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How do I adjust the sound sync on my TV?

When I watch TV, the sound is just a little bit off and it looks like everything is dubbed. What can I do about this? [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Aug 24, 2013 - 12 answers

Better sound, less space

Are TV sound bars a good solution? [more inside]
posted by pdb on Aug 20, 2013 - 7 answers

feed my ears, my eyes are busy

I need recommendations for TV shows, audiodramas and audiobooks that I can really sink my teeth into. I'm asking for both in the same question because I need to be able to listen to the TV and still catch most everything; this is stuff I want to have on while I'm doing stuff with my hands. I'm a fan of fantasy, science fiction, drama and snark. More information and a list of favorite things after the jump. [more inside]
posted by NoraReed on Jun 24, 2013 - 18 answers

Where's the best place to buy home electronics in the Twin Cities?

Where should I go in the Twin Cities to buy an audio-video setup to fit a somewhat specific situation? [more inside]
posted by nickmark on May 24, 2012 - 3 answers

Need TV Speakers For My Parents

I need TV speakers for my parents. How do I figure out which ones I need? [more inside]
posted by pmed on Dec 17, 2011 - 4 answers

Going up to eleven. And twelve, thirteen...

Would a FiiO amplifier or similar be suitable for amplifying my TV through headphones? [more inside]
posted by sleepcrime on Nov 10, 2011 - 2 answers

I can't hear you over how awesome XBMC is (I wish)

Background music and effects are way louder than voices in XBMC, so much so that I have to get up and turn the volume down every time theme song or music comes on during TV shows or movies for fear of disturbing neighbors (not to mention that they're uncomfortably loud). [more inside]
posted by Strass on Sep 28, 2011 - 12 answers

I think a pawn shop might be a better option than Best Buy.

How do I hook up an Atari 2600 to a modern HDTV? [more inside]
posted by valkyryn on Dec 27, 2010 - 11 answers

Can you help me decide how to build my home theater?

Yet another Can you help me decide how to build my home theater question [more inside]
posted by Fiat124 on Nov 13, 2010 - 10 answers

Help me reduce the footprint of my home theater components.

Help me reduce the footprint of my home theater components. Any and all options welcome. [more inside]
posted by bondcliff on Sep 17, 2010 - 10 answers

How should I wire my home theater setup?

Home theater conundrum. Ok, so, what's the best way to wire this up? [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Sep 17, 2010 - 24 answers

Help me hook up a new HDTV to an old(ish) stereo receiver?

Can you help me connect my optical-out DVD players to my new HDMI-in HDTV? [more inside]
posted by Dr. Wu on Sep 22, 2009 - 12 answers

speakers from optical out?

Don't like the speakers in my TV - TV only has digital optical out. What are my options for getting better speakers? [more inside]
posted by striker on Apr 23, 2009 - 10 answers

What kind of audio gear does Dr. House have in his office?

HighEndAudioAndTVShowFilter: What kind of stereo system (speakers/amp/record player) does Dr. House have in his office? [more inside]
posted by kenliu on Jan 12, 2009 - 7 answers

Audio Technician Gear?

What is included in a typical sound technician's kit when recording scenes for TV or Movies? [more inside]
posted by AltReality on Jun 19, 2008 - 8 answers

What do I need to know to stream a TV station to between 500 and 100 people?

How do I set up a server to stream media ? A client has contacted us about developing a website with a streaming TV station and a streaming radio station. [more inside]
posted by asnowballschance on May 3, 2008 - 5 answers

Two-speaker TV setup for non-audiophiles?

We have an LG LCD tv with some not-very-good speakers, and they are starting to sound "blown". Is there some kind of amp-speaker set designed for people who just want decent audio, rather than surround sound? [more inside]
posted by everichon on Jan 15, 2008 - 12 answers

Probably shouldn't be watching it anyway...

So I'm watching Veronica Mars reruns on my TV a couple nights ago and all of a sudden the audio goes and all I get is a staticky type sound. What's the deal? [more inside]
posted by heavenstobetsy on Sep 29, 2007 - 2 answers

I can't connect this iBook to the TV

I am trying to connect my G4 iBook to my TV, but apparently I don't have the right combination of output cables. I need some advice here. [more inside]
posted by mattbucher on Apr 15, 2007 - 11 answers

How to connect PC sound card to an LCD TV?

I have a Gateway desktop with a standard sound card in it. The video is connected to a Vizio 42" LCD TV via VGA cable. We would like to connect the sound to the TV as well. There is no PC Audio input on the TV...just red and white RCA jacks. I looked for an adapter cable or sound card that had RCA jacks out, but got confused really quickly. All help is appreciated!
posted by titans13 on Feb 7, 2007 - 3 answers

What's with my TV's speakers?

What's wrong with my TV's speakers? [more inside]
posted by DoctorFedora on Nov 12, 2006 - 13 answers

My MBP hisses when I connect it to my TV. Why?

Why does my MacBook Pro hiss/bubble when I connect it to the TV (not the logic board thing, I've done that)? [more inside]
posted by tonylord on Oct 9, 2006 - 4 answers

Are RCA cables and Component cables the same?

Can one use RCA cables (red/white/yellow) in component jacks (red/blue/green)? I understand that the jacks carry much different data/signal/whatever, but I was told that there is no need to buy (very) pricey component cables...you can actually just hook up good quality red/white/yellow RCA cables to the component jacks for the same purpose. [more inside]
posted by tpl1212 on Sep 14, 2006 - 17 answers

Any way to send 1 coax TV signal to a TV in another room wirelessly?

Any way to send 1 coax TV signal to a TV in another room wirelessly? [more inside]
posted by ilikebike on Mar 12, 2006 - 9 answers

Can I add an audio/video source to my cable signal on coax?

Short version: Want to piggy back the audio/video output of my receiver onto my cable TV signal. Long version: I want to take the output of my receiver which is in RCA plugs (2 audio, 1 video) and somehow put that onto coax that ALSO contains my basic cable channels. I'm sure I stumbled onto something like this while looking at home automation stuff months ago, but I'm not finding it now. Effectively what I want is to be able to put my receiver's output on channel 100 or something on my coax. This would allow me to split that coax and run it to other TV's in my house and have the output from the receiver available on any TV on channel 100, while still having the regular cable channels available as normal. This will allow me to play Xbox on any TV in my house with my wireless controller. I found this but it only puts the one signal onto coax, it doesn't add it to coax with an existing set of channels. Not what I want, but its the closest thing I've found. Is this even possible or am I dreaming that I have seen this before?
posted by gfroese on Jan 6, 2006 - 4 answers

help my Dad hear the TV

My father is hard of hearing. I'm looking for suggestions regarding easy audio devices that will let him listen to the TV at the volume he needs, but also let the rest of the family enjoy the program at a more reasonable volume. [more inside]
posted by Galvatron on Dec 22, 2005 - 9 answers

Which manufacturers make well-built home theater equipment at a reasonable price?

Over the past several years, I have been burned by poor quality in home electronics from various manufacturers. I have purchased pieces by Sony (home stereo), Panasonic (theatre-in-a-box) and RCA (various pieces of junk), and all have given out in one way or another far too quickly for my liking. In a renewed attempt to build a proper home theatre system (DVD/CD, receiver, speakers, etc), and recognizing that I haven't the money for really high-end stuff but will avoid anything cheap, I seek outside opinions as to which manufacturers are making products that are of reasonable quality, and reasonably priced. Your experiences, please.
posted by danwalker on Feb 4, 2005 - 23 answers

TV repair

Television repair question: My TV displays everything in fuzzy black and white, and the audio is just static. [MI] [more inside]
posted by stopgap on Sep 7, 2004 - 2 answers

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