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  1. Need Help with Basic Home Theater Setups

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello All, I recently bought a Sony bluray 5.1 home theater system. I'm trying to get the 5.1 Dolby sound from my HD digital set up box through this new HTS for the HD channels. How do I go about doing that? My TV only has two normal HDMI ports, no HDMI ARC or Optical ports. Is that still...
  2. Racking setups

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    How do people rack equipment that also makes it easy to get at to connect up gear. I have seen some nice racks but it looks like a real Pain if you get some new gear and you want to add some jumpers. I hope when I can get my house built I can get a rack that has access from the front and...
  3. My audio and video setups.

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Hey everyone! Just thought I would share. Living room (no dedicated room-maybe as part of the attic Reno) Yamaha RX-V1800 PS3 Sony BDP-S360 BluRay Pioneer DVD-300 DVD player Technics SL-MC400 110+1 CD player JVC KD-A7 tape deck Yamaha MDX-793 minidisc player/recorder Citizen VHS VCR Nikko...
  4. My HT and Living Room Setups

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Hello, here are my two setups as they are currently. HT Display Mitsubishi HC6500 projector, Dalite 106" High Power screen, Samsung 32" LCD Sources Oppo BDP83, Toshiba A35, DirecTV HR21-100, CElabs HDTV tuner, PS3, PS2, wii Audio Onkyo TX-SR707, Def Tech SM 450 (fronts), SM 350 (front wides)...
  5. IR vs RF universal remote control setups

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    From a performance stand point are there any major differences between the following two setup options for controlling multiple devices located in a cabinet? Harmony one universal remote + repeater/receivers/emitters Harmony 900 universal remote with rf + blasters
  6. Multiple subs, multiple setups, can it easily be done?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I'm new here so please forgive my ignorance... I have a new home theater I am building at current and have plans to run two different sub systems for different viewing audiences. The main system will consist of one or more folded Horns and the second system will be 2 Velodyne 1220 ported...
  7. aperiodic setups

    IB - Infinite Baffle Subwoofer Build Projects
    given that aperiodic is free-air with two rooms, does anybody here have any setups in that you use a membrane to control the woofers with maybe some kind of eq/control box to flatten out the resonant freq within the woofer/s. thank angelo.
  8. My setups

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    HT: Pioneer Pro-730HDi PS3 (60GB) Energy AC-300 center channel Energy C-6 front speakers Energy C-4 rear speakers SVS PB12Plus2 sub Onkyo TX-SR805 receiver (used as AV processor) Parasound HCA-2205A Power Amp JVC HRVP-830U VCR Nakamichi BX-300 tape deck Monster HCA-3600 Power Center Monster...
  9. Frustrated with slim tower / sub setups -bass level

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Ok I was raised on a Marantz receiver and 4 JBL L100's crica 1973 vintage. In addition I have had a pair of Klipsch KG4's which were excellent speakers aside from the driver baffles that would crack and leak (many replacements). Then it was on to Klipsch RF3 towers / sub combo and most recently...
  10. Current Setups

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Basement Setup: Samsung 56' DLP 1080p TV (HLS5679WX) Yamaha RX-V661 Receiver Paradigm Monitor Series Speakers: Fronts - Monitor 9's Center - Monitor CC-390 Rear - Atom Monitors Subwoofer (DIY): Driver: IXL 18.2.2 Enclousre: 358L tuned to 15hz Amp: Behringer EP2500 Pioneer DV-400V DVD...
  11. Re: Do people prefer CIH setups?

    Home Theater Projectors
    Re: Do people prefer CIH setups? Hi guys. This is my 2nd post here, so I would like to contribute my knowledge on CIH. An Anamorphic lens magnifies an image in just one direction - typically horizontally. There are two main types of lens - cylindrical and prismatic. The prismatic types...
  12. Do people prefer CIH setups?

    Home Theater Projectors
    I have been reading up on CIH setups and find it really interesting. I love movies and it seems like 2.35 screen is the way to go. What I don't like is the complexity of running it. It just does not seem very family friendly. What are peoples thoughts?
  13. My 2 setups

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Well I guess I should list what I have in my two systems (certainly not the best but it works) In my basement home theater: Onkyo TX SR805 HTR with THX-Ultra Certification, Samson Servo 4120 4 channel amp. bridged into two ch mode @ 240watts per ch. 2-Mission 765 Mains, 2-Mission 761's Rears...
  14. Boomie's Setups

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    My theater room is in my basement. It is a 1700 cubic foot room. I have the following equipment: Velodyne CHT-front row speakers Velodyne CHT-10 subwoofer (for now) Onkyo SR504 reciever Oppo 971H DVD player Panasonic 900AE projector Optima Greywolf 106" pulldown widescreen Behringer 1124D BFD...