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Forum: Speakers   08-30-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 70,473
Posted By heavyharmonies
Agreed. My Denon x4200w has dual LFE outputs, and...

Agreed. My Denon x4200w has dual LFE outputs, and I am running two subs. During Audyssey setup, it tests each sub separately and then summed, and sets the level of each sub accordingly. So while the...
Forum: Speakers   08-29-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 70,473
Posted By heavyharmonies
When we say "2.0 system" is that just the two...

When we say "2.0 system" is that just the two speakers?... speakers + AVR?... speakers + amp? There's suggestions to include a sub in that "system", even though the request was for 2.0 not 2.1.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 41,733
Views: 1,756,450
Posted By heavyharmonies
Looks fab. That's exactly how I have my 4...

Looks fab. That's exactly how I have my 4 RP-140SA mounted (although my room is downright ghetto in comparison), and they perform wonderfully. Also, by wall-mounting them rather than using them as...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-23-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12,408
Views: 651,178
Posted By heavyharmonies
Tell me about it... I went through a SACD and...

Tell me about it... I went through a SACD and DVD-A phase in the mid-2000s and had a rather decent collection of hard rock, heavy metal, and pop titles. Then my home theatre took a back seat and I...
Forum: Great Found Deals   08-23-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By heavyharmonies
Sold out. Not surprising...

Sold out. Not surprising...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   08-22-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 371,351
Posted By heavyharmonies
Can we keep the calibration and DV vs. HDR...

Can we keep the calibration and DV vs. HDR discussions to their appropriate threads, please? This thread is supposed to be about the various titles.

(It's great information and discussion, just...
Forum: Video Source Items   08-20-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By heavyharmonies
FS: Sony BDP-CX7000ES 400-disc blu-ray megachanger

Am downsizing and moving to 4K UHD Blu-Ray for my movie watching, so time to unload this. It works perfectly fine without any issues (other than the occasional disc that Gracenote can't find, but...
Forum: Speakers   08-20-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 67,748
Posted By heavyharmonies
Not sure how you have them situated, but when I...

Not sure how you have them situated, but when I ran my Klipsches as upfiring, I had them positioned on top of my fronts and surrounds, so they were aimed in the same direction as the speakers they...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   08-19-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 371,351
Posted By heavyharmonies
For that price, I hope a reacharound is included.

For that price, I hope a reacharound is included.
Forum: Physical Media Items (Movies etc)   08-17-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 72
Posted By heavyharmonies
WTB: DVD-Audio titles and empty DVD-Audio jewel cases

Looking for hard rock and heavy metal DVD-Audio releases (the actual high resolution DVD-Audio format, not music DVDs or Blu-Rays).

Am also looking for empty uncracked DVD-Audio jewel cases. The...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10,671
Views: 491,311
Posted By heavyharmonies
This did the trick. Not sure what the x4200w was...

This did the trick. Not sure what the x4200w was doing to the signal from the Toshiba HD-XA2, but running direct from the XA2 to my TV and using ARC works fine. No biggie; my amount of HD-DVD content...
Forum: Speakers   08-16-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 67,748
Posted By heavyharmonies
See my comments about the Elac A4 vs. Klipsch...

See my comments about the Elac A4 vs. Klipsch RP-140SA:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/1714010-dolby-atmos-upward-firing-module-speakers-post45388641.html

In short: I found the Elac...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10,671
Views: 491,311
Posted By heavyharmonies
1080P in the case of the XA2 and 1080i in the...

1080P in the case of the XA2 and 1080i in the case of the XA1.

Define "newer". Do you mean so-called "high-speed" HDMI cables? The cables I'm using are the same type/generation as those connecting...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-15-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10,671
Views: 491,311
Posted By heavyharmonies
Need some help with my x4200w and HD-DVD...

Need some help with my x4200w and HD-DVD playback.

I have tried two different HD-DVD players (Toshiba XA1 and XA2) and two different sets of HDMI cables, as well as two different HDMI inputs on...
Forum: Video Source Items   08-12-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By heavyharmonies
I assume you're already aware of these, but just...

I assume you're already aware of these, but just in case you're not, accessories4less has Marantz factory refurbs for $649.
...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-05-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19,247
Views: 2,306,460
Posted By heavyharmonies
Which Blu-Ray/Universal player for SACD/DVDA playback?

When I redid my HT setup last month, I had a bit of a brain fart. I assumed I would be able to pull out my old Yamaha S1800 and use it for multichannel SACD... but when I bought the Denon x4200w I...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   08-02-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 371,351
Posted By heavyharmonies
Sadly, it does not include preorders, and there's...

Sadly, it does not include preorders, and there's nothing currently out that I want (that I don't already have).
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 67,748
Posted By heavyharmonies
Audyssey "detects" different speaker's dynamic...

Audyssey "detects" different speaker's dynamic ranges differently. It sets the crossover for my Klipsch 140SA at either 60hz or 80hz. I always have to manually set it higher, as you don't want...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-29-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21,703
Views: 1,489,042
Posted By heavyharmonies
If you have the SEK-3500U OneConnect box, you do...

If you have the SEK-3500U OneConnect box, you do (I don't think the 8550 series will support HDR without it, but I could be wrong).

Keep in mind that the 8550 sets don't have enough nits of...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   07-28-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,978
Posted By heavyharmonies
The Abyss finally to see the light of day, and in...

The Abyss finally to see the light of day, and in 4K HDR to boot:

http://www.blu-ray.com/news/?id=19501
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41,733
Views: 1,756,450
Posted By heavyharmonies
Actually, Klipsch designed these to be used as...

Actually, Klipsch designed these to be used as either Atmos upfiring modules or as wall-mounted height speakers, hence the keyhole in the back for easy wall mounting. They are a dual-purpose speaker....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-28-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 41,733
Views: 1,756,450
Posted By heavyharmonies
Even beyond the Atmos vs. in-ceiling arguments,...

Even beyond the Atmos vs. in-ceiling arguments, there is considerable variance *between* Atmos modules. Just because one type doesn't work for you doesn't necessarily mean that they all won't work....
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   07-26-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 371,351
Posted By heavyharmonies
Stupid question: I've not done a pricematch for a...

Stupid question: I've not done a pricematch for a BB online order before. It was an excruciatingly painful ordeal. Over 30 minutes on hold, overseas trained monkey barely spoke English at all,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10,671
Views: 491,311
Posted By heavyharmonies
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-pr...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/90-receivers-amps-processors/2169665-need-opinions-bet-denon-x4200w-marantz-sr6010.html#post38113529

The Marantz for under $800 would be a great deal.
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   07-26-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 371,351
Posted By heavyharmonies
For $12.99, hard to go wrong. I preordered from...

For $12.99, hard to go wrong. I preordered from Target, adding Star Trek Beyond to get above $25 for free shipping. If the first two Star Trek's are any indication, it is unlikely to drop below...
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