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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-30-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,115
Posted By maddogmc
For every dual voice coil speak I have seen, the...

For every dual voice coil speak I have seen, the quoted impedance is for each coil. If you used 4 dual coil, 8 ohm speakers, wiring the 4 speakers (8 voice coils) 2 pair in series and then the 2...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-30-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by RBalwinski...

Quote:Originally Posted by RBalwinski http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13977441)

fcwilt,
... Builder won't let me add low voltage outside house,...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-30-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,115
Posted By maddogmc
One comment on the 16/4 wire to the outdoor...

One comment on the 16/4 wire to the outdoor speakers. Depending on the location and configuration, the installer may have been planning for the use of dual voice coil stereo speakers. For many...
Forum: Home Automation   05-28-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,573
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by AnthonyZ...

Quote:Originally Posted by AnthonyZ http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13956886)

... X-10 is a Yugo. ...


That is a pretty low blow!

X10 may...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-11-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By maddogmc
I can't speak for the 100' Monoprice but I...

I can't speak for the 100' Monoprice but I purchased one of their 50' component cables to test for extending HD video to other rooms in my home. I installed the 50' cable into a switch connected to...
Forum: HD DVD Players   05-01-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 105,860
Posted By maddogmc
Question... Most of the posters here are...

Question...

Most of the posters here are using these units for connection to older rear projectors. Has anyone used one of these to feed component signals to newer, digital plasma or LCD flat...
Forum: Home Automation   04-30-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 220,036
Posted By maddogmc
Thanks for the detailed breakdown of your...

Thanks for the detailed breakdown of your system. The more I understand about VMWare and coupled with your comments, the more I think the applications I want to integrate won't benefit or even work...
Forum: Home Automation   04-28-2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 220,036
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by asteinmetz...

Quote:Originally Posted by asteinmetz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13745772)

Be aware that these 1U servers are screaming banshees, in my...
Forum: Home Automation   04-28-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 220,036
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by jac7788...

Quote:Originally Posted by jac7788 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13724235)

Im using Centos 5.1 with a 2.6.24 kernel and 4GB of ram. Its got 2...
Forum: Home Automation   04-24-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 220,036
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by jac7788...

Quote:Originally Posted by jac7788 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13723026)


Server consists of dual AMD Opteron Quad Core processors running...
Forum: Home Automation   04-24-2008, 04:20 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 220,036
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by jac7788...

Quote:Originally Posted by jac7788 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13707335)

Have you considered using VMWare to host all three machines on 1...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-23-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,248
Posted By maddogmc
You have just outlined the perfect reason to...

You have just outlined the perfect reason to stay with component switching for the foreseeable future! HDMI in its current state of development, and HDMI matrix switches cannot handle the situation...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-21-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By maddogmc
3 db attenuators in your lines should solve your...

3 db attenuators in your lines should solve your problem. They are easy to find and cheap with F connectors. You will probably have to work out some arrangement with adapters or make up a custom...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-19-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By maddogmc
I'm not a Crosspoint expert but I suspect your...

I'm not a Crosspoint expert but I suspect your signal from the 8300 may be too "hot" for the Crosspoint causing signal distortion. I would try attenuators between the 8300 and Crosspoint.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-16-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by Butts...

Quote:Originally Posted by Butts http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13653069)

So it seems that the DVD player would be the only source that would...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   04-16-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,386
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by Kris Deering...

Quote:Originally Posted by Kris Deering http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13653562)

...
Also, on a side note, the RS1 or RS2 can't resolve a...
Forum: Home Automation   04-08-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,745
Posted By maddogmc
Without knowing exactly what you have, something...

Without knowing exactly what you have, something like this might work.

http://www.smarthome.com/318275.html
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-02-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By maddogmc
Two suggestion... Ebay has 100' rolls of...

Two suggestion...

Ebay has 100' rolls of mini-coax offered all the time.

Have you thought about Rapid Run? It looks like a nice tool free system. If you only have a couple of runs to do, I...
Forum: Home Automation   04-01-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,619
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by socorob...

Quote:Originally Posted by socorob http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13530511)

im not sure if the hai thermostat will control a multizone system,...
Forum: Home Automation   04-01-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,619
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by socorob...

Quote:Originally Posted by socorob http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13525542)

do you use linuxmce? if so,how does it work? ive been waiting for...
Forum: Home Automation   03-31-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,619
Posted By maddogmc
Have you looked a LinuxMCE? It might be overkill...

Have you looked a LinuxMCE? It might be overkill but it does have several lighting control interfaces available... don't know about UPB specifically.

http://www.linuxmce.org/
Forum: Home Automation   03-31-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,380
Posted By maddogmc
Not strictly about UPB but of general...

Not strictly about UPB but of general interest...

I am a long time X10 user and by using quality switches and accessories, my lighting control is somewhere around 99.999% reliable. The only...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-30-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By maddogmc
I used non-FR fabric but used a FR product from...

I used non-FR fabric but used a FR product from Flame Seal on it.

http://www.flameseal.com/

Their FR liquid is water based and worked as advertised. I treated samples and did a vertical flame...
Forum: Home Automation   03-27-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 220,036
Posted By maddogmc
Quote:Originally Posted by shawnharper...

Quote:Originally Posted by shawnharper http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13490954)

...
Sure wish the Kill-a-watt could have your $/kwh programmed...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-27-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 677
Posted By maddogmc
I have used a Inday component switch for several...

I have used a Inday component switch for several years without problems.

http://www.inday.com/

I also have a Monoprice HDMI switch and I can't see any visual difference between a 1080i source...
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