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post #541 of 997
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Originally Posted by CaptMike View Post

Thank you so much...I thought you would have picked that up earlier in this thread when I stated:


"I don't how to "sign in" on the AVR" (ON)

Guess you assumed that it was connected to a monitor......remember what they say about assuming.
I asked you before whether you were seeing the instructions on how to sign in and you just ignored that question. It shouldnt be like pulling teeth to try to get info from you when someone is trying to help. And then youre gonna try to make it look like Im the one thats stupid.
I can see from your post count and how long youve been a member that you only post when you need help but never contribute anything anyway so you will never get help from me again.
post #542 of 997
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Originally Posted by Bond 007 View Post

I asked you before whether you were seeing the instructions on how to sign in and you just ignored that question. It shouldnt be like pulling teeth to try to get info from you when someone is trying to help. And then youre gonna try to make it look like Im the one thats stupid.
I can see from your post count and how long youve been a member that you only post when you need help but never contribute anything anyway so you will never get help from me again.

Oh yes, I see that you said:

"When you go to Pandora does it give you any instructions on how to sign in?"

I would have said "nope"

Thanks so much for the help
post #543 of 997
Hi -

A previous poster mentioned a "dialog adjust:" option, but I thought the 475 doesn't have that option

What other way would there be to make dialog more clear during movies? Just pump up the output from the center speaker?

Other than that, I love my 475, so I'm hoping there's a way to adjust this...

Thanks!

-Ian
post #544 of 997
Yes. If you dont have dialogue adjust then the only way I know of is to just turn up the level of the center.
post #545 of 997
Thanks!

Is that all the "dialog adjustment" does anyway? Or is that something that makes such a vast difference, I'd want to consider the 675?

-Ian
post #546 of 997
Not sure exactly what it does but it sounds like it just increases center level. Maybe it only increases the dialogue frequencies. Definitely not worth stepping up to the 675 over though.
post #547 of 997
Thanks!

One more question... when I change channels (TiVo > Yamaha > TV), sometimes there is a soft pop or click from the speakers as one sound stream cuts out and the new channel cuts back in. A bit annoying.

I have firmware 1.0.2 I think and the new one is 1.0.5 - worth it to update?

-Ian
post #548 of 997
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Originally Posted by Bond 007 View Post

Hit the Option button on the remote to find the Dialogue Adjust feature.

There is no "Dialog Level Adjustment" for the RX-V475
post #549 of 997
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Originally Posted by Ian View Post

Hi -

A previous poster mentioned a "dialog adjust:" option, but I thought the 475 doesn't have that option

What other way would there be to make dialog more clear during movies? Just pump up the output from the center speaker?

Other than that, I love my 475, so I'm hoping there's a way to adjust this...

Thanks!

-Ian

You are correct, there is not a Dialog Level Adjustment for the RX-V475
post #550 of 997
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Originally Posted by Ian View Post

Thanks!

One more question... when I change channels (TiVo > Yamaha > TV), sometimes there is a soft pop or click from the speakers as one sound stream cuts out and the new channel cuts back in. A bit annoying.

I have firmware 1.0.2 I think and the new one is 1.0.5 - worth it to update?

-Ian
If everything is working the way you want I wouldnt update.
That clicking may be due to using different speaker setups when you change sources. From say 2 channel to a 5.1 mode. The AVR will click when it switches speakers on and off.
Edited by Bond 007 - 12/14/13 at 3:55pm
post #551 of 997
Considering picking up a 375, but I also see the refurbished 573 for about the same price. I'm running a 5.1 setup, so the extra 2 channels on the 573 aren't especially important for me (though I could see upgrading to 7.1 in a couple of years). I also have no real use for the network/airplay type of features, as I'm using an HTPC as my primary media device. Is there any real advantage one way or the other beyond those features?
post #552 of 997
Im sure there are. Id get the 573 without hesitation.
post #553 of 997
Looking through the owners manual I could not locate the answer to this:

Can the AVR ID#/MAC address be displayed on the front panel of the unit?

Update:

The answer is no
Edited by CaptMike - 12/18/13 at 9:45am
post #554 of 997
Is the Yamaha RX-V475 capable of driving 6 ohm speakers (recommended power 50-200W)? 
 
I've been driving my Emp Tek E55Ti's with this receiver for the past couple of days. I'm somewhat underwhelmed by the sound sometimes. However, I suspect that is due to recording quality as there are a couple of CDs that I absolutely loved playing through these speakers. That said, the CD's that many reviewers recommended highly have underperformed for me. So I was just wondering if I have a powerful enough receiver for these speakers. Thoughts?
 
The sound quality of the CD's that I did like is excellent. High quality recordings on spotify sound great as well. The bass is weak though and that I believe is an issue with the speakers and not with the receiver (can a better receiver get my better bass performance?). 
post #555 of 997
The 475 is perfectly capable of driving the E55Ti. I assume by "better" receiver you mean one with more power. Its unlikely to make any difference. And if you was to get one with more power to try to see you would have to get one with a lot more power to make any difference. Atleast 50 wpc more. You might want to try a separate amp if youre interested in more power but it probably wont give you better bass.
post #556 of 997
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Originally Posted by Bond 007 View Post

The 475 is perfectly capable of driving the E55Ti. I assume by "better" receiver you mean one with more power. Its unlikely to make any difference. And if you was to get one with more power to try to see you would have to get one with a lot more power to make any difference. Atleast 50 wpc more. You might want to try a separate amp if youre interested in more power but it probably wont give you better bass.

 

I hadn't set the impedance on the receiver to 6 ohms. I did that now. I don't know if that is meant to make a difference but to my ears, I seem to get more bass now. It could be a placebo effect, not sure. Orchestral music sounds better now and so does the lower end of the piano sound. 

post #557 of 997
It's not showing on their website, but my local Future Shop has the 675 for $479 until Christmas. Just picked up one because I couldn't really afford not to eek.gif.
post #558 of 997
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Originally Posted by kriktsemaj99 View Post

It's not showing on their website, but my local Future Shop has the 675 for $479 until Christmas. Just picked up one because I couldn't really afford not to eek.gif.
Congrats!
post #559 of 997
Thanks. It's not going to replace my 1800 in the dedicated movie setup, I'll put it in the living room. But now I'll be able write some apps that make use of the network control (been wanting to do that for ages).
post #560 of 997
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Originally Posted by mcturkey View Post

Considering picking up a 375, but I also see the refurbished 573 for about the same price. I'm running a 5.1 setup, so the extra 2 channels on the 573 aren't especially important for me (though I could see upgrading to 7.1 in a couple of years). I also have no real use for the network/airplay type of features, as I'm using an HTPC as my primary media device. Is there any real advantage one way or the other beyond those features?

It also has standby pass through which for some reason is left out on 375, while Denon and Sony budget models feature this. Quite annoying for those people who like to watch TV without using amp all the time.
Sadly in the UK, last years higher end models are not widely sold and only ones I seen are over £280 for the 473!
post #561 of 997
OK, serious sibilance on my 599 UBL.

Hi again...

I actually have the 599 UBL, which is the 475 packaged with a set of NS-B40/C40 speakers and a subwoofer.

I think I have the 475 all set up now, but I've really been noticing some bad sibilance,

I can't tell if I might have a bad front right or center speaker - aside from the sibilance the sound is AWESOME, but it's incredibly DISHHHtracting whenever thereSHHH an ESHHH-SHHHound.

What would you think I should do - is there a setting that would cut down on sibilance, or should I contact Yamaha?

(I realize these aren't high-end speakers, but my crappy Aiwa home theater ones from 1996 never had this problem...)

Thanks!

-Ian

(OK, it's not as bad as I make it sound, but it IS annoying...)
Edited by Ian - 12/22/13 at 1:53am
post #562 of 997

I just connected a pair of bookshelf speakers to my Yamaha RX-V375. I tried to connect a Microsoft Zune mp3 player using the usb port in the front. The receiver is showing an "access error". Any suggestions for how to correct this? Thanks.

post #563 of 997
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Originally Posted by VS85 View Post

I just connected a pair of bookshelf speakers to my Yamaha RX-V375. I tried to connect a Microsoft Zune mp3 player using the usb port in the front. The receiver is showing an "access error". Any suggestions for how to correct this? Thanks.
Are you confident that the Zune is supported? This is the first time I've heard of anyone trying to connect a Zune. (And there might be a good reason...)
post #564 of 997
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Originally Posted by JBWIII View Post


Are you confident that the Zune is supported? This is the first time I've heard of anyone trying to connect a Zune. (And there might be a good reason...)

 

No I'm not sure. The manual only talks about iPods. So I connected an iPod shuffle and I get the same error (and sometimes it says connected - no content found, though the iPod does have music on it). 

post #565 of 997
Hi all,

I am reading the RXV575 documentation trying to verify if I could use this receiver for my setup.
I have a projector and a TV as output.
I have an XBOX360 old one with component video cable and an HTPC with HDMI.

I was thinking of leveraging the HDMI output and component video output to connect respectively my projector and my TV but it looks like only a source from component video input can go to component video output.

Basically the receiver CAN display the XBOX360 contents (connected using component video) to the HDMI output.
And the HTPC connected in HDMI cannot be display on the component video output.

This has to do with digital (HDMI) to analog (component video) conversion that is not supported.
Is this correct?
Edited by borisnet - 12/23/13 at 6:28pm
post #566 of 997
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Originally Posted by VS85 View Post
 

 

No I'm not sure. The manual only talks about iPods. So I connected an iPod shuffle and I get the same error (and sometimes it says connected - no content found, though the iPod does have music on it). 

 

I should have read more carefully. The shuffle isn't supported. So it looks like a usb stick with music is the way to go for now. 

post #567 of 997

Hi all.

 

Bought a v375 today (lots of research indicated that it was the best receiver at the price point). Got it home, got the TV and other input devices plugged in and started the process of setting it up with my Sony speakers (MSP/SRP900, CNP680) & sub (WP780). Switch the impedance down to 6 ohms, plugged in all the wires, set up the little YPAO antenna, and... Nothing. Not a peep. "E:10 Internal Error" shows on the screen. Switched to other inputs, checked every setting I could find that might make a difference, and none of them did. Disconnected all of the speakers and plugged them in one by one, no sound. Finally I resorted to headphones, and there's absolutely nothing there. 

 

I don't see any reason there should be a compatibility issue that might have caused a problem with these speakers - but aside from that, it never so much as made a peep. The speakers and sub all work (threw the old sony back in there so that we have TV for christmas). Other than the whole 'no audio' problem, the device appears to work just fine. The only time I get an error message is when I let it try to run YPAO and it notices it doesn't seem to be able to make noise.

 

Anybody got any ideas? I can exchange for a different one on Saturday, but I want to make sure there's nothing here that I'm missing.

post #568 of 997
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Originally Posted by costermonger View Post

Hi all.

Bought a v375 today (lots of research indicated that it was the best receiver at the price point). Got it home, got the TV and other input devices plugged in and started the process of setting it up with my Sony speakers (MSP/SRP900, CNP680) & sub (WP780). Switch the impedance down to 6 ohms, plugged in all the wires, set up the little YPAO antenna, and... Nothing. Not a peep. "E:10 Internal Error" shows on the screen. Switched to other inputs, checked every setting I could find that might make a difference, and none of them did. Disconnected all of the speakers and plugged them in one by one, no sound. Finally I resorted to headphones, and there's absolutely nothing there. 

I don't see any reason there should be a compatibility issue that might have caused a problem with these speakers - but aside from that, it never so much as made a peep. The speakers and sub all work (threw the old sony back in there so that we have TV for christmas). Other than the whole 'no audio' problem, the device appears to work just fine. The only time I get an error message is when I let it try to run YPAO and it notices it doesn't seem to be able to make noise.

Anybody got any ideas? I can exchange for a different one on Saturday, but I want to make sure there's nothing here that I'm missing.

I got that error when a banana plug came undone. The error went away when I inserted the wire back into the plug and I was able to run YPAO after that. So it might be an issue with your speaker wire connection to the receiver (which would also explain why you have no sound coming out of the speakers using the receiver). So check your connections again.
post #569 of 997

I have, even wired each speaker one at a time. Sadly, it made no difference.

post #570 of 997
Have you tried doing a hard reset? Look at the manual.
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