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Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   02-09-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 90,631
Posted By PTAaron
Nice! Bed Bath and Beyond has some premixed 4oz...

Nice!
Bed Bath and Beyond has some premixed 4oz packs... they were "pretty good" not as good as the Gold Medal premixed packs. I don't think the BB&B packs have flavacol in them, they have some...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-07-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 11,461
Posted By PTAaron
Great looking room!

Great looking room!
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   02-07-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 90,631
Posted By PTAaron
I think that the taste and quality is more...

I think that the taste and quality is more related to the quality of corn used as well as the oil and salt that is used. I had bad tasting popcorn from my old popper simply because I used the wrong...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 445,889
Posted By PTAaron
I thought my 635 was a work of art... I was a...

I thought my 635 was a work of art... I was a little disappointed when I went to replace it and saw the 3600. Still nice looking but the 635 was a beauty and built like a tank!
If it had HDMI...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 445,889
Posted By PTAaron
I've never used the 1710, just the 3600 - but the...

I've never used the 1710, just the 3600 - but the 1710 looks like it has a lot more "new" features than the 3600 has. I like the 3600 for the multi room but I wish it had more HDMI inputs. I do like...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-28-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 445,889
Posted By PTAaron
Seriously? Did they give you any information on...

Seriously? Did they give you any information on how to get it to work?
Forum: PlayStation Area   01-26-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 16,576
Posted By PTAaron
Sure they ruin the bowcaster right after I...

Sure they ruin the bowcaster right after I finally get it... Boo!
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-26-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,938
Views: 445,889
Posted By PTAaron
I don't know if there is an update that has come...

I don't know if there is an update that has come out since the initial update right after release - but it didn't work with that firmware update.
I tried looking to see if there was another update,...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-26-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 90,631
Posted By PTAaron
Speaking for myself - not at all. It takes about...

Speaking for myself - not at all. It takes about 5 minutes to remove the kettle to hold it over a trash can, wipe it down inside and out with a wet paper towel and then a dry one to get the oil and...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-25-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 90,631
Posted By PTAaron
I'm no expert, as I've only had my larger GN...

I'm no expert, as I've only had my larger GN machine from Costco for a short time - but I think I can comment on a few things:
As far as putting it in the closet - I haven't really had much of an...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-23-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 35,043
Posted By PTAaron
Last night I had all of my parts together and got...

Last night I had all of my parts together and got to work!

First step was building a shelf to hold everything - luckily I had a scrap shelf piece laying around... bundled up my cables to make...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-23-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
Everything is working as needed. This setup...

Everything is working as needed.
This setup removed a 3 way splitter that used to be before the cable modem - so that is an added bonus. My upload speed (per PS4 connection test) has improved by...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-22-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
Spent waaaaaay too much time on this tonight! ...

Spent waaaaaay too much time on this tonight!
The TP-Link router just would not see the Internet and configure properly. Spent a while on the phone with someone from Brighthouse making sure the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
Thanks for looking it over and for all of your...

Thanks for looking it over and for all of your input this week!

I'm subscribed to the HDHomerun thread and I'll be doing some reading on there as time allows.

I love this forum!
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-21-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 35,043
Posted By PTAaron
PTAaron's Movie Room/Basement Bar and Game area

Latest project has been installing an ethernet network in the house - until now all of the internet connections in the theater room have been via wifi. The main wireless router is upstairs in my...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-21-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
Drew out the new plan... I will be doing this...

Drew out the new plan... I will be doing this Friday evening while my wife is out with some friends: http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160121/06328f474e4ecf550617ca43edb2d7fa.jpg

Red is RG6 cable...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
Stopped by microcenter tonight to get a router to...

Stopped by microcenter tonight to get a router to use in the basement so I can move the modem down there... originally looking for a non-wifi router but they didn't have any so I grabbed a cheap wifi...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By PTAaron
It is about a 50 foot run if I go in a mostly...

It is about a 50 foot run if I go in a mostly straight shot (drop ceiling makes access pretty easy), that's why I was considering the HDMI over ethernet extender, that should be OK?

Do you have...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By PTAaron
Looking to get signal from the "shelves" in the...

Looking to get signal from the "shelves" in the bottom left part of the layout to the "sump" closet that I forgot to put a door on in the upper right. The TV mounts to the angled part of the wall...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By PTAaron
HDMI to 2 different TVs over extender

I am looking for a way to cut down on my cable boxes, and one option I have been considering is using a HDMI splitter from the cable box in my home theater so one end goes to the AVR and the other...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
Thumbs up Thank you for the reply! The more information...

Thank you for the reply!
The more information the better - I am just getting a grasp on how all of this stuff works.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-20-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
Networking newbie - am I on the right track?

Sounds very tempting - it just needs to be easy to use for my wife. She just wants to hit one button in whatever room and have the TV up and running.
We really don't need 3 running together, so...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
I will check that out! Right now I'm paying for...

I will check that out!
Right now I'm paying for 4 HD tuner boxes and one HD DVR box... Didn't feel like springing for the extra monthly fee to allow whole house DVR though - bill is already...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
Thank you for the replies!! I totally missed...

Thank you for the replies!!

I totally missed that the one I ordered was only 10/100 - so I went ahead and ordered the other TP-Link switch with 8 ports and 10/100/1000 speeds. I will return the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   01-19-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By PTAaron
Networking newbie - am I on the right track?

I'll keep this brief: our house has a wireless network that originates on the main floor from a router in my wife's office. Home theater is in the basement on opposite site of the house - and I use...
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