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Forum: Speakers   07-10-2013, 02:13 PM
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Posted By rene18
I'd really appreciate if someone could give me a...

I'd really appreciate if someone could give me a hint what is the right direction. I have the most important components of my 5.1 setup and I know the rears are not that critical, but I'd still like...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By rene18
Anyone? At least a hint in what range should I...

Anyone? At least a hint in what range should I look for those speakers. Maybe even a 150€ pair will be enough?
Forum: Speakers   06-29-2013, 03:46 PM
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Posted By rene18
My current setup: * fronts: Focal Chorus 836V ...

My current setup:
* fronts: Focal Chorus 836V
* center: Focal Chorus CC800V
* subwoofer: Wharfedale Diamond 10 GX-SUB
* AVR: Denon AVR-1912

I now want to expand my setup to 5.1 so I need a...
Forum: Speakers   02-02-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By rene18
I finally couldn't get the deal for the JBL.......

I finally couldn't get the deal for the JBL.... Currently I have an offer for a Wharfedale Diamond 10 GX-SUB. How does this look like compared to the JBL L8400P?

Wharfedale Diamond 10 GX-SUB...
Forum: Speakers   01-02-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By rene18
Happy new year! Anybody, any thoughts or...

Happy new year!

Anybody, any thoughts or hints on selecting a suitable sub?
Forum: Speakers   12-26-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By rene18
Another option just came available: JBL...

Another option just came available:

JBL L8400P
Description: 12" (300mm), 600-Watt, high-performance compact powered subwoofer
Power (RMS): 600 Watts
Peak Dynamic Power: 1200 Watts
Frequency...
Forum: Speakers   12-25-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By rene18
Thanks for the help! I'll try to find Focal...

Thanks for the help! I'll try to find Focal Chorus CC800V as center.

Subwoofer
I looked around a little bit and it's clear that only a second hand sub unit is what I can afford if I want...
Forum: Speakers   12-24-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,557
Posted By rene18
Hi all, EDIT2: I ended up getting the...

Hi all,

EDIT2: I ended up getting the Wharfedale Diamond 10 GX-SUB subwoofer. Info about the woofer is in the last post.

EDIT: I changed the topic because the center speaker is decided with...
Forum: Speakers   12-03-2012, 02:30 PM
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Posted By rene18
Hi all, I just managed to aquire a used...

Hi all,

I just managed to aquire a used pair of Focal Chorus 836v's for a really good price. I know that I don't really deserve speakers that good (being far, faaar away from anything resembling...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-06-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By rene18
Have you checked all you BIOS settings regarding...

Have you checked all you BIOS settings regarding wake up, power on, power surge and anything related to power?

If it doesn't help then just find what suits for you:...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   07-02-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,107
Posted By rene18
I plan to use Hauppauge HVR-150, but I brought...

I plan to use Hauppauge HVR-150, but I brought the barebone card only (no remote, no IR cable etc.). And in the same time I need more IR blasters for ohter gear too plus I don't want to control tehm...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-30-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,151
Posted By rene18
One option for the case. 1-day deal only today...

One option for the case. 1-day deal only today (30.06):
http://www.avsforum.com/t/1418146/antec-nsk2480-htpc-case-40-49-99-20-mir-10-shipping-frys-com-1-day-sale-6-30-12

Costs you only 40$...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-29-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,151
Posted By rene18
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by slowbiscuit http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1417727/uneducated-mythtv-frontend-question#post_22176955)

I don't see why you'd...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-28-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By rene18
These are valid points you make - that's why...

These are valid points you make - that's why it's good to both search and ask for information. I didn't mean the "sweeping" to be a bad thing - just brought it out as a difference. The warranty case...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-28-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,107
Posted By rene18
You are right - I didn't mention IguanaWorks. I...

You are right - I didn't mention IguanaWorks. I did look at it some point, but its description and pictures aren't any good so I discarded it as an IR repeater or a USB blaster to control only one...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-28-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,151
Posted By rene18
I couldn't find any very good tests or cases...

I couldn't find any very good tests or cases about using SD card for OS. In the same time I didn't find anyone complaining that the card dies. Perhaps the best test was this...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-27-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,107
Posted By rene18
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by djb61230 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1417655/ir-blaster-repeater-options#post_22172649)

You could check into...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-27-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By rene18
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tux99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1416714/searching-for-a-mythtv-backend-frontend-hw-setup#post_22171883)

Personally I...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-27-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,151
Posted By rene18
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tux99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1417727/uneducated-mythtv-frontend-question#post_22172071)

Also, if you know how to set...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-27-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By rene18
About the harddrives... Since the prices and...

About the harddrives... Since the prices and availability differs here I made a little research to find the options. Basically there are 3 models to compare. They all are very good and reliable and...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-26-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By rene18
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tux99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1416714/searching-for-a-mythtv-backend-frontend-hw-setup#post_22169599)

In the xbmc...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-26-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,107
Posted By rene18
I'm looking for a IR blaster to be able to...

I'm looking for a IR blaster to be able to control all my A/V gear from a computer. Gear I want to control:
* 2-3 identical STB's for recording with MythTV
* 2 TV screens (one is Samsung and the...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-25-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By rene18
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by tux99 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1416714/searching-for-a-mythtv-backend-frontend-hw-setup#post_22164732)

I use Raid1 for...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-25-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By rene18
Thanks for the answers. It seems that HW wise I...

Thanks for the answers. It seems that HW wise I have what I need at this point and can start ordering pieces for the server.

Something to still figure out is how to build up storage and file...
Forum: HTPC - Linux Chat   06-24-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,002
Posted By rene18
Q2: The server (including one frontend) I get...

Q2: The server (including one frontend)
I get the SSD vs SDHC point now. But still, in this "server" (that is running 24/7 and located in another room) the OS can run on a regular 3.5" HDD or not?...
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