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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 11:26 AM
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Posted By audioguy
I actually enjoyed Gravity. But then again, I am...

I actually enjoyed Gravity. But then again, I am pretty easily entertained!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By audioguy
We love that movie. Great vocals (Christine...

We love that movie. Great vocals (Christine Aguelera) I agree with Keith.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 11:22 AM
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Posted By audioguy
If you like dancing, bright colors and music,...

If you like dancing, bright colors and music, then just fast forward to all of the dance sequences and you might find it entertaining. You will actually probably enjoy it more than we did since you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 11:18 AM
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Posted By audioguy
I did not. Would there be an earth ground...

I did not.

Would there be an earth ground near/on/in my electrical panel that was created for my theater which is right next to the equipment room?

To complicate things further, I am using a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By audioguy
We watched a movie with no script and horrible...

We watched a movie with no script and horrible acting last night because it was Atmos encoded (Step Up All In). We loved the bright colors and most of the dancing but it did make us both much more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-20-2014, 09:03 AM
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Posted By audioguy
Hum: Either all units have this issue or I...

Hum:

Either all units have this issue or I am having really bad luck. I drove to Atlanta, swapped out my 7702 for a new one. Set it up, and same issue. I was conviniced it was the unit becasue...
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6,616
Views: 468,399
Posted By audioguy
Thanks for your response. I do have great...

Thanks for your response. I do have great speakers now. I am in the early stages of trying to determine if I need to scratch an itch (for lack of a better way to put it!!)

My room is reasonable...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 10:30 PM
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Posted By audioguy
That's helpful :confused:

That's helpful :confused:
Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 10:26 PM
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Posted By audioguy
If I were using Plats for the LCR's (I'm not),...

If I were using Plats for the LCR's (I'm not), what is the minimum Triad speaker recommended for side and rear surrounds. I am used to a very dynamic system and don't want to cripple the performance...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 09:05 PM
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Posted By audioguy
At this point, nothing is ludicrous. If reading...

At this point, nothing is ludicrous. If reading the dictionary cover to cover would solve the problem, I would do it. I did the swap and while the low level hum it still there, it may (or may not)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 07:44 PM
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Posted By audioguy
I unplugged everything: all speakers, power...

I unplugged everything: all speakers, power conditioners, amplifiers, PJ, TV everything. My center channel is plugged into one of the power conditioners but the conditioner is not plugged in so it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By audioguy
It was not just the Datasat that didn't hum. ...

It was not just the Datasat that didn't hum. I've had 2 others in here that did not hum either.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 04:42 PM
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Posted By audioguy
I've been an audio hobbyist for well over 40...

I've been an audio hobbyist for well over 40 years and spent about 20 in the audio business. I have NEVER not been able (double negative) to solve a hum problem. Depending on what speakers I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 04:24 PM
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Posted By audioguy
I don't think its the unit. I had already set up...

I don't think its the unit. I had already set up to go get a new one tomorrow but them I moved the plug from the 7702 to an outlet not on the sub panel and it was fixed. Now it is not!!

I may...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 04:22 PM
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Posted By audioguy
That turned out to be a bad idea. The good news...

That turned out to be a bad idea. The good news is that every outlet is wired correctly. The bad news is that hum has returned even with the 7702 plugged in where the hum had gone away. Somehow...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By audioguy
The main panel is in the garage. The theater...

The main panel is in the garage. The theater room sub panel is located right next to the theater. So the runs of wiring are reasonably short. Actually much shorter than in my last theater and no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Thanks. I have one of those and will test.

Thanks. I have one of those and will test.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Progress. Using an extension cord, I plugged the...

Progress. Using an extension cord, I plugged the 7702 into an outlet in the theater that is not connected to the new panel I installed for the theater. No hum!!! Soooooooo, now I need to figure out...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 11:57 AM
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Posted By audioguy
Just got a note from Marantz. Apparently the guy...

Just got a note from Marantz. Apparently the guy was originally misinformed as was his supervisor. Now they are telling me I WILL get the Auro disc!!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 11:55 AM
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Posted By audioguy
There is only hum if the 7702 is powered on. ...

There is only hum if the 7702 is powered on. Just tried the headphones (7702 on). DEAD quiet - no hum.

So what does that mean?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,762
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Posted By audioguy
Here is what I have done: (1) plugged the...

Here is what I have done:

(1) plugged the 7702 into the same and different circuit as the speakers (which are all powered)

(2) I have plugged the speakers into another circuit not part of the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-18-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By audioguy
Reminds me of a story. When I was in the audio...

Reminds me of a story. When I was in the audio business, I recall an incident where, after doing my in-home demonstration, the guy purchased $13,000 worth of electronics. His wife then came home,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2014, 10:15 PM
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Posted By audioguy
Trinnov has remapping. Datasat has the ability...

Trinnov has remapping. Datasat has the ability to support 24 channels in a single chassis and they can be stacked. So if you want 48 channels, you are good to go.

It supports Auro now and should...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 967
Views: 32,931
Posted By audioguy
Here is a copy of the email I received: ...

Here is a copy of the email I received:


Subject
AURO 3D Demo Disc

Discussion Thread From Submitted Question
Response Via Email (Sam Koenig) 12/16/2014 01:56 PM
Hi Chuck, after speaking...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-16-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 967
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Posted By audioguy
After not receiving my Auro demo disc, I...

After not receiving my Auro demo disc, I contacted Marantz and was told "we are no longer offering an Auro demo disc"!!

That is not cool. I would never have shelled out the $199. Any want to...
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