Got myself an arcam AVR550 off av forum thinking it might improve my life, it sounds decent on Spotify but not great, everything else is a nightmare to try and get to work seamlessly with the tv
Are they all this poor as interface or do I need to do some googling or get a pro in to set it up?
Given the very limited experiences I’ve had trying to get our telly to talk to different boxes, were I upgrading anything now I’d buy brand-matching components rather than trying to be clever: e.g. our Sony telly works seamlessly with other Sony kit, but was an absolute cunt to setup with everything else. Sure it’s deliberate.
I’m just glad I got it second hand as it would have gone back by now if it was new
Took me 5 hours just to get a sound out of it
Pretty sure mine is an avr550, was a doddle to get working.
It may be that I am a total fuckwwit then
Just out of interest is it possible to get one box to control everything
I was impresssed that I got Spotify working but telly is a mystery to me
I use a Logitech harmony but they are now defunct. No idea if there are any good alternatives.
I switched a cable over on my Rotel AV amp earlier this week. It took me 3 days to get the sound back.
Given how much some of this stuff costs it’s hard to believe the interface hasn’t been simplified
Arcam don’t do a telly so will have to persevere
Just ditch the fucker and put a record on
The AV fan bois love unfathomable over complication.
Another faff day and it’s better now
Need to fathom something called Dirac next but I can get the spund through the abr now and it’s a lot better than my telly speaker
New sub next and a centre after that