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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-30-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By weaselfest
if your "standard 12 gauge OFC" wire is a...

if your "standard 12 gauge OFC" wire is a parallel geometry with a clearish jacket, pass it on to a friend or recycle it now. Most of those "OFC" cables don't have the jackets to sustain the oxygen...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-30-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By weaselfest
Make sure to check for compatibility of your...

Make sure to check for compatibility of your carpet tile with a direct cement floor installation. Not sure if moisture ingress is an issue, but you might want to try the "tape plastic down over...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-26-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By weaselfest
You're worrying too much. Look, you're not...

You're worrying too much.
Look, you're not putting that much weight on the assembly and ceiling grid is capable of doing all the work, if assembled properly. The cables are there as much for a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-24-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By weaselfest
define reliable. How often does it need to be...

define reliable.
How often does it need to be power cycled to function properly? How well does it integrate with other control systems? How well does it play with all other manufacturers...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-24-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By weaselfest
caveat emptor ...

caveat emptor
http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/301588528889?lpid=82&chn=ps
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-21-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 161
Posted By weaselfest
if there really is only 3/4" gap behind the...

if there really is only 3/4" gap behind the drywall, there may not be enough space for the toggle to swivel into place. There should be a photo 1.5 in Neurorad's post showing the entire length of...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-20-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By weaselfest
That'll teach me to try to interpret input labels...

That'll teach me to try to interpret input labels from thumbnail photo.........I have a feeling that you'd be ahead of the game to cut your losses and invest in a real AV receiver and speakers, but...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-19-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By weaselfest
try plugging one of these into the front USB port...

try plugging one of these into the front USB port and positioning the fans appropriately....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-19-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By weaselfest
you can't hook multiple sources to your USB sound...

you can't hook multiple sources to your USB sound card, but you could share your logitech speaker system by installing a toslink switch to connect the optical outs of your Zalman and television to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-13-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By weaselfest
It's highly unlikely you are going to get a Dish...

It's highly unlikely you are going to get a Dish installer to cooperate with this plan. (At least not during regular working hours) If you read your subscription contract, it's for service to one...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-09-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By weaselfest
I don't think you give up anything with NR1504 vs...

I don't think you give up anything with NR1504 vs the 1605. It may be less buggy than the 1605 based on reviews.
For speakers, check out the Tannoy HTS 101 system, or the KEF E305.
The Dali's look...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-09-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By weaselfest
there's always the alternative in installing...

there's always the alternative in installing another perimeter drainage system and second sump on the interior........expensive messy work, but effective. Our first house would have water geyser up...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-08-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By weaselfest
standby, let me recalibrate to metric........ ...

standby, let me recalibrate to metric........
to all you future thread starters: This is why IDing where you're from, at least regionally, is really appreciated.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-08-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By weaselfest
You can't hold water out. You have to find...

You can't hold water out. You have to find somewhere else for it to go. Search "french drain" for info on how to build a system to collect and direct water away from your house.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-06-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By weaselfest
Vantage Point evo system ...

Vantage Point evo system
http://www.theevosystem.com/
retailer
http://www.standsandmounts.com/VantagePointEvoAudioVideoEntertainmentWallSystem.aspx?gclid=CPeQmMjg4sQCFcKHaQodFToASA
search...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-06-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By weaselfest
I thing you really want 16 - 8" subs in that tiny...

I thing you really want 16 - 8" subs in that tiny room. Give your self a back rub with a drum solo.
Or say, "The HEILL WITH MY EARDRUMS" and find two 15" that work in small boxes and hit'em with a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-06-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By weaselfest
FUN! Too bad you can't lay your hands on an...

FUN!
Too bad you can't lay your hands on an inexpensive pull down roller screen you could mount a foot or so in front of your proposed screen wall to cut the throw distance a TAD (how's that for a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-06-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By weaselfest
After putting in several of these on campus, we...

After putting in several of these on campus, we have gone to a variation of the draping of cables over a lacing bar to suspending a loop of nylon webbing from a lacing bar to support the cable...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-03-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By weaselfest
I wouldn't angle them into the room too much,...

I wouldn't angle them into the room too much, more straight down, say aimed at your knees when your seated. That or straight down, if that's easier.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-03-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 528
Posted By weaselfest
having also gone through the angst of weighing...

having also gone through the angst of weighing the benefits of installing the DDGG on the underside of my subflooring I feel your pain.
like the sneaker company sez; Just Do It
I didn't...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-02-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By weaselfest
Looks a little more centered with the overall...

Looks a little more centered with the overall seating area than your current setup. How high up and what direction are you thinking of placing the front face of the speaker?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-29-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By weaselfest
your big concern with pulling cable through...

your big concern with pulling cable through conduit is the number of bends, more than the overall distance. If you have to have more than three 90 degree bends, you will need to have a break out box...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-29-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By weaselfest
[QUOTE=dmrfresh;33002937]I guess i'm more...

[QUOTE=dmrfresh;33002937]I guess i'm more paranoid about cables/implementation going bad. HDMI over long runs needs these "redmere" chips, which seems like they are bound to fail over time.
All the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-27-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By weaselfest
You do realize that virtually every paint...

You do realize that virtually every paint retailer mixes colors to order? Go pick up some chips and see what you like. Order it in a flat finish. If you haven't already primed, have the primer...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-27-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By weaselfest
super clean, very nice.

super clean, very nice.
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