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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   10-12-2014, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Jim S.
Having read all 359 pages of this thread over the...

Having read all 359 pages of this thread over the last 4 months, I still have absolutely no clue why you guys put multiples of this:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-24-2014, 11:19 PM
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Posted By Jim S.
It appears that everyone using on-ceiling...

It appears that everyone using on-ceiling speakers has a drop of almost a foot from the ceiling. With a typical 8 foot ceiling, that seems like a significant loss of separation from the surrounds...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 10:07 PM
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Posted By Jim S.
Thanks Dan. So, if I were to anticipate a...

Thanks Dan.

So, if I were to anticipate a 2nd generation AV pre-amp at 9.2.4, am I correct in that I should have:

-3 main LCR's
-2 Front Side Surrounds at 50-70 degrees. The speakers would...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-16-2014, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Jim S.
What is the angle for Front Side Wall Surrounds?

What is the angle for Front Side Wall Surrounds?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-12-2014, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Jim S.
What are the best sites to read CEDIA reviews of...

What are the best sites to read CEDIA reviews of equipment, demos etc?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-10-2014, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Jim S.
What do you use for WIDES and why?? I can...

What do you use for WIDES and why??

I can use 2 speakers that match my LCR's, or, I can use 2 surrounds. Will the output of a native Atmos recording to wides be comparable to ceiling &...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-28-2014, 09:09 AM
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Views: 467,474
Posted By Jim S.
The August 14 Dolby white paper states speakers...

The August 14 Dolby white paper states speakers with 90 degree dispersion are pointed straight down. Those speakers with less than 90 degrees dispersion are pointed "toward" the MLP. I took that to...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-25-2014, 02:33 PM
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Views: 467,474
Posted By Jim S.
[ More recently, to go with my M&K S150s across...

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More recently, to go with my M&K S150s across the front, I have used M&K SS150T Tripoles, which are fairly expensive but I wanted the tripole concept. Those speakers were wonderful as surrounds,...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12,637
Views: 467,474
Posted By Jim S.
Kevin: Which model of speakers were you...

Kevin:

Which model of speakers were you referring to for the ceiling speakers to go with your MK Sound speakers? I'm not clear as the "these" reference is to the whole Tannoy site with several...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-09-2014, 11:15 PM
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Views: 467,474
Posted By Jim S.
I would like to know: In a HT with an eight...

I would like to know:

In a HT with an eight foot ceiling, I know the front on-ceiling speakers are 30-55 degrees for the main listening position. The charts don't show positioning the rear...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-03-2014, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Jim S.
The chart circulating on the overhead atmos...

The chart circulating on the overhead atmos speakers shows a single row configuration with the rear ceiling speaker at 125-150 degrees. Where do the rear ceiling speakers go when you have a typical...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12,637
Views: 467,474
Posted By Jim S.
No..I'm not him.

No..I'm not him.
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-16-2014, 11:08 PM
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Views: 467,474
Posted By Jim S.
Regarding the Kbarnes701 and Roger Dressler...

Regarding the Kbarnes701 and Roger Dressler posts:

Barnes Dolby test room for 20 foot home theater had the ceiling speakers pointing down. Roger Dresseler has them pointed inward to the main...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12,222
Views: 688,844
Posted By Jim S.
The news releases on the Marantz AV8802 shows 13...

The news releases on the Marantz AV8802 shows 13 outputs for LCR, 2 wides, 4 Surrounds, and 4 height speakers. Also with 2 subwoofer outs. Will all of these be utilized with Atmos output? Seems these...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,216
Posted By Jim S.
Yes, thank you. I hadn't thought of the acoustic...

Yes, thank you. I hadn't thought of the acoustic panel depth next to it.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   04-21-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,216
Posted By Jim S.
I just stumbled across your theater. What an...

I just stumbled across your theater. What an amazing build. Nicely done. I am finalizing my desgin and have similar room dimensions. I had envisioned much of the same trim detail and ceiling all the...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   11-29-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By Jim S.
Quote:Zooming will place only 6,220,800 of those...

Quote:Zooming will place only 6,220,800 of those pixels on the screen. You lose 2,073,600 pixels, which happens to be exactly one entire Blu-Ray's worth of pixels. Think how lovely and sharp a...
Forum: Community News & Polls   08-25-2012, 11:04 PM
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Views: 31,337
Posted By Jim S.
I'm in...

I'm in...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-10-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 329,150
Posted By Jim S.
I just wonder how much the lightolier zone costs...

I just wonder how much the lightolier zone costs to replace compared to a GE.[/quote]

The Lightolier was about $250 for the control unit and $135 for each zone.
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   10-10-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 329,150
Posted By Jim S.
When at a lighting dealer today, I was getting...

When at a lighting dealer today, I was getting steered away from a 6 zone GE to a Lightolier set up. The reason was that if a GE zone no longer works, there's nothing you can do about it while a...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-15-2010, 10:29 PM
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Posted By Jim S.
I have the same issue and contacted Audyssey. I...

I have the same issue and contacted Audyssey. I was told that it should work fine with the closer Wides as DSX will factor in the distance, delay, etc.
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   08-30-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,960
Posted By Jim S.
So, what do you think of Audyssey DSX that puts...

So, what do you think of Audyssey DSX that puts width speakers outside of each L & R speaker at 60 degrees to the center seat for 5 total front speakers? What is it that DSX would do to overcome the...
Forum: Speakers   03-28-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3,698
Views: 532,426
Posted By Jim S.
Here's the stock number on the mounts. ...

Here's the stock number on the mounts.

Select size:
Quantity Item Number Item Stock Status Price
29975 1-1/2'' x 1-7/8'' Extra Thin Flush Mounts
Quantity Discounts Available:
10 or more:...
Forum: Speakers   03-28-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,698
Views: 532,426
Posted By Jim S.
Try Rockler.com The woodworking place and look...

Try Rockler.com The woodworking place and look for :

Extra Thin Flush Mounts


One piece fits into the other to form a solid interlocking mount that's only 1/8'' thick. Zinc plated steel....
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   03-27-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,609
Posted By Jim S.
Would the HD5000 appreciably improve the 2:35...

Would the HD5000 appreciably improve the 2:35 picture of a Pansonic AE3000 compared to simply using the projector's own built in 2:35 function?
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