Home Theatre & Automation
Projector and Screen questions?
1. Grey screens are, in my opinion, not necessary. They were introduced many years ago in an attempt to enhance contrast, but also increased the potential for…
May 23, 2010 5:45 pm
May 23, 2010 9:32 am
In ceiling speakers
I'm no expert on this, but speaker wire is different to Cat5 / 6. I'm not sure whether or not you can run speakers with Cat cabling. …
May 20, 2010 3:58 pm
Klipsch and Denon opinions
Both are quality brands, and have been so in audio for decades...
If you've looked around a bit, are happy with the performance of the product(s) and the price then it…
May 17, 2010 8:33 am
TV Antenna installer in Adelaide?
hi if you are in adelaide
i would recommend ***** antennas
i think he has been in the industry for quiet awhile and knows so much about digital…
New A.V Receiver Recommendations
Hi there Mudguts.
Obviously you need to consider a couple of things which you may or may not have thought about. The amp obviously needs to have several HDMI inputs,…
SAMSUNG 6 series plasma problem?
recently have has a issue when turning on my 650 50 inch plasma comes up with a shaded purple coloured screen and a line right across the middle of it I…
Home media distribution
there are a few methods that this could be done .
the first one would be the ultimate , as you dont need a box IE freeview and foxtel box, and any other…
Files Accessibilty Concurrently?
When your accessing files on a computer, the computer will store the file and any files it thinks is relevant that it thinks you're going to…
Philips LCD TV No Picture!?
just for future reference..
The store ended up giving me a store credit for the original price we paid for the tv, outside of the manufacturers warranty. This was done…
I think i missed the boat ..
If the house is single storey with a tiled roof then most things can still be done after the house is finished, it will just be harder (some things a little, some things a…
Apr 30, 2010 3:12 pm
Interior sensor lighting
Id recommend a small c-bus installation in this situation.. rather than going into relays etc.. fault finding would be a nightmare in future. and more importantly Ease of…
In my opinion Sherwood is average to OK.
I reckon Marantz can't be beaten as far as amps/receivers goes, and pretty much the rest of their gear too.
As far as speakers…
Apr 29, 2010 3:34 pm
Cheers Rodda, that looks very close to what I am after. I have done a LOT of searching and have come across a number of matrix switches etc, but…
Apr 29, 2010 3:22 pm
Ness corporation ' formally ness security' have great priced modulators for you application. google them
jaycar also have a couple of cheap options.
hope this helped
start from scratch ..PVR+Home Theatre+ps3
I was wondering what is a good and fairly inexpensive (obviously not too cheap) option to set up a home theatre
from scratch (except i have a new samsung plasma tv with i…
HDprojectors for 3m-84"-$4000
I picked up the Mitsubishi HC6800 from the USA. Landed for about $AUD2,000 and it is a beautiful unit. Has an anamorphic zoom mode so if you ever want to go to…
External Hard Drive direct to TV Plasma
I don't thihnk it will work as you can't really split USB like that also no way of updating it with new content without unplugging it also some AVI files arn't liked by…
minimum spec for new house would be IMO 2 data/ 1 TV point in bedrooms, 4 Data/ 2x TV in a HT or major TV area and say…
Home theatre speaker recommendations
Hey there, after perusing all the fine advice on this forum am after a quick easy topic question.
I have a 4 x 4 theatre room that will have a 50 inch plasma.
Network Cabling Question
Be prepared for a variation depending upon what you specified in electrical appointment.
Builders seem to charge per point, not per cable run. So to have a data cable…
Home Theatre suggestions
In a room 3.5m wide 5.1 is enough - for 7.1 you'll really be squeezing in the 4 speakers at the back...
Apr 17, 2010 8:21 am
Apr 15, 2010 8:48 am
Front Speakers Suggestions
I can vouch for the Monitor 11's as I have recently set up a pair with a cc290 centre and ADP190 surrounds....I love it and they have not even been broken in yet!!!…
Help needed on wiring proposals please
Thats all pretty standard.
But why not sit there thinking if you ever think you'll get something else put something in extra. Or why not just leave some draw wires in…
Help with Home Theatre Setup
16AWG is fine for most applications, unless you are very serious and your speaker terminals (at both ends - the amp and the speakers) can comfortably handle bigger.
Apr 06, 2010 3:53 pm
Wall mounting a plasma to a steel frame
Remembering that I am not a builder, carpenter or engineer...
As long as they are snug fits (the ends of the timber studs are butted tight against the steel beams at each…
Mar 30, 2010 11:30 am
Windows 7 HTPC question
Thanks for the reply.
I have tried to learn my STB codes with the MCE remote (the one I got with my MCE2005 system)
I haven't tried anything other tinkering…
At present the only tv socket is in the living room. So is there a way I can access the antenna from the bedroom, perhaps through the wall cavities running…
Extra Data Cabling
If you are planning on a dedicated office you might actually prefer everything in there. I didn't want the annoyance of going to the garage so our end points are in our…
I'm guessing that system will have a pretty hefty price attached.
In my experience, Elan Home systems are still one of the best price vs solution option out there,…
Mar 16, 2010 12:53 pm
Home cinema ideas please:-)
Thanks for the replies peoples
The plan is to have very thick shag carpet and dark blockout curtains on the windows. Ive got a friend who is an airbrush artist (does…
Help with home theatre layout
In a perfect world, a floor standing speaker is always going to give a better sound than an in-wall speaker. However, these are home theatres and not…