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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-22-2016, 07:23 AM
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Posted By djhamp
I will try playing with that but I don't think...

I will try playing with that but I don't think its a speaker level problem, its more the x1 box isn't sending the full surround sound signal to the Denon. I have a separate amp running a 18" sub, on...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-21-2016, 01:06 PM
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Views: 375,735
Posted By djhamp
Yes, I have gone through the Audyssey setup many...

Yes, I have gone through the Audyssey setup many times and tweaked things. The blue-ray player sounds great with movies, the X1 box is just another HDMI input - there are no separate adjustments for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-21-2016, 10:39 AM
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Posted By djhamp
Hey! I have my master x1 box (big, says...

Hey!

I have my master x1 box (big, says XG1-P) upstairs going into a Denon receiver with 5.1 speakers - works great, the surround sound works well. Downstairs I have nicer setup, bigger speakers,...
Forum: Speakers   07-07-2016, 03:57 PM
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Views: 526,284
Posted By djhamp
Our cat has never shown any interest in my 1.7's....

Our cat has never shown any interest in my 1.7's. She is de-clawed on her front feet but still kneeds chairs and her scratching post pretty hard. Your results may vary however as they say!
Forum: HDTV Recorders   07-07-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 297,598
Posted By djhamp
That's cool, does it cost more than the x1 box....

That's cool, does it cost more than the x1 box. any advantage if I don't have the atmos speakers?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2015, 11:46 AM
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Posted By djhamp
That is interesting, would it be a new box I am...

That is interesting, would it be a new box I am guessing? More money?
I would have to get a new receiver and a couple of ceiling speakers but it might be fun.
Right now I would be happy if my x1...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-15-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By djhamp
Yeah, overall I have been happy with Comcast TV &...

Yeah, overall I have been happy with Comcast TV & internet, the x1 boxes are nice. I don't want to go to satellite tv! I sure don't want to pay $2640 a year though! We keep getting flyers for new...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-14-2015, 10:29 AM
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Posted By djhamp
I spent an hour on the phone with Comcast on...

I spent an hour on the phone with Comcast on Friday, our bill has gone up from $120 to 220 in the last two years. They dropped my call 3 times, the last time she was in the process of reducing the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-20-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,148
Posted By djhamp
I have not been on this forum for quite awhile. I...

I have not been on this forum for quite awhile. I did finish the pinball cabinet, turned out great. There are 50 or so games on it so far, plays pretty realistic. Force feedback, sub-woofer, led...
Forum: Game Room Equipment & Accessories   07-27-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By djhamp
Here is my build link on the web site I used the...

Here is my build link on the web site I used the most for advice and research, I have about $2000 into building it I would guess - which is still cheaper than most used pinball machines

...
Forum: Game Room Equipment & Accessories   07-24-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,163
Posted By djhamp
DIY pinball machine

Got my pinball cabinet done and in the HT room, turned out great. It has a 46" tv for the playfield, 29" tv on top and a 19" monitor for the DMD. Intel I7 computer running the show. I have 40 some...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-16-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,148
Posted By djhamp
Thanks! Do you have the sainsmart part #? Yeah,...

Thanks! Do you have the sainsmart part #? Yeah, the SIEMENS contactors are crazy expensive, I did find some 24VDC ones for $5 apiece, not sure if those would work or not. I do want to keep costs down...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-16-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,148
Posted By djhamp
I have spent a few hours on it already, its...

I have spent a few hours on it already, its confusing at first - do an install, then overwrite those files with other files, moving files to different directories, etc. It starts to make sense after...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-16-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,148
Posted By djhamp
Thanks! What did you use for the "toys" inside...

Thanks! What did you use for the "toys" inside the cabinet, I see people doing it many different ways with diffrent hardware. I dont want to go to crazy - maybe one 5 led light strip and some...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-16-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,148
Posted By djhamp
Wanted to bump this thread up again and see if...

Wanted to bump this thread up again and see if anyone is making progress. I am pretty much all in on building a full size virtual pinball cabinet. I have pulled my HTPC out of the rack and going to...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-17-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,148
Posted By djhamp
Which of these do you like the best or gets used...

Which of these do you like the best or gets used more? I have been wanting a pinball machine, then I saw the virtual ones and they sound like a great idea. Did you build yours from scratch? I was on...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-02-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 19,383
Posted By djhamp
I have a mini-Marty hidden behind the wall under...

I have a mini-Marty hidden behind the wall under the equipment rack in another room, this is on the wall opposite the TV. I had a 15" sealed ultimax there, thats a 15" grill that was in front of...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-28-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By djhamp
I don't need more options :) Just kidding! i...

I don't need more options :) Just kidding! i can't ell who the mfg is, I have sku's from slumberland but it looks like they don't carry it anymore, the on-line link said Homelegance Tucker

Looking...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-27-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By djhamp
Nice, after a quick look it seems we could...

Nice, after a quick look it seems we could duplicate what we have. The options are a little overwhelming though!
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-27-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By djhamp
Sectional style HT seating?

We bought this set 2 years ago. It is microfiber, outside 2 seats are powered recliners. Attached picture is a stock photo but same thing. We love the style and size but it just isnt very...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-16-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 19,383
Posted By djhamp
Very nice! - And where did you get that cool lamp?

Very nice! - And where did you get that cool lamp?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-14-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,859
Posted By djhamp
Thought I would chime in with my SI experience. I...

Thought I would chime in with my SI experience. I ordered 1 HT18 D2 last Thursday evening. I did see on facebook that they were at CES, but my order completed just fine, got a confrimation email...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-05-2014, 02:07 PM
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Views: 244,639
Posted By djhamp
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-18-2014, 01:44 PM
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Views: 244,639
Posted By djhamp
I bought the 1X4 poplar from Menards - about...

I bought the 1X4 poplar from Menards - about $8.00 for 8'. Nice straight sanded wood, didn't do any prep - used them as is. Also used Nick's idea of little metal "L" brackets in each corner, that...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-28-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 708
Posted By djhamp
This! I have a two piece flat aluminum...

This!

I have a two piece flat aluminum guide that I bought pretty cheap many years ago. Throw a couple of scrap 2x4's down and cut away - thats the only way I cut big sheets.
I also have a Roybi...
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