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Forum: Speakers   03-08-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By DrGerm
FYI: this was solved. For these speakers,...

FYI: this was solved.

For these speakers, you have to tighten the screws (clockwise) ALL THE WAY. This engages the screw onto the dog ear thingy. And THEN start turning counter clockwise. Also, of...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   03-03-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By DrGerm
I've been searching around a little. I don't find...

I've been searching around a little. I don't find too many sources of these. Maybe I'm being too picky, any suggestions where to buy very nice braided wire loom?

And I don't mind paying a premium...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   03-01-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By DrGerm
Looking for attractive quality braided speaker cable

Hello, I'm looking for braided speaker cable to run from an outlet at the wall, to the speaker.



Must look nice (for WAF), but of course I want a good quality (but I'm not a sucker for...
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By DrGerm
This room is in a finished basement. There are...

This room is in a finished basement. There are joists 16 inches apart (and these are 6" speakers) and that space is 12 to 14 inches high. These joists run all the way to an unfinished part of the...
Forum: Speakers   02-27-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By DrGerm
I updated the original post with a link to a...

I updated the original post with a link to a video I posted on YouTube.



Ahh man... this makes me die a little inside... I hope this isn't it.
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-26-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By DrGerm
Which is another point I was trying to make to...

Which is another point I was trying to make to this salesperson.

Thanks :)
Forum: General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms   02-26-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By DrGerm
Question TV vs Projector

I'm trying to settle an argument with a dealer who was trying to sell me something.

If you could choose, would you rather a TV screen, or a projector.

This is in a setting where 85 inches is...
Forum: Speakers   02-26-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By DrGerm
Unhappy Need help removing in-ceiling Episode speakers

The builders of my house installed in-ceiling Episode speakers. I think these are 1300 series.

I'm trying to remove these so that I can use the holes to help fish wires for various things.

I...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-19-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By DrGerm
Ahhhhhhh, actually, I bet that's it. There is a...

Ahhhhhhh, actually, I bet that's it. There is a panel on the floor below which 'kinda' shares this wall. I'll unplug it and see if the panel goes out...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-19-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By DrGerm
This is far from solving all of your specs, but...

This is far from solving all of your specs, but reading through it made me think of two things coming out that I'm excited for and may help you somewhat as well.

1. Neeo Remote (https://neeo.com/)...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-19-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By DrGerm
Ahhhhhhh, actually, I bet that's it. There is a...

Ahhhhhhh, actually, I bet that's it. There is a panel on the floor below which 'kinda' shares this wall. I'll unplug it and see if the panel goes out :) easy way to test!

If it is, then that helps...
Forum: Home A/V Distribution   02-18-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By DrGerm
What is this powered in this CATV/Telco distribution box?

I'm moving into a newly built house next week. I will be completely re-wiring Ethernet and coax to a central site where other networking and AV stuff is.

In the little box where they have the...
Forum: Speakers   02-06-2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 106
Posted By DrGerm
Question What are your favorite 42"-48" speaker stands for HT use?

Just planning things out and shopping.

What are your favorite 42"-48" speaker stands for HT use? For placing bookshelf surrounds. I can't mount on the walls (too complicated to explain why. Could...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-06-2016, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4,022
Views: 210,054
Posted By DrGerm
That's exactly what I would think, but then why...

That's exactly what I would think, but then why does the manual show 11 speakers connected directly to all 11 speaker outs? Yet, It clearly shows a 12th and 13th channel (and sub) from the pre outs...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-05-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4,022
Views: 210,054
Posted By DrGerm
Question 11.1

Sorry if this is already answered (I bet it has? Can't find it)

I'm confused by page 50 in the owner's manual.

11.1-channel playback
This system, which is based on a 5.1-channel system, plays...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   01-24-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 215,105
Posted By DrGerm
Red face I did this 3 years ago. they didn't send me a box...

I did this 3 years ago. they didn't send me a box at that time. I used the original box without problem. I think I had to pay for shipping there, they paid to ship back. So it sounds like the process...
Forum: Speakers   12-30-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By DrGerm
Talking Thanks, you confirmed what I was already...

Thanks, you confirmed what I was already thinking, so I think it's an easy decision now.



Hmmm... I guess I have more research to do. This is the opposite of what isoacoustics.com...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 130
Posted By DrGerm
I don't really have an exact answer for you, just...

I don't really have an exact answer for you, just some comments and my lessons learned.

I've been kinda forced to use in ceiling speakers in the past for just the surrounds (in a 5.1 system // old...
Forum: Speakers   12-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By DrGerm
Question Trying to decide between SVS bookshelf vs satellite speakers for surround locations

[Background #1]

I'm setting up a new surround system; probably will do a 7.2.2 although I might save a few bucks now and do 5.2.2 and then get two more surrounds in the future to fill out the rear...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-25-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By DrGerm
Question Rack size question 25" v 28" deep?

I feel like this is a dumb question but I'm hoping someone with some experience can answer this before I find I have to ship things back if I guess wrong.

I'm going to get a Denon AVR-X7200WA...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-25-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By DrGerm
Question That makes complete sense after being pointed...

That makes complete sense after being pointed out. Thanks.

But how about things I'm reading related to resistance in the speaker cable? As I understand it, this will be a function of thickness...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   12-24-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9,810
Views: 504,149
Posted By DrGerm
I've used AnyDVD HD and Virtual CloneDrive for...

I've used AnyDVD HD and Virtual CloneDrive for many years for both DVDs (to folder) and Blu Ray (to ISO) and have never been disappointed.

The only problem is finding a nice unified environment to...
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By DrGerm
awesome, thanks :)

awesome, thanks :)
Forum: Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat   12-24-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By DrGerm
Question Speaker cable length question: All same length? or go with what fits?

I'm starting to plan for wiring a new room; which I want to pre-wire for 7.2.4

I think I'll be upgrading to an Onkyo TX-NR3030 (or equivalent future version if I wait). I'm looking at SVS Prime...
Forum: Speakers   10-19-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 168
Posted By DrGerm
Question What are you doing with your old (nice) sound bar?

I'm sure a lot of others have done the same: got a sound bar because it was what fit the situation. Then later replaced the sound bar set up (i.e. moved or changed rooms or wife's preferences...
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