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Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By SD Vidiot
I bolted my buttkickers to a strip of MDF...

I bolted my buttkickers to a strip of MDF (fiberboard) then, in turn, bolted that to the metal frame of the base. It works pretty well but make sure the MDF doesn't contact your flooring.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By SD Vidiot
What is your source? All of my components...

What is your source? All of my components (BluRay player, AppleTV, STB) all have both digital and analog output ports which are both hot at the same time. I've just hooked them up in parallel and...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-23-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By SD Vidiot
Check out this thread if you want DIY:...

Check out this thread if you want DIY: http://www.avsforum.com/t/1062844/free-home-theater-signs-for-you-to-print
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-23-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,348
Posted By SD Vidiot
I just added a 50MHz low pass FMOD filter inline...

I just added a 50MHz low pass FMOD filter inline between my receiver and the BKA-300. Wow! This makes a huge difference. By cutting out higher end frequency, the Butt Kicker seems to be responding...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-26-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 43,457
Posted By SD Vidiot
Tal, Thanks for your great program! A couple...

Tal,
Thanks for your great program! A couple of issues:
1) when trying to add trailers, the program recognizes .mov files but does not recognize .wmv files (yes, I used the dropdown menu)
2)when...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-15-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 24,521
Posted By SD Vidiot
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   04-28-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,348
Posted By SD Vidiot
I got the transducers and amp (as well as my...

I got the transducers and amp (as well as my chairs and popcorn maker!) from Roman at Ultimate Home Entertainment rtheaters.com

Easy to deal with, great prices.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-19-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15,542
Views: 1,494,779
Posted By SD Vidiot
That sounds like a ground-loop issue. There's...

That sounds like a ground-loop issue. There's lots of info on this forum discussing this. An easy test would be to use a two-prong "cheater" and see if this resolves your issue. The things you tried...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   04-06-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,509
Posted By SD Vidiot
I've got 4 Buttkicker Advance units powered by...

I've got 4 Buttkicker Advance units powered by the BKA-300 amp giving them each 75watts. The transducers REALLY shake the chairs with that power. I've got the amp turned down to about 60% so there's...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   03-30-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,348
Posted By SD Vidiot
I've got 4 Berkline 13175 seats in my theater....

I've got 4 Berkline 13175 seats in my theater. I'm using an Elemental Designs A5s-300 subwoofer. I wanted to guild the lily and add transducers to my seats. Because of the smaller form factor of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-21-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,316
Views: 187,858
Posted By SD Vidiot
Quote:Originally Posted by jcbaggins...

Quote:Originally Posted by jcbaggins http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21676220)

I posted an issue on this forum a few days ago about NickHD being...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   02-15-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8,544
Views: 1,114,036
Posted By SD Vidiot
I've been running my 4000 for a year and have...

I've been running my 4000 for a year and have not had any problem with the memory. I have it set on automatic for shifting between 16:9 and Cinescope and it snaps to both without any focus or frame...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   02-06-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,509
Posted By SD Vidiot
The BKA-300 amplifiers are also backordered! ...

The BKA-300 amplifiers are also backordered!

If I use a Behringer or Crown amp hooked up to the LFE output from my receiver, will I still need a preamp?
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   02-01-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,509
Posted By SD Vidiot
It is now February, and no amps from Guitammer. ...

It is now February, and no amps from Guitammer.

I'm thinking of using one of the alternatives suggested above. I see a lot of folks using pre-amps, too. Is that necessary when using the LFE...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-22-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,469
Posted By SD Vidiot
How do I access the service menu on my TWC cable...

How do I access the service menu on my TWC cable boxes (4250 and 8300) to evaluate signal strength? Many old forums discuss holding down the select button until the "mail" light comes on, then press...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,316
Views: 187,858
Posted By SD Vidiot
Quote:Originally Posted by Multimediashtick...

Quote:Originally Posted by Multimediashtick http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21525744)

He is correct in suggesting that it should not work this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,316
Views: 187,858
Posted By SD Vidiot
Quote:Originally Posted by Karyk...

Quote:Originally Posted by Karyk http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21526122)

Could it also be temperature related?


I live in San Diego, so...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-18-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2,316
Views: 187,858
Posted By SD Vidiot
With my HDHRP I'm using a Cisco CableCard from...

With my HDHRP I'm using a Cisco CableCard from TWC and tuner adapter. I've got an amplifier supplied by TWC at my home's cable hub and all of my cable box linked TVs give me no problems.

On...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-09-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,691
Posted By SD Vidiot
Like the Ceton, the Silicon Dust HDHomerun Prime...

Like the Ceton, the Silicon Dust HDHomerun Prime accepts a CableCard and allows you to use the Windows Media Center to watch TV and to function as a DVR. It only has 3 tuners (for watching and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-28-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By SD Vidiot
This is in the MPC-HC menu?

This is in the MPC-HC menu?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-27-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By SD Vidiot
Where do you make the setting to have the FF...

Where do you make the setting to have the FF button "skip ahead 10seconds"?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-27-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,276
Posted By SD Vidiot
I've ripped a bunch of movies, both BD and DVD,...

I've ripped a bunch of movies, both BD and DVD, using MakeMKV. I play back the movies in MPC-HC. I can't get the movies to fast forward or rewind. I can skip chapters forward and back, however. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-24-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,676
Posted By SD Vidiot
Getting back to the topic.... It looks like...

Getting back to the topic....
It looks like the XBox is the only way to go for my purposes. As an extender, is there any need to step up to the 250GB version or is the 4GB version sufficient?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,676
Posted By SD Vidiot
Quote:Originally Posted by assassin...

Quote:Originally Posted by assassin http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21382947)

You can't stream protected recorded content to anything other than...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-21-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,662
Posted By SD Vidiot
I originally posted this in the HTPC area --...

I originally posted this in the HTPC area -- should have been here:

I'm running an HTPC with Win7 32bit and have about 3TB of movies in MKV containers. I would like to ratchet down my cable bill...
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