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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 01:24 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ As soon as you enable the Dialog Level...

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As soon as you enable the Dialog Level Adjust, the center speaker volume will immediately increase to the default of 0db. So for example, if after running Audyssey, the center speaker is -5db...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5,156
Views: 780,533
Posted By jdsmoothie
If the front panel display does not "flash" for a...

If the front panel display does not "flash" for a few seconds, the unit has not reset.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=677913&stc=1&d=1429647339
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 332,624
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ I list the firmware change log in post ##5...

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I list the firmware change log in post ##5 of this thread. :) The D&M servers are apparently down for 3-4 days, so try again this weekend.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ The Marantz servers are apparently down for...

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The Marantz servers are apparently down for the next 3-4 days so try again this weekend. Also, for the GUI to overlay on the source video, ensure the Video Convert (p. 70 Owner's manual) setting...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By jdsmoothie
With a 7.1 setup, in addition to the first 7...

With a 7.1 setup, in addition to the first 7 pre-outs (F/C/R/SL/SR/SBL/SBR) connected to the external amp, also connect a set of speaker wires from the Front Wide speaker posts to the 2nd set of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 30
Posted By jdsmoothie
If also using a dedicated subwoofer, no problem,...

If also using a dedicated subwoofer, no problem, but if not, they're only rated down to 80Hz, so keep the volume low.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 36
Posted By jdsmoothie
You are referring to "Bi-amp" mode, yes? Refer...

You are referring to "Bi-amp" mode, yes? Refer to p. 95 of the 4311CI Owner's manual.

Amp Assign = Bi-amp
Assign Sp = Front Wide (default)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 30
Posted By jdsmoothie
You may want to consider the Marantz NR1605 which...

You may want to consider the Marantz NR1605 which is a slim-line 50W 7CH AVR which could easily handle your 3 speakers.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 58
Posted By jdsmoothie
If both only pass 2.0 stereo audio, both the...

If both only pass 2.0 stereo audio, both the same, however, if the optical can do 5.1, then the optical.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 58
Posted By jdsmoothie
Most TVs will only pass 2.0 audio over HDMI(ARC)...

Most TVs will only pass 2.0 audio over HDMI(ARC) while some will pass 5.1 over optical. Should say in your TV's Owner's manual.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 14,814
Posted By jdsmoothie
Regarding trying to update the firmware, the...

Regarding trying to update the firmware, the Marantz servers are apparently down for a few days, so give it a go again this weekend. Regarding the current state of the unit .... try powering the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 14,814
Posted By jdsmoothie
Most likely as it's the same that I posted in the...

Most likely as it's the same that I posted in the SR5009/SR6009 thread.
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19,569
Views: 1,874,151
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ You would have to set the HDMI Audio Out...

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You would have to set the HDMI Audio Out setting to "TV" when using the TV; however, AFAIK, that is not a setting stored for a Quick Select, although might as well give it a try. With it set to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 57
Posted By jdsmoothie
You should not have to power cycle the AVR in...

You should not have to power cycle the AVR in order for Standby pass through to work correctly. Try doing a soft reset by unplugging the AVR power cord for 10 minutes.

Also, for more general...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 54
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Ensure Audyssey Dynamic EQ is engaged which...

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Ensure Audyssey Dynamic EQ is engaged which will help boost the bass at lower volume levels. Other than that, as suggested raise the master volume as the audio you're listening to may not have...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 1,040
Views: 79,593
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Depends on whether your speakers really need...

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Depends on whether your speakers really need that much power. In all likelihood, the X7200W will have more than enough power for your speakers. Not to mention, you could always use the 5800...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 220,835
Posted By jdsmoothie
In many cases there will be no HDMI handshake...

In many cases there will be no HDMI handshake issues at all. Keep in mind folks come to a forum mostly because they are having problems. The many thousands of others that have no problems have no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 35
Posted By jdsmoothie
When a BDP is connected directly to the TV, in...

When a BDP is connected directly to the TV, in most cases the TV can only accept stereo 2.0 audio so that is what the BDP passes. So when you connect the BDP to an AVR (which can accept multi channel...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By jdsmoothie
The first two are 2014 models with 2 year...

The first two are 2014 models with 2 year warranties using their own brand of speaker EQ with neither EQ'ing the sub and AccuEQ on the Onkyo not even EQing the FL/FR speakers whereas the Marantz is a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,737
Views: 312,963
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Hardly. However, you could try calling back...

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Hardly. However, you could try calling back and maybe you might get a soft hearted CSR. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 131,298
Posted By jdsmoothie
Audio should be passed to either the Front Height...

Audio should be passed to either the Front Height or the Front Wide when Multi CH Stereo is selected. The "Speaker Select" setting (p. 114 Owner's manual) must be set to either Front Height or Front...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 03:45 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
The "Video Conversion" setting must be enabled if...

The "Video Conversion" setting must be enabled if you want the GUI to overlay on the BDP source video.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,737
Views: 312,963
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Unfortunately bench tested does not...

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Unfortunately bench tested does not necessarily mean any issue was found with the unit. History shows that a small % of refurbished units are DOA just as a small % of new in box units are DOA. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 220,835
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ You mean other than the source device...

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You mean other than the source device Owner's manuals? Otherwise, the HDMI connections should be plug-n-play.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-20-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 131,298
Posted By jdsmoothie
^^ Yup. The Adcom amp would be set to roughly...

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Yup. The Adcom amp would be set to roughly 80% of max (if adjustable) and any volume changes would be made via the Manual Setup on the AVR not the Adcom amp. If you connect another set of...
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