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Forum: Speakers   12-18-2014, 07:04 PM
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Posted By steve1106
Do a Bing image search for 5.1 surround or add...

Do a Bing image search for 5.1 surround or add two speakers to the sides for 7.1.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-17-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By steve1106
You should get a 7.2 receiver just in case you...

You should get a 7.2 receiver just in case you ever want to add speakers.
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By steve1106
No. I like surround sound for movies, so I would...

No. I like surround sound for movies, so I would take a chance on the Z906 for $300ish. If the bass was close to the Z623, I would have been happy with the purchase.
Forum: Speakers   12-15-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By steve1106
I used the Z623 with my projector for about 6 to...

I used the Z623 with my projector for about 6 to 8 months and I loved it, but I wanted 5.1, so I got a Yamaha AVR and Energy Take One 5.1 classic speakers ($249 AVR and $299 Energy). I hated the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-15-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By steve1106
While my room might be a con, here goes. I like...

While my room might be a con, here goes. I like the cheap and quick factor of non-dedicated room for TV/movies/games/exercise. I have an inexpensive projector (169inchs in 16:9) and a inexpensive...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-15-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By steve1106
Just to bump the thread and offer another...

Just to bump the thread and offer another suggestion: You could try the Infinity Primus line fairly cheaply and get everything but the sub and AVR for $630ish which gives you via Amazon four P163s...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-13-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By steve1106
It is a native 4:3 but it does project in a 16:9...

It is a native 4:3 but it does project in a 16:9 format as well as the movie scope format. The third photo above is of the projector over my 70 inch TV on it's lowest light setting in the movie...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   12-13-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 82
Posted By steve1106
Why go used? I use a $300ish Viewsonic PJD5134...

Why go used? I use a $300ish Viewsonic PJD5134 for Halloween.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 176
Posted By steve1106
First, get your post count up and take pictures...

First, get your post count up and take pictures of the room during the day with the curtains/blinds closed. Post them and the guys will give you their opinion on if a projector would work. In my...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   12-06-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By steve1106
Like you I picked up the RX-675 for $299. After a...

Like you I picked up the RX-675 for $299. After a week with it, it works for my cheap setup, but it would have been nice to have 2 HDMI ports out. So for me it is sufficient, but will you be happy...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
Sorry Adam, but one last time. ...

Sorry Adam, but one last time.


First, I don't get this back and forth, music is not what I use my inexpensive setup for. If you go back to my recommendation for Adam, I think you will...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-05-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 81
Posted By steve1106
Oops. Sorry, we are old and only use them to...

Oops. Sorry, we are old and only use them to walk and for slow jogs, so for us the sweat is the only problem since they completely cover the ears.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-05-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
Wow. You had to slam Hip Hop. Ouch. Well my...

Wow. You had to slam Hip Hop. Ouch. Well my tastes don't run towards Hip Hop, I'm more of a 70s/80s/Easy listening/classical music guy, but small $200 speakers providing enough bass to enjoy a...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
Jayn_j, the key is price point, so a full range...

Jayn_j, the key is price point, so a full range set of speakers (Fronts & Center) that provide feel it in your bones bass and a receiver for say $500. Can it happen?

I enjoy this forum, but...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   12-05-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 81
Posted By steve1106
I have four pairs of these...

I have four pairs of these http://www.amazon.com/JVC-HAW600RF-900MHZ-Wireless-Headphones/dp/B000H12VI6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1417807858&sr=8-1&keywords=jvc+wireless+headphones . The reviews are low...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-05-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
I respectfully disagree about the sub. For $80...

I respectfully disagree about the sub. For $80 bucks, I would rather have the sub to add some feel to the system. I put one right behind my chairs (I do have a cheap BIC F12 in front) and I get all...
Forum: Great Found Deals   12-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 790
Posted By steve1106
I grabbed one and I am impressed with it for...

I grabbed one and I am impressed with it for $299. I even measured the speaker distance and the auto calibration was spot on. I did have to mess with the tone settings and sub settings, so now I...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
I spent another $40 on Amazon for a pair of...

I spent another $40 on Amazon for a pair of stands...well $80 with the rears. This is a 169 inch image 16:9, so even the P163s are fairly large.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_13?url=se...

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_13?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=infinity+p163&sprefix=infinity+p163%2Caps%2C889 it is still $59.


The polk...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
I think so. Just catch the speakers on sale and...

I think so. Just catch the speakers on sale and go to Best Buy and listen. I have cheap Infinity Primus P363s but before that I just had the P163s which were $59 each on Amazon. You could get...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
Adam, I hope we haven't discouraged you. As you...

Adam, I hope we haven't discouraged you. As you can see on this forum, we all have different opinions and budgets. The key question is what is your budget. A PJD5134 isn't a bad place to start,...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
This runs $390 and would work. What kind of...

This runs $390 and would work. What kind of sound do you expect? These speakers will sound better than TV speakers and be okay for TV watching. Really after listening to the HTiB at Best Buy, the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
The first is a bad picture of his room from the...

The first is a bad picture of his room from the listing. The second shows you the size speaker you get with a home theater in a box. It is sitting on a speaker that ran $40ish on sale, even my...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
Adam, if you looked at my thread you can see I...

Adam, if you looked at my thread you can see I jumped in. I got the PJD5134 based on good reviews and a Logitech 2.1 sound system for under $500. I was amazed at how good the pj image looked and...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   12-04-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 422
Posted By steve1106
I put up a ViewSonic PJD5533 up for a friend. ...

I put up a ViewSonic PJD5533 up for a friend. Much better than the PJD5134. It is a native 16:10 verses the native 4:3 and I couldn't see the pixels on his 150 inch image. He just uses an off...
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