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#390256 - 02/26/13 08:50 PM Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings
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Does anyone know of a fast way to turn on or off Audyssey Dynamic Volume? I'm not that likely to use it, but my wife likes watching hockey games late at night, when everyone else is asleep. She has a hard time hearing the commentators, so she turns it up really loud. I think Dynamic Volume would help with this, but I don't want it on all the time, and there's no way in hell she's going to go through the 18 keypresses (or so) it takes to do it in the Onk manual. I guess I can set it up using the Harmony, but I was wondering if there was a better way.
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#390259 - 02/26/13 09:39 PM Re: Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings [Re: Ken.C]
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Ken, I use Dynamic EQ at all times, but not Dynamic Volume. I haven't considered this at great length, but I'm not aware of any Onkyo provision for a one-click or other rapid way to select it. The menu entry appears to be the only route.
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#390264 - 02/26/13 10:44 PM Re: Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings [Re: Ken.C]
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I learned something new about Ken's wife today.
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#390267 - 02/27/13 12:29 AM Re: Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings [Re: Ken.C]
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The Harmony is the easiest way, was for my Denon too. I have my One set up with a 'soft' button in the display.
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#390279 - 02/27/13 08:19 AM Re: Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings [Re: Ken.C]
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So basically something like Home>Down>Enter>Down>Down>Down>Down>Down>Down>Right>Enter>Down>Down>Return>Return?
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#390285 - 02/27/13 10:09 AM Re: Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings [Re: Ken.C]
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Good grief.

I'm not sure how or if it would help you, but sometimes I have found that there are commands available in harmony or URC databases that are not native on the device's remote.
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#390286 - 02/27/13 10:21 AM Re: Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings [Re: Ken.C]
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I haven't made an actual count of the keystrokes needed. But it's not insignificant.
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#390288 - 02/27/13 10:32 AM Re: Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings [Re: Ken.C]
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Hi Ken,

There may be a less complicated alternative for you. I have my TV set up so the line analog audio-out jacks from the TV go to an inexpensive AR wireless headphone base unit. My son is a night owl and when he visits he used to watch TV with the volume too high (I'm a light sleeper.) So I rigged the wireless headphone setup. All he has to is put on the headphones and mute the TV speakers. This arrangement bypasses the AV receiver, amps, surround system, everything. He's not mechanically inclined so it's perfect for him and I get my sleep.

If your TV has a headphone output, you could use a wired headset as a cheapo solution instead of the above.

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#390327 - 02/27/13 06:49 PM Re: Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings [Re: Ken.C]
Eno Offline
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Set up one of the remote's 'Quick Select' buttons to turn on the Dynamic Volume. You can save the specific input source, volume, surround mode, and Audyssey Dynamic Volume on any of the quick select buttons.

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#390333 - 02/27/13 08:36 PM Re: Hey Onk owners...Audyssey Dynamic Volume settings [Re: Ken.C]
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There are quick select buttons?
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