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post #541 of 556 Old 07-24-2014, 08:15 AM
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Before, and After!
So you're running subs with the 215's. Do you need them? I ordered my 212's last November to avoid the January price increase but had I known about the upcoming giant speakers I might have waited. Can't cry over coulda woulda shoulda though - I'm happy.

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post #542 of 556 Old 07-24-2014, 08:18 AM - Thread Starter
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I am planning on running the JTR 215RT's as full range and send LFE and other channels set to small to my Dual Seaton SubMersive HP's



The Seaton's are in between the left / center, and center / right


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Great looking setups SOWK and Buzzard!
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The little bean bag chairs are for the several young grandchildren and grand nieces and nephews of mine.
OK, where'd you get those chairs? My daughter and her friends would LOVE them. Right now I've just got 5 regular old bean bag chairs.
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OK, where'd you get those chairs? My daughter and her friends would LOVE them. Right now I've just got 5 regular old bean bag chairs.
Ordered through Walmart - http://www.walmart.com/ip/Big-Joe-Ki...Chair/22910587

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I've been working away on the HT. I have the drywall sprayed and painted. I did a faux paint on the knock down texture. Started with a chocolate brown and topped it with a flat black. I also finished my back wall. I used that blue jean insulation covering it with black cloth. This blacked it out and made the wall sound dead. Just finishing up the would trim. Once that's in the carpet can be laid. Still a lot of small detail work and the ceiling need to be finished but I hope to have it operational by football season.

I purchased a curved row of 4 Fusion Elite chairs and another set of VMPS RM40s to use as surround speakers. Sorry for the bad cell phone picture, better pictures to follow as the room gets cleaned up.
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I've been working away on the HT. I have the drywall sprayed and painted. I did a faux paint on the knock down texture. Started with a chocolate brown and topped it with a flat black. I also finished my back wall. I used that blue jean insulation covering it with black cloth. This blacked it out and made the wall sound dead. Just finishing up the would trim. Once that's in the carpet can be laid. Still a lot of small detail work and the ceiling need to be finished but I hope to have it operational by football season.

I purchased a curved row of 4 Fusion Elite chairs and another set of VMPS RM40s to use as surround speakers. Sorry for the bad cell phone picture, better pictures to follow as the room gets cleaned up.
Looks like a nice sized space to work with. Looking forward to seeing it completed.

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Any updates anyone has made? or Any finished theaters that people have been working on?

Testing Testing 123... is this thing on...


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Recent updates:

Sold the Parasound A31,
Replacing with: D-SONIC M3-4500-3 (2000 Watts x 3 @ 4ohm)


Sold the JVC X500
Replacing with: BenQ W7500


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Any updates anyone has made? or Any finished theaters that people have been working on?

Testing Testing 123... is this thing on...
Nothing new in HT.
Working on some outdoor speakers -- too bad at the end of the summer rather than the beginning.

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Hi SOWK,

Just curious why are you moving on from X500? I'm thinking of upgrading from my circa 2009 JVC RS-25 to a RS-4910 and would be curious what you thought of the X500.

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The JVC X500/RS4910 to me, as of right now, is the best 1080P projector on the market for the money IMHO.

I'm strange in the fact I like to change things out each year (Projector Usually), and I needed some money for the new amp I bought. So going back to DLP for one year and then Probably a 4K laser/Led machine next year.

You seriously can not go wrong with the JVC RS4910 if you buy one.


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The JVC X500/RS4910 to me, as of right now, is the best 1080P projector on the market for the money IMHO.


I'm strange in the fact I like to change things out each year (Projector Usually), and I needed some money for the new amp I bought. So going back to DLP for one year then Probably a 4K laser/Led machine next year.
I still have my 2008 era JVC RS20 (calibrated again last year by Craig Rounds).
What is the newest JVC series now.
Info from CEDIA.
I have been out of the loop.

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The RS4910/X500/X700/X900 is the latest.

JVC does not have new models this year.


Depending on street price the Espon maybe the best 1080P projector this year. But I have a hard time recommending if over $5000 with 4K blu-ray coming out next year.
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I hear your love for the RS20. About once a year I replace the bulb in my RS25 and I love the projector again for the first 100 hours. Then the brightness drops and I'm sad. Its still a good picture but I miss the pop that comes with a new bulb. The bulbs in the 4910s sound like they have a more linear, stable and slightly longer life.

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I hear your love for the RS20. About once a year I replace the bulb in my RS25 and I love the projector again for the first 100 hours. Then the brightness drops and I'm sad. Its still a good picture but I miss the pop that comes with a new bulb. The bulbs in the 4910s sound like they have a more linear, stable and slightly longer life.
I'm not sure about love for RS20. It works well and replacing would be expensive.
I have a (mostly) light controlled room -- although not a SOWK black hole -- and it does well.
I also wonder about the pain of re-setting up with the mount and positioning for my CineSlide and ISCO III setup.

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