Home Theatre & Automation
Anyone ceiling mounted a TV?
I'm wanting to have one of my TV's installed in our bedroom - preferably directly in front of our bed. The problem is the wall in front is single brick and has the ensuite…
Aug 25, 2010 12:02 am
What type of AMP?
That is certainly going to have enough power for driving all of your zones at the same time, but in the same breath if you only run one zone at a time you could…
Aug 24, 2010 2:39 pm
Ceiling Speaker Advice
Budget is $400 - 600 for speakers and wire - excluding stereo, hifi and lounge wall, centre and surrond speakers.
This would hopefully do 3 Rooms…
Aug 21, 2010 8:10 am
Whats that website...
Thank you!! The top one was the one I had orginally seen
Ill have a fiddle around with them after I finsh my chores (yah )
Reccomend me a switch!
as cable internet runs over RG6 quad shield... anyway but as long as it is a single story house there shouldn't be too many hassles for the bigpond…
Aug 17, 2010 9:59 am
Could be time to buy a new receiver
many thanks all for your thoughts and knowledge, my current AVR does not support HDMI, could be time for new AVR. there are so many I like..
In Wall/On Wall Speakers
I've been looking at the Krix items from Selby but like you, the budget kicks in too early! I'll probably get them anyway because I really like the sound put out by Krix…
Aug 16, 2010 4:23 pm
Sonos Setup help
You do not need 2 zp120's if you are happy to have both zones play the same music. You can add a speaker switch so you can turn on/off the zone/s you wish to…
Aug 16, 2010 12:11 pm
This is block diagram I threw together when I was planning the network for our new place. Puts the above in a…
Aug 11, 2010 10:27 am
Yes the AMP powers the speakers, I am thinking maybe an old Macbook connected to the amp, then use the Iphone as the remote. However I have to convince the Mrs to let me…
Aug 10, 2010 1:22 pm
beyonwiz dp-p2 anbd abc
yes - great little unit
the signal is coming straight from the amplified splitter in teh roof. I get abc on all the other tvs in teh house so should be the same signal!!!
Delta8 Coming Soon To Aus
Delta 8 has been renamed LexCom Performance as of 1 May 2010 according to schneider,
thought I still couldn't find it in…
How much for extra data points?
You are right to the point that NO builder in their right mind will let the owner on site to run their own cable (never mind the fact that you…
Jul 30, 2010 10:01 am
Foxtel versus Apple TV
I'd check out the internet first to make sure all the shows you will miss are actually available to download. If they are shows that foxtel produces like next top model…
Projector rainbow issues
my 2 cents. From my experiences 10/10 can see rainbow if they try hard enough but some ppl really have to try to see it, some don't notice it unless they are looking for…
Jul 22, 2010 4:04 pm
MikkyG's theater room
Dikan, I'll need to ask Jackie for the details, but the material was purchased from Spotlight and is a full block out material. They are attached using standard curtain…
Wiring speakers to two audio sources
You can get speaker switch boxes that also allow you to switch between two sources (amplifiers). I think Selby Acoustics has at least one that does this (if not then Radio Parts).
Jul 20, 2010 11:31 am
Composite cable run
OK, but how does that apply to my situation? As good as the NBN would be...I'm not expecting it to be at my door step any time within the next 2 years at least...
Foxtel runs can be used for free to air TV. You'd just have to have it connected to your antenna when you no longer have foxtel.
The wall plug is an f-type for foxtel,…
Jul 10, 2010 7:15 pm
Jul 10, 2010 12:13 pm
Controlling HVAC using iPhone
I was wondering if anyone has had success controlling there HVAC using an iPhone Automation system? My builder is installing a Brivis HX23IN…
Jul 07, 2010 12:21 pm
Outdoor sound system
Thx Rod ... I will do some more reading now that I know I will need a new system and it is worth doing
HDMI extension with wall plate
I have had some personal experience with these things and so far am not happy with them (basically I ran two lengths of Cat5E (yes, they are supposed to work with Cat5E,…
Jul 06, 2010 10:49 am
Home Theatre Room Windows or no windows!!
I agree with what the guys are telling you. However, Home Theatre and room construction is all about Research, Research, Research. You will also find a plethora…
Screen Size - being reasonable.
Thanks Rodda, I'll give it a whirl tonight.
(*note to self: remember to turn tv back on at wall in the morning before starting to panic that tv has blown up*)
Jun 24, 2010 11:16 am
Jun 19, 2010 6:17 pm
New home AV System
hope your licesend mate has his Open data ticket and will be supervising you the Entire time other wise you can't install any of the data cabling…
Carpet on the walls?
just heard back from the owner of that HT picture. for those interested the room is:
5.5m x 5m
thanks greg, i have heard about excellent results…
Jun 07, 2010 10:45 pm
Thanks for your comments, good to know I can be a little less concerned with the surround speakers. I can now spend more on the fronts and center