We have recently bought a 5.1 surround sound system, where can we get surround sound audio CDs to play on it?

Answer The only surround sound audio CDs I know of are multi-channel SACDs and DVD-Audio CDs. Your CD or DVD player will need to be able to play these formats however.If you don't have a multi-channel SA... Read More »

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If you have direct tv and a cable box a DVD a vcr with surround sound and you would like each one to be able to go through the surround sound how should you hook them all up?

AnswerI don't understand why you would have Direct TV (sattelite) and cable TV? However, it depends on the input/output combinations of each component. I have my coaxial cable from my sattelite to ... Read More »

What's better surround sound headphones or actual surround sound speakers?

Depends on how much you have to spend. $300 or under it is probably best to get the headphones since you can get a damn nice set of headphones, but barely anything passable for a home theater.If yo... Read More »

Can files with 2.1 surround convert into 5.1 surround with a receiver?

Keep in mind that you can only have true surround sound from a DVD, Blu Ray and certain CD. They are encoded in Dolby or DTS. There is no 2.1 surround sound, it is stereo with a subwoofer. Some rec... Read More »

You hooked up surround sound to your hd tv and it only works on the DVD and not the directv How do you wire it so both the DVD player and directv come through the surround sound?