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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   03-01-2015, 11:53 AM
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Posted By thestoneman
I can't figure out how to set up/play a Pandora...

I can't figure out how to set up/play a Pandora stream. I am hardwired to my network. Ideally I can use my phone to stream via bluetooth, but I'm also curious how to access a media library on my...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-25-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By thestoneman
The rattling thankfully isn't bad. And I love...

The rattling thankfully isn't bad. And I love being punched in the chest, so I am going bigger very soon.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-25-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By thestoneman
Would this apply to sealed cabinets as well? I...

Would this apply to sealed cabinets as well? I figured it was a room construction issue.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-25-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By thestoneman
Subwoofer sound quality question

I currently have a single SVS PB12-NSD in my 14 x 35 x 8 dedicated/media room (I have a bar on the opposite end of my screen wall).

Now, as I have been waiting for another PB12-NSD to come up,...
Forum: Speakers   02-21-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By thestoneman
If you are already running new wire for speakers,...

If you are already running new wire for speakers, I would run 7.2.4. You are a bit more future proof this way. If I had to choose though I wouldn't trade my rears for another set of overheads. ...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Great Found Deals!   02-20-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 714
Views: 101,082
Posted By thestoneman
Man, they have a great price on the LG9300 OLED. ...

Man, they have a great price on the LG9300 OLED. I won't buy from them though...just too careful, for better or for worse. Amazon dropped their price by $500 as well.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-20-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By thestoneman
With regards to your wanting to sync your blu ray...

With regards to your wanting to sync your blu ray player functions to your lighting, I'm not aware of any system that has the required depth of program ability. There are certainly systems that can...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-20-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,424
Posted By thestoneman
I own Gravity and will probably buy it again in...

I own Gravity and will probably buy it again in Atmos...that's how cool it is. That said, I owned Gravity before I knew what Atmos even was. If the studios are trying to get Atmos consumers to buy...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-19-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8,063
Views: 747,269
Posted By thestoneman
Watched John Wick in Atmos. Very...

Watched John Wick in Atmos.

Very entertaining. Kudos for making fight scenes very original. The close range pistol scenes are really cool. The Atmos mix was awesome. It's really been fun as...
Forum: Great Found Deals   02-19-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,547
Posted By thestoneman
I'm not sure if it has youtube, but I can tell...

I'm not sure if it has youtube, but I can tell you that navigation is very easy.
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   02-17-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,710
Posted By thestoneman
I am a drummer as well and I'm hoping the actual...

I am a drummer as well and I'm hoping the actual drumming or any preposterous music theory on drumming doesn't ruin this movie for me.
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-30-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 42,185
Posted By thestoneman
Anyone have issues with auto iris noise? I...

Anyone have issues with auto iris noise? I dialed mine back, but it is still annoyingly audible during low volume scenes.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-24-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By thestoneman
They have only very minor differences, I would...

They have only very minor differences, I would take the best deal.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-22-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20,279
Views: 816,242
Posted By thestoneman
As promised, here is my average guy Atmos review...

As promised, here is my average guy Atmos review of Transformers 4. I'll start by saying it should have been called "The Age Exstinktion". The story's suckiness was only eclipsed by the terrible...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-22-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,866
Posted By thestoneman
Would love to climb inside that bubble of sound...

Would love to climb inside that bubble of sound whenever I wanted to! 170K though...dayyyum!
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-22-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,608
Posted By thestoneman
Sconce: ...

Sconce:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0014F5ECE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Pendant:
...
Forum: Speakers   01-21-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 891
Posted By thestoneman
Don't be afraid to go to www.accessories4less.com...

Don't be afraid to go to www.accessories4less.com to pick up sweet price reductions on name brand refurbs.
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-21-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,070
Posted By thestoneman
I get that, but my point is that the most usable...

I get that, but my point is that the most usable metric to answer the question, in m opinion, is how good it sounds. If it sounds significantly better than the previous up mixes, it will not go away...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   01-21-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,070
Posted By thestoneman
I'd be curious as to how many that are voting...

I'd be curious as to how many that are voting "fad" have yet to experience Atmos. I watched Transfomers 4 last night and it was incredible (The sound/CGI...that is. The movie was LOL bad). Having...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-20-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By thestoneman
Keep in mind projectors like total...

Keep in mind projectors like total darkness...even small amounts of ambient light will negatively affect the picture integrity. This room looks like a room you would do a lot of casual...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 14,358
Posted By thestoneman
I truly hope that my current 7.2.4 set up will...

I truly hope that my current 7.2.4 set up will support DTS:X as well as Atmos. If that is the case, I don't see how Auro can win a war against 2 giants in the industry, let alone 1. I can tolerate...
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   01-15-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 42,185
Posted By thestoneman
Gravity was the 1st 3D movie I watched. Damn,...

Gravity was the 1st 3D movie I watched. Damn, the fan was noisy. In 2D, I don't notice the fan. The dbs really ratcheted up in 3D mode. Do I need to just get used to this or was there something...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-15-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 28
Posted By thestoneman
Hum is usually due to issues outside of the amp...

Hum is usually due to issues outside of the amp itself. I have what is considered audible hum from my Emotiva, but I can only hear it when I am very close to the speakers with no content playing. I...
Forum: Ultra Hi-End HT Gear ($20,000+)   01-15-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,205
Posted By thestoneman
To use a car analogy, seems to me Sim2 and Wolf...

To use a car analogy, seems to me Sim2 and Wolf are Lamborghini and Ferrari while Epson is the Chevy Corvette...competes in every category, just slightly less sexy, but way less money. I am by no...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-13-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20,279
Views: 816,242
Posted By thestoneman
I wired for 9.2.4...now I wish I ran for way more...

I wired for 9.2.4...now I wish I ran for way more channels. Speaker wire is way cheaper than ripping out drywall and having to put it back up. You might as well run wire to every conceivable FUTURE...
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