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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By afrogt
According to JD in post #22...

According to JD in post #22 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=22) , Pandora has fixed the problem on their end and all Denon/Marantz receivers work again.

Is a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,910
Posted By afrogt
sounds to me like this was more a Pandora problem...

sounds to me like this was more a Pandora problem than a Denon/Marantz problem since other mfrs including Pioneer were also affected.

Plus Pandora was able to resolve the problem on their end...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 645
Posted By afrogt
how does your system sound with movies? I'm sure...

how does your system sound with movies? I'm sure you didn't buy all these speakers just to listen to your iPhone.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 645
Posted By afrogt
What sound mode are you using when you play...

What sound mode are you using when you play music? What is the music source? CD? Internet Radio? streaming thru bluetooth, airplay?

Obviously your system is not setup correctly if your Zeppelin...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66
Posted By afrogt
Those are fine receivers and the price is good....

Those are fine receivers and the price is good. The 579 was $299 a week or so ago on Newegg but perhaps prices have gone up?

The take classics are small satellite speakers. To appreciate the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 164
Posted By afrogt
Get this device and you can connect it to any...

Get this device and you can connect it to any receiver with RCA inputs, even the old ones made in the 70's....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 358
Posted By afrogt
where do you have it located? Is the receiver in...

where do you have it located? Is the receiver in a well ventilated area?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By afrogt
Wouldn't you know best since you have both...

Wouldn't you know best since you have both receivers?

pick the one with the features you need/want.

I would pick the Marantz since it has Dolby Atmos, a full set of preouts and dual HDMI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By afrogt
It probably shows 6 speakers because it is your 5...

It probably shows 6 speakers because it is your 5 speakers plus the subwoofer that is showing. If the movie doesn't have discreet 7.1 content that is all that will be displayed. Your receiver can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By afrogt
No, I can't. Don't know anything about torrent.

No, I can't. Don't know anything about torrent.
Forum: Speakers   07-23-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 145
Posted By afrogt
where are you located? Giving a location would...

where are you located? Giving a location would help us look on CL in your area.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By afrogt
The Yamaha RX-v677 is NOT a Dolby Atmos receiver....

The Yamaha RX-v677 is NOT a Dolby Atmos receiver. Maybe your blu ray is sending a TrueHD or DTS-MA signal but the 677 has no Dolby Atmos decoding.

What is showing on the receiver display when...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By afrogt
Considering the Panasonic XR-55 doesn't have HDMI...

Considering the Panasonic XR-55 doesn't have HDMI at all its time to upgrade. A 4K blu ray player with dual HDMI wont help if his receiver doesn't have HDMI.

Your Panny has provided for you very...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By afrogt
Klipsch killed Athena as soon as they bought them...

Klipsch killed Athena as soon as they bought them and then let Mirage die in the wind. I think they wanted less competitors for their main line. They also bought Jamo and I haven't seen any new...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By afrogt
Well maybe you can be the guinea pig and try out...

Well maybe you can be the guinea pig and try out the Onkyo.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By afrogt
I know nothing about that Onkyo model either but...

I know nothing about that Onkyo model either but i stay away from Onkyo since they had all of their HDMI board problems.

Here's an announcement about the new Onkyo models....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 103
Posted By afrogt
Why 3 speakers in the other zone instead of two...

Why 3 speakers in the other zone instead of two or four?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 130
Posted By afrogt
If he connects all the devices to the AVR it will...

If he connects all the devices to the AVR it will have to be in standby mode to pass audio & video to the TV. Then then TV can pass the audio to the soundbar. Otherwise he'll have to change the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 311
Posted By afrogt
You can get the s710 for $269 when on sale. It...

You can get the s710 for $269 when on sale. It just happened last month. $329 as a refurb is too much....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 48
Posted By afrogt
^^^^ If you have an Android smartphone you...

^^^^

If you have an Android smartphone you can rename each BT receiver. If you have an iPhone then you cannot. I researched this recently can confirm it works on my samsung galaxy s3. Will not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By afrogt
blu ray players are slow to update with streaming...

blu ray players are slow to update with streaming access. I can't get ESPN GO on my Panasonic Blu Ray players. There's no more firmware updates. Roku is the best in my opinion. Maybe AppleTV is good...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By afrogt
Here's a newer model Yamaha for $299 that comes...

Here's a newer model Yamaha for $299 that comes with 2 year warranty instead of the 1 year on the refurb. And it has HDMI 2.0 just in case your plans change....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 235
Posted By afrogt
Its a matter of what features you want. Do...

Its a matter of what features you want.

Do you want bluetooth, networking? Do you plan to buy a 4K TV? The Yamaha 673 and Denon s500 don't have HDMI 2.0 so if you plan to buy a 4K TV in the near...
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By afrogt
Energy is pretty much dead too. RC line is...

Energy is pretty much dead too. RC line is discontinued. Fry's depleted their stock earlier this year. The CF/CB series has been around since about 2009 and nothing new has come out but soundbars and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By afrogt
3200W since you have a $600 budget. Preouts,...

3200W since you have a $600 budget.

Preouts, ability to play digital sources in zone 2 plus a few other additional features.
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