surround sound
  1. M

    Getting good sound from movies

    Hi everyone, this is my first post :) I just bought a TV to watch movies with my girlfriend, with headphones on. I also got Apple TV, but only one set of headphones can be connected to it. So I need to find another way to get sound out of the TV, which has only an optical out port. My...
  2. Davefoxx

    USB Sound-Card\DAC with Dolby Headphone support? Upgrading from a Xonar DX.

    My desktop's gotten old and I've decided to upgrade to a laptop for mobility purposes, meaning I can no longer use my internal sound-card, an Asus Xonar DX. I've always enjoyed the Dolby Headphone effect, and I would prefer to keep it. But I can't seem to find any USB substitutes for this card...
  3. Playstation

    WTT smsl dac

    smsl sd - 793ii for something of equal, slightly lesser/above value that has it's own power supply(not usb) which has optical input and headphone output that supports 5.1/7.1 surround sound
  4. tripletopper

    Looking for DTS 5.1-> Surround Headphone converter

    I tried the LDDB.com forum, but I have more answers given than recieved. Maybe someone can answer my question on Head-fi.org Turtle Beach X41s and X42s can take both Dolby and DTS and convert it to Dolby Headphone on a game machine like an Xbox 360, PS3, and Xbox One. (Probably a PS4 too, not...
  5. BounceHouse420

    Should I set my PC Audio to 5.1 or Stereo when using headphones?

    In case it matters I have a pair of Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 headphones with a Sound Blaster Audigy 5/Rx Soundcard.
  6. BounceHouse420

    What is the best 5.1 surround system for under 200$?

    I need to replace my current 5.1 surround system my current one is a Logitech Z-5300 whose information can be found at https://www.cnet.com/products/logitech-z-5300e/specs/. Also, I have a SoundBlaster Audigy Rx/5 on my PC so it should have all of the require jacks for any surround system on the...
  7. WhiteW0lf

    Connecting a Yamaha YHT1840 System to a PC

    Hi everyone! I'm new here on the forum and I got word of it from a friend that everyone here is pretty good at helping beginners such as me! =D The problem at hand is as follows: I have a full Surround 5.1 Yamaha YHT1840 System lying around and I wish to connect it to my PC for movie viewing...
  8. N

    Schiit Stack vs Sennheiser GSX 1000

    I have a Hifiman HE-400i and want to get some better music out of it. I am currently using an Asus Xonar DGX(30$) and want a better dac/amp. The Schiit Stack will almost certainly have better sound quality, but the GSX has nice features and especially the 7.1 surround, which I hear is amazing...
  9. N

    Schiit Stack vs Sennheiser GSX 1000

    I have a Hifiman HE-400i and want to get some better music out of it. I am currently using an Asus Xonar DGX(30$) and want a better dac/amp. The Schiit Stack will almost certainly have better sound quality, but the GSX has nice features and especially the 7.1 surround, which I hear is amazing...
  10. A

    Is stereo best for headsets while gaming?

    I have a pair of Sennheiser HD650 coupled with a soundcard with amplifier for headphones. I have always used some sort of virtual surround while playing and yesterday by accident i played in stereo and felt maybe its better? Spatial Sound in Windows 10 with Dolby Atmos for example creates a more...
  11. K

    Audio setup with essence STX II - need some suggestions

    Hey so I've recently signed up for head-fi and loving it here so far! I just need some help since I'm new to audio compared to most of you, right now I am using ATH-R70x open back headphones (great by the way) with the essence STX II I am wondering on whats some good competitive settings with...
  12. Xenon-135

    How do I hook up my 5.1 sound system to my Sound Blaster audigy rx sound card?

    The sound system: https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Z-5300-5-1-Channel-Surround-Speaker/dp/B0000C20R9 The sound card: https://us.creative.com/p/sound-blaster/sound-blaster-audigy-rx Those are the pictures of what they are in case anyone was wondering. I had so many cables I figured I would...
  13. nadavs2310

    Should I buy Creative X-Fi Surround 5.1 Pro USB

    Hi! I have HD598SE without an amp and I saw that someone near me is selling this sound card for about 50$ like new and new in my country costs about 90$, Should I buy it? will I feel any diffrence? is it a good sound card in general? and will I feel both the 5.1 and still the soundstage of my...
  14. Kol12

    Surround 7.1/5.1 for stereo headphones?

    Hi, I'm a bit noob in regards to what's available out there for enabling surround to a stereo headset, should I be looking at some sort of DSP or software based solution? I'm interested in this for gaming. Most people tend to recommend a good headphone with a clip on microphone over the gaming...
  15. bigshot

    Multichannel Audio (Moved from MQA)

    A.) The size of the soundstage is determined by the width between the speakers. with stereo at a normal listening distance, you don't want more than 8 feet or so between the speakers. If you push them any wider apart, you have to sit further back, which reduces the perceived size of the...
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