1. C

    Speaker placement

    Rough drawing but it gives an idea of the set up, would anyone have any ideas as to where would be best to place the speakers for a 5.1 set up. The way things are now, the front three speakers are placed beneath the projector screen, which obviously works fine whilst watching the projector but...
  2. D

    Streaming Preamp

    I have an older Amplifier with just RCA inputs. I want to utilize it for a room for just audio playback. Would a streaming preamp such as a Yamaha WXC 50 be a good option?
  3. K

    Center speaker exchange... opinions are welcome.

    Hello all members, I'm here to ask you expertise and tips about some doubts I'm getting with my 1st home cinema setup... So, I have a Yamaha RX-V459 AV receiver (europe model) with the following audio specs: • Minimum RMS Output Power for Front, Center, Surround, Surround back 20 Hz to 20...
  4. Y

    Manual Speaker Size Setup Yamaha RX-V4600

    I don't have the proper remote for this rcvr. Is there a hidden menu accessable from the front panel? Thanks
  5. W

    Speaker advice

    I am a new member creating my first surround sound system. I am planning on a 5.1 system with in ceiling speakers. Any recommendations on speakers? Has anyone had experience with episode series 7 speakers which are being recommended by my installer? thanks
  6. J

    Yamaha RXV 773 speaker output issues

    My Yamaha RXV 773 receiver, the center and surround speaker outputs do not work. The right and left speakers work fine. I ran Test Tone and get tone on all of the speakers. Anyone have advice? Jeff
  7. Jeff16

    Home Theater Speaker Layout Help (5.2.4)

    Hello! We will be beginning a basement finishing project next month and one of the things I am most excited about is the home theater area. I am planning to do a 5.2.4 setup, but have a two different layouts I am considering and seeking your help and advice. The two attached png files are the...
  8. I

    5.1 vs 6.1 surondsound speaker placement/Denon 3802?.

    Hello, I just installed my 1st HT with a Denon 3802 receiver. In the instruction for 6.1 it recommends placing the surrondsound speaker placement slightly forward beyond normal placement to get the sound to float in mid air. I took this to mean slightly in front of my ears by 2 feet. Was this a...
  9. G

    Left / Right in wall speaker height? (see diagram)

    Looking for some help on how high up I should mount my in wall (L/R) speakers. I am also trying to figure out how high my rear surrounds should sit. The will be facing one another mounted on the wall about 1.5 ft behind viewing position. I am also open to feedback on any other measurements like...
  10. T

    Hello new here and im having issues with was supposedly a great

    Hello I'm new here and relatively new to home theater and audio in general. I have a supposedly really good center speaker that sounds super muffled and really not great, I suspect it may be the tweeter. I drove over 45 minutrs away to pick up a paradigm cc 370 v.2 for 30 bucks. Of course it...
  11. autoengineer_70

    Mixing speaker Impedances

    I'm not too happy with the sound of my center channel so I'm thinking about upgrading. My current speakers are all 8 ohm. Some of the centers I'm looking at are 4 ohm. I have a Denon AVR-X3000 receiver. Is it possible to run a 4ohm center with the rest of the speakers being 8ohm? I recall...
  12. I

    Speaker placement in a tricky room

    Hey everyone. New to the forum. We converted the mother-in-law room to a TV room, but it has a weird layout with the doors and couch. The couch is a very nice one we inherited and want to keep it, so we're trying to make the layout work. The room is 13' long and 11' wide. TV is about 11-12'...
  13. D

    Paradigm PDR-8 HT Bass Speaker - Works Great!! Asking $100

    Remodeling my home theater and selling some existing equipment. This Paradigm Bass still works great. Asking $100. Pickup in Tomball / Woodlands. Please email me at [email protected] if interested. Thanks!
  14. Jaurhead

    Designing the space - speaker and sub placement.

    Buckle in - this is a lengthy one. TL;DR: Building a flex theater with ridiculous aspirations and need help with speaker, sub and sound panel placement based on room layout. The idea was to have a generic entertainment space, so I wouldn't technically call this a "home theater," more just a...
  15. P

    Speaker Placement

    I am moving into a new home soon and would like suggestions on the rear surround speaker placement. I have attached a couple of scenarios I was thinking of. At the top of the drawings you see a 4 foot wall. Should I mount one speaker there just under the counter top or just put them on the...
  16. 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...
  17. Mredwards

    Speaker to amp wiring question

    Receiver: HT-R540 2 Speakers: JBL SP6CII Receiver is rated as 120w + 120w (8ohm Front) 170w + 170w (4 ohm, Front) Speakers are 8 ohm Speaker spec says: maximum recommended amp power is 80w Im trying to use this old home theater receiver to power these brand new JBL speakers I just got. I...
  18. D

    Onkyo SR606 playing music only which speaker input

    I have this receiver and I have two sets of speakers that are used ONLY for music that are controlled thru a speaker controller (A,B,C). The speaker controller connects to the receiver. Which of the speaker inputs: surround, surround back, front, or c enter should I connect the controller to...
  19. J

    Need help with speaker placement

    I've been looking into getting a HT set up in my room for a while, but the current layout doesn't seem like it'd work. I'm looking to get JBL set up with x2 590 or 580/ x2 530 / 520C / 250P or A120P / Denon AVR S940H. The room is around 1000~1050 sqft. Though, I'm considering if I should go for...
  20. Peter Trent

    Speaker levels

    Can you use the mic to set speaker levels more then once? Should I wait to get all my updated speakers in place first? My center is coming tomorrow, but my surrounds will not be here for awhile. I never did this speaker setup using the mic provided, so I am a little gun shy
  21. Peter Trent

    Center speaker, is it best to match your left and right?

    I have Vegas on each side of TV. I want to upgrade my Center speaker and surround speakers. Should I stay with Vegas, or just buy what's a good deal? These cubed Bose and rear 151s Being used for surround I am not happy with. Also should I wait to use the YPAO used to auto set your speaker...
  22. T

    Audyssey mt32.. and speaker setting(largevssmall)

    I'm running avr3500x. Klipsch rf3lls mains 5.1.2. rc3ll center.. and two rs311 surronds. Klipsch ceiling speakers for the height channel. Svs isdn dual 12. Quick question. When listening to two channel source like general music. Sound is only output to the fronts, no sub. I went thru the...
  23. Johnny Angell

    Mini Spotlight & Speaker for my T-Rex

    I’ve got this baby on order (paying it off monthly) and will probably get it in late March or April. This will be the most expensive collectible I’ve ever purchased. I think it’s about 15-16” tall. Just checked and it’s actually 21.5” tall. It’s huge. I’d like to show it off with some...
  24. K

    Infinity speaker

    Hello my name is Rick and new to the forum I was wondering if there is a OEM replacement 12” woofer for my Infinity Studio 120 Iam thinking its 35-40 years old?
  25. D

    Newbie Speaker Question

    Hello, New to home theater and looking to build one. I recently built a house and pre-wired for in-ceiling speakers 3 in front and 2 in the back. However it has been recommended that I use an external center speaker by one person and another person said that using an in-ceiling R/L and an...
  26. D

    Center channel speaker design

    Old ears and damaged hearing. Looking for design characteristics for center channel speaker that might help me with dialog clarity. Currently have a 5.1.2 system using Elac Debut 5.2 bookshelfs and center across the front driven by a Yamaha Aventage RX-A660 avr. 80% TV/movies. Decent...
  27. T

    Which ceiling height speaker to purchase(actually to return)

    I purchased The klipsch r 1650 c a pair. After later review i was little concerned that the power range was only 35 watts. i will be running 5.1.2 on denon avr 3500x with klipsch rfIIi's as mains and the center and rear surrounds of all the same line. Svs pb2-isd( dual 12 in powered sub). I...
  28. Jeffreybomb

    "Room within a room" and speaker set-up.

    Is it necessary to build a "room within a room" if we're not planning to mount speakers in walls?
  29. M

    Connecting Sonos speaker to panasonic TV th-32f400a

    This TV panasonic th-32f400a -does not have Bluetooth or wifi - does this mean that I can not connect them together ???
  30. S

    Onkyo vintage with speaker hum

    I have an onkyo vintage av reciever. Has a two prong plug which is plugged directly into wall outlet. I get hum from my mains when I switch to THX or any kind of surround sound. No hum when using just mains for music. My input source is toslink from smart tv. Any suggestions? Thanks!