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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2016, 07:51 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Question Confusion: DTS HD MA 7.1 --> DTS-HD +Neural:X ???

I realize that DTS-X is their new object-based surround BUT: (FYI -- am using a traditional 5.2 HT system for now -- will add ceiling speakers later as well as back surrounds)
--In playing the new...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-10-2016, 11:08 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
Thanks - being a noob to Audyssey, I do...

Thanks - being a noob to Audyssey, I do understand the concept of small speaker, sub and 80 Hz XO, BUT I reset my AV8802a and started from scratch, ran Audyssey and THEN went into Setup Menu -->...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-09-2016, 11:32 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
How is it possible to force Audyssey to set the...

How is it possible to force Audyssey to set the L/R Main speakers as SMALL since Audyssey recognizes that they can go quite low and defaults them to LARGE? There is a potent sub beside each main...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 03:23 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
I have tried to keep up with thisvlengthy thread...

I have tried to keep up with thisvlengthy thread while I wait for my AV8802a to arrive - the first one from Amazon arrived via Pilot freight by appointment and arrived with the outer box in such bad...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-17-2016, 10:19 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Marantz MM8077 or NAD M27 multi-channel amp to pair with Marantz AV8O02a pre-pro

Opinions requested as to which 7 channel amplifier is the best bang for the buck to pair with the newest Marantz processor - considering price differential (NAD is $1600 more and class D instead of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2016, 08:57 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Thank you too -- I agree fully, if the inputs or...

Thank you too -- I agree fully, if the inputs or outputs are the same, just number them and you peered into my future since I had just looked at an image of the back of the AV8802a and noticed that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2016, 08:34 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Thank you, thank you, thank you -- WHEW!!! (just...

Thank you, thank you, thank you -- WHEW!!! (just seemed weird to label amplifier channels for specific uses if they were all alike)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2016, 08:30 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
In my efforts at senior downsizing, the last of...

In my efforts at senior downsizing, the last of my McIntosh pieces sold and my AV8802a arrives next Monday. In preparation for it, I ordered and received an MM8077 seven channel Marantz amplifier...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2016, 11:03 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
Nice explanation -- thanks (actually, that was...

Nice explanation -- thanks (actually, that was the only way I could figure out how to do it but thought there might be some "Marantz proprietary way" like my previous amps had for bridging both...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2016, 06:37 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
QUESTION - Until I can get my HT finished, my AV...

QUESTION - Until I can get my HT finished, my AV toys are in the living room for a 5.2 system. Using the companion multi-channel amp (MM8077) to the AV8802a, how is it possible to biamp my main L...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2016, 08:37 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Good to know -- have several tripods, one with...

Good to know -- have several tripods, one with ball that should be perfect!!! Thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2016, 06:24 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
OzHDT - thanks for the advice on using Audyssey...

OzHDT - thanks for the advice on using Audyssey Pro (no laptop - build my own desktops but prefer tablets to laptops and have considered a Surface 4 but have the impression that a CD player instead...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2016, 04:27 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Answers like that are motivating me to finish my...

Answers like that are motivating me to finish my HT -- Thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2016, 11:48 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
Great news -- thanks!!! :)

Great news -- thanks!!! :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2016, 11:38 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
Since I plan to purchase the new AV8802a and am...

Since I plan to purchase the new AV8802a and am not at all familiar with Audyssey -- is it necessary to use a computer to utilize Audyssey, and if so, can a networked computer work if this pre-pro is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-12-2016, 11:34 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
I feel the need to buy one!!!:serious:

I feel the need to buy one!!!:serious:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2016, 08:14 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Recommendation for multichannel amps for AVM 60

Have narrowed down my search for a pre-pro to the Marantz 8802a and the Anthem AVM 60 (no experience with either ARC nor Audyssey-- just with Room Perfect) and am moving from monos and stereo amps to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2016, 05:56 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
Thanks Jeff and Frohlich - your responses helped...

Thanks Jeff and Frohlich - your responses helped a lot
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2016, 01:28 AM
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Posted By MikeSp
Am considering the new Anthem AVM 60 (along with...

Am considering the new Anthem AVM 60 (along with the newest from Marantz and Yamaha).

Can anyone explain to me how Anthem was able to maintain the quality AND add lots of new capabilites and yet...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2016, 10:03 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Many thanks Woof Woof for the clarification -...

Many thanks Woof Woof for the clarification - much appreciated

Mike
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2016, 08:07 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Front vs. Front Wide??

As I looked at the backside of this pre-pro, I noticed both front AND front-wide amplifier outputs -- what is the difference?


Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11,375
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Posted By MikeSp
Thinking about the matching Marantz multi-channel amps

While this is not the right place (kindly forgive :grin:) -- I am seriously considering this processor and am wondering about the quality of the two 5 channel Marantz amplifiers -- should I consider...
Forum: Speakers   06-17-2015, 01:47 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
I found that the laid back sound of my Model 9's...

I found that the laid back sound of my Model 9's had almost the exact timbre and gave a great surround match for my Definitive Technology surrounds that I already had.
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-16-2015, 08:04 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Still happy with my 6 year old Pioneer Kuro

But will look at a large 4K LED or 1080P FP for finishing up my basement HT -- too early for 4K projection at reasonable cost.
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   05-21-2015, 09:06 PM
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Posted By MikeSp
Entered, but had one hell of a time getting Dolby...

Entered, but had one hell of a time getting Dolby TrueHD stripped out of Dolby Atmos sound track -- finally did a f/w update of my pre-pro and did get TrueHD. Frankly, I look forward to DTS-X --...
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