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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-22-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By Neurorad
I would use the keyholes on the back, with...

I would use the keyholes on the back, with drywall screws or snap toggles.

The speaker cable drywall penetration would be located at the center of the speaker, at the connectors.

Snap Toggle...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-07-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Neurorad
Bring the cables out of the wall lower down,...

Bring the cables out of the wall lower down, hidden behind the 36" rack?
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-07-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Posted By Neurorad
Try the Dedicated Theater subforum ...

Try the Dedicated Theater subforum

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/19-dedicated-theater-design-construction/
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-07-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Neurorad
I bought a small black ABS project box, to put in...

I bought a small black ABS project box, to put in the rack, but didn't use it. The only place I ended up installing the 3.5 mm breakout device was behind the TV. Everything else was split...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-06-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By Neurorad
You could put each component on am amp stand ...

You could put each component on am amp stand

http://www.audioadvisor.com/images/SANEFAB2_000.jpg

Run a length of black slotted wiring duct (aka finger channel) along the baseboard behind the...
Forum: Remote Control Area   07-06-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Neurorad
Extending IR - hardware solution I found useful

While researching ways to hardwire my Harmony Hub to individual AV components, to avoid line of site from the Hub in my rack, I came across this:
...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-15-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,921
Posted By Neurorad
Maybe you could call Metra/Ethereal for a solid...

Maybe you could call Metra/Ethereal for a solid reference.

Buying through an authorized dealer could allow you to return if it doesn't work.
Forum: Home Automation   06-07-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 183
Posted By Neurorad
Vantage or Lutron QS. If you find the...

Vantage or Lutron QS.

If you find the right dealer they may let you do most of the work, but the hardware is still expensive.

Relevant CE Pro article...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   06-05-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5,700
Views: 475,521
Posted By Neurorad
Having a tough time mirroring from a W10 Asus...

Having a tough time mirroring from a W10 Asus Zenbook laptop, to the 70X850b.

Worked previously, now won't.

I updated the video driver, no dice.

Tried to the TV directly (HDMI 1, 2, 3, and 4...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-20-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 143
Posted By Neurorad
If you 'overwire' in an attempt to 'futureproof',...

If you 'overwire' in an attempt to 'futureproof', you may have extra cables you may never need. Don't terminate those until you need them. Waste of money and effort, leave them unterminated behind...
Forum: Home Automation   05-20-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 165,061
Posted By Neurorad
I have also struggled with this concept for...

I have also struggled with this concept for years.

It helps to realize that prices of items are uncommonly based solely on physical value - the cost of the parts. Much more importantly, the price...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-14-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Neurorad
My vote is for floor. ...

My vote is for floor.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/jlspeaker/product_files/images/originals/1500PT.jpg?1435255995
...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-11-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By Neurorad
On my desktop PC now, it looks like you have...

On my desktop PC now, it looks like you have 8-conductor cable, so you're probably fine with your current cables - probably no need for new ones, but it depends on where you need hardwired Ethernet....
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-11-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By Neurorad
Those multiconductor cables look like they are...

Those multiconductor cables look like they are for telephone. All of them 4 conductor?

Looks like ~30 phone drops.

I think some of those could be repurposed for Ethernet. Or, you could add...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-04-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Neurorad
Going straight to the amp is almost always...

Going straight to the amp is almost always easier, and cheaper. Because the rack layout may change, leave yourself some cable slack (service loops). Coil the slack up behind a blank plate, at the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-03-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Neurorad
similar discussions ...

similar discussions

http://cocoontech.com/forums/topic/26637-to-patch-or-not-to-patch-this-is-the-question/?p=214810

http://www.remotecentral.com/cgi-bin/mboard/rc-custom/thread.cgi?33063
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-03-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Neurorad
I rack-mounted these terminal blocks, but they...

I rack-mounted these terminal blocks, but they could be located in a LV enclosure:

http://cdn.avsforum.com/0/07/350x700px-LL-07c7ea8d_TB.jpeg

Barrier blocks/barrier strips/terminal...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-03-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Neurorad
Cut out the hole in the drywall for the TV box or...

Cut out the hole in the drywall for the TV box or outlet, then drill and drop the cable. If your cable interferes with the door, then drill over a couple inches.

These small holes in the top plate...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-02-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Neurorad
Neutrik SpeakOn patch panel ...

Neutrik SpeakOn patch panel

http://www.keene.co.uk/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/p/p/pp6.jpg
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-02-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By Neurorad
No signal loss. Just easier to go straight to...

No signal loss. Just easier to go straight to the anp.

If you must patch, you can consider Neutrik SpeakOn connectors. Both solder and screw terminal options. I would use the 4-conductor...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-29-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,754
Posted By Neurorad
I see Russound in my future if I have to buy new...

I see Russound in my future if I have to buy new KPs.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-26-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 311
Posted By Neurorad
Worthington Distribution. B&H Photo Video...

Worthington Distribution. B&H Photo Video (bhphotovideo .com). Customavrack .com. Amazon.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-22-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By Neurorad
Why recessed? If the speaker will hang on...

Why recessed?

If the speaker will hang on the wall over the recessed plate, just poke a hole in the drywall, and connect the speaker cable conductors directly to the speaker binding posts. That...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-22-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Neurorad
I would do it. The sound doesn't need to be...

I would do it. The sound doesn't need to be quality, from the Atmos speakers. They're for overhead effects.
Forum: Home Automation   04-21-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Neurorad
This may fit the bill. ...

This may fit the bill.

http://www.easyadapters.com/proddetail.php?prod=SJ-TB3

http://www.easyadapters.com/prodimages/large_sj3.jpg

I just bought a few to use myself for this purpose. ...
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