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Forum: Screens   08-11-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By MikeWhitis
Wanted to see if anyone has any experience with...

Wanted to see if anyone has any experience with the Camp Chef 120" screen as seen at Amazon...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   08-09-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By MikeWhitis
Hi, I'm moving into a new house, and am...

Hi,

I'm moving into a new house, and am looking at options for a screen for the media room. The current owner has a large plasma, but I'd prefer to go with a projector. The issue is that the...
Forum: Soundbars   09-01-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 55,774
Posted By MikeWhitis
Quote:Originally Posted by laurandavid...

Quote:Originally Posted by laurandavid http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19125326)

Also has anyone tried to put the subwoofer behind you instead...
Forum: Soundbars   09-01-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 55,774
Posted By MikeWhitis
Just wanted to say thanks to everyone that...

Just wanted to say thanks to everyone that posted about the BA1. Got mine over the weekend, and it rocks.

I was a little disappointed at first, as I wasn't getting much volume or thump from it....
Forum: Soundbars   08-24-2010, 08:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,653
Posted By MikeWhitis
I'm looking to get a soundbar to replace my...

I'm looking to get a soundbar to replace my existing 4.1 setup in my LR. It takes up too much space, and I find that we really don't watch many movies, and the stuff we do watch doesn't really...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-13-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By MikeWhitis
Quote:Originally Posted by Stew4msu...

Quote:Originally Posted by Stew4msu http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/16258229)

1. Why would you add a seat directly below your screen?

I'd...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-13-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By MikeWhitis
All, I'm looking to make my downstairs...

All,

I'm looking to make my downstairs family room into a theatre/media room/hangout area for the kids. At one end of the room is a brick fireplace that covers the whole wall. I'm looking at...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-26-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,676
Posted By MikeWhitis
Quote:Originally Posted by Quick Hands...

Quote:Originally Posted by Quick Hands http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15919287)

Thanks Daniamal!! I appreciate that yeah after more research I...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   09-28-2008, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,232
Posted By MikeWhitis
I know it's early, but curious if anyone has any...

I know it's early, but curious if anyone has any insights or guesses yet as to whether the holiday shopping season will be worth waiting for this year? Our primary TV, a 6 yr old 32" Toshiba CRT...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-03-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By MikeWhitis
I'm looking to get a better picture than my 32"...

I'm looking to get a better picture than my 32" Toshiba tube for very light gaming and movie use. I had been looking at flat panel TVs, but had a different idea, and was wondering whether it would...
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2005, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By MikeWhitis
Quote: Originally Posted by quadriverfalls ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by quadriverfalls
Those drivers most likely have SOME form of identification on them. Brand, model number and the like. Take them out and see. If there is, you could maybe...
Forum: Speakers   12-22-2005, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By MikeWhitis
I've got some older diy speakers that are...

I've got some older diy speakers that are currently pulling 2 channel duty in my downstairs family room/kids play room. I'd like to upgrade upgrade the room to 5 or 6 channels.

I'm really pleased...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   10-17-2005, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By MikeWhitis
All, Has anyone out there ever rented a...

All,

Has anyone out there ever rented a projector for home use? I've tried a few of the the online places, but it seems most of them only rent to businesses.

I'd like to get one for over the...
Forum: Speakers   01-19-2005, 10:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,150
Posted By MikeWhitis
Correct, the sub does not need to be matched...

Correct, the sub does not need to be matched with the other speakers. However, the front 3 most definitely should be.

In the case of the original poster, I would recommend getting an upgraded...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-12-2004, 06:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,198
Posted By MikeWhitis
Quote: Originally posted by dsg2003gt even...

Quote:
Originally posted by dsg2003gt
even the smaller authorized online retailers can still beat best buys "best" price by a lot.
Best Buy is having the same problem that most (all?) of the big...
Forum: Speakers   12-10-2004, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 867
Posted By MikeWhitis
Just wondering if anyone has any experience with...

Just wondering if anyone has any experience with these. I've been looking for a set of speakers for a budget two channel setup. A guy at work has a pair of these that are about 6 yrs old that he's...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   11-30-2004, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,356
Posted By MikeWhitis
Skip the home theatre system. You'd be much...

Skip the home theatre system. You'd be much better off with 2 decent mains and a 2-300 receiver like one of the Panasonic Digitals. This is kind of the best of both worlds as it'll get you much...
Forum: Speakers   11-22-2004, 07:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,798
Posted By MikeWhitis
Quote: Originally posted by jtrutig ...

Quote:
Originally posted by jtrutig
Jeez.....500 bucks for a black finish. Seems a little extreme.

I think I know the answer to this but I'll ask any way. Any chance these speakers are sold at...
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2004, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By MikeWhitis
I'm a comparative newbie to this as well, so...

I'm a comparative newbie to this as well, so take these with a grain of salt, but a couple of things that stood out to me were:

1.) If I understand correctly, it sounds like your surrounds aren't...
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2004, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By MikeWhitis
Mit, Thanks for the reply. I'm not too...

Mit,

Thanks for the reply. I'm not too worried about inconvenience. I figure I'll set them up Friday night, and then tear them down Sunday morning. Won't be too much trouble.

As for stands,...
Forum: Speakers   09-21-2004, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By MikeWhitis
I've just moved into a new apartment, and am...

I've just moved into a new apartment, and am having placement issues for my surrounds in my 5.1 living room setup. Because of a window and an air intake vent, I don't really have good side wall...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-29-2004, 01:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,953
Posted By MikeWhitis
Jim, Looks good, but just an FYI, you've...

Jim,

Looks good, but just an FYI, you've got an open <A> reference on your EN5000 page that's causing most of the article to appear as a link... Thought you'd wanna know.

Mike
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-28-2004, 07:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,953
Posted By MikeWhitis
Yep, definitely getting better as I hear about...

Yep, definitely getting better as I hear about it. I was packing some stuff tonight and found an older laptop that has a busted screen, BUT has a TV and VGA connectors that are functional. I'm...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2004, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By MikeWhitis
I think if you're set on floorstanders for the...

I think if you're set on floorstanders for the front, the fluances are probably about your only option at that pricepoint. Of the two, I would say that the consensus is that sound-wise the SX is...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-28-2004, 07:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,953
Posted By MikeWhitis
Quote: Originally posted by plyons10 BTW,...

Quote:
Originally posted by plyons10
BTW, Mike... that's exactly how my wife and I prefer to use my Audiotron (not in the same price range, unfortunately). And we have the whole AV rack controlled...
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