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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:22 AM
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The S920W is a better quality and more feature...

The S920W is a better quality and more feature packed model, although depends on your feature/input/output and budget requirements as to which is the better choice.

Your Onkyo 818 uses the most...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:13 AM
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Beginning in 2009, Denon has only mfr'd the...

Beginning in 2009, Denon has only mfr'd the "flagship" models in Japan, although beginning in 2014, the next lower model was also mfr'd in Japan. One older model to consider would be the 2010 -...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:05 AM
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Generally the best way to mitigate HDMI handshake...

Generally the best way to mitigate HDMI handshake issues is to power on the HDMI components in a specific order with a short pause between each: TV, pause 5 seconds, AVR, pause 5 seconds, source...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 03:00 AM
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Incorrect. Your X3000 as well as every...

Incorrect.

Your X3000 as well as every successor model since it was released can play HDMI/digital PCM 2.0 audio to Zone 2 while watching another HDMI source in the main zone.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:53 AM
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Set the CBL/SAT source as a Quick Select and then...

Set the CBL/SAT source as a Quick Select and then have the Harmony provide access to the Quick Select button.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:51 AM
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Not without using an AppleTV. However, consider...

Not without using an AppleTV. However, consider yourself lucky though as only a few years ago (and still on some brands (eg. Yamaha) today), you could not turn off or select another source in the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:49 AM
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Oppo has always been the industry standard;...

Oppo has always been the industry standard; however, if you can't use any of the extra features on the 203 and if the Sony gets good reviews, it will likely serve you well too.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:37 AM
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It should have said "Yamaha says it is committed...

It should have said "Yamaha says it is committed to providing its customers with firmware updates where possible and this set is not the last announcement from Yamaha for 2017 (ie. for the 2017...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-23-2017, 02:26 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Set the Deep Color Output setting on the Toshiba...

Set the Deep Color Output setting on the Toshiba to OFF.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 03:47 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Try connecting the Sky HD box directly to the...

Try connecting the Sky HD box directly to the Pioneer AVR.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 01:29 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Correct. The source and the display are doing...

Correct. The source and the display are doing the processing.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 01:27 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Depends on whether or not you want to take...

Depends on whether or not you want to take advantage of any of the following features on the newer models: 4k/HDCP 2.2/HDMI 2.0a(HDR); Atmos/DTS:X/Auro 3D, HEOS built-in module, digital audio to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 01:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If you already installed the Pandora fix update...

If you already installed the Pandora fix update from last December, then most likely the same update the newer models have been receiving recently:

Allows continued use of Spotify Connect after...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 01:18 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Oppo has always been the industry standard with...

Oppo has always been the industry standard with the Oppo 203 also scheduled to receive a Dolby Vision update.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 01:17 AM
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The X6400H should be released in Sep.

The X6400H should be released in Sep.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 01:15 AM
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Those Def Tech speakers are very good quality,...

Those Def Tech speakers are very good quality, you simply need to ensure they are reset to SMALL/80Hz after running Audyssey. Also note that music is generally stereo 2.0 so doesn't include a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 01:08 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Nope to both.

Nope to both.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 01:03 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Minimum layouts: Dolby Surround (2.0.2); DTS:X...

Minimum layouts: Dolby Surround (2.0.2); DTS:X (5.0.2)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 12:34 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
If you are using DHCP, you may want to try...

If you are using DHCP, you may want to try setting it to OFF and instead setting a static IP address as noted in your SR6010 Owner's manual, p. 236.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 12:23 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Likely announced in the next few weeks as the...

Likely announced in the next few weeks as the NR1607 was released last May. At a minimum it will likely include a built-in HEOS module which will allow streaming (currently) one of up to 13...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 12:20 AM
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Yes, the BDP must support both 4k UHD and HDR if...

Yes, the BDP must support both 4k UHD and HDR if you have a 4k/HDR TV which can process the signal. If the TV also supports Dolby Vision, the BDP will need to support Dolby Vision as well noting the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-22-2017, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Simply purchase a 1:2 4k/HDCP 2.2 HDMI splitter. ...

Simply purchase a 1:2 4k/HDCP 2.2 HDMI splitter.

https://www.monoprice.com/product?c_id=101&cp_id=10113&cs_id=1011301&p_id=15258&seq=1&format=2
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2017, 12:10 PM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Not likely to see any spec info on the X6400H...

Not likely to see any spec info on the X6400H until August.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 55
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Posted By jdsmoothie
Highly unlikely that anything will go to the 2015...

Highly unlikely that anything will go to the 2015 models based on recent conversation with Yamaha rep.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-21-2017, 11:47 AM
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Posted By jdsmoothie
As noted by the image on p. 70 in your Owner's...

As noted by the image on p. 70 in your Owner's manual, when using the AMP ASSIGN = 5.1 + Zone 2/3; the Zone 2 speakers are connected to the Height 1 speaker posts and the Zone 3 speakers would be...
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