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  1. Something wrong with my system?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have an Onkyo TX-SR705 receiver and a 7.1 config. (living room) Center = Polk Audio CS10 Front LR = Polk Audio TSi100 (2) Side surr LR = Polk Audio OWM3 (2) Back surr LR = Polk Audio TSi100 (2) Sub = Klipsch Sub-10 [Links were provided but had not allowed me to] Our bedroom is setup with...
  2. Definititve or PSB system?

    System Setup and Connection
    I am looking for a good surround stereo system. I have been looking at the Definitive BP8060ST,(maybe BP8080) & the psb Image series with there T-6 towers. Both systems sound GREAT..... Does anyone know, or have an opinion on the two brands. which one is better???? Thank You Darrell
  3. What is your favorite HT system?

    AV Home Theater
    I've seen lots of photos of great price-is-no-object over the top HT systems, and many others that look absolutely beautiful, but this one really floats my boat. Years ago I heard music played thru Urei 813 speakers w/ Hafler amplification in a Studio control room and I was so blown away that I...
  4. Fluance or Jamo 5.0 System?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Can anybody compare the follow two 5.0 sets for me? Fluance SXHTB+ - http://www.fluance.com/fluan5speaks.html $300 + $85 shipping = $385 total Jamo S 406 HCS 1 - http://www.vanns.com/shop/servlet/item/features/544674283/jamo-s-406-hcs-1-black?s_c=site_search $250 w/ free shipping = $250 total...
  5. Dynaudio Focus or PSB Synchrony One system?

    Home Audio Speakers
    After doing some listening to some speakers,I am now at a standstill and do not know which ones to pick. First I listened to a system that had the Dynaudio Focus 220,220C and had the Contour SR for surrounds. Then I had the opportunity to take a listen to the PSB Synchrony One,Synchrony One C...
  6. Using a laptop as remote control for HTPC system?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    OK, some background on why I want to do this; I have the htpc connected to the projector and the HDTV display via the dual VGA outputs. this is so that in the bright daylight I can still watch a movie with the HDTV and at night i can watch the projected image. Now Im a great fan of those Creston...
  7. New and looking for a good starter system?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    New and looking for a good starter system? Read this. Lately there are many new members looking to build their first home theater system (receiver and speakers along with a subwoofer) and are looking for the best setup that can be found for a good price. Member Jungle Jack and myself have...
  8. New unit introduces noise to system?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi, I just bought a brand new Behringer EPX2000 from parts express. The problem is that when I plug in the RCA into the behringer unit, I notice that my receiver inherits a strange higher-pitched, almost sounds kind of a dead radio station, but very faint. it sounds like some poppy static, the...
  9. Using a PC for the brain of your home theater system?

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Hey guys, I am brand new to the site and was just wondering if anybody has a pc as the "brain" of their home theater. I would like to run an HD TV, Bose 5.1 surround, Blue-Ray, etc. with a PC and am looking to by a custom made box to suite my needs. Any suggestions as far as sound card, video...
  10. Home made Velodyne mic-5 system?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Would it be possible to buy 5 ecm8000's and a mixer with an appropriate number of mic inputs and have a version of Velodyne's mic-5 eq system to use with an SMS-1? Or is the preamp that is part of the mic-5 system unique in some way? Just curious if anyone knows.
  11. Why would you invest in a Home Theatre System?

    AV Home Theater
    A lot have been said about Home Theatre System and their set Up. Why do people invest in home theatre? Is it a trend, a fad or just keeping up with the Joneses! To many, home theatre is getting the LCD or Plasma TV and hook onto the HTIB to get the surround effect and it will be a home theatre...
  12. Suggestions for a new HTPC System?

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Hi all. I am new to HomeTheaterShack. It seems the folks around here know a thing or two and I could use some advice... I am starting from scratch. I am looking to build a dedicated HTPC and, using a (probably wired) network, distribute content to a couple of remote HDTVs through additional...
  13. Advice on a UPS or Surge Protector for new HD system?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I have ordered a HD DVR system (it hasn't been installed yet) from DirecTV and was just looking around for a surge protector or UPS (especially for the DVRs). Do I need one with coaxle connections? (The dish should be grounded when installed and I've heard some filters screw up receiving some...
  14. Why equalize your system?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Why Equalize? Introduction You have spent a lot of money for your home theater system and have purchased excellent components. You have had them installed in your home theater room, yet you feel you don't have the sound quality that you expected. Why? In all likelihood the problem is the room...
  15. wireless sound system?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hey, I am looking at buying a home theatre package and saw these: DAVHDX975WF, the sony wireless system and I wanted to know your opinions on wireless systems? is the sound quality the same or is it worse ? Thanks,