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Forum: Speakers   06-22-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,897
Posted By ack_bk
Where are you going to be spending most of your...

Where are you going to be spending most of your time and doing most of your critical movie watching/listening?

Also, are you keeping your current equipment? You could buy a cheaper receiver for...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-21-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 642
Posted By ack_bk
Call Panasonic and ask to be certain. If it is...

Call Panasonic and ask to be certain. If it is transferrable, I would jump on that deal.

For more information on Panasonic Projector warranties, please call 1-855-PSC-TECH (772-8324).
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   06-21-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By ack_bk
I doubt anyone here can definitevly say a better...

I doubt anyone here can definitevly say a better version will be out in the near future (whether it be on Blu-Ray or 4K, etc).

You already have the HD DVD player so it might be worth the effort to...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By ack_bk
I really like Triad. I would say try posting...

I really like Triad. I would say try posting this in the dedicated Triad thread. What is your approximate budget. Are you planning on adding a rug/carpet to the floor, drapes, etc? Do you know...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By ack_bk
First, you need to prioritize. Is this...

First, you need to prioritize.

Is this mostly for casually listening to music/TV?

Which room will you be doing the most critical listening/TV in?

I would put the majority of the budget in...
Forum: Speakers   06-21-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 319
Posted By ack_bk
What is your powered sub (make/model/specs) and...

What is your powered sub (make/model/specs) and what is your crossover set to? Tweaking the system may help, but in the end you may just be asking too much of the speakers (not knowing their build...
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   06-21-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By ack_bk
It took me like 2 hours the other night (I get...

It took me like 2 hours the other night (I get 50Mbps+) to download The Lego Movie via Flixster/UV onto my son's iPad. SD quality. Less than 1.5GB.

Ridiculous.
Forum: HDTV Software Media Discussion   06-21-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 811
Posted By ack_bk
All of this depends on a number of factors. ...

All of this depends on a number of factors.
What size is your screen?
How far do you sit?
Do you have optimal lighting conditions?
Do you have good vision?
Is your equipment 720p or 1080p?
Is...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by KennethKeith http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1507999/psb-t6-vs-goldenear-triton-7#post_24124520)

Thanks. Do you think either...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-27-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sonyad http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By ack_bk
Yeah, very different sounding speakers. I like...

Yeah, very different sounding speakers. I like them both but tend to prefer the ribbon tweeters of the Golden Ear speakers for music. Will be hard to recommend either as it really comes down to...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by vsriram http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1507898/in-wall-vs-floor-standing-polk-vs-kef-vs-aperion#post_24124254)

Hi ACK

See...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by vsriram http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1507898/in-wall-vs-floor-standing-polk-vs-kef-vs-aperion#post_24124058)

Yes, that's...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-27-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By ack_bk
I just want to share that I had a terrible...

I just want to share that I had a terrible experience at accessories4less, and I have bought many items there over the years (at least four receivers). I bought a Denon refurbished receiver and it...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-27-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 260,957
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by xorxhs http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,094
Posted By ack_bk
Buy a decent subwoofer and be done with it. None...

Buy a decent subwoofer and be done with it. None of the tower speakers you are looking at can touch the bass of a good dedicated subwoofer. You are basically missing out on more accurate tight bass,...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By ack_bk
Do you have a picture of the room? Your audio...

Do you have a picture of the room? Your audio guy may be recommending in-wall speakers because there may not be a good place to put enclosed speakers? Do you already own the screen? One option is to...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By ack_bk
You do not want to recess cabinet speakers into...

You do not want to recess cabinet speakers into the wall. At this point you are most likely going to have to seal up the wall if you want cabinet speakers, and even in you buy in-wall speakers, you...
Forum: Speakers   12-27-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 21,008
Posted By ack_bk
What an awesome story. She was overwhelmed, what...

What an awesome story. She was overwhelmed, what an awesome brother you are!
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-26-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 260,957
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by K10000 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-24-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by toddbailey http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1505899/possible-upgrade-path-for-old-school-projector-a-hd25e#post_24113417)

the...
Forum: Speakers   12-24-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,094
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Badouri http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1507293/psb-image-t5-vs-polk-rti-a9#post_24112458)

The guy knows speakers!...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-24-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,746
Views: 260,957
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tngtrekkie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Speakers   12-23-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 487
Posted By ack_bk
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by butie120 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-23-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 13,970
Posted By ack_bk
I don't really know what to make of this thread...

I don't really know what to make of this thread other than that Dennis has always impressed me with his knowledge and help he has provided on this forum for many years. I have never paid him a dime,...
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