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    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Any Plans For a Remaster?

    I sure wish they'd distribute a high quality HD version of DS9. Besides watching the original Star Trek, DS9 was the only other franchise series I watched. Used to make sure I was always home on Saturday just to watch it.
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    almost there subwoofer pick to complete setup

    Using an external amp is really not that confusing to use. You just use one RCA cable per channel to connect the pre out on the AVR to the corresponding input on the external amp. You will also need to run a trigger cable from the AVR to the amp so the amp will automatically power on/off when...
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    almost there subwoofer pick to complete setup

    One thing to consider is do you have space for an AVR and an extra amp. The 6300 will give you all the amps you need in a single unit, but it's like $900 more. You can pick up a 2-channel amp for a lot less, of course you can buy one for a whole lot more too. Just depends on your budget. If...
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    almost there subwoofer pick to complete setup

    Yes the Denon can run two subs and has the ability to set them up with its built-in Audyssey MultiEq XT32. As far as your sub choice goes, one $1k sub will give you better output than two $500 subs. Maybe today $1k is all you can spend but who's to say a year later you might be able get...
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    help with new open wall home theater for surround sound

    To do 7.1.4 with the X4300H you'll need to add a 2-channel amp for the additional 2 speakers. You will be able to do 7.1.2 with the internal amps which might be all you'll need or want.
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    help with new open wall home theater for surround sound

    From the Denon site: Discover a whole new world of thrilling 3D surround sound with the Denon AVR-X4300H Network AV receiver, a premium 9.2-channel home theater receiver with discrete, identical amplifiers on each channel and 11.2 channel processing capability for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, plus...
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    help with new open wall home theater for surround sound

    I'd pull wire for a 7.x.4 setup. Wire is cheap and you will be ready to upgrade to Atmos when your budget allows. Since the S920W doesn't do Atmos you might want to consider the X1300W which is just a little bit more money.
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    What is your favorite movie going memory?

    1964, going to watch Goldfinger. That was the first movie I got to see on my own with a friend.
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    The 100 worst traffic jams in the US

    I lived in Atlanta near the I-285/I-85 junction aka Spaghetti Junction. Rush hour ran from 6:30am-10:00am and 3:00pm-8:00pm through this interchange. Atlanta forces commercial truck traffic to use I-285 instead of traveling straight through Atlanta on I-75/I-85/I-20. All this concentrated...
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    Buying a certified used car

    There's quite a bit of wiggle room on used vehicles. Look up the trade-in value for the car you're looking for which will be about what the dealer paid for it before any additional expenses. You have to figure out if they actually took the vehicle in on trade, a direct-to-dealer lease turn in...
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    subwoofer has no sound when using multi-stereo

    I think he meant Multi-Channel Stereo which is one of the available sound modes.
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    What do I need for Dolby Atmos and DTS X?

    Yeah, it took me a while to get it squared away in my head too. And then there's variations of Atmos speaker configurations to add to the confusion. You can have front and/or rear height locations, which are placed on the wall as close to the ceiling as possible. A combination of one or two of...
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    What do I need for Dolby Atmos and DTS X?

    If you look a little closer at the SR7010 description you'll see that this avr can actually process 11 channels with 9 channels handled by the internal amps and the two additional channels managed by an external amp. So in your case you could do 7.1.2 without an external amp.
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    What do I need for Dolby Atmos and DTS X?

    You need to get a 9.1 AVR. Don't know how much you can spend, but you should look for a 2014/2015 model if your budget is tight. I'm thinking a Denon X5200 or X7200 would work for you.
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    My in-laws system

    I might be wrong, but those three connectors on the left look like what is used with a multi-room amp. If you look as some Russound amps their speaker wire connectors look similar. I believe the connectors on the amps are removable to ease the installation of the speaker wires.
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    Sony's 7.1.2 Dolby® Atmos Soundbar

    This is for people who don't know what they don't know.
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    Center channel in the ceiling?

    wnnabepro, I think if you're a pro installer part of your job should be to give advice to your clients and steer them away from what many would consider a "Bad Idea". Putting the LCR in the ceiling will not deliver a proper audio experience. I would be more inclined to try and get them to...
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    Gold plated or Gold tip banana plugs

    In reality, not really. Contact between two dissimilar metals in the present of a current can cause a type of corrosion known as galvanic corrosion. This may be important if someone lived in a humid, coastal area where corrosion could be a problem. Gold plating adds a protective layer that...
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    Ceiling Speaker Position for Atmos with 2 rows of seating?

    Since you have tight budget, if it were me, I think you should start with one pair of speakers in the middle position. I'd look at the RSL C35E as they are only a little bit above your budget. Then in the future you could add a second pair and reposition the original pair to better suit your...
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    Subwoofer Purchase Question - SVS vs. Rythmik

    I'd look at it this way. After a few months with the SVS PB-2000 or or the Rythmik you're not going to be saying to yourself, "Man, I wish I had saved my money and bought a 10" sub instead." I was looking at the same subs six months ago and had put the Rythmik at the top of my list. What...
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    Identify This '60s car?

    It looks like a Dodge Coronet.
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    Paint or not to paint

    The biggest issue with using a wall is most walls aren't perfectly flat and blemish free. If they were more people would go that route rather than spending the money on a fabric screen. Having said that, if budget constraints keep you from buying a screen then spending a bit more time...
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    Exclusive SVS SB-2000 Subwoofer Giveaway

    Subscribed and thanks to SVS.
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    Basement Build: Need suggestion for HVAC closet doors

    What about instead of traditional doors, build some hinged wall panels. Make a frame out of 2x4 with extra bracing, then use mdf on the outside. Insulate the inside with some soundproofing material and insulate the walls. Use some magnetic "latches" of some sort to hold the doors closed. For...
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    Settings for Denon 6200 for atmos

    What did you end up needing to do?
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    Settings for Denon 6200 for atmos

    Ok, then on your remote, press the Sound Mode - Movie button and select the proper sound mode from your choices. Also make sure your blu ray player is set to Bitstream and not PCM audio. Actually do that part first otherwise the proper sound mode might not be available.
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    Settings for Denon 6200 for atmos

    From your remote: Setup -> Speakers -> Manual Setup -> Levels -> Test Tone Start Then select the speaker and adjust its volume.
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    Receiver Pre Out confusion...

    You should be able to connect your sub from the subwoofer pre-out on your avr to the left/mono input 2 on the sub. I'm guessing you're talking about the text under the Notes. What that is describing is the l/r channel pre-outs, which you don't have on your avr, that are used to connect the avr...
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    55" vs 65"

    I've never ran into someone who wished they'd bought a smaller sized tv, but there's been plenty who wished they'd bought a bigger one. Having said that, paying twice as much for a 65" versus a 55" is something only you can answer.
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    Budget family room 5.1 suggestions

    I used a similar version of the TL3s, Polk's RM101s. They serviced my needs for about six years. Although I recently upgraded my whole system, I repurposed some for my whole home audio system. I still think they sound fine.