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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:48 PM
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^^ Have you tried replacing the HDMI cables...

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Have you tried replacing the HDMI cables connecting the sources to the AVR as I suggested in the other thread? Also try setting the output video to 720p. If it works, there's an issue with the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:14 PM
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Yes, you can use those Onkyo speakers placed on...

Yes, you can use those Onkyo speakers placed on top of either your existing FL/FR speakers or SL/SR speakers. The 636 is a 7CH AVR which when used with a 5.1 setup can add 2 "height" speakers,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes. Upconverting refers to converting analog...

Yes. Upconverting refers to converting analog --> HDMI. If the content is already HD there's nothing to convert.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If you view the pictures in your Owner's manual,...

If you view the pictures in your Owner's manual, you'll note Front Height is listed as both an Atmos and Auro 3D speaker location meaning that audio is likely to be directed to them using either an...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 07:36 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If you like listening to movies at louder volume...

If you like listening to movies at louder volume levels, the NR1504 will not handle the load, however, it does have a set of FL/FR pre-outs in which you could add a more powerful external amp (eg....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 07:30 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Depends on whether you prefer using MCACC...

Depends on whether you prefer using MCACC (Pioneer) or Audyssey MultEQ XT (Marantz), although an even better deal would be the newer Marantz SR7008 which uses the more advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 07:26 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ There are 5 physical speaker locations that...

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There are 5 physical speaker locations that work as Atmos "height" speakers: Front Height (top of front wall), Top Front (ceiling), Top Middle (ceiling), Top Rear (ceiling), and Rear Height (top...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 06:45 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Consider the Marantz SR1605 which is a slim line...

Consider the Marantz SR1605 which is a slim line networking model.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
I would start out with a 7.1 setup using all...

I would start out with a 7.1 setup using all speakers; however, would also experiment with not using the middle set of speakers and instead simply using the back set as "side" surrounds in a 5.1...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:50 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Front Wides is an option that is not offered on...

Front Wides is an option that is not offered on the lower models but rather begins with the SR600X and higher.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:46 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The audio quality will be the same regardless of...

The audio quality will be the same regardless of whether you use PCM or bitstream, however, if you use bitstream, you must also set the Secondary Audio Mix to OFF.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:32 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Also keep in mind that if you purchased with a...

Also keep in mind that if you purchased with a credit card, many card issuers will extend the warranty by 1 year, so check with them to confirm.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:17 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, you could, although as I suggest, not likely...

Yes, you could, although as I suggest, not likely worth it, and you would have to configure the Top Middle speakers as Top Rear. Also, bi-amping will provide no benefit. Front Height speakers can...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:13 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ No reason KEF should not pair well with the...

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No reason KEF should not pair well with the Marantz.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-28-2015, 05:07 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try replacing the HDMI cable connecting the BDP...

Try replacing the HDMI cable connecting the BDP to the AVR.

Also, for further questions/issues, you'll want to post in the 2014 Denon Atmos AVR thread ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:26 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Many Atmos AVR owners actually prefer listening...

Many Atmos AVR owners actually prefer listening to non-Atmos movies using Dolby Surround vs. listening to one of the current Atmos BDs which for the most part have been very poorly mixed to take...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:23 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Although this is planned at some point in the...

Although this is planned at some point in the future, not currently an option on USA models.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:21 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Bluetooth capability should be the same as on the...

Bluetooth capability should be the same as on the higher models, however, without an external antenna as is used on the networking models, the streaming distance may not be as great.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 08:04 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Although you could, you would have to configure...

Although you could, you would have to configure your current ceiling speakers as Top Rear as opposed to their more likely current physical location of Top Middle. However, Front Dolby + Top Middle...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 07:52 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try a different router. Perhaps take it to a...

Try a different router. Perhaps take it to a neighbor's house and use their router.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 07:48 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The SR5009 would be more than enough to meet your...

The SR5009 would be more than enough to meet your needs, although you may also want to consider the NR1605 or even Denon X2100W as well.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 01:34 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. Option only available on the higher...

Correct. Option only available on the higher models.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 01:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The AVR is going to play what it is...

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The AVR is going to play what it is receiving so if you're only seeing DD/DTS on the front panel, that is what the unit is receiving. Ensure you have selected the HD audio sound track on the BD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
After saving the config file to a PC file, you...

After saving the config file to a PC file, you may want to try the "network" reset procedure listed in post 4 of this thread, although you may also want to try rebooting your router.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2015, 10:07 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Until another X3100W owner can confirm the...

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Until another X3100W owner can confirm the issue, you may want to simply try doing a soft reset by unplugging the unit's power cord for 10 minutes and possibly rebooting the router.
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