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Forum: Soundbars   05-20-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By jnick1
Sony HT-CT370. Pretty sure it's a straight...

Sony HT-CT370. Pretty sure it's a straight 2-prong AC plug.
Forum: Soundbars   05-19-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By jnick1
Mounting soundbar - How to handle power??

I will be wall mounting my TV next week and planned to go with the Legrand Power Kit. This will allow me to have all wires hidden - Awesome!

Except, I failed to realize that once I mount the...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   05-13-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,804
Views: 108,336
Posted By jnick1
Do I need a TA AND a CableCard for the Roamio?

Hello!

I have TWC and I just purchased a TiVo Roamio to help lower my cable bill. While I currently have a package with 200 channels, I will be downgrading to the lowest package with HD television...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-30-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By jnick1
Thanks for the replys. I have edited the initial...

Thanks for the replys. I have edited the initial post, now including an exact address.

Link: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3df1f037ba6ef63a
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-30-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By jnick1
Antenna suggestion - Hudson Valley, NY

Hi All,

TVFool [Now exact]: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3df1f037ba6ef63a

I'm in the process of cord-cutting and went out and bought the mohu leaf. Well, as another...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-27-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 385
Posted By jnick1
That sounds about what I'll need to do. Nice! I'm...

That sounds about what I'll need to do. Nice! I'm definitely going to try the antenna tomorrow but I don't have my hopes up. Just curious, what Internet speeds are you subscribed to? Also, seeing as...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-27-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 385
Posted By jnick1
Which forum?

Which forum?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-27-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 385
Posted By jnick1
Trying to cut the cord - Am I doing it right?

My wife and I have realized that we do not watch TV other than whatever shows we DVR, which are all on network broadcasted channels. Other than channels 2/4/5/7, we are rarely watching TV.

With...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-24-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 99,765
Posted By jnick1
I'm looking to shrink down the file size of the...

I'm looking to shrink down the file size of the MKV. 30GB, while I do have the space, is a bit large for my liking to stream a movie. I of course am looking for the least amount of compression. I'd...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-20-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 99,765
Posted By jnick1
I know the consensus is to due BD Rips to MKV and...

I know the consensus is to due BD Rips to MKV and call it a day. If I wanted to go one step further, and encode with Handbrake, do you guys have any recommendation on the file type/settings I should...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-15-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By jnick1
Thanks for the reply, however I'm rather...

Thanks for the reply, however I'm rather confused. Are you stating that if my TV is 33" in height (thought that does include the bezel), I should multiply 33*4 then divide by 12 to get the max...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   09-15-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By jnick1
60" optimal viewing distance?

Hi all,

My wife and I have been working on converting our basement into the "lair" where we have all of our entertainment media. The basement is 21 L x 11 W. The way it's currently configured is...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-20-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 208,625
Posted By jnick1
I will double check the polarity when I get home...

I will double check the polarity when I get home today. I'm running the Infinity PC351. I don't recall the dB level the center is at off the top of my head. I did run YPAO, set all speakers to SMALL....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-18-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 208,625
Posted By jnick1
Thank you! I had looked through the manual and...

Thank you! I had looked through the manual and saw it listed the different decoders available but I couldn't find how to check to see which is working.

Is PureDirect solely for music or is it...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-17-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 208,625
Posted By jnick1
I'm still trying to figure out how I know what...

I'm still trying to figure out how I know what audio mode is playing when watching a blue-ray? For example, how do I know if I'm only getting dolby Digital, DTS or Dolby TrueHD? I don't see any LCD...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-12-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 208,625
Posted By jnick1
On past receivers, I've seen little red...

On past receivers, I've seen little red illuminated logos for sound profiles. For example, the Dolby Digital logo or DTS. So far, all of the item's I've played through the receiver simply show the 5...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-07-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 208,625
Posted By jnick1
Thanks for all of the info. So my take always...

Thanks for all of the info. So my take always from this are:

1. Move the sub into the corner, leaving 3" of port space

2. Confirm speakers are set to small.

3. Set the crossover on the sub...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19,947
Views: 1,467,444
Posted By jnick1
Official Rythmik Audio Subwoofer thread

Hey guys,

Just want to clarify that I DONT want a high crossover. I was told to run YPAO and it will tell me what my crossover should be. When I ran YPAO it said the crossover was 100Hz. That's...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-07-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19,947
Views: 1,467,444
Posted By jnick1
Indeed...I'm extremely happy with the decision to...

Indeed...I'm extremely happy with the decision to go with these, and I got every one on sale to boot!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-07-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 208,625
Posted By jnick1
I was told that for proper YPAO configuration, it...

I was told that for proper YPAO configuration, it should read the Sub as -6 to -8dB, then I would increase the software gain to -3dB or so. Therefore, it took me by surprise when it hit +8.5dB. With...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-07-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19,947
Views: 1,467,444
Posted By jnick1
Couldn't be happier! I was surprisingly shocked...

Couldn't be happier! I was surprisingly shocked at their clarity. I'm sure you can get much better speakers for $$$, however these are fantastic.

When I lived with my parents, I set my dad up with...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-07-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19,947
Views: 1,467,444
Posted By jnick1
I am using the LFE IN on the Rythmik LV12R. I'm...

I am using the LFE IN on the Rythmik LV12R. I'm using a Yamaha RX-V675.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-07-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 208,625
Posted By jnick1
I have the Rythmik LV12R. YPAO set the speakers...

I have the Rythmik LV12R. YPAO set the speakers to Large at first, so I had to dial them back down. I can try to re-run YPAO again and see what happens now that I have them set to small. This is also...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 208,625
Posted By jnick1
[Note: I did post this in the Rythmik forum,...

[Note: I did post this in the Rythmik forum, however I asked different, sub related questions there!)

So I FINALLY got around to setting everything up this past weekend.

I plugged in the YPAO...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19,947
Views: 1,467,444
Posted By jnick1
So I FINALLY got around to setting everything up...

So I FINALLY got around to setting everything up this past weekend.

I plugged in the YPAO mic and set it on a tripod, ear level, in the middle of the seating area; near where the coffee table...
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