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Hookup I have a 15 band graphic equalizer and need to find out how 2 connect it 2 my 7.1 HT-SR800 home theater system

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  • 2loud4u Oct 15, 2008

    the eq is a geq 215 2 chanel,single rack 15-2/3rd octave bands each channel (Nady Audio)

  • 2loud4u Oct 15, 2008

    what part of manuel?

  • 2loud4u Oct 15, 2008

    where do i get this type of application

  • 2loud4u Oct 15, 2008

    cool thanks

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U will have to see which of ur connections of ur equalizer fit into ur home theater system ............


try reading the back panel or ur HT carefully and then..... try it


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• The front, center, surround, and surround back speakers
can be adjusted at 80 Hz, 250 Hz, 800 Hz,
2500 Hz, and 8000 Hz. The subwoofer can be adjusted
at 40 Hz, 80 Hz, and 160 Hz.
• While the Direct or Pure Audio listening mode is
selected, the equalizer settings have no effect.
• This procedure can also be performed on the AV
receiver by using its [SETUP], [ENTER], and arrow
buttons.

a special pin -plug is available for it in market, it could be connected to ur home-theater system..
It wii definitely work,try it........

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The simple approach is just to add an external stereo front left/right amp to the system and do not use the internal amp channels. Feeding the equalizer from the preouts will work OK as these are designed to feed amplfiers or similar devices (such as an equalilzer). I have used preouts to feed external amps for both left/right fronts, center, sub and rears.

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HI,

Please click on the below link to view the manual:

http://63.148.251.135/redirect_service.cfm?type=own_manuals&file=HT-R500_E_C.pdf

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It would help to know what equalizer you have, but I will assume it is a stereo analog unit. With the exception of the Tape In/Out connections on the back of the receiver there is really no provision for an equalizer. Even the Tape I/O connections are of little use if you can't monitor the source through the Tape In connections. Even if that were to work, it will not function for any digital sources you may have. You should be able to install this between an analog external source and the input to the receiver if you have one particular device you would like to tweak.
There are equalizer settings you can control within the receiver itself. You have the option of selecting the manual method for equalizer settings for each speaker or the default automatic method. Granted there are only 5 frequencies (3 for the sub) that you can adjust, but the fact that you can adjust each speaker separately is an advantage. The following was taken from the owner's manual:
• The front, center, surround, and surround back speakers
can be adjusted at 80 Hz, 250 Hz, 800 Hz,
2500 Hz, and 8000 Hz. The subwoofer can be adjusted
at 40 Hz, 80 Hz, and 160 Hz.
• While the Direct or Pure Audio listening mode is
selected, the equalizer settings have no effect.
• This procedure can also be performed on the AV
receiver by using its [SETUP], [ENTER], and arrow
buttons.

This is a very good receiver with some great features. If you have performed the Automatic Speaker Setup, you can go to the equalizer setting and select Off, Audyssey (automatic) or Manual.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

  • Technosavy Oct 15, 2008

    Here is a link for the receiver manual, copy and paste into your browser:

    63.148.251.135/redirect_service.cfm?type=own_manuals&file=HT-SR800_En.pdf




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