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  1. AirPlay 1 devices???

    System Setup and Connection
    My Epson projector is getting a bit old, red edge fade on top and a red spot 3/4 down near middle. Since LCD/QLED/etc are now so cheap, was considering replacing my projector and 80" screen with a 60" flat panel. I notice that new Samsungz support "AirPlay 2" (whatever that is). None of my...
  2. Two Receivers for Vertical Biamping L-C-R

    System Setup and Connection
    I am currently running a 6.1 HT system with a Pioneer Elite VSX-72TXV and am curious about using my Arcam AVR300 as a second amp for the fronts. I’m assuming I would run the preouts to the Arcam, with it in Direct Mode. I’m concerned about possible phase issues, though I’m sure that’s just the...
  3. One wireless audio source, multiple receivers?

    System Setup and Connection
    This may prove to be a stupid question, but it's something I haven't previously considered. I attempted searching prior to posting. Can I provide a single wireless feed to two wireless HT receivers (Sony STR-DN860, specifically), in order to have the ability to dial in each receiver for it's...
  4. Select Denon and Marantz Receivers To Receive Auro-3D Upgrade, Fee Applies

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Owners of select Denon and Marantz receivers and processors are primed to receive a post-New Year’s treat. Recently, D+M Group announced that its Denon AVR-X6300H 11.2-channel and AVR-X4300H 9.2-channel receivers, Marantz SR7011 9.2-channel receiver, and Marantz AV7703 AV pre-processor will all...
  5. Do all receivers sound the same?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello, I currently own the Onkyo 805 receiver and I recently bought the Pioneer SC95 receiver. I want to know if you can actually hear a difference between receivers? I am not speaking of the new sound formats just simply based on the amp and DAC for example. I know when I receive it I will...
  6. Anthem Receivers and Pre-Pros

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Anyone have any experience with Anthem receivers and pre-pros? All the reviews I've read are very positive but there doesn't seem to be much about them here.
  7. Denon Beefs-Up Offerings with Two New X-Series Receivers (AVR-X1300W, AVR-X2300W)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Denon has made quite a few product announcements in the last month, adding new gear to its S-Series of receivers in addition to announcing the new HEOS HS2 lineup. Several days ago, the company revealed even more new gear with the arrival of two new X-Series AV receivers: AVR-X1300W and...
  8. 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...
  9. Introducing Pioneer's New Elite VSX-LX101 and VSX-LX301 Network Receivers

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    On the heels of last week’s new Onkyo AVR models announcement, the company’s subsidiary – Pioneer Electronics – has revealed two new budget-ish Elite branded receivers. Pioneer’s Elite receivers have routinely offered fantastic levels of performance and the new 7-channel VSX-LX301 and 7-channel...
  10. AudioControl Announces Concert AVR-7 and Concert AVR-9 Atmos/DTS-X Enabled Receivers

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Seattle's AudioControl recently announced retail availability of its new Atmos-enabled 7.1.4 channel Concert AVR-7 and Concert AVR-9 AV receivers. Aside from carrying attractively unique physical styling, the AVR-7 and AVR-9 are loaded with enough current tech to keep them relevant for years to...
  11. Onkyo Receivers

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    First off, Hey! I joined the site years ago, but have been on a bit of a hiatus. Nothing to do with the site, I've just been spending a lot of time with family and my 4 year old daughter, so I haven't been as active on here sas I used to be. But anyway, I've noticed Onkyo has made some changes...
  12. Atmos receivers and EQ hardware

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Is there any standalone multi-channel EQ hardware, possibly MiniDSP, that will work with an Atmos receiver?
  13. AudioControl's new theater receivers feature Dirac Live & Dolby Atmos

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    AudioControl has just released their Concert AVR-9 and Concert AVR-7 home theater receivers that offer an "all in one" solution with DSP processing for Dirac Live digital room correction and Dolby Atmos: http://www.audiocontrol.com/home-audio/receivers/ Flavio
  14. Pioneer Announce Three Top-End Receivers (SC-99, SC-97, SC-95)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The top-end AVR floodgates have opened and Pioneer Electronics is joining the party. On Friday, the company announced three new Elite receivers that round-off the upper echelon of its 2015 Elite offerings. Designated as the SC-99, SC-97, and SC-95, these new receivers are primed and ready to...
  15. Are sound bars replacing receivers

    AV Home Theater
    Are people now using sound bars instead of receivers with speakers? I have a Denon receiver I got over 10 years ago and was thinking of replacing it with a sound bar.
  16. Yamaha Releases Six New Aventage Receivers (RX-A3050, RX-A2050, RX-A1050, RX-A850, RX-A750, RX-A550)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Yamaha recently announced six new Aventage AV Receivers, anchored by the company’s new flagship RX-A3050 9.2-channel model. Yamaha has seemingly left no stone unturned in design and execution, making several of these new models incredibly competitive in a receiver market that has been...
  17. More From Onkyo: Info on Its New Receivers and Tackling the Current Tech Rush

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Onkyo was one of the few Home Theater oriented manufacturers to budget a dedicated demo space at CE Week 2015. Yesterday, I had a great conversation with two knowledgeable representatives from Onkyo about their exciting new RZ900 and RZ800 AV Receivers along with their take on the issues that...
  18. Need your help with receivers

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi everyone. I apologize if there is a master thread for these kinds of questions. I did a quick search and nothing of the sort came up. I'm looking for a reciever to pair with a set of speakers I found at a garage sale today. Here are the speaker models: 2x Athena LS-300B fronts 2x Athena...
  19. Technical question receivers

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Let's say I have the receiver X and the audio file F, which sounds different depending on the way is delivered. The sources are two types: 1. usb, iPod, network, optical through bluetooth, bitstream over HDMI on one hand and 2. PCM over HDMI on the other hand. The type 2 is obviously superior...
  20. Bluetooth headphone adapter for AV receivers

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Is there such a creature? If not, why?