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Home Theater: recording from DISH, analog outputs, video outputs
analog outputs, video outputs, output signal: Hi Buzz, The 622 also has standard analog audio/video outputs that can be connected to your DVD recorder to make copies of what is on the DVR hard drive. I do not have any info on the USB output port as yet. You do not get HD from the analog outputs,but...

Home Theater: recording DVD's to DVD-r, phillips dvd recorder, goole
phillips dvd recorder, goole, archival purposes: Hi Jim, No way to bypass that I know of. There may be some info on the web about doing this, but I am not aware of it. There may also be some DVD recorders out there that do not have the copy protect system in them. Sorry I do not have an easy fix....

Home Theater: recording hd off air, older models, ken ken
older models, ken ken, cable box: Ken, protection comes in different formats, most popelar in a sync voltage that messes the picture if it records (it s called macrovision) some older models VCRs did not comply to this universla agreement and had no Macrovision circuitry installed, it could...

Home Theater: recording movies off dvr, dvd vhs recorder, s video cable
dvd vhs recorder, s video cable, phylips: Hi again Wendy, So, somehow we disconnected the DVD player or have something switched to the wrong input or something. OK, lets figure it out. First--I am assuming that you could watch the DVD player before just by putting in a DVD, starting it playing...

Home Theater: recording vcr to dvds, vcr tapes, vcr tape
vcr tapes, vcr tape, archival copy: Hi Greg, Those pre-recorded tapes have a copy protect system on them that stops you from making copies. While under the law you can make an archival copy for you own use, they still put this stuff on the tapes to prevent piracy of the movie. There is no...

Home Theater: recording, video casette, play button
video casette, play button, recorder player: Hello John: First thing first. If you have a DVD-R make sure you get a -R Disk and if you have +R then have a +R disks. Your VHS Tape recorder player has RCA (RED, BLACK representing Left and Right audio out) and yellow representing Video out. Connect...

Home Theater: reg onkyo HTS-590 setup, home theatre system, optical cable
home theatre system, optical cable, volume level: Hello Vijay, Acoustical conditions differ from place to place. You may not have ideal acoustical conditions. My suggestion would be to adjust your receiver s speakers setting to your seating and listing environment. The best suggestion I can give you is...

Home Theater: remote control code, universal remote control, mp10
universal remote control, mp10, code search: Hi Teresa, Usually when the search function does not find the code, it is not available in the remote. Universal is only in theory for these remotes and many times for the smaller companies products, the codes are not included in the remote--at least...

Home Theater: remote control, friends mother, radioshack
friends mother, radioshack, different reasons: Greg, Maybe it s not the answer to your question but did you know that replacement and universal remotes start at 5$ and maybe less?? Remotes stop working because of different reasons and myself I was lucky sometimes with remotes and sometimes not really....

Home Theater: replacement for a kenwood vr-255, audio video receiver, kenwood vr
audio video receiver, kenwood vr, dream systems: Hi Tiffiany, It may be possible to use your existing speakers and just buy another receiver. It is certainly worth a try. Even if it does not work out, you have not lost anything as you would have needed new speakers anyway. The only speaker that may...

Home Theater: replacement screen, web entries, sony videoscope
web entries, sony videoscope, best bet: Hi Fiona, You can order an instruction manual for this set by going to www.sonyusa.com and using the model number to look up any available parts. There are only two entries--they are the instruction manual and a remote control. The manual was $6. Sony...

Home Theater: replacement sub, bic venturi, car audio speakers
bic venturi, car audio speakers, car subs: Hi Will, How it will work with BIC Venturi speakers I do not have a clue,but I can certainly recommend the Polk Audio PSW505 sub for high quality and performance. I have a Polk PSW450 which is a 12 sub with 200 watts. This is an earlier Polk sub, but...

Home Theater: reply about over the air dtv, hdtv signals, hdtv station
hdtv signals, hdtv station, sony wega: honestly, I have not tried over the air digital radio. I have listened online, but have no experience with the broadcast version. A digital tuner will give you a great picture, and you can get one for $100 on ebay. As far as the best buy screen, just because...

Home Theater: what's that on my roof?, satellite tv dish, lag bolts
satellite tv dish, lag bolts, dish 500: Hi Leslie, The two Dish Network antennas were used by the former owners to watch satellite TV. Dish actually has their customers leave the antennas and just take the receivers to their new home. Then they will come out and install new antennas for use there....

Home Theater: S-Video connections., flat screen tv, s video output
flat screen tv, s video output, s video cable: hI dAVE: IF YOU CAN SEE THE PICTURE AND HEAR THE SOUND FROM YOUR OTHER DVD PLAYER AND DO NOT HAVE VIDEO AND AUDIO FROM YOUR NEW DVD PLAYER, THEN IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU HAVE PROBLEM WITH YOUR NEW DVD PLAYER. DID YOU BUY A FLAT SCREEN TV WITHOUT COMPONENT VIDEO?...

Home Theater: S video connection, s video cables, yellow cables
s video cables, yellow cables, s video cable: Hi again Bob, Just forget those idiots at CC! Think of it this way--two weeks before you met them, their job was on the counter at Mickey Ds--you know far more than most of them anytime. There is an easy and cheap way to solve your VCR problem. Just...

Home Theater: S video vs component video, component video inputs, video connection
component video inputs, video connection, analog tv: Hi Todd, There is not a great deal of difference,but you are better off using the component video inputs of even an analog TV if it has them. Why? I always restrain myself from reinventing the wheel when someone has already done an excellent job of...

Home Theater: SAMSUNG WS32Z306VB, sky receiver, sky cable
sky receiver, sky cable, sky tv: Hi Messy, You possibly have a cable problem between the Sky receiver and the TV. It is strange that the static is gone when switching back from the terrestrial mode. Does the static come back later after going back to Sky? It might be worth a try to put...

Home Theater: SAnyo TV model # ds27510, dish Satellite with dvr receiver, panasonic ht670 and, panasonic ht670, vcr machine
panasonic ht670, vcr machine, dish satellite: If your question was about the satellite receiver then some cables from the wall would have needed to be connected into the receiver box but for a DVD I cannot figure what cables they were referring to!! For a DVD to play on a TV, you need to connect an AV...

Home Theater: Sa-HT900, speckers, fm radio
speckers, fm radio, dvd player: Hello Gary, There no such model as Sa-HT900, there is one that is SC-HT900. I do not know if we are talking about SA or SC. Please let me know. Did you check your connections to the speakers? If your speakers are connected correctly, then there is something...

Home Theater: Samsung DVD player problems, samsung dvd player, player model
samsung dvd player, player model, customer service department: Hello Richard, The symptoms you describe are usually associated with a dirty laser or bad/damaged DVDs. However, since you tried cleaning the unit and it does it on all DVDs, that points to more serious internal problems. The laser could still be dirty...

Home Theater: Samsung HL S6187W hookup w/ other equipment, dish dealer, dish network 625
dish dealer, dish network 625, dish dish: Hi Susan, The Samsung TV will make a great HD picture. I have seen this set at Sams and was impressed. What I wonder is why did you get the non-HD Dish Model 625 instead of the full HD capable Model Vip622? Even the HD model Vip211 non-DVR unit gets full...

Home Theater: Samsung HT-X30 connect to Sony Bravia LCD TV, home cinema system, rca cables
home cinema system, rca cables, sony bravia lcd tv: Hello Bob, No you are not. Please tell me if your TV has an Audio out on the back of the TV. If it does, you need to use RCA Cables )or Optical cable if Your Home Cinema has and TV have it)to connect your TV audio out to TV audio in on your Home Cinema Receiver....

Home Theater: Samsung HT-X40 System Problem, visible gap, samsung support
visible gap, samsung support, sync problem: Hello John, High-definition video requires more intensive processing on the part of your TV than digital audio, which is why you ll sometimes get a time lag as long as 50-100 milliseconds when watching high-def programs enough to cause a visible gap between...

Home Theater: Samsung home theater DVD player, samsung ds1000, theates
samsung ds1000, theates, sound receiver: Hi Mike, These packaged units that have part of their circuits located in the sub, are not my first choice when recommending equipment--in fact they would not be on the list for the very reasons you have listed. One can not do anything with them if something...

Home Theater: Samsung home theater replacement unit, samsung ds1000, external dvd player
samsung ds1000, external dvd player, theates: Sorry Mike: You may need to invest in a better system. The reason I see is this. Besides DVD Problems the sound quality is bad. If you want to use your system with this bad sound quality, you can buy and use an external DVD player in one of your spare inputs,...

Home Theater: Samsung or Magnavox, samsung hlr4667w, magnavox 50ml8105d
samsung hlr4667w, magnavox 50ml8105d, malesia: Hi Raymond, Get the Samsung!!! The Magnavox is a captive formerly American brand that who knows who is the actual manufacturer. The original American name was sold and is used only for the purpose of misleading the consumer. After all ,it is an old American...

Home Theater: Samsung SP-42W5HFX, samsung 42 rear projection, rear projection tv
samsung 42 rear projection, rear projection tv, flat screen: Hi Andrew, If I have ever seen this effect on a Samsung set, I do not remember it at all. Is the curve in the screen itself or does the picture on the flat screen have the curve? If the screen itself is physically curved that is very unusual. If the...

Home Theater: Samsung not showing video connection, rear projection tv, satellite units
rear projection tv, satellite units, satellite unit: Hi Teresa, A black screen can be due to several causes. Depending on how you have things hooked up to the TV, it is possible that the TV is OK and the video (picture information) is being stopped before it gets to the TV. If the menu will come up on the...

Home Theater: Sanyo projector, sanyo z5, hdmi switching
sanyo z5, hdmi switching, video input: Hi Ron, The projector probably does not have a speaker and you will only need to connect video to it anyway. If your A/V receiver will switch HD video (HDMI or component), you can connect to it from the DTV HD receiver and the connect the HD video output...

Home Theater: Satellite, HTIB, PS3, LCD TV, high quality sound, hd 1000
high quality sound, hd 1000, sony bravia kdl: Gary, you use HDMI as much as practically possible, let me attach a part of an article I was just reading on the net: HDMI can deliver high quality sound or vision without the risk of quality loss due to the conversion or compression of a video or audio signal....

Home Theater: Satellite TV avaliability in Iraq, american tv stations, kirkuk ab iraq
american tv stations, kirkuk ab iraq, air traffic controller: Hello Justin, Since you are on the other side of the world from the American domestic satellites, it is not possible to directly get American TV stations in your location. It would be nice to just throw up a Dish Network antenna and tune Fox News in. ...

Home Theater: Satellite TV, satellite tv decoder, sony projector
satellite tv decoder, sony projector, composite video input: Hi Dave, Greetings from the Heartland of the USA, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Your Sony projector probably has more video connectors than just the S-video. Most of these units have at least a composite video and if it is a newer model it may have an RGB...

Home Theater: Satillite cable, dish dealer, antenna input
dish dealer, antenna input, local dish: Hi Glenn, It is not possible to split the signal from the antenna on one cable to two receivers. The older Dish equipment and most DirecTV equipment requires that a coax be run from the antenna or a multi-switch at the antenna to each receiver. It is...

Home Theater: Satillite Dish, dish network dealer, local dish
dish network dealer, local dish, dish system: Hi Leo, The view of the satellite in the sky is essential for the satellite system to work properly. This is always a potential problem when one has large trees in the immediate area. You did not say where you lived, so I am assuming they were pretty large...

Home Theater: SDAT SPEAKER SYSTEM, home theater speaker, hi john
home theater speaker, hi john, speaker system: Hi John, If there are only two connections on the back of the speaker, I would bet that these are where one should connect the wires. I was unable to find any source for an instruction book or much technical info on SDAT on the web, so that is pretty much...

Home Theater: SET UP INSIDE WALLS, wireless interface, wire puller
wireless interface, wire puller, rear speakers: JC, for future reference, using all caps on the Internet is the equivilant of shouting in real life. Please turn down the caps--they make you sound rude and no one wants to help someone rude. Anyway, you really have two options: 1, you can drill into your...

Home Theater: Searching for a Home Theatre/Stereo System, home theatre system, dream systems
home theatre system, dream systems, interface options: Hi again Brantly, Component video is plenty good enough for regalar DVD viewing. I have also watched lots of HDTV pictures on my sets at home using component video before the advent of HDMI. There is not much difference in the picture. Since you will not...

Home Theater: Searching for a Tuner+Casette deck, rca pin, fm radios
rca pin, fm radios, casette player: Hello Peter, I do not recall seeing this particular combination recently except in what they call a shelf system at Best Buy and similar retailers. These are quite low priced systems that have both a cassette player, a tuner and usually a CD player in...

Home Theater: Seeking combination VCR / DVD unit as follows for educational use, vcr dvd player, composite video output
vcr dvd player, composite video output, s video cable: Hi Dirck. You say its a waste to connect composite video to those monitors... well composite video isn t so bad for NTSC. For example, unless a sporting program is broadcast in HD, many production trucks will interface to transmission gear with guess what......

Home Theater: Selection of system size, home theatre system, sound speakers
home theatre system, sound speakers, rule of thumb: Hello Jacques, Last question first if I may--RMS watts means Root Mean Square Watts. This is a true representation to the actual power in watts that the system is capable of producing or in the case of speakers what power they are designed to handle without...

Home Theater: Sending Decoded Dolby Digital signal to Dolby Surround Amplifier, digital data streams, dolby digital decoder
digital data streams, dolby digital decoder, soundblaster card: Hi Nad, Sorry if this comes too late to help you. I have been very busy with work recently and could not carve out the time to do All Experts till tonight. In any event-- If your Soundblaster card has a set of six RCA connectors with center, left/right...

Home Theater: Setting up home theatre system, panasonic plasma tv, motorola cable box
panasonic plasma tv, motorola cable box, home theatre system: Hi Estevan, I will need some more information about what the problems are before I can provide any useful response to you. This should be a great HT system as you have good stuff!! Come back in with a follow up and tive me the model numbers of your equipment...

Home Theater: Setting up PIP, direct tv hd receiver, vizio 42 plasma tv
direct tv hd receiver, vizio 42 plasma tv, vizio 42 plasma: Rich, Mot PIP TVs work on separate sources so one source appears on the main and one on the split so your pieces of equipment are best arranged to connect to different inputs on your TV rather than run in series so as an example, your DirecTv to AV1 and...

Home Theater: Setting up my sound, sony wega, sound cables
sony wega, sound cables, component cables: Easy Tommy, If you cable receiver has more than one AV output just run one to the amp as is and another one to the TV, alternatively you can use double adaptors on the already used audio output jacks to duplicate them to the TV alternatively you can run...

Home Theater: Setting up tv/dvd equipment, rear projection tv, merry christmas and happy new year
rear projection tv, merry christmas and happy new year, sky satellite: Hi Vandra, With a Sky satellite system, you must be in Europe or England. That very much complicates helping you since the equipment you have is lots different than what I normally work with here in Oklahoma City, OK, USA. The equipment used in Europe...

Home Theater: Setup - HDTV/HDMI - Cable/AR/DVD/Plasma, component video cables, toshiba dvd vcr combo
component video cables, toshiba dvd vcr combo, sony dav: Bryan, Let s tackle it back to front, wire gauge depends on watts power and run length. HDMI carried digital video and audio and it is the highest and most preferred nowadays. next down in quality is component followed by S-video and ending with composite...

Home Theater: Setup help, trutech sts9300, home theater system
trutech sts9300, home theater system, previous question: Hi Rick, I had a previous question on this particular unit and was not able to find any specifications on it via the web. If you did not get an owners manual, you may want to contact the dealer you bought it from and see if they can assist. Without some...

Home Theater: Setup My Voice Control for Panasonic Home Theater, panasonic home theater, home theater systems
panasonic home theater, home theater systems, dish network: Hi Raj, There are a large number of Home Theater systems like yours made by many companies. It is almost impossible for Dish Network to have the control codes for all of them in the remotes that come with their satellite systems. The codes that are provided...

Home Theater: i SAW A SHRPE 20 INCH TV FOR..., home shopping networks, 20 inch lcd tv
home shopping networks, 20 inch lcd tv, sharp 20 inch lcd tv: Hi Chrissy, I am not a big fan of buying on the TV networks. I have bought a few small items such as pocket knives, etc. but never much in the electronics area. The Sharp TV that you saw was probably their Model LC20B4US which is a pretty good TV set....

Home Theater: Shakers, google search, wiring circuits
google search, wiring circuits, ohm impedance: Hi Danny, My research on the web shows that the Aura AST-2b-4 is a sort of speaker with 4 ohms impedance. The pre-out connection for your normal sub (it has it own amp built in) will not work for the Aura unit. What they show on the web is the Aura...

Home Theater: Sharp 46 LCD TV vertical line down side od screen, comcast on demand, high def
comcast on demand, high def, analog channels: Hi Mark I am sorry Iam not here to see the problem and assist you. If I was you, I will call the cable company to check their HI DEF box out. It seems to me the problem is from HI DEF box, before considering an exchange. Thanks and feel free to contact...

Home Theater: Sharp Projector XV-380H, sharp projector, luck dave
sharp projector, luck dave, dead pixels: Hello Aled, The dark spots on your projector are likely to be dead pixels on the LCD panel. Such defects show up as a dark spot on the picture. It is possible that cleaning the LCDs will fix this problem, but I would not count on it. If the unit is...

Home Theater: Sharp TV with unrecognized input instead of a coax, car radio antenna, antenna input
car radio antenna, antenna input, dipole antenna: Hi Bernie, The symbol looks like it may mean an antenna. This symbol actually looks like a dipole antenna so I suspect that is what it means. This is the antenna input. The connector is probably a car radio antenna type. If it has a round hole in the middle...

Home Theater: Shorting out wire, signal wire, left speaker
signal wire, left speaker, electrical wire: Hi Mike, It may be possible to use your existing bad wire as a common feed to both the speakers and the good wire as the left/right signal wire. Certainly worth the try since many amplifiers connect the black terminals together inside the amp anyway. ...

Home Theater: SONY DVD Player DVPNS575P Parts, google search, sony dvd player
google search, sony dvd player, dvpns575p: Hi Greg, Some of the parts used in electronics equipment are made only for a single manufacturer and are not available from third party sources. I did find your motor part number at: http://www.matelectronics.com/acatalog/Mat_Electronics_DVD_Laser_Parts_Accessories_26.html...

Home Theater: SONY Home Theater, rear projector tv, sony home theater
rear projector tv, sony home theater, digital cable box: If your regular TV source is a digital cable box, and you are feeding digital audio (optical or coaxial) to the receiver, you probably won t be able to manipulate it with the simulated surround effect. Analog audio (left/right stereo) can be changed to...

Home Theater: SONY KDF-50WE655 LCD REAR PROJECTION INTEGRATED HD-TV, sony kdf 50we655, kdf 50we655
sony kdf 50we655, kdf 50we655, reddish shade: Hi John, Have the blobs sent you any messages, John?? I would not turn my back on them if I were you!! Seriously, it is possible that the screen has something on it. The LCD type TV is really a projection TV that uses an LCD imager as the picture...

Home Theater: SONY RECEIVER, sony receivers, circuit failure
sony receivers, circuit failure, sony receiver: Hi Mike, My experience with Sony receivers would lead me to think that yours has an internal circuit failure or a shorted speaker wire/defective speaker. The protect circuits on these units typically do just what you are seeing when one of these two conditions...

Home Theater: SONY TV - Wireless Headphones, sony dvd vcr, wireless headphones
sony dvd vcr, wireless headphones, amp output: HI Brent, The headphones only work with the TV. I used to have one of these very TVs and only audio that comes from the TV directly will come out of the phones. If you want to listen to the other units, use a plug-in set of headphones if the amp has...

Home Theater: NO SOUND ON DVD, rf modulator, audio menu
rf modulator, audio menu, model sd: Hello Joe, If the new modulator did not correct the sound loss, it is likely that the DVD is at fault. Most DVDs have an audio menu that controls the output. You may want to take a look and see if somehow it is now set to the wrong mode. One must actually...

Home Theater: Solid State A/V receiver use with a tube pre-amp, time base correction, pre amp
time base correction, pre amp, open to suggestion: Hello Brett, so I believe that it is impossible to connect a pre-amp to this a/v receiver - am I right? YES YOU ARE RIGHT. PLEASE BUY WHAT SOUNDS GOOD TO YOU. PLEASE LISTEN TO A DEMO ON MUSIC (CLASSICAL) AND HOME THEATER, BEFORE YOU BUY ANY THING. Good...

Home Theater: Sony 57" projection Red Screen Problem, rear projection tv, atsc digital
rear projection tv, atsc digital, atsc tuner: Hi Blair, Actually, my wife is the master--I am but her humble slave!! I have no clue what you should have changed every 3-5 years. There is no oil or anything like that in your Sony and I can not think of anything that needs doing except maybe a filter...

Home Theater: Sony 61, sony wega lcd, sony xbr
sony wega lcd, sony xbr, inch projection tv: Hi Mark, I agree that a convergence problem with the green tube is the likely problem. I have never been into one of these sets and really have no experience to draw upon when it comes to repairs. My technician days were while in college and I spent the...

Home Theater: Sony Bravia plays B&W DVD's!, pioneer dvd player, scart connectors
pioneer dvd player, scart connectors, s video cable: Hi Stephen, Most of the time the loss of color on a DVD is due to a cable problem. One of the four leads of the S-video cable carries color information and it may be damaged or defective. I would first try another set of cables and see if that fixes it....

Home Theater: Sony Bravia xp2, attic tv antenna, sony bravia tvs
attic tv antenna, sony bravia tvs, digital signals: Hi Bill, Freezing and pixelating usually indicate low signal level in most digital equipment. The Sony Bravia TVs are excellent sets and I would really be surprised if yours had a problem. Since it does not show up on other channels, it likely a cable transmission...

Home Theater: Sony binding terminal connection, wire conductor, luck dave
wire conductor, luck dave, binding post: Hi T, The screw on speaker terminals on lots of receivers are always a pain!! If your terminals are similar to lots of other brands (I do not do much Sony stuff and honestly do not remember if they are the same!!)the terminal needs to be loosened quite...

Home Theater: Sony DAV-C450 receiver/speaker problem, sony dav c450, rear ports
sony dav c450, rear ports, wood screws: Erick Goodd Morning If your using a DVD with Dolby Digital 5.1 Signal to test this and you have problems getting the sound out of the rear two speakers, You have a problem with your system and Sony needs to look at it. The type of screw depends on type...

Home Theater: Sony DAV-C700 DVD Picture Quality, sony dav c700, sony trinatron
sony dav c700, sony trinatron, component rgb: Nancy, I suggest you move to decent quality component RGB connection between your TV and DVD player if your TV supports it, you ll notice a Big difference. Good luck P.S. Note that RGB is just a video connection between all three of them, in other...

Home Theater: Sony DAV-FC7 Noise, sony dav, day like today
sony dav, day like today, apologies: Aaron, apologies, I need as much details as you can supply about the problem in order to try and help you. A day like today, I have just responded to 9 questions, you refer to one of them in a month time and it will be way out of my memory!!! List me as...

Home Theater: Sony DVD DAV DZ111, multi region dvds, wall socket
multi region dvds, wall socket, dav: Hi Helen, Sorry, I do not have a clue about this. You might try unplugging from the wall socket and leave it for 5 minutes, then plug back in. This should do a power on reset of the DVD processor and may clear the problem. Otherwise, you may want to go...

Home Theater: Sony DVD player won't turn on, dvp 725, sony dvp
dvp 725, sony dvp, sony dvd player: Hi Matt, Usually the DVD player is trying to tell you it has died when this happens!! Seriously, however, you might try unplugging from the wall and then plugging back in. This should do a power on reset and might bring it back--maybe not. If not, you...

Home Theater: Sony DVD Recorder & DishTV PVR 501 ???, panasonic dmr, onkyo receiver
panasonic dmr, onkyo receiver, pic monster: Hi Susan, Sorry to be so long in answering. I have been busy with my business, had a son visiting from New Jersey and all sorts of things interfering with getting on the computer to answer questions. Hopefully,I can assist you with getting your system...

Home Theater: Sony DVP-NC85H not powering up, sony dvp, sony warranty
sony dvp, sony warranty, sony dvd player: Hi Lorne, From your description, it sure would appear that your new Sony DVD player has cratered. These things do happen to new equipment and that is why they have a manufacturers warranty. It is time to take your DVD player to Sony warranty repair...

Home Theater: Sony FM Stereo/FM-AM Receiver Home Theatre System, HT-DDW840/DDW740, home theatre system, stereo fm
home theatre system, stereo fm, process of elimination: Cecil, Alright if speaker test OK at least we rule out this bit. Did you make sure the AV connection is AV out of the TV and Video 1 into the receiver? Did you try another lead just in case this one was not connecting properly? Did you make sure you...

Home Theater: Sony HD DVD with HDMI connect to LG 50PY2DR Plasma, sony hd, component cables
sony hd, component cables, sony manual: Hi Fred, Have you tried the Sony DVD player with another TV? Could be the unit is defective. Your TV will support any HD mode that the DVD is capable of doing except 1080P--which the DVD player will probably not do. Since the TV works fine with another...

Home Theater: Sony HDX500 Home Theater Hookup, comcast digital cable box, sony home theater
comcast digital cable box, sony home theater, digital cable box: Hi JP, I would recommend that you connect the cable box and Sony HTS directly to the TV set using HDMI cables. This does assume that your SA cable box does have an HDMI. If not, use its component video output directly to the TV component input. The HDMI...

Home Theater: Sony Home Theater Model HT-C800DP, sony home theater, digital audio input
sony home theater, digital audio input, fiber optic cable: Hi John, The fiber to coaxial adapters work pretty well. I have installed a couple of then with good results. Just plug the optical into the adapter and the adapter output into the coaxial digital audio input of the receiver. Any problems, just come...

Home Theater: Sony Home Theater problem, sony home theater, exact model number
sony home theater, exact model number, hdtv cable box: Since its a brand new unit, I m tempted to say its infant mortality . Typically, when electronics fail, its usually when they are new. As for the sound connections, try connecting the optical cable to a different input (if there is one). I happen to...

Home Theater: Sony Home Theater System, sony home theater, exact model number
sony home theater, exact model number, sony home theater system: Hi Jeff, Any time one of these units goes into protect mode, it is signaling that something is wrong. Lots of times it is due to a short on one of the speaker wires. Even just one of the fine wires that make up the cables can cause this. If you have...

Home Theater: Sony Home Theatre Question, sony home theatre, sony home theatre system
sony home theatre, sony home theatre system, home theatre system: Hi Clayton, Your system has over 100 watts per channel of power plus a powered sub-woofer that has 120 watts of power. There is no reason that it should not shake the walls when you turn the volume up. Try the system with different outputs such as the...

Home Theater: Sony HT-7000DH, hdmi cable, coaxial connection
hdmi cable, coaxial connection, tv speakers: Hi Subhash, The Sony is passing the digital audio from the DVD player through the HDMI cable to the TV and is not picking up this signal for its internal processing to its speakers. This is probably a setup setting in the receiver. Take a good look at the...

Home Theater: Sony HT-DDW900 To Sony Wega 27" Trinitron, wega 27, video game system
wega 27, video game system, sony wega: HI Kerry, If your TV set has an Audio Output connection (usually red and white and marked Audio Out)you may need to switch the TV speakers off to get audio signals out of the connections. The TV must have an input that is producing picture and sound for...

Home Theater: Sony HTIB sound cut in/out, sony home theater, sony home theater system
sony home theater, sony home theater system, output circuits: Hi Jon, What you describe sounds like the output protection circuit kicking in and out. An overload will trip the circuit and it will shut off the output circuits till the overload goes away and then it kicks back on--only to repeat the same process again....

Home Theater: Sony KP-57HW40, e mail addresses, sony crt
e mail addresses, sony crt, sony kp: Hi Richard, Unfortunately, I do not have e-mail addresses for persons inquiring on AllExperts.comn (unless they include them in the question). The questions are forwarded to me via the web site and responses go back that same way. Sorry, I can t put you...

Home Theater: Sony KV-32FX68U TV, sony kv, manual selection
sony kv, manual selection, default input: Hi John, Typically, it is usually possible to set the TV to a default input or it picks up the active input automatically. I was unable to find much on the web about this specific TV. Generally, the TV should come back on to the channel or input that it...

Home Theater: "I have a Sony Rear Projector..., rear projector tv, digital cable box
rear projector tv, digital cable box, rear speakers: Hi Henry, The best way to get TV audio is from its source--your digital cable box. All your TV programs come from the cable so you can use its audio for the surrond sound as well. With digital cable you normally will tune the channel using the cable...

Home Theater: Sony Receiver -STR-DE895, sony receiver, speaker outputs
sony receiver, speaker outputs, food for thought: Hi Edward, The B outputs of the unit are identical to the A outputs. It is possible that a surge or lightning damaged the switching circuit for the speakers and the A side was selected at the time and took the hit. As long as you did not have the B outputs...

Home Theater: Sony SB-V55A Switcher: fuzzy from composite->S-Video (HELP!), vga extender, power cables
vga extender, power cables, dual image: Hi Thomas, You have done an excellent job of giving me the relevant data needed. I wish all my questioners did this as well as you did!! Thanks. The first thing I would do is to remove the s-video cable and connect a composite video cable from the...

Home Theater: Sony SB-V55A Switcher: fuzzy from composite->S-Video (HELP!), vga extender, power cables
vga extender, power cables, dual image: While all those things are possible causes, and better coax will shield better against interference, I have to ask if the switch is converting conposite to S-video to feed the screen? If that is the case, try removing that step and run composite in and out....

Home Theater: Sony STR-DG910, hdmi cables, sony str dg910
hdmi cables, sony str dg910, sky cable: Hello Niel, Please connect all your devices to Sony using HDMI cables. 1. Sky cable box is connected to TV by RF (Cable). 2. Sky cable also gets connected to Sony using HDMI cable. 3. Connect PS3 using HDMI to Sony HDMI 4. Connect Sony to Samsung using...

Home Theater: Sony STR-SE501 says "Protect" even with nothing attached, failure point, doing engineering
failure point, doing engineering, sony str: Hi Brandon, I do not work on any equipment. I spent several years as a technician while in college many years ago. I was a pretty good tech then, but have spent the last 35 years doing engineering work and have not kept up those early skills. The new...

Home Theater: Sony STRDE-497, rca cable, sure what type
rca cable, sure what type, aloha from hawaii: Hi Steve: Never buy a passive system. The active subs are such a great system that nothing compares to it. All you need is a 100-150 watt sub any brand and connect it to your receiver with 1 RCA cable and you are done. If you could afford look at velodyne...

Home Theater: Sony Surround Audio Problem, customer support area, laser head
customer support area, laser head, thanks in advance: Hi Dave, Did you try another DVD? Sometimes the DVD can be bad or the wrong type and will cause all sorts of problems. The fact that the CDs will play is curious but does prove that the problem is limited to DVD play only. The DVDs use other circuits in...

Home Theater: Sony TV/Digital Cable/DVD Player hook up, uhf vhf, sony tv
uhf vhf, sony tv, cable connector: Coaxial wires do not come off easily, they have a connector at the end of the coaxial and it is puzzling to me how that has happened, If you have the connector on this cable, please connect it to the Cable connector on the back of the TV that should have a...

Home Theater: Sony TV's, sony tv, widescreen version
sony tv, widescreen version, tube tv: If it was me, I would get the widescreen (16:9) version. Its more natural looking to me, and DVDs and HDTV video will full the screen correctly. Square video (4:3) can be formatted to fit by stretching, zooming, or putting up vertical letterbox bars. If...

Home Theater: Sony Videoscope TV, sony videoscope, time chris
sony videoscope, time chris, cable box: Hi Chris, Are you on a cable box? This sounds like the cable box has a problem with tuning or something. You may want to swap it out with the cable company and see if that helps. If no cable box, the problem may be with the TV tuner. Do you have a local...

Home Theater: Sony VPLHS2 Projector problem, sony vplhs2, sonyusa
sony vplhs2, sonyusa, sony service: Hi Grant, I am assuming that you did try a different source to see if that made any difference. I must admit that my experience directly with all the different kinds of projectors is limited. The older three tube designs (not too many of these around these...

Home Theater: Sound Cutting INOUT, on Surge Protected Board, surge protection device, current limiter
surge protection device, current limiter, preset level: Hello Dwayne or is it Hello Mate! The clicking at the rear of the sub is likely to be a current limiter that is protecting the sub amplifier from over-currrent. It cuts off the amp when it exceeds a preset level of current to keep from blowing the circuits....

Home Theater: No Sound on DVD, toshiba dvd player, rca output
toshiba dvd player, rca output, audio circuits: Hi Joe, I would bet that it is the RS modulator that has failed. I think this because I am more confident in the quality of the Toshiba DVD player than the RS modulator. These little cheap modulators (I buy RCA units wholesale for about $8)do seem to work...

Home Theater: Sound missing from front speakers, hd plasma, home theater speaker
hd plasma, home theater speaker, rear speakers: Hi Jason, I took a look at the data for your system on the web and did find some information. Not a lot of details, but enough to know that the 5.1 surround input is built into the sub and is fed directly from your DVD player. This is not an unusual arrangement,...

Home Theater: Sound only coming from 2 of 5 speakers, speaker selector switch, sony dvd player
speaker selector switch, sony dvd player, widescreen hdtv: Hi Bret, It is hard to tell what might be wrong with your system from the symptoms you described. I can suggest a couple of tests that you can run and see if that reveals any problems. It does sound like your Yamaha amp may have a problem but again...

Home Theater: Sound out of only one speaker, component cables, stream inputs
component cables, stream inputs, rca stereo: Hi Shauna, I would recommend that you check the connections on your component cables and be sure that you are using the correct red, green and blue outputs on the DVD player. There are also red and white audio outputs that can be confused because of like...

Home Theater: Sound on Panasonic HT-730, rear speakers, panasonic sc ht730
rear speakers, panasonic sc ht730, troubleshooting techniques: Hi Latitia, I am assuming from your description that all the speakers of the system are not working. Is this correct or is it just the wireless rears? If none of the speakers work, it is probably due to a problem in the amp. Some of these systems that...

Home Theater: Sound Problems, birdsall services group, dvd vhs player
birdsall services group, dvd vhs player, sony rack: Hi Danny, I am a bit confused with your equipment listing. The plasma TV, Go video DVD/VHS player , Sony rack system and SA Cable box all are familiar. What is the Birdsall Services Group/VHS item? I looked up this firm on the web and they are an engineering...

Home Theater: Sound Quality, optical connection, sound mode
optical connection, sound mode, voice track: It sounds like your are not getting the center channel. (where the voice track typically comes from.) What are you using for a surround sound processor/reciever? what kind of connections are you using? You should be using a single digital coax or optical...

Home Theater: Sound Volume, sony home theater, sony home theater system
sony home theater, sony home theater system, rca pin: Hi Joel, Most often when a TV is connected to the home theater system, its RCA pin plug audio outputs are used along with a stereo patch cable to feed the TV audio to the audio system. These outputs are either a fixed level or variable level output (sometimes...

Home Theater: No Sound from Yamaha HTR-5890, yamaha htr 5890, lightning strikes
yamaha htr 5890, lightning strikes, factory warranty: Hi Tim, Well, I am baffled too!! Unless you had a bad storm with close lightning strikes in the night, it does appear that you need to contact Yamaha customer service for assistance. You may want to try unplugging the unit from the wall, wait a minute...

Home Theater: SPEAKER SOUND, hitachi 42 plasma tv, hitachi 42 plasma
hitachi 42 plasma tv, hitachi 42 plasma, input cables: As I told i you in my previous answer, TV broadcast is normally in stereo. So you will get stereo sound. You need to check your input cables from TV to surround sound and either replace the cables or make sure connections are good and solid. The reason I...

Home Theater: Speaker boxes, diameter pipes, speaker boxes
diameter pipes, speaker boxes, particle board: Hi Jon, One of the easiest things to do for the subs is to get a couple of prefab boxes like used in the car systems. These are designed to fit the speakers and seem to be pretty inexpensive in plain black. They should also give lots of low tones if the...

Home Theater: Speaker Configuration in Onkyo TX SR 504, onkyo tx, speaker configuration
onkyo tx, speaker configuration, center speaker: Hi Mo, Some amps require you to select a three speaker operating mode to get it all set up. If you have the surround sound mode selected to 5.1 mode, it may not show all the speakers on the display. Take a look at the Onkyo manual and read over their instructions...

Home Theater: Speaker Hook Up, sony trinitron tv, sony ns400d
sony trinitron tv, sony ns400d, audio video cables: Hello Peter, What you need is the surround sound reveiver and a set of surround speakers. This set of equipment will provide a full surround output from the speakers and will not use the TV speakers at all. Since you own a good set of Sony equipment,...

Home Theater: Speaker impedance, electric motor theory, ohm resistor
electric motor theory, ohm resistor, speaker impedance: Hi Simon, You ask tough questions!! My degree in Physics goes back many years now (I grew up in the days of tube equipment)and I had to try and remember all my electric motor theory. Frankly, I did some web searching and found hundreds of articles on speaker...

Home Theater: Speaker Location, home theater in a box, speaker location
home theater in a box, speaker location, decent system: Hello Doug: Denon makes good quality stuff. The best way to place your speakers will be on the wall with wall mounts and as high on the wall as possible making sure it looks pleasing. Left and right front. Left and right rear. Front center and rear center....

Home Theater: Speaker location, two subs, speaker location
two subs, speaker location, signal cable: Hi Danny, Installing a sub is easy! Since its sound is omni-directional it can be installed just about anywhere. If powered, it will need an electric outlet and you must be able to get the signal cable to it as well. I have put subs behind the big screen...

Home Theater: Speaker noise, power sockets, home theatre system
power sockets, home theatre system, sneaking suspicion: HI Gremion, Looks like we are zeroing in on the problem in your system. The hum can come from the STB as easily as from other devices. I would try leaving the wires from the STB connected to the system and just unplug it from the wall. If the hum stops,...

Home Theater: Speaker placement,,?, side speakers, ceiling speakers
side speakers, ceiling speakers, rear speakers: Hi Jason, I have installed ceiling speakers for rears and sides lots of times in the past few years. I even have the rears of my personal system in the ceiling right now. I am planning to put a pair of fronts in the ceiling soon as well. How the speakers...

Home Theater: Speaker placement, speaker placements, rear speakers
speaker placements, rear speakers, ceiling speakers: Hi Fred, Typically, the rear speakers of a surround system should be behind the normal viewing area, i.e. your sofa or chairs. I usually space these about 24 inches behind this area. You may want to consider in-ceiling speakers to for this application....

Home Theater: Speaker Setup, celestion speakers, speaker setup
celestion speakers, speaker setup, tower speaker: Hi Tollie, The speaker size setting on most amps will tend to limit the frequencies sent to the speakers. When set to small, the lows are reduced since the speaker can not reproduce them. That is why they sounded bright--you were hearing mostly mids and...

Home Theater: Speaker Switch Question, speaker switch, ran one
speaker switch, ran one, e mail: Hi Jeff: A simple switch. Split one of the two wire where it is convenient for you. Remove 1/4 insulation off the the two ends and solder the two wires to two terminals. Make sure you know how these terminal work when you turn the switch on or off. Good...

Home Theater: Speaker Switch Question, speaker load, speaker switch
speaker load, speaker switch, radio shack: Hi Jeff, You could put in a simple on/off switch in one of the lines going to the speaker and turn it off as desired. This will work OK, except that sometimes amplifiers do not like having a circuit open and running without a speaker load on that channel....

Home Theater: Speaker Wire-Bulk, free copper, screw down
free copper, screw down, 12 gauge: Yes, monster cable is higher quality. They have to justify the price some how. Now, do you need it? I say UNLESS your system is high end (over $10,000 total in audio) you won t notice the difference. It would be like putting ultra high octane racing gas...

Home Theater: Speaker Wire-Bulk, free copper, oxygen content
free copper, oxygen content, 12 gauge: Hi Dave, I got your other question before I had a chance to sit down at the computer and answer this one. So, I ll do both at the same time. I have used the wire from Home Depot or Lowes and other bulk speaker wire I get from suppliers for even less...

Home Theater: Speaker Wire-Bulk, monster cables, free copper
monster cables, free copper, reproduction quality: Hi Dave: I know monster cables talk about quality, and I see the difference, but does it make a lot of difference in sound reproduction quality, I bet not. Wires do play a vital role and it depends on where you are using them. If you think Monster will give...

Home Theater: Speaker Wire-Bulk, monster cables, free copper
monster cables, free copper, 12 gauge: Dave, first off I want to let you know I don t like Monster. No matter how you buy it, Monster cables are for quantity, and often sacrifice quality. Above all, I recommend you don t go there. As far as the copper is concerned, I have to agree with you that...

Home Theater: Speaker Wire, long distances, speaker wire
long distances, speaker wire, good luck: The longer the distance or the more powerful the speakers the thicker cable you need to use. Something around 80 strand AWG13 (or 14 or 15) would be ideal but if you are running fairly long distances go lower in AWG hence thicker cable. Good luck N...

Home Theater: Speaker wire, stereo amplifier, left speaker
stereo amplifier, left speaker, dual outputs: Hi again Doug, Each speaker needs both wires in each cable to work properly. Sorry I was not real clear about how to connect them up. Here is what you do: Split the cable and connect the two leads of each cable to the two speaker terminals at the speaker...

Home Theater: Speaker wire, left speaker, impedence
left speaker, impedence, speaker wire: Hello Doug Please make sure you know the wattage of your receiver an the wattage of the speakers. Onc e you know that, now you must understand if the impedence of your speakers is 8 ohms each if you hook them up together the impedence drops and if you hook...

Home Theater: Speaker wire, awg 14, sound installations
awg 14, sound installations, speaker wire: Hi Danny, I always use AWG#14 for all the speakers in my surround sound installations. AWG#16 is OK for short runs under 50 . It does not hurt anything to use the larger #14 wire and that is what I recommend. I also recommend that you visit Home Depot or...

Home Theater: Speaker wire interference, antenna input, interpertation
antenna input, interpertation, sound speakers: Hello G Man, I am a bit confused but it is likely just my interpertation of what you are describing. Usually, the TV sound is run through the surround sound system and the surround sound is not run throgh the TV. I will assume you want to watch TV and...

Home Theater: Speaker wire for my surround system, bookshelf speakers, pvc type
bookshelf speakers, pvc type, home theatre system: For rear speakers, I would not get too carried away with high end cables (Monster Price). Just use some generic 12-guage (use 12 because the run to the back of the room is a little long) or you can use 14 guage. Unless you have a real high end system, expensive...

Home Theater: Speaker wire, 4 ohm speakers, left speaker
4 ohm speakers, left speaker, speaker wire: Doug, If you re wiring 2 to each side then the 4 corners would be the best choice, all pointing towards the listening area. It is not recommended running 2 speakers out of one output unless you respect the stereo impedance. So if the stereo impedance...

Home Theater: Speaker wires for Subwoofer, speaker wires, radio shack
speaker wires, radio shack, audio cable: Hi Moses, That cable should work OK. Just plug it in and give it a try. In any event, you do not need to spend $50 on any sub cable. Just buy a low cost standard (not Monster) single or multiple lead type audio cable and use it. Radio Shack will have...

Home Theater: Speakers, magnet gap, electro magnet
magnet gap, electro magnet, narrow gap: Hello Dillon, Speakers are a very simple electro-magnetic device and run on alternating current in normal operation. The cone of the speaker will also move under the application of direct current although it remains still once it has moved to a fixed position...

Home Theater: Speakers, dry wall anchors, drywall screws
dry wall anchors, drywall screws, bracketless shelves: Hi Dave, Just throw away the hardware that came with the shelf and get some screw in dry wall anchors at Home Depot or Lowes. These are available in different sizes and will hold 40-50 lbs each in downforce (weight). You just screw them into the sheet rock...

Home Theater: Speakers, drywall screws, bracketless shelves
drywall screws, bracketless shelves, bracketless shelf: Hi Dave: It depends wether touse shelves or floor stands. I would recommend (if the weight is only 2.5 pounds) to use shelves. You may also look into how you will be wiring the speakers. Concealed or not. Floor stands offer you the opportunity to hide the...

Home Theater: Speakers, kef kht 2005, sound reflections
kef kht 2005, sound reflections, clap your hands: Hi Bernard, I am going to admit that I am not familiar with any of the speakers you list except the B&W brand. I have not heard this particular model either. I assume these are European manufacturers although there are lots of speaker makers here in the...

Home Theater: Speakers, cone woofer, watts rms
cone woofer, watts rms, amplifier output: Hi Dave, First--do not worry about speaker impedances. All these systems will work just fine with your Kenwood receiver. The nominal impedance numbers given in the manufacturers specs do not mean much since impedance changes with frequency and it just...

Home Theater: Speakers, jbl speaker systems, frequency numbers
jbl speaker systems, frequency numbers, good speakers: Hi Dave, Frequency response is a measure of the upper and lower limit of a speakers capability to reproduce those frequencies. The numbers mean, for example, 70 hertz (Hz) is a tone that has 70 cycles per second-- a very low tone; whereas, a 28KHz tone...

Home Theater: Speakers, jbl speaker systems, frequency numbers
jbl speaker systems, frequency numbers, good speakers: Frequency response is the frequency range the speakers can produce. 60Hz means 60 cycles per second, a low bass frequency. 28KHz is 28,000 cycles per second, near the top of human hearing. For example, a frequency response of 30Hz to 28,000Hz means the...

Home Theater: Speakers, jbl scs160si, natural magnets
jbl scs160si, natural magnets, midrange drivers: Hi Dave: JBL SCS160SI is a better System. The fact that it has 10 subwoofer and the Price difference of $100-150, I will buy this system over the 8 Subwoofer. Two 3 Mid range would not make much of a difference niether would 2db sensitivity. Materials...

Home Theater: Speakers, midrange drivers, midrange driver
midrange drivers, midrange driver, sound decoders: Its hard to say, honestly. If you hear how good small speakers (Bose Lifestyle) can sound, you realize that size is not the be and end all of speaker technology. In my home theater I have VMPS Audio RM40 s as front speakers (www.vmpsaudio.com) which stand...

Home Theater: Speakers, midrange drivers, midrange driver
midrange drivers, midrange driver, polypropylene cone: Hi Dave, I usually recommend systems with the larger speakers if there is a choice and that choice is not a big bunch more expensive. The larger speakers will provide a wider range of audio from each of the system speakers and usually sound better over-all....

Home Theater: Speakers, audio video receiver, floor speakers
audio video receiver, floor speakers, rca jacks: Hi Jordan, This is very easy to do. Just get a standard stereo or surround sound audio/video receiver and a set of speakers for it. Add a powered sub-woofer for strong bass sound.The sound output from your computer can be connected to any of the audio inputs...

Home Theater: Speakers, drywall screws, bracketless shelves
drywall screws, bracketless shelves, plastic anchors: Honestly, I don t know much about construction, but 2.5 pounds and a picture frame don t sound very heavy. There are other kinds of drywall anchors that are designed to support different weights. The plastic anchors aren t the strongest type, I think you...

Home Theater: Speakers cut out, yamaha htr, sony dvp
yamaha htr, sony dvp, monster cables: Bill, it could be any number of things that s causing your problem, but if you were to get a new Yamaha receiver, your Sony DVD player should continue working. But let s not jump to conclusions. Since cables are cheapest, let s start with them. Certainly...

Home Theater: Speakers on a HTS, sony home theater, sony home theater system
sony home theater, sony home theater system, rear surround speakers: Hi Leo, I usually install the rear surround speakers on a wall behind the viewing area and in the range of 6-8 feet from the floor. This does make them face back toward the TV and the front speakers. You may want to angle them down a few degrees toward...

Home Theater: Speakers have poor bass, yamaha sx, teac speakers
yamaha sx, teac speakers, yamaha yst: Hi Tollie, I was unable to find much in the way of technical data about your TEAC speakers or the Yamaha amp. The older equipment is sometimes hard to find any info on since they are no longer produced and sold retail. So, about all I can tell you is some...

Home Theater: Speakers & Receivers, wound resistor, ohm loads
wound resistor, ohm loads, vacuum tubes: The ohm rating of an amplifier is to express power in RMS (Root mean square- the toughest truest form of power rating in the industry). This number could be easily manipulated to show a higher number than what is traditionally rated at 8 ohms. For example,...

Home Theater: Speakers, blow the speakers, rms output
blow the speakers, rms output, yahmaha: Hello Dave, In truth, speakers are rated at what they call a nominal impedance (mostly 8 ohms by most manufacturers)that is usually at one of the lower frequencies where the cone moves quite a lot and current through the speaker voice coil is high. Speaker...

Home Theater: Speakerwire interference., antenna line, rf signal
antenna line, rf signal, playing video games: Thats an interesting problem. How are you tuning the TV? Are you using the TV s tuner and outputting audio to your surround sound amp, or using a VCR to feed video to the screen and audio to the SS amp? Try using a VCR as the tuner, if you have one. What...

Home Theater: Splitting HDTV, monster cables, distribution amplifier
monster cables, distribution amplifier, component cables: HI Ryan, What you need is an HDTV distribution amplifier. This unit has one set of component inputs and four sets of outputs. Just connect the component outputs of your Dish receiver into the amp using a component cable and then connect to the two TV sets...

Home Theater: SRS TruSound XT, google search, discrete channels
google search, discrete channels, google: Honestly Lisa, I do not know. SRS TruSound and SRS Trusound XT sound like some kind of brand sound processing. Its not one of the main surround sound codecs. I could not find anything of value on a google search. The main sound sound codecs include Dolby...

Home Theater: SRS TruSound XT, srs web, data streams
srs web, data streams, srs labs: Hi Lisa, As near as I can tell SRS labs has developed a way to take digital surround sound audio which has several distinct and separate audio tracks that normally are reproduced from multiple speakers, and process it from just two speakers to simulate...

Home Theater: Static with a hissing sound, hd tv, dvd movies
hd tv, dvd movies, tvs: Hi Oscar: If you are talking about your 50 HD TV. I need to know the following: Is this on all channels? What about if you play DVD Movies? If you say yes to the above questions. You have a problem with your TVs sound area, It could be a circuit board...

Home Theater: Static (volume dependent) in right front speaker, harman kardon avr, harman kardon avr 340
harman kardon avr, harman kardon avr 340, infinity tss 450: Hi Dave, This kind of interference in a single channel can be caused by a number of things. In your case, since the noise is there regardless of which input you have selected, it almost has to originate in the receiver. It could be in the pre-amp or output...

Home Theater: Stereo combined with home theater, infinity speakers, signal interference
infinity speakers, signal interference, amp output: Hi Merwyn, I do not recommend connecting two amps to one set of speakers without using a speaker switch. The problem is that you actually connect the two amps together when the speaker is connected to both. This can cause bad things to happen and could...

Home Theater: Stereo & home theatre, paradigm speakers, infinity speakers
paradigm speakers, infinity speakers, stereo amp: Most certainly, but instead of using your stereo amp, plug your original two speakers into the 5.1 surround system, and then plug in the additional three speakers. However, you will receive better sound quality if you use speakers from the same manufactorer...

Home Theater: Stereo Reciever, amp circuits, stereo reciever
amp circuits, stereo reciever, pre amp: Hi Glenn, Does the amp have an A/B switch for speakers? If so, try selecting each and see if it fixes it. I have had this same problem a couple of times and it turned out to be operator error!! If that is not the case, and you still have no front outputs,...

Home Theater: Stereo reciever, jvc rx, circuit failure
jvc rx, circuit failure, stereo reciever: Hi Claud, The clicking sound is the overload kicking in. This means that there is either something wrong with the unit or you have a short in one of the speakers. Try inspecting closely the wire connections to the speakers at both the amp and speaker ends....

Home Theater: Stereo Speakers and TV popping, sub hum, panasonic dvd player, sony vcr
panasonic dvd player, sony vcr, technology speakers: Hello Steve, The sub hum is the easy question and I ll answer it first-- You have a ground loop between your sub and the amp that connects to it. (Possibly not just the amp is causing it, the other devices connected could be the source.) The hum is...

Home Theater: Stereo switcher overheating, excessive load, stereo unit
excessive load, stereo unit, bass tones: Hello Admiral N, What you have happening is that the internal protection circuit is kicking in and shutting the speaker output channels down--probably due to heat. The usual culprit that produces heat in these circuits is the content and volume of the...

Home Theater: Stopped supporting formats, pioneer company, blue colour
pioneer company, blue colour, customer service department: Hi Lokesh, Sorry, but I am not familiar with this model from Pioneer. I do not have any experience with it and thus can not assist. That model number came up as an auto radio in my web search so I was unable to even review its specifications. I recommend...

Home Theater: SURROND SOUND/SPEAKER CHANNELS, pioneer vsx, sound thanks
pioneer vsx, sound thanks, rear channels: Hello Michelle You need to get in the set up mode and set up the volumes on each speaker. Then do a tone test. You must have all these instructions in your user manual. Please follow the instructions for the set-up. Your surround sound will come from a DVD...

Home Theater: NOT GETTING SURROUND AUDIO FROM TV, hook ups, rca cable
hook ups, rca cable, external input: Hi Tom, The TV audio out should feed a signal to the external input of the DVD unit. Be sure that the external input is selected on the DVD or you will not get any sound. Now--assuming that you read the DVD instruction manual and have done that, the problem...

Home Theater: SURROUND SYSTEM HOOK-UP, hdmi cable, awg 14
hdmi cable, awg 14, hitachi 42hds52: Hi Randy, You are entirely correct regarding the HDMI cables. One goes from the amp output connector to the TV input connector. The other from the DVD HDMI output to the amp DVD HDMI input. If you get another HDMI device (like a Dish HD Satellite TV reciever...

Home Theater: Sub hook up, home theatre system, amp volume
home theatre system, amp volume, power amp: Hi Jason, The sub you got is probably not a powered sub with its own built-in amplifier. If so, it would have a power cord and an RCA type connector for the input audio. This kind of sub can not use the single sub pre-out from your amp. It is still possible...

Home Theater: Sub-Woofer, model asw10, merry christmas and happy new year
model asw10, merry christmas and happy new year, two subs: Hi Mike, The Phase Switch is used to reverse the signal phase of the sub. What this does is to switch the sub so that the bass notes are in phase with the same note coming from other speakers. Phase is the relationship between the tones produced by the...

Home Theater: Sub woofer feedback, volt power line, denon avr1804
volt power line, denon avr1804, rca pin: Hello Jon, The unshielded cable will account for 60Hz hum on a sub-woofer when that much is laid out in the attic, etc. The proximity to the 110VAC line is not important unless you run the cable close and parallel to it for several feet. Then it is possible...

Home Theater: Subs to a tv., car stereo system, luck dave
car stereo system, luck dave, sound receiver: Hi Jason, It may be possible Jason, but why would you want to do so?? Oh--right--big bass sounds!! It may be possible to feed the subs (they will need their own amps with volume controls, of course) if the TV has an audio output. Most of the newer...

Home Theater: Subwoofer, watts rms, vent port
watts rms, vent port, rms output: Hi Darshan, So the Sony is an amplifier with sub port. OK--makes more sense now!! Most HT subs in use today have built-in amplifiers in the 50 to 300 watt RMS range. My unit is a Polk Audio 12 sub with a 150 watt amp. There are lots of units on the...

Home Theater: Subwoofer, transmission line systems, rel quake
transmission line systems, rel quake, passive radiator: You need to know the size of the sub woofer and amount of air it displaces with its cone and you also need to know if you need a port or not. Please read this. Designing and building your own subwoofer for your audio system can be a great way of improving...

Home Theater: Subwoofer Connection to a Home Theatre, sony 150, panisonic
sony 150, panisonic, monster cable: Hello Tyler, Have you tried testing the sub to see if your sub is working? Plug ih the monster cable in the sub woofer and touch the naked end or the center part of the cable. Does it make noise , if it does not you have a problem with the sub. If it does...

Home Theater: Subwoofer Connection, powered subs, rca line
powered subs, rca line, sony receiver: Hi Robert, Sony is not usually known for the high quality of their speakers. I do not have any information or experience with the specific sub you are looking at, so can not comment about it. I would recommend that you take a look at the Polk Audio line...

Home Theater: Subwoofer Connections, speaker wire connectors, weather proof
speaker wire connectors, weather proof, speaker terminal: Hello Steve: The best suggestion I can give you is to follow the instructions came with the sub, The RCA connection on your reciver is for powered sub. Powered sub amplifies small signals to produce massive sound. In your case Sub needs to be hooked to a...

Home Theater: Subwoofer connection, dave thanks, chris hope
dave thanks, chris hope, hey dave: Hi Chris, That you got any sound out of it at all is a miracle!! One of the things I always tell my customers is to buy a better center speaker and sub than you think you may need. Most of the sound from surround sound comes from these two speakers...

Home Theater: Subwoofer humming, luck dave, cable check
luck dave, cable check, sub woofer cable: Hi Rick, Sounds like possibly a loose or bad cable. Check to see if the sub-woofer cable is connected properly. A sudden start of hum is sometimes due to other factors and it could be caused by the amplifier, a bad connector, etc. This particular system...

Home Theater: Subwoofer problem, sony surround sound system, sony service
sony surround sound system, sony service, ac socket: Hi Barry, One never knows about electronics it seems. It is possible that something in the power supply failed completely for unknown reasons. On the other hand, it may be your AC socket (easy to check) or the sub power cable (also easy if it is one of...

Home Theater: Subwoofer, kenwood web, kenwood receiver
kenwood web, kenwood receiver, digital bass: HI Rick, I took a look at the instruction manual for your Kenwood on the web and found a couple of possible problems for you to check. First: Take a look at the speaker setup and make sure the sub is turned on. Be sure that the sub is plugged into...

Home Theater: Surge Protectors: Monster, Belkin, etc.?, monster power surge protector, monster power surge
monster power surge protector, monster power surge, power surge protector: Hi Colin, I would run right back to (Best Buy, Circuit City or where ever) and hand them that overpriced Monster cable and ask for a refund. Talk about a rup off!!! These things are the retailer s single most profitable item!! That is why they push them...

Home Theater: Surround 2.0, Digital 5.1 EX, and DTS 5.1 ES, terminator 2 judgement day, rca cables
terminator 2 judgement day, rca cables, center channel speaker: Hello Pete, What you have there is actually a 5.1 Input, not an output. This is where you plug your dvd player in. Only a few DVD players have this. On the back of them, they will have FL C FR Sub RL and RR all in RCA jacks. Using RCA cables, you plug...

Home Theater: Surround Preamp, dolby pro logic, logic 5
dolby pro logic, logic 5, channel inputs: Hi Adam, What your speaker system has is six individual analog channel inputs which require the same six outputs from the source equipment. There is no switch box or similar device that will deliver these channels. There were at one time DVD players that...

Home Theater: Surround Sound, sony home theater, sony home theater system
sony home theater, sony home theater system, digital optical cable: Mike, make sure your source is encoded in surround sound, otherwise your system won t be able to play it. Most off-air TV isn t broadcast with surround sound, unless it s high definiton, and then it may or may not be in sorround sound. Not all DVDs are in...

Home Theater: Surround Sound, ohmage, sound speakers
ohmage, sound speakers, watt speaker: Hi Admiral: As I said in my earlier e-mail. What you have is a part of the surround speaker system. A surround (5.1)sound speaker system has 2 front, 2 rear, 1 center channel and a sub woofer. To use any speaker in a stereo environment. You must match the...

Home Theater: Surround Sound, speaker stereo system, sound speakers
speaker stereo system, sound speakers, speaker output: Hi Admiral, Connecting three speakers to a two speaker stereo system can be done. It really does not add much to the sound since you must connect two speakers to one speaker output and one to the other. The two speaker side may be lower in volume than the...

Home Theater: Surround Sound, pioneer speakers, sound speakers
pioneer speakers, sound speakers, impedence: Hello Admiral: Things to remember when wiring the surround sound speakers. If you do not have the matching spekaers, you must always be careful to match the impedence which should be 8 ohms and the wattage should me matching with the receiver. Make sure...

Home Theater: Surround Sound, yamaha rx v659, marantz sr
yamaha rx v659, marantz sr, denon avr 2106: Hello Cobus, Between the Yamaha and the Denon, my choice would be the Denon. I was not able to find detailed data on the Marantz and thus it is hard to make comparisons. In years past the Marantz would have been far better than either of the other two units,...

Home Theater: Surround Sound, sylvania tv, sony dvd player
sylvania tv, sony dvd player, hi matthew: Hi Matthew, Your Aiwa system must be a surround sound unit to deliver surround sound. If you have a stereo only (2 speakers) this unit will not do surround. You must have at least 5 speakers which are the left & right front speakers, a center speaker and...

Home Theater: Surround Sound, pioneer elite vsx, pioneer system
pioneer elite vsx, pioneer system, rear speakers: Your pioneer is not getting a Dolby digital 5.1 signal or it is not processing it. Can you connect your DVD optically or co-axially? If you can try that first to see if you have a HDMI problem? If it works, you have a HDMI Problem and your system processes...

Home Theater: Surround Sound Audio problem, time warner cable box, s video cables
time warner cable box, s video cables, time warner cable: Hi Lee, The HDMI and S-video are indeed only for the video and will not impact any of the normal audio functions of your system. It is clear that the cable guy was not smart enough to get everything connected back up as it should have been. We Satellite...

Home Theater: Surround Sound Decoder, dolby pro logic, audio video receiver
dolby pro logic, audio video receiver, google search: Hi Ron, A Google search found the following site: http://www.dvpc.org/blue/june96/bluecurr.html#art4 This had some limited info on connecting the SSI unit. Might help, might not. I do not have any other info on this unit available and it is difficult...

Home Theater: Surround Sound differences, digital data streams, dobly digital
digital data streams, dobly digital, center channel speaker: Hi Kevin, Sorry about the delay in responding. Been one of those weeks and have had a cold (yuck!!) Most DVDs have Dolby Digital (5.1)and Dolby Pro-logic encoded in the normal stereo analog output, plus DTS (sometimes) and THX (fewer times) and maybe...

Home Theater: Surround Sound Hook-up, scientific atlanta explorer 2200, scientific atlanta explorer
scientific atlanta explorer 2200, scientific atlanta explorer, hook ups: Hello Robert, I did some research and it is simple to connect. Your JVC has all the connections you need for your system to work. You need to connect your Pioneer to Digital 1 in on your receiver and video to video 1 on your TV. Connect your Cable s audio...

Home Theater: Surround Sound issue, time warner cable box, time warner cable
time warner cable box, time warner cable, prologic ii: Hello Vickie, Surround Sound Dolby Digital 5.1(and dts if its available) -channel data comes from a coded signal from DVDS and stream to the receiver. It also carries a digital flag that signals your A/V receiver s Dolby Digital 5.1-channel decoder to switch...

Home Theater: Surround Sound Rear Speakers will not work, bose acoustimass 16, bose acoustimass
bose acoustimass 16, bose acoustimass, rear speakers: Hi, Are you using a DVD movie with Dolby digital 5.1 coded on it? The signal that drives these speakers comes from a source that has Dolby Digital 5.1 coded on it. It gets decoded in the Onkyo System and it fires all the speakers, If it does not see a Dolby...

Home Theater: Surround Sound Speaker & Crossover Set-up, denon avr 1907, speaker crossover
denon avr 1907, speaker crossover, crossover frequency: I thought I answered your first question by telling to try both settings and listen to each and set what sounds good to you. I also told you that your cross over is matter of your ear and accoustics. If i was you, I will set my crossover at 80 and listen...

Home Theater: Surround Sound for our TV, motorola dct6208, hdmi inputs
motorola dct6208, hdmi inputs, sharp aquos: Hi Brandy, I could not find any technical info on your DVD player so I am kind of working in the dark about this. However, I would bet that your DVD player is typical of this type of unit in that it has little in the way of audio/video inputs for connecting...

Home Theater: Surround Sound Wiring, plasma screen, necessary thanks
plasma screen, necessary thanks, speaker wires: Hello Joe: You are on the right track. Your surround sound will mostly be coming from your DVD. You can also wire your cable box to Receiver for better sound quality when watching sporting events. Volume controls on individual speakers is a good idea. ...

Home Theater: Surround Sound, dolby surround pro logic, audio video cables
dolby surround pro logic, audio video cables, cinema dsp: Hi Jeff, You should be able to just hook up the DVD player to your Yamaha and operate perfectly. Just connect the DVD audio/video cables to the DVD inputs and away you go. If your unit has an optical or coaxial digital input, connect the digital output...

Home Theater: Surround System Interferes With Satellite Receiver/TV, satellite tv reception, rf modulator
satellite tv reception, rf modulator, wally world: Hi Jay, Your description of the greening I will assume is related to the flesh tones of the people on the TV and are slightly greener than normal--this also makes the picture as a whole a little greener although not as noticable as the faces. This is...

Home Theater: Surround sound problems, home theater system, sound feature
home theater system, sound feature, jvc home: Hi Kevin, Generally, the loss of center channel audio means that the surround sound input may be missing signals or the surround mode is set up wrong. Some of the movies you have may not be in surround sound. They will need to be in Dolby Pro Logic or Dolby...

Home Theater: Surround sound receiver for audio only, bose 191, audio video receiver
bose 191, audio video receiver, rear inputs: Hi Jim, There should be a mode that runs all the speakers simultaneously on your audio/video receiver (AVR). If you have it in any surround mode it will not work as you want it to. Your unit has a mode called all channel stereo-see page 51 in your owners...

Home Theater: Surround sound speaker problems, bose system, pioneer receiver
bose system, pioneer receiver, rear surround speakers: Hi Bob, Most of the Pioneers have an output adjustment for each of the channels. It could be something as simple as that channel is turned down from the others. They usually show a db level on the display and you can adjust that for that channel only....

Home Theater: Surround sound system problem, 8 ohm speakers, pioneer receiver
8 ohm speakers, pioneer receiver, onkyo txsr504: Hi Tad, The reason I recommended going back to the Pioneer is that I seem to be getting more and more questions regarding problems with Onkyo equipment. While I do not have any statistical numbers on this and probably do not represent the only source of...

Home Theater: Surround sound wireless speaker, energy saving bulbs, rear speaker
energy saving bulbs, rear speaker, wireless speaker: Sounds tricky and sounds like something local could be interfering. Try with the lights switched off especially if you have energy-saving bulbs. Try to unplug ANY unused device, DVD, Receiver,...... Work it out in a process of elimination. Personally I...

Home Theater: Surround sound wiring, bump bump bump, wire pair
bump bump bump, wire pair, aa battery: Hi David, This is typical speaker wire with the different color wires used to set up the polarity of the wiring. Use the silver for the black connector (for example) on both ends and every thing will be polarized correctly. An easy way to find which wire...

Home Theater: Surround sound won't work with digital cable box, digital cable box, rca connectors
digital cable box, rca connectors, analog audio: Hi Steve, Try connecting the audio output of your cable box directly to the external audio input of the Panasonic. The cable box should have a set of analog (red,white)RCA connectors that will deliver the required audio signals. The digital cable may not...

Home Theater: Surround sound, rca cables, samsung dvd player
rca cables, samsung dvd player, ht system: Hello Jose, Your Samsung DVD player is really a DVD player with speakers and does not have a lot of switching capability. That is why you have to switch the cables. There is a switch box that you can use for this that will eliminate switching the cables....

Home Theater: Surround speakers Vs front speakers, watts total power, panasonic 55
watts total power, panasonic 55, channel speakers: Hello John: If you bought a PANASONIC SC-HT680 5 DVD Home Theater Sound System with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound / 4 Surround Speakers, 1 Center, and 1 Subwoofer with 600 watts total power, here are the specs for this model: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround...

Home Theater: Switched to HDMI video, now surround sound doesnt work!, rca cables, sony av receiver
rca cables, sony av receiver, component cables: Hello John, If your Video is working fine, then all you need to do is to connect audio out of your cable box using either the optical or Red and White RCA cables to TV sound in on your receiver. Connect Audio out of Xbox to Aux Audio in on your receiver....

Home Theater: Swivel Slide?, sharp aquos 45, video installers
sharp aquos 45, video installers, layout problem: Hello Jordan, I have never seen a mount like you are describing. If any manufacturer makes this design I am not aware of it. I can see what you want to do and do not think it would present a real challenge to most experienced audio/video installers....

Home Theater: All in One System connection to stand alone DVD, sony davs, pioneer dvd player
sony davs, pioneer dvd player, ht system: Hello Rav, I was unable to find the technical specifications on the Sony HT system. The web lists it in lots of places, but does not provide any specifications. Some of the Sony Dream systems like this one will have additional audio/video connectors on...

Home Theater: s-video, toshiba a100 laptop, s video output
toshiba a100 laptop, s video output, s video cable: Hi Ken, My Toshiba A100 laptop has an S-video output port that can be used to feed video only to a TV set. You will have to do the audio from the headphone jack using a converter cable that has two RCA pin plugs on the other end. These connect to the audio...

Home Theater: sa-ht930, wireless rear speakers, panasonicusa
wireless rear speakers, panasonicusa, wireless speakers: Hi Steve, Sorry about the delay in answering--have been very busy with my business and have not been able to carve out the computer time to do much All Experts. Hopefully the Christmas rush and other holiday activities will slow down soon!! I am not...

Home Theater: samsung and dish tv, samsung vcr, dish tv
samsung vcr, dish tv, dish network: Hi Zoey, The combo unit can be used in the same room as the Dish receiver,but not in the room with the second TV connected to the receiver. To record, you need to connect from the audio/video connectors on the back of the receiver to the recording inputs...

Home Theater: samsung dlp, dlp hdtv, samsung dlp
dlp hdtv, samsung dlp, 1080i or 1080p: Hi Joseph, I looked over the specs on your TV on the web and did not find anything that led me to believe that it would not work normally with an X-box output. Both component inputs are rated from 480P to 1080P and should work just fine with your X-box....

Home Theater: samsung ht-db600, mechanical problem, lens cleaner
mechanical problem, lens cleaner, wal mart: Hi Barry, I get lots of questions about DVD players that are doing the same thing yours is doing. It is most likely a failure in the DVD laser or a mechanical problem with the unit. The problem is that the cost to repair a DVD player is more than the cost...

Home Theater: samsung Projection TV, samsung projection tv, rear projection tv
samsung projection tv, rear projection tv, dlp tvs: Hi Diana, I reviewed the info I could find on the web, including the Samsung web page. Samsung is a good choice and the models I have seen in operation do an excellent picture. My recommendation is the newer DLP design, the SP50-L7HX model. The LCD model...

Home Theater: samsung powering on/off continuously, novak, bad news
novak, bad news, hdtv: Hi Novak, This sounds like the TV protection circuit is cycling when the set tries to power up. It could be a fault in the circuits that is causing the protection circuit to kick in. When the protection shuts down the set, it tries to come on again and...

Home Theater: sansui tv, sansui tv, antenna input
sansui tv, antenna input, best buy: Hi Maria, Your TV probably just has an antenna input. This takes a screw on coaxial cable to connect other equipment. What you need is a modulator which is a device that you plug your combo andio and video cords into, then it converts the audio/video...

Home Theater: satellite, digital cable boxes, dish network dealer
digital cable boxes, dish network dealer, dolby pro logic: Hi Bill, Up front I will tell you that I am a Dish Network dealer and have been for since it first came out some years ago. I must therefor admit a bit of bias in my opinions. The digital signals on satellite are truly digital as they are transmitted...

Home Theater: satellite dish question, satellite dish, roofline
satellite dish, roofline, back yard: Hi Pete, I have faced this problem lots of times in the past and will again in the future. No one wants these things on the front of the house!! It can be put on a pole in the back yard far enough back that it will look over the house and see the satellite....

Home Theater: satellite-dvdr-home theatre, bell expressview satellite, jvc home theatre
bell expressview satellite, jvc home theatre, s video output: Hi Mike, Connecting through the DVDR is possible using the audio/video output of the satellite receiver. Since the DVDR is not an HD device, the composite video (or S-video) and analog audio can be connected to its line inputs. It also has an RF input and...

Home Theater: satellite speakers, headphone jack, wireless headphones
headphone jack, wireless headphones, audio signals: Hi Linda, Sometimes it is easy to add a extension speaker to a TV set and other times it is more difficult. The problem is that the audio signals inside the TV are needed to drive an external extension (satellite) speaker. If the TV set has a set of audio...

Home Theater: satellite tv, college football games, dss satellite
college football games, dss satellite, encryption system: If you mean free-to-air satellite, there is plenty of that around. You can catch a lot of college football games on the weekends, and raw news feeds. You will need an agile (moveable) satellite dish, and a digital and/or analog reciver. News feeds are mostly...

Home Theater: satellite tv, dish network dealer, address phone number
dish network dealer, address phone number, minimum programming: Hi Partick, I am a Dish Network dealer and can certainly give you all the info regarding the Dish Free Promotion. First--you must have a regular credit card such as Visa, MC, etc. Without this, they will not approve you for the fully free system. Then--the...

Home Theater: satellite vs cable, starband internet service, rain droplets
starband internet service, rain droplets, hd broadcasts: Hello Tim, It happens that I am both a Dish Network and a Starband dealer and have direct expereience with both the Dish HD receivers and the Starband internet service. The Dish Model 811 HD receiver (I own one of these) makes an excellent HD picture...

Home Theater: satellite vs. cable, dish network dealer, buying speakers
dish network dealer, buying speakers, dish 322: Hi Dave, When I get an approval for a customer from Dish, I go up on their web site and enter their name, SSN, address and CC number. As I understand it an actual credit check is run by Equifax. I do get a bill from them for all the checks I do. So--I...

Home Theater: satellite vs cable, discoveryhd, satellite uplink
discoveryhd, satellite uplink, satellite vs cable: Hi Tim. My primary function at work is running a satellite uplink truck, so I am very familiar with rain fade. I also have DirecTV at home. If your dish is properly aimed and peaked, it takes A LOT of rain to knock out the signal. During the heaviest thunderstorms,...

Home Theater: satellite, satellite tv provider, ntsc sets
satellite tv provider, ntsc sets, compression artifacts: With satellite, each TV will need a satellite reciever. If Dish is offering a 4-TV package deal for $55 (including the recievers) that sounds like a good deal. DirecTV charges $4 extra for each extra TV that is on an account. If you have one HDTV, and a...

Home Theater: satilite hookup, dish receivers, dish network
dish receivers, dish network, coaxial connector: Hi Robert, It is possible to connect two additional TV sets to your 2 Dish receivers. You are probably using a two-way RF splitter on the channel 3 output (screw on coaxial connector) and a coax running to each TV. There are three-way splitters that...

Home Theater: sattelite, surroundsound, vcr connections to tv, s video cables, audio video switcher
s video cables, audio video switcher, vcr dvd player: Hi Jim, Sorry about the delay in answering--have been very busy with my business and have not been able to carve out the computer time to do much All Experts. Hopefully the Christmas rush and other holiday activities will slow down soon!! Generally,...

Home Theater: scratched rear projection TV screen, rear projection tv, sony rear projection tv
rear projection tv, sony rear projection tv, sony rear projection: Hello S.Owens, I can not direct you to a specific company or web location for a new screen for your Sony RPTV. A short web search did not bear much fruit. I would recommend to first contact the Sony Customer Service department and see if they can help....

Home Theater: screens, projetor, wxga
projetor, wxga, lumens: Hi Joe: I am sorry I do not know about paints. For projetor you must have as high as possible (Keeping price in mind)Lumens and as high as possible the contrast. You must also know the life of the lamp and replacement cost. You must also look at the reolution...

Home Theater: How to set the clock on the DVD player, customer service dept, model number
customer service dept, model number, dvd player: Hi Sandi, Wish I could help, but I have no idea how to do this without the manual. You can probably get one from Panasonic at: http://www.panasonic.com/flash.asp Go to their product support section and enter the model number or just call their customer...

Home Theater: set up, harmon kardon avr235, video rf
harmon kardon avr235, video rf, sound speakers: Jacob, my guess is that most of the time you re going to be watching DVDs and not VHSs anymore. Therefore, I would consider upgrading your television to a newer model; preferably one that supports wide screen and high definition. If you re not interested in...

Home Theater: setting up hd projector, dvd player and sound system, shop at home tv, rca connectors
shop at home tv, rca connectors, audio cables: Hi David, Your cable box has component video (red, blue, green) and digial audio available for producting HD pictures. This is an easy hookup and cable length is not a problem with component video. It really does not matter where you put the equipment...

Home Theater: setting up tv, dvd recorder and sky box., sky box, cable box
sky box, cable box, audio connections: Hi Maxine, It sounds from your description that you have the DVD and cable box connected to the same audio inputs. This is possible if you use analog cables from one unit and an optical cable or digital audio coaxial cable on the other. The optical input...

Home Theater: setup of components, sony playstation 3, panasonic dmr
sony playstation 3, panasonic dmr, audio video receiver: Hi Pete, You have some good stuff. I specially like the Sony Bravia TV. These sets make a superb picture. The speakers should be connected to the Sony AVR (audio video receiver) per the instructions for both. Use the coax cable and connect up the sub...

Home Theater: setup home theater devices, rca jacks, satellite tuner
rca jacks, satellite tuner, reciver: Hello Jim Please connect video out of your reciver to the TV;s video 1 in. Then connect all components to Onkyo reciver. TV goes to TV in , DVD goes to DVD in and other components are hooked exactly the same way. If still having problems, please email me....

Home Theater: setup tv dvd set top box, digital audio outputs, digital audio input
digital audio outputs, digital audio input, scart cables: Hi John, Sorry about the delay in answering. I tried to answer a couple of days ago, but had trouble getting the AllExperts server to work right. In any event, the answer is as follows: Hello John, The only problem I have with being able to assist...

Home Theater: setup, s video cable, component cables
s video cable, component cables, hdmi inputs: Hi John, Unless the Panasonic switches HDMI internally (it will have HDMI inputs if it does), then just connect directly from the cable box HDMI output to the TV HDMI input using your HDMI cable. This will take HD video and digital audio to the TV set directly....

Home Theater: sharp aquos 42 lcd and built ins, wii, great tv
wii, great tv, tv mount: Hello Nancy, Happy Holidays. There are some great TV mounts are available for you. Please make sure which ever TV Mount you buy, see it in store setting to make sure that it fits you criteria. Normally TV mounts allow you 6-10 inches from the wall and...

Home Theater: sharp aquous, minor glitch, customer service dept
minor glitch, customer service dept, warranty repair: Hi Mike, You might try unplugging the set from the wall for a few minutes and see if that fixes it. Sometimes a power on reset will cure a minor glitch in the tv processor. If that does not help, you may want to contact Sharp (www.sharpusa.com) and get...

Home Theater: -------------------------..., sony receiver, home theater system
sony receiver, home theater system, aloha from hawaii: If you are hooking up 7 speakers (2 Front 1 Cemter front, 1 Center rear, 2 rear and 1 subwoofer) to the Sony receiver, you should hook up all of your speakers to the receiver and not to the sub. Then hook up your sub to the Sony Receiver. It should be easy...

Home Theater: sony dvd picture not clear (not just when playing a dvd), component video cables, audio video receiver
component video cables, audio video receiver, s video cable: Hi Todd, You may want to check your TV with another source to be sure the lines are coming in from the Sony unit. I suspect that they are since you tried an alternate input (the S-video).Usually different video inputs on the TV will not show the same problems....

Home Theater: sony ht-ddw700 install??, samsung vcr, home theatre system
samsung vcr, home theatre system, rca tv: I suggest the following: AV connection from Sony out to DVR AV in AV connection from Samsung combo out to AV2 in on DVR DVR out to TV AV in In which case DVR can record one program while watching another and everything playsback on TV Good luck ...

Home Theater: sony ht-ddw700 install??, digital audio inputs, samsung vcr
digital audio inputs, samsung vcr, home theatre system: Hi Kevin, Your Sony HTS does not have the capability to switch the video part of the TV picture and only processes the audio through its amplifier. This means that you will need to connect the audio output from your cable box and Samsung combo unit to the...

Home Theater: sony projection tv...KP-57HW40, sony projection tv, blue tube
sony projection tv, blue tube, extended warranty: Hi Harvey, I hate to have to say it Harvey, but I would not throw good money after bad to do anything more to this set. I would bet that the new CRTs would do the same thing after awhile and you would be doing it again. Seems to me that cutting your losses...

Home Theater: sony surround sound, sony home theatre, sony home theatre system
sony home theatre, sony home theatre system, home theatre system: Hi Lucy, About all you can do is take the unit in to a servicer and see what they can do. It may be something simple and cheap to fix, but on the other hand get an estimate for repairs. You may have to pay for the estimate, but it is possible that it...

Home Theater: sony theater surround, dolby prologic ii, virgin television
dolby prologic ii, virgin television, correct cables: Hello Kim, For you to get a surround sound effects, it has to come from some source, DVD has a 5.1 Dolby Digital 5.1 coded on to the DVD. Your reciver detects it and then decodes it so you can hear the surround sound. Your TV does not. If your receiver has...

Home Theater: sony wega and timer light sony surround cant turn off mute, sony wega, sony surround system
sony wega, sony surround system, boat anchors: Hi Roger, Sounds like a power supply problem with the TV. No way to tell how expensive to fix without a servicer taking a look to see what has actually failed. The boards may be fairly cheap for this old of set, but again I have no specific cost info....

Home Theater: sony, sony projection tv, digital hope
sony projection tv, digital hope, repair charges: Hi Thomas, When a projection TV gets a lot of years on it, there may be a problem getting replacement parts. From your description, it has a problem with the convergence circuits. This can be a complicated problem to fix. I would recommend that you...

Home Theater: no sound, philips lx3000d, video amplifier
philips lx3000d, video amplifier, circuit failure: Hi Larry, Many of these DVD player systems have part of the amplifier in the sub. This can sometimes cause problems since the cable between amp and sub can be more than just a signal cable. If a wire gets broken, the amp may not control the sub, etc. Whether...

Home Theater: no sound, sony lcd tv, prologic ii
sony lcd tv, prologic ii, pioneer dcs: Hello Gaz The only way to get surround sound is to have a surround sound signal present and the decoder in your receiver decodes it. Tv signals are normally not in surrouns sound. If your system has Prologic II use that setting for your TV sound and it is...

Home Theater: No sound, cable boxes, audio cables
cable boxes, audio cables, luck dave: Hi Mike, I took a look at the Dell 37 LCD model 3707C and did not find any optical or RCA audio outputs listed for this model. If this is your model, that is likely the reason no audio comes from the receiver. If this is not the right model, come back...

Home Theater: No sound out of Bose 321, vizio plasma, bose 321
vizio plasma, bose 321, comcast cable: Hello Mathew, Optical cable, is it working? Do you see a red light when you plug one end in the Cable Box and look at the other end. If you see light you have the Cable box side working. Then you need to figure out if BOse side is working by going into menu...

Home Theater: no sound on cable tv, sony theater, tv speakers
sony theater, tv speakers, theater speakers: Hello Joey: I do not knoe Sony Dream Machine. You have not given me a model number to refrence. The way TV sound works is that you Take audio out of your cable or Tv and feed it to your reciver s either Tv input or Aux input You should get Tv sound. Thank...

Home Theater: sound from DVR box, fiber optic cable, sony receiver
fiber optic cable, sony receiver, cable signal: Hi Derek, Sounds like the cable box to me. Get the cable company to change it out and that will probably fix it. It could be the Sony, but I would trust it to be OK before I trusted the cable box to be working correctly. The cable signal level is also...

Home Theater: sound delay, rca cables, rca inputs
rca cables, rca inputs, sony receiver: Hello Roger, You need to re-do your connections. Connect your cable to dvd recorder and to TV. Connect audio out of the cable box using RCA Cables to the reciver. All your audio cables should go to the Sony Receiver and your video to the JVC TV s video 1...

Home Theater: No sound from Onkyo TX-DS575 Receiver, google search, russ lang
google search, russ lang, onkyo receiver: Hi Russ, I have answered other questions about this particular Onkyo receiver and unfortunately have not really been able to suggest a positive solution. It appears that Onkyo also does not have a handle on it either. About all I can suggest is that...

Home Theater: sound problems, panasonic dvd player, sony dvd player
panasonic dvd player, sony dvd player, quality unit: Hi Mark, About all I can tell you,Mark, it that it is broken!! No, I am not kidding. DVD players, regardless of brand or cost, are all on the way to breaking in some way or the other. I get many questions about them, and all I can offer in the way of help...

Home Theater: sound problems with Toshiba TheaterView, power supply circuits, toshiba theaterview
power supply circuits, toshiba theaterview, plasma tvs: Hi Mary, You can probably get a local servicer to fix your Toshiba TV. The humming noise is likely due to a component in the audio or power supply circuits that is going bad. Parts should still be available for this TV. They will probably have to replace...

Home Theater: sound problems, pioneer receivers, pioneer speakers
pioneer receivers, pioneer speakers, home theater in a box: Hi Dave, The SX-316-S is a Pioneer audio/video surround sound receiver that is part of a system called the HTP3800. These Pioneer receivers are pretty good pieces of equipment and work pretty well. When you go into the set up functions of the receiver...

Home Theater: sound rca rear projection, rca rear projection, avail
rca rear projection, avail, simmons: Hello Cathy: Do you have a generic remote or a remote that came with your TV. If generic, he probably removed the batteries and the code you entered to make the remote work needs to be re-entered. If it is your origanal remote and a multi device remote,...

Home Theater: no sound from speakers, amplifer, audio outputs
amplifer, audio outputs, speaker wire: Hi Jim It is possible that this short damaged the outputs of your amplifer and that is the cause of the failure. When a sub is connected to the left and right audio outputs of the amp, shorting these outputs can cause damage. Speakers may be OK, but amp...

Home Theater: No sound out of TV when playing dvd's, sony dav, sony speakers
sony dav, sony speakers, sony unit: Hi Jeremiah, If your TV is a digital set, you should be using the HDMI output from the Sony to provide the audio and video to the TV set. Your Sony unit has the component (red,blue and green) three wire HD video cable connections, which you can also feed...

Home Theater: no sound when we want to watch the tv, yamaha htr 5740, htr 5740
yamaha htr 5740, htr 5740, check connections: Hello Kelly: Did you somehow changed reciver s settings accidently please check to make sure these settings are normal. You did not connect or disconnect any thing I presume? Your Tv sound how is it connected to your receiver. If it is through your Cable...

Home Theater: sound..., thx dolby digital, dolby digital ex
thx dolby digital, dolby digital ex, channel codec: hello Joe: A digital audio encoding system from Dolby used in movie and home theaters. First used in 1995, Dolby Digital employs Dolby s AC-3 (Audio Coding-3) coding and compression technology and is the standard for DVD-Video and HDTV.Dolby Digital provides...

Home Theater: speaker hookup, center channel speaker, channel amp
center channel speaker, channel amp, sound receiver: Hi Ron: It is not clear to me as to what are you trying to accomplish. If you mean that you have a surround sound receiver that has hook up capability for left and right front, Left and right rear, a center channel and a sub woofer out put. If you have such...

Home Theater: speaker hookup, center channel speaker, channel amp
center channel speaker, channel amp, correct connections: Hi Ron, I need a little more info to be sure I am telling you the correct connections. Do you have a single surround sound unit with a built in tuner and preamplifer plus the left/right front, center and left/right (rear) speaker connections on the back?...

Home Theater: speaker hookup, high power amplifiers, maximum output
high power amplifiers, maximum output, maximum power: Hello Ian, The a and b outputs of your Kenwood are designed to drive two pairs of speakers. These outputs are not normally used where they are bridged as is possible in some high power amplifiers. I would not recommend trying to connect them together...

Home Theater: Front speaker hum, ground loop, hi john
ground loop, hi john, single device: Hi John, Hum can be due to several different things. One way to see if it is coming from outside the unit is to disconnect any other devices (except speakers) and see if the hum goes away. If it does, then start connecting the cables to the other units...

Home Theater: speaker sounds sometimes cuts out, pioneer sx, pioneer speakers
pioneer sx, pioneer speakers, stereo output: Hello Vic, Assuming that the signal from you digital setup box is working fine. If it is. Then I do not think your reason to turn Off and On your receiver will solve the problem. You need to call pioneer support and ask them if you need to take your receiver...

Home Theater: speaker sys., speaker enclosure design, crossover networks
speaker enclosure design, crossover networks, speaker boxes: Hi Dan, This subject is pretty complex to cover in this kind of media. I can not provide drawings or photos, etc. So--what I recommend is that you go up on google.com and do a web search for the subject speaker enclosure design . There are lots of sites...

Home Theater: speaker wire guage, awg 14, home theater system
awg 14, home theater system, speaker wires: Hi Albert, With the sizes of speakers that usually come in the package units, increasing the wire size will not improve anything except the profits at the store where you buy them. It will not hurt anything either and you can certainly get some AWG #14...

Home Theater: speaker wire, speaker wire, splices
speaker wire, splices, rca: Hi Mardonio, You sure can. Just be sure to use wire of the same or a bigger size to extend the speakers. If you are only going to run a few feet (less than 20 feet) just use the same size wire. Be sure to not let the splices get shorted together and keep...

Home Theater: No speakers, output transistors, rear surround speakers
output transistors, rear surround speakers, stereo amplifier: Hello Simon, I have also found many times that when the speakers are not connected to the outputs of an amp, there seems to be no ill effects. The lack of a load on the output transistors probably protects them even if signals do come in. In addition,...

Home Theater: speakers go out, kenwood vr, luck dave
kenwood vr, luck dave, cable act: Hi William, The loss of center and sub is sometimes due to not having the surround sound signal present. The loss of those channels after a minute or so is not typical of this problem, however. The fact that they do come on in Dolby mode and then go out,...

Home Theater: What speakers, lsi system, polk speakers
lsi system, polk speakers, denon avr887: Hi Keith, The PSW505 is an excellent unit--I own one of these myself. Need I say more? There are two good ways to go for surround speakers. I have the ceiling type for rears (also for fronts)and use the Polk LC80i round speakers for both sets. They...

Home Theater: speakers are humming, onkyo txds, denon 2805
onkyo txds, denon 2805, rca cable: Hi Louie, I would bet that you have a ground loop problem. This is a classic description of what it causes. A ground loop happens when you have two pieces of electronics equipment plugged into two different AC sockets and one of the sockets has a bad...

Home Theater: speakers for new receiver, frequency response characteristics, kef speakers
frequency response characteristics, kef speakers, harmon kardon: Hello Brian, You can certainly continue to use your KEF speakers as the left/right front speakers and purchase a center speaker to start out building a full surround speaker package. In fact, you could move these to the rear position when you add the new...

Home Theater: speakers selection for home theatre, logitech z 5500, yamaha av receivers
logitech z 5500, yamaha av receivers, digital speakers: Greetings to Ramesh, The Logitech Z 5500 is actually advertised as a computer speaker system that has the capability to also play music from a DVD, CD, etc. I looked over its specifications on the web and it is not a bad system for a price around the $400US...

Home Theater: speakers set up, room layout, woofer
room layout, woofer, angles: Hi Maria, Since it is hard to send drawings via this media, I am going to have you go to a web site that shows exactly how to set up your surround speakers. Go to: www.dolby.com and click on room layout on the first page. This shows how they recommend...

Home Theater: speakers, input circuits, stereo speakers
input circuits, stereo speakers, senior citizen: Hi Bill, Sounds like one of the channels of the TV input circuits in the amp is intermittent. The CD mode uses a different set of inputs and they may go through a different path to the speakers than the TV mode. You might want to try connecting the TV...

Home Theater: splitter, tim cheng, cable modems
tim cheng, cable modems, time tim: Possibly... This can be done on satellite because the dish LNB outputs 900-1200 MHz, and the antenna picks up UHF channels, in the 500-800MHz range. The two don t interfere with each other. Cable, however, uses lower frequencies than the satellite system....

Home Theater: splitter, satellite antenna, lucky enought
satellite antenna, lucky enought, antenna input: Hello Tim, It is possible to use a single coax cable to carry both the satellite TV signals from your satellite antenna and signals from a local TV antenna. The device used to do this is called a diplexer. It is somewhat like a splitter but is not really...

Home Theater: static on big screen, rca projection tv, rabbit ears
rca projection tv, rabbit ears, 52 rca projection tv: Hello Mark, Sounds like a high voltage problem to me. The hissing is 25,000 volts. I would not touch it if I were you! The voltage is not really dangerous as it does not have much current behind it, but one will really jump if one gets across it (been...

Home Theater: static electricity, static electricity, repair estimate
static electricity, repair estimate, static charge: Hi Marie, Static electricity is worse in the winter months and you can sometimes eliminate it with a humidifier. Also, get in the habit of touching the case of the unit or a metal object before push a button, etc. This tends to discharge the static charge...

Home Theater: stations forced to go digital, sony fd trinitron wega, sony fd trinitron
sony fd trinitron wega, sony fd trinitron, analog tvs: Hi Bill, You are entirely correct in your assumption that older CRT analog TVs will still be usable for many years to come. Both cable and satellite already send their signals out in digital form and those TVs still work fine. The off-air tuners in them...

Home Theater: stereo receivers, sonance speakers, volt transformers
sonance speakers, volt transformers, volt line: Hi Jonathan: 70-Volt Speaker System Life gets complicated when you have several speakers that you want to hook up together to put the sound in more areas, or handle more power. Rather than wrestle with the nightmare of speaker impedance matching, many large...

Home Theater: stereo/speaker no sound, but buzzing, speaker mode, stereo speakers
speaker mode, stereo speakers, stereo speaker: Hello Ken, What are you listening to when you are experiencing this hiss? What is the level of the volume, is it high when you hear the hiss? If it is on all formats (CD, FM etc) then check your amp or reciver. Is your reciver equiped with A and B speakers?...

Home Theater: strobbing lines on TV...., nfl sunday ticket, power sockets
nfl sunday ticket, power sockets, ground potentials: Hi Michael, It sounds to me like you have a ground loop problem. This is caused by having equipment connected to power sockets with different ground potentials on them. An easy soluton is to just plug all the equipment into a single plug strip. The built-in...

Home Theater: subwoofer, quake levels, earth quake
quake levels, earth quake, powered subwoofer: Hi Joe, I recommend a powered subwoofer. Why?--that is an easy one!! When the sub has it own amp built in, it s volume can be adjusted independently of the volume of the rest of the speakers in the surround system. That way you set the level of the low...

Home Theater: subwoofer connection, pioneer vsx, y adaptor
pioneer vsx, y adaptor, speakercraft: Lou, It really depends on your receiver and Sub, some get one RCA connection some other get a speaker wire connection out of the receiver. Some subs receive one cable or plug in some others get left and right. If your receiver feeds out one RCA to the...

Home Theater: subwoofer hookup, rca inputs, sony receiver
rca inputs, sony receiver, question thanks: Hello John, Did you buy this sub recently and can this sub be exchanged for the one that has Left and Right speakers connected to it and through speaker wire. Can this be possible, if it is then you are in good shape. Otherwise, there is no way I know except...

Home Theater: subwoofer pre output, lg lmd5530, web hope
lg lmd5530, web hope, level signal: Hi Tim, The sub pre-out is designed to drive a powered sub. It is a low level signal and will not drive a non-powered sub. Take a look at the subs available from Polk Audio. (www.polkaudio.com). They are quite excellent and priced reasonably. The prices...

Home Theater: subwoofer, woofer speaker, 10 inch woofer
woofer speaker, 10 inch woofer, speakers subwoofer: Hi Shrutesh, Most current sub-woofer designs use a vented enclosure (box) and the speaker is mounted on one side or the bottom. The box is fabricated of at least 3/4 plywood or similar material and sealed except for a couple of vents. The vents are made...

Home Theater: sudden loss of DTS, amp circuits, sony str
amp circuits, sony str, worth a shot: Hi Craig, Wish I had a quick and easy answer to your question. I am sure you have looked at the obvious things like being sure the DVD has a DTS track on it, etc. It could be the DVD player is not delivering the data stream for DTS. If you can access...

Home Theater: suround sound, rca cable, stereo setup
rca cable, stereo setup, sound speakers: Jared, I get a lot of questions like yours, and I ll go into some good detail answering it, let me know if you don t understand, that s the one score I m lacking in right now. The number 1 thing you need to be concerned with is QUALITY. That said, unless...

Home Theater: suround speakers!!!, reputable manufacturer, time dave
reputable manufacturer, time dave, forum ecoustics: Hi Chad, Before you buy these speakers I would go up on the following site and read some comments about them. http://forum.ecoustics.com/bbs/messages/3/15201.html I am not sure that this is the same deal you are looking at, but I would suggest you...

Home Theater: surround hook up older yamaha av/reciever, hdtv cable box, prologic ii
hdtv cable box, prologic ii, yamaha rx: Hello Dana Surround sound comes from surround sound signal. Which id Dolby Digital 5.1. This signal comes from DVD, HDTV Broadcast if it is in 5.1 and you have connected it either co-axilly, optically or HDMI. There no other way. If you system has Prologic...

Home Theater: surround sound, digital cable box, prologic ii
digital cable box, prologic ii, watts power: Surround sound comes from coded information on the media. In this case from DVD or some special CDs now becoming popular. It needs to be de-coded by a decoder that is usually the part of Dolby Digital receiver. For you to have a simulated surround sound...

Home Theater: surround sound, half hours, speaker system
half hours, speaker system, allison: Hello Allison, Have you tried contacting the manufacturer of your surround sound. That will be the first place you should start. If still no solution please make sure you give me make and model of your surround. As is, this question can not be answered by...

Home Theater: surround sound, rf switch, rca jacks
rf switch, rca jacks, hook ups: Hi Jared, If your TV set does not have A/V jacks, you can get an inexpensive modulator and use it to convert A/V to channel 3 or 4. This will provide video for the TV and sound as well, but the audio will not be in surround or stereo. You should be able...

Home Theater: surround sound, rear surround speakers, stereo amp
rear surround speakers, stereo amp, nad stereo: Greetings Rob, My recommendation is to buy a separate Audio/video Surround Sound receiver and a set of six surround speakers to go with it. It is possible to use your existing speakers for a couple of the channels (the left and right front channels likely),but...

Home Theater: surround sound, dolby pro logic, pro logic ii
dolby pro logic, pro logic ii, prologic ii: Hello Robert: In not familiar with British market and what sells there. If I am correct in assuming that you are buying systems in pounds and that makes you a Buyer in England. I hope I am correct. If not, my sincere apologies. Some of the systems that...

Home Theater: surround sound?, home theater speakers, rca plug
home theater speakers, rca plug, banana plugs: I do not follow what you are desceibing to me. DVD Player has either optical or coaxial out and that needs to be plugged into the receivers Optical or coaxial(Orange RCA Plug)plugs. Speakers must be connected yo your receiver by either plin wire or banana...

Home Theater: surround sound, optical digital input, samsung tv
optical digital input, samsung tv, optical output: Hi Greg, Just connect from the audio output of the DTV receiver to the surround sound HT. Your HT has an optical digital input and you should also have an optical output on the DTV. Just get an optical cable and connect it up. This way, all the sound from...

Home Theater: surround sound, hitachi plasma tv, zenith dvd player
hitachi plasma tv, zenith dvd player, hd model: Hi Clinton, You have a quite nice Hitachi plasma TV set that should make excellent HD pictures from your cable box (assuming that the cable box is an HD model). You did, however, get a very cheap (less than $150)Zenith DVD player with speakers. It is not...

Home Theater: no surround sound from cox cable box, explorer 8300hd dvr, mitsubishi hdtv
explorer 8300hd dvr, mitsubishi hdtv, home theatre receiver: Hello Rober, If it is in Dolby Digital 5.1, then you should get surround sound. However, it depends on how have you connected the audio signal. In order for you to get surround sound you need to connect your audio either coaxial (Orange RCA Plug)to coaxial...

Home Theater: How to get surround sound from DVD & Satellite, sony dav s500, component video output
sony dav s500, component video output, component video input: Hi Cyndi, Your DAV-S500 HT system is supposed to have an additional audio input that one can use to feed the audio from an external unit, such as the new DVD player. You should be able to connect as follows and get everything working. 1. Connect the...

Home Theater: No surround sound from dvd, hitachi hdtv, hd signals
hitachi hdtv, hd signals, antenna input: Hi Jeff, Conections to the Sony receiver for audio should go directly from the source equipment to the inputs of the receiver. The audio outputs (red/white) of the Dish unit should be connected to the Sony audio inputs called TV/Sat or something similar....

Home Theater: surround sound with dvr, rca vcr, vcr sony
rca vcr, vcr sony, sony av receiver: If the SONY AV receiver you mentioned has enough inputs I suggest it becomes the hub of your system getting the connections from every piece of equipment attached to one input on the receiver and the monitor out going to your TV s only RCA input. Good luck...

Home Theater: surround sound experience, kirsch loudspeakers, stereo signal
kirsch loudspeakers, stereo signal, sound experience: Hello, 5.1 surround sound comes from a coded signal and usually it is on a DVD Audio. It gets decoded and surround sound is created. If you feed a stereo signal you will not be able to get a 5.1 surround on your system. Only 2 speakers and a sub will work....

Home Theater: surround sound to HD TV, toshiba 62 inch dlp hdtv, digital audio outputs
toshiba 62 inch dlp hdtv, digital audio outputs, time warner cable: Hi Mike, There are no dumb questions, only people dumb enough not to ask them when they need help. I can tell you are not one of those!! To get surround sound in your Pioneer, just connect from the audio outputs of your cable box to one of the audio...

Home Theater: No surround sound in HDTV, panasonic sc ht1000, home theater speakers
panasonic sc ht1000, home theater speakers, hdtv cable box: HI Steve, Sounds like you have the audio from the cable box going into the Panasonic as it should. I believe that the problem is now getting the right Dolby setting for that input. Each of the inputs can be set to different audio. You will need to change...

Home Theater: surround sound hook up existing wiring, time warner digital cable, music speakers
time warner digital cable, music speakers, best buy: Hi Ann, I do not think you have a surround sound system, but rather a set of house wide stereo music speakers (background music) in the various rooms identified on the wiring. This is typical for these types of systems that I have installed numerous times...

Home Theater: surround sound hook up with satellite receiver, coaxial connection, optical connection
coaxial connection, optical connection, digital audio output: Hi Elizabeth, Since you did not give me any brand names or model numbers of your equipment, my answer will have to be in general terms only. Typically, an A/V receiver will have audio and video inputs as well as a single video output that is connected...

Home Theater: surround sound hookup, motorola hd cable box, digital audio input
motorola hd cable box, digital audio input, hitachi plasma: Hi Tim, Since the Bose only has component video output for HD, you should connect from the Bose directly to the TV component video input. The cable box has both component and DVI outputs available. The easiest connection is from the cable box component...

Home Theater: surround sound hookup, prologic ii, sony wega
prologic ii, sony wega, sony surround sound system: Hi Nancy: Surround sound is coded on to a DVD and decoded when you play it through a Dolby Digital 5.1 Decoder and that s how you hear a surround sound. If you are one of those luck customers who did your home work before buying or were lucky enough to buy...

Home Theater: surround sound problem, sony receiver, receiver problem
sony receiver, receiver problem, patch cables: Hi Dustin, I have seen this happen with a bad optical cable,but that does not mean, of course, that this is your problem. Murphy is obviously involved in this someway!! Try another optical cable and see if that helps--which it may or may not. Also,...

Home Theater: surround sound speaker connection, speaker connection, sound speaker
speaker connection, sound speaker, speaker cable: Hello William, I am confused. There are 2 wires for each speaker. I do not understand which speaker has 4 wires. Please give me details on your speakers. Make, Model and how many speakers you are trying to hook up. Your receiver is telling you that you...

Home Theater: surround sound speakers stopped working, home theater system, sound speakers
home theater system, sound speakers, speaker outputs: Hi Beth, It may be something simple, but from your description, I just do not know how to assist with determining the problem. Have never heard of this brand (there are lots of brands I probably have not heard of!!)and without a brand/model number I can...

Home Theater: surround sound speakers, radio frequency interference, rf energy
radio frequency interference, rf energy, sound speakers: Hi Victor, Do you have a neighbor on the other side of the wall? Could be he is playing his system too loud!!! If there is a club or bar in your area that plays music during this period, it is possible that they are somehow broadcasting and causing the...

Home Theater: surround sound with stereo, rca stereo, stereo speakers
rca stereo, stereo speakers, audio outputs: Hi Mike, You will need to connect from the cable box audio outputs to one of the audio inputs of your amp. Just use an RCA stereo patch cable to do this. Then select that input on the amp and you should hear the cable audio. The PS3 also has a set of...

Home Theater: surround sound system, home theater source, playing my music
home theater source, playing my music, cable box: Hello David, If you are using computer for the home theater source for video and audio, then there are some great powered 5.1 speakers available in the market and you can spread them as far as the system allows. When buying the speakers make sure you have...

Home Theater: Getting surround sound out from TV, toshiba dlp tv, prologic ii
toshiba dlp tv, prologic ii, pioneer receiver: Hello, If you have no sound then please check the optical cable when plugged in the TV s optical jack. You must have a red light on the other end. If you do. Then make sure you connect it to receivers TV in optical jack. Or in the aux of your receiver. ...

Home Theater: Getting surround sound thru reg. TV, rf modulator, satellite antenna
rf modulator, satellite antenna, yellow jacks: HI Adrienne, Sorry about the delay in answering. Christmas and being very busy installing a large 15 foot satellite antenna at a local university took priority over my computer time this week. In any event, this will hopefully give you some answers or at...

Home Theater: surround sound w/ ota connection, free dish network, sound amplifier
free dish network, sound amplifier, antenna input: Hi Chrissy, There are a couple of easy ways to do this-- If you also have a stereo VCR, you can connect the RCA audio connections from it to the surround sound amplifier and use its tuner to get local stations. Just connect the antenna to the VCR antenna...

Home Theater: surround sound not working when you play a dvd or vhs, samsung dvd vcr combo, pioneer speakers
samsung dvd vcr combo, pioneer speakers, pioneer receiver: Hi Kevin, It sounds from your description that the audio outputs of the combo unit are not connected to the Pioneer receiver. An easy way to determine this is to look at the back of the combo and see if you have any cables going to the amplifier. If you...

Home Theater: surround sound, klh r5100, ac power line
klh r5100, ac power line, optical circuits: Hi Bill, I have never experienced this particular problem that I can recall. It may be one of several possible problems causing this. Hum is due usually due to interference from the AC power line getting into the audio,but this does not sound like that....

Home Theater: surround speaker wiring, depot radio, wire resistance
depot radio, wire resistance, gauge wire: Hi William, I use AWG#14 wire for most of my speaker installations. This is just a bit bigger than #16, but does give a bit less wire resistance and is not a lot more expensive. For speakers, I usually just use a small hole in the wall (to make it easy...

Home Theater: surround, output connector, video input
output connector, video input, tv signal: Hi Rob, Most surrond systems have a video output connector that will allow you to connect to a video input on the TV. Then you switch the TV to video input and there is the pix. Now--I have no idea of what your system has since you did not provide the...

Home Theater: switching equipment, video switches, plasma monitor
video switches, plasma monitor, time interval: Your MSNBC source is composite video I guess. The feed from the PC would be VGA (unless the PC has video out), so that would need to be converted to composite video. I know of lots of video switches, but none that are software driven. I m sure something...

Home Theater: sync issue new 65in runco/w directv hr20, directv dealer, satellite receivers
directv dealer, satellite receivers, directv hr20: Hi Dan, I am not a DirecTV dealer, but do sell Dish Network and own one of their HD DVR receivers, the model 622. This sounds like the hr20 is coming up in some mode that the runco does not like. The Dish receiver can be set to all the various HD modes...

Home Theater: All-in-one systems, sizeable collection, copying cd
sizeable collection, copying cd, aloha from hawaii: Hello Cliff: I do not know any system that has combination of CD-R (CD- RECORDABLE), Vinyl and Cassette. However, you can build your own. There many CD-R recorders available. Pioneer and JVC have them, Buy your choice of Vinyl Turntable, a dual casette recorder...

Home Theater: Technics receiver, panasonic web, panasonic brand
panasonic web, panasonic brand, stereo mode: Hi Robert, I could find very little on the web about your receiver. It sounds like it may be in stereo mode only which would not put sound out on any speaker except the left and right fronts. Try switching to the surround mode and see if that helps. There...

Home Theater: Television height, signal cables, hdmi cable
signal cables, hdmi cable, component cable: Hi Jeff, I have my Sony 50 LCD set built into my wall and the center of the screen is about 50 off the floor. It works just fine. Now--if the bottom of the set is 50 or higher, you will need to use a mount (if it is a plasma) that will allow you...

Home Theater: Television Question, flat screen tvs, samsung lcd tvs
flat screen tvs, samsung lcd tvs, satellite tv system: Hi Julie, If money is no object,Julie, get a Pioneer 50 Elite Pro plasma TV. They are the best there is out there I think. Plan to spend about $4000 to $5000 for this critter, however. Then you will need an HD source like an HD cable box or Dish Network...

Home Theater: Television, elizabeth perry, radio broadcast
elizabeth perry, radio broadcast, tv dial: I didn t know myself, so I googled it. Take a look at this article- http://www.discovery.com/area/skinnyon/skinnyon971031/skinnyon.html Baiscally, many years ago, the FCC shifted around where TV and FM radio broadcast stations had their signals. During...

Home Theater: Televisions, panasonic ct32sl14, sony fs series
panasonic ct32sl14, sony fs series, rich sony: Sony. Sony 32 Flat screen KV32FS120 is a very basic Sony Model. This model has sharper image as compared to Panasonic CT32SL14. I beleive the type of digital filters used on Sony FS series are better than Pansonic SL series. I sell both of these models...

Home Theater: which TFT widescreen, hdmi interface, hdmi inputs
hdmi interface, hdmi inputs, benq fp222wh: Kevin, I had the same dilemna but with a 42 size and what I did is wait for some more time and I found they launched models with a HDMI connector and 10000 contrast ratio, I decided it was the right time to buy but financially wasn t ready, anyway, a couple...

Home Theater: TH-M505 no power, accurate diagnosis, incoming ac
accurate diagnosis, incoming ac, repair estimate: Hi Davestar, If this is one of those units that has its main amplifier in the sub-woofer (all the speakers connect to the sub), it sounds like the sub unit has lost power for some reason. You also do not have any output from any of the speakers--right?...

Home Theater: Theater Research System, rca connectors, tr 606
rca connectors, tr 606, auxiliary inputs: Hi Selden, I was able to find your TR-606 on the web and took a look at the manual. This is an unusual system with all the circuits built into the sub-woofer. While the specs given were sketchy at best, it does appear that you have both CD and Auxiliary...

Home Theater: Theater Set Up, samsung hd 931, hd capability
samsung hd 931, hd capability, monster cables: Hi Jim, Don t, repeat Don t spend $600 for cables!! Even wholesale, Monster cables are still overpriced, and undervalued for their small (very tiny) increase in performance over standard off the shelf cables not packaged in the pretty boxes. I don t care...

Home Theater: Theather Hookup, phillips tivo, philips tivo
phillips tivo, philips tivo, sony instruction manual: Hi again Tina, Your Sony DVD system should have a set of audio input connectors on the back. These are color coded red and white and use an RCA patch cable for connection to other devices. They should be labeled. If you look in the Sony instruction manual...

Home Theater: Theatre Projector and Wiring, panasonic dvd player, 1080i 720p
panasonic dvd player, 1080i 720p, polk audio speakers: Hi Joe, You have got some good stuff already--I also have Polk Audio speakers and a Panasonic DVD player (an older model). A video projector is a good way to get a big screen picture that can be pretty big compared to a TV set. I installed a projector...

Home Theater: Theatre System Ceases to Output Video, power supply failure, laser failure
power supply failure, laser failure, home theatre system: Hi Daniel, Well, I am sorry to say that I do not have a quick and easy solution to suggest. These units are pretty complicated and the problem could be any one of the following things: laser failure, mechanical failure of the read mechanism, power supply...

Home Theater: Thomson DPL909VD DVD home theater system, thomson dpl909vd, home theater system
thomson dpl909vd, home theater system, home theater systems: Hi Ben, I found your Thompson HTS on the web, but the specs given were very limited in details. It does not list a separate audio input for external devices. It does have an SCART connector that may have this input, but there was no info to specify this....

Home Theater: TIC Outdoor Speakers, bose products, weather proof
bose products, weather proof, outdoor speakers: Hi Jason, Like most Bose products, these are overpriced and probably over rated as well. I have seen the TIC products advertised in other media and possibly one of my suppliers has them. I have not used them at all so I can not give you any data based on...

Home Theater: Tinning, candle wick, envirnoment
candle wick, envirnoment, solder iron: Tinning a wire with solder is very, very easy and not the least bit messy. Its not like welding or anything. Simply put a little solder on the hot solder iron tip and place it on the wire. In a few seconds you will see the liquid solder on the iron wick...

Home Theater: Tinning, bob copper, copper roof
bob copper, copper roof, copper oxide: Hi Bob, Copper will corrode in the presence of water and turns a green color which is called copper oxide. The copper roof trim and other copper parts of roofs look this way because they are out in the rain and weather. It does not take long for it to...

Home Theater: Tinning, thick wire, speaker wires
thick wire, speaker wires, salty air: Hi Bob: My experience in wires and speakers, I have never seen corroded speaker wires. The only place you must tin the wire ends will be if you live near the ocean and lots of salty air activity. Tinning is a good idea. You must have a good soldering iron...

Home Theater: TiVo, tivo service, toshiba line
tivo service, toshiba line, cable time warner: Hi Rebecca, What you want is the TiVo/DVD recorder combination unit to both record shows and them make DVD recording of these shows. These units will use both DVD-R/DVD-RW or DVD+R/DVD+RW depending on the specific make and model you buy. Some do one...

Home Theater: TOSHIBA 42h82 r.projector LENS, radio shack store, level convergence
radio shack store, level convergence, toshiba web: Hi again Raymond, See the Toshiba web site and get a recommendation for a local shop and have them order it for you--if not in stock already. If you have the part number, you might try doing a web search for it as well. This is not something that you...

Home Theater: TOSHIBA DVD HOME THEATER SYSTEM SD-43HT, toshiba web, word protection
toshiba web, word protection, home theater system: Hello Robert, The protection display is telling you that something is wrong with the unit or that a short exists in a connection to one of the speakers. I would suggest that you disconnect all the speakers and then try again. If the unit appears normal,...

Home Theater: Toshiba 44hm85, dlp tvs, luck dave
dlp tvs, luck dave, circular patterns: Hi Jason, I have never seen this effect on a DLP TV and am not sure what the cause could be. The DLP imager (an array of chips) could certainly have developed problems with certain sections of the array. The circular patterns are more representative of...

Home Theater: Toshiba 50HP66 Buzzing Noise, customer service dept, ground loop
customer service dept, ground loop, brand spankin: Hi Phil, The problem could be power supply hum which will show up even with the volume turned down. Do you notice any thing like black bars moving up or down in the picture? If so, that is another indication of this problem. Another possible cause is...

Home Theater: Toshiba 52in HD Projection TV, analog channels, hd tv
analog channels, hd tv, color contrast: Hi Rom, I have never seen this kind of picture artifact on any of the digital sets I have worked with. The fact that it is never on HD channels would seem to imply that it is related to the conversion of analog channels to the digital display of the TV....

Home Theater: Toshiba CT820 Television, circuit failure, digital tvs
circuit failure, digital tvs, toshiba 27: Hi Marti, Not much info on your TV in a quick web search. Must be a few years old now. In any event, it sounds like a power supply relay or a circuit breaker is making the clicking sound. That indicates a circuit failure of some sort--probably a power...

Home Theater: Toshiba or Hitachi?, hitachi ultravision, bank lobbies
hitachi ultravision, bank lobbies, toshiba tvs: Hi Brian, I have sold Toshiba products for quite a few years and in some installations use nothing else. In commercial installations, such as bank lobbies, teller and lounge areas in Arvest banks, I put nothing else. In the five years or so that I have...

Home Theater: Toshiba Model# 50H82, monster surge protector, power supply failure
monster surge protector, power supply failure, monster company: Hi again Tony, The name Monster generates visions of over priced, really snazzy looking cables sold in boxes fancy enough to hold a Rolex (appologies to the Rolex company)watch and priced nearly as high!! The same goes for their really high priced surge...

Home Theater: Toshiba Projection TV TP50F60, toshiba projection tv, hdtv sets
toshiba projection tv, hdtv sets, luck dave: Hi Terry, I do not know of a reset button on this particular TV. I used to sell Toshiba big screens some years ago and they were a very good TV then. You may want to try pulling the power plug for the TV out of the wall socket, wait a couple of minutes...

Home Theater: Plasma vs Projection?, atsc digital tuner, high definition tv
atsc digital tuner, high definition tv, hdtv sets: Hi again Adriana, Well, my next HDTV will be a plasma (unless they come up with something a bunch better by then!!). I own a 50 Sony LCD HDTV purchased a few months ago and it is a very good TV set. It replaced by older Pioneer 53 Rear Projection HDTV...

Home Theater: Toshiba Rear Projection Surround Sound Problem, toshiba rear projection, rear speakers
toshiba rear projection, rear speakers, external speakers: Hi John, A buzz in the system is not an unusual problem. Some times the buzz in really in your ears!! Not usually--just kidding. From your description you have a Toshiba big screen that is equipped with a built-in surround sound system. These systems...

Home Theater: Toshiba TV 55in Pro TN55X8155"2T not powering up., toshiba web, customer service dept
toshiba web, customer service dept, toshiba tv: Hello Charles, Sounds to me like one of the circuits in the TV is affected by the temperature. Once it cools off, it does not operate properly. The click you hear is a relay that is actually turning on the power to the set. It is controlled by another...

Home Theater: Toshiba TZ55V61 TV Projection System, toshiba tz55v61, power supply failure
toshiba tz55v61, power supply failure, blinking red light: Hi Mike, Your set probably has a power supply failure or some other serious circuit failure or short. The blinking red light is probably a failure indicator or a warning to quit trying to use the set or it may burn down your house!! Seriously, I have...

Home Theater: Toshiba TZ55V61, toshiba tz55v61, analog signal
toshiba tz55v61, analog signal, tv broadcasts: Hi Bill, Seven years is not real old as TVs like yours go. I have seen them working fine for lots longer than this. The network shows that indicate they are in HD should not affect how your set works at all. You are not watching the HD broadcast, but only...

Home Theater: Total Cable Confusion., direct tv satellite, audio video receiver
direct tv satellite, audio video receiver, sony hdtv: Hi Shirley, Happy New year Woman well I can say this My wife is a brilliant woman, so is my sister and my mother and I have the utmost respect for woman. Shirley, you can do it. It is not a problem and I will help you untill this is done. Yes you need 3...

Home Theater: TRUTECH STS9300 150W Home Theater System, home theater system, antenna input
home theater system, antenna input, comcast cable: Hi Josh, I am striking out finding much on your Home Theater system on the web. I usually can find some technical details on these systems, but nothing on your particular unit. Some of these units have external audio inputs that you can connect your...

Home Theater: Tracking is off, hitachi ultravision, repair man
hitachi ultravision, repair man, food for thought: Hi Dave, After 11 great years the poor thing has gone belly up!! You have lost the sync circuits and that is causing the loss of picture lock (sync). Probably not a real expensive fix if one can find the parts. Not a job for anyone but an experienced...

Home Theater: Transmitter Output Monitoring, bird 43 wattmeter, rf output signal
bird 43 wattmeter, rf output signal, level rf: Hi Roger. I think I can answer that for you. There are two ways to measure your RF output level. The monitor output BNC, if it is what I am thinking of, is an attinuated tap off the transmitters final amplifier. It has been calibrated to a certain level...

Home Theater: Trouble hooking up Sony receiver with tv, analog ports, sony receiver
analog ports, sony receiver, brighthouse: Hook it up as you have, but connect directly to the receiver from the audio output of the VCR instead of looping thru the TV. ALso make sure all DSP and other signal processor modes are off. YOu won t have surround sound from a VCR because its not a surround...

Home Theater: Trouble hooking up TV to surround receiver, inch lcd television, kenwood vr
inch lcd television, kenwood vr, home theater systems: David, I take it as probably the cable box has no audio output otherwise you would have used it so if this is a box that only runs on RF you will need to hook it to a VCR and then use audio out of the VCR into the amp. If I have overlooked something please...

Home Theater: Trouble hooking up tv with receiver, compact disc player, tv speakers
compact disc player, tv speakers, stereo decoder: Hi Joe, First, I would try the DVD player into the DVD inputs.This is a set of three input connectors color coded yellow (video), red/white (stereo audio). These are located in the center of the back of the amp and are labeled as DVD inputs. Then try playing...

Home Theater: Trouble with New System, hd broadcasts, local tv stations
hd broadcasts, local tv stations, dark coats: Hi Denise, You have some good stuff and it should work with an excellent picture from the DVD player. So, lets see if I can help--sorry for the delay in answering, have been very busy with my business recently and just could not get on the computer very...

Home Theater: Trouble shooting Hitachi 46W500 RPT Colored Lines in picture, hitachi 46w500, search google
hitachi 46w500, search google, video circuits: Hi Randy, This sounds like an intermittent hard failure somewhere in the video circuits, but I am only guessing. I have not worked on one of these sets ever and there are all sorts of possible reasons for this kind of problem. I would recommend that you...

Home Theater: Troubleshooting Onkyo TX-DS575x Receiver, onkyo tx, output circuits
onkyo tx, output circuits, speaker wires: Hi again Jeff, Well, you have done all the tests that I would have done had it been in my garage!! I recommend that you look at a Denon or Pioneer receiver as a replacement. It does seem that I get lots of questions about broken Onkyo units. It may be...

Home Theater: Troubleshooting RCA RT2380BK Home Theater System, rca rt2380bk, home theater system
rca rt2380bk, home theater system, overcurrent: Hello Tim: If you can trouble shoot and repair electronics, it might be cost effective. If you can not, better to buy a named brand Receiver. It will be easy to get it repaired. I do not have any idea what might be causing an overload, it could be a component...

Home Theater: Trutech DVD HT, cable tv channels, external input
cable tv channels, external input, cable box: Hi Kelli, I have had several questions about these systems purchased at Target. Unfortunately, there is little technical data about them on the web and I have never seen one in person to see what it does. It may have a set of connectors for an external...

Home Theater: How do I get the Trutech dvd home theater system to work with just my tv?, trutech dvd home theater system, composite video input
trutech dvd home theater system, composite video input, target web: Hi Murphy, I was able to find your system on the Target web site and did learn a little about it. I am not familiar with this particular unit, however. About all I can do is to give you some general guidance and see if you can get it to work. First,...

Home Theater: TV, digital cable box, hdtv signal
digital cable box, hdtv signal, antenna cable: A monitor is simply a device to display a video signal. That video signal could be from a computer, HDTV tuner, or some other source. Think of a computer monitor that doesn t display any video until connected to a source. Traditionally, a TV refers to...

Home Theater: TV, center speaker, screen tv
center speaker, screen tv, amplifier: Hi Sara, Probably will not hurt anything--I kept my amplifier and center speaker on top of my Pioneer 53 set for several years with no problems. It depends on the TV, of course. Some do not have much room on top and getting it to stay on there may be the...

Home Theater: TV Aspect Ratio, hdtv sets, picture tubes
hdtv sets, picture tubes, tv aspect ratio: Hello Saurabh, The HDTV ratio is very similar to the aspect ratio of the human vision. This is one reason this ratio was selected for HDTV. The old 4 by 3 aspect ratio of standard TV was somewhat the result of the capabilities of the technology of...

Home Theater: TV audio out, audio video receiver, composite cables
audio video receiver, composite cables, component cables: Hi Eric, The audio/video receiver is designed to provide the switching for both audio and video for each of your source devices. I normally hook everything to the receiver and run video only to the TV set. Many of the current receivers have both HDMI and...

Home Theater: TV/Cablebox/DVD/VCR hook up, yellow cables, dvd vcr player
yellow cables, dvd vcr player, cablebox: Hello Nita. Start again. Cable box connection goes to the IN on your VCR, OUT of the VCR goes to TV (Cable). DVD OUT of your DVD goes to Video 1 on your TV. IN on the DVD player is connected by Red white and yellow cables to the OUT on your cable box....

Home Theater: TV Confusion, cheap hd, 1080i or 720p
cheap hd, 1080i or 720p, pioneer plasma: Hi Jeff What you should purchase these days in a big screen TV is a full digital TV set capable of doing true high definition pictures in the 1080i or 720P formats. Some sets claim they are HD compatible but do not have the native resolution built...

Home Theater: Tv audio to HT Speakers, vcr output, antenna input
vcr output, antenna input, tv antenna: Hi again Mcunsu, Ah, now I understand exactly what you are asking. I did not mean to be hard to get along with, but rather I always want to ensure the questioners get the best and most accurate answer. Your well written response will help me to do that....

Home Theater: TV component input, composite video signals, composite video cable
composite video signals, composite video cable, philips tv: Hi Ian, If your TV is a digital model and will do progressive scan, and the DVD player also can do progressive scan, you will probably see a bit better picture on the component inputs. If not progressive scan, it will not look any different than the composite...

Home Theater: TV, DVD, CD, and AMP Connetction, optical cables, component leads
optical cables, component leads, fibre optics: Hi Paul, Sorry for the delay in answering. Have been very busy with my business and finally got some computer time to do AllExperts. Here in the wilds of Oklahoma (Oklahoma City), USA, we do not have SCART connectors. I have seen them on the web, etc....

Home Theater: TV/DVD connection, component video connectors, component video cables
component video connectors, component video cables, tv speakers: Hi Philip, You can connect audio to the TV from the HT system if it has a set of analog audio outputs. The TV has a set of audio inputs associated with the component video connectors to which you have the HT video connected. This will send audio to the...

Home Theater: TV/DVD Distortion, sony dvd player, phillips tv
sony dvd player, phillips tv, home theater system: Hello Thomas, I would bet it is a problem in the DVD player not the TV. Some of these Sony single piece systems seem to have troubles far sooner than other brands. At this point it is not worth the cost to repair. If it has an external input, just pick...

Home Theater: TV, DVD Home theatre system, cable box hook up, sony kdf 55e2000, home theatre system
sony kdf 55e2000, home theatre system, rca cable: Hello Jorge: The best way to wire the system is to follow the instructions came with your system. Mainly HDMI cable connections. You must wire a yellow RCA cable from receiver s video out to TV video1. Connect your cables audio video out to recivers Tv...

Home Theater: TV/DVD-R/CableDVR set up, computer hardware engineer, composite cables
computer hardware engineer, composite cables, component cables: Hi Pam, I am an old computer hardware engineer and can recognize a software weenie when I am exposed to one!! I have somehow sired two sons that are software engineers so I have become very familiar with the thinking processes you guys have. Your logic...

Home Theater: TV, DVD, REceiver 5.1 surround sound, rear speakers, center speaker
rear speakers, center speaker, sound mode: Hi Russ, Sounds to me like your amp is not set to surround sound mode or that your center speaker is connected to the wrong speaker output. I recommend that you check the connections on your speakers--they should be as follows: center speaker-connect...

Home Theater: TV, DVD, Receiver, Cable Box hook-up, hitachi plasma tv, hd dvd player
hitachi plasma tv, hd dvd player, samsung hd: Hi Robert, Sorry for the delay in answering. Have been out of town on business and could not do all Experts on the road. Guess if I took my laptop along I might be able to do this--who knows?? Anyway, your TV will have HDMI inputs and this is the best...

Home Theater: TV/DVD Recorder/Cable Box Connection to Allow DVD Recorder Scheduled Recording of TV Shows, digital cable box, time warner cable
digital cable box, time warner cable, panasonic dvd recorder: Hi Alyse, Your DVD/VHS combo unit has additional inputs called audio/video (line input) that do not use the tuner or a channel selection to record to the DVD. These are called line inputs and consist of a video (yellow) and two audios (red and white) located...

Home Theater: TV to DVD to Speakers?, amplifier input, audio cables
amplifier input, audio cables, rca rt2760: Hi Ashley, Your RCA has several audio inputs and you must have read the manual or you would not have your DVD player working. So, the problem is in the connection from the TV set back to the RCA. Do you have a cable box? If so, what you need to do is...

Home Theater: TV/DVD/Surround Sound/Dish Sat Box ..how to hook them all up together, sony playstation 2, koss dvd player
sony playstation 2, koss dvd player, composite video input: Hi Brigitte, Your Koss DVD player has three audio inputs that can be used with external equipment such as your Dish receiver, and VHS unit. I was unable to find much technical data on this unit and can not say for sure how many external inputs it can service....

Home Theater: TV,DVD,VCR,Cable Box,Receiver Hook-Up, dvp ns300, sony vcr
dvp ns300, sony vcr, explorer 8300hd: Video Conversion Analog to HDMI NO DVI/HDMI Video Inputs NO Compatible with 1.1 Spec. NO Multi-Channel Audio *1080p HDMI NO HDMI Video Outputs *1080p NO Composite Video Inputs 4 including Front Composite Video Outputs 2 including...

Home Theater: TV future, rear projection screens, rear projection screen
rear projection screens, rear projection screen, rear projectors: Hello Bernadette, Hey--what is this for? You doing some sort of paper or report? Remember, this answer is not an objective response based on well established criteria that I can demonstrate to support the opinions I am about the give you. This is pure...

Home Theater: TV Guardian in a Home theater, tv guardian foul language filter, foul language filter
tv guardian foul language filter, foul language filter, composite video signal: Hello Nick, The DVI output is best video source for your projector although the component output can also be used to provide HD pictures. An HDMI output can also be used into the projector DVI input with an HDMI to DVI cable. Picture is the same. Lots...

Home Theater: TV Guardian hook up, fi stereo vcr, cable tv service
fi stereo vcr, cable tv service, tv guardian: Hi again Shelia, Sorry to be slow in answering. Have been covered up with work for the last few days and could not get on the computer to do All Experts. So, as I understand it, you get your TV from the local stations, VHS tapes or DVD. Is that right?...

Home Theater: TV and Home Theatre hookup, home theatre hookup, rear projection hdtv
home theatre hookup, rear projection hdtv, prologic ii: Hello Thomas, Please make sure your DAV-HDX625 has a Prologic II decoder built in. This will give you simulatede surround from a stereo signal. This feature is very important. If it does you have a good system and you will be able to hear any and all. Thank...

Home Theater: TV Hookup with a HDMI, hdmi input, hdmi cable
hdmi input, hdmi cable, toshiba 32 lcd: Hi Antonio, Your LCD HDTV probably has an HDMI input if it is a fairly new TV. Usually, the HDMI cable plugs into the cable box (if it has an HDMI connector) and then connects directly into the TV HDMI input. The HDMI is the best picture and you will have...

Home Theater: TV and home theater, plasma cells, nut shell
plasma cells, nut shell, home theaters: Hi Gary, You can do a projector/screen for not a bunch more money than a good quality brand name LCD/DLP HDTV and for less than a plasma HDTV. I would recommend a higher native resolution than 768 X 1024 to ensure that you can do at least 720P and 1080i...

Home Theater: TV inputs, hd dvd players, component video input
hd dvd players, component video input, audio cables: Hi Luis, The audio/video (A/V) input of the TV is a standard analog video and audio signal input. It will provide only the non-digital standard TV picture. The component video input is also an analog input,but it is capable of providing a High Definition...

Home Theater: TV interference, antenna terminals, treadmill speed
antenna terminals, treadmill speed, wideband amplifier: Hi Bob, It is always a pleasure to hear that I called it right! Your s was, however, an easy one. I have not seen twin lead for many years except for an odd piece or two laying abandoned in an attic of an older home. Now, all we have to do is get...

Home Theater: What TV makes sense?, hd satellite receiver, pioneer hdtv
hd satellite receiver, pioneer hdtv, sony hd: Hi Brian, You know, I keep telling people that the existing rear HD projection TVs are the best bargain out there in TV today. I have a two year old 53 Pioneer HDTV that is one of their big box rear projection sets. It makes a great picture on both HD...

Home Theater: TV mounting over a fireplace?, sharp aquos, plasma sets
sharp aquos, plasma sets, gas fireplace: Hi again John L, The answer to this question is a thermometer hanging on your wall and knowing what the temp is there. A 5-10 degree rise above room temp is not likely to make any difference in longevity. A 30-40 degree rise might make a difference. I...

Home Theater: TV Panasonic lost audio and video but still powers up, panasonic model, tv panasonic
panasonic model, tv panasonic, luck dave: Hello Boris, From your description it appears that the TV has a power supply problem. I do not think the computer had anything to do with this failure. The red flashing light is indicating a problem. You could try unplugging the TV from the wall socket...

Home Theater: TV Power, philips 32, grey bars
philips 32, grey bars, professional technician: Hi Ryan, I have no idea of what the problem might be. The fact that it powers off shortly after turning it on is clear evidence that a problem exists in the circuits of the TV. The grey bars may or may not mean anything. Your best bet is to get a professional...

Home Theater: TV projector connected to receiver to xbox360 puts out no color only black & white?, component cables, tv projector
component cables, tv projector, receiver problem: Hi Ben, Just bypass the receiver and connect the long cables directly to the Xbox. See if the color comes back. If so, it is likely a receiver problem or the cable from the Xbox to the receiver. Try a new cable from Xbox to receiver and see if that fixes...

Home Theater: TV to Receiver, flat screen tv, home theatre system
flat screen tv, home theatre system, headphone jack: Hello Kevin: 8 out of 10 questions that I have been answering are similar to your problem. My answer will be this. If you have a cable box and have an audio out, you should use this to hook your TV to the receiver or if you have a headphone jack, use this...

Home Theater: TV reception interference, satellite tv system, indoor antenna
satellite tv system, indoor antenna, vhf stations: Hi Joyce, Does the intf happen on channels above ch 6? The low channels 2-5 are more subject to intf than the higher channels. One thing to try is moving the antenna further from the Panasonic. Distance sometimes cures these things. Also try rearranging...

Home Theater: TV reception, digital video essentials, video scaler
digital video essentials, video scaler, dlp projector: You want to use DVI interfaces or component video for your HDTV and DVD sources. DVI is a digital interface, component is wideband analog, its a toss-up between which looks better. It can vary from monitor to monitor. Experiment a little. Don t waste your...

Home Theater: TV to reciever problem, digital cable box, tv zenith
digital cable box, tv zenith, digital cables: Dan: To hook up a receiver so you can hear TV sound, you must have the following: (Aauming that you are usiving an AV reciver.) 1. If you are using the Digital Cable Box, it has the audio out. Take your Red and White cables and feed it to your reciver into...

Home Theater: TV Sets, digital video essentials, video game systems
digital video essentials, video game systems, old video game: Someone just asked me a very similar question about X-box, so I m going to copy/paste my answer to him, then add something specific to your question. If it is a plasma-type display, you may notice some temporary ghosting after a game logo or scorebox sits...

Home Theater: TV Sound to Home Theater System, vcr tuner, home theater system
vcr tuner, home theater system, audio cables: Hi Kevin, If you are on cable or satellite, it should be easy to connect the audio output of the cable box or satellite receiver to an audio input of your HT system (assuming it has an external input available-many do not). Check your HT owners manual...

Home Theater: TV through Stereo, stereo system, home theatre
stereo system, home theatre, electronics store: If your TV is hooked up through your stereo, you should set your TV s volume to zero, or it may interfere with the sound from the stereo. Then use a home theatre calibration DVD, available at yoru local electronics store, to calibrate your stereo system. ...

Home Theater: TV screen shrinkage, hdmi cables, screen shrinkage
hdmi cables, screen shrinkage, tv cables: Antoine, I think a button on the TV remote should handle this function, it might have to do with the widescreen settings but also the Zoom function might help I suggest you read manuals of the TV as well as whatever device you wanted to connect by HDMI Good...

Home Theater: TV startup issue, toshiba 27af45, sony wega
toshiba 27af45, sony wega, toshiba tvs: Hi James, Sorry for the long delay in answering. Been real busy with my business for the last week or so and have not had much computer time available. Sounds like the TV set to me. An easy way to tell for sure is to disconnect everything except the...

Home Theater: TV speaker wiring, flat screen tv, pioneer plasma
flat screen tv, pioneer plasma, side speakers: Hi Chris, Congratulations on acquiring a Pioneer plasma HDTV set. At least I am assuming it is one of the newer models with the Media Center unit (which you are calling the receiver). It is actually a receiver but has much more than just that function....

Home Theater: TV startup issue, digital audio sources, flat screen tv
digital audio sources, flat screen tv, sony 27 flat screen tv: I have the same thing happen on my system. It usually happens when some digital audio sources initalizes when first turning on. It must send a bunch of junk down the line that the audio decoder takes as a loud pop . My remidy for this is to simply make...

Home Theater: TV storage, rear projection tv, storage garage
rear projection tv, storage garage, summer temps: Hi Jessica, Cold is actually better for electronics than hot. If you were in Arizona with 120-degree summer temps, I would advise to store it inside. In the cold, however, there is no problem. In the event that you want to move it back inside and start...

Home Theater: Should the TV be on top of the..., tv stand, dvd player
tv stand, dvd player, playback: Possibly... Does it do it with all discs, or just a few? If its just one disc, it may be a scratch, etc. If it happens with many movies, it could be a result of the TV sitting on top. If the player is getting too hot because the top is covered, that can...

Home Theater: TV Vs Monitor, video signals, pc monitors
video signals, pc monitors, video monitors: Hello Atif. I hope you are also doing well. The word monitor can typically refer to two things- a computer monitor and a video monitor. Both simply display video being sent in. A TV is just a video monitor with a tuner built in so it can receive and...

Home Theater: TV Vs Monitor, hd dvd players, rear projection tv
hd dvd players, rear projection tv, hd dvd movies: Hello Atif Lqbal, My choice for movie watching is a big screen TV set!!!!! This is far better than even the best and biggest computer monitor. I want to see the screen details one gets from the new digital TV sets. I have a Pioneer 53 Digital High...

Home Theater: TV WONT TURN ON, surge supressor, warranty center
surge supressor, warranty center, control circuits: Hi Med, Nearly all TVs now are always on if they are plugged into the wall socket. The remote control circuits have to be active for your remote to turn on the TV--so the only way to ensure that surges do not get to the TV is by un-plugging it or using...

Home Theater: TV not working with surround sound, sony dav, analogue audio
sony dav, analogue audio, sony unit: Hi Paul, My research on the web shows that your Sony unit does not have an audio input for external devices except on the front panel. You may want to look through the owners manual and see if it mentions any other audio inputs. If not, you will probably...

Home Theater: TV, magnavox 27ms5402, advent ht2751a
magnavox 27ms5402, advent ht2751a, sony 27fs120: Dear Nissar: I sell most of the TV s you have mentioned and I think Sony is a better TV. HDTV is a change that each one have to make within 3-4 years maximum. So if you have a Digital TV Cable box and the Cable Company can provide a HD Broadcast, I would...

Home Theater: Tv Outdoor projection, dish network satellite, rca input
dish network satellite, rca input, video projector: Hi Chuck, This sounds like a grounding problem to me, All the grounds of the various units are connected together when you attach all the cables to the units. Try running all the equipment to a single plug strip and see if that fixes it. Your Dish...

Home Theater: Tv shutting down intermittently, warranty period, food for thought
warranty period, food for thought, pn: Hi Michael, It is not unheard of for a new part to fail shortly after being installed. There could, of course, be another reason that the part failed again--some other part in the TV is bad. The repair shop should warranty the second part and not charge...

Home Theater: TX-DS575X Overheat Problem?, warranty station, electronic failures
warranty station, electronic failures, problem occured: Hello Dennis, Something failed in the circuits of your Onkyo and the protection circuit sensed this problem and shut the unit off automatically. Holding down the power button must have over ridden the protection ciruit and continued to apply power till...

Home Theater: TX-DS747 warm-up, hi mike, questioner
hi mike, questioner, onkyo: Hi Mike, Somebody may have a fix for this, but I do not know what it is right now. I have not heard back from an earlier questioner as to whether he had any luck getting info from Onkyo. You may want to contact them as well and see what they say. Go to:...

Home Theater: Can't turn off subtitles on my tv, philips 20pt6441, google search
philips 20pt6441, google search, universal remotes: Hi Joe, I would recommend that you do a google search and purchase the original equipment remote control for your TV set. I found one by just searching using the TV model number and it was only about $23. Then, you can probably turn off the CC mode eaisly....

Home Theater: technical question, technical question, remote controls
technical question, remote controls, watch tv: Yes possible by wired or wireless. Wired is more reliable, could be more spread around the place but probably will cost more. Wireless is less efficient but less costly, also less hassle to install, they call it an AV sender (comes as sender/receiver not...

Home Theater: What are your thoughts, pro logic ii, onkyo ht s770
pro logic ii, onkyo ht s770, digital dolby: Hi Jason, These two systems are basically identical except for the DVD player provided with the HT-S777C. It also costs about $200 more. I would recommend the -S777C since if you do not have a DVD player, the Onkyo makes a good one and you will enjoy...

Home Theater: three-channel home theatre?, denon 2900 dvd player, orb audio
denon 2900 dvd player, orb audio, integra line: Hi Tom, Hum--you know a vaulted ceiling does sort of preclude the use of ceiling speakers! No other brilliant ideas do I seem to be able to conjure up right now. So--the three channel with sub looks like your only choice to upgrade the TV speakers. They...

Home Theater: thx-speakers, thx certified speakers, thx speakers
thx certified speakers, thx speakers, thx system: Hello Alfred, The actual audio that comes from a THX certified system is exactly what will come from a non-THX system. Under the certification process for THX, the manufacturer submits equipment to THX, Limited (probably mostly owned by George Lucas) and...

Home Theater: ti-vo, food for thought, ti vo
food for thought, ti vo, tivo: Hi Ron, What you want is a forum. This is where people with a common interest (like Tivo) can exchange info about that interest. Sometimes these are well run and you can get lots of good information, sometimes not. They are rarely run by the company that...

Home Theater: ticking.., xm satellite radio, car cd player
xm satellite radio, car cd player, drive belts: Hi Dave, There is one other good alternative to both the tape and CD players for the car. I am guessing you are partial to listening to music while you drive. I have an XM Satellite radio in my work truck. It is great! The sound is excellent and the selection...

Home Theater: toshiba 40H80 convergence problem, convergence problem, pittsburgh pa area
convergence problem, pittsburgh pa area, plasma sets: Hi Andrew, We do not have much contact with servicers in the Pittsburgh area out here in Oklahoma City, so I can not refer you to a specific dealer or repair station. I would bet that Toshiba can,, however. Just go up on their web site: www.toshiba.com...

Home Theater: toshiba 42h83 picture shift, toshiba 42h83, vague description
toshiba 42h83, vague description, plasma tv: Hi Jeremy, This particular TV is a rear projection HD with 720P capability. I found it new on the web in the $1000 range and lower. A rebuilt one was under $500. Since it is not a plasma TV it is possible that it could be fixed fairly cheaply (maybe $200-400)....

Home Theater: toshiba 50a50r, professional technician, maintenance manuals
professional technician, maintenance manuals, google: Hi again Richard, Sorry that I do not have any specific data about your TV to share. What you should do is to go up on the web and order a service manual. If you can not get this from www.toshiba.com, then try one of the other vendors that sell maintenance...

Home Theater: true 3d video at home, hi ed, holograms
hi ed, holograms, food for thought: Hi Ed, While I have heard of Moore s Law, I do not claim any expertise in that specific subject area. That means that any comments I might be inclined to make are purely subjective and not based on an indepth or casual analysis. So, rather than just mislead...

Home Theater: trutech dvd home theatre tdvd6048, trutech dvd, luck dave
trutech dvd, luck dave, troubleshooting tips: Hi Hector, I have had a couple of questions about this True Tech model and unfortunately was not able to find much of any technical data on the web. It has a picture and a very short info listing, neither of which will help me to help you. You may want...

Home Theater: trying to connect new dvd recorder, sony surround system, sky station
sony surround system, sky station, phillips dvd recorder: Hi Kevina, Sorry for the delay in answering. Have been covered up with my business the last couple of weeks and just now have been able to get in some computer time for All Experts. I am located in Oklahoma City, OK, USA and we do not use SCART type...

Home Theater: I am trying to connect my Trutech DVD Recorder to my JSI Surround sound, trutech dvd recorder, jsi
trutech dvd recorder, jsi, model number: Hi Shirley, Your Trutech is probably a model TT-1620 which looks to be the only one they have. If this is not true, come back in with a follow up and let me know. In any case, I do need the model number of your TV so I can properly advise you. Come back...

Home Theater: I am trying to set up my home..., speaker placements, monster cables
speaker placements, monster cables, home theatre system: Hello Matt, I would arrange the system as follows: TV on short wall at one end of the room. Center and two fronts by the TV. Center above or below the TV and the fronts to the left and right. Space the fronts about 9-10 feet apart. Sub-Woofer-jsut...

Home Theater: No tv broadcast sound, cable tv boxes, antenna input
cable tv boxes, antenna input, rf channel: Hi Dave, Most cable TV boxes have both RF (channel 3 or 4) outputs that go to the TV antenna input and audio/video connectors for video and audio. Since your TV does not have internal audio, the audio going with the RF signal can not be used. Take a close...

Home Theater: what tv can display full HDTV 1080i??, rear projection tvs, rear projection tv
rear projection tvs, rear projection tv, panasonic plasmas: I never pay too much attention to the contrast ratios listed in ads. It can vary on how its measured, and sure it can be cranked to 4000:1, but that means some other adjustment is completly out of whack. It may read 4000:1 on a measurement scope, but it...

Home Theater: tv dvd hook up, radio shack store, hook up
radio shack store, hook up, best buy: Hi Pam, Please go to a nearest electronics, consumer electronics or a Radio Shack store and pick your self a RF Modulator. Connect the RF modulator to thr DVD Player. Then connect the RF or cable to to TV. The cable that you will remove from TV goes to RF...

Home Theater: tv, dvd recorder, dvd home theatre surround sound setup, memorex dvd recorder, converter cable
memorex dvd recorder, converter cable, panasonic dvd: Hello Charlie The best way to hook all of this up is to hook all your components to your receiver. Connect video out of your receiver to the TV s Video 1. Connect Cable box and if you have HDMI on cable and TV use that to hook up your cable to TV. Otherwise,...

Home Theater: tv to home theater hook up, digital audio inputs, rca cables
digital audio inputs, rca cables, composite video inputs: Hi Walt, Your Onkyo HT-S780 has an analog decoder for Dolby Pro Logic IIx which uses the analog input from RCA type cables. It also has decoders for the Dolby Digital signals available from your DVD player. Since your TV is a standard model with composite...

Home Theater: tv hook up, recevier, blue bottom
recevier, blue bottom, home distribution: Hi Pat, If you got the Dish Dual output HD receiver, you have the model Vip622 ( I own one of these) and it does not need the splitter to feed the second TV set. It has a separate output with its own internal receiver and remote control. If you look...

Home Theater: tv hookup/hd, hdtv satellite receiver, samsung hlm507w
hdtv satellite receiver, samsung hlm507w, samsung dlp: Hi Amy, Sounds like you are doing it right so far, Amy. The VOOM system looks pretty good and is very inexpensive to get. The programming looks good as well. I did check (did not know this before) about the local HD signals and they do indicate a local...

Home Theater: tv hookup/hd, samsung hlm507w, tv hookup
samsung hlm507w, tv hookup, roof antenna: Hello. Sorry for the delay, I work in TV News and have been very busy as you can guess during the past week. Anyway, you probably don t have sound from your TiVO to the TV because you are running your audio to the surround reciever only. Which is good......

Home Theater: tv lost sound and then lost power, light fades, 60pw9383
light fades, 60pw9383, picture tubes: Hi Hilary, The small devices he replaced are actually called integrated circuits that have thousands of transistors inside them. I am really suprised that he changed these out as usually the entire circuit board is eaisly replaced with a brand new part....

Home Theater: tv optical audio output to a/v input on receiver, optical inputs, best buy
optical inputs, best buy, plasma tv: Hello Jmalone, I am assuming that your JVC receiver does not have any optical inputs. If not, that is a problem as I was unable to find an optical to analog audio converter on the web. That would be the simplest solution but may not be available. Other...

Home Theater: tv/projector, dominic savio, fresnel lenses
dominic savio, fresnel lenses, silk purse: Hello Dominic, I hate to disappoint you Dominic, but the do-it-yourself TV projector is a scam. These are advertised in the back pages of magazines and on the web now as well. This deal has been around since the 1950 s and has never worked. They are still...

Home Theater: tv reception, rabbit ears, analog signal
rabbit ears, analog signal, old tv: David, the answer to your question is really related to where you are. Where I live in Australia, I heard it s another four years before phasing out the Analog and even then Digital will rule but not everything is going to be HDTV. I suggest you refer to local...

Home Theater: tv/reciever set-up, cable tv system, vizio lcd hdtv
cable tv system, vizio lcd hdtv, tv antenna: Hi John, If you are on a cable TV system and use their cable box to feed the component HD video to your TV, I would not connect the TV audio out to the Denon. Go directly from the cable box to the Denon and you should get audio (at the proper level) for...

Home Theater: tv sound system, rca 32, wireless headphones
rca 32, wireless headphones, audio amp: Hi Jim, Rather than the wireless headphones, you may want to look into one of the Hearing assist systems like those that are used in chruches, etc. This is much simpler system in that you user just puts the ear pieces in and listens. The downside of this...

Home Theater: tv/vcr, tv vcr combo, tv vcr combos
tv vcr combo, tv vcr combos, aloha from hawaii: Hello M. If you are talking about a TV VCR Combo: Panasonic makes great and relaible TV/VCR Combos. They have up to 27 TV VCR combos in their 2005 product line-up. Take care If you have further questions, please feel free to contact me. Aloha from Hawaii...

Home Theater: tv vs monitor, large screen tv, 1080p
large screen tv, 1080p, cable company: Hello Asaf, As I answered you the last time you asked about the difference between TV and the monitor, You need to shop around and see which of these two will fulfill your criteria requirements. As I told you the difference between the monitor and the TV,...

Home Theater: tv, video projection screens, draper screen
video projection screens, draper screen, diagonal measurement: Hi Joe, My recommendation is to buy a screen and mount it on the wall. You will be amazed at how much better the picture looks regardless of what kind of paint you put on it. Why? There are video projection screens that are specially designed to make...

Home Theater: two tvs, one dvd player, tvs, dvd player
tvs, dvd player, rf: If they are in the same room you can either use double adaptors (they call them Y adaptors) and run component and audio to both TVs OR if one of the TVs is in another room you run component and audio to the local one and you run RF to the other room s Get...

Home Theater: Universal remotes, wireless remotes, universal remotes
wireless remotes, universal remotes, home theater system: Hi Chris, You will get two replies from me. One is to deal with a duplicate question that may have been due to a system malfuncion or something. Just ignore it. Multi device wireless remotes are attempts to cope with the stack of remotes we wind up with...

Home Theater: Upconvert DVD, hd dvd players, hdmi input
hd dvd players, hdmi input, hd satellite receiver: Hi Jimmy, I am not a big fan of upconverting DVD players. Before buying one of these units, I would consider buying one of the new HD DVD players. That way one actually gets real HD pictures not some non-HD simulation. I do agree that using the all digital...

Home Theater: Upconverting DVD Players, hd dvd player, dvp ns975v
hd dvd player, dvp ns975v, hd upconverting dvd player: Hi Angel, I have yet to be impressed by any manufacturers upconverting DVD player. It is still, in my opinion, not possible to make a silk purse out of a sows ear as grandma used to say. This holds in electronics as much as in the purse business. My problem...

Home Theater: Using My Amp/Lap Top, sony vaio grx316sp, sony str de475
sony vaio grx316sp, sony str de475, sony vaio: Hello Danny, Your computer has a stereo audio output that is specifically for a headset. It is possible to find a stereo cable that has a headset size plug on one end and a pair of RCA phone plugs on the other. This will permit one to connect the audio...

Home Theater: Using Dish Network DVR with cable TV, cox cable internet, dish network dvr
cox cable internet, dish network dvr, charter cable tv: Hi John, When you cancel the programming on the Dish Network receiver, the DVR will no longer operate to the best of my knowledge. The DVR in these units is designed to only record from the satellite input and will not record anything that does not come...

Home Theater: Using Optical audio to receiver from HDMI TV input, denon avr3300, denon receiver
denon avr3300, denon receiver, pioneer plasma: Hi Al, Congratulations on your new Pioneer Plasma. These are fine TV sets and you will enjoy it!The Denon receiver is an equally high quality unit. The Pioneer may not run digital audio from its optical output when using the HDMI input because of a city...

Home Theater: Using a stereo receiver in home theater system., old time radio, denon dra
old time radio, denon dra, silk purse: Hi Colin, My old granny used to tell me one can not make a silk purse from a sows ear and that is good advice that applies to audio systems as well. You will not get surround sound without the internal decoders built into the receiver. Your old Denon...

Home Theater: Using the TV as the center speaker, hitachi ultravision, rca rt2280
hitachi ultravision, rca rt2280, 60v500a: Hello Tony, Usually the TV speaker is internally connected only to the TV audio circuits and is not available to an external amplifier. If there are no standard speaker connectors that use two wires on the back of the TV, there is no way to eaisly connect...

Home Theater: Using wireless headphones for TV, wireless headphone system, wireless headphones for tv
wireless headphone system, wireless headphones for tv, external amplifier: Hi Bob, Most of the more modern TV sets have a set of audio outputs that can be used to drive a wireless headphone system an external amplifier, etc. These TVs also have the capability to turn off the internal TV speakers. On some TVs the audio jacks can...

Home Theater: unlocking code for a dvd player- AKAI CBR-5800 Di, luck dave, google
luck dave, google, akai: Hi Shannon, I do not know the unlock code for any specific DVD player, but you can probably find it on the web quickly. Just go up on google.com and look for unlock codes for Akai CBR-5800Di DVD player (no needed)and see what happens. There are lots...

Home Theater: upconversion units for hdtv, digital cable box, upconversion dvd players
digital cable box, upconversion dvd players, upconverting dvd players: Hello Podga, To the best of my knowledge there are no stand alone upconversion units for HD signals. The only ones I have seen are in the DVD players you see advertised. I am one of those people that do not think these upconverting DVD players are worth...

Home Theater: upconverting on a onkyo txsr 804, replay tv, setup steps
replay tv, setup steps, luck dave: Hi Lisa, I was not able to find an owners manual for your unit on the web so was not able to get a good picture of its setup features. The review I found on C-net indicated that it should upconvert all the video sources , including S-video, to the HDMI...

Home Theater: upgrading to home theater system to HDTV, component video cables, hd signals
component video cables, hd signals, composite video inputs: Hello Mike, Your exising cables will not deliver an HD signal to your new TV set. You will need to add a digital video or component video cables to your system to get HD to the TV inputs. The Dish 622 has an HDMI output and that is the way to go since...

Home Theater: usb on my rca, home theater system, media connections
home theater system, media connections, rca rt2770: Hi Jeremy, I do not have an Ipod, nor do I have any audio equipment that has a USB port. For this reason, I can not really offer any specific suggestions for resolving this problem due to limited knowledge. You may want to contact the Ipod customer...

Home Theater: use of computer monitors with HDTV, north yarmouth maine, hdtv cable box
north yarmouth maine, hdtv cable box, hdtv images: Yes, computer monitors are high resolution displays, and HDTV is a high resolution digital picture. They will work fine together. I would think your HD cable box outputs 1080i, not 720p. (if it does, it will be switchable.) You need to find out what...

Home Theater: using on board speakers for the left/righ channel, panasonic 58 inch plasma, speaker brackets
panasonic 58 inch plasma, speaker brackets, satellite speakers: Hi Jim, If the speakers are the type that attach to ends of the TV like some models do, it is possible that you could access the cables and connect them to another amplifier. It this is not the case, about all I could suggest is that you find a qualified...

Home Theater: A/V Receiver, pioneer elite, home theater system
pioneer elite, home theater system, food for thought: Hi Jason, I am not going to try to advise you about specific receiver or brands on this subject. It is not that I do not want to, but my current expertise with higher-end A/V receivers is limited. Nearly all the major brands such as Pioneer (Pioneer Elite),...

Home Theater: A/V reciever speaker terminal, circuit failure, speaker terminal
circuit failure, speaker terminal, factory manuals: Hi Henry, Sometimes a high volume level will cause a circuit failure in the receiver. Since your speaker is Ok, it has to be a failure in the receiver. I recommend that you contact Panasonic at www.panasonic.com and ask for the name of a local servicer....

Home Theater: VCR with Digital TV, digital cable box, rca cables
digital cable box, rca cables, vcr combo: Hello Darryl, It seems your connections are ok, if it works sometimes and does not the other then it is not your connections. It has to be the cable box or the service it self. Have you thought about the DVR s. These might solve your problems. Thank...

Home Theater: VCR hookup, vcr hookup, dish netwok
vcr hookup, dish netwok, previous question: Hello Clyde. Please hook up your VCR to TV s video i and it will work If you need to hook up through the surround sound, then feed the audio to receiver and leave your Video hook up to Video 1 when watching, turn your TV to Video one and receiver to VCR...

Home Theater: VCR nightmare, sony davs 550, conversion card
sony davs 550, conversion card, bottle of pills: Hi Christian, Your first name is my middle name. I am David Christian Hathaway but have always used my first name. My father was a radio preacher in a little town in Texas when I was born and my mom told me that I was named on the radio from names sent...

Home Theater: Vertical roll ..., vertical roll, image sort
vertical roll, image sort, electronics engineer: Hi Stephen, The vertical roll on a TV picture is when the picture moves up or down and you may see the black bar between frames as it does so. In the early days of TV, there was a vertical hold (sync) control that one could adjust to correct this condition....

Home Theater: VIP 211, internal fuse, retail dealers
internal fuse, retail dealers, food for thought: Hi Robert, I do not have a clue as to this value. While I do sell the Vip211, I have not had any failures that I knew involved the fuse. In fact, I did not know it had one! We retail dealers for Dish just ship back units that have failed while still in...

Home Theater: VIP 622 audio drop, fireplace hearth, sony dvd recorder
fireplace hearth, sony dvd recorder, samsung lcd: Hi Tom, I have not experienced any of the symptoms your system has with audio dropout. My TV is an 18 month old Sony 50 LCD TV and my AVR is a late model Denon. The 622 setting on digial audio is Dolby/PCM and RF. It seems to me that if Samsung knows...

Home Theater: Video Connections : Connect via AV Receiver ??, component video cable, audio amplifier
component video cable, audio amplifier, onkyo receiver: You are overlooking a Big feature on the AV receiver. In the old days if you wanted to make a big effect you would buy an audio amplifier and speakers, nowadays as you noticed, they are called AV receivers not amplifiers and the reason why all connections...

Home Theater: Video and c.d rom, windows movie maker, c d rom
windows movie maker, c d rom, assumming: Bill, it certainly is, but please take recommendation and put the video on DVD instead of CD. You ll get better quality and better compatibility. If you don t have a DVD drive, even good ones are now selling for only about $200, and discs about $1 a piece....

Home Theater: Video connections on a/v receiver, pioneer vsx 1015tx, mitsubishi wd 62525
pioneer vsx 1015tx, mitsubishi wd 62525, audio video receiver: Hi Jim, One of the main reasons for the Audio/video receiver doing both the video and audio switching is so that you can leave the TV on a single video input and just change the receiver input. The video and audio switch together using the reciever. This...

Home Theater: Video Projector, projector lamps, internal timer
projector lamps, internal timer, christmas rush: Hi Ernest, Sorry about the delay in answering--have been very busy with my business and have not been able to carve out the computer time to do much All Experts. Hopefully the Christmas rush and other holiday activities will slow down soon!! Projector...

Home Theater: Video Projectors, sony vpl hs51, stewart firehawk screen
sony vpl hs51, stewart firehawk screen, vpl hs51: I m not familar with Vidikron, but I prefer the DLP technology to LCD. LCD projectors often have a screen door effect where the spaces between the pixels are magnified on the screen. Also, blacks on a LCD projector can be slightly lacking. DLP does not...

Home Theater: Video In on my receiver - why?, sony receiver, home theater system
sony receiver, home theater system, happy new year: Video in on the receivers are designed to tie all the videos together and on your TV all you have to do is Select Video1 and you are in business. You select DVD, VCR, TIVO or any other video source on the receiver and you have the convenience of playing everything...

Home Theater: Video signal splitter, televisons, christmas season
televisons, christmas season, video signal: Hi Luke, Now let me make sure I understand what you want to do--you want to send half of the TV picture to one TV and the other half to a second or third or forth TV. Right? This is possible using some professional grade editing devices but I am not...