Home Theatre & Automation
Clueless - Smart Wiring Data Points?
data points are places where you can plug an ethernet enbaled device into the home network, be it a Voip phone a PC, notebook or which ever..
but when smart wiring you…
Jun 04, 2009 10:29 pm
Home Theatre specialist in Sydney
Thanks for the reply Rod.
I read about Len Wallis, but looks like they do high-end custom installs so thought he may be expensive. I stumbled upon Michael Todd over at…
Jun 09, 2009 10:54 am
Just purchased Samsung Full HD & Receiver
Was puchased at HN.
At the moment we r going to connect a dvd player and VHS. Later on get a blu ray and PVR.
Had got the HDMI to connect the TV to the a/v receiver.
Is this plasma ok?
for projectors you do sit alot closer now than in the past due to 1080p technology.
If you have a 1080p projector you can sit as close as 1x screen width. My screen width…
I'm sorry to inform you that none of the Elan RF distribution products are actually brought into Australia, so I can't comment on the 3 you mentioned.
Jun 12, 2009 12:20 pm
Thanks for your help pugs and italk. I might just wire them up normally and then bi-wire later on.
New Yamaha Range
The new yamaha receivers just released except 365 have dolby true HD and DTS HD master audio decoders FANTASTIC. Has anyone seen the shelf price for a 465 as retail is…
Jun 21, 2009 11:42 am
It is usually done as part of a package and would be quoted upon that way.
If you purely wanted someone to do the projector and nothing else, if it was me, I'd simply…
Jun 22, 2009 2:57 pm
Jun 23, 2009 7:48 am
Home Theatre Setup
"The sound quality produced is important, as is placement. What's the point of having your speakers in the perfect place if they sound perfectly crap?"
Totally on the…
Hills Home Hub or own cabling
another member on here called TDG is a cabler in your area...
personally i see no point in skimping in this or any area of the build even if you just get conduits…
Jun 24, 2009 12:13 am
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Jun 24, 2009 1:06 pm
Epson TW3000 Price Rise
Joyce Mayne Maroochydore has TW-3000s - going for $2500 this week. about to try to sweet talk the missus into layby and then we'll talk about the projector
Jun 29, 2009 11:33 am
Yet another new installation
I indeed have my speakers and thank you for the heads up Rod.
I have still yet to buy the AVR and open to suggestions but not sure if there is anything around the $3k…
Jul 03, 2009 12:15 am
apart from already having XBox and Xbox360 - I'm not inclined to get another gaming console and then have to get all the same games again.
thanks anyway but I'll keep the…
ages ago i bought a 30m roll form jaycar to make up some patch cables and just use them at home and out and about when lanning... Cat6 was installed by me, as a…
Portable DVD player (for long car trips)
When I was a kid we were given the little hand held games where you have to get the ball bearing through the maze. Extra difficult when you are driving over bumpy roads…
Best LCD projectors
Personally I prefer DLP picture over LCD, but it is really a taste thing. Also, DLP has a (now so small it's probably not there at all) small issue of the 'rainbow…
Jul 13, 2009 10:56 am
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Clipsal Wiser Wireless unit.
Anyone know much about the new clipsal wiser wireless unit ??? It does home automation. It is basically the brain of the house. How it work i am not sure.
Also what is…
Data Cabling Help Required!
Whats cheaper will also depend on what you can and cant do yourself at a later date. For instance, I have had network cable / telephone points put through the house by…
I will be needing IR extender for my new home and I'm not really sure of what equipment are needed.
The extender needs to receive signals from three different…
Jul 27, 2009 3:21 pm
What do I need to ask for?
I use CAT5/6 for telephone as well so I can easily switch between a network and telephone outlet. Foxtel boxes generally need phone connections as well.
Hi Matt and Rodda - long time no speak.
Hi Matt and Rodda
Long time no speak. We chatted a few years back and at that stage I was in the throws of designing and building a house and you guys assisted me with…
installing draw wire
we had draw wires installed in conduit so we could get a cabler in after hand over. For one of the draw wires the electrician( who was the one putting the conduits etc…
Distributing Foxtel & AV
It's possible if you want to view the same thing on all three points in your house. I'm planning to do the same thing.
My foxtel box will be stored in a rack cabinet in…
Aug 01, 2009 12:54 am
new HT - my thoughts and many questions
In my last house I had a room that was 3.9x5.5 and I wired it for 7.1. You're building from scratch so you might as well, it's only cable!
On your plans, push the couch…
Aug 02, 2009 8:10 pm