av receiver

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  1. R

    Question Can I use my speakers with my AV receiver

    I've got an RCA 5.1 AV receiver and I want to use a set of Philips speakers on it. The speakers are 8 ohms, the left, right, surround left and right are 4 ohms and the center channel is 3 ohms. I've been reading around on other forums and as far as I can tell I can use the speakers on the 4 ohm...
  2. R

    Question Can I use 8 ohm speakers on a 4 ohm receiver?

    I have an RCA 5.1 receiver and I want to use some Philips speakers I have instead of the included ones (The included speakers have the wire soldered directly to the speaker). The Philips speakers are 8 ohms and the receiver is 4 ohms (center channel is 3 ohms).
  3. HarryGRGamer

    Question Help me understand the connections of my Yamaha-RX363

    Alright so I want to connect my AV Receiver to my PC is there an easy way that it can be done? It has an HDMI port but it's mainly for video not arc How do I use RCA/spdif cables from the receiver to my motherboard, I of course connect the speaker cables to the AV Receiver and the subwoofer on...
  4. R

    Question Can I play USB video audio through the HDMI arc port to my AV receiver?

    Hello. I currently have a Panasonic TX-58HX800b and I'm watching content from a USB stick plugged into the TV. I was wondering if it was possible to use HDMI arc on the TV to output audio to an AV receiver, and use that connection to play back audio from video files on a USB stick plugged into...
  5. mangosause

    Question Yamaha RX-V379 HDMI inputs not working

    So I just bought a Yamaha RX-V379 not too long ago. Everything works fine, HDMI 1 and the hdmi output to the TV work fine. It's only when I try to use HDMI 2, 3, and 4. How do I use them? Are they there just for show? Because there is nothing on the remote that lets me change the HDMI inputs. I...
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    Question Examples for a chip which controls AV Receiver volume by looking if door is open/closed

    So could anyone who has a little time think about a solution for that? Main thing is: My door keeps most of the music in my flat so the others dont get annoyed. I thought about a senser at the door which knows if the door is opened or closed. For example if it opens the Music should turn down. I...
  7. R

    Question Will this receiver be strong enough?

    Hello, i have this Onkyo home theater system: https://www.cnet.com/products/onkyo-ht-s3800-home-theater-system-5-1-channel/ I was thinking about replacing center speaker with this one: https://www.cnet.com/products/yamaha-ns-c444/ I need it for movies and gaming mostly. I am not planing to...
  8. Shrek4t

    Question USB selector button confused

    Hi! I have an Onkyo TX-SR353 AV receiver. Recently, the USB selector button on the receiver has started to react differently. When I press the USB button, it selects FM radio. And if I continue pressing, it switches between AM and FM modes or tunes through the frequencies. Any idea how I can fix...
  9. R

    Question How do I reconsile my AV Receiver's 60hz refresh rate with a monitor's 144hz?

    Hello everybody To use a 5.1 sound system with my gaming/multimedia PC, I have an AV receiver hooked up to the graphics card via hdmi, and a monitor also to the gpu via displayport. The receiver is connected by HDMI because toslink would only allow for virtual surround. The monitor is not...
  10. bolo2010

    [SOLVED] Connecting subwoofer to a reciever

    Hello, I want to ask a very simple question as I do not know much about home theater system. How do you connect Pioneer VSX-934 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07P8BG9B6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_t1_ZLsBDb1FCKSEJ to Fluance DB-12 subwoofer...
  11. Dshiftr

    Question Activating 5.1 channel on Yamaha RX-V1800

    Hi all, Going to format that post as best as possible, hopefully everything is clear. My equipment Pioneer Elite Plasma TV (paired with the Pioneer PRO-R06U). Yamaha Receiver RX-V1800 Xfinity Cable box (latest) 5.1 surround sound setup all wired into the Yamaha Receiver. The Problem I am...
  12. P

    Help me choose a headset

    So i want to buy a headset under 20€ that will be good quality and sound good for the price. Just say the model and i will search it Thanks
  13. Z

    New system not going beyond 30FPS

    Dear All, I recently upgraded my components for gaming; However, the new system though seem powerful enough, seem to be stuck at max 30fps or lower in GTA V. The specs are; Intel Core i7 7700K Asus Z270 Tuff Motherboard Corsair 8GB LPX DDR4 nVidia 1070 (EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 GAMING, 8GB...
  14. K

    In game ping is complete garbage when more than 1 person using the wifi

    So, i live in the middle of nowhere, and we pay for 1.5 mbps internet, but we only get a maximum of 150kbps (Crazy in this day and age, I know), that's 1/10 of what we are paying for, but that's not the problem. I play games a lot. But whenever someone else is on the internet, it could be them...
  15. S

    CPU cooler help

    My h100i just went out after two years and i'm wondering what some of the newer and better options are? As well i was wondering if anyone had experience with alphacool, i have been looking at the eisbaer 280 aio.
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    ssd to hdd

    i just bought an ssd for my computer and i cloned my hard drive to the ssd, itll show up in my boot menu as a bootable item but if i dont have the hdd externally connected it wont boot even though its been cloned.. i dont know what to do here im not very good at the technical part of computers...
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    Task Bar searching stopped working after new ram.

    I am running windows 10 and as the title says I got some new ram and I can no longer search with task bar. Which I never realized how important it is till now. I have looked around on how to fix it I have rebuilt the index done sfc/scannow i think it is and pretty much everything on this page...
  18. P

    Can I select a Drive to install windows on?

    Hi, my computer has had a lot of blue screens of death, random freezes and such. I want to see if my hard drive is the hardware that is failing. I have another hard drive that I would like to install windows on however creating a boot USB drive doesn't seem to work. When I put the USB in and...
  19. kol12

    Latest Win 10 build for bootable usb?

    I made a Win 10 bootable a few weeks ago but I think I've heard there's been a newer release. Is it a good idea to re-make my bootable usb?
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    what matters the most when choosing gaming ram aside from memory size?

    Is DDR4 better than DDR3 (reading online seems to suggest only marginally when it comes to gaming, but would like some confirmation)? And what about the speed, 1600 2133, 2400 etc? Tom's list of best rams include quite a few DD3-1600 rams. If I have a very good rig with i7-6700k & Gtx 1080, will...