Home Theater Forum and Systems banner


  1. Pioneer Receivers--When Did Built-in Bluetooth, Networking Begin?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I'm looking for a used Pioneer receiver, either standard or Elite. I would like to have built-in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi. Did this begin with the VSX 1130 or was it earlier?
  2. STP or UTP, in regards to Home Theater, Home Networking and HDMI over Ethernet ?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi guys, so I have another confusion to settle .... I need to know if I should use STP or UTP cables for connectivity in my home. Done significant reading on this already, and it seems that STP cables are generally recommendable for outdoor or industrial use, or where "there's a lot of RF...
  3. Sony Unveils STR-DN1030 - First A/V Receiver with Built-in WiFi Networking

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: BigPictureBigSound
  4. Networking a home theatre system

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Hey hello anyone, My home theater system is sony DVD home theater DAV DZ290K(India) which basically does not support any networking as given from the sony stable and didn't think of this while buying it. But now I would like to network the system to my home network wirelesly (WiFi). Is there...
  5. Pre-wire question - Networking and Cat5e

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I want to hardwire at least 4 devices to my home network - AppleTV, PS3, Uverse DVR and and Oppo 93 player. These are all located in a rack in the theater room. Should I pull a Cat5e wire for each device (+ a couple extras) back to my router or should I just add a ethernet switch in the rack...
  6. Networking

    System Setup and Connection
    I am considering running an ethernet cable from my router to an xbox 360, blu ray player and in the future a networking receiver. What kind of box do I need to connect the cable from the router to so I can connect more than one component(hub, bridge, etc)? RIP UGA VIII
  7. Networking receivers

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    What is the purpose of having an AVR that can be connected to a home network? Can you actually connect to the internet through one of these AVR's? Download netflix movies, etc?
  8. Oppo BDP-93 Networking Universal Blu-ray Player

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Oppo BDP-93 Networking Universal Blu-ray Player Links Audioholics AVS Bluray.com Cost: $499.99 Release: (???) November / Before Christmas From Audioholics: "The Oppo BDP-93 will do virtually everything the BDP-83 BD player did, plus have some major feature upgrades as listed below: -...
  9. Denon AVR-4310CI networking question ...

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Hey everyone, Im currently buying bits and pieces for a home theater system, and I would like to be able to stream stuff from my PC to my home theater system but I have a question ... The 4310 has networking via RJ45 cable .... but my question is ... does the AVR have like a built in media...
  10. Home Networking - Building The Road

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    First let me preface this with saying that there is more than one way to accomplish what I am about to describe. I do not subscribe theories that are predicated on the notion that there is only one way to accomplish a given task. I was a CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert) Plus...
  11. ESPN360.com turns into ESPN3 tomorrow - more HD, DVR, social networking features on the way

    Get ready for a shift in ESPN's online offerings, tomorrow the video streaming arm arm of its empire changes names from ESPN360.com to ESPN3.com. New features immediately available on The Tres include new viewing modes for events inclidung split-screen and picture-in-picture, updated...
  12. Question on networking devices/Wireless Bridge

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I have a couple of devices that already use wireless in my equipment rack and a couple that have network capabilities but no built in wireless. Unfortunately running a CAT5 line would be a lot more work than I would like to tackle in my house so the idea of a wireless bridge really appeals to...
  13. xBox Halo? xBox networking?

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Anyone up for this game? Our 16 year old daughter, Chelsea, has gotten pretty good at this. Her and her church buddies gather up on the weekend a lot to play this game. They will have 5 games going at one time at this one guys house... totally fanatics. Anyway, Chelsea got a used xBox and...