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  1. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    This thread covers the following 2018 Denon AVRs: S540BT/S640H/S740H/S940H/X1500H/X2500H/X3500H/X4500H/X6500H The Denon + Marantz Group (ie. D+M Group) USA has started to release information on the new 2018 Denon models starting with the four new "S" series models. The lower "X" series will be...
  2. LCD Flat Panel Displays
    Just announced today! Comes in 55" to 75", now with Google TV instead of Roku OS: TCL 55" Class 6-Series 4K QLED Dolby Vision HDR Smart Google TV - 55R646 Superior 4K HDR picture quality Mini-LED backlight display technology Wide Color powered by QLED technology Contrast Control Zone technology...
  3. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I have a Denon x3700h pushing my Atmos 7.1.2 surround from an Nvidia Shield connected to the receiver via HDMI. I'm desperate for an elegant solution that will allow me to say, "Alexa!" in my home theater and hear Alexa through my surround sound. This receiver has no auto-detect switching...
  4. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    The "OFFICIAL" 2015 Denon "S-series" / "X-series" AVR Owner's thread + FAQ (HDCP 2.2) 2015 Denon AVR models ---> S510BT/S710W/S910W/X1200W/X2200W/X3200W/X4200W/X6200W D&M USA should be making an official announcement mid June regarding the new 2015 USA Denon lower level AVR models...
  5. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    "OFFICIAL" 2018 Marantz NR1509/NR1609/SR5013/SR6013/SR7013 The Denon + Marantz Group (ie. D+M Group) USA has started to release information on the new 2018 Marantz models starting with the slim line "NR" series models. The "SR" series will be announced later this summer. The 2017 SR8012 will...
  6. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Has anyone heard of a way to trigger an alexa routine from a state change of a TV or receiver. For example, it is common for a receiver to use a 12V trigger to start fans or lower a screen. This question is focused on starting an alexa routine by turning on the TV or turning off the TV or...
  7. Home A/V Distribution
    I'm looking for assistance playing TV audio (Toslink) and music from a nearby Echo Dot (RCA or 3.5mm connector) from a single sound bar, without switching inputs. In the living room, I have a TV with an optical audio out cable, which runs into my basement, past my Apple TV, and into my kitchen...
  8. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi, I have a new build and finishing off the wiring but no idea how I’m going to control any of it. Is there an off the shelf solution ? My kit is Anthem avm70,mca325,mdx-8, Apple TV, Panasonic Ub820, JVC N7 projector. so essentially a hell of a lot of individual remotes and all the equipment...
  9. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello, I just bought a house with built in speakers everywhere. There are 8-10 sets of speakers spread throughout the house with all the wires sticking out the wall in the family room. How would I update the speakers to hopefully play streaming music (iTunes, Spotify) and control using apps? All...
  10. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I currently have my Alexa plugged into a wireless amp that also powers my back surrounds. The amp turns off after no signal for a bit, so when I first ask Alexa a question I often miss the response as the amp detects the signal and turns on. I was wondering if there's a way for me to connect...
  11. Speakers
    Hello everyone. My wife is finally letting me put speakers in our bedroom, as long as the look remains clean. I initially went with a sonos system for simplicity, but she is letting me go for a dedicated receiver amd speaker system. This will be for our master bedroom. The tv is a 77” LG CX. We...
  12. Remote Control Area
    hi folks, I'm having a little trouble disentangling the various threads about Harmony vs other IR blasters and hoping someone can help me make sense of my options. I got a Harmony Hub as a way of controlling my various IR-only devices (TV, soundbar, HDMI matrix, projector screen) via Alexa...
  13. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I have a confession to make... I never listen to lossless "audiophile" formats anymore. It's not that my appreciation for high fidelity audio has gone away, but rather a reality that amazon alexa has transformed my listening experience. I get access to all my songs without ever getting off the...
  14. Home A/V Distribution
    Hi Everyone, I’ve read many of your posts over the years and learnt a lot during the process – so big thx to all you. I’ve recently finished building a house., (multi-year project and depleted more costs than anticipated or I could have ever imagined) living in it for 1 year (love it) and...
  15. Home Automation
    Trying to find out if someone has figured out how allow Alexa to operate my receiver. I don't know if MusicCast will support this unit as it came out later. Any suggestions? Thx Fro
  16. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Riva is a company that manufactures wireless speaker products offering multi-room playback and now supports the full Alexa voice suite, including the tens of thousands of skills Amazon's virtual assistant possesses. At IFA 2018 it unveiled new wireless smart speakers. Riva says it is the first...
  17. AVS Forum® Articles
    The only way to score some killer deals on Amazon Prime Day is to join Amazon Prime . So what are you waiting for? Amazon Prime members know how valuable it can be. You get free two-day delivery (or faster) on virtually all orders, free access to tons of audio and video content, unlimited...
  18. LCD Flat Panel Displays
    Vizio has charted it own path to success, emerging from the TV aisle at wholesale clubs to establish a cachet as an affordable way to get premium picture quality. It was the first major TV brand to adopt Dolby Vision as well as to fully embrace FALD. The company recently unveiled its 2018 lineup...
  19. 2-Channel Audio
    Yeah I'm new(bie on avsforum), but been lurking and gaining lots of good info from here for over 200 years. I'll get that out of the way, so nobody needs to point it out. So start off, I'm currently running echo dots all over my house (use it for multiroom at times, not perfect, but...
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