The Home Theater Thread

Needed a new entertainment unit and could not find one anywhere for a decent price to fit all my stuff so decided to just build one.

Not terribly proud of the craftsmanship but am happy everything has a place now and looks half decent.

AVR is pioneer vsx lx-304, probably could've gone with a 7.2 channel amp but this was at a good price.

All audio is Polk audio, I know it's pretty low-mid range but selection here is terrible and expensive and Polk seemed to get decent reviews, and am over the moon with the results.
 

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Needed a new entertainment unit and could not find one anywhere for a decent price to fit all my stuff so decided to just build one.

Not terribly proud of the craftsmanship but am happy everything has a place now and looks half decent.

AVR is pioneer vsx lx-304, probably could've gone with a 7.2 channel amp but this was at a good price.

All audio is Polk audio, I know it's pretty low-mid range but selection here is terrible and expensive and Polk seemed to get decent reviews, and am over the moon with the results.
Looks damn good to me!
 
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Hi guys, after living a decade of 40-inch 1080p and built-in TV speakers. I finally upgrade to to 65" 4K and "5.1" sound system.
(note: My Philips 40" did not break down, its a Philips so they don't break, I will give it away to a friend, who believe or not has a 32" TV)
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TV is:

Hisense 65U71HQ ULED 164cm (65 Zoll) Fernseher, 4K ULED HDR Smart TV, Quantum Dot, 120Hz, HDMI 2.1, Game Mode, Dolby Vision IQ & Atmos, Bluetooth, Alexa Built-in, Google Assistant, Anthrazit [2022]

Yes it a Chinese brand, that before the WorldCup, I barely heard of (so advertising in world cup works I guess), it has 4.5stars with over 1k review, & the price blows Korean & Japanese brands out of the water for same spec.
It cost me only 880€ at Amazon

Sound system is:

Samsung HW-Q610B/ZG schwarz Soundbar mit Subwoofer (Bluetooth, True Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, 3.1.2 Kanal)​

It has 5 speakers (left middle, right, 2 top speakers) & a subwoofer
Cost me 349€ at Mediamarkt (electronic store), supposedly original price is 599€

A quick breakdown of the living room.
On the left is my figurine collection in Ikea glass display shelf, The Catwoman, Amazon (diablo 2), Lara Croft, & Captain Marvels are created by me, & commercially available as 3D print digital file at selected websites.

I have a PS4 which I barely use except for Netflix/prime/youtube, on my old TV. With the new TV having most popular video sites access build in, there is no need for my PS4 now. I am considering a proper next gen console now I have 4K TV. I am leaning towards XBOX series X as I already have gamepass on my PC; but lets see.
Below the PS4 on the TV shelf is the cable box that comes with my Internet box. I never paid extra for the channels.

The subwoofer is located below the small Ikea desk on the right.

Final Thoughts:
The 65incher and proper sound system is a game changer. SIzes matters! I enjoy my movies/Shows much more enjoyable.
Cost me a little over 1K and its no way premium )no fancy OLED and Full surround system), but I am loving it. Big upgrade from 40inch 1080p with TV speaker.
 
Hi guys, after living a decade of 40-inch 1080p and built-in TV speakers. I finally upgrade to to 65" 4K and "5.1" sound system.
(note: My Philips 40" did not break down, its a Philips so they don't break, I will give it away to a friend, who believe or not has a 32" TV)
yKMXN7o.jpeg


TV is:

Hisense 65U71HQ ULED 164cm (65 Zoll) Fernseher, 4K ULED HDR Smart TV, Quantum Dot, 120Hz, HDMI 2.1, Game Mode, Dolby Vision IQ & Atmos, Bluetooth, Alexa Built-in, Google Assistant, Anthrazit [2022]

Yes it a Chinese brand, that before the WorldCup, I barely heard of (so advertising in world cup works I guess), it has 4.5stars with over 1k review, & the price blows Korean & Japanese brands out of the water for same spec.
It cost me only 880€ at Amazon

Sound system is:

Samsung HW-Q610B/ZG schwarz Soundbar mit Subwoofer (Bluetooth, True Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, 3.1.2 Kanal)​

It has 5 speakers (left middle, right, 2 top speakers) & a subwoofer
Cost me 349€ at Mediamarkt (electronic store), supposedly original price is 599€

A quick breakdown of the living room.
On the left is my figurine collection in Ikea glass display shelf, The Catwoman, Amazon (diablo 2), Lara Croft, & Captain Marvels are created by me, & commercially available as 3D print digital file at selected websites.

I have a PS4 which I barely use except for Netflix/prime/youtube, on my old TV. With the new TV having most popular video sites access build in, there is no need for my PS4 now. I am considering a proper next gen console now I have 4K TV. I am leaning towards XBOX series X as I already have gamepass on my PC; but lets see.
Below the PS4 on the TV shelf is the cable box that comes with my Internet box. I never paid extra for the channels.

The subwoofer is located below the small Ikea desk on the right.

Final Thoughts:
The 65incher and proper sound system is a game changer. SIzes matters! I enjoy my movies/Shows much more enjoyable.
Cost me a little over 1K and its no way premium )no fancy OLED and Full surround system), but I am loving it. Big upgrade from 40inch 1080p with TV speaker.
Is that the manga or anime box of demon slayer?
 
Is that the manga or anime box of demon slayer?
They are boxes for the figurines. The figurine can be bought solo, but when pair, you can have them hold hand. I like this, as it shows sibling love with the brother protecting his sister.
 
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Someone that doesn't want to drill holes in the wall and wants POWER 3000watts(125db) (it gets uncomfortably loud) and wants a neat wireless clean look...
I strongly suggest.

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Yes I have one,it's my main sound device now and I come from rack systems.

 
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Gonna replace my 2 Klipsch subs with this.Hoping to have it in the bext couple months.
 
In my humble opinion, building a system yourself is more advantageous. You'll get much more value for your money.
Admittedly, my current system has more invested in it than the cost of that complete system...
Years ago, my friend spent thousands on a Bose system. I constructed my own system for half the price and it blew his away
BTW, My PB 3000 is on its way..
 
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In my humble opinion, building a system yourself is more advantageous. You'll get much more value for your money.
Admittedly, my current system has more invested in it than the cost of that complete system...
Years ago, my friend spent thousands on a Bose system. I constructed my own system for half the price and it blew his away
BTW, My PB 3000 is on its way..
I have done rack systems my whole life.
They cost me more than what 🐉 cost me and I still had the mess of wires,drilling etc plus they weren't as powerful.

Now spending significantly more would put out a louder sound but it's messier.

In all fairness bose are garbage and I recommend listening to a 🐉 in person if you can.

Not done by any stretch with doing the piece by piece method.
I plan on moving in the next year or so and eventually buying a better amp plus heights for my system to have in another room than the 🐉.
 
Just picked up the demo model of this soundbar at my local Costco for $100. I never had complaints about my TV speakers, but couldn't pass this up. Can't believe I've been missing so much audio detail for this long.

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Just picked up the demo model of this soundbar at my local Costco for $100. I never had complaints about my TV speakers, but couldn't pass this up. Can't believe I've been missing so much audio detail for this long.

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Nice. I cant go back to regular TV speakers. Been using surround sound since the mid 90's.
 
Nice, I have 2 2000 Pros. I have 4 SVS Elevations for atmos and Klipsch for my front mains and side surrounds. Onkyo RZ50 with an outlaw 5000 amp.
Awesome. IM running Klipsch Left, Right Center. 4 Klipsch Height Speakers., Monoprice Amber in walls for the r/l Surround and Monoprice Angled in walls mounted in the ceiling behind the sofa for rear surrounds. Pioneer SC-LX704. The rears are powered by a separate Monoprice 2 channel amp.
 
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