Home Theatre & Automation
May 02, 2009 9:20 am
May 03, 2009 11:17 am
Best speaker option on a HT room ?
7.1 is not used very much at all yet (some amps will send 'matrixed' signals to them - a mix of the left and right surround channels), but the idea is that Blu-Ray will…
May 03, 2009 11:23 am
Reliability of HDMI Extenders ?
I've used HDMI Extenders before and they are really good. Had a bit of a problem sometimes with a 1.3 signal as these extenders only supported a 1.2 but as long as you…
May 04, 2009 5:11 pm
Wireless Energy Monitor
there has been a lot of standby bashing of late to inform everyone that standby is still usually using a fairly large chunk of total power that device uses, so start…
May 11, 2009 8:32 pm
May 12, 2009 12:04 pm
Multi zone Av receiver
Thanks Matt & Rod
Yamaha V1900 is the cheapest I've found so far (circa $1900) to do 3 zones.
Looks like I keep the ole nakamichi AV10 for this task.
What does this mean?
no worries sorry for the vent it is hard when working and pumping out quotes all…
My conclusion as well here we go again as it took me 8 months for them to replace a faulty fridge. Have learnt my lesson and if they stuff me…
buying a new telle
Hey Fu, you do realise we have colour television in Australia, well the eastern states anyway. Just make sure you don't buy a black and…
Media Room Config
thanks again for the reply.
got 12 months to finalise the desgin before building has to start..
Hi I really like this tread, the information is most valuable, in my case the TV coaxial connections is supplied by my builder and I want to know how it differ from the…
how many hdmi's??
check out selbyacoustics.com.au
I just bought all my cables and a projector screen from them.. use the code DTV08 and get 20% off also...
great quality stuff and great prices.
The main difference in the cable specs is the bandwidth not the speed.
Cat5e is 100mhz and cat6 is 250mhz.
If you use Krone cable, use Krone outlets. the difference in…
PINK instead of BLUE
Jee, it looks like my Blue/Pink topic is spiraling out of control a bit. Thank you all for your support and useful remarks. I appreciate it very much, really.
Hubby is on…
Advice on Wall plates etc
What I suggest is a combination of bits, but at least it's modular and you can replace/upgrade one piece at a time instead of the entire puzzle.
You can get IR repeating…
May 29, 2009 9:01 pm
Splurged on a new box
Got a few kitchen appliances for the new house the other day (double door fridge with ice maker, oven, cooktop, rangehood, double drawer dishwasher and LCD all at cost…
Jun 02, 2009 6:21 pm
Need advice on multi-room audio
Thanks to you both Matt and Rodda.
It's exactly what I was looking for and the bonus is that it has high WAF
Which is always a good thing.
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
Jun 24, 2009 12:15 am