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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   07-14-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Willie
A-300 is a rebranded HiMedia Q10; even has the...

A-300 is a rebranded HiMedia Q10; even has the same revision of firmware.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-11-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,281
Posted By Willie
There is more than one Android box that can pass...

There is more than one Android box that can pass HD Audio to an AVR. Vidon and HiMedia Q5 can do it to name two.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   06-10-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,281
Posted By Willie
That is incorrect.

That is incorrect.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-09-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,789
Posted By Willie
+1 on the color!

+1 on the color!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-08-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 58,420
Posted By Willie
One of the biggest drawbacks to these racks is...

One of the biggest drawbacks to these racks is that the mounting holes of the rack itself are threaded. As a result if you swap out a lot of equipment eventually you WILL strip the threads. Use...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-09-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,350
Views: 185,105
Posted By Willie
Um, I for one appreciate build threads that...

Um, I for one appreciate build threads that journal of all the minute detail, including yours. I imagine others do as well :)

Willie
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   04-10-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 8,405
Posted By Willie
Your up against the exchange rate. CAD is worth...

Your up against the exchange rate. CAD is worth 22% less than the USD. Of course it is going to be more, unless your paying in USD.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-31-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,181
Posted By Willie
Currently that's because the loonie is in the...

Currently that's because the loonie is in the toilet against the US dollar. I do some business in Canada. The US/CA exchange rate is north of 20 percent. It is very difficult for multinational...
Forum: DIY Sound Group - Loudspeakers and Subwoofers   03-21-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Willie
Concentric 8 Build...

Concentric 8 Build (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1923578-concentric-8-build.html)
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-13-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
Posted By Willie
Sorry that wasn't clear. I am waiting on new...

Sorry that wasn't clear. I am waiting on new home construction, so I am living in a 1200 sq ft cottage till construction is complete. New home will have a 25'X13'6"X8 theater. The Cheap Thrills...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-13-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
Posted By Willie
My Cheap Thrills are packed away waiting for a...

My Cheap Thrills are packed away waiting for a home. I am listening to the Concentrics in a totally different environment.

The Cheap Thrills have a much more expansive sound stage and a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-12-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
Posted By Willie
Let me start by saying that reviewing speakers is...

Let me start by saying that reviewing speakers is a very personal deal, and I am pretty sure I am not really qualified because it is so subjective. Best I can offer is 'did the instruments sound...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-12-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
Posted By Willie
I was not using room correction. These are being...

I was not using room correction. These are being driven with a Denon 4311 paired with an Outlaw sub-woofer crossed at 80. The room I am listening in is temporary and not at all treated or well suited...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-11-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
Posted By Willie
Finished them tonight. Initial impressions...

Finished them tonight.

Initial impressions are that the high frequencies are very "in your face" at higher volumes. Clarity is awesome.

Listened to some Cream at Madison Square Garden 2005...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-10-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Willie
I store all my content on an unraid server. I...

I store all my content on an unraid server. I rip all my BD to MKV with the hidef audio track and subtitles; I have no use for the extras. Generally don't save TV recordings. I can count on one...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-08-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 143,439
Posted By Willie
This thread is step by. Not an intuitive process...

This thread is step by. Not an intuitive process by any means. Should be a sticky in every sub-forum.

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/155-diy-speakers-subs/1564417-how-put-image-post.html
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-07-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
Posted By Willie
I finished one tonight before I read this. I...

I finished one tonight before I read this. I lined every inner wall the acoustic foam. I will add some poly to the next one to see I can hear much of a difference.

Just for grins I paired the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-07-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
Posted By Willie
The birch cabinets are specified if you select...

The birch cabinets are specified if you select the cabinet pic with the Duratex coating.

Willie
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   03-07-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,697
Posted By Willie
Concentric-8 Build

Ordered Concentric-8s when they first became available a couple of months ago. Erich sells this kit with pre-assembled Baltic Birch cabinets and pre-built crossovers.

A friend of mine finally...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-04-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,929
Posted By Willie
I have the i3 and playback is smooth as butter...

I have the i3 and playback is smooth as butter and it is lightning fast. The only 4k I have played are Vimeo clips. I haven't checked CPU usage. Doesn't seem to be a hint of needing to.

Willie
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-04-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 66,471
Posted By Willie
It's not always about the money. ;)

It's not always about the money. ;)
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-04-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 60,929
Posted By Willie
Wouldn't the benefit of the i3 be the HD4600...

Wouldn't the benefit of the i3 be the HD4600 graphics, primarily 4K support?
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-04-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 66,471
Posted By Willie
Or a VW Jetta

Or a VW Jetta
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   03-03-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 66,471
Posted By Willie
Prices in Canada recently were raised as well. ...

Prices in Canada recently were raised as well. Sony may have figured out that the loonie was worth 25% less than the US dollar. Glad it took em' so long to figure it out. :D

Willie
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-03-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By Willie
Agree on Chromebox with OpenElec. I have the...

Agree on Chromebox with OpenElec. I have the Asus and it rocks.

I have a Mede8er 600, KD Links, and Dune packed away. The ability to dual boot to Chrome OS is big for me. Did I mention it was...
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