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Old 24th February 2019, 12:31   #8851
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Hi friends,

I am looking to put up a small home theatre setup with kind of cinema ambience and rich surround audio. Primary intent is for watching movies on Netflix / Amazon Prime in 4K with good audio. Viewing distance around 8 feet. Budget is approx 100-125k.

Have selected the following hardware:

TV - Mi LED Smart TV 4X Pro L55M4-4XINA - 40k
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AUDIO - POLK Audio MagniFi MAX SR - 70k
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Please share your feedback / suggestions on above setup. Anything else I need to know?

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Old 25th February 2019, 15:05   #8852
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I am looking to put up a small home theatre setup with kind of cinema ambience and rich surround audio. Primary intent is for watching movies on Netflix / Amazon Prime in 4K with good audio.
AUDIO - POLK Audio MagniFi MAX SR - 70k
Looking at the budget, I'd recommend you get a receiver + speakers for your purpose. The sound quality would blow any sound bar. ex) Yamaha RX-485 + NSP-40 (should cost around 55K(offline store)) I got the older versions of both for 51K a year back. Five family/friends have bought the same after experiencing it.

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Old 14th March 2019, 11:12   #8853
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We used to have a Kenwood set up with 4 speakers and a bass. If I remember correctly we got it for less than a lakh. We have sold it already. It had very good sound quality, especially the low-range.
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I have a SONY (KLV-49W772E) which I bought almost 2 years back. Wanted to know if any wireless keyboard/mouse can be used on this model? I have not seen this mentioned on their microsite of this model. It has WiFi however no Bluetooth. Any pointers will help...

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Old 26th March 2019, 00:56   #8855
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I have a SONY (KLV-49W772E) which I bought almost 2 years back. Wanted to know if any wireless keyboard/mouse can be used on this model? I have not seen this mentioned on their microsite of this model. It has WiFi however no Bluetooth. Any pointers will help...
If you have any wireless mouse or keyboard, please try putting its dongle in TV's USB port. Mostly it will connect your mouse/keyboard to TV.
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Old 26th March 2019, 01:26   #8856
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This Polk audio sound bar is nowhere close to acceptable. I bought one of their systems and returned it the next day. Horrible. For all in one easy to use systems, I don't think anyone comes close to Bose.

If you are willing to spend time configuring stuff then there are better systems than Bose to be had for cheaper. However, if you want something that "just works" then its got to be Bose or maybe Sonos.
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I have a SONY (KLV-49W772E) which I bought almost 2 years back. Wanted to know if any wireless keyboard/mouse can be used on this model? I have not seen this mentioned on their microsite of this model. It has WiFi however no Bluetooth. Any pointers will help...
I am using this wireless Keyboard and Mouse combo for my Sony TV.
A small usb slots into your TV usb port and after setting up the keyboard, you are good to go.
Available on Amazon India.

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Old 27th March 2019, 19:10   #8858
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I am using this wireless Keyboard and Mouse combo for my Sony TV.
A small usb slots into your TV usb port and after setting up the keyboard, you are good to go.
Available on Amazon India.

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+1. I used the exact same model with my Panasonic and it worked like a charm.
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+1. I used the exact same model with my Panasonic and it worked like a charm.
Will this work on a 7 year old Panasonic Plasma non-smart TV? I am mainly looking at this with a use case of searching for titles on Amazon prime or netflix which is cumbersome using the Device remote to move to each alphabet or number and click the remote for selection

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Will this work on a 7 year old Panasonic Plasma non-smart TV?
Sorry, I'm not sure. My Panasonic was bought in 2016. It was a smart TV with Firefox OS. I used it for searching/typing as well.
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We have VU 49" LED (Non-Smart) TV.

I want to connect a Bluetooth Headset to the TV using 3.5mm Bluetooth Adapter so that I can (watch and) listen to the TV without disturbing other occupants in the room.

I have searched on Amazon.in and found some devices. Will either of these work for me even though I would be using it for listening to the TV.
I am unable to decide which one to go for. Please help me decide which one to buy considering the following points (not in particular order)-
1. Good Battery Backup (May be 5-6 Hrs).
2. Cost to be on lower side (Rs. 400-500/- if possible).
3. Reliability to be good.

Also on a side note will the same device work for Aux-In Port as well?

Our Xylo's (Nov. 2009) Head unit has Aux-In Port but no Bluetooth. Hence will I be able to play the music from my Phone to the Xylo's HU using this Bluetooth Adapter in Aux-In Port?
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We have VU 49" LED (Non-Smart) TV.

I Port?
For your TV you need a transmitter, for your car you need a receiver, so one device will not work on both.
Search for "Bluetooth aux transmitter " on amazon. There are many options, and most of what I saw is powered too, as in you can leave the charger cable connected. Pick your price
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We have VU 49" LED (Non-Smart) TV.

I want to connect a Bluetooth Headset to the TV using 3.5mm Bluetooth Adapter so that I can (watch and) listen to the TV without disturbing other occupants in the room.
I am also looking for a similar solution. You will need a Bluetooth transmitter and bluetooth headphones to listen to the audio. Look for "low-latency" or "aptx" written on both the transmitter and the receiver as without this I hear that there will be significant time delay between the video and the audio, thus making it a bad experience.

If you are using fire TV stick, I believe it has a Bluetooth transmitter in it.
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We have VU 49" LED (Non-Smart) TV.
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https://www.amazon.in/Farraige%C2%AE-Bluetooth-Transmitter-Receiver-Headphones/dp/B07JRC7Y48/ref=sr_1_8?crid=139SUOLN1G7EL&keywords=bluetooth+t ransmitter+and+receiver&qid=1554116495&s=gateway&s prefix=bluetooth+tra%2Caps%2C277&sr=8-8

I am using something similar for more than 2 years, mainly for watching late night movies. It does not have aptX but there is no lag. It works both as a transmitter as well as receiver. Also, it supports 2 devices, which means two people can listen to the transmission.
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Hello all,
I am looking to purchase a 55 inch 4K TV for the living room. Currently, I have a 42 inch LG LED smart TV that I am very happy with. Will be moving this unit to the bedroom for Netflix, AMazon Prime and YouTube.
I am hoping to get a TV within 75 to 80K. I know that MI has a couple of options in 55'' 4K segment but I am not convinced about their quality and longevity. Planning to get this in early May. Any input would be highly appreciated.

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