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Forum: HDTV Programming   04-19-2017, 07:57 AM
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Posted By dryeye
The difference between a Netflix stream and...

The difference between a Netflix stream and Comcast was very apparent to me during this months watchathon. When I saw the difference in detail I was immediately drawn to the better streaming picture....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
The subwoofer channel should play when any .1...

The subwoofer channel should play when any .1 signal is played even when the mains are set as large. If you have REW or a source that has test signals on the LFE .1 channel you can select straight as...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-30-2017, 03:28 PM
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Posted By dryeye
My current AVR is also the Yamaha A5100 and I use...

My current AVR is also the Yamaha A5100 and I use straight mode. Don't worry about only the left and right channels showing on the display. The other channels will all play fine when chosen in REW....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2017, 03:45 PM
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Posted By dryeye
That's a good question and I'd like to know the...

That's a good question and I'd like to know the answer too. From what I remember when I experimented with both setups if I recall I think the helicopter had more "blend" between the fronts and rears ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2017, 03:28 PM
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Posted By dryeye
If you mean will you be able to tell the...

If you mean will you be able to tell the difference between having the speakers set as heights vs overheads or some combination of both....it depends. You'll have to experiment :) if you have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-29-2017, 02:47 PM
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Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
You can set the upper speakers to either height...

You can set the upper speakers to either height or overhead or even dolby enabled. See page 126 of the owners manual for details.
Forum: Speakers   03-20-2017, 08:29 AM
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Views: 1,625,894
Posted By dryeye
New site seems to have lost the link to the old...

New site seems to have lost the link to the old forum. Hope that gets fixed. Lots of good info there.
Forum: Speakers   03-14-2017, 11:43 AM
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Posted By dryeye
Sorry I am unfamiliar with your setup but I think...

Sorry I am unfamiliar with your setup but I think some of this info from the DDRC-88A thread might be helpful. Basically you do not want any changes to the original signal before any decoder. That's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2017, 11:21 AM
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Views: 397,027
Posted By dryeye
I completely agree. Those two channels frequency...

I completely agree. Those two channels frequency response have nothing in common to suggest they be linked. But since ad25001 has apparently already run a calibration this way, in the name of science...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-24-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13,253
Views: 397,027
Posted By dryeye
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1989785&d=1487903353



I'm curious. What does the optimized Dirac curve look like when these two channels are linked/optimized?
Forum: HD Radio   02-21-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By dryeye
Thanks for the update. I really wish they would...

Thanks for the update. I really wish they would add the ability to save more than 10 FM stations. I mean how hard can that be? My 30 yr old Onkyo tuner saves 20.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-18-2017, 03:17 PM
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Views: 397,027
Posted By dryeye
This has been happening to me too since the...

This has been happening to me too since the consolidation of the 88A/ BM versions. You don't mention using a remote control, but I am able to restore sound by just pressing the mute/unmute button, no...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-18-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 11,648
Posted By dryeye
You forgot to mention they also seem way too...

You forgot to mention they also seem way too happy to "consume" a film on a tablet or the 5 inch screen on their phone too. Better stop now before I really let loose my feelings on this mess. :mad:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
THANK YOU! for mentioning this. I looked for the...

THANK YOU! for mentioning this. I looked for the original post and it was deleted.



Thank you Kanvas for (temporarily) posting this information about gaining access to the decoder if you pause...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-09-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 79,510
Posted By dryeye
We knew 2017 was gonna be a mess, but please...

We knew 2017 was gonna be a mess, but please can't we all just get along? Seems like every site I read lately folks feel they're being attacked for something or another, real or imagined.
Cine4Home...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
I just connected through the web interface and am...

I just connected through the web interface and am glad to report I am able to change things there. However going back to the GUI I still cannot change the decoder type for any of the movie programs....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
Thanks for the page pics Scott but I have never...

Thanks for the page pics Scott but I have never been able to change the decoder thru the GUI for the movie CinemaDSP's. Not on my 3060 or 5000 or this 5100. That is why I asked.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
I have never used the web interface and didn't...

I have never used the web interface and didn't think about that. Thank you for the pic and explanation. I wonder why Yamaha prohibits this adjustment through the standard video overlay.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
Just to be clear I understand there are choices...

Just to be clear I understand there are choices of which decoder to use when using the Surround Decoder button located behind the flip door of the remote. But the choice made with that button...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
Having a choice would be new for me. Every time I...

Having a choice would be new for me. Every time I have ever clicked on the decoder line as listed under the dsp program detail screen I always get a not applicable message and the decoder name is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2017, 08:50 AM
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Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
Please let us know what they say about this. ...

Please let us know what they say about this.





I have a 7.1.4 setup and also notice that the Information page doesn't correctly display the rear presence or even the rear surrounds but the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
Might be one of those "other operational...

Might be one of those "other operational improvements" in the new firmware :) Since I use a projector with my 5100 I can't confirm any changes in the startup relationship between display and avr. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-02-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 161,042
Posted By dryeye
Speaking of confirmations, can someone who has...

Speaking of confirmations, can someone who has already updated the firmware to this newest version confirm that we did not loose all the dolby surround mode choices as shown on page 73 of the owners...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-31-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9,474
Views: 558,514
Posted By dryeye
http://www.yamaha.newremotecontrol.com/catalog_ite...

http://www.yamaha.newremotecontrol.com/catalog_item.php?catnum=ZC875700#
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-21-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4,089
Views: 412,207
Posted By dryeye
Congrats on your renewed love affair! And all it...

Congrats on your renewed love affair! And all it took was a 30 minute check up to see your old flame for the red hot lover we all know she is.
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