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Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   01-17-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By underminded999
Just a bit of an update... I have decided on...

Just a bit of an update...

I have decided on LG BP5ON. I got it first, but really wanted a clam-shell model. I also got the Pioneer clam-shell, but like MrBobb said, it was limited by a read...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-31-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By underminded999
All speaker layout recommendations will be based...

All speaker layout recommendations will be based off of the MLP(Main Listening Position), i.e. pretty much in the middle, for surround sound.

The only way to archive even sound would be to only...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-31-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By underminded999
Thanx for your feedback. I am glad to hear that I...

Thanx for your feedback. I am glad to hear that I don't need to stress over the BD drive. I am not getting rid of the G4 in the immediate future, so I can still use it's DVD/CD drive for burning, if...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   12-28-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By underminded999
Recommended external BD drive?

I got a 2014 Mac mini, 2.6 DC, i5.

I can finaly retire my glitchie G4!

I never imported my DVD collection, due to size, music was more important. Now I have 1tb, on the mini, so I wanted to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 519
Posted By underminded999
That sub should be more than enough. WPC mean...

That sub should be more than enough. WPC mean Watt Per Chanel. I see that those speakers are 90 dbl @ 6 ohms. i wanted to make sure that you were sending enough power to the speakers, not 15WPC on...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-21-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 519
Posted By underminded999
Tough call. The speakers may be too small, I...

Tough call. The speakers may be too small, I couldn't find their freq range. Are you using a subwoofer too? Your description of 'mushy and lack punch.' seems like you need a deeper low end. ...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-13-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By underminded999
Theoretically, that Amp could drive the Speaker...

Theoretically, that Amp could drive the Speaker Selector, which in turn drives the speakers. Personally, I think that Amp is too small for the job, but for low level listening/background noise, it...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-13-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By underminded999
You need a speaker selector, like this...

You need a speaker selector, like this (http://www.monoprice.com/Product?c_id=109&cp_id=10903&cs_id=1090305&p_id=8229&seq=1&format=2).

Just use a single Amp to feed the Speaker Selector. Then...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-13-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,173
Posted By underminded999
To clarify, the two speaker spring clips, at the...

To clarify, the two speaker spring clips, at the speaker end, only have one wire going to it? Is it the Red or Black? You can run that wire to the corresponding connection at the AMP/AVR side. You...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By underminded999
No comment on the outdoor speakers, Subwoofer,...

No comment on the outdoor speakers, Subwoofer, AVR, or Amp. You may find a better solution(s), you may not.

However, if you want to save money, then get all of your in-wall speaker wire and...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,173
Posted By underminded999
Sorry, re-read this sentence. To clarify,...

Sorry, re-read this sentence.

To clarify, is it a single wire, or single pair to each speaker?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,173
Posted By underminded999
Not pretty, but will work. I am sure others will...

Not pretty, but will work. I am sure others will have thoughts on it.

Since the speakers are already wired, the wiring options need to be adjusted at the AMP/AVR side.

Speaker 1, (+) wire to...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-04-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By underminded999
To the OP, please note, that even if you buy a...

To the OP, please note, that even if you buy a new TT, there is no guarantee, that you still won't have to adjust the volume knob accordingly. This is just the way TT's work.

To Taxman..
If the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-01-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,372
Posted By underminded999
OSHA Standards can be found here...

OSHA Standards can be found here (https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=9735).

It's long, technical, and I didn't read all of it.

However, it looks like...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-01-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,372
Posted By underminded999
I listen to headphones all day long at work, and...

I listen to headphones all day long at work, and I rarely have it above 1/3 to 1/2 volume. However, everyone thinks I listen to loud volumes, just because I ignore them.

At home, it depends on...
Forum: Speakers   07-31-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,356
Posted By underminded999
What if you have a 'popcorn' ceiling or 'stucco'...

What if you have a 'popcorn' ceiling or 'stucco' style ceilings? It seems that these would cause all sorts of weird reflection points, no?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-30-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,071
Posted By underminded999
Sorry, I went MIA, on my own thread. On...

Sorry, I went MIA, on my own thread.

On Sunday, I got into my truck to price out stuff @ Home Depot, and my battery was dead. I tried jumping it, and then charging it, and then took it to Advance...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By underminded999
The general consensus is: HDMI cables either work...

The general consensus is: HDMI cables either work or don't. They transmit data....0's and 1's.

Sure there are now 2nd and 3rd gen HDMI, bust as long as any signal gets through, it worx.

With...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-25-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,071
Posted By underminded999
Currently, I am using two pairs BIC's. One pair...

Currently, I am using two pairs BIC's. One pair for the front porch/Carport, the second pair for the immediate backyard.

I am going to install two new pairs for this project. Two facing North, two...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,071
Posted By underminded999
AVR: JVC RX 8040, rated @ 130WPC Speaker...

AVR: JVC RX 8040, rated @ 130WPC
Speaker Selector: ProSolutions SBX6VC, rated @ 100WPC
You can find the thread here...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,071
Posted By underminded999
Linky Bookmarked, THANX! That is an awesome link,...

Linky Bookmarked, THANX! That is an awesome link, seriously, thank you!

Currently, the backyard speakers have a very small echo from a privacy fence about 35' away. However, I really don't play...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By underminded999
Timbre matching is not as important for surround...

Timbre matching is not as important for surround sound, as it is for LCR channels. Either use the Polks for Rear surround, or forgo until you have more $ and run the ML as 5.1.

If you already have...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-24-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,071
Posted By underminded999
There is already electric out to the wellhouse....

There is already electric out to the wellhouse. The well pump is 220v and there is a 110v box, that I use on rare occasions, Boombox, power tools, etc...

This weekend, I am going to price out PVC,...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-23-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,071
Posted By underminded999
Thank you for everyone's input. The house...

Thank you for everyone's input.

The house is uphill form the Wellhouse and firepit, so access point(s) can easily be made at the wellhouse or house.

I was planning on using PVC where the wire...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   07-23-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By underminded999
You can use bare speaker wire. The connections...

You can use bare speaker wire. The connections are called, 'Binding Posts'. If you unscrew the red and black caps a little, you will see a hole in the metal stud. Feed the bare speaker wire...
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