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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2003, 07:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,366
Posted By jamie t
Quote: jamie t: what's the conversion rate to...

Quote:
jamie t: what's the conversion rate to $USD?
The Australian dollar is about 66c US. So in Australia the prices are as follows:
V1400: $1450 US
V2400: $1980 US
Z9: $7920 US

Considering...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-07-2003, 06:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 21,366
Posted By jamie t
The Z9 is also around $8K US in Australia which...

The Z9 is also around $8K US in Australia which is a joke considering it is made in Japan. I'd decided on Yamaha for my new receiver and was interested in their MusicCast system as well.

As a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2003, 07:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,769
Posted By jamie t
My local retailer is a large Yammie dealer and...

My local retailer is a large Yammie dealer and he told me that he has already had a look at it and it will be available in September.

However the retail price in Oz is 2 x the RX-Z1, well in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-15-2003, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By jamie t
Quote: Originally posted by ebr I don't want...

Quote:
Originally posted by ebr
I don't want to be a party pooper, but most of us have a radius value that would extend beyond the front wall. This is why we've had to come up with alternate ways...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   05-14-2003, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By jamie t
Courtesy of the Australian mag, Family Handyman,...

Courtesy of the Australian mag, Family Handyman, and see attached picture for better details, the formula is:

Radius(R) = ((A/2)^2 + B^2)/(2*B)


A = how wide you want your stage radius to be...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   11-09-2002, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By jamie t
Andy, How long is going to take for us...

Andy,

How long is going to take for us international subscribers to receive a copy? I hope its not surface mail because if you ship it in November, we'll be lucky to get it by March.
Forum: Screens   08-02-2002, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By jamie t
Hey Ben, Which speaker manufacturer? ...

Hey Ben,

Which speaker manufacturer?

Visual Fidelity distribute Stewart down under. I'm led to believe that when customers pick themselves up off the floor after being given a quote for a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-11-2002, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By jamie t
Thanks Keith. I've sent them an email....

Thanks Keith. I've sent them an email. Australian import laws mean that anything we import above I think $500 Australian ($250 US), we have to pay 10% GST on (Goods and Services Tax which I voted...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-10-2002, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By jamie t
Thanks for your reply. I've spoken to most of...

Thanks for your reply. I've spoken to most of the CEDIA people in NSW, and I always get a blank look when I mention room acoustics to any of these guys. A guy recommended two-way stretch jersey as a...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-09-2002, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By jamie t
I'm just wondering if there are any souls out...

I'm just wondering if there are any souls out there who might know how to source acoustically transparent fabric from down-under?

I notice a lot of you guys use Guilford Of Maine fabric, but...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-12-2001, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 538
Posted By jamie t
Ted, There is no room above it. There is a...

Ted,

There is no room above it. There is a ceiling space with a concrete tiled pitched ceiling above. Inside the tiles is fire-proof sarking. Sarking is used a lot in Australia, because of our...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-08-2001, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 538
Posted By jamie t
For less than what the top Denon, Onkyo and...

For less than what the top Denon, Onkyo and Yamaha receivers cost down here, my builder is able to build me a room within a room with the following specs from outer to inner.

brick wall (nearly...
Forum: Screens   07-26-2001, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By jamie t
Don, Just wondering if you have any...

Don,

Just wondering if you have any intention of setting up an production centre down here (or somewhere closer than the US)? Since all your screens are made in the U.S. and shipped here, the...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-11-2001, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By jamie t
Thanks guys. I will wait for my builder to come...

Thanks guys. I will wait for my builder to come back with his specifications and pricing before I make a decision.

He's building the theatre as a room within a room with double sheetrock,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   07-10-2001, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By jamie t
My builder has given me the option of having the...

My builder has given me the option of having the opposing walls of my theatre non-parallel. Since I am using the room for home theatre only and not for recording instruments (which is where the...
Forum: Speakers   07-02-2001, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By jamie t
Does anyone know if the International publishing...

Does anyone know if the International publishing is affected? I live in Australia and SGHT is about $18 AUD (approx $9 US), and the June issue has gone AWOL. I was going to get it from...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-28-2001, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By jamie t
Thank you cinepaulis. I was worried that...

Thank you cinepaulis.

I was worried that the letterboxed (2:35 -> 4:3) format of the Laserdisc and 16:9 mode of the CRT projector would stretch the 4:3 letterboxed image to a 16:9 letterboxed...
Forum: CRT Projectors   06-27-2001, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By jamie t
Hello, I am currently tossing up between a...

Hello,

I am currently tossing up between a CRT and a DLP projector for my new home theatre. While I would prefer a CRT, I also have a laserdisc player with some discs that are not available on...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-13-2001, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By jamie t
Thanks guys. SVonhof, I think in Australia...

Thanks guys.

SVonhof, I think in Australia that RockWool is a trademark of CSR's company, Bradford Insulation.

CSR are a major building material manufacturer down here and produce concrete,...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   06-12-2001, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By jamie t
I'm building a home with a theatre and have told...

I'm building a home with a theatre and have told the builder that I want double drywall attached to a resilient channel for the ceiling. The roof area will have mineral wool insulation and sarking...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-03-2001, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 88
Posted By jamie t
Thank again fellas for the replies. GMan,...

Thank again fellas for the replies.

GMan, I've looked at the Proxima, ASK M5, Dreamvision and Davis DLP projectors. They all had jaggy problems but were being fed by a non-progressive scan DVD...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-02-2001, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By jamie t
Thanks guys. I'm looking to maybe a Barco...

Thanks guys.

I'm looking to maybe a Barco Cine6 or 7. However due to the cost of the Cine7 and some information I received on the DLP forum, I may head the DLP way since the Cine6 is flat out...
Forum: Screens   05-02-2001, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 365
Posted By jamie t
Thanks DMan. Now I know why the HT...

Thanks DMan.

Now I know why the HT specialists here shy away from recommending Stewart. In fact, almost all of them tell you it's a rip off.

I'll be looking into locally manufactured and...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   05-02-2001, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 88
Posted By jamie t
Thanks guys. It's really appreciated to hear...

Thanks guys. It's really appreciated to hear some unbiased opinions.

Dan, Unfortunately (for HT purposes anyway) http://www.avsforum.com/ubb/smile.gif I live in Australia, so it makes it...
Forum: CRT Projectors   05-02-2001, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By jamie t
I've been told by an installer here that if I...

I've been told by an installer here that if I want to play computer games or surf the web at some stage with a laptop hooked up to the CRT, that the lamps would burn out very quickly and I should go...
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