1. L

    Help: choosing speakers and your opinion on my other choices

    Hello all, I am new here so I apologize if I am doing anything wrong. I am in the planning phase of my Home Theater setup with projector and would like to hear your opinion on the choices I have made so far and get some help filling the gap for the missing items, I have not bought anything...
  2. A

    Need advice on what subwoofer I should get to pair with my Sennheiser Ambeo soundbar to use in my CO-OP to not anger my neighbors

    I recently found out that my all in 1 Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has the ability for me to add a subwoofer to it. As a result, I am now looking for a good subwoofer to pair with the soundbar however my space is a bit limited and my living room layout is not idle. Caddy corner tv, a long wall on...
  3. H

    Why Isn’t My Denon AVR Decoding DTS?

    Background I'm in the middle of upgrading my home theater setup, and am having some issues with audio decoding on my AVR. For context, my TV, speakers, and laptop are connected to my AVR. I'm playing DTS and DTS-HD MA encoded movies on my laptop, its video is outputted to the TV, and its audio...
  4. Tom Logan

    Remote Replacement for Denon AVR E400?

    One button (volume down) on my Denon AVR E400 is now only intermittently responsive. So I'm looking at replacements. As I google trying to replace the remote, I see some on eBay and elsewhere but they look like generic, other-manufacturer replacement remotes, not identical to the original My...
  5. T

    4 Ohm speaker with 6/8 Ohm AVR.

    I accidentally purchased a $400 Center Channel speaker with 4 ohm impedance, forgetting my Denon AVR-X4500H only supports 6 and 8 ohm impedance. How will this negatively affect my audio quality? Is there a a piece of hardware I can add to add impedance? Hopefully one the goes on the speaker wire...
  6. atlantasteve

    NIB: Marantz 7015

    I purchased this AV receiver but the dimensions will not fit my stand. My mistake is your gain. Unit is brand new, unopened in box. Asking $1949. I would prefer local pickup in metro Atlanta area, but would ship if buyer pays actual cost.
  7. P

    Onkyo Receiver HT-R494 front panel's all buttons and volume got Frozen

    Hi, My Onkyo HT-R494 front panel's all buttons including volume + Standby got Frozen. It is luckily connected with TV with CEC HDMI ARC before it jammed so working fine with movie and audio. But, cant change input and cant use any of the front panel buttons and also cannot be reset as buttons...
  8. C

    Denon AVR 1911 upgrade?

    Just a quick question: Should I upgrade my 2010 Denon AVR 1911 to use with my Qled? I have Bose Acoustimass 10 series 5 (I know, but I'm not an audiophile).
  9. Charles Smith

    Troubleshooting an AVR problem

    Hi everyone. If this kind of query should be posted elsewhere on HTF, just say the word. I'm troubleshooting a problem, and I want to know if anyone has experienced anything like what I'm about to describe. My receiver is a ten-year-old Pioneer Elite VSX-21TXH that has served me well in all...
  10. J

    Onkyo tx sr 606 avr receiver

    Hey there I'm Jamie from Blackburn Lancashire in the UK. I have recently got an onkyo tx sr 606 avr receiver and I have never used one before.. I don't have any microphone with it to set it up.. I'm going to use it as a 5.1 layout and I am using a pair of B&W p4 floor standing speakers and a...
  11. A

    Manually Calibrating Speakers on a 5.1 System

    I'm using a Marantz SR-5013 AVR. I was wanting to know if when performing a manual calibration with a spl meter does it matter what surround sound format to use? In order to perform a manual calibration on the speakers what should be turned off and what should be left on? I try to reset...
  12. Foxman

    Processor or AVR Suggestions

    My pre-pro Rotel RSP-1066 is really dated. I bought it new around 02 or 03. No HDMI at all. So, if I decided to go with a new pre-pro or AVR and I set a budget of $700. I need at least 5.1 pre-outs and 4 HDMI inputs and 1 HDMI out, 4K capable. I see an Emotiva MC-700 that is in range, and a...
  13. M

    Denon AVR-X250BT + B&W DM303 - issues

    Hi All - hope someone who is knowledgeable can help me here. I have some older (but good condition) B&W DM303 speakers (rated 8ohms, 100 W max - http://www.hifi-review.com/specs/151043-b-w-dm303.html) and a newer Denon AVR-X250BT running 1 ch - claims to have "Power Output (6 ohm, 1 kHz, 1% 1ch...
  14. M

    Help with AVR Wall Mount Please

    I have this wall mount which I just mounted my tv to. I wanna get a wall mount for an AV receiver, however I seem to have a problem. If I get something that mounts to my tv wall mount like this, then if I tilt my tv forwards the AVR might fall off. Also if I move the tv around it may tug on...
  15. viduragarwal

    Advise on Zone 2 & 3 on Denon AVR

    Hello Friends, I have the following for the respective rooms - - Home Theatre Room: Denon AVR X4500H (11.2 channel + Zone2/3), Projector Screen, 11.2 Klipsch Speakers - Zone 2 Room: 4K TV, Stereo Speakers (2.0) - Zone 3 Room: Stereo Speakers (2.0) My question is - How do I connect the Zone 2...
  16. D

    Harman Kardon AVR 70 AV REceiver 5.1 Channel - Works Great!!

    Remodeling my home theater setup and have some previous equipment that still runs great. Can't find the remote. Asking $120. Pickup in Tomball / Woodlands Area. email me at [email protected] for details.Thanks.
  17. Gort69

    4K HDMI switch or new AVR?

    Greetings, Earthlings - I come in peace. I just bought a new 4K Blu-ray player. It has 2 HDMI outputs (Audio + Video and Audio Only) right now, I have to use both since my Denon AVR doesn't pass 4K. The audio out goes to the DVD input on the receiver and the A+V output goes directly to the 4K...
  18. G


    i’m almost afraid to ask this question. i have an old sonos and they are offering a trade up program with 30% off on a new system including their home theater 5.1 with 2 speakers, sound bar and a sub. i like the wireless aspect but is trying to compare a sonos 5.1 home theater speaker system to...
  19. A

    Harman Kardon AVR 335 Vs Onkyo TX SR313 Comparison

    dears, I'm novice to here and I would like to get to know which is better in the following Harman Kardon AVR 335 Vs Onkyo TX SR313 your advices matter. Thanks
  20. S

    Avr x3300 rear sound come from front

    Last week I made update to the Receiver. Now ,when I play sound that is supposed to go to the rear speakers it comes out of the front speakers. I'm connected in Bi-amp Made the test trough YouTube 5.1 test movies. I try trough BD- not works I try trough HDMI ARC - not works I try trough...
  21. Shivam

    SMPS with Avr

    Can i use smps 12 volts wire output yellow wires for my yamaha v585 avr. Will it protect surge and voltage fluctuations? I have connected input of smps to my central home stablizer.
  22. C

    Denon Receiver AVR - 883 When in the tuner mode there is no sound when in FM mode.

    I have a Deon AVR - 1803-883 receiver I only have the front speakers hooked up and a CD player when the CD player is on I have sound but when I put in the Tuner FM mode I get no sound when it is in the AM mode all I get is static.
  23. A

    Setting up new AVR, Blu-Ray to Non-ARC TV

    Hi, total beginner here so forgive me if I make no sense! I have a new Marantz SR6013 and I want to connect it to my non-ARC TV HDMI. I am also connecting a Blu-Ray and my DirecTV. Again, I have HDMI but it is not ARC. If I use a Digital Audio Cable, from my TV to the AVR, will all sound come...
  24. P

    New AVR for Polk LSi 9 and LSi 7 4 ohm Speakers

    Hi All, I need to replace my ailing Pioneer SC-1523 Receiver. My old LSi speaker system is 4 ohm. I am pulled between getting a Marantz 6013 with AB amps or the Pioneer SC-701 with Class D3 Amps. I have a sales person telling me I would be making a mistake by getting away from...
  25. Raphael Serrano

    Harmon and Kardon avr 700

    Everytime i watch a movie after approximately 1 hour the receiver shuts off with no notifications on display. Has anyone know about this problem?? Thanks, Raymond
  26. greggor

    It looks like it's time for a new AVR.

    Some of you may already be familiar with my 4K issue with my Pioneer SC67. I purchased a 4K DVD player to replace my failing Sony Bluray player and the new player was unable to pass both video and audio through the same HDMI output. To use the player in my system I had to run a second HDMI...
  27. M

    Denon AVR playing weird alarm sound???

    Hello, I am having a Denon X1300 AVR device. Sometimes the device is playing a weird alarm sound. The sound is really loud and the only way to turn it off is to turn off the receiver. I have no idea what is going on. Also it is completely random at what time the sound is playing. The receiver...
  28. nohackmove

    Hello to everybody

    Hi All, I am a rookie person for Home Audio - Video Systems. I have purchased a Marantz NR1607 two year ago, and purt together with Canton Movie 85 CX 5.1 Speakers for my home theater system build. I was looking for a community to get in touch with other interested people with AVR systems for...
  29. B

    Dolby Vision pass-through AVR or TV?

    I have an LG OLED TV compatible with Dolby Vision, my blu-ray is also Dolby Vision capable, and my AVR is also Dolby Vision capable. Was wondering if it makes a difference whether my DVD player passes the dolby vision video signal through the AVR first or if it's better to send it straight to...
  30. M

    Fiber optics coming need new AVR

    Greetings from Mexico. After 11 years of living in an Internet wasteland, with service being below 2 mg download, making streaming a 50/50 opportunity at best, our area south of Guadalajara is getting fiber optics. Around 50 mg download! So upgrading from my Onkyo HT R391 is a better option...