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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2014, 11:10 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I was referring specifically to the linear,...

I was referring specifically to the linear, representational technique rather than the composition. You can visit her home page here...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2014, 10:39 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Sweeeeeeeeeeet!:)

Sweeeeeeeeeeet!:)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-17-2014, 07:44 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
That's some really nice representational work...

That's some really nice representational work (the painting, not the improvised speaker setup;)); it's eerily similar in style to that of an established artist I know (ex-girlfriend) whose work is in...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-17-2014, 06:34 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Here's the info on the latest FW update...

Here's the info on the latest FW update (PKG4.027AAA, Release Date 12/13/2014):

This software update (version PKG4.027AAA) provides the following benefits: Improvements over version PKG4.025AAA:...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-17-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Here's the info on the latest FW update...

Here's the info on the latest FW update (PKG4.027AAA, Release Date 12/13/2014):

This software update (version PKG4.027AAA) provides the following benefits: Improvements over version PKG4.025AAA:...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-16-2014, 06:20 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
There is a standard disclaimer that displays when...

There is a standard disclaimer that displays when you load a FW update that stipulates that some settings may have changed, but I don't think the individual calibration settings are among those and I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 11:02 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Right you are; I misinterpreted OP's meaning. He...

Right you are; I misinterpreted OP's meaning. He cited page 218 of the manual:confused:, which deals with the Audyssey calibration mic positions, and I wrongly assumed that he meant the speaker...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 08:04 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I still count just five positions: FH, TF, TM,...

I still count just five positions: FH, TF, TM, TR, and RH.

D&M models allow six possible combinations of the five assignable positions, as shown in the chart you posted. But that's a different...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   12-15-2014, 07:30 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
As you yourself have apparently discovered, there...

As you yourself have apparently discovered, there is no "one size fits all" ideal setting. There are many variables that impact on PQ, including ambient lighting, viewing distance, personal...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-15-2014, 06:56 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Firstly, there are five possible Dolby Atmos...

Firstly, there are five possible Dolby Atmos top-level speaker positions, not six. I'm not sure why you reference page 218, which in my (U.S. version) copy of the manual deals with the Audyssey...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I have nothing of Swedish origin; it's mostly...

I have nothing of Swedish origin; it's mostly American (I like to support local artists when possible). But I do have a Finnish art glass vase sitting over one of the dining room speakers.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
No, it's by Darren Goodman...

No, it's by Darren Goodman (http://www.glassexperience.com/#!about/c10fk) of Ohio. Glass art happens to be one of my interests; the piece on the right FW speaker is by Frank Englesby and the small...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-14-2014, 09:47 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
There are other considerations of course, such as...

There are other considerations of course, such as aesthetics, size, maneuverability, sturdiness of construction, method of surface attachment, included hardware, et al. But, first and foremost,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 05:20 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Look up, man! :rolleyes:

Look up, man! :rolleyes:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 04:19 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Mounting them horizontally is definitely an...

Mounting them horizontally is definitely an option (just make sure to orient them appropriately for L/R). I considered doing so myself for aesthetic purposes but then changed my mind (see below).
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
This is the same ball-pivot-and-clamp mechanism...

This is the same ball-pivot-and-clamp mechanism as is used in the ProMount90's and I have had no problem with them. The trick when mounting the speaker is first to tighten the clamping hex screw...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-13-2014, 01:14 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I am using the Polk Audio OWM5 satellite speakers...

I am using the Polk Audio OWM5 satellite speakers you cite for my (wall-mounted) FH, as well as side surrounds & SB. They are very good satellite speakers for the price, but please note that they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2014, 02:43 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
If you are referring to Crutchfield, I think you...

If you are referring to Crutchfield, I think you would have to purchase five pairs of the RC60i's @$120 a pair to qualify for the free SW (and it's the 8" PSW111, which is not worth much more than...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 04:53 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
I've been using the Android app, as I previously...

I've been using the Android app, as I previously mentioned. My Web controller not only doesn't provide this option, but it also doesn't show "Source" as the current zone 2 setting instead listing...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 04:50 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
From the "great minds think alike" department, as...

From the "great minds think alike" department, as posted in "The official Denon 2016/2017 flagship AVR (x9200w?) wishlist"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Good advice. I had that option at the back of my...

Good advice. I had that option at the back of my mind but it doesn't seem ideal to me for many reasons. It's sad that a higher-end multi-zone AVR can't provide the ability to sync the audio between...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 12:57 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
AFAIK that setting is only available for input...

AFAIK that setting is only available for input sources that include video. Is there any comparable operator for audio-only input sources?



Are you just confirming that this function is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 12:43 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
My universal remote does not accept codes, but at...

My universal remote does not accept codes, but at any rate it doesn't appear to me that those codes will work for the "Source" input selection.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 12:41 PM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Thanks for the suggestions Selden. I've tried...

Thanks for the suggestions Selden. I've tried "All Channel Stereo" for this very reason but didn't like it. My default surround modes are DTS Neo:X (for music) and DSU (for video) and I would...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-10-2014, 11:38 AM
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Posted By chi_guy50
Audio Sync in Zone 2

Does anyone have a suggestion for improving the audio sync between the main zone and zone 2/3?

I generally like to keep all zones playing the same input source. However, since the speakers in my...
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