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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 03:06 PM
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What volume level is the sub set to in Manual...

What volume level is the sub set to in Manual Setup?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 03:03 PM
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^^ If you are trying to use HDMI(ARC) to pass...

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If you are trying to use HDMI(ARC) to pass audio from a smart app on your TV back to the AVR, DirecTV has nothing to do with this, rather it means the AVR is not changing to the TV Audio Source. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 02:58 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ That would be soley based on personal...

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That would be soley based on personal preference, and likely better asked in the Dolby Atmos thread for more responses.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 02:52 PM
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^^ No, only possible on the X4000 when a second...

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No, only possible on the X4000 when a second set of Front B speakers is used, although is possible with the Front A speakers on the newer X4100W.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 02:46 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The 1030 is a 9CH AVR. If you want 11CH, you'll...

The 1030 is a 9CH AVR. If you want 11CH, you'll need to add an external 2CH amp which must power the Height 2 speakers which you can set to either Dolby Enabled Speaker (Surround) or Dolby Enabled...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 02:36 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
How to get HDMI(ARC) to work

TV: HDMI(CEC) - Anynet+ set to ON; Audio set to "External speakers"/"Home theater"
AVR: HDMI Control set to ON

Power both TV and AVR off. Power on TV, then AVR. If it's working, AVR should...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 02:25 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Per the Owner's manual, p. 316, "Multi CH...

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Per the Owner's manual, p. 316, "Multi CH IN" is the default surround mode. You should be able to press MUSIC and select "Multi CH IN - Dolby Surround."
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 12:48 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ HDMI(ARC) does not work out of the box,...

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HDMI(ARC) does not work out of the box, rather it must be properly set up on both the TV and AVR.

TV: Enable HDMI(CEC) - BraviaSync, Set speakers to "external"/"home theater"
AVR: Enable...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 12:42 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ According to the Owner's manual (p. 315),...

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According to the Owner's manual (p. 315), only available for 2CH SACD audio. Set the Yamaha to decode to PCM and you should be good to go. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 11:56 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not sure what Josey88's quote has to do with your...

Not sure what Josey88's quote has to do with your issue? :confused:

As you are using external amps for all speakers, I would suggest you try each of the available AMP ASSIGN configurations...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 11:48 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No information will be known until DTS makes...

No information will be known until DTS makes their announcement in March and then D&M can evaluate the requirements for a DTS:X upgrade.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 11:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As it's not listed as one of the mfr's in the...

As it's not listed as one of the mfr's in the back of the manual, not likely. Better to just purchase a Harmony remote.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 10:18 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Ensure the AVR surround mode is not set to PURE...

Ensure the AVR surround mode is not set to PURE DIRECT which will cause the front panel display to go off.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ I wouldn't forgo 6 speakers in your room. ...

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I wouldn't forgo 6 speakers in your room. With ceiling speakers, the better effect will be noticed with more separation between each set of ceiling speakers. With 4' behind your couch, and the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 09:42 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ First make sure the cable box is outputting...

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First make sure the cable box is outputting video/audio over HDMI by connecting to the TV. If yes, then try connecting to every HDMI input on the AVR. If still no joy, power off and unplug the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 09:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ 2015 flagship? The flagship models are...

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2015 flagship? The flagship models are replaced every 2 years, so the 2014 Denon X7200W flagship will be replaced in 2016.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 09:30 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ 11 CH max (9.2.2 or 7.2.4) with 2CH external...

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11 CH max (9.2.2 or 7.2.4) with 2CH external amp. Using the Dolby Surround Upmixer (DSU) will simulate audio to the height speakers with current DVDs and BDs, and most would agree, using DSU...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 09:24 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As noted on p. 16 in your Owner's manual ......

As noted on p. 16 in your Owner's manual ... simply select PORTABLE on the remote.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=516097&stc=1&d=1422807873
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 09:03 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ To mitigate HDMI handshake issues, what...

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To mitigate HDMI handshake issues, what generally works best is the following power on sequence:

TV/PJ ... wait 5 seconds .... AVR ... wait 5 seconds .... STB

If still no joy ... connect...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 08:36 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The LPF for LFE for the sub factory defaults to...

The LPF for LFE for the sub factory defaults to 120Hz and should be left there to allow the full LFE signal to pass to the sub. If you prefer setting it to 80Hz do so, however, doing so has no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 08:15 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Dialog Level Adjust on the lower Denon AVRs...

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Dialog Level Adjust on the lower Denon AVRs simply adjusts the center speaker volume, while on the "flagship" models and X5200W the Dialog Enhancer adjusts mostly the voice frequencies (1k-3k).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Audyssey mics are specifically calibrated to be...

Audyssey mics are specifically calibrated to be used with the Audyssey software. Using with any other brand would not be as ideal as using the brand's own calibration mic.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 07:49 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No. The hockey puck mics have a different...

No. The hockey puck mics have a different calibration curve than the tower mics.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 07:45 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The following worked for a Denon owner with...

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The following worked for a Denon owner with the same issue:

Starting with the unit already powered up and (any) NETWORK source selected;
a. Verify from the unit's front panel display that the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2015, 07:27 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Correct. No difference. Only use 60Hz or...

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Correct. No difference. Only use 60Hz or 80Hz crossover if the AVR set them as such after running Audyssey. Generally better to use default setting of LFE rather than LFE + MAIN (only used...
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