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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-29-2013, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Pointyskull
I have the Yamaha RX-V765BL and a Roku connected...

I have the Yamaha RX-V765BL and a Roku connected via HDMI (to HDMI2)

The Roku is set to 5.1 surround, but the receiver display shows PCM.
I have tried to change the settings for HDMI2 but I...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-25-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 256,456
Posted By Pointyskull
Only had my 650 since 02/13. Had the "rattle"...

Only had my 650 since 02/13. Had the "rattle" but it didn't bother me.

Today the upper right function button is remaining depressed. I can still click it to operate a function, but it clearly...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-17-2013, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Pointyskull
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Tesla1856 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1237145/official-logitech-harmony-650-600-remote-thread/750#post_22975410)


If...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-16-2013, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Pointyskull
Just picked up a new 650 to replace an old...

Just picked up a new 650 to replace an old Harmony than fell apart. I "imported" my settings from my old Harmony, and though they are all correct I am experiencing problems with the main activity...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-24-2009, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Pointyskull
Quote:Originally Posted by Breathing Borla...

Quote:Originally Posted by Breathing Borla http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17596055)

I got 240 channels + HBO and Starz
HD DVR and HD service...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-19-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,151
Posted By Pointyskull
I just bought the 765, and so far it's been a...

I just bought the 765, and so far it's been a great improvement over my old Onkyo.

I have my Comcast HD-DVR connected to the 765 via the digital optical input for audio (AV1) and I've been...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-16-2009, 06:48 AM
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Views: 312,862
Posted By Pointyskull
Quote:Originally Posted by rdgrimes...

Quote:Originally Posted by rdgrimes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17533961)

That's because your player is decoding and sending PCM instead of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-14-2009, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Pointyskull
Thanks, eddified. Kind of what I thought, but...

Thanks, eddified. Kind of what I thought, but wasn't 100% sure.

Here's my dumb question of the day:
I have my BD player connected to the 765 via HDMI.

If I'm playing a disc with DTS-HD Master...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-14-2009, 06:44 AM
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Views: 312,862
Posted By Pointyskull
What's the general thought on the firmware...

What's the general thought on the firmware updates?

If it ain't broke, don't fix it - or get it anyhow?

And does the latest contain all of the previous enhancements, or is it necessary to get...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-13-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,950
Views: 312,862
Posted By Pointyskull
Thanks for the answer, rdgrimes! Maybe you...

Thanks for the answer, rdgrimes!

Maybe you could dummy down the Volume Trim option?
The manual was somewhat vague on its function, but even less clear on what an appropriate setting might be?
...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-13-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,499
Posted By Pointyskull
SOLUTION: It was my Onkyo receiver - model...

SOLUTION:
It was my Onkyo receiver - model TX-DS595.

Onkyo has an FAQ on their site addressing a known problem "experiencing audio (Sound) dropouts when watching a Dolby Digital broadcast from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-12-2009, 06:14 PM
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Views: 312,862
Posted By Pointyskull
Quote:Originally Posted by rdgrimes...

Quote:Originally Posted by rdgrimes http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17519271)

The only output you need is "Straight" and PLIIX for matrixing to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-07-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 30,949
Posted By Pointyskull
I'm looking at the Yamaha RX-V765, but I was...

I'm looking at the Yamaha RX-V765, but I was wondering if it's possible to bypass the video upconvert while still feeding HDMI inputs (Blu-Ray, Cable) into the receiver?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-04-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,594
Views: 392,692
Posted By Pointyskull
I currently have the Onkyo TX-DS595, and it...

I currently have the Onkyo TX-DS595, and it still does everything I need. I have an HD-DVR connected via HDMI to a plasma and digital optical to the receiver. I've been eyeballing the 607 because of...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   11-04-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,499
Posted By Pointyskull
Well, so much for a new box being the solution. ...

Well, so much for a new box being the solution.

Last Thursday (10/29) Comcast replaced my Motorola HD-DVR DCT 3416 I with a new model Motorola DXC3400 in an attempt to fix the audio drops.

All...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-30-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,499
Posted By Pointyskull
A Comcast tech came out yesterday and tested my...

A Comcast tech came out yesterday and tested my signal strength, which was fine.

He then swapped out my Motorola HD-DVR DCT 3416 I with a new model (Motorola DXC3400).

The new one is also a...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-26-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,499
Posted By Pointyskull
I called Comcast over the weekend to complain...

I called Comcast over the weekend to complain about the audio drop, and a tech is coming out on Thursday. We shall see how that goes...

On the plus side, I was given a $30 credit on my bill...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-21-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,499
Posted By Pointyskull
Watched the Yankees/Angels ALCS game on Tuesday...

Watched the Yankees/Angels ALCS game on Tuesday night on Fox - no audio drops (and it has been very frequent on that channel).

Recorded Simpsons/American Dad on Fox Sunday night - tons of audio...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-08-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,499
Posted By Pointyskull
Quote:Originally Posted by jdibb...

Quote:Originally Posted by jdibb http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17320103)

"Hard reset"

Just power cycling the Onkyo with the switch usually...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-08-2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,499
Posted By Pointyskull
Quote:Originally Posted by jdibb...

Quote:Originally Posted by jdibb http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/17309881)

Hi, yes I have the same issue with the output of my DCH 3416 directly...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   10-01-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,499
Posted By Pointyskull
I've been experimenting - due to the sound drop...

I've been experimenting - due to the sound drop issue. Here's my setup and what I've found:

- I have a Motorola HD-DVR DCT 3416 I connected via HDMI to my Panny plasma (for video) and a digital...
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   09-18-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 35,499
Posted By Pointyskull
I have a Motorola HD-DVR DCT 3416 I. I've...

I have a Motorola HD-DVR DCT 3416 I.

I've been experiencing the same 2-second audio drop sporadically - typically on channels like NatGeo-HD and Palladia. It can be either when viewing live or...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   06-03-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,050,133
Posted By Pointyskull
Quote:Originally Posted by myurkus...

Quote:Originally Posted by myurkus http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16566811)

has anyone successfully applied the firmware update without any...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-22-2009, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6,744
Views: 1,050,133
Posted By Pointyskull
I have two questions about BD-Live content, now...

I have two questions about BD-Live content, now that I have finally been able to get mine working (thanks Ausdaddy).
1. Is it typically extremely slow to load/buffer?
2. Does the size of the USB...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-20-2009, 05:39 AM
Replies: 10,838
Views: 1,253,814
Posted By Pointyskull
I have a Comcast Motorola HD-DVR (not sure of...

I have a Comcast Motorola HD-DVR (not sure of the model, but my service started about 16 months ago).

Is anyone else experiencing frequent audio drop outs on certain HD channels like Palladia,...
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