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Forum: Speakers   02-23-2016, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By redzoneos
You hit it spot on, it goes into the second attic...

You hit it spot on, it goes into the second attic which is what the insulation is for I'm sure. Glad it wasn't an issue though.

Got both surrounds installed and they rock! Also no Idea about...
Forum: Speakers   02-22-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 261
Posted By redzoneos
LoL sorry I meant back wall = the wall behind my...

LoL sorry I meant back wall = the wall behind my bed. It's still "inside" my house.

I decided to cut the hole and that wall DOES have insulation though. (Probably because it leads into the...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 261
Posted By redzoneos
Not sure about the ceiling since I'm not going...

Not sure about the ceiling since I'm not going that route anymore but the walls I installed the front 2 speakers have no insulation or vapor barriers etc. It was dry wall, 2x4s and then more dry...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 261
Posted By redzoneos
No idea about exact Temps in the attic but I've...

No idea about exact Temps in the attic but I've been up there in the summer and winter and it's "tolerable" either way.

I'm gonna go ahead and install these speakers on the back wall 3 ft on...
Forum: Speakers   02-18-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 261
Posted By redzoneos
Thanks everyone for the feedback and...

Thanks everyone for the feedback and contributions. I have a two story and this setup is in my bedroom. Neighbors hearing the sound isn't even a consideration, I seriously doubt ill play it that...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 261
Posted By redzoneos
http://www.definitivetech.com/products/uiw-55 ...

http://www.definitivetech.com/products/uiw-55


That's the in walls I have. They're designed without enclosure but even the inside walls create an enclosure so I dunno if putting in ceiling would...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 261
Posted By redzoneos
Ok thanks. I have a lot of room to play with on...

Ok thanks. I have a lot of room to play with on both sides in terms of ceiling usage. Should I put them right at the edge of the listening area or as further away?

Also - should I bolt up an...
Forum: Speakers   02-15-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 261
Posted By redzoneos
Hiccups with my in wall setup

With some help on this forum I settled on definitive technology uiw55 for my 5.1 setup.

I've been running them in 2.1 for the past few weeks to see how I like the sound, and man these things are...
Forum: Speakers   01-17-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By redzoneos
And thanks ray, that's pretty much what I did,...

And thanks ray, that's pretty much what I did, seems to be holding okay, I gave decent tugs on the wire and it didn't move. Speakers sound great. I guess I'll leave it as is unless someone has a...
Forum: Speakers   01-17-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By redzoneos
Sorry yes they are pins. I bought definitive...

Sorry yes they are pins. I bought definitive technology UIW55 in wall speakers. They have push down buttons to insert speaker wire.

I mashed the wires in and tightened the little brass screw...
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By redzoneos
well. i took off about 1/4 inch of sleeve,...

well. i took off about 1/4 inch of sleeve, mashed it in, and then screwed it down. hope it'll work lol. only gonna try the front 2 speakers first and see if it works.

assuming it does work -...
Forum: Speakers   01-14-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By redzoneos
pin crimp banana plug how to

lol sorry for such a horribly noob question, but i'm confused.

I bought monoprice Pin Crimp type banana plugs thinking I was buying the screw type. anyway, their video doesn't show how to install...
Forum: Speakers   01-03-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By redzoneos
all right guys, after a ton of back and forth in...

all right guys, after a ton of back and forth in my head, i decided to go a different route. I ended up going with Definitive Technology UIW 55s. they were listed "on sale" for 179 and got them...
Forum: Speakers   12-30-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By redzoneos
All right all right I hear you all loud n clear. ...

All right all right I hear you all loud n clear. I'm certainly not looking to spend thousands right now though so I'll go for just the 2 speakers and add later.

Final all important question...
Forum: Speakers   12-30-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By redzoneos
Haha thank you guys for all the feedback. Your...

Haha thank you guys for all the feedback. Your comments about the Polk audios I have are interesting. I could have sworn I read a review somewhere about the monitor 30s coming out ahead overall...
Forum: Speakers   12-29-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By redzoneos
Damn the micca speakers are Uber cheap, are they...

Damn the micca speakers are Uber cheap, are they actually good? Also, any opinions about the Polk Audio in wall (rc85 is $150 for a pair)

Some additional info about my general preferences if it...
Forum: Speakers   12-29-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By redzoneos
Sorry for the lack of clarification. my comment...

Sorry for the lack of clarification. my comment about you guys giVing me different feedback was intended for after I am able to give you the model of speaker I heard lol (by the weekend for sure. ...
Forum: Speakers   12-29-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By redzoneos
Haha agreed, definitely don't want to turn this...

Haha agreed, definitely don't want to turn this into a $$$ hobby. I just want a nice decent setup that I don't mind spending a little bit more then budget options for and I'm sure I'll be perfectly...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By redzoneos
Thank you ron/zorba! I think I've settled on...

Thank you ron/zorba!

I think I've settled on buying either 2 or 4 (slight discount) of the hsu in wall speakers but I will still find out what brand/model I heard at best buy and post here before...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-28-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 41,417
Posted By redzoneos
been a while since I came back to this thread,...

been a while since I came back to this thread, too much stuff going on and my movie screen building project was stalled for a long time.

I have the ESTAR 3D glasses and they work fine. I dont...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By redzoneos
I know I wish I knew which ones they were. I'll...

I know I wish I knew which ones they were. I'll try to stop in at Best Buy tomorrow and see if I can tell you guys which brand/model.



I was thinking about on wall, but then I think there's...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 378
Posted By redzoneos
2 channel $300 vs 7 channel $400

So,
I finally completed my projector setup and purchased a Sony STRDH750 (price was right and no immediate plans for 4K HD).

I am 100% certain I am going for in wall setup for all speakers, and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-07-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By redzoneos
The 379 does not have standby passthrough, that's...

The 379 does not have standby passthrough, that's a deal breaker unfortunately.

I dunno how I overlooked the denon, for some reason I thought it was missing something too, thanks for suggesting...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-07-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By redzoneos
Budget receiver help

Hello all,
I've been looking for a receiver with specific features at a low cost - 250 limit. 300 stretching it if absolutely worth it and can't pass up.

I found the Sony strdh750 that seems to...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-25-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 41,417
Posted By redzoneos
Yea I'm so torn. I contemplated getting the...

Yea I'm so torn. I contemplated getting the pf1500 again but that projector will require a ceiling mount for me no matter what, and that also means I would have to re arrange my room and/or remove...
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