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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2016, 09:59 AM
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Posted By batpig
^^^^^^^^^ he probably has the movie paused which...

^^^^^^^^^ he probably has the movie paused which is why it's not showing any input/output info
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2016, 01:40 PM
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Posted By batpig
The S10.3 subwoofer will be better than anything...

The S10.3 subwoofer will be better than anything at Monoprice. $100 also is a steal. There's also a second one on inland empire Craigslist packaged with some Take satellites, perhaps you can convince...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2016, 09:49 AM
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Posted By batpig
First of all your speakers are quite nice and it...

First of all your speakers are quite nice and it is absolutely not overkill to step up to a mid level receiver, so just disabuse yourself of that notion straight away. And Xt32 is a *significant*...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2016, 09:36 AM
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Posted By batpig
Also if you don't have a sub yet, to maintain the...

Also if you don't have a sub yet, to maintain the high value old school Energy theme go buy this: http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/ele/5743317490.html

Awesome value for $100 and should crush a...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2016, 09:32 AM
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Posted By batpig
+1 to all this. You can also use the CR-1 which...

+1 to all this. You can also use the CR-1 which was the smaller version of the CR-3 and is often cheap (when available) in eBay.

In a room that small you may prefer bipolar/dipole types since you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2016, 07:30 PM
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Posted By batpig
It's not a rumor. Look at the back panel photos...

It's not a rumor. Look at the back panel photos of the new models (eg 6300) and you'll notice the label no longer says "Wide/Height2" but just "Height2". Recently manuals have become available which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2016, 08:18 AM
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Posted By batpig
Unfortunately looks like front wide support for...

Unfortunately looks like front wide support for home users is looking grim. The new Denon/Marantz models have dropped support.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2016, 07:55 AM
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Posted By batpig
Is this perhaps some subtle reference to Dolby...

Is this perhaps some subtle reference to Dolby AC-4...? http://www.avsforum.com//forum/images/smilies/cool.gif

...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2016, 07:38 AM
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Posted By batpig
I may pick up this Paradigm Atom V6 for 175.00...

I may pick up this Paradigm Atom V6 for 175.00 Can. Where would I connect the wires to the Uper Monitor 7v6 speaker since they 4 connctors or to the Avrx2200w BACK surround. And I should redo an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2016, 07:36 AM
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Posted By batpig
Yes 7ch amp powering the floor speakers and the...

Yes 7ch amp powering the floor speakers and the receiver powering the heights. In the amp assign menu in the Audyssey start screen just make sure it's in 11ch mode with the preout set to "Front" so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 04:10 PM
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Posted By batpig
Audyssey doesn't know or care if the speakers are...

Audyssey doesn't know or care if the speakers are wireless. All it does is send out a test bleep and then listens for what happens when the speaker reproduces that bleep. You do this several times...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 03:43 PM
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Posted By batpig
Just to be clear, the Audyssey calibration itself...

Just to be clear, the Audyssey calibration itself is identical between 6200 and 6300 -- both have MultEQ XT32 with SubEQ HT. The difference is that the newer model will support a new Audyssey app...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 03:09 PM
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Posted By batpig
All of these upper levels models allow for a...

All of these upper levels models allow for a separate custom profile for 2ch listening modes. There is a "2ch Playback" sub menu in the speaker config area that lets you set totally different...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 02:49 PM
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Posted By batpig
great minds.... :p

great minds.... :p
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 02:47 PM
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Posted By batpig
sure, Atoms are small Paradigm bookshelves that...

sure, Atoms are small Paradigm bookshelves that AFAIK use the same types of drivers as the Monitor series, so should be fine.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 02:41 PM
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Posted By batpig
You're still not getting it. You are now...

You're still not getting it. You are now conflating differences in the native immersive audio tracks (Atmos vs. DTS:X) with the upmixers.

The height vs. top thing is just a simple nomenclature...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 02:34 PM
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Posted By batpig
Sorry, my website is woefully out of date (I...

Sorry, my website is woefully out of date (I blame my children) and certain menu items and nomenclature has obviously changed.

If you just want to check what Audyssey found, then you go to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 02:30 PM
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Posted By batpig
The front is more important than the rear --...

The front is more important than the rear -- that's where the action is and that's where the most important speakers are. So if you can ONLY mount one pair, and you can't mount them directly above...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 11:34 AM
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Posted By batpig
Pretty sure that would be "Shatmos"

Pretty sure that would be "Shatmos"
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2016, 09:25 AM
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Posted By batpig
This is DTS marketing BS just like their claims...

This is DTS marketing BS just like their claims of "put your speakers anywhere and DTS:X will figure it out!" They're trying to artificially create differentiation from Atmos in their marketing copy...
Forum: Audio Gear   08-24-2016, 12:28 PM
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Posted By batpig
For Atmos and DTS:X it maxes out at 7.1.4 as it's...

For Atmos and DTS:X it maxes out at 7.1.4 as it's limited by the DSP chip it uses for decoding. The Trinnov has a software based processor that allows it to go beyond 11.1ch processing.

Auro3D...
Forum: Speakers   08-24-2016, 11:51 AM
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Posted By batpig
Stick with what you have. You will gain nothing...

Stick with what you have. You will gain nothing moving from 16 to 14 gauge with those speakers in a small room.

If you must buy something stock with inexpensive wire from Monoprice or wherever....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2016, 11:16 AM
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Posted By batpig
Sorry, don't know much about the intricacies of...

Sorry, don't know much about the intricacies of Pioneer AVR's. Any modern receiver however should have info/status screens that will clearly display the input signal and surround format output).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2016, 11:15 AM
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Posted By batpig
Yes but to maintain a surround format that ONLY...

Yes but to maintain a surround format that ONLY upmixes wides+heights, and does nothing else, and now you take away half of that? Doesn't make that much sense when DSU and Neural:X are much more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-23-2016, 11:01 AM
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Posted By batpig
The demand just must not be there, makes for a...

The demand just must not be there, makes for a simpler product. There are a lot of things that seem important to us niche enthusiasts (Front Wide channels, >11ch support) which don't matter to 99%+...
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