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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-06-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,205
Posted By thrillcat
Progress is being made on the eD LCRs. On Tuesday...

Progress is being made on the eD LCRs. On Tuesday we built the crossovers for one of them. Just need to finish up the other two and put everything in the cabinets.

In the meantime, I picked up 4...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-05-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,806
Posted By thrillcat
Is that the Roamio, or is that a Premiere?

Is that the Roamio, or is that a Premiere?
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   03-04-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,432
Views: 77,879
Posted By thrillcat
I have the Behringer MS20's here at the office,...

I have the Behringer MS20's here at the office, connected to my edit system. They're fine. Probably pretty similar to the Monoprice speakers - lacking in bass, bass boost sounds terrible, but loud...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-02-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 395
Posted By thrillcat
I'm late to the party here, and I see you've...

I'm late to the party here, and I see you've already ordered an AVR. I would've thrown Marantz into the mix. If you loved your old school HK, I think Marantz is the closest there is out there to that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-02-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By thrillcat
Check with Seymour AV, they have a nice masking...

Check with Seymour AV, they have a nice masking panel system. dlbeck used them in his build (The Savoy) (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/1498786-savoy.html)...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-02-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 159
Posted By thrillcat
First of all, love the style and love that you're...

First of all, love the style and love that you're finishing & furnishing things right. :)

If it were me, I'd go with a 2.40:1 screen with a constant image height, using masking on the sides for...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-25-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,421
Posted By thrillcat
Are you planning on putting any more support...

Are you planning on putting any more support under that bar? It looks great, but I feel like the first time a fat guy like me stands up from it, they're going to use the bar to push themselves up and...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-24-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,872
Posted By thrillcat
I'm currently mulling over the idea of doing this...

I'm currently mulling over the idea of doing this for my DIY Seymour screen. The motor he uses is on clearance for $60 right now.
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-16-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,205
Posted By thrillcat
Speaker parts!

Speaker parts!
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-16-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,711
Posted By thrillcat
I loved this film - pleasantly surprised. Right...

I loved this film - pleasantly surprised. Right down to San Fransokyo. Glad to see they did the blu-ray right. Will look forward to viewing this in the home theater. Thanks Ralph!
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-16-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,205
Posted By thrillcat
Getting close to a year since my last update. And...

Getting close to a year since my last update. And Nick, I still haven't upgraded the Kinnick Step. ;) I've been too busy enjoying the theater.

Last summer I picked up some eD LCR enclosures from ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-16-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 30,697
Posted By thrillcat
http://www.lutron.com/en-US/Products/Pages/StandAl...

http://www.lutron.com/en-US/Products/Pages/StandAloneControls/Dimmers-Switches/MaestroIRDimmer/Overview.aspx

This is what I use, because my seating is in the other end of the room from the...
Forum: Remote Control Area   02-13-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By thrillcat
That answer is yes, yes, yes, and yes.

That answer is yes, yes, yes, and yes.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 70,828
Posted By thrillcat
I guess I got confused as to what was where....

I guess I got confused as to what was where. Tim's right.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 70,828
Posted By thrillcat
It's a simple quick connect F plug on your...

It's a simple quick connect F plug on your receiver. Standard coax coming from your attic. Converted into RCA. Then back to coax.

Get one of these.
...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-07-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,694
Posted By thrillcat
So I should put down Chris bringing two lovely...

So I should put down Chris bringing two lovely assistants?[/QUOTE]

Only if you're playing On Golden Pond.

Kidding. I have to keep that weekend open in case ISU is still alive in the...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   02-07-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,694
Posted By thrillcat
WTF Chris, don't you think you should ask me if I...

WTF Chris, don't you think you should ask me if I want to go before you announce it?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-02-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 45,349
Posted By thrillcat
I believe you can also connect one sub to the...

I believe you can also connect one sub to the 200's RCA output and another to the XLR output, provided your subs have the necessary inputs.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-29-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,576
Posted By thrillcat
http://society6.com/hydrology I actually...

http://society6.com/hydrology

I actually purchased hi-res files of the artwork so I can (eventually) have them printed on fabric to stretch over DIY acoustic panels. Haven't done it yet, but I...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-21-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By thrillcat
• True nobody has felt this remote, but based on...

• True nobody has felt this remote, but based on the materials and familiarity with them I'm confident in the feel.
• Not my experience, but good for you!
• Nobody knows, you're absolutely right. I...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-20-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By thrillcat
This one has already passed 10x it's goal, so...

This one has already passed 10x it's goal, so it's getting funded. Currently at $509K of a $50K goal.
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-20-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,244
Posted By thrillcat
I'm just going to list a few associated thoughts:...

I'm just going to list a few associated thoughts:

• I've always thought the Harmony felt cheap and a little bit half-finished.
• I've owned a Harmony and it ended up never being used, it made...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 45,349
Posted By thrillcat
Nope. But every Atmos demo (3) I've heard has not...

Nope. But every Atmos demo (3) I've heard has not impressed me enough over the sound in my own home. These have been in a friend's home theater and two showrooms, all 3 with price tags well above my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 45,349
Posted By thrillcat
Okay. That still doesn't change my mind. My...

Okay. That still doesn't change my mind.

My room gives me the performance I need. I don't need to upgrade to Atmos. Perhaps some of the quirks of my room have made it better, or at least...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-18-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 709
Views: 45,349
Posted By thrillcat
Because my room isn't large enough to justify the...

Because my room isn't large enough to justify the expense of upgrading? My room is 10x18. I'm running 7.1. There are not really any holes for Atmos to fill. I've heard a demo. It was fine. It didn't...
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