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  1. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    This thread covers the following 2018 Denon AVRs: S540BT/S640H/S740H/S940H/X1500H/X2500H/X3500H/X4500H/X6500H The Denon + Marantz Group (ie. D+M Group) USA has started to release information on the new 2018 Denon models starting with the four new "S" series models. The lower "X" series will be...
  2. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hello all, I've been wracking my brain trying to figure out a simple but neat way to wire up my system. I have a receiver next to my current flat screen. I want to put in a projector but that will be across the room, obviously. I would still like to use both the projector and TV, not...
  3. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hello all! I've been lurking for a while but I am far from knowledgeable in this arena. My wife and I are building a home and this will be the first time we have somewhat of a dedicated area for media enjoyment. Having said that, this will definitely not be a dream setup or a dedicated room, but...
  4. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hello, I've been reading quite a few forums and gotten conflicting information regarding a media closet build. So I'd love to get some feedback from the experts on this forum. I'm having to move my TV from sitting on top of a media cabinet to hanging above my fireplace. Therefore, I need to...
  5. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi, Need some guidance. My brother recently moved into a house that has a movie theater and it has wiring for the in-wall speakers that are already there. No concerns there since they are red and black and it has 7 channels that are labeled properly. I figured one 7.1 channel receiver to tackle...
  6. Speakers
    I’m new in this, and I’m trying to understand how ohms woks. I’m designing a bluetooth speaker, but would like to wire to a 2x15w class D audio amplifier to a 2 full range 15w 4ohm, 1 Subwoofer 15w 4ohm and 2 Twitters 4ohms with capacitors. How do I connect an odd number of speakers to this...
  7. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Okay so setting up a new system in a new house with a large tv mounted and a receiver below in a unit. I will run 2 HDMI cables, I will a coax and optical wire. There will be a cat 7 jack at both behind the tv and behind the reciever. There will be two sub wires run from the reciever to the two...
  8. Speakers
    I have powered speakers for my L/R/C channels and I’m trying to troubleshoot options for concealing their respective cables. (One power and one XLR --> RCA.) I would like to wall mount my L & R speakers in about these positions (see red boxes): Questions: 1. I realize I can’t run a power...
  9. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    I am trying to convert my existing media room(MR) to Atmos ready by adding 4 ceiling speakers. Not really a DIY guy, never did anything like this before, but after watching some YT videos, realized it's not that hard except the fishing wire through the attic part. That's where the challenge is...
  10. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hey everyone, I'm pretty new to this hobby and not an expert at all. I've had a simple 5.1 set up before and decided to jump back in the game a few months ago. I have a x940e tv and decided I wanted to compliment the set with a decent surround sound, nothing top of the line or extravagant, just...
  11. DIY Speakers and Subs
    I have a multi-part question that I am sure someone can answer and it is driving me nuts. I am building my own F L & C speakers utilizing the Tang Band W8-2314 8" Coaxial Full-Range Woofer, using a 2.5khz x-over. This is a 4 ohm speaker only rated at 50w RMS and 100w max. I plan on building the...
  12. Speakers
    I have a multi-part question that I am sure someone can answer and it is driving me nuts. I am building my own F L & C speakers utilizing the Tang Band W8-2314 8" Coaxial Full-Range Woofer, using a 2.5khz x-over. This is a 4 ohm speaker only rated at 50w RMS and 100w max. I plan on building...
  13. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I am going to be attempting to hook up and power 8 bass shakers rated at 50 RMS each and one Dayton Ultimax 18 rated at 1000 RM @ 4 ohms. I am hoping to power them with one amp if possible. The amp I have been looking at is the Rockville RPA14 which is rated at 1000 RMS X 2 at 4 ohms which...
  14. Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers
    hi folks, i see variations of this questions answered before but thought will ask afresh for recommendation on which powered sub will work out of gate to replace my sony hdz278 passive sub. this passive sub just started making a noise like something is loose inside. but when i gently shake it...
  15. Home A/V Distribution
    Hi guys, https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=10761 I'm sure you get tons of questions about this product, but I couldn't quite find what I'm looking for when I tried to search. I'm helping a brother wire up his new house and most of the zones are straight forward except for one. He wants...
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  17. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    Hi Folks -- Need your help! I am setting up a 2-channel listening room in a newly constructed space. We moved into a new house and added a room above a 2-car garage for my office and music listening room. I attached a drawing of the room. Because of the roof slope and dormers, the room has...
  18. Home Theater Gaming
    Hello! Just faced a bad problem! My PC's Nvidia 2080ti hdmi output, respective receiver hdmi input and receiver hdmi output along with the projector's hdmi input port and fans are not working! Dunno what happened, was using the system the previous day without any problems and the next day...
  19. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I've got basic knowledge when it comes to home stereos, so when I inherited 2 Diamond Wharfedale 8.1 Pro-Actives, I was kind of blown away. I looked at the inputs on the back (see photo), and I looked at my speaker wire, and I looked at my somewhat cheap Onkyo receiver, and couldn't make heads...
  20. Home A/V Distribution
    My current plan for my (relatively straightforward/simple) HT setup is to have one 4K/HDR/Atmos TV and speakers in the living room and the rest of the A/V equipment (AVR, cable box, PS3/4, Fire TV, Chromecast, etc) directly below hidden in the basement. This should be around 30-40 feet for runs...
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