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Forum: Remote Control Area   02-06-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,743
Posted By Jay M
I'll go ahead and reply to this old thread in...

I'll go ahead and reply to this old thread in case someone finds it helpful..
I have not tried this with an Apple TV, but here's a way that I manipulate the MX-450 to do what I want.

I assume...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By Jay M
I still haven't returned the Marantz, I really...

I still haven't returned the Marantz, I really want to make it work.

Would a different graphics card work? Right now it's using the onboard video on an Intel i3 MB.

Does anyone have a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-05-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,744
Posted By Jay M
In my experience, Netflix never looked right on...

In my experience, Netflix never looked right on the PC, especially in the Windows Media Center. Adding a Roku was the easy and cheap fix.

It's also worth mentioning that the Roku does MUCH more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
I'll plug in a Blu-Ray player tonight and see...

I'll plug in a Blu-Ray player tonight and see what it does.

~Jay
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
I'll try that tonight before I box it up. ...

I'll try that tonight before I box it up.
thanks for your help.

~Jay
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
Whatever the case may be, the 7702 can't do what...

Whatever the case may be, the 7702 can't do what my older Onkyo can do. The HTPC works fine on the Onkyo, but not on the Marantz.

To give you an example:
I play a Blu-Ray from the HTPC and the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
I still can't get Dolby Digital to work form my...

I still can't get Dolby Digital to work form my HTPC. I called Marantz this morning and they don't know what the problem could be.

It's a shame because it's a great unit in so many ways. I'll be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By Jay M
HTPC to Marantz 7702 - no audio

I just installed a Marantz 7702 Processor and it works almost flawlessly with the Tivo and Ruku.

On the HTPC however, it's very odd.

Home made videos play fine.
Within My Movies, Blu-Ray HD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
Same issue here, After a commercial on my Tivo...

Same issue here,
After a commercial on my Tivo the audio will mute to about 20% of the previous volume. Pressing the replay button in the Tivo remote will make the audio come back to normal.

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
I'll do some troubleshooting tonight. I hope I...

I'll do some troubleshooting tonight. I hope I don't have to return the 7702, because I do like it. But it's strange because in 10 years of using HTPCs, I've never had a problem like this.

~Jay
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
I'm using an Outlaw 7500, and I'm very happy with...

I'm using an Outlaw 7500, and I'm very happy with it. I've had it for 6 or 7 years and and never had a problem. I keep it on 24/7 rather than switching it because of my unusual setup.

The Outlaw...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
Strange problem, I hope you can help... I...

Strange problem, I hope you can help...

I have 4 sources connected, a Tivo, a Roku, an HTPC, and a Chromecast.

The problem is on the HTPC.
With YouTube in a web browser, the audio is fine.
In...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
looks like we are cross posting. So in this...

looks like we are cross posting.

So in this thread,

If the main zone is playing a 7.1 blueray for instance, then I enable zone 2 - Will the result be that both zones will get downmixed to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By Jay M
Thanks, does AVS sell the Marantz AV7702? And...

Thanks, does AVS sell the Marantz AV7702? And will that do what I want? If so, can you PM me the price?

thanks,
~Jay
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By Jay M
When I added an Outlaw amp to my $1000 receiver a...

When I added an Outlaw amp to my $1000 receiver a few years ago, the improvement was significant.

I'm not an electrical engineer, but I'll try to explain why I think it sounded better.

I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4,452
Views: 177,599
Posted By Jay M
I'm looking for a solution to my unusual...

I'm looking for a solution to my unusual configuration. My Onkyo processor is not working well, and I need to new one soon.

If someone can tell whether or not the AV7702 can what I want, I'll...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 38
Posted By Jay M
Help solve this - two displays, one room

My living room doubles as my home theater. In home theater mode, The front projection screen is on the EAST wall, with 7.1 speakers in their appropriate locations.

By day, I can't use the front...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-03-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 20,201
Posted By Jay M
Not my HTPC, but my server that I built in...

Not my HTPC, but my server that I built in November 2008. It has a few more drives now, but nothing else has changed.

Corsiar CMPSU-450VX PSU
Asus M3A78 PRO AMD 780g chipset MB
Athlon X2 4850e...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-03-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,957
Posted By Jay M
I just remembered, I have pictures: One...

I just remembered, I have pictures:

One important detail- the shelf that the PC is sitting on is flush against the back wall, and there is about an inch between the front edge of the shelf ad the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-03-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,957
Posted By Jay M
There are some great ideas here. I'll go ahead...

There are some great ideas here. I'll go ahead and add mine.

I don't think all these products existed when I needed them, but my solution works well.

I used the quietest 120mm PC fan I could...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-28-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Jay M
Quote:Originally Posted by Redmist...

Quote:Originally Posted by Redmist http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21010470)

Yes, and if your AV receiver has HDMI, you can play games in 7.1...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-26-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jay M
Quote:Originally Posted by Kalani...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kalani http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21003839)

Does the Sonos need for every single module to be hard-wired to your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-26-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jay M
Thanks MrBobb, I updated the image to reflect...

Thanks MrBobb, I updated the image to reflect the wired connection to the internet which comes through the U-Verse router.

The Sonos uses the Wifi spectrum for its controllers, so it's...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-26-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jay M
I'm not an engineer, so please forgive the messy...

I'm not an engineer, so please forgive the messy diagram.

I have some old home made CAT5 cable that I plan to replace this week. This diagram is what I'm proposing.

I plan to take it all...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-24-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jay M
Quote:Originally Posted by video321...

Quote:Originally Posted by video321 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20991931)

Don't take this the wrong way and I will help you out the best I...
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