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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-01-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,115
Posted By jautor
Look again. You should look at the Sonos Connect...

Look again. You should look at the Sonos Connect unit (not the wireless speakers), which you would use as a source on the Monoprice system. Works with that system and the keypads, etc., but...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-31-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 61
Posted By jautor
The Sonos treats all 'zones' the same (it's the...

The Sonos treats all 'zones' the same (it's the primary usage model, so designed that way).



Yeah, I'm positive you can do the 'basics' just fine - but can you "group" rooms together easily and...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-31-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 61
Posted By jautor
Doesn't have to be tricky - it can (and should)...

Doesn't have to be tricky - it can (and should) be very automatic...

What I don't know about the Yamaha systems is how well they really deal with multiple zones in their app - especially when...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-31-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 61
Posted By jautor
Well, first, you don't have to buy it all at...

Well, first, you don't have to buy it all at once, and you can also combine two rooms onto one unit to start off as you figure out what you'll actually use (and how).



No, that won't work the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-31-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,115
Posted By jautor
Each source is available to any combination of...

Each source is available to any combination of zones. The WHA system is an "audio matrix" in that regard. Airport Express no different than any other source device you'd attach.



No...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-31-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By jautor
You'll need a phono pre-amp to integrate a...

You'll need a phono pre-amp to integrate a turntable... :D :D
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-30-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By jautor
The speaker wiring needs to be planned so that...

The speaker wiring needs to be planned so that the WHA and the 5.1 AVR can both feed those channels - as long as you can get them together at some point - it can be done. Then you use an automatic...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-30-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By jautor
If think folks can have too many TVs, you've...

If think folks can have too many TVs, you've probably in the wrong forum... :D
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-30-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 124
Posted By jautor
That's typical for these brackets (of any brand...

That's typical for these brackets (of any brand enclosure)...

I'm using velcro pads to hold some devices in mine - just use a couple of strips (not huge pads - you don't need that much) to hold...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-29-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By jautor
Where does all the wiring go? What are the...

Where does all the wiring go? What are the position of the four in-ceiling speakers in relation to your seating area. I assume those are arranged for a 7.1 surround setup. Where are the two...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-28-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 75
Posted By jautor
Yes, Russound (AB-3.2) makes one that is a good...

Yes, Russound (AB-3.2) makes one that is a good solution, as does SpeakerCraft (SL-One). There are others, but those two are both relatively inexpensive and system-independent...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-28-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By jautor
Four Sonos Connect:Amp units and you're done. ...

Four Sonos Connect:Amp units and you're done. You don't want to piece this together and then have to figure out how to control it all, and juggle multiple apps.

Sonos won't sound any...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-28-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 75
Posted By jautor
Yep, an AVR per surround zone is really the only...

Yep, an AVR per surround zone is really the only way to do it (short of a much more expensive solution).

You can feed the WHA sources into those AVRs so that you can keep the audio-only and...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-28-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By jautor
If you're only distributing set-top boxes, think...

If you're only distributing set-top boxes, think about dedicating set-tops to the 'primary' areas, and then 1-2 boxes fed to simple HDMI splitters to serve those other rooms. That can be done for a...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-28-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By jautor
TiVo can record several programs at once, or...

TiVo can record several programs at once, or serve up live TV to several clients...

Or are you thinking of distributing other sources than CATV/Sat?

Unfortunately, there is no cheap answer...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-27-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By jautor
Tivo with client boxes (which are inexpensive and...

Tivo with client boxes (which are inexpensive and there's no monthly fee except for the DVR TiVo box itself).
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-27-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 57
Posted By jautor
Older TVs are unlikely to repeat audio received...

Older TVs are unlikely to repeat audio received via HDMI on their digital (optical) outputs, unfortunately. You'll probably have to connect your sources directly to the soundbar. The only thing...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-25-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By jautor
It's not going to work... The cableco's don't...

It's not going to work... The cableco's don't enable/allow copying content, period.

Same answer from here:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/36-home-v-distribution/2075202-drivers.html
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-25-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By jautor
You don't have to do that for insurance coverage....

You don't have to do that for insurance coverage. Your homeowners' policy is not voided because you DIY... (YMMV, check with your insurance agent, and of course, don't do any work you're not...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-25-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By jautor
In most areas, you can do your own electrical...

In most areas, you can do your own electrical work on your own house - if you're comfortable doing it... You don't HAVE to hire someone. But anyone can install a Powerbridge - there's no electrical...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-25-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By jautor
Ask the builder to make the necessary framing...

Ask the builder to make the necessary framing changes in that one spot to accommodate the center channel... You'd really hate to start making compromises on your space/arrangements before you even...
Forum: Tweaks and Do-It-Yourself   08-25-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 48
Posted By jautor
The Onkyo AVR should have an audio delay setting...

The Onkyo AVR should have an audio delay setting to deal with this...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-25-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,115
Posted By jautor
No, it will not.

No, it will not.
Forum: Home Automation   08-24-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By jautor
Well, these are very simple, but probably not as...

Well, these are very simple, but probably not as integrated as you'd like...
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-24-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By jautor
Ok, try this one: ...

Ok, try this one:

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Leviton-15-Amp-1-Gang-Recessed-Duplex-Power-Outlet-White-R52-00689-00W/202066691

Search for a "Clock outlet" to get a simple recessed power plate. ...
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