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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 02:27 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You would need them any time the speakers have...

You would need them any time the speakers have been set to -12db due to either very efficient speakers or as creimes indicated ... using a high gain amp.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 01:11 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. You'll need to purchase the XLR...

Correct. You'll need to purchase the XLR version.

http://www.parts-express.com/in-line-xlr-attenuator-pad-10db--240-412
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 12:32 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Seriously consider using a different cabinet. ...

Seriously consider using a different cabinet. You'll want at least 3" clearance on the sides, top and back for proper ventilation.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 12:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The attenuators will drop the signal going to the...

The attenuators will drop the signal going to the external amp by 12db which will place the final speaker value closer to about -5db after running Audyssey.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 10:50 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Also important to note that while you are using...

Also important to note that while you are using different resolution displays (ie. 1080p and 4k), you would be unable to display other than a 1080p signal to both at the same time. This is how all...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 10:28 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It is not. You need two main zone HDMI outputs.

It is not. You need two main zone HDMI outputs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 09:22 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
TV: Samsung (Anynet+), LG (SimpLink), Sony...

TV: Samsung (Anynet+), LG (SimpLink), Sony (BraviaSync), Vizeo (CEC) - ON

Marantz: Video -- HDMI Setup - HDMI Control - ON
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 08:57 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The Denon S920W and X2300W and Marantz SR5011 all...

The Denon S920W and X2300W and Marantz SR5011 all have a 2nd main zone HDMI monitor output as well.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 08:55 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Are you trying to use HDMI(ARC) or an optical...

Are you trying to use HDMI(ARC) or an optical cable to pass the audio back to the AVR? If the former, ensure HDMI CEC/Control is enabled on both the TV and the AVR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 04:14 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Possibly. Although HTPCs can have video passing...

Possibly. Although HTPCs can have video passing related issues, as long as the Blu Ray player is connected via HDMI and the Deep Color Output = OFF on the Blu Ray player, it should pass through to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 03:39 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup. It means when you adjust the subwoofer...

Yup. It means when you adjust the subwoofer volume level, you're adjusting both sub volume levels at the same time as if they were a single sub whereas those models previously mentioned that feature...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 03:33 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The LCD monitor must be set to a standard TV...

The LCD monitor must be set to a standard TV resolution (eg. 1920x1080p) in order for the video signal to pass from the AVR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 03:07 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. HDMI standby pass through only works with the...

1. HDMI standby pass through only works with the main zone monitor output (ie. no Zone 2 output).
2. In order to pass a signal to the Zone 2 HDMI monitor output, Zone 2 must be powered ON and the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 03:02 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
On the Samsung TV, ensure Anynet+ is enabled. ...

On the Samsung TV, ensure Anynet+ is enabled.

On the Yamaha AVR, ensure HDMI Control = ON and ARC = ON.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-27-2017, 02:53 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
With your 5.1.2 setup ... 1. The height...

With your 5.1.2 setup ...

1. The height audio is being simulated using either Dolby Surround or DTS Neural:X.
2. No, rather simply uses a cross simulator to do the same thing as in 1 above...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 05:14 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Capable of PCM 2.0 or DD 5.1 but what it actually...

Capable of PCM 2.0 or DD 5.1 but what it actually can pass will depend on your TV.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 05:08 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The app will use the current Audyssey mic...

The app will use the current Audyssey mic released with the AVR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 05:06 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not necessarily ... especially not when using an...

Not necessarily ... especially not when using an external amp and very efficient speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 08:45 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Raising all of the speaker levels +7db is the...

Raising all of the speaker levels +7db is the same thing as simply raising the master volume level +7db. You have very efficient speakers and would be better served connecting 12db attenuators...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 08:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Regarding Denon and Marantz models, only those...

Regarding Denon and Marantz models, only those that feature Audyssey Sub EQ HT (Denon X4300H/X6300H and Marantz SR6011/SR7011/AV7703) can "control" two subs and while the lower models have dual sub...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 08:26 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not unless a different surround mode is selected...

Not unless a different surround mode is selected for each of the Movie and Music selections.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 08:16 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Likely only a few who have tried both, however,...

Likely only a few who have tried both, however, gene4ht, the thread starter of the Onkyo 3100 thread has tried either the RZ1100 or RZ3100 (forget which one), although currently has a X6300H until...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 05:19 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
On earlier models, yes, but not on these 2016...

On earlier models, yes, but not on these 2016 models.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 05:16 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Nothing (except exhaust fans) should be placed on...

Nothing (except exhaust fans) should be placed on top of either PM8005 or the X6300H.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2017, 04:56 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Definitely not the former and only the latter if...

Definitely not the former and only the latter if the fans are between the X6300H and PM8005 and then only if the fans are exhausting the warm air towards the back of the "open" rack/shelf.
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