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Forum: Speakers   11-18-2016, 09:59 PM
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Posted By bananapeal
Cool Not an htd thread anymore buahahaha

In fairness, at first blush, all the waferdales and things at best buy have on average a one inch smaller woofer than the home direct folks. looking thru the store options, the energy series caught...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 433
Posted By bananapeal
i suppose the ultimate question is do i want to...

i suppose the ultimate question is do i want to start an accumulative process at the svs-level quality or stay at this level -- max out capabilities of the rec regarding 7.1 and set it and forget it...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 433
Posted By bananapeal
is it true everyone here would choose svs-ultra...

is it true everyone here would choose svs-ultra LCR considering alternatives? As in you all say fewer high quality over digital many? ...it's $1699!! + 550 sub + 130 bs22 surround = $2379 for 5.1!!
...
Forum: Speakers   11-16-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 433
Posted By bananapeal
just when i thought i found speakers... it is...

just when i thought i found speakers... it is rather torturous that the link above suggests DIFFERENT bookshelves! philharmonic AA! too bad they don't also make a center!! aaaahhh (it never ends!)
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Forum: Speakers   11-15-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 433
Posted By bananapeal
okay you all make a good point about the rec. it...

okay you all make a good point about the rec. it is embarrassing. we planned on finishing the room years ago.

Receiver: onkyo nr-709: 110 Watts 6 ohms 0.1%, 8 ohms, 0.08%

it doesn't seem to...
Forum: Speakers   11-15-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 69,893
Posted By bananapeal
here's a question you all can answer: the...

here's a question you all can answer:

the htd level 3 towers are 2x as expensive as the bookshelf. Are you getting twice as much sound? Wouldn't 4 bookshelves in a fancy dsx or 7.1 atmos style...
Forum: Speakers   11-15-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 433
Posted By bananapeal
aicarumba!

So...

the most provocative suggestion is to tell the good people at audyssey that their dsx isn't worth the silicone it's lithographed on and just go with plain old 5.1 and a bigger sub!!
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Forum: Speakers   11-15-2016, 02:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 433
Posted By bananapeal
htd place anywhere close to wall?

i am reading that it is best not to seek savings in the subwoofer.

the svs sb-1000 seems well reviewed. thank you for reply and link. i think for simplicity, try the htd and return it only if it's...
Forum: Speakers   11-14-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 433
Posted By bananapeal
Question matching HTD Level 3 and Sub and Surround

Hello,

I am finally ready to buy speakers for small room semi-dedicated home theater. it's small. anticipated usage: 90%movies/TV, 10%music.

Config: 7.1 DSX wide > 5 speaker front sound stage:...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-26-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By bananapeal
wmc sorta finds hdhomerun but only by shortcut, please help

Hello,

I have:

Wmc, intel, hdhomerun prime direct connected, static ip (correct), avast free, windows firewall

Symptoms: cable tv ONLY works if I start wmc using the play live tv shortcut...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-23-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By bananapeal
Thanks for your replies. It's a bit of a...

Thanks for your replies.

It's a bit of a relief to hear that. I will hold out and focus on practical room-finishing matters. It's just fun to fantasize and see if there are any special reductions...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   11-23-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By bananapeal
Good evening, I am having some trouble...

Good evening,

I am having some trouble finishing insulation in my home theater space. I'm not sure when I'll get it done, and therefore get the room done so that I'll be ready to fill it with...
Forum: Speakers   11-05-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By bananapeal
Wow that sherwood is certainly more feature...

Wow that sherwood is certainly more feature rich. Yes it is for stereo only.

Fwiw, in the loop is a really cheap htpc that is mostly used for dvr. The sound goes from the cheap pc analog out to...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By bananapeal
Howdy, Thanks for answering! I've...

Howdy,

Thanks for answering!

I've attached my room drawing. It's a small space with "attic" like walls that are 45 deg. if you get what I mean. So it's cozy. I hope you can make out the...
Forum: Speakers   11-04-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,336
Posted By bananapeal
Hello, We are building a home theater space...

Hello,

We are building a home theater space and I thought I'd update our tv speakers (a few, up to $400, might get lost in the thousands of av/home improvement in the theater). Currently tv goes...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By bananapeal
My long delayed theater project is getting going...

My long delayed theater project is getting going again and i'm getting excited about equipment. Had my heart set on mirage omd 5 as surrounds but they are no longer available in black.

I have...
Forum: Speakers   11-03-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By bananapeal
http://www.aperionaudio.com/systems/aperion-syste...

http://www.aperionaudio.com/systems/aperion-systems

There are some speaker combos for 1000. Free shipping. Forgot about reciever though. Maybe you can stretch a little or get a used one on cl?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-07-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By bananapeal
Let's not forget that Intel integrated graphics...

Let's not forget that Intel integrated graphics have frame locking issues.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4083/the-sandy-bridge-review-intel-core-i7-2600k-i5-2500k-core-i3-2100-tested/7

They...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-15-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 361,296
Posted By bananapeal
I read in the posts here that people have been...

I read in the posts here that people have been using different mounts (from sony's recommendation). Will any mount that's big enough work? I'm worried about the fact that most universal mounts have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-30-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By bananapeal
thanks for your inputs guys, I'm gonna try and...

thanks for your inputs guys, I'm gonna try and plan for rc-10s as wides and the mirages in back. They do seem like a good compromise and are nicely priced!

I do have a lot of work to do to finish...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-26-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By bananapeal
Thank you very much for your photoshopped images...

Thank you very much for your photoshopped images neutro, I never thought to do anything like that, but it does help to visualize it! Those are some madd skills!

I've found out it has to be placed...
Forum: Speakers   01-26-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 55,210
Views: 4,094,514
Posted By bananapeal
Thanks for the replies hank neutro and others, I...

Thanks for the replies hank neutro and others, I am relieved about the amp.

The DSX guys (for 7.1 wide) recommend dipole surrounds, would you guys mix some veritas 5.1 surrounds in with RC...
Forum: Speakers   01-25-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 55,210
Views: 4,094,514
Posted By bananapeal
Hello, I hope this is the best place for these...

Hello, I hope this is the best place for these sort of questions...

Has anyone here used the LCR speakers as Left center and right for a uniform front stage?
I have a small oddly shaped...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-20-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By bananapeal
I guess this thread might be more at home in the...

I guess this thread might be more at home in the general room section? It will be used for future balcony access and it won't be quite as nice as ya'lls dedicated spaces but idk how to move it...
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Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-20-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By bananapeal
My walls may not be right for built-ins but it...

My walls may not be right for built-ins but it would really help with the mobility around the room and furniture placement... noble fidelity speakers looked good (reviews) but my wall placement...
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