speaker advice

  1. Newtostereo

    Question Could someone help me real quick?

    Aight so i dont know that much about how to setup amplifier with speaker and right now im kinda confused... so i got a subwoofer and 2 hi-fi speakers right, and the amplifier as you can see in the attached picture has 3 inputs, cente, left and right. how do plug them in correctly? Putting the...
  2. ShinyWarHorse

    New Speaker Advice....

    Hi there every one....After a little advice on a Speaker Upgrade....I've got a Denon PMA-800NE Amp and a Bluesound Node 2i which i use Tidal exclusively on and using Monitor Audio BX2's. But i'm thinking its time for a speaker upgrade with the hope of improved sound.... Now i am happy with the...
  3. P

    Front speak placement challenge please help

    Hello Please see my future home theatre room picture. So this is my new rec room being framed out. The picture illustrates where I plan to hang a AT screen, 1:2.35 ratio. The width of the wall there is 13ft from the door on the left to the wall on the right. My original intention was to get 3...
  4. elliottveares

    Focal Chora 806 sounds bad compared to Monitor Audio BX2 - Advice needed!

    Hi all; A few days ago I upgraded my speakers from my nearly 6 years old Monitor Audio BX2 speakers to the Focal Chora 806 speakers on the advice of my local Richer Sounds representative. My amp is a Yamaha R-N803D. Of course due to Covid-19, I could not try the Focal Chora 806's out in store...
  5. J

    Upgrading from 10 year-old EMPIRE KS-3000D 2.1

    Hi, I need to upgrade from my Empire KS-3000 D 2.1 system to something else. I will use it with my PC to as home theatre to watch movies, listen music, music production and as playback for my piano when connected to the computer. So it is not necessary for me to say that I need something really...
  6. D

    Bose SoundTouch 300 OR Samsung HW-Q90R?!?

    Hey guys! Been looking at getting the Samsung HW-Q90R full set for a while now. I currently have a Bose SoundTouch 300 setup (soundbar, acoustimass and rear speakers) which is great, but it doesn’t support Atmos, so I’m looking to upgrade. Is the Samsung HW-Q90R really worth the buy?! How...
  7. J

    Question Wireless DAC used without transmitter?

    Hello all well the vintage amp and speakers + Project turntable and Sony smart TV set up just isn't delivering as (I) promised ... So that we might pipe music into the amp from our phones, i dug out the old NAD DAC1 ... realised we no longer have the USB transmitter part ... Q - can the NAD...
  8. M

    Attach front left and right to vesa bracket

    Hello, I'd like to attach my front left and right and center speakers to the vesa bracket of my TV as the TV will soon pivot away from the wall at 90 degrees. I'm sure there's tonnes of stuff out there on this but every search comes back filled with sound bar attachments! Any advice or...
  9. H

    Which speakers and sw to buy

    Hi, I am planning to buy Yamaha RX-V685 receiver. I want to build 7.1 setup. I am unsure about which speakers and SW to buy. Which speakers are good for 7.1 setup. I want to have compact ones. Should I go for wireless or wired. Which SW. Our use is lot of movies and music and console...
  10. D

    Speaker newbie

    I'm a bit new to the Hifi separate thing. I'm wondering what to look for when it comes to getting some nice warm, a good sound stage and good base levels in speakers. Is there a frequency, speaker diameter etc to look out for. Don't want to be spending stupid amounts of money either.
  11. J

    Klipsch R-15m vs Klipsch Rp-150m

    Hey everyone! I’m currently putting together my first home audio system for my living room. I’m torn between purchasing the Klipsch r-15m and the Klipsch rp-150m. I have a sub already but it’s not a great one, which I plan on upgrading eventually. I sit about 6-7 feet away from my tv and I’ll be...
  12. J

    Bookshelf speaker advice

    Hi guys, just picked up a cheap denon pma 520ae amp for my denon turntable and I need some smart bookshelf speakers for it which offer good sound under £100. Any ideas?
  13. A

    Question what 5.1.2 setup (speaker size & amp) for my room

    Hi, I'm looking to upgrade my current 5.1 set (TX-SR308 Onkyo receiver with Canton MX120 speaker set) It actually plays pretty good but I'm looking towards 5.1.2 atmos and hoping to get more/richer detail and better all round surround - atmos experience Most of the time we watch movies at...
  14. RJay

    Question Amp and speaker advice required

    Hi all, I currently have the Marantz PM6006 UK Ed. hooked up to QA 3050's. I am wanting to get rid of floorstanders and have standmounts instead. I was thinking of the KEF LS50's and my question is will my amp be adequate enough? If not, any recommendation for standmounts? Unfortunately, as im...
  15. Alexxxx

    Dedicated Home Cinema Room Frankenstein Sep up - Need help

    Hi, I am in the process of building a dedicated cinema room in my garage and need some advice regarding my speaker selection, potential upgrades etc. I am planning on building an atmos system 7.1.2, potentially 7.2.2/7.1.4/7.2.4. Planning potentially to upgrade my current Apex speakers to XTZ...
  16. L

    DENON 800 SERIES (PMA800NE / DNP800NE / DCD800NE) & SPEAKERS?

    I’m looking at investing in Hi-Fi separates for the first time and have spent several weeks and months looking into what I would like to opt for. I thought I was at the point of purchase until a recent visit to Richer Sounds where the intended items failed to impress, particularly the sound...
  17. Eugene Zekai

    Question Switching from K950 to AVR

    Hello everyone, I have been an avid follower of AVForums and frequently used reviews here for my work (i work for Samsung field force) but this will be my very first post. Long story short, I have had a K950 for some time now but hissing sound + quite rears with tv arc has been driving me...
  18. W

    Advice on UK brand RUARK AUDIO

    I was looking for new speakers and found this brand from the UK that makes design pieces and what seems to be products of good quality. I really loved the design and the wood finish of the R2 Streaming Music System but I'm a bit scared that they will sound too harsh when listening at a high...
  19. R

    What should be the power of the receiver, considering the existing speakers?

    I have a Sony Mutek Ddw2000 Home Theater, including the STR-DG520 Receiver. Unfortunately, a receiver channel has been damaged, and has no repair. I then need to replace this receiver. These are the technical specifications of the broken receiver, and of its speakers, which I intend to keep...
  20. L

    Question Does speaker cable matter?

    Hi all, Looking at buying an AV Receiver along with a 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos setup. The AV Receiver would either be a Denon 2500H or Sony DN1080. The speakers I'm currently looking into are Focal Sib Evo 5.1.2: Sib Evo Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 - Focal From my research the speakers are good BUT they...
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