Originally Posted by jdsmoothie
The X1200W is a 7CH model. You have the option of either using the Surround Back speaker posts for the Surround Back speakers or 2 height speakers (eg. Top Middle) by changing the AMP ASSIGN setting, noting that doing so will disable Audyssey for the config that was not selected prior to running Audyssey. If the capability to use both Surround Back and/or Top Middle speaker is desired keeping Audyssey enabled with either setup, the X4200W would be the better choice. No issue with the "clicking" noise.
I understand that its 7.1 receiver, my question was more on switching between Atmos and non Atmos sound streams, i like to keep the back speakers configured in a way that they will be in use during Dolby True HD soundtracks Vs Atmos\DTX, which they appear not to be the case without making them as "surround back" amplification assign.
I know before running Audessey i had assigned the back speakers as TML or Top Middle.
There are a few things i need to confirm but i had weired experience with my new X1200
1. While playing Netflix and with a movie that had HD sound via my Samsung 6500 Blue ray player, the movie "score" soundtrack only seems to be playing from Front Left speaker ? Blue ray has been configured and used with other denons without issues, the problem seems to disappear after i switched the movie back and forth?
2. Sound volume while in Netflix via samsung BlueRay was very low ( i had to turn it up to 75), even though i turned up Source level t0 12 and tryed to increase other settings to boost the sound, while listening to it in Audessey reference( may be this has something to do with it)
3. You tube off the same Blue Ray was quite loud and no issues, online music and playing Blueray soundtrack it was loud enough at 60-65.
Its strange issue i had with Netflix that i did not notice with my other receiver on the different Danon.
I am testing everything to make sure all is well, let me know if someone else has seen this happen, i had properly calibrated and confirmed speakers volume and placement prior to running Audessey and after as well.
sometimes the info Button does not have TML and TMR ( my back surrounds) highlighted while pressing info button but they are listed in active speakers, even though they were not highlighted i saw sound output coming from this speakers so this is another strange behavior i am trying to investigate.