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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By Warren_G
Children of Men?

Children of Men?
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-24-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By Warren_G
Skin cancer, it sounds like he was working right...

Skin cancer, it sounds like he was working right until the end. Good on him for continuing to bring us all entertainment as long as he could. I always liked him, even as a serial killer on Law and...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   11-06-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Warren_G
I had a Pioneer Avic x940 and was very impressed...

I had a Pioneer Avic x940 and was very impressed with the image quality. Used it for both rearview camera and DVD playback and both were top notch. The screens on the higher quality stuff is...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   07-25-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Warren_G
Temporarily turn off your subs and listen to...

Temporarily turn off your subs and listen to your 6x8s alone, If moving the balance to either the left or right results in more bass, then they are out of phase. If they just sound anemic and...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   04-22-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,155
Posted By Warren_G
The Thiel Small parameters are mostly influenced...

The Thiel Small parameters are mostly influenced by physical characteristics of the sub, so should not be affected much by only using one coil. As well, shorting the terminals of the unused coil...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   04-18-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Warren_G
www.onfair.com (http://www.onfair.com) has many...

www.onfair.com (http://www.onfair.com) has many models that will read USB or SD memory cards and support a few media formats. I have recently put a pair of the 9" Autotain Dream monitors in my...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   04-18-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Warren_G
I have installed a WD TV Live in my truck, which...

I have installed a WD TV Live in my truck, which will do what you are asking for. The advantages are that it is 12 volt, so no mods for power were required. Also, it plays every format, no...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   04-18-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,155
Posted By Warren_G
You only need to use one coil on each sub, then...

You only need to use one coil on each sub, then run them in parallel and you will have a 2 ohm load. The second voice coil has two purposes; to allow flexibility in the impedance that you present to...
Forum: Car Audio, Video, and Nav   04-18-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By Warren_G
I recently bought a new (used) truck, and...

I recently bought a new (used) truck, and decided that I have not had a high quality car stereo since I was in my 20s, so I spent a little time and money putting together a clean, stealthy system in...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   04-18-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By Warren_G
WD TV Live, I am not even sure why there are...

WD TV Live, I am not even sure why there are still other options on the market because these are the simplest, most reliable way to play every format out there, and the price is right. Now that the...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   06-08-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Warren_G
This sounds like it is a case of the room being...

This sounds like it is a case of the room being the culprit, which is often the case when switching out all or most of the gear and not getting the desired result. If your room has nulls,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   04-13-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,135
Posted By Warren_G
Heat is still my favorite movie of all time. The...

Heat is still my favorite movie of all time. The shootout was what originally caught my attention when I was younger and only interested in the action, but the movie has aged very well. Deniro and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,385
Posted By Warren_G
After recently building a new HTPC, I can say...

After recently building a new HTPC, I can say that what you are looking for is not as complex as some may tell you. I would recommend a Win7 with TotalMediaTheater 5 and BD Rom drive on any...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By Warren_G
Even the WD TV does not require a connection to...

Even the WD TV does not require a connection to the internet, however it does require being connected to some form of media. If you plug it into your home network that your PC or other form of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-06-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By Warren_G
It may a bit old school by now, but I use...

It may a bit old school by now, but I use several of these:
http://www.dlink.ca/products/?pid=509

You can put a pair of drives in them, up to 3 TB each, and they seem to handle multiple...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-03-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,133
Posted By Warren_G
I had read lots of good reviews, so I expected...

I had read lots of good reviews, so I expected more of this flick. It wasnt as good as I had hoped for.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-21-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 342,832
Posted By Warren_G
I too agree with a certain degree of...

I too agree with a certain degree of soundproofing. I dont buy into the diminshing return value of all the steps that some take in soundproofing their room, but there are 2 valuable characteristics...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-20-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,890
Posted By Warren_G
I finally watched it the other night and found...

I finally watched it the other night and found it to be entertaining and funny, maybe its because I am a boss.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   09-29-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By Warren_G
Use Shazam on an iphone/ipod to identify any...

Use Shazam on an iphone/ipod to identify any song playing anywhere.
Or just go to a site like this if you want to know what song was used in a TV show: http://heardontv.com/all/recent

Ya, I...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-27-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By Warren_G
Quote:Originally Posted by PooperScooper...

Quote:Originally Posted by PooperScooper http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21005848)

Cool! Mr. Phantasm and Bubba Ho-Tep

larry


With a...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-20-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,320
Posted By Warren_G
Sounds like a cracked solder joint on the...

Sounds like a cracked solder joint on the headphone jack inside the laptop. You could take it apart and reheat the solder connections, or have it serviced by someone that knows how. Or you could...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-12-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,208
Posted By Warren_G
While I am no longer in the business, I too echo...

While I am no longer in the business, I too echo your rant. What I wish everyone would do (people on this forum as well) is budget for the entire system. I spent the beginning of my time working...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   05-15-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,386
Posted By Warren_G
Wow! Just Wow! The tour was great live, and the...

Wow! Just Wow! The tour was great live, and the Blueray does it justice. The crowd is as much a part of the show as the band. The only negative comment I could make is that the bass sounds more...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-13-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,324
Posted By Warren_G
The comparison you are drawing is sorta like if...

The comparison you are drawing is sorta like if there are more than one instrument playing in a band, it doesnt necessarily make it louder. Two people talking at once dont put extra strain on your...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-13-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By Warren_G
Its also possible that your system is...

Its also possible that your system is underpowered, or your speakers are too small to play cleanly at 85 dB or higher. Take your SPL meter to the movie theater, and see if the same volume at home...
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