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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   05-20-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,358
Posted By mvrock
Was your My Cloud losing its connection to the...

Was your My Cloud losing its connection to the network on a direct connection, or through a wireless connection?

Thanks.
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-29-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By mvrock
Looking for help. I have 3 (might have 4)...

Looking for help. I have 3 (might have 4) comcast boxes, all the same. I have several tvs, some of which are the same make/model. What remote control can I use so that I can address the cable boxes...
Forum: Remote Control Area   09-27-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By mvrock
I need a recommendation for a remote control for...

I need a recommendation for a remote control for my house. In the rack I have 3 comcast cable boxes, a sony dvd changer, an oppo dvd, and a blue-ray player. They run through (except the blue-ray,...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-27-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,459
Posted By mvrock
Can anyone offer me some assistance on what/how...

Can anyone offer me some assistance on what/how to install the Elan Com2 with the Nuvo Grand Concerto. I bought the Com2 to enable whole house paging via the phones and Music on Hold, etc, but the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   03-01-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 501
Posted By mvrock
I have to distribute cable through the home....

I have to distribute cable through the home. There will be 6 high-def feeds (1 to cable card, 5 to STBs), and 3 or 4 regular feeds (no set-top box [for now]). I know I should use a bi-directional...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-16-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By mvrock
I'm using (for starters) a Xantech 795-20...

I'm using (for starters) a Xantech 795-20 4-zone, ampified connecting block. I'm using CAT5 for the cable. I had a couple of questions:
1. I have one area where I'll have a receiver on a wall (in...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-08-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By mvrock
Gotcha, thank you

Gotcha, thank you
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-08-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By mvrock
Thanks. what about shielded or unshielded?

Thanks. what about shielded or unshielded?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-08-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By mvrock
Can someone give some guidance as to which CAT5E...

Can someone give some guidance as to which CAT5E to use for what?
I have to run computer network, nuvo grand concerto (to keypads) phone, ir, and component video over cat5 (see link). Which cable...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-07-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By mvrock
what is that?

what is that?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-07-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By mvrock
Ordinarily for cable I'd run it into an...

Ordinarily for cable I'd run it into an amplifier/splitter and send it out to 8 or so locations throughout the house. However, can that be done when the cable is going to be sent to four locations...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-06-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,785
Posted By mvrock
Max, the rack in your picture looks great. Where...

Max, the rack in your picture looks great. Where did you order your custom shelves and faceplates?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   02-06-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,785
Posted By mvrock
I've never built a rack before so I'm trying to...

I've never built a rack before so I'm trying to figure out my options. Regarding placement of components it seems there are three choices: rack "ears" that affix to the component and then to the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-06-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By mvrock
The Nuvo Grand Concerto guide recommends 16/2 or...

The Nuvo Grand Concerto guide recommends 16/2 or 16/4 wire. However, based on the speaker "guide" often referenced on this site all of these runs (larger than 50') should be 12 gauge, if not 10...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   02-06-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By mvrock
Most people have told me to run speaker level...

Most people have told me to run speaker level from the receiver front L/R into the binding posts on the sub. Why doesn't anyone use the sub line out from the receiver to the line in on the sub? What...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-01-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,841
Posted By mvrock
We're in the same boat. I'm looking at both for...

We're in the same boat. I'm looking at both for a project with much the same concerns as you. I am personally leaning HEAVILY to the Nuvo Grand Concerto because of the addtional power (40wpc vs...
Forum: Speakers   02-01-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,929
Posted By mvrock
I will right now, thanks

I will right now, thanks
Forum: Speakers   02-01-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,929
Posted By mvrock
Gentlemen, what about 130watts per channel on...

Gentlemen, what about 130watts per channel on runs of about 15' in the front and 25-30' to sides/back? Also, for whole house, what kind should I run for amp delivering 40watts per channel and amp...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-31-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By mvrock
Question Robert, could I run two sets of speaker...

Question Robert, could I run two sets of speaker cable (one to the master and one to the master bath) each stopping at a impedance matching volume control, and then onto their respective set of...
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-30-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,767
Posted By mvrock
Peter, you had me at 'hello'. I think I might...

Peter, you had me at 'hello'. I think I might just order one.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-30-2007, 03:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,767
Posted By mvrock
the occasional jam session with some rock music,...

the occasional jam session with some rock music, but it's primary function will be movies. We're building a home theatre so I'd guess 85% or more of its use will be movies.
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   01-30-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,767
Posted By mvrock
Any recommendations and opinions? All welcomed,...

Any recommendations and opinions? All welcomed, thanks.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-29-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By mvrock
If I had a zone, say master bdroom, and I wanted...

If I had a zone, say master bdroom, and I wanted to sub that to the master bath but didn't need a keypad, just wanted a pair of speakers in the bath and a volume control, how would I do this with...
Forum: Speakers   01-29-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By mvrock
Sorry about the typo.... I'm pretty sure they...

Sorry about the typo.... I'm pretty sure they were Monitor 9s in the front ($650 per pair).
Forum: Speakers   01-29-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By mvrock
Any comments on what would sound better on a...

Any comments on what would sound better on a Yamaha 2700? All feedback appreciated. Thanks.
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