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    Cheapest way to get Atmos 5.1 or better sound

    So, I moved and left a lot of my stuff to the new owner of the old place in the deal. Looking to get a Atmos 5.1 or better sound setup on the cheap. I am looking at used items, and am wondering if I should get a receiver setup, or just a soundbar setup. The Vizio SB36512-F6 seems to get good...
  2. Zarathustra[H]

    Livingroom Home Theater Entertainment Stand in front of (non-functional) Fireplace (IKEA Hack)

    Hey all, Figured I'd share a little project I just assembled. In our new house there is a fireplace in the living room which cannot be used, and it is in exactly the spot where it makes the most sense to stand the TV. The raised stone slab in front of the fireplace caused a lot of issues...
  3. Supercharged_Z06

    Samsung has decided to adopt OLED tech...

    Samsung is investing close to 11 billion dollars (yes billion) into OLED tech to produce Qdot OLED based TVs starting in 2021. It seems OLED tech is going to be around for quite a while and Micro LED tech is still too damn expensive to be feasible for consumer TV production. Now that all the...
  4. cageymaru

    Windows Audio Is Getting DTS:X and Dolby Atmos Upgrades

    Principal Program Manager Lead at Microsoft for Audio, Steven Wilssens has announced that DTS is coming to PC and XBOX in the coming weeks. In a tweet he said, "We also have DTS coming to PC and Xbox in the coming weeks. It will be available to the PC Insider audience first and then move to...
  5. cageymaru

    OPPO Says Farewell

    Oppo has released a farewell letter via their website as they are shutting down their manufacturing and development of new devices. They say that they will continue to provide warranty and service for existing products. I know that some of you loved their products so thus the post. Nenu...
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    What's the best way to drive high-end headphones on a gaming console?

    What would be the best and most economical way to drive my audiophile-grade headphones on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 console for a novice? Most 'gaming' headsets seem so underwhelming in performance and any that have a mix amp or base station typically have a few presets on the EQ which is why I...
  7. waseem

    My new HT Video

    Hello all, This is my new HT video hope you like it Regards :)
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    Bluetooth Transmitters and Multiple Speakers

    I bought a Denon AVR-x4200w last week and got everything hooked up. I am very satisfied. Thanks for the help. I've got my family room wired up with 5.1 surround and the pair of speakers over my back deck/patio set up as zone 2. It worked great for a neighborhood get-together/cookout that I...
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    [B]urned Fingers - SAMSUNG BD-JM57C (Certified Refurbished)

    I was scanning for a BR player to step up from my current DVD player when I ran into this surprise on Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Blu-ray-BD-JM57C. Yes - it's refurbished; however, it includes everything needed (from cables to batteries for the included remote) and it supports...
  10. badcookies

    Chromecast (1st gen) + cheapest way to 5.1

    hello [H] after finally upgrading to a router that can actually stream plex+chromecast (old model), I am getting sick of 5.1 DTS/AC3 playing sound effects loud and voice tracks low. yes i know i can convert it all to aac what not but time is not my friend. so i have a tv with three hdmi...
  11. grifter_66

    Vive/Rift Audio Setup Questions

    Quick question... My primary gaming PC is in my living room and doubles as an HTPC. I have it hooked up to my receiver via HDMI which is required for Dolby Digital HD/Atmos and DTS-MA/DTS-X. Originally I planned on just plugging in the headset as a display but use my existing speakers for audio...
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