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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-21-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 248
Posted By acras13
The fun will be if you put in all the screws ,...

The fun will be if you put in all the screws , and find out you have an unsecured conduit or romex and that is whats rattling in the wall . I recently got a real sub , normally can't go loud at all...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-16-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By acras13
Oh the fun of fishing wiring to an above...

Oh the fun of fishing wiring to an above fireplace location . Just about the worst possible place to put a TV from an installers perspective , let alone what they say about bad angles and sore neck...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By acras13
Your contractor told you how things are going to...

Your contractor told you how things are going to go down , and you are still going to use him? I've been in the trades for over 20 years and have never told a customer they were going to get what I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 178
Posted By acras13
What about a 3 5/8" holesaw and a rasp bit in...

What about a 3 5/8" holesaw and a rasp bit in your drill to finish off the size? Drill , mark the extra diameter you want removed , let the rasp bit drag your drill around the hole a bit to keep it...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-15-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 288
Posted By acras13
It's better than being the creepy old guy going...

It's better than being the creepy old guy going through the VHS tapes at the Goodwill
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-15-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By acras13
Yeah , good luck with that :D I'd be surprised...

Yeah , good luck with that :D I'd be surprised if the margin of error on the angle marks for most circular saws wasn't more than 2.6 degrees
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By acras13
Depending on the handle set you decide on , you...

Depending on the handle set you decide on , you can have a decent welder modify the set for additional door thickness . Some sets have a hollow square tube that the other side smaller square slides...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-14-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By acras13
I think it's a mix , based on what I remember...

I think it's a mix , based on what I remember reading through the various tapped horns . If the angles arent too severe it seemed people generally kept the cuts square and filled with PL for a good...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-14-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By acras13
Taste tester for a brewery perhaps :D

Taste tester for a brewery perhaps :D
Forum: Speakers   05-14-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By acras13
Did your AVR set the bookshelf speakers to large...

Did your AVR set the bookshelf speakers to large or small? Set to small if it didn't set that way and see if you get more output from the sub . If you see the sub driver working fairly hard , but...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-14-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 206
Posted By acras13
Check the HT local groups for your area , if...

Check the HT local groups for your area , if there is one , maybe you have a neighbor who has a meter they would bring by for a couple beers and a movie to help you test ....
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-14-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By acras13
I'm going to say pretty normal , but controllable...

I'm going to say pretty normal , but controllable . Like Airscapes said get the contrast and brightness dialed in with a calibration disc then season to taste . I found using the S&M calabration disc...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-12-2017, 10:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,557
Posted By acras13
I'm only going from my limited knowledge when I...

I'm only going from my limited knowledge when I say I haven't seen a device that supported DV that didn't have HDR10 , and I never try to make sense of the way a lot of these companies omit...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-12-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,557
Posted By acras13
I took the " I'd rather have both" as HDR10 & 10+...

I took the " I'd rather have both" as HDR10 & 10+ , the rest of my comments were directed more generally at the overall topic . Are there any devices that support DV that don't support HDR 10?


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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   05-12-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,557
Posted By acras13
HDR10+ was announced less than a month ago by one...

HDR10+ was announced less than a month ago by one of their rivals . I'm sure any thoughts of hdr10+ will be pipe dreams until more than Amazon show any interest in supporting the format , and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-12-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6,829
Views: 268,170
Posted By acras13
I got mine several months back , display model in...

I got mine several months back , display model in Magnolia that had barely been touched . The manager ordered me the remote that they had lost at no charge . Work on them a little bit , tell them...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 656
Posted By acras13
I don't think were on the same page yet , but...

I don't think were on the same page yet , but getting close . I thought you had already tied to that circuit and dropped it into your theater room , thats why I said use that line to pull down into...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-11-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 656
Posted By acras13
I thought you said you got the 15a circuit you...

I thought you said you got the 15a circuit you are planning on using from the attic light circuit . At any rate , there is probably power going up to the attic to distribute to the upstairs rooms ,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-10-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 656
Posted By acras13
There may be a couple options to get another...

There may be a couple options to get another circuit over to your theater without cutting a bunch of holes in your walls if you find the right electrician who will spend a little time looking it over...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-09-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,119
Posted By acras13
The server on the NAS is probably your problem as...

The server on the NAS is probably your problem as Charles stated. Check the link I posted and it will show you what you can expect for the processor in your NAS . If I remember it said you may have...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-08-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,119
Posted By acras13
I must have missed it , what do you have running...

I must have missed it , what do you have running the Plex media server? Are you running it on the Qnap or a computer? Plex plays DVD files fine , along with everything ripped with MakeMkv that I have...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-07-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 199
Posted By acras13
OK , you said sound is almost non-existent , so...

OK , you said sound is almost non-existent , so you are getting something to the driver? I am a rank amateur on electronic repair so I can't be of great help , but I'm an electrician so hopefully a...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-06-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 199
Posted By acras13
SO the repair shop said theres no electrical...

SO the repair shop said theres no electrical output from the amp? Schematics shouldn't matter if they do electronic repairs then they should be able to get readings , or narrow down why they arent...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-05-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By acras13
Be careful with the wireless HDMI as well , check...

Be careful with the wireless HDMI as well , check out peoples recommendations in the right threads here on AVS , I know some of them are terrible , but I don't remember which ones. I think they also...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   05-05-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 284
Posted By acras13
I wouldnt waste time with a replacement amp on...

I wouldnt waste time with a replacement amp on that , contact seller and or pioneer for warranty replacement , depending on your location there might be a service center within driving distance to...
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