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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-11-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Slump Buster
Looking for a long articulating arm for tv mount

In my new patio bar I hope to put a new 50' Samsung. I want to put the tv on the side wall so that I can swing it around toward the opening of the bar (front wall) when I want to watch a game. I...
Forum: Speakers   05-08-2016, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By Slump Buster
Thanks!

Thanks so much for the replies. For now I will wire for three but probably only purchase two. Thanks for the help and the links!
Forum: Speakers   05-06-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 103
Posted By Slump Buster
3 speaker outdoor setup

I am nearing completion of a patio/shed bar. The bar is 12' wide and I will be putting a receiver in the unit. I had always assumed that I would put 3 speakers (L C R) out there. When I went...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-25-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Slump Buster
Subwoofer hum - fix or buy a new one

My PSB sub started to hum a couple of years ago and after trying everything I read on the internet (isolaters, disconnecting satellite, turning off all breakers in the house, many more) I put it in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-23-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7,595
Views: 731,951
Posted By Slump Buster
Thank you for correcting me - I am in fact using...

Thank you for correcting me - I am in fact using the titan 7778 pre-amp. Ugh.... so many different options here and none of them feel great (especially with winter coming). Part of me thinks that I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-23-2015, 04:35 AM
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Views: 731,951
Posted By Slump Buster
Mohu makes a couple of different Leaf antennas...

Mohu makes a couple of different Leaf antennas that are rated above 40 miles. I've personally used the Leaf and had decent luck with it at that range. The picture would come in but other factors...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-21-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7,595
Views: 731,951
Posted By Slump Buster
I have a clearn-channel medium-gain amp located...

I have a clearn-channel medium-gain amp located on the mast. I have a fairly long run of cable (probably 100 feet) so if nothing else the amp helped with that.

The amp did two things:

- When...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-20-2015, 05:03 PM
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Views: 731,951
Posted By Slump Buster
Thanks so much for the information. That's the...

Thanks so much for the information. That's the thing - I gave both directions a go with and without the amp and the difference was tremendous. When facing north I pulled in over 50 stations total. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-20-2015, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Slump Buster
As for the rest of your post, that is exactly...

As for the rest of your post, that is exactly what I am looking to do. I already have pretty much everything else in place (I use Kodi/xbmc and NAS drives). The allure of crystal-clear HD is what...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-20-2015, 04:55 PM
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Views: 731,951
Posted By Slump Buster
I have a clearmaster 4 and from what I've been...

I have a clearmaster 4 and from what I've been seeing in other forums there are reflectors that can be taken off of this antenna. I might give that a go before I do anything else. I've also...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-20-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Slump Buster
One more thought. Would I be better of with a...

One more thought. Would I be better of with a different antenna for this task?
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-20-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Slump Buster
Thanks so much for the great information and...

Thanks so much for the great information and links. I hate being a noob at anything but I am happy to do the leg work to get up to speed.

Yes, my real concern is only getting 4.1 and 7.1 as they...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-20-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Slump Buster
Sorry, you are right. I am trying to reach WKBW...

Sorry, you are right. I am trying to reach WKBW and WIVB. Yes, I would love to hear from an expert on that antenna. I am not aware of the reflector hack (I only recently became interested in this)...
Forum: HDTV Technical   11-20-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Slump Buster
Grand Island, NY: Looking to upgrade antenna

I am trying to get reception from two different locations that are about 180 degrees from each other. I am currently using a Clearmaster 4 with a titan medium-gain amp. If I point the antenna to the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-20-2015, 10:49 AM
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Views: 731,951
Posted By Slump Buster
dup post

dup post
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-20-2015, 10:18 AM
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Views: 731,951
Posted By Slump Buster
Is anyone trying to get both Toronto and Buffalo...

Is anyone trying to get both Toronto and Buffalo stations using a single antenna? I live on Grand Island and I am currently using a Clearmaster 4 with a titan medium-gain amp. If I point the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-11-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 932
Posted By Slump Buster
I can't believe that this only got one mention in...

I can't believe that this only got one mention in here (I personally use OSMC but OpenElec is just fine). It plays absolutely everything (including full blu ray rips), it is super cheap and there...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-11-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By Slump Buster
Need to stream to backyard patio

I am going to be building a patio bar in the back of my yard and I am trying to find a way to get video back there. I am specifically looking to get a stream from my satellite receiver (1080i/720p)....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,411
Views: 359,410
Posted By Slump Buster
Quote:Originally Posted by Slump...

Quote:Originally Posted by Slump Buster http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/665167/the-official-denon-avr-4306-thread/2370#post_24267613)

I am having trouble...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,411
Views: 359,410
Posted By Slump Buster
I am having trouble getting my surround back...

I am having trouble getting my surround back speakers to work. While using the web interface I can not select "small" or "large" for the surround back. When I do select them the page refreshes (as...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-27-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Slump Buster
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by jautor http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1431033/connecting-an-hdmi-splitter-to-a-matrix-switch#post_22439540)

But that's...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-25-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Slump Buster
Thank you both for your replies - I really...

Thank you both for your replies - I really appreciate them.

Vin, are you passing your remote control commands through the splitter? I have been using harmony 890's (RF) and I really would prefer...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-25-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Slump Buster
I have had fantastic luck using a 1x4 hdmi...

I have had fantastic luck using a 1x4 hdmi splitter in the past (and even running it over cat6). I am in the process of adding another room to the house so ideally I would like to add another output...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,749
Posted By Slump Buster
PSB did finally get back to me. I am guessing...

PSB did finally get back to me. I am guessing that this is probably outside of my skill level and not worth paying for because (as others have said) you don't know if that will fix the problem.
...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-24-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,749
Posted By Slump Buster
Quote:Originally Posted by jackbuzz...

Quote:Originally Posted by jackbuzz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21681106)

If you remove the old amp then the new must completely fill the...
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