1. S

    Monoprice 15 V2 Sub with Onkyo TX-RZ50. What Cable?

    I just bought a Monoprice 15 V2 subwoofer that I want to connect to my Onkyo TX-RZ50. What cable would people recommend? I"ll probably need to run it 20 to 30 feet. It has what are called LFE and Line unbalanced inputs (1 & 2). I'm not sure what type of cables to use for these. Thank you in...
  2. Dave Hahn

    Tivo Edge with cable card and Cisco Tuner

    I gave up on using the new DVR from Spectrum; I had issues with both the software gui's and the hardware itself was wonky. Bought a Tivo Edge, got a Cisco cable card and Cisco cable tuner from Spectrum. Two issues: 1. The cable tuner runs hot, really hot. so hot I don't trust it in my rack...
  3. Type A

    Monoprice HDMI cable sale

    Just a heads up Monoprice has a three pack of 5' ultra high speed hdmi cables on sale for $9.45 shipped. Not a bad price if you are upgrading to 4k and need new interconnects.
  4. John G

    HDMI Cable Rec please!

    I have an incoming LG CX and Denon S960H and could use a HDMI cable recommendation please! I don't want to break the bank but don't want to go el-cheapo for an inferior product either. From what I understand i would need cables rated for 2.1, 120hz and eARC..?
  5. K

    IGood 5.1 audio on PS4 and TV, but cable box (receiver) blocking audio output (idk why)

    Hi everbody. I'm new to this world, and I bought recently a Sony RT3 (5.1). As a newcomer, I liked to start with a "basic" 5.1 system. I wanted a real surround system. After studying all options available in my country, I decided to give a try to that system (i's old, but a good budget...
  6. TJPC

    Recordable DVD Machine — problem

    My cable company was recently bought by a larger one and we all have to switch to something called “Rogers Ignite”. This system uses the internet and with it we will get new PVRs which can record up to 9 programs at the same time. With my present system, I connect PVRs up to the TV with the...
  7. J

    Which HDMI Cable for Hisense H9F?

    I am upgrading to a Hisense H9F. Do I need to upgrade my HDMI cables? If so, to which version (2.0 or 2.1)? My current cables are several years old. The video sources are an Amazon Fire box DV83YW (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Sling) and the Panasonic DMP-BDT230 DVD player. Thanks!
  8. GeorgeAB

    FIBBR Pure2 Fiber Optic HDMI Video Cable Review

    FIBBR Pure2 Fiber Optic HDMI Video Cable Review I was given the opportunity to evaluate a recent video interconnect technology product that promises to provide superior signal transfer for the latest 4K UHD HDR programming. My system has yet to be upgraded for 4K but I want to be familiar with...
  9. W

    75’HDMI cable

    I purchased a new LG 75” 4K tv. I need to replace my old component cables with HDMI. I have read a lot of reviews of cables the day they stop working after awhile. Since this has to be ran through the wall, under my house and into a closet I am looking for a recommendation for HDMI cables...
  10. cineMANIAC

    IFC-400PCU cable for Camcorders

    I purchased a Canon Vixia camcorder last month. Great medium-sized camera (I hate tiny cameras) , lots of cool features and whatnot and rather nice-looking with that lens hood. I look like a professional videographer with that thing! Only thing is, this is the first time I've used a video camera...
  11. flycaster

    What kind of HDMI cable will be needed TV and Firestick devices?

    I have just gotten a new LG 55C8 and will be needing two new 6' HDMI cables. One will go to the Hotwire box and the other to my Fire TV Stick. I intend to buy from Monoprice. Will I need any kind of "special" (like a high speed one) cable or will just a "regular" HDMI cable do? Thanks.
  12. DaveF

    Long-run HDMI cables?

    Anyone know of good recommendations or reviews for long-run HDMI cables for 4K use? I might need a new HDMI cable for my projector when it's 4K time. My run length is about 30-40 feet. I currently have a KeyDigital extender. It's spec sheet is: Support for 4096x2160 or 3840x2160 24/25/30Hz at...
  13. Paddy32

    Trying to get a Logitech z906 5.1 sound working with an optical cable through Sony 4k TV

    Hello, Before I start I want to say that I know that the z906 kit has a very poor sound quality and is trash for a home cinema. I have had this kit for 6 years now, used it to get 5.1 sound for my PC and would like to recycle it now into a home cinema before buying a proper sound kit. And also...
  14. kalm_traveler

    ~35 feet / 10m Toslink run - where to find a glass cable?

    Long time no see friends - I hope you are all doing well and enjoying the holiday season! While my HT room has been nearly finished for quite some time, one small detail that I have yet to nail down satisfactorily is running Toslink from a PC roughly 2/3 of the way towards the back up through...
  15. P

    Cable TV Productions on DVD

    Does anyone remember: --the 1983 Showtime version of "The Hasty Heart" with Gregory Harrison,Cheryl Ladd and Perry King --the 1982 Showtime TV movie-"Falcon's Gold" (aka "Robbers of the Sacred Mountain") with Simon MacCorkindale --and the 2001 series "Leap Years" ? Who,for each one of these...
  16. Dave Bronsveld

    how to extend remote to cable box

    OK I am setting up two TVs in our condo, both of which require a cable box. They will be back to back on a wall. I have no room for a piece of furniture in the bedroom because you need to walk through but I will have a tv stand in the living room. I was thinking of installing an extender on...
  17. fidola13

    Samsung tv, cable box, Onkyo

    I need some advice on how to connect my current older surround sound system with a newer smarttv so that I can have audio from the apps thru my system. I’ve done a lot of reading but there’s an overwhelming amount of information not all of it consistent. Onkyo TX-SR600 reciever Samsung 6...
  18. Primo Esco

    Standard DB15 Cable With Bose 3-2-1Systems?

    Forgive me for not having done the introductions yet. I am always getting new and weird stuff so, I'll probably be back. Anyhoo, I got a Bose 3-2-1 (first gen from what I could tell by looking over it quickly). It didn't come with the cable that goes to/from the receiver and sub. It's a...
  19. T

    System set-up with no Cable Internet

    Interested in products for a semi-unique set of circumstances. Wishing to upgrade from mid-90s era components. Local Audio company wanted to set me up with a Sonos-based system but could not get past the fact that I do not have cable internet, and therefore no router-generated Wi-Fi. System...
  20. E

    Old Sub woofer's cable is not compatible with the "sub woofer out" in the AVR

    Hello everyone, our old LG "home theater in a box" sub woofer's cable is ran through a hole and sealed with a wooden wall from one side (We can't access it to change the cable) and from the other side (the one you connect to the receiver) it has a weird jack: How do we fix this so we can...
  21. S

    Monster cable Z series Z1R reference

    Hi folks, While working on Monster Z series Z1R reference speaker cable I see there is a stick in the middle of twisted copper strands. What is the stick in the middle for ? I guess they put it there to make cable look "bigger" ? I can't find gauge information of this cable. Is it 14 or 12...
  22. Justin Adelson

    Poor Image Quality: Is it my projector or the other components?

    I purchased my home in 2013, which had a home theater and THE best home theater equipment installed...back in 2000. Needless to say, I had to update the majority of the equipment for modern technology. I had a local home theater shop install and calibrate my new projector, which is a Sony...
  23. B

    Low Audio issue after connect cable box

    Hello, I have an audio question about my setup I'm hoping someone can help me with. I had my Vizio (M55-C2) setup with a direct cable feed and an optical cable to my Vizio Sound bar (SB3821). I use optical between the TV and the Soundbar as the Soundbar only has Coax, Optical, and RCA for...
  24. M

    Seeking Advice: Cable Runs for LG OLED C7P 65 inch 4k TV

    Hello I really need some help as I am getting all sorts of contradictory recommendations around how to wire my system. I have an electrician coming this weekend to complete all of the wiring and electrical work for my project before the Mason starts next week. At a point where I really need to...
  25. J

    HDMI Line Problems

    I have a Vizio TV with an HDMI line from my BOSE VS2 splitter to the HDMI input which runs from the built in unit through the wall to the TV mounted on the wall. About three months ago, I lost the video signal. After replacing several lines, a new VS2, etc. I found running an HDMI line from the...
  26. J

    Crackling sound from Sharp Aqous on Fiber Optic cable in PCM mode.

    I have a 60" Sharp AQUOS tv connected to LG SH3k soundbar. It recently started crackling in PCM mode on soundbar. I disconnected soundbar and still crackling through tv speakers in PCM mode, what is wrong? It just started a week ago. HELP.......
  27. TJPC

    New Router

    Our wifi keeps cutting out about once a week. It comes back if you unplug the router count to 10 and plug it back in, but what a pain in the ass! The cable company insists it's not them. I want to buy a new router, but have no idea what to get. We have about 1500 square feet over 3 floors...
  28. McWatt

    Harmony Smart Control to New X1 Cable Box (AX014ANM)

    I recently bought a Harmony Smart Control (remote + hub). I have not been able to get it to connect to my Xfinity X1 cable box, which is brand new. The model # of the box is AX014ANM, and I believe the manufacturer is Assis. Harmony does not recognize the model number (only an earlier one...
  29. S

    Which HDMI Cable ?

    I have a 65 inch LG B6 OLED, Denon x2300w, and Panasonic DMP-UB900 and I want to use a 20 ft in-wall UL rated HDMI. Can someone with knowledge about this confusing topic offer recommendations (also, does it need to be braided) ?
  30. S

    Cable Box to AVR ?

    Just curious - do most people with a sound system connect their cable box to the AVR or do you just use your high end sound system for your blu ray player when playing blu rays or listening to CD's ? Does it make a big difference with broadcast transmissions ?