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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

Yamaha has great processing........glad you are enjoying it.

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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

So here we have my first pic Ben, more to follow if this one uploads ok.

Samsung UE55F8000 TV (THX professional calibrated), Dali Zensor 5 7.1 (front presence configuration), Sony BDPS790, Yamaha RX-A2020, Marantz PM6004, Marantz CD6003, Virgin TiVo 1TB, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, WD TV Live, WD My Book World 1TB.

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That went ok so here are some more.

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Samsung UE55F8000 TV (THX professional calibrated), Dali Zensor 5 7.1 (front presence configuration), Sony BDPS790, Yamaha RX-A2020, Marantz PM6004, Marantz CD6003, Virgin TiVo 1TB, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, WD TV Live, WD My Book World 1TB.

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Samsung UE55F8000 TV (THX professional calibrated), Dali Zensor 5 7.1 (front presence configuration), Sony BDPS790, Yamaha RX-A2020, Marantz PM6004, Marantz CD6003, Virgin TiVo 1TB, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, WD TV Live, WD My Book World 1TB.

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Samsung UE55F8000 TV (THX professional calibrated), Dali Zensor 5 7.1 (front presence configuration), Sony BDPS790, Yamaha RX-A2020, Marantz PM6004, Marantz CD6003, Virgin TiVo 1TB, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, WD TV Live, WD My Book World 1TB.

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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

Nice!!  :clap:

The Yamaha just about fits!!

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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

You need a bigger TV oldboy...at least 55 inches!  Wink

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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

Nice set up you have there sir, and good review. I've had my 2020 sinse the middle of March, and I'm also very happy with mine. I had to cut the back out of my av unit to accomadate it, this also allows a decent air flow to circulate around the receiver. Just one little thing I noticed in your photo's, your speakers both face straight forward. Have you tried toe in them in a little on your seating position? I'm sure this will make a difference and enhance your sound.

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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

bigboss wrote:

You need a bigger TV oldboy...at least 55 inches!  Wink

I'm of exactly the same opinion bigboss and towards the end of the year I intend to add a nice shiny new 55 inch TV if funds allow  :grin:

Samsung UE55F8000 TV (THX professional calibrated), Dali Zensor 5 7.1 (front presence configuration), Sony BDPS790, Yamaha RX-A2020, Marantz PM6004, Marantz CD6003, Virgin TiVo 1TB, Playstation 4, Playstation 3, WD TV Live, WD My Book World 1TB.

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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

dukeden wrote:

Nice set up you have there sir, and good review. I've had my 2020 sinse the middle of March, and I'm also very happy with mine. I had to cut the back out of my av unit to accomadate it, this also allows a decent air flow to circulate around the receiver. Just one little thing I noticed in your photo's, your speakers both face straight forward. Have you tried toe in them in a little on your seating position? I'm sure this will make a difference and enhance your sound.

 

Being an open unit I don't have any air flow issues but I can certainly understand your issue, I couldn't be happier with the 2020 though.

As for the speaker layout despite what the Dali manual said about not toeing the speakers in this was the first thing I done when I got them but they just never sounded right. Dali are adamant that they fire straight ahead and I have to say after trying both ways they definitely sound far better firing straight into the room.

It's strange as no other speakers I have owned have sounded better this way so for once the promotional gumph may just be right and that with their wide dispersal sound they should fire forward into the room. I still find it odd though  :?

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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

Nice review Oldboy, good job m8. After that i'm even more of a mind to get that 3020 later on in the year. Would also like to upgrade my front speakers too, to the Ikon 6's or something even better. Looks like you have more room than me for a bigger & better TV as BB says go for it  Laughing

 

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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

Plenty of room around the spks. Guess it sounds excellent. Mine are a tad tight really. How wide is the room? Setee against back wall? Just damned nosey really. Pics good to paint .... Cheers

Yamaha V2065. MS Mezzo 5.1 Panasonic 42. Sony BD. Garrard 86SB. WD Live TV. SkyHD.

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RE: My Yamaha RX-A2020 review

Thats quite interesting that the deli's recommend not toeing in, good that you tried them either way. Have you tried playing music through the 2020?

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RobinKidderminster wrote:
Plenty of room around the spks. Guess it sounds excellent. Mine are a tad tight really. How wide is the room? Setee against back wall? Just damned nosey really. Pics good to paint .... Cheers

Just noticed too that yr Dalis have metal cones as do my MS's. No idea if thats relevant to any useful discussion/consideration but its Sunday and I'm just chillin with a Birthday present WDTVLive. Seems a solid little toy.

Yamaha V2065. MS Mezzo 5.1 Panasonic 42. Sony BD. Garrard 86SB. WD Live TV. SkyHD.

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