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Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-18-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By kharvel
I just installed the PTAE8000U to the ceiling...

I just installed the PTAE8000U to the ceiling using a 10 inch extension connected to the ceiling on on end and the RPMAU mount on the other end - the mount itself is attached to the projector. It...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-18-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,971
Posted By kharvel
It turns out that the problem with the keypads...

It turns out that the problem with the keypads was misconfigured/misaligned RJ45 connectors. I had been using Platinum Tools EZ-RJ45 to wire the Cat5e cables going from the keypad locations to the...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-10-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By kharvel
Thanks for the info on the mounting arms. That's...

Thanks for the info on the mounting arms. That's interesting info about the flex issue. If that turns out to be the case, then I can always return the RPMAU and go with the RPA181.

Not sure if...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-10-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By kharvel
The RPA-181 does NOT cost less than RPMAU in most...

The RPA-181 does NOT cost less than RPMAU in most places. In fact, it costs substantially more than the RPMAU. One reseller does sell it for about $130 but that is only $20 cheaper than the price...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-10-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By kharvel
After much research, I ordered the Chief RPMAU...

After much research, I ordered the Chief RPMAU mount with Peerless ACC570 ceiling joist plate and will buy the 1.5 inch pipe from Home Depot. This should provide the optimal mounting solution for...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-10-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,971
Posted By kharvel
Anyone having problems with the keypads not...

Anyone having problems with the keypads not working properly? Is there a maximum distance limit between the keypads and the amp? My keypads are lighted up but pressing and holding the power button...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-05-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By kharvel
Thanks for all the information. If there is a...

Thanks for all the information. If there is a general consensus that an exposed ceiling-mounted projector isn't going to create that much noise AND the benefits of having the proper mounting for...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   06-05-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,346
Posted By kharvel
I am trying to set up a 9.2 system and the...

I am trying to set up a 9.2 system and the surround speaker placement may not be optimal (due to mistakes made in wiring rough-in by supposedly professional audio installers during the new home...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-05-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By kharvel
Ceiling mount for PT-AE8000U: exposed projector vs. projector enclosed in box?

Hello all,

Here are the parameters:
1) PT-AE8000U projector
2) Completely light-controlled room
3) Near-soundproofed room (double drywalls, green glue, whisper clips, the works).
4) All...
Forum: Speakers   06-01-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 46,021
Views: 2,540,856
Posted By kharvel
I am setting up a 9.2 system with all Klipsch...

I am setting up a 9.2 system with all Klipsch Reference speakers and a couple of SVS subwoofers:

2x RF-82ii
1x RC-62ii
6x RS-52ii

Two of the RS-52ii have to be mounted on the ceiling. ...
Forum: Screens   05-31-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By kharvel
It took me a while to complete the framing for...

It took me a while to complete the framing for the screen but it is done now and here are the before and after pictures.

I have not had an opportunity to test the Silver Screen itself by...
Forum: Screens   05-28-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By kharvel
Thanks for the advice. Based on your commentary,...

Thanks for the advice. Based on your commentary, I have opted to go with a 16:9 screen as opposed to 2.35:1 screen. I realized that I will probably use the HT room for playing games and possibly...
Forum: Screens   05-28-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By kharvel
THanks for the recommendations. I have opted to...

THanks for the recommendations. I have opted to go with a 120" 16:9 Silver Ticket screen (white matte) from Amazon. It arrived today and I will post before and after pics of the install.
Forum: Screens   05-24-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By kharvel
I am in a similar situation as the OP with the...

I am in a similar situation as the OP with the same projector except that I have more throw distance available but still less than the minimum required for a 120" diagonal 2.35:1 screen.
...
Forum: Screens   05-24-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 384
Posted By kharvel
Top 3 budget screen (2:35.1) suggestions for dark HT room with quality projector

Hello all,

I am in the midst of building the framing for the false wall in the HT room on which the screen will be hung (see attached picture).

The projector has already been purchased: ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-11-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By kharvel
In terms of sound quality, will there be a...

In terms of sound quality, will there be a difference? If not, then the only difference is that more modern receivers just have more features, right?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-10-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By kharvel
Onkyo TX-NR838 vs. Panasonic SA-XR55 - 7.2 Kilpsch Reference set-up

Hello,

I currently have the (now legendary) Panasonic SA-XR55 Class-D receiver and was thinking of using it to drive a 7.2 Klipsch Reference set-up which is as follows:

2x Klipsch RF-82ii
1x...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By kharvel
What are the downsides of class D and are they...

What are the downsides of class D and are they significant enough to overcome any advantages class D may have over A/B?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By kharvel
Thanks for the info! A couple of questions: ...

Thanks for the info! A couple of questions:

1) Is Pioneer the only Class D amp brand? How come nobody else is in this area?

2) The cheapest Pioneer D amp appears to be SC-81 which is almost...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By kharvel
Panasonic SA-XR55 - Class D amp - today's equivalent?

Hi all,

I have been out of the amp/receiver world for a long time so you might consider this to be a blast from the past.

I currently have a Panasonic SA-XR55 powering my 5.1 home theater...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   07-21-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By kharvel
Hello all, Here is an update: I finally...

Hello all,

Here is an update:

I finally put in a 1" conduit along with a 35-feet HDMI cable (22awg monoprice). The run length was only 20 feet because I could not snake the conduit through all...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   07-13-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By kharvel
Thanks for all your responses. I found out that...

Thanks for all your responses. I found out that I need a 30-ft cable rather than a 25-ft cable so I will go ahead and purchase the passive Monoprice 22AWG 30-ft professional HDMI cable and try to...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   07-11-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By kharvel
AV quality: 25-ft HDMI cable vs. passive HDMI over 25-ft CAT6

Video/signal quality question:

Suppose I had a 1080p or 4K AV signal with 5.1 audio:

If I were to send this signal over:

A) 25-feet HDMI cabling

and
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By kharvel
Thanks. I will probably do something similar to...

Thanks. I will probably do something similar to what you have done. I don't have any design plans for the false wall and have no idea how it will look like. I am looking for and soliciting false...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-02-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By kharvel
Thanks for the advice. Soundproofing plan is a...

Thanks for the advice. Soundproofing plan is a Kinetics package with channels, clips, floating ceiling, double sheetrock with Green Glue sandwich.

I have no design plans for the false wall and...
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