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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 02:32 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. Impressions of the new DTS:X update are...

1. Impressions of the new DTS:X update are currently being discussed in the following threads in addition to this one:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 23,901
Posted By jdsmoothie
Samsung TV - Set Anynet+ to ON and set audio to...

Samsung TV - Set Anynet+ to ON and set audio to "Home theater"/"external speakers"

Marantz AVR - Set HDMI Control to ON
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 06:52 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try using Chrome instead.

Try using Chrome instead.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5,817
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The 2014 Onkyo NR3030 can already do this,...

The 2014 Onkyo NR3030 can already do this, otherwise, other brands not likely until perhaps in 2017 or 2018.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3,179
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It has been around for many years on both the...

It has been around for many years on both the AVRs and AVPs, offering no benefit in either case, rather simply there to satisfy owners who have speakers with dual speaker posts. Biwiring (as you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 03:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
It is being released with the DTS:X update to the...

It is being released with the DTS:X update to the 2015 models, so likely after these updates have been released (ie. spring).
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3,179
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Posted By jdsmoothie
There is no benefit to be gained using the...

There is no benefit to be gained using the "bi-amp" feature as the same signal is passed from each of the FL/FR and SBL/SBR pre-outs.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-07-2016, 03:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 200
Posted By jdsmoothie
Those speakers @92db and 8-ohm are fairly...

Those speakers @92db and 8-ohm are fairly efficient so when using a dedicated sub with the FL/FR speakers set to SMALL/80Hz, the S910W should have more than enough power. By "stereo" do you mean 2.0...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 05:15 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
What's your use case? If you use Zone 2 or Zone...

What's your use case? If you use Zone 2 or Zone 3 speakers you can listen to two audio sources, although cannot mix/combine them together.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:30 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No, it does not, although no reason it should. :)

No, it does not, although no reason it should. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5,383
Views: 239,976
Posted By jdsmoothie
5.2.4

5.2.4
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 1,495
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Agreed. Thanks. I'll mention it to the owner. ...

Agreed. Thanks. I'll mention it to the owner. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,179
Views: 161,831
Posted By jdsmoothie
If the AVR is receiving a Dolby Atmos audio...

If the AVR is receiving a Dolby Atmos audio track, you should indeed see "Dolby Atmos" when you select INFO on the remote. Ensure the Blu Ray player is set to "bitstream" with Secondary Audio set to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 457,831
Posted By jdsmoothie
There are at least a couple of instances where...

There are at least a couple of instances where it's best to ignore the Owner's manual/GUI and instead do the following:

1. When doing a SAVE, set IP Control to "Off in standby."
2. When running...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8,950
Views: 457,831
Posted By jdsmoothie
Yup. I've never gotten a successful SAVE using...

Yup. I've never gotten a successful SAVE using IE either, whereas get one every time using Chrome. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7,318
Views: 886,814
Posted By jdsmoothie
Dialnorm is simply an effect embedded into DD...

Dialnorm is simply an effect embedded into DD audio so although you may be just noticing it now for the first time, it should not be causing any problems, so not sure why it would take 60 secs for...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. In some cases the station selected on the DTV...

1. In some cases the station selected on the DTV will broadcast a stereo signal on a DD 5.1 audio track so the center channel will be silent even though the AVR shows it is receiving a DD 5.1 audio...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 5,383
Views: 239,976
Posted By jdsmoothie
Not likely much difference, although if you can...

Not likely much difference, although if you can set them up temporarily doesn't hurt to try it out to know for certain. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3,179
Views: 161,831
Posted By jdsmoothie
Check speaker wires are connected correctly with...

Check speaker wires are connected correctly with no loose ends touching another post. Also ensure the FL/FR speakers are set to SMALL/80Hz and that the volume level is never raised above 80/0db.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,179
Views: 161,831
Posted By jdsmoothie
Although this capability exists on the 2014...

Although this capability exists on the 2014 models (eg. X4100W), it does not exist on the 2015 models. The AV7702MKII is scheduled to receive the DTS:X update on March 3 at which time you will be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 94
Posted By jdsmoothie
Denon dropped dedicated Front B speaker posts...

Denon dropped dedicated Front B speaker posts years ago, however, can do your desired use case with a 7CH model by adding a 2CH amp to power the Zone 2 speakers via Zone 2 pre-outs. The Denon...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 94
Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. Also the RZ800 is capped at only 5.1.2...

Correct. Also the RZ800 is capped at only 5.1.2 so cannot do your desired 7.2.2 as can the A2050.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3,303
Views: 175,244
Posted By jdsmoothie
1. By the external amp as noted in that image. ...

1. By the external amp as noted in that image. Although you can connect up to 13 speakers in this fashion, only 11 will be active at any one time depending on the surround mode selected (ie. 2 of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,179
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No reason you couldn't continue to use it with...

No reason you couldn't continue to use it with the SR5010 if that is your preference. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,303
Views: 175,244
Posted By jdsmoothie
As long as there is proper ventilation available...

As long as there is proper ventilation available to the unit, the internal fans will likely never power on.
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