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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-10-2016, 11:43 AM
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Posted By M1chael
Thanks for your reply. I considered doing one or...

Thanks for your reply. I considered doing one or two CONNECT's going into a decent size amp and then to something like a Niles SSVC-4 so I could control the volume for a few zones. But the pricing...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-06-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 201
Posted By M1chael
You can run as many speakers on 70v as you spec...

You can run as many speakers on 70v as you spec out...they have a "tap" setting that specifies how much power they pull. So if you buy a 500 wpc amp and tap the speakers at 10w.....


You can...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-06-2016, 07:53 AM
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Posted By M1chael
Agreed...thx for chiming in:laugh: You...

Agreed...thx for chiming in:laugh:



You def bring up a good point and a realistic perspective of what could happen. I may need to mention that and insist on pulling an HDMI or something from...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-06-2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By M1chael
Budget is a few thousand dollars....and assist...

Budget is a few thousand dollars....and assist means assisting my uncle with pulling wires and setting up equipment. And since I am the one coming up with the equipment plan and really the knowledge...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-05-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 201
Posted By M1chael
Joe- I can appreciate what you are trying to...

Joe-

I can appreciate what you are trying to say in your response. I can assure you the "client" my uncle has no problem spending the money. Maybe I did not use the correct verbiage when trying...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-04-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 201
Posted By M1chael
JT- First, thanks for your response I really...

JT- First, thanks for your response I really appreciate the assistance! I will try to answer and add some clarity to some of my questions so you can have a better idea of the project:



The...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-04-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 201
Posted By M1chael
Speaker selection/placement assistance - Please!

All-



I was hoping to get some assistance in regards to a speaker “project” I have agreed to assist with. I have an uncle that owns a construction company and he is in the process of...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-16-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By M1chael
Thanks...I may attempt this if I don't have...

Thanks...I may attempt this if I don't have another spare DTV box I can use from another location:)



I don't have 2 for this particular application...but thanks for the info on the component...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-15-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By M1chael
Does anyone know if you can run a video balun...

Does anyone know if you can run a video balun similar to the one posted from amazon (Tripp-Lite) along with say one of these CE labs component splitters?

So basically component out from one set...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-14-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By M1chael
Bump...Anyone Anyone No solution for cat5e...

Bump...Anyone Anyone

No solution for cat5e extenders on Comcast boxes?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-14-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By M1chael
Comcrap...what do you expect! I point blank...

Comcrap...what do you expect! I point blank asked her how much a card would be...at first she told me 9.95. I then said so what package do I get with just the 9.95 cost and she said no wait a...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-14-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By M1chael
Exactly! So for me I was only slated to pay $40...

Exactly! So for me I was only slated to pay $40 bucks for the one HD / DVR box so it doesn't make sense to me from a financial perspective to mess around with doing a Tivo box (even though the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-14-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By M1chael
Not trying to hijack this thread but I wanted to...

Not trying to hijack this thread but I wanted to post as to not give anyone out there a false sense of what the "actual" pricing is to get a cable card from your local cable co. I just stopped by my...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   04-08-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By M1chael
HDMI over cat5e for Xfinity X1 box?

Does anyone know of a hdmi over cat5e solution for one of their new xfinity boxes? I tried a known working extender I have from monoprice and it's a no go. I read a post or two from Comcast forums...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-02-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By M1chael
Just move everything into the cabinet and get a...

Just move everything into the cabinet and get a GOOD IR receiver kit...something similar to this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0046WZ08U?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-28-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By M1chael
I believe right now I have one of these that is...

I believe right now I have one of these that is fairly old: http://www.amazon.com/Sima-SSW-Speaker-Selector-Pairs/dp/B00005NCWM but does everything I need it to do. You can pretty much go with any...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-27-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 286
Posted By M1chael
Nothing wrong with leaving all the zones on the...

Nothing wrong with leaving all the zones on the speaker selector "on" at all times....and then just control via VC's depending what zones you are utilizing? I know that takes away from "a touch of...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-23-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By M1chael
Neurorad- Sorry to hijack thread.....is that...

Neurorad-

Sorry to hijack thread.....is that a Ubiquiti WAP? If so how do you like that compared to Cisco / Engenius? I am in the market for one to cover upstairs / garage / driveway that...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-21-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 381
Posted By M1chael
I could not agree with this more...especially if...

I could not agree with this more...especially if you are dealing with a two story house. Wire pathing can be a real PITA if flex conduits are not in place...I can tell you that first hand. Flex...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-21-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 381
Posted By M1chael
I would double check with builder to see if he is...

I would double check with builder to see if he is planning on analog camera system or plans to run cat cable to camera locations. I would opt for cat cable due to analog is a bit out dated in this...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   10-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By M1chael
TV sound bar might be the easiest and simplest...

TV sound bar might be the easiest and simplest solution since this is not really intended for movie / sports surround area....(especially since you already have a dedicated theater room to handle...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-23-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 235
Posted By M1chael
7/16 wrench for coax fitting should do the trick...

7/16 wrench for coax fitting should do the trick as flying diver stated.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-08-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By M1chael
In addition to what flyingdiver said....you could...

In addition to what flyingdiver said....you could save a little money and just get a Sonos Connect (non amp) and hook up to existing Kenwood gear.

Ebay: Connect (~275)
Connect Amp...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-30-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By M1chael
Thanks guys for the help with amps.. I have an...

Thanks guys for the help with amps.. I have an old rack stereo that I will just use the inputs on. I was just trying to save a little labor instead of running a line all the way to where this stereo...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-30-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By M1chael
I did not realize that the headphone jack would...

I did not realize that the headphone jack would be so under powered. I assume rca's on a tv are preouts meaning non amplified so even a line level converter would not work either?

And to respond...
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