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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-25-2015, 02:46 PM
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Posted By ConradC
Thanks! :) Regarding the backlighting, see...

Thanks! :)

Regarding the backlighting, see the post right before yours. ;)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-22-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By ConradC
I'm slowly migrating all my switches. It is soooo...

I'm slowly migrating all my switches. It is soooo cool! :cool: lol



Actually, I normally don't have the LEDs on when I'm watching. I like the room as dark as possible. Only the little receiver...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-19-2015, 05:41 PM
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Posted By ConradC
Working on the media room never seems to end! :D ...

Working on the media room never seems to end! :D
Upgraded my dimmers. Swapping out Lutron Spacers (right) with Lutron Caseta Wireless (left). You can see the different colors the room has gone...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-17-2015, 10:51 AM
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Posted By ConradC
I did show them a mock up of the room with the...

I did show them a mock up of the room with the panels in place. They didn't mention anything regarding it being an issue. I would assume they would have said something after reviewing the mock up. I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-17-2015, 08:44 AM
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Posted By ConradC
Thanks a bunch! :) Yes. They are the...

Thanks a bunch! :)



Yes. They are the 242 panels. The window ledge is deep enough to rest the panels right on top. The curtains keep the panels from falling forward, although they do stand...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-14-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By ConradC
Here's a photo of the label. It's not Sherwin...

Here's a photo of the label. It's not Sherwin Williams. It Home Depot brand Behr Ultra. The color is called "Classic Silver". The sheen used is flat enamel. It's a nice matte finish without that...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-28-2015, 04:43 PM
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Posted By ConradC
Awesome! Do you have a thread going yet with your...

Awesome! Do you have a thread going yet with your progress? :)
Forum: Screens   01-28-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By ConradC
I purchased it right here through AV Science. ...

I purchased it right here through AV Science. Mike Garrett helped me out. You can get his info from his signature in this post:...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-26-2015, 08:05 AM
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Posted By ConradC
I know what you mean. This happens when I switch...

I know what you mean. This happens when I switch between my computer and cable. I don't believe there is much that could be done. I think the signal coming from the various networks is not always...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-22-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,114
Posted By ConradC
UPDATE I've added some acoustical treatments...

UPDATE

I've added some acoustical treatments from GIK. It helped cut down some major echo issues in the room. With the treatment up, the window on the left will have the shade down most of the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-18-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 599
Posted By ConradC
:(

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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-18-2015, 01:25 PM
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Views: 599
Posted By ConradC
I have cable.

I have cable.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-17-2015, 02:19 PM
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Posted By ConradC
I believe the isolator is directional. This is...

I believe the isolator is directional. This is how I have mine set up and it works great. "System" to the wall and "Subscriber" to the box.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-08-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By ConradC
LOL! It does have that wow factor. lol So I...

LOL! It does have that wow factor. lol

So I think I used REW properly. From the charts, it looks like my right speaker has some serious issues. I have a feeling its because nothing is obstructing...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-08-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By ConradC
I pulled it out 3 feet for now. I'm going to do...

I pulled it out 3 feet for now. I'm going to do some testing



Thanks. The backlight color can be controlled. I normally don't have it on when watching movies. I use it as my light if I'm eating...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-08-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By ConradC
Thanks, I'm happy how it turned out. :) Ok,...

Thanks, I'm happy how it turned out. :)

Ok, I'll make sure to point them to the MLP

I spoke to Bryan from GIK Acoustics and I ultimately purchased these panels. I haven't measured the response...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-07-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By ConradC
It actually sounds good. Much of the echo is...

It actually sounds good. Much of the echo is gone. I might treat the ceiling as well. I need to let the panels cook in my wife's head for a bit first. ;) Although, she heard the difference as well...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-07-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By ConradC
Are my Mains/Subs/Walls too close to each other? (photo)

I recently purchased some acoustic panels to control some out of hand echo. I found out my first placement of the panels were too close to the screen so I moved it further out. This cause me to move...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-07-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 599
Posted By ConradC
Just echoing what sonoftumble just said. My...

Just echoing what sonoftumble just said. My ground loop issues were coming from the coax of my Comcast line. Try leaving everything as is, but remove the coax from your DirectTV receiver or from the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 784
Posted By ConradC
I've have Kodi (formally known as XBMC) running...

I've have Kodi (formally known as XBMC) running in our Odyssey for a few months now. Its running on a Raspberry Pi. You can see it in action here:

http://youtu.be/WNwd09gpCPo

I have since...
Forum: Screens   12-15-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3,763
Views: 615,939
Posted By ConradC
1.4

1.4
Forum: Screens   12-14-2014, 03:40 PM
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Views: 615,939
Posted By ConradC
I just shot a quick video of the screen in action...

I just shot a quick video of the screen in action (on my iPhone 6). I turned on the room lights, opened the curtains and rolled up the window shade. I moved side to side and tried to keep the windows...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-14-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,114
Posted By ConradC
I shoot with a Nikon D700. I did slightly adjust...

I shoot with a Nikon D700. I did slightly adjust the highlights because the outside was a little blown out. I exposed for the screen. I just took a quick video (from my iPhone 6). I turn on the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-14-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,114
Posted By ConradC
Hi Bob, That would have been a nice route to...

Hi Bob,

That would have been a nice route to take, if I had my components and speakers hidden. I don't see the point in hiding the screen when all my components and speakers are out in the open....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-13-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,114
Posted By ConradC
Well, 1% is the closest to a complete blackout,...

Well, 1% is the closest to a complete blackout, while still letting some light through. I also have some curtains, so if I wanted to block out light completely, I would lower the shade and close the...
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