Is an HDMI audio receiver needed for home theater?

Answer You need a 5.1 Decoder and an amplifier to drive the speakers, most companies build these items into their RECEIVERS which comes with the switching you heed with most home theater systems.

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Home Theater receiver advice needed?

Hi Austin.First - avoid Pyle. It is one of the bottom-of-the-barrel brands that is similar to the White Van Scam systems you can buy for cash in a parking lot.".I am only looking to spend $100-$150... Read More »

Buy home theater. Home Theater package Vs Receiver and Speakers separately.?

As ur bidget is around 30 K go for Blu-ray home theater which is equipped with tall boy speakers like this one, are 3 frequencies in sound low, medium & ... Read More »

I have an older home theater system that has L/R audio in, but my new tv has 5.1 optical audio out.?

Well your old home theater system if all it has is analog left and right inputs (which doesn't make sense for a home theater system) it cant be surround sound. Surround sound is 5.1 separate chann... Read More »

How to connect home theater and have tv sound with receiver off and turn receiver on when I want HT sound?

all you have to do is,on your cable box, output 1, make an A/V connection with your tv,for video use the component(red,blue,green) video connection(you will use the hdmi out for the HT connection) ... Read More »