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  1. Herschel Frierson

    EPSON 5030UB HELP

    I have an Epson 5030UB, it is going on for about a year now. Over the past month I have experienced the Projector shutting down after about 5 hours of viewing. I had a company come in and clean it(no issues). I get no flashing light indicating that it is overheating, and once it shuts down I can...
  2. R

    Need help with TV and speaker setup

    I'm mounting my tv over my fireplace. I need some help with speakers for the TV. I will not have room for a sound bar, but i want additional speakers. I want to either mount them on the wall or in the ceiling. I do not want to have a receiver or cable box in a cabinet. There will be power and...
  3. JamesSmith

    Help w EW's top 25 tv on DVD?

    Dear guys, Can somebody help me access the old thread where there was discussion of Entertainment Weekly's top 25 most requested television series that hadn't come out on DVD yet? Mind you this was at least 4 years old and about 6 on the list have made it to digital since then. James
  4. I

    Philips HTS3366 ... Help Me

    hello... i bought HTS3366 which is 5-6 years ago. My problem is i misplaced@lost that the main unit (DVD player) but speakers and sub woofer still with me. My plan is to connect this HT to my pc and Im really dont know how to start with. So what should i buy to replace that main unit and connect...
  5. C

    Advise what to buy. Soundbar? Please Help

    Hi all, I'm finally going to buy any sort of "home theater" system. I don't want to spend more than $300 max (Canadian). I know I won't get the best system for that money, but I currently have nothing, so anything is better than that :). What I want to be able to do: hook it up to the tv Play...
  6. Stan

    HELP !!! Windows 10 and new Toshiba laptop...

    Three month old Toshiba laptop, Windows 10 pre-installed. Very sensitive keyboard and I breathed on it the wrong way. Everything shifted 90 degrees counterclockwise, so the display is in portrait mode, but have to turn the laptop on it's side to read anything. What did I do and how do I fix it...
  7. 3

    Help with bricked Sony STR-ZA3000ES ES

    Hello all, this is my first post, and I am posting in hope that I have not thrown $800 down a well. Decided last fall that I wanted to set up a home theater system. Started by buying a Sony STR-ZA3000ES ES off of Amazon as 'Certified Refurbished' on Christmas. The receiver arrived, I plugged...
  8. Tony Bensley

    iPod nano 3rd Generation (Need Help Urgently!)

    Some time ago, my step sister left me with a 4GB iPod nano 3rd generation device to load some music for her, which I successfully did! One thing and another, more than 4 years have passed, and I still have the device. As it happens, I'll be meeting with her on Tuesday as my son is taking me on...
  9. Bob_S.

    Need Help With A Commercial

    There was a commercial I guess back in the '90s that I really liked but can't for the life of me remember what product it was for, maybe some of you tv junkies can help me out. It started out with a guy entering an elevator and a hot looking girl enters and stands next to him. He looks over at...
  10. EdAngell

    Basement Theater Design Help (Denver)

    I need some help. We moved into our new home in Castle Rock, CO last July and are looking to finish our basement this spring. My wife has graciously allocated me a small space in the basement that I can build a dedicated home theater. :) In our previous home of 10 years I had a projector and...
  11. Aaron Belcher

    New Install of Yamaha HTR-5063 - Help!

    Was running a Sony STR-K750P with 5.1 surround speakers that came with it. Now trying to run the same speakers with the Yamaha AV receiver. When running a Blu-ray through the receiver the voices sound attenuated in the background but music and sound effects etc. play pretty loud. When just...
  12. R

    Urgent help , connecting a projector to a sound system

    projectors and ports are really difficult for beginners such as me , anyway i have a simple question , and i desperately need your help please because i am running out of time in case i want to cancel the order i ordered a projector LG PW800 " picture of all the ports from the back link ...
  13. Carabimero

    I Need Help Pronouncing A German Word

    Can someone help me with the pronunciation of a German word? Butzbach (German pronunciation: [bʊtsbax]). I don't know how the "x" [bʊtsbax]) would be pronounced. I am assuming the correct pronunciation is Boots Backs? Or is it Boots Back? Or Boots Bach? I have to pronounce the word in a public...
  14. T

    New receiver help

    So folks I think I'm going to start looking at new receivers and wanted some help picking one out. I currently have a Denon 2310ci and I'm looking to replace it. Mainly because I'm interested in getting a 4k TV soon to replace my Samsung PN58C500. I recently bought a Vizio 4k for upstairs...
  15. battlebeast

    Help me find a title?

    I saw an animated film years ago, and I'm trying to find it. There was a boy who discovered a dragon who was keeping a a lot of gold, I think, and a magpie was trying to steal some ("Theiving Magpie!") The boy and the dragon flew to a circle of trees where more dragons came out of the...
  16. RJ831

    Need help with MKV files. How to play?

    Hi everyone. I have 5.1 surround setup with a Denon receiver. I have some MKV files on a 5TB external hard drive that i'm trying to connect to my TV. What would be the best and cheapest way to do this? What I would prefer is to take my 5TB and connect it to my receiver somehow. Would I need...
  17. Mr. Shelly

    HT receiver abilities/settings... I need your help

    I am changing my speakers which require more power to be all they can be. They will need to be bi-amplified. On my Sony STR-DA3ES receiver does the second room (or B) speakers split the front "A" channel in stereo mode? Or does this use say the rear speaker channels to drive them? The reason I...
  18. F

    Help with upgrades

    I cant seem to find a good answer to this question. I have a 7.1 marantz sr5600 that drives a Runco cl-420. Surround sound speakers installed in the walls, bass woofer on floor. There are no HDMI outputs in this receiver but there is a DVI-d on the Runco and a DVI cable run in the ceiling...
  19. Mil Pardon

    Hello! Please help me - I can`t recall the name of a movie:

    I can`t recall the name of a movie. It is a British(?) black comedy: two siblings in their twenties - a sister, whose ex-lover has uploaded in the Net his sex-videos, thus making her notorious against her will, and her brother - whose gangster boss orders him (or them?) to kill an adversary. An...
  20. Aaron Reynolds

    Help me spend money

    So, it's been a while since I've posted here. Hi! I hope everyone missed me just a little but didn't worry that I was dead or something. My home theatre hasn't changed in basically forever, but a couple of recent events have put me into shopping mode and I need an amp. I'll tell you what I used...
  21. Silkyandme

    I need help connecting cable box to TV & receiver :)

    I hope someone can help me with their knowledge. I just purchased a new Samsung 50 inch LED 2160p Smart 4K Ultra HD TV Model # UN50JS7000FXZA and would like to know the best way to connect my DVR, TV, Receiver and Karaoke CD player together. I am not familiar with the different types of HDMI...
  22. S

    Help with seating positioning please!

    So, I am now completing my home theater and ready to build a riser platform for rear row seating. One thing I am concerned with is where to place it. I am attaching a layout done in MS Paint (Sorry, I can't draw a stick figure). The room is 14' wide and 20' deep. The screen is going on the far...
  23. uVSthem

    Onkyo TX-NR747 - no rear channels with PCM 4.0 playback?

    I am having an unusual issue with my TX-NR747. Anytime I send a 4.0 PCM audio signal to the Onkyo there is no sound coming from the rear channels. It's only with PCM 4.0 that I have no rear channels. If I play 5.1, 7.1 they all work fine. The TX-NR747 isn't down mixing the rear channels of the...
  24. davidmatychuk

    Let's help our friend at Hollywood Elsewhere with his Oppo sync problem

    Jeffrey Wells, who maintains the very entertaining "Hollywood Elsewhere" blog, is having sync issues with his Oppo Blu-Ray player. He is frustrated. We can help. Here's his post, from an hour ago: Samsung/Oppo Sound Problems I noticed a month or so ago that the sound is a half-second late when...
  25. Goos

    $200 Subwoofer Recommendation

    I'm new to the hobby and have a quick question regarding a subwoofer. I have a 110 square foot room with a 5.1 setup with a pioneer elite receiver. My budget is under $200 and I'm looking for a new sub woofer to replace my Sony SA-W2500 I checked amazon and found these options: Sunfire SDS-8...
  26. Osato

    Help Entering Digital Copy Codes from WB, Fox, Paramount and Universal?

    I am new to UV and using VUDU. I had a question about entering codes of movies that I purchased that included a Digital Copy Disc. The discs have codes, but they will not enter on UV's site. Is there a way to access these codes to add them to my collection? Without using the disc to download...
  27. J

    Need help with finding Subwoofer

    My new living room is smaller than my last 15' x 18' and I am looking for a narrow subwoofer for behind a couch or short one which could fit underneath a couch (8 inch clearance.) I currently have a Yamaha TSR receiver and JBL 12 Inch Sub...please help. Any recommendations? In wall may be an...
  28. S

    Did I damage my speakers?

    Hello! I did something the other day that I probably shouldn't have done. Before I get into the details, here's my setup. 2x Bose 2.2 (from 1992) Technics SU-G91 amp (150wpc) Technics EQ SH 8017 Okay. Me and my friends were playing around in Audacity, and I decided to amplify a song by its...
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