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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-26-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By AVTechMan
I appreciate the responses so far.....I haven't...

I appreciate the responses so far.....I haven't felt well for part of the day so couldn't get much done, but I will take some pics of the closet to post tomorrow. I have a good amount of gear, PS3,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-25-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By AVTechMan
Equipment for a Really Small Closet

I'm currently on doing my small home theater in a 11x10' space in existing construction, in one of my old bedrooms that hasn't been used in a long time. Already got projector installed and some of...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-18-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By AVTechMan
I don't plan to use the 72" screen, I found that...

I don't plan to use the 72" screen, I found that after some experimenting I can watch it directly on the wall at 96" diagonal which looks quite good with 1080p content. I plan to paint the screen...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-16-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By AVTechMan
Unfortunately it was my brother that was...

Unfortunately it was my brother that was scammed....I talked to him about how these type of scams work. Told him what to look out for next time some loser comes to him selling garbage.
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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-16-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By AVTechMan
Well, that's unfortunate but flags already had...

Well, that's unfortunate but flags already had went off in my mind when he first told me about it. I had my suspicion, but I had to dig a bit deeper to find out more. I'm not completely unfamiliar...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-15-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By AVTechMan
Thanks, I will start looking into acoustic...

Thanks, I will start looking into acoustic treatment....I need to do that for my studio as well since I plan to get into music composition soon.




I looked at your room, its quite nice and I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-15-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By AVTechMan
I wasn't approached by a white van, though I do...

I wasn't approached by a white van, though I do know what you're talking about...I had a run in with those types years back trying to offload speakers.

My brother actually got the projector,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-11-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By AVTechMan
A Small Mini-Theater, Possible?

I normally hang out in the HTPC section of the forum but my interest in having a home theater of my own and having recently acquired a PJ and screen led me to this part of the forum.

I have a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 47
Posted By AVTechMan
Question Regarding the AOC-SAT2-MV8 Cards

I was wondering in regards to the SM 846 server chassis, as we know when we first power up the server all the red lights come on....which are the fault lights if a drive fails.

Question is, are...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-23-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By AVTechMan
Replace SM Backplane or Use Multiple HBA's?

I have one of the SM 846TQ chassis servers that I bought from Tams a few years back from that long server thread. This unit I have still has the original AMD motherboard hardware and the AOC SAT2-MV8...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-11-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By AVTechMan
Dell Perc H310 or an LSI Card?

I am seeing some of the H310's on fleabay for around $45....and I have been looking at some of the LSI M1015 cards for a bit more. I was wondering if its still good to get the H310 card, though I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-06-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By AVTechMan
Minor New Server Build Question

Been awhile since doing some server based stuff for storage, but having an i5 2500 (non-K) with an Asrock H61 mATX that has been lying around for awhile from a former video editing build and looking...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-22-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,341
Views: 203,040
Posted By AVTechMan
Yes, I have tried that and works fine if you were...

Yes, I have tried that and works fine if you were using a mouse with the HTPC, but would be impractical when using a remote however, since there is no right click button. Its easier to simply have a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-21-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,341
Views: 203,040
Posted By AVTechMan
My only issue for me with JRiver is the lack of a...

My only issue for me with JRiver is the lack of a scene selection screen for movies like that you get on DVD and BD movies. It's a bit tedious to skip alot of chapters to get to the scene I want to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 211,382
Posted By AVTechMan
Hmm, yeah I think the AIC server I had contained...

Hmm, yeah I think the AIC server I had contained the E5405. It was a quad core. It did fairly well in transcoding when I was outside the home network. But it really depends on the software and how...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By AVTechMan
There was never a GPU with component as far as I...

There was never a GPU with component as far as I know.

Analog may not be as strong as it used to be, but it still has its uses and isn't quite obsolete yet. Ironically, VGA can display a 1080p...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By AVTechMan
I think the ones recommending the Cisco based it...

I think the ones recommending the Cisco based it on reliability. But if you do proper due diligence to use a UPS and proper power protection in the equipment room, then you won't have any problems. ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,707
Posted By AVTechMan
Ok, I believe I see where you are coming from. I...

Ok, I believe I see where you are coming from. I am guessing the computer you have you bought pre-built, right (like Dell, etc)? Usually, well at least back in the day of sorts they usually included...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By AVTechMan
Agreed. I watched a YouTube video last night that...

Agreed. I watched a YouTube video last night that suggested that very idea of what they call a parallel network where the camera system has its own network from your home network. I use a different...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-06-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,707
Posted By AVTechMan
You need to find out if the system image you...

You need to find out if the system image you created can be booted outside Windows, meaning that if for some reason the boot sector on your system drive becomes corrupted where you cannot start the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-05-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By AVTechMan
I've also been reading that looks like I may need...

I've also been reading that looks like I may need to get a PoE based switch with enough ports based on the number of cameras I want to use. With such switch I can use say a non-PoE port and have it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-05-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,707
Posted By AVTechMan
I've never used the Win 7 backup tool as I use...

I've never used the Win 7 backup tool as I use Server 2012R2 to backup my machines, but the usual common practice would be to do a fresh backup after OS installation and programs. Usually that won't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-05-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By AVTechMan
Awesome, good stuff! I'm wondering whether to...

Awesome, good stuff! I'm wondering whether to have a separate server to just run the blue iris software or install it on an existing one. It's not like I have a shortage of cases to build another...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-04-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By AVTechMan
How reliable is the wireless? That method would...

How reliable is the wireless? That method would cut down on installation time running cable. PoE I assume would use Ethernet take care of the power/picture as you mentioned. I can easily add a switch...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-04-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 251
Posted By AVTechMan
Setting Up CCTV Security System Questions

Hi, even though this post is in HT, it can be moved if needed. I wanted to get some insight in looking to install a security camera system, like what the use in many public facilities.

A...
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