speaker

  1. Sam Posten

    Hardware Review Paradigm Soundtrack 2 Sound Bar Review

    Paradigm Soundtrack 2 Sound Bar Review I admit to being a bit of a 5.1 snob but have recently had a chance to spread my wings a bit and look at a few 2 channel options that have made me give some consideration to that format and come away more impressed than I expected. The first was in...
  2. Northgun

    Blue tooth Speaker for Computer

    A buddy of mine is looking for a blue tooth speaker to listen to music from his laptop. His price range is around fifty, but would consider higher. He would love it to be battery powered as well. Anyone have any suggestions?
  3. Rhett_Y

    Sonos

    Hello, I was looking into purchasing a couple of the Sonos (play 3) speakers and was wondering if anyone here has any issues with them? I am looking to have them setup off my main receiver and stream music to them throughout the house. I like the idea of not having to run wires! They are kind...
  4. joe goswami

    Surround Speaker Setup - Do We Have To Follow The Rules ?

    I've recently been told by my wife to move my HT from one room to another and had to change my Surround Speaker locations. In the old room, they were hung off of the L & R walls, just behind the seating area. I've never like the surround speakers "in my face" (so to speak), Whether the speakers...
  5. Carleton Gebhardt

    Build a surround system around Bang and Olufsen RL140 main speakers

    I have a pair of older Bang and Olufsen (Beovox) Red Line 140 main speakers. I love the sound of these and would prefer to build a 7.1 surround system that can incorporate these speakers. Does anyone have any recommendations for brands, or models that would match reasonably well with the...
  6. B

    Sony speakers watt max

    Hello, I am hoping someone can help me who has more experience in the home audio department. I am a drummer and I use a Sony STR-DH130 2 channel hi-fi receiver (270 watt max). I am about to purchase a pair of Sony SS-F7000 200 watt (max) speakers. I was wondering if down the road I was to...
  7. Llappin

    Recommendation for a receiver

    Hello experts, I hope you can help me find a suitable sound system for my needs and budget. I am looking for a decent 7.1 or 7.2 receiver & speaker set around $1000. I have a 3D TV and next year I plan to upgrade to UHD, UN55HU8550. I don't have a dedicated HT room. My living/TV room is 11 x...
  8. THX Theater

    THX Theater

  9. A

    Need advice for purchasing custom made speakers

    I am looking for 2.1 channel speaker set for around 2500 rupees(40$).... One of my friend's dad makes custom speakers and agreed to make one for me... The price he is fixing is 3500 rupees (56$) for a subwoofer of 100watts - 6 inch bass driver 2 speakers of 45 watts each Total rms watts...
  10. R

    Using existing surround sound with new blu-ray player

    Hi Everyone, I have a pretty high-end DVD player that has an 8-prong cable that connects from the DVD player directly to a sub-woofer. From there, the subwoofer also connects to the 5 surround sound speakers. This 8-prong connection from the DVD player to the sub-woofer says "SP-PWC5" on it...
  11. T

    Need help with upgrading receiver(s)

    Hi, second post much like the first. We're moving into our 'retirement house' after years in Army housing (and not bothering to upgrade our AV stuff). We just got a Samsung 55" 3D smart TV last year and that moved our 36" Sony HDTV from a couple of years before that to our bedroom. Feel pretty...
  12. Doug Hess

    Hardware Review Pioneer Andrew Jones 5.1 Speaker System Review

    I sold high-end audio gear back in the ‘80s and loved it. Mirage and JSE speakers, Threshold amps, Nakamichi tape decks, VPI turntables that we set up with a test LP and an oscilloscope--it was a dream job for any 20-something audiophile. Unfortunately, that job also made me a snob. My...
  13. Dave Upton

    XTZ 99.26 MKII Reference Bookshelf Review

    XTZ is a Swedish manufacturer and seller of audio gear that is manufactured as affordably as possible, at the highest quality possible with top of the line components from vendors such as SEAS and Peerless, then sent to the consumer at internet direct prices. Due to the unique quality, value and...
  14. Todd Erwin

    Hardware Review Monoprice Premium 5.1-Ch. Home Theater System with Subwoofer Review

    Speakers are, perhaps, the most subjective piece of a home theater system. What sounds fantastic to some will sound horrible to others. For newcomers to home theater, the choices for speakers, and their prices, can be overwhelming and intimidating. So, when I was given the opportunity to review...
  15. E

    Q Acoustics or Speakercraft?

    Hello you all! New in the forum! I'm trying to set up my dad's old hi-fi system and I needed a pair of speakers. I was thinking of getting Q Acoustics 2020i, but the dealer gave me the option of buying a pair of Speakercraft Roots Satellite 650 for the same price. He insisted that they are...
  16. M

    No DTS audio from home theatre?

    Recently bought a Sony bravia Led tv 40R452A, and a home theatre system by Panasonic model SC-XH201 connected with ARC through the HDMI, while the TV can play all the videos and give the sound from the tv speakers and the through the Home theatre setup through ARC, but it cant paly DTS audio...
  17. Sam Posten

    Hardware Review KEF E-305 5.1 Surround Sound Review

    KEF E-305 5.1 HTIB Review Introduction I was first introduced to KEF Speakers at the dawn of the release of DVD by a neighbor who was both a huge audiophile and a laserdisk fan. At the time I had just gotten my first 'real' job and was intent on building a home theater that would be...
  18. Type A

    Hardware Review Boston Acoustics TVee One Speaker Base Review

    Boston Acoustics TVee One Review Introduction Being a satisfied Boston Acoustics Receptor Radio owner for many years, its been my trusty alarm clock radio for over a decade, I was intrigued to hear the performance of the Boston Acoustics TVee One Speaker Base. Will it impress me in the ways my...
  19. xiaobao12

    Using Computer speakers with my Plasma TV

    Hi all, Is there a receiver that could allow me to hook up my Klipsch Promedia Ultras (3 x 3.5mm jacks) to use with my Plasma TV? I would hate to get rid of these speakers. They are 500 watts and the sub is great. I am currently using a Creative DDTS but there is an annoying hum that I can't...
  20. BenA

    Theatre room & Karaoke with in-wall speakers

    O.K., so I've just bought a new home and want to put a home theatre and karaoke room in the basement. Since the room is not yet finished (no drywall), I would like to install in-wall speakers. No problem, if this where just a theatre room; but am I going to have all sorts of feedback problems if...
  21. Dave Upton

    CEDIA 2013 - Definitive Technology Redesigns Mythos Series Speakers

    Definitive Technology has unveiled a completely redesigned version of their Mythos ST (SuperTower) loudspeaker. The new model will be available in October and has been renamed the Mythos ST-L. The ST-L features completely redesigned drivers, tweeter and amplifier while maintaining the same well...
  22. J

    Onkyo RC-360 Volume Help

    So I have an Onkyo RC360 setup with Energy RC-LCR Fronts, VS Surrounds and RC-10 rears. I have had this setup for a about 7 months now and love it. I calibrated everything with Audassay when I first bought and things were great. I have been away for a few weeks and haven't played games or...
  23. J

    Speaker choice - Analog or Digital - Ti-Burr Brown DAC on soundcard and receiver

    Hello to everyone, Iam new to this forum and this is my first post. Iam really interested in setting up a good speakers for my PC which i mostly use for watching movies and gaming. Currenltly I have bought ASUS XONAR D2X soundcard and have connected it to my 7.1 T7900 Creative speakers which...