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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 10:53 AM
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Posted By M Code
Try a Processor RESET... Just my $0.05... ;)

Try a Processor RESET...

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-10-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By M Code
Check out the Logitech/Harmony remotes.. ...

Check out the Logitech/Harmony remotes..
Available for $29, works very well for the Pioneer and other products...

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By M Code
Before running YPAO... Be sure to set the level...

Before running YPAO...
Be sure to set the level control on your Subwoofer to about 50% rotation....

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-07-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By M Code
If U paid $649 for a sealed A box stock X4000...

If U paid $649 for a sealed A box stock X4000 including cable remote control, antennas and 3-year warranty...
U did well, thats actually 5% below Denon's distributor closeout cost..

Jut my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By M Code
The $649 has to be a refurb... New A stock is...

The $649 has to be a refurb...
New A stock is about $150 higher, as the new Denon models are now shipping so shop around...

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-06-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By M Code
The LX57 has a couple of Game audio modes, Dolby...

The LX57 has a couple of Game audio modes, Dolby Pro Logic IIX Game , Neo X Game DTS. Check pages 57-59 in the operation guide for more info. Regarding the best video mode for Game, suggest U turn...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By M Code
As stated above the mentioned reference material...

As stated above the mentioned reference material was produced 15 years ago..
Certain older analog material can actually sound very good but extreme care must be taken during the production &...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By M Code
Keep in mind... This production was done in...

Keep in mind...
This production was done in 1999. The review of both the video and audio are mixed but nothing great..
The audio was quite subdued especially for an action picture and the audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By M Code
Have U tried a search for that topic? There...

Have U tried a search for that topic?
There have been many threads for that subject, and U can find out the pros & cons...

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 56,818
Posted By M Code
Got it.. Just wanted to clarify the specs.....

Got it..
Just wanted to clarify the specs.. Many just look for the biggest number and expect they are getting the most power output.. The HK has excellent amplifiers, however like the other brands...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 415
Posted By M Code
Most sound bars are weak in audio performance,...

Most sound bars are weak in audio performance, better than whats built into the TV but still marginal. For a couple of our systems we purchased the SpeakerCraft SC2 available from Magnolia,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By M Code
Set to 8 Ohms... U will get more power...

Set to 8 Ohms...
U will get more power available in that mode...

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 56,818
Posted By M Code
Just an observation... Sound & Vision run their...

Just an observation...
Sound & Vision run their tests @ 1kHz, not the full bandwidth of 20Hz-20kHz...
Therefore to make a correct & proper comparsion, decrease their rating by @ least 30%..

Just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 693
Posted By M Code
Keep in mind... The heat generated within the...

Keep in mind...
The heat generated within the AVR is goes beyond just the output stage and power supply...
Later AVRs have multiple processors for audio, video and connectivity, these are usually...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 693
Posted By M Code
Are U aware that Denon like other AVRs require @...

Are U aware that Denon like other AVRs require @ least 4-6" of free-air clearance for the L/R sides and top cover.... Also do not stack any component on top.
If not heeded the AVR's running...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,107
Posted By M Code
Regarding the 1123 Sound and Vision test report.....

Regarding the 1123 Sound and Vision test report..
Keep in mind their tests are run @ 1kHz not full bandwidth 20Hz-20kHz, so their measured power output will be reduced by about 40%.... :eek:

Just...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,107
Posted By M Code
When in the stereo mode, no DSP or bass manager...

When in the stereo mode, no DSP or bass manager is used. Thats why we mentioned the full-range loudspeakers are used. If one wants the accurate real-live sounding use full-range loudspeakers, those...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 415
Posted By M Code
Note that for some HD displays, though they will...

Note that for some HD displays, though they will likely have multiple HDMI and/or other AV inputs...
This does not always mean there will be a digital audio stream @ optical out.. :confused:
Be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,107
Posted By M Code
One thing to consider that I mentioned...

One thing to consider that I mentioned previously...
Listening to music U may like its soundstage and experience in stereo rather than surround...
I have (2) different home theater systems...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 415
Posted By M Code
Your use cases require variable audio output.. ...

Your use cases require variable audio output..
Unfortunately...
The market is moving in another direction.... :rolleyes:
More people require a digital output either HDMI or optical... And this is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,107
Posted By M Code
Before deciding if an external component...

Before deciding if an external component amplifier is needed U need to consider the following:
1. Loudspeaker brand/model specs; for sensitivity, impedance, full-range, sub/satellite...
2. Room...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 415
Posted By M Code
Analog audio L/R outputs are going away... ...

Analog audio L/R outputs are going away...
Optical provide better sound, but most importantly some broadcast channels are outputting Dolby Digital 5.1 surround through optical out..

Just connect...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-29-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By M Code
Major issue is the Samsung display is not HDMI...

Major issue is the Samsung display is not HDMI certified...
Without being certified Samsung components typically have major interoperability issues with other brands of HDMI products. Best...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By M Code
Since HDMI has become the norm... Multi-channel...

Since HDMI has become the norm...
Multi-channel analog inputs are rarely used...
Beside very few if any source components that require this....

Just my $0.05... ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By M Code
Depends upon which DSP is used.. Due to limited...

Depends upon which DSP is used..
Due to limited resources 48kHz is typically the lowest..

Just my $0.05... ;)
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