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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-31-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,077
Posted By Kressilac
I'd also think that Windows Media Center is...

I'd also think that Windows Media Center is getting long in the tooth and with cable companies actively looking forward to the day where they can kill CableCard without providing a successor, there's...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-14-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By Kressilac
I'm interested if you're within a decent drive of...

I'm interested if you're within a decent drive of Louisville, KY and the price is right.
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   10-13-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 44,967
Posted By Kressilac
So it was late when I typed that. The plan in...

So it was late when I typed that. The plan in the basement is 4K TVs all around. 4 of them. One in the office, one in the bar area, one in the workout room and the projector in the Atmos theater. ...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   10-08-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 44,967
Posted By Kressilac
So in a build out for my basement project, I have...

So in a build out for my basement project, I have a 25', 30', 50' and 75' runs to 4 TVs in addition to a few 30' runs to TVs up in the rooms above. Currently, I've got Redmere Monoprice cables in...
Forum: Speakers   10-08-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By Kressilac
In-Ceiling speaker sound proofing options.

For my current build out in my basement, I'm having to install 6 in-ceiling speakers. Looking for ideas on how to sound proof the room above it which is a bedroom.




First off, a bit of...
Forum: Speakers   10-08-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3,697
Views: 1,008,680
Posted By Kressilac
Prior house, I used Boston Acoustics speakers for...

Prior house, I used Boston Acoustics speakers for my theater. In my current house, I've used Episode speakers exclusively, mostly in-wall/ceiling with a few on-wall/free standing speakers. Three...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-08-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16,671
Views: 648,224
Posted By Kressilac
Red face My Atmos Theater is officially in progress

So.... yesterday I picked up 12 shiny brand new speakers for my Dolby Atmos setup in my home theater. Am excited to get these things installed. It's killing me that my basement remodel is probably...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16,671
Views: 648,224
Posted By Kressilac
Fair enough. I can go $2K on the AVR. I'll drop...

Fair enough. I can go $2K on the AVR. I'll drop the speaker build out to 7.2.4 or 7.1.4. Saves me money anyway but it would be nice...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-02-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16,671
Views: 648,224
Posted By Kressilac
9.2.4 viable yet with a single AVR?

Last I checked on this a few months ago, 7.2.4 or 7.1.4 was about the best a single AVR would do for Atmos in the home. IS this still the case. I'm about ready to plunk down the coin for in-wall...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16,671
Views: 648,224
Posted By Kressilac
What are the odds we get a re-mastered Master and...

What are the odds we get a re-mastered Master and Commander? Holy ****, I'd watch that movie again in Atmos just for the sound. I wonder if the original source could be leveraged or if Atmos is a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16,671
Views: 648,224
Posted By Kressilac
WAF dictates that the room be left open. With...

WAF dictates that the room be left open. With speakers on each pole, I can still accomplish 9.1.4 or even 9.2.4. Just going to have to live with the open room and hope I can still get the wow...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16,671
Views: 648,224
Posted By Kressilac
My room is 24x15 with 8.5' ceilings after RSIC...

My room is 24x15 with 8.5' ceilings after RSIC channel and double drywall. Room is open on one of the 24' lengths with only two basement poles as the places I could put speakers. Easy enough to do...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16,671
Views: 648,224
Posted By Kressilac
So my question is this...

Atmos/DTS/Auro aside, if I am ready to wire a newly framed basement with speaker wire and I want more than 7.1, what's going to somewhat future proof me with respect to speakers? For more than a...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-18-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,578
Posted By Kressilac
Blockbusters and popcorn flicks are worth it to...

Blockbusters and popcorn flicks are worth it to me to see in a theater. Drama's I'll see at home where any setup is mostly equivalent to what you will get in the theater.

Saw Star Trek, Iron Man...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,995
Posted By Kressilac
I'm a big supporter of Monoprice. I wired my new...

I'm a big supporter of Monoprice. I wired my new home with their cables and used their Home Theater UPSes to protect my HT gear in my rack in teh basement. They've always given me great service and...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-14-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Kressilac
Which of the IP remote control suites is closest...

Which of the IP remote control suites is closest to releasing a Windows 8 version or a Windows 8 Phone version of their apps. As far as I know, iRule is iOS first and Android second. Roomie is iOS...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-15-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,228
Posted By Kressilac
I can get damn good 1080p 7.1 surround in my...

I can get damn good 1080p 7.1 surround in my house with better atmosphere and better popcorn. Theaters are failing because they don't push the technology limits anymore. Theater should already be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-21-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,788
Posted By Kressilac
I find it incredibly hard to beat the Win 7...

I find it incredibly hard to beat the Win 7 HTPC, Ceton card + Xbox extenders solution. Yes, I know, Microsoft is hard at work killing that setup with Windows 8 but the Xbox paired with a HTPC is a...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By Kressilac
Thanks for the great reply. I've got some...

Thanks for the great reply. I've got some reading to do which is exactly what I wanted to find. For my great room, I'm going to use in-wall speakers for the surrounds and bookshelf speakers from the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 926,288
Posted By Kressilac
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kezug http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/788074/show-me-your-rack/60#post_12070344)

Quote:Originally Posted by swifty7;10527924 ...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By Kressilac
Can anyone point me to a good reference on...

Can anyone point me to a good reference on in-wall/ceiling speakers. I want to get educated on the differences between brands and the differences between bookshelf and free standing speakers. The...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,050
Posted By Kressilac
I use multiple extenders and since the media...

I use multiple extenders and since the media center also hosts all of our pictures and music, there's usually one or more devices actively pulling files and such from the PC at any time. I went with...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-09-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19,396
Views: 1,223,730
Posted By Kressilac
I know that I bought the haunting simply to show...

I know that I bought the haunting simply to show off my theater. Crazy bass in that movie. Though for me, the reference soundtrack award goes to Master and Commander. I admit that for this list it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-27-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By Kressilac
My entire house runs off a brand new Windows 7...

My entire house runs off a brand new Windows 7 MC + Ceton Tuner combo. If this is true, Windows 7 might be the last viable MCE for broadcast systems. Can someone shed light on this? Anyone from...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   04-21-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,476
Posted By Kressilac
As for the extenders, we're close to seeing the...

As for the extenders, we're close to seeing the Xbox 360 @ $100 or less. Maybe a year or so. When they announce and launch Xbox Next, it won't make the current Xbox 360 any less of an extender that...
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