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  1. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello, I'm a new member here at the shack and am looking to upgrade my older Yamaha RX-V750. I've been doing a lot of research an several forums and think I want to go with either an Onkyo 805 or 705. I've been reading that the 06 models are not as good as the 05 models but the problem is, I'm...
  2. DIY Speakers
    Hi everyone, In order to try improve my system I had this crazy thought of "upgrading" the crossover of my B&W 805s to active crossover. After seeking for the available options on the market I have decided to order the Marchand XM44 which seemed to be flexible and reasonable priced in...
  3. Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Hey guys I have just finished building my home sub powered by the crown xls1500. I use a onkyo tx sr 805. I have heard many good things about this reciever and amp. My issue is that I am running a RCA from the reciever to the amp, sub wired to 8ohm bridged on amp. Getting little to no bass out...
  4. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I found a used Onkyo 805 for $160 but without the remote. It's this a good buy? I already own the Denon 1611 that is more current on specs but I wonder if it's worth getting the 805 mainly for it's amp.
  5. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Well now look what you guys have done to me. I spent over an hour on the phone with one of the SVS guys and gained a lot of enthusiasm and confidence in their product. So yell at me if you feel the need but I am considering their Tower Theater package. It comes with the two towers a center and...
  6. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I'm trying to use my zone 2 outside speakers to play either Apple TV radio or pandora using Apple TV on my tx-sr805 but can't get it to play . It works fine on zone 1, I'm using aux1 on the receiver for Apple TV. Zone 2 works fine on the tuner but when I switch to aux1 nothing. The user manual...
  7. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    was wondering if its worth buying a cooling fan for my Onkyo 805 read some reviews about it overheating and if so any recommended fans
  8. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I'm having problems with my mbox 2 mini. mainly i'm having a hard time trying to get a signal output from the mbox to my computer. I can hear my guitar through my headphones, when hoked up to the mbox but protools doesn't show any sign of getting the signal. when i i look up setup\hardware it...
  9. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I have looked at many threads, and cannot find what I am looking for. What I ultimately want to do is run REW on my laptop, use the Mbox 2 as the external soundcard with the ECM 8000 mic (the Mbox has phantom power), and calibrate the subwoofers using the BFD. At this point, I am totally...
  10. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Anyone in Alabama been able to sucessfully update the DSP's in the 805? I want to update mine to avoid the DTS MSTR bomb, but my players will not cooperate. Anyone nearby done so sucessfully? Thanks, Jerrin
  11. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have a Yamaha C950 SACD / DVD player and an Onkyo 805. I have it connected via HDM! 1.3 from the DVD player to the Onkyo but the Onkyo will not recognize the SACD signal from the Yamaha. Has anyone had this problem or a simular problem? I have tried mutiple SACD's and none of them are...
  12. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I really wanted to purchase the 805 but cant seem to find out if i can run two zones at once.I want to be able to watch tv in surround mode and use a second zone radio or cd on another zone at the same time.The pioneer elite vsx90txv seems to be able to do this.I would like to set up a outside...
  13. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    :jump:Hi i'm new to this forum and dont know much about home theater.I just purchased a pioneer pro-1150 hd plasma and now want to purchase a new receiver.I have been looking at the onkyo 605 and 805 which would be better for this plasma and why?I currently have a sony receiver with cambridge...
  14. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I'm struggling here - sorry ! I currently have a Pioneer 2011 (45TX Elite) would like HDMI audio capabilities (not too fussed whether thats MPCM or Bitstream) so choices are Yamaha 1700 (yes only MPCM) - £400 ($800 dollars) Onkyo SR705 - £550 ($1100) Onkyo SR805 - £700 ($1400) I'm thinking...
  15. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    HMMM.... Can anyone with this reveiver help me out? I ran the Audyssey deal and I have a few concerns... First thing I noticed was that it cut the levels of all the speakers way down. Between -12 and -6dB. I played a couple tracks just to make sure it was still going to be loud. It was, so I...
  16. Home Audio Subwoofers
    How does one go about hooking up more than one sub to a receiver that only has one output? Can a person just Y the signal?
  17. System Setup and Connection
    Hello all, I have a TXSR-805 hooked up to a Mitsubishi WD65734 with a HMDI cable. The TV does not auto sense the HMDI from the recever. I have to go to the menu and put the input to a HMDI source and then plug the cable into that source on the TV every time to get it to work. When I turn it...
  18. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have scraped up enough cash to afford the Onkyo 805 and am wondering if thats the way to go or should I look at a Denon in the same price range? I'm liking the fact that the Onkyo used the newest BerrBrown DACs and has HDMI 1.3 plus is built very well internally weighing in at 51lbs. where...
  19. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I currently have a Yamaha HTR-6090. Unfortunately I have to use it in "Straight" mode because ALL of the other Yamaha enhanced modes (even its basic surround sound modes) add boosts in the 30-80hz range for the fronts - even if the fronts are set to cross over at 80hz!! For instance, if I set...
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