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  1. time to retire old floor stand speaker and replace with in-wall

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I have old Sansui speakers, they still sound excellent after 30+ years, but the wife does not want to see any wires anymore so I will go with in-wall speakers. I know, a lot of you will tell me that it will not sound the same; but I'm over 60 :olddude:now and not sure I would hear a big...
  2. Add on or replace?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Alright everyone I've been thumbing around here for a little while thinking about upgrade my gear. My dilemma has to do with how much gear of mine to keep or replace. My setup: Denon AVR (low end bought from BB 8 yrs ago)don't remember the exact one off the top of my head. L/R mains: Stereo...
  3. Replace it in todays world and the fickle mind

    System Setup and Connection
    can be removed, thanks delete*
  4. Replace Samsung pn58c680 for new 4K hdrtv

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hey , I am looking into replacing my Samsung pn58c680 plasma 3D Tv . I want something bigger with better performance. I am about 11 feet from the Tv mounted on the wall . I want to be total immersed in the movie , game or show . Models considering Samsung un65ks8000 Samsung. Un75ju7100...
  5. Keep or replace

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hey all, I am trying to decide what to do. Either keep my current projector or get a new one. My current projector is a Sony VPL HW55ES and the one I am thinking about is the new Epson 5040UB or the JVC DLA-X750R (little more than I want to spend) . Any advise or comparisons would be great. Thanks!
  6. can I replace a cab speaker for a more powerful one?

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    I have a 8ohm 350 RMS cabinet speaker. Can I replace the woofer to a more powerfull one? For example, if I get a 650 RMS woofer or something above that, will it still sound the same or with more power since I will be placing it in the same enclosure?
  7. What Sub to replace my UM18?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have the Dayton UM18 in my DIY build and while it sounds pretty good, I want a little more ooomph along with great SQ. I have 2 other great subs in the front and this is my tactile speaker in the rear. I do not have enough room to add another, so I want one sub that is clean and has good SPL...
  8. DCM sub-712 blown - Repair or replace?

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I picked up a used dcm sub 712 off of criaglist (I know, I know...I deserve that one) that sounds good at lower, but turning it up a bit, it sounds like there's a rattle going on when the bass gets good. Should I find a replacement driver or replace the whole unit? I don't have much to spend...
  9. How to replace Magnepan 5.1 system?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Moving in with my beloved, and have to replace Magnepan 5.1 system. (3.3R, CC3, 10) Not enough room, etc etc.... :-( Help me find happiness in small boxes!!!!!! Keep me from leaping off the Ben Franklin bridge? :crying:
  10. One New Sub to Replace Two Old Ones?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    It all started when I had this hair-brained idea of dragging the basement subwoofer upstairs and adding it to the one sub I already had in my living room HT. Hey, if one sounds this good, two must sound WAY better, right? Well, as I've learned, that depends. If you did some digging you'd see I...
  11. Recommendation/critique plans for (mostly) full HT replace

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I'm looking at replacing quite a bit of my system, as I have some budget to play with this year. Current system: Onkyo HT-RC260 Generic Sony DVD/Bluray player (I also have available a newer Sony BDPS3200) Sunfire CRM-2c center channel* Generic Pioneer powered sub (100w, Best Buy purchase)* KLH...
  12. Recommendation for new receiver to replace Integrated DVD System

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, I'm looking to purchase a new receiver for my parents and their living room TV setup. They currently have a Sony Integrated Home Theater System (HCD-DX375). I want to continue to use the speakers included with this system, but I am looking to replace the DVD/STR System with a 5.1...
  13. Should I replace my old Sany PLV-Z60?

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi everyone, so I've got a light controlled environment in a small basement and I use my PLV-Z60 which is 720p to throw onto a DIY screen which is basically just paint (the old Behr Silverscreen that people were doing). Its 83" diagonal. Recently the image brightness has been going down which I...
  14. Need to replace DENON AVR-391

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Here is my current set-up in my Home Theatre: 2 Episode ES-500-Point-6 Ceiling Speakers, 3 Episode ES-700-IWLCR-5 In-Wall Dual woofer Speakers, Episode ES-Sub-12-300 Subwoofer Must be 3D Passthrough. Any suggestions?
  15. Advice on buying a 65-70inch TV that I will replace in a couple of years with a 4K one?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I want to buy a 65 or 70-inch display for a large room. I really would like to get a 4k display, though I’m just not sure it is worth it to invest in this technology right now for the price. I feel like it might be something worth having in the next 2-3 years as content becomes available and...
  16. New AVR needed to replace busted Onkyo

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Around January of this year, my Onkyo 609 receiver's hdmi inputs stopped working properly. The inputs will no longer pass any signal. I have already had this receiver repaired once for the very same thing while it was still under its warranty so now my only option left is to pay much more to fix...
  17. Headphones to replace Bose QC over the ear

    Headphones | Head Gear
    I have a pair of Bose Quiet Comfort Noise Canceling over the ear headphones that have literally been around the world and back. The plastic has cracked on one side (held together by electrical tape) and is starting to cut out. In short, it's time to replace them. It has been almost a decade...
  18. Runco RS-1100 failed - repair or replace?

    Home Theater Projectors
    After about five year's use, my projector went south. I'm not completely certain whether or not the timing is coincidental, but I had just added a PC to the setup. The PC applied yet another update, and during the reboot, when the video mode changed, I was treated to this image (well, this is...
  19. Does Audyssey replace need for REW/BFD

    REW Forum
    I've been running my BFD disabled every since getting my new Onkyo Receiver NR3009. I figured since it runs Audyssey at multiple locations, it would do a better job of handling peaks than REW/BFD as it only does it at one location. So my questions is: Is there still room for the BFD and REW...
  20. Recommendation to replace Integra dtc 9.8

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I am looking to replace my preamp with one that has 3D capabilities. I am considering going with a receiver with pre outs or possibly a new pre amp such as Emotiva. I have an Earthquake Cinenova power amp 300 watts per channel and my speakers are Def Tech Bp3000's with a CLR 3000 center and...