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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 02:04 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ You're fine until the new 4k UHD BD's are...

^^
You're fine until the new 4k UHD BD's are released with HDCP 2.2 encryption. At that point, simply purchase a dual HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 BDP passing the video to the TV and the HD audio to the X2000.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,018
Posted By jdsmoothie
Not at all. As I stated in my post, you can use...

Not at all. As I stated in my post, you can use either the Dolby Surround upmixer or the new DTS Neural:X to simulate audio to the "height" speakers when not playing either an Atmos or DTS:X audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7,894
Views: 378,886
Posted By jdsmoothie
How did you run the Audyssey setup? Did you...

How did you run the Audyssey setup? Did you focus all 8 mic positions within a 1-2' radius around your seated head position? Did you use the included mic stand or a mic boom stand to support the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,018
Posted By jdsmoothie
Fed Ex showed delivery expected yesterday but...

Fed Ex showed delivery expected yesterday but they never arrived and the office is closed today, so most likely on Monday.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You're better served leaving the AVR set to 8-ohm...

You're better served leaving the AVR set to 8-ohm regardless of the impedance of the speakers as the setting is simply a current limiter. The Denon "X" series adds a 3rd year of warranty and comes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,018
Posted By jdsmoothie
The Denon X3200W and lower models (to include the...

The Denon X3200W and lower models (to include the one's you have listed) only have 7 speaker posts, the Surround Back speaker posts being used for "either" the Surround Back speaker "or" the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 106
Posted By jdsmoothie
The "S" series are not available outside of the...

The "S" series are not available outside of the USA.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 106
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Correct, although that is the only 2014...

^^
Correct, although that is the only 2014 model that doesn't feature Audyssey EQ which most prefer using.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 02:20 AM
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Views: 243,814
Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 02:05 AM
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Views: 81
Posted By jdsmoothie
Most likely to be released, just not until...

Most likely to be released, just not until towards the end of the year, similar to Pioneer ... no mention of new higher level 2015 Atmos models at this time. I called Yamaha asking about DTS:X and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 106
Posted By jdsmoothie
As previously noted, any AVR can drive these...

As previously noted, any AVR can drive these speakers as on average they will only be drawing <4W/CH.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7,894
Views: 378,886
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 7,894
Views: 378,886
Posted By jdsmoothie
Do you have the HDMI Video Output set to the...

Do you have the HDMI Video Output set to the default of DUAL? If yes, change this to Monitor 2 (especially if the TV connected to the Monitor 1 output is not HDCP 2.2).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7,894
Views: 378,886
Posted By jdsmoothie
DIRECT or PURE DIRECT will disable Audyssey, so...

DIRECT or PURE DIRECT will disable Audyssey, so not a recommended surround mode unless you prefer not to use Audyssey.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7,894
Views: 378,886
Posted By jdsmoothie
What does the front panel of the AVR display?

What does the front panel of the AVR display?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,005
Posted By jdsmoothie
Why not just check Marantz's website where...

Why not just check Marantz's website where details and the Owner's manual are listed there?


http://us.marantz.com/us/Products/Pages/ProductDetails.aspx?CatId=AVReceivers&ProductId=NR1606
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,018
Posted By jdsmoothie
The "X" series have 3 years of warranty, better...

The "X" series have 3 years of warranty, better Audyssey, and Zone 2 pre-outs. All Denon models have decoded DTS MA for over 5 years.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,151
Posted By jdsmoothie
Actually, official announcements on both USA...

Actually, official announcements on both USA Denon and Marantz lower level models were made in June. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,151
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yamaha is due to make a big announcement in...

^^
Yamaha is due to make a big announcement in August which may be in reference to the CX-A5000 successor.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,151
Posted By jdsmoothie
Ah ... misread ... gotcha ... and yes, I would...

Ah ... misread ... gotcha ... and yes, I would agree that Yamaha will not likely use DTS Neural:X in favor of their own Yamaha up-mixing surround modes. Also, not likely included in their manuals...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,151
Posted By jdsmoothie
DTS:X will be supported on the A1050/A2050/A3050....

DTS:X will be supported on the A1050/A2050/A3050. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 52
Posted By jdsmoothie
The Zone 2 HDMI output does no processing, rather...

The Zone 2 HDMI output does no processing, rather simply passes the signal to the TV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 52
Posted By jdsmoothie
Denon and Marantz AVRs provide a Video Select...

Denon and Marantz AVRs provide a Video Select feature which would allow you to listen to a networking audio source while watching an HDMI video source, but not while listening to another HDMI audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11,363
Views: 833,667
Posted By jdsmoothie
Either Zone 2 or Zone 3 (or both) are powered on....

Either Zone 2 or Zone 3 (or both) are powered on. Select the Zone 2/3 buttons under the front panel flap and power them off.

...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,151
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Correct. Amp Assign only applies when...

^^
Correct. Amp Assign only applies when connecting Zone 2 speakers to the speaker posts. :)
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