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  1. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    So I don't believe I even had this for a year and it was new and it is already having issues. It started having the audio cut in and out for a few seconds a few times a day and I ignored it. Now it only goes through 2 speakers and the subwoofer and for whatever reason audio only works on zone...
  2. AV Home Theater
    i need a little help I have been racking my brain for a while. I have an Onkyo HT-R592. I have the system set up with one HDMI going from TV to the receiver and I change components through the reciever. I have 2 outdoor speakers that I want to use to play whatever is on the TV through zone 2. I...
  3. General Service and Technical Information
    I can turn on system and select zone 2 but nothing happens. Sometimes, can unplug Yamaha and plug back in and Zone 2 works and will work for as long as system is on. Then, when system shut down, MAYBE zone 2 will work but most often not. Then I unplug Yamaha for a few minutes and it may come...
  4. Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=86737 Title: The Twilight Zone: The Complete Series Movie: :5stars: Video: :4.5stars: Audio: :4.5stars: Extras: :5stars: HTS Overall Score:93 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=86745Summary We can all...
  5. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hey All, I built my home and at the time of building could not afford an audio system to save my life. So, I just ran 14 gauge CL3 wire in the attic to desired speaker locations for ceiling mount, and also ran to and from wires to 3 designated in-wall volume control locations for each bathroom...
  6. Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=75113 Title: Kill Zone 2 Movie: :3.5stars: Video: :4stars: Audio: :4.5stars: Extras: :1.5stars: HTS Overall Score:77 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=75121Summary “Kill Zone” (not to be confused with the...
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  8. System Setup and Connection
    Hope I'm in the right forum. My system Yamaha RXA2020 Directv 4K mini Genie Triad Bronze in room LCRs 5.1 in the main zone Zone 2 to outside speakers Got a DAC From Amazon today. Taking digital coax out from Genie to DAC. RL RCA Audio from DAC to the correct input On my Yamaha. If I switch...
  9. AV Home Theater
    I recently purchased a house with multiple "Zone 2" speakers throughout the house and two amplifiers to run them. Since my Denon AVR S700W didn't have a set of preamp outputs required to run the "Zone 2" amplifiers, I traded in that unit for the Denon AVR X1200W. I have two questions. First...
  10. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I am at a loss here. Onkyo NR818. The front wide speakers are hooked up to zone 2. If the receiver is set so zone 2 and zone 3 are powered, I can play zone 3 independently in the garage. Zone 2 can be independently controlled to play the same music as the main speaker set up, and the volume can...
  11. System Setup and Connection
    Hello, I've been in and out of the industry for the past 15 years and I'm stumped by this one... I've recently tried to set up Zone 2 on my Marantz SR 6008 but it seems that it refuses to pass or process audio from my smart TV (Pandora) via Fiber Optics out to my zone 2 speakers which are...
  12. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, I'm new to the forum and new to home theater in general, so apologies if I sound like a newbe but I am. I'm planning my next apartment's new system, the place is under construction still so I wont have real pictures for a while but here's my thought, and please be as honest as you'd like...
  13. Home Theater System Recommendations
    I have been looking for a new main media closet receiver that can drive 7.1 speakers in my main listening area while simultaneously delivering left and right channels from the main area content to two ceiling mounted speakers in the kitchen area. This is all in a very open floor plan with the...
  14. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    ...i was reading the multi-zone posts about using speaker selectors. I was under the impression that for almost all 2 zone recievers you would need an autoformer to balance your 2nd zone speakers, whether you had 2 pairs or 16 pairs, but you could do it. All having volume controls also. I am...
  15. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello My problem is with my brand new Denon X4100W: My mid 2011 mac mini connected via HDMI to my Denon which is connected via HDBaseT to my epson projector. I was excited about this receiver because it was able to split the HDMI audio signal out of the mac mini and send it to zone 2, which is...
  16. System Setup and Connection
    Hi, I'm hoping someone out there can help me with a conundrum. I ordered a Yamaha RX-V675 AV receiver. I have a 5.1 speaker setup in the family room. Right behind the family room I have a galley bar with a single stereo speaker in the ceiling and a volume control on the wall. The speaker is...
  17. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi, I cannot get my Apple TV to play through the speakers I have hooked up to zone 2 of my receiver. I have an onkyo tx sr608. I tried getting an optical audio cable and ran it from Apple TV to receiver but still could not get it to work. Anyone have any ideas? Is it possible. Thanks Jason
  18. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Here is a question that I posted to Marantz tech support prior to deciding if a SR6008 can do what I need. I cannot figure out exactly what the answer means. I would like to know the following (I will ask their tech also): 1) What limitation makes what I want to do so difficult on this...
  19. Home Theater System Recommendations
    I am swimming in PDF literature, trying to understand basic zone functions before purchase of a new a/v receiver. The budget is $1500 +/-, and I've researched Pioneer Elite SC-7*, Yamaha Aventage, Denon X4000, and a few Marantz models. But stumped is me. With the risk of being too vague, I would...
  20. System Setup and Connection
    Hello all. I'm looking for ideas for a cost effective and elegant system for my polebarn/man cave. My barn has two rooms (shop area and the man cave). The clean room will have a 7.1 home theater system (3D and potentially 4k ready) and the source components on one end (main zone), and on the...
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