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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By weaselfest
It depends on what model Marantz you have and...

It depends on what model Marantz you have and what sound field mode is engaged with the Oppo analog inputs. If I remember correctly, some Marantz models claim to offer a direct signal path that...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-26-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By weaselfest
What device is being used to access Netflix and...

What device is being used to access Netflix and how is it connected with the Denon receiver?
Here's Denon's presentation on their 4K compatibility. Is there a problem hiding within these spec's?...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-20-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By weaselfest
Chief mounts have a keyhole type connection for...

Chief mounts have a keyhole type connection for the top two mounting points between the display and wall mounted portion of their mounts. The bottom two screws could inserted by hand as safety...
Forum: Great Found Deals   05-20-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,893
Posted By weaselfest
Quick follow up: Item arrived 4 days early, which...

Quick follow up: Item arrived 4 days early, which more than makes up for the gauntlet that was the ordering process. Looks like a brand new unit to me, and I did two years in BB purgatory, so I can...
Forum: Great Found Deals   05-19-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,893
Posted By weaselfest
just pulled the trigger on one of these...

just pulled the trigger on one of these yesterday. Freakin process was like pulling teeth, between not allowing purchase process to advance through the shipping checkout step, then, when finally to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-28-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By weaselfest
I feel some of your pain. While my entire...

I feel some of your pain. While my entire basement isn't as short as yours, 7' 7" for the 15' x 13' "Theater" area and 15' x 10' game area. These are separated by a 6' expanse of duct work, that,...
Forum: Speakers   02-28-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By weaselfest
Assuming it is Pro Audio Technology that was...

Assuming it is Pro Audio Technology that was quoted, it would be helpful in making a fair comparison to know what models were specified. But to the untrained eye and inexperienced ear, I would...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   10-29-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,000
Posted By weaselfest
...." Luck be a lady toniiiiiiight!"

...." Luck be a lady toniiiiiiight!"
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-03-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By weaselfest
since you have already conceded to the issues of...

since you have already conceded to the issues of people walking or standing up in front of the projector and blocking the image and your proximity to the noise created by the projector, you aren't...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-03-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By weaselfest
if you want the best of both worlds (internet and...

if you want the best of both worlds (internet and conventional television service providers) delivered in the most reliable fashion, good old fashioned copper is your best bet. Run a good quality...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-21-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By weaselfest
acoustic treatment is not sound proofing, let's...

acoustic treatment is not sound proofing, let's get that straightened out for a start.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-21-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By weaselfest
super nice room. Agree with most others, the far...

super nice room. Agree with most others, the far wall to the left of the bar as you sit at it. Makes surround speaker installation more feasible and still plenty visible from the bar.
Now, the...
Forum: Official AVS Forum® Blu-ray Disc Reviews   09-17-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 9,485
Posted By weaselfest
I wish .......I wish ........ I wish.......

I wish .......I wish ........ I wish.......
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-16-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By weaselfest
The real question is what are the studs made of....

The real question is what are the studs made of. If they are wood, then you are good to use a conventional lag screw, and all is well. If they are steel, then you need to rethink your mounting...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-16-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By weaselfest
With the market being what it is....most...

With the market being what it is....most manufacturer's offerings will feature some sort of home theater based design philosophy, so finding something designed for just audio can be challenging. ...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-16-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By weaselfest
Unhappy Hope you saved the box, packing and receipt, cuz...

Hope you saved the box, packing and receipt, cuz that ain't gonna work. There is no way for that switch to steer digital audio to your Samsung home theater in a box for it to process and amplify...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-16-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By weaselfest
OK, now that you cleaned up the antenna portion...

OK, now that you cleaned up the antenna portion of the install, the only thing left is upgrading the connection for VCR playback. Since your DVD/VCR won't output VCR video on the component video...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-16-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By weaselfest
You probably going to have to fabricate a new...

You probably going to have to fabricate a new door frame of wood and use speaker grill material as mentioned or a perforated metal panel such as this:...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-16-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By weaselfest
so many options, depends on your budget and...

so many options, depends on your budget and desired aesthetic. Easiest would be installing a smaller equipment rack in the upper portion of cabinet for your components, just make sure it structurally...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-09-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By weaselfest
If I am following the description of your setup...

If I am following the description of your setup correctly, it sounds like you are combining the modulated output of your DVD/VCR with the antenna feed before connecting to your TV? That seems like a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-05-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By weaselfest
Have you looked behind any wall plates to see if...

Have you looked behind any wall plates to see if there is corresponding labeling to confirm your thoughts on the interior wiring? Does it appear that the satellite dish has cables connected to it?...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-03-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By weaselfest
guess it depends on what "full motion" means to...

guess it depends on what "full motion" means to you. If a 10" extension from the wall will let your 55" display be tilted to the angle you want (< 30 degrees) then, yes. Sanus offers a top quality UL...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-03-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By weaselfest
used is the key. You're about two weeks too late...

used is the key. You're about two weeks too late to be taking advantage of the best pickings. Take it from someone that has lived in a Big Ten community for over 20 years: the last two weeks of July...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-31-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By weaselfest
the Vizio's mounting pattern is 400x400mm or...

the Vizio's mounting pattern is 400x400mm or roughly 13 3/4" x 13 3/4", so as long as the brackets that attach to the back of the TV have mounting holes that far apart, even if it is the top and...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-29-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 221
Posted By weaselfest
At less than 70 lbs I doubt your new display...

At less than 70 lbs I doubt your new display weighs more than any 55" model four years ago. (especially if it was a plasma display)
If that vertical arm is solidly attached to the base with several...
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