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  1. P

    Help choosing a 1080p projector for our living room

    Decided to treat ourselves to our first projector! :clap: We've been using a 50in Pioneer Kuro TV for over a decade and, though it has been a truly faithful servant (and will continue to be), we want to be able to go big on movie nights. There are lots of variables to play with, and here are...
  2. MassiveJim

    New Living Room setup

    Just want to start a general discussion about my latest project. We are currently in the process of buying a new house and for me one of the most important rooms in the house is my living room / entertainment room. Just quickly go over the current setup that I am mostly happy with but wanted to...
  3. P

    New TV Recommendation for Living Room

    Hi, I've moved to a new apartment and my old 48" LCD is now used in the bedroom so looking for a new TV for a well lit open plan living room. Usage - Mainly day time use(will use projector after dark) or casual watching in the evening while cooking or having dinner. Primary Contents - Football...
  4. ngd2710

    Living Room setup advice (Ceiling Speakers? AV receiver? Sub wiring options)

    Hi All, I'm in the process of a home renovation and before I get past the point of no return with my AV setup I wanted to get the wisdom of the members here! I have just put together a false chimney breast with space for a soundbar (Sony HTG-700) BUT I have got some ability to run cabling to...
  5. G

    55GZ950 giving up on me or is it something else? Flickering in dark scenes when living room is dark

    First, thank you for reading this and possibly helping me out! I appreciate it! Let me start by saying I love Panasonic. Had a 50 inch plasma for 10 years and then finally switched to the 4K 55GZ950E last summer, after trying the 65GZ1500 but that made me nauseous and car sick. Too big. The 55...
  6. P

    Projector Screen Recommendation - Living Room

    Hi, I have been following the forum for lot of useful information for quite sometime. However this is my first post. I'm planning to ceiling mount a projector screen in the living room in my apartment. Will really appreciate if you can advise or provide any recommendations regarding screen and...
  7. J

    Completed (?!) living room mini cinema: do I upgrade the projector??

    Hi all, I’ve wanted a projector and screen for as long as I can remember and now that we have a new house, I finally can! NB-would welcome your thoughts about upgrading the projector! There is a 65 inch OLED on the wall with a 92” pull down screen and an Epson TW7000. Would love to have had a...
  8. J

    Living Room redesign

    Hey l, Over the past 4 weeks I've been working in a living room project. I've never done any joinery in my life and would class myself as a novice at DIY. So I'm rather chuffed with the finished results. I've built a false wall, some custom speaker grilles, done some led coving etc etc. Just...
  9. allstarr373

    What is A Good Subwoofer To Pair With My Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar For my Living Room in My Coop

    I recently found out that my all in 1 Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has the ability for me to add a subwoofer to it. As a result, I am now looking for a good subwoofer to pair with the soundbar however my space is a bit limited and my living room layout is not idle. Caddy corner tv, a long wall on...
  10. InitialPineapple

    Atmos setup for open plan living room

    We are going through the process of renovating our home, with the designated 'home theatre' being in the living room, which is where we spend most of our time. Being on open plan kitchen/dining/living area, it's a bit challenging when it comes to the placement of some speakers, as we need to...
  11. MacReady

    Surround speaker placement in awkward living room

    We are about to decorate our living room and I am taking the opportunity to make a few changes with my AV set up, including replacing the current surround speakers. The only problem is the room shape and size is far from ideal and no solution is going to be perfect as the sofa as to sit right...
  12. Edd9000

    Living Room false wall setup.

    Still a work in progress but mostly complete. All the black panels that for the frame are just made like speaker grills, a frame with Mvel fabric covering, the top pieces are easily swapped over for 16:9 Stuff: Arcam AVR550 Zappati One 4K HDR OMV based server Xbox series X Firestick...
  13. N

    Advice on upgrade

    Hi Currently my setup (living room) is Onkyo TX NR515 + Boston Acoustics 7.1 + Mission 70C2 Centre. I'm planning to upgrade the receiver to SONY STR-DN1080. Do you think i should upgrade the speakers as well? If this speaker package is okay, can i get the Atmos work on it with proper...
  14. audiome

    Need recommendation for WAF 2.0 (or 3.0) living room setup.

    I currently only have an 77" LG GX and IKEA media center + bookshelf. Looking for some recommendation for a 2.0 or 3.0 speakers setup. Can I put KEF Q150 on the bookshelf (13" 3/4 depth)? Bookshelf height is adjustable. Other option is on the center media console. Probably won't do 3.0 if I...
  15. P

    Question on Angled living room setup & speaker height

    I have a rectangular shaped living room with the TV mounted to the wall on a cantilever type bracket above the AV equipment, which is placed on a DIY shelf. This is all located next to the window so viewing position suffers from bright daylight and awkward viewing angle from the sofa, some 2.8m...
  16. M

    5.1 'style' system for living room

    Hi. My living room is 6m x 3.5m, in the UK. I currently have a Samsung HW-MS650 with SWA-W700 sub which I want to replace with a 5.1 + receiver setup. The appearance is a big factor - they need to be discrete. I'm currently looking at the Q Acoustics 7000i Slim and Monitor Audio MASS packages...
  17. S

    My modest living room 5.1.2 setup

    I built this a couple of years ago but recently had a tidy up and got a new screen so figured i'd post it up, I don't have a large space and i'm not a professional but I managed to do my best with it doing the majority of the work myself, When I moved in I had this really horrible housebrick...
  18. mightynimrod

    Question Is a living room based Dolby Atmos system really worth it? Sound vs aesthetics

    Hi all, i hope you're all well and keeping safe. In previous guises i've had a few decent 5.1 component setups comprising of Kef, Monitor Audio, Denon, Yamaha etc and loved every minute with them. I moved home and things weren't right with the room to warrant a full system any more so i...
  19. William R

    Question Is Atmos height effect worth it in a living room setup?

    Sorry for ridiculously subjective question, but I am looking to replace my old 7.2 Yamaha RXV777 amplifier (bought 2014, obsolete January 2019 on purchase of a TV with Dolby Vision) and wondering whether 7.2.2 is worth the extra money. Has anyone gone that route and been either thrilled or...
  20. rocksoccer

    Any recommended PA speaker for home living room karaoke

    I am searching for a speaker for some karaoke in my living room. Is this the right section for the question. I have been searching in the forum and it is quite clear that it is very bad ideas to use Hifi speakers for karaoke (especially considering my singing skills :suicide:). Only going to...
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