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Forum: Home Theater Projectors   12-03-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Upgrading from an Epson Powerlite Cinema 6100...

Couple other quicker things. I keep noticing the PT-AE8000 and then its referred to as the PT-AE8000U in other items. Is there a difference between these units? Say one is a home theater unit and...
Forum: Home Theater Projectors   12-03-12, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Upgrading from an Epson Powerlite Cinema 6100...

Thank you so much for the information. Great stuff indeed.
I guess the biggest item Iím concerned with is the possibility of a washout from the projector onto the screen / wall. Iím roughly at 14í...
Forum: Home Theater Projectors   11-30-12, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By RVAtheater
Upgrading from an Epson Powerlite Cinema 6100...

Hi everyone. I'm looking to make a major upgrade to my projector and could use some advice from the forum. Y'all have helped in so many ways over the years that I always appreciate your advice.
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Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   01-09-12, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Onkyo 5008 setup...Please help!

Thanks. I've got everything setup for now and we are going to try the NILES SAS-1 to remotely control which signal gets sent to the ceiling speakers in the main room. Yeah running all the cabling...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   01-05-12, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Onkyo 5008 setup...Please help!

I've added an image to help break down my situation.

I added numbers to show the different rooms or speaker sets.
(1) is the theater 7.1 system attached to the Onkyo 5008 and connected to the...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   01-03-12, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Onkyo 5008 setup...Please help!

Thanks for the reply jj. I'll try to explain better the scenario tomorrow when I'm ay a computer and not my phone. I need to help break the different rooms, different speakers and locations along...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   01-03-12, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,630
Posted By RVAtheater
Onkyo 5008 setup...Please help!

So I'm working with three amps in my theater setup. The Onkyo 5008, an older Yamaha RX-V465 that can run 5.1 or 7.1 audio, and an even older yet Pioneer 5.1 receiver that has no HDMI inputs or...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   12-28-11, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

Unless I'm missing something do i have to run an RCA or optical line from the Onkyo along with the subout HDMI to a second TV? I thought the HDMI would carry the audio but it doesn't seem to be the...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   12-12-11, 02:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

FINALLY, the purchase has been made!!

Onkyo 5008
Harmony 1100

Can't wait to program this weekend!
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   12-06-11, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

Ok. I've finished most of my reviews and research and am down to the following receivers.
1. Onkyo 5008
2. Yamaha RX-A3010

Again, I'm looking at having 3 separately controlled audio controls...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   12-02-11, 08:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

Thanks JJ!
Looks like ShopOnkyo doesn't have the 5008 but rather has the 5009. More money and I don't see the features to warrant the cost. I believe I read something from you on another thread...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   12-01-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

Are all these items re-manufactured? Are there still warranties with them? I don't have any knowledge of acessories4less and just wanted to get an idea of what kinda company they are. IE...is it...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   11-29-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

Can you control your dimmers from outside the house? Cell phone, computer from work, etc. I read that some of the Lutron dimmers had a range of 30'. Along with my theater I'm hoping to be able to...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   11-29-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

did you run your lights through the controller as well? I noticed on the amazon website that there is functionality for this. Just wondered what you control with it and if you did run the lights...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   11-29-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

I see an:
URC RFS200 PowerPak Bundle w/ Master Control RF20 and PowerBlaster by Universal.

Is this something similar to what you are speaking of? Any suggestions or others that might be...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   11-29-11, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

Thats some pretty great news. I really thought it would be outrageous to get all the switching and controls figured out by myself. My wife and I are pretty ok with figuring things out from a...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   11-29-11, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

Thanks for the info. I hope I'm not highjacking this thread but y'all are posting great information.

I was told by an "on the side" theater programmer technician that for ease of use I would want...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   11-29-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,050
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Need advice on a receiver for a 7.1 and zone 2

I'm looking at a VERY similar scenario too and haven't made a decision on the receiver either. I have a main theater room with an extension gaming room and wetbar that will have a screen as well. ...
Forum: Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps   07-15-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,495
Posted By RVAtheater
RVA theater audio/lighting setup and programming...

So I'm finishing up the construction of my theater and now I'm starting to work with the electronics and setup of my theater. I'm working in a basement that is completely open floorplan. There is a...
Forum: Home Theater Design and Construction   07-12-11, 12:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,062
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: RVA theater construction...

Pictures PRE-CARPET INSTALLATION!!

Well itís certainly been a while since Iíve posted on here. I'm still working on the basement and theater but boy oh boy has it taken more time that expected. ...
Forum: General Screen Discussion   07-08-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,130
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Screen help...DIY noobie!

Here are some pics of my theater. Also, below are the dimensions of the room and seating.

My carpet is being installed next wednesday so this is a good time to show some updated pics. Its a...
Forum: General Screen Discussion   07-05-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,130
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Screen help...DIY noobie!

Thanks again for the information. I think I'm going to go with a Black Widow N7.0. I can't find the old bottles of craftsmart at all. They only have the red label versions.

My walls are a...
Forum: General Screen Discussion   06-22-11, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,130
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Screen help...DIY noobie!

Thanks for the info. I guess the next step is to compute what paint to use for my DIY screen. I've bought the Bermuda beige and the metallic color from michaels. I have an order for the auto air...
Forum: General Screen Discussion   06-16-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,130
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: Screen help...DIY noobie!

So i've decided to start with a painted screen in my theater before I can move into the appropriate screen. My room is basically 14'4" wide and 18' long. My first row of seats is 11' away from...
Forum: Home Theater Design and Construction   03-21-11, 12:46 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 58,547
Posted By RVAtheater
Re: My Cleverly Named Dedicated Basement Theater Design/Build

I'm running into the same thing. The company that I got a quote from speaks broken english and trying ot explain to him about the Whisper clips, green glue, and such was a disaster. He quoted me $7...
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