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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-21-2014, 03:30 PM
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Posted By the_abbot
Adding a HD intro clip into a ripped bluray

Do any of you guys add things to your bluray bdmv rips?
I was thinking about manually adding one of those Dolby countdown/intros to each of my movies, (because I LOVE it when the theater plays one...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-20-2014, 01:44 PM
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Views: 2,229
Posted By the_abbot
I can't wait to hear your impressions. I have to...

I can't wait to hear your impressions. I have to wait until the Jan rollout to get my hands on one. And like you mentioned a few posts ago, I think the Dune line really spoiled me. I mentally turn my...
Forum: Video Processors   12-19-2014, 10:57 AM
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Views: 659,845
Posted By the_abbot
I only have the one media device connected right...

I only have the one media device connected right now. When the Dune is connected directly to the avr, then hdmi out to pj, it works fine. The Dune is set to 12bit color. Could that be the problem?
Forum: Video Processors   12-17-2014, 11:12 PM
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Posted By the_abbot
When i connect my Darbee to my PJ, the screen...

When i connect my Darbee to my PJ, the screen flashes on and off for about 30 seconds. Then it eventually stays on. What causes this? I've got the Darbee between my avr (pass thru) and pj. Video...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-12-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,229
Posted By the_abbot
That makes sense. I do about 95% local playback...

That makes sense. I do about 95% local playback and only do streaming via the WWE and Crunchyroll apps.
I guess I am old school. I prefer local playback.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-11-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,229
Posted By the_abbot
Do the mede8er players handle the passthrough HD...

Do the mede8er players handle the passthrough HD audio satisfactory?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-08-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By the_abbot
I used these in my room, and they work extremely...

I used these in my room, and they work extremely well
http://blackoutez.com/
Forum: Game Room Equipment & Accessories   12-08-2014, 09:50 AM
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Views: 89
Posted By the_abbot
Popcorn maker advice

I am looking for a brand of popcorn/oil that tastes as close as possible to the movie theater popcorn. I just got a Great Northern 8oz popcorn maker for my theater room and have no idea what brand...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   12-05-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15,538
Views: 1,494,569
Posted By the_abbot
Quick question guys. Does the LT amps take a...

Quick question guys. Does the LT amps take a power cable that has three prongs (two blade and one rounded prong), or two prongs (blades) at the end that plugs into the power outlet?
Forum: Video Processors   12-02-2014, 08:33 AM
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Posted By the_abbot
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Video Processors   12-02-2014, 07:59 AM
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Posted By the_abbot
Really quick and maybe dumb question: :o I mainly...

Really quick and maybe dumb question: :o I mainly use a media player in my threater room. It is wired into my AVR, then the AVR out to my pj. Would it be best to put the Darbe between the media...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-01-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,229
Posted By the_abbot
Wow. That is pretty damn cool.

Wow. That is pretty damn cool.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-30-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,229
Posted By the_abbot
Well you must know every detail about every media...

Well you must know every detail about every media player in existence then. You seem to act like you do anyway. I haven't read anything that says it runs the Android OS. But since you're the expert,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-30-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,229
Posted By the_abbot
Not an android device. It is a player that is...

Not an android device. It is a player that is compatible with Android apps.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-28-2014, 07:46 AM
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Views: 259,912
Posted By the_abbot
I have officially entered the world of...

I have officially entered the world of projectors. Thanks to Zombie10k, my first pj is the RS55. :D
I connected my Dune up to it and fired up a bluray. :eek: Holy crap this thing looks amazing!!!!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-26-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 15,538
Views: 1,494,569
Posted By the_abbot
Nezff! How's it going dude? Long time no hear...

Nezff! How's it going dude? Long time no hear from! My 450 is still shaking the house foundation as well. :)
Good to hear from you man!
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-26-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By the_abbot
It's gotta have something to do with the way...

It's gotta have something to do with the way you're doing the rip. What bitrate are you using?
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-25-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By the_abbot
A-HA! So the wood brace at rear base of the seat...

A-HA! So the wood brace at rear base of the seat WILL work well then. Awesome!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-25-2014, 11:21 AM
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Views: 273
Posted By the_abbot
ahmedreda, what size bolts/screws did you use to...

ahmedreda, what size bolts/screws did you use to secure your buttkickers to the 2x6?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-25-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 23,739
Posted By the_abbot
Gotcha. Outside of my main movie viewing, I...

Gotcha. Outside of my main movie viewing, I really only "need" two apps. Crunchyroll and the WWE app. I think they work on either device. It sounds like the Chromebox may be the better device because...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-25-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 23,739
Posted By the_abbot
I use a dedicated media player for movies/tv, for...

I use a dedicated media player for movies/tv, for everything else, what advantage does a Chromebox give me over something like an AppleTv? Just curious.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-24-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By the_abbot
Thanks so much for the pics! I will be mounting...

Thanks so much for the pics! I will be mounting mine similarly to yours. My frame does not have holes in the middle section, so I will probably have to bolt the 2x6 down diagonaly across the middle.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-24-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By the_abbot
:grin:

:grin:
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   11-23-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,229
Posted By the_abbot
Very interesting. Thanks for the info!

Very interesting. Thanks for the info!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   11-23-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By the_abbot
I gotcha. So in your opinion, would the...

I gotcha. So in your opinion, would the vibrations travel thru the chair better if the BK was bolted directly to the wood frame(where the red arrow is pointing), or bolted to a 2x6 that I could...
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