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Forum: Soundbars   08-29-2016, 07:36 PM
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Posted By henhowc
So are people just strictly going off that...

So are people just strictly going off that netflix pattern test for testing their 5.1? What else are you guys trying? My games seem to have proper 5.1. Playing Deus Ex right now and voices will come...
Forum: Soundbars   08-23-2016, 08:26 PM
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Posted By henhowc
the netflix test patterns don't mirror my...

the netflix test patterns don't mirror my experience with games though. the surround seems to be working fine there as i can differentiate between rear left and rear right depending on where the...
Forum: Soundbars   08-23-2016, 09:41 AM
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Posted By henhowc
odd. if that's the case the versioning number is...

odd. if that's the case the versioning number is whack lol not to mention the timestamps on the 1.x firmware are dated in August. i guess i'll just leave it alone. for some reason was having a hell...
Forum: Soundbars   08-23-2016, 01:56 AM
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Posted By henhowc
huh...neither of these methods are working for...

huh...neither of these methods are working for me. device setup update isn't finding new firmware and for whatever reason my usb stick isn't getting recognized despite following the instructions.
...
Forum: Soundbars   08-22-2016, 02:08 AM
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Posted By henhowc
how do you get the soundbar to check for updated...

how do you get the soundbar to check for updated firmware? do you really have to reset it?
Forum: Xbox Area   08-19-2016, 11:20 AM
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Posted By henhowc
way too many buttons and options on that tb for...

way too many buttons and options on that tb for my liking.

still looking to see how the lucidsound ls40 turns out when it gets released in a couple of months. i really liked the simplicity of the...
Forum: Soundbars   08-19-2016, 11:17 AM
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Posted By henhowc
Hmm...I'll have to double check the actual sound...

Hmm...I'll have to double check the actual sound bar, but I seemed to be getting discrete audio from the different channels when viewing this netflix vid last night.

when you guys say "mono...
Forum: Soundbars   08-19-2016, 09:53 AM
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Posted By henhowc
My PS4 is connected directly via optical to...

My PS4 is connected directly via optical to sb4551-d5. Not drop outs and the led dots since to be detecting dd/dts properly. Tried connecting my TV instead but it doesn't pass 5.1 and that was...
Forum: Soundbars   08-13-2016, 02:26 PM
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Posted By henhowc
odd. did you own a soundbar before? wonder if the...

odd. did you own a soundbar before? wonder if the same behavior would occur if you tried a different model in their line.
Forum: Soundbars   08-11-2016, 02:04 PM
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Posted By henhowc
no drops here but i'm using optical because my...

no drops here but i'm using optical because my plasma doesnt have arc.
Forum: Soundbars   08-10-2016, 03:58 PM
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Posted By henhowc
Amazon has the 4551-d5 for $349. Doh. Knew I...

Amazon has the 4551-d5 for $349. Doh. Knew I should have waited a bit.
Forum: Xbox Area   07-16-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5,879
Views: 423,716
Posted By henhowc
does your right earcup buzz whenever the mic pics...

does your right earcup buzz whenever the mic pics up audio? that was the deal breaker for me.
Forum: Soundbars   07-16-2016, 02:13 PM
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Posted By henhowc
if you use HDMI arc and have CEC enabled on your...

if you use HDMI arc and have CEC enabled on your TV you can use your TV remote to control volume.

also works perfect if you program it using a harmony remote.

you also can use a tablet or...
Forum: Audio Gear   07-14-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 35
Posted By henhowc
FS: Sony HT-CT350 3.1 40-inch Soundbar and Subwoofer

Asking $100

Along with the soundbar and subwoofer, comes with all original accessories (i.e. remote, FM/AM tuners, cables, manual etc.). No box.

Some scratches on the top of the subwoofer due...
Forum: Soundbars   07-13-2016, 09:04 PM
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Posted By henhowc
bestbuy will also PM Amazon and Sam's club (both...

bestbuy will also PM Amazon and Sam's club (both 399.99) as well if Bestbuy is your preferred place to shop
Forum: Soundbars   07-13-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 874
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Posted By henhowc
Just realized using Google Chrome and Google Cast...

Just realized using Google Chrome and Google Cast extension works.

For example, if you don't subscribe to Spotify just use the web player (https://play.spotify.com) with Google Chrome and the...
Forum: Soundbars   07-12-2016, 07:32 PM
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Posted By henhowc
The default method of pairing your tablet/phone...

The default method of pairing your tablet/phone to be used as a remote with the sound bar is using bluetooth though. I'm pretty sure bluetooth is what's used when using your phone/tablet as the...
Forum: Soundbars   07-12-2016, 05:30 PM
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Posted By henhowc
anyone tried the SB4451-C0 or compared this...

anyone tried the SB4451-C0 or compared this year's to last years? SB5451?
Forum: Soundbars   07-12-2016, 10:42 AM
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Posted By henhowc
There appears to be a misprint in some manuals....

There appears to be a misprint in some manuals. My manual says white for DD and blue for DTS. This had me confused for the longest time because wireless is also blue and is always on.

I thought...
Forum: Soundbars   07-11-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 874
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Posted By henhowc
That is very...gold haha I think for the...

That is very...gold haha

I think for the time being I'm going to just use my tv speakers for cable and my apple tv and the soundbar for ps4 gaming and movie watching. Appreciate the suggestions...
Forum: Soundbars   07-10-2016, 07:33 PM
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Posted By henhowc
that's what i'm currently doing. it was more of...

that's what i'm currently doing. it was more of an aside for when i was playing around with the setup.

i still have my other two devices (apply tv and cable digital adapter) that would have to be...
Forum: Soundbars   07-10-2016, 06:12 PM
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Posted By henhowc
i have three devices and unfortunately they use...

i have three devices and unfortunately they use only toslink/hdmi. looks like i might need to get one of those hdmi switches.

i also noticed that i when i plugged my ps4 in to the soundbar via...
Forum: Soundbars   07-10-2016, 02:22 AM
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Posted By henhowc
I'm a moron and just realized that my tv only...

I'm a moron and just realized that my tv only does DD5.1 to the tuner. I couldn't tell when DTS and DD lights were supposed to look like because the soundbar wasn't picking them up at all. It also...
Forum: Soundbars   07-08-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 874
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Posted By henhowc
noticed an ios update with a bunch of fixes...

noticed an ios update with a bunch of fixes related to pairing devices
Forum: Soundbars   07-08-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 874
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Posted By henhowc
so...recommended method of tweaking this thing?...

so...recommended method of tweaking this thing? just go by ear? should i turn off truvolume? how loud are the rears supposed to be in contrast to the front channels? what should i be listening for...
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