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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 55,727
Posted By pitviper33
Erich is so quick to throw Fatshaft to the wolves...

Erich is so quick to throw Fatshaft to the wolves to save his own hide!
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   09-25-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 115,226
Posted By pitviper33
Busy is best. I was recently searching for a new...

Busy is best. I was recently searching for a new job, so I'm too familiar with the search process. LinkedIn is awesome, but I'm sure you know that. Good luck.

I appreciate the offer, but no you...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   09-25-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 115,226
Posted By pitviper33
I realize that was a typo, but now you have me...

I realize that was a typo, but now you have me daydreaming about a 51 foot diagonal F8500. :eek:

If you post your location and the store, maybe somebody else here can scoop up the deal you saw....
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By pitviper33
Which is exactly twice as many 4" woofers as the...

Which is exactly twice as many 4" woofers as the bookshelf to which he's comparing it.
Forum: 2 Channel Audio   09-24-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By pitviper33
This was addressed specifically by Andrew Jones...

This was addressed specifically by Andrew Jones in the "official" thread for that line of speakers. It was very early in the thread. Years ago. He doesn't post here much, so a search by his user name...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-22-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,475
Posted By pitviper33
Fixed link here...

Fixed link here (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/91-audio-theory-setup-chat/1495178-invisible-speaker-wall-audio-transducer-discussion-thread-moved-construction-forum.html).

Looks like a LOT of good...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 24,713
Posted By pitviper33
A simple voltage divider can take your receiver's...

A simple voltage divider can take your receiver's speaker level signal back down to a pre-amplified level signal that can be safely fed into a power amplifier. The downside to this is that you're...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-19-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 77,394
Posted By pitviper33
Have you tried replacing the breaker? Once...

Have you tried replacing the breaker? Once they've been tripped a few times, they start to weaken and trip easier. It's possible you aren't getting a real 20A through them anymore. (By no means is...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-18-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 77,394
Posted By pitviper33
Now THAT is a good title for a build thread!

Now THAT is a good title for a build thread!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   09-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18,150
Views: 1,139,793
Posted By pitviper33
As one of the (apparently very few) members that...

As one of the (apparently very few) members that actually liked Cloverfield, I'm really interested in this DVD vs Bluray conversation. I own the movie, but it's never been one of my demos. It just...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   09-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 115,226
Posted By pitviper33
No need to do research on your contributions. I...

No need to do research on your contributions. I have no reason to doubt you. As I said, it was apparent that you went out of your way to not say where you got your display. To me it seems obvious...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   09-14-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 115,226
Posted By pitviper33
Was this post meant to be helpful to the...

Was this post meant to be helpful to the community? Or was it just to brag and pat yourself on the back? You got a solid deal. That's great. But it looks like you went out of your way to NOT mention...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-12-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 15,475
Posted By pitviper33
I believe that's exactly what he meant. It seems...

I believe that's exactly what he meant. It seems that Dolby defines dispersion differently than the rest of the world.


(emphasis mine)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-12-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 741
Posted By pitviper33
Fred: Thanks for posting this and having this...

Fred: Thanks for posting this and having this conversation in the public forums. There are a LOT more posters around here that don't know this stuff than there are that do. I know I'd sure like to...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-12-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By pitviper33
Looks great! If you decide you need to add some...

Looks great! If you decide you need to add some stability, you could try adding a pair of vertical tracks on the wall behind it. Then a bracket that comes off the back bottom of the speaker, gets...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-11-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 55,727
Posted By pitviper33
Just so we're clear... Are you looking to build 3...

Just so we're clear... Are you looking to build 3 Maximuses or 3 of Erich's antique mobile phone? ;)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-10-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 96,826
Posted By pitviper33
This 1299 tangent has persisted long enough that...

This 1299 tangent has persisted long enough that maybe it should be in its own thread. Or maybe it'll never materialize and therefore would become a thread that went nowhere. I'm not sure.

What...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   09-10-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By pitviper33
Nice work! That's a beautifully integrated...

Nice work! That's a beautifully integrated theater there.

How often are those curtains actually open? Is "theater mode" standard, or do you have to move the center speaker into place each time you...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-08-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 394,482
Posted By pitviper33
For anybody that was interested, at least one...

For anybody that was interested, at least one owner HAS taken the rear panel off of his F8500 and generously posted photos here...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-08-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 394,482
Posted By pitviper33
My dislike for receivers in a family room setting...

My dislike for receivers in a family room setting has nothing to do with dissatisfaction in the sound they provide. It has everything to do with their horrible user interfaces.


As for the...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-07-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 394,482
Posted By pitviper33
Well, let's be real here. I don't "need" any of...

Well, let's be real here. I don't "need" any of it. It's a want. And I want a dead simple system. I want a system so simple that that my grandmother can (and will) walk in and work it perfectly...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-07-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 394,482
Posted By pitviper33
Sadly, no preamp function there. So no volume...

Sadly, no preamp function there. So no volume control.

But if there are any options that will maintain volume control with the TV remote, I'm all ears. Also, any feedback on the idea I mentioned...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-07-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 394,482
Posted By pitviper33
Nobody's taking them apart to modify?...

Nobody's taking them apart to modify? Interesting. Taking them apart to modify drive voltages was pretty common on the D8000. I did it. So did many others here on AVS. There's no voodoo inside.

I...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-07-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 394,482
Posted By pitviper33
When we sold our house a couple months ago, the...

When we sold our house a couple months ago, the buyer bought our entire A/V setup along with it. Now we're about to close on our new house, so it's time to buy a display for the new family room. I've...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   09-06-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7,804
Views: 394,482
Posted By pitviper33
Damn. I was so sure I'd seen it on there. But I...

Damn. I was so sure I'd seen it on there. But I don't have one here in front of me and I'm sure that you do. So I guess I got it wrong. Sorry about that.
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