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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-24-2017, 11:17 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Don't sell the potential for this room short (in...

Don't sell the potential for this room short (in reference to the last sentence of the post). It absolutely can be that cool, and cooler. Snag a treatment plan that focuses on soundstage width vs....
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-23-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
The Beast, Unleashed

Welcome to my world of HDMI disappointment. I've found excellent results with Celerity and Ethereal cables--one at 80 feet (Celerity--was so impressed I got another one) and one at 50 feet...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-21-2017, 09:01 AM
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Posted By BrolicBeast
Thanks! Yup, I still love them...More coming...

Thanks! Yup, I still love them...More coming sooooon! :-)

In a well designed room, even two subs can sound great. I just finished helping a buddy of mine upgrade his theater and we tweaked his...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-20-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Since getting Crowsons, near field is no longer a...

Since getting Crowsons, near field is no longer a necessity! And I preserve my ears!

--Posted via Tapatalk, which actually is pretty cool.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-20-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Thanks for sticking around! Yeah man...almost...

Thanks for sticking around! Yeah man...almost there. The room has been done for some time, but with no amps, it's not useable as a theater yet. But soon...

Sooooonnnnn....

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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-20-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Will use Anthem AVM60's ARC + Seaton RackAmp w/...

Will use Anthem AVM60's ARC + Seaton RackAmp w/ gain control and bass boost option, plus miniDSP to get the subs sounding their best. QSys won't touch the bass signal due to them all being allocated...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-20-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Oh this is yours? Didn't realize that...man, it's...

Oh this is yours? Didn't realize that...man, it's the JVC. Their sync issues are...frustrating, when they do happen. Also, the Roku has caused enough issues in the family room that I decided against...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-20-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
I've experienced that (or something similar) a...

I've experienced that (or something similar) a few years ago with a JVC RS 56 or 45....if i remember correctly, setting my (at-the-time) Lumagen Mini 3D to always output "1080p" corrected the issue. ...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-20-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
The short answer: wide color gamut allows you to...

The short answer: wide color gamut allows you to see more colors, and HDR provides you the capability to see very bright highlights while maintaining black levels elsewhere on the screen. I love to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-20-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
The Beast, Unleashed

So I received the Ethereal MHX cable with HDM-GA1 HDMI accelerator made by Metra Home Theater. Will be including a detailed section for this in the next episode of The Beast, Unleashed series, but...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-20-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
The Celerity is a great cable. In my...

The Celerity is a great cable. In my implementation (Oppo UDP-203 and Lumagen, I needed to set the Oppo to consistently output 4k@60 in order to get a stable signal. I chalk this up to HDMI and not...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-18-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 53,019
Posted By BrolicBeast
Preparing here--does anyone have the link to the...

Preparing here--does anyone have the link to the firmware update hosted by a third party site that fixes the lockup?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-17-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Got a new cable for testing full 18Gbs. The Metra...

Got a new cable for testing full 18Gbs. The Metra Ethereal MHX cable with HDM-GA1 signal accelerator.

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170317/3dcffa81e32e623d5932b705cf538be3.jpg

Also,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-17-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Thanks, Rabident! When specifying the aesthetic...

Thanks, Rabident! When specifying the aesthetic design requirements for the room, I really wanted something different from what I was seeing on forums and in magazines. I knew I wanted ceiling...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-16-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Ah, I got ya. Please document the learning...

Ah, I got ya. Please document the learning process on your WYSC thread. We (me) can all (me) benefit (me) from your findings!

BTW, I was kindly pointed in the direction of miniDSP's website FAQs...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-16-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
For anyone looking for a top-notch starter...

For anyone looking for a top-notch starter theater, I just posted by good friend's gear for sale. He just upgraded to 4k across the board, so he's selling his JVC Projector, Denon AV Receiver, and...
Forum: Audio Gear   03-16-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By BrolicBeast
All: A good friend of mine has upgraded to...

All:

A good friend of mine has upgraded to 4k. We got together last weekend and installed his new 4K projector, Oppo UDP-203, and calibrated his new Denon 7200 AVR (the sound is absolutely nuts in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-15-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
I'm from NY, so we grew up saying it all the time...

I'm from NY, so we grew up saying it all the time in the context of powerful, strong, beastly, etc. Not sure how Patrice O'Neal used it, but I'm willing to bet it was in similar context?


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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-15-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Oh I WISH I WISH I WISH.....here's the thing. I...

Oh I WISH I WISH I WISH.....here's the thing. I have 17 speakers, and the Q-Sys does 16x16. So I'm leaving the rear surrounds to ARC. That gives me one additional channel because the Q-says...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-15-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Love the sound of that. Going to see if I can...

Love the sound of that. Going to see if I can cancel this order.


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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-15-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
That seems to defy physics. The two SubM's...

That seems to defy physics. The two SubM's actually decreased output? perhaps where they were placed resulted in cancellation somehow of waves from one or more of the F18's? While inexplicable, this...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-15-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
The Beast, Unleashed

Dave hit the nail on the head with his below post. Passengers in 3D (because my wife and I are huge 3D fans).




Thanks David!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-15-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
LOL--it actually IS the camera! I asked a YouTube...

LOL--it actually IS the camera! I asked a YouTube commenter to compare the video quality of the Lumagen unboxing video (shot with a Sony 1080p camera) with that of my Oppo UDP-203 unboxing video...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-15-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5,273
Views: 293,254
Posted By BrolicBeast
Baby Brolic is only waking up 2-3 times a night...

Baby Brolic is only waking up 2-3 times a night (as opposed to every 45 mins to an hour) so things are becoming much more manageable. Yeah, the QSC is the front-runner right now due to price and...
Forum: Video Processors   03-15-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 67,215
Posted By BrolicBeast
Same length I have arriving tomorrow. Are you...

Same length I have arriving tomorrow. Are you using the HDA-Gamma Gamma Gumdrop accelerator piece in conjunction with MHX? (I can never remember the model number)


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