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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-11-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,852
Posted By Phacoman
I was able to figure out how to get my source to...

I was able to figure out how to get my source to output in mono!

I also searched the apple forums and surprise....hidden in the settings>general>accessibility section on both my iphone and iPad...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-11-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,852
Posted By Phacoman
Quote:Originally Posted by SAM64...

Quote:Originally Posted by SAM64 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22011090)

A cable cannot convert a digital signal to analog.

A 3.5mm trs is...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-11-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,852
Posted By Phacoman
Quote:Originally Posted by SAM64...

Quote:Originally Posted by SAM64 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22010537)

Why don't you just sum the line level inputs to mono?


I'm not...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-11-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,852
Posted By Phacoman
Quote:Originally Posted by underminded999...

Quote:Originally Posted by underminded999 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/22010306)

Maybe I missed something...

The back of the speakers have...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-10-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,852
Posted By Phacoman
The amp does have the ability to drive two...

The amp does have the ability to drive two stereo pairs, labelled as Speakers A and B. It can drive them simultaneously if you choose A+B mode. I currently have my stereo pair wired to Speaker A...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   05-10-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,852
Posted By Phacoman
I know this topic is mentioned in many threads...

I know this topic is mentioned in many threads and I think I've read about all of them but still don't know the best solution to my setup so I need some assistance.

I currently have two outdoor...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-06-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By Phacoman
Interesting....I have no experience with the...

Interesting....I have no experience with the airport express. So, if I understand correctly, the volume CAN be controlled while streaming to airport express but CANNOT be controlled while streaming...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-06-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By Phacoman
That's a great point about eliminating the Onkyo...

That's a great point about eliminating the Onkyo altogether. I guess my initial thought process was that I'd still like to be able to play a CD or set up Sirius/XM if I wanted at some point as...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-06-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By Phacoman
I considered the RF remote. I have a Harmony One...

I considered the RF remote. I have a Harmony One in my main theater. I have the Logitech 890 in my upstairs TV area. It was expensive and doesn't work perfectly at all times. I'm not sure that's the...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   02-06-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,902
Posted By Phacoman
Interesting. How did you go about waterproofing...

Interesting. How did you go about waterproofing the enclosure? Could you share any pictures of the setup? I have a good spot where I could do that but there's no power outlet so I'd have to rewire...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-06-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By Phacoman
We're getting a deck built which is about 600 sq...

We're getting a deck built which is about 600 sq ft. I'm in the process of planning the audio system. I will tie into the zone 2 function of my onkyo 707 in my main theater. My main theater is 7.1...
Forum: Outdoor Theaters   02-05-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,902
Posted By Phacoman
We're getting a deck built which is about 600 sq...

We're getting a deck built which is about 600 sq ft. I'm in the process of planning the audio system. I will tie into the zone 2 function of my onkyo 707 in my main theater. My main theater is 7.1...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   01-15-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By Phacoman
Agreed, get one and roll with it. If you have a...

Agreed, get one and roll with it. If you have a defective unit, get it exchanged. Remember that very few production units have real defects. When you visit a site like this, you are reading the...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   01-07-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,358
Posted By Phacoman
Quote:Originally Posted by Beantown Bronco...

Quote:Originally Posted by Beantown Bronco http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21444666)

My preferred method for ventilating racks is by...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   09-24-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 79,462
Posted By Phacoman
I am firmly in the Paragon camp. I've had mine...

I am firmly in the Paragon camp. I've had mine for over a year. I have a 6 oz. It really is built like a tank. It's easy to use and easy to clean. Somebody else wrote about cleaning being a hassle...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-13-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,029
Posted By Phacoman
I also believe that this sucks and is quite...

I also believe that this sucks and is quite outrageous. I can't think of any other service that I have ever subscribed to which suddenly jumped 50% in pricing.

We are very casual Netflix users....
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-03-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By Phacoman
Quote:Originally Posted by TKO...

Quote:Originally Posted by TKO http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20385860)

One of the benefits of switching the ONT connection to ethernet is...
Forum: Video Download Services & Hardware   05-03-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 18,612
Posted By Phacoman
Quote:Originally Posted by pgwalsh...

Quote:Originally Posted by pgwalsh http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20389690)

++1


+1 (another)

This thread has been one of the most...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-02-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By Phacoman
Thanks everybody for the tips and advice. I...

Thanks everybody for the tips and advice.

I think I will try the first suggestion and put the router in the basement and wire my home theater equipment to it and at least test the wifi strength...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-01-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,300
Posted By Phacoman
Hello all. I'm sure the networking experts know...

Hello all. I'm sure the networking experts know the answers to my silly questions. I'm just not much of a networking expert.

I have verizon fios internet. We use the verizon supplied router made...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-26-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 287,776
Posted By Phacoman
Quote: Originally Posted by bodosom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bodosom http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=1f52e5fdd975d73e1a7183fbd93f7b25&p=20361495#post20361495)...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-26-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 287,776
Posted By Phacoman
Quote: Originally Posted by bodosom...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bodosom http://images.avsforum.com/avs-/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/showthread.php?s=1f52e5fdd975d73e1a7183fbd93f7b25&p=20361339#post20361339)...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-26-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 287,776
Posted By Phacoman
Quote:Originally Posted by PackFan72...

Quote:Originally Posted by PackFan72 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20360918)

I had the ATv setup for music and recently went to Sonos. I will...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-23-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 287,776
Posted By Phacoman
Yeah, wasn't interested in the turd looking...

Yeah, wasn't interested in the turd looking thing from B&W....especially for $600.

So you'd recommend 2 ATV units, 2 2-channel amps (since I was planning on two speakers per room), and the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-23-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,269
Views: 287,776
Posted By Phacoman
I have a question for the ATV2 experts. I own...

I have a question for the ATV2 experts. I own one which I have in my main basement theater but I was considering installing a multiroom speaker system upstairs with zone 1 in our sitting room and...
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