In general decreasing the operating frequency of a power transformer is a bad idea as they become less efficient and generate more heat. Too much heat equals a dead transformer. I don't know if the transformer in the 975 is beefy enough to take the
Ive been plodding through the manual bit by bit and i came across the "DSP bypass" item also. Will diving through the menu to this point be the only way i can force the 976 to see the analog 7.1 inputs as ill be connecting HDMI as well?
If your only source device is the OPPO BDP-95 then you can certainly continue to use it to decode movie codecs (via the OPPO's direct output to the 990) and provide the DAC for music. But if you have other sources like Apple TV or a cable box you ar
Check your speaker wires to make sure no stray strands are touching the chassis or the other connector. Other than that you can swap speaker feed wires to see if the problem swap too. Also since you have two extra spare channels you could try them ou
In seeing your room I would lean towards room size as being the biggest challenge. Try moving your listening position closer to hear if it makes difference. The sound dispersion of your room may just be so wide that you are not getting the full effec