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Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   09-10-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 14,871
Posted By djearl81
Looks awesome Gec! I like the color on the...

Looks awesome Gec!

I like the color on the walls. Dark but classy. Megatron tore it up on Monday. That guy is a freak.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-25-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 14,871
Posted By djearl81
Sweet Sweet progress. :)

Sweet Sweet progress. :)
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-18-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 21,583
Posted By djearl81
Hey Pain, Wanted to say that I saw your...

Hey Pain,

Wanted to say that I saw your after pics in the before/after thread. Looks real good. I like the trim around the screen. Gives it a real nice finished look.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-12-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
Thanks Gec - It's the Yamaha RX-V675...

Thanks Gec -

It's the Yamaha RX-V675 (http://usa.yamaha.com/products/audio-visual/av-receivers-amps/rx/rx-v675_u/). I have updated the firmware to the latest version. Glad to hear your receiver...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-12-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
At this point the build is pretty much finished....

At this point the build is pretty much finished. However, I'll continue to blog about tweaks to settings and changes we make along the way. It's been fun to document the process. If you're...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   08-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By djearl81
Hi Nozab I agree with Prolab - Was in your...

Hi Nozab

I agree with Prolab - Was in your spot about 2 years ago, so the components I used might be outdated by now. I tried the media server route on windows 7, but that meant that the office PC...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-29-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
Ok, So D came over last night we took a look at...

Ok, So D came over last night we took a look at the wall and agreed that it's structurally sound based on the fact that it holds no weight, it doesn't move, and the opening does have intact king...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
Was a good weekend. Finally got my receiver from...

Was a good weekend. Finally got my receiver from the Yamaha service center. Ended up calling them a week ago and complained directly to Yamaha customer support. Told them I didn't care if I got the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-25-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By djearl81
That's hilarious! Laughed out loud. I'd say... ...

That's hilarious! Laughed out loud. I'd say...

Cost = (Budget x 1.25)/WAF
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-25-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By djearl81
Hi Shift, I apologize I don't have...

Hi Shift,

I apologize I don't have pictures....

We've done a few installs a few different ways in the family. My parents like the built in cabinet look, so they went that way. We opened the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By djearl81
I like what you did with the screen and the crown...

I like what you did with the screen and the crown . Looks real good.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-25-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By djearl81
You can go up the wall from the floor, just cut a...

You can go up the wall from the floor, just cut a little mouse hole behind the baseboard. where you need to go up. To get into the ceiling, you might need to cut an access hole or two where you'll...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
Possible sites to buy neoprene sheets or...

Possible sites to buy neoprene sheets or decoupling clips.

http://www.foambymail.com/NE/neoprene-foam-sheets.html
http://www.pac-intl.com/rsic-u.html
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-24-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By djearl81
Thank you for sharing the professional's opinion....

Thank you for sharing the professional's opinion. Personally I think a lot of mounts are ceiling mounts. Projectors are natively hung from the ceiling in a variety of applications. Therefore, they...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-24-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
Rattle update.... Spent a few hours...

Rattle update....

Spent a few hours yesterday analyzing the location of the rattles, dynamatting the speakers, adding screws to the drywall, and mudding. For the sub, I ended up making two new...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
So...the subwoofer rattled the grill right off....

So...the subwoofer rattled the grill right off. (Had the LFE level set to 2 o'clock at -21dbs per the receiver.) I figured I had too much roxul behind the sub, so I took out a section about 10" long....
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By djearl81
Thanks JMP

Thanks JMP
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-23-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 14,871
Posted By djearl81
Looks good Gec. I might have to steal your idea...

Looks good Gec. I might have to steal your idea and put a box on the back patio. Looks like a nice install complete with conduit.

Not sure on your speaker choices, but if you plan to do an in-wall...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-20-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
Here's a picture of the bad Thermistor before...

Here's a picture of the bad Thermistor before taking it out. Just a little wire with a PC like power connector on the end. $15 for the part. The sears guy wanted $750 to replace both thermistors and...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-20-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
Took me two attempts, but here's the sump...

Took me two attempts, but here's the sump discharge into the drain if anyone is interested.

Backup sump (RB0350-EZ) outputs on the left via 1" PVC per instructions. The primary sump discharge is...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-20-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
Here's a few plasma vs projector screen...

Here's a few plasma vs projector screen comparisons. Both displays are manufactured in 2003, so I'm sure improvements would be there with later model equipment. Neither display is collaborated at...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-20-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,201
Posted By djearl81
Been a few days since I've had a chance to put up...

Been a few days since I've had a chance to put up some updates. We've watched Brave on the big screen twice. I need to make some adjustments to the sub-woofer. Last night the sub pushed the screen...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-17-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By djearl81
Not sure I'm completely following, but it sounds...

Not sure I'm completely following, but it sounds like you need a network switch (http://www.monoprice.com/Category?c_id=105&cp_id=10521&cs_id=1052104). You'll run a wire between your router and your...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-15-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By djearl81
Hi Tuff - You might check out the harmony...

Hi Tuff - You might check out the harmony ultimate with the hub. It'll let you control your devices over IR, bluetooth, and wifi. Pretty cool stuff. If that's too pricey you might consider the...
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   07-15-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By djearl81
No worries. I agree with Steve completely that...

No worries. I agree with Steve completely that it's a matter of taste. His advice to try for yourself is the best advice.
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