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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:28 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Could have been caused by a recent firmware...

Could have been caused by a recent firmware update to the Comcast box in which the bypass configuration (w/optical from the box to the AVR) would be your best work around. You could also try...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Not really a generation thing as 2EQ,...

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Not really a generation thing as 2EQ, MultEQ, and MultEQ XT were all introduced about 9 years ago at the same time, while XT32 and Sub EQ HT were first introduced in 2011. The lower models "NR"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 01:42 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ There are 4 versions of Audyssey: 2EQ,...

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There are 4 versions of Audyssey: 2EQ, MultEQ, MultEQ XT, and MultEQ XT32

The 5005 uses MultEQ which hasn't changed how it processes the sub since inception, although as there is only (1) sub...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 01:37 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ If the display reads "Multi CH IN" then the...

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If the display reads "Multi CH IN" then the unit is NOT receiving bitstream audio regardless of the source setting to the contrary.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 01:33 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Could be an issue with the receiver then. Might...

Could be an issue with the receiver then. Might be time to update to something more current.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 01:28 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
This unit is over 4 years old and likely hasn't...

This unit is over 4 years old and likely hasn't had a firmware update in 2-3 years, so more than likely it has the latest firmware already. If not (although hard to tell especially as it's not a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 01:23 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not sure where you heard this as there has been...

Not sure where you heard this as there has been no change in how Audyssey at this level handles the sub. :confused:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 01:10 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Why are you using an external splitter? The two...

Why are you using an external splitter? The two main zone HDMI outputs on the AVR can have the HDMI audio set to either the AVR or TV, but both outputs must be the same setting. You can also use the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. :)

Correct. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 10:02 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
A SPL meter is simply going to accomplish setting...

A SPL meter is simply going to accomplish setting the level and delay. Audyssey goes beyond that using 100's of control points to also EQ the frequency range of each speaker and sub, so no, just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Only OFF is discussed in the Owner's manual....

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Only OFF is discussed in the Owner's manual. The use of a Harmony Remote is likely your best option.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 08:13 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You'll want to run Audyssey again when adding an...

You'll want to run Audyssey again when adding an external amp due to gain structure differences with the Rotel.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 05:21 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Actually, both models have the exact same...

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Actually, both models have the exact same configuration capabilities, rather the difference is due to you posting the 9.1 configuration for the X5200W and the 11.1 configuration for the SR7009. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 03:40 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Dialog Enhancer

A feature on the 4520CI that is dropping down to the X5200W (and will pass to the X7200W as well) is the Dialog Enhancer which focuses on adjusting the voice frequency band as opposed to simply...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 03:13 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
With a 7.1.4 configuration, you have the option...

With a 7.1.4 configuration, you have the option of externally powering the Front, Wide, Top Front, or Top Rear speakers. If you want to provide even more power to the Front speakers than what the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 03:02 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Unfortunately as is often the case with...

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Unfortunately as is often the case with these magazine reviewers, they never take the time to fully understand how the product works. After running Audyssey, if you prefer more bass (as most...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:55 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Exchange it for a replacement.

Exchange it for a replacement.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yes. Audyssey will work whether using on...

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Yes. Audyssey will work whether using on board amps or the pre-outs. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Oops. Yes, correct. Was apparently looking at a...

Oops. Yes, correct. Was apparently looking at a different picture. :o
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:36 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ When "Multi CH IN" shows on the 1611 front...

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When "Multi CH IN" shows on the 1611 front panel display, it means the source device is decoding the DD/DTS audio to PCM so if you prefer to let the AVR do it (no difference either way in audio...
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
Replies: 9,159
Views: 562,880
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?
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