surround sound

  1. 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...
  2. Curry

    Need advice on surround sound on new construction house

    I’m building a house and wanting to have a custom surround sound system built into the ceilings and walls. Any advice on receivers, speakers, and ceiling subs? I don’t really want the sub in the wall or standing by itself. I have a 75” sony tv for the living room. The room is 20’x20’ roughly...
  3. Greg Lovern

    20 Year Old 5.1 Surround Sound System

    I have a ~20 year old 5.1 surround sound system buried in the back of a storage room. It predates HDMI; the receiver's best audio connection is optical. My television set has an optical output (Sanyo FW65R70F). Before I become a human backhoe and go dig it out, any thoughts on whether it would...
  4. C

    Surround sound

    I have an issue that has me stumped. I recently bought a LG TV 75UM80 along with a Yamaha sound bar ATS-1080. I am trying to run those through my Denon receiver AVR-S510BT. The sound bar is hooked into the optical port. I have 5:1 speakers (they are ancient Panasonics and will get replaced...
  5. M

    tv not working with surround sound and other dumb qs

    hi all, im new here, seems like there are a lot of helpful souls out there which is cool to see. hope some1 can help w this. first, here's my setup: tv - samsung LN-T5271F receiver - denon AVR-S540BT set top (verizon) - QIP7100 2 speakers -sony center console and subwoofer, samsung front and...
  6. S

    7.1 Signal into 9.2 Receiver

    Hello all. I am new to the site, and this is my first post on HTF. So thanks in advance for any and all feedback, My apologies if this is not the right area to post this topic. I am finishing my basement and have decided to put in a dedicated home theater room. The decision came to me a...
  7. E

    Bose Advice

    Hi there. Hoping someone can advise me with regards to my current set up. APOLOGIES FOR THE LENGTH OF THIS POST!! Equipment is Yamaha RX V373 receiver Bose Acoustimass 5 - Bass unit with 2 satellite cubes Bose 201 direct / reflect speakers. Only 1 input....A digital T.V which acts a a...
  8. T

    Which Home theatre should I buy?

    I recently started looking for a Home theatre between a budget of 18-35k. I am a music lover but not an audiophile. Since I like watching movies, I wanted to try if the effects of home theatre a really amazing. I will be installing it in a 14*12 ft room. Moreover, I like to listen songs a lot...
  9. C

    Advise on surround sound settings

    Newbie here. I have a basic 5 speaker surround sound set up. Panasonic SA-XR55 Receiver. My question is on the speaker settings, particularly the center speaker where the movie dialogue comes from. Most of the time, the voices are too quiet, or sound muffled. Turning up the volume is not an...
  10. P

    Recommendations for Compact Speaker

    I just finished wiring my family room for 5.1 surround sound and I am looking at starting to choose speakers and a receiver. The room is rectangular at 14x15 ft with 9ft, flat ceiling. As this is our family room, my wife is very adamant about it not turning into a home theater with an...
  11. SammyQ2

    How can I set up effective surround sound in our living room?

    Hello folks. I'm very happy to have stumbled across this forum. We have a two year old 55" Sony Braveria HDTV, a brand new Yamaha RX-V385 5.1 receiver, and my trusty pair of 40+ year old Dynaco A35 speakers. I just picked up a pair of Bose 161 speakers which I intended to use for the rear...
  12. A

    Surround sound

    Hello! My wife and I are breaking ground on a new house soon and I have the good fortune to have a woman that knows how much a man wants a shop. Itll be around 55 by 45 with a 20' ceiling and mezzanine around 2 sides. I have no idea how to wire this for sound. This space will be a shop, place...
  13. T

    Help with using Sony STR‑DN840 with Sony XBR 75X900E

    I recently purchased the XBR 75X900E and love the picture but am having a few issues with sound and communication when integrating it with my STR-DN840 receiver. System at this point is really simple. Samsung Blu-Ray player hooked via HDMI to receiver. HDMI out of receiver to HDMI input on...
  14. Dave Moritz

    Next Generation In Immersive / Surround Sound ?

    Both commercial cinema and home video sound have come along way from where they use to be. We are honestly very spoiled with what we can enjoy in our homes now and spoiled with what we enjoy in commercial cinemas. I am going to stick with home video this time around. When we started off we...
  15. Legion

    PS4 and Surround Sound

    Morning all, I do feel that I am going to get banned from this forum for keep asking questions. lol. But here goes. Some of you know that I have just set up a new toy. Onkyo 5.1.2 s/s/system. My next task is to connect my PS4 to the system and have the correct sound settings. I have...
  16. Lutorius

    Surround sound stops working on Kenwood VR-615

    Hi, I'm having an issue that I'm hoping someone can help me with. As the title says, I have a Kenwood VR-615 receiver and it seems the surround sound has stopped working. The display is detecting the incoming signal is Dolby Digital or DTS with surround sound, but the receiver isn't outputting...
  17. K

    Hooking Up New TV To Surround Sound System Existing

    Ok. I have a Marantz surround sound system existing. My cable box and Blu-ray player are hooked into it. No problem. Last weekend I got a Sony x850D tv new which has functions unto itself to watch tv that has nothing to do with the cable box (like Netflix, Amazon prime, Pandora, etc etc). What I...
  18. EVDebs

    Just Bought TCL 55c803 and Cheap Monoprice 5.1 Surround Sound Speaksers

    Now I'm looking for a 5.1 AV receiver probably used since I only have a little more than $100 to spend. I'm currently looking on Ebay and have found a few so far that I'm interested in "Pioneer VSX-D511 5.1 Channel Audio Video Stereo Receiver w Remote XXD3038 Bundle" and "Yamaha RX-V375 5.1...
  19. M

    Wired + Wireless Surrounds for 5.1 setup - is it possible?

    Experimenting with 2 HEOS 1 speakers as the rear surround speakers in a 5.1 setup. Front R, L, C and Sub are wired to a Denon AVR-S730H Receiver. Since this receiver has HEOS capability, I thought wireless HEOS speaker might work as the surround speakers positioned on the side/rear. I am...
  20. R

    Want to replace Energy Connoisseurs CC10 and CB20

    The story is thus, I have had 2 Energy RC70's that I really like - my rears and center are connoisseur series and cant keep up. I've been looking for an energy rc-lrc, and rc-10(or rc-r's) with no success. Ive started toying with the idea on upgrading starting with the centers and rears? I...
  21. H

    M&K (Miller and Kreisel) 6.1 Surround Sound Setup (Onkyo TX-NR646 Receiver) - Massachusetts

    Hello All! Up for sale is a full, matched, set of M&K (Miller and Kreisel) 6.1 surround sound speakers, complete with subwoofer. These speakers belonged to a family member who passed and we are now looking to place them in the home of someone who will care for them as he did. Great care was...
  22. A

    Surround Sound

    Hello All. Currently I use a Samsung 3.1 Sound Bar (HW-M550). I have it paired with Samsung SWA-8500S wireless rear speakers. They do work, however they are not loud at all even with the rear volume maxed out . I am interested in buying either better book shelf speakers or floor speakers to...
  23. mrbee76

    Proper setup of surround sound

    I have a question in regards to correctly setting up my surround sound. I use Sling TV, watch blu rays, etc from Xbox 1 and just want to get surround sound. I have no clue where any of the HDMI cables go to and from where. I guess I'm just asking for step by step where they go to and from. Any...
  24. J

    PS4 LG bh6220s surround sound

    Hi guys im a bit of a newbie at home theatres and 5.1 surround sound. I recently bought a 5.1 LG bh6220s home theatre set with the 3d Blu ray player/ reciever, I have all my speakers set up and calibrated to the right volume level and distance. I have my PS4 connected using an optical cable and...
  25. TJC

    Hooking up new TV to surround sound system existing

    ok. I have a Marantz surround sound system existing. My cable box and Blu-ray player are hooked into it. No problem. Last weekend I got a Sony x850D tv new which has functions unto itself to watch tv that has nothing to do with the cable box (like Netflix, Amazon prime, Pandora, etc etc)...
  26. M

    help with new open wall home theater for surround sound

    hey guys. any help would be appreciated i am building a dedicated home theater in my basment walls and ceiling are open now i need help with the surround sound end of things since i am new to that. room size - 13x22 w 8 ft ceilings main seating area will be one row with about 5 feet space...
  27. jby

    Can't get surround sound to work on TV

    Please move to appropriate forum if this isn't in the correct one, thanks. Back in 2010, I purchased a Sony 46" Bravia LCD 1080p TV (KDL-46EX400) and a Sony Blu-Ray Home Theatre Surround Sound System (BDV-E770W) to pair together. Hook up went smooth, everything was working great. Fast forward...
  28. B

    Connecting Speaker Wire in Walls

    I have surround sound speaker wires run to a specific location in my living room. Now, I want to move my receiver to a new location in the room. I can easily run the new wire through the basement to the new location and pop it up into a different wall, but to do this I would have to make a...
  29. B

    Need Help with Some Basics!

    I apologize for the simplicity of these questions, or if similar questions have been answered in earlier posts. I am a novice, at best, when it comes to home theater components. When I built my house, I wired my living room for surround sound, and I also wired for L/R speakers in my kitchen...
  30. S

    Audio from surround sound speakers and Sennheiser RS 170 headphones simultaneously?

    We are trying to add Sennheiser RS 170 digital wireless RF headphones to our home theater setup, to allow one person to listen at higher volume than everyone else. We use a Yamaha RXV377 receiver with audio output by conventional wires to surround sound speakers, and video output by HDMI cable...