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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Not sure where you read that, but in...

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Not sure where you read that, but in actuality, although it is true that Airplay must first "hijack" the main zone in order to play to Zone 2, once playing in Zone 2, you can then reselect...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:16 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Sure. However, I believe this is more than just...

Sure. However, I believe this is more than just a center channel volume setting, rather it is supposed to focus only on the human voice frequency range (ie. 300Hz - 3Khz).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:10 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ You can get a SPL meter at Radio Shack for <...

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You can get a SPL meter at Radio Shack for < $50 or just download a phone app for free. When using the 0-100 volume scale average volume for most folks is likely 40-60 for TV and maybe 50-70 for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 03:25 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Ooops!! I almost forgot, when you are...

Ooops!! I almost forgot, when you are externally powering a speaker you cannot then also connect a set of speaker posts to that same speaker so you actually will have to change the setting back to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 03:11 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Dialog Enhancer

The Dialog Enhancer setting didn't get much fanfare in this thread, but the setting is dropping down to the X5200W and will also likely pass to the X7200W. Does anyone find this setting helpful?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:58 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Connections with Samsung TVs don't always...

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Connections with Samsung TVs don't always work as expected. At the very least, you must also have the Samsung Anynet+ set to ON.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The SR5007 is capable of providing 7CH of...

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The SR5007 is capable of providing 7CH of operation so you must choose between either the "Surround Back" setting and lose the bi-amp, or the "Spk-C" setting and lose the surround back speakers. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:48 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
One difference is the SR7009 uses a "Dialog Level...

One difference is the SR7009 uses a "Dialog Level Adjust" setting as was used on last years D&M models which simply adjusts the center channel volume, while the X5200W and X7200W inherit the "Dialog...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Correct. As I noted is also possible with...

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Correct. As I noted is also possible with the X5200W using an external amp as well.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 12:34 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No Back Dolby speakers without also having Surr Back

In spending time reviewing the X5200W and X4100W manuals, I have discovered the following note on p. 231 of the X5200W manual and on p. 218 in the X4100W manual ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 10:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The unit must be in repair for at least 30...

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The unit must be in repair for at least 30 days or more to be offered a refurb and a 7702 would only be offered if there were no 7701 refurbs available of which there are likely plenty especially...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 10:42 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Wifi audio to different rooms

If you have a multi zone AVR but prefer not to set up an extra set of in-wall or in-ceiling Zone 2/3 speakers, you may want to consider using a stand alone wireless speaker like the Denon HEOS 3. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Sleep Timer - by Zone

A nice feature if you have audio going to your bedroom as Zone 2 is to set the Sleep Timer (independent from the main zone) to turn off the Zone 2 music from 10 min - 2 hours after being set. Zone 2...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Correct. No longer an available option.

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Correct. No longer an available option.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup. Can come in handy too. Replacing an HDMI...

Yup. Can come in handy too. Replacing an HDMI board out of warranty can cost $400-$500. :eek: Also worth considering purchasing an extended warranty on a refurbished unit or one purchased on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 09:13 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Only the SR7009 has Spotify Connect, rather the...

Only the SR7009 has Spotify Connect, rather the SR7008 has Spotify. Other than built in Wifi/Bluetooth and Atmos/Dolby Surround capability, the SR7008 has virtually all the same features for the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 09:11 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Denon X1100W is the "X" series version of the...

Denon X1100W is the "X" series version of the S700W with same Audyssey as your 3808CI and a 3rd year of warranty.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yup ... in fact they actually always have. ...

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Yup ... in fact they actually always have. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 07:48 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Positions 7 and 8 will simply go diagonally...

Positions 7 and 8 will simply go diagonally between 1:4 and 1:6

4..5..6
..7..8
2..1..3
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Agree. Thread title should be changed to "Front...

Agree. Thread title should be changed to "Front Wide or Front Height - Which would you choose?"
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Ideally FW speakers should be at the same height...

Ideally FW speakers should be at the same height as the FL/FR speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 04:40 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ AFAIK (at least with all my cards AMEX, MC,...

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AFAIK (at least with all my cards AMEX, MC, Visa) ... they all extend the 1 year refurbished warranty to 2 years as long as the mfr still provides the warranty on the refurbished unit.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 30,196
Posted By jdsmoothie
Speaker Terminology

The new 2014 ATMOS AVR speaker terminology:

Height speakers
FH = Front Height
RH = Rear Height

In-ceiling speakers
TF = Top Front
TM = Top Middle
TR = Top Rear
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By jdsmoothie
Marantz SR7008 pricing has been reduced if you...

Marantz SR7008 pricing has been reduced if you don't plan on using Atmos speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 04:14 AM
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Views: 350,816
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ ...

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http://us.marantz.com/us/Support/Pages/PartsAccessories.aspx
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