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  1. Dolby / DTS 5.1, 7.1, 9.1, 11.1 encoding

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    How many bluray movies are discretely encoded in anything above basic 5.1 surround? Very few that I can find. Only one title in my collection is in 7.1. How about TV broadcasts? Anything above 5.1? Do the processors just do a matrix / synthetic up scaling to 11.2?
  2. 9.1 Receiver

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi guys, Need some advise. A friend of mine just moved into a new used house. The previous owner had 7 in ceiling speakers installed in the main tv room and 2 speakers in the outside patio area in the backyard. My friend purchased a Samsung 4K 65 inch tv and currently he doesn't have a...
  3. 9.1 from a 7.1 Receiver??

    System Setup and Connection
    I have an Onkyo HT-R680 7.1 receiver..It also has the extra "Zone 2 or High Front" terminals..Can I use those to run a 9.1 set up??..Will this over work the receiver? If this will work, what mode should I run the receiver in?
  4. My 9.1 setup

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    BlueRay + CDP = OPPO BDP93 AV Amp = Onkyo TX-NR3008 Power Amp = ClassDAudio 2xSDS258 DIY 4x250W into 8 ohms Speakers: Front L/R = KEF Q700 with Soundcare Superspikes Center = KEF Q600C Surround = KEF KHT 3005SE 4 x Satelitte + Emotiva UAC-6.2 Ceiling SUBs = Rythmik F12SE with Soundcare...
  5. 7.1 and 9.1 surround?

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi all, When using 7.1 and 9.1 surround, are the effect channels full range? I am considering using the extra channels on my reciever but I don't have room to fit the same size speakers as the ones used for my 5 channel system. Thanks, John
  6. Denon 7.1 how can I make it 9.1

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    I have a denon 1910 and I'm running front height setup but would like to run 1 or 2 more rear speakers off the 2 rear channels I know I font need them I just want them. Will the rocket fish wireless rear system change my ohm load or should I just add a selecter with volume knob my speakers are 6...
  7. List of 7.1 or 9.1 ch movies?

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    Does anyone have a list of what movies will play in 7.1 or 9.1 channels. Updating my blu ray list of movies and want to get a few with the 7.1 or higher audio channels.
  8. iTunes 9.1: Automatic Bitrate Conversion

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Just in case anyone was interested, iTunes 9.1 update adds the option to turn on automatic bitrate conversion to 128kbps AAC files when you add songs from iTunes to your iPod. This means that your lossless (or higher bitrate MP3s) will be left intact on your computer, and automatically...