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  1. E

    Sound system setup

    I have the following set up: Bell fibe receiver and Samsung BD-H6500 Blu-ray player connected to Yamaha RX-V577 AVR which is connected to Samsung UN65F8000AFXZC smart TV all via HDMI cables. I have a 5 speaker set up with no subwoofer. I installed Prime Video app on TV but when I watch that app...
  2. K

    Advice/Room Setup

    First time posting on here! I have a small 5.1 (2 subs but 1 channel) surround sound system in my bedroom. My tv is offset, it’s between the center and front right channels. A lot of my speakers were given to me from my parents (I’m in college) so those speakers are a couple decades old (I’m...
  3. Colin Jacobson

    Thoughts about "Improvised" Atmos Setup?

    I badly want to add height speakers to my 5.1 setup but a) I don't like the idea of upward-firing speakers, and b) my basement doesn't seem well-suited to speakers attached to/installed in the ceiliing. My thought: stack height speakers on top of the front R/L and rear R/L speakers. I figure I...
  4. A

    Yamaha amp - flashing speaker lights

    Hi, I am slowly going crazy after several hours of fidding with my amp, hopefully someone here can help. I have an oldish Yamaha RX-V377 amp, a newish Panasonic TH-55FZ950U Tv, and a very new set of Kef surround sound speakers curtersy of the insurance man after my house got flooded. I have...
  5. tdhcsc

    External bluetooth with a Pioneer Elite receiver setup question

    I've got 2 Pioneer Elite receivers in my home. A VSX-70 and a 50. I'm trying to get an external bluetooth device with 'line in' RCA plugs connected so I can listen to the show on bluetooth headsets at the same time my wife is watching the movie on the surround speaker system so,,, both the...
  6. A

    Hometheater setup advice needed

    I am a music lover and new to this forum. I want to setup a new home stereo system but in a dilemma of choosing the right options. About myself: music first then movie, both are important. I thought of going for a soundbar that is also good for music listening. But there are so many options and...
  7. J

    Please help with audio latency

    So in the hopes of making this explained as simple as possible I won't describe the exact hardware details because I feel it's irrelevant to the question. So basically I have a Rockville 5.1 surround sound connected through my tv with a 3.5mm aux cable. While I also have a Samsung soundbar and...
  8. D

    ATMOS setup

    New to the forum, old to the world. New house, new HT setup. Somewhat like learning a new language and difficult for me. 5.1.2 system with 65" Samsung TV, Yamaha Aventage RX-A660 avr, Sony X700 dvd, cable box, Roku, turntable, CD changer, distributed audio via MusicCast/Yamaha amps. All...
  9. L

    New to home theater gear; looking for opinions on my setup

    Hi all, A little over a week ago I upgraded my LCD tv to a LG OLED C9 55" Tv. I never understood the hype about 4K until saw one of these work their magic. I have been more then thrilled with it thus far, and show it off to everyone that visits. Purchasing this TV has triggered the tech geek...
  10. K

    Living Room Setup

    Just wondering if people had any suggestions on what to do with my living room audio setup. It's somewhat of an odd layout--the wife loved the floorplan of the house so we went with it. It's sortof rectangular and the only place I can put my TV is above the mantle. I want good sound but the wife...
  11. J

    Cheap stereo setup for garage

    I currently have a 1996 Yamaha receiver out there and two 4" bookshelf speakers. I want to buy 2 speakers, a little larger, and had a couple questions. I'm trying to figure out a cheap option. 1) Is there any way to stream music to this receiver so I can play music from IHeartRadio, etc. ...
  12. T

    Which will be the best home theater setup?

    I want to know the best setup under a low budget of 50,000. Can anyone suggest me a better home theatre?
  13. Len Harris

    New today in wall speakers setup

    New home theatre set up today. I used to work for Sony. So I had a good idea of what I wanted. In wall setup very pleased with it. 10" Polk audio subwoofer. I think it's lacking a little bit. But couldn't resist the price. I'll be adding a second subwoofer. 8" b&w waiting for a replacement amp...
  14. L

    Budget setup advice

    Hi guys! First off, I've got a modern 55" TV, but naturally the onboard sound isn't at all satisfying. I'm on a budget of around $800, so I realise this puts me at the bottom end. I'd still rather go for a conservative real-setup than a soundbar. This will be my first build, so assume I'm a...
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    Speaker setup for 2 viewing seats

    Hi Guys, Sorry for the inconvenience my poor planning has caused but I have a problem. I have just refurbished my house an I have prewired a 5.1 speaker setup for my 65 inch tv, which is great and sounds awesome when on. The problem is this, if you can imagine I am sat in front of the TV and...
  16. M

    Cheapest setup for 2 zone 6 speakers

    Hi, I have a condo with 4 in-ceiling speakers and 2 speakers out on the patio. I'm looking for recommendations for the cheapest way to get them all to play music, ideally where I can turn on/off the 2 outdoor speakers since our patio is connected to our neighbors so no need to annoy them if I'm...
  17. Divyam

    Final 5.2.4 HT setup - Suggestions welcome!

    Hi everyone, I am planning to build a dedicated HT with a 5.2.4 setup. My room size is 21 ft x 15 ft x 9 ft. I will use the room for movies, music and games (33% each) Per my research, I have finalized the following: 1) Projector - JVC DLA-NX7 - $8000 approx 2) Screen - 4K 140" (approx) 16:9...
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    New setup from scratch, need equipment advice.

    Hello all! We've recently sold our home so I'm building an equipment list for the media room in our new home. Our current house has a great dedicated HT setup built by the previous owners. 100" screen, ceiling mounted projector and speakers, HT seating with a 2nd row riser, dark paint, etc...
  19. M

    Newb Looking For MCR88 Setup Advice

    Hi, all. New here, which will become patently obvious. I am working on a basic whole-house audio only setup. Looking to have 7 zones. Along the way, I picked up a MCR88 for $30. I have been reading up on it with the hope of using it. The immediate problem I see is that there is no way to...
  20. Dev62

    Sony STR-DH500 Setup Help

    Hey all, a friend just recently gave me his Sony home theater system and I was wondering if i could seek assistance on the audio front. I have 4 speakers hooked up via the surround sound ports on the back via speaker wire. I also have 4 HDMI devices hooked up and I have the HDMI output going to...
  21. J

    Recommend a gaming setup for my room

    Hello! This is my first post and I have a question at the same time. I am a pro gamer. I want to make my home as home theater. So I am looking for a projector which will deliver best quality picture and at the same time it will provide best performance for gaming. It is really hard for me to...
  22. B

    Help Planning 5.1 Surround Setup

    I'm planning an in-wall 5.1 surround sound setup for my game room. I have 4 Polk 265-RT speakers for front/backs and a Polk 255C-RT for the center channel. 65" TV. Game room layout attached or can be seen here: http://www.screencast.com/t/Aw6wUo4Up The wall where my TV will go is only about...
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    Pioneer VSX-LX302 speaker setup?

    Hello all, I have a Pioneer VSX-LX302 that I am trying to figure out if I can use it in our theater that has a 9.2 speaker setup. I'm left with a set of surround speakers to connect. We just upgraded our projector to a 4K and our old Denon does not have the ability to support it. Is there a...
  24. B

    A/V Setup Question Denon + Roku Ultra

    Hello, I have an older Denon AVR-1312 receiver that only supports 1080P over HDMI 1.4a. This is good enough for my cable TV service. The Denon is wired to all of my surround speakers and connected to my 4K Ultra HD Vizio TV. I also have a Roku Ultra 4k media streamer. Unfortunately if I...
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    Yamaha Speakers for 7.2 setup questions

    Hello, and thank you for helping me out. I'm new to hi-fi setups so please excuse if I don't provide enough/relevant information, so please do not hesitate to ask anything that might help you help me. I have a Denon AVR-X2500h audio receiver which has the following specs in terms of power...
  26. J

    Soundbar vs Receiver/Speaker setup questions.

    Ok guys, I'm trying to decide on a sound solution for my new place, its a 3 story townhouse with the living room and kitchen on the second floor, so I don't really have access to get wiring behind the walls. I plan on wall mounting a 65" Samsung QLED TV and use a low profile entertainment center...
  27. Gunny1391

    Expert Advice to Complete HT Setup

    I could really use some expert advice in completing my HT setup. I would like to add a second sub, and find a way to improve my front stage. I feel as if my front L/R in-wall speakers, and center could be improved. I also agree that a second sub would improve the overall experience. Don't get me...
  28. L

    Help with dimensions for a new home theater setup

    I am trying to purchase my first projector. We have a dedicated room with no windows. I have been dreaming about the LG HU80KA. I just measured my wall for a 150" screen. Oh...my... That's so big. I don't think I realized. I'm wondering if there are resources for how far away to sit and how far...
  29. Thornhill

    Need help incorporating a Fire TV Stick into an older setup

    Hello All, I’m looking for a little guidance here. I am having trouble incorporating a Fire TV Stick into my home theater setup which includes a 9 year old Panasonic Plasma model # TC-P58v10 and a 15 year old Rotel receiver model # RSX-1055. The specific problem I am having is getting...
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    Sony es1000 setup

    I have a Sony ES1000 and Vizio m75 e1. Media bridge red stripe cables. HIgh speed with Ethernet printed on the cable When I connect the cable box HDMI to TV HDMI 1 ACR. Video And audio are fine. When I connect the cable box to AVR and then HDMI1 out ACR to Visio HDMI 1 no audio from TV...