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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 08:36 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
This is common when the PJ is unable to accept...

This is common when the PJ is unable to accept any audio (eg. like a TV). Try adding the following between the AVR and PJ ...
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yes, although any 7CH AVR with Zone 2...

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Yes, although any 7CH AVR with Zone 2 support can play music in Zone 2 while watching a movie in the main zone, to include the lower models as well. Review posts 1 and 2 in each of the 2013 and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 06:02 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Unlike on the newer SR7009, there is no...

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Unlike on the newer SR7009, there is no individual volume control for Front B speakers on the SR7008, rather same volume applies to both A and B.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 05:10 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Are you able to play a test tone to the...

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Are you able to play a test tone to the center speaker? Is the center speaker still enabled in Manual Setup? Settings normally are not saved beyond about 2 weeks, so I would be surprised if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 05:04 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
All 2014 Denon models beginning with the S700W...

All 2014 Denon models beginning with the S700W and higher (eg. S900W, X1100W, and X2100W) have built-in Wifi/Bluetooth and use Spotify Connect. A new and improved iDevice/Android app is due to be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:58 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Ensure the "Secondary Audio"/"Mix" setting...

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Ensure the "Secondary Audio"/"Mix" setting is OFF/disabled as well on the source device.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Generally these HDMI handshake issues are caused...

Generally these HDMI handshake issues are caused by the source, so also could be a faulty Amazon Fire. Also try every HDMI input as one may work better than another.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Refer to my post below to set up ARC ... ...

Refer to my post below to set up ARC ...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1465528-official-2013-denon-e-series-x-series-avr-model-owner-s-thread-faq.html#E4
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:48 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ If you refer to p. 130 in the X2000 Owner's...

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If you refer to p. 130 in the X2000 Owner's manual, you'll note there is an AMP ASSIGN = Front B setting which can play the same HDMI source as is playing to the Front A speakers. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As a reminder, although on previous year's models...

As a reminder, although on previous year's models it was possible to only do 1 mic position to check initial volume settings (esp. sub), on the 2014 models you must run a minimum of 3 mic positions...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:31 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ It's not an Audyssey setting so you can set...

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It's not an Audyssey setting so you can set it to whatever you prefer, although generally best left at 120Hz.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:29 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
First step in setting up a "used" AVR is to reset...

First step in setting up a "used" AVR is to reset the microprocessor to restore all settings to factory default (see Owner's manual).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
There is no sub "crossover" (only speaker...

There is no sub "crossover" (only speaker crossovers), rather there is a LPF for LFE which factory defaults to 120Hz and can remain unchanged to allow the full LFE signal to pass to the sub.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 04:02 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Reset the microprocessor per the instructions...

Reset the microprocessor per the instructions noted in the Owner's thread link below.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Try doing at least 4-5 resets in a row. If...

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Try doing at least 4-5 resets in a row. If still no joy, exchange or repair.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 03:56 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Either an Emotiva XPA-2 or XPA-3 would be...

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Either an Emotiva XPA-2 or XPA-3 would be good a choice. Also, you would only use "Pre-amp" mode when using external amps for all speakers. Simply set AMP ASSIGN to "Normal", connect the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 03:42 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If this occurs with nothing connected to the AVR,...

If this occurs with nothing connected to the AVR, it's defective. Same issue occurs on some SR5009 units. A firmware update is expected by week's end.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 03:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ If by "crisp" you simply mean more bass, be...

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If by "crisp" you simply mean more bass, be sure the FL/FR speakers are reset to SMALL/80Hz after running Audyssey. Doing so will ensure the sub is active when playing stereo 2.0 audio from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-25-2015, 03:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The first issue is likely related to a setting on...

The first issue is likely related to a setting on the source. Need some clarification on the second issue. Do you have an HDMI connection from the Zone 2 HDMI monitor output or simply connecting...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 05:14 PM
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Views: 246,688
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, you are correct. No one has used it to date...

Yes, you are correct. No one has used it to date so I had forgotten the name. :o
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 02:31 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ On your X5200W: 7.1.4 - max Atmos ...

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On your X5200W:

7.1.4 - max Atmos
10.1 - max Auro 3D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 02:28 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ No change to AMP ASSIGN is required with...

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No change to AMP ASSIGN is required with your current setup or even if adding Front Wide speakers. You can use a mix of speaker posts and pre-outs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 02:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Nope. Get the SR7008.

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Nope. Get the SR7008.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 02:20 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Lots of helpful info is provided in post #3...

Lots of helpful info is provided in post #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) of this thread to include the SAVE/LOAD procedure to back up all settings ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 246,688
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ 9.1 is the max unless you connect a Top...

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9.1 is the max unless you connect a Top Center to the Sub #2 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) pre-out to make it 10.1.
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