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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   11-06-2013, 01:48 PM
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Posted By basementdweller1
anyone care to speculate on prices for the 70M...

anyone care to speculate on prices for the 70M as we approach Thanksgiving? The best I find right now is the $2098 tax free from Amazon although in past years it seems they come down before Turkey...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-20-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,962
Posted By basementdweller1
I wanted to purchase the VSX-823 or as it is...

I wanted to purchase the VSX-823 or as it is sometimes refered to, the VSX-823K. Amazon.com was offering it but they had another model, IDENTICAL in ever way called the Pioneer VSX-823-1 and it was...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,718
Views: 207,095
Posted By basementdweller1
You have "Anyroom" ... isn't that default now? I...

You have "Anyroom" ... isn't that default now? I am coming from a 3 Moto DVR / 1 HD box household with no previous Anyroom. I like the idea of this new setup for the better looking guides/search and...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,718
Views: 207,095
Posted By basementdweller1
I have an X1 install in 10 days and have a...

I have an X1 install in 10 days and have a question about my setup.

I will have TWO Comcast X1 DVRs (one for master bedroom, one for family room) and TWO satellite boxes on other tvs. I have been...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By basementdweller1
Sorry I see the dedicated X1 thread would be a...

Sorry I see the dedicated X1 thread would be a better place for this, if a mod can delete this or point in the right direction for deleting it myself I will do so. Thanks.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-28-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10,869
Views: 1,270,966
Posted By basementdweller1
I have an X1 install in 10 days and have a...

I have an X1 install in 10 days and have a question about my setup.

I will have TWO Comcast X1 DVRs (one for master bedroom, one for family room) and TWO satellite boxes on other tvs. I have been...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   08-28-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By basementdweller1
I have an X1 install in 10 days and have a...

I have an X1 install in 10 days and have a question about my setup.

I will have TWO Comcast X1 DVRs (one for master bedroom, one for family room) and TWO satellite boxes on other tvs. I have been...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-11-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 328,411
Posted By basementdweller1
I have a theater space with a Grafik Eye 3106...

I have a theater space with a Grafik Eye 3106 controlling 5 zones with two remote keypads also tied in.

The zones power:

1. (2) 65w cans
2. (3) pendant lights w/40w bulbs i believe
3. (8)...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-29-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6,159
Views: 652,362
Posted By basementdweller1
wazzul... that adds to my questions... 1....

wazzul... that adds to my questions...

1. having the ability to have DIFFERENT sources showing on DIFFERENT TVs at the same time would be great but i was aiming for the simple ... "show the same...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6,159
Views: 652,362
Posted By basementdweller1
Alright here is my setup... Blu-Ray, Apple...

Alright here is my setup...

Blu-Ray, Apple TV, Xbox 360 all connected via HDMI (all high speed 1.4 cables) to the 809.
A Cable box connected via Component Video and an optical cable for audio to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-28-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
Alright here is my setup... Blu-Ray, Apple...

Alright here is my setup...

Blu-Ray, Apple TV, Xbox 360 all connected via HDMI to the 809.
A Cable box connected via Component Video and an optical cable for audio to the 809.

HDMI Out (Main)...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-27-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
Alright, here are some of the first photos. I...

Alright, here are some of the first photos. I have to say taking photos that accurately reflect what lighting really looks like is darn difficult. The photos run from blown out to losing all detail...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-27-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
It's finished, just watched our first full movie...

It's finished, just watched our first full movie (the family movie, We Bought A Zoo, a solid B-) and of course demoed things like Avatar and Transformers.... Only thing theater related left is...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-15-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
Painting the frames of the L/C/R speakers so...

Painting the frames of the L/C/R speakers so they don't reflect behind the screen. First TV up in fitness room. Chief RPA and PJ installed but not yet powered! This weekend? Carpet, all 7.1...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   05-13-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By basementdweller1
I have an Epson 8700UB I am mounting this week....

I have an Epson 8700UB I am mounting this week. I bought the custom, PJ specific, RPA mount which is the RPA 168. The instructions indicate the RPA can be mounted with lag bolts directly to the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-12-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
The bar is fairly inexpensive pine, which is of...

The bar is fairly inexpensive pine, which is of course pretty soft and takes stain unevenly. The carpenter who made it usually heavily distresses his bars out of pine to complement the look but I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-10-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
It's Pergo XP. I set out to use real engineered...

It's Pergo XP. I set out to use real engineered wood but was stunned by how good the high end Pergo now looks (distressed, high variation from board to board) and how super strong it now is. My...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-08-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
ok some pics... just a quick note, the bar and...

ok some pics... just a quick note, the bar and wood flooring is very, very dusty... in reality the bar is very glossy and rich looking but it needs a good cleaning after a bunch of dust got on it...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-08-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
Picked up the Epik Legend tonight, the owner...

Picked up the Epik Legend tonight, the owner Chad was really flexible in being available to get it from their shop. Its staying in the box until the 20th, can't wait to get everything running.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-08-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
Yep, ordered the 110 wide (127 diag) screen 16:9...

Yep, ordered the 110 wide (127 diag) screen 16:9 straight from Seymour AV and the masking panels to make it 2.40:1

I should have it next week and as soon as carpet goes in I will be putting the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-07-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
Second row is 14 inches higher BTW and seating...

Second row is 14 inches higher BTW and seating position height will put your head dead on with the speakers.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-07-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
The main listening position is meant to be the...

The main listening position is meant to be the 2nd row. The front row is a bit close for the size screen and screen material (although still fine, I suspect it will be the kids row). The second row...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-07-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
That's dead center of the screen and will be ear...

That's dead center of the screen and will be ear height for 2nd row. Because of the length of the speakers I would have to skew them to the very bottom of the screen to get nearly at ear level for...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-07-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
Ordered an Epik Legend sub and will pick it up...

Ordered an Epik Legend sub and will pick it up in the next couple of days. The Empire would be a better fit for my size space but the reality was two fold: the budget of the basement is already past...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-06-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,782
Posted By basementdweller1
Staining and paint is done. Final plumbing is...

Staining and paint is done. Final plumbing is complete and wood floors are laid. Just waiting on carpet to go in on May 19 and I'll have everything ready to install electronics (don't want to before...
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