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  1. Pre/pro or receiver?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Looking for recommendations to narrow my search. Budget is about $1500, but I could do half or twice that if it makes sense. I already have 15 ch of <.03% THD amplification @150w lrc, 65w other. Goals: 1. Musical but this kit is mostly for HT. 2. Mate with latest LG OLED TV. 3. Reliable for 8-10...
  2. 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...
  3. Tips for buying a new speaker set for my DENON AV receiver.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    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...
  4. receiver question....

    Two Channel Audio
    Is an HT receiver good for 2-channel music? Does all the riggamaroll for HT mess it up for using it as a good receiver? My Adcom system is dying on me..after 30 years of faithful service. I have a 2011 Denon HT Receiver that saw little use..I think it is the 1911..would it be good for 2-channel...
  5. Connecting a New Receiver to an Old Projector

    System Setup and Connection
    My Onkyo TX-SR805 has died and I'm replacing it with a Denon AVR-X1500H. Not quite as powerful, but has all the latest bells and whistles. While waiting for the Denon to arrive, I'm starting to worry if the new Denon will be able to talk to my projector which is an Epson EMP-TW2000 and which is...
  6. Help Selecting Optimal Receiver

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, and thanks in advance for your expertise and recommendations. I have an ancient audio system (a decades-old Adcom preamp and GFA-555 200 w/ch. power amp) that has been put into service for a video sound system as well. This pair works hard to make my old Polk LSi-15's sound good, which...
  7. Basic receiver that stays cool

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    We have a full size system in our basement with a projector screen, but I am looking for a basic (5.1) receiver for our living room. The receiver is housed in the bottom of an antique style cabinet, and I am looking for something ideally with a high efficiency (class D) amp that will stay cool...
  8. Newbie, Marantz Receiver Static and Protect Mode

    System Setup and Connection
    Hey all, So I bought a Marantz SR3001 second hand but refurbished by a professional who sold it simply because the client decided to just buy another one, and left it with him. It has a brand new power supply. For some reason, whenever I turn it on, though not always, around 8 or 9 times out of...
  9. Newbie Assistance With Receiver

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi all, newbie here finishing out my basement as a home theater and I am thinking of going with the Pioneer Elite 7.2-Ch. receiver, model VSXLX302. It is on sale right now from Bestbuy for 399. Is that a good model to go with? I will be running a home cinema projector and not sure on speakers yet.
  10. help setting up optical output to headphones and receiver

    System Setup and Connection
    I just finshed setting up my hometheater/computer/desk in my bedroom and am having trouble with the optical output. My tv only has 1 optical output and no analogue outputs for audio. I am using a denon receiver that has an optical input and no optical outputs. Also, digital signals are not...
  11. No Receiver just an amp

    AV Home Theater
    Hello I have a LG 4k tv upstairs that the sound is lacking so i bought klipsch quintet set that I plan on using only the front 3 speakers. I have a reciever I can use but would rather not. I am wondering if there is a simple amp I can run from the TV to power the speakers? I only have experience...
  12. New Receiver

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have 7 pairs speakers scattered throughout my house. Most of them average, non powered, in ceiling with a few pairs mounted on the wall, nothing fancy. Each pair has its own volume control. All the speakers are about 16 years old. I am looking for my best option for a new receiver to run the...
  13. Polk Audio RTIA9 with receiver Yamaha Rx-v579. Need power. Amp possible?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello Home Theatre Shack! I recently came upon a crazy sale on Polk Audio RTIA9 speakers. I bought two. I knew about the crazy power requirement but thought I could attach a emotiva amp to help, but now I'm not so sure.(reciever is a Yamaha Rx-v579, 80w/channel) There are two preouts on the back...
  14. Denon Receiver: Time to upgrade??

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have an avr-890 which has served to be a great machine for strictly home theater. 105 watts x7 running m&k 4ohm speakers. I like the idea of atmos even though there is not a lot of material yet and had my eye on an avr-x2200. A little less power but got great reviews and looks to be able to...
  15. Muffled sound front speakers with Denon receiver

    System Setup and Connection
    I have a Denon AVR-1604 receiver and Definitive center, front, back speakers and a subwoofer. Audio components are a TV, Blu-ray, Amazon fire TV and a Wii. The TV is connected through a TOSLink that splits the HDMI signal into optical/HDMI (no HDMI on receiver). The Blu-ray is connected...
  16. Receiver help?!?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Speakers- Focal Profil 918 Towers specifications-https://www.soundandvision.com/content/focal-profile-918-speaker-system-specifications Bowers & Wilkens PV1d Subwoofer specifications- http://www.bowers-wilkins.com/Speakers/Home_Audio/Subwoofers/PV-Series/PV1D.html Current receiver- is an old...
  17. Recommend New Receiver options?

    Two Channel Audio
    Speakers- Focal Profil 918 Towers specifications-https://www.soundandvision.com/content/focal-profile-918-speaker-system-specifications Bowers & Wilkens PV1d Subwoofer specifications- http://www.bowers-wilkins.com/Speakers/Home_Audio/Subwoofers/PV-Series/PV1D.html Current receiver- is an old...
  18. Sony STR-K1000P Audio Video Receiver high pitch sound

    General Service and Technical Information
    Hi There I have a Sony STR-K1000P Audio Video Receiver and recently it stopped working and started outputting a high pitched humming sound when I connect the speakers. The sound does go away if I turn down the volume and will increase if I turn up the volume and is a constant humming sound...
  19. Do I need a AV Receiver?

    AV Home Theater
    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...
  20. Help Please - New home with old system. Getting the Remote, Base Station, and Receiver to communicate???

    System Setup and Connection
    I am hoping someone might be able to help me, I just moved to a new house with it i got all the old Audio equipment and I have been struggling with getting it to work. I wouldn't bother but it seems like decent equipment even though it's a little older, its wired through the whole home, and from...
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