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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2014, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Maestro J
Uggh, that's what I was afraid of. So what is...

Uggh, that's what I was afraid of.
So what is my best option for 7.2.4 using the 5200? Okay for external amp to handle the 4 Atmos height channels? Is that doable in the pre-set assignment template?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Maestro J
Confused about pages 209 - 211 of the manual. ...

Confused about pages 209 - 211 of the manual.
I thought I'd be able to just continue to use my XPA-5 to power my standard 5 channels and use the X5200 to power the 2 rear surrounds as well as the 4...
Forum: Speakers   08-23-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,047
Posted By Maestro J
I think he meant for your height ceiling...

I think he meant for your height ceiling speakers, you may not want Bipole or dipole speakers.
Sides and surround Bipoles are fine, in fact, they are preferred my many, including me. :p

But for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2014, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Maestro J
Just want to verify before ordering... I can do...

Just want to verify before ordering...
I can do 7.2.4 on the X5200, correct?
I also have an Emo XPA-5 amp to use, if need be.
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-23-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 73,234
Posted By Maestro J
How did the EC9300 handle motion? It sounds like,...

How did the EC9300 handle motion? It sounds like, other than the demo loop, you watched film content? Any panning artifacts or anything of note in this area? Would really like to get some reports on...
Forum: Speakers   08-19-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,047
Posted By Maestro J
Actually Tannoy's CVS or CMS line would better...

Actually Tannoy's CVS or CMS line would better suit the OP's needs since they are true "in ceiling" speakers.

If you are looking at Def Tech, then DI 8R or 6R would probably work. Not sure if they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-17-2014, 06:50 AM
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Views: 289,423
Posted By Maestro J
Thoughts on using 2 pair of these for in ceiling...

Thoughts on using 2 pair of these for in ceiling Atmos in Top Front and Top Rear locations:
http://www.jblpro.com/www/products/installed-sound/control-200-series/control-226c-t#.U_CxI7xdVnE
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8,499
Views: 289,423
Posted By Maestro J
Interesting feedback from the Burbank Dolby demo...

Interesting feedback from the Burbank Dolby demo regarding their preference of Atmos enabled front/rear speakers over the ceiling installed height speakers. This surprised me since everything I've...
Forum: Latest Industry News   08-07-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 9,366
Posted By Maestro J
Yes, good to know about the recommended 90 degree...

Yes, good to know about the recommended 90 degree min dispersion from the ceiling speakers. The question I have now is how those should integrate with the surround channels, i.e. direct firing wide...
Forum: Speakers   08-05-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 152,588
Posted By Maestro J
I'm using Emotiva ERD-1's. They just aren't...

I'm using Emotiva ERD-1's. They just aren't cutting it and since I'm making these changes and adding 2 rear speakers, I might as well replace my side surrounds as well.
I assume I'll hear a...
Forum: Speakers   08-05-2014, 09:53 AM
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Views: 152,588
Posted By Maestro J
I am planning on a 7.2.4 setup. I currently have...

I am planning on a 7.2.4 setup. I currently have a 5.2 setup with plans in motion to add the 2 rear channels and 4 ceiling Atmos channels. I hadn't heard that bipoles weren't recommended in Atmos but...
Forum: Speakers   08-05-2014, 09:37 AM
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Views: 152,588
Posted By Maestro J
I AM considering Atmos in the very near future....

I AM considering Atmos in the very near future. Why do you say you won't want bipoles in an Atmos setup?
Forum: Speakers   08-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 152,588
Posted By Maestro J
Bill, How do you like your new speakers and...

Bill,
How do you like your new speakers and overall setup?
I'm looking at buying 4 bipoles for surround use to match up as best I can with JTR T12s.
Klipsch, DEf Tech and JBL are high on my list.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8,499
Views: 289,423
Posted By Maestro J
So I'm wanting to change my current 7.2 setup to...

So I'm wanting to change my current 7.2 setup to a 7.2.4 Atmos configuration with the 4 ceiling speakers.
My questions are...is Marantz my only choice for this many speakers or will the top of the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-11-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,293
Views: 428,211
Posted By Maestro J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by donkeytong http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1522081/official-samsung-4k-hu8550-and-hu9000-thread/1170#post_24706923)

I noticed...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-15-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 54,387
Posted By Maestro J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Citivas http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1510298/sony-uhdtvs-at-ces-2014/90#post_24217648)

I hadn't even heard of these. No...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   12-13-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By Maestro J
Did anyone end up picking any of these up?...

Did anyone end up picking any of these up? Anything new other than the SB's?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-07-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 93,775
Posted By Maestro J
So no motion blur that you can see watching...

So no motion blur that you can see watching basketball or football? And you haven't even activated any of the motion controls?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-05-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 93,775
Posted By Maestro J
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2427711,00.a...

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2427711,00.asp

This is the only 4k at the moment that combines full array with passive 3D that isn't 5 figures, right?
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   10-22-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 42,840
Posted By Maestro J
Was able to see this set in my local big box...

Was able to see this set in my local big box retailer and was extremely impressed with the inky blacks and color reproduction. Only issue I witnessed was fast moving motion and pans. They were...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-20-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12,169
Views: 741,670
Posted By Maestro J
Does anyone know if current production will...

Does anyone know if current production will include updated HDMI 4 board or will everyone need to have a tech come out and install it in order to use the X1?
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 88,817
Posted By Maestro J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sytech http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-11-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 88,817
Posted By Maestro J
The 64 thousand dollar question for me is...

The 64 thousand dollar question for me is whether the evolution kit will or can upgrade the HDMI from 1.4 to 2.0 for the higher frame rate in 4k.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-26-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18,333
Views: 1,456,869
Posted By Maestro J
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by darkphader http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1432162/official-oppo-bdp-103-owners-thread/6060#post_23012804)

The manual lists no...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   02-26-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18,333
Views: 1,456,869
Posted By Maestro J
Quick question regarding the 103... I was an...

Quick question regarding the 103...
I was an initial purchaser of an 83 which is slowly dying so I'd like to purchase the 103. I like that it has 4k pass-thru for future proofing.
I'm confused...
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