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#427012 - 11/13/17 05:53 PM Re: Moving from 5.1 to 7.1 [Re: GregM]
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Posts: 1593
Wait. So you are only using DTS and Dolby digital right now? The jump will be shocking to immersive. It is big to HD formats.

This is exciting. Cool!

#427013 - 11/13/17 06:19 PM Re: Moving from 5.1 to 7.1 [Re: GregM]
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Posts: 6217
Loc: Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
I think so... the TrueHD firmware update seems to have happened back in 2008 so I'm already running with it, but since I am running audio over coax to the receiver I believe the player would have fallen back to Dolby/DTS 5.1.

It would be funny if I ended up having to update just the receiver and not my Walmart/Sony BD player.
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#427052 - 11/20/17 06:23 PM Re: Moving from 5.1 to 7.1 [Re: GregM]
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Registered: 06/03/04
Posts: 173
Loc: Monroe, WA
Looks like I may want to skip more vertical oriented speakers and go horizontal. Need to figure out a mount and what to do for power.

Thanks and sorry for the late reply.

So which speakers to add to my 5.1 system to go to 5.1.2? M22's or do I need a specific speaker designed for downward firing?


Edited by GregM (11/20/17 06:32 PM)

#427058 - 11/21/17 09:44 AM Re: Moving from 5.1 to 7.1 [Re: Adrian]
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Registered: 11/13/17
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Originally Posted By Adrian
The trouble with upgradeitis is that it keeps mutating. Just when you think it's cured, something else comes along...5.1...7.1...7.2...9.2...11.2...atmos...atmos plus...atmos holographic....atmos holographic "Plus"(has real smells and explosions)....

That's exactly how I feel like. Too many options…
I found this phallosan forte website and like it.

#427060 - 11/21/17 02:35 PM Re: Moving from 5.1 to 7.1 [Re: GregM]
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Registered: 10/12/12
Posts: 1939
Loc: Canada
I almost miss using a virtual center in front of my 50" plasma. Simple and effective.
Haven't had a summer this nice in a long time.

#427227 - 12/01/17 10:56 AM Re: Moving from 5.1 to 7.1 [Re: GregM]
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Registered: 09/26/06
Posts: 323
Loc: New York
Greg - in-ceiling M3's is the way to go.
Epic Grande Master 500 w/ on wall VP180

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