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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 09:22 PM
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Posted By petetherock
FYI the 4200 is Made in China. New Marantz...

FYI the 4200 is Made in China.
New Marantz models may also come from Vietnam.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By petetherock
Any of them will be fine, you can see what your...

Any of them will be fine, you can see what your local store charges and any bargains you can score. I find the Denons are a little brighter, which might suit HT better. YMMV
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 06:37 PM
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Posted By petetherock
Don't forget about the cabling costs for a Atmos...

Don't forget about the cabling costs for a Atmos setup and mounting costs :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,175
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Posted By petetherock
There's a DSU thread somewhere here IIRC, just...

There's a DSU thread somewhere here IIRC, just enjoy your shows, and let the effects flow :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-26-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2,175
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Posted By petetherock
Took out an old disc, and it turned out to be a...

Took out an old disc, and it turned out to be a gem for showing off the surround experience of DTS and Neural X

State of Play

So, some of us liked Pelican Brief. And some of us have new kick...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 41,147
Views: 1,724,817
Posted By petetherock
IMO, it doesn't matter, my AG A'divas crossover...

IMO, it doesn't matter, my AG A'divas crossover at 110Hz, and they sound lovely on my ceiling.
Forum: Speakers   07-24-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 30,858
Views: 2,529,551
Posted By petetherock
I found a difference and the rep in my country...

I found a difference and the rep in my country also affirmed the difference. It was simple to spot, but you will be quite happy with any of the three, just that the difference plus the fact that I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5,774
Views: 267,106
Posted By petetherock
After the recent FW update, I took the...

After the recent FW update, I took the opportunity to re-do the calibration. Wrote my thoughts on how to do this here:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 5,774
Views: 267,106
Posted By petetherock
Thanks, main thing is that they remember us, even...

Thanks, main thing is that they remember us, even if it takes some time! Cheers
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5,774
Views: 267,106
Posted By petetherock
@ JD: Any news on that update that allows DTS /...

@ JD:
Any news on that update that allows DTS / Atmos to be used with each other?
I don't think the recent FW update for the 7010 does anything related to it... I hope D&M hasn't given up on us...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30,858
Views: 2,529,551
Posted By petetherock
Yep, had them lined up side by side when I was in...

Yep, had them lined up side by side when I was in the shop. Same source, amp and ears :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41,147
Views: 1,724,817
Posted By petetherock
If you are willing to drop 3D, the sky is open -...

If you are willing to drop 3D, the sky is open - literally )

13 hours for example is superb. Then you can add Mad Max and if you want to do a little DSU, Battlefield LA is awesome despite being...
Forum: Speakers   07-21-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 30,858
Views: 2,529,551
Posted By petetherock
Yep! Wrote my review here ...

Yep!
Wrote my review here
http://peteswrite.blogspot.sg/2016/02/dynaudio-confidence-c1-platinum-review.html?m=1
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 41,147
Views: 1,724,817
Posted By petetherock
I just updated the FW on my AVR, did a re-cal and...

I just updated the FW on my AVR, did a re-cal and I tried the year's flagship demo disc: 13 hours.


I just want to share the wonderful scenes which can be used to showcase your Atmos system and...
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 30,858
Views: 2,529,551
Posted By petetherock
The front three should match, you can save on the...

The front three should match, you can save on the rears..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5,774
Views: 267,106
Posted By petetherock
The update took about 20 mins or so on a 200 mps...

The update took about 20 mins or so on a 200 mps line, I can't tell yet as to what are the advantages, but I didn't really have much issues.
The main thing I hope it sorts out is the DTS-X...
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30,858
Views: 2,529,551
Posted By petetherock
Heh Actually when I bought the C1Ps, I only...

Heh
Actually when I bought the C1Ps, I only auditioned the Confidence MK II, Sigs and the Plats. I knew what I wanted ;)
Forum: Speakers   07-20-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30,858
Views: 2,529,551
Posted By petetherock
IMHO, the Emit are really good value. I haven't...

IMHO, the Emit are really good value. I haven't heard the Klipsch, but I would be happy with the Emits..
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-20-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41,147
Views: 1,724,817
Posted By petetherock
You must be looking at some exotic processors...

You must be looking at some exotic processors mate.. a 7702 is quite cheap for you guys stateside, and if you go for the run out MK I, it's even cheaper. Anyways, you can always get a receiver with...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5,774
Views: 267,106
Posted By petetherock
Will appreciate a few words on how much...

Will appreciate a few words on how much difference there is between the two?
It was noted in their marketing blurb that the MK II was voice differently.. and since the MK I was noted to be on the...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 23,922
Views: 2,248,697
Posted By petetherock
Same setup, via the Denon 7200 and later on the...

Same setup, via the Denon 7200 and later on the Marantz SR 7010. The PM 11's preamp section wasn't in play.
With it in use, it was even better of course..
Forum: Speakers   07-18-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 23,922
Views: 2,248,697
Posted By petetherock
Use the Rotel 1572 with my 804D1 before- didn't...

Use the Rotel 1572 with my 804D1 before- didn't like the sound. Switched to the Marantz PM 11S3 - sweet..
Forum: Speakers   07-16-2016, 10:42 PM
Replies: 30,858
Views: 2,529,551
Posted By petetherock
Well it's a pity that I live just a little too...

Well it's a pity that I live just a little too far away... like in a different continent! :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-13-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,025
Posted By petetherock
Unless there's a replacement for the 8802...

Unless there's a replacement for the 8802 (unlikely), none of the 2016 models will be made in Japan.
Forum: Speakers   07-11-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30,858
Views: 2,529,551
Posted By petetherock
Nice funky decor.. I believe those hands were...

Nice funky decor..
I believe those hands were once used to mold latex gloves?
Lovely setup.
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