1. R

    New member from South Carolina

    Hello everyone, I am not a hardcore audiophile but enjoy tinkering. I currently run a Denon 7.2, Klipsch set up. I have two Klipsch Reference 12's, a pair of RF-82II's, and R51 bookshelves. I am in the middle of replacing my old speakers that I have had for almost 17 years. I was running Polk...
  2. Johnny Angell

    I’ve Got a New Router—Hurrah! Oh Crap!

    Several months ago I signed up for Xfinity broadband, 200 mbps. WIFI-wise, I never got that. Then I realized the cheap bastards (and other providers, I suppose) had only supplied a 2.4 single band router. I bought my own, a Motorola MG7550. Now when a run a Speedtest on my ipad I ususally...
  3. P

    Introducing myself and a question about my new soundbar.

    Hi Paul here. First time on this forum having just bought a LG Sj3 2.1 soundbar. The only connections it has is the optical, USB and 3.5 jack. So no hdmi. What I learnt over the past couple of days is that a soundbar cannot play DTS or Atmos if only using an optical cable. Yet it says that this...
  4. A

    Under Garage build, new construction

    Interested in your ideas to help with a new home build. I currently have a home theater I built in my basement living room. It is not enclosed and I am excited to see shat kind of audio I am able to generate with an enclosed theater room. Current build is a Panasonic PT-AE2000U projector. A...
  5. F

    Hi from Seattle

    Trying to finalize my HT setup in the new house. I have dedicated room in upper floor 14.5' x 22' x 9' carpet floor with some sound treatment in the wall 6' wall all across, slightly better 5/8" GWB with sound dampening properties, sound absorbing insulation filled in all sides of drywall...
  6. Garysb

    Was 1962 the Best Year For Movies? A New Book Says Yes

    From Deadline From ‘Lawrence Of Arabia’ And ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ To The Debut Of James Bond, Was 1962 The Greatest Movie Year EVER? A New Book Says Yes Looking for some good movies to keep you occupied while self-quarantining at home these days? How about watching some certified classics...
  7. G

    New 65" TV in built in entertainment center

    Hi, just received our new 65" OLED TV and trying to figure out how finish the built in entertainment center and whether or not to wall mount the TV and if so, how. First, a woodworking question. On the left in the picture is a finish piece that appears to go under the top cabinets. How can...
  8. R

    Old vs New World

    I have a much loved Pioneer VSX-53TX, two PD-F27 CD players in series. Yeah, I know. Got a Vizio SmartTV. On DishTV and Wi-Fi. When I try to access the receiver SetUp with the 53TX remote the setup menu should appear- nope. Am I SOL? Can these 2 worlds function in unison? Help
  9. 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...
  10. B

    Delay in signal loading on new projector?

    I recently bought a Epson Home Cinema 4010 3LCD Home Theatre Projector for my home theater. It's mounted on the ceiling and connected to an Onkyo TX-SR607 A/V unit via BlueRigger in-Wall High Speed HDMI Cable - 35 Feet (10 M) - CL3 Rated - Supports [email protected], Ultra HD, 3D, 1080p, Ethernet and...
  11. P

    Onkyo HT-R550 old receiver, new use

    Trying to use an old Onkyo HT-R550 for a dance studio that will need audio input from a 2.5 jack of a computer and/or ipad/iphone. I am looking for the best option to use and the best ports to hook the cord into. I see 2.5 to component cords online, wondering if that is the best option (or a...
  12. moviebuff75

    The New, Original Wonder Woman

    I wish WB would release the first three episodes of WW under their original title on Blu-ray. They were ABC specials before it went to series. The pilot was available in two cuts: one more serious in tone. The animated opening was also slightly different.
  13. S

    Moved into new home. Building home theater. Bought TV. Need Sound System. Definitive Technology?

    Hey guys, New to the forum. Would love some advice on this. Best Buy Magnolia home theater crew said two 10" standing speakers fron DEFINITIVE TECHNOLOGY, as well as the front speaker, and two bookcase speakers behind me in corners. Powered by a Denon 9.2 ch receiver. I have attached a...
  14. dpippel

    Best Buy - Brand New Apple HomePods for $200

    Best Buy is once again selling brand new HomePods in both colors for $200 + tax...
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    CIMARRON is a great film!!! Yes the 1960 "new" version.

    Although a flop, anmd panned universally, the film is a pleasure wioth its beautiful sweeping cinematography and Edna Ferber story. The stars might not fit their characters perfectly but Glenn Ford Maria Schell and Anne Baxter are always a pleasure to watch; another excellent Anthony Mann...
  17. T

    Need help updating equipment for new sound formats

    Hi, I'm hoping to get some advice here. I have a Pioneer Elite VSX-49TXI receiver, which I bought quite a number of years ago. I mostly use this for BluRay movies and some streaming. Until recently I've connected a Samsung 3D BluRay Player to the receiver via 7.1 analogue outputs. This has been...
  18. Peter Neski

    New 4k and Blu Nature Documentaries

    I been getting a bunch of Wonderful Nature shows on Blu Ray and 4k Two BBC ones with Narration by David Attenborough are available in great looking 4k ,One call Seven Worlds One Planet is almost the same as another in the Planet Earth series,just as impressive, Dynasties is a different episode...
  19. X

    Lip sync issues with new TV & sound bar

    We recently upgraded our home theater system to an OLED TV and sound bar. The problem is chronic lip sync issues. The issue is noticeable on Xfinity cable broadcasts and Apple TV (Amazon & Netflix), though the issue varies from network to network. Some networks, e.g., ABC, are worse than others...
  20. Foxman

    New to a Stand-Alone DAC

    I am a bit embarrassed to say that I have never had a stand-alone DAC, and never felt the need for one. With the reality of streaming music and playing music that is on my phone growing in my routine, I am beginning to see the need. Going back to the late '80s, I have always relied on the...
  21. Curry

    Need advice on surround sound on new construction house

    I’m building a house and wanting to have a custom surround sound system built into the ceilings and walls. Any advice on receivers, speakers, and ceiling subs? I don’t really want the sub in the wall or standing by itself. I have a 75” sony tv for the living room. The room is 20’x20’ roughly...
  22. S

    Advice for New Home Theater

    My wife and I recently purchased a new home. I’m finally getting my man cave back but need some advice on placement of my new home theater. Below are the room dimensions. Room dimensions The projector being used will be the BenQ 2150st. I know the Logitech surround sound isn’t the best but...
  23. Carlo Medina

    New Mac Pro can be maxed out at $52K - buyers and owners thread In case you want to gift yourself something early. :D
  24. J

    Help needed with my new Sony X700 UHD player

    I picked it up today and went thru all the setup. It will not display the home screen, with all the apps. Any idea what could be the problem ? Thanks.
  25. TonyD

    “Who” The new album from The Who 2019

    “Who” was released in full today. The record has 11 tracks and the deluxe has an additional 3 tracks. The last so far is my favorite on the record. Danny and my Ponies. The song has a beautiful vocal from Pete. As for the rest of the album it’s really actually pretty good. Roger sounds better...
  26. Peter Donovan

    Deciding between 7.2 or 5.2.4 in new house

    I’m having a new home built next spring. I won’t have a dedicated home theater. My open plan great room (approx 20’ x 25’) is going to need to be my TV/audio area. I will have traditional speakers for L-R-C (currently have a Q Acoustics set up with the Concept 40’s in my condo), however surround...
  27. metino

    New Home

    Hey guys, Ive just put a deposit down on a house that has a dedicated home theatre, the room is 4190mm x 4230mm and has a cut out in the wall for a screen 2600mm wide x 1800 high (if that makes sense), just wanted to know if this room is good enough for a home theatre with projector and dolby...
  28. MatthewA

    Meet the new owner of Death Row Records…

    …Hasbro Toys! I'm not even a rap fan but I thought this was too funny not to mention.