Forum discussion tagged with Onkyo.
  1. AaronChi

    [SOLVED] Onkyo TX-NR609: Connecting DVD player to Zone 2 Question

    Hello AV experts, I have an Onkyo TX-NR609 A/V receiver. I can't get my DVD player (Pioneer HTZ-424DVD) to work on zone 2. I am using RCA (Red and white) cables for my connection. (Line out of my receiver and line in over my DVD player.) Just followed this manual...
  2. TinyBuxTom

    [SOLVED] Onkyo Built-In Chromecast not working

    So, I have an Onkyo TX-8270 with Chromecast Built-In that is not working properly. I have this receiver for about 4 years now and never really used this feature. Now that I want to use it, it doesn't work. My receiver is connected to the internet via Ethernet so no WiFi issue. Spotify Connect...
  3. 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...
  4. R

    Question Will this make difference?

    Hello, i am new with audio systems. I am planing to buy Onkyo HT-S3800 5.1 system. I've noticed that some audio channels are marked as 3F2R/LFE and other as 3F2M/LFE. Will this make a difference in playing? As i understand this home system should be 3F2R, becouse of rear speakers. So if i play...
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    Question Onkyo SKS-HT870 crossover confusion with Onkyo TX-NR656

    Hi, I'm a pretty new home theater enthusiast but I know a few things here and there when it comes to home audio. I've been using the SKS-HT870 (7.1) speakers with the NR656 A/V for a while now and what I've found is that there's one setting I can't seem to figure out. I've done some research on...
  6. K

    Question I upgraded to gtx1060 6gb but the performance is worst

    I was with Gtx 750 ti and i upgraded to 1060 6gb but every game is lagging and stuttering even more then the old one.Its unplayable. How can i fix it. my specs are Gtx 1060 6gb Cpu: pentium g3260 i upgraded the windows too from 7 to 10 550 W power supply 8gb ram
  7. R

    [SOLVED] Help for choosing motherboard

    Hi Im a little bit confused what to choose Either Asus or Msi or ASrock motherboard In my mind is Msi meg z390 Ace Asus z390-e Asrock z390 taichi Im gonna use i7-9700K Msi GeForce RTX 2070 Gaming Z I was almost going to msi ace but i decide to give it a little more search about it and other...
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    [SOLVED] New PC Build advice..

    Planning to upgrade from 3rd generation processor to Intel Core i5-9600K since I wanna go big for PC gaming. I have a question can I play good fps with BenQ 1080p monitor with 60hz at the moment? I need to buy a 1440hz monitor but I cannot afford it at the moment. Will I face issues since I...
  9. H

    [SOLVED] Updating HP Z400 with GTX 1060 graphics card

    Has anyone updated their HPZ 400 workstation with the Nvidia GTX 1060 card.I'm thinking of getting it but I'm unsure of compatibility.Mainly I think the question seems to be around the power supply and if it has a 6 pin connector for the card?
  10. S

    New pc audio help

    I recently bought a used gaming pc and I am really new to this. It has a sound blaster xbs sound card and I have a headset I used with my Xbox with one connector. Do I need to buy a headset with 2 connectors to plug into the headset and microphone ports or is there a way to make the single...
  11. J

    Ram Help Needed

    In task manager ram is saying it is using 90 percent when only around 5 GB is really being used. I have ddr4 8gb single channel and a non overclocked 7700k that is used which is why I am so concerned because I just bought it any help or reassurance would be great.http://
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    cloud alpha 7.1 problem

    i have bought the Hyper X Cloud Alpha head set and im trying to enable 7.1 surround sound. in the RealTek Audio Manager i enable 7.1 but when i test the sound it only comes from the 2 speakers and the others dont play anything.
  13. A

    New system build under $2000 AU (questions on performance)

    Would like to clarify that I'm still a noob in understanding more advanced stuff. I'm building my first PC but am still budgeting and finding the parts I'm gonna use. Currently going for an under 2k (AUD) mATX build. However I have a few questions that I would like to address as this is my first...
  14. phantom1421

    Port Forwarding for video games / applications?

    Hi there, i have a simple question, is it better to port forward through the router or through the windows firewall? or both. I wasn't really sure, more of the time i do it through my router but i also know that i have windows firewall on. any help in this area would be great.
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    100/200/300 series ram

    Hey! So i just had a simple question. I was looking at buying some DDR4 ram but ran into a problem. I realised the ram i wanted to buy said its compatible with "100/200 series platform", but i am looking at getting the i5 8400 processor. will it still work or do i need to look for some new RAM?
  16. Tigerwarrior1

    Temps to Avoid when OC Ryzen 2200g

    Hello community! Just downloaded ryzen master and prime95, and would like to know what Temps I should stop testing or lower overclocks. I've been through a speed of 3.75 Ghz at about 85 degrees for 8 minutes. I don't know if that's too high. Also, the voltage I have it set to is 1.325v, and...
  17. T

    GA Z370 AORUS GAMING 7 BIOS issue

    Hello forum! On 2 September 2018 a pop up window from AORUS APP Center suggested that a Firmware Update was available, without paying much attention I clicked okay and it started the update through the Firmware Engine Utility of Gigabyte which was completed. Once the PC reset, I entered BIOS...
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    Pc upgrade compatability

    hello guys are these parts compatable or no. If not could you recommend me a solution. Secondly i am thinking about installing a custom water cooling loop in the future so do i have room and compatabily for that. Also i need someone to recommend a power supply for this build, i wouldn't mind...
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    Tempretures on graphics card

    How to set up fun curve on 1050 ti cerberus oc ed and dont alow high teperatures as 76-9 c?I think that is to hot for plyng csgo for about halfe an hour.Or is that normal?
  20. J

    GPU for tiny case and 160w psu - Help!

    PC Images https://imgur.com/a/eAzwHHw HP Pavilion Slimline s3600f Desktop PC Product Specifications https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01578479 The integrated graphics card has failed. There is a slot to install a new GPU and I would like to do so, but am unsure what will fit in this tiny...
  21. J

    after install Gpu > monitor and mouse are lagging

    When i install the driver that time gpu is working.but when i restarted the pc.then pc is stucking.But sound system running well. amd radeon hd 5450 Driver: Amd catalyst control center. ram: 4gb core: corei2 thanks in advance when i uninstall the driver,gpu is working! what i do now?
  22. E

    Samsung magician says my new SSD is not supported !

    I installed a new Samsung 860 EVO 250GB SSD today and while it is recognized and works like it should,samsung magician says that the drive is not supported,however it supports my other 850 EVO SSD without any problems It also still says that all the modes (AHCI and TRIM) are enabled so should i...
  23. B

    Quality 550W Psu

    Hi all, Is this a good quality 550w psu. Seasonic FOCUS Plus Series SSR-550FX 550W 80+ Gold Thanks
  24. R

    Google Assistant Can’t Hear Me?

    A counterpart to other AI-s out there (Siri, Alexa, Cortana etc.), Google Assistant is a cool feature for Android phones. It can do a lot of things like organizing your day, giving you directions to places, telling you the latest news and many more. All of those great features don’t matter if...
  25. J

    $1400 AUD pc build

    Hey there, I am looking to build my first pc, and my budget is around $1400, however, i am willing to go a little over if needed. I am using the pc for video editing on premiere pro with 1080p drone footage, gaming @60fps on AAA FPS games, and I would LOVE a black and white themed pc. Also, i...
  26. A

    Fortnite won't start

    Im not exactly sure what caused the game to stop working, but when i try to launch the game it says running but nothing shows up. if i look in my task manager it shows fortnite as if it were running but still the game never comes up. I tried to ask epic games but it will be weeks before they...
  27. I

    Please help me find the bottleneck.

    Fps is tanking and neither gpu nor cpu usage is anywhere close to 100% What other factors could a use such issue? It's gta5. I am eliminating gpu from test by selecting lowest possible settings with lowest 800x600 resolution. Installed on ssd. 16Gb RAM. Yet I can't surpass 48fps in certain...
  28. M

    1030 swap for 660ti ?

    Is it worth to get second hand 660ti for my 1030? A lot of people are telling me thats drivers are ripping of but i want this card HELP ME, please !
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    Please Could Someone Recomend a cpu for a msi 760GM-P23(FX) (MS-7641) (CPU1)

    Could Someone Recomend a cpu for a msi 760GM-P23(FX) (MS-7641) (CPU1). I am looking for a gaming cpu for this socket that would go nicely/ next to no botlecap for a gtx 960 at 4gb. possibly vr ready? cheap if possible(under £100). Thankyou very much for the help
  30. B

    Motherboard causing hard freezes?

    Just built a new custom pc, and it keeps freezing randomly and cannot do anything unless I do a hard reset or unplug my pc. Sometimes it’s just so bad that I can’t even log in to my computer and freezes in the loading screen. Freezes with no bsod. ASRock AB350M Pro4 8Gb G.Skill DDR4 Ryzen 3...
  31. J

    Is All In One GPU re-used??

    I have an old all in one pc.Can I use the GPU of that pc in my new cabinet PC.? Regards JACK
  32. Jsimenhoff

    Tom's Hardware - Planned Maintenance on Thursday, March 22nd 2018

    Hey everyone, Just a quick heads up that Tom's Hardware will go through a brief downtime later this week for planned maintenance. Maintenance is expected to begin on Thursday (03/22/18) at approximately 1 AM EST. It will be a brief downtime and should last no more than 1 or 2 hours by our...
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    Microsoft Lumia 650 protection key

    I hard reset my Microsoft Lumia 650 and did not disable the protection key it's been almost a year now and I want to use my phone again do anyone know how I could get my protection key I bought it from cricket but they couldn't help me
  34. R

    Is this ram and motherboard compatible?

    I plan on getting: https://ark.intel.com/products/51857/Intel-Desktop-Board-DH61CR and: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GSKILL-G-SKILL-RIPJAWS-X-2X4GB-KIT-8GB-DDR3-2133MHZ-PC3-17000-DESKTOP-RAM-MEMORY/292238407985?hash=item440ac43931:g:KlQAAOSwBCFalh-N but it says the g.skill ram is 2133mhz and the...
  35. M

    Network blocking DDNS

    So I install surveillance video systems for commercial and residential applications. I recently noticed two customers having this issue with an xfinity modem/router. Two different model routers which I dont have at this time. The issue is as follows: I use a DDNS client for the DVR/NVR due to...
  36. R

    Pc froze now not getting display

    Well I was just chilling doing uni work on my rig and it freezes. Couldn't restart ot switched off so was forced to turn off at psu switch. Turned it back on all lights come on but doesnt give display output or light up the LEDs on my keyboard and mouse. Attempts at fix: -Unplugged and heald the...
  37. G

    windows 10 -> TV -> amplifier, no 5.1, only stereo

    I am running windows 10. When I hook up to my television via HDMI, the computer sees the TV set as stereo (Which it has for on-board speakers). The TG set (an LG 49UH6030) is hookup up to a surround sound amp (A Devon AVR 1640) via an optical cable. The Windows 19 computer only lets me select...
  38. Max_Pare

    Logitech g402 scratches aganist mousepad for no apparent reason.

    Four months ago i bought a logitech g402 gaming mouse, i love it, it's extremely precise and it's macro capabilities are endless and very useful. Recently while playing some tf2 i noticed that it started scratching aganist the mousepad in a very uncomfortable way, just like when something tiny...
  39. H

    [ASK] What type of camera is this?

    As the title write, anyone know what type of camera is this? picture link : https://imgur.com/a/KLvKz , https://imgur.com/a/4EZe5