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Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-23-2012, 11:37 AM
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Posted By ham
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by chefklc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-23-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,658
Posted By ham
Thanks for the quick and comprehensive reply. I...

Thanks for the quick and comprehensive reply. I realize I wasn't probably very clear as I'm just starting to think this through. I use a 2007 mini for home automation (Indigo by...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-22-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,658
Posted By ham
I forgot that I need a separate audio feed to...

I forgot that I need a separate audio feed to the whole house audio. So the PC/whole house audio needs to be separate from the htpc part. Is it possible to have separate audio streams or should I...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   09-22-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,658
Posted By ham
In my house there are two tv setups, one a...

In my house there are two tv setups, one a projector and the other a Samsung RPTV, each about 75 ft away from a central home automation closet, given wiring constraints. I just got a mid 2011 mac...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   09-07-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,444
Posted By ham
These are some of the things I've run across: ...

These are some of the things I've run across:

Panamax MOD-SPKP Outdoor Speaker Signal Line Protection Module - about $35.00
http://www.panamax.com/Products/Modules/MOD-SPKP.php

L-Com Outdoor...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   09-07-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,444
Posted By ham
Hopefully this is the correct place to post. I...

Hopefully this is the correct place to post. I have a whole house audio amp with outdoor speakers as part of the setup. Lightening struck near the house last month and apparently sent a surge...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   09-07-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 49,227
Posted By ham
Hope it is OK to resurrect this thread. Have...

Hope it is OK to resurrect this thread. Have read it -- very interesting -- and need a whole house surge protector. I have a 400 amp service that comes into the house and splits immediately into two...
Forum: HTPC - Mac Chat   01-30-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,712
Posted By ham
In 2011, is there a better solution than the...

In 2011, is there a better solution than the M-Audio Transit if I want to get simultaneous analog and optical AC3/DTS audio out of a Mac Mini? I have done my due diligence re searches on AVS as well...
Forum: Screens   06-22-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,743
Posted By ham
First let me qualify this by saying that I am...

First let me qualify this by saying that I am not an expert. However, it is my understanding that in a perfect world the center of the screen should be 1/3 below eye level and 2/3 above. At 2.35 my...
Forum: Screens   02-13-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,552
Posted By ham
Now we're talkin'. Thanks for the RW info....

Now we're talkin'. Thanks for the RW info. Question answered.

Anyway I have two 18" subs coming--should rock!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-07-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By ham
Ya'll's comments are very very much appreciated....

Ya'll's comments are very very much appreciated. The LMS looks like the sure winner.

A final question: Audyssey AS-EQ 1 looks like a great thing. I know it's not out yet, but do you think it can...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-06-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By ham
Quote: To the OP : Anyway, if you are gonna...

Quote:

To the OP : Anyway, if you are gonna be spending good $$$ on the LMS, spend some $$ on PR, Acoustic Elegance and DIYcable sells some good stuff (the CSS are actually AE stuff)


What is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-06-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By ham
Why sealed vs tuned....I can't recall exactly...

Why sealed vs tuned....I can't recall exactly but I think the guy said they are ported and tuned to 15 hz...

I only have read this stuff and have no in depth knowledge, but I thought a sealed...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-05-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,756
Posted By ham
I recently moved and now have a huge room, 9500...

I recently moved and now have a huge room, 9500 cu ft, that needs some bass. Currently I have an Aerial Acoustics SW12 with 10Ts, and they don't even come close to what they did in my smaller room....
Forum: Screens   02-04-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,552
Posted By ham
Anyone with experience with passive side...

Anyone with experience with passive side radiators? That's where I think I might get in trouble. OTOH, the subs would be sitting towards the outsides of the speakers, and so wouild probably have the...
Forum: Screens   02-03-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,552
Posted By ham
I'm just loving my new Da-Lite Hi Power Dual...

I'm just loving my new Da-Lite Hi Power Dual masking Horizon Electrol! What a great screen. Well, I now need a new sub since the room is about 9000 cu ft, and am looking at some serious firepower.
...
Forum: Screens   01-03-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,743
Posted By ham
Quote:Originally Posted by FLBoy...

Quote:Originally Posted by FLBoy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15449839)

Ah, but the numbers don't say that--only dimmer, and the human...
Forum: Screens   01-03-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,743
Posted By ham
Like any big decision, there is definitely more...

Like any big decision, there is definitely more than a little OCD for some of us! But, can you imagine spending the money and winding up with something you didn't like? I started in my old HT with a...
Forum: Screens   12-31-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,743
Posted By ham
I gotta tell you I can't believe how good it is....

I gotta tell you I can't believe how good it is. I don't know why the RS 20 would be a bad match for this screen; it is eye-popping.

BTW I specifically looked for sheen, texture hot spotting etc...
Forum: Screens   12-31-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,743
Posted By ham
Finally, after a TON of agony, trying to decide...

Finally, after a TON of agony, trying to decide how best to set up the screen/projector, and which screen to use, in my 32x23x13 ft buff colored game room, I pulled the trigger and bought the...
Forum: Screens   12-31-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By ham
I just installed a Da-Lite HP Horizon Electrol....

I just installed a Da-Lite HP Horizon Electrol. Works great, looks great. Has IR control.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-17-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By ham
Anyone know if the RS232 and IR codes for the...

Anyone know if the RS232 and IR codes for the RS10/20 have been changed from the RS1/2? And if so, does anyone have Crestron drivers for the new codes?

If someone has a both PJs, an easy check...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   12-11-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 18,992
Posted By ham
To reiterate a previous post, following a couple...

To reiterate a previous post, following a couple hundred hours to decay the bulb, what is the max screen size the RS10 can reasonably support? And is it "too bright" for an HP screen 116x65?

My...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   12-09-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By ham
Quote:Originally Posted by Brians650...

Quote:Originally Posted by Brians650 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/15258211)

ham, do you need video switching?


I'd say yes, and will...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   12-09-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By ham
The depth apparently won't be an issue. Re a...

The depth apparently won't be an issue. Re a multichannel receiver, it's OK in the sense that if "pretty good" comes in the flavor of multichannel vs 2-channel, that's fine. Just looking for some...
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