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  1. Dolby Atmos for streaming services?

    AV Home Theater
    I am new to the site, and this is my first post on HTS. So thanks in advance for any and all feedback, My apologies if this is not the right area to post this topic. I would like to conceptualize a 7.1.4 setup. However, I am on a budget. It's not crazy-restrictive, but it's not a free-for-all...
  2. what amp for 200 watt rms pyle bl1290 sealed home theater subwoofer

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I plan on going 4.00 cf gross for the pyle sub sealed this gives it a center frequency of about 35 hz and a -3 at 27 hz. We could even stuff it for an even lower center frequency and lower qtc than 1.10. The subwoofer is dual 4 ohm so we would need a amp at 200 rms at 8 ohms. Any suggestions...
  3. Home theater Speaker question

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    A speaker (L/R/C) with the following spec: 200 watts continuous power , SPL 114 dB (Anechoic) - 118 dB (typical room), Sensitivity: 94 dB/2.83V/m Is it loud enough to be used as home theater front speakers (L/R/C)? Thanks in Advance
  4. Audio for Netflix and YouTube does not work on home theater

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi everybody, Thank you for having me. I just purchased a new Samsung home theater HT-J5530, and I managed to install it successfully, I think. I tested by watching a blue ray DVD, and the sound is great, however when I was trying to watch Netflix or YouTube on it, the sound comes muffled and I...
  5. New Home Theater Setup

    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. General Home Theater questions

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    hello all, I apologize in advance... this is another one of those "what system should I get" threads. I've read a bit here and a few other places, but am really a noob when it comes to these things. Well, I guess that is not entirely accurate, been around HT for some time... hooked some up...
  7. Theater System No Source Issues

    System Setup and Connection
    I am new here and am looking for potential help with my system. I have some no signal issues with my projector setup. I have an InFocus X10 projector. It is connected to an Onkyo TX-NR606. The HDMI run is about 30 feet and is behind walls. I also have a DirecTV reciever, Roku and a Sony...
  8. Projectors or TV for my dream home theater?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    To be honest, I'm leaning more on the TV as I also want the room to be a daytime entertainment area where my kids can hang out and watch their kids show. I'm well aware that the projector needs complete darkness and only suitable for movie watching which is kind of a downer for me. Also the...
  9. Greetings from a home theater old-timer

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, Home Theater Shack forum members! I’m an (almost) 40 year veteran in the home theater field. I worked retail and can well remember the introduction of every important new technology from Hi-Fi VCRs to LaserDisc players, Dolby Pro-Logic and Dolby Digital, 1080P HD video, and everything...
  10. Home Theater 7.2 Sound

    AV Home Theater
    Do you need a receiver to get 7.2 sound or does a computer exist with 7.2 sound capability? Thanks for any help you can provide
  11. Which of these Amps should I use with my existing theater sound system?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    First of all, I am a newbie in AVS. I know very little about amp selection. The HT-E5550WK Samsung Bluray disc player of my theater system has stopped working. Since I don't watch movies from disc anymore (I watch from a TV box nowadays), I would prefer to get a new amps with HDMI in/output...
  12. Best home theater audio under $1250

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello HTS, I've been scouring the internet the past couple of weeks reading reviews and forums to learn about the best budget audio options to build my first home theater. I'm hoping to hear back from experienced HTS members about what I have come up with so far and if it can be improved in...
  13. Hooking up new home theater

    AV Home Theater
    So I’m probably making this out to be way more complicated then it should be but here’s my issue.... so I got a new home theater (Sony strdh590) and I’m only hooking up cable box and surround sound speakers. Here’s my issue.... I could go with the hdmi arc and everything work great.... but I...
  14. Negatron 2 theater Build Thread

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    We are closing on our new house in Mexico on Friday. Our living room will become our new Home Theater/Stereo (No dedicated room this time). The room is 19' wide with a 30' boveda ceiling, and is approximately 20' from the loft to the windows/doors. The distance from the bar to the windows is...
  15. Low audio sound on my theater system.

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello. I have a yamaha theater system model # htr-5830. I had it since 2007, but I just noticed this problem today when I watch TV or DVDs thru it the volume has to be at -7 to 0 to hear anything. however when listening to a CD or MP3, or the am/fm or XM radio thru it -26 is loud enough...
  16. Michael and Anele's Home Theater

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    Hi Everybody, I've got my newbie five posts done, I've uploaded some photos to the gallery... so I thought I had better let everyone know to take a look. This is a screenshot of the Cars DVD. This was actually projected using our old Sony VPL-W400Q 480i projector. The screen is a 130" OZTS...
  17. My 1st Theater, Almost Finished

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    Please take a look at our new theater we are building: The stained Knotty Alder is not as glossy as it looks in the photos. Finish is much better than it looks in the flash photos, Also have something on my Camera lens causing spots all over. The Screen Will probably be a DIY paint type...
  18. Help choosing/setting up home theater surround sound/projector

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, I recently converted my garage into a home theater. The room is roughly 15' x 13.5', so it is relatively square. My current plans for this room are kind of multi-purpose. I installed a laminate hardwood floor and a acoustic drop ceiling and the projector is mounted directly under the...
  19. 2 - row theater seating

    Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    I have the equipment picked out, now onto the seating. I have a fully finished room that does not have a raised level for the second row. The way I see it there are 2 options given that I want 2 rows of seating. 1. I build in a raised level to put the second row on. 2. Get some seating that has...
  20. How to Train Your Dragon - In Theaters - Box Office Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=3838&w=l Title: How to Train Your Dragon Starring: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller Directed by: Dean DeBlois & Chris Sanders Written by: Dean DeBlois & Chris...