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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-22-2015, 12:46 PM
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Views: 369,424
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, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 369,424
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, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,111
Views: 369,424
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, 10:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,842
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, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
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, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 898
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, 04:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,842
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, 12:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,842
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, 12:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,842
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, 09:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,842
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, 02:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,842
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, 02:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,186
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, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
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, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
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, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
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, 01:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,186
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, 09:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,806
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, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 197,727
Posted By djhamp
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-18-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2,195
Views: 197,727
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, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
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...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   08-20-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3,657
Views: 415,620
Posted By djhamp
I used this web article and it worked great ...

I used this web article and it worked great
http://lifehacker.com/5858625/how-to-calibrate-your-hdtv-and-boost-your-video-quality-in-30-minutes-or-less

You download and make a DVD and then walk...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-08-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 21,856
Posted By djhamp
Thanks for doing this PJVader - the disk is very...

Thanks for doing this PJVader - the disk is very cool.

I fought with the mega download site for awhile, installed firefox and fought some more but it finally gave-in and worked. I did the zip...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-08-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 40,094
Posted By djhamp
Well shoot, now what? So what would it do if you...

Well shoot, now what? So what would it do if you did, run hot, go into protection mode, blow the cover off :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-08-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 40,094
Posted By djhamp
Got the amp yesterday, it looks better in person...

Got the amp yesterday, it looks better in person than it did in the picture.
Can I run a 4 ohm load in bridged mode on this? I was thinking of running my Ultimax 15 off of this in bridged mode. That...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-05-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 40,094
Posted By djhamp
I was reading some reviews on the musicans friend...

I was reading some reviews on the musicans friend site and somebody said it was dead quiet.

Ordered one this morning because of this thread (my wife probably wont thank you guys) and it has...
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