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  1. System Setup and Connection
    I have a 58" vizio v series with a 5.1 surround sound system and the playstation 5 setup. For some reason the screen goes completely black for 2-5 seconds and when the screen comes back on, "hdr 10" pops up on the top right of the screen. Sometimes it loses the signal completely. That's the...
  2. System Setup and Connection
    Page 10 of my vintage Yamaha HTR 5830 User Manual shows the connection of an external video monitor to the Monitor Out socket. I understood that this would enable display of the OSD setup menu, but I cannot get it to work. Please help: how to display the setup menu on any monitor, as truly the...
  3. System Setup and Connection
    Hello all, New to the forum and hoping for some direction regarding of my issue. 
I recently moved my home theater surround sound from one area to another in the family room and mounted the TV. Here's the old equipment/setup: Pioneer VSX-917 (2 HDMI, 1 optical TV/Sat, 1 digital out optical, and...
  4. REW Forum
    I have used REW over many years, but not for the last 6-8 years. I want to re-calibrate my sub (four x 15" in an infinite baffle). I have downloaded the latest REW, but am using old equipment - EMM6 mic into a XENYX803 pre-amp, and then into a Sound Blaster Creative Digital Music LX connected to...
  5. AV Home Theater
    Hello everyone. I'm in the process of building a home and want to add a theater room. I talked to the Magnolia guys at Best Buy and they gave me list of audio/video components to buy that are within my budget. I plan on mostly using the room dark and watching movies, but may also use it with...
  6. Home Theater Projectors
    Hi all, I'm looking to get my first projector for a living room. I read through the guide in the sticky section. I have NOT bought a projector yet :) My living room is basically square but open on one side. It's about 15ft from one wall to the other. It has a few windows and there is ambient...
  7. Home Theater Design and Construction
    For my birthday I am upgrading my system. I just got a 75" 4K LG UHDTV, and I have some Bose surround speakers for the sides and back. I want to use my 2 channel Hi-Fi system for the front two channels. It's a very high grade component stereo with an electronic low pass bi-amp setup of Dahlquist...
  8. AV Home Theater
    Hi everyone. Please can you direct me to a guide on how to setup my AV. I have followed Audyssey step by step using 8 positions, changed large to small speakers. Crossover changed to 80. It just doesn't sound the best. Example, surround is too dramatic with vocals being lost, bass too low, night...
  9. System Setup and Connection
    i am just starting the home theater construction ( 1 whole wall framed so far ) but my 4400h is new in the box on the floor.... its so purrrtttyyy !!! i am planning ahead for the subwoofer. i have a beringer ep-4000 that i was going to use as a dedicated sub amp. i am emailing john at aes about...
  10. Home Theater System Recommendations
    hi my question is im after buying 2 diy subs that will compete with the svs pb16 ultra subwoofer i want them to go down to the same low frequency for all out bone rattling wall shuddering effect and want them to perform as good as the svs pb16 ultra subwoofers but i want them at a lot lower...
  11. Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi guy's Just about to move into a new house and thinking about my new listening room, or should I say what's going to be my room! The room is approximately 5mts square, I know it's not ideal but we have to work with what's there. Two walls are unrendered brick, another wall is plaster board...
  12. System Setup and Connection
    I am trying to purchase my first projector. We have a dedicated room with no windows. I have been dreaming about the LG HU80KA. I just measured my wall for a 150" screen. Oh...my... That's so big. I don't think I realized. I'm wondering if there are resources for how far away to sit and how far...
  13. AV Home Theater
    Just bought a Denon AVR-X1500H to replace my blown Onkyo. I need to know which modes give the best experience. I have a standard 7.1 speaker setup in a dedicated home theater. My sources are DVDs, Blu-ray DVDs, CDs, TV and some AC-3 content. I'm particularly interested in the new (for me)...
  14. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Came here searching for an audio system for a projector as the other good sir did. But as I see, there is still no reply. I already have a projector (Optoma EH200ST, if it's crucial) and a basic screen (DIY). What I need now is a good (and cheap) home theater system. After reading this topic and...
  15. REW Forum
    Hi, I have been successfully using my calibrated mic with .frd file in REW for some years. It corrects for frequency response, but I assumed it doesn't correct for sensitivity / SPL. However, I recently came across a message in REW that I don't need to go through the sensitivity calibration...
  16. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I'm just considering whether to use REW to conduct more in-depth room acoustic measurements. Although I'm qualified in acoustics and audio technology, this is somewhat new territory for me. I've done some reading and I understand the basics. I'm interested only in measuring the impulse response...
  17. System Setup and Connection
    Hi, I'm in the construction fase of a new house and want to setup a nice surround experience. - It's not a dedicated home theater but my 'standard' TV room that the whole family will use, most of the time for standard tv shows but where I also want to enjoy a good movie from time to time. -...
  18. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, This is Apoorva from Mumbai, India. I have Harman/Kardon Home Theatre in my house. The setup is of Harman Kardon AVR 1700 Amplifier + HKTS 9 5.1 Speakers (2 Rear + 2 Front + 1 Center + 1 Woofer) – All images enclosed. Now, the AVR 1700 has died and the cost of repair is approx Rs...
  19. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hey fellas, so I'm thinking about switching to a projector setup. I'm hoping to only run one long HDMI cord to the opposite side of the room. The thing is, I want to hook up a sound bar, PlayStation, and firestick. What are my options for this? Oh and I'm hoping not to have to buy a receiver...
  20. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello guys, I need some help to build a new set up. I have a video projector Benq W1210ST and I use the audio of the video projector which is ok but could obviously be better so I am looking to buy a nice audio system. This system would also be used to play music wirelessly from my phone The...
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