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    • That's the same size as my theatre room and it feels a bit cramped by the time you pull the main speakers out from the front wall and setup the subwoofers.                        with a screen that big you probably be wanting to sit 3m from it which pushes you up against the back wall .not a lot of room for a big screen. I would knock out the study wall to give you more setup options and would go with 4 Atmos speakers in the ceiling. The house design looks nice and a workshop to make DIY subwoofers.  
    • Everything routed ok including the listening presets menu if available Ryan ? Any sound when you connect an outside analog input ; it could be a default analog setting if it doesnt identify pcm or a codec to process .. Does it have separate digital/analog settings for each input ? If the tuner dont work its not the hdmi thankfully ..What are you using a rf lead for fm ?
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    • Harry, Has channel 7 ever been good? Have you changed anything? A cable which has a faulty connection or who's far end is not connected will cause standing waves. These cause the signal to increase in one location along the cable and reduce in others. The location depends on the frequency which could explain why channel 7 but also corrosion on one of the elements in the antenna as well. Buying an entry level meter will not show you much more than you know now. The professional meters will tell you a lot more about delayed signals. You do not have the expertise to separate the reflected causes of errors from the noise and interference readings. Professional meters cost thousands. Much more than the highly directional antenna I recommended to you and some new cable. Alanh
    • When did this problem start? The suburb is well established. The antennas in Edgewater are not much different to most areas of Perth, also some have masthead amplifiers. Poor connections on coax cables also cause reflections which will cause the signal to increase and decrease at different points along the cable. The location moves depends on the frequency. It is called standing waves. This would also explain why only channel 6. Corrosion on particular elements on the antenna will also cause channel specific problems. Compare the cost of a meter which does not have the functions of a professional meter they cost thousands for a one off fix to getting an installer who has a professional meter and the expertise to interpret the results. An installer could try a 10 element band 3 antenna which is highly directional which is why it is more sensitive and it costs much less that the entry level meter. Remember the Olympics are on next week.   Alanh