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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-04-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By kikkenit2
The a660 has a much smaller power supply and...

The a660 has a much smaller power supply and doesn't have near the
same manual eq skills as the a760 and above.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 276
Posted By kikkenit2
The only analog inputs that don't get digitized...

The only analog inputs that don't get digitized by a receiver is the multi-
channel, but the 5890 does have those so in pure direct mode should
be true analog passthrough. Doubt there will be much...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-21-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 677
Posted By kikkenit2
Don't buy the lowest model of any brand or...

Don't buy the lowest model of any brand or anything without
a network port. All brands have the setup mic and setup software.
They all are good at measuring/setting the distance and speaker
volume...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By kikkenit2
Check out pages 291/292 for video flow and...

Check out pages 291/292 for video flow and conversion.
Component in to comp. or hdmi out. Hdmi inputs can't be
output as component video. No model receiver does that.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 192
Posted By kikkenit2
What happens if you put the stb on input #3?...

What happens if you put the stb on input #3? (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3%3F)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-16-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 192
Posted By kikkenit2
What happens when you put the stb on input #3?...

What happens when you put the stb on input #3? (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3%3F)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2017, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By kikkenit2
http://www.techradar.com/news/new-faster-hdmi-21-c...

http://www.techradar.com/news/new-faster-hdmi-21-cables-are-on-the-way-heres-what-you-need-to-know
This link mentions most of what you brought up. Vrr with 8k @ 240 hz? Wow!
And 48gb cables are...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 425
Posted By kikkenit2
http://faq.yamaha.com/us/en/article/audio-visual/a...

http://faq.yamaha.com/us/en/article/audio-visual/aventage/rx-a660_u/11055/9211
A comparison of the a760 and a660. Not even close. The $100 extra gets you 50%
bigger power supply, phono and comp....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By kikkenit2
All the DisplayPort to hdmi adapters I see only...

All the DisplayPort to hdmi adapters I see only support 4k @ 30hz so be careful.
There may be 60hz adapters, but assuming not then yes only the newer receivers
will pass full 4k video. And hdmi...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2017, 03:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 892
Posted By kikkenit2
[QUOTE=afrogt;49894377]Denon x4300 will process...

[QUOTE=afrogt;49894377]Denon x4300 will process 7.2.4 and is well under $2K. All you need to do is add a $100 2 channel amp.[/QUOTE...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2017, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By kikkenit2
These days regardless of budget the tv, input...

These days regardless of budget the tv, input sources, # of speakers/subwoofers
including brand/model have a huge effect on what to buy. External power amps
require preamp outputs. There are all...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2017, 03:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 715
Posted By kikkenit2
I agree. Not a fair fight. Compare the pioneer 99...

I agree. Not a fair fight. Compare the pioneer 99 flagship to the marantz 7010, denon x7200
or yamaha a3050. Most or all are 2015 models? Buying the 2016/17 models will get you
better video...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By kikkenit2
To access the tone controls on the denon x4200...

To access the tone controls on the denon x4200 press the option
button near center of remote. From there select tone controls.
Bass/treble there you go. True no graphic eq with audyssey on.
The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-10-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By kikkenit2
I am not an electrical engineer, but civil...

I am not an electrical engineer, but civil treated me right.
The yamaha spec is not a maximum. It is a nominal spec
whatever that is. And most importantly a reviewer actually
measured the a series...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-09-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 195
Posted By kikkenit2
S&V reviewed/tested the martin logan 12. The bass...

S&V reviewed/tested the martin logan 12. The bass was -3db
at 48hz. That screams for a good subwoofer with any stereo.
The marantz 1605 is a small fairly low powered model with
a 250 watt power...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By kikkenit2
The v781 and 7810 have better hdmi and better...

The v781 and 7810 have better hdmi and better subwoofer eq than last years v779.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By kikkenit2
I don't use soundbars, but I reviewed that...

I don't use soundbars, but I reviewed that Samsung and it wasn't rated
very good. Noisy speakers, limited audio modes and hdmi inputs to start.
For $100 more they claim the yamaha ysp-5600 is way...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By kikkenit2
Stay with the 2016 models with yamaha for full 4k...

Stay with the 2016 models with yamaha for full 4k video compliance.
The a760 and the v781 are similar. V779 & v777 too old.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 03:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 198
Posted By kikkenit2
With only 1 subwoofer the yamaha a3060 is a...

With only 1 subwoofer the yamaha a3060 is a worthy candidate.
With dual subwoofers the audyssey xt32 products pull ahead.
And they offer 11 channels of processing in more than 1 model.
Onkyo is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By kikkenit2
I misread your first post. I assumed you were...

I misread your first post. I assumed you were connecting to a subwoofer
amp which would have the level converter built in. Not as good as full
rca cables, but decent enough. The connections and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-08-2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By kikkenit2
The ta-100 is only 50 watts but that is plenty....

The ta-100 is only 50 watts but that is plenty. Especially in a 2.1 setup.
The bass/subwoofer needs most of the power. If you can upgrade to an
integrated amp for cheap wise decision. In the future...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By kikkenit2
Not sure about the 9 pin but chances are it...

Not sure about the 9 pin but chances are it doesn't have
aptx or aac codecs. For best bt audio quality you want that
stuff. Most receivers are better off with the analog kits
like brightplay makes...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-07-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By kikkenit2
What audio and/or video inputs are...

What audio and/or video inputs are available/nearby. So far
the only video is the tv. If any other video sources a receiver
will do the video switching. For just audio/music alone lots
of quality...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-06-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By kikkenit2
Noise and distortion.

Noise and distortion.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-03-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 217,836
Posted By kikkenit2
Audyssey will always set speakers to surround. He...

Audyssey will always set speakers to surround. He wanted a/b.
That takes manual manipulation. Same with bi-amp or zone2.
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