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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Whenever you have a dedicated sub in your...

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Whenever you have a dedicated sub in your setup, you want the FL/FR speakers set to SMALL/80Hz (or higher) regardless of their actual physical size. LARGE should only be used when there is no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 08:06 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Ensure your FL/FR speakers are set to...

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Ensure your FL/FR speakers are set to SMALL/80Hz which will pass the lower frequencies in stereo 2.0 audio to the sub. Also ensure the Sub level in the AVR Manual Setup is set somewhere between...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 06:19 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try it on the same circuit as the AVR. Also TV...

Try it on the same circuit as the AVR. Also TV or PJ, idea is to unplug all electronics nearby to see if one is causing the issue.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 04:53 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Is the external amp plugged in to the same...

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Is the external amp plugged in to the same outlet as the AVR? Try unplugging all source devices and TV to see if hum remains.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 109
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Posted By jdsmoothie
We have both products available as well as the...

We have both products available as well as the newer AV7702. The Marantz units also ship with a free Denon HEOS Link (MSRP $349) which can be used to stream audio to a non-networking AVR or when can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You need an AVR with a Zone 2 monitor output in...

You need an AVR with a Zone 2 monitor output in which you could pass the audio/video from the 2nd or 3rd DTV box to one or both of the additional TV's using an HDMI splitter from the Zone 2 monitor...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Many find Marantz AVRs to do a great job with 2CH...

Many find Marantz AVRs to do a great job with 2CH music. Consider the NR1605 in your price range or perhaps the 2013 SR5008.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 02:54 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try setting the HDMI-CEC setting on the BDP to...

Try setting the HDMI-CEC setting on the BDP to OFF.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 02:50 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Spotify requires a Premium subscription...

Spotify requires a Premium subscription regardless of the model year of the D&M AVR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 5,145
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. The PS3 has already "unzipped" the...

Correct. The PS3 has already "unzipped" the file so the AVR has no idea of the original "zipped" format, only that it is now simply PCM. Audio quality will be the same.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 22,687
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup. :) Don't worry so much about the "side"...

Yup. :) Don't worry so much about the "side" surrounds.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 24,052
Views: 1,906,074
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Try connecting the WDTV to the other HDMI...

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Try connecting the WDTV to the other HDMI inputs to see if the same issue presents. If yes, try doing an HDMI HDCP reset as noted below ...
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-01-2015, 02:22 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Considering the original MSRP just a few weeks...

Considering the original MSRP just a few weeks ago was $699 ... yup.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6,787
Views: 315,048
Posted By jdsmoothie
Only the X7200W. I showed the "custom" mapping...

Only the X7200W. I showed the "custom" mapping capability of the X7200W in the post below .....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 01:19 PM
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Views: 315,048
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, using the Zone 2 and Zone 3 pre-outs to an...

Yes, using the Zone 2 and Zone 3 pre-outs to an external amp; however, much better served posting in the SR7009 Owner's thread linked below ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By jdsmoothie
Not required, but never hurts to run it a few...

Not required, but never hurts to run it a few times using different mic positions, as there may be some improvement doing so.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 147,302
Posted By jdsmoothie
More likely simply an incorrect setting on the...

More likely simply an incorrect setting on the AVR, but if you have already returned it, no way to confirm. However, my second note still applies ... no audio from the TV unless playing smart apps...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 242
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Not sure what "stays on a dark screen too...

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Not sure what "stays on a dark screen too long" means, but you could try setting HDMI-CEC on the BDP to OFF.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10,928
Views: 807,473
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Most folks use the Audyssey FAQ here on the...

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Most folks use the Audyssey FAQ here on the forum ....

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/795421-official-audyssey-thread-faq-post-51779-a-1726.html#post21783025
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ D&M has made no formal announcement yet as...

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D&M has made no formal announcement yet as to whether any of the 2014 Atmos models will be upgradeable to DTS:X. This announcement should come sometime after DTS makes their own formal...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 05:57 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ On the X3000, Zone 2 would have to be turned...

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On the X3000, Zone 2 would have to be turned ON and a source selected. This can be done either in the main zone room using the stock remote control or on the X3000 front panel or in the Zone 2...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6,787
Views: 315,048
Posted By jdsmoothie
You may want to increase the volume in Manual...

You may want to increase the volume in Manual Setup - Test Tones about +3-5db as well as possibly experimenting with different locations (possibly higher and/or 1'-3' closer to the main listening...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 185
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ p. 21 .... Monitor Out = "MAIN +...

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p. 21 .... Monitor Out = "MAIN + SUB"
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 258
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Depends on if you expect to upgrade to 4k or...

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Depends on if you expect to upgrade to 4k or to 8k instead in 4-5 years which will be another HDCP version.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2,948
Views: 212,110
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Try first simply unplugging the power cord...

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Try first simply unplugging the power cord to the AVR for 10 minutes and disconnect the HDMI cable connecting the AVR-->TV. Reconnect both power cable and HDMI cable. If still no joy, review...
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