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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 05:39 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
That depends on the outputs of your laptop as you...

That depends on the outputs of your laptop as you can use HDMI, optical, 3.5mm --> RCA ... you have several choices.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 04:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Nope, no difference. Stick with the X2000.

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Nope, no difference. Stick with the X2000.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 04:32 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ I list the differences in the Official...

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I list the differences in the Official Owner's thread, post 7 ....
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 04:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Sorry, but no. Only the 2014 and newer...

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Sorry, but no. Only the 2014 and newer models will support Atmos as doing so requires 4 DSPs, while the 3312CI only has 1 DSP.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 644
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The confusion lies in that you are using the...

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The confusion lies in that you are using the term "up-firing" speakers loosely to apparently mean the Front Dolby (FD) up-firing speakers (as either integrated into the FL/FR speakers, aka...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 03:44 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Audyssey only sets the EQ, not the other...

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Audyssey only sets the EQ, not the other parameters (eg. SMALL/LARGE, distance, volume level). So disabling Audyssey still leaves you with the same values for those parameters. If all the OP...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,009
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yes, that is correct. What you would have to do...

Yes, that is correct. What you would have to do to avoid this "compromise" and to use a more robust Auro3D configuration is to SAVE a full calibration of each layout to a PC file and then LOAD the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 03:26 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not disagreeing with you at all. You quoted my...

Not disagreeing with you at all. You quoted my response to Scott who was implying the Marantz models had more pre-outs than the Denon models and so could do more with Auro3D which is not the case on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 03:16 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
A Yamaha CSR can only go by the on line...

A Yamaha CSR can only go by the on line authorized dealer listing, which AVScience is not listed on as we purchase our Yamaha products through an authorized Yamaha distributor and not directly from...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-21-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jdsmoothie
TVs can generally output only 3 types of audio: ...

TVs can generally output only 3 types of audio: PCM 2.0, DD 2.0, DD 5.1

Pro-logic is a simulation mode that the 1504 will use to simulate 5.1 audio when the TV is outputting stereo 2.0 audio
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 06:22 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ It's been in post #4 on page 1 for over a...

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It's been in post #4 on page 1 for over a year now. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 384
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The 8801/8802 as the flagship models are mfr'd in...

The 8801/8802 as the flagship models are mfr'd in Japan, while the 7009 and 7702 are both mfr'd in China.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By jdsmoothie
Sure. Thanks for reporting back as it will help...

Sure. Thanks for reporting back as it will help others as well. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,122
Posted By jdsmoothie
If you want to play with Atmos, you'll need one...

If you want to play with Atmos, you'll need one of the above models vs. going with last year's models. Also these models use a new MCACC Pro which includes the capability to individually calibrate...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 05:22 PM
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Views: 56,611
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Understood, however, my point is that if you...

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Understood, however, my point is that if you want to retain Audyssey, you must use a valid configuration, so to that end, no you cannot switch between TF and FH without losing Audyssey. Also it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 05:08 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ That reply was meant for another poster. ...

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That reply was meant for another poster.

In your case however, try not to get caught up in semantics. Batpig has listed at the bottom of his response exactly what is occurring in your setup...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9,165
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Try swapping the HDMI/Cat 6 cables to each...

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Try swapping the HDMI/Cat 6 cables to each extra TV and see if that changes anything. Try doing a soft reset by unplugging the power cable to the X4000. Try doing an HDMI HDCP reset as noted in...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9,165
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No. You would have to disable Audyssey and make...

No. You would have to disable Audyssey and make your changes. Then change them back and enable Audyssey again.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 115,836
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Any model can power your speakers to...

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Any model can power your speakers to moderate volume levels. Are you able to go to reference volume (ie. 80/0db) without the unit shutting down? If not, at what point does it shut down?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9,165
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Correct, however, if your FL/FR speakers are...

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Correct, however, if your FL/FR speakers are indeed set to SMALL (as is recommended), there is no need for you to change the factory LFE default from "LFE" to "LFE+MAIN". There is only one LPF...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 644
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Sorry, but no it will not as FH + TF (or FH...

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Sorry, but no it will not as FH + TF (or FH + FD) is not a valid configuration (ie. there must be at least one set of speaker separation). As long as you use a valid speaker Amp Assign...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9,165
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ HPF for the speakers only. The LPF for LFE...

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HPF for the speakers only. The LPF for LFE only applies to the LFE (0.1) signal. Reset the sub to (LFE) and not (LFE+MAIN) otherwise you're getting "double bass" from both the LFE and FL/FR...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ By "gain knob" he is referring to what you...

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By "gain knob" he is referring to what you are calling "volume knob". As the sub was set to -12db, that means you need to lower the sub's "volume knob" down to around 9 o'clock or about 1/4 of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,537
Views: 115,836
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ It has been stated elsewhere that likely...

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It has been stated elsewhere that likely very little content will come from the VOG channel so no real loss there. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-20-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,009
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ All of the Denon and Marantz Atmos models...

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All of the Denon and Marantz Atmos models have 13.2 RCA pre-outs. At the very least, the current D&M models that have been released will be limited to only Auro3D 10.1 (X4100W to Auro3D 9.1).
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