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How to Get 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound from a SONOS PlayBar

How to Get 5.1 Dolby Surround Sound from a SONOS PlayBar A reader asks why he isn't getting true 5.1 surround sound from his Sonos PlayBar soundbar and rear speakers.

Buyers Guide to Tesla Model X Options and Pricing

Buyers Guide to Tesla Model X Options and Pricing Curious about the options and pricing for the Tesla Model X, the most highly anticipated SUV ever? We've got the details right here.

How Do I Wire the Two Height Speakers on my Onkyo 7.2 Dolby Atmos Receiver?

How Do I Wire the Two Height Speakers on my Onkyo 7.2 Dolby Atmos Receiver? A reader asks how to connect his Dolby Atmos-cable receiver to his existing 7-channel surround system plus two height speakers.

How Can I Get My TV Remote To Control My Soundbar Volume?

How Can I Get My TV Remote To Control My Soundbar Volume? A reader asks how to get his soundbar to respond to his TV volume so he won't have to use separate remotes for the TV and soundbar.

Will My Existing Blu-ray Player Work for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X?

Will My Existing Blu-ray Player Work for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X? A reader asks whether his older LG Blu-ray player will be up to the task of playing back the new Dolby Atmos and DTS:X-encoded Blu-ray Discs.

Why Doesn't a 1080p 3D Projector Look As Sharp as a Flat Panel HDTV?

Why Doesn't a 1080p 3D Projector Look As Sharp as a Flat Panel HDTV? A reader writes in asking why his brother's fancy new 1080p 3D projector doesn't look as good as his 3 year old plasma flat panel TV.

What's the Best Home Theater Projector Under $1,000?

What's the Best Home Theater Projector Under $1,000? A reader writes in asking for the best bang-for-buck for a home theater projector under a grand.

Is Your Shiny New 4K Ultra HD TV Already Obsolete?

Is Your Shiny New 4K Ultra HD TV Already Obsolete? 4K Ultra HD TV is finally evolving beyond just "more pixels" into "better pixels." High Dynamic Range and wide color gamut content is right around the corner. So what does that mean for current UHDTV owners?

Why Does Audyssey MultEQ Only Show One Subwoofer on Onkyo 7.2 Receiver?

Why Does Audyssey MultEQ Only Show One Subwoofer on Onkyo 7.2 Receiver? A reader writes in asking why his 7.2-channel Onkyo receiver doesn't detect one of his subwoofers when doing Audyssey speaker calibration.

What's the Best OTA DVR? (Simple.TV vs. Tablo vs. DVR+)

What's the Best OTA DVR? (Simple.TV vs. Tablo vs. DVR+) A reader writes in asking how to record free, over-the-air HDTV programming and jettison his monthly cable bill.
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