Home Theatre & Automation
Help with Smartwiring
I smart wired my house for TV/Phone/Fox and Net for 6 rooms. As well as HDMI and speaker cables to theatre room and alfresco. I bought the cables for about $500…
Apr 25, 2009 9:59 pm
Went to have a look at Harvey Norman, as they're listed as a retailer for these guys, all the Salesman could do was rubbish their product ? And they had no other…
Amplifier and Speakers Purchase
I'm looking at purchasing the audio for my upcoming house, and need a bit of assistance (or direction for that matter).
* Amplifier (multi-zone function)
HDMI Cable & Projector Mount
Thanks for the feedback.
We went back yesterday and he picked up that we weren't interested in the monster cable - he asked why and i told him. He then admitted himself…
Basic home networking - how much?
Thanks for all this!
I'd love to do the course myself (I'm an engineer, and can cable with my eyes closed).... but because I now work with software, I don't think I can…
Another Room Size question
Thanks heaps Rodda & Wakeboardandy for the information. Really clear and helpful. This is exactly what I have been looking for.
May 02, 2009 8:20 am
May 03, 2009 10:17 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 10:23 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 4:11 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 7:32 pm
May 12, 2009 11:04 am
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 8:01 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 5:21 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…