Home Theatre & Automation
Screen Size Advice
Bummer about the TV but good that you are trying different sizes. As I said, my screen is 145 inch dia but that is a scope screen. That size would be enormous on a 16:9.…
Hi Guys - I looked at the Control4 automation and have now got the quotes. Just under $7k to fully wire a 40 sq double storey house with cat6…
Need a Basic Setup - Help Required
I guess I never looked into AirPlay, as I have a Sonos setup, which happens to have a similar setup to AirPlay (it can stream from your device to the Sonos). Tried it…
TV - To mount or not to mount?
Double brick doesn't mean that your wall cavity where you put the tv is will be hollow - it might be a single brick internal wall.
We're doing similar - I'm mounting…
Sep 19, 2013 8:45 pm
In Ceiling Speakers - Recommendations ?
unfortunately I'm in Far North Queensland, so a demo is out of the question.. However I will get in touch with the boys and see what they suggest based on the information…
Aug 27, 2013 7:10 pm
PS3 or 3D Blu ray Player
I use ps3 in both living areas- you can also record tv using the Play TV add on, its great on my 100 inch projector playing bluray and other video formats as well as recorded tv
HDMI CABLE DIRECTION
Ah you are not lucky. Is it possible to cut one end off, pull the cable out from the wall, change the direction., put it back and then attch the…
Did you just wake up this morning bored, so found half a dozen posts to be annoying on?
VGA to HDMI Adaptors
VGA is used for transmitting video signal only . Hdmi can transmit both audio and video signal. You may find a adapter on eBay but still need to handle audio signal transfer.
Aug 13, 2013 4:27 am
Samsung Tablet to ceiling speakers?
I am new to this, any help would be great.
I have a Samsung Tablet with all my music on it. I would like to have it play music in various rooms of my house.
when we built we got the hills system fitted. didn't really know allot back then either and it was a complete package done by builder. yes i paid to much, you only seem to…
Projector - Epson vs Benq
Just to update guys I've ordered an Epson TW6100W from The Cable Connection. Matt on the forums has been a great help, really quick to respond to my emails and put my mind…
That all depends on which Modulator you are using, A good modulator should not give any noticable delays.
Custom Cables - Where to get them.
If you don't find any options before July 13, here's a custom cable maker. Looks like ( Home Page ) he is away till then.
Spotted several recommendations on the web.…
Technology Setup for our new home
The previous posters are right, Hills Home Hubs are yesterdays technology.
2 Cat6 cables to main living areas.
1 Cat6/5e to every TV point for Smart TV integration or…
Entertainment unit suggestions...
Hey Matt - yeah that style looks ok.
Colour is flexible - black or white poly doesn't matter.
Let me know what you get in
Have any luck with that screen? Thanks mate.
Projector for family room?
Thanks for your reply, looking washed out is what i was worried about.
the projector is a Mitsubishi HC7900, the brochure that I have…
optical cable question
Does anyone know if it is possible to re terminate (replace the end) of an optical cable? I have run one from my pc to amp through the at frame…
May 07, 2013 11:45 am
Speaker Wiring Runs / Cable Management
Hm Theatre Accessories acquired and now to work out connection configurations to accomodate HDMI connections, speaker wire runs and Ethernet needs.
And the assortment of…
Help required, room design.
you can put a WAP in the Pantry but other then that not the best place.. find someone else to do it then.. unless you are stuck with your builders people then just get…
May 02, 2013 11:18 pm
Are all TV wallmount brackets the same?
Unlike a car which can perform many functions a brackets does 1 thing (keeps the TV on the wall)
As long as it is made from steel and fits the TV correctly…
What else would I need?
It will be interesting to see where we head after starserve ... it has been such an interesting system (within the limitations of technology) but the next gen of this is…
A couple home theatre questions
Definately darker is better.
The reflected light is much less making the picture the focus of the room when the lights are off.
If you cant go completely dark try a nice…
Very basic cable run question
Thanks for explaining pros and cons of both methods. Good and valid points for Kempe.
The gear I used is good or premium quality, and…
Apr 09, 2013 12:49 pm
ceiling fan in theatre room
thanks for the replies
thanks emyn i found a nice timber ceiling fan i am thinking about our ceiling is over 9 feet high
thanks nihonjin did not think of a…
Home entertainment setup
Pretty sure that's the same amp we have (Yamaha RX-V671), bought from JB, we bought the package below but upgraded the receiver because I wanted network access. We paid…
Cordless wall phone?
Thank you so much, I think the Uniden cord phone plus cordless addition might be the perfect solution. Why didnt I think of that? This forum is so invaluable for gaining…
As I am planning to place comms gear and a small server under the stairs I am thinking that some kind of ventilation would be wise.
This might do the…