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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:32 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. When playing a network source, prior to...

1. When playing a network source, prior to switching over to another source, ensure you STOP the networking source by pressing the "black square" button on the remote. Note however, the HDMI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. The Dialog Control setting can only be...

1. The Dialog Control setting can only be enabled when the DTS:X audio has it embedded into the audio which to date is rare in the current DTS:X audio tracks.
2. Correct, no tweaking capability...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:13 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. Select the MOVIE button and press...

Correct.

Select the MOVIE button and press STEREO if you only want STEREO and select either Dolby Digital or DTS if you only want 5.1 audio.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:12 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
A speaker will draw whatever power it needs to...

A speaker will draw whatever power it needs to reach the volume level you have selected for it to output. With the AVR running all 9 speakers, at best the most power available to each of them is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:07 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If you only have a 1080p TV, then the AVR can...

If you only have a 1080p TV, then the AVR can only output a 1080p signal.

On the X3300W, if the same 4k source is passed to both outputs, then it will react the same was as the X2300W outputs in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:05 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Height 1 speaker posts - forward height speakers ...

Height 1 speaker posts - forward height speakers
Height 2 speaker posts - rear height speakers

Assign Mode: 11.1
Floor
- Layout: 5ch & SB
Height
– Height Sp: 4ch
- Layout: Top Front + Top...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:03 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Oops! Wrong thread. This is for the 2016 models...

Oops! Wrong thread. This is for the 2016 models (ie. S920W). Post in the 2017 thread for the S930H.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:01 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If the master volume setting suits your...

If the master volume setting suits your preference and is below 80/0db, it doesn't really matter where it's at compared to another model. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:59 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:52 PM
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Must be your browser, as it takes me right to...

Must be your browser, as it takes me right to post 9050.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:50 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. Dialog Level on all of the Marantz AVRs is...

1. Dialog Level on all of the Marantz AVRs is nothing more than a center speaker volume setting.
2. It's not possible to "tweak" the Audyssey curves on the 2015 and older models (w/o using the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:06 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As already suggested .... TV set to "Enhanced"...

As already suggested .... TV set to "Enhanced" and possibly Video Conversion on the AVR set to OFF.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:05 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-pr...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/2026153-official-marantz-2015-nr-1506-1606-sr-5010-6010-7010-av7702mkii-owner-s-thread-302.html#post52405881
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By jdsmoothie
These are both low level models so t doesn't...

These are both low level models so t doesn't really matter which one you get. The "better quality and more features" simply goes together, not to say that it will last any longer, although the A660...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 01:48 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The factory default LPF for LFE setting on the...

The factory default LPF for LFE setting on the sub is 120Hz which is where the vast majority of owners will want to leave it as the that allows the full LFE signal (20Hz - 120Hz) to pass through to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:22 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The S920W is a better quality and more feature...

The S920W is a better quality and more feature packed model, although depends on your feature/input/output and budget requirements as to which is the better choice.

Your Onkyo 818 uses the most...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:13 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Beginning in 2009, Denon has only mfr'd the...

Beginning in 2009, Denon has only mfr'd the "flagship" models in Japan, although beginning in 2014, the next lower model was also mfr'd in Japan. One older model to consider would be the 2010 -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:05 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Generally the best way to mitigate HDMI handshake...

Generally the best way to mitigate HDMI handshake issues is to power on the HDMI components in a specific order with a short pause between each: TV, pause 5 seconds, AVR, pause 5 seconds, source...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:00 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Incorrect. Your X3000 as well as every...

Incorrect.

Your X3000 as well as every successor model since it was released can play HDMI/digital PCM 2.0 audio to Zone 2 while watching another HDMI source in the main zone.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:53 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Set the CBL/SAT source as a Quick Select and then...

Set the CBL/SAT source as a Quick Select and then have the Harmony provide access to the Quick Select button.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:51 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not without using an AppleTV. However, consider...

Not without using an AppleTV. However, consider yourself lucky though as only a few years ago (and still on some brands (eg. Yamaha) today), you could not turn off or select another source in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:49 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Oppo has always been the industry standard;...

Oppo has always been the industry standard; however, if you can't use any of the extra features on the 203 and if the Sony gets good reviews, it will likely serve you well too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:37 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It should have said "Yamaha says it is committed...

It should have said "Yamaha says it is committed to providing its customers with firmware updates where possible and this set is not the last announcement from Yamaha for 2017 (ie. for the 2017...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:26 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Set the Deep Color Output setting on the Toshiba...

Set the Deep Color Output setting on the Toshiba to OFF.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 22
Posted By jdsmoothie
Try connecting the Sky HD box directly to the...

Try connecting the Sky HD box directly to the Pioneer AVR.
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