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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:53 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
How to program the Denon remote to control the TV

This is not very clear in the Owner's manuals so I have provided the procedure below ....

1. Press/hold "TV Audio" + "Setup" buttons on the remote
2. Wait for 3 lights to flash
3. Release...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. On the Dolby Atmos models listed in...

Correct. On the Dolby Atmos models listed in this thread, DD PLII, DD PLIIx, and DD PLIIz have all been replaced with the new Dolby Surround upmixer which will simulate 2.0/5.1 audio to any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The Denon X4000 also features the more advanced...

The Denon X4000 also features the more advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32 (speaker/sub EQ).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
By "replacing a chip" and "version 2" he is...

By "replacing a chip" and "version 2" he is likely referring to the fact that all of the 2014 models are HDMI 2.0 as opposed to the 8801 which is HDMI 1.4. As RichB notes the lower model AV7702...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:24 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You can use an old stereo amp or your current...

You can use an old stereo amp or your current Pioneer AVR. Otherwise another option is the AudioSource100 ...

http://www.amazon.com/AudioSource-AMP-100-Stereo-Power-Amplifier/dp/B00026BQJ6
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:14 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
What mode is used is based on personal...

What mode is used is based on personal preference.





You will likely never want to use DIRECT/PURE DIRECT as both modes disable Audyssey and bass management. PURE DIRECT shuts off all...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 02:53 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ They do indeed lead to the same end. :) ...

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They do indeed lead to the same end. :) The [AMP ASSIGN = Dolby Atmos] configuration merely simplifies the possible configuration selections available when only using the "TOP...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 06:20 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ 1. More mic positions provides more data...

^^
1. More mic positions provides more data for Audyssey. Take mic positions 2-7 within a 2' radius of mic 1 position.
2. Nope. Extra modes are a waste.
3. DIRECT/PURE DIRECT disables the EQ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 06:14 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/1334369-official-denon-avr-xx12-model-owner-s-thread.html#post20422055
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 06:08 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Unless you purchased the AVR in Canada, the USA...

Unless you purchased the AVR in Canada, the USA unit has a 3 year warranty and if you check with your credit card issuer they may add a free extra year as well. Regardless, I would still call Denon...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 04:56 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The AVR comes with a 3 year warranty and...

^^
The AVR comes with a 3 year warranty and your credit card most likely will add the 4th year for free. Consider instead a Harmony remote. Your wife/girlfriend will thank you for it. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 02:50 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ 1. Press/hold "TV Audio" + "Setup" 2. ...

^^
1. Press/hold "TV Audio" + "Setup"
2. Wait for 3 lights to flash
3. Release buttons
4. Enter 5 digit TV code
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 02:05 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
How to program the Denon X4000 remote to control the TV

It's not obvious from the Owner's manual, but you will need to press/hold the "TV Audio + Setup" buttons on the remote until the 3 lights flash, then enter each of the 5 digit codes in the back of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 01:53 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Not at all. There are no stupid questions. ...

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Not at all. There are no stupid questions. Keep in mind this stuff is new to all of us. If you have a question, you can bet there's at least a dozen other guys that are wondering the same...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Purely simplicity. :) AMP ASSIGN ...

Purely simplicity. :)

AMP ASSIGN

Dolby Atmos - "4" possible configurations (only 1 of which is 11.1)

11.1 - "77" possible configurations (to include the 4 offered in Dolby Atmos config)
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 01:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ ...

^^

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1616010-official-2014-denon-atmos-xt32-model-thread-x4100-x5200-x7200.html#post26013746
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 01:15 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup. Pretty much. Maybe a coffee and bagel in...

Yup. Pretty much. Maybe a coffee and bagel in between. :rolleyes:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:15 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Denon models generally don't get more than...

^^
Denon models generally don't get more than warm (ie < 120 F).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Doing so (on D&M models in general) has been...

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Doing so (on D&M models in general) has been shown to resolve issues that a single reset has not. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The resolutions of 576i and 576p are specifically...

The resolutions of 576i and 576p are specifically mentioned while only 1080i is mentioned in the Owner's manual with upscaling to 1080p / 1080p/24Hz and to 4K/25/30/24 (X4000) and also to 4K/50/60...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 10:29 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
With a TV connected to the HDMI Zone 2 output...

With a TV connected to the HDMI Zone 2 output that can only receive 2.0 audio, when the same source is selected in the main zone, the main zone audio will also be down mixed to 2CH audio as well (as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 10:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 10:18 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Denon X4100W/X5200W Owner's manuals

Simply because the website has not been updated with these new models. You can however review them using the links below:

http://usa.denon.com/us/product/bluetooth/avreceiversbt/avrx4100w
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 318
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ If properly configured, the AVR should...

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If properly configured, the AVR should calibrate all 13 speakers using Audyssey; however, only process 11CH at a time when playing audio.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 08:08 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Both can as they both have a Zone 2 HDMI output,...

Both can as they both have a Zone 2 HDMI output, which when connected to another 5.1/7.1 AVR, that AVR can then power a separate 5.1 surround setup in Zone 2.
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