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parkerjames

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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

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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.

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parkerjames

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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.
 

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