sound bar

  1. R

    Triad Nano LCR vs Paradigm 1SC vs Sonance SB46-75

    I am looking for thoughts and comments on these three LCR passive sound bars. We are designing a home theatre system in a new house that requires us to use a sound bar (its being mounted over a fireplace and the fireplace is surrounded by windows) and I have narrowed down our choices to these...
  2. S

    Need suggestion to sort out an issue

    So I have a LG Soundbar LAS550H, the wireless subwoofer is not turning on, I opened it up, there was a T5AL250VP fuse in the board which burnt as it was all black, I changed it but still the subwoofer wont power on. I want to know if I can add any other subwoofer by using some receiver or HDMI...
  3. 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...
  4. E

    Multi-room Bluetooth and sound bar issue

    I am new to this forum and searching (here and google) did not pull up anything close to what I am doing. The original set up is a LG sound bar with Bluetooth sub, connected to Toshiba TV via optical cable. What i am trying to do it have sound out of my sound bar and sub but also have a...
  5. C

    Sound bar recommendation

    New guy here with what may be an odd request. I have a Polk bar with Bluetooth satellite speakers in the living room I use for listening to both music and TV/movies. But my concern here is with spoken lines in movies and TV shows. Dialogue in current programming and movies is often overridden...
  6. D

    Advice for Stereo Home Theater Speakers or possibly Sound Bar

    Hi everybody, I have a new home and am setting up a temporary home theater room until I can build a more dedicated space in a year or two. I would very much appreciate some of your expertise on helping me with a simple set up. Here is what I'm looking for: - I watch movies - not really any...
  7. ASG

    Samsung HW-Q90R 7.1.4 vs Klipsch BAR 48 5.1

    Hi there, does any one have experience with these sound bars? Samsung HW-Q90R 7.1.4 vs Klipsch BAR 48 5.1 I’m looking for a sound bar with wireless speakers and sub for living room TV for watching movies, TV, playing games and listening to music. My place is open concept, the idea is that this...
  8. bgart13

    Anyone upgraded from Vizio 2.1 sound bar to 5.1?

    Sound bar question (yes, I know which forum I'm at...): has anyone here upgraded from Vizio's sb3621n-e8 or sb3621n-f8m to one of their 5.1 sound bars (such as sb3651-f6). If so, how well do their satellite speakers work? Do they add a worthwhile surround improvement? And are the sound bar and...
  9. K

    Sound bar with TV without audio out

    Just bought a sound bar only to discover that my TV has no audio out. It only has components, audio in, HDMI in, and a USB. Is there any way I can connect the sound bar to any of those ports?
  10. N

    Dolby Atmos Sound Bar?

    I’ve been watching some YouTube reviews of some sound bars with dolby atmos and it seems pretty cool. I’m wondering about a few things... If you’re not a huge audiophile, will it sound just as good or better than an average 5.1 system? Or will separate speakers always still be better than 1...
  11. Keith G

    "Fake" sound bar

    I purchased this very nice entertainment system for my new TV and it has this cutout for a sound bar. Since I have tower speakers and didn't like looking at that empty space I built a "fake" sound bar. Cheesy or not?
  12. K

    AV-Receiver Problem

    Hi, I bought a AV receiver(Pioneer VSX-323-k) with 5.1 sound system. I have connected the speakers. I don't have any televison and I want to use it with my laptop and monitor. I'm connecting my laptop with HDMI cable and the monitor with audio cable. But for some reason I'm not getting sound...
  13. A

    Thoughts on VIZIO SB3851 38-Inch 5.1 Channel Sound Bar

    After using the same four speakers for 40 years (yes, you read that right), I've decided to go with an updated surround sound system. I've been looking at the VIZIO SB3851 38-Inch 5.1 Channel Sound Bar as it's in my price range. Has anyone had any experiences with this model? Since I'm new to...
  14. J

    Basement: Sonos or plan B

    Hello fellow home theater enthusiasts, My wife & I are working on remodeling the basement and are at the budgetary phase. My wish to is to add another pair in the house of Sonos PlayBar & Sub. The room will primarily used by teens (not us - we want to have some peace & quiet!) and if we can't...
  15. D

    SOny HT-NT3 or Sony HT-ST7

    Hi I am looking to buy a new/used soundbar. I can either go for a Sony HT-NT3 or Sony HT-ST7. They both are around 400W-450W range. Sony HT-NT3 is newer model but is a 2.1 channel soundbar. New sleek design. Newer features. Sony HT-ST7 is a couple of years old but comes with 7.1 channel. BIG...
  16. notty

    connecting a subwoofer to a sound bar using optical

    hi there i am looking at buying a sound bar but it needs a sub woofer which i have however the only input for the sub is the red and white phono inputs and the only inputs on the sound bar is 2xoptical and 1xwhat looks like a headphone jack, is there any way of getting the bass from the audio...
  17. Sam Posten

    Hardware Review Yamaha YSP-5600 Dolby Atmos Sound Bar - Official HTF Review

    Yamana YSP-5600 MusicCast Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™, paired with Yamaha NS-SW300 Subwoofer HTF Review With...
  18. MikeyD1974


    Hi, I'm trying to get a new Sony HT-CT80 sound bar to give out some sound. Here's what we're working with: TV - Sharp LC-46D43U (did that from memory and think it is right) AVR - Sony STR-? (no blue tooth) Panisonic DVD/Blu-Ray player Roku3 Sony sound bar We will shortly be getting TV over an...
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    How does a 3 speaker soundbar decide where the sound go's?

    This is something that is perplexing me. I understand that if the content is in surround sound then the left, right and center speaker will each play what they are supposed to, but what if the content is mono or stereo? One day I was listening to music when I realized how off it sounded. It...
  20. bachree

    Basic questions about home theater wired living room

    HT forum, this is my first post in this forum and i have some basic questions. I recently moved to a house with living room pre wired for four satellite speakers. Below are the pictures of the banana plugs for the satellite speakers and the panel on the wall. I did some googling and learnt that...
  21. ejc

    Need help with Definitive Technology Mythos XTR-SSA5 sound Bar

    Last spring in an effort to keep the other half happy as we redecorated our living room I decided to redo the A/V system in our living room and try to make it less intrusive. The system I configured was: Yamaha RX-S600 5.1 receiver (1/2 height) 70" Sharp Aquos LC70TQ15U Samsung Blu-Ray BD-D5700...