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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-18-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 970
Views: 118,521
Posted By Garet Jax
First off dude - you rock. Thanks for all the...

First off dude - you rock. Thanks for all the helpful replies.

Secondly - it appears to be a heat ventilation issue. I installed a fan that blows from left to right just above the receiver. ...
Forum: PlayStation Area   08-18-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Garet Jax
It was probably 20 more feet around a corner. It...

It was probably 20 more feet around a corner. It also had a geo-thermal air conditioning unit and two 200A panels in between so there could have been a number of sources of interference. With that...
Forum: PlayStation Area   08-18-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Garet Jax
Not really - I have done a lot of research and...

Not really - I have done a lot of research and tinkering. I called Sony support - they were absolutely worthless. I returned one console and bought an extra controller so I have tried with two...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 118,521
Posted By Garet Jax
Thanks a lot. Got that part figured out. It...

Thanks a lot. Got that part figured out. It turns out my back up failed so there was nothing to restore anyway. :(

Even with the reset and the reconfiguration, I still got the same shut down...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-13-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 118,521
Posted By Garet Jax
Thanks for the suggestions. All speaker cables...

Thanks for the suggestions. All speaker cables are attached using banana plugs and they are very clean. There doesn't appear to be cross post touching.

I have also created more room above the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 118,521
Posted By Garet Jax
Hello all, My Marantz SR5007 has just...

Hello all,

My Marantz SR5007 has just spontaneously started to turn itself off. If I wait a little while (couple minutes) and hit the power button, it will wake itself up and run for some time...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   07-03-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Garet Jax
Thanks for keeping me honest :-) Yes I did...

Thanks for keeping me honest :-)

Yes I did know that Redmere cables are directional.

I couldn't find it on a search either. I had to go back to my order number to get the part number and then...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   07-03-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By Garet Jax
I bought 3 60 foot redmere cables from Monoprice...

I bought 3 60 foot redmere cables from Monoprice and 2/3 did not work. I love Monoprice, but was told Redmere cables are really only to be used connecting a source directly to a display (and not...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   06-30-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Garet Jax
AV, Thanks a lot for your participation in...

AV,

Thanks a lot for your participation in this thread. I really appreciate it. Once I had trouble with Monoprice cables, I very seriously considered going with the parts express cables. The...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   06-30-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 989
Posted By Garet Jax
I ended up getting 3 60 foot redmere cables and 7...

I ended up getting 3 60 foot redmere cables and 7 shorter (< 7 foot) ones. Unfortunately, only 1 of the 3 long redmere cables worked. I ended up not even opening the shorter ones.

I chatted with...
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-28-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Garet Jax
Wiring dilemma....

Hello all,

I am trying to figure something out here and am looking for some advice. I am having issues with my family room TV - audio and video keeps crapping out and/or shows/sounds crackling. ...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-27-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By Garet Jax
Point taken, but I have read that I need top...

Point taken, but I have read that I need top quality cabling and connectors if they are to be used for HDMI extenders. I am wondering if this is high quality enough. Do you have any thoughts?
...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-27-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 113,053
Posted By Garet Jax
Mark - snob away :) Where do you get the...

Mark - snob away :)

Where do you get the Belden bulk cat 6 cable and what connectors do you use for your cable? Thanks.
Forum: Audio theory, Setup and Chat   06-27-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Garet Jax
Try looking at Blue Jeans Cables...

Try looking at Blue Jeans Cables (http://www.bluejeanscable.com/store/hdmi-cables/hdmi-cable.htm). They have a thin product that goes up to 25 feet and a thicker product that goes much longer. The...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By Garet Jax
OK guys - thanks for all the responses. Here is...

OK guys - thanks for all the responses. Here is the next question. If I am going to try running an HDMI extender, what is the best ethernet cable (and connector) to run for it?

If I use this...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-24-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Garet Jax
Both. Do I have to worry about electrical...

Both.

Do I have to worry about electrical cables?
Light fixtures?
Computers?
Hot water heaters?
Electrical Panels?
Geothermal Units?

Also is there an objective way to know when there is...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-24-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Garet Jax
Sources of Interference

Hello all,

I have a separate AV rack in the unfinished part of my basement. I have noticed that it seems to get interference from time to time.

I recently replaced my PS3 in the rack with a...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-24-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 113,053
Posted By Garet Jax
Monoprice cat 6 bulk cabling happens to be what I...

Monoprice cat 6 bulk cabling happens to be what I used - is there a problem with it?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-24-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By Garet Jax
Very good information. In your experience when...

Very good information. In your experience when the termination needs to be replaced, does it always cause problems or is it more temperamental? In other words, is it black and white - it either...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-24-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By Garet Jax
As Joe said above, if using the cat cabling for...

As Joe said above, if using the cat cabling for extending HDMI, then there should be no extra connections. The cable should be straight from TX to RX.

However, if you are talking about cabling...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   06-24-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Garet Jax
Thanks. I am trying the cable route first. ...

Thanks.

I am trying the cable route first. Just bought a bunch of Redmere cabling from Monoprice. If that doesn't work, then my next step is to either replace the longer cables with HBaseT HDMI...
Forum: PlayStation Area   06-19-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Garet Jax
No not yet. All my setup is behind the wall...

No not yet. All my setup is behind the wall right now so I have very little flexibility. It's either in the rack or under the TV. I have some longer Redmere cables on their way (hoping to fix some...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   06-19-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 607
Posted By Garet Jax
No one has any thoughts?

No one has any thoughts?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-19-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By Garet Jax
Yeah - thanks forgot that. Can anyone help put...

Yeah - thanks forgot that. Can anyone help put this into perspective with the others. What is the overall order this extender as compared to the Redmere cables and the other 3 extenders?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-19-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,039
Posted By Garet Jax
Yeah thanks. Forgot that. I believe I already...

Yeah thanks. Forgot that. I believe I already have one to one of my TVs. I am having some issues with that TV, but there is no way to know right now if it is the extender or something else. ...
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