active speakers

  1. S

    ATC speakers for home cinema

    Hello Everyone, I've started the plans on my home theatre and have a moderately sized room (15x12x10 feet) available in my new home and wanted some advice about speakers. I currently have a 2 channel setup with ATC SCM 40As (active speakers) and absolutely love them for their mids and overall...
  2. C

    Active speakers for desktop

    What is the role of the bluetooth button on the remote of Edifier pc speakers with bluetooth (S series -1000,2000 and r2000bt, r 2750bt)? The bluetooth can be turned on/off with that button like in any phone, tv or is only for the selection of the input? I am curious if the bluetooth is turned...
  3. bhs117

    Advice on active ceiling speakers to connect to home automation system

    Hi all, My wife and I are undertaking a self-build later this year and are currently looking at home automation systems to cover a variety of areas including music. We're looking at systems like Crestron, Control4, Elan etc for the home automation element. The sound system is a home cinema set...
  4. kalelzkryptonite

    Connecting ACTIVE speakers with no Sub out to an ACTIVE Subwoofer

    Hi All, I had a question regarding sub woofer connections and hoping to get some answers so that I can clarify my understanding. What I am struggling to understand is how to connect an Active powered Speakers to an Active Subwoofer, in a case where the active speaker doesn't have a sub out...
  5. SlimyRiddler

    Are there any ACTIVE speakers that will kill the Concept 20 for £500-600

    I listen at LOW volume at ALL times - so I don't need to worry about will something go loud enough. I also sit about 4 feet away from my speakers. I actually really like my Concept 20. Have an SMSL SA300 and decided to buy a SUB to extend the range a bit as right now that's the only area I...
  6. Benhutch

    Can I connect powered speakers to my TV

    Hi, my current setup is a Samsung TV with B&O 6000 powered/active speakers connected via a 3.5mm headphone jack. I realise I lose some audio quality but the convenience to control sound from the TV remote and have no additional kit to power up or additional remotes is for me a willing...
  7. M

    Yamaha WXC-50 with KEF X300A active speakers issue

    Please help. I'm a noob. I have the Yamaha WXC-50 pre-amp with KEF X300A active speakers. Problem: The sound disappears once every 5 to 10 minutes. After that, the sound will come back, but it is quite annoying. Issue is with all kind of music sources like Spotify, Musiccast Radio and vinyl...
  8. P

    Active speakers to pair with the Cambridge Audio DacMagic 200M

    Hey guys, I want to evolve from a computer with integrated audio and Bose PC speakers :) I ordered the new Cambridge Audio DacMagic 200M (yet to arrive) and I'm looking to buy a pair of active speakers. I was thinking of the Adam T7Vs, but some reviews said the sweetspot is very narrow...
  9. PaulDavidThomas

    SoundSource for MacBook Pro into Active Speakers to control Parametric EQ's & Volume levels

    (You can down load a free version) I bought SoundSource ( SoundSource - A Superior Sound Control ). I paid about £30. The nice thing with this you can apply sound signatures ( Parametric EQ’s ) on a per application basis. Means I can tweak my Spotify application and give me a little treble...
  10. UpgradingAgain

    Active speakers? And do I need 5.1?

    Hi guys, recently decided to go back to surround sound from a sound bar and this has led me into confusion. I’m hoping you guys can help me please... I’ve been reading reviews on various speakers to sort of catch up with what’s out there for someone wishing to combine movies with music. I’ve...
  11. bernhard

    Active Speakers for streaming with plenty of bass (non-floorstanding)

    Hello everyone I am looking to seriously upgrade my Sonos 5 in our living room (70 sqm, listening to music mainly) I have a preference for a streaming solution, if possible without separate subwoofer. Due to my babies, I do not think that floor standing speakers are an option. Thus I am looking...
  12. Q

    Question Solution to handling multiple audio inputs to my active speakers?

    Hey everyone, I recently picked up a pair of PreSonus Eris E5s as my first set of real speakers. I'm aware that they are near-field monitors, but temporarily (maybe for the next year), I'm keeping them set up around my (quite old) TV that is basically being used as a large external display, as...
  13. Grunchymunchy

    How do I incorporate my active speakers with a 5.1 surrond sound?

    I have a pair of Elac Navis Arb 51. I need to fix one of the speakers, then I will sell them, and buy the Kef LS50W II or maybe the Buchart A500. Most likely the Kef since they are cheaper. How does one incoporate this in an easy manner with a reciever for surrond sound for movies? I am even...
  14. K

    Question line out on actual sub for active speakers?

    hi hoping for some clarity im buying edifier r2750 which has a subwoofer out so for me using a single rca to 2 rca cable i thought would be correct, single rca from active speaker to the left and right input to my sub. but i was reading some reviews and one mentioned that this way you will get...
  15. C

    Lg cx and active speakers

    hello I have a lg cx and I would like to know if by connecting a couple of active speakers (other brand) with an optical cable, I can change the volume from the tv remote control?
  16. M

    Active Speakers with Airplay and HDMI Arc

    Looking into Active speaker options that have both Airplay 2 and HDMI Arc input. Was looking at KEF LSX however the lack of grills is a show stopper for me as will be in a family room with young kids. What other options are out there? Whenever I find a decent active speaker option its missing...
  17. M

    Question Active speakers for my kitchen?

    A kitchen is hardly a hifi environment and probably less so when the only place I can site the speakers is on top of the cabinets either side of the oven, in other words near to a wall and a ceiling, oh and with an extractor fan in between ;). I'm thinking of active speakers since it would mean...
  18. B

    What the best computer volume setting to use with external active speakers?

    Hi all, I should hopefully be getting some active speakers and a sub in the next week of so to connect to my MacBook pro, and I wanted to know what the best control settings would be. Speakers will be connected via bluetooth. Music will be mainly played through a browser (soundcloud, youTube...
  19. MI55ION

    Question Active Studio Monitors for HT/Stereo - what's the consensus?

    My apologies if this has been addressed already, just something I've recently been giving thought to: it would seem to me that rather than hitting the sonic lottery partnering passive speakers to amps and hoping for a good result, are there merits in using actives and why aren't more people...
  20. M

    How to use all preouts for active speakers

    Hi. I've just bought a second hand Marantz SR6010 with the hopes of using it to turn my sound mixing studio into a home theater as well. I've got a 5.1 JBL Active set of speakers. I'm trying to figure out how to set all the outputs on the AVR to go to the Pre-outs. It seems like the only setting...
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