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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-21-2015, 10:58 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
seemingly big price drop on 7200 from one...

seemingly big price drop on 7200 from one retailer in UK - on the verge of more info/release dates for a potential 7200"A" ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-14-2015, 06:04 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
is there a limitation on the colour bit depth etc...

is there a limitation on the colour bit depth etc

have you tried tweaking any of that ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-08-2015, 01:40 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
was thinking of getting a X2100 or Marantz 5009...

was thinking of getting a X2100 or Marantz 5009 for study - attached to PC and consoles

anyone know if they would support 1900x1200 resolution - as pass through ? (my native res of my monitor and...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-22-2015, 01:12 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
There must definately be quite a lot of variation...

There must definately be quite a lot of variation in these sets

my kids and wife watch a lot of TV - kids TV programmes in particular with very white obvious channel logos -for hours on end
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-19-2015, 01:58 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
when I contacted a dealer in UK earlier asking if...

when I contacted a dealer in UK earlier asking if stock gave no impression a problem

so stock doesn't seem to be an issue over here
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-17-2015, 02:18 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
nice :) the 7009 seems quite a bargain I did...

nice :) the 7009 seems quite a bargain

I did maybe spot the 7702 uses Elna Caps in the HDAM - not sure about the 7009

wish I could afford (well justify really) a 8802 - looks one heck of a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-17-2015, 09:58 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
mmm interesting thanks that puts the 7009...

mmm interesting thanks

that puts the 7009 highly on my list then - especially since in UK its about 300 dollars or so less than 5200

mind you the 5200 did pretty amazingly well in the Sound and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-17-2015, 09:41 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
ref the comments about the HDAMS in the 7009 and...

ref the comments about the HDAMS in the 7009 and the improvement of SQ - are they anything like the 7702/8802 HDAMs ?

certainly look different to the 7702 - being on one board vs separate boards...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 01:49 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
can someone explain the Audyssey comment ref...

can someone explain the Audyssey comment ref Atmos in the latest Pioneer 89 review at Sound and Vision please ?

I didn't think there were any limitations ref Atmos and XT32 - other than 48khz -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-16-2015, 12:45 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
I'm confused about the Audyssey comment referred...

I'm confused about the Audyssey comment referred to in that review

I thought XT32 handled all channels including the Atmos ones ? I hadn't read or seen anything that said it didn't ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 11:57 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
didn't that happen before do I remember...

didn't that happen before

do I remember Denons that were released as "Ci" versions with 1080p compatability - was it 4806 and 4806 Ci and in UK A11XV and A11XVA
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 11:54 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
do you mean only available as an upgrade for...

do you mean only available as an upgrade for those models from then

or the fist models period with HDCP 2.2 will be the flagshsips

cheers
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2015, 04:13 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
you've summed it up really well there ...

you've summed it up really well there

"settings designed specifically for them and not the owner"

don't you just love the AV/audio industry

can you imagine on a PC for instance, bios...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2015, 07:29 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
how did you do those EQ tweaks please ? I thought...

how did you do those EQ tweaks please ? I thought you could only do those sort of tweaks if you disable Audyssey ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2015, 02:02 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
is there a date in March we expect the...

is there a date in March we expect the announcement ?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   02-05-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13,525
Views: 687,767
Posted By markabuckley
I'm not sure thats completely correct - my...

I'm not sure thats completely correct - my ZT60/65 seems to convert 5.1 DD+ from Netflix to 5.1 DD

my AV amp is too old to have HDMI or DD+

wife bought a Sony Bluray player with built in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-31-2015, 11:42 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
I think you can safely assume there are all sorts...

I think you can safely assume there are all sorts of improvements/tweaks

for one the HDAMs have been reworked for the 2014 models I believe
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 12:38 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
Is it really that loud ? I'd heard reference to...

Is it really that loud ? I'd heard reference to it happening occasionally but presumed it would be like an Arcam I had a while back which would pop/make static noises on change formats quite often -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2015, 12:46 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
thanks again I just noticed the Sound and...

thanks again

I just noticed the Sound and Vision online review of the 5009 just posted

seems to do very well pre-amp wise on the benches - so thats a good sign for the 7009

crosstalk seems...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2015, 11:53 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
thanks for taking the time to reply- interesting...

thanks for taking the time to reply- interesting info

its just the Marantz 7009 in UK is about 250 dollars cheaper than the also pretty heavily discounted 5200 - and if the PSU is about on-par...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
I'm struggling to see how the 7009 compares to...

I'm struggling to see how the 7009 compares to the 5200 (tried and failed to get demos) - see my post in Denon 5200 thread

according to a review I read the 7009 uses 2,15,000uF capacitors in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-23-2015, 11:03 AM
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Posted By markabuckley
anyone do a comparison of a 5200 vs a 7009 please...

anyone do a comparison of a 5200 vs a 7009 please ? I can't find any dealer locally (or even a bit further afar) that has both in stock to be able to compare

price is not an issue as quite close...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 03:42 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
has anyone had a demo of the Marantz 7009 vs...

has anyone had a demo of the Marantz 7009 vs Denon 5200 ?

I've tried local shops (well - even further afar) - and can't find any with both in stock

in the UK the price is not much different -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-14-2015, 02:44 PM
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Posted By markabuckley
like a completely different receiver ? I'd have...

like a completely different receiver ? I'd have thought being from same "stable" so to speak - they'd be quite similar in overall design

I know it uses a different DAC board and different amp...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-11-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3,741
Views: 288,290
Posted By markabuckley
were there any Anthem announcements at CES ? ...

were there any Anthem announcements at CES ?

trying to decide at the same price (well Anthem is a bit more expensive) -to go down the route of a MRX510 or a Denon 5200

cheers
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