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  1. WarpEye

    New setup - Help required.

    Hi All, This is my first post. I've been collecting records most of my life, my last record player died a while ago T-1210. I've decided to create a more humble set-up, any assistance would be massively appreciated. I'd like to know if it's worth getting a preamp and power amp or if...
  2. stumchale

    PC + Macbook Pro + Mac Mini, What Monitor(s)???

    Hi, I have a PC, Mac Mini (M1) and a Macbook Pro (13" 2019). I currently have two curved monitors - one dedicated to the PC and one to the Mac Mini. Both have their own peripherals. I have my work MacBook that I want to get up on a big screen with mouse and keyboard (but want to use those from...
  3. T34J0K3R

    New Build + Nooby

    Hi All, I'm relatively new to this so please forgive me if I'm being dumb with this post and forgive my lack of knowledge. I'm currently in the process of building a separated HiFi system. I'm not going to be spending a huge amount. I just want something that works and will work for the...
  4. mooneycol

    Configuring 3 Zones with 3 Sonos Ports and Sonance Sonamp 12-50 Digital Power Amplifier

    Hi Equipment: 12 Sonos Architectural Ceiling Speakers 3 Sonos Ports 1 Sonance Sonamp 12-50 600W 12.0-Ch. Digital Power Amplifier Desired Setup: Zone 1 with 8 speakers (4 pairs) Zone 2 with 2 speakers (1 pair) Zone 3 with 2 speakers (1 pair) My question is how to wire/configure the speaker...
  5. CitrusAI

    Need help choosing studio earphones and gear. experienced audiophiles please help.

    Hi Guys, I currently have a HIFI system setup for my living room but working from home due to covid has made me reside within my office for 8 hours plus on weekdays. With being bored when I have had nothing to do at my desk! I had the random idea to dive into the world of studio headphones and...
  6. O

    Denon 6700 setup

    Just got a Denon 6700. Used the setup assistant. I have 9 speakers in main zone (2 fronts, 1 center, 2 atmos on top of the floorstanders, two rear ceiling, two surrounds. My 2 subs are coming out of preamp outs. I have two speakers on the patio for Zone 2. I go thru the whole setup, do the...
  7. S

    LG SN7CY Setup Questions

    Hi all I have a LG UHD TV and have just bought a LG SN7CY soundbar which I must say is great. However I have a couple of questions regarding my setup to ensure I am getting the best sound. My TV has 1 ARC HDMI and 1 regular HDMI port (annoying) and the same goes for the soundbar. My current...
  8. Bigdogg

    Cloning a FireStick 4k???

    I have been using a FireStick 4k for a while now. I have it set up just the way I want it, which includes non-Amazon apps like KODI, scrapers, subtitle sources, user names and passwords, etc. Now, I have a second Firestick 4k that I want to set up exactly like the first one, for use on a...
  9. Marchyboy

    Samsung hw-950t/ps4 Dolby compatible

    Hi hope someone can advise me I’ve just purchased a new Samsung 950t soundbar but not allowed to setup until xmas day due to it being a present my setup at the moment is qled 70r 65” tv with just arc not earc also a ps4 and a skyq box Please correct me if I’m wrong but going to plug the skyq...
  10. CemStLouis

    What do you think?

    Guys, I'm planning to buy the following equipment. What do you think? Good match? I need your advice. Speakers: Klipsch RP-8000F, link, $958 Tube amplifier: BoyooRange A50 MKIII, link, $750 Yamaha audio streamer WXC-50, link, $350 REL powered subwoofer, link, $600 Total: $2,658 + cables and a...
  11. EggDaddy06

    Question New Home AV Setup Advice

    Hi, I am looking to upgrade my living room AV setup in the new year. I currently have a 10 y/o Panasonic Plasma, 5 y/o Yamaha 5.1 AV Amp, and various devices connected to either the Amp or the TV. I am planning on picking up a PS5 in the new year, and want to upgrade and simplify my setup at...
  12. C

    Connecting Humax and Onkyo to Samsung Q70

    Hello I’ve just replaced my old Samsung TV with the Q70/Q75model. The rest of my set up is unchanged. I have. Humax DVR and a Pioneer blue ray connected via HDMI to an Onkyo 5.1 receiver, which in turn is connected via HDMI (Arc) to the new TV. The TV outputs sound time the receiver but I...
  13. O

    Hidden Security Cameras

    Hi everyone, I have a question about hidden security cameras. I was wondering if all security cameras come with a night vision mode. I am currently trying to setup one in my apartment that I share with too many people. Im worried about things that may become missing and what not. The night...
  14. jond76

    Atmos setup advice.

    Hey all! So I just grabbed an Atmos receiver to upgrade my 5.1 setup. I purchased a pair of the monoprice immersion satellites ( the speakers with the built in up-firing speakers) . My question would be: Where would these best serve my setup? My first thought would be just to add them as...
  15. C

    Yamaha Musiccast 101?.. I'm trying to connect the Soundbar 400 to TSR-7850 receiver

    Yamaha tells me that the Musiccast Soundbar 400 is not designed to connect to the TSR-7850 Musiccast Receiver?.. Is this correct?.. Would I need to get the Yamaha WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wireless Speakers to use with the receiver instead?
  16. C

    Polk RTi Speakers

    Hey folks... A wee bit new here, but figured I dip my toes in the home theatre forum world. So I just finally set up my new Polk RTi speakers - Pair of RTi A9s, two pairs of RTi A3s for surrounds, and CSi A6 for the center. They're hooked to my always-reliable 7-channel Yamaha, and breaking...
  17. W

    Help with setting up Thorens TD 190 + KEF LS50 wireless

    Hi everybody! I’m new to this so please bear with me. i have a Thorens TD190 turntable and KEF LS50W speakers. Thinking that these are active speakers and no amplifier is required, I tried to “plug and play” but there was no sound. I read somewhere that an amplifier is still required (please...
  18. Nick8123

    Need help with amplifier/cables...

    I just bought this vintage Nikko amplifier off eBay. (Nikko TRM-230) But I have never seen these inputs before so I have no idea which cables to buy for it. Or maybe I need some type of converters? If anyone knows anything about this I would really appreciate the help. Thanks! Nick
  19. ktmkid

    Question Beginner looking for home setup advice.

    Hi looking for advice on cat5e cabling. I have found 3 cables behind each TV and 3 cables in each corner for hi fi equipment. X2 rooms. 12 cables. But only have 6 cables in garage. Anyway. I am looking for advice on best use of cables and equipment for home network. Crap with computers. Good...
  20. K

    Help to set up Denon AVR-2312

    Hello, I have just bought an used AVR-2312 and are having some trouble setting it up... The problem seems to be that the previous owner has been using some sort of «quick select» program, which the reciever is still using. Because of this, I can not switch between the different HDMI-inputs in...
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