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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2015, 12:08 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
And just to demonstrate the adage that there's...

And just to demonstrate the adage that there's nothing new under the sun:


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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2015, 08:15 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
No, the key element here is to assign the front...

No, the key element here is to assign the front overhead pair as Front Height (FH), since this is the only overhead speaker assignment shared by Atmos/DSU, Neo:X, and A-DSX. (This will probably...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2015, 07:06 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I do this on a daily basis with my Denon...

I do this on a daily basis with my Denon AVR-X5200W. My music sources always default to Neo:X 11.1 and my video sources to DSU 7.1.4 so changing inputs will automatically change the surround...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-27-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
The MAC address serves as your vTuner ID and can...

The MAC address serves as your vTuner ID and can be located, inter alia, in the menu under Network/Information (see also p. 207 of your user's manual).
Forum: Speakers   09-26-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
You don't mention whether budget is a concern,...

You don't mention whether budget is a concern, but I'm going to assume that "money is no object" does NOT apply.:)

Of those you mention (and bear in mind that there are a host of other suitable...
Forum: Speakers   09-23-2015, 07:01 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
You can't go wrong with either one. I'm assuming...

You can't go wrong with either one. I'm assuming your mains are also in the RT line for the sake of timbre-matching? If not, there are certainly plenty of other candidates to consider.

I have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-23-2015, 04:27 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I do not stream from Netflix and can only comment...

I do not stream from Netflix and can only comment on the A/V quality of their Blu-ray discs. With the exception of a literal handful of discs with crippled audio (principally from one or two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-22-2015, 07:03 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
For the benefit of anyone who was harboring...

For the benefit of anyone who was harboring doubts, I can confirm today that the Mad Max: Fury Road Blu-ray rental disc from Netflix has the Dolby Atmos soundtrack, despite the absurdly misleading...
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2015, 07:04 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Do you have a powered subwoofer in your system? ...

Do you have a powered subwoofer in your system? If so, and if you listen at less than reference volume in a small to mid-sized room, then the power requirement is probably a non-factor. Just set...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2015, 06:34 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
A more pertinent case will be represented by...

A more pertinent case will be represented by those of us (which includes me and perhaps you yourself) who prefer to engage our FW for some source material and thus will want to use the Neural:X...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2015, 02:13 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Have you verified whether another input source...

Have you verified whether another input source functions properly using the CBL/SAT HDMI connector in the AVR? If so, then you could be dealing with an HDMI handshake issue related to your cable...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2015, 10:56 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Nope. The AudioSource AMP-100 allows you to...

Nope. The AudioSource AMP-100 allows you to connect two pairs of (stereo) speakers and will route the incoming L+R signal to speakers A, B, or A+B.

You can use this feature to send the same...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2015, 12:24 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
No, the red LED on the A and B speaker selector...

No, the red LED on the A and B speaker selector buttons only lights up to show that the attached speaker pair has been selected. If you push in the button to deselect the pair, the LED will...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2015, 08:31 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Upon re-reading your very informative initial...

Upon re-reading your very informative initial posts in this thread, I wanted to point out one small correction.

In post no. 1, the section quoted below should be amended to specify that the caveat...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2015, 01:37 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Secret code?:confused: Was that meant tongue in...

Secret code?:confused: Was that meant tongue in cheek?

I very seldom purchase discs, and I maintain a Blu-ray subscription at Netflix for the sole purpose of having access to the lossless audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2015, 12:00 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Not fishy, just the time-worn rule of GIGO. ...

Not fishy, just the time-worn rule of GIGO.

I've complained several times over the past year about the less than accurate audio information on the Netflix product pages. It seems that their...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10,685
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Posted By chi_guy50
Signal-sensing does not work well for those...

Signal-sensing does not work well for those channels that receive only periodic or low-volume sound since the amp will either fail to activate or will turn on and off intermittently with an inherent...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-15-2015, 03:56 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
How ironic that you should post this today (and,...

How ironic that you should post this today (and, BTW, nice to see you posting again, Manni :)). This morning I sawed two more 11" holes in my living room ceiling in order to replace my wall-mounted...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2015, 02:27 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
That's a very plausible explanation to my...

That's a very plausible explanation to my layman's eyes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2015, 01:54 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I totally agree! I will find it astonishing if...

I totally agree! I will find it astonishing if Neural:X can not upmix a 2.0 signal, whether DD or DTS, since Neo:X can already do this as well as DSU.

However, it will truly be worth the price of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
AFAIK, there is no discrimination in the Atmos...

AFAIK, there is no discrimination in the Atmos processing regarding the type of signal that is sent to the top-level speakers, whether FH, TF, TM, TR, or RH. You can use any allowable combination of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-10-2015, 10:03 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I'm in Atlanta, so if you want to call that the...

I'm in Atlanta, so if you want to call that the East Coast-ish area . . . At least that sounds better than "Deep South." :p

I was born on the Far South Side of Chicago (Marionette Manor, about 14...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-10-2015, 09:32 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Glad you like it. It just blows me away...

Glad you like it. It just blows me away thematically, visually, and aurally every time I screen it--even w/o an immersive mix.

I'm also enjoying my SB-2000! And my very own...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-10-2015, 05:26 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Good luck with the move! Which Chicagoland...

Good luck with the move!

Which Chicagoland neighborhoods are you targeting? And did you ever sell that large-scale oil painting you were working on last year?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-09-2015, 04:00 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Said the bat + pig! :eek: Ah, but you poor...

Said the bat + pig! :eek:

Ah, but you poor benighted souls will never know the exquisite, timeless comedy routines of the likes of Karl Valentin (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Valentin). ...
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