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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 01:22 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The 2015 Onkyo NR646, NR747, RZ800, and RX900...

The 2015 Onkyo NR646, NR747, RZ800, and RX900 will all get the DTS:X upgrade later this fall, but are capped at a 5.1.2 setup with no expansion to 9CH.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 01:17 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
For more info on the new 2015 Marantz AVRs,...

For more info on the new 2015 Marantz AVRs, please refer to the 2015 Marantz owner's thread ....

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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,739
Posted By jdsmoothie
The firmware update was to allow the NR1506 to...

The firmware update was to allow the NR1506 to work with the Marantz remote app.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 23,655
Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. If you have a dedicated sub (or in your...

Correct. If you have a dedicated sub (or in your case sending LFE to the sub in the front main), the lower frequencies of those speakers set to SMALL are sent to that single LFE input as well.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 16,712
Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. The Zone 2 and Front Presence speakers...

Correct. The Zone 2 and Front Presence speakers share the same speaker posts. You'll need to use an external 2CH amp via the Zone 2 pre-outs to also support Zone 2.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 17,165
Posted By jdsmoothie
If the optical audio is coming from the TV, the...

If the optical audio is coming from the TV, the TV is likely only able to pass PCM 2.0 or DD 5.1 (ie. no DTS), so you would want to run a separate audio cable from the 4k source directly to the SC-75...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 11:06 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
What is the length of the HDMI cable to the PJ? ...

What is the length of the HDMI cable to the PJ? If > 20', as a test use a shorter cable (eg. 6') if possible, otherwise try changing the resolution in the AVR or source to 720p. If either works,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 113,663
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup. The issue presents with the computer...

Yup. The issue presents with the computer monitor most likely as it is not HDCP certified.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 113,663
Posted By jdsmoothie
Can the DTV box display when directly connected...

Can the DTV box display when directly connected to the computer monitor? If yes, then yes, you'll need to use the small TV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 113,663
Posted By jdsmoothie
Perhaps I misunderstood your post. Are you...

Perhaps I misunderstood your post. Are you saying that the AVR menu displays just fine to the computer monitor but rather it's just the DTV box won't display? Have you tried changing the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 113,663
Posted By jdsmoothie
Either that or a 1080p computer monitor.

Either that or a 1080p computer monitor.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:34 AM
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Views: 113,663
Posted By jdsmoothie
Then putting it another way ... if it's not a...

Then putting it another way ... if it's not a standard TV resolution, unlikely the AVR will display to it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,739
Posted By jdsmoothie
You can also purchase a smart power strip to get...

You can also purchase a smart power strip to get the job done. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 113,663
Posted By jdsmoothie
The computer monitor must be set to a standard TV...

The computer monitor must be set to a standard TV resolution.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 16,712
Posted By jdsmoothie
It has been confirmed via the 2015 Denon and...

It has been confirmed via the 2015 Denon and Marantz Owner's manuals that DTS Neural:X will also simulate to Front Wide.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 09:10 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
After running Audyssey, if the AVR sets your...

After running Audyssey, if the AVR sets your FL/FR speakers to LARGE, reset them to SMALL/80Hz using Manual Setup which will then pass the lower frequencies to the sub as well as pass the load...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 23,655
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Although both models would perform well at...

^^
Although both models would perform well at moderate volume levels with your 4-ohm speakers, as you raise the volume level higher for movies, the AVR may shut down in protection mode at which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 16,712
Posted By jdsmoothie
It can be used for either. :)

It can be used for either. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By jdsmoothie
Not sure about the Onkyo, but the A2050 won't be...

Not sure about the Onkyo, but the A2050 won't be available for a few more weeks, and the SR6010 and AV4200W not until September. Although last year's higher Denon, Marantz and Yamaha models also...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,739
Posted By jdsmoothie
It's a defective unit. Just exchange it.

It's a defective unit. Just exchange it.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 16,712
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ No worries. Only a very small minority of...

^^
No worries. Only a very small minority of owners have a 7.1 setup (let alone a 5.1 setup) and although the A1050 can support adding 2 Atmos height speakers (ie. 5.1.2), if you're going to go...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 16,712
Posted By jdsmoothie
The A2050 can only do 2 height speakers if you...

The A2050 can only do 2 height speakers if you must have 7 speakers on the floor, however, with a 5 speaker floor setup you can have 4 height speakers (ie. Atmos 5.1.4.) :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 351
Posted By jdsmoothie
1. If you never plan to go beyond your current...

1. If you never plan to go beyond your current 5.1 setup (ie. by adding "height" speakers) then neither Atmos nor DTS:X will be important to you.
2. HDCP 2.2 only applies if your new TV is a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 04:44 AM
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Views: 299,401
Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2,405
Views: 129,249
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Correct. Multi channel FLAC is down sampled...

^^
Correct. Multi channel FLAC is down sampled to 2.0 stereo.
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