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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-31-2012, 05:59 PM
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Posted By sphinx99
I would get the Denon. Onkyo receivers at this...

I would get the Denon. Onkyo receivers at this price point have been reliability disasters the last few years. The 09 models seem okay now, but so did the 07 models a year into their life cycle. If...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
I was hoping for some sort of dock that I could...

I was hoping for some sort of dock that I could direct connect to the receiver. I already have audio streaming to the receiver, HTPC, DLNA, etc. working, but pretty much all require a display to get...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
Different subject: does anyone have suggestions...

Different subject: does anyone have suggestions on an inexpensive and effective way to send digital audio from an iOS device to the receiver? I recall Onkyo having some specialized dock but I'm not...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-04-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
Hi everyone, I posted about 2-3 weeks ago...

Hi everyone,

I posted about 2-3 weeks ago about my 3007 unit going bad. I dropped it off at the local service center. It was diagnosed as having a bad HDMI board. However, the service center (ABL...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
How are people getting replacement units? The...

How are people getting replacement units? The person I spoke with indicated that there was only a $900 trade-in option from my 3007 to a 3008 model. I am worried about getting a repair that goes bad...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
Been a while since I posted. Sadly I too join...

Been a while since I posted. Sadly I too join the ranks of owners of defective "no sound" receivers. My 3007 has seen all of about 300 hours of use since I bought it and was on standby for the last...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   03-27-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 73,701
Posted By sphinx99
I wanted to ask if I can get by with a couple of...

I wanted to ask if I can get by with a couple of UPS units to solve my problem.

I'm renting. No "whole house" stuff, please.

I'm not so worried about lightning strikes.

I am worried about...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
I could use some help here. My TX-NR3007...

I could use some help here.

My TX-NR3007 has no sound now. I'm not sure when it happened; I left it off for two days while I was working long hours, and this evening no sound. Nothing had...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
Hi everyone, Is there a nighttime mode or...

Hi everyone,

Is there a nighttime mode or quiet mode for this receiver? Something that cuts down the bass a bit at night? Other receivers I've owned have this but I haven't seen the feature on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 67,859
Posted By sphinx99
I'd like to mention that I am disappointed by...

I'd like to mention that I am disappointed by the lack of support for HD Radio on this unit. Given the size of the enclosure you'd think they could have found some space inside for it.

Mine has...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,845
Posted By sphinx99
Onkyos are toasters. However, I very much...

Onkyos are toasters.

However, I very much am enjoying my TX-NR3007 toaster.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,182
Posted By sphinx99
I would think more of THX if they published...

I would think more of THX if they published information about exactly what it is they do to certify their products. None of my THX products come with a statement of results or a list of standards...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
I figured out my issue with DTS-MA and TrueHD;...

I figured out my issue with DTS-MA and TrueHD; the Oppo player has a "secondary audio" setting that, when on, somehow prevents or alters bitstreaming. Now I have a perfect, predictable digital...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-08-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 39,366
Views: 4,880,978
Posted By sphinx99
Quote:Originally Posted by Macanudo...

Quote:Originally Posted by Macanudo http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17877171)

Just downloaded the new firmware and did the reset. After going...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   01-08-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,098
Posted By sphinx99
I used to think it made a difference, then one...

I used to think it made a difference, then one day I placed my player on top of the washing machine while washing, played a disc, running long optical all the way back to my receiver. I didn't...
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   01-08-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,206
Posted By sphinx99
I'm getting confused by all these posts by geeks.

I'm getting confused by all these posts by geeks.
Forum: CD Players & Dedicated Music Transports   01-08-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,994
Posted By sphinx99
Quote:Originally Posted by Harrypt...

Quote:Originally Posted by Harrypt http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17871102)

We just did the same and found that an old Meridian 508.24 beat the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
Source is Oppo BDP-83 with latest firmware....

Source is Oppo BDP-83 with latest firmware. Target is a TX-NR3007. Connection via HDMI. Bitstreaming enabled on the Oppo.

So I pop in my Spears & Musil (sp?) blu-ray calibration disc that comes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
Wanted: advice! Setup: a 3007 with a......

Wanted: advice!

Setup: a 3007 with a... um... err.... 3.1 setup. Front left and right, center and sub. That's it. I know, don't say anything; there are reasons and in 3-4 months I'll switch to a...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-06-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By sphinx99
Thank you for the replies! I understand the...

Thank you for the replies!

I understand the position that we should not blame the DLNA spec itself. Then again, I think it is reasonable to point the finger at the spec if the spec itself leads...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-05-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By sphinx99
I have a player (Oppo blu-ray), receiver,...

I have a player (Oppo blu-ray), receiver, router, LCD and two Windows 7 PCs and one Windows Home Server all that support DLNA to some degree. None of it works consistently. Everything can play...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-05-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 39,366
Views: 4,880,978
Posted By sphinx99
For what it's worth, I agree with the earlier...

For what it's worth, I agree with the earlier posts that a separate topic or some FAQ is required regarding DLNA. With PCs, source equipment and receivers all supporting DLNA to varying degrees, and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-05-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 67,859
Posted By sphinx99
I think the first time I had to power cycle the...

I think the first time I had to power cycle the receiver itself.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-04-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 502,889
Posted By sphinx99
Quote:Originally Posted by xantari...

Quote:Originally Posted by xantari http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17849557)

As I've just posted, this can be fixed using the scalling options...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-04-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 99,284
Posted By sphinx99
Quote:Originally Posted by CASH...

Quote:Originally Posted by CASH http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17842818)

hi guys, i have a 5007, with the latest update installed.
recently i...
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