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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 03:03 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
First off, wrong thread as this is only for the...

First off, wrong thread as this is only for the higher Denon Atmos models. The thread you want is ...
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 02:59 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Use Sub EQ HT, although you may want to...

Use Sub EQ HT, although you may want to experiment whether 3/1 or 2/2.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Maybe 6-7 years as with Japan expecting to...

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Maybe 6-7 years as with Japan expecting to broadcast the 2020 Olympics in 8K, we're likely to see consumer 8K TVs not to longer after.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 02:41 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Decide what features you want and pick...

Decide what features you want and pick accordingly. If you don't want any of the S900W features, go with the S700W.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 02:39 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Just an FYI for anyone considering the X2100W -...

Just an FYI for anyone considering the X2100W - Denon has reduced the MSRP by $50 this week only.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 02:28 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The average we've seen in drawings is roughly 1/2...

The average we've seen in drawings is roughly 1/2 way between the Front speakers and main listening position (eg. 4-5') with roughly the same distance to the rear, so you're pretty much spot on. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 06:55 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Sorry, but no, rather LFE+MAIN when you use...

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Sorry, but no, rather LFE+MAIN when you use the STEREO surround mode. LFE+MAIN only applies when FL/FR speakers are set to LARGE and the FL/FR crossovers are then respected as set in the custom...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 06:51 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The mfr spec and the speaker's performance in...

The mfr spec and the speaker's performance in your room are likely to be different. Using Manual Setup, raise the crossovers to 80Hz to allow the sub to do the processing and take the load off the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 06:45 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Nope. D&M dropped on board Spotify on all 2014...

Nope. D&M dropped on board Spotify on all 2014 models (to include the OP's S700W) and now use Spotify Connect which requires a Spotify Premium account.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 06:32 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The unit is likely set to PURE DIRECT mode...

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The unit is likely set to PURE DIRECT mode which will cut off analog video processing to include the front panel display as you describe.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 06:27 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not sure where you're reading "more than the...

Not sure where you're reading "more than the average percentage of units with all sorts of problems" as for the most part, it's been a solid performer. Once the update has completed via the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 06:19 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
With that one router, only single session AFAIK,...

With that one router, only single session AFAIK, however, as I suggested, you may be able to use the wireless connection independently to a different router.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Lossless audio production was around when you...

Lossless audio production was around when you purchased your 1908, so any current AVR will have that feature capability. Suggest you match the FL/FR speakers with a quality center speaker (eg. Def...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 05:10 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. You can purchase an HDMI splitter from forum...

1. You can purchase an HDMI splitter from forum sponsor Monoprice, although if the PJ HDMI cable is > 20', you may have to add an HDMI Extender (also from Monoprice) if the signal strength is too...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 05:02 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
LFE+MAIN should engage the sub using PURE DIRECT...

LFE+MAIN should engage the sub using PURE DIRECT on all Denon AVRs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 04:54 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Not sure what you mean as all models listed,...

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Not sure what you mean as all models listed, except the SC-85, provide a dedicated PHONO input, and most likely all models listed would also be an upgrade in audio quality over your older AVR as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 04:48 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If using a Verizon Actiontec router .... on the...

If using a Verizon Actiontec router .... on the router, go to the Advanced tab (accept the warning) and go to the IGMP Proxy menu and disable "IGMP Proxy.". On newer Actiontec routers, if you don't...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Thanks. :) PimpDawg: Whether you go...

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Thanks. :)

PimpDawg: Whether you go with Pioneer (MCACC) or Denon/Marantz (Audyssey) will somewhat depend on the EQ system you prefer as all 3 models you list are Atmos capable; however,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 04:20 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
With 2 of you posting the issue presents using...

With 2 of you posting the issue presents using the PS4, that may be source of the freezing issue. Try connecting the PS4 to other HDMI inputs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 145,566
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, it does. Night Mode and Dynamic Volume are...

Yes, it does. Night Mode and Dynamic Volume are two different features. Night Mode on your HK is equal to the Dynamic Compression setting on the Denon AVR which works with Dolby TrueHD.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 04:04 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
This could be an HDMI handshake related issue,...

This could be an HDMI handshake related issue, often resolved by powering on the devices in a specific order (eg. TV then AVR then source) and allowing about 5 seconds before powering on the next...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 03:56 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Wrong pre-outs? The X3100W has a full set...

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Wrong pre-outs? The X3100W has a full set of main zone 7.2 pre-outs as well as Zone 2 pre-outs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The following AVRs would meet your requirements...

The following AVRs would meet your requirements of 3 HDMI outputs (2 - main zone: PJ/TV and 1 - Zone 2) and Phono input (except as noted):

Denon X4100W/X5200W/X7200W
Marantz SR7009/AV7702/AV8802...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By jdsmoothie
If the AVR is not shutting down in protection...

If the AVR is not shutting down in protection mode or you are not hearing distortion, you should be fine. Otherwise, look for an AVR that has at least the FL/FR pre-outs (if not a full 7.1 set of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-25-2014, 03:15 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
In my Troubleshooting section in post 3, any...

In my Troubleshooting section in post 3, any reference of "cable/sat" is referring to the STB (not the feed) and as noted, audio/video handshake issues with all brands of STBs is possible/common. If...
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