AVS Forum - Search Results
Showing results 1 to 25 of 983
Search took 1.78 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: jayn_j
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-23-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By jayn_j
You are likely going to discover that you need...

You are likely going to discover that you need some separation between the diffuser material and the poster.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-21-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By jayn_j
I got page not found from your link. The...

I got page not found from your link.

The load is vertical IF this is a flush mount. If it is an articulated mount, the load is mostly torque attempting to pull the screw out of the stud. I would...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By jayn_j
We have been there. First, it is very difficult...

We have been there. First, it is very difficult to get front projection to work with kinect. Your body standing in a position tends to block the light coming from the projector. This was the...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-21-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By jayn_j
Most posters designed to be illuminated come in a...

Most posters designed to be illuminated come in a double sided format where the back of the poster is also printed but in reverse. That reinforces the colors and avoids some of the washed out look...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-18-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,524
Posted By jayn_j
There is no such thing as a soundproof curtain. ...

There is no such thing as a soundproof curtain. There are some that provide some degree of sound attenuation, maybe 10 dB or so. The ones I use are marketed as Eclipse, and I bought them primarily...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-17-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By jayn_j
I like putting the amps at the top. I know that...

I like putting the amps at the top. I know that isn't traditional, but the amp is the big heat generator and I like having it above the rest of the components, especially if it can be above eye...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-16-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By jayn_j
My first thought is that you need to plan for...

My first thought is that you need to plan for expansion. There is always some new gadget in our futures. Rokus, ethernet switches or wireless routers. Whatever. I'd add another foot at least. ...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-16-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By jayn_j
I second this. I am running an Epson onto a 120"...

I second this. I am running an Epson onto a 120" screen from 19' back and I am nearer the wide side of the zoom. I think I would have no trouble hitting a 106" screen. The projector central...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-10-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By jayn_j
I have had success with pressing speaker wire...

I have had success with pressing speaker wire under baseboards. The carpet generally doesn't go all the way to the wall, so there is space. The carpet will give enough to allow the wire to be...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-10-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By jayn_j
A lot of this depends on your local building...

A lot of this depends on your local building codes, so YMMV.

Low voltage wiring is generally not an issue in wall, and most commercial cabling is compliant.

Sanus offers incentives to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-09-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By jayn_j
Fair enough, but look at the existing threads on...

Fair enough, but look at the existing threads on the subject. Your sound insulation is only going to be as good as your weakest element. In your case, I think it is the windows, especially if they...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-09-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By jayn_j
so should the Jamestown screens.

so should the Jamestown screens.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-08-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By jayn_j
Sorry if I offended you. Double panes don't do...

Sorry if I offended you. Double panes don't do much for sound insulation and the R value is only a bit higher. A single pane is R-1 and a conventional (not e*) may go as high as R-3. A double pane...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-08-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By jayn_j
Frankly, I don't look at the posters when the...

Frankly, I don't look at the posters when the lights are off. Even non glare glass is going to reflect light. It just will be diffuse and unfocused. With regular glass you will see a shadow image...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-07-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,751
Posted By jayn_j
I found that trying to place buttons up high is...

I found that trying to place buttons up high is futile. A three year old will stack as many tables, chairs, boxes necessary to reach and be able to put that Barney DVD into the player.

What I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-07-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By jayn_j
I agree with Jautor. I have a mid-50s ranch...

I agree with Jautor. I have a mid-50s ranch myself, also with a wood paneled 22x25 family room. I personally built the HT in the basement, but have TV space with 5.1 set up in the family room.
...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-07-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By jayn_j
I have both regular and non-glare in my theater...

I have both regular and non-glare in my theater area, in several sizes.
The non-glare varies depending on source. The Hollywood Poster Frame ones are quire effective. The Spotlight display snap...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-01-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By jayn_j
Well, let's take a look at the Jamestown site,...

Well, let's take a look at the Jamestown site, which seems to have good bang for the buck right now.
http://www.jamestownhometheaterscreen.com/screens.html

I am looking at the 150" 16:9 and 2.35...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-01-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By jayn_j
OK, let's look into this from a number of ways. ...

OK, let's look into this from a number of ways.

First, are you talking a single row? Does that mean you plan to have the chairs back 16' from the screen? It is best not to place them right...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   06-25-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 197
Posted By jayn_j
I have an Elite Cinewhite 120" screen. It works...

I have an Elite Cinewhite 120" screen. It works well for me, but it is essentially a vinyl screen with a surface coating. I'm not sure you would see much improvement. The tensioning system is...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-13-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By jayn_j
There are also poster auction sites that sell...

There are also poster auction sites that sell original posters.
www.emovieposters.com
www.movieposterbid.com
movieposters.ha.com

If you look on ebay, there is a lot of material. There are...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-12-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By jayn_j
If this is of any help, here is a picture of my...

If this is of any help, here is a picture of my screen wall from a year ago. Things have changed and improved a bit, but not the paint or screen.
http://users.frii.com/cindy/jayn_j_ht1.jpg
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-12-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By jayn_j
One of the factors for the screen bottom is...

One of the factors for the screen bottom is accommodating a second row. You don't have that issue, so you can push the bottom some. In my own case, I have a room with an 86" ceiling, and I have...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-04-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 24,564
Posted By jayn_j
Very nice general purpose room. It looks like a...

Very nice general purpose room. It looks like a comfortable space for viewing with nice color choices and good sound. Well done, and I'm glad you are having a chance to actually enjoy it.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   06-04-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By jayn_j
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sfetaz http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 983

 
Forum Jump: