By kikkenit2
None of those models have hdcp 2.2 so forget...

None of those models have hdcp 2.2 so forget about 4k working good down the line.
Buy 1 or 2 year old cheap or wait until later this year. The denon 4520 is way better
than those newer models.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 61
Posted By kikkenit2
Denon is very sensitive to hdmi handshake...

Denon is very sensitive to hdmi handshake conflicts. There is a good chance that
switching brands of receiver will make the problem disappear. If the Matricon
won't work with Yamaha it is faulty.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,228
Posted By kikkenit2
Since you have a droid phone and iTunes airplay...

Since you have a droid phone and iTunes airplay doesn't play nice with the Marantz try
using other software for music playback. Download the free bubbleupnp app or similar
from google store and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-17-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,228
Posted By kikkenit2
Yamaha is my favorite brand. Almost every website...

Yamaha is my favorite brand. Almost every website except here has them rated #1 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) .
Maybe there is a reason they are profitable...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-14-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,228
Posted By kikkenit2
Marantz/Denon is also having problems with dolby...

Marantz/Denon is also having problems with dolby digital plus audio playback.
But it has Audyssey! My lowly Yamaha plays all these files just fine.
Maybe that's why they blow away d&m everywhere...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,865
Posted By kikkenit2
I just checked. Every current Denon (everybody?)...

I just checked. Every current Denon (everybody?) model except the very lowest has the option/video select (out) button now.
When hdmi first came out they got spooked about digital rights and took...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-09-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,865
Posted By kikkenit2
The Denon 791 appears to be a 2010 model. They...

The Denon 791 appears to be a 2010 model. They didn't offer the option button or
video select until a few years later. Another non-perfect workaround for that model
is connect some speakers to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By kikkenit2
I don't dispute one bit that sending video...

I don't dispute one bit that sending video through a receiver can/will degrade and/or complicate signal
and/or cause hdcp handshake issues. Frankly it is the number one issue in receivers lately. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,865
Posted By kikkenit2
When combining (mixing) audio with hdmi video in...

When combining (mixing) audio with hdmi video in todays receivers the receiver sees
the video input as background video. So select a non-digital audio input like analog rca,
usb, radio,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-08-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By kikkenit2
There is no widespread handshake problem with...

There is no widespread handshake problem with directv boxes. The thread I linked
shows this new hdcp problem pops up even with no stereo in the video path.
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