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Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-27-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By zikronix
Those work very well, I use mine all the time...

Those work very well, I use mine all the time when toning out stuff at work. I'm an IT guy by trade so I do my fair share of fishing, tracing and cursing! I need to figure out how to get work to buy...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-27-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By zikronix
That tester is neat as hell! Definitely something...

That tester is neat as hell! Definitely something I would put on my wish list.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-26-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By zikronix
Yes clearly that is an option. The 5.1 is wired i...

Yes clearly that is an option. The 5.1 is wired i dont need to monkey with that. i plan on using sonos for my wha distribution. that doesnt change my curiousity of where the wires go!
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-26-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By zikronix
Old construction. No access to plans or previous...

Old construction. No access to plans or previous owners. If I grounded out my toner I would still have to wand the entire house! Shoot me now! It is four conductor speaker wire. No hidden speakers...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-26-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By zikronix
No different than my progressive electronics tone...

No different than my progressive electronics tone and probe. Any other ideas?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   04-26-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 171
Posted By zikronix
Tracing an unknown wire

Ok so im looking for some guidance with my situation on how to trace a wire that is apparently some where in my house. This house came prewired and no plans are available so im at the mercy of any...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-31-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By zikronix
My bad on that. It was in the original post...

My bad on that. It was in the original post before I edited it. So if I understand this right.

I would need the Sonos:connect to distribute the sound form the second zone to the wifi ang then...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-31-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By zikronix
New house isn't wired for abus, I have all the...

New house isn't wired for abus, I have all the equipment but there really isn't a way to easily install it in the new house. Sure I could install it on the second story, but really why. That's where...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-31-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By zikronix
Joe Thanks for the reply, maybe this will help? ...

Joe Thanks for the reply, maybe this will help?

In the old house I had a dual zone receiver (hk avr 3600) 1 zone went to the 5.1 the second zone fed an abus system with three keypads.

The new...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-30-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 102
Posted By zikronix
WHA Abus conversion I think I got this figured out.

So I came to post this originally that I have componets form my abus system that I would like to reuse but after reading it looks like, perhaps I should sell that and go with
Sonos, Denon Heos, Nuvo...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-30-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By zikronix
I didn't see it on the forum list. I will cross...

I didn't see it on the forum list. I will cross post this there since that's where it belongs. Thanks!
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-30-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By zikronix
Replacing Abus with something else

Hello all,

Its been a while since ive been on here, but a few years ago I put abus in our single level house and I have an HK AVR-3600 which has abus. We moved and I took the keypads and amp with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-03-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By zikronix
so how does wmc get its guide data. did M$ pay...

so how does wmc get its guide data. did M$ pay some one off?

Edit: it looks like both xbmc and media portal will pull local ota guide data just fine? I know mythtv does as well (gave up on myth...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-03-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By zikronix
Were just using an ota tuner and then "other...

Were just using an ota tuner and then "other sources" for different content. The only reason we have an ota tuner is to watch the news and for what i call "lazy tv"

lazy tv: the act of just...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-03-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By zikronix
Dont get me wrong and this isnt one of those...

Dont get me wrong and this isnt one of those bashing threads. Im just looking for something even easier and cleaner than wmc as far as usablity goes. XBMC is pretty very pretty. Media portal has...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-02-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 929
Posted By zikronix
Currently running a very successful build of...

Currently running a very successful build of wmc7+mb and other items

Its been a long time since I looked at xbmc. I also discovered media portal.

What is the status of true live tv using a...
Forum: Speakers   09-26-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By zikronix
I thought it was pretty good...

I thought it was pretty good http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif ok ill draw a diagram.
Forum: Speakers   09-25-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By zikronix
Ok so quick rundown of what i got going on ...

Ok so quick rundown of what i got going on

Reciever:
HK AVR-254 in 5.1 configuration (zone 1)

Speakers (5.1)
5 - 6-1/2 Inches Kevlar 2-Way In-Ceiling Speakers...
Forum: Speakers   07-03-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By zikronix
bump for the morning crew

bump for the morning crew
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By zikronix
Ok I suck at doodling so eff that. but ok....

Ok I suck at doodling so eff that.

but ok. The receiver for its second zone as an L and R channel. If I came out of that and went to a volume control then to a speaker then everything past that...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By zikronix
I dont think your an idiot. I know how the...

I dont think your an idiot. I know how the volume controls work, etc

My Question is do I wire these in parallel or series.

From what I think is supposed to happen. I think I should come to the...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By zikronix
Quote:Originally Posted by toofarzong...

Quote:Originally Posted by toofarzong http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20646850)

I grew in Vegas and did HVAC, talk about hotter than hell in the...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By zikronix
Quote:Originally Posted by toofarzong...

Quote:Originally Posted by toofarzong http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/20646824)

Holy hell man! 117deg and your deciding now is a good time to go...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By zikronix
I Have an HK avr 254 with 5.1 currently wired to...

I Have an HK avr 254 with 5.1 currently wired to it. I will never use the 7.1 feature which leave me a second zone for home audio

I have 4 speakers I wish to connect in this configuration. They...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-12-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By zikronix
Quote:Originally Posted by tvrgeek...

Quote:Originally Posted by tvrgeek http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/18260579)

So, what do you think is inside an AVR? An HDMI switch. So the...
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