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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-04-2016, 10:17 AM
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Posted By underminded999
Thanx again for the quick response(s). I...

Thanx again for the quick response(s).


I will not be able to upload any pix until this evening(at the earliest). I do not have any pix on me, and am currently at work.


Those inline...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-04-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,832
Views: 193,316
Posted By underminded999
Thanx, Rabbit, narrowing these down. My...

Thanx, Rabbit, narrowing these down.


My summed questions are:
1) Should the mast be attached to the house?
2) Answered.
3) Answered. Follow-up question in Post # 5(So I should add a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-04-2016, 08:47 AM
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Posted By underminded999
Updated original post to add TV Fool info and to...

Updated original post to add TV Fool info and to rename thread.


Thanx for the diagram. Since, the pole is already cemented in the ground, and ground runs should be as short as possible, do I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-04-2016, 07:05 AM
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Views: 193,316
Posted By underminded999
Wc, fl, 33543

TV FOOL:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3ddfaf53f21e7584


Hello All, I have glanced at several threads and cannot locate my specifics, so I am starting a new thread. ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   09-06-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By underminded999
Thanx for everyones input. I think that...

Thanx for everyones input.

I think that running the speaker wire and the power wire in the same run is to be avoided.

It seems that the short was between the outlet and the switch.

My F-I-L...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-17-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By underminded999
Link fixed. I doubt that running them...

Link fixed.

I doubt that running them together is within code in the house. However, outside things get a bit more DIY, and I was just trying to do one job, instead of two.

Thanx for the input.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-17-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By underminded999
Speaker wire in same conduit as power wire?

I have a pole near my pool, that my father-in-law installed a light, switch, and GFC power outlet onto.

I need to re-do the the whole setup, due to shorts and the un-reliability of the outlet.
...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-23-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By underminded999
For the iPod classic, at least, the 30pin...

For the iPod classic, at least, the 30pin connection sends out the singnal as line level, bypassing any internal amp. Whereas the headphone jack has been amplified/modified. When using the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   02-25-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 954
Posted By underminded999
In Tampa, FL: Mojo records and books Sound...

In Tampa, FL:
Mojo records and books
Sound Exchange
The Micro-groove

In St. Pete, FL:
Bananas
Daddy Kool

In Gainesville, FL:
Forum: Headphones   02-04-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By underminded999
Thanx for the reply. The wires in the...

Thanx for the reply.


The wires in the headphone cable and headphone housing is soo thin!


I have soldered heavier gauge speaker wire, and that seemed easier compared to this.


When I try...
Forum: Headphones   02-04-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By underminded999
Jvc ha-rx 300

I have had my JVC HA-RX 300 for over ten years and love them. They are well broken in, and very comfortable to wear. I listen to music at work, so 30+ hours a week of use...iPod classic as source....
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-30-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By underminded999
I have a Mac Mini and the system font size cannot...

I have a Mac Mini and the system font size cannot be enlarged. It is a total PIA. I have been on several Mac forums, and unfortunately, there is no way to fix it. I have increased the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-01-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,275
Posted By underminded999
I've been eyeballing these for quite a while. I...

I've been eyeballing these for quite a while. I have never heard them and do not know anyone who has. However, their specs pretty much sound like what you are looking for. Also, they can be found...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   01-17-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By underminded999
Just a bit of an update... I have decided on...

Just a bit of an update...

I have decided on LG BP5ON. I got it first, but really wanted a clam-shell model. I also got the Pioneer clam-shell, but like MrBobb said, it was limited by a read...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-31-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By underminded999
All speaker layout recommendations will be based...

All speaker layout recommendations will be based off of the MLP(Main Listening Position), i.e. pretty much in the middle, for surround sound.

The only way to archive even sound would be to only...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-31-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By underminded999
Thanx for your feedback. I am glad to hear that I...

Thanx for your feedback. I am glad to hear that I don't need to stress over the BD drive. I am not getting rid of the G4 in the immediate future, so I can still use it's DVD/CD drive for burning, if...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-28-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By underminded999
Recommended external BD drive?

I got a 2014 Mac mini, 2.6 DC, i5.

I can finaly retire my glitchie G4!

I never imported my DVD collection, due to size, music was more important. Now I have 1tb, on the mini, so I wanted to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By underminded999
That sub should be more than enough. WPC mean...

That sub should be more than enough. WPC mean Watt Per Chanel. I see that those speakers are 90 dbl @ 6 ohms. i wanted to make sure that you were sending enough power to the speakers, not 15WPC on...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-21-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By underminded999
Tough call. The speakers may be too small, I...

Tough call. The speakers may be too small, I couldn't find their freq range. Are you using a subwoofer too? Your description of 'mushy and lack punch.' seems like you need a deeper low end. ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By underminded999
Theoretically, that Amp could drive the Speaker...

Theoretically, that Amp could drive the Speaker Selector, which in turn drives the speakers. Personally, I think that Amp is too small for the job, but for low level listening/background noise, it...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-13-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By underminded999
You need a speaker selector, like this...

You need a speaker selector, like this (http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=109&cp_id=10903&cs_id=1090305&p_id=8229&seq=1&format=2).

Just use a single Amp to feed the Speaker Selector. Then...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-13-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,882
Posted By underminded999
To clarify, the two speaker spring clips, at the...

To clarify, the two speaker spring clips, at the speaker end, only have one wire going to it? Is it the Red or Black? You can run that wire to the corresponding connection at the AMP/AVR side. You...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By underminded999
No comment on the outdoor speakers, Subwoofer,...

No comment on the outdoor speakers, Subwoofer, AVR, or Amp. You may find a better solution(s), you may not.

However, if you want to save money, then get all of your in-wall speaker wire and...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,882
Posted By underminded999
Sorry, re-read this sentence. To clarify,...

Sorry, re-read this sentence.

To clarify, is it a single wire, or single pair to each speaker?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,882
Posted By underminded999
Not pretty, but will work. I am sure others will...

Not pretty, but will work. I am sure others will have thoughts on it.

Since the speakers are already wired, the wiring options need to be adjusted at the AMP/AVR side.

Speaker 1, (+) wire to...
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