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  1. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi, My LG TS913ES Receiver failed and I am left with the 5.1 six speakers. All of them are rated 4 Ohms nominal impedance. All I need is an amplifier with at least one optical input which can drive the six 4 Ohms speakers. Just for watching Netflix/Youtube on my TV/Chromecast. Nothing fancy...
  2. Speakers
    This is my first post so I apologise if it's in the wrong place, but I have been a lurker for some time. I am soon to move into my first home and am looking for some advice on my first surround sound system. I am based in the UK and enjoy watching movies and listening to music, although am...
  3. Video Download Services & Hardware
    So Hulu just added 4K support and 5.1 audio for Roku devices and TVs. I have a TCL 55" Roku TV but am not getting 5.1 audio. This rollout just got announced on Thursday or Friday so nothing much at least yesterday on the Roku support forum. I have 5.1 and 4K via Nvidia Shield TV which is not...
  4. Speakers
    Folks, My sound system is a stereo, with a Pioneer VSX-534 receiver, two Tropic Audio TA-300 towers and two Sony Active Subwoofers (SA-WP16). As my interest is only music, I opted for this system 2.2, which suits me perfectly, even because I have little space, only 10.58 m2. However, I have...
  5. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    So about a week ago my AVR-1801 amp gave out. (I've looked into repairing it but it's not worth the money, or the time). So now that I need to replace my amp I figure I'd like to get a fully functionnal 5.1 multichannel setup (as in a DVD player with 6 outputs and an amp with 6...
  6. Home Theater Computers
    Hi! I have a Edifier R501 5.1 speaker connected to my PC's motherboard via 3 3.5mm audio jacks( I don't have a receiver). I have this setup in a 15X15 feet room with concrete walls and around 20 percent of the surface is covered with blankets. The problem is whenever I play a 6 channel audio...
  7. Audio Gear
    FS: Yamaha SRT-1000 TV Surround Sound System with Dual Built-In Subwoofers $old!
  8. Soundbars
    I hope someone can tell me what I am missing. I just picked up a YAS-207 and installed it with no problem. The system has the current update and overall sounds great. I have a ROKU 3 with Audio Mode set to Auto(Dolby D., DTS). HDMI is set to Auto-detect and shows Detected: Dolby D, DTS. I...
  9. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi guys, I have a projector in the back top corner of my living room. It's connected with an Apple TV 4K. Now I want to get a 5.1 surround sound signal to my audio receiver without using a cable. Is there any way to send a 5.1 audio signal via Apple TV 4K with airplay TO a receiver? If yes, is...
  10. Home Theater Computers
    Greetings. I have a PC with a Logitech Z906 surround sound speaker system and they work well together. I later bought a 55” Samsung HDTV (Model# UN55H6203AF). Due to the distance and the room structure, it very hard to drag HDMI cable from the study all the way to the living room, and I don’t...
  11. Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP
    Hello, newbie here. I am building a budget home cinema setup. Want to have the least boxes I can, decided to go for projector with integrated android OS. I will be only playing KODI and LAN videos. DVBT input is a plus, if available. So far I have these options: 1. ViviBright GP5W 2...
  12. AVS Forum® Podcasts
    Composer John Keane talks about his latest project, a 5.1-channel album of electroacoustic music on Blu-ray. Topics include his background as a recording musician from the age of 10 or so, various recording projects, his current studio, conceiving the new album as 5.1 from the start, combining...
  13. Soundbars
    Sonos deserves credit for creating the multi-room, networked lifestyle-audio category. Its innovative approach to sound prioritizes network stability and playback reliability above all other factors. This ethos led to enormous success for the company among consumers looking for attractive, easy...
  14. Surround Music Formats
    Im running Kodi on an Xiaomi Mi Box. My Monitor doesnt support HDMI so I have a DVI adapter which is working fine for video. My AV receiver supports DD 5.1 (and other sources such as Tivo are playing fine in 5.1). I was only able to get the L R lights to light on the receiver using the...
  15. Soundbars
    I would like to buy a sound bar which would connect to my Sony KHD 55 inch 7000D 4K HDR Android TV and besides the sound bar speakers, I would like to connect my Nucleus A'diva fronts and surround speakers with active sub-woofer on the sound bar. Which model offers bluetooth or wifi with 5.1...
  16. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    The new Denon HEOS AVR ($1000) is a networked wireless AV receiver that provides 5.1-channel sound with the option of using HEOS wireless speakers as surrounds. It aims to marry the performance of a surround system that's based on stand-alone speakers with the simplicity of a soundbar. This...
  17. Soundbars
    A few weeks ago, I traveled to Boston and took a sneak peek at the new Sonos PlayBase ($700) TV sound stand. It was my first trip to Sonos , a company where hardware product introductions are rare, mainly because the software-centric approach the company takes—where performance upgrades...
  18. Soundbars
    This is for our bedroom not our main TV room, looking to improve on the crappy TV speakers for movies. I have two TVs I could use in this setup, one an LG, the other a Samsung, neither are especially fancy or high end. Currently I have it hooked directly to the TV thru a laptop that is...
  19. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Need help picking audio components for my setup. Setup is a 50" 1080p Vizio, X360, PS2, Firestick loaded with Kodi, Custom PC using 2 monitors. I will be getting the PS4 Neo whenever it comes out, reveal is Sept 7th. Goal is to listen to music, improve the audio when playing console games...
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