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Forum: Remote Control Area   12-29-2016, 05:54 AM
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Posted By bwturner1951
He's probably INTP on the Meyer's Briggs...

He's probably INTP on the Meyer's Briggs personality type scale and doesn't know he comes across being rude. That still doesn't excuse his attitude if he's been told so.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2016, 02:00 PM
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Posted By bwturner1951
I'll try that when I get home. TV audio to zone...

I'll try that when I get home. TV audio to zone 2/3 is usually music or TV shows so 5.1 in the main zone doesn't matter.

Thanks!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2016, 01:48 PM
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Posted By bwturner1951
Yes, most likely I could use AirPlay but while...

Yes, most likely I could use AirPlay but while setting this up I'm also trying to make it as simple to use as possible for my wife. I use Simple Control for my remote and try not to open other apps...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2016, 11:28 AM
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Posted By bwturner1951
OK, I think I get it now. Thanks. Here are some...

OK, I think I get it now. Thanks. Here are some other potential workarounds if I do understand correctly.

To get TV audio to zones 2 & 3 I could use cable box component audio out connected to a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2016, 07:22 AM
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Posted By bwturner1951
JD, my Zone 2 HDMI Audio set to PCM still doesn't...

JD, my Zone 2 HDMI Audio set to PCM still doesn't get me audio from an HDMI source in zone 2. I'm scratching my head over this. Could there be something going on with the Main 5.1/zone 2 mono/zone 3...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2016, 12:10 PM
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Posted By bwturner1951
That's a good point. Doesn't that feature require...

That's a good point. Doesn't that feature require all zones to play back the same source? It's still useful in background music situations.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2016, 07:28 AM
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Posted By bwturner1951
Thanks JD. When I get home I'll try the PCM...

Thanks JD. When I get home I'll try the PCM setting again but I'm pretty sure I tried that already. If it still doesn't work I can use my TV's optical audio out to an optical input on my AVR for TV...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2016, 06:59 AM
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Posted By bwturner1951
HDMI Pass Through Audio in Zones 2 & 3

I’m slightly (OK, maybe a lot) confused about zone 2/3 playback. I have my 4200 configured in a main 5.1 /zone 2 mono/zone 3 mono arrangement. Zones 2 & 3 feed my dining room and deck so I’m not...
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2016, 12:03 PM
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Posted By bwturner1951
Can I get an informed opinion on what crossover...

Can I get an informed opinion on what crossover freq works best for my four Polk RC65i speakers that I use for my L/R front mains and L/R surrounds? I know the spec sheet shows a 32 Hz to 20KHz...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2016, 09:31 AM
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Posted By bwturner1951
I just installed my new 4200 yesterday, replacing...

I just installed my new 4200 yesterday, replacing a 789 and 2212 with that single unit. I have a 5.1 setup in my main zone and dual speakers connected in parallel in zones 2 & 3. Since zones 2 & 3...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20,177
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Posted By bwturner1951
IP control resets parameters

Has anyone experienced IP control (via Ethernet connection to AVR) causing some of your customized settings to be reset to default values? Specifically, after using IP control repeatedly from...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   04-27-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 71,608
Posted By bwturner1951
I did say curated *shows*, with a live host, like...

I did say curated *shows*, with a live host, like Dave Koz. Maybe hosted would have been a better word? Does Spotify have those? Please enlighten me on where to find if so.

I'm happy for you that...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   04-26-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 71,608
Posted By bwturner1951
There's no such thing as 'background' music in my...

There's no such thing as 'background' music in my house. :D
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   04-26-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 71,608
Posted By bwturner1951
As a status update to my earlier post about...

As a status update to my earlier post about Sirius/XM audio quality, I cancelled my subscription and have now become a disciple of Spotify. Although I will miss some of the curated shows, especially...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-15-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,015
Posted By bwturner1951
Rant warning! No amount of sound and video...

Rant warning!

No amount of sound and video editing and processing can compensate for the amateurish production of GOT. It gets worse every season. The running, burning horse in season 6 put it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-15-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 377,439
Posted By bwturner1951
I'm considering purchasing either a Marantz 7008...

I'm considering purchasing either a Marantz 7008 or 7010 as a replacement for my Denon 2212ci to power my 5.1 Home Theater & audio system plus 2 other stereo zones. I clearly understand the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2016, 10:27 AM
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Views: 1,227
Posted By bwturner1951
Thanks for your reply. Sorry for the confusing...

Thanks for your reply. Sorry for the confusing terminology. I'll attempt to clarify what I meant by account on the AVR. It's akin to a Pandora, Rhapsody, Sirius/XM or other subscription-based...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-09-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,227
Posted By bwturner1951
Spotify Connect or AVR Spotify account?

Other than simplifying the startup of the activity, how does using the Spotify (Premium) account on an AVR differ from using Spotify Connect from an iOS device? I assume that they both provide the...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   12-21-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 71,608
Posted By bwturner1951
Very heady posts and reading. Thanks to all you...

Very heady posts and reading. Thanks to all you Sirius/XM nerds for adding to the body of knowledge that us nerd wannabes can read but not completely understand. However, I think I understand the...
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   01-29-2013, 08:25 PM
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Views: 1,438
Posted By bwturner1951
I call this my practical system because I have...

I call this my practical system because I have no dedicated space in the house nor unlimited financial resources to build the kind of dream HT system that I would like. This represents a compromise...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   01-28-2013, 07:56 AM
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Views: 2,063
Posted By bwturner1951
Great questions YeOldMetalHead. I'll be...

Great questions YeOldMetalHead. I'll be interested in hearing responses as I have the same issue with Sirus/XM. I'm using a Sirius Home Connect Tuner with an external roof mounted antenna that feeds...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-26-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 27,750
Posted By bwturner1951
Hi folks. I'm relatively new to the NAS...

Hi folks. I'm relatively new to the NAS streaming solution and need some advice please. Sorry for the noob questions.

I just purchased the WD Live 2TB and want to stream Blu-Ray movies and high...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   03-26-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 71,608
Posted By bwturner1951
Interesting discussion here ladies and gents. I...

Interesting discussion here ladies and gents. I gave up Sirius about a year ago when I got so hacked off at them for keeping the Sirius and XM components separate, requiring a subscription to each...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-26-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20,177
Views: 1,940,319
Posted By bwturner1951
Copied over from the Denon AVR 789 thread. ...

Copied over from the Denon AVR 789 thread.

Quote:Originally Posted by bwturner1951 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21807174)

On the issue of...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-26-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 552,701
Posted By bwturner1951
Quote:Originally Posted by deletedpenguin...

Quote:Originally Posted by deletedpenguin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21827096)

Regardless of app, there are pretty significant hardware...
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