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Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   12-07-2013, 02:57 PM
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Views: 220
Posted By stanwelks
I would like to get a new TV in the 55-60 inch...

I would like to get a new TV in the 55-60 inch range. The TV will be in a room that gets lots of natural light during the day, and I am unable to block the light. I will use the TV for watching TV...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   04-24-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By stanwelks
I'm thinking of getting a 2013 65-inch Panasonic...

I'm thinking of getting a 2013 65-inch Panasonic Plasma. Even if Panasonic stops making plasmas, how would that affect a new purchase? Will parts become more difficult to get later on? Is there any...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   03-20-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By stanwelks
I would like to get a new TV in the 55-60 inch...

I would like to get a new TV in the 55-60 inch range. The TV will be in a room that gets lots of natural light during the day, and we will not be blocking the light. We will use the TV for watching...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-15-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By stanwelks
I bought some Monster Cable XPNW MS Navajo White...

I bought some Monster Cable XPNW MS Navajo White (all that was available at the store) flat speaker wire and it doesn't even say what the gauge is, though I'm pretty sure it is 16. I need to run the...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   11-15-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By stanwelks
I'm waiting for CES to see what comes out before...

I'm waiting for CES to see what comes out before buying a new 65-70 inch display.

1. How long after CES does it generally take for new displays to be available for purchase?
2. Is there any new...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-14-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By stanwelks
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mn_hokie http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1438909/how-to-control-equipment-with-remote-when-it-is-hidden#post_22584214)

Go take...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-13-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By stanwelks
So with an RF remote, do different signal...

So with an RF remote, do different signal devices connect to each piece of my equipment, and those signal devices talk to a main device that will go somewhere near my TV so that when I point the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-12-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,259
Posted By stanwelks
I want to setup a room with a TV at the front of...

I want to setup a room with a TV at the front of the room and an equipment cabinet hidden behind a sofa on the opposite side of the room. The cabinet will contain the following pieces:

- DirecTV...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-12-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,722
Posted By stanwelks
I ripped the carpet out and took the following...

I ripped the carpet out and took the following pics of what my baseboard, and the current area between the strips of wood and wall looks like. I will need to run speaker wire as well as a slim...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-09-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By stanwelks
I need to run some speaker wire and an HDMI...

I need to run some speaker wire and an HDMI cable from where my TV is located above a fireplace and down the side of the fireplace to under the carpet. Can anyone recommend a way to attach the wires...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   11-09-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,722
Posted By stanwelks
I need to run my front speakers wires about...

I need to run my front speakers wires about 50-ft from where my display is and along the baseboards of my living room to my equipment.

Can anyone recommend a brand/model of speaker wire for this?...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-21-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By stanwelks
The carpet will also have padding underneath it....

The carpet will also have padding underneath it.

1. If I run the wire under or on top of the padding will that make a difference?

2. What is the best way to run HDMI under the carpet? Is this...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-21-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By stanwelks
My rears are currently on stands, though I am...

My rears are currently on stands, though I am looking into getting speakers eventually placed into the wall behind my sofa so they will be flush with the wall.

Thanks.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-07-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By stanwelks
I'm going to replace the carpet in my living...

I'm going to replace the carpet in my living room and want to run speaker while while I'm at it. I currently have a set up with 3 in the front and 2 in the rear along with a sub, however, I want to...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   10-07-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By stanwelks
What distance should rear speakers be placed...

What distance should rear speakers be placed from where you are sitting?

Thanks.
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-09-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,789
Posted By stanwelks
1. Is off angle viewing also a problem with...

1. Is off angle viewing also a problem with plasma or just with LCD?

2. How exactly does it affect the LCD viewing when it is off angle? Do you lose color vibrance, contrast, etc.?

Thanks in...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   07-09-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,789
Posted By stanwelks
1.) What is the ideal height for viewing a LCD?...

1.) What is the ideal height for viewing a LCD? Is visual quality affected if it is too high?
2.) 1.) What is the ideal height for viewing a Plasma? Is visual quality affected if it is too high?...
Forum: Speakers   07-08-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By stanwelks
Can anyone recommend some good quality...

Can anyone recommend some good quality headphones that can be used wirelessly? Ideally I would like to be able to easily move them from one room to another and easily disconnect and reconnect them...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   07-07-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,181
Posted By stanwelks
I'm considering a projector based system in...

I'm considering a projector based system in order to have a larger screen and because I keep hearing about the visual quality being so much better than comparable LCD/Plasma displays. What is it...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-02-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By stanwelks
I was trying to figure out how to put a 65-inch...

I was trying to figure out how to put a 65-inch TV above my fireplace, though it would have almost touched the ceiling and been difficult to watch. I am now seriously thinking of a projector based...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   07-01-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By stanwelks
I have a large living room that has lots of...

I have a large living room that has lots of natural light coming in. I also have a den with a system and I am now thinking of adding a projector based system to my living room and only using it at...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By stanwelks
Thanks for the replies. Any idea how either of...

Thanks for the replies. Any idea how either of these will do in a room with a good amount of natural lighting?
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By stanwelks
What are the main differences between the two?...

What are the main differences between the two? I'm looking over the specs, though I honestly do not know enough to be able to point out the differences.

Thanks.
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   06-27-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By stanwelks
I want to get a very high quality display and...

I want to get a very high quality display and everything I'm reading is pointing me towards the VT50 plasma. However, it is a bit more than I was hoping to spend at about $3,400 on Amazon for 65...
Forum: Flat Panels General and OLED Technology   06-24-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By stanwelks
I want to buy a new 50-65-inch panel sometime...

I want to buy a new 50-65-inch panel sometime before the end of the year. I'm not sure what type to get yet.

1. Are there any upcoming new features or models I should look for?
2. When are the...
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