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  1. Need help on connections

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi - I'm stumped and need some help. I have a new 7.2 receiver that I am using with a 5.1 speaker setup. My sub has dual RCA inputs. I have a Y split cable connected to both plugs on the sub and to a single sub output on the receiver. I am not able to get any sound out of the sub. Do I...
  2. Home entertainment system connections - haven't got a clue

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello all I haven't a clue on how to connect any of the following units together. I have the following units to make up my system TV - LG47LM620T. DVD - LG Blu-ray disc/dvd player model no.BD660. Reciever HPT-071- Pioneer VSX-321-K-P. and Virgin Media Receiver - Cisco Tivo 500Gb. Previously I...
  3. Hdmi connections

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    K gang I was gifted a new Sony blu ray player and it only has a hdmi output for video Iam using a older tube tv that has either coaxial cable or three plug video hook up how do I make this work? And please don't tell me to buy a new tv thanks Alan
  4. Denon AVR-X520BT: I look for the connections

    AV Home Theater
    Hi, I have Bose speakers: 1 non active subwoofer and 2+2 side satellites. My speakers are old, they are 15 years old and there is a non active subwoofer. Now I have to replace my old Ampli for a new Ampli and I'm thinking about Denon AVR-X520BT but I don't know if it has the right connections...
  5. Latest Versions of Cables and best possible connections

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi Team, I would say that I'm semi tech savvy, however I'm losing touch with cables, espically cable versions. So, equipment: LG 55EC930T (55" Full HD Curved OLED) Pioneer VSX-324 Speakers (Standard: packaged with the receiver) PS3 (Blu-Ray Playback) Standard setup. PS3 > Receiver > TV At...
  6. minidsp 2x4 balanced vs rca connections

    Audio Processing
    I will be buying a minidsp in the next couple of months and I'm not sure if I should get the 2x4 or the 2x4 balanced. I have an onkyo tx-sr501 connected to a crown xls 1000 with a samson s-convert. If I understand correctly, I could use the minidsp 2x4 before the s-convert or the balanced...
  7. Here I go again! Self confused over connections.

    System Setup and Connection
    I have a complete mental block on how these hookups are supposed to work!!! I get the theory-HDMI 2.0 is supposed to make everything play nice together-but in practice it doesn't seem to. The components: AV Receiver: Denon AVR-2313CIE3 (supposed to be a 4k compatible switching receiver). TV...
  8. speaker connections

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    PSB imagine C center energy 2.1 bookshelf loudspeaker minx 322 sub woofer Boston Acoustics RS334 tower speakers Boston Acoustics VRX rears or surround Marantz SR5010 i am from surrey bc canada how is rp electronics to buy them from hi i am going to hook up my new system is banana plugs the...
  9. Noob - basic ext usb soundcard connections

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Noob to the REW forums...greetings :wave: I have some basic ext usb soundcard questions. Planning to purchase the Behringer ECM8000 together with the Focusrite Scarlet 2i2 external soundcard and relevant cables. To ensure I procure the correct cables the first questions I have is relevant...
  10. M-Audio Mobilepre Mk II connections

    REW Forum
    Hello, I tried the search feature and was unable to find the answers I am seeking. If there is a thread or resource that I should be directed to, I would like to know about. I apologize in advance if these questions are redundant on this forum. I have the M-Audio Mobilepre MkII, which I...
  11. inuke connections?

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Sorry for the simple questions but I'm interested in an inuke 3000dsp to power two subs. My AVR only has one RCA sub out. I downloaded the DSP software and it looks like I can put it into bridge mode. If I do that, would I have to splitting the sub out from the AVR and attach 2 sets of cables to...
  12. REW Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 connections

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi, I need help with setting up the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 with REW on my PC laptop. I have read the instructions on this forum but to no avail. Here is what I have: PC Laptop with REW 5.01 beta loaded. Updated Java. Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 with mono phono plug from #1 output on the back to mono...
  13. Marantz SR6008 Zone 2 Connections

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Here is a question that I posted to Marantz tech support prior to deciding if a SR6008 can do what I need. I cannot figure out exactly what the answer means. I would like to know the following (I will ask their tech also): 1) What limitation makes what I want to do so difficult on this...
  14. 1st post - REW hardware connections?

    REW Forum
    Hi All, This is my VERY first post on here and im really looking forward to getting acquainted. I just took delivery and installed 13 new GIK Acoustic bass traps. (service from Glenn was top notch by the way!!!!! I would highly recommend. A 40 minute phone call and a week after I placed my...
  15. Noob with construction connections need your advice.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Good day to you! Thank you for time. I'm very new to this but have passion for audio and video like most of you. I have a keen senses with a tight budget which IMO is not a good combo. Here's my issue. I've got lots of help with IT and general labour construction. I can pretty much...
  16. Cleaning HDMI Connections?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I'm interested in getting suggestions for reasonably priced and effective cleaning/lubrication solutions for HDMI (or any other electrical signal) connectors. I live in Florida and over the last couple of years I have been noticing especially during the springtime connection issues...
  17. I wish all my HDMI connections were like this

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    the title says it,I wish all my components & cables had this type of mount,for the most part,the HDMI cables for my avr/tv/cable box/bluray rarely get moved or changed,but I would sure like these type of cables.I would surely put up with the extra install trouble for a secure connection like...
  18. Pro audio cable connections

    System Setup and Connection
    I'm new to pro audio connections. Here's what I'm connecting: Yamaha AVR RX A700 (outboard amps will be used)(2 subwoofer pre outs) BFD FBQ Pro 2496 (on back order) QSC RMX 850 (sub amp) SVS 16 46 passive subs (x2) There will be a 20 foot cable run b/w the BFD & the QSC (an in-wall...
  19. Projector to source connections

    System Setup and Connection
    This is my dilemma which I seek help, please. I have a Denon AVR 687 which has no HDMI but 5 Components connections and 2 optical In. I have PS 3 with hdmi and opt out (for blue ray and games). I have a cable box with HDMI, and opt out. The projector is Epson 8350. The distance between...
  20. connections

    System Setup and Connection
    I have a Denon 3312 avr as my center component. I will be using a blu-ray player, cable box, xbox and who knows what else. Should I connect everything to an in on the receiver and have one out to the tv? How does that work? Sent from my PC36100 using HT Shack