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That's my version also. After that it was version 4.086. After that 4.088 (a very small upgrade) But I don't think it either addressed our problem.


I have a question. If I hold out for the next firmware release, will the next firmware install 4.086 and 4.088 also. Or do I have to install all three separately?

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I had an issue setting up when I first got mine and had no option for wireless set up so they sent me a beta 4.094 which fixed everything, not sure what changes or when it is to be released but at least you know there will be a future firmware release.


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I had an issue setting up when I first got mine and had no option for wireless set up so they sent me a beta 4.094 which fixed everything, not sure what changes or when it is to be released but at least you know there will be a future firmware release.


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That’s interesting,as I seen the other number when I went to there site . Maybe I should wait till the most recent one is there.




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You can try using digital coaxial output of your CXN instead optical to see if the hiss are cable problem or if it is the RCA output/input itself.


I wouldn't bother ignoring CXN DAC. I believe AVM 60 is better implemented. I used to have a PS Audio Nuwave DSD DAC, which is stated to be better than CXN and even 851N, but AVM 60 sounded great for me, even without ARC. So if I were you I would definitely try bypassing CXN DAC. It's a free test, anyway.


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Well it’s still hooked up and I bought an expensive toslink cable ,so what the heck I’ll give it a try .
Sorry for the confusion, but I had it hooked up to the preamp out analog ports of the CXN , I thought that’s the recommended way if you want to use the DACs in the CXN?
I haven’t tried the digital coaxial or optical out yet . I could try either digital output at this point , but I’m thinking the optical would provide better isolation from the AMV60 , and maybe cure the hiss?

There wouldn’t be much point in getting the 851N then , seeing chances are I won’t be going threw there DAC , but the AMV60s?
The 851N was said to be an improvement over the CNX and the CNX V2.

Here’s how it’s connected now ,as I thought it uses the CXNs internal DACs
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That’s interesting,as I seen the other number when I went to there site . Maybe I should wait till the most recent one is there.





Well it’s still hooked up and I bought an expensive toslink cable ,so what the heck I’ll give it a try . Sorry for the confusion, but I have it hooked up to the preamp out analog ports . I thought that’s the recommended way if you want to use the DACs in the CXN?
I haven’t tried the digital coaxial out yet , but did buy a optical cable . I can try either digital output at this point , but I’m thinking the optical would provide isolation from the AMV60 , and maybe cure the hiss .

There wouldn’t be much point in getting the 851N then , seeing chances are I won’t be going threw there DAC , but the AMV60s?
The 851N was said to be an improvement over the CNX and the CNX V2
Trying is the key, and since you already have the gear, it is free, so go for it!

851N was launched way before CXN and it used to be Cambrdige flagship Network Player / DAC. I have a 851A waiting to be sold, since MCA 225 replaced it here.

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Trying is the key, and since you already have the gear, it is free, so go for it!

851N was launched way before CXN and it used to be Cambrdige flagship Network Player / DAC. I have a 851A waiting to be sold, since MCA 225 replaced it here.

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I had no idea the 851n was older. When you read the reviews ,everyone claims it’s a little better SQ wise .

I had to edit my previous post . So by using the digital optical out of the CXN , am I in fact bypassing it’s internal DACs?
I thought for the best SQ , using the CXN internal DACs would give you the best SQ .
I’m kind of confused on this subject.

I looked downstairs and in fact have a spare port on my router , so I should run another CAT 5 line upstairs directly to the CXN . It may help me critique the sound better between Play-Fi and the CXN .

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I had no idea the 851n was older ?
I had to edit my previous post . So by using the digital optical out of the CXN , am i in fact bypassing it’s internal DACs?
I’m kind of confused on this subject



Sorry, you are right. When I bought my 851A the CXA wasn't available yet, so I tought 851N was older, which is not...


Using digital out on CXN will bypass its DAC.
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I’ve had to go to the Mode button on the remote several times, as my avm60 doesn’t seem to remember where it was set for some reason after changing inputs . Not saying this always happens , as I’m not sure when it happens.
I know this doesn’t help, but I thought I’d let you know I’m experiencing it to .
I do turn ARC on and off occasionally,so maybe that’s what causes it in my case to?

I might not fully understand the problem, but I'm wondering if it has anything to do with how your inputs are set up for Mode Preset? If you have None, Last Used, or something else. If you change modes on the remote and then change inputs, I would think the AVM would look at the Mode Preset for the input rather than follow what you did on the remote? Sorry, like I said, might be totally misunderstanding the issue, but thought I'd throw that out there.


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I have a question. If I hold out for the next firmware release, will the next firmware install 4.086 and 4.088 also. Or do I have to install all three separately?

Good question! Somebody else will probably know the correct answer. Anthem certainly would if you contacted them. Me personally, I like installing the updates sequentially. Just gives me more of a sense of completeness, that may be totally unfounded.


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That’s interesting,as I seen the other number when I went to there site . Maybe I should wait till the most recent one is there.

Why wait? I don't think you have anything to lose by going to the current firmware rather than waiting. You never know - might help you with the PlayFi issue?

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Using digital out on CXN will bypass its DAC.
Ok that’s what I thought . My dealer claims the Anthems DACs are very good anyways , but he tells me a lot of things .
Not sure if there any better than the CXNs though , as Cambridge raves about there DACs .

But I’ll give this a try and get back with the outcome . I love this game
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Ok that’s what I thought . My dealer claims the Anthems DACs are very good anyways , but he tells me a lot of things .

It is from what I understand, and I believe the same one used in the Oppo 203 if memory serves correctly (questionable....). Wondering if it is the same in the Cambridge UHD player that is based on the Oppo?

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Trying is the key, and since you already have the gear, it is free, so go for it!

851N was launched way before CXN and it used to be Cambrdige flagship Network Player / DAC. I have a 851A waiting to be sold, since MCA 225 replaced it here.

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Hey could you put your head up to the MCA 225 and tell me you don’t hear a humming /buzzing noise coming from the chassis?
The room has to be very quiet , no furnace or fridge running , but it’s there . I live in a block house , kind of like having concrete walls , so my house is extremely quiet. If fact it’s so quiet, I can hear large spiders walking from 20’ away

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Just to remeber that DAC are not all about the Chip itself...


And I guess that everything that enters AVM will be decoded anyway. That, or something like it, was posted here.

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Hey could you put your head up to the MCA 225 and tell me you don’t hear a humming /buzzing noise coming from the chassis?
The room has to be very quiet , no furnace or fridge running , but it’s there . I live in a block house , kind of like having concrete walls , so my house is extremely quiet. If fact it’s so quiet, I can hear large spiders walking from 20’ away

I did it other day (night actually). No humming nor buzzing noise coming from it and neither from AVM 60.


My subwoofer has some ground noise, so I know what you mean.
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I did it other day (night actually). No humming nor buzzing noise coming from it and neither from AVM 60.


My subwoofer has some ground noise, so I know what you mean.
Well dam this is making no sense . Theoretically you should be hearing it to , as it’s based on the same design . Maybe as my hearing degrades , it won’t bother me as much .
If anthem would let me , I’d pay the extra thousand dollars and get the A5 instead . There’s no point if I have the same issue though

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Hey could you put your head up to the MCA 225 and tell me you don’t hear a humming /buzzing noise coming from the chassis?
The room has to be very quiet , no furnace or fridge running , but it’s there . I live in a block house , kind of like having concrete walls , so my house is extremely quiet. If fact it’s so quiet, I can hear large spiders walking from 20’ away
If it helps-
I have an Outlaw 7500 amp; been using it for over 10 years. Several years back, I had an awful hum coming from the chassis; realized that it would happen at certain times/days...I could almost set a watch on when it happened. After a while and checking all connections/wiring in my old house...I realized my next door neighbors power tools/equip was causing it. That, and possibly a power grid DC problem in my old neighborhood (old power grid infrastructure). I now use one of these for my amp and my MRX-720...an Emotiva CMX-2 AC Line Filter With DC Offset Eliminator-

https://emotiva.com/collections/acce...products/cmx-2

I haven't had ANY hum in my Outlaw amp since; my powered subwoofers/ other audio equip in other rooms in the house don't exhibit this transformer hum, it was only the Outlaw amp.


just thought maybe that would help with your chassis hum investigation....

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Well dam this is making no sense . Theoretically you should be hearing it to , as it’s based on the same design . Maybe as my hearing degrades , it won’t bother me as much .
If anthem would let me , I’d pay the extra thousand dollars and get the A5 instead . There’s no point if I have the same issue though
I use technology that is no longer made to make sure I have NO HUM - PERIOD.

I use multiple Cinepro PowerPro 20 power conditioners. I have 6 of them giving
me 120 AMPS of Conditioner output. It makes sure there is no ground loops for
the audio chain. In my theater - I have 24,000 watts of audio and NOT A WHISPER
of HUM.

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Well dam this is making no sense . Theoretically you should be hearing it to , as it’s based on the same design . Maybe as my hearing degrades , it won’t bother me as much .
If anthem would let me , I’d pay the extra thousand dollars and get the A5 instead . There’s no point if I have the same issue though
I have to point out that mine is connected straight to the wall. I have a Panamax PM-5300, but I preferred it out of amp's way.

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If it helps-
I have an Outlaw 7500 amp; been using it for over 10 years. Several years back, I had an awful hum coming from the chassis; realized that it would happen at certain times/days...I could almost set a watch on when it happened. After a while and checking all connections/wiring in my old house...I realized my next door neighbors power tools/equip was causing it. That, and possibly a power grid DC problem in my old neighborhood (old power grid infrastructure). I now use one of these for my amp and my MRX-720...an Emotiva CMX-2 AC Line Filter With DC Offset Eliminator-

https://emotiva.com/collections/acce...products/cmx-2

I haven't had ANY hum in my Outlaw amp since; my powered subwoofers/ other audio equip in other rooms in the house don't exhibit this transformer hum, it was only the Outlaw amp.


just thought maybe that would help with your chassis hum investigation....
Thank you , I appreciate any input .
In my case I have a monster power 1500 watt power conditioner, and it made no difference whether it was going threw it or directly to the wall. I prefer the wall directly, as I’ve heard you can starve the amplifier for power threw a power conditioner.
This noise is there when the amp is connected to nothing but it’s power outlet . I should check outside with my AM radio, and see if I can hear any intermodulation distortion .
I am to lazy ,but my only other option would be to remove it and plug it in at another location in town .
I believe it won’t change a thing though .
For a test I plugged my Marantz amp back in before I sold it , and could only hear a very slight humming coming from its chassis if I had my ear directly on it . As little as a few inches away and there was no way I could hear it .

So this has led to believe it’s a design issue with the Anthem .

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lol, maybe thats what’s wrong with me ?

So anyways , I connected the Cambridge back up and am using the digital coaxial output to the Anthem AVM60 .
The sound floor is much improved , not dead silent but acceptable.
I’m not really hearing much of a difference between PlayFi and the CXN , although I thought the CXN was a tiny less harsh on vocals ,but I liked the Base better with the PlayFi , as I swear it has less attack and decay and sounds smother to me ?
I know that’s a weird analogy ,and I think this is all physiological.

So it basically comes down to usability I guess . The Cambridge is really quick to start ,and I don’t have to wait for it to connect . I haven’t tried it hardwired yet though, as I’m going threw it’s wifi .

I prefer the CNX App a little more in some ways . It doesn’t give you access to volume , so someone couldn’t inadvertently put the volume to full blast .
But I like how you can scan threw a song with PlayFi , not that should be that important.

I’ve got so many chores to do lol, but you guys are much more interesting

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Well dam this is making no sense . Theoretically you should be hearing it to , as it’s based on the same design . Maybe as my hearing degrades , it won’t bother me as much .
If anthem would let me , I’d pay the extra thousand dollars and get the A5 instead . There’s no point if I have the same issue though
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Well dam this is making no sense . Theoretically you should be hearing it to , as it’s based on the same design . Maybe as my hearing degrades , it won’t bother me as much .
If anthem would let me , I’d pay the extra thousand dollars and get the A5 instead . There’s no point if I have the same issue though

Well, the design might lend itself to some kind of buzzing based on some other factors, either internally or externally, but I don't think it is consistent. I never noticed any buzzing on my dealers's MCA525 connected to an AVM60. Might be that a particular batch got something wonky, and your original and replacement were from the same batch? I really don't think this is typical of the amps.....

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Yes it’s in the wall, same issue . I only tried it temporarily in the Power conditioner,as I’m afraid of current draw.
It hums when there’s nothing connected to it but power , no speaker cables or xlrs. It hums off another outlet in the kitchen . It hums off the neighbors outlet . My service was upgraded to 200 amps ,and the electricians ran new branches for the home theatre . I have three plugs , a 20 amp for my subwoofer as per the instructions,another 20amp circuit for the MCA525, and a 15 amp plug feeding a power conditioner with the other electronics on it .

I really believe this comes down to installing the amplifier in the basement . I do have an electronics rack there now as we speak .
It’s almost underneath the stereo now , maybe four feet horizontally . But it will still be a long run for xlrs , say 12’-15’ after going threw walls and making right angles etc.
The other option is to kibosh the balanced cables and go with rca cables (vomits in the back of throat) .
I believe I read xlrs do travel a long distance before there’s degradation issues?
It’s going to take a lot of drilling

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Well, the design might lend itself to some kind of buzzing based on some other factors, either internally or externally, but I don't think it is consistent. I never noticed any buzzing on my dealers's MCA525 connected to an AVM60. Might be that a particular batch got something wonky, and your original and replacement were from the same batch? I really don't think this is typical of the amps.....
Just my luck, I got the bad run . I only wish I didn’t live on the good side of the country , as I’d drive down there myself and show them.
My luck they can’t hear it either lol

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Just my luck, I got the bad run . I only wish I didn’t live on the good side of the country , as I’d drive down there myself and show them.
My luck they can’t hear it either lol
Can't.....or don't want to!!? With my first AVM, there was a buzzing in the speakers (not ground loop or noise floor). Not horrible, but you could hear it when close enough to the speaker, and I'm not talking just mere inches away. Not right, I knew that. Took it to the local dealer, they could not hear it either. SERIOUSLY? Then I just happened to try the headphone jack - lo and behold, same noise! THAT they could hear when I took it down the second time, tried with their headphones/

Guess what? The DEALER'S unit - same problem! They didn't know about it until we tried it. Dunno if our AVMs were from the same batch, or used same flawed part or what, but they arranged a replacement, and 2nd unit all good!

But this is what made me think you got two from the same batch, or something like that. Just a thought though.

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Can't.....or don't want to!!? With my first AVM, there was a buzzing in the speakers (not ground loop or noise floor). Not horrible, but you could hear it when close enough to the speaker, and I'm not talking just mere inches away. Not right, I knew that. Took it to the local dealer, they could not hear it either. SERIOUSLY? Then I just happened to try the headphone jack - lo and behold, same noise! THAT they could hear when I took it down the second time, tried with their headphones/

Guess what? The DEALER'S unit - same problem! They didn't know about it until we tried it. Dunno if our AVMs were from the same batch, or used same flawed part or what, but they arranged a replacement, and 2nd unit all good!

But this is what made me think you got two from the same batch, or something like that. Just a thought though.
Wow this is interesting to know . I think it’s past my time to do anything though. I emailed tech support and gave them my ongoing ticket number and asked if there was any way I could pay the difference for the A5

Btw, I’m getting music drops out still ,and I’m using the CXN right now . Doesn’t seem to like streaming when your on the internet ?
I should hardwire and be done with it I guess

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If I remove the hardwired network connection from the Anthem right now and used it for the CXN , would I lose anything ,as I would not be using the PlayFi app anymore ?

Ok ,maybe I need the network connection for ARC ? Guess I could swap it when needed ?

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Yes it’s in the wall, same issue . I only tried it temporarily in the Power conditioner,as I’m afraid of current draw.
It hums when there’s nothing connected to it but power , no speaker cables or xlrs. It hums off another outlet in the kitchen . It hums off the neighbors outlet . My service was upgraded to 200 amps ,and the electricians ran new branches for the home theatre . I have three plugs , a 20 amp for my subwoofer as per the instructions,another 20amp circuit for the MCA525, and a 15 amp plug feeding a power conditioner with the other electronics on it .

I really believe this comes down to installing the amplifier in the basement . I do have an electronics rack there now as we speak .
It’s almost underneath the stereo now , maybe four feet horizontally . But it will still be a long run for xlrs , say 12’-15’ after going threw walls and making right angles etc.
The other option is to kibosh the balanced cables and go with rca cables (vomits in the back of throat) .
I believe I read xlrs do travel a long distance before there’s degradation issues?
It’s going to take a lot of drilling
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Added one of these and problems solved.

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Wow this is interesting to know . I think it’s past my time to do anything though. I emailed tech support and gave them my ongoing ticket number and asked if there was any way I could pay the difference for the A5
But still under warranty! Of course warranty is meaningless if THEY can't replicate the issue. Has anybody else been able to hear the issue, neighbor or family member?

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Btw, I’m getting music drops out still ,and I’m using the CXN right now . Doesn’t seem to like streaming when your on the internet ? I should hardwire and be done with it I guess
Na, at my place we've often got both Play-Fi devices going, the AVM and the PW, with two phones connected doing other things, all while banging away on a computer (wi-fi or hardwired), and it really doesn't seem to be an issue. We do have a small place, so there are no distance issues for the wi-fi (in fact I think my AVM sees every wi-fi set up for several houses!), and no real obstructions, so the signal is always pretty clear, single-story too FWIW. Of course, your situation will be different, but at least with my router model and everything else, things seem pretty solid.

I wonder if your router is problematic?

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The router has me concerned now , you have a good point . I was going to install switches and APs from Ubiquity, but haven’t got the time or money at this point .
I’ll see what the other options are I can try when I get back to work Tuesday. I believe there’s a newer model available than the Hitron right now

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The router has me concerned now , you have a good point . I was going to install switches and APs from Ubiquity, but haven’t got the time or money at this point .
I’ll see what the other options are I can try when I get back to work Tuesday. I believe there’s a newer model available than the Hitron right now

Take a look at the DTS Play-Fi site. I think somewhere there they have made recommendations of which gear plays nicely with Play-Fi, and which can cause issues. Not sure if Anthem has similar info? Might want to check this out though....
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Take a look at the DTS Play-Fi site. I think somewhere there they have made recommendations of which gear plays nicely with Play-Fi, and which can cause issues. Not sure if Anthem has similar info? Might want to check this out though....
I’m considering using the CXN instead of Play-Fi . Not 100% sure yet ,as I don’t see any advantages with the CXN yet SQ wise .
I prefer the App a bit more though . It’s funny ,as one of the complaints was the Cambridge Go App was slow and clunky, but I’m finding I can get it up and running much faster ,and the app works fine for me .

Debating to try removing the network cable out of the AVM60 , and going directly to the CXN instead of using wifi .

I had another thought . My NAS drive is quite old ,maybe it’s time for a new one. Do solid states work better for streaming music I wonder ?

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They sent a replacement MCA525 and same issue, so I believe it’s in the design . Actually I don’t believe that , I know that .
I have two MCA 525 and one MCA 225 in the same system and they're all dead silent. Saying that, I don't believe it's a design flaw. It might be more of an issue with quality control.
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