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  1. Dolby Atmos for streaming services?

    AV Home Theater
    I am new to the site, and this is my first post on HTS. So thanks in advance for any and all feedback, My apologies if this is not the right area to post this topic. I would like to conceptualize a 7.1.4 setup. However, I am on a budget. It's not crazy-restrictive, but it's not a free-for-all...
  2. Atmos speaker placement

    AV Home Theater
    Hi everyone . I just recently bought a house which has a finished dedicated home theater . I decided to set up an atmos 7.1.4 system . My questin related to the fact that this room has two separate recessed ceiling area .( see pictures attached) . The theater is 23 x 14x 7.5 feet( 8.5 feet in...
  3. Speaker placement Atmos 7.1.4 or 5.1.4

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi guys Im looking at changing my current setup from 5.1 to 7.1.4 My issue is rear speaker locations Currently my surround rear is ceiling speakers due to floor layout but would like to install as per the pics but would love to hear what you guys think as i am not sure about my setup Current...
  4. Atmos & DTS-X from computer while waiting for UBP-X800M2

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I put in my ceiling speakers, I have 11 channels of amplification (minimum of 200 watts per). I have a Marantz AV7704 and I want to hear what everything will do. Sources attached to the system include; Sony XBR75X900F Xfinity X1 DVR. Sony BDP-S370 An older HP desktop with HDMI out running...
  5. Ceiling Speakers...not Atmos

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi guys. My brother is finishing his basement and wants to add ceiling speakers for music when they are hanging out down there. We've decided on either 4 polk speakers, or 6 micca speakers...but we are leaning toward the 6 micca speakers as long as that will work and we can hook them up...
  6. In ceiling or box speakers for ATMOS?

    System Setup and Connection
    My room is 15' x 25'. My 7.1 system speakers are all floor standing of one sort or another. My ceiling is plaster, but it is the first floor with a second floor above. I will be adding 4 height channels. The Atmos discussions I have seen show in ceiling speakers just in front of and just...
  7. ATMOS speakers

    System Setup and Connection
    I have an 18'x18' room, open beamed ceiling. The back wall is solid, with sofa along back wall. Sitting on the sofa, the left wall is taken up by three windows. There is no wall on the right, just a step up into the dining room. Facing forward, there is a 5' opening on the right to a...
  8. Advice on selecting speakers for Atmos

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi there, First time poster. Planning out an upgrade to add Atmos to my existing home theater. I already have a solid 7.1 setup and a receiver that can do 7.1.2. I'm trying to figure out what speakers to by for the ceiling channels. My fronts are Martin Logan (motion 40s and a 30 center)...
  9. new Atmos system

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi All, Looking for recommendations for a new Atmos system. I'm starting from scratch but would like to use Klipsch just because I have access to really good pricing from them. Completely open to models though, and receiver or amp suggestions. The room is 20' deep x 30' wide with a cathedral...
  10. Rear Speaker Placement Dolby Atmos 7.1.4

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi everyone I have a 10 feet by 15 feet room and i have a 5.1 set up at the moment.I want to upgrade to a 7.1.4 speaker set up.Every thing is fine except the placement of the rear speakers.The back wall is a full length window.with a door to the left.What would you recommend doing for the rear...
  11. Dolby atmos

    AV Home Theater
    Is there a significant difference is quality between a 7.1 DDsound and a DDAtmos 7.1. I am thinking of upgrading my VSX-70 Pioneer A/V receiver? Second question is ceiling verses upward firing add one speakers, is there a major difference?
  12. Issues to look for with Dolby Atmos playback thru PC 8 channel sound-card then back thru Dolby atmos Pre/Pro

    Audio Processing
    Issues to look for with Dolby Atmos playback thru PC 8 channel sound-card then back thru Dolby Atmos Pre/Pro using Digital Coaxial RCA's. Is the Sound room mixing lost or is frequency steering of the Dolby recording algorithms recaptured in the final Pre/Pro processing?
  13. Media room with 5 ceiling speakers - 5.1 or Atmos 5.1.4?

    AV Home Theater
    We bought a new house recently and it comes with a media room which is 16'8" x 15'10" (5.08m x 4.83m) in size. The ceiling is vaulted and goes from 10ft (3.04m) at the walls to 12ft (3.65m) at the highest point. There is a 120" projector screen on the front wall and 5 in-ceiling speakers. Three...
  14. Speaker setup advise - in-wall/ceiling Atmos setup

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi, I'm in the construction fase of a new house and want to setup a nice surround experience. - It's not a dedicated home theater but my 'standard' TV room that the whole family will use, most of the time for standard tv shows but where I also want to enjoy a good movie from time to time. -...
  15. Looking For ATMOS Enabled System Suggestions?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Having a LOT of trouble finding a package that's ATMOS Enabled anybody have any systems they'd suggest?
  16. Speaker recommendations for Atmos upgrade

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I have an existing Kilpsch F-30 7.1 speaker system. I am thinking of upgrading to Dolby Atmos. My HT room has a high vaulted ceiling so up firing speakers probably won't work. I would like some recommendations for in ceiling speakers to match my existing speakers.
  17. ATMOS on wall speakers

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi, can someone help me pick from this 2. not sure what Frequency ATMOS usually uses but 1 speaker is rated: https://www.accessories4less.com/make-a-store/item/bossoundwareblka/boston-acoustics-soundware-4.5-speaker-atmos-dts-x-on-wall-speaker-black/1.html#!specifications Frequency Response...
  18. Best Atmos and/or DTS:X streamer?

    AV Home Theater
    I have tried to do research but it is somewhat confusing. What are some great streaming devices for atmos and/or DTS:X? Fire tv seems to do it but is there a Roku device or similar and is there any content anyway? Thanks
  19. Atmos Height Speaker Recommendation

    Home Audio Speakers
    I am in the process of upgrading my home theater and looking to add 2 pairs of height speakers for a 7.1.4 atmos setup. Options that I am currently looking at are: paradigm CI Elite E80-R ($725 CDN each)...
  20. How to place speaker for Atmos with a old TrueHD 7.1 reciver?

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi I run a HTPC with bitstream output on HDMI. My old receiver (onkyo 606) takes TrueHD on 7.1 channels. If / when I want to bitstream Atmos, Should I reposition my speakers to a 5.1.2 setup, or shall I still use the 7.1 setup? I have understood that Atmos is using the TrueHD on a 7.1 setup...