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mattwalker
mattwalker
11 December 2012

Atlantic brand speakers

Atlantic brand speakers

Hi Nicenurse, I have never heard of this brand. What sort of $$$ are you wanting to spend?

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mattwalker
Dec 11, 2012 9:04 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
11 December 2012

Sonos?

Sonos?
1, 2

Looks like a few forum members have found a cheap place to locate Cheap Sonos from an Australia dealer (makes the imports look expensive!) ;)

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mattwalker
Dec 11, 2012 9:01 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
11 December 2012

Advice regarding seating distance

Advice regarding seating distance

You could use a 100" screen there oxaxitd! ;)

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mattwalker
Dec 11, 2012 9:00 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
11 December 2012

Which amp & speaker package?

Which amp & speaker package?

Hi Fekish, Not really. In wall and in ceiling speakers come in lots of different sizes allowing for many different applications. It would be great to be able to locate…

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mattwalker
Dec 11, 2012 8:57 pm
mattwalker
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mattwalker
Dec 11, 2012 8:55 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
11 December 2012

audio from pc to stereo in another room

audio from pc to stereo in another room

...and from this week will also play directly from your iPhone / iPod or iPad! No need to dock anywhere any more.

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mattwalker
Dec 11, 2012 8:52 pm
mattwalker
Pugs
Pugs
10 December 2012

Home Theatre ceiling height

Home Theatre ceiling height

I would pm rodda, I havn't seen him much online these days best way for him to answer you questions

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Pugs
Dec 10, 2012 10:14 pm
Pugs
MR2
MR2
2 December 2012

CCTV System

CCTV System

700TVL is not high quality, would not touch that stuff at all, go Megapixel IP or spend your money on insurance.

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MR2
Dec 02, 2012 6:31 pm
MR2
Danois
Danois
29 October 2012

Data Points - cost??

Data Points - cost??

do it your self. biggest rip off going around. can get termiating kits of ebay. dont believe…

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Danois
Oct 28, 2012 11:41 pm
chatterbox
chatterbox
7 October 2012

tv and telephone and data distribution

tv and telephone and data distribution

We were going to go for a MATV setup for the distribution of austar, digital tv , telephone and and data. We have cables run to all rooms, but want a hub of sorts....…

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chatterbox
Oct 07, 2012 12:52 pm
Stewie D
Stewie D
9 September 2012

Apple Airport Express

Apple Airport Express
1, 2

I'm pretty sure it's 256kb AAC which is not CD quality. However the sound of lossless music for most people played through standard HiFi gear is imperceptible from that…

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Stewie D
Sep 09, 2012 12:23 pm
paulw11
paulw11
1 September 2012

NBN ready

NBN ready

The blue cable will be (mostly) redundant once you are on the NBN. As far as I am aware the NBN will install their inside unit wherever you ask, but they may charge extra…

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paulw11
Sep 01, 2012 7:02 pm
nkd
nkd
30 August 2012

Ness M1 Gold System Installer in Melbourne

Ness M1 Gold System Installer in Melbourne

Hi Re-posting here as I did not get any responses under the Safer Living section. We are building a new house and are looking to get the Ness M1 security system…

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nkd
Aug 30, 2012 1:58 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
28 August 2012

Aircon duct in Home Theatre

Aircon duct in Home Theatre

Yes and no. Obviously it is based on the Projector you have. The other issue you have is the cold air blowing in the path of the image. Both hot and cold air (more hot)…

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mattwalker
Aug 28, 2012 9:10 pm
mattwalker

We have these on special if you are…

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mattwalker
Aug 28, 2012 9:04 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
28 August 2012

Flooring for the home theatre room ?

Flooring for the home theatre room ?

Personally I would recommend any carpet. I am sure there are some better carpets for acoustics (wool over synthetic) but honestly I would think the difference to be…

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mattwalker
Aug 28, 2012 8:52 pm
mattwalker
mazstar1980
mazstar1980
28 August 2012

Conduits for data points and putting a rack in the garage?

Conduits for data points and putting a rack in the garage?

Thanks for advice so far, very helpful. Just realised external wall cavities are insulated - does this mean I will need to put conduit there at build rather than do it…

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mazstar1980
Aug 28, 2012 12:56 pm
parcelona
parcelona
18 August 2012

Want to get a video intercom for the front door

Want to get a video intercom for the front door

I was hoping to get one with photographic memory but this seems to put me in the $350+ bracket, and I was hoping to get one for around $300. Am I being too cheap? :lol:

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parcelona
Aug 18, 2012 10:22 am
parcelona
paulw11
paulw11
15 August 2012

Star serve setup questions

Star serve setup questions

Hi If it is coming from the fibre then it is almost certainly too strong a signal - the Starserve distributor has an amplifier in it which is probably clipping and…

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paulw11
Aug 15, 2012 6:52 am
AussieMark
AussieMark
14 August 2012

The BASS trap...

The BASS trap...

Matt, are you going to do anything treatments on the side walls for other reflections?? I would have thought that rears would also be needed as 7 meters, although big, is…

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AussieMark
Aug 14, 2012 1:06 am
mattwalker
mattwalker
11 August 2012

Cheap HD projector for sale - Brand New

Cheap HD projector for sale - Brand New

Hi guys, I have one of these for sale in case anyone is interested: http://www.myqumi.com/specs.php The thread is here: viewtopic.php?f=50&t=58687 Cheers, Matt

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mattwalker
Aug 11, 2012 7:21 pm
mattwalker
PHL
PHL
10 August 2012

Structured Cabling Recommendations - Syd

Structured Cabling Recommendations - Syd

I got my electrician who also has a cabling licence to do the cabling, and because I've used him for several things in the past, it was charged on a time and consumables basis.

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PHL
Aug 10, 2012 11:21 pm
bdydrp
bdydrp
7 August 2012

Simple(ish) multi room audio

Simple(ish) multi room audio

Got it now, next time im out and about ill check out some dealers. Thanks for everyones help and input Cheers

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bdydrp
Aug 07, 2012 8:52 pm
Asha1
Asha1
2 August 2012

What size of projector screen for my room and projector

What size of projector screen for my room and projector

urk697, I would have to agree with Matt, I would go with a 120" screen if I was positioned at the very back of the room but would go a 110" screen if I was more in the…

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Asha1
Aug 02, 2012 3:12 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
1 August 2012

Looking for someone to complete HT setup

Looking for someone to complete HT setup

Hi Championboxer, We have a range available in WA (Osborne Park) and can recommend an installer too! PM me if you want any further details. Cheers, Matt

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mattwalker
Aug 01, 2012 8:13 pm
mattwalker
PHL
PHL
27 July 2012

Home theatre for dummies

Home theatre for dummies

Run it for a while before calibrating. Also place the sub within the area of the speakers to eliminate phase problems.

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PHL
Jul 27, 2012 10:42 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
25 July 2012

Home Theatre Projectors Epson or Mitsubishi ?

Home Theatre Projectors Epson or Mitsubishi ?

In short ... absolutley. I have the TW6000 on display in several different environments and it performs in any light situation. You can always dim the picture down if it…

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mattwalker
Jul 25, 2012 9:17 pm
mattwalker
humble
humble
16 July 2012

FTTH - FTA TV

FTTH - FTA TV

Internal Antenna will fix it.. $150 installed.

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humble
Jul 16, 2012 4:36 pm
LimelightAdam
LimelightAdam
15 July 2012

wall mounted plasma/hidden cables

wall mounted plasma/hidden cables

If you get stuck we have these to recess power points (and any other wallplate) here: http://www.thecableconnection.com.au/Wa ...…

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LimelightAdam
Jul 15, 2012 9:15 pm
Pugs
Pugs
15 July 2012

Building and planning wall mounted tvs???

Building and planning wall mounted tvs???

Not really - all the HDMI cables locally available need a 30mm conduit. I have been supplying into WA for years and the 30mm conduit seems to…

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Pugs
Jul 15, 2012 7:00 pm
Pugs
offshore
offshore
15 July 2012

Someone to wall mount my LCDs In sydney

Someone to wall mount my LCDs In sydney

why?? Experience, training and a license. Even more…

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offshore
Jul 15, 2012 5:11 pm
Banj
Banj
14 July 2012

BenQ W5000

BenQ W5000

Was in response to a spammer which has since been deleted

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Banj
Jul 14, 2012 10:43 pm
cinder
cinder
14 July 2012

Wireless media streaming

Wireless media streaming

Thanks everyone but here's the thing. I dont't want to stream data from an external drive. I want to stream video directly from the internet.…

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cinder
Jul 14, 2012 3:39 pm
cinder
cinder
cinder
14 July 2012

structured wiring victoria

structured wiring victoria

That seems extremely high in my opinion. Not really many outlets at all? But builders always add a huge mark-up to this kind of work.

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cinder
Jul 14, 2012 3:34 pm
cinder
ECOECO
ECOECO
14 July 2012

Samsung TV - series 7, 8, or 9 help...

Samsung TV - series 7, 8, or 9 help...

Hello stranger... Got my series 8, but had to fight for it... Insurance…

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ECOECO
Jul 14, 2012 12:52 pm
ECOECO
mattwalker
mattwalker
13 July 2012

Help me decide on HT floorplan

Help me decide on HT floorplan

Aussie Mark, That is a very useful post indeed - well done!

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2012 11:49 pm
mattwalker

great site thanks dont know whether to go for the benq 1060 or the epson tw3200 i know nothing about projectors, we just want to spend around…

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2012 11:47 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
13 July 2012

Do I need to buy more hardware?

Do I need to buy more hardware?

Wouldn't the world be a better place if installer just wrote on things what they did?? ;)

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2012 11:40 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
13 July 2012

Cable Run - definition

Cable Run - definition

I sometimes wish I had a like button for some of these helpful insights :)

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2012 11:38 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
13 July 2012

Home Theatre for $3000

Home Theatre for $3000

There is plenty of great value to be had in that range - you just have to know where to look!

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2012 11:36 pm
mattwalker

There are some massive specials starting to hit now (TAx time rather than EOFY) These are a bargain if you want the latest tech (dual core processor etc) without the hand…

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2012 11:35 pm
mattwalker
mattwalker
mattwalker
13 July 2012

Advice Needed

Advice Needed

He will be able to run the cable through there very easily once it is all done. There is a lot of space to work with and any installer could do that and find the holes on…

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2012 11:32 pm
mattwalker

No love out there for the Krix subwoofers?? Free shipping Aus wide :)

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2012 11:27 pm
mattwalker

Ceiling speakers should never be used for music, it's more for sound effects AKA home theatre sound effects. No meant to be harsh, but anyone…

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mattwalker
Jul 13, 2012 11:25 pm
mattwalker


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