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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-19-2014, 02:45 PM
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Posted By kapone
See, this is why I ordered 5 (and as soon as the...

See, this is why I ordered 5 (and as soon as the pre-order went live) even though I will not be able to utilize them effectively just yet. :D:D

These are gonna become "one of those legendary...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 653
Posted By kapone
Check for small, hidden microdots or something...

Check for small, hidden microdots or something like that. Maybe even a tiny lil radio transceiver hiding in the amp.

NSA.....I tell ya....
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-17-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By kapone
Gents, I said this to Tux earlier today, but I'm...

Gents, I said this to Tux earlier today, but I'm thinking of getting some nice vinyl decals/plaques (in a spiffy font) made that say:

1099
Designed by Ryan ......

and put them on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-15-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,403
Posted By kapone
Who said, I can't afford them??:)

Who said, I can't afford them??:)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-14-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,403
Posted By kapone
Mechanical drives are a dying species. I'd be...

Mechanical drives are a dying species. I'd be very surprised to see any meaningful R&D on them going forward. Especially since the profit margin on SSDs is so huge that they could drop the price by...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-13-2014, 04:16 PM
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Posted By kapone
For a speaker in the league of the 1099, I don't...

For a speaker in the league of the 1099, I don't think $500ish for a complete (built) speaker is expensive at all. (Which is what it ends up costing, built, with flat packs, and basic finishing). In...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-13-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,403
Posted By kapone
Sheesh....not again. You guys gonna place nice?...

Sheesh....not again. You guys gonna place nice? :)

I think we're seeing a lot more "chatter" rather than substantive content in these forums, because for the most part "HTPCs" have not had any...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-11-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,132
Posted By kapone
I'd much rather see flexible, wallpaper sized...

I'd much rather see flexible, wallpaper sized displays... :)

Take an entire wall, stick on the "monitor" or monitors to cover the whole wall. The innovation needs to happen, in combining...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,132
Posted By kapone
http://frankie.bz/files/2010/10/2_the_font_is_too_...

http://frankie.bz/files/2010/10/2_the_font_is_too_small.jpg
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-06-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By kapone
whoops..Sorry, completely skipped over the "GO"...

whoops..Sorry, completely skipped over the "GO" part. My bad.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-06-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 740
Posted By kapone
Aryn - I think you need to stop and think about...

Aryn - I think you need to stop and think about how your topology is set up.

- Are you using a Windows domain or Homegroup? For all practical purposes, you don't need either. The standard Windows...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-05-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By kapone
Chances are...it's the 29/59 bug.

Chances are...it's the 29/59 bug.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-05-2014, 03:58 PM
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Views: 91,544
Posted By kapone
Yup, I'm running Behringer A500s currently, for...

Yup, I'm running Behringer A500s currently, for my LCR and Left-Wide/Right-Wide and an EP4000 for my subs (four 15" currently), with a Denon 4311.

The Denon realistically will do ~120w per channel...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-05-2014, 04:19 AM
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Views: 91,544
Posted By kapone
Gotcha. I'm trying to plan my basement (in the...

Gotcha. I'm trying to plan my basement (in the new house) in advance, and I kept waffling over finishing the 1099s. If they were eventually gonna end up "hidden" in the stage in the new house, I was...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-04-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By kapone
I'm not sure what we're comparing here. Bass...

I'm not sure what we're comparing here. Bass content or pull down the zipper and.... :)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By kapone
Bob Sorel compared the 1099s to the Klipsch...

Bob Sorel compared the 1099s to the Klipsch LaScalas....in his house. And his response was "wow". :)

One LaScala = $3500 currently.
One 1099 = er...Elusive as such...but when not in hiding, ~$450...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-04-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 740
Posted By kapone
Share permissions and NTFS permissions need to be...

Share permissions and NTFS permissions need to be set individually for network access.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-04-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 740
Posted By kapone
http://www.reactiongifs.us/wp-content/uploads/2013...

http://www.reactiongifs.us/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/slow_clap_citizen_kane.gif

Excellent.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-04-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,955
Views: 91,544
Posted By kapone
Tux (or anybody else) - How sensitive are the...

Tux (or anybody else) - How sensitive are the 1099s to being "close" to other things, in terms of the front baffles? I'm not necessarily thinking of putting them "in-wall" as such, but if the speaker...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-04-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 160
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Posted By kapone
Gents, please stop or take it to PM. You guys...

Gents, please stop or take it to PM. You guys are, well, bickering, instead of adding any value to the intent of the thread.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-03-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 160
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Views: 3,495
Posted By kapone
Not at all. The Windows user that my HTPCs login...

Not at all. The Windows user that my HTPCs login as, have only readonly access to my media folders, except for the Recorded TV folder. That has full access. Deleting things from the media folders...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-03-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By kapone
My apologies. The little that I know about Aryn,...

My apologies. The little that I know about Aryn, I had this impression, that he would wanna do it "right", but in a bigger space. Bad assumption on my part.

As others have said, if you think your...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-03-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By kapone
Aryn - You have a fairly small room for HT. I'd...

Aryn - You have a fairly small room for HT. I'd get the cheapest speakers that you like, and build some subs. Good subs make even cheap systems sound pretty good. Once you have space for a larger HT,...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   09-02-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,962
Posted By kapone
Business is never easy. Regardless of...

Business is never easy.

Regardless of whether AE decides to continue selling to the "DIY" audience or not, quite frankly, it's irrelevant (don't get me wrong). My point is, AE has to decide what...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-01-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 160
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Views: 3,495
Posted By kapone
Accidental deletions have nothing to do with your...

Accidental deletions have nothing to do with your storage architecture. That's what the Windows (assuming you use Windows) Volume Shadow copy service is for.
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