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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,755
Posted By blastermaster
So, yeah, I just watched Ex Machina tonight at a...

So, yeah, I just watched Ex Machina tonight at a friend's place (itunes). What an amazing movie! I cannot wait to see it in DTS:X. Apart from making myself remember to breathe through the movie...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-02-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,503
Posted By blastermaster
It looks much better in silver to me. It still...

It looks much better in silver to me. It still looks like they weren't sure where the hell to put all the buttons. I don't know, it's just not symmetrical and that bugs me.
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,987
Posted By blastermaster
Wow, you've got a great looking setup. Mine is...

Wow, you've got a great looking setup. Mine is not aesthetically pleasing, but hey, when the lights go out, all that matters is the screen and the sound anyway. ;)

I think all of this new...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,987
Posted By blastermaster
The one thing I can tell you is that the Tannoy's...

The one thing I can tell you is that the Tannoy's also come with the back cans (the blind mount version, I believe) and that's the way I went and would suggest you go that way too for blocking sound...
Forum: Speakers   07-01-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,960
Views: 1,040,535
Posted By blastermaster
Fronts: Tannoy Dc12i LCR Side Surrounds: ...

Fronts: Tannoy Dc12i LCR

Side Surrounds: Tannoy IW63 In Wall

Rear Surrounds: Tannoy I62 In Wall

Front Ceiling: Tannoy CMS 603DC BM

Rear Ceiling: Tannoy CMS 601DC BM
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 143
Posted By blastermaster
Not a good analogy, as Blu Ray movies are still...

Not a good analogy, as Blu Ray movies are still encoded in either Dolby or DTS. Point is, immersive audio, created by either company (notice how I don't include Auro, sorry) is here to stay whether...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 143
Posted By blastermaster
I wonder how many people said that about Dolby...

I wonder how many people said that about Dolby surround oh so many years ago. ;)
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,503
Posted By blastermaster
I like a simplistic design. The front of this is...

I like a simplistic design. The front of this is way too busy for me. My current Onkyo 806 isn't great looking, but it's better than the new ones, IMHO:
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,755
Posted By blastermaster
Sounds legit. ;) Saves me from having to...

Sounds legit. ;)

Saves me from having to move them. Based on my layout options, I'm going to have to have my rear ceiling speakers a little closer together than my front ceiling speakers. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,755
Posted By blastermaster
So I know I'm a bit late to the party in watching...

So I know I'm a bit late to the party in watching this podcast:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFbqJkjfABQ

It was very informative and I find myself now thinking I may try out both 7.1.4 and...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   06-29-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By blastermaster
I've got an Optoma HD3300 and the Panamorph...

I've got an Optoma HD3300 and the Panamorph UH480. Yes, the black levels suck, but I am waiting for an ND2 filter from Ebay and hopefully that will help things. I don't even bother with zooming. I...
Forum: AVS Forum Articles   06-29-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,612
Posted By blastermaster
Good tips, Mark. Now the tricky bit for me is...

Good tips, Mark. Now the tricky bit for me is knowing where to put those diffusers and absorbtion panels. I have the first reflection points covered, but the rest is a crapshoot. I've got lots of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-28-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 63,977
Posted By blastermaster
I'm running all Tannoys. DC12i for my LCR ...

I'm running all Tannoys. DC12i for my LCR

http://tannoy.com/residential/#!products_1489

Iw63 for my side surrounds (not installed yet, I'm currently using Axiom QS8s):
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26,383
Views: 1,080,916
Posted By blastermaster
You betcha!

You betcha!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-27-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 63,977
Posted By blastermaster
The smell of fresh leather is rad. Yes, I said...

The smell of fresh leather is rad. Yes, I said it...rad. Can you guess which decade my formative years were from?

Anyhoo, it looks like you've got a wall of sound. Perhaps you have too much...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-27-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By blastermaster
I'm pretty confident you will be enjoying that...

I'm pretty confident you will be enjoying that projector long before you will be able to afford, based on what it sounds like you're willing to spend, a 4k projector. I would jump in, go to the DIY...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26,383
Views: 1,080,916
Posted By blastermaster
I used two sheets of Roxul Comfortboard...

I used two sheets of Roxul Comfortboard (2'x4'x1.5") wrapped in 4 inch baseboard molding (painted black) and covered with an espresso colored cloth that passed the "breath test". I mounted it by...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26,383
Views: 1,080,916
Posted By blastermaster
I hear ya, man. It was 40 degrees here in the...

I hear ya, man. It was 40 degrees here in the Okanagan. It's supposed to be the hottest summer on record. Kids went for a swim in the pool at a friends' house then we watched a movie in my man...
Forum: Screens   06-25-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 374,643
Posted By blastermaster
I love my curved XD screen (it's a DIY using XD...

I love my curved XD screen (it's a DIY using XD material, but I still love it!). The picture is great, of course, but to me the greatest benefit was the audio immersion. I had my speakers below the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-23-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By blastermaster
Thanks for the help. I think I'll just jump in...

Thanks for the help. I think I'll just jump in and give it a try and see what happens.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-23-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By blastermaster
Here they are: ...

Here they are:

http://www.tannoypro.com/#!Page=Product&Id=5.61
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-23-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 87
Posted By blastermaster
Box Build for in-walls

Hey all. I got a good deal on a pair of in-walls and I'm now thinking I'd like to use them as my rear surround speakers. They can't be installed in-wall in that location, so I was thinking of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26,383
Views: 1,080,916
Posted By blastermaster
Like I said, I don't have a proper receiver yet,...

Like I said, I don't have a proper receiver yet, so I haven't even tested the bloody thing lol. I'm itchin' to buy one as soon as the new 2015 models roll out.

Piss, I don't want to cut...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26,383
Views: 1,080,916
Posted By blastermaster
I plan on only having one row of seating. If...

I plan on only having one row of seating. If there are extra people, then the stragglers will get the Fat Boy bean bags and sit on the ground in front of us haha! And I have a 7.1.4 system without...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26,383
Views: 1,080,916
Posted By blastermaster
So despite Dolby recommending a pair of ceiling...

So despite Dolby recommending a pair of ceiling speakers in front and behind, it seems like the best is to have a pair right above (presumably spaced apart to the right and left) and a pair in front?...
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