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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-26-2014, 09:00 PM
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Posted By Steve*MH
Can't wait to read the review - I am eyeing this...

Can't wait to read the review - I am eyeing this unit as my next major purchase.

BTW; I am really enjoying the Carada Masquerade system. A great addition to my theater!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20,228
Views: 814,151
Posted By Steve*MH
I also had some logistical issues with speaker...

I also had some logistical issues with speaker placement in my theater. Due to a theater curtain; I could not place the height channels in the front wall above the main speakers, so they were placed...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 20,228
Views: 814,151
Posted By Steve*MH
Just to see if I understand this correctly; the...

Just to see if I understand this correctly; the Onkyo series (1030, 3030) have eliminated Audyssey and gone with the AccuEQ whereas the Denon series has maintained Audyssey. Because Onkyo eliminated...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   06-28-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,365
Posted By Steve*MH
I have all three - the popcorn, candy, and...

I have all three - the popcorn, candy, and vintage pop cooler. Very nice - well made and fit extremely well in my home theater. Highly recommended.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 21,296
Posted By Steve*MH
OK. I need to clarify something - if possible. ...

OK. I need to clarify something - if possible. For those of us that have setup full 11.2 DTS Neo:X speaker systems with a NR-TX929; I need to know if the 1030 will support the 9.1.2 setup shown on...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Steve*MH
I know the Onkyo 5010, 3010, and 929 receivers...

I know the Onkyo 5010, 3010, and 929 receivers also support the 11.1 DTS Neo:X. Any other than the Onkyo and Denon/Marantz? Or are those the only choices?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-29-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Steve*MH
Just looking for a current list of receivers...

Just looking for a current list of receivers that support the full 11.1 DTS Neo:X processing with the additional of a two channel external amp. I know some support DTS Neo:X and are 11.1; but don't...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   11-17-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By Steve*MH
I am considering the construction of a 115" 16:9...

I am considering the construction of a 115" 16:9 screen and masking system (CIW). The frame and screen should be fairly self-explanatory (but if anyone has any great plans on how to do this WITH a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-07-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,510
Posted By Steve*MH
To clarify, if you have a 9.1 AV receiver with...

To clarify, if you have a 9.1 AV receiver with pre-amp outputs; you can use a separate 5 channel amp for the mains, center, and heights; while the AV receiver built-in amps are used for the...
Forum: Screens   07-19-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By Steve*MH
Mike, I would also like to know your...

Mike,

I would also like to know your thoughts on the Seymour Glacier White screen compared to the Carada; as far as quality and gain. Also, can you elaborate on the Seymour bungee attachment...
Forum: Screens   06-10-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Steve*MH
Great to hear it stops at other locations other...

Great to hear it stops at other locations other than 2.35:1 - that is a great feature as I thought it only supported the 2.35:1 format. I think the monoprice multi-format needs to be at the top of...
Forum: Screens   06-08-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Steve*MH
OK. It seems the gain on the monoprice will be...

OK. It seems the gain on the monoprice will be sufficient. A couple of other questions - is the border around the screen the same on each side (top/bottom and left/right); or is the border on the...
Forum: Screens   06-06-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Steve*MH
Any comments on the gain of the screen? It is...

Any comments on the gain of the screen? It is listed at 1.0 and I was concerned about it not being "bright" enough for my JVC RS40U projector. I thought I needed a 1.3 screeen or better; but I have...
Forum: Screens   03-22-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By Steve*MH
I am looking for a good screen material match...

I am looking for a good screen material match for my JVC RS40. I have a dedicated HT room that is completely light controlled. I am looking at a 120" fixed screen with a throw distance of just under...
Forum: Screens   01-17-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 98,274
Posted By Steve*MH
The screen looks good. Is there a way to...

The screen looks good. Is there a way to "measure" the gain of a screen? I do need a gain of at least 1.2 for my throw distance and size of 120".
Thanks.
Forum: Screens   01-16-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 98,274
Posted By Steve*MH
Just to clarify; Is the 120" multi-format...

Just to clarify; Is the 120" multi-format Monoprice screen 1.2 gain? It is listed as a 1.0 gain screen on the website. I hope it is 1.2 gain as I would prefer something higher than 1.0 for that...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-03-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,682
Posted By Steve*MH
I recently purchased a set of 9 Palliser...

I recently purchased a set of 9 Palliser Pacifico chairs with the LED baserail and treys. In setting up the chairs and referencing the instructions; it strongly warns to have the plug-in power...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-05-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By Steve*MH
I have an Onkyo receiver with 4K upscaling and...

I have an Onkyo receiver with 4K upscaling and would like to use the 4k upscaling on my JVC RS40 projector. I know the RS40 is not 4k "ready", but usually you can display the upscaled format on the...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-27-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,335
Posted By Steve*MH
I am seriously considering the Seatcraft...

I am seriously considering the Seatcraft Venetian seat as it has all the features I am looking for - the looks - seat height - dimensions - etc. However, you cannot sit in them obviously as they are...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-10-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,622
Posted By Steve*MH
I am at the point of painting my new home...

I am at the point of painting my new home theater room. I am thinking of staying with neutral colors for the room; however, I am open to suggestions on colors from those that have gone through this...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   03-25-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By Steve*MH
I am looking into building a horizontal masking...

I am looking into building a horizontal masking system (motorized) and found the av-outlet.com website for some building materials. Can someone provide a detailed list of necessary supplies to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-10-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By Steve*MH
I am about to sheetrock my theater room and my...

I am about to sheetrock my theater room and my concern is doing everything possible to keep future wiring options open. I have a soffit available - perhaps a fishing wire or something is wise to...
Forum: Screens   02-28-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 98,274
Posted By Steve*MH
Not to change the subject, but very curious for...

Not to change the subject, but very curious for those that have the multi-format screen, is there a way to "automate" the pulley system to operate from a remote control rather than manual? I think...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-02-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,052
Posted By Steve*MH
Quote:Originally Posted by Ted White...

Quote:Originally Posted by Ted White http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21588676)

Yes, with slight adjustments.


Ted - Sorry for the trouble,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-02-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,052
Posted By Steve*MH
Thanks Ted. Could this technique also be used...

Thanks Ted.
Could this technique also be used for the walls by installed blocking?
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