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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2017, 11:34 AM
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Posted By kdp99
Thanks for the harmony tip I have a URC MX850,...

Thanks for the harmony tip I have a URC MX850, and have developed an HDMI4 macro, its just a bit less reliable and more 'clunk' than a discrete code.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 60
Posted By kdp99
Thanks for the advice, the TV has 4 HDMI, but...

Thanks for the advice, the TV has 4 HDMI, but HDMI4 does not have a discrete remote control code, so I find it easier to use an HDMI switch (which has discrete codes), attached to HDMI 3
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-16-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 60
Posted By kdp99
Question about TV modes

Any expert answer this, my TV (Samsung) has 4 pre-set picture modes. I have movie mode, with various adjustments set in all the various menus, set up as I like.

My question is, if I take another...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 452
Posted By kdp99
AVC 1SE Updated (5800 in the USA), 16+ years of...

AVC 1SE Updated (5800 in the USA), 16+ years of heavy use, still going strong (I also have POAT10 power amps for LRC, even older !).
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-01-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,319
Posted By kdp99
Thanks folks for your investigations. I...

Thanks folks for your investigations.


I have an old but very good AVR (UK Version of Denon 5800), which does not have HDMI, so I just use optical/coaxial.


For DTS blue rays I use an Oppo...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   11-24-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,372
Posted By kdp99
I have an Oppo 93, so know I will have this...

I have an Oppo 93, so know I will have this problem, if I go the Atmos route. I also have a couple of Samsung blu ray decks, 2013/2014 vintage, anyone know if they have the problem ?


Thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-13-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By kdp99
Thanks all for the replies. Most of what I get is...

Thanks all for the replies. Most of what I get is good 5.1 DD, some local stuff is 2.0 DD, but with that I get a good result with DPL2 on my old but very good Denon (UK version of the upgraded 5800),...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-09-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
Posted By kdp99
Dolby and DTS Upmixers with TV shows

I would appreciate any comments about how good or bad the 'atmos' up-mixers are with TV shows that have a good surround sound mix, e.g.


Game of Thrones
Dr Who
etc.


Many thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-05-2016, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By kdp99
Thank you very much for the help

Thank you very much for the help
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-03-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By kdp99
Denon 12v trigger polarity question

I have a 16 year old Denon receiver and matching power amps of the same vintage. All the 12v triggers are the same type of 4mm power plug.


If I get a new Denon receiver I will want to use the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-30-2016, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By kdp99
Exactly what I needed to know, many thanks

Exactly what I needed to know, many thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By kdp99
Are these the pre-out options ? Not what I was...

Are these the pre-out options ? Not what I was expecting, I am trying to work out for an 11.1 system if / how I can use the 6200 to drive all the speakers except LCR which will be driven via the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By kdp99
Opps missed out the last bit advise what...

Opps missed out the last bit


advise what the pre-out options offered are ?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-29-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By kdp99
Denon 6200w Pre-out settings

Page 250 of the manual says



Pre-out


When “Assign Mode” is set to “11.1ch”, selects the PRE OUT connect
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2016, 03:43 AM
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Posted By kdp99
What you want is 'home brew' DD EX, I did it with...

What you want is 'home brew' DD EX, I did it with some success in late 1999 ! The details are in the link below 2/3 of the way down.


I had the devils own job getting the surround back level...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By kdp99
I have used a harmony OK but not that one, I'd...

I have used a harmony OK but not that one, I'd say 99.99999% sure it will. A cheap one of the type I linked to would be less dosh. I'd suggest if you just want a remote to use with the Denon get a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 185
Posted By kdp99
Almost any cheap (£30) universal remote will do...

Almost any cheap (£30) universal remote will do the Denon, its code set is well known (I have had the European one for 16 years !) I'd buy one and set it up correctly, still a very good bit of kit....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2016, 06:35 AM
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Posted By kdp99
Many thanks

Many thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2016, 06:23 AM
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Posted By kdp99
Mix dolby and normal speakers

I am looking at the 5200 manual, and trying to figure out if this page allows the front atmos speakers to be up firing modules and the rear ones ceiling mounted speakers (using the 11.1...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-06-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By kdp99
It s work, I use it !

It s work, I use it !
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-05-2016, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By kdp99
I have one that I use with my MX850 and Windows...

I have one that I use with my MX850 and Windows 7, posted details here.


http://www.remotecentral.com/cgi-bin/mboard/complete/thread.cgi?keywords=5336&highlight=cheap|usb

The link to the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-26-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By kdp99
Thanks to you both, confirms what I suspected !

Thanks to you both, confirms what I suspected !
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   11-25-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By kdp99
X-Curve / re-equilisation

Hi,

Does anybody have a feel if the sound track on most films released on Blue ray is still the same as the sound track used in the cinema and hence needs the X-curve 'undoing' via equalisation ?...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By kdp99
I have actually had to do that at work to stop a...

I have actually had to do that at work to stop a pc doing a long run cpu intensive run loading the screen saver that IT support would not turn off and stole 1/2 the CPU. I used a long stick - caused...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By kdp99
If I 'split' a 12v trigger should it work ?

A bit of advice sort. I have 4 devices (3 power amps and a sub), that power on OK from a 12v trigger on my Denon (UK version of the 5800). The three power amps have a 12v trigger in and out, and the...
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