speaker

  1. Vince Antrim

    Wireless Speaker Realiability

    Hello all! Long time reader, not 1st time poster, but it's been years. TL;DR version. Spent 4 years travelling for work. Took a new job locally and moved back home. Wife and I can't re-cohabitate so she's moved out temporarily. Re-setting up some of my surround sound. H/K AVR 325. Non-HDMI...
  2. T

    Home theater + wireless speaker

    I'm planning to buy a new home theater system composed by a receiver, ideally with built in wi-fi, a 5.1 wired surround system and two wireless speakers to be plugged in the zone 2. My plan is to spend around $1,000 in this system (Receiver + 5.1 speakers + 2 wireless speaker), but I don't know...
  3. M

    Help with rear speaker placement for odd shaped room

    Hey, Just moved in to a new house and am struggling to decide where to attach my rear speakers (Gale 3060B) 3060b by Mikul17 posted Sep 30, 2017 at 8:40 PM Speaker Set Up by Mikul17 posted Sep 30, 2017 at 8:40 PM Can anyone tell me where the best place to stick the rear surrounds is in this...
  4. A

    Having problem with playing CD with Blu ray player

    Hoping someone could help me out here :( So whenever I play a CD with my Blu-ray player, the speaker seems to always skip the first couple of seconds of the opening track. Any idea what the problem could've been?
  5. Wes K

    5.1.4 Speaker Placement

    I just bought a 9 channel Denon X4300H to upgrade from 5.1.2 to 5.1.4. My 5.1.2 arrangement has been awesome but I'm worried about the rear placement. I'm using Onkyo atmos enabled modules for rear (fronts have upward firing built in) but my rears are mounted flat on side walls right next to...
  6. Newch

    Amp Impedance with a Speaker Switch Box

    Hi, I have a Yamaha amp Model RX-V365 that has 6 Ohm minimum per speaker. I have a Speaker Switch box from Dick Smith Model CN2547 that has a "Protecting circuit switch". It has 4 Zones. (4 sets of speakers). In the manual for the switch box is states "The protection switch can be turned ON to...
  7. S

    Speaker Wire Gauge Question

    Hi all, I am moving and am contemplating running new cable or keeping my existing. My Setup: 5.2.2 Atmos setup. Yamaha AVENTAGE 770W 7.2-Ch. 4 Yamaha NS-777 (FL, FR, SR, SL) - 6 ohm 1 Yamaha NS-C444 (Center) - 6 ohm 2 Definitive Technology ProMonitor 1000 (Atmos perspective) - 8 ohm 1 Martin...
  8. AustinG

    Outdoor speaker setup

    I am trying to setup outdoor speakers with 2 pairs of speakers to cover two large areas of my deck. Sorry but I am clueless about this stuff. I have Sonos soundbar for my main Tv so I was looking at some of the Sonos products. One guy that looked at it said the connect amp could not handle the...
  9. S

    New Center channel speaker for 5.1

    Hello everyone, Long time no see. I recently acquired a Martin Logan Motion 8 center speaker to add to my current system in my tiny man cave room. It's roughly 12' x 16'. I have not changed the arrangement of the speakers and don't plan to. Do I still need to calibrate them? I realize both...
  10. David Flora

    Help on Setting Surround Speaker in Opening for New HT

    Hey all. I've got a large space in my basement that is going to become my new home theater. I've got a large space, but I see one issue initially. On the right side of my room, there's an open space where the room goes back about 8 feet. This is an issue because I'm not exactly sure how I'd...
  11. B

    Atmos Height Speaker Recommendation

    I am in the process of upgrading my home theater and looking to add 2 pairs of height speakers for a 7.1.4 atmos setup. Options that I am currently looking at are: paradigm CI Elite E80-R ($725 CDN each)...
  12. D

    What size speaker needed for 3 car garage?

    My husband and I have a 3 car garage (mancave). We recently purchased a hot tub and now can't hear the TV while we relax in it. We purchased a 200W sound bar but it doesn't get any louder than the speaker built into the TV. What kind of speaker or sound system do we need? The TV is about 15...
  13. G

    Speaker s to use for a small room/ man cave

    I have heard that it is hard to make a small room sound good, I have a 55 inch TLC hrd10/Dolby vision with built in Roku very nice tv for the price so good I would have a hard time spending more for a OLED even though it is a better picture. I would like to set up a 5.1 system 1.5 k budget I...
  14. G

    Speaker placement

    Thank you in advance for your help and understanding of my ignorance on most of this subject. I am currently building out the rest of my basement into a multipurpose room. I cannot dedicate this into a theater only room but do want to set up for better use. We don't do much gaming or listening...
  15. Bryce_H

    Atmos 5.1.4 Ceiling Speaker location

    Hey all, So I recently upgraded to a Denon AVR-X4300H and am not looking to add the ceiling speakers for a 5.1.4 Atmos/Auro-3D setup. Through reading of various articles is appears Atmos has some of the more restrictive speaker locations, so I figure I would use that as the basis. Below is a...
  16. R

    Dedicated HT, speaker suggestions

    I have a pretty big dedicated home theater in my basement (at least it seems pretty large to me) that I am working on as time/budget allows. I have already purchased and installed the projector - Epson 5040UB and next on the list will be speakers. Unfortunately the builder put all speaker...
  17. A

    Left speaker channel keeps going out

    Here's my set-up: Pioneer Andrew Jones FS-52 floor speakers (2) Yamaha V502 receiver Vizio E50 C-1 television Samsung Blu-Ray player (not sure of model #; several years old) I have speakers connected with 12-gauge wire and Rocketfish gold-plated banana plugs. All my connections are tight. I...
  18. Craig Chase

    Craigsub speaker clearance sale !!

    Hi all ... We have a bunch of speakers for sale or even FREE for someone who can make it to our place to pick stuff up. We are in northwest PA ... about 2 hours from Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo. We have: 1. Epik 15 inch subwoofer ... Free 2. Def Tech Trinity Subwoofer (it's a 200 pound...
  19. Portlyn

    Converting intercom system

    Hello, I just purchased a home that has an old scool nutone intercom system with 8+ stations and a main hub. The main hub doesn't work. I am hoping to convert the system into a more modern home music system using either a receiver and amp (if necessary) or potentially a car stereo with an amp...
  20. Scott Hart

    HARMAN Reveals the Harman Kardon Invoke™ Intelligent Speaker with Cortana from Microsoft

    Scott Hart HARMAN Reveals the Harman Kardon Invoke™ Intelligent Speaker with Cortana from Microsoft HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets; today announced new details...
  21. J

    Speaker placement and acoustic treatment?

    Hey All, I'm rearranging my basement theater, and have some sound questions. The wall on the right side of the theater area stops before it gets to the seating distance. There is only a ceiling beam from the wall to the back of end of the room. The beam is about 16 inches tall. Should I put...
  22. Luke Marsh

    Woofer on 1 front speaker tower not working - any idea what it could be?

    Hi everyone, Firstly I am totally new to this forum and also to home theater stuff. I joined as I've got a problem with my new system that I just set up. I bought a Studio Acoustics 5.1 surround sound system second hand as a starter system as I didn't have much to budget with. The speakers came...
  23. D

    Using speaker cable to connect to my subwoofer

    Hi guys. I hope you can help me please. I need to hook my subwoofer (RCA input) to my AV unit (RCA out) but unfortunately I only have the following speaker cable running between the two. I cannot run any new wires as the wires were pinned, plastered and painted and I am in rented accommodation...
  24. J

    Routing/hiding speaker wires.

    Does anyone have a suggestion as to how to hide speaker wires to prevent tripping hazards... The wires to surround speakers are mostly in question...
  25. C

    3.1 Speaker choice for a large room?

    Hello everyone this is my first time posting to the forums and was hoping to get a little advice. I'm moving into a new home and having some trouble figuring out what to do about a small Home theater set up that can also do double duty for music since this is in the living room. The design of...
  26. M

    Speaker hookup

    I just bought a home and inherited speakers mounted into the walls. What equipment and steps do I need to take to hookup speakers to my TV? Thanks
  27. D

    suitable speakers for this amplifier vs speaker set.

    I have an amplifier of 20w RMS output and 4ohm impedance, it is stereo amplifier, images:- front:- https://s8.postimg.org/93xfycy2d/IMG_20170312_142056.jpg back:- https://s29.postimg.org/kgmgzz4k7/IMG_20170312_142146.jpg should I purchase 2 speakers for this amplifier or it will be better...
  28. Aibrecht

    Trouble with Speaker layout

    So I take possession of my new place in a few short weeks and first thing I am excited to do is build my first true Home Theater! Ive set up temporary style home theaters with projector and 5.1 satellite speaker system in a few different house, but now I want to do it properly. The area I will...
  29. O

    replacing/upgrading subwoofer speaker in original box

    Hi all, So I have an REL Q201e subwoofer that I bought used. There's some buzzing sounds and rattling type sound to it. When I lightly press on the sub, the buzzing stops and the sub sounds amazing. Not sure what it is causing the problem, even after taking the driver or to take a look. After...
  30. B

    Windows Full Ranged Speaker

    So I have a very unique temporary setup for my home theater. I currently run all my movies off of my computer (which performs all of the receiver's tasks). Before anyone tells me to go and buy an actual receiver, just let me say that that is my long-term plan, but for now my PC will have to...