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arkraider
arkraider
13 August 2007

windows in home theatre consturctions

windows in home theatre consturctions

I did ...... Mind you I told the builder why it was a "storeroom".... :lol:

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arkraider
Aug 13, 2007 7:18 pm
arkraider
pasey25
pasey25
18 August 2007

Suggestion on dedicated cinema room

Suggestion on dedicated cinema room

yes, that is me. I never liked the 1292 much compared to some other CRTs.x anyway, I'm not sure what you're asking about with regard to all the measurements that you…

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pasey25
Aug 18, 2007 8:29 pm
pasey25
matt walker
matt walker
21 August 2007

Soundproofing the Theatre Room

Soundproofing the Theatre Room

No Problem!! If you want a second quote let me know too! Matt

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matt walker
Aug 21, 2007 8:50 pm
matt walker
rellie
rellie
22 August 2007

Additional TV antenna point

Additional TV antenna point

Single storey is no drama. Another thing to note is you usually get a free point installed when you get an antenna installed.

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rellie
Aug 22, 2007 11:54 am
McReidy
McReidy
24 August 2007

Home Theatre wiring & wall plates

Home Theatre wiring & wall plates

I think my main problem is going to be that the model of TV I have - the inputs are actually on the sides of the unit, not the back.. They do however have 'cover plates'…

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McReidy
Aug 24, 2007 1:55 pm
McReidy
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Adrian B
Aug 31, 2007 11:08 am
Adrian B
matt walker
matt walker
31 August 2007

What's your favourite type/genre of film?

What's your favourite type/genre of film?

Sorry for hi-jacking guys. I have started a new thread here for Media…

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matt walker
Aug 31, 2007 1:39 pm
matt walker
Adrian B
Adrian B
31 August 2007

How many movies per week

How many movies per week
1, 2

Apologies for the delay in getting your thread back Yak Chat.

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Adrian B
Aug 31, 2007 11:08 pm
Adrian B
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
3 September 2007

Soundproofing a Room?

Soundproofing a Room?

No probs Matt, have been chatting to hubby about the options for the networking of the home and the theatre over the weekend. We are looking forward to catching up for a…

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PhoenixStar
Sep 03, 2007 12:17 pm
PhoenixStar
VJ
VJ
10 September 2007

Check this home theatre out!

Check this home theatre out!

Hi guys, We created a separate topic about home theatre and realised that there were topics like this where we can just add our questions. What budget should we be…

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VJ
Sep 10, 2007 9:26 pm
VJ
ahuang
ahuang
16 September 2007

Home Theatre PC - What case???

Home Theatre PC - What case???

WAF - I like that! We need to consider this on almost everything, starting from $...

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ahuang
Sep 16, 2007 10:52 pm
ahuang
matt walker
matt walker
16 September 2007

Thoughts on Theatre Rooms

Thoughts on Theatre Rooms

Slightly off topic.... No offence, but please, band/music lovers, please invest some $ on the sound proof/insulation, I have a neighbour who like…

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matt walker
Sep 16, 2007 10:55 pm
matt walker
Rodda
Rodda
20 September 2007

Palsonic LCD TV - Trying to find wall bracket

Palsonic LCD TV - Trying to find wall bracket

Slow down guys. The easiest thing to do is as Matt suggested. Get a standard 100 x 100 vesa mount LCD bracket (or one that has a plate at least big enough to cover…

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Rodda
Sep 20, 2007 7:28 am
Rodda
parker
parker
22 September 2007

Bit stuck on lots of things

Bit stuck on lots of things

Yep - that makes sense now thanks... a nice big pic makes things a lot clearer.

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parker
Sep 22, 2007 11:20 am
parker

One problem with all these HT, Computer high tech stuffs is, once You paid $x on the latest greatest product, 2 weeks later either the prices…

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matt walker
Sep 24, 2007 9:59 am
matt walker
VJ
VJ
25 September 2007

Home theatre..

Home theatre..
1, 2, 3

By the way, we went for a tour of the builder's studio, in preparation for our colour selection this week, and saw the Acoustic insulation. We might have it in the HT…

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VJ
Sep 25, 2007 11:59 pm
VJ
pasey25
pasey25
26 September 2007

LED Projectors?

LED Projectors?
1, 2

We use a lot of industry recognised tuning tools and discs including test patterns etc. by renown producers of said, like Joe…

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pasey25
Sep 26, 2007 10:24 am
pasey25
matt walker
matt walker
30 September 2007

Theatre Size and Layout Advice Needed

Theatre Size and Layout Advice Needed

Matt - we had discounted sliding doors from previous posts but will think about again. Also if you know of aany good theatre people in Perth…

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matt walker
Sep 30, 2007 10:01 pm
matt walker
DeKa
DeKa
1 October 2007

6 times the number of posts but google skipped HT :)

6 times the number of posts but google skipped HT :)

Maybe he owns it and is trying to make as much money out of the…

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DeKa
Oct 01, 2007 4:39 pm
DeKa
Casa2
Casa2
1 October 2007

Home Theatre - projection system plus LCD/Plasma

Home Theatre - projection system plus LCD/Plasma

Yak_Chat, Thanks for your input and for remembering that I also have an issue with the two sliding doors. Mighty decent of you. Matt, Thanks for the informion…

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Casa2
Oct 01, 2007 5:12 pm
Rodda
Rodda
2 October 2007

Suggestion for Home Theater location

Suggestion for Home Theater location

Hi Allan. I experimented with In-wall subs in my theatre when I first built it nearly 3 years ago. I went with 2 because I knew 1 wouldn't be enough. They are passive…

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Rodda
Oct 02, 2007 11:28 am
Rodda
Rodda
Rodda
4 October 2007

Any one heard of "invisible" speakers?

Any one heard of "invisible" speakers?

Regarding screens, and Screen Goo, also remember that having a black border around your screen is very effective at making sure you have a sharp defined edge to the image…

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Rodda
Oct 04, 2007 8:35 am
Rodda
Rodda
Rodda
4 October 2007

HT Questions - Amplifier, Receiver, 3 or 4 way speakers

HT Questions - Amplifier, Receiver, 3 or 4 way speakers

** These days the vast majority of consumer subwoofers are 'active' subwoofers which means they come with their own amplifier built in. When you connect your sub with a…

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Rodda
Oct 04, 2007 1:53 pm
Rodda
Rodda
Rodda
5 October 2007

Home Theatre Setup

Home Theatre Setup

Sorry Lee, I should have remembered you had that amp. It is a 6.1 so the 3 surround speakers are correct! Now, according to it's specs it does A + B speakers, but also…

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Rodda
Oct 05, 2007 8:21 am
Rodda
Rodda
Rodda
9 October 2007

Questions on setting up Home Theatre

Questions on setting up Home Theatre

When you can get a 50" Plasma for less than $3000, a good one at that (Samsung, which in my opinion looks better than it's Panasonic and Pioneer equivalent), and compare…

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Rodda
Oct 09, 2007 4:14 pm
Rodda
parker
parker
9 October 2007

Wall plates & cables etc

Wall plates & cables etc

Thanks for that. I think what I'll do is run conduit in the walls with draw string, so even though our frame will be up in a few days time, I will have some extra time…

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parker
Oct 09, 2007 5:14 pm
parker
Michelle
Michelle
10 October 2007

Entry Doors To Theatre

Entry Doors To Theatre
1, 2

Nahhhhh, paint the fence with more sheep!!!! :lol: Makes US feel at home anyway!

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Michelle
Oct 10, 2007 10:08 pm
Michelle

No worries Parks. Something I should have thought of before. Perhaps the most important measurement you need to consider is the overall width of the canister that…

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Rodda
Oct 15, 2007 8:27 am
Rodda
mattwalker
mattwalker
21 October 2007

Speaker placement

Speaker placement

No Problems....

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mattwalker
Oct 21, 2007 10:29 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
24 October 2007

Size hole allowed in noggins

Size hole allowed in noggins

The plaster is generally only secured to the studs (uprights) Feel free to turn the horizontally...

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mattwalker
Oct 24, 2007 8:58 pm
mattwalker
getafix
getafix
29 October 2007

My equipment list

My equipment list

Yip, I came over to Aus and spent to weeks with my sister and bro in law in Brisbane. It was really great and am keen to go back again. This time I have promised to take…

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getafix
Oct 29, 2007 1:24 am
cynarion
cynarion
30 October 2007

Impact on the Environment of New Technology??

Impact on the Environment of New Technology??

Well, I guess that's what happens when you start writing a message one night and finish it the next morning! --Mike

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cynarion
Oct 30, 2007 6:31 am
cynarion
lobo
lobo
6 November 2007

Home Theatre PC Software

Home Theatre PC Software

I have been using media portal for over 3 years now with a microsoft media remote. Its close to perfect for having a simple pc running a HTPC solution. Media centre can…

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lobo
Nov 06, 2007 9:47 am
lobo
PhoenixStar
PhoenixStar
6 November 2007

Home Theatre Room Orientation and Suggestions

Home Theatre Room Orientation and Suggestions

I'm sorry Matt, the stage is all yours mate. :oops: Didn't mean to step on your toes with my high heels....and so early in the morning too.... :wink: Hang on, does that mean i am…

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PhoenixStar
Nov 06, 2007 9:53 am
PhoenixStar
mattwalker
mattwalker
13 November 2007

Media Servers/Streamers - HD video

Media Servers/Streamers - HD video

Channel BT says that a copy of Tranformers ripped from a HDDVD is just over 12gb...

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mattwalker
Nov 13, 2007 3:03 pm
mattwalker
arkraider
arkraider
16 November 2007

Now you see it / Now you don't.....

Now you see it / Now you don't.....

Some people like to have a tv in there master bedroom and most will have a mirror in there as well, I though cool combination..... While on that topic (I may as well hi…

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arkraider
Nov 16, 2007 1:19 pm
arkraider
Shaje
Shaje
18 November 2007

Compromise

Compromise

Thanks Adrian and Rod for your comments. Adrian, I would post room sizes but we don't even have a plan yet, we're just thinking about what we'd like to have. Rod, your…

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Shaje
Nov 18, 2007 8:54 am
Yak_Chat
Yak_Chat
18 November 2007

Cost vs use.

Cost vs use.
1, 2

Ray said get a PS3, more so because it is also a bluray player (well, that's why I'm agreeable ). Quite often this is a very cheap way…

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Yak_Chat
Nov 18, 2007 6:06 pm
Yak_Chat
commodorenut
commodorenut
19 November 2007

A new way to help watch TV...

A new way to help watch TV...

About bloody time! I use a digital STB with inbuilt HDD. Currently you can only see what's on currently & the next program (in the OSD 'info' box) and press the…

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commodorenut
Nov 19, 2007 7:19 pm
commodorenut
mattwalker
mattwalker
19 November 2007

A way to share AV Devices around your house - Foxtel, DVD.

A way to share AV Devices around your house - Foxtel, DVD.

Noty sure yet but it came highly recommended. I will let you know after I use one soon

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mattwalker
Nov 19, 2007 8:04 pm
mattwalker
arkraider
arkraider
22 November 2007

My New AVdreams Home Demolition system :D

My New AVdreams Home Demolition system :D

100% agree there Rod, watched a couple of them the other night, to reminiss. Very grainy, you forget after a while of not watching them, although I do still enjoy waching…

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arkraider
Nov 22, 2007 7:31 am
arkraider
Dukekamaya
Dukekamaya
22 November 2007

No soundcheck on ceiling.....

No soundcheck on ceiling.....

Not exactly more points, the board is denser and therefore will not sag in between the 600mmm span. Before 10mm ceiling gyprock was bought onto the market, all ceilings…

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Dukekamaya
Nov 22, 2007 6:29 pm
Dukekamaya
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mattwalker
Nov 30, 2007 11:49 am
mattwalker
dna
dna
3 December 2007

XBox 360 for christmas

XBox 360 for christmas
1, 2, 3

Jo, I'd suggest taking a look at the catalogues online and maybe call to check for stock levels before making that trip. I've just taken a quick look at Big W's site…

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dna
Dec 03, 2007 11:56 am
getafix
getafix
5 December 2007

Control 4 home automoation

Control 4 home automoation

Hello. Have any of you guys used a product called Conrol 4 for your home automation needs? I friend of mine demod it to me the other day and it seemed pretty…

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getafix
Dec 05, 2007 2:44 pm
arkraider
arkraider
5 December 2007

Additional tuners in media centre

Additional tuners in media centre

I will definitely have a chat with you guys soon when we can catch up about that.... :) Sounds like something you may need to convince the wife about..... :lol: :lol:

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arkraider
Dec 05, 2007 4:01 pm
arkraider
jayp
jayp
7 December 2007

Home Theatre Equipment Setup

Home Theatre Equipment Setup

Personally I'd up the front budget to $5k for the general and 2ch performance and reduce it a bit elsewhere, especially on the surrounds (assuming only 2) and DVD player,…

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jayp
Dec 06, 2007 11:29 pm
Rodda
Rodda
11 December 2007

TV room... Not so much media room. :)

TV room... Not so much media room. :)

Hi mate. I'd put a video connector wallplate down the bottom of the wall where the amp/dvd player is going to be housed, but would probably not put one behind where…

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Rodda
Dec 11, 2007 6:57 am
Rodda


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