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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-09-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By canuck_fr
I alwyas recommend that people use an external...

I alwyas recommend that people use an external amp to power the other speakers. If memory serves me well, the RXV 673 has a pre-amp out for Zone 2. This allows you to connect an external amplifier...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-04-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 691
Posted By canuck_fr
Have you finished the install? if yes, please...

Have you finished the install? if yes, please provide a review on the following:
1. ease of use
2. quality of sound
3. reliability of the IR distribution

This product does sound like its...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-26-2014, 08:06 AM
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Views: 492
Posted By canuck_fr
Here is the link: ...

Here is the link:
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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-26-2014, 08:05 AM
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Views: 492
Posted By canuck_fr
They have a new product for multi-room audio, 6...

They have a new product for multi-room audio, 6 zone controller with integrated amplifier. The specs are not very clear on power (all channels driven). However for keypads, controller and amplifier,...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-08-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By canuck_fr
Are you looking to listen to the same source...

Are you looking to listen to the same source throughout the house? or different sources in different locations at the same time?

Are the speakers in-celing type ?

Thanks
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   09-21-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By canuck_fr
Very nice floor plans by the way! I don't know...

Very nice floor plans by the way! I don't know if you plan to do audio distribution, but in a house like this you should. Therefore you need to wire for more cat 6 cable to locations where you would...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   07-02-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,399
Posted By canuck_fr
The sound for the intercom comes out of the...

The sound for the intercom comes out of the connected speakers on any zone that is currently "ON".

I hope that helps.

FYI, I have had a Lync 12 since february 2011 and I am very happy. I have...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   07-01-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 865
Posted By canuck_fr
If you have volume controls in every room, you...

If you have volume controls in every room, you don't need a speaker selector.

There are 12 channel amps from different vendors: HTD, Parts Express, Sherbourn that will do the trick.

If you can...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-28-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By canuck_fr
I have a Lync 12 V2 and yes it does integrate...

I have a Lync 12 V2 and yes it does integrate with a doorbell option and you can also hear the phone over your speakers.

I love my system and have 4 neighboors who installed the same system....
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-20-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By canuck_fr
i think the first thing you need to figure out...

i think the first thing you need to figure out is where all the speaker wires go. Once you have that figured out, you will have a good idea of what you can setup with your system.

Give us some...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-19-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,195
Posted By canuck_fr
+1 on all of Jeffs advice. If you are...

+1 on all of Jeffs advice.

If you are thinking of wiring for speakers, you should also concentrate on their placement.

Take these two links for help:
...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-19-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By canuck_fr
I need to understand what type of speakers you...

I need to understand what type of speakers you are putting in. Will they be the in ceiling type? Will they be the in-wall type? will they be cabinet type speakers?

Speaker placement depends on...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-19-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By canuck_fr
This is an example of what you want. This is one...

This is an example of what you want. This is one of the companies making these products.

http://www.htd.com/Products/wholehouse-audio-sytem-accessories/LGB-1
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-19-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,186
Posted By canuck_fr
I second jautor and recommend using HTD...

I second jautor and recommend using HTD impedence matching volume controls. They have always well performed and are just a little more expensive.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-07-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By canuck_fr
Look at sonos and HTD Lync at that price range.

Look at sonos and HTD Lync at that price range.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   06-03-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By canuck_fr
I have had some issues in the past when doing...

I have had some issues in the past when doing HDMI over Cat 6 cable because one wire is longer than the others in Cat 6 cables. I have had better luck with Cat 5 or Cat 5e.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-29-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By canuck_fr
My favorite budget speakers are the OSD ACE 800...

My favorite budget speakers are the OSD ACE 800 : http://www.outdoorspeakerdepot.com/acneinar8pai.html


They are 79$ / pair and sound absolutely amazing even when compared with speakers worth...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-29-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,947
Posted By canuck_fr
This all depends on the sources you are planning...

This all depends on the sources you are planning to use. If you list your sources and find out if the metadata is available.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-28-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By canuck_fr
+1 on the barrier

+1 on the barrier
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-28-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By canuck_fr
amplifiers that could do the trick for not too...

amplifiers that could do the trick for not too much money especially of you don't need to use your keypads.

http://www.sherbourn.com/collections/whole-home/products/pa1845
...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-28-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By canuck_fr
This type of equipment does not connect to TVs....

This type of equipment does not connect to TVs. It is used for distributed audio only.

Your options are:

1. Purchase a used Sonance C4630 for about $ 1,000.00 on e-bay
2. Change your keypads...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-28-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By canuck_fr
Let's start from the beginning: 1. Is the...

Let's start from the beginning:

1. Is the system still in place?
2. if answer is no, is the wiring still in place?
3. It sounds from you posts that you at least have the keypads in place.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   05-28-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,179
Posted By canuck_fr
I've done a few installs for friends and I must...

I've done a few installs for friends and I must say that the OSD ACE 800 speakers are hard to beat. My personnal favorite and what can we say about the price....
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-24-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,924
Posted By canuck_fr
Dido everything Jeff has pointed to. If you...

Dido everything Jeff has pointed to.

If you want to save about 300$ you can use a Dayton 12 channel amplifier. It is slightly less powerful, and the speaker connectors are cheaper but otherwaise...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-24-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,757
Posted By canuck_fr
Hi there, First and most important: Wire...

Hi there,

First and most important: Wire this in a manner that will allow you to expand and do the right things going forward.

Do some reading on cocoontech 101-102-103...
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