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  1. ipod via USB dead ?

    Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Well I have noticed it is pretty much impossible to find any AMP, Receiver or even Audio Media player that has a USB input for my ipod for music, charging and control. I called Onkyo, Yamaha, Denon and Marantz... and after about 50 "no sorry you cant do that" one of them finally told me that...
  2. Recommend: amp/receiver/media player for ipod sharing

    Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Please Suggest a NEW Amp Receiver or Media player to connect my ipod touch gen 1. Subject two: Heos Or MusicCast .. OK… I am re-doing my audio at home. I just bought a new smart home with Alexa speakers everywhere. My OLD setup: stereo amp with RCA inputs, CD player, ipod touch gen1 via...
  3. Suggest NEW Audio equip IPOD USB Heos Or MusicCast

    Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    OK… I am re-doing my audio at home. I just bought a new smart home with Alexa speakers everywhere. My OLD setup: stereo amp with RCA inputs, CD player, ipod touch gen1 via headphone to RCA cable. Sound is good… but no remote control of ipod music. What I want: 1. Amp or Receiver WITH IPOD...
  4. Buzzing with TRS connection

    Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi! I'm trying to figure out what's going on with some equipment I'm using. First of all, the equipment is as follows: Peavey PV6 USB mixer PreSonus Eris 3.5 monitors And, my PC. The speakers have 2 1/4 TRS input jacks, so the mixer is connected via a balanced out dual 1/4 as well. The mixer...
  5. FS: USB Controlled Toslink Selector

    HTPC Computer Items
    I'm no longer using my self created usb controlled/powered Toslink selector 4 in 1 out its usb interface comes in as a FTDI comport and has terminal commands (all 1 byte) MJS Toslink switcher v1.0.1 commands: All commands are 1 ASCII character. 0 = Disconnect Inputs 1 = Input 1 2 = Input 2 3...
  6. Is the Feature Combo I Want in a Head Unit Not a Thing?

    Car Audio, Video, and Nav
    Hi guys, I'm trying to modernize the stereo in my 2012 Mustang. It's old SYNC system is a bit long in the tooth. I thought that surely there would be a number of good options for me that offer the following: Android Auto USB Media Playback w/ Playlists Either 2 USB ports or 1 + SDcard This...
  7. 3.5 mm vs. Micro-USB (Sound quality / Functionality differences)?

    Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello Forum members - first post here... I'm in the market for a 2.0 (possibly future 2.1) Home Audio system strictly for playing Music in my Living Room (roughly 14' x 14'). I am looking at pairing the Elac Debut B6's on floor stands with the SMSL AD18 (or comparable) Integrated Amp. I am...
  8. USB to optical / soundcard / DAC

    Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    hello, with the following premises: -I listen mostly lossless files, CD's, DVD's and some SACD's sourcing from a win7 PC via optical cable to a Denon receiver, hooked to a 5.1 Heco setup (2 tower front, 1 center, 2 shelf surround speakers, and a good old Boston Acoustics sub). -I changed the...
  9. Poll: which port is maximum used in your audio setup?

    2-Channel Audio
    Hello folks I want to know which port is maximum used in your two channel audio setup? Why? USB: Asynchronous transfer for Mp3 and high resolution audio from PC. Coaxial: From BD/CD player. Optical: From BD/CD/TV/Steaming media/Satellite receiver/Apple airport express airplay etc. Analog...
  10. Looking for new seating, i've narrowed down what im looking for

    Theater Room Items & Accessories
    Hi all, I know this has probably been asked many times but i'm looking for new seating, I'm hoping i'll provide you with enough information that you can help. I am 6'3" 200lbs. I will sit in these chairs almost daily so im looking for something durable and comfortable that will also last. I...
  11. stereo receiver with usb and other digital input, and maybe output also

    Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I have an ancient sony stereo receiver that i'm thinking replacing with something more modern. I would like something that at least allows input from usb, and maybe other digital input sources (optical, firewire), but usb for sure. (It should allow the traditional inputs as well, of course.)...
  12. What Do I Need to Digitize Vinyl LPs? Ask the Editors

    2-Channel Audio
    Q: What do I need to digitize vinyl LPs? I don't have a large collection—100 albums or so. Some are junk, but some are audiophile recordings from the 1980s, so I want good quality at a reasonable cost. My system includes a Sony PS-X40 turntable with a Micro Seiki LF-7 cartridge, Carver C-1...
  13. Is this speaker's battery screwed?

    Speakers
    Hi, I used this iHome iHM60 portable speaker (not wireless) but not that much: It was mostly staying on my bookshelf. I haven't noticed its battery getting shorter with my not so frequent use. It does no longer seem to hold a charge and soon as I disconnect its LED turns off. Is there...
  14. HDR content over DLNA-USB-extHDD

    High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)
    Hi forum! I would like to ask some advice/help regarding HDR content. I bought recently an LG 49UH7507 4K UHD HDR10 TV with webOS 3 My question is can I watch HDR content trough USB/externalHDD or DLNA ? I have tried some files from demo-uhd3d.com but when playing it trough DLNA or USB the...
  15. Official OPPO UDP-203 Owner's Thread

    Blu-ray Players
    UPDATED 02/08/2019 - Official 65-0131 Firmware Released UPDATED 12/28/2018 - Beta 64-1221B Firmware Released UPDATED 06/29/2018 - Official 60-0625 Firmware Released UPDATED 06/5/2018 - Beta 60-0601B Firmware Released UPDATED 03/2/2018 - Official 56-0224 Firmware Released UPDATED 01/26/2018 -...
  16. Help me compare phono preamps

    2-Channel Audio
    I suspect my ART USB Phono Plus is wonky, it seems to not be amping enough, compared to its past behavior. So, I'm looking for another phono preamp. There are tons of options out there, but the specs in reviews and or reseller web sites don't always mention RIAA and USB, which is what I need...
  17. Samsung SmartTV Firmware Update Problem

    LCD Flat Panel Displays
    My daughter just purchased a Samsung UN40H5201AFXZA from Costco. When she got it home, I helped her set it up. Netflix was not available and was greyed out as a menu option. I know we had properly connected to the WiFi network, as Youtube and the browser worked. The TV was also very slow to...
  18. Onkyo HT-R391 USB issue

    Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    HELP my onkyo HT-r391 stopped recognizing my two iPhones. It will charge them but I have a message on the Onkyo. Before I was able to play music from the Iphone. now nothing. only charging. I sent it to the Onkyo authorized repair shop and they said it played phine with an iphone from the...
  19. visible invisible img files when trying to do slideshow on Samsung TV

    OLED Technology and Flat Panels General
    Hello, problems on a new UN55J620DAF: 1: When I try to play a slide show with image files from an USB memory stick directly plugged in to the tv, I get a 4 kB ghost file of each image (jpeg, png) with the same name but preceded by a dot. E.g. for an IMG_001 there is also a .IMG_001 which the tv...
  20. KEF Introduces EGG Bluetooth Digital Music System

    KEF Music Lounge
    KEF Introduces EGG Bluetooth Digital Music System Iconic compact design completely revamped, with built-in amplification and DAC, Bluetooth aptX®, high-resolution input, optical TV connection and the best of KEF’s legendary acoustic engineering Above: KEF’s new EGG Wireless Digital Music...
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