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  1. JohnRice

    Marantz SR-8012 11 Channel Receiver Review

    Thanks to an outrageous “open box” deal, I just upgraded my living room system with an SR7012 today. Total overkill, but you can’t live forever. I’m still trying to get all the streaming figured out.
  2. JohnRice

    Marantz SR-8012 11 Channel Receiver Review

    Dave, I'm curious how you feel about the porthole display after 6 months. It's something a lot of people complain about, and I admit that when I got my AV7703, I tended to keep the door open so I could see the large display. After a little while, I realized that on the occasion I want to see...
  3. JohnRice

    Marantz SR-8012 11 Channel Receiver Review

    Dave, your confusion got me looking again at ideal speaker placement suggestions, and I'm seeing a LOT of lazy suggestions. Manufacturers seem to frequently be suggesting bad placement, simply because it's a little easier. The fact is, Atmos is supposed to be able to pan sound around the room...
  4. JohnRice

    Marantz SR-8012 11 Channel Receiver Review

    Dave, thanks for the extensive review. You really should try to get your height speakers out into the room, instead of at the front and rear. It’ll make a significant difference. Those sounds really need to be coming from overhead, not just elevated.
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