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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-23-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 62
Posted By oktoberrust11
Spotify is supposed to come around late Q2/early...

Spotify is supposed to come around late Q2/early Q3. That's the only one I've heard that's sort of unofficially confirmed.
Forum: Home Automation   04-15-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By oktoberrust11
There is an "Edit" button to the left of the...

There is an "Edit" button to the left of the "Quote" button.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-14-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By oktoberrust11
For some reason I'm having a hard time picturing...

For some reason I'm having a hard time picturing this. You put in furring strips perpendicular (?) to the floor joists for the CeilingMax to screw to, right? Oh wait, the cans have adjustments up and...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-14-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By oktoberrust11
Thanks; I looked at your build thread as well,...

Thanks; I looked at your build thread as well, looks good. I looked over the CeilingLink site, looks like possibly a nice alternative to a typical drop, the main savings I see here is labor (?).
...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-13-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By oktoberrust11
My ceiling is floor joists and roughed in...

My ceiling is floor joists and roughed in electrical at this point, not much to see. The recessed cans attach to the ceiling grid without an issue, as long as the ceiling is properly supported. My...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-11-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By oktoberrust11
We are doing drop ceiling in the finished area of...

We are doing drop ceiling in the finished area of our basement, going with 2' x 2' tiles that drop down slightly below the grid line. I think it looks nice with the right tile. We are also doing...
Forum: Xbox Area   04-04-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,782
Views: 399,375
Posted By oktoberrust11
Where at?

Where at?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-04-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,311
Posted By oktoberrust11
The amp is 4 ohm stable; assuming you'd be...

The amp is 4 ohm stable; assuming you'd be hooking up (4) 8 ohm speakers to each zone, I don't see a reason why you wouldn't go that route.
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-30-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By oktoberrust11
They were just back up to $100 a few days ago;...

They were just back up to $100 a few days ago; $30 off is still a good price.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-27-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
Posted By oktoberrust11
Sonos (and other "wireless" systems) and...

Sonos (and other "wireless" systems) and hard-wired aren't mutually exclusive terms. I think the scenario both impmonkey and XJBaylor were implying is to still hard-wire ceiling speakers to a central...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-25-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 283
Posted By oktoberrust11
Right. Cat 6 cable to a 5e panel will work fine.

Right. Cat 6 cable to a 5e panel will work fine.
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-19-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By oktoberrust11
Cool. I'm tempted to get another pair at that...

Cool. I'm tempted to get another pair at that price, even though I don't have a need for them right now.
Forum: Great Found Deals   03-19-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By oktoberrust11
Insignia Rock Speakers - Pair for $50, 03/09/15 Only

Best Buy has their Insignia Rock Speakers as part of their Deal of the Day for $49.99:...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-13-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,768
Posted By oktoberrust11
Just to verify, yes you can do this option. I've...

Just to verify, yes you can do this option. I've done both over cat 5e and a long 3.5mm cable, and both work fine. The 3.5mm cable is a bit cleaner. I used this...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-12-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By oktoberrust11
Let me make this clear as well; I am not an...

Let me make this clear as well; I am not an expert either. Just a guy who has done a handful of installs with more than satisfactory results.

I've always heard, and adhered to, the rule that if...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-12-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15,231
Views: 1,639,860
Posted By oktoberrust11
Yep, should work, although I don't think you'll...

Yep, should work, although I don't think you'll get channel guide data.

FYI, see here for HD STB's: http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/179095-official-avs-hdtv-stb-synopsis.html
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-11-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,116
Posted By oktoberrust11
Well, in general, yes that's low voltage cabling....

Well, in general, yes that's low voltage cabling. But, this needs to be explicitly stated in his Statement of Work/Quote.

I'm not sure why you chose to do stereo/DVC speakers at the locations you...
Forum: Home Automation   03-10-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,005
Posted By oktoberrust11
He was 12-18 months out 24 months ago.. But...

He was 12-18 months out 24 months ago..

But hey since this thread is revived, any chance the OP can update it with what products he selected?
Forum: Xbox Area   03-03-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19,026
Views: 595,897
Posted By oktoberrust11
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/141-xbox-area/149893...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/141-xbox-area/1498930-xbox-one-kinect-extender.html

Click to the last ~10 pages or so for solutions that are working for people.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-02-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By oktoberrust11
I don't think anyone can say 100% for certain...

I don't think anyone can say 100% for certain yes. They may be the same size, but they may be off by a 1/2" - 1". Are the Polks 6.5" speakers?
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   03-02-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 174
Posted By oktoberrust11
Just replied in your speaker thread. Ditto...

Just replied in your speaker thread.

Ditto what audio2xs said re: placement.
Forum: Speakers   03-02-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 109
Posted By oktoberrust11
In-ceiling speakers can be hard to judge....

In-ceiling speakers can be hard to judge. Personally, I have installed Monoprice's 6.5" speakers, Polk RC60i, and Yamaha NS-IC600. I have gone with the Yamaha's on my last 3 installs. For my ears,...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-25-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By oktoberrust11
19" wide rails are pretty standard. I've seen 23"...

19" wide rails are pretty standard. I've seen 23" rails, but nothing smaller than 19". Maybe it was a rack especially designed for a certain product?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-25-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By oktoberrust11
Yep; the "18u" refers to 18 "units" high, with...

Yep; the "18u" refers to 18 "units" high, with each unit being 1.75".

Do a search for "Swing away wall mount rack," should provide plenty of options. Personally I've used Ortronics, Middle...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   02-25-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 174
Posted By oktoberrust11
I would consider moving the 4 speakers in the...

I would consider moving the 4 speakers in the Kitchen and Eating areas in closer to the center of the room. Unless there is a ceiling surface or architectural structure that restricts this? In...
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