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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-09-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By weaselfest
how hard is it to run a second HDMI cable to one...

how hard is it to run a second HDMI cable to one of the two displays? If possible, a simpler answer maybe to add an HDMI 1x2 distribution amp to your DirecTV receiver and be able to feed both the AV...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-22-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By weaselfest
dump the theater idea and treat this like a...

dump the theater idea and treat this like a conference or classroom. Invest in a basic Extron in wall remote control (<$500) that will offer a simple six button key pad to allow turning things on,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-19-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,525
Posted By weaselfest
we've been using the C2G metal pass through...

we've been using the C2G metal pass through plates with pigtail on campus for about a year now and they have worked as expected. Usual install is a 35' plenum rated C2G HDMI cable from the wall plate...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-19-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By weaselfest
I suspect most pre packaged screen cleaners are...

I suspect most pre packaged screen cleaners are 99.xxx% distilled water with a trace amount of denatured alcohol. I wouldn't buy anything that had a colorant or fragrance added to it.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-10-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By weaselfest
My gambling money sez you will find you can...

My gambling money sez you will find you can probably buy a new <40" TV for what reliable conversion of HDMI to analog or RF would cost and end up ahead of the game. Black Friday is coming. Save...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-05-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By weaselfest
call me crazy, but maybe a humidifier is the...

call me crazy, but maybe a humidifier is the answer. I notice a huge difference in the amount of static electricity shocks I receive if I let the room humidifier go dry these arid wintery months....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-05-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By weaselfest
What is the style of your 40 gbp screen? Roller,...

What is the style of your 40 gbp screen? Roller, fixed frame, motorized, new, used, what aspect ratio, any border???? my google currency converter tells me that's around $64 american, which is about...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-04-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By weaselfest
the fact that you're 16 and are working towards...

the fact that you're 16 and are working towards this on your own already puts you head and shoulders above your average viewer under 25. Follow your passion and enjoy the fruits of your effort. Build...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-02-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By weaselfest
first hit on google ...

first hit on google
http://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/micro-lcd-display-JHD12864-G45BSW-BL_1899930566.html?s=p
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-02-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By weaselfest
Try calling these guys and see if they are...

Try calling these guys and see if they are willing to share where they are sourcing the micro displays for their pinball mods.
http://sparkypinball.com/
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-02-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By weaselfest
forget the Mits. It's a rear projection unit that...

forget the Mits. It's a rear projection unit that still has the weakness of design of using a lamp for illumination, which will only have a fifth the lifespan of an LCD panel and ages with a constant...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-01-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By weaselfest
LCD price fixing litigation conclusion: Who else got a check?

quite surprised to see this in the mail yesterday;
Dear Class Member:
Pursuant to the Court Order dated October 20, 2014, this check represents your pro rata share of the LCD Antitrust...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-15-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By weaselfest
Yes heat is an issue. You want a mantle to help...

Yes heat is an issue. You want a mantle to help deflect that heat out in front of your display.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-15-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By weaselfest
what make and model of document camera is it? If...

what make and model of document camera is it? If the doc cam has multiple output types, you may need to go into a setup menu to activate the one you want to use.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By weaselfest
can we assume that you already contacted Klipsch...

can we assume that you already contacted Klipsch for replacement parts and decided not to go that route for some reason?
You may get more feedback on the speaker forum or on some car stereo sites,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-07-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By weaselfest
from the looks of the wingit, it appears it gets...

from the looks of the wingit, it appears it gets its strength from the fitting flairing out behind in the cavity behind the drywall. Is the fastener long enough to penetrate both layers of drywall...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-06-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By weaselfest
ARC only exists to back feed a source that...

ARC only exists to back feed a source that resides within your display, like a CATV tuner or Netflix account.and it would have been carried back to your receiver on the HDMI cable in place anyway. ...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-06-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By weaselfest
are you asking if you will get audio out of the...

are you asking if you will get audio out of the projector's built in speaker? probably not, most HTIB will not pass audio out of their HDMI jacks. Look in the setup menu of the Sony and see if...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-03-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By weaselfest
buy cheap get cheap a passive HDMI switch is...

buy cheap get cheap
a passive HDMI switch is simply an inherently bad idea and crime to sell.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-03-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By weaselfest
try posting this on the HDMI forum. ...

try posting this on the HDMI forum.
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/168-hdmi-q-one-connector-world/
my suspicions are the video switch isn't fully HDCP compliant, or your sources won't accommodate...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-03-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By weaselfest
Lots of posts to review on specific lines of flat...

Lots of posts to review on specific lines of flat panels here on AVS, if that is the route you are leaning towards.
Glad to hear you aren't just plugging in some PC speakers into the projector....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By weaselfest
Our campus has had considerably fewer...

Our campus has had considerably fewer intermittent video issues since starting to utilize Extron's LockIt HDMI cable retainer. Most HDMI jack/ chassis attachments are compatible, all you need is one...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-03-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By weaselfest
There are always floor reflections, the trick is...

There are always floor reflections, the trick is to try and minimize them. If you have hard surfaced floors in the room, some sort of thick throw rug in front of the speakers will help.
I've...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-02-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By weaselfest
If you go the projector route, what will you use...

If you go the projector route, what will you use for sound?
Experience is completely different moving up from a 55" flat panel to a 110" projection system from a visual standpoint. One is far more...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-02-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By weaselfest
A Triad inwall silver 6 is 19 11/16" high. ...

A Triad inwall silver 6 is 19 11/16" high. Unless the stud cavity you plan on using was custom framed, you only have about 14 1/2" to work with, assuming nothing else run in that cavity. I think you...
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