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Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-28-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,276
Posted By acras13
F'in classy! PLEASE tell me you are using a blue...

F'in classy! PLEASE tell me you are using a blue milk crate on the other side of the room , then it would really remind me of my old entertainment stand , one black , one blue milk crate , an old...
Forum: Speakers   08-28-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,036
Posted By acras13
I'm wondering how the O.P. could have done even a...

I'm wondering how the O.P. could have done even a basic search and found "no real answers" ? Oh , probably because he already had the answer he wanted , and decided to make a test , results , and...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-27-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,276
Posted By acras13
Mine isn't picture worthy by any stretch ,...

Mine isn't picture worthy by any stretch , because I'm in the process without worrying a bit about "acceptance factor" of anyone other than not scaring my neighbors dog and my totally accommodating...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   08-26-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By acras13
If theres any way you can swing it , and you...

If theres any way you can swing it , and you might build more , get some clamps . These http://www.harborfreight.com/2-piece-3-4-quarter-inch-heavy-duty-cast-iron-pipe-clamp-31255.html
can work...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   08-25-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By acras13
Go with PJ for sure! I haven't set up my atmos...

Go with PJ for sure! I haven't set up my atmos yet , but I can't imagine the overhead speakers are going to have anywhere near the " WOW" that going from a 50" plasma to a 120" picture had
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   08-25-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By acras13
A suggestion , based on what I did learning what...

A suggestion , based on what I did learning what worked for my first PJ , Benq w1070 . I had white(ish) walls and ceiling , mostly not light controlled livingroom . I painted the screen wall UPW as a...
Forum: Front Projectors Great Found Deals!   08-21-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By acras13
Check their return policy , when I was shopping...

Check their return policy , when I was shopping for my w1070 Frys had a 15% restocking fee for returned PJ's . Only matters if you might decide you don't want it though .
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-21-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By acras13
LOL , they have negotiated so there are no...

LOL , they have negotiated so there are no additional charges for content . Apple , the most valuable company on the planet (depending on the week) , Google , and how many other major players , with...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   08-21-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 137
Posted By acras13
1) yes 2) I don't think so , I THINK patch...

1) yes
2) I don't think so , I THINK patch panels are one or the other , key word THINK
3) not sure what you are asking
Luckily , there are people with way more knowledge than me here that will...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   08-21-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By acras13
My current setup is a network attached WD...

My current setup is a network attached WD Mybooklive acting as a "NAS" , and a laptop acting as the Plex server . Plex is pointed to the proper folders in the NAS , the laptop handles any transcoding...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-18-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 294
Posted By acras13
Sneak it past them? What are they gonna do , rip...

Sneak it past them? What are they gonna do , rip the speakers out of the ceiling? Put a jambox on the floor and tell them thats what you are going to use for audio , the WOW them at movie night!
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-18-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By acras13
When you tried one sconce at a time , did you use...

When you tried one sconce at a time , did you use the same sconce at location 1 , then location 2 , or did you test sconce 1 at location 1 , then sconce 2 at location 2? It sounds like a short in one...
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   08-17-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By acras13
Does your landlord come in your place with any...

Does your landlord come in your place with any frequency? If not , wall mount it . When you move , take the mount down , patch the mounting holes and repaint the whole wall to camouflage , no big...
Forum: Plasma Flat Panel Displays   08-17-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By acras13
Are the 2 images clear? could a setting be...

Are the 2 images clear? could a setting be forcing 3d somehow? Look through the settings and see what the input says it is maybe?
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-17-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 294
Posted By acras13
I don't want to pee in your pool any more , but I...

I don't want to pee in your pool any more , but I just watched this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Hh5MYv7lWc while hunting down videos for blown insulation . While spray in is pretty much non...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-15-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 294
Posted By acras13
I'm not familiar with your builder , but what is...

I'm not familiar with your builder , but what is his engineering background? What is his basis for determining that OSB cant hold the load you are looking to support ? Sounds like he's just...
Forum: Dedicated Theater Design & Construction   08-07-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 763
Posted By acras13
No, it is not safe to assume you can put...

No, it is not safe to assume you can put insulation in contact with the non IC rated can . By code , you can not. Will it be an issue? Lets say I have seen plenty of non-IC rated cans burried in...
Forum: Speakers   07-29-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 332
Posted By acras13
What are TV speakers? Aren't they the ones that...

What are TV speakers? Aren't they the ones that are wired to the receiver strewn around the room? I do have some crappy sound emanating from my bedroom TV since I loaned the soundbar to a friend so...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-27-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 158,559
Posted By acras13
Ok , maybe I just haven't been able to figure out...

Ok , maybe I just haven't been able to figure out how to change settings , but when I'm playing content through my chromecast I can only get stereo . Extended stereo will put sound out from the...
Forum: Speakers   07-26-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,430
Posted By acras13
While I don't understand why you wouldn't go...

While I don't understand why you wouldn't go listen to a few brands to get a general idea of what sound you enjoy so you can use the help here more effectively , to each their own . On the plus side...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-25-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 158,559
Posted By acras13
rvfav , glad you got it sorted out, enjoy

rvfav , glad you got it sorted out, enjoy
Forum: Speakers   07-25-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,430
Posted By acras13
Every generation says the same thing about the...

Every generation says the same thing about the following generation , their taste in music and the volume they listen at .
I am by no means an expert , but aside from the fact that the OP was...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-24-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 158,559
Posted By acras13
I just tested my 95 , max volume with no audio...

I just tested my 95 , max volume with no audio playing , all HDMI inputs in the receiver , and of my 7 speakers , 5 were silent. Not a sound at all that I could perceive . My rear surrounds , which...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-23-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 158,559
Posted By acras13
So they didn't sell the sc-95 last night , I'm...

So they didn't sell the sc-95 last night , I'm the proud owner of a gently demo'ed Pioneer elite! working through the set up right now with the navi app (never mind , it wouldn't run MCACC) manually...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   07-22-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,582
Views: 158,559
Posted By acras13
hey all , been reading through the last couple...

hey all , been reading through the last couple days , and aside from worrying about if these actually pass HDR or not I'm really interested in an sc-95 . I have a line on a display model at a killer...
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