New guy question RE: HT/Music

parkerjames

Auditioning
Joined
Feb 11, 2018
Messages
3
Real Name
john mcgranaghan
Thank you in advance, folks.

I know very little about this stuff. :)

The wife and I love watching movies and own a bunch of them via Blueray, DVD's and Apple TV iTunes purchases.
Tons of music housed in the iMac
We have an iMac, iPad Pro and iPhones.
Apple TV (3rd I think) We will be getting the newest one.
Sony Bravia Smart TV
Sony Blueray
Pioneer VSX 40
Bose CineMate 15

Is it possible to add wireless speakers to this set-up for good home theatre and music listening?

If so, what speakers are recommended?

Thanks again.
 

Wayne A. Pflughaupt

Moderator
Moderator
Joined
Aug 5, 1999
Messages
6,553
Location
Corpus Christi, TX
Real Name
Wayne
You didn’t mention a budget, but wireless surround sound for home theater is a challenge. The cheapest options are soundbars that can’t muster more than a 40-60% user approval ratings from Amazon users. The most common complaint is wireless reliability (or rather, the lack thereof). Better-rated (more stable) wireless soundbar systems can run $600-1000.

At this time there are no viable AVR-based solutions for home theater that don’t require outboard transmitters and receivers to get the signal from point A to B. Wireless with AVRs is limited to multi-room applications only.

Regards,
Wayne A. Pflughaupt
 
  • Like
Reactions: Stephen_J_H

parkerjames

Auditioning
Joined
Feb 11, 2018
Messages
3
Real Name
john mcgranaghan
You didn’t mention a budget, but wireless surround sound for home theater is a challenge. The cheapest options are soundbars that can’t muster more than a 40-60% user approval ratings from Amazon users. The most common complaint is wireless reliability (or rather, the lack thereof). Better-rated (more stable) wireless soundbar systems can run $600-1000.

At this time there are no viable AVR-based solutions for home theater that don’t require outboard transmitters and receivers to get the signal from point A to B. Wireless with AVRs is limited to multi-room applications only.

Regards,
Wayne A. Pflughaupt
Thank you, Wayne. Sounds like I might just stick with the Bose Cinemate 15 system for the time being. A share a common problem in that its often difficult for me to hear the dialog in a movie. It often seems to lose the competition with the rest of the sound track.
 

Forum Sponsors

Forum statistics

Threads
344,105
Messages
4,700,420
Members
141,168
Latest member
rania.farrell