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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The D&M Atmos models will all have the same...

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The D&M Atmos models will all have the same possible Atmos height speaker configurations (ie. able to select 2 of the following height speaker positions (FH, TF, TM, TB, and RH, with at least one...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 10:28 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No. Again really used in conjunction with the...

No. Again really used in conjunction with the HEOS 3/5/7 speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 08:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
:D

:D
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 08:28 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You would only need to use an external amp if you...

You would only need to use an external amp if you were using the Surround Back speaker posts for other than Zone 2 as the AVR is designed to power the Zone 2 speakers on its own when only using a 5.1...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 07:13 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The Netflix issue involves DD+ audio...

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The Netflix issue involves DD+ audio generally resulting in distortion from only the center speaker on all year models. It was resolved with a firmware update for the XX11 and newer models. The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 06:35 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Hey .. hey .... how else do you guys expect...

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Hey .. hey .... how else do you guys expect me to answer your questions? :D (not to mention the other 70 or so manuals I also use for reference on current and past years models).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 06:05 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ AFAIK, only possible when top configuration...

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AFAIK, only possible when top configuration used (ie. full Auro 3D, partial Atmos).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 05:56 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Switch light illumination OFF/ON

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Sure. Simply press/hold the DIMMER button on the front panel for 3 seconds. To turn back on again, repeat the procedure. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 05:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct, which is why I opted for the X5200W as I...

Correct, which is why I opted for the X5200W as I wanted that option, but didn't have the speakers installed before hand. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 05:30 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If your TF's are directly above the FW, they're...

If your TF's are directly above the FW, they're likely too far apart (ie. better positioned only 5' apart). Also note that as the TF is a "ceiling" speaker it won't fill the "floor" gap that the FW...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 05:04 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. As I listed in the spreadsheet posted...

Correct. As I listed in the spreadsheet posted in the Auro 3D thread and below ....

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=321889&stc=1&d=1413836456
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 04:51 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes. Without a center speaker, the center...

Yes. Without a center speaker, the center channel audio is split between the FL/FR speakers with both models. Also, Pioneer has a similar Dialogue Enhancement setting.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 04:19 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ DoubleTwist - MagicPlay ...

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DoubleTwist - MagicPlay

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=airplay.android&hl=en
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 04:17 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
In Canada? No. It will however depend if the...

In Canada? No. It will however depend if the successor 4520CI (on clearance) is also available where you try to sell it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 04:11 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Again, you will be able to switch between...

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Again, you will be able to switch between Atmos and Auro 3D, with the caveat that only one of them can use the full compliment of speakers, unless you want to LOAD the saved full configuration...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-23-2014, 04:01 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As a reminder, when we're talking about the...

As a reminder, when we're talking about the "upward firing" speakers, whether stand alone like the AT 44-DA or the integrated Pioneer Atmos speakers with the built-in upward firing speaker, they are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Steps haven't changed except XT uses 8 mic...

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Steps haven't changed except XT uses 8 mic positions instead of only 6 with MultEQ. Support mic with mic boom stand or camera tripod with mic at seated ear height at listener's ears for position...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Could be one of three things ... (1) Bad...

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Could be one of three things ... (1) Bad HDMI cable, (2) HDMI handshake, or (3) defective HDMI board

Item 1 is easily checked by simply using a different HDMI cable.
Item 2 can be checked by...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 05:43 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Based on the Dolby guide, likely right around on...

Based on the Dolby guide, likely right around on the same line as the FW speakers, maybe slightly forward of them.

http://www.dolby.com/us/en/guide/dolby-atmos-speaker-setup/7-1-4-setups.html
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 05:36 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Correct placement? Although there are 5...

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Correct placement? Although there are 5 physical "height" speaker positions (FH, TF, TM, TR, RH), you're more likely to have a better overhead experience the closer the speakers are to your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 05:31 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ X2000 would be a nice choice.

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X2000 would be a nice choice.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 05:29 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ No it will not.

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No it will not.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It's not the $2/month savings (which is actually...

It's not the $2/month savings (which is actually what I estimated for my own personal use, more likely much less for the average person as my setup runs on average 15 hours/day), rather more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 05:09 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Thanks for the followup and confirmation. ...

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Thanks for the followup and confirmation. My original post was to point out that this feature is likely to improve the DSU music listening experience.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-22-2014, 03:41 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. Ideally they should be mid way between...

Correct. Ideally they should be mid way between the FL/SL and FR/SR speakers, even if on the side wall.
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