Onkyo HTS-3300 - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 02-15-2013, 06:42 AM - Thread Starter
psychod2's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 31
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Liked: 15
Good morning all,

I would like to get everyones opinions on my current setup, and to make sure I'm going down the right route here.

I have the Onkyo HTS3300 HTIB. I just replaced all the speakers with the Jamo 426 HCS. http://www.jamo.com/speaker-types/home-cinema-systems/?sku=S426HCS3

In my mind, I thought I would hear the difference, and I do, on some things, but not a significant change. This led me to believe I might need to get rid of the receiver altogether. The receiver is the HTR-380. It only has the ability to use the passive sub, which I intend to get the Jamo sub to get with the rest of the audio equipment, but I thought it would be able to handle the new equipment well.

Now, I did go in and change the speakers to "large" for the fronts and the center, and left the surrounds at "small". I also changed the "level calculations" from +6 or +7 to either 0 with the exception being the center with a +2. I don't think this version has the ability to auto configure (with the mic) the values for Audyssey.
I read through the manual and it describes the Onyko system is preconfigured for Audyssey with the Onkyo speakers. Not sure if thats true or not.

Just looking for opinions here, is the configuration my problem, or the actual receiver. If it is the actual receiver, would a Denon or HK be better? Maybe some suggested models?

All opinions welcome. (Even ones that criticize my purchase of the HTS3300.. that was a couple years ago)
psychod2 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Reply Receivers, Amps, and Processors

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off