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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:55 PM
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Posted By batpig
To be clear, because it's a bit confusing, the...

To be clear, because it's a bit confusing, the lower level models have a "Dialogue Level" setting that is simply a proxy for center channel volume.

The 4520CI however (and now the X5200W) have a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 07:38 AM
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Posted By batpig
Yes, "Dickensian" was my goal :p ...

Yes, "Dickensian" was my goal :p




Yes, 100% agreed. But the primary interest was (1) seeing if I could get any useful effect from "fake-o" Dolby enabled speakers and (2) evaluating...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 07:15 AM
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Posted By batpig
Sorry, I did see your post but I was caught up...

Sorry, I did see your post but I was caught up trying to get the new unit installed and up and running and forgot to respond. Unfortunately, I see a few potential problems.

The first is ceiling...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 06:54 AM
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Posted By batpig
Yeah, I let that one fly off the cuff without...

Yeah, I let that one fly off the cuff without checking the manual (it was late). Serves me right!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 12:41 AM
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Posted By batpig
No, notice that it's not actually lit up, the...

No, notice that it's not actually lit up, the input side shows all the possible speaker channel inputs with the active input channels lit (in this case only FL/FR because it was a stereo PCM input). ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-31-2014, 12:38 AM
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Posted By batpig
Small nitpick but it would say FDL/FDR even with...

Small nitpick but it would say FDL/FDR even with native Atmos content. The key distinction is using "Dolby enabled" upward firing speakers vs physically elevated height speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 11:53 PM
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Posted By batpig
Wanted to share a conversation I had with Chris K...

Wanted to share a conversation I had with Chris K from Audyssey on the Facebook Audyssey Tech Talk page, about changes to MultEQ to support the Atmos-enabled speakers (midly edited to remove...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 11:23 PM
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Posted By batpig
Nice added touch on the on screen Info button...

Nice added touch on the on screen Info button graphic, now it shows the MultEQ / Dyn EQ / Dyn Vol audyssey states below the input signal and surround info.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 10:42 PM
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Posted By batpig
Yes. Still +/-12db. But as an FYI there was...

Yes. Still +/-12db.

But as an FYI there was a complete overhaul of the channel level adjustment concept this year (not just the 5200 but the whole 2014 lineup). For all Denons forever the ch...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 10:30 PM
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Posted By batpig
No different than other calibration. From the...

No different than other calibration. From the perspective of the end user it's just like any other Audyssey run.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 09:49 PM
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Posted By batpig
Unfortunately I had only minimal time today to...

Unfortunately I had only minimal time today to play around with actual listening tests. I mentioned previously that (in the absence of any actual available Atmos modules) I was going to get a little...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 08:49 PM
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Posted By batpig
Finally had time today to uninstall the X4000 and...

Finally had time today to uninstall the X4000 and hook up the new X5200W. Although they look virtually identical and have the same dimensions, I definitely noticed the extra heft of the X5200W...
Forum: Speakers   08-30-2014, 07:29 PM
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Posted By batpig
My experience is that the past few years the used...

My experience is that the past few years the used speaker market is very soft. Probably due to the bad economy. People are shopping for big bargains, and it's hard to get what a speaker is "worth" in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-30-2014, 12:11 PM
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Posted By batpig
Can you please provide some photos of your room?...

Can you please provide some photos of your room? It would be a lot easier to help if we could visualize the room and layout more accurately.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By batpig
There are a couple of stock answers... The...

There are a couple of stock answers...

The first is that -- because YPAO doesn't EQ the subwoofer with nearly the same efficacy as XT32 -- you had grown used to some pleasing "lumps" the bass that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 02:32 PM
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Posted By batpig
What I am saying (in accordance with what I think...

What I am saying (in accordance with what I think the manual is implying) is that if you want to be able to switch between 7.1.4 Atmos and 11.1 Neo:X/DSX, you need four external amps. Period. No...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 02:04 PM
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Posted By batpig
The X4100W can run 9 channels simultaneously...

The X4100W can run 9 channels simultaneously (e.g. 5.1.4 Atmos) so no need for the 5200 unless you want to do 11 channels simultaneously (or don't want to add another external amp).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 02:02 PM
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Posted By batpig
I'm not sure I see anything that's a...

I'm not sure I see anything that's a "contradiction" per se, but yes I think the core issue is the ability (or lack thereof) of the "FRONT WIDE/HEIGHT2" amp channels to remap to other speaker binding...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By batpig
That was never in question. That's why there are...

That was never in question. That's why there are 13.2 pre-outs ... it allows you to connect all thirteen possible speakers (7.1 + FW + 2 pairs of heights) and then switch between different layouts...
Forum: Speakers   08-29-2014, 11:34 AM
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Posted By batpig
250/175 means the RC-70 can handle more than 40%...

250/175 means the RC-70 can handle more than 40% more power than the RC-10. Is that really unreasonable?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 11:23 AM
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Posted By batpig
Regardless of how the remote is set, zones are...

Regardless of how the remote is set, zones are controlled independently for power on/off, volume etc. The procedure that JD described above simply allows you to "lock out" the option of controlling...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-29-2014, 11:09 AM
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Posted By batpig
Based on the manual it appears that this is not...

Based on the manual it appears that this is not possible. Even though you have external amps for FR/FL, my reading of the manual is that the second pair of height speakers MUST be powered by...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2014, 11:50 PM
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Posted By batpig
Still in the box. Between wife, babies, and...

Still in the box. Between wife, babies, and mother in law being in town I didn't have time to futz with it after getting home from work tonight. And I'm about to go out of town for a few days over...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 30,475
Posted By batpig
These are currently my front runners for Atmos...

These are currently my front runners for Atmos modules add ons. I need a reasonably attractive standalone module (sitting on top of my front speakers isn't going to work) that will sit at either edge...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 52,355
Views: 3,842,823
Posted By batpig
Ooh, good point. I forget about mounting depth.

Ooh, good point. I forget about mounting depth.
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