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    Question Will all devices output surround-sound through HDMI? Will an audio extractor preserve all channels?

    I want to connect a cheap notebook (Medion MD62300) to an old AV receiver (Sony STR-DA1200ES) for multi-channel audio, and a projector (Infocus SP8600) for video. This would all begin by using the notebook’s mini-HDMI out. The root of the problem: if I plug HDMI from notebook to AV receiver...
  2. R

    Ultra Surround

    Does anyone know for Ultra surround to be switched on does the sound mode have to be set to Standard or does ultra surround work with all modes. Thanks
  3. FoxXz93

    Question Surround speaker squeeky noise?

    Hello, have Harman Kardon AVR370 home cinema 7.1 with subwoofer, watching videos from youtube, HK system is connected with optical cable to TV. Using Dolby PLII Movie instead of Stereo setting. All speakers works nice except Surround speakers they are making high tone squeeky Ssss in the end...
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    Question HDMI surround-sound system with STR-DA1200ES and projector: is it possible?

    I've been using an old Sony STR-DA1200ES to build a surround system in my garage. I just bought a used InFocus SP8600 for the video aspect and I'm using a laptop to provide the input. I want proper surround sound, which means using HDMI cable from laptop to AV receiver. It has two HDMI inputs...
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    Question New Wireless Surround Sound Headphones?

    Apologies if this is the incorrect sub forum. Please move if required. After many years of good use of my SONY MDR-HW700DS 9.1ch from Japan, they finally broke from wear. Does anyone have any new alternatives? I need something similar like this as I have my Blu-ray and other media devices...
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    Question Connecting Blu-ray player/surround sound system to TV, Sky Q box and games consoles

    We have just ordered a Sony KD55XG8976 along with getting a new Sky Q box in the next week or so as well and I have some questions about getting up our devices so we get surround sound. We currently have a Panasonic plasma TV and the way we have it set up is: HDMI from Blu-ray player/surround...
  7. Dazza

    Question Which Surround speakers when space is an issue?

    I need small surround speakers for the front but lack of space is a problem. See attached image. Looking for recommendations to upgrade (long overdue!) my Elac surrounds? Thanks
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    Help Needed Marantz NR1609 Subwoofer on off per input

    Hi, AV Amps infuriate me at the best of times but this has got me beat :( Does anyone know of a setting where I can turn the sub off for 2 channel stereo listening on CD and Records without having to turn it off globally then turn it back on when listening to surround? Thank you in advance :)
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    For Sale Corsair HS60 Surround headset, carbon/white, as new, boxed complete

    Corsair HS60 Stereo gaming headset with 7.1 surround sound (PC only), Carbon/white colour Bought new in August 2019 - balance of 2 year warranty which I’m happy to help out with, though not sure how practical or what would be involved exactly Boxed with all accessories inc detachable mic...
  10. acrebo

    For Sale Monitor Audio Vector 5.0 Surround Sound package (4 x V10 & 1 x V20)

    Hi folks, I'm selling my old Monitor Audio Vector surrounds & centre, following an upgrade. These have served me really well and are a great low profile surround sound option for those tight on space. There are a couple of minor cosmetic marks to the grilles, including a couple of small dents...
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    Question Surround speakers to go with Denon x2600h?

    I need some recommendations for a pair of speakers to go in the surround position. My AVR is a Denon x2600h and I've got a Wharfedale speakers in all the other positions. Pair of Diamond 220's at the front, an 11CS for the center and a pair of D300 3D's for the height speakers. I've got a pair...
  12. speed1268

    For Sale Monitor Audio RX-FX surround speakers in Gloss White- REDUCED

    Monitor Audio RX-FX surround speakers in Gloss White. Great speakers just trying some others so decided to sell these on. They are Dipole and Bipole activated by a switch. Lovely condition grills do have a few marks on!
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    Help play surround from mac with AV receiver

    Hi all, Given the following setup: - A Mac - An AV receiver Denon 3500XH - a 5.1.2 speaker setup I have connected the mac via HDMI to the AV receiver. I am trying to test and play anything in Dolby Atmos or even just surround. But sound only comes out of the front speakers. Not the surrounds...
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    Question Help extracting 5.1 surround from HDMI (Fire TV stick, and blu ray) for Logitech z906 Surround Sound

    Hi, I hope this is the right subforum. I have recently got a logitech z906 surround sound system, it doesn't have HDMI inputs so I got and HDMI audio extractor and am sending the audio to the z906 via S/PDIF. I know the splitter works as it works with my apple tv (the decode indicator lights...
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    Speakers that are good for music and front surround

    Hi, Can anybody recommend some small bookshelf speakers that are good for playing music in stereo and also act as front surround speakers. Must be under £100 and I don't mind if they are not produced anymore. Preferably in a light wood finish.
  16. IdoLikeFilms

    Can I put a surround speaker on its side?

    Hi, just a quick question, I have two Q Acoustics 3010 speakers for my surrounds. One will be OK standing up but the other wont actually fit on the shelf I want, it'll either have to go a bit lower (about a foot lower than head height) to stand up or I can put it on the shelf I want but it...
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    For Sale Corsair HS60 Surround headset, Carbon/white, boxed as new

    Bought these late August 2019 from Amazon but don't find them that comfortable as I wear glasses. Balance of 2 year warranty - happy to help out in any future claim, although I've no idea how practical that would be. Corsair HS60 Stereo gaming headset with 7.1 surround sound USB dongle...
  18. Digital Noise

    Surround speaker height of 7.1.4 and Atmos effect?

    I've a setup which is constructed as Front .2 height as two SVS prime elevation mounted up against the ceiling above the fronts Centre MA Silver 250 is on MA stand with centre axis height of 57cm Side and rears are MA Silver FX mounted with centre axis at 145cm Rear .2 is pair of psb atmos fx...
  19. Vic 0681

    Question Position of surround sound speakers in open plan living area

    Hi All, wanted to get some help please on the positioning of my rear speakers on a 5.1 setup in the living room of an open plan layout. I have the ceiling wall mounts, but am struggling on where to position them in my new open plan extension which is currently under construction. option 1...
  20. TrigFX

    Question Movies via PSVR - with surround sound set-up: is new a switch an alternative?

    My current set up is this: Panasonic TX-50EX750 - (has 4K HDR, but also works as a 3D TV) Denon Receiver - AVR-X2300W (capable of either 5.1.2 or 7.1 – currently in the former Atmos config.) Blu-ray player – Panasonic DMP-UB300 PS4 Pro – with PSVR (v1) A 2x1 switch for the PSVR - to switch...
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