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Forum: Speakers   03-14-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 915
Posted By lesterm
Hi all, I currently have a 5.1 setup with...

Hi all,

I currently have a 5.1 setup with B&W CCM65 in-ceiling rears. I am thinking of upgrading to a 7.1 setup and was wondering what speakers might match the CCM65's? My living room is such...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-18-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 325,893
Posted By lesterm
I've searched but couldn't quite find a good...

I've searched but couldn't quite find a good answer. Is it possible to use a Grafik Eye with a table lamp on a switched receptacle?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-09-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 37,914
Posted By lesterm
Quote:Originally Posted by QueueCumber...

Quote:Originally Posted by QueueCumber http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/13337373)

For example, try living on 300K a year in Manhattan NY with an...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-09-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By lesterm
Back wall mounting isn't possible either. The...

Back wall mounting isn't possible either. The back wall is about 25'+ away, and there is a chandelier blocking the line-of-sight.

Another thought is an in-ceiling lift. Maybe that would work?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-08-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By lesterm
Hi all, This is my first foray in the FP...

Hi all,

This is my first foray in the FP world. I only have one place in my condo to place a projector, and that is in my living room. The one problem, however, is my ceilings are roughly 11' at...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-16-2007, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By lesterm
I did some more research into this... would this...

I did some more research into this... would this contribute anything to keeping the STC of the wall up:

1) 3/4 inch hole with three 4-conductor speaker cables - fill with closed-cell foam (like...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-15-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By lesterm
It's double 5/8" drywall on both sides, RSIC,...

It's double 5/8" drywall on both sides, RSIC, and Centra Sound insulation.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-15-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By lesterm
I did a search but couldn't come up with exactly...

I did a search but couldn't come up with exactly what I wanted to know. What would be the best way to soundproof holes cut for on-wall speaker wire and electrical outlets? I was thinking some kind...
Forum: Video Processors   11-06-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By lesterm
From browsing the posts in this forum, I have...

From browsing the posts in this forum, I have gotten the impression that external VP's like the DVDO VP50 will not make much of a difference if you are using a display without 1:1 pixel mapping. Is...
Forum: Speakers   11-06-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,155
Posted By lesterm
Quote:Originally Posted by vitaminc...

Quote:Originally Posted by vitaminc http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12143257)

Which genre of classical music do you listen to?

I have tried...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2007, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,155
Posted By lesterm
Has anyone compared these two speakers? These...

Has anyone compared these two speakers? These are two that are on my short-list. I've already listened to the Dali's, and liked them a lot for classical. I've read that the Sonus Faber's are also...
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,194
Posted By lesterm
Quote:Originally Posted by Mozvz...

Quote:Originally Posted by Mozvz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/12039991)

Did you listen to the newer MKII or the first generation of the...
Forum: Speakers   10-28-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,194
Posted By lesterm
I auditioned a pair of Dali Helicon 400's the...

I auditioned a pair of Dali Helicon 400's the other day, and really enjoyed the sound. These will be for classical music/HT (with classical taking priority), and I thought the low and mid-range was...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-20-2007, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By lesterm
I am not particularly sure this is the right...

I am not particularly sure this is the right area, or even the right forum, but I figured you guys might be able to help. I have four can lights and room for one chandelier, but the problem is that...
Forum: Speakers   10-17-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,122
Posted By lesterm
So, in my search to find good speakers that also...

So, in my search to find good speakers that also pass the WAF test, I've narrowed it down to the B&W XT series. The XT4's pass the WAF, but the center channel, being 8.4 inch's deep mounted,...
Forum: Speakers   10-07-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,352
Posted By lesterm
I really want to replace my Definitive Mythos...

I really want to replace my Definitive Mythos Solo, and was looking at either the Totem Tribe II's, or the PSB VS300's. Has anyone ever done a direct comparison of these? The PSB's look a little...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   10-04-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 732
Posted By lesterm
I am having some problems with component on my...

I am having some problems with component on my LCD. I'm not exactly sure where I should be posting this, since I don't think this is necessarily a problem with the screen. Anyway, I am experiencing...
Forum: Speakers   09-28-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,134
Posted By lesterm
Does anyone have an opinion on the PSB...

Does anyone have an opinion on the PSB VisionSound VS300's for L/C/R, with a PSB CWS-8 in-wall sub? I would be running them initially on my Marantz SR5001, but I will be migrating that to the...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-25-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By lesterm
So, I moved into a new condo and currently have...

So, I moved into a new condo and currently have on-wall speakers on a shared wall. My builder has assured me they have taken steps to soundproof the walls (I am not sure if they used soundproof...
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-15-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,673
Posted By lesterm
I am looking for speakers that will be used...

I am looking for speakers that will be used primarily in a small office (~10 x 10'), and will be used only for classical music (radio and CD). They will probably be wired via the 2nd zone pre-outs...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-14-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,210
Posted By lesterm
I had my pre-wire done as follows: two cat5, one...

I had my pre-wire done as follows: two cat5, one 6-conductor cable consisting of: 3 RG59, 3 26 AWG stranded coax, three 14 AWG 4-conductor speaker cable. I am curious if it was possible to splice...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   09-13-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By lesterm
My pre-wire consists of three 14 AWG 4-conductor...

My pre-wire consists of three 14 AWG 4-conductor cables for the L/R/C. So, when wiring the speakers, should I just utilize two of four cables? Also, why do you suppose he used 4-conductor cable as...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-03-2007, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By lesterm
So, I took possession of my new residence (condo...

So, I took possession of my new residence (condo in a renovated 1920's building), and was looking at my pre-wire which I had done during the construction phase by a local CI, and noticed that my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-13-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By lesterm
I have since rethought my receiver ideas. Now I...

I have since rethought my receiver ideas. Now I am considering one of the Arcam AVR's, maybe the 300 since I don't need HDMI. Is this overkill for these speakers?
Forum: Speakers   05-13-2007, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By lesterm
Opps! I meant to post this in the sub forum....

Opps! I meant to post this in the sub forum. Moderator, if you could, please move this thread http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/smile.gif
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