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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 09:54 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ On the VT60 set Speaker Output from "TV" to...

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On the VT60 set Speaker Output from "TV" to "Home Theater."
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 08:33 AM
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^^ Can't say if it will work, but can say that...

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Can't say if it will work, but can say that Marantz has a unique rack mount kit for each model (SR5008 - RMK5007SR; SR6008 - RMK6504S, SR7008 - RMK8003AV).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 08:10 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ No, it will default to whatever the last...

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No, it will default to whatever the last surround mode used for that input/Dolby TrueHD. If I last used Auro 3D or DTS NEO:X when playing the Atmos demo disc, it will default to either Auro 3D...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 07:35 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The Network Standby setting (p. 28 Owner's...

The Network Standby setting (p. 28 Owner's manual) defaults to OFF. So if you want the AVR to power on from the Spotify app, you'll need to set this to ON.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 07:29 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Klipsch speakers are very efficient, only...

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Klipsch speakers are very efficient, only requiring a few watts (ie. < 5W) on average so unless you are in a very large room playing at really loud movie reference volume levels (ie. 80% of max),...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 07:09 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ You should be able to go much longer than...

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You should be able to go much longer than 12'.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 06:14 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ In order for the TV to pass audio to the...

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In order for the TV to pass audio to the AVR, it most likely has an audio setting for "external speakers" or "home theater."
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 06:11 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
For weak dialog there are several things you can...

For weak dialog there are several things you can do ...

1. Angle the center speaker up so it's pointing at your seated head position. Rerun Audyssey anytime you reposition any speaker/sub.
2. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 06:03 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Try using a different AVR with the PJ.

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Try using a different AVR with the PJ.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 05:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not a known issue, rather by design as that's how...

Not a known issue, rather by design as that's how all D&M remotes work.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 05:39 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Check all your local area Best Buy stores as they...

Check all your local area Best Buy stores as they will likely have last year's models on clearance in your price range. Also note you can purchase a PHONO pre-amp for < $50 and then you can connect...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 05:35 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Agreed. I'm guessing by now that D&M is...

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Agreed. I'm guessing by now that D&M is looking in to this, although note a LOAD should only take about 10 minutes.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 05:30 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ If connected via a switch or "bridge...

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If connected via a switch or "bridge router", connect directly to the primary modem/router. If still no joy, try using a different router ... following are known to work ....

Cisco WRT-100...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 05:06 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try doing a Network reset (similar to...

Try doing a Network reset (similar to microprocessor reset but instead hold down Preset CH+/Preset CH - buttons while powering on AVR). This will erase all settings so you'll want to do a memory...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 05:01 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Can't speak to audio quality difference, but...

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Can't speak to audio quality difference, but likely no actual difference in power.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Describe the purpose of the "wall plate" and...

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Describe the purpose of the "wall plate" and cable lengths. Try powering off and unplugging power to the AVR and all source devices for 10 minutes. Replug and power on TV, waitt 5 secs, AVR,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 04:50 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ You'll note the solution for the others was...

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You'll note the solution for the others was either replacing their existing modem or placing the modem in "bridge" mode.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 04:44 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. Yes. Zone 2 volume is independent from main...

1. Yes. Zone 2 volume is independent from main zone volume.
2. Correct. Audyssey only works on main zone.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2015, 06:40 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The 7702 doesn't know what surround mode you want...

The 7702 doesn't know what surround mode you want to use, rather you must select Dolby Atmos. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2015, 06:37 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. All "CI" series models have a 3 year...

Correct. All "CI" series models have a 3 year warranty, while the non-CI series have a 2 year warranty.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2015, 06:33 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Oops ... we split off the Atmos models to their...

Oops ... we split off the Atmos models to their own thread since you last posted as the Atmos conversations were needlessly bogging down this thread for the lower model owner questions.
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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You're confusing "upconversion" (ie. analog-->...

You're confusing "upconversion" (ie. analog--> HDMI) with "upscaling" (ie. 480i--> 1080p). There is no upscaling going on with an HDMI source and the "i/p Scaler" set to Analog, rather you must set...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2015, 06:21 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Disconnect all cables/speaker wire from the AVR. ...

Disconnect all cables/speaker wire from the AVR. If it still shuts down, likely amp failure. Otherwise, start reconnecting one device at a time to see which one is shutting it down. If a surge...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2015, 06:16 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Was the 591 purchased "used"? Reset the...

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Was the 591 purchased "used"? Reset the microprocessor (p. 70 Owner's manual) to restore all settings to factory default. Ensure all cables are securely fitted to the AVR. Try connecting the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-27-2015, 05:35 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It is if your speakers are behind you; however,...

It is if your speakers are behind you; however, you should be able to select any of the 5 possible positions: FH, TF, TM, TR, or RH, although generally you would want the 2 speakers positioned...
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