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  1. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    So I finally landed a PS5 and have a few questions. I wasn't able to get 4k HDR working and I came across an article that said to go to the setup menu and change the 4k setting from standard to enhanced. It worked! It flashes black occasionally but I'm working through that. When I change...
  2. HDTV Programming
    A short explanation of DirecTV equipment as of 5/6/16 There are 4 types of receivers 1. Receiver - outputs a signal, has a single tuner (H-25, H-25, ect) 2. DVR - outputs a signal, has at 2 tuners (HR-24, HR-21, ect are 2 tuner models) 3. Genie - a special DVR with 5 tuners (HR-34,HR-44...
  3. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Moved to a new house last week and the installer came Saturday to hook everything up. Everything works fine save for one room where we're getting video but no audio (sort of). It's a home theater room where the previous owner left some equipment which we hooked up to the DirecTv receiver...
  4. High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)
    According to WorldAtlas.com , the most popular sport in the world is soccer—or, as it's called everywhere but the US, football. Over half the world's entire population—4 billion people—follow the sport. So, it's no wonder that the World Cup live broadcast is among the most watched sporting...
  5. AVS Forum® Articles
    As I wrote about here , the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are being shot and broadcast in 4K UHD HDR by the Olympic Broadcasting Service (OBS)—with some limitations. First, only certain events are available in 4K UHD HDR, including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, figure...
  6. HDTV Programming
    The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are just getting started. The Opening Ceremonies will be broadcast in the US tomorrow, Friday, February 9, at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on NBC, though a few first-round events are taking place prior to that uber-spectacle. For example, the US beat...
  7. Soundbars
    I currently have a decent 5.1 surround sound system set up. However, I am moving my TV and mounting it on the wall. I'd like to go wireless as much as possible so hide ugly cables. I currently have DirecTV as my provider, so am looking into their wireless Genie setup. I keep reading...
  8. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I'm at my wits end with this problem I'm having. Let me preface this post by saying that I've had my Denon AVR-X2000 receiver since May of 2014 and I literally had ZERO problems between it and the DirecTV receiver (HR24-500).... that is until July of this year. All of a sudden, the video and...
  9. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Yamaha RX-A870 / A770 / A670 Aventage Owners' Thread … A reference thread for owners and potential buyers for the 2017 Yamaha RX-A (600-800) series of AVRs. (Go here for the 1070, 2070, 3070 AVRs.) AVSforum discussions: Announcement: Yamaha RX-A 70 Series AV Receivers Announced Discussion...
  10. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I think I know the answer, but wanted to throw it out there just to make sure that I'm not missing anything. Here is my setup: Denon AVR 2312CI Vizio VIZIO M602i-B3 (Netflix, Plex, etc) DirecTV (HDMI1) This is what I'm looking to do: 1. Program one of the selectors (Cable, Game, BluRay) to...
  11. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    OK, To give some background. Hardware: Samsung Plasma TV PN60E8000 I believe. Denon 3808CI Receiver Directv Genie PS4 Typical setup: PS4 and Genie into Denon receiver through HDMI, HDMI out from receiver to TV. A week ago everything was working fine with the TV. I decided I wanted to hang...
  12. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Cord cutters looking for cable and satellite TV linear streaming alternatives will have a new option starting tomorrow. DirecTV Now will launch on November 30 with an appealing introductory promotion: early subscribers will get the service's 100+ channel package (which will normally cost $60 per...
  13. Home A/V Distribution
    I'm sure this has been answered in various ways but I'd like to pose the questions myself. My knowledge and skill level is moderate. I'm finishing my basement and want to run my DIRECTV signal from my wireless mini Genie box to a 2nd TV (possibly a 3rd). The signal can be...
  14. Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself
    Okay, so here's the setup: 1. Onkyo TX-NR3030 Receiver, which powers a 7.2.4 Atmos setup (all in-wall and in-ceiling, except the subs) 2. DirecTV connected in through the receiver. Sony Blu Ray connected in through the receiver. 3. InFocus IN-8606HD Projector (HDMI from receiver) 4. All...
  15. DVD Recorders (Standard Def)
    What is the best DVD recorder for backing up recordings from Satellite dishes? I have been a DirecTV customer for some time. Important recordings on their hard drive were lost when their hard drive failed. They replaced the hard drive unit, but I can not be satisfied with this loss. I'm...
  16. DVD Recorders (Standard Def)
    :confused: I've been going through this forum for hours and am totally lost--hoping someone can help! I work for a company that leases office space, and we are bidding on a contract with some very specific tech requirements. Basically, I need to figure out how to set up 6 DVR/DVD Recorders...
  17. HDTV Technical
    DirecTV had a software update last week, ever since I've downloaded it when watching tv in my main theater room the audio "hiccups". every minute or so there is a soft "pop" noise, and the audio cuts out (this whole pop and cut out lasts maybe 1 second, its very fast). Last night I tried to...
  18. Latest Industry News
    Now that we have UHD TVs, streaming content, and optical discs and players, live broadcasting is one of the last puzzle pieces in the transition to a complete UHD ecosystem. Terrestrial UHD broadcasting—ATSC 3.0—is still under development and probably a couple of years away from full...
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