Home theater

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  1. K

    Question Pioneer Elite SC-07 Basic configuration..am I just dumb?!

    I'm not sure if I'm just...dumb...or what, but I'm having absolutely zero luck getting this Pioneer Elite SC-07 receiver properly configured to handle audio from my TV (Hisense U6G). I can get audio through Toslink but HDMI... no such luck. Is there any definitive test so I can know if the...
  2. MiketheDilletante

    Question Can you have two streaming devices connected to AV receiver at same time?

    Hi there. My boyfriend has had his home theater system set up very simply: his Yamaha AV reviewer connects to this LG TV via ARC, and the Amazon Fire Cube is plugged into the receiver’s HDMI “in” port. It works fine, everyone was happy. But then he decides to connect an Apple TV 4K he had lying...
  3. M

    Solved! Volume Issues Samsung TV & Home Theater

    My circa 2018 Samsung smart TV and circa 2017 Samsung home theater system has recently been acting up. The Samsung TV remote always controlled the home theater volume (instead of seeing the TV volume up or down display on the TV, it would instead change the home theater volume control). It...
  4. S

    Question How to connect firestick through older home theater without HDMI

    I have an old Sony STR-K4800P home theater system without HDMI and I'd like to have my firestick play through the system. One suggestion is to purchase this: HDMI to Composite AV Converter for Amazon Fire Streaming Stick -...
  5. J

    Solved! Home Theater Receiver making random buzzing noise

    Hello all. I have been trying to figure this issue out for weeks now, have researched anything/everything possible, and I just can't find a solution. I've looked throughout this forum and noticed people with similar problems, but they don't seem to be specific to what I'm experiencing. I really...
  6. C

    Solved! Are there sound bars I can use as left, center, right speakers for my home theater system?

    Just moved into a house that has built-in surround sound speakers, so I'm trying to figure out how all this works. The built in speakers are side speakers, rear speakers, and overhead speakers. There are no front LCR speakers right now. My wife and I would really like to avoid having two big...
  7. C

    Solved! Is it feasible to have a home theater system with the soundbar as the only front speaker?

    I just moved into a house that has built-in surround sound speakers. By that I mean there are speakers on the right and left (as in immediately left/front from the couch...not at the front near the TV), two speakers behind, and four speakers overhead. I have a soundbar / subwoofer, but the...
  8. A

    Solved! Trouble connecting projector to receiver and connecting laptop to receiver to stream video and sound to 5.1 speaker surround system

    Curious if any of yall know the answer to my audio/video problem. So I'm trying to get my home theater set up. I have a benQ projector, a new yamaha receiver from costco, and 5 speakers. I'm trying to stream video from computer to the projector and have audio go through my surround sound...
  9. A

    Question All I get is static(white noise) when I use optical on my av receiver

    For the life of me I can’t figure out 5.1 won’t work I’ve just installed all new speaker wires to all of the speakers, when I use any analog signal it works perfectly but not Toslink. The things I’ve tried so far are...plugging the Toslink in to my Tv To the receiver (using a fire tv) nothing...
  10. D

    Connect Laptop to Monitor (later - TV) and Home Theater System?

    Hi, Can someone please tell me how to connect my laptop and monitor to a 5.1 channel home theatre system? I want to get Full HD video through the monitor and surround sound through the speakers? Do I need a home theater system with HDMI input? I'm thinking about getting a TV to replace the...