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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-25-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 101,060
Posted By just jim
Here in Toronto, it is currently raining and the...

Here in Toronto, it is currently raining and the temperature will be rising overnight to a high of 6C (43F) tomorrow. I think Vermont is a different story for skiing. I love this global warming...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-25-2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 101,060
Posted By just jim
Yup! That's exactly what we've been...

Yup! That's exactly what we've been thinking..."OMG another update from Psychdoc. Now I have to look at those hideous pictures again!" LOL You are one of the few that actually gets off their...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-21-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 52,571
Posted By just jim
Bitter sweet! Now you have to start the theater...

Bitter sweet! Now you have to start the theater build all over, although you can do all those things you now know you want. I'll be watching for Downunder mkIII.

Best of luck with the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-21-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 52,571
Posted By just jim
The Shawshank Redemption Edit: Oops! too...

The Shawshank Redemption

Edit: Oops! too late. Missed the page turn.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-19-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 46,267
Posted By just jim
Can we expect to see this equipment rack in the...

Can we expect to see this equipment rack in the new products listing at our local Ikea any time soon? Is this the Tingsrydrack?

Well done! :D
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-05-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 369,389
Posted By just jim
Ignorance is bliss.

Ignorance is bliss.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-25-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By just jim
They don't have an analog bypass for audiophile...

They don't have an analog bypass for audiophile music listening? I would be concerned about information being mashed by reprocessing to fit the output resolution...unless this unit can be set to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-25-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By just jim
Start by ignoring the sound card on the computer...

Start by ignoring the sound card on the computer and outputting directly from the hard drive to an external DAC via USB, then from the DAC via RCA directly to the auxiliary input of your receiver. I...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-25-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By just jim
This is why connections are colour coded and why...

This is why connections are colour coded and why wire either has a rib on one side or a marking so that you can maintain polarity.

Plugging a powered sub into an outlet that is wired to the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-25-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By just jim
6. 2 across the 20' about 3-4' out from each...

6.
2 across the 20' about 3-4' out from each wall (how does this line up with lights, etc.?) and starting the same 3-4' from each end wall and then the 3rd pair half way down. The connections would...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-25-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 695
Posted By just jim
I think they are stocking gold solder at Home...

I think they are stocking gold solder at Home Depot now!
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-25-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 695
Posted By just jim
Is that counter-clockwise relative to the...

Is that counter-clockwise relative to the direction of travel of the music? ;)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-25-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 70,961
Posted By just jim
French drains,when working, are only a buffer to...

French drains,when working, are only a buffer to store water while it gets absorbed into the ground. So the storage capacity of the drain must exceed a heavier than normal rain in order to be...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-25-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 70,961
Posted By just jim
Well, they did a poor/lazy job installing some of...

Well, they did a poor/lazy job installing some of the steel angles. Some of them are not even making contact with the wall!

Gap between steel angle and wall...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-25-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 70,961
Posted By just jim
I realize that I am late to the party, but for...

I realize that I am late to the party, but for anyone with serious or significant ground water issues, they should consider using a sewage ejection pump instead of a sump pump. They are much faster...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-24-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 70,961
Posted By just jim
Did the Inspector or your Engineer see this? ...

Did the Inspector or your Engineer see this? While I appreciate there are two shoring jacks under the beam (which is not enough to support even a one storey house), this column could give way with...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-24-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,640
Posted By just jim
LOL! "This part is interesting because the city...

LOL!
"This part is interesting because the city has spent the last few months upgrading all the water pipes in our neighborhood from lead to copper. They are basically done now, so I'm not sure if...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   10-24-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 390
Posted By just jim
I think I might be doing what you want. I have a...

I think I might be doing what you want. I have a very analog 1975 McIntosh receiver being fed from a dedicated computer (I got a dedicated computer because I was tired of the pops and clicks when...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-21-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 52,571
Posted By just jim
One thing to consider, if you have a stationery...

One thing to consider, if you have a stationery shop saw, is to mount the router under the table extension. This way you have use of the saw's miter gauge groove and the fence.

That table is...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   10-19-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 104,894
Posted By just jim
OK! 18 months later, I have a 12TB NAS with a...

OK! 18 months later, I have a 12TB NAS with a humble 500GB of FLAC (and counting) connected to my home network running through a dedicated I5 HP computer and Chord 2Cute DAC to my Mac 4100 and out...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-19-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 52,571
Posted By just jim
FYI Other than Festool of course, don't look to...

FYI Other than Festool of course, don't look to one brand for all tools. Makita is known for their compound mitre saws, electric planers are ok and their 7 1/4" "contractor" saw is good to handle,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-18-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 52,571
Posted By just jim
No argument there. You forgot that they also...

No argument there. You forgot that they also just feel good in your hands and are a joy to use. If I was the only one using them, I would probably spend the extra coin (they are significantly more...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-18-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 52,571
Posted By just jim
I don't know if it would matter that much, but...

I don't know if it would matter that much, but paint would create a bit of a hard surface on the insulation. Lay a piece of black velvet, felt or the like over it. But, I'm sure you've already...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-18-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 101,060
Posted By just jim
"That" is yet to be resolved. I broke through...

"That" is yet to be resolved. I broke through after 24" of concrete and 5 hours of drilling over two days with a 4" carbide core bit and a Kango 450S. I'm still vibrating. :D

I don't think you...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-17-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 101,060
Posted By just jim
I think it is the routine spending of large...

I think it is the routine spending of large amounts. Kind of like politicians throwing huge numbers out all the time (we are in the final days of our Federal election); the numbers don't mean...
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