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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-19-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,492
Posted By Dizzy49
Speaking of one who has gone through this...

Speaking of one who has gone through this personally... I took a nice 5.1 Onkyo to college with me. I took all my speakers, and only ended hooking up the mains, center and sub. After multiple...
Forum: Audio Gear   07-07-2016, 01:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Dizzy49
Greets from the Western Slope! :D I've had...

Greets from the Western Slope! :D

I've had my eye on some M1s for my computer for years. Wish I could get them. Had to replace my Denon for the family entertainment center so wife won't approve...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-04-2016, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By Dizzy49
No joy :( Looks like there is a X7200 in the...

No joy :(

Looks like there is a X7200 in the classifieds. Now I need to get the wife to OK it!
Forum: Audio Gear   07-03-2016, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Dizzy49
I'm actually over in Grand Junction, and I'm only...

I'm actually over in Grand Junction, and I'm only interested in the receiver. My Denon just blew an output and I'm looking to replace it...
Forum: Audio Gear   07-03-2016, 01:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By Dizzy49
I'm interested in the AVR. Still available? Any...

I'm interested in the AVR. Still available? Any idea what the firmware upgrade did? Tried to do a quick search for it and can't find anything about what it might have included.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-03-2016, 01:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By Dizzy49
It was set to 7.1, I changed it to ZONE 2 and no...

It was set to 7.1, I changed it to ZONE 2 and no joy.

I tried to run the Audyssey setup, and apparently my Left Surround output is shot. I swapped speakers with one of the fronts which I know...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-01-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By Dizzy49
Only Stereo From Denon 3808CI Using Pure/Direct, Help!

Long story short, I moved and since then I seem to only get Stereo from my received when using Pure Direct or Direct from my Denon 3808CI.

If I switch it to Direct/Pure Direct on the left it...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-24-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By Dizzy49
I made a quick 12" x 12" proof of concept. It's...

I made a quick 12" x 12" proof of concept. It's pretty good, very solid, and heavy. Based on the weight of mockup, the full door will weigh about 250lb.

Working on getting exact door...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-21-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By Dizzy49
We are thinking we will build 8"x8" or 12"x12"...

We are thinking we will build 8"x8" or 12"x12" panels using various methods. Any suggestions with how to test, keeping in mind we don't have fancy equipment.
I know at the flooring place they have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-21-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By Dizzy49
My buddy who is going to help me build this...

My buddy who is going to help me build this swears his idea (hollow core with foam) is just as good. I think this weekend we're going to build a couple models to see how they perform.

RedStripe88...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-21-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By Dizzy49
Good to know, I thought it WAS an adhesive as...

Good to know, I thought it WAS an adhesive as well...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-21-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By Dizzy49
There will actually be two doors, this is for the...

There will actually be two doors, this is for the doorway between the theater and my office.
On the side where my office is I'll add some trim and paint to dress it up. The door on the theater side...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-20-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By Dizzy49
Solid Core vs Hollow Core vs MDF Door

I've gotten to the point where I need a door, and I'm looking at my options and trying to see what may give me the best results...

All will be Bank Vault Style with two stoppers with seals and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-16-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By Dizzy49
Top to Bottom I have: 24 Port Keystone Jack...

Top to Bottom I have:
24 Port Keystone Jack Panel (Monoprice)
--Replaced with 48 Port Panel (Same 2U height)
Cable Modem and Router on a Rackmount Shelf
--Router just replaced with a Linksys WRT...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-16-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By Dizzy49
This is an older pic, but it already lives in a...

This is an older pic, but it already lives in a rack :) I'm pretty much just swapping out the mobo, cpu and ram in it....
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-16-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,490
Posted By Dizzy49
My entire family have been use TV watchers for...

My entire family have been use TV watchers for YEARS. I remember everyone running into the family room to watch Buck Rogers. Now I don't want to invest much in a show since it seems like only 1 out...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-16-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By Dizzy49
When I started with FlexRAID a while back it was...

When I started with FlexRAID a while back it was a very promising product with a very active community and developer, and support was responsive both from the community as well as the developer. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-16-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By Dizzy49
I'll be reusing my Norco 4220 case and drives. ...

I'll be reusing my Norco 4220 case and drives. The price difference on the S variant is like $10-15 so worth it at that cost. If there was a $40+ difference I might reconsider.
How many concurrent...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-16-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,067
Posted By Dizzy49
I'm actually looking to upgrade my server and...

I'm actually looking to upgrade my server and replace FlexRAID. My needs are nearly identical to yours.

I'm looking at the i5-4690S (bit higher Ghz, and lower TDP). I'm curious what the rest of...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-19-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,090
Posted By Dizzy49
You won't regret it. As you can see he does a...

You won't regret it. As you can see he does a fantastic job.
At some point I'm going to update my post with the progress I've made. Office is nearing completion :)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-17-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 11,945
Posted By Dizzy49
Hmm, odd. I looked for it afterwards using the...

Hmm, odd. I looked for it afterwards using the search tools. Thank you for linking it, I will edit my post.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-17-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,592
Posted By Dizzy49
Wow, talk about nostalgia... Let's see, I...

Wow, talk about nostalgia...
Let's see, I remember swiping the tape drive om my Atari 400 to listen to on road trips. Then there was the speed of the 300bps modems, and running my BBS on my USR...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-17-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 11,945
Posted By Dizzy49
I built a FreeNAS server years ago (like 8yrs). ...

I built a FreeNAS server years ago (like 8yrs). *nix and I tend to not get along very well, but after some time I get it configured nicely and it worked really well for a while. The only issue I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-04-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 40,957
Posted By Dizzy49
I just put in some Royal Dutch Carpet too. Royal...

I just put in some Royal Dutch Carpet too. Royal Dutch Carpet - Olympia (http://www.stantoncarpet.com/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductID=685&SKUID=3272)

It is the softest, nicest stuff, and reasonably...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-26-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 118,340
Posted By Dizzy49
So far the biggest I've had is locating reliable...

So far the biggest I've had is locating reliable dealers for the products. Home Depot only carried DRICore (not the +), and I had to order it online. Half of them came damaged, it was a mess :(
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