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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 09:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ 1. Correct. 2. Set the LPF for LFE to...

^^
1. Correct.
2. Set the LPF for LFE to 90Hz.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 09:20 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
That's actually the V775 with only a 2 year...

That's actually the V775 with only a 2 year warranty, so better served going with either the 2013 A830 or 2014 A840 which are Aventage models with better parts and 3 year warranty. However, the EQ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 09:05 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ LFE + MAIN = low frequencies < crossover...

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LFE + MAIN = low frequencies < crossover of LARGE FL/FR speakers also sent to sub (not recommended)

LPF for LFE = only applies to LFE (0.1) and generally best left at factory default of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 08:59 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
All 2014 Denon and Marantz AVRs will "receive"...

All 2014 Denon and Marantz AVRs will "receive" only.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 08:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Panasonic - set VierraLink to ON as well as...

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Panasonic - set VierraLink to ON as well as audio to "Home Theater"
AVR - HDMI Control is set to ON

Once set, power both devices OFF and then power on the TV followed 4-5 seconds later by the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 54,334
Posted By jdsmoothie
The nod would go to the X5200W with a somewhat...

The nod would go to the X5200W with a somewhat more capable power supply. However, with any Denon model, in order to use the "bi-amp" feature you would lose audio to any speakers beyond your 5.1...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The X2000 is likely to provide an upgrade in...

The X2000 is likely to provide an upgrade in audio quality if you use the Audyssey MultEQ XT.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 07:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
AFAIK, no.

AFAIK, no.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 07:49 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Oops... meant to say "transmitter" and not...

Oops... meant to say "transmitter" and not receiver.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By jdsmoothie
There are several channels you can configure for...

There are several channels you can configure for pre-out powering, however, the 2CH AudioSource100 would be used on one of the surrounds/heights/top speakers as it's only 50W/CH. It also has AUTO...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 07:37 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup. Just purchase a 3rd party Bluetooth...

Yup. Just purchase a 3rd party Bluetooth transmitter adapter that can be plugged in to the AVR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,955
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Soft reset (unplug unit for 10 minutes). If no...

Soft reset (unplug unit for 10 minutes). If no joy then microprocessor reset.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 07:33 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ If they are 8-ohm and at least 87db...

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If they are 8-ohm and at least 87db efficiency shouldn't be a problem especially if what you're using now isn't a problem.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 06:48 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Setup - Video - On Screen Display - Now...

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Setup - Video - On Screen Display - Now Playing - Auto Off (p. 159 Owner's manual)


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=266434&stc=1&d=1410961656
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 06:32 AM
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Views: 668,063
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ DIRECT on Pioneer apparently just passes the...

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DIRECT on Pioneer apparently just passes the bitstream audio and in that instance, EQ would be enabled. On Denon AVRs you do this by simply selecting DD/DTS.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12,103
Views: 666,827
Posted By jdsmoothie
Of course it will. All Marantz pre/pros have...

Of course it will. All Marantz pre/pros have XLR. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 20,563
Posted By jdsmoothie
Ah, yes, so then only the Denon flagship X7200W...

Ah, yes, so then only the Denon flagship X7200W will have this capability.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 20,563
Posted By jdsmoothie
Just to clarify ... the only way to play "Dolby...

Just to clarify ... the only way to play "Dolby Atmos" mode is if the source is passing a Dolby Atmos audio track. Any other non-Atmos track can be upmixed to take advantage of the new "TOP" and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 325
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Not sure what you mean by "fully assignable...

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Not sure what you mean by "fully assignable amps", however, I do agree it would have been much less confusing had there been no "Dolby Atmos" Amp Assign configuration.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 54,334
Posted By jdsmoothie
How to program the Denon remote to control the TV

This is not very clear in the Owner's manuals so I have provided the procedure below ....

1. Press/hold "TV Audio" + "Setup" buttons on the remote
2. Wait for 3 lights to flash
3. Release...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 54,334
Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. On the Dolby Atmos models listed in...

Correct. On the Dolby Atmos models listed in this thread, DD PLII, DD PLIIx, and DD PLIIz have all been replaced with the new Dolby Surround upmixer which will simulate 2.0/5.1 audio to any...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By jdsmoothie
The Denon X4000 also features the more advanced...

The Denon X4000 also features the more advanced Audyssey MultEQ XT32 (speaker/sub EQ).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 12,103
Views: 666,827
Posted By jdsmoothie
By "replacing a chip" and "version 2" he is...

By "replacing a chip" and "version 2" he is likely referring to the fact that all of the 2014 models are HDMI 2.0 as opposed to the 8801 which is HDMI 1.4. As RichB notes the lower model AV7702...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By jdsmoothie
You can use an old stereo amp or your current...

You can use an old stereo amp or your current Pioneer AVR. Otherwise another option is the AudioSource100 ...

http://www.amazon.com/AudioSource-AMP-100-Stereo-Power-Amplifier/dp/B00026BQJ6
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-17-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8,880
Views: 668,063
Posted By jdsmoothie
What mode is used is based on personal...

What mode is used is based on personal preference.





You will likely never want to use DIRECT/PURE DIRECT as both modes disable Audyssey and bass management. PURE DIRECT shuts off all...
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