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  1. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Ok so I honestly don't know much about AV but we have talked about making a room in the house the theater room since we bought it. I've looked through the forum some but it's a lot to take in. I'd appreciate advice/ideas as I have ZERO idea what I'm looking for. Room is 20'9"W - 20' and 22'D...
  2. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    I began my home theater journey a little over a month ago and here is where I stand: Samsung UN75JU6500 75-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV Denon AVRS750H 7.2 Ch (165W per channel) Klipsch R-625FA Dolby Atmos Floor Standing Speakers (2 fronts w/heights & 2 Surrounds) Klipsch RP-404C Center...
  3. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi all, Long time follower, first time poster. I recently decided I want to up my entertainment game and upgrade my entertainment system. I took advantage of the harman sale and ordered a pair of Infinity R162 bookshelf speakers, RC263 center channel, and R12 Sub. The R12 and R162's came in...
  4. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    Hi everyone, Hope you're all well! Sorry, I know there are a lot of threads asking what subs to buy but I really don't know where to start and after some searches, not sure if it's overkill given my setup. I have never bought a sub before but want to add one to our home theater room (loft)...
  5. Speakers
    Hi All - the friendly folk at Reddit suggested I might get some help here :) I'm a complete novice and would greatly appreciate your advice/help as I've been overthinking and obsessing over how to proceed. Space & Use: Pic 1 and Pic 2 - Space is a small apartment, TV is LG B9 55" and I sit...
  6. Speakers
    Hi All, I'm new to the forum and have a home remodel project which gives me an opportunity to revamp my entire stereo and AV setup which was very modest to say the least. My goals are to 1. be able to listen to Stereo music, 2. have the ability to do Dolby Atmos (family room) and 3. be able...
  7. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Help with Separates Hey all, I’m brand new to the forum and looking for somehelp selecting my first pair of separates. To date, I’ve used solely HT receivers, generally mid-level Integrabrand (current one is a DTR-40.3). However, I’m due for my next “overhaul” sometime soon, as my primary TVis...
  8. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hello everyone! I'm new here in AVS and at the same time new to this so called dedicated home theater.:). I'm planning on buying a pair of Klipsch rf-280, rp 450c , a pair of rp 250s and r115sw sub. My room size is 19' (L) x 13' (W) x 10' (H). Do you thinks these speakers are too much for my...
  9. Headphones
    Hi, this is my first post. I have been trying to find a solution through the forums, Google, YouTube, etc. I am not a master audiophile by any means, but I own some decent headphones. (Massdrop Sennheiser HD 6XX, Massdrop AKG K700, and Audio-technica ATH-m50x, and a million earbuds. I own a...
  10. Speakers
    First of all can't stress how much of a newb I am when it comes to putting together a home theater system. The size of the room is 13' x 20'. Here's what I'm planning on getting: Receiver: Denon AVR-X4300 | $800 Center: Def Tech - CS9080 | $800 L/R Floor: (2) Def Tech - BP9080x | (2) $2800 L/R...
  11. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello, I'm new to the world of audio. Last week I visited a friend and listen to his setup: 2xDali Zensor 7, 2xDali zensor 3, Dali center, JBL(sub) e150 P/ 230 + ONKYO x2000(Harman Kardon HK680). First I listen stereo: 2xDali Zensor 7 + Harman Kardon HK680. Then I watched part of Avengers movie...
  12. Home Automation
    Hello! I am looking for how to start in on making my own simple control system. I am a tech-savvy type with programming experience, but this is a whole new world for me. I have devices with varying control methods: a projector with RS-232, direcTV and AppleTV with IR, a blu-ray player, a...
  13. Speakers
    Hi all - I'm sure you get a million of these so I'm kind of feel bad to add another asking for help, but I bought my first setup without any research or shopping around and while I don't regret it and have been happy with it, I've changed and am at least trying to do a little homework. I don't...
  14. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I was hoping someone would guide me to the best source to answer some questions. I have mid to upper range receiver & speakers. I have mp3's galore but want to upgrade to lossless, if I can tell the difference. I have a L6 G6 android phone with DAC output and 10 gig of mp3's which I listen to on...
  15. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    I have wanted a projector-based home theater setup for quite some time now, and am finally taking the plunge, because I love movies and games. I've been lurking here quite a bit since, trying to figure out how to build something that I'll enjoy without breaking the bank. All told I want to...
  16. 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...
  17. Speakers
    Ok, just graduated college saturday, electronics store franchise near me is going out of business and picked up an onkyo tx-nr555 new for around $220. Been thinking of a 5.1 for a while as dad has a htib onkyo at his appartment that sounds nice but not.. all there i guess to describe. Ive built...
  18. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    So I am new to this whole thing and just beginning the overall layout ideas and getting building permits. To start this off... here is where I am at and what I am thinking so far. Any input is great, I am not looking electronics yet but plan is 120" screen, projector /w 7.2 surround. I am...
  19. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I just moved into a new home and noticed some ceiling speakers. I'm not really sure what this setup is capable of and would appreciate some basic help/tips. What I've found: There are five speakers (see picture): one in kitchen, one in dining room, two in living room, one in master bath. The...
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