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Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-27-2015, 07:21 PM
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Posted By ifor
Depends on your location. Do you have vapor...

Depends on your location. Do you have vapor barrier on the exterior walls?

If so, then you need to makes sure you install a vapor hat surrounding the speaker opening and make sure it's taped back...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-01-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 140
Posted By ifor
I've used most rg6 connectors but I've never seen...

I've used most rg6 connectors but I've never seen those particular Ideal connectors. The description says that they are weatherproof so... maybe that has something to do with it? idk
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-01-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 117
Posted By ifor
If you want to do the work yourself, then I would...

If you want to do the work yourself, then I would look at hiring a pro to at least get a wiring plan. No one here can see your house construction and would be irresponsible to suggest anything that...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   01-01-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By ifor
http://www.aifittings.com/catalog/home-theater-aud...

http://www.aifittings.com/catalog/home-theater-audio-video/multiple-gang-recessed-tv-box-for-power-and-low-voltage/TVBU505

These are what we use for tv pre-wires. They have box for electrical...
Forum: Headphones   01-01-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By ifor
I can only speak for the DTS as I experienced it....

I can only speak for the DTS as I experienced it.

It was the single most awe inducing demo I have ever experienced. DTS had a room set-up with traditional speakers and cheap-ish headphones draped...
Forum: Speakers   12-29-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By ifor
If you are using some type of room correction...

If you are using some type of room correction from your receiver or processor, you are more than likely cutting off these frequencies already.

If not, I think you'll find that in a dedicated...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   12-28-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By ifor
Sounds like a good plan since the dog ears only...

Sounds like a good plan since the dog ears only flip out to the sides of the speaker.

You could also look at trying to screw the speaker into the existing studs by angling the screws out towards...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By ifor
If you have the room, I would look at using JBL...

If you have the room, I would look at using JBL Cinema speakers behind the screen.

http://www.jblpro.com/www/products/cinema-market/3000-series/3677
...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   12-18-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By ifor
Lots of conduit is available in 2" sizes. ...

Lots of conduit is available in 2" sizes.

Galvanized steel, PVC or aluminum.
http://www.homedepot.com/b/Electrical-Electrical-Boxes-Conduit-Fittings/N-5yc1vZbm4m
Forum: Remote Control Area   12-08-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By ifor
Phoenix connector, more likely green in color.

Phoenix connector, more likely green in color.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   12-02-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By ifor
Non-shielded cat5e will be absolutely fine. ...

Non-shielded cat5e will be absolutely fine.

In fact, we don't ever use shielded cat cable at all. Never had any problems with HDBaseT units.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-30-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By ifor
Use a HDBaseT extender and nothing else.

Use a HDBaseT extender and nothing else.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-17-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By ifor
Home construction depends on local building...

Home construction depends on local building codes.

They can differ greatly from one place to the next.
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-16-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By ifor
Use a HDBaseT extender. Keep the Cat5e...

Use a HDBaseT extender.



Keep the Cat5e there, it's not doing any harm. Run your Cat6 where you want it to go. Remember, Cat5e is capable of running everything you can through at it.


...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 813
Posted By ifor
6" from the front of the speaker or the rear of...

6" from the front of the speaker or the rear of the speaker?

If it's from the rear of the speaker, are you really going to be happy with the speaker sitting 14" in front of the wall when the tv is...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By ifor
You will feed the receiver an HDMI signal from...

You will feed the receiver an HDMI signal from the output of the matrix switch.

Almost every source I have worked with, output audio simultaneously.
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 813
Posted By ifor
I would caution about wall mounting the EMP...

I would caution about wall mounting the EMP speakers as they are rear ported. This will, I think, will dramatically change the sound of the speaker due to the boundary effect.

It may help in the...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 813
Posted By ifor
Well, you could get the full JBL set (excluding...

Well, you could get the full JBL set (excluding the sub), in the picture, for $1100, add the receiver and your at $1500.

You could always get the second sub later when funds are more available.
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 813
Posted By ifor
I wouldn't suggest mounting the speakers on the...

I wouldn't suggest mounting the speakers on the wall as it would greatly change their sonic balance. If you are getting a credenza, then place the speakers on the unit and have fun.

If you want to...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 813
Posted By ifor
They operate the exact same way as the less...

They operate the exact same way as the less expensive units do.
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 813
Posted By ifor
Get 2 subwoofers and use the remainder on an...

Get 2 subwoofers and use the remainder on an upgrade for the receiver. 3 subs might be a little much for that space.

Do you have a wall to the right of the couch, I see a love seat there but need...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-09-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By ifor
These are questions your dealer should be able to...

These are questions your dealer should be able to answer.

The Tivo should have an analog output already, as should the media server/htpc from the headphone output. You don't need one for the...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-09-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By ifor
How did you come up with Crestron?

How did you come up with Crestron?
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   11-09-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By ifor
From your source, feed the HDMI cable to the...

From your source, feed the HDMI cable to the matrix switcher, then feed an analog audio cable to the Crestron amp from the same source. This way, the tv gets audio from the HDMI and the speakers gets...
Forum: Speakers   11-09-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 813
Posted By ifor
I think you're choosing the speakers because they...

I think you're choosing the speakers because they are in a package that is supposed to match each other on a family of sorts. This is great but it is hard to recommend which type of rears to use,...
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