Popcorn machine that has power cable behind it (hidden). - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 15 Old 01-28-2013, 12:41 PM - Thread Starter
AVS Forum Special Member
 
elmalloc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 4,888
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 141 Post(s)
Liked: 85
I read a few months ago of a popcorn machine I wanted to buy (the metropolitcan, or paragon contempo?) - someone said the power cable came out the side (which was annoying to them).

I want to block my outlet with the machine and basically hide the power with the machine and base. Can someone tell me what popcorn machine they have (if the power comes out of the back of it?). Any pictures of how your machine's power cable looks coming out of the popper?

Thanks!
ELmO

Projects:
NOT STARTED - Theater (Sim2 HT380, CIH 13ft wide).
IN PROGRESS (10%) - Home LAN (4 PCs).

Game room:
Epson 5040UBE, Denon S920W, Philips BDP7501, NVidia Shield TV, PS4 Pro, SI 110"
elmalloc is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 15 Old 01-28-2013, 03:15 PM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 3,323
Mentioned: 53 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1401 Post(s)
Liked: 1350
The Cineplex from Paragon is the most popular model around here lately,
And will likely be my next model too. (My cheap freebie Nostalgia Electrics model died last year.)

http://www.paragonpopcornmachines.com/contents/en-us/d2.html


The copper/bronze one looks the best (imho)

360 view available here: http://www.paragonpopcornmachines.com/cineplex.html
elmalloc likes this.
PioManiac is offline  
post #3 of 15 Old 01-28-2013, 03:22 PM - Thread Starter
AVS Forum Special Member
 
elmalloc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 4,888
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 141 Post(s)
Liked: 85
Thanks! Cineplex doesn't seem to have a 6oz popper? I read 4 oz is a little too small, and 8oz is kind of expensive.

Based on my very limited use, I could probably get away with 4oz. I agree, that copper base looks awesome and would fit with my decor (wooden laminate floors).


Projects:
NOT STARTED - Theater (Sim2 HT380, CIH 13ft wide).
IN PROGRESS (10%) - Home LAN (4 PCs).

Game room:
Epson 5040UBE, Denon S920W, Philips BDP7501, NVidia Shield TV, PS4 Pro, SI 110"
elmalloc is offline  
 
post #4 of 15 Old 01-28-2013, 03:26 PM
AVS Forum Special Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 3,323
Mentioned: 53 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1401 Post(s)
Liked: 1350
Making two back-back batches of 4oz packages takes almost no time at all.
Once the kettle is hot, the second batch pops in half the time. wink.gif
elmalloc likes this.
PioManiac is offline  
post #5 of 15 Old 01-28-2013, 03:28 PM
AVS Forum Addicted Member
 
jautor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: NW Houston, TX
Posts: 10,619
Mentioned: 30 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1299 Post(s)
Liked: 832
I have the Cineplex and do wish it was bigger, but you can easily pop 3 batches before the machine fills up, so it'll hold 8+ "servings"...
elmalloc likes this.

Rock Creek Theater -- CIH, Panamorph, Martin Logan, SVS PB2000, Carada Masquerade, Grafik Eye, Bar table, Green Glue, JVC RS50 
Theater build photos: http://photobucket.com/autor-ht
jautor is offline  
post #6 of 15 Old 01-28-2013, 03:58 PM - Thread Starter
AVS Forum Special Member
 
elmalloc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 4,888
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 141 Post(s)
Liked: 85
I owe $1800 on my CC bill, so I'll pay that off in the next day or two first.

HOPE NONE OF YOU TAKE THE LAST ONE ON AMAZON DURING THAT TIME BEFORE I FEEL BETTER ABOUT PURCHASING!!! THERE IS ONLY ONE LEFT, AND I KIND OF NEED THIS IN TIME FOR THE SUPABOWL THIS WEEKEND.

really crazy home theater there jautor

Projects:
NOT STARTED - Theater (Sim2 HT380, CIH 13ft wide).
IN PROGRESS (10%) - Home LAN (4 PCs).

Game room:
Epson 5040UBE, Denon S920W, Philips BDP7501, NVidia Shield TV, PS4 Pro, SI 110"
elmalloc is offline  
post #7 of 15 Old 01-28-2013, 10:08 PM
Advanced Member
 
TheCrow1994's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 830
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 110 Post(s)
Liked: 68
I have the Paragon Cineplex 4 oz. popper in Antique Copper and it looks AWESOME in person. Like what has been said before, it's very easy to pop consecutive batches in very little time. As a bonus, the Paragon has a lifetime warranty for in home use on the 4 oz popper.


TheCrow1994 is offline  
post #8 of 15 Old 01-29-2013, 01:21 AM - Thread Starter
AVS Forum Special Member
 
elmalloc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 4,888
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 141 Post(s)
Liked: 85
I want it badly. How were you born in 1994, yikes I'm getting older.

Projects:
NOT STARTED - Theater (Sim2 HT380, CIH 13ft wide).
IN PROGRESS (10%) - Home LAN (4 PCs).

Game room:
Epson 5040UBE, Denon S920W, Philips BDP7501, NVidia Shield TV, PS4 Pro, SI 110"
elmalloc is offline  
post #9 of 15 Old 01-29-2013, 05:27 AM
Advanced Member
 
TheCrow1994's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 830
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 110 Post(s)
Liked: 68
Quote:
Originally Posted by elmalloc View Post

I want it badly. How were you born in 1994, yikes I'm getting older.

No. High School graduation year and the year I saw The Crow. So, we're both getting old...lol.
elmalloc likes this.
TheCrow1994 is offline  
post #10 of 15 Old 01-29-2013, 06:27 AM
Member
 
djmatl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 33
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Liked: 16
I was also concerned about this when I got my Paragon Theater Pop 8-ounce. I tried putting the popcorn machine sideways against wall so cord would be against wall but I didn't like it that way at all.

Here is how it looks now, I've basically forgotten about the side power cord at this point and am very content with how it is setup (you can see it coming out side but the trash can blocks most of the cord view).
elmalloc likes this.
djmatl is offline  
post #11 of 15 Old 01-29-2013, 10:03 AM - Thread Starter
AVS Forum Special Member
 
elmalloc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 4,888
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 141 Post(s)
Liked: 85
Thank you for that informative post and picture! I will order the 4oz tomorrow most likely and will post pictures of it in it's final Resting place.

Projects:
NOT STARTED - Theater (Sim2 HT380, CIH 13ft wide).
IN PROGRESS (10%) - Home LAN (4 PCs).

Game room:
Epson 5040UBE, Denon S920W, Philips BDP7501, NVidia Shield TV, PS4 Pro, SI 110"
elmalloc is offline  
post #12 of 15 Old 02-02-2013, 05:13 PM - Thread Starter
AVS Forum Special Member
 
elmalloc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 4,888
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 141 Post(s)
Liked: 85





Projects:
NOT STARTED - Theater (Sim2 HT380, CIH 13ft wide).
IN PROGRESS (10%) - Home LAN (4 PCs).

Game room:
Epson 5040UBE, Denon S920W, Philips BDP7501, NVidia Shield TV, PS4 Pro, SI 110"
elmalloc is offline  
post #13 of 15 Old 02-02-2013, 08:39 PM
Advanced Member
 
TheCrow1994's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 830
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 110 Post(s)
Liked: 68
Looks great! Now get that thing full of fresh popcorn!!! biggrin.gif
elmalloc likes this.
TheCrow1994 is offline  
post #14 of 15 Old 02-03-2013, 09:11 AM
AVS Forum Addicted Member
 
jautor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: NW Houston, TX
Posts: 10,619
Mentioned: 30 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1299 Post(s)
Liked: 832
While that location would be very convenient for refills from the primary seating location, you might try it up against the wall... biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

You'll be very happy with it! Now get popping.

Jeff

Rock Creek Theater -- CIH, Panamorph, Martin Logan, SVS PB2000, Carada Masquerade, Grafik Eye, Bar table, Green Glue, JVC RS50 
Theater build photos: http://photobucket.com/autor-ht
jautor is offline  
post #15 of 15 Old 02-08-2013, 04:52 PM
Advanced Member
 
weaselfest's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Home of the Hawkeyes
Posts: 663
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 46 Post(s)
Liked: 41
the backboard above the fireplace is just sick......oh to be young again

underachiever extraordinaire
weaselfest is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply Theater Room Items & Accessories

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off