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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 11:53 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
There's nothing wrong with the volume setting on...

There's nothing wrong with the volume setting on your AVR, as Audyssey has just apparently set it differently then your other model. As long as you don't have to raise the master volume above...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 162,617
Posted By jdsmoothie
Not really an Audyssey setting, rather the AVR...

Not really an Audyssey setting, rather the AVR takes the info received from the Audyssey setup and sets the speakers accordingly (ie. if able to go <50Hz, the speaker is set to LARGE). In fact if...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By jdsmoothie
Did you try changing the "HDMI Out 2 Assign"...

Did you try changing the "HDMI Out 2 Assign" setting to either Zone 2 or Zone 4?

Otherwise, the Marantz SR7010 and Denon X6200W would make excellent choices.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,191
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not required, as the sub defaults to ON using...

Not required, as the sub defaults to ON using Multi CH Stereo mode with speakers set to SMALL.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,315
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Posted By jdsmoothie
I would think so, yes, as selecting the...

I would think so, yes, as selecting the comparable DD audio mode when a DD track is playing would only pass audio to the floor speakers as opposed to selecting the "DD + Dolby Surround" mode which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12,100
Views: 876,768
Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. There are several inexpensive...

Correct.

There are several inexpensive pre-amps listed on Amazon that get good reviews to include the one below ...
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9,981
Views: 483,092
Posted By jdsmoothie
Pretty much yes, except the D+M XT32 models like...

Pretty much yes, except the D+M XT32 models like those in this thread which also use Sub EQ HT for dual sub level/delay setting.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By jdsmoothie
If not purchased from an authorized dealer, Denon...

If not purchased from an authorized dealer, Denon will not honor the 3 year warranty. Authorized dealers are only allowed to publish the current MSRP, however, Denon has temporarily reduced the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10,662
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If by "these units" you mean all brands/models of...

If by "these units" you mean all brands/models of AVRs .... yes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 240,790
Posted By jdsmoothie
No worries. You can simply set the "i/p Scaler"...

No worries. You can simply set the "i/p Scaler" setting to OFF and continue to let the Sony do the upscaling. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 333
Posted By jdsmoothie
For the most part yes, however, there are still...

For the most part yes, however, there are still some component differences (eg. the Marantz SR series use HDAM pre-amps which generally provide a more detailed music listening experience). Also...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10,662
Views: 1,029,371
Posted By jdsmoothie
HDMI handshakes can be mitigated by powering on...

HDMI handshakes can be mitigated by powering on the devices in the HDMI chain in a specific order, allowing at least 5-10 sec pause between each device. The most common order is TV-->AVR --> Source....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 04:15 AM
Replies: 10,662
Views: 1,029,371
Posted By jdsmoothie
Try doing a "network reset" by powering off the...

Try doing a "network reset" by powering off the 3311 and then while pressing/holding the UP/DOWN arrow buttons on the front panel, power on the 3311. Release the power button, but continue holding...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 04:01 AM
Replies: 20,569
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The 3808CI is only HDMI 1.3 so can only pass up...

The 3808CI is only HDMI 1.3 so can only pass up to a 1080p signal. Also, ensure the laptop is passing a standard TV video resolution (eg. 720p or 1080p).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 240,790
Posted By jdsmoothie
The Denon X4200W and Marantz SR6010 are the only...

The Denon X4200W and Marantz SR6010 are the only two D+M AVRs that can expand from 7CH --> 9CH using an external 2CH amp. Unlike the higher D+M models in which the Front Wide and Height 2 speakers...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 162,617
Posted By jdsmoothie
So then, if your Top Middle are considered your...

So then, if your Top Middle are considered your Height 2 speakers and connected to the Front Wide speaker posts, then that does indeed confirm that the Height 2 speakers don't have to be externally...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By jdsmoothie
Can't say for sure, but IIRC, I seem to recall...

Can't say for sure, but IIRC, I seem to recall reading a post that the xBox One cannot pass a bitstream ATMOS signal (which would then also mean no DTS:X signal either).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 162,617
Posted By jdsmoothie
The HDMI 2.0a(HDR) hardware is installed on all...

The HDMI 2.0a(HDR) hardware is installed on all of the 2015 models in this thread, however, there is still a firmware update required to implement it. The NR1606 (and higher) models will receive it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 162,617
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup. Set the Speakers - Manual Setup - Bass -...

Yup. Set the Speakers - Manual Setup - Bass - Subwoofer Mode (p. 255 Owner's manual) to "LFE+MAIN." :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 03:04 AM
Replies: 4,475
Views: 148,512
Posted By jdsmoothie
The HDMI Out 2 Assign (p. 149 Owner's manual)...

The HDMI Out 2 Assign (p. 149 Owner's manual) setting defaults to "Main", so you must change that to either "Zone 2" or "Zone 4" depending on your use case.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 02:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By jdsmoothie
The Denon X2200W and the Marantz SR5010 will both...

The Denon X2200W and the Marantz SR5010 will both meet your requirements, both having the capability of Atmos/DTS:X 5.1.2, (2) main zone monitor outputs (TV + PJ), 4k/HDCP 2.2/HDMI 2.0a(HDR), as...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 240,790
Posted By jdsmoothie
You would lose analog --> HDMI conversion (ie. no...

You would lose analog --> HDMI conversion (ie. no component video input) and (1) HDMI input; however, audio quality should be the same.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 175,665
Posted By jdsmoothie
1. Impressions of the new DTS:X update are...

1. Impressions of the new DTS:X update are currently being discussed in the following threads in addition to this one:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 23,917
Posted By jdsmoothie
Samsung TV - Set Anynet+ to ON and set audio to...

Samsung TV - Set Anynet+ to ON and set audio to "Home theater"/"external speakers"

Marantz AVR - Set HDMI Control to ON
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8,984
Views: 458,963
Posted By jdsmoothie
Try using Chrome instead.

Try using Chrome instead.
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