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  1. Home Automation
    just started working on this automation for creating dashboards with all ustvgo 1 available channels as cards, And a ‘scheduling’ setting which will refresh the links in the cards every X minutes since the ustvgo links are only active for ~4 hours ustvgo-homeassistant-dashboard 3 the script...
  2. Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP
    Hi, I think l'll be buying the Epson TW-7100 soon and would love to be able to connect something like this to this, but the Chromecast dongle seems to be using hdmi + usb-c which doesn't seem to be available on the projector unit. Any tips or suggestions for workarounds?
  3. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    I currently have a Denon AVR-1910, and that receiver has issues with Dolby Digital Plus in that sounds can be very lispy. However, this is not the case with regular Dolby Digital. When I first got the Chromecast, I was able to go into the settings and turn off DD+ and only have Dolby Digital...
  4. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hello, I'm new on this forum, I hope I can get some help. I recently got a new phone without a headphone jack which I was using to play music on my speakers using the AUX in of my Onkyo TX-SR307 av receiver. Since that isn't possible anymore I decided to buy a Chromecast to stream music to my...
  5. AVS Forum® Articles
    If you stream the majority of your video content, it’s time to invest in a dedicated streaming device. Using a streaming device gives you flexibility in design, speed, and compatibility. Whether it’s a stick, box, cube, or dongle, make the most of your subscriptions by upgrading your streaming...
  6. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    I have a Chromecast with Google TV plugged into one HDMI port, and a fire stick plugged into another HDMI port on the receiver . If I go to YouTube and do a 5.1 test as it goes through the channels the front right and the front left are correct the center is correct, but the rears and the sub...
  7. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Just realized that AVS allows threads with polls. Not sure if that's always been the case or if it's new with the recent forum change. So there are a lot of streaming devices -- boxes, sticks, dongles etc. -- out there now. We could break it down to specific devices, like all generations of...
  8. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Hello, I currently use my Xbox one for media streaming. I no longer want to do that. I want the interface like the new Google home but the ability to use my universal remote. The whole point is to have one remote to control them all. It seems like every android box has no IR and is bluetooth...
  9. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I am playing Dolby Digital 5.1 content on my Yamaha VX-371 through ChromeCast for the past few years and it worked well. Recently I noticed that the audio stutter every 15 or so seconds. At that time, the 5.1 speaker icons on the receiver blinks for a moment. I tried changing the power brick...
  10. Soundbars
    Hi I've just bought a Q Acoustics M3. Very impressed so far. I have a relatively straightforward question (I think!) but I can't seem to find an answer so far online. If I plug a Google Chromecast 2nd or 3rd gen (I believe 1st gen won't cast audio) into the HDMI in slot, will I be able to cast...
  11. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    When I try to push listening mode in the remote it says "Not Available". Why? Here's my setup: Input: Chromecast (2nd gen) connected via HDMI to Receiver. Speakers: L, R, F Streaming Apps used: Netflix (DD+) Amazon (DD+) Youtube (PCM) Thanks
  12. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I just wanted to buy a couple more Chromecast Audio and learned that earlier this year Google stopped offering them :(:(:( Anyways, here is my setup. I have 7 rooms with ceiling speakers. They are connected to a 16 channel Russound amplifier. 5 of the 7 rooms have a Chromecast Audio (and I...
  13. Speakers
    The new Klipsch  The Three  is a self contained wireless speaker system featuring Google Assistant built-in. This speaker system features a retro aesthetic that is in sync with other entries the company's Heritage offerings and has real wood veneer and aluminum knobs. It is a premium offering...
  14. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I just got a Pioneer VSX-LX302 today. The Chromecast feature for music is really cool and super simple to use. I just go on my phone, play music, select the Pioneer receiver (which always shows up even when not in Chromecast mode) and then the receiver switches automatically to Chromecast mode...
  15. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I have always thought of myself as relatively technologically proficient, but I am finding myself sorely behind the times. I am liking my new Cocktail Audio X14 all-in-one audio music player with wired speaker connection. Here’s what I have been successful at. I have loaded my ripped music in...
  16. Soundbars
    You can count on Vizio to offer an excellent soundbar system at a very attractive price. And now, that includes three models with Dolby Atmos compatibility. Vizio has announced pricing and availability on three new Dolby Atmos soundbar systems. The company's 36" 5.1.2 system is...
  17. Soundbars
    Looking for the best soundbars under $500? Here's a list featuring great sounding and feature packed options. Today's soundbars perform better than ever thanks to advances in audio technology like DSP processing. Looking at the best soundbars under $500 presents a cornucopia of...
  18. Theater Room Items & Accessories
    Here's the story. I have a good set of home AV components such as a Yamaha A2020 receiver, DIY Tritrix 5.1 speaker system, Soon adding a Monoprice Monolith X7 amp, etc. In a world where we pay for electricity you don't want your components on all night without you present to enjoy them right...
  19. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Roon is a streaming platform that combines multi-room audio, local file playback, cloud-based streaming from Tidal, and "knowledge" i.e. a hyperlinked database that allows music lovers to explore connections between artists. Roon is already the way I queue up the music I listen to, and today's...
  20. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Disabled Newbie needs to stream AV from iPad & lappy to TV, then stream back sound Hi Folks, Sorry for the newbie question. Used to be an audiophile but life and cash flow has changed all that :( I’m in Aus, have v poor internet (one Mbyte uploads), can’t Ethernet and am seeking affordable...
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