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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-16-2015, 08:03 PM
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How the amplifier sounds will be insignificant to...

How the amplifier sounds will be insignificant to the quality of speaker and placement in the room. Not to mention the room itself is the biggest factor in how a speaker reacts to it.

Just get an...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-11-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 330
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Almost any HDBaseT cat HDMI extender will work.

Almost any HDBaseT cat HDMI extender will work.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-03-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 188
Posted By ifor
I gave you many reasons that the Denon HEOS or...

I gave you many reasons that the Denon HEOS or the Sonos ConnectAmps would be better than using 3 express' for audio distribution.

3 of these units a can be had for around $1500-1600. At ten times...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-03-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 218
Posted By ifor
+1

+1
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-03-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 188
Posted By ifor
Yes and no. You'll have to use your iPhone, iPad...

Yes and no. You'll have to use your iPhone, iPad or other apple device to be able to choose which zone you want to stream music to. I don't think you can stream to multiple Airport express'.

Your...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-21-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By ifor
Of all the times I've pre-wired homes, the...

Of all the times I've pre-wired homes, the builder will not pay for the necessary network router and network switch to make all the ports in a home "live".

But the biggest reason is, the home...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-21-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 79
Posted By ifor
Put on the proper bnc (compression) connectors...

Put on the proper bnc (compression) connectors and test again.
This is the only way to test. Eliminate the variables.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-21-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 320
Posted By ifor
So how do you know what the cable is worth if...

So how do you know what the cable is worth if there aren't any testing or speed standards? Stick with cat6 and you'll be fine.

A lot of people don't realized the speeds that even cat5e can do.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-14-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
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Every system is different and therefore, wiring...

Every system is different and therefore, wiring will also be different.

Wiring diagrams can be had but usually in a design process that you may have to pay for.

Most integrators, myself...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-27-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By ifor
Depends on your location. Do you have vapor...

Depends on your location. Do you have vapor barrier on the exterior walls?

If so, then you need to makes sure you install a vapor hat surrounding the speaker opening and make sure it's taped back...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-01-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By ifor
I've used most rg6 connectors but I've never seen...

I've used most rg6 connectors but I've never seen those particular Ideal connectors. The description says that they are weatherproof so... maybe that has something to do with it? idk
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-01-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By ifor
If you want to do the work yourself, then I would...

If you want to do the work yourself, then I would look at hiring a pro to at least get a wiring plan. No one here can see your house construction and would be irresponsible to suggest anything that...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-01-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By ifor
http://www.aifittings.com/catalog/home-theater-aud...

http://www.aifittings.com/catalog/home-theater-audio-video/multiple-gang-recessed-tv-box-for-power-and-low-voltage/TVBU505

These are what we use for tv pre-wires. They have box for electrical...
Forum: Headphones   01-01-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By ifor
I can only speak for the DTS as I experienced it....

I can only speak for the DTS as I experienced it.

It was the single most awe inducing demo I have ever experienced. DTS had a room set-up with traditional speakers and cheap-ish headphones draped...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By ifor
If you are using some type of room correction...

If you are using some type of room correction from your receiver or processor, you are more than likely cutting off these frequencies already.

If not, I think you'll find that in a dedicated...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   12-28-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By ifor
Sounds like a good plan since the dog ears only...

Sounds like a good plan since the dog ears only flip out to the sides of the speaker.

You could also look at trying to screw the speaker into the existing studs by angling the screws out towards...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By ifor
If you have the room, I would look at using JBL...

If you have the room, I would look at using JBL Cinema speakers behind the screen.

http://www.jblpro.com/www/products/cinema-market/3000-series/3677
...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   12-18-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By ifor
Lots of conduit is available in 2" sizes. ...

Lots of conduit is available in 2" sizes.

Galvanized steel, PVC or aluminum.
http://www.homedepot.com/b/Electrical-Electrical-Boxes-Conduit-Fittings/N-5yc1vZbm4m
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-08-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By ifor
Phoenix connector, more likely green in color.

Phoenix connector, more likely green in color.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   12-02-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By ifor
Non-shielded cat5e will be absolutely fine. ...

Non-shielded cat5e will be absolutely fine.

In fact, we don't ever use shielded cat cable at all. Never had any problems with HDBaseT units.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-30-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By ifor
Use a HDBaseT extender and nothing else.

Use a HDBaseT extender and nothing else.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-17-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By ifor
Home construction depends on local building...

Home construction depends on local building codes.

They can differ greatly from one place to the next.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-15-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By ifor
Use a HDBaseT extender. Keep the Cat5e...

Use a HDBaseT extender.



Keep the Cat5e there, it's not doing any harm. Run your Cat6 where you want it to go. Remember, Cat5e is capable of running everything you can through at it.


...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 886
Posted By ifor
6" from the front of the speaker or the rear of...

6" from the front of the speaker or the rear of the speaker?

If it's from the rear of the speaker, are you really going to be happy with the speaker sitting 14" in front of the wall when the tv is...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-09-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By ifor
You will feed the receiver an HDMI signal from...

You will feed the receiver an HDMI signal from the output of the matrix switch.

Almost every source I have worked with, output audio simultaneously.
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