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  1. Home A/V Distribution
    Hey Everyone, I have a home theater room that myself and a friend put together. I did this about a year ago and had been running everything with a long HDMI cable going through my attic and down the wall to a plate that connected to my receiver. It worked fine, but I wasn't ever getting true 4k...
  2. HDTV Technical
    Hi all, need some advice... (I think I'm in the right forum but if not, please let me know where it should go and I can shift it.) Here's my current setup: Xfinity4k PX013ANM --> Yamaha TSR-7850 --> AGPtek 1080p sender --> Cat6 shielded (~65 ft) --> AGPtek 1080p receiver --> Sony XBR-65X900F...
  3. HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World
    This is related to the possible need of grounding the CAT6 cables between the 2 HDMI wall plates, about a 110' cable run. The HDMI over CAT6 extender plates we're using is: Tripp-lite model P167-000 which has been working well overall. FYI: when all done we'll have about 10 HDMI over CAT6 runs...
  4. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hi, my wife has watched too many episodes of fixer upper on HGTV. We are rehabbing the worst house on the block. The basement is getting framed and the kitchen and bathroom are demo'd. I do not have allot of time and need to get the house pre-wired and add the components later when we have...
  5. Home A/V Distribution
    Hi folks, I'm a DIYer who's planning to wire my entire house (3 stories) for ethernet, coax and speakers. I've done a bunch of research but would love to get some feedback from the pros. Here goes: Networking I plan to use Ubiquiti Unifi networking gear (router, PoE switch, Access Points)...
  6. Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP
    Hello all. I have 2 question for you. I posted this in another forum but have gotten no response so I thought I would ask here. 1. I have a BlueRigger High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet (25 ft) - CL3 Rated - supports 3D and Audio Return(like $14), to hook up to my epson 5030ub from my onkyo...
  7. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    So my 4k videos are stuttering over my home network, and I'm wondering what everyone else's solution is? I run a new Synology 2415+ NAS and Intel NUCs as my HTPCs, and all has been perfect with 1080, but 4k videos just will not play in a watchable manner. Is anyone else dealing with the...
  8. Accessories
    I have 396 ft of a 500ft spool of honeywell genesis 5957 2 x cat6 2 x rg6 quad. I just finished wiring my house / addition and have this left over. It cost $500 for the 500' spool. I'll take $200 + shipping. I'm not sure how much shipping is, but if you live in the Raleigh, NC area it can be...
  9. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    Hi guys, I'm in the processing of finishing my basement. Our plan was to buy a 4K tv, run some long (50ft) hdmi cables (commercial premium cl2 from mono price) across the basement to the PS3, cable box , blu ray player, etc. Problem is, the cables need to be run in the next day or two, and the...
  10. Home A/V Distribution
    My family and I are building a brand new Sports Bar from the ground up and should be complete within a month or two. I've been tasked with setting up the TV's and organizing a distribution system. We've had 3 professional A/V consultants come in but each one has quoted us for the project well...
  11. Home A/V Distribution
    Hi, I have just acquired a HDMI Extender that uses 2 CAT5e/CAT6 cables when I connect it directly between my laptop and the TV using 2 CAT6 cables it works well when I connect it using an extra CAT6 cable (that is located within the wall of my apartment) I cannot see anything in the TV, however...
  12. Video Processors
    Hey All, I'm completely stumped on a couple of Apple 27" displays i have (mid 2010, not thunderbolt). So the situation is this: I have a Mac Pro (latest before the trashcans) that I have 2, 27" LED cinema displays for, how ever I'm extending them about 100 FT over CAT6a using a Gefen "2x Dual...
  13. Dedicated Theater Design & Construction
    I am building a house and the studs are up. I'm trying to get things right, and I am limited with my budget, so I'm trying to get the electrician the material and locations, etc. that he needs so I only have to pay him for the labor to run the wires. I have a TV going over the fireplace (no...
  14. General Home Theater & Media/Game Rooms
    I am building a new home, and was trimming the extra wires in my home theater to get ready to install my receiver. Not thinking, I cut my HDMI cable in half. There is no way to get a new one to the tv without cutting 100 holes in the sheetrock. Does anyone know if this is possible: I have the...
  15. Home A/V Distribution
    I'm currently doing a complete remodel of my two story home. I've been reading a lot of the posts on AVS and I was wondering if anyone has any changes or recommendations to my low voltage plan before the electrician starts tomorrow. I plan on installing SONOS:AMP's in the Kitchen, Master bedroom...
  16. Home A/V Distribution
    New member here. I've been lurking on the forum for a while now trying to figure out all the A/V out for a new home I am about to build. What a huge help! I've been able to find answers to almost all my questions from previous threads. One question I still have relates to how to pipe 4k media...
  17. HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World
    I am finishing my basement and building a new Home Theater. I am going to put in a projector. The media closet will sit at the side of the room and I want to run 2 HDMI cables from the media rack to the front of the room through the walls and or ceiling. What is the best way to do this...
  18. HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World
    Hello, I want to connect my pc with an NVIDIA Geforce GTS 450 with my Toshiba 40inch LED. My Pc is away from TV , around 50ft or 15m away. Should i go for hdmi over cat 6 or HDMI cable 50ft itself ??Help. I will be using 1080p full hd and dont need 3d or arc or whatsoever. The cable which i...
  19. PlayStation Area
    Hi i have finally managed to convince the mrs thast i can have a projector attached to the playstation in the living room while she gets pushed over to the 42". I need to get my ps3 in the office 3 rooms away and was looking at the hdmi to cat6 but i was a bit worried about the picture...
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