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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 02:59 AM
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Posted By kikkenit2
The graphic eq in marantz and every other...

The graphic eq in marantz and every other mainstream brand is worthless. Using it does turn audyssey off.
And only one eq band below 80hz. That eq isn't available on the subwoofer out either....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-30-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By kikkenit2
If you want to apply compression to audio and...

If you want to apply compression to audio and export that you probably need pro editing software/hardware.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By kikkenit2
Straight won't matrix 5.1 into 7.1. Change the...

Straight won't matrix 5.1 into 7.1. Change the audio mode. Hit the movie button or something.
Some modes will turn off the subwoofer so be careful. Study the manual or guess. I use straight
most of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By kikkenit2
Probably damaged the rca port at the receiver....

Probably damaged the rca port at the receiver. Wiggle and tug a little there and amp.
Connect a fresh sub cable to sub amp and rub other end of cable. Sub should make
some noise. Don't try that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 04:40 PM
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Views: 375,188
Posted By kikkenit2
Yamaha owners don't feel so bad. Ypao is junk at...

Yamaha owners don't feel so bad. Ypao is junk at room eq, but so is every other brand that uses
internal solutions. Just not enough processing power to crunch the numbers. Every computer based
auto...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 65
Posted By kikkenit2
You would think it could auto detect the second...

You would think it could auto detect the second subwoofer, but I am pretty sure it has to be
manually switched on in menu. Similar to some amp assignments. Before running audyssey.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By kikkenit2
There is a good chance cable, satellite and...

There is a good chance cable, satellite and gaming rigs will soon require hdcp 2.2 for some content.
Buy only a 2015 model to avoid a lot of hassle down the road. You will get both atmos and dts:x...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By kikkenit2
Go with the v675. The five series is a big step...

Go with the v675. The five series is a big step down in power and sound quality.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 24
Posted By kikkenit2
There are speaker volume buttons and test tones...

There are speaker volume buttons and test tones for each speaker available on the remote.
Same thing resides in the setup menu. Adjust each speaker until the test tones sound the
same loudness (db...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 69
Posted By kikkenit2
Stick with yamaha. Way more reliable....

Stick with yamaha. Way more reliable. Onkyo/Integra has been the worst (hdmi boards). Good place to buy older stuff.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 65
Posted By kikkenit2
Did you turn on the subwoofer 2 in the speaker...

Did you turn on the subwoofer 2 in the speaker settings? P.194 manual.
It is off by default. I call them ports too so it's ok to. lol
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 91
Posted By kikkenit2
Set the crossover to 80hz for most speakers. What...

Set the crossover to 80hz for most speakers. What is the global subwoofer level in receiver?
And some audio playback modes will disable the subwoofer. Create some single frequency
test tones for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 32
Posted By kikkenit2
Look at p.100 in the manual. Video Out is what...

Look at p.100 in the manual. Video Out is what you want. Unfortunately that receiver only allows
background video on tuner, Sirius, network, usb and multi ch inputs. Time to put some digital audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By kikkenit2
Ok good. I figured you must have edited it back...

Ok good. I figured you must have edited it back out. I kept hitting refresh and nothing. lol
Looks like I did tell you how to wire the subwoofer properly the first time. It should be a parallel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By kikkenit2
Optical out won't pass any hdmi input audio. What...

Optical out won't pass any hdmi input audio. What is drc?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 189
Posted By kikkenit2
I select crossover levels based strictly on the...

I select crossover levels based strictly on the bass capabilities of each speaker regardless of position.
I look for the elbow where near flat response starts dropping and never comes back.
And...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By kikkenit2
Going back to your original post and that speaker...

Going back to your original post and that speaker list you shouldn't need discrete 140 watts on
every speaker. Towers sure, but the subwoofer amp needs most of the power. Look at the sr5010
or...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-29-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 118
Posted By kikkenit2
Modern stereos with(receiver) or without(pre/pro)...

Modern stereos with(receiver) or without(pre/pro) internal amps don't interface with soundbars very well.
They are not allowed to convert hdmi audio into toslink/coaxial digital or analog audio out...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By kikkenit2
It looks like both the yamaha rx-v1 and nht vt-2...

It looks like both the yamaha rx-v1 and nht vt-2 are from about 2000. That receiver was a $3200 list
flagship beast. The front speakers are weak, but the main speaker a posts should power those...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By kikkenit2
I would go with the older onkyo mainly because...

I would go with the older onkyo mainly because you won't be going 4k ultra right away.
Dolby atmos and their new simulated surround handle the dts:x stuff good enough for now.
All the new hdmi...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By kikkenit2
I like those speakers. After I checked them out I...

I like those speakers. After I checked them out I almost bought some. lol
I can't pick a winner. They are so new and so even and so good on paper.
Past performance and reputation doesn't always...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By kikkenit2
External amp isn't required, but most prefer to...

External amp isn't required, but most prefer to unload a few channels when driving 9 speakers.
Those towers are very efficient so using those with subs should be fine. Yamaha isn't known for
huge...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By kikkenit2
All 3 are nice. The Integra won't convert...

All 3 are nice. The Integra won't convert component hd video in to hdmi out. The others will do
full upscaling to 4k out. If listening to music full range on the yamaha use a stereo amp on those ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By kikkenit2
Don't blame you. Even the aptx stuff is nothing...

Don't blame you. Even the aptx stuff is nothing like usb/airplay quality.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 85
Posted By kikkenit2
I thought so. Unfortunately I don't have any i...

I thought so. Unfortunately I don't have any i products or that receiver, but hopefully Kal or
someone can troubleshoot that ipad. What is the model of that tablet? I have used add-on
bluetooth...
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