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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 04:40 PM
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Posted By batpig
The 5200 has 3 HDMI outputs. Two of them...

The 5200 has 3 HDMI outputs.

Two of them (Monitor1 and Monitor2) are parallel (split) main zone outputs, intended for running a single signal to two monitors (either simultaneously or one at a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 10:21 AM
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Posted By batpig
Well, if you've got $20K, then Trinnov has...

Well, if you've got $20K, then Trinnov has something they'd like to sell you :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By batpig
Well, you can add that to the list of stupid and...

Well, you can add that to the list of stupid and frustrating aspects of the HDMI connection format. :rolleyes:
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 10:18 PM
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Posted By batpig
The question can't be answered without context. ...

The question can't be answered without context.

Some people have $2k or less in total speaker investment and are listening at -20db in a 2,000 cu ft room. In that case spending $1k on four...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 11:07 AM
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Posted By batpig
Audio4Home -- 21 feet from a 120 inch screen.......

Audio4Home -- 21 feet from a 120 inch screen.... ouch! Hopefully the people in the second row aren't good friends ;) :p Out of curiosity why such a small screen for such an enormous room?
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 10:57 AM
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Posted By batpig
Yeah, in terms of basic specs (e.g. power rating)...

Yeah, in terms of basic specs (e.g. power rating) it shouldn't be much different than the X3100 from last year. Is there any specific question you had about the specs?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 10:39 AM
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Views: 2,571
Posted By batpig
FYI but that's just the msrp -- authorized...

FYI but that's just the msrp -- authorized dealers are forced to advertise this msrp pricing but if you actually pick up the phone and call JDSmoothie or any other authorized dealer, the street price...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 09:54 AM
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Posted By batpig
It really all depends on your...

It really all depends on your expectations/definition of "high volumes". Also, IMO a bigger impediment is not the 4-ohm rating, but rather the fact that you have chosen a slim "flat panel speaker"...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By batpig
Nitpick, but Front Height is an overhead position...

Nitpick, but Front Height is an overhead position so it would be x.x.4 if you use existing Front Heights and supplement with an additional pair of overheads (e.g. Top Middle or Rear Height).
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2015, 09:26 AM
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Posted By batpig
If you don't have a subwoofer, the front speakers...

If you don't have a subwoofer, the front speakers will NOT have a crossover since there is nothing for them to cross over to.

The other speakers will be bass managed to the front L/R main...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 09:22 AM
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Views: 2,571
Posted By batpig
You can get it right now (Denon X5200 or Marantz...

You can get it right now (Denon X5200 or Marantz SR7009) but it won't support DTS:X decoding or HDCP 2.2. If you don't really care about 4K support for the next few years, one could make a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-29-2015, 09:17 AM
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Views: 2,571
Posted By batpig
Yes, the goal hopefully is that instead of just...

Yes, the goal hopefully is that instead of just the "Official Dolby Atmos" thread being the sticky, this consolidated "Immersive Audio" thread will replace it as the sticky for catch-all discussion...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2015, 09:28 AM
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Posted By batpig
Wait... Side question: If I'm running my LCR...

Wait... Side question: If I'm running my LCR off an external amp, can I run side surrounds, rear surrounds, front height and top mid Atmos channels off the 5200?[/QUOTE]

Yes
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 07:52 AM
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Views: 2,571
Posted By batpig
All indications are that DTS:X will just make...

All indications are that DTS:X will just make life easy and use the Atmos positions (in first gen offerings at least). They've said in releases that Atmos positions are supported, and the 7.1.4 limit...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2015, 11:50 PM
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Posted By batpig
When is this actually going to happen you think ?...

When is this actually going to happen you think ?

I'm interested in getting a $500 or less receiver, and would love to Atmos and DTS:X


Sometime in 2016 ?[/QUOTE]
It's happening now. No...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2015, 03:59 PM
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Posted By batpig
Agreed -- while DTS:X and Atmos are basically the...

Agreed -- while DTS:X and Atmos are basically the same thing, Auro is a totally different concept. They're all "immersive audio" in the broad sense, but Atmos and DTS:X are the OBJECT BASED audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2015, 03:57 PM
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Posted By batpig
Also MODS -- this should become a sticky to...

Also MODS -- this should become a sticky to replace the Dolby Atmos thread.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2015, 01:39 PM
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Posted By batpig
We really need to transition into a joint...

We really need to transition into a joint "immersive object audio" thread where we can freely discuss Atmos and DTS:X, since they are really just two different branded versions of the same thing. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2015, 01:29 PM
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Posted By batpig
This is an insane amount of splitting hairs. WTF...

This is an insane amount of splitting hairs. WTF does it really matter which model is the "true successor" to some model that came out 5 years ago?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2015, 12:36 PM
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Posted By batpig
Yes, the thing to understand is a distinction...

Yes, the thing to understand is a distinction between CHANNELS and the speakers that reproduce them. Regardless of whether you use using one, two, three etc. speakers to reproduce a channel, it's...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-26-2015, 07:33 AM
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Posted By batpig
Thanks! But it s still not clear to me...

Thanks!

But it s still not clear to me whether to hook up the speaker wires on the Denon or Emotiva http://www.avsforum.com//forum/images/smilies/redface.gif[/QUOTE]
The speaker wire ALWAYS is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 06:22 PM
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Posted By batpig
This thread is dedicated specifically to the 7200...

This thread is dedicated specifically to the 7200 model, which has even more amp assignment flexibility, but yes your 5200 can do this.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 05:26 PM
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Posted By batpig
Turn the "roll-off frequency" knob all the way up...

Turn the "roll-off frequency" knob all the way up to get it out of the way

The level, I would actually start at around 1/3 instead of 1/2, but that's something you have to play with (just make...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 02:56 PM
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Posted By batpig
Denon receivers have a "two speed" volume...

Denon receivers have a "two speed" volume control. If you just tap-tap-tap it goes 0.5dB at a time, which is a very slow, fine adjustment. If you hold the button down for a second or so it jumps...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2015, 02:47 PM
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Posted By batpig
That is, unfortunately, a long-standing problem...

That is, unfortunately, a long-standing problem with the SAVE/LOAD function. In addition to just being excessively slow and flaky (e.g., the instructions say to leave IP Control to "ON in Standby"...
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