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  1. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    AVS crew Looking for some guidance direction on 7.1 System. Entire Room is pre-wired at locations shown on attachment. Also Room dimensions are shown on attachment. Also if suggestion about location to source as local is limited to best buy. Frys is 3hrs ea way I can be way off on the budget. I...
  2. DIY Speakers and Subs
    Hi all, first off I love woodworking and have been thinking about getting into D.I.Y audio, for the past few days I have been looking into building a home theater. To be honest I know next to nothing about components and enclosure designs but excited to learn. My family is huge on movies...
  3. LCD Flat Panel Displays
    Acer R221Q Bid(ips panel) $99 https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/model/UM.WR1AA.002 can not find many reviews that are legit. just amazon reviews VS BenQ GW2270(va panel) $89 https://www.benq.com/en-us/monitor/stylish/gw2270.html with this monitor it is older, but input lag and...
  4. Speakers
    Hello all, I just got a pair of the SP-BS22-LRs and while testing them out I noticed that, while they sound great, at certain frequencies, there is easily audible high frequency buzzing coming from one of the speakers. It is most easily noticeable on Crystals by M|O|O|N right at the beginning...
  5. HDTV Technical
    Hi Folks, I have a Sony Bravia XBR8 and noticed, that when using the vivid picture setting, the TV displays vertical white lines. It happens no matter what input I use (e.g. HDMI) and what device I use (e.g. Apple TV, Tivo, Cable, etc). This also happens whether I use my Sony Soundbar as the...
  6. Speakers
    Reposting this from the BIC owners thread.. I picked up a 5.2 Acoustech package and now I'm wondering if I will be able to use the PL-66s that came with it. I included a picture of the wall I was planning on mounting them to.   The room is 12x22 and I know with a 5.1 surrounds are recommended...
  7. Display Calibration
    Jan 2009 ok, I know I'll never be able to get my sd dvds to look as good on my Vizio Smart Tv as they did on my old CRT set, but I have two Sima color correctors hooked up and I think I found something that looks great. But there are still some very minor issues with color casting and black...
  8. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I'm sure there are a million posts out there regarding this, but reading through all of them and trying to figure it all out has left me confused. Here's my setup/question: I have 3 Sonance LCR1's (fronts), 4 SUR1's (surrounds and rears), and 4 VP62R's (ceiling). This is an Atmos setup and...
  9. Speakers
    Been lurking the forum until it has been time to upgrade my living room experience. I am completely new to building your own system and have never had a dedicated system and hoping for a little guidance. Since, this is a living room we are looking for Some aesthetically middle ground between a...
  10. Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP
    Hey everyone. I'm new here and new to projectors in general, but otherwise a pretty handy person. I have a Mitsubishi XD250U which is displaying the message "Lamp approaching shutdown. Please prepare new lamp for replacement." It appears that I can buy a new lamp (including the enclosure) for...
  11. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I have settled on a pair of Bowers and Wilkins 683 S2s after auditioning them at Best Buy. Initially I was looking to purchase a 5.1 setup but after listening to these I am going to get the towers and add on over the coming months. What I am looking for: -Adequately power the B&Ws - HDCP 2.2...
  12. Speakers
    Here is a website with a little info about the cantons: https://soundapproach.com/canton-plus-mx-3-black-on-wall-speakers-pair-open-box.html?gclid=CIaB_IPP4csCFdM2gQodOk0BsQ I was at 90 or 95 before i saw this should i go higher like 120hz to match the speakers
  13. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi all, I have run out of options and tried every possible solution I know of, but my home system will simply not play audio when using a Blu-ray. Here is a detailed description of what is happening: I turn on all my devices, receiver first, projector next, and finally the Blu-ray player...
  14. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    -onkyo tx sr333 -bic america v1220 Im a massive noob when it comes to audio equipment so go easy on me. I cant for the life of me get my sub to make ANY sound through the receiver. I have tried 3 different RCA cables, I have the subwoofer setting "on" in the Onkyo's settings, I have the...
  15. Firewire 1394 Trade Association Q&A
    i joined this forum a couple of hours ago..i dont know the basics..can any body explain it to me the easiest way...
  16. Speakers
    Hey, I really don't know that much about speakers which is why i came here. I plan on upgrading my computer pretty soon here and decided that i should step up my sound system game while im at it since I do, after all, spend almost all the time in my room listening to music off my computer...
  17. Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP
    Hi Everyone, I have an Acer H530 Projector and I had to change the color wheel. After I changed it for some reason the colors are very dull and only blue tones show. I have taken the whole projector apart and everything looks normal. I cannot figure out what is wrong with this thing!? I attached...
  18. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Excuse my bad English and the grammar. Yamaha RX-a3030, Playstation 3, Sony Kdl-55hx75 First off i have had the receiver in for reperation and just got it back (have the same problem as before the reperation) The tv and reciever are connected, TV Hdmi1 (arc) - Receiver out1 (arc) Works fine...
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