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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2017, 08:17 AM
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Posted By PhillyC
My X3300 exhibits this behavior occasionally --...

My X3300 exhibits this behavior occasionally -- maybe twice per week. DVR is a TiVo Premiere. The issue did not exist on either of two previous DVRs. As you said, the only solution is to change a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2016, 07:27 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
Check the settings when you click Customize under...

Check the settings when you click Customize under Media Programs on this PC... The default box should be checked. (I haven't needed the other box below it.)

Back on the original screen, click...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-13-2016, 11:51 AM
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Posted By PhillyC
Got the Denon X3300 a week ago. It's hard to...

Got the Denon X3300 a week ago. It's hard to express how much better the Denon is. Both receivers sound good, but after that the Sony is left in the dust. Of course the Denon cost me $300 more...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2016, 07:29 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
That's a handy reference list. But it does not...

That's a handy reference list. But it does not tell me why Auto on the X3300 sets the mode to DD + DDS on a 5.1 system. It seems that it should be set to DD.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-10-2016, 04:29 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
Exactly. Look at Martin Logan. They are a US...

Exactly. Look at Martin Logan. They are a US company that always manufactured many speakers in Canada. Now they have facilities in other countries including China. Note that ML US employees...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-10-2016, 03:53 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
Yes, but I wonder if the DD + DDS setting is...

Yes, but I wonder if the DD + DDS setting is actually trying to upmix to speakers that aren't there, or if that setting is OK because it just ignores the + DDS because it knows there are no extra...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-09-2016, 07:47 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
I'm new to Denon -- with the X3300 -- and while I...

I'm new to Denon -- with the X3300 -- and while I think I now have a pretty good idea of how to use the sound modes, I noticed something that seems odd. When I set the mode to Auto on a 5.1 cable...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2016, 07:41 AM
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Posted By PhillyC
I have the 1070. I don't know what the sound...

I have the 1070. I don't know what the sound modes were on the 1060, but the 1070 has Direct mode, which simply plays what is encoded in your source material..

Sony makes finding this setting...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-15-2016, 08:07 AM
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Posted By PhillyC
How is your Denon? I actually have my eye on the...

How is your Denon? I actually have my eye on the X4200.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-14-2016, 08:12 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
You can push the Display Mode button on the front...

You can push the Display Mode button on the front panel. It cycles through several options. You can choose the one you want always displayed. Also, I have found that if you briefly pause a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-11-2016, 07:49 AM
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Posted By PhillyC
I think they are giving you incorrect...

I think they are giving you incorrect information. (Nothing new!) From the updated 1060 help guide, pages 21-22:

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1. COAXIAL IN jack
2. HDMI IN/OUT (*) jacks
3. Wireless LAN antenna
4....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-08-2016, 12:32 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
Are you trying to view through HDMI connected to...

Are you trying to view through HDMI connected to TV? If so, this will not work. Analog video inputs are not sent out through HDMI on this AVR. Since you are using Component In, you will need...
Forum: Speakers   07-04-2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By PhillyC
That's what I wanted to know. Thanks for the...

That's what I wanted to know. Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By PhillyC
Can Atmos speakers be used in non-Atmos 7.1 setup?

I have a 5.1 setup with no room for surround backs and no way to mount front high speakers to make a 7.1 setup. So I had a crazy thought. Could 2 up-firing Atmos speakers sit on my front towers and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-25-2016, 05:14 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
STR-DN1070 network folder navigation

This new AVR is working great for two days now. But I have an issue with folder navigation when accessing music via DLNA on my NAS.

I can move through the folder structure easily, e.g....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-14-2016, 07:23 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
Just noticed another one not on your list. 326...

Just noticed another one not on your list. 326 BBC America is MPEG-4 here.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-10-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11,250
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Posted By PhillyC
Chicago must be different. I don't usually...

Chicago must be different.

I don't usually pay much attention to details of channel frequency and encoding, however I can't help but notice the change to MPEG-4. This is because the FF speed of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-14-2016, 06:19 PM
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Posted By PhillyC
My TiVo DVR with CableCARD is receiving mpeg4...

My TiVo DVR with CableCARD is receiving mpeg4 channels OK. The only problem is that it fouls up the FF and rewind speeds on those channels.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   12-19-2015, 01:24 PM
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Views: 451,212
Posted By PhillyC
Nope, never lights up. You can't find it when...

Nope, never lights up. You can't find it when you want it. But go to move the unit over an inch or raise it to clean under it -- and you touch it every time. :)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-08-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 328
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Posted By PhillyC
I can do this on my DN1030, which has a really...

I can do this on my DN1030, which has a really slow and clunky onscreen DLNA interface. I can only see a small part of each title while it slowly scrolls across the screen. Vertical scrolling...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-04-2015, 09:48 AM
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Posted By PhillyC
It does not look good. I found two versions of...

It does not look good. I found two versions of the 1060 user manual, one from July and one from September. They are the same with one exception -- the description of the rear jacks on pages 20-21. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-02-2015, 09:24 AM
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Posted By PhillyC
The tech was right! I woke up this morning and...

The tech was right! I woke up this morning and the problem channels are fixed.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2015, 11:31 AM
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Posted By PhillyC
I'll wait until this is resolved before asking...

I'll wait until this is resolved before asking for credit from Comcast. Who knows how long it will go on.

I talked to a couple of people in my building who do not have the problem. I don't...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-31-2015, 09:47 AM
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Posted By PhillyC
This morning Comcast is telling me that, after...

This morning Comcast is telling me that, after recent changes, camera systems are causing interference with certain channel frequencies in some areas. Supposedly they are waiting for FCC approval to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-26-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11,250
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Posted By PhillyC
I have no idea what kind of equipment is used to...

I have no idea what kind of equipment is used to distribute the cable signal throughout a 30+ floor building, or if it is exposed to weather. I believe each vertical building tier is fed by cables...
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