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Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-28-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By ecrabb
BTW, I'm happy to see some interest here, and I'm...

BTW, I'm happy to see some interest here, and I'm thrilled to see rmaddog stepping up to host a meet. Not only is he opening his home to fellow enthusiasts, he's creating an event to get us all...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-28-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By ecrabb
I've been to an number of meets and crawls, both...

I've been to an number of meets and crawls, both in Iowa and in Michigan, and hosted a couple of my own. I don't think there's any formula for a successful meet. It's more about the personalities...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-27-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
Thanks for the feedback, guys. My buddy Russ...

Thanks for the feedback, guys. My buddy Russ ended up grabbing a Sony HW40ES. AV Science was supposedly running a sale on it, but it was an instant rebate deal and everybody else was at the same...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-23-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
Hey, Iowa peeps! Checking in from Utah where it's...

Hey, Iowa peeps! Checking in from Utah where it's raining like it did in Iowa. I feel like we brought it along!

My buddy back in Des Moines just had his lamp go down on his Epson 8350 again. He's...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-22-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By ecrabb
Need to double-check with the spousal unit, but I...

Need to double-check with the spousal unit, but I should be in!!! Looking forward to meeting some Utah guys and getting something started out here!

Let us know if you'd like us to bring anything,...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-21-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By ecrabb
I was already a member of Scott's group, and I...

I was already a member of Scott's group, and I still couldn't see the post. I swear I saw it somewhere though, so I don't know what's wrong. Maybe just copy/paste the info here?

SC
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-08-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
Of course it won't work in a room like yours....

Of course it won't work in a room like yours. Your room is about as far from typical as it gets. The gist that I got from your earlier post was along the lines of "all rooms should really be treated...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   05-08-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
I wouldn't say I've heard it in a "normal space",...

I wouldn't say I've heard it in a "normal space", but I've heard several CEDIA demos, and I was sold. It's not for everybody or for every room, but the effect is absolutely impressive. It isn't just...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-27-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 18,650
Posted By ecrabb
Wow, those look really good, Darren! If they...

Wow, those look really good, Darren! If they sound half as good as they're coming together in the appearance department, they'll be amazing! Outstanding work. Can't wait to see how you're going to...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   04-15-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
Like Joel and Deewan, I'm also very biased. But,...

Like Joel and Deewan, I'm also very biased. But, after seeing so many of them in home theaters and at CEDIA, and watching my RS45 for almost two years in my own room, I really, really like the JVC...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-16-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 18,650
Posted By ecrabb
Dude... You're disappointing me. Golden Ear? I...

Dude... You're disappointing me. Golden Ear? I read Mark's review, looked at his measurements, considered what he was going from (yikes), and the big Golden Ear does sound like a nice little sub for...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-15-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By ecrabb
I'm in the same boat. I'm at least a couple of...

I'm in the same boat. I'm at least a couple of weeks away from starting a build thread, but I'm hoping to kick off basement construction in April or May and have the theater ready to start using for...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-13-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By ecrabb
Hi Chris, Sorry, I missed your reply (and...

Hi Chris,

Sorry, I missed your reply (and Luis', too)!

Sounds like you have a good start on your room, and a reasonable schedule. I haven't even started my basement, but I'm still hoping to be...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-13-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
I've had my Oppo 103 for some time, now. Very...

I've had my Oppo 103 for some time, now. Very nice piece of gear. I got it at discount, and I still think it's too expensive, though. In return for spending the money, at least you're getting what it...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   01-04-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
The center pin is "tip" or positive, while the...

The center pin is "tip" or positive, while the outside "crown" of the RCA is "ring" or ground.

The coax cables usually use the center insulated conductor for positive, and a braided outside...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-24-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night! ...

Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!

SC
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   12-16-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
Face palm. The bands we listened to in high...

Face palm.

The bands we listened to in high school and college (like the Police) are to kids now what the The Beatles were to us back then. Lord.

Still, never heard of Sting or The Police?...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-29-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
Hah! Thanks, David! Thinking about going...

Hah! Thanks, David!

Thinking about going really clean and simple. We're trying to decorate the rest of the house along the lines of "rustic modern" - at least that what I'm sort of gravitating to...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-24-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
Dell and Bose? Honestly, Joel... That doesn't...

Dell and Bose? Honestly, Joel... That doesn't sound half bad compared to what I have right now, which is zilch! I'm missing friends and family, but I'm really missing my theater. :D

I'm kidding,...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-22-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,489
Views: 81,213
Posted By ecrabb
Hey Iowa peeps! Just wanted to post and say hello...

Hey Iowa peeps! Just wanted to post and say hello from the mountains of Utah!

It was a crazy summer - cleaning up house, selling house, buying house, packing, moving, unpacking, getting ready and...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   11-22-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By ecrabb
Hi Jeff - thanks for replying! OK, that makes...

Hi Jeff - thanks for replying! OK, that makes three of us, now! One more and we can fill the front row in the theater I'm designing! ;)

Funny the Iowa connection comes back around. I might have...
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   10-28-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By ecrabb
Hey, a sign of life! Well, that's two of us… Out...

Hey, a sign of life! Well, that's two of us… Out of a combined statistical area of nearly 2.5 million. A couple more people, and we'll have a meet! ;)

SC
Forum: Area Home Theater Meets   10-19-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,871
Posted By ecrabb
Wow, a tad quieter around these parts than I was...

Wow, a tad quieter around these parts than I was expecting!

SC
Forum: Remote Control Area   10-14-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10,562
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Views: 677,456
Posted By ecrabb
Also, while I'm here, the Comcast devices were...

Also, while I'm here, the Comcast devices were just updated in Builder to include discrete power commands. All RNG, SD DTA, HD DTA, and X series devices all have discrete power on/off now. If you...
Forum: Remote Control Area   10-14-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10,562
  iRule
Views: 677,456
Posted By ecrabb
Hi BobIK, Back when the Sonos Module was...

Hi BobIK,

Back when the Sonos Module was released, there was no way to even launch the Sonos app, and there were no third-party apps, so essentially zero integration. The Sonos Module filled a...
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