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post #31 of 944 Old 02-25-12, 12:40 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Sherwood/Newcastle R-972 impressions

Well, I did the first run through of Trinnov and I am really impressed
I spent last night building some speaker cables and I Bi-Amped my speakers. Its sounds great
Trinnov nailed my speaker capabilities bang on and set the distance correctly, now I have to play with some of the advanced settings that Trinnov allows......but first I need to fold laundry LOL

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Re: Sherwood/Newcastle R-972 impressions

Hello,
I do not think calling it HDMI 1.4 is accurate. However, it can Passthrough 3D. So it is somewhat similar to the PS3. 3D was the last upgrade S/N did for the 972.
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Re: Sherwood/Newcastle R-972 impressions

You didn't fold that shirt properly Tony...

Can we see some full range frequency graphs of before and after Trinnov?


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Re: Sherwood/Newcastle R-972 impressions

LOL, I will see when I can find time this weekend to do it. I haven't used REW in about 3 years so Im a bit rusty
I can say that I am very happy with the results compared to what Auddyssey did in the Marantz.

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Panasonic PT-AE8000 on a 120" 2,35:1 fixed screen

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Sherwood/Newcastle R972, Mission 765's, SVS SBS02's, A/D/S MS3u sub, Yamaha YDG2030EQ
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LOL, I will see when I can find time this weekend to do it. I haven't used REW in about 3 years so Im a bit rusty
I can say that I am very happy with the results compared to what Auddyssey did in the Marantz.
Just scanning through the thread hear fellas. Is the consensus that Trinnov is a step up from Audyssey?
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Is the consensus that Trinnov is a step up from Audyssey?
I think in some ways yes due to its ability to actually measure the room in 3D Audyssey XT And XT32 are still very good but anything less Trinnov is a huge step up.

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Panasonic PT-AE8000 on a 120" 2,35:1 fixed screen

Living room system:
Sherwood/Newcastle R972, Mission 765's, SVS SBS02's, A/D/S MS3u sub, Yamaha YDG2030EQ
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I think in some ways yes due to its ability to actually measure the room in 3D Audyssey XT And XT32 are still very good but anything less Trinnov is a huge step up.
It seems this is the first AVR that has offered Trinnov at a price affordable to the average consumer. Pretty amazing technology and that mic looks to be from another planet.
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Re: Sherwood/Newcastle R-972 impressions

Trinnov was only available in a stand alone unit that sold for $13,000 so getting it in an AVR for $600 is more than a deal!

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3 EV Sentry 500 monitors across the front, 4 Mission 762i's Surrounds, SVS PB13U sub, Panasonic BDT220, Harmony 1100, Nintendo WiiU
Panasonic PT-AE8000 on a 120" 2,35:1 fixed screen

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Sherwood/Newcastle R972, Mission 765's, SVS SBS02's, A/D/S MS3u sub, Yamaha YDG2030EQ
Yamaha KX-393 Tape deck, CDC 805 CD changer, Panasonic BD60, Sony turntable PS-T20
Panasonic TC-P50ST60, HD-PVR & WDTV Live, Harmony 900


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Re: Sherwood/Newcastle R-972 impressions

So, maybe someone can tell me what the plastic panel thats on the top left of the receiver seen in this photo is for. Its not covering a hole and its not structural.
Jack and Joe, does yours have it?


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Panasonic PT-AE8000 on a 120" 2,35:1 fixed screen

Living room system:
Sherwood/Newcastle R972, Mission 765's, SVS SBS02's, A/D/S MS3u sub, Yamaha YDG2030EQ
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Re: Sherwood/Newcastle R-972 impressions

I will open it up and check real quick.


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