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  1. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I was watching "The Monuments Men" last night from my blu-ray player. I selected the DTS-HD 5.1 soundtrack but I heard the soundtrack through all 4 of my rear speakers. I cycled the surround formats from the "auto/direct" button and went through auto/direct/pure direct, but there was no...
  2. Speakers
    Hey guys, I'm new here (and to home audio, kinda) and just bought a new setup but I'm wondering if I got a good deal or if I should take this stuff back and get something else. First off I'll say that I've had home theater setups in the past but they've always been HTiB systems. My wife and...
  3. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
     Hi,   I just installed my new receiver and I am not having any luck getting sound out of my Zone 2. I set up everything as suggested. Zone two shows as on at the receiver and on my iPhone, and the volume is turned up.   I am running a pair of B&W 686 bookshelf speakers on the front...
  4. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I just got my zt60 and vsx43 receiver and surround hooked up a few weeks ago. Up until today whenever I would turn the volume up, change settings, adjust parameters on my receiver it would always show on the t.v. not just the receiver display. Last night we were watching Avatar 3d on the ps3...
  5. Speakers
     All,   I've been bitten by the bug.  Set up a Boston Acoustics 4310 HTIB in the bedroom, and I like it so much, I'm building a second system in the sitting room to replace a crumby Sony HTIB.   I bought a Pioneer VSX-43 7.1 AVR Open Box at Best Buy for $250 yesterday.  Now I have to buy...
  6. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
     I have the VSX43... my tv, cable, and ps3 are all running thru the receiver via hdmi. The reciver is a month old and worked fine but now all of a sudden when I switch to "Network" functions (netradio, pandora, etc...) my TV goes blue and says "No Signal"   Theres nothing in the manual to...
  7. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
     I have read a number of posts about the VSX-43 receiver from Pioneer and trouble with surround sound.  However, I haven't found an answer for my particular problem and I would like some help.  I currently have a Philips Plasma HDTV (about 5 years old), a Cox DVR set top box and a Sony Blu-Ray...
  8. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
     I have a 7.1 set up I want to run and I have 2 outdoor patio speakers.  My Onkyo 607 just crapped out on me, but it ran the speakers wonderfully until it died.  I had all 7.1 components connected and my separate zone 2 connected and could run both simultaneously.  Most new 7.1 multizone...
  9. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
     Hello,   Which one of these 3 receivers would you recommend to 4 bookshelves Klipsch B-20, Center Channel Klipsch C-20 and a BIC America F12 Subwoofer:   Yamaha RX-V475 vs Denon AVR-E300 vs Pioneer Elite VSX-43   I won't be able to listening to them with any speaker. So I will just trust...
  10. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
     Hello,   Which one of these 3 receivers would recommend to 4 bookshelves Klipsch B-20, Center Channel Klipsch C-20 and a BIC America F12 Subwoofer:   Yamaha RX-V475 vs Denon AVR-E300 vs Pioneer Elite VSX-43   I won't be able to listening to them with any speaker. So I will just trust...
  11. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
     I currently have an Onkyo SR607 out of warranty, so if it craps out, I'm screwed.  I've recently been having crackling issues with my front right channel (swapped equipment around, it's not the wire or speaker) and no one in town services receivers not bought at their stores (or if they do...
  12. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
     My wife bought me the Sennheiser rs170 wireless headphones for xmas.  The unit only has RCA analog inputs and the directions say to hook it up to the AV Receiver RCA Audio Out.  I only see RCA audio IN's.  Am i out of luck here?  I would like to use the AVR because i have all my sources...
  13. HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World
     I just bought the Pioneer VSX-43 and set up my harmony 890 to control it.  When I press "watch tv"  it on it turns on the TV, Cable, and the AV receiver just fine showing sat/cbl (like it should on the receiver) but then turns to TV and then no picture...  I have to press the help button on...
  14. Speakers
     Hello all.    basically need either a 5.1+AVR for ~1.6k (some, but slight tolerance there) or a AVR+L/R(+?)set up for the same $.   Need some help...Current use for our main room is 90% tv/movie/vgames ~10% music. Limited space 18.75x12x7.75(H...in ft) (hopefully diagram attached); Limited...
  15. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I am not an audio geek by any stretch, but here is my setup: VIDEO Panasonic plasma 55" PS3 Rogers Cable Box (HDMI) AUDIO 1) (primary) Yamaha Soundbar - see http://www.yamaha.com/yamahavgn/Images/YEC/Digital​_Sound_Projectors/Views/PV_ysp800_rear.jpg - yes old, i know... 2)...
  16. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
     Questions regarding "How do I properly set up my subwoofer?"   Here's my setup: Pioneer VSX-43 Receiver Polk Audio New Monitor 45B Front Left & Front Right Speakers Polk Audio New Monitor 15C Center Speaker Martin Logan Dynamo 300 Subwoofer   Here's my main concerns as an audio nub...
  17. Headphones
     I have recently replace an old Pioneer receiver with a new Pioneer VSX-43.  The manual says that I can output to speakers plugged into the speaker B output on the back of the receiver at the same time I have headphones installed in the jack on the front of the receiver.  A friend of mine did...
  18. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hello all, I took advantage of BB's Cyber Monday deal and picked up my first HT receiver, the Pioneer VSX-43, for $299 along with the Monoprice Premium 5.1 speaker set. I couldn't be happier for my first surround setup in my rental! However, I have noticed that I cannot get the sub to...
  19. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
     I tried to update the firmware on my new VSX-43 using the built-in web interface. The firmware zipfile contained only a .bcd file, so I selected that in the web interface. I got an error message saying that only a .fw file could be used.    When I walked over to the receiver to make sure...
  20. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
     Hi,   I'm trying to get Airplay streaming to work with my new Pioneer VSX-43. It's connected to my network using an old Linksys WRT-54GS using Tomato firmware as a wireless bridge. I have followed all the directions to get Airplay to work on my Mac and the receiver.    The wireless bridge...
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