Home Theatre & Automation
7.1 Channel AV into 5 speaker system
The extra 2 speakers that take a 5.1 setup to a 7.1 setup are the 2 rear surrounds that go on the back wall (as opposed to the original left and right surrounds that go on…
Feb 05, 2009 6:22 pm
Subwoofer - Good, bad or just alright ?
The fact that (on paper) it has a 10" driver and claims it can get down to 25Hz makes it a pretty good buy at that price. I would have thought it's amp could have more…
Feb 06, 2009 8:45 am
Feb 11, 2009 2:15 pm
Internet, routers & wiring
What wireless devices sit between the Xbox and the router?
Microwaves (not cordless, but cause issues)
Wireless AV senders
No more Kuro!
^^ Allot will just pay a 3rd party to handle warranty like Gateway did when they pulled out of Aus years ago.
You can get commercial plasmas and LCDs that have higher tollerances for heat and moisture. They do cost a little more…
Adsl filter wallplates
Yes double brick. Some builders will do cabling. They offer packages etc. But we had no choice of builder and ours didn't have a package and the sparkie I guess wasn't…
Feb 15, 2009 3:58 pm
multi room audio
Jamo is European.
There are many multi-room audio systems available, and a few do things a little differently (like your example where the amplifier is in the wallplate…
Feb 16, 2009 8:42 am
Feb 16, 2009 1:20 pm
Green glue and barrier board
Has anyone used these products? I have a room 7.5 mtrx4.5 mtr is at rear of house with 2 internal and 2 external walls will be dedicated home theatre currently has…
Watching things I've "taped"....
Rodda's solution is probably the best for the original poster.
If it was me however I'd download the TV shows (ad free too!) on to a NAS with a xbox or xbox 360 as the client
Yamaha AV Receiver any good ?
Harvey Norman Have quoted me $773 for a 663 yamaha Broadmeadows store.
JB dont seem to have the price they always rave about. as they wouldnt move off there discounted…
Feb 17, 2009 8:09 pm
For satellite installations in addition to the 2 x COAX (RG6's), you will need either a telephone or internet (CAT-5/6) point for Box Office orders.
Foxtel have fact…
Feb 18, 2009 8:52 pm
Fire check plaster for walls?
Just the inside. That and some sound absorbing batts behind it will go a fair way to reducing sound passing through and bouncing off the walls (bass actually passes…
Feb 21, 2009 8:24 am
WALL COLOURS - home theatre
I can only say that darker is better when it comes to squeezing the most and best out of your projector and screen combo, so combine that rule with taste and you'll come…
Feb 24, 2009 11:28 am
Feb 25, 2009 7:21 pm
Who's running XBMC?
Whacked it on my laptop yesterday to have a look at..
VERY IMPRESSED INDEED...
I will let you know more in a few…
streaming 360, PS3??
I use one of these
It's basically a networked hard drive, with bittorrent client,…
New home tv/networking on a budget
Guys, I'm sorry if this is classed as spam... but I'm really into this kind of thing, and plan to cable and VOIP my place once I buy it (within the next few months).
Price for Starserve
whats the main reason you want a Starserve install? if its only for Data (and phone) then there are less expensive ways to do it. the cabling will cost you the same but…
Cinema room doors?
Currently have a room 7.5 mtr X4.5 will be used as home cinema has double doors. will be adding a second wall to internal side of room…
IR transmitters receivers?
Currently have FTEL and using RF2 out on iq box for second room.
If i were to add a amp splitter on this line for approx 2 additional outlets 3 in total will the FTEL ir…
ummmm ok. sorry. Melbournes not on…
Connecting blu ray to non hdmi amp
TBC, also known as things like 'audio sync' is included in most mid and higher level AV recievers. Eg. Everything from Marantz's SR-5003 and up has it included...
Mar 03, 2009 7:00 pm
I bought a set of Accusound from Harvey Norman - and I agree with Rodda. At the time they were fine for my ears (and budget!) but now after having them for about 4 years…
Full HD Projectors?
my favourite colour is matt white but I can see the missus having objections to that colour scheme
Do l really need Starserve?
Any chance you can give us a link to the thread? Having trouble finding it. I'm in the same boat, trying to figure out how to wire up the…
home theatre ideas
The angled In-ceiling speakers are to tackle the issue of 'non-focused' sound coming from the front speakers if they were the regular In-ceilings,…
Theatre room 5.81 x 4.43
Hi again Til.
The biggest difference the location of the gear can make is if the gear is in the theatre itself and is in view then you won't need an IR repeating kit. …
Mar 06, 2009 10:27 am
New TV installed...
what type of remote ext are you using i am currently using a genuine ftel one on our second tv and is very very particular on were you point…