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  1. Right AV receiver for Sony Shake 6D Speakers

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have Sony Shake 6D : Specifications User Manual Problem is that the AV Receiver is busted and can't be repaired by Sony, now I wanted to build a custom home theater setup 5.2 or 7.2 But I am not sure which AV receiver are their in the market which will work with those speakers as they are...
  2. Tips for buying a new speaker set for my DENON AV receiver.

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    Hello , last year i bought a new A/V receiver : DENON AVR-X2400H https://www.denon.co.uk/uk/product/homecinema/avreceiver/avrx2400h now it is time to get a new set speakers for my audio system. I use my system 50% for music and 50% for movies I would like a good speaker setup for both...
  3. Pioneer AV hdmi CEC not switching off with TV

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    Hi guys, new here and hoping someone can advice me. I have a Pioneer VSX-524 receiver. I had a Samsung JU6600 TV but changed that to a Hisense M7000UWG TV. I will connect and HDMI from the TV HDMI 2 (arc) to the Pioneer HDMI out (arc) and then I enable the cec, power off etc settings on the TV...
  4. Arcam300 or Anthem300? advice for budget retro AV set up please? audio fromTV +music

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    hi everyone, I live out in the sticks and can't do any audio testing as hours away and setting up a home theatre in the cheap and using used as they were good when came out and inky want basic surround with my ripped USB media straight into my ks8000 4k samsung tv (not sure about the hdcp2.2...
  5. Newbie to AV in need of help!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All! I was recently thrust (unwillingly) into the AV world with the acquisition of a high end home theater company that was abandoned and left in museum status since the recession. Amazingly enough the building held millions of dollars worth of items including 7 fully equipped beautiful...
  6. Do I need a AV Receiver?

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    Hi there I have some questions to ask and this might feel stupid to some. Kindly ignore my lack of knowledge. I have the following setup at home Dlink Lan splitter 4 ports LG 4K tv and setup box via HDMI 1 (LAN1 connected for streaming) Microsoft Xbox One S via HDMI 2 (LAN2 connected) So...
  7. Sony STR-ZA5000ES 9.2-channel AV Receiver

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    Sony STR-ZA5000ES 9.2-channel AV Receiver, any thoughts about this?
  8. Yamaha RX-V657 AV Receiver Code and Cable Woes

    General Service and Technical Information
    I have a BIG problem (or a brain not skilled enough to see the solution). I have broken my stock remote control to the Yamaha RX-V657 and so I'm doing the thing where I just use a universal remote. Easy right? Wrong. I have identified the codes that power the device on and off, I have...
  9. Sound United Acquires D+M Group, Becomes AV Powerhouse

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    There’s a new sheriff in town. Today, Sound United (parent company of Polk Audio and Definitive Technology) announced the blockbuster purchase of D+M Group, owner of Denon, Marantz, Boston Acoustics, and Heos multi-room audio. The transaction officially closed as of February 28th and the...
  10. US Audiolist Offers an Inexpensive Alternative to Buy and Sell Used AV Gear

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    Home Theater Shack is proud to welcome US Audiolist as a new sponsor. This newly launched AV site is designed to be the Internet’s most affordable place to buy and sell used AV gear. Its founder, Massachusetts native John Nguyen, is a passionate AV fanatic that’s been an audiophile for more...
  11. Purchased a new AV rack

    AV Home Theater
    I got this for $209 Cdn on Black Friday. Zline Baltic capable of holding a 72" display
  12. Mid-Range AV Processor?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    This is probably more of a rant than anything but I wish some of these AVR companies, like Denon, Yamaha, Pioneer/Onkyo, etc. would produce a mid-range processor. If the receiver is $1000, taking the amps out may lower the price to $700-800? Maybe even less? I'm thinking something along the...
  13. REW UMIK 1 and AV Preamp Calibration Setup

    REW Forum
    Hi, I would like to use REW to tune my home theatre system and room acoustics, but i need some help understanding how to setup it up for best results. I have Marantz AV7702 MKII Preamp connected to EMOTIVA XPA5 GEN3 amplifier and focal 5.1 speakers system. i purchased UMIK 1 mic and miniDSP...
  14. Pioneer Elite SC-99 9.2 Channel Network AV Receiver Review Discussion Thread

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    Not long ago, 7.1 channel AVRs were considered to be top-tier equipment, 9.1 models were rarefied air, and Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD MA ruled the Blu-ray audio codec universe. Then a little thing called Dolby Atmos happened. And while a modern seven-channel receiver can offer good entry level...
  15. Pioneer Elite SC-99 9.2 Channel Network AV Receiver Review

    AV Receivers, Preamps, Processors & Amp. Reviews
    Not long ago, 7.1 channel AVRs were considered to be top-tier equipment, 9.1 models were rarefied air, and Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD MA ruled the Blu-ray audio codec universe. Then a little thing called Dolby Atmos happened. And while a modern seven-channel receiver can offer good entry level...
  16. Marantz Announces the New SR6011 7.2.4 Channel AV Receiver

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Marantz has announced a new addition to its 2016 lineup of AV receivers, the SR6011. Featuring 11.2 channel processing with nine built-in amps, the SR6011 represents a reasonably affordable entry into the arena of 7.2.4 Dolby Atmos and DTS-X functionality. Coming on the heels of the recently...
  17. Marantz Unveils A New Full-Size AV Network Receiver (SR5011)

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    The last time we heard news from Marantz, the company was debuting its super-slim NR1607 receiver. Now the popular manufacturer is complementing that move with a brand-new full-size receiver called the SR5011. It’s a 7.2 channel powerhouse, featuring 100 Watts per channel (8 ohm, 20 Hz –...
  18. K.I.S.S. AV Kickstarter Aims to Pair Better Sound with Your TV

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    It’s no secret that most onboard television speakers are for the birds. This isn’t necessarily a problem for TVs comfortably incorporated into theater and two-channel systems, but what about other areas of the home where style and space requirements typically trump function? Sure, there are...
  19. Marantz Announces a New Ultra-Slim AV Receiver (NR1607)

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    Marantz is joining the 2016 AVR new model rollout parade with their first product announcement of the year. The NR1607 ($700) is a 7.2 channel network AV receiver with a consumer friendly minimalist design factor. It joins several other ultra-slim models offered by Marantz and is a direct...
  20. Pioneer Announces Two New Entry Level AV Receivers (VSX-1131, VSX 831)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The number of high performing entry level and mid-priced AV Receiver models on the market is quite astounding. As we’ve mentioned before, this plays big for a wide range of buyers taking advantage of low prices on new 4K televisions and Atmos-enabled speakers. Manufacturers easily could have...
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