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  1. Walt H

    Klipsch speakers set Large?

    Thanks John Rice. Lots of very useful information in your response.
  2. Walt H

    Klipsch speakers set Large?

    Thanks! The cut frequencies on my Yamaha RX-A3070 on the low end are 80, 60 and 40. I set it to 60. I may also give 40 a try. Thanks again!
  3. Walt H

    Klipsch speakers set Large?

    I have a pair of Klipsch Reference Premiere Atmos RP-280FA, Frequency response 32-25kHz +/- 3dB with an SVS SB-3000 Sub powered by a Yamaha RX-A3070 A/V receiver. I've read that many people say to set all speakers to small and let the sub do all the work. However, with these big floor standing...
  4. Walt H

    Yamaha RX-A3070 Cutoff Filters

    Thanks!
  5. Walt H

    Yamaha RX-A3070 Cutoff Filters

    Thanks!
  6. Walt H

    Yamaha RX-A3070 Cutoff Filters

    I've added a pair of Pioneer Dolby Atmos Enabled Speakers, SP-T22A-LR, to my Yamaha RX-A3070 A/V Receiver using the front presence inputs. Pioneer states to filter the speakers at or above 180. My Yamaha receiver has the following filters: (fc=40/60/80/90/100/110/120/160/200 Hz), there's no...
  7. Walt H

    HDMI 4k TV to A/V Receiver

    When connecting a HDMI 4K cable from a TV cable box to an A/V Receiver, is it best to connect to the TV's HDMI ARC input or just one of the regular HDMI inputs? TV is Samsung Q80R QLED Receiver is Yamaha RX-A3070
  8. Walt H

    Samsung 6400 Series Smart TV

    Problem solved. It was a bad HDMI cable. Thanks for all your help.
  9. Walt H

    Samsung 6400 Series Smart TV

    The receiver sound is indicating PCM rather than Dolby Digital.
  10. Walt H

    Samsung 6400 Series Smart TV

    I have the HDMI cable coming from the STB to the AVR and HDMI OUT from the AVR to the TV.
  11. Walt H

    Samsung 6400 Series Smart TV

    I have a 6400 series Samsung Smart TV connected to a settop cable box via HDMI and also connected to a Yamaha RX-A820 A/V Receiver. All connections are HDMI. In the TV menu>sound>digital audio out the Dolby Digital and DTS options are not available only PCM and DTS Neo:2.5 are available. I have...
  12. Walt H

    Yamaha RX-A820 A/V Receiver HDMI

    Issue solved, there is an option for HDMI pass-through in the HDMI control menu.
  13. Walt H

    Yamaha RX-A820 A/V Receiver HDMI

    Does the Yamaha RX-A820 A/V Receiver HDMI have pass-through so that even with the receiver off the HDMI signal will pass to the TV? My TV is connected to a settop box via HDMI. Sometimes I want to be able to watch TV via HDMI without the Yamaha receiver on, it's not necessary to have the...
  14. Walt H

    Center Channel 5 Band Equalizer

    Thanks. You said what I wanted to say about "getting deeper vocals for the male voice". Would it be better to leave the other settings at 0 and "play with" the 300 hz band?
  15. Walt H

    Center Channel 5 Band Equalizer

    I have a Yamaha RX-V861 A/V Receiver which has a 5 band equalizer for center channel adjustment. I have listed below the bands on this equalizer. How do I adjust to improve the low frequency (more bass) from the center channel speaker? 5 Band Equalizer: 100Hz ;;;;;; 0dB 300Hz ;;;;;; 0dB...
  16. Walt H

    HDMI>Input to Component Video Output

    Will there be a noticable downgrade in quality when you have HDMI Input going to Component Video Output?
  17. Walt H

    Digital Cable, DVD R & PCM audio

    After doing a search and reading through several post at another forum which dealt specifically with my EH55 unit, I found the solution. I ran the cable from the wall into the EH55 and from the EH55 into the cable box. I set up the EH55's input to IN3. I then made an audio/video connection FROM...
  18. Walt H

    Digital Cable, DVD R & PCM audio

    Before I had Digital Cable, I had my Panasonic EH55 DVD R hooked up to analog cable. When I viewed a source through the DVR, my Yamaha RX-V861 A/V Receiver indicated PCM but it output in 5.1 surround. Since I have audio optical coming from the DVR to the Yamaha I get Dolby Digital when I play a...
  19. Walt H

    Yamaha RX-V861 & upscaling

    I'm awaiting delivery of my Yamaha RX-V861. I have a Panasonic DMR EH55 DVD Recorder with HDMI OUT. My TV does NOT have HDMI connections. Would I see a picture improvement (over regular component video conneciton quality) if I ran HDMI from the DVD Recorder to the RX-V861 Receiver and from the...
  20. Walt H

    Adjusting Subwoofer Volume?

    Using the A/V Receiver's test tones ONLY what is the best way to adjust the volume of the subwoofer? I have a Yamaha A/V Receiver with the crossover set at 80, the sub (JBL SUB 12) is turned to the highest crossover setting. All speakers (5.1 setup) are set to small. Sub's volume is set at...
  21. Walt H

    Sony Grand Wega #KDF-E60A20 & Progressive Scan?

    My neighbor has a Sony Grand Wega - Model # KDF-E60A20 which is stated as 1080i. Under Video Options>DRC Mode (Digital Reality Creation) - High Density and Progressive are options. Does the term "progressive" in this case mean "progressive scan" thus allowing the TV to do 1080p for videos?
  22. Walt H

    Connecting HDTV to Digital Cable and A/V Receiver

    Thanks again guys for the help. Is there something like a Y adapter for Optical Audio and HDMI cables (similar to the old Y adapters used with the analog cables)?
  23. Walt H

    Connecting HDTV to Digital Cable and A/V Receiver

    Digital Cable box and TV both have Digital Audio (Optical Out). Is it best to connect the Optical Audio Out FROM the Cable box TO the A/V Receiver or FROM the TV TO the A/V Receiver? I was going to connect FROM the Cable Box TO the A/V Receiver.
  24. Walt H

    Connecting HDTV to Digital Cable and A/V Receiver

    Thanks for all the input. For the record, here's a link to the cable box supplied by the cable company. Motorola - Connected Home Solutions - Digital Video Solutions - DCH3200 Host Set-top
  25. Walt H

    Connecting HDTV to Digital Cable and A/V Receiver

    I understand that connection. I'll be setting this up for a neighbor. Suppose my neighbor decides that on occasion they want to watch TV WITHOUT the A/V Receiver on, with the connection mentioned they would not be able to watch HD programming? How about doing HDMI from cable box to TV, and...
  26. Walt H

    Connecting HDTV to Digital Cable and A/V Receiver

    What is the best way to connect an HDTV (with HDMI, Component Video connections) to a HD Cable box and A/V Receiver?
  27. Walt H

    LCD HDTV

    So far I'm considering the following: Philips - Ambilight 2 42" 1080p Flat-Panel LCD HDTV Model: 42PFL7432D Sony 40" Bravia V-Series LCD HDTV Model #: SON KDL40V3000 Are these good choices?
  28. Walt H

    LCD HDTV

    Need recommendations for a 42 inch LCD HD TV (NOTHING Larger). Must have ATSC Tuner and QAM Tuner. Cost...under $2,000.
  29. Walt H

    In-Ceiling Speakers

    My neighbor has decided to go with in-ceiling speakers. Could anyone suggest some medium priced speakers for this?
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