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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-28-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By jmhug
That's good news on the button board. We don't...

That's good news on the button board. We don't see that in my area in the older homes very often. You should be fine without a conduit unless there is some code requirement for low voltage in...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-26-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By jmhug
You would need to be able to locate the studs to...

You would need to be able to locate the studs to drive the tv mount lag screws into which is a little more difficult with plaster. Typical plaster installations were done with lathe over the studs...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-14-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By jmhug
You can mount your projector in the other room...

You can mount your projector in the other room with the lens sticking through. It looks like you might need the extra throw distance anyway. With a 110" diag screen your projector (JVC DLA 550R?)...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-25-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By jmhug
There are a few potential solutions for the audio...

There are a few potential solutions for the audio portion of your plan. HEOS by Denon, SONOS and Home Theater Direct(HTD) Lync systems. The only one I have 1st hand experience with is HTD.

The HTD...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-08-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By jmhug
They could present a problem depending on the...

They could present a problem depending on the layout. I would ask them for a blueprint of the basement space and if it looks like the door divides the space in a way you can't work with then you may...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-07-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By jmhug
The actual photos of one that has been built show...

The actual photos of one that has been built show it with a walkout basement- could be perfect. I'm assuming single-story means single-story finished with an unfinished basement?

Nothing on the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   01-06-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By jmhug
Looks like option 1 gives you more seating...

Looks like option 1 gives you more seating options and potentially larger projector screen options. It looks like there is a door on the Option 2 TV wall and assuming it's around 3 ft wide that...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   01-02-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 428
Posted By jmhug
Are you planning two separate rooms (one for...

Are you planning two separate rooms (one for theater and one for games) or one large room? If you aren't doing a dedicated theater room you may be better off in the General Home Theater & Media/Game...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   12-17-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By jmhug
I don't have an answer for your picture question...

I don't have an answer for your picture question but you have done a great job on your space. The bar area is really well done. That gives you a lot of extra space to entertain. I'm sure...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-15-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By jmhug
I have a Lync controller and the Valet app from...

I have a Lync controller and the Valet app from HTD. I'm using a Sonance 12 channel amp I got used off of ebay instead of HTD's amp and no keypads are installed (didn't want them for aesthetic...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-19-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By jmhug
The cat 6 wire was most likely pulled for a wall...

The cat 6 wire was most likely pulled for a wall mounted keypad that many whole-house audio systems use to control volume and source selection- or used to use before phone apps took over. You don't...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-19-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By jmhug
You could use a 4x1 HDMI switch from monoprice...

You could use a 4x1 HDMI switch from monoprice or another company (they make 2x1, 3x1, 4x1, and even 8x1 switches). You plug your sources into the switch in the remote room and run 1 HDMI cable...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-19-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By jmhug
My guess is that the amp wires in the office are...

My guess is that the amp wires in the office are for the audio signal from your music source (amp/receiver). It may be there is an extra in there in case one of the lines is bad. So use 2 of the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-19-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By jmhug
You may want to post this in the A/V Distribution...

You may want to post this in the A/V Distribution forum. HERE (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/36-home-v-distribution/) If you just have 2 video zones it would be much easier to have 2 Directv boxes-...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-01-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By jmhug
Is it possible to run speaker wire to both...

Is it possible to run speaker wire to both proposed locations for the fronts? That way you can try both positions out once you are ready to use the room to see whether you have a preference. If you...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-06-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,997
Posted By jmhug
Would it be an option to have the speakers...

Would it be an option to have the speakers hidden in cabinet when not listening and then be able to open the cabinet doors and bring them forward (more into the room) for listening only time?...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   05-02-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,163
Posted By jmhug
Do a load calculation. If your breaker is 15 amp...

Do a load calculation. If your breaker is 15 amp at 120 volts you get 1800 watts but you're only supposed to use 80% of the capacity so 1800 x .8 = 1440 watts or 12 amps. Now look at the lights and...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   04-04-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,878
Posted By jmhug
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-22-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By jmhug
Running cat 6 close to coax and probably makes...

Running cat 6 close to coax and probably makes the most logistic sense if you are just wiring for internet ready devices like blu ray players, receivers, streaming devices, tvs etc.

It really...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-14-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,748
Posted By jmhug
As long as you aren't using a unidirectional...

As long as you aren't using a unidirectional cable like a redmere then it doesn't matter what end you pull from. Just use electrical tape or some other strong tape to attach the ribbon to the cable....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-14-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,479
Posted By jmhug
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Leffy http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1457130/small-town-nebraska-basement-bar-and-sports-watching-remodel/60#post_23079995)

I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-07-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By jmhug
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by sma777 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1461712/basement-renovation-n00b-to-home-theater#post_23044869)

Thanks for the reply. I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   03-05-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By jmhug
What audio are you going to be sending to the...

What audio are you going to be sending to the air-hockey area? The movie/tv audio playing through the 5.1 or Zone 2 audio? If zone 2 audio and your amp's zone 2 is powered, which I believe it is...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-28-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By jmhug
Post in the Home A/V Distribution forum the...

Post in the Home A/V Distribution forum the regulars should be bale to give you some options/input.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-25-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,878
Posted By jmhug
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MikeD1 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1460120/basement-office-media-room#post_23009025)



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