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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2017, 12:59 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
1. The "bi-amp" feature isn't resulting in any...

1. The "bi-amp" feature isn't resulting in any additional power to your speakers, rather you're simply just using extra speaker wire connections.
2. If you don't hear distortion and/or don't have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2017, 12:50 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If it meets your other feature requirements, then...

If it meets your other feature requirements, then a good buy as audio quality will be the same; however, noting the following:

(a) Not going to receive the Dolby Vision HDR firmware update
(b)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2017, 12:29 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Optical cable.

Optical cable.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2017, 12:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Unless you are currently hearing distortion or...

Unless you are currently hearing distortion or trying to raise the master volume of the AVR higher than 80/0db, an external amp is not required.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2017, 12:21 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
I'll post when I get the info. ;)

I'll post when I get the info. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2017, 12:20 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Are you using a dedicated subwoofer? If yes,...

Are you using a dedicated subwoofer? If yes, ensure you have set the FL/FR speakers to SMALL/80Hz in Manual Setup - Speaker Config/Crossover and you may want to boost the Manual Setup - Levels -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-30-2017, 12:16 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Because likely 99% of all owners have their AVR...

Because likely 99% of all owners have their AVR units in line of site view and use the OEM remote. You may also want to consider using the 2016 Marantz Remote app if your unit is connected to your...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Important to put into context that because you...

Important to put into context that because you got a clearance sale price on the X3200W, the difference in cost was enough for you to choose to go the cheaper cost route rather than the much better...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:44 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct on both counts, unless of course the...

Correct on both counts, unless of course the source signal is 2.1.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:40 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
I would imagine that the vast majority of those...

I would imagine that the vast majority of those buyers who can afford a networking AVR also own at least one (if not multiple) smart phone/tablet. ;)

This also ensures that whenever the service...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 07:38 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not for an 11CH setup (7.2.4), no.

Not for an 11CH setup (7.2.4), no.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 07:28 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
No, rather you would use either the iOS or...

No, rather you would use either the iOS or Android app initially and then the station can be saved to HEOS Favorites on the AVR no longer requiring the app.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 07:26 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Great! That should be the first troubleshooting...

Great! That should be the first troubleshooting go-to step whenever some issue comes up, especially if it's HDMI related.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 01:23 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The Denon X4300H (9CH able to expand to 11CH...

The Denon X4300H (9CH able to expand to 11CH w/2CH external amp) and Yamaha A2060 (fixed at 9CH) would both be good choices for you to consider. The Denon is able to use the new Audyssey MultEQ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:56 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct as the RP shares the Zone 3 pre-out.

Correct as the RP shares the Zone 3 pre-out.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:50 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Should work regardless of the HDMI Control...

Should work regardless of the HDMI Control setting.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:43 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
HDMI handshake issues can generally be resolved...

HDMI handshake issues can generally be resolved by powering on the components in a specific order: TV, pause 5 seconds, AVR, pause 5 seconds, source device. If still no joy, then do a soft reset...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Denon US models do not use the same power supply...

Denon US models do not use the same power supply (120V) vs. models in other countries which may use (230V), therefore just as when using other non-voltage similar equipment in another country, a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:29 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Because CD and FM audio have no subwoofer LFE...

Because CD and FM audio have no subwoofer LFE track while DD 5.1 does.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By jdsmoothie
HDMI handshake issues can generally be mitigated...

HDMI handshake issues can generally be mitigated by powering on the components in a specific order: TV, pause 5 seconds, AVR, pause 5 seconds, source device.

Also note that the X1200W is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By jdsmoothie
Nope. Although similar in number of amps ......

Nope. Although similar in number of amps ... that's it. X4300H uses a better DAC (32bit vs. 24bit), has better amps, and more features (eg. dual main zone monitor outputs (TV + PJ), Zone 3, 12v...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By jdsmoothie
HDAM "pre-amps" and for 2Ch music listening only....

HDAM "pre-amps" and for 2Ch music listening only. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 13,174
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Posted By jdsmoothie
You could have referred to post 1 of this thread...

You could have referred to post 1 of this thread and done a "network reset" to resolve the firmware loop. Also note the DC trigger jacks are very sensitive and should only have the cable...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2017, 12:04 AM
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Views: 4,895
Posted By jdsmoothie
It means that prior to that update having been...

It means that prior to that update having been released, when streaming PCM 2.0 audio from a source connected to the the AVR (eg. cable/sat box) to the HEOS speakers as well as playing it from the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-28-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 88
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Actually all of the 2017 models (except the...

Actually all of the 2017 models (except the S530BT) have the HEOS module built-in which allows streaming PCM 2.0 audio from sources connected to the AVR to HEOS speakers placed around the home. :)
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