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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #30 on: March 01, 2018, 18:03 »
Maybe wait for the one come with HDMI 2.1? like 7200w to 7200wa?

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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #31 on: March 01, 2018, 19:59 »
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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #32 on: March 01, 2018, 20:00 »
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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #33 on: March 01, 2018, 20:00 »
I assume u r an ex 7200WA owner?

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With this amp, you can use the new App..
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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #34 on: March 01, 2018, 20:37 »
Its unfortunate that D&M chose not to allow the X7200WA to use the Audyssey app.

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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #35 on: March 02, 2018, 21:14 »
In SG, does 8500 have other colour then black ... like the 7200 they just bring in black colour only ☺
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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #36 on: March 03, 2018, 00:32 »
Is it worth to get x8500h at $4.9k wherea not hdmi 2.1? Hmmmm )
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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #37 on: March 03, 2018, 01:13 »
In SG, does 8500 have other colour then black ... like the 7200 they just bring in black colour only ☺
I don't so, at least not in the first batch. You can call Denon to check if they will bring in other colors later on. In any case, you will have trouble matching other amps or gear unless you have a silver / champagne theme..
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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #38 on: March 03, 2018, 07:20 »
Yap true .. Bro Pete ☺👍
Think I like AV Amp colour difference from other equipment.😅
Anyway congrats to bro here who's owned 8500, enjoy and have great fun. 😉
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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #39 on: March 03, 2018, 08:13 »
Why worry about HDMI 2.1?8K, high frame rates,etc?Most of the stuff it adds, like higher resolutions and frame rates, won't be widely available for years, if they come at all.
you buy first enjoy first. Don't lose sleep over such things. ;D

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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #40 on: March 03, 2018, 09:32 »
Did this do DVD region 2??  If cannot, no go.....

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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #41 on: March 03, 2018, 10:42 »
For those worry about planned obsolescence arising from the HDMI 2.1 in the horizon...Fear not as I recall I read somewhere that if HDMI 2.1 truly ratified in the near future, D&M will provide upgrade for the daughter board but you must bring in the unit to their service centre. That aside, to ally the fears of those sitting on the fence for this one, the software (content) to take full advantage of the prowess of HDMI 2.1 like 8K is still very very far away. This should NOT be your primary concern when getting the AVC-X8500H. For those with deep pockets, this is highly recommended imo.
 

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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #42 on: March 03, 2018, 11:05 »
You should this time, mine is not even seasoned yet, and the impact, surround steering,etc, is another level up from the previous x7200.

So you are using 8500 huh?
When I do comparison, the processors/HDMI main board of 8500 seems smaller size compare to 8802A.
Silent killer is coming out soon .... 8805 ... 8805A

I wonder how it (8500) sounds compare to my Marantz 8802A... wont mind to pay you a visit bro ?
Price of 8802A was about the same price as 8500 too even though there is no built in amp at all.
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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #43 on: March 03, 2018, 11:46 »
For those worry about planned obsolescence arising from the HDMI 2.1 in the horizon...Fear not as I recall I read somewhere that if HDMI 2.1 truly ratified in the near future, D&M will provide upgrade for the daughter board but you must bring in the unit to their service centre. That aside, to ally the fears of those sitting on the fence for this one, the software (content) to take full advantage of the prowess of HDMI 2.1 like 8K is still very very far away. This should NOT be your primary concern when getting the AVC-X8500H. For those with deep pockets, this is highly recommended imo.
 
Yes there will be a board, the question of course is how much.
But it's fun to enjoy something new... so when will you bite bro, you are the king here of new tech :)
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Re: Denon AVC-X8500H reviews and setup
« Reply #44 on: March 03, 2018, 11:50 »
BTW there is a separate code file for most remotes:
http://manuals.denon.com/AVCX8500H/preset/AVCX8500HPresetCodes.pdf

With this, I could program my Oppo and Sony players, as well as my Samsung TV. Nice.
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