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  • About Philnick
    Name
    Phil
    Location
    Cambridge, MA
    Biography
    Photographer and member of the AV squad in high school and film projectionist (and jazz dj) in college - my current hobbies are just a straight-line continuation.
    Interests | Hobbies
    Photography
    Jazz piano
    Computers
    Electronics
    Main Home Audio/Video System Equipment List
    Basement theater system

    Projector:
    Panasonic PT-AE2000U (1080p24/i60 LCD w/Smoothscreen - no screen-door effect), throwing a screen image 9' 6" wide by 5' 4" high on
    Cream&Sugar Ultra screen paint (HomeTheaterShack recipe) on white drywall.

    Connected via Darbee DVP-5000 Darblet image enhancer to my AV Receiver:

    Yamaha RX-A1030 Aventage 7.1 AVR with ESS Sabre 9006 DAC and YPAO auto room EQ. Has AM/FM/HD tuner for local radio and vTuner for internet radio

    Speakers by Paradigm:
    Studio/40 Front Left and Right speakers
    PDR-10 100W Subwoofer
    Studio/CC Front Center speaker over the screen
    Studio/20 Surround Left and Right speakers
    Boston Audio Surround Back Left and Right speakers

    Source devices:

    Optical Disk players:
    Oppo BDP-103 Blu-ray/DVD/CD/HDCD/DVD-A/SACD player with up to 7.1 HDMI output.

    Oppo BDP-93 Blu-ray/DVD/CD/HDCD/DVD-A/SACD player with up to 7.1 HDMI output.

    Streamers:
    Amazon Fire TV, for 1080p and Dolby Digital Plus 7.1

    RX-A1030 for stereo internet radio via vTuner and gapless DLNA rendering of stereo material

    Oppo BDP-103 for VUDU, YouTube, and DLNA rendering of music and video files on my PC (the Aventage receivers' don't stream multichannel FLACs, but the Oppo does).

    Comcast HD Digital Cable box

    Yamaha P300 direct-drive turntable w/ Grado Prestige Black cartridge.

    Mitsubishi HS-U778 VHS-HiFi tape deck.

    RCA SelectaVision SGT-200 capacitive videodisk player
    Other System
    Living Room system:

    Yamaha RX-V457 AV Receiver (moved upstairs from the theater when the RX-A1030 came) switching composite video and driving two 1970 original Advent loudspeakers (later renamed the "Larger Advents") with rebuilt Advent woofers and tweeters.

    27' Sony Trinitron connected by composite video to AVR.

    Denon 2910 Universal DVD player (for DVD, CD, SACD, DVD-A and HDCD discs) - moved upstairs from the theater when the Oppo BDP-93 came.

    Sanyo Plus Q50 Quartz-lock direct-drive turntable with Stanton 681EEE cartridge.

    Comcast Digital Cable box

    Sony SLV-679HF VHS-HiFi tape deck

    Kenwood 1050CT cassette dubbing deck w/Dolby NR

    Accurian tabletop AM/FM/HD (hybrid digital) radio

    Internet radio and music library via line-level link from PC with 96/24 soundcard on motherboard.

    2nd Line level link for digitizing LPs and cassettes from AVR's record out jack to the soundcard of the PC.

    Both links via ground-loop isolators.
    The Whatever Box
    At my girlfriend's place:

    Panasonic DMP-BD50 Blu-ray/DVD/CD player with HDMI output.

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  • Last Activity: 05-17-19 01:36 PM
  • Join Date: 07-09-08
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03-19-19
08:34 PM - theJman quoted Philnick in post Re: How to "bass crawl" to place dual subs?
Thanks! It'll be a few months...
08:28 PM - theJman quoted Philnick in post Re: How to "bass crawl" to place dual subs?
It just occurred to me that p...
03-10-19
01:07 PM - theJman quoted Philnick in post Re: How to "bass crawl" to place dual subs?
Should I slide the couch over...
03-07-19
01:15 PM - Philnick quoted theJman in post Re: How to "bass crawl" to place dual subs?
. . . 3) After you have ide...
03-06-19
10:17 PM - Philnick quoted theJman in post Deleted Posts
02-13-17
01:01 PM - Philnick quoted SXRDISBEST in post Re: Cream&Sugarô Ultra
That's good to know it handles ...
12:47 PM - SXRDISBEST quoted Philnick in post Re: Cream&Sugarô Ultra
I rolled mine on my wall, whi...
12:28 PM - Philnick quoted SXRDISBEST in post Re: Cream&Sugarô Ultra
Did you roll yours or spray? I...
 


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