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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,217
Posted By mpatnode
I recently switched from a Pioneer SC to the...

I recently switched from a Pioneer SC to the Onkyo (which I hear are now the same company) and I'm struggling with the multi-zone config. Has anyone verified if the NET and Bluetooth audio can be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-16-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,217
Posted By mpatnode
Exclamation No DTS-HD Master or True HD mode?

Obscure little trick. If you're suddenly not seeing DTS-HD Master or True HD listening options on your BD playback, make sure Zone 2 & 3 are both off. If either one is on (and presumably on the...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-14-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By mpatnode
But only 9 amps, and boy was I pissed when I...

But only 9 amps, and boy was I pissed when I figured that out! (not 7-1-4 ATMOS capable) Hence the reason I'm selling.
Forum: Audio Gear   05-14-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By mpatnode
And to think I thought it had 9.2 channels! Boy...

And to think I thought it had 9.2 channels! Boy am I dumb. Though it occurs to me you're looking for a pure amplifier with those fancy 3-prong connections, not a receiver. But I think you can...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-13-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By mpatnode
Pioneer SC-89 $1699

Mint condition. Used for 2 weeks. All original packaging, will double box for shipping. You can pay with credit-card via Amazon or contact me directly: ...
Forum: Audio Gear   05-13-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By mpatnode
Pioneer Elite SC-89

Open box. Used for 2 wks. Mint condition, original packaging. $1699 + shipping.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,867
Posted By mpatnode
SC-89 for Sale

I just listed: 'Pioneer Elite SC-89 9.2-Channel Class D3 Network A/V Receiver with HDMI...', for 1,699.00 via amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00LIQ3NHW/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_myi?m=AX6WKUD0W3TDC
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-08-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,867
Posted By mpatnode
Interesting, I didn't know they sold the business...

Interesting, I didn't know they sold the business to Onkyo. That is disappointing because I liked the Pioneer product line, but I could tell things weren't going well for them when I saw the SC-89...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-07-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,867
Posted By mpatnode
Ugh. Finally found the 11 vs 9 channel...

Ugh. Finally found the 11 vs 9 channel conversation. ****. Time to resell the SC-89. OK what receiver should I be using?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-07-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,867
Posted By mpatnode
Unhappy Where's the MCACC 7-2-4 or 7-1-4 support?

So I upgraded from the SC-07 specifically for the ATMOS support. Spent a few weekends installing a 7-2-4 Klipsch THX speaker system, following the Dolby recommendations. Installed the SC-89,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-09-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 647
Posted By mpatnode
I've experienced this with both the PCI and USB...

I've experienced this with both the PCI and USB devices. The diagnostics tell me:Quote:CableCARD has not received Validation signal.
Please ask your cable company to send a 'CCV' signal to your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 120,810
Posted By mpatnode
Quote:Originally Posted by PioneerSC37...

Quote:Originally Posted by PioneerSC37 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21202521)

I have had the Colossus for a couple of months but continue to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-08-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7,497
Views: 940,319
Posted By mpatnode
Ahh, sounds like PowerDVD is handling that issue...

Ahh, sounds like PowerDVD is handling that issue for you (I'm a TMT user). Just for kicks, it may be worth disconnecting the DVI and making the HDMI the only monitor to see if it makes a difference...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-08-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7,497
Views: 940,319
Posted By mpatnode
Sorry, mirrored display is an HDCP violation....

Sorry, mirrored display is an HDCP violation. That could be part of your problem. You need to disable the mirroring while playing back BD content and switch to the video output from your receiver.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-10-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 120,810
Posted By mpatnode
Can anyone tell me what the "Hardware...

Can anyone tell me what the "Hardware Acceleration" toggle in ShowBiz actually does? Does it switch the mp4 encoding into software or is it related to the graphics display?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-08-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 120,810
Posted By mpatnode
Quote: 1. Capture with Colossus card with...

Quote:

1. Capture with Colossus card with Showbiz software that came with it. Set to 20 Mbps (Max Avg), 24 Mbps Max peak.


Which container format do you use? TS, M2TS or MP4?

I'll check...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-07-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 120,810
Posted By mpatnode
Quote:Originally Posted by msgohan...

Quote:Originally Posted by msgohan http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21052929)

"No" and "yes" respectively. AVCHD isn't the same as DVD-Video...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-07-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 120,810
Posted By mpatnode
Another question: Will all DVD players handle an...

Another question: Will all DVD players handle an MPEG-4 encoded TS stream? Aren't DVD's usually MPEG-2?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-07-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 120,810
Posted By mpatnode
I've been fighting different format and timing...

I've been fighting different format and timing problems on all my recordings. Has anyone found a combination that works? Showbiz 3.5 is pretty awful for editing, so I really want to create something...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-24-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,718
Posted By mpatnode
The tinkering is what it's all about. Be aware...

The tinkering is what it's all about. Be aware sometimes you just want to watch the movie. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-23-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,718
Posted By mpatnode
Note that HD movies from Vudu and Amazon are...

Note that HD movies from Vudu and Amazon are blocked on a HTPC by the studio arrangements. Dunno if Netflix gets around this or not.

To be a double downer, trying to get your HTPC to be a high...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-19-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,497
Views: 940,319
Posted By mpatnode
Quote: Originally Posted by Andy o...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Andy o http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=426af42ba69004997d6f69d8ea0f41fe&p=18039274#post18039274)...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-14-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 939,467
Posted By mpatnode
I have a Modeline for 1920x1080@23.976 for my...

I have a Modeline for 1920x1080@23.976 for my Pioneer Kuro 141FD.

ModeLine "1920x1080@23.976" 74.059 1920 2558 2602 2718 1080 1084 1089 1137 +hsync +vsync

I have a 5450 and 23Hz no longer...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30,968
Views: 2,864,908
Posted By mpatnode
Quote:Originally Posted by progprog...

Quote:Originally Posted by progprog http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19812201)

The site appears to have gotten a facelift, but all the info...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   01-11-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30,968
Views: 2,864,908
Posted By mpatnode
Looks like Pioneer has dropped all the TV...

Looks like Pioneer has dropped all the TV support from the website. All the manual links in the first post are now broken. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif
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