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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-01-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By miltimj
I'm curious how this has come along as well....

I'm curious how this has come along as well. Crickets...

I'm mostly wondering what kind of waterproofing was done to the spancrete because I have that and it leaks like a sieve.. at least I have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-21-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 151,953
Posted By miltimj
True, I forgot about that, Jason.

True, I forgot about that, Jason.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-20-2012, 07:35 AM
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Posted By miltimj
Archive.org is a wonderful thing......

Archive.org is a wonderful thing... http://files.avsforum.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

http://web.archive.org/web/20110202100424/http://theater-calc.com/
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-02-2012, 08:45 AM
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Posted By miltimj
Quote:Originally Posted by tmorgenthaler...

Quote:Originally Posted by tmorgenthaler http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21723308)

I'm not sure I would want another Windows 7 box for my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-29-2011, 06:31 AM
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Views: 433,106
Posted By miltimj
Quote:Originally Posted by jproy13...

Quote:Originally Posted by jproy13 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21273649)

Thanks, that could be why I can't get passthrough to work. I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-29-2011, 05:55 AM
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Posted By miltimj
Quote:Originally Posted by andreakobe44...

Quote:Originally Posted by andreakobe44 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21251832)

I just bought a Pioneer 1021 and am having a bit of a problem....
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-29-2011, 05:53 AM
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Posted By miltimj
Yes, jproy, that's an HDMI component just like...

Yes, jproy, that's an HDMI component just like any other.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,262
Posted By miltimj
3. At modest listening levels, you will likely...

3. At modest listening levels, you will likely not use any more than 20W or so of the capability of the amp component of your receiver, unless you have very inefficient speakers, you don't have a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By miltimj
The reason I brought it up is the big step up in...

The reason I brought it up is the big step up in features and future capabilities you may want for not too much more (only assuming you get the great deal on it that I mentioned). If you'll ever...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2011, 07:53 AM
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Views: 681
Posted By miltimj
If only they cost 1/10 of that, John. One lamp...

If only they cost 1/10 of that, John. One lamp would nearly max out his budget.

Shaelsok,

Upconverting is not necessary if everything is already HDMI. So you should get an HDMI switching...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2011, 07:24 AM
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Views: 681
Posted By miltimj
What features are you looking for in a receiver?...

What features are you looking for in a receiver? Do you have iOS devices you'd like to stream audio to the receiver? Or video? Are all of your sources/display HDMI?

What will you use the system...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,262
Posted By miltimj
I would go so far as to say each of the 3 items...

I would go so far as to say each of the 3 items AfroGT mentioned is significant enough to get the Pioneer over the Denon anyway. You may want that capability in the future, or someone else that you...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   11-27-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By miltimj
I just came upon this same issue as well. The...

I just came upon this same issue as well. The stop gap I decided upon a couple years ago was a video processor (the DVDO Edge) that switched HDMI, upconverted, etc). Well, my Edge died in a...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   11-22-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5,109
Views: 654,668
Posted By miltimj
It may sound obvious, but it sounds like the...

It may sound obvious, but it sounds like the Onkyo HDMI output stopped working. Is it under warranty? If you have another HDMI display, try that as well direct and through the receiver. If you have...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-12-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 423,172
Posted By miltimj
1. Depends on the quality you want, but options...

1. Depends on the quality you want, but options are Monoprice, PartsExpress, and eBay. I've used Monoprice and Monster.

2. Yes, you can splice as many as it says on the box - I've done 6 before...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   04-11-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 423,172
Posted By miltimj
Quote:Originally Posted by gollumis...

Quote:Originally Posted by gollumis http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20289057)

1. how do you run dual subs and shakers?? I have a pioneer elite,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-13-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 322,120
Posted By miltimj
If your audio components are high quality, they...

If your audio components are high quality, they should be capable of producing quality sound in a smaller room as well as large. You just don't turn them up as loud.. :P

There are two ideas that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-12-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 322,120
Posted By miltimj
Quote:Originally Posted by hanesian...

Quote:Originally Posted by hanesian http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/19817424)

In particular, pay attention to sound proofing, as you'll have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-12-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 322,120
Posted By miltimj
Depends what "do it right" means to you. Your...

Depends what "do it right" means to you. Your space sounds like mine (size/height) that I'm about to bring my equipment down to in the next few weeks (from upstairs). I'm sure it'll be fine - better...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-07-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 423,172
Posted By miltimj
The more shakers you have, the more evenly you...

The more shakers you have, the more evenly you can disperse the thumping. Imagine one shaker large enough to shake the whole sofa. You put it in the middle, and the middle person gets 80% of it and...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-07-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,492
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Posted By miltimj
Which input you use is directly related to what...

Which input you use is directly related to what speaker channel(s) you use to power the shakers. And that relates to how many shakers you install (to get proper resistance, ideally 8 ohms). This is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-05-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,492
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Posted By miltimj
Oh yes, you'd need to drill into the frame most...

Oh yes, you'd need to drill into the frame most likely, but it's only going to make it stronger with the wood adding additional bracing.

You'll need to put the pucks under the places where the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-05-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 39,081
Posted By miltimj
I think that's likely against code - there needs...

I think that's likely against code - there needs to be at least 1/2" drywall under the stairs to slow down a fire, as the stairs are obviously an important part of the structure for...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-05-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 423,172
Posted By miltimj
You're basically making a very thin riser for...

You're basically making a very thin riser for the chairs then, but it needs to be decoupled from the floor. Your best alternative is probably finding a solid part of the metal frame, as low as...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-04-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 423,172
Posted By miltimj
No problems as long as you do an either or (so...

No problems as long as you do an either or (so you obviously wouldn't be able to use both rows simultaneously in that configuration). The additional amp is another solid idea.
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