Home Theatre & Automation
Difference between FULL HD and HD?
Thanks for the advice..will investigate the Dvico...actually have a 2 yo Dvico TViX which I'm happy with which is just a media player not a PVR. Set up for…
BenQ W5000 throw distance.
So when mounting on the ceiling what cables will I need to be pre-run up there? Just a 240v power point and a HDMI…
Watching Foxtel etc in the bedroom
Or you can do it wthout wires altogether!
Most of the systems 2.4ghz or 5.8ghz also have infra red repeaters built in (ie change channels etc) so that might be an…
Apr 14, 2008 9:37 pm
What AVR should I buy
There are many decent AVRs that will do mutliple HDMI inputs to 1 or even 2 HDMI outputs, fully supporting 1080P. If you want to try to do some 'future…
Apr 22, 2008 8:18 am
prewiring with PD
I know that Perry has done some pre-wiring to his Cremorne...
Apr 28, 2008 9:32 am
Apr 29, 2008 1:43 pm
Anyone used E-HOME Solutions?
I think the difference will be in excess of 30% your way!
Even if you had to put it on your Credit card for a few months to pay it off it will be better than…
DLNA enabled tv's
My house is coming along super fast now & I'm now ready to start to look for a 40" LCD.
I was going to get a Sony Bravia... then I found out it was not DLNA…
Rear Speakers in 7.1 speaker surround
Around 75% of our clients have rear ceiling speakers installed.
I have them installed myself.
Unless you have a need for the perfect home theatre these…
Good review of the W5000
The W10000 had a couple of niggling issues (issues to me me but probably not to anyone else) so Benq in their wisdom upgraded me !!!
Finishing Data and Audio Cabling
They will rough it till the plasterer and painting done, but they should come back and terminate it and provide a certificate of compliance along with papers showing stats…
May 16, 2008 7:28 pm
May 20, 2008 11:14 am
Digital and Analogue sound question
You said it Djelibeybi.
And Al, at my place the Digital signal is behind the analogue, so it must also have something to do with your gear .
May 23, 2008 10:41 am
Audio Visual Dreams loses Matt Walker
First off, congratulations Matt on the new position with Selby, I’m sure it’ll have its challenges.
Rod the best of luck with your company, you’ve obviously…
May 24, 2008 2:39 pm
New Product - Logitech Duet...
Logitech make great gear - I have one of their Harmony remotes and it's easy to setup and use via their web interface. Just picked up one of their top of the range mouses…
I have the Paradigm Monitor 11's with the cc390 centre!
I love them.
I have a Benq W20000 ... I also love it!
You may also want to check out the…
cat6 cabling in new house
It is most likely that Steve has hit the nail on the head.
Terminating Cat6 is different to Cat5/Cat5E - even the actual sockets are different (even though they are…
Jun 02, 2008 7:04 am
Is there any point?
thanks for the replies guys!
I’m just thinking aloud here, and although a dedicated room for the HT is a nice to have IMO it’s not a necessity, my…
Jun 05, 2008 11:43 am
Home Theatre Equipment Setup
Selecting this type of equipment is, of course, tempered with a fair amount of personal taste (eg. I prefer DLP projectors to…
Jun 11, 2008 1:50 pm
Jun 13, 2008 3:44 pm
Thanks for the leads....they look like what I'm after will have a closer look at specs but at first blush looks like what I'm after....your a champ.
Yamaha Vs Jamo Vs Marantz
I'm currently on my 3rd Yamaha amp, forget the model of the other 2 but current set up is a RX-V1.
We had a few issues with the digital processor which became extremely…
Speaker Wall Plates
When we sell the place I simply tuck cables into wall cavity and put a blank 2000 series faceplate on. new owners can do with the cables what…
Jun 23, 2008 3:18 pm
NuVo Audio System
The Sonos and the Logitech Squeezebox Duet do pretty much the same thing (the Sonos has an 'active' (ie built-in stereo amplifier) version of their Zone…
Jun 24, 2008 12:12 pm
Question for the HT experts
Thanks for that Rodda, I might check with PD and see what we can come up with.
I agree with you though, at the end of the day we can just knock out the wall and…
VMCE - Any need for AV cabling?
OK, I'm not sure exactly what you're referring to when you say 'structured' cabling, as the term really just means to plan your wiring/cabling and get it in place while…
Jun 28, 2008 10:11 am
Wiring help website
... and I'm always a little dubious of any site that offers free help, AFTER you create an account with them.
I think that if you need help with wiring, it's worth the…
Jul 01, 2008 5:55 pm
Sound level from Wii.
Ok...try one last night: I have disconnected the cable I had and used the original cable in the front v/aux input. The volume is fine.... So now to try this cable in…
In-Wall Source/Speaker Selector
i was exactly the same i got the catalogue on friday
and i spent alot of time on-line looking for it over the weekend with no luck
i am still trying to find the specs…