Home Theatre & Automation
Sound-resistant Theatre room
2 things to try:
Soundcheck plaster - its thicker than normal plaster and has sound absorption qualities.
Soundscreen Wall Batts - This combined with the…
Thanks for the feedback Rod.
In my dreams a set of Duntechs, rega planar 3 and some fine vinyl, Ahhhh...
Home Theatre basics
They actually call them receivers because they have AM/FM tuners in them. They call them A/V receivers because they also (now) process/manage both audio and video…
May 19, 2007 10:01 am
Home theatre layout
Sorry I missed the opportunity to vent my personal feeling on the Bose stuff - if I have a bad day at work I just don't get a chance to think about anything else (Hey…
May 25, 2007 10:34 pm
I will have that drink ...
Jun 06, 2007 10:44 pm
Ideas for hiding projector screen.
Hide away box needs to be looked at prior to install..
I t takes up a lot of space and depending on which way your trusses run it may be easier and more structurally…
Bedroom Wall Telly
Just make sure you are happy with the size if going for the 68cm widescreen. Widescreen (16:9) looks much smaller against equivalent normal screen (4:3). Try to get the 2…
I think the booster is generally when you have more than 1 outlet. You should perhaps get a second…
Jun 21, 2007 10:21 am
Rod and Matt - I appreciate the honesty and passion with which you guys run your business.
Matt - as soon as I decide which damn house we are building, I'll PM you…
Yep, all go around to Matts place when we want to watch a good movie.
Wall plates for rear speaker
That's correct Steve.
You can get these speaker connection (banana / binding post) wallplates in configurations of 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 speakers (ie. 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 banana…
Aug 05, 2007 4:47 pm
Wall hung TV
Fair enough. I understand the situation you are in.
He's not my "mate" though. He's someone I trust and pay to install my home electronics and automation correctly,…
Sharp 42" LCD television recall
This is from http://www.recalls.gov.au/view_recall_detail.php?Recall_ID_Auto=14907
Sharp LCD television
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…
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.
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'…
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…
Check this home theatre out!
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…
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…
Sep 20, 2007 8:28 am
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…
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…
We use a lot of industry recognised tuning tools and discs including test patterns etc. by renown producers of said, like Joe…
Oct 01, 2007 6:12 pm
Suggestion for Home Theater location
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…
Oct 02, 2007 12:28 pm
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…
Oct 04, 2007 9:35 am
Oct 04, 2007 2:53 pm
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…
Oct 05, 2007 9:21 am
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…
Oct 09, 2007 5:14 pm
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…
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…
Oct 15, 2007 9:27 am