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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5,632
Views: 321,115
Posted By g_bartman
One of the reasons I moved from an 8801 to the...

One of the reasons I moved from an 8801 to the 8802 was the reports of better stereo sound quality. In my case, I can say it's true. I thought it sounded good with the 8801 but the 8802 definitely...
Forum: Speakers   08-22-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 156,214
Posted By g_bartman
I think it's safe to say that if you want a...

I think it's safe to say that if you want a speaker company that churns out new models at every turn, you might want to look elsewhere :) "we will sell no speaker before it's time" should be MK's...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   08-17-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 10,403
Posted By g_bartman
I'm thinking about October 18th (Sunday) if that...

I'm thinking about October 18th (Sunday) if that works for everyone. Please let me know, this is tentative for now of course.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-16-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,519
Views: 122,950
Posted By g_bartman
I just did the Beta fw and updated the ios app....

I just did the Beta fw and updated the ios app. Tidal is sounding very good fed from the stereo outs from my 105 to my Marantz AV 8802.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5,632
Views: 321,115
Posted By g_bartman
Make sure Aux 1 is set to HDMI. This is done on...

Make sure Aux 1 is set to HDMI. This is done on the setup menu. ATmos/Auro 3d will only be heard if you have the height channels in use which 5.1 does not do.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-16-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5,632
Views: 321,115
Posted By g_bartman
TMessers, Emotiva makes high quality, high value...

TMessers, Emotiva makes high quality, high value amps. I don't see how you can go wrong with them. Here is what I'm using for Atmos. The fact that they are aimable is a nice feature and they sound...
Forum: Audio Gear   08-13-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By g_bartman
Sold

Sold
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,307
Views: 31,835
Posted By g_bartman
Just got my Marantz 8802 up and running, I have 4...

Just got my Marantz 8802 up and running, I have 4 in ceiling speakers. My ceiling is only 7.5' high but it's not an issue thus far. Watched Jupiter ascending, I was impressed with Atmos. Can't wait...
Forum: Audio Gear   08-11-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By g_bartman
marantz AV-8801 in excellent condition.

Up for sale is my Marantz AV-8801 I purchased new from a B&M authorized dealer. It was kept in a well ventilated area with an exhaust fan directly on top it when running. I have the original box,...
Forum: Speakers   08-09-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 156,214
Posted By g_bartman
I just received and set up my 8802. There is a...

I just received and set up my 8802. There is a Marantz authorized online dealer selling them refurbished with a factory warranty for about 60% of retail. Marantz will still do the upgrade to the...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   08-09-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 10,403
Posted By g_bartman
Well fellas, I installed my second row and got an...

Well fellas, I installed my second row and got an 8802. I'll set up a meet around October if y'all want to check it out. I have a lightly used 8801 going up for sale if anyone is interested.
Forum: What's Your System Configuration   08-09-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By g_bartman
Added a second row and Dolby Atmos.

Added a second row and Dolby Atmos.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-09-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13,190
Views: 1,079,958
Posted By g_bartman
Thank you for wanting to help. This is a real...

Thank you for wanting to help. This is a real head scratcher. 105>HDMI only no analog>HDMI in on the Marantz. I did attempt some trouble shooting. I tried the 105 on various HDMI inputs on the...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-09-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13,190
Views: 1,079,958
Posted By g_bartman
I don't know how this happened but it also...

I don't know how this happened but it also effects volume out on the HDMI as well. Crazy I know
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-08-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13,190
Views: 1,079,958
Posted By g_bartman
I do not have the analog outs connected. I'm...

I do not have the analog outs connected. I'm starting to think it's the unit. When I switch to variable volume on the 105 I'm able to control the volume with it but when I turn the Marantz volume...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-08-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13,190
Views: 1,079,958
Posted By g_bartman
odd problem with my 105

So I just got my new Marantz 8802 and set everything up. Here is the issue I'm having. My Oppo BDP-105 will not change volume. it stays at a constant, loud level no matter what the volume on the 8802...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-08-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By g_bartman
odd problem with my Marantz 8802

So I just got my new 8802 and set everything up. Here is the issue I'm having. My Oppo BDP-105 will not change volume. it stays at a constant, loud level no matter what the volume on the 8802 is set...
Forum: Speakers   08-03-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 156,214
Posted By g_bartman
There was a recent article in S&V magazine...

There was a recent article in S&V magazine reviewing the 8802 saying it is much improved over the 8801 for 2 channel listening and is close to the sq of the entry level Krell pre/pro. I have an 8801...
Forum: Speakers   08-02-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 8,713
Posted By g_bartman
To answer the op's question, yes. I drive a 14...

To answer the op's question, yes. I drive a 14 Ford Explorer and have no idea of what percentage of the parts and assembly are domestic. I have no idea what percentage of any product has to be...
Forum: Speakers   08-01-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 156,214
Posted By g_bartman
I have been into audio equipment for forty years....

I have been into audio equipment for forty years. I'm not saying that makes me an expert, just for reference. I've had owned several pairs of speakers over that span and have been exposed to dozens...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 156,214
Posted By g_bartman
I'm using a cc3 with 7T'S and they work well...

I'm using a cc3 with 7T'S and they work well together. I don't think you'll have an issue.
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 156,214
Posted By g_bartman
I've used the company email a few times and it...

I've used the company email a few times and it usually takes a few days but Michael himself has responded.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-19-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,582
Posted By g_bartman
I have Spotify and Tidal. I prefer the Spotify...

I have Spotify and Tidal. I prefer the Spotify interface and use it more for casual listening. I use Tidal for more serious listening
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5,632
Views: 321,115
Posted By g_bartman
One last question from the guy sitting on the...

One last question from the guy sitting on the fence. For those who came from the 8801, would you say there is a noticeable improvement in sq on STEREO sources? Flac/high rez, vinyl etc? I would be...
Forum: Speakers   07-19-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,035
Posted By g_bartman
Another mention for Aerial Acoustics. It's a...

Another mention for Aerial Acoustics. It's a small company out of the Boston area with no advertising budget. Michael Kelly is the chief designer. I have a pair of 7t's, I read somewhere it took him...
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