Home Theatre & Automation
Wall mounted TV
No noggins required guys!
We use the studs (vertical wood) to mount to not the noggins (horizontal)
TV in Niche.. what about other wires?
OK... I'm over this. I'm going to delete the niche. I'm not paying money for recievers and all that crap to run wires 20cm.
I just want to connect…
Nov 28, 2008 8:57 am
phillips dvd recorder
$699 for playstaion 3..im planning to get one instead of buying a blu-ray disc player...
well yes ps3 is expensive compares to other blu-ray disc players but obviously…
Dec 03, 2008 11:07 pm
Wireless Surround Sound System?
He beat me to it. 100% agreement with Matt's comments.
'Wireless' speakers have to have their own amplifiers in them, so they need a power supply - either you plug…
Dec 05, 2008 11:01 am
Blueray to non high def display
Thanks for that Rodda.
I have done a little more research since posting, and the projector does 800*600 (DLP). Pretty poor from what i understand.
So from what i…
Thanks guys for your thoughts!
I see what you're saying about the speakers compared with the amp.
Rod - I've been looking at the Paradigms as well so it's good to…
Sanyo 42 inch plasma $949 - good deal?
1080p = Full HD which means on the screen there could be* 1920 dots (pixels) from left to right and 1080 dots (pixels) top to bottom. So basically it's like a grid and…
Thank you for your information.
It would be helpful for me to have some sense about those numbers from projectors!
Dec 20, 2008 9:01 am
Thinking of Not pre-wiring
I cannot find the photos but I negotiated with my site super to drill holes in noggins and run rope thru the so I could pull cabling through…
In my experience most sparkys don't fully understand all of the requirements and capabilities of some of the equipment that makes up even a modest home cinema/AV…
Jan 09, 2009 7:23 am
Dual Zone AV Recievers
OK, first point of clarification: the word 'Receiver' in AV Receiver actually means it can 'receive' radio braodcasts as it has a tuner built into it - almost always AM…
Jan 09, 2009 7:47 am
IP Network Camera
agree with Matt
they are also significant more expensive than traditional cameras. Also if you do a cost/quality ratio you can get the same quality as IP cameras for a…
Cabling for home theatre room
Either option for the projector's power is fine, however if the projector is being mounted to a ceiling that has a room above it then the less connections inside that…
Jan 13, 2009 8:47 am
Relocating aerial point
Thanks for the reply Rodda. Yeah, perhaps I will get the antenna guy out and I'll watch closely to see how they do it.
Jan 13, 2009 9:09 am
Jan 13, 2009 10:02 am
Cable Roughing for theartre Room
My brother has a YSP Yamaha all in one sound projector.. It works quite well.. but I wouldn't recommend it for a theatre room.. Maybe a casual living area or in my brother…
Ceiling speakers around the home
Just run normal speaker wires.
Running both the left and right speaker cables to a single location is so you can use a 'dual channel' type of single stereo in-ceiling…
Jan 14, 2009 8:19 am
The salesperson suggested three junction box to me. all in front of the house for the purpose of future lighting.
And they are fairly cheap if you know where to look
Yamaha are great amp's for home theatre (not so good for stereo but thats another…
Additional TV points
I got a bit confused about the TV points.
For example, I got TV points in family room and the rumpus. When I installed the foxtel service and…
Does anyone have TIVO
We have a PVR and love it. If anything will update to the latest topfield HD unit.
That apparently has provision for data input too for similar functions I have heard but…
Cabling question - aerial then foxtel
The TV point is physically connected to your TV antenna (whether it's been split or not).
A Foxtel point needs to be physically connected to the Foxtel dish or…
Jan 27, 2009 8:50 am
No worries...makes up for one of the gazillion things I've learnt from your posts...
cost of alarm and install?
6 mths ago i have installed a crow system with 8 sensors, back up batt, 2 remote, call to mobile when alarm goes off all for 1200.00