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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-16-2014, 03:39 AM
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Posted By Neurorad
Talk to a local AV distributor, for guidance. Do...

Talk to a local AV distributor, for guidance. Do you need to amplify sound?
Forum: Home Automation   10-15-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By Neurorad
Prewire for everything that you may eventually...

Prewire for everything that you may eventually want.

Avoid wireless when you can - I hate to change batteries myself, and wired is always more reliable.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Neurorad
That IP44 appears to be a specific code rating,...

That IP44 appears to be a specific code rating, for electrical conduit.

I would go to a local electric supply store, and ask at the counter for low voltage conduit.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-13-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Neurorad
Drop ceiling and drywall walls should allow you...

Drop ceiling and drywall walls should allow you to retrofit outlets easily. The drywall is there so that wires can be hidden. Unless, the walls are not hollow?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-12-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Neurorad
Why not run 2 raceways, a foot apart? I...

Why not run 2 raceways, a foot apart?

I would add an outlet or 2, instead of using an extension cord, for power.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-11-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,170
Posted By Neurorad
You may have removed a short in 1 of your speaker...

You may have removed a short in 1 of your speaker hookups.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-10-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Neurorad
Agreed, run the cables outside of the empty...

Agreed, run the cables outside of the empty conduit.
Forum: Home Automation   09-24-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Neurorad
Are there speakers in any other rooms? If so, the...

Are there speakers in any other rooms? If so, the other end of that cable may be buried behind a volume control or drywall. It may have previously shared a location with a light switch, in a Decora...
Forum: Home Automation   09-23-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Neurorad
IR control, from a volume control with an IR...

IR control, from a volume control with an IR receiver?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-23-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Neurorad
Grommet, bushing, or brushed plate might be a...

Grommet, bushing, or brushed plate might be a consideration.
http://www.datacenterspecialists.com/dcspro/product/raisefloor.jpg
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-21-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Neurorad
From the ceiling, the top of the wall, or the...

From the ceiling, the top of the wall, or the bottom of the wall?

Split conduit would work well, if dropped from the ceiling.

From the top of the wall, curved ladder rack to the top of the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-11-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Neurorad
I would use the bookshelf speakers until they...

I would use the bookshelf speakers until they crap out. Run the cables you need now, anyway, for L-C-R speakers, and a subwoofer too.

In the interim, shop around for outdoor speakers. I installed...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-11-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By Neurorad
You can stream music files from an NAS using the...

You can stream music files from an NAS using the Nuvo GC and MPS4 (unsure if MPS4E is required for the NAS streaming).
Forum: Home Automation   09-06-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 137,662
Posted By Neurorad
I can now confirm that the WAC HRLED87 in-cabinet...

I can now confirm that the WAC HRLED87 in-cabinet LED puck lights, x 6, wired in parallel, WAC EN2460 Transformer, dim well with the -6NA. FWIW, Neutral required for the RRD-6NA.
Forum: Home Automation   09-04-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Neurorad
I regret putting a Lutron IR dimmer in the MBR....

I regret putting a Lutron IR dimmer in the MBR. I've since installed RA2, and can't integrate that dimmer. But, only $30.

I installed it as a test of the Lutron paddle Maestro dimmer, for WAF. ...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-03-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Neurorad
The box won't do much. The bass transfers quite...

The box won't do much. The bass transfers quite readily, though the structure of the entire floor.

Install some fluffy R19 pink insulation around the box, too, if you can.

Do what you can,...
Forum: Home Automation   09-02-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,797
Posted By Neurorad
You may want to take a closer look at Siedle....

You may want to take a closer look at Siedle. Very high quality.

http://www.pinterest.com/purenetworks/sss-siedle-overview/
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Forum: Home Automation   09-01-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,797
Posted By Neurorad
I've read nothing but good things about...

I've read nothing but good things about eHolovision, but did you consider Siedle, for a door entry station?
...
Forum: Home Automation   08-25-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 652
Posted By Neurorad
It may not be your house until you pay, so your...

It may not be your house until you pay, so your builder may not want to allow you to run your own LV cables. When he subs out the LV prewiring, he adds a surcharge.

The LV sub may not want to use...
Forum: Home Automation   08-25-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 137,662
Posted By Neurorad
Thanks for the power supply tip, Paul. Just...

Thanks for the power supply tip, Paul.

Just to further clarify, that low voltage Pico isn't to be used with RA2 AT ALL. It's called Pico Wired Control, and that Pico isn't even an RF device - it...
Forum: Home Automation   08-24-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 137,662
Posted By Neurorad
I would power it from the nearby outlet. If some...

I would power it from the nearby outlet. If some issue arose down the road, from interference, then I would consider other options.

You could use low-voltage to power a keypad as well, from a...
Forum: Home Automation   08-19-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Neurorad
Installers sometimes mark up their prices...

Installers sometimes mark up their prices extravagantly to keep labor costs down. Unlike electricians and other subs, the typical AV installation company can't keep their guys busy every day, all...
Forum: Home Automation   08-18-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 137,662
Posted By Neurorad
Can anyone recommend a specific power supply, to...

Can anyone recommend a specific power supply, to be mounted in an enclosure, remote from the Pico (30 foot run, 18/2 or 22/2)?
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-14-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 20,308
Views: 2,998,358
Posted By Neurorad
Glad to see it worked. Which HDMI switcher, on...

Glad to see it worked. Which HDMI switcher, on Amazon?
Forum: Home Automation   08-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 137,662
Posted By Neurorad
FWIW, fluorescents are dimmable, but require a...

FWIW, fluorescents are dimmable, but require a third wire, and a dimmable ballast. I have one in my workshop, near the TV. Dims to about 30%, I estimate.
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