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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-12-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,484
Posted By DiscoDuck
The outlet duplex receptacles we buy and install...

The outlet duplex receptacles we buy and install for plugging in our equipment are listed for 15a or 20a circuits. Please dont install a 25a breaker on a receptacle only rated for 20a loads. This...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   04-15-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,272
Posted By DiscoDuck
I too saw something in my audio options for...

I too saw something in my audio options for Daredevil this week via roku3. My r3 does play the Vudu dolby atmos trailers in DD+ Atmos mode, although it takes a few seconds to buffer up to the atmos...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-11-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By DiscoDuck
[QUOTE=BassThatHz;43133130]I have a 200A 240V...

[QUOTE=BassThatHz;43133130]I have a 200A 240V service to the house, but I was thinking of having it upgraded to a 400A service as I am approaching the limit of maxing it out. :eek:

Some power...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-28-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By DiscoDuck
you can send the pre out from the receiver to...

you can send the pre out from the receiver to input on sub and then from the out on the sub to the pre in on the receiver. This will likely provide some means of crossover back into the mains but...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-21-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 577
Posted By DiscoDuck
Pretty sure this wiremold is not rated or UL...

Pretty sure this wiremold is not rated or UL listed for 120v cable assemblies. It will hide it but not protect it from damage.

My IRC .02
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-22-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By DiscoDuck
you definitely dont want close proximity parallel...

you definitely dont want close proximity parallel runs of video and power
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-08-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 169,774
Posted By DiscoDuck
guess i will try top middle with rear height...

guess i will try top middle with rear height (remap surround rear since they are high) and see how that goes

thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 169,774
Posted By DiscoDuck
sr7009 - wanting 7.1.4 with amp for front dolby

Im trying to get my system to use an amp for front dolby enabled and internal amp for top middle. cant seem to get there in the settings. is it even possible?

thanks
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 42,805
Views: 1,834,723
Posted By DiscoDuck
which in ceiling for atmos of these two?

which of these 2 in ceiling speakers do you think would work better for atmos? Both are infinity and should have decent tonal match to my non-height speakers. One has a directional tweeter - 15...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 42,805
Views: 1,834,723
Posted By DiscoDuck
which of these 2 in ceiling speakers do you think...

which of these 2 in ceiling speakers do you think would work better for atmos? Both are infinity and should have decent tonal match to my non-height speakers. One has a directional tweeter - 15...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-10-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 16,832
Posted By DiscoDuck
my jbl atmos enabled experiment

I have recently acquired an atmos receiver and have been testing out front dolby enabled using an existing speaker on top of my front L/R with some angled blocking. it does sound spacious and...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-22-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,344
Posted By DiscoDuck
refurb gamble

[QUOTE=lovinthehd;39949890]I had two bad refurb 4520s. Not A4L's fault, so why would I get mad at them? It's ****ing D&M Group's doing so it's their fault, not the retailer. They are official...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-14-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,161
Posted By DiscoDuck
200 or 400A

Some cities or power companies require an impact fee to go 400a in a residential zone. One of the cities near me when i installed electrical services back in the 90's charged $10k one time fee to go...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-08-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By DiscoDuck
Well sometimes i have to learn things the hard...

Well sometimes i have to learn things the hard way and do my own experimentation.

this is not Ht gear, its a pro cabinet with a car subwoofer. Is it really such a leap to believe if an infinity 12...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-08-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By DiscoDuck
mostly college age dances or whatever the client...

mostly college age dances or whatever the client asks for. wedding music not too demanding, outdoor dances is the hardest to supply enough bass.

Mostly pop rock, hopefully not too much dubstep.
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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-08-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By DiscoDuck
Marty PA box?

Ok Im sure it doesnt actually fit the ISU definition of a true marty.........

So i have been getting my son started with a DJ kit on the cheap, which his stage band will also use, and thought i...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,351
Posted By DiscoDuck
I would be interested in a behringer dsp only...

I would be interested in a behringer dsp only rack mount
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-28-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 34,212
Posted By DiscoDuck
Back to the how many watts from a 20 amp...

Back to the how many watts from a 20 amp receptacle discussion (saw this a little late): do not confuse alternating current watts at 120 volts and the rated output of an amplifier in watts as equal...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   07-16-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,112
Posted By DiscoDuck
I thought I heard somewhere it was good to...

I thought I heard somewhere it was good to calibrate to 85dba for each channel playing the test tone with the volume at 0.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-06-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By DiscoDuck
After listening to this play music i was very...

After listening to this play music i was very impressed with its output. I did end up buying it even though I was very disappointed to see that the beautiful black factory somewhat glossy finish had...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   01-05-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By DiscoDuck
This is available with blown amp for very cheap....

This is available with blown amp for very cheap. Im thinking its a must buy. Maybe the cab alone is worth $40? any thoughts?
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   11-25-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,752
Posted By DiscoDuck
Very ingenious project, seems to have a worthy...

Very ingenious project, seems to have a worthy success.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-20-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,100
Posted By DiscoDuck
Most any powered sub with left and right RCA...

Most any powered sub with left and right RCA input ought to work but I would recommend at bare minimum at least get a sound bar with sub. Most people in this forum would not watch video if it...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   05-06-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,317
Posted By DiscoDuck
Some people use a stain with clearcoat and many...

Some people use a stain with clearcoat and many use various finishes of black. Some even use bedliner textured black. I'm starting a plywood pair of boxes next week and it will probably go black...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   04-29-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By DiscoDuck
Quote:Originally Posted by Archaea...

Quote:Originally Posted by Archaea http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

there are some interesting prices on that site...
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