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Does anyone own the Yamaha RX-V679BL AV receiver?

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+warwagon    12,827

Wondering if anyone owns the Yamaha RX-V679BL. I was wondering if it was possible to disable the OSD (on screen display) when adjusting the volume.

 

The sony I just had and am returning, STRDH750 would output 480p to show the OSD of the volume icon in the bottom of the screen while watching a 1080p video on the my projector. This would make the projector think it just switched resolutions thus the picture would go out and the audio too as it would adjust the picture for 480p each time I would press volume up or down on the remote.

 

Just making sure this one doesn't do that too.

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+warwagon    12,827
1 minute ago, Raze said:

Thank you!!! That's what I wanted to know!! and I already looked through the manual!!!

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+Raze    16,197

The manual is not laid out very well.  I almost bought this receiver, it's a very good choice.

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+warwagon    12,827
Just now, Raze said:

The manual is not laid out very well.  I almost bought this receiver, it's a very good choice.

I'm upgrading my theater.

 

what arrived today was that sony receiver I have back in the box ready to get picked up tomorrow for return.

Polk Audio PSW505 12-Inch Powered Subwoofer (Single, Black)

http://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-12-Inch-Powered-Subwoofer/dp/B000092TT0?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00

 

Polk Audio CS10 Center Channel Speaker (Single, Black)

http://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-Center-Channel-Speaker/dp/B0018QROM2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s02

 

The other 4 speakers i'm using from my old setup. Unil I order new ones. When I order new ones i'm thinking about 4 of these 

 

Sony SSCS3 3-Way Floor-Standing Speaker

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-SSCS3-Floor-Standing-Speaker-Single/dp/B00O8YLL8E?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=ox_sc_sfl_title_2&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

 

 

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LostCat    1,248

I wouldn't think it'd be an issue with modern kit...my Onkyo HT-S5800 shows the OSD in 1080p.

 

(Probably any other resolution as well, but I don't have any 4k kit to test.)

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+warwagon    12,827
Just now, LostCat said:

I wouldn't think it'd be an issue with modern kit...my Onkyo HT-S5800 shows the OSD in 1080p.

You wouldn't think. A lot of people were complaining about that issue with that sony receiver. It's such a stupid problem which could easily be fixed with a firmware update.

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+warwagon    12,827

So the new receiver came today, and it works MUCH MUCH better than the cheaper Sony one :D

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Dashel    542

You should think about tonally matching your front three instead of mixing them.

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Human.Online    8,168
On 4/29/2016 at 2:44 AM, warwagon said:

The sony I just had and am returning, STRDH750 would output 480p to show the OSD of the volume icon in the bottom of the screen while watching a 1080p video on the my projector. This would make the projector think it just switched resolutions thus the picture would go out and the audio too as it would adjust the picture for 480p each time I would press volume up or down on the remote.

What a hellishly annoying (IMHO) "design flaw"

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+warwagon    12,827
2 minutes ago, Nik L said:

What a hellishly annoying (IMHO) "design flaw"

There were MANY people on the internet bagging for a simple firmware update which would allow them to turn off the OSD. Of which there wasn't one.

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devHead    1,964
On 4/29/2016 at 7:05 PM, warwagon said:

I'm upgrading my theater.

 

what arrived today was that sony receiver I have back in the box ready to get picked up tomorrow for return.

Polk Audio PSW505 12-Inch Powered Subwoofer (Single, Black)

http://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-12-Inch-Powered-Subwoofer/dp/B000092TT0?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00

 

Polk Audio CS10 Center Channel Speaker (Single, Black)

http://www.amazon.com/Polk-Audio-Center-Channel-Speaker/dp/B0018QROM2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s02

 

The other 4 speakers i'm using from my old setup. Unil I order new ones. When I order new ones i'm thinking about 4 of these 

 

Sony SSCS3 3-Way Floor-Standing Speaker

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-SSCS3-Floor-Standing-Speaker-Single/dp/B00O8YLL8E?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=ox_sc_sfl_title_2&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

 

 

I have those Polk center channel and the modest PSW10 subwoofer.  Why not get the Polk Monitor 40s for the front channel speakers?  Or their floor standing monitors?  Polk speakers are going to sound way better than any Japanese counterparts.  Many many years ago, a guy I knew who worked at this high-end audiophile shop said that you're fine when getting components from Japan, but speakers should come from US or Britain.  They just make better stuff.  I don't know if that's still the case, but I would reckon you'd be better off getting all the same brand of speakers.  My little Monitor 40s (which are bookshelf speakers) sound exquisite.

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+warwagon    12,827
2 hours ago, devHead said:

I have those Polk center channel and the modest PSW10 subwoofer.  Why not get the Polk Monitor 40s for the front channel speakers?  Or their floor standing monitors?  Polk speakers are going to sound way better than any Japanese counterparts.  Many many years ago, a guy I knew who worked at this high-end audiophile shop said that you're fine when getting components from Japan, but speakers should come from US or Britain.  They just make better stuff.  I don't know if that's still the case, but I would reckon you'd be better off getting all the same brand of speakers.  My little Monitor 40s (which are bookshelf speakers) sound exquisite.

Thank you for the information 

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