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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-21-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9,715
Views: 339,556
Posted By Kressilac
What are the odds we get a re-mastered Master and...

What are the odds we get a re-mastered Master and Commander? Holy ****, I'd watch that movie again in Atmos just for the sound. I wonder if the original source could be leveraged or if Atmos is a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9,715
Views: 339,556
Posted By Kressilac
WAF dictates that the room be left open. With...

WAF dictates that the room be left open. With speakers on each pole, I can still accomplish 9.1.4 or even 9.2.4. Just going to have to live with the open room and hope I can still get the wow...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9,715
Views: 339,556
Posted By Kressilac
My room is 24x15 with 8.5' ceilings after RSIC...

My room is 24x15 with 8.5' ceilings after RSIC channel and double drywall. Room is open on one of the 24' lengths with only two basement poles as the places I could put speakers. Easy enough to do...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-28-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9,715
Views: 339,556
Posted By Kressilac
So my question is this...

Atmos/DTS/Auro aside, if I am ready to wire a newly framed basement with speaker wire and I want more than 7.1, what's going to somewhat future proof me with respect to speakers? For more than a...
Forum: Community News & Polls   06-18-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,403
Posted By Kressilac
Blockbusters and popcorn flicks are worth it to...

Blockbusters and popcorn flicks are worth it to me to see in a theater. Drama's I'll see at home where any setup is mostly equivalent to what you will get in the theater.

Saw Star Trek, Iron Man...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-07-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,898
Posted By Kressilac
I'm a big supporter of Monoprice. I wired my new...

I'm a big supporter of Monoprice. I wired my new home with their cables and used their Home Theater UPSes to protect my HT gear in my rack in teh basement. They've always given me great service and...
Forum: Remote Control Area   01-14-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By Kressilac
Which of the IP remote control suites is closest...

Which of the IP remote control suites is closest to releasing a Windows 8 version or a Windows 8 Phone version of their apps. As far as I know, iRule is iOS first and Android second. Roomie is iOS...
Forum: Latest Industry News   10-15-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 15,697
Posted By Kressilac
I can get damn good 1080p 7.1 surround in my...

I can get damn good 1080p 7.1 surround in my house with better atmosphere and better popcorn. Theaters are failing because they don't push the technology limits anymore. Theater should already be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-21-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,591
Posted By Kressilac
I find it incredibly hard to beat the Win 7...

I find it incredibly hard to beat the Win 7 HTPC, Ceton card + Xbox extenders solution. Yes, I know, Microsoft is hard at work killing that setup with Windows 8 but the Xbox paired with a HTPC is a...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Kressilac
Thanks for the great reply. I've got some...

Thanks for the great reply. I've got some reading to do which is exactly what I wanted to find. For my great room, I'm going to use in-wall speakers for the surrounds and bookshelf speakers from the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-28-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 903,810
Posted By Kressilac
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kezug http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/788074/show-me-your-rack/60#post_12070344)

Quote:Originally Posted by swifty7;10527924 ...
Forum: Speakers   07-28-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Kressilac
Can anyone point me to a good reference on...

Can anyone point me to a good reference on in-wall/ceiling speakers. I want to get educated on the differences between brands and the differences between bookshelf and free standing speakers. The...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-09-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,919
Posted By Kressilac
I use multiple extenders and since the media...

I use multiple extenders and since the media center also hosts all of our pictures and music, there's usually one or more devices actively pulling files and such from the PC at any time. I went with...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   07-09-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18,160
Views: 1,141,092
Posted By Kressilac
I know that I bought the haunting simply to show...

I know that I bought the haunting simply to show off my theater. Crazy bass in that movie. Though for me, the reference soundtrack award goes to Master and Commander. I admit that for this list it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-27-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,173
Posted By Kressilac
My entire house runs off a brand new Windows 7...

My entire house runs off a brand new Windows 7 MC + Ceton Tuner combo. If this is true, Windows 7 might be the last viable MCE for broadcast systems. Can someone shed light on this? Anyone from...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   04-21-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,356
Posted By Kressilac
As for the extenders, we're close to seeing the...

As for the extenders, we're close to seeing the Xbox 360 @ $100 or less. Maybe a year or so. When they announce and launch Xbox Next, it won't make the current Xbox 360 any less of an extender that...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   04-21-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,356
Posted By Kressilac
Quote:Originally Posted by mjh...

Quote:Originally Posted by mjh http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21925412)

Me too. And I own two TiVos. I take advantage of TiVo's lifetime...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,312
Posted By Kressilac
Count me in as an owner of the Ceton card. Xbox...

Count me in as an owner of the Ceton card. Xbox 360s at all TVs but the main theater TV. i5-2400 8GB RAM powers all TVs and a blu-ray without a problem.

I've only encountered two problems since I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,974
Posted By Kressilac
Media center lost a drive today....

Media center lost a drive today. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/images/smilies/frown.gif Luckily it was mirrored. Sadly, I have to bite into a 125% price increase on the drive. What was once $79.00...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,738
Posted By Kressilac
Alot of times you can buy one at Walmart or...

Alot of times you can buy one at Walmart or Target for $199 and a $50 gift card. Just use the $50 bucks on something you would have bought anyway. Boom $150 Xbox.

We use the Xbox 360 setup with a...
Forum: CE Pro & Electronic House Articles   12-01-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,635
Posted By Kressilac
The screen immediately jumped out at me. When...

The screen immediately jumped out at me. When your but is in the chair, your eyeballs should be 13rd the way up the screen, not lokking below it. Can you say neck pain.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-15-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,978
Posted By Kressilac
There's a family XboxLive subscription which...

There's a family XboxLive subscription which gives 4 gold accounts for $99/year. It's a good deal because exporting and importing profiles from TV to TV is a pain in the ass.

I mostly use the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By Kressilac
The pixelation might be from the cable signal....

The pixelation might be from the cable signal. The Ceton card doesn't seem to tollerate signal strength variations as well as say the Motorola set-top box from your cable company. I'd have the Cable...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-13-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By Kressilac
I'm hoping that it is something I can solve with...

I'm hoping that it is something I can solve with Arcsoft. I like the software and the integration into Media Center is nice. I'll know more when I get a chance to call their support line and work...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-12-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,340
Posted By Kressilac
I'll put the summary of what I know now here...

I'll put the summary of what I know now here because this is my thread. Blu-Ray playback has a 24p playback bug on Sandybridge that adds 43ms audio delay every few minutes. Audio degrades horribly...
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