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Paula
Paula
28 April 2008

New Home Theatre - Firthy26 - 25/04/08

New Home Theatre - Firthy26 - 25/04/08

Great job guys, Matt Sent you a PM about a potential job.

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Paula
Apr 28, 2008 10:32 am
Paula
to_do_list
to_do_list
28 April 2008

Good enough?

Good enough?

Got it...we all gotta make a buck…

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to_do_list
Apr 28, 2008 10:55 pm
to_do_list
Paula
Paula
29 April 2008

What am I supposed to do with this?

What am I supposed to do with this?

Put a long vase in the L bit?? Some smaller pieces along the bottom??

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Paula
Apr 29, 2008 2:43 pm
Paula
mattwalker
mattwalker
2 May 2008

Anyone used E-HOME Solutions?

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…

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mattwalker
May 02, 2008 12:17 pm
mattwalker
Rikster
Rikster
6 May 2008

DLNA enabled tv's

DLNA enabled tv's

Hi Guys, 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…

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Rikster
May 06, 2008 9:22 am
Rikster
mattwalker
mattwalker
8 May 2008

Rear Speakers in 7.1 speaker surround

Rear Speakers in 7.1 speaker surround

Rowan, 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…

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mattwalker
May 08, 2008 10:32 am
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
9 May 2008

Good review of the W5000

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 !!!

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mattwalker
May 09, 2008 10:52 am
mattwalker
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
9 May 2008

Finishing Data and Audio Cabling

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…

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Yak_Chat
May 09, 2008 8:54 pm
Yak_Chat
mattwalker
mattwalker
9 May 2008

motorized projector screen... how much?

motorized projector screen... how much?

If I was to have a set up like Rod where it has to retract to watch my other tv then its got to be good, but it the motor dies and you can…

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mattwalker
May 10, 2008 12:38 am
mattwalker
DeeElle
DeeElle
11 May 2008

infra red repeater

infra red repeater

DH has his Jay Car…

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DeeElle
May 11, 2008 1:14 am
DeeElle
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TipsyMcStagger
May 15, 2008 5:03 pm
Rodda
Rodda
16 May 2008

Home Theatre PC Keyboard

Home Theatre PC Keyboard

I use one of these: and one of…

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Rodda
May 16, 2008 8:28 pm
Rodda
mattwalker
mattwalker
20 May 2008

Slimdevices squeezebox duet (by Logitech) anyone?

Slimdevices squeezebox duet (by Logitech) anyone?

jinroh, I paid $550 inc delivery to Melbourne... np on the update :)

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mattwalker
May 20, 2008 9:04 am
mattwalker
Rodda
Rodda
20 May 2008

Advise on Projector, Reciever, Media Centre

Advise on Projector, Reciever, Media Centre

I agree with the weight thing, although most interior surfaces of the walls in most peoples homes are plaster/stud and we all seem to get by OK with what we need to hang…

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Rodda
May 20, 2008 12:14 pm
Rodda
Rodda
Rodda
23 May 2008

Digital and Analogue sound question

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 ;).

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Rodda
May 23, 2008 11:41 am
Rodda
mattwalker
mattwalker
23 May 2008

Question on TV mount bracket.....

Question on TV mount bracket.....

I know a bloke that works there :wink: <-------------------

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mattwalker
May 24, 2008 12:52 am
mattwalker
kiwi056
kiwi056
24 May 2008

Audio Visual Dreams loses Matt Walker

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…

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kiwi056
May 24, 2008 10:39 am
kiwi056
Rodda
Rodda
24 May 2008

New Remote Control from Philips...

New Remote Control from Philips...

People, I think I just found my new remote: http://www.qualifi.com.au/index.jsp?ref ... uct=120878 Take particular note of the bit that describes accessing (SEEING!)…

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Rodda
May 24, 2008 3:39 pm
Rodda
perryr
perryr
29 May 2008

New Product - Logitech Duet...

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…

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perryr
May 29, 2008 9:05 am
to_do_list
to_do_list
30 May 2008

Serious HT....

Serious HT....

Bada Bada Bada Bada Bada Bada…

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to_do_list
May 30, 2008 11:30 pm
to_do_list
mattwalker
mattwalker
30 May 2008

Advice needed

Advice needed

Martyme, I have the Paradigm Monitor 11's with the cc390 centre! I love them. ::cheerleader:: I have a Benq W20000 ... I also love it! You may also want to check out the…

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mattwalker
May 31, 2008 12:38 am
mattwalker
Rodda
Rodda
2 June 2008

cat6 cabling in new house

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…

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Rodda
Jun 02, 2008 8:04 am
Rodda
newbie_builder
newbie_builder
4 June 2008

Is there any point?

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…

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newbie_builder
Jun 04, 2008 6:30 pm
Rodda
Rodda
5 June 2008

This week's "Domain" real estate liftout...

This week's "Domain" real estate liftout...

Yeah, I'm pretty sure it would increase them, maybe not in intensity but certainly in number, possibly making the sonic image less focused. Again, I reckon the only…

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Rodda
Jun 05, 2008 12:43 pm
Rodda
NoviceBuilder
NoviceBuilder
9 June 2008

Home Theatre Equipment Setup

Home Theatre Equipment Setup

Hi NoviceBuilder. Selecting this type of equipment is, of course, tempered with a fair amount of personal taste (eg. I prefer DLP projectors to…

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NoviceBuilder
Jun 09, 2008 11:02 pm
Rodda
Rodda
11 June 2008

Wireless Connection from Hi-Fi to Speakers

Wireless Connection from Hi-Fi to Speakers

Hi Simon. I'm based in Pakenham, but have done installs in Eltham (been further north and a fair bit further west than that too...).

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Rodda
Jun 11, 2008 2:50 pm
Rodda
Rodda
Rodda
13 June 2008

Starserve Where to buy ? Best Price

Starserve Where to buy ? Best Price

I too reckon this is pretty cheap. It wasn't that long ago when these things were more than double this kind of money...

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Rodda
Jun 13, 2008 4:44 pm
Rodda
to_do_list
to_do_list
15 June 2008

AV Switch

AV Switch

Matt 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.

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to_do_list
Jun 15, 2008 2:41 pm
to_do_list
Peter_OZ
Peter_OZ
18 June 2008

Yamaha Vs Jamo Vs Marantz

Yamaha Vs Jamo Vs Marantz
1, 2

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…

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Peter_OZ
Jun 18, 2008 1:19 pm
_Al_
_Al_
18 June 2008

Speaker Wall Plates

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…

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_Al_
Jun 18, 2008 2:33 pm
mikkyG
mikkyG
18 June 2008

Home theatre room - does it need a door for better sound?

Home theatre room - does it need a door for better sound?

Most of the display homes that have serious HT rooms have the opening behind the seats and I cant remember seeing any…

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mikkyG
Jun 18, 2008 2:56 pm
Eager
Eager
23 June 2008

Blue ray dvd player and recorder in one

Blue ray dvd player and recorder in one

Hi Geoff. No, Blu-Ray players don't come with HDDs, just like a DVD player wouldn't come with one (there may be an exception to this rule but I'm…

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Eager
Jun 23, 2008 4:18 pm
Eager
Rodda
Rodda
24 June 2008

NuVo Audio System

NuVo Audio System

Hi Petal. 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…

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Rodda
Jun 24, 2008 1:12 pm
Rodda
haywgl
haywgl
25 June 2008

Question for the HT experts

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…

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haywgl
Jun 25, 2008 9:20 pm
haywgl
Rodda
Rodda
28 June 2008

VMCE - Any need for AV cabling?

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…

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Rodda
Jun 28, 2008 11:11 am
Rodda
perryr
perryr
30 June 2008

Wiring help website

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…

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perryr
Jun 30, 2008 11:09 am
vanderlay
vanderlay
2 July 2008

Sound level from Wii.

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.... :roll: So now to try this cable in…

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vanderlay
Jul 02, 2008 4:03 pm
vanderlay
claego
claego
2 July 2008

Need help for internet/paytv setup

Need help for internet/paytv setup

Thanks all i think i should setup the LAN cable for internet and an additional phone point just in case... cannot live without internet... it is one of the most important…

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claego
Jul 02, 2008 7:38 pm
micjod
micjod
2 July 2008

In-Wall Source/Speaker Selector

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…

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micjod
Jul 02, 2008 7:52 pm
perryr
perryr
4 July 2008

video distribution options ??

video distribution options ??

Yep. Makes sense - I think I'll still to watching a modulated signal in the other rooms, and if I want HD I'll head downstairs for the experience (at that price,…

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perryr
Jul 04, 2008 7:54 am
Adrian B
Adrian B
4 July 2008

JB Hi Fi Speakers

JB Hi Fi Speakers

I have just installed Jensens into my Brother in laws cinema, andfind the quality of the sound to be very good. There may be others that are better, but I think for value…

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Adrian B
Jul 04, 2008 8:45 am
Adrian B
haywgl
haywgl
4 July 2008

Infra-red repeating kit

Infra-red repeating kit

Thank-you Rod, that is very helpful and actually helps to make sense out of all the terms etc. I have emailed my s/c at PD to see if they offer the Clipsal type setup…

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haywgl
Jul 04, 2008 5:09 pm
haywgl
Rodda
Rodda
4 July 2008

Help with equipment selections, do these sound alright ?

Help with equipment selections, do these sound alright ?

I forgot a point too :oops: Deadening, insulation, damping - all close enough to the same thing if we're gunna be general. You want to insulate so that sound doesn't…

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Rodda
Jul 04, 2008 9:17 pm
Rodda

Hi Was just wondering if anyone has this and how it works I notice they also sell a 12 volt power supply with it for an extra $42. Is this…

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kiwi056
Jul 07, 2008 10:51 pm
kiwi056
Scribe
Scribe
8 July 2008

TIVO ... Coming July 2008!

TIVO ... Coming July 2008!

Does this mean we should get a telephone connection point behind the TV ready to access ADSL broadband features, or would it have to be connected to a PC? :th: Whatever…

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Scribe
Jul 08, 2008 9:29 pm

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