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Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-22-2014, 06:37 AM
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Posted By jayn_j
Hi Terrance, OK, I guess maybe I expressed...

Hi Terrance,

OK, I guess maybe I expressed my passion too strongly here. I will back off now. Just thought I might help with someone who wanted either something different or was worrying about...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-21-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 208
Posted By jayn_j
I try not to get too uppity, but yeah, it is...

I try not to get too uppity, but yeah, it is tempting to be obsessive. I enjoy gathering this stuff, and it pleases me to know that it once hung in front of a theater. I hang as much as is...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 208
Posted By jayn_j
You see it all. If you are looking for genuine...

You see it all. If you are looking for genuine theater shown stuff (like I do), you need to know what you are looking for and expect to see some signs of wear. Look at that repro site I mentioned...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-21-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 208
Posted By jayn_j
One of the things about ebay is that sellers are...

One of the things about ebay is that sellers are allowed unrealistic starting bids and hidden reserves. You can ask what you want, but that doesn't mean you will get it. That Argentinean King Kong...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   11-21-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 208
Posted By jayn_j
I guess I consider myself a bit of a poster pro,...

I guess I consider myself a bit of a poster pro, although in the poster forums I am definitely not in the top tiers. I own around 900 posters in various shapes and styles, mostly pre-1990.

There...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-14-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By jayn_j
According to the Klipsch site, they are exclusive...

According to the Klipsch site, they are exclusive to Best Buy.

Best bet is generally your local craigslist. Helps to be a bit flexible and research previous generation towers, or even some of the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-14-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By jayn_j
This might be a case where you might want to...

This might be a case where you might want to invest in something like the Logitek Harmony style remote. These have macros and are task based, so that these glitches can be programmed around.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-14-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By jayn_j
You could build a false wall and put the speakers...

You could build a false wall and put the speakers behing an AT screen. That way you could have 108" or 110" screen in the room.

I'm with Doug. I have a plasma for a 'its on in the background'...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-31-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By jayn_j
There are a couple of reasons why you are not...

There are a couple of reasons why you are not getting responses.

First, choice of speakers is a religious argument. You may get a fanboy for either of them to speak up, but frankly both are...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   09-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By jayn_j
Nice job.

Nice job.
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   08-27-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By jayn_j
Can't help with that particular outlet, but I've...

Can't help with that particular outlet, but I've never been accused of holding back on opinions, so...

First, not sure why the box has to be 'perfect' since it is hidden behind the TV. As long as...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-15-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,199
Posted By jayn_j
Questions back at you. - What do you plan to do...

Questions back at you.
- What do you plan to do with the contractor? It looks like you have the basic room and it is what it is. You will need some form of light control, an equipment rack, a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-31-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By jayn_j
OK, here is what I would do. First, look at...

OK, here is what I would do.

First, look at the screws that attach the mount to the wall. Do they have hex heads, or common screw heads. A hex head would indicate that the mount was attached to...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   07-23-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
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, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
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, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
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, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
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, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,884
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, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
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, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
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, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
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, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
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, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
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, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
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, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By jayn_j
so should the Jamestown screens.

so should the Jamestown screens.
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