Home Theatre & Automation
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 8:04 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 12:43 pm
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 2:50 pm
Jun 13, 2008 4:44 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 4:18 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 1:12 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 11:11 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 6:55 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…
Need help for internet/paytv setup
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
Jul 04, 2008 9:17 pm
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.
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?
Doing my head in....LCD vs Plasma
I have a CRT telly - my trusty Hitachi 50" 4:3 RPTV is as good as ever. It was my only big screen display device for over 2 years, and I'm talking about what I've seen…
Jul 10, 2008 11:57 am
Hey StuDog, I don't know about you, but I always seem to have issues with widescreen conversion too. I find that some of the video editing software doesn't recognise that…
Jul 16, 2008 4:53 pm
I'll start by saying I don't know all there is to know about StarServe as I personally don't use it much (I prefer other methods).
Q1. Why not run the 5th…
Jul 18, 2008 12:40 pm
What would you look for?
If its a two storey then i would invest in getting power points and cable ready conduits in the ceilings b/c its extremely hard to do this afterwards. If its only a single…
Home Theatre Door Handles
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Phew, glad you like it.
Jul 28, 2008 7:22 pm
I am building with Radian Homes in Brisbane and I am looking for referrals to decent, well priced, audio visual suppliers and installers for our new home theatre.
Figure 8 Cable
My motto for speaker cable is quite simple:
- As long as it is decent speaker cable, it's good enough.
Only if your speakers are worth thousands of dollars (and…
Aug 03, 2008 10:39 am
Sorry for not getting back to the questions for a while. Life is and will continue to be very full on for a while.
Thanks for the info, no decisions made re…
Aug 05, 2008 7:23 pm
Niche for TV
Ah yes I get what you mean Mike, but I was thinking that it may look odd having the plasma protuding from the niche....anyhow it will probably get complicated with actual…
Aug 06, 2008 7:10 pm
Further Sound Deading..
mmm thats a good point about the rippling effect, as it would bounce the sound off even more...
curtains are ok, its just that everyone has got them. i do want to use…
i was thinking of like putting them at the ends of the lounge.. so…
Multiple room audio
That's exactly the type of ballpark stuff I was looking for. Gives me a bit to think about and work with. The other option is no zoning and just putting…
Aug 10, 2008 12:41 pm
Home network patch panel location
i vote central location but it depends if you are paying an hour rate or a per plug rate, if its per plug they probably wount charge less for having it in a more convient…