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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 03:30 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The X5200W uses the same discrete monolithic...

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The X5200W uses the same discrete monolithic amp design with custom made DHCT (Denon High Current Transistors) as are used on the flagship X7200W. Not saying that some may prefer the audio from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 03:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yes, it can be done. Set the AMP ASSIGN...

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Yes, it can be done. Set the AMP ASSIGN setting (p. 124 Owner's manual) to "Front B" and connect your Front B speakers to the SURR BACK speaker posts. You will then have to manually go in to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 03:05 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Details of AV8802 not likely to be released...

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Details of AV8802 not likely to be released until Dec.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:55 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Subwoofer is too low

As Has been mentioned numerous times in this thread, after running Audyssey, many will find the sub volume to be about 3-5db too low to suit their personal preference. The solution is to run...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:42 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As one should expect, a "negative" value means...

As one should expect, a "negative" value means "lower", so in this case with a setting of -12db, that means the AVR is lowering the volume of that speaker/sub/source by -12db.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:41 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Clearly not the case as virtually everyone that...

Clearly not the case as virtually everyone that has used XT32 has given it praises. More likely simply a settings issue.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:39 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not seen on others X5200W units, and no, ECO mode...

Not seen on others X5200W units, and no, ECO mode would not affect this, and Dynamic Volume would actually make the audio louder at a lower master volume level.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:31 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The Marantz SR7009/AV7702/AV8802 and Denon...

The Marantz SR7009/AV7702/AV8802 and Denon X5200W/X7200W will all have the same 11CH configuration options: Atmos (7.1.4/9.1.2)/Dolby Surround/DTS Neo:X/Audyssey DSX.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-21-2014, 02:18 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
To clarify, that would be AL24 on the...

To clarify, that would be AL24 on the X4100W/X5200W and AL32 on the X7200W.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 142
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Better quality amps and mfr'd in Japan.

Better quality amps and mfr'd in Japan.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 07:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ At this point, October only.

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At this point, October only.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 07:18 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Although planned at some point in the future,...

Although planned at some point in the future, firmware updates are currently via networking connection to the Denon servers only.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 03:35 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not according to Dolby nor those forum members...

Not according to Dolby nor those forum members that have tried (wrong dispersion pattern for ceiling firing).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 12:04 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Adding more power isn't going to provide any...

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Adding more power isn't going to provide any benefit if the speakers don't need to use the extra power (ie. loud movie reference volume). Keeping your current configuration is likely your best...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2014, 12:01 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Better served posting in the Owner's thread ... ...

Better served posting in the Owner's thread ...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/1415108-official-yamaha-aventage-rx-a1020-rx-a2020-rx-a3020-thread.html
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 11:48 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Time for a new AVR. :)

Time for a new AVR. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 11:39 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The X2100W uses the same version of Audyssey as...

The X2100W uses the same version of Audyssey as does the 5007. As it would be painful (your words) to go without an AVR for even 1 day, your choice seems clear. Keep the X2100W and get the 5007...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 142
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ SR7009 is the sister model to the X4100W,...

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SR7009 is the sister model to the X4100W, while the X5200W is an upgrade and between the X4100W and X7200W.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 03:49 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Set the speakers to SMALL/80Hz.

Set the speakers to SMALL/80Hz.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 02:07 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Many of the Oppo owners that have posted in...

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Many of the Oppo owners that have posted in the forum generally agree that connecting via HDMI and using Audyssey is better than using the better DACs in the Oppo with multi analog output cables...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 01:56 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Both the S500BT and X500 can decode bitstream DD...

Both the S500BT and X500 can decode bitstream DD and DTS multi channel audio.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 12:17 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As you note, you have a conflict. If you use the...

As you note, you have a conflict. If you use the Zone 2 pre-outs, although they can be connected directly to the Sonus Connect, your outdoor speakers would get the same audio as is going to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 12:06 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ So then, you want to use the external amp...

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So then, you want to use the external amp for all but your "side" surrounds (what you call rears) which you would use the SURROUND speaker posts on the AVR. Correct.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 11:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ When the issue is on some sources, but not...

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When the issue is on some sources, but not all, more often then not it's a source issue, so either the SACD's themselves or the Oppo.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-19-2014, 10:58 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ That is correct. No problem if you set [AMP...

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That is correct. No problem if you set [AMP ASSIGN = 5.1/Bi-amp + Zone 2] and you use the Surr Back speaker posts to connect to the 2nd set of speaker posts on the FL/FR speakers (be sure to...
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