Forum discussion tagged with Soundbar.
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    Question Connecting soundbar to pc

    Hi, I was wondering if it will be possible to connect a 5.1 soundbar via HDMI to my PC. The only main concern I have is I want the surround sound possibility. My motherboard does not have any optical output. Will it be possible to use onboard HDMI port of my motherboard to connect to the...
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    Question Samsung HW A550 vs LG SN5 at the same price?

    Hi guys! Between the two soundbars, which one would you choose assuming they're the exact same price? The Samsung HW-A550 or LG SN5? Thanks in advance for help :)
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    Question Right Sound Bar for Small 9 feet House

    I am from India. My house is small (1 RK) and main room is 9ft ×8ft length. I bought "Vu Premium TV 4K 50inch (1.26 Mtr)". I am looking for better sound and bass quality that can make me feel like I am watching movie in theater and good music quality, my budget is max 15k Indian Rupees. Kindly...
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    Question Looking for a good soundbar under £500

    Hi all, I am trying to get some nice soundbar or speakers for tv (LG BX) but prefer soundbar as i don't have much space. The TV has very nice features related to sound Dolby Atmos support, eARC, hdml 2.1 but doesn't support some DTS which is annoying tbh. My budget is under £500 i really want...
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    Question Q-Symphony Samsung does it work with any specific format?

    I bought Neo QLED 8K and HW-Q600A soundbar, when i turn on the Q-Symphony for youtube or any other app on Samsung TV i could hear only from soundbar and not TV. If i listen to specific 5.1ch movie on Netflix then i can listen from TV as well. Samsung customer chat says there is no limitation if...
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    [SOLVED] need advice on how to get clear dialogue sound for a new Home Theater

    We are considering building a brand new home theater set up including TV and any peripherals. The key frustration is the ability to hear movie and TV dialogue. We've tried several combinations of TVs, sound bars, speakers, etc. and we still have shows where the dialogue is so muddied we cannot...
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    [SOLVED] Problem with low inconsistent volume on Cisco 9865HDC on newer television with soundbar

    I am having an issue that I have had in the past with the Cisco 9865HDC brand of DVRs. At times when I had my soundbar an LG LAS551H connected via ARC I would usually set my Soundbar to 13 out of 100 and get great sound. One Samsung I had produced fine sound but the follow up one did not through...
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    Question Soundbar to pc

    Afternoon, I recently bought a soundbar which only has a optical cable input & bluetooth. Just wondering if something like this would work or would i need to buy a soundcard...
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    [SOLVED] JBL 2.1 Deep Bass vs Edifier R1700BT

    Im planning to get a sound system for my PC and my TV. I've heard great reviews from the 1700bt and not so much from the JBL Soundbar. Theres a big gap on the price point 1700bt is like $140/php 7000 and the JBL 2.1 deepbass is around $300/php 15000. Considering the JBL soundbar is much more...
  10. gijsbartman

    [SOLVED] Does the Sonos beam work with my motherboard?

    Hello, I want to buy the Sonos beam soundbar for my computer but I was wondering if I would be able to use it. The motherboard I'm using is the MSI Tomahawk B450 MAX ( I've read something about needing an optical output but I don't...
  11. sidcrimson

    [SOLVED] 5.1 Audio From Pc to Soundbar Via HDMI / DisplayPort

    Need help with setting up 5.1 Audio out on my Pc! My rig Asus H81MCS * No TOSLINK OUT/ HDMI audio out * i3 4130 16GB RAM Windows 10 Video Card : GTX 1660 Super TV : LG UJ725T Soundbar : LGSL8YG PC right now is connected to the TV via HDMI ( Using HDMI 2.1 ver Cable ) And My soundbar is...
  12. amjadh678

    [SOLVED] Connect a DTS TV and Non DTS Soundbar

    Hi Mates, So I ran into a bit of a problem.. I bought an Mi 4x 50 inch TV which has support for Dolby and DTS audio formats.. I was watching some of my DTS movies from my external HDD but then I found out that the in-built speakers of TV isn't good enough.. So I decided to order a soundbar...
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    [SOLVED] Which Audio Source is Better? Does it make a difference?

    Specs: Sound Blaster Z MSI GTX 1080 Vizio E75 x 2 TVs Vizio SB46514-F6 46" 5.1.4 Home Theater Sound System with Dolby Atmos Soundbar I've had this PC a long time. Still has a 4770K in it. I've had it connected to a few different monitor/sound setups in the past but I've always had audio out via...
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    [SOLVED] Is it possible to use a speaker as a subwoofer

    Hello, I was wondering if i could use my soundbar as a subwoofer. I am using a headset on the moment, so i have no use for it on the moment. I really like the bass of it. I would like to know if it's possible to turn the soundbar into a subwoofer with software. So i can game with my headset on...
  15. Rampkage01

    [SOLVED] Have 4 Ceiling Speakers, What Set Up Should I Buy?

    Hey Guys, I am moving into a new house that has 4 ceiling speakers pre-installed. I am new to AV set up so I was curious what the best home theater set up would be in utilizing these: Soundbar? 1.1.4? DTS? Dolby Atoms, Etc. Just ideas on equipment. Devices that will be connected to this set...
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    [SOLVED] looking for a pc sound bar

    Hi all, I don't know where to start with this as I have never bought or even looked for one, am looking for a pc soundbar, I normally wear a headset, but as I have moved now I can get a soundbar, I cant use like a 2.1 system speakers cos I don't have the room but I can fit a soundbar, the max I...
  17. slawter

    [SOLVED] Wich turntable I need?

    Hi, I have a Yamaha 2700 soundbar and I need a turntable that match with my soundbar. My budget is around 100-120 EUR right now. Thank you for your help!
  18. slawter

    Question Yamaha YSP-2700 subwoofer "disable"

    Hey guys, I have a Yamaha YSP-2700 and everything was OK in the last 1 year but when I turned on the system today, the subwoofer had no sound. It is connected to the center (wireless) but when I try to change the level of the subwoofer it says "disable". I red the manual and I checked out on...
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    Question Living without the headphone jack in Smart TV

    So, I've bought a Samsung Smart TV. Had I known that the 3.5 headphone port is more, maybe I would've decide differently. Now I'm stuck with a Smart TV and a ton of wired headphones, including Sennheiser RS 175, purchased with the TV in mind. However, I also own a Samsung N400 soundbar. My...
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    Question best soundbars

    Hi! I wanted to get a good sound bar for my tv. I don't want to spend 500$ tho lol I was wondering if anyone could help me pick between these or suggest something better. My dad is a sound engineer but hes been retired for over a decade so I didnt bother asking him since I dont think hes up to...
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    [SOLVED] How to preven HTPC Audio device from powering down

    Hey All, Is it possible to trick a PC audio device to remain powered ON and paired/connected at all times? (note: audio device has a non-configurable ECO setting that powers down after inactivity) ISSUE: I have a PC with a VIZIO soundbar that powers off after inactivity while the PC is awake...
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    [SOLVED] Bluetooth connection problem

    I'm trying to connect my Logik L32SBIN16 soundbar to my PC via Bluetooth, but it won't even show up when searching for it in the Windows Bluetooth menu. I've tried troubleshooting to no avail. Any ideas?
  23. AdonosFlew

    Question GTX 980 Ti - Displayport for monitor, HDMI for audio output at the same time. Is it possible?

    I'm looking forward to buy a soundbar for my PC which uses HDMI for audio input. I use a Gsync monitor connected with displayport to my pc. Because my motherboard doesn't have any proper audio output to 7.1 sound system can I use an unused HDMI port on my GTX 980 Ti to use as an audio output to...
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    Question 3.1 Soundbar vs. 2.1 Soundbar

    So I recently got a great deal on a few soundbars and wanted to get your opinions. I purchased two soundbars: LG 2.1 (360W) SKM6Y ($58) - Samsung 3.1 (340W) HW-MM55/ZA ($85) -...
  25. Bogdan Lazar

    Question Soundbar high pitched(whine) noise. Opinion needed.

    Hello guys, hopefully someone can help me out with this one, otherwise this soundbar is going back tomorrow. Soundbar name: OK. Soundbar OCS 120BT-B I got the soundbar yesterday and everything was fine, but today I have noticed a high pitched sound starts after a couple seconds of playback...
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    is cooling with ac fans a bad idea?

    i have a 2 ac fans 120mm and 117 cfm... quality dayton ones... i want to cool my pc with them replace the top 120mm and put one in the side, the main reason i want to switch is the high cfm i haven't found with dc fans. has anyone tryed this and does it work good? id still have the cpu fan and...
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    Why is my airport extreme WiFi so slow?

    Hello, i have an apple airport extreme. When I looked online, people were getting max 500 mbps and minimum 100 mbps. I am getting 40 mbps, RIGHT NEXT TO THE ROUTER. Wtf is wrong with my wifi? I was given something by time Warner, it's an ubee thing. I'm pretty sure it's cable. Idk. Please help...
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    Case fans turns on for half a second.

    Hello, So i recently just bought a new case and i took everything out of my old computer and inserted it to the new case. My first problem is, my motherboard was so old that i had to take out my front panel power switch from old case and use it to power my computer in the new case as i my new...
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    Mobo Supporting Gpu/M2/PCIe Wifi under $130?

    Greets, Currently upgrading from my failed attempt to future proof 4 years ago by going with 1155 Ivy bridge. Looking for a mobo that will support a 1060, and m2 pcie ssd and a pcie wifi card (I have no ability to hard wire :() for a relatively cheap price. I currently have no SSD so...
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    Best Route for my New Build?

    I am doing a new build for my server. The machine will always be on running Plex Media Server for my clients on my network. However at the same time I am going to use this machine for my basic everyday use and transferring data from customer's hard drives and such as I do also do computer repair...
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    Computer wont boot right

    I start my computer and it shows the logo but its flashing and it asks me if I want to boot in safe mode but I can barely read it. What do I do? The computer is a Compaq Presario with a amd semperon 3100+ and some kind of asus motherboard.
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    possible computer monitoring software

    I am starting to think there is "monitoring software" on my computer. We have an ADS network and I usually stay logged in, just lock my screen when I leave. I have dual monitors, and on occasion I will come back to my computer, I have been "logged off" where it asks me for username AND password...
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    Nintendo 3ds SD Card

    Looking for a SD Card thats 32gb and compatible with a 3ds. (regular size NOT xl) I want to get it off amazon but not sure what to get.
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    trying to re-install windows 7 on my laptop

    i have been having a lot of trouble trying to re-install windows 7 on my laptop, every time it gets half way done with the installation it blues screens and i get a 0x0 error.
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    CPU's & GPU's Combinations

    Hello. I've been informed that usually a Nvidia GPU fits better with a Intel CPU when it comes to performance...but would it really be bad if i tried a Nvidia GPU combined with a AMD CPU...? Incase you wondering wich GPU i'm talking about it's a GTX560 Ti. Regards, Drake.
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    intel 4350 vs intel vs 4130 vs amd 6300 vs amd 8320?

    ok so im stuck lol this is my current build. this build is for gaming (no i dont need to play everything on ultra 4k etc) so im content with this. im thinking of ways i could save money and was wondering would i be ok if i switched the cpu with an amd 6300...
  37. N.Broekhuijsen

    Spotted: Gigabyte's X99 SOC Force Haswell-E Motherboard

    This is Gigabyte's X99 overclocking motherboard. Spotted: Gigabyte's X99 SOC Force Haswell-E Motherboard : Read more
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    Motherboard Splash Screen on for 10 whole seconds before boot...

    Hello, all. I recently built my first computer. Recently, my motherboard splash screen has been staying on for 10 seconds before booting. Is this normal? Motherboard: Gigabyte H81M-HD3 A full part list can be provided if that is of any assistance. I have not had this happen before, at least...
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    Select a best Value GPU for the following specs

    at least 2GB memory, at least 192 bit GDDR5. Released at least not earlier than Q4 of 2012. Capable of playing demanding games at 1080p or lesser at MAX settings (BF4, Crysis 3 Metro 2033 etc) with AA at max. budget max at 300$ or 15K Philippine Peso. Nvidia or AMD is entertained so long as you...