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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 06:14 AM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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: 3,182
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try using Chrome instead.

Try using Chrome instead.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5,817
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The 2014 Onkyo NR3030 can already do this,...

The 2014 Onkyo NR3030 can already do this, otherwise, other brands not likely until perhaps in 2017 or 2018.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 03:41 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It has been around for many years on both the...

It has been around for many years on both the AVRs and AVPs, offering no benefit in either case, rather simply there to satisfy owners who have speakers with dual speaker posts. Biwiring (as you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 03:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It is being released with the DTS:X update to the...

It is being released with the DTS:X update to the 2015 models, so likely after these updates have been released (ie. spring).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3,182
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Posted By jdsmoothie
There is no benefit to be gained using the...

There is no benefit to be gained using the "bi-amp" feature as the same signal is passed from each of the FL/FR and SBL/SBR pre-outs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Those speakers @92db and 8-ohm are fairly...

Those speakers @92db and 8-ohm are fairly efficient so when using a dedicated sub with the FL/FR speakers set to SMALL/80Hz, the S910W should have more than enough power. By "stereo" do you mean 2.0...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 05:15 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
What's your use case? If you use Zone 2 or Zone...

What's your use case? If you use Zone 2 or Zone 3 speakers you can listen to two audio sources, although cannot mix/combine them together.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:30 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No, it does not, although no reason it should. :)

No, it does not, although no reason it should. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5,388
Views: 240,119
Posted By jdsmoothie
5.2.4

5.2.4
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