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Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-05-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By lowella
Thanks, I'm aware. Sorry you missed the pun!

Thanks, I'm aware. Sorry you missed the pun!
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-05-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 478
Posted By lowella
Ok! My apologies for putting this in the wrong...

Ok! My apologies for putting this in the wrong place if I did. To me, TOSLINK and/or SP/DIF cables (what's the DIF anyway?! ;) are for surround sound, at least that's what I use them for. Sorry I...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   08-05-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 478
Posted By lowella
Wow! I missed a whole bunch of posts, sorry I...

Wow! I missed a whole bunch of posts, sorry I guess I need to subscribe to the thread. Thank you, the photo and info is very helpful. I did have a couple of the RCA style ones. Had no idea....I'm...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-28-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 944
Posted By lowella
Haven't seen much on this here lately but just...

Haven't seen much on this here lately but just pulled the trigger so look forward to participating.

Can anyone direct me to a tilting wall mount that is sure to work with this model? Thanks,
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-23-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 478
Posted By lowella
Thanks! But am I reading this right, are you...

Thanks! But am I reading this right, are you suggesting a $120 cable that stinks (compared with coaxial)? I would look at coaxial but I don't know that anything I have has a coaxial jack on it? Do...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-23-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 478
Posted By lowella
No I would actually want this to be high quality,...

No I would actually want this to be high quality, so if it's a different optical signal I'd go with TOSLink...I just figured if it's digital it either makes it to the other end, or it doesn't(?)

...
Forum: Surround Music Formats   07-23-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 478
Posted By lowella
S/PDIF cable types

Hey all, for those using S/PDIF to carry the surround signal....there are many different types of fiber cable, I have access to some that are LS (2 single modes stuck together like stereo RCA cables)...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-17-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By lowella
Thanks, that does make sense. But the material...

Thanks, that does make sense. But the material should make a big difference as well, so if there is a thin pad that is known for being more absorbent, i'd be interested in it! Hm starting to sound...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By lowella
Thanks, that's a good thought I've considered...

Thanks, that's a good thought I've considered (they did that in the rest of the house) and may put 1/4 round on anyway, but I still like thin carpet - aren't there any made special that are super...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By lowella
Thanks! Berber is a good option too, i'd consider...

Thanks! Berber is a good option too, i'd consider it. I didn't know if there was a certain sound-absorbing material for pads underneath, either (?) The baseboard is on above the concrete, i have...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-16-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By lowella
Examples of good thin carpets for sound quality?

Can't bring myself to put a shag rug in the cave ;) ....i'm looking for a thin carpet, i was considering carpet tile actually. Anyone have any links they could throw me for carpets that will enhance...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-03-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By lowella
Thank you guys, much appreciated! I think I was...

Thank you guys, much appreciated! I think I was using the wrong search terms. I'm a big monoprice fan :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-02-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By lowella
HDMI mirroring on multiple screens

Hi guys,

I'm looking to send an HDMI signal (home security & computer) to two different screens so I can check (read-only - no mouse control needed) content on either screen in different parts of...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-26-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By lowella
Nice, thanks for the info guys!

Nice, thanks for the info guys!
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-25-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By lowella
Ah...so the U is for height (duh) Sorry. Is the...

Ah...so the U is for height (duh) Sorry. Is the width standard then?? Because one rack i have is 14.8" and I know the GC is 17"...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-25-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By lowella
Thanks Matt! That's helpful. I didn't know if I...

Thanks Matt! That's helpful. I didn't know if I could put a 17" component into an 18u rack.
I have other components like a video surveillance system but those are 18" so will fit.
If anyone has...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-25-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By lowella
Proper rack for Nuvo GC with future expansion?

Hey all, I see the Nuvo GC is 17" wide. I was considering an 18u rack but not sure if that will work - what do you guys have/recommend? Many thanks,
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-19-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By lowella
Guys, along these lines, can you do (or has...

Guys, along these lines, can you do (or has anyone done) 2 Lutron controllers for 2 different lighting schemes? (do they operate at the same frequencies/codes?) I was trying to get an answer to...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   01-14-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By lowella
*Dual* IR dimmers for HT room?

Hey all, I'm looking for a set of 2 dimmers that can be installed together ( 1 or 2 gangs)
and can't find anything here...can anyone help? I'm fine with the Lutron Maestros but can't find it in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-08-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 661
Posted By lowella
Attachment was removed during an edit so here it...

Attachment was removed during an edit so here it is again.
The hatched area is all decoupled at the ceiling only (no wall decoupling yet, but may add 2nd wall & double door airlocks later on after I...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-07-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 661
Posted By lowella
Edit: I should first note that this is not your...

Edit: I should first note that this is not your typical theater but a sound listening room with a large TV on one wall and surround sound (mostly for viewing concert videos)...I'm elevating sound...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-17-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By lowella
Great, many thanks!

Great, many thanks!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-16-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By lowella
Quick answer - is it better to do 2500 CF or an exact ratio 1:1.4:1.9?

Hey all, sorry I need a quick answer for the best *2 channel* sound possible in a mancave. Have been going back & forth with contractor. I'm trying to get an exact ratio from the realtraps app but...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-19-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 661
Posted By lowella
Thank you Tedd for the reply. I have found that...

Thank you Tedd for the reply. I have found that I'm not subscribed after replying to threads unless I go into each thread manually and set it. I also thought you may have asked the question about...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-19-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 661
Posted By lowella
Hey all, I'm at the point where I have to decide...

Hey all, I'm at the point where I have to decide what to decouple, if anything. (please see diagram above)


So I have a partial exterior wall (with XPS board insulation and studs 1" out from the...
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