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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-25-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,736
Posted By elmerfudII
So... it turns out there IS a simple way to...

So... it turns out there IS a simple way to deliver video over Ethernet without using Kodi, etc. Its called IPTV.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPTV

The thing I like about IPTV over Kodi is...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-25-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,736
Posted By elmerfudII
Thanks for all the replies and discussion. I've...

Thanks for all the replies and discussion. I've been busy on another project since I originally posted this. I'll get back to it at some point.

Lots of things to consider here.

I've run...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-22-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By elmerfudII
Thanks for the replies, guys. I'll go through...

Thanks for the replies, guys. I'll go through these and post back. Lots to consider here and this is all new to me, so I'm slow. I really do appreciate the input though.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-21-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,736
Posted By elmerfudII
The Monoprice 4x4 matrix is $1500 alone. It...

The Monoprice 4x4 matrix is $1500 alone. It relies on wired HDMI connections.

**IF** we could send content compressed on Ethernet, the matrix switcher would be the price of a low powered PC. And...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-21-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By elmerfudII
Any more tips or advice ? Am I missing...

Any more tips or advice ? Am I missing something or approaching this the wrong way ?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-18-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By elmerfudII
Very interesting, but a bit on the expensive side...

Very interesting, but a bit on the expensive side ?

Beta 8 CXs, $70 each.
Compression driver, $30 each.
Crossover $30 each.
Enclosure can $25 each
Grill $10 each.
Total $165 per...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-18-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By elmerfudII
What if I bought some Behringer B2031P (passive)...

What if I bought some Behringer B2031P (passive) speakers and buried them in the ceiling ? I doubt I could build a better speaker than these for the price ?

They are a nearfield speaker with a...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-17-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By elmerfudII
DIY, high quality "sealed" ceiling speakers ?

I want to engineer and build some high quality ceiling speakers for my house. I'll need 10 -12 pairs, depending on the cost and how well they perform.

The best sounding ceiling speakers that I've...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   02-17-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,393
Posted By elmerfudII
I have a friend who built his own arcade console....

I have a friend who built his own arcade console. I'm willing to ask him questions or get him on here if people need help. PM me if you do.
Forum: Speakers   02-17-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By elmerfudII
Finally heard some good sounding ceiling speakers. EV EVID C8.2s.

I've been mulling over ceiling speakers for my house for a long time. I've been paralyzed by a lack of trust and data in making the decision.

Last weekend we were staying in a higher end hotel. ...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-20-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,736
Posted By elmerfudII
Rant: why is this so hard ? (Whole house AV distribution)

/rant on
It puzzles me why its so hard to distributed AV media around a house these days.

We have a 3800 ft^2 house (plus the basement). It has about a dozen audio zones with speakers either in...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-18-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 21,917
Posted By elmerfudII
Very well done on the design and the build. ...

Very well done on the design and the build.

I'd be very interested to hear how you sonically isolated that room from the rest of the house.

What screen ended up being acoustically transparent ?...
Forum: Speakers   04-29-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 82,619
Posted By elmerfudII
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by XStanleyX http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1519940/behringer-eurolive-b215xl-15-2-way-as-l-r-mains/180#post_24659639)

I may...
Forum: Speakers   04-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 82,619
Posted By elmerfudII
I'm so happy this thread came to be ! I...

I'm so happy this thread came to be ! I purposely held off on the design of our media room because I didn't have the speaker system figured out. And I didn't want to spend a fortune either.

Can't...
Forum: Latest Industry News   04-22-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,159
Posted By elmerfudII
As far as transmitting/receiving the sound...

As far as transmitting/receiving the sound wirelessly, you can do everything that system does with Linux and a Raspberry Pi board. It will also handle video and digital images too. And any format...
Forum: Speakers   04-15-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 82,619
Posted By elmerfudII
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by brianstrawberry http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1519940/behringer-eurolive-b215xl-15-2-way-as-l-r-mains/60#post_24608684)

I...
Forum: Speakers   04-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 82,619
Posted By elmerfudII
Any updates on subwoofer pairings with these...

Any updates on subwoofer pairings with these speakers ?
Forum: Speakers   03-19-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 82,619
Posted By elmerfudII
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by imagic http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1519940/behringer-eurolive-b215xl-15-2-way-as-l-r-mains/30#post_24503378)

I tried...
Forum: Latest Industry News   03-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 16,439
Posted By elmerfudII
Will any of these new receivers allow one to...

Will any of these new receivers allow one to wirelessly stream video to them (via DLNA ?)
Forum: Speakers   03-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 82,619
Posted By elmerfudII
Prior to this thread, I never would have thought...

Prior to this thread, I never would have thought of using a 15" woofer in a center channel. I think the relatively high resonant frequency helps.

FYI, these are the speakers that are used in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-07-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,171
Views: 71,603
Posted By elmerfudII
No chance of me using backer boxes on the main...

No chance of me using backer boxes on the main floor unless I want to rip out all the ceiling drywall.

The best I can do is get ceiling speakers that are enclosed and put some insulation around...
Forum: Speakers   03-06-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 82,619
Posted By elmerfudII
If you are looking for dispersion, the Behringer...

If you are looking for dispersion, the Behringer stage monitors have it in spades.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   03-05-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,171
Views: 71,603
Posted By elmerfudII
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by cw5billwade http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1509173/soundproofing-master-thread/180#post_24443816)

Also do not forget the...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-04-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12,507
Views: 1,619,389
Posted By elmerfudII
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by CHuntMD http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1025681/official-samsung-lnxxa750-owners-thread/12480#post_24439979)

I use a WD Live...
Forum: Speakers   03-04-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 82,619
Posted By elmerfudII
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DavidK442 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1519940/behringer-eurolive-b215xl-15-2-way-as-l-r-mains#post_24440949)

I don't know,...
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