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  1. Speakers
    I'm having an issue with my Patio setup and maybe someone can help a bit. It is a budget setup but it used to work reasonably well. I have noticed now a midrange distortion that is really ugly sounding. I ran some test tones and swapped out some gear with the following observations As...
  2. Speakers
    Need some help please with outdoor speakers I currently am using a SONOS connect to supply music by RCA jacks into a NILES SI-2100 100 watt amplifier. Both of these devices are in my detached garage and feed four Niles RS6 8 Ohm speakers that surround my backyard swimming pool. Each pair...
  3. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I am trying to do the following: 4 cable direct in ground cable for my wiring I have 4 pair of Klipsch AW 650 outdoor speakers to go around my pool I am using 12 gage direct burial wiring I am trying to wire them in sequence one wire will have 4 (2 right and 2 left speakers - Right on Red/Black...
  4. Speakers
    Novice here and looking for some suggestions from a more informed crowd. My patio is being rebuilt and I would like to do the following: 1. Mount wireless speakers 2. I want them to be able to be controlled by bluetooth (and Alexa if possible) 3. Also mounting a TCL tv out there that I...
  5. Speakers
    Hey all.. I'm wondering if anyone can help. I have a set of Niles Outdoor Speakers that are run from a Sonos Connect Amp inside. They've been great.. however I noticed one of the speakers wasn't working.. I switched the balance while it was playing, and it seems the tweeter is working, but not...
  6. AVS Forum® Articles
    When you’re heading out into the great outdoors, you want some time for peace and quiet. But you might also want to liven things up a little. I mean, this is your time, right? Being able to bring along your life's soundtrack is a modern-day convenience that's hard to imagine living without. Your...
  7. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hi - I've been researching options for a few months and feel like I'm going with circles. A few friends have recommended the forum and I would love some guidance. Long Story short... I'm integrating a whole house solution. My main question is how to control everything from my living room...
  8. Speakers
    I'm looking to get some speakers to use on my covered patio. I have a Google environment inside (Google Home & Chromecast audio) and would like to be able to stream music both inside my house and outside at the same time. Ideally I'd like to be able to mount the speaker(s) outside for permanent...
  9. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I am building a new house, and will soon need to tell the electrician where to run the speaker wire for my outdoor speakers. I am struggling on whether I want them to focus on my back deck/patio or try to hit the whole hard. I am only going to install two speakers as we don't have a pool and...
  10. Speakers
    Goal: Wall mounted (but not in-wall, no room for that) versatile speakers that will be used for everything - HT, Music, parties, games, etc. I currently have a pair of Polk OWM3s being driven by my new Denon AVR-X4300H as my front speakers. While they sound great for most Home Theater uses...
  11. Speakers
    Dear Audio Experts, I am moving to a new house where I want to do the following: 1. For my TV installed on top of the fire place in family room - I want to have 5.1 or 7.1 channel sound experience, the family room size is 21 x 15 feet with volume ceiling and is open to the kitchen. Which...
  12. DIY Speakers and Subs
    Hello! I was hoping to tap into some advice on a cheap and easy outdoor audio set up. 2 outdoor weatherproof speakers fed by a cheap integrated amp. Source will be a Chromecast Audio. I don't expect this to be a permanent setup. Thanks for any brand dropping to help me narrow down choices...
  13. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi there AVS!! I'm a long time lurker, but I finally have to make my own post. I couldn't find any answers searching. Setup: Outdoor Speakers: TIC GS3 Indoor Speakers: Polk Monitor 30 Receiver: Sony STR-DE995 All wire is 12 awg All speakers are connected straight to receiver. No inline volume...
  14. Speakers
    Hey guys, I have searched high and low for answers to my question to no avail. If you have some good keywords or know where it has been answered then let me know! My HT setup: Pioneer Andrew Jones 5.1 Denon AVR-e300(5.1) Now I recently purchased a monoprice a/b switch and a pair of Yamaha...
  15. Speakers
    I have an Onkyo receiver that I recently replaced with a newer Denon in my home theater room. I'd like to move the older Onkyo onto the porch where in the Summer we view movies on projector screen. I plan to use only center, left, right speakers and subwoofer, no rear L/R speakers. Speakers...
  16. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hey guys, Total newb here both to the board and experience with audio. I've been doing a LOT of searching and am having trouble finding good answers, so wanted to throw it out there. Just bought a new house, and I'm hooking speakers up on the screened-in deck that's on the back. Want to...
  17. Speakers
    I have pair of Klipsch Quintet III satellite speakers I have setup in my bathroom as a zone 2. It is small closet sized bathroom and get rather humid when taking a shower. The speakers are mounted high about a foot and half from the ceiling and a substantial amount of water condenses on the...
  18. Home A/V Distribution
    I am building a new home and too cheap to hire an AV company so here I am. I know only basics so pardon the naivete - I am looking to have 7.1 surround in the main room with Bluray, HD TV, and Tivo box - not into gaming but kids could be in the future. Cant see the need for more than 6 HDMI...
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