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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By chs4000
I appreciate all replies so far, thank you, even...

I appreciate all replies so far, thank you, even though I disagree with fatbottom. :-) To each his own. I like what Audyssey does for me.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By chs4000
2014-model Onkyo receiver auto-calibration: how is it?

Is it in the same ballpark to the untrained ear vs. Audyssey? Can they do things similar do Audyssey MultEQ, Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume, somehow?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 118
Posted By chs4000
How best to amplify Onkyo TX-NR929?

Hi folks,

I'm taking an Onkyo TX-NR929 receiver to 11.2 channels and will need to supply my own power to two of the speakers (Front Wide L&R) as instructed in the Onkyo manual. The theater room is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-04-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 190,035
Posted By chs4000
I have two receivers to deliver for repair, one...

I have two receivers to deliver for repair, one of which I'm sure is the so-popular HDMI board failure, this time in a TX-NR708 from 3 years ago. I've just e-mailed Onkyo asking if they'll fix it...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   05-02-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27,026
Views: 3,165,546
Posted By chs4000
I'm getting a horizontally squished/narrowed...

I'm getting a horizontally squished/narrowed image when playing back 1440x1080 4:3 content inside of the MKV container (haven't tried other containers, so can't comment on those). I use 16:9...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-01-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By chs4000
In my setup (Onkyo TX-NR5008 + floorstanding...

In my setup (Onkyo TX-NR5008 + floorstanding speakers + $1000 SVS Subwoofer) I find that I don't miss the subwoofer too much if I just turn it off. My speakers perform admirably down to 50-60Hz, so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 190,035
Posted By chs4000
I was able to get the Net input working...

I was able to get the Net input working correctly again by directing my web browser to the receiver's IP address, accessing the Web Setup Menu, and placing Pandora, vTuner, etc., back where they...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 190,035
Posted By chs4000
The only problems I'm noticing right now is that...

The only problems I'm noticing right now is that the Onkyo Remote on my phone won't bring up my list of Pandora stations, and where before, I would get cover art when playing music via DLNA, now I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 190,035
Posted By chs4000
Or maybe the two receivers use the same HDMI...

Or maybe the two receivers use the same HDMI board but with different receiver model # built-in?

The receiver (TX-NR5008) still says 5008 on the outside, and still has all my previous settings in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 190,035
Posted By chs4000
I just got my 5008 back from repair, it works,...

I just got my 5008 back from repair, it works, at least basic features I've explored -- only had it connected for a few hours.

The funny thing is, it reports its model number as DHC-80.2 now. Is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 734,322
Posted By chs4000
What symptoms did you have with your 5008, Lost...

What symptoms did you have with your 5008, Lost Dog?

Bakerwi, it does seem unnecessary for an annual refresh of AVR products. Technology moves fast, but not that fast. And then of course with an...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   01-09-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,626
Views: 154,601
Posted By chs4000
No analog audio out, no deal. A real shame....

No analog audio out, no deal. A real shame. Stocked up on the BDP-S590 while I could, then the BDP-S790 when I had to, now, not sure what I'll do. Might have to resort to buying used -- too many of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-06-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 734,322
Posted By chs4000
I just dropped off my TX-NR3008 and TX-NR5008...

I just dropped off my TX-NR3008 and TX-NR5008 receivers at an Onkyo authorized repair facility in Seattle today (2014-01-06) for the well-known HDMI no-sound issue. They said they're very familiar...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-28-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 190,035
Posted By chs4000
In my own home, in my family, in my circle of...

In my own home, in my family, in my circle of friends, and amongst several of my customers, I've now dealt with almost a dozen failures or so in these (5008, 3008, 1008, a few other lower models...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   09-04-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,931,557
Posted By chs4000
That's a quite common experience if you sit...

That's a quite common experience if you sit sufficiently far enough away from the TV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 734,322
Posted By chs4000
In response to the request by a poster to reply...

In response to the request by a poster to reply if I haven't experienced an HDMI board failure, well here I am, happy owner of the TX-NR5008 since shorty after its release and it's working...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-19-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,115
Posted By chs4000
I'm not at all pleased with using this method,...

I'm not at all pleased with using this method, but it's an option I need to consider. Customer wants to power an additional speaker that wasn't part of the original plan, and this approach might be...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-03-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15,573
Views: 1,931,557
Posted By chs4000
I believe this TV is limited to 720p via the...

I believe this TV is limited to 720p via the built-in Netflix app.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   04-29-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By chs4000
Hello folks, With the removal of analog...

Hello folks,

With the removal of analog audio output, what is the vast installed base of analog wireless headphones to do? The behavior I'm looking for is audio routing through the speakers, and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-09-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 190,035
Posted By chs4000
What's the best way to contact Onkyo on this...

What's the best way to contact Onkyo on this issue, and to get them to pay for shipping to AND from? And to get a new box sent?

I've heard of others getting that kind of treatment, so contacted...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By chs4000
Hello folks, The situation is: friend has a...

Hello folks,

The situation is: friend has a TX-NR709 but no subwoofer yet. I'm flying over to set up his home theater on Saturday. Polk Monitor 70's for L & R, and smaller Polk speakers elsewhere...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-17-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,237
Posted By chs4000
Hello folks, In deciding what to recommend...

Hello folks,

In deciding what to recommend to a dear friend of mine, I'm torn between the 2012-model TX-NR717 and the 2011 model TX-NR709. Which of these two would you recommend getting? My cost...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-12-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9,969
Views: 717,027
Posted By chs4000
Leave it at whatever Audyssey sets it to,...

Leave it at whatever Audyssey sets it to, unquestionably.
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-07-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 87,505
Posted By chs4000
Well, anyone who really wants to go through this...

Well, anyone who really wants to go through this process will just have to go buy a 1TB hard drive, it's pointless to bend ourselves around in pretzels to acquire other image sizes.

If it's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,658
Posted By chs4000
I think the toroidal amplifier is only of...

I think the toroidal amplifier is only of theoretical benefit, anyway. I doubt it could be successfully ABX'd.
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