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  1. Epson's New Home Theater Projectors Deliver Bang for Buck

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    CE Week 2016 was a launching pad for several buzz-worthy products including four new great looking Epson home theater projectors. The new Pro Cinema 6040UB and 4040 and the Home Cinema 5040UB and 5040Ube were debuted at the New York City event, rounding-out a solid allotment of offerings from...
  2. I.S.C.T. HOW LOW CAN IT GO. The G-Force Tang Bang Sub Woofer Build.

    DIY Speakers
    A major problem in all my DIY work is the waiting for parts & items from overseas due to delays in freighting, availability or simple only through the unavailability of things here in NZ as well as of course everything cost down here so much more or just getting it here to NZ can get difficult...
  3. Bang and Olefsun...splicing power link to speakers

    System Setup and Connection
    Our company sanded floors for a customer and cut the power link cable coming up through the floor. We have no local support for B&O in MN, so I'm hoping to get some help getting our customer up and running again. Here's the situation. We cut the line, pulled up extra slack and reconnected it...
  4. Best bang for the buck build

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Needing guidance on a "budget build" for my 5.1 home theater. I am wanting to stay under $300. I have plenty of space and options for placement. The area that the system is located at the end of our finished basement which has a 10 foot ceiling and open floor plan. The sitting area is...
  5. Perameters for Planet Audio BIG Bang BB12DVC?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey guys Does any one have parameters for the Planet Audio BIG Bang BB12DVC? I can get a hold of one local and cheap Craig
  6. Best laptop / bang for buck

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Obviously I do not want to spend more money on a laptop than I did my Onkyo 809. If I was to make the purchase can anyone recommend one that will not break the bank or flatten my wallet more than it already is? The main reason for the laptop would be for REW. Just trying to keep it as cheap as...
  7. Best Bang for Bucks, Assuming ~$4-5k.

    Home Theater Projectors
    I have family of a friend looking to build their first proper home theater. Suppose their budget is right around $4-6k; which projectors are likely to offer them their best bang-for-buck ratio? A few years ago JVC had some remarkable projectors in that price range, but I haven't kept up since...
  8. New bang for the buck projector?

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello Guys, Built my last front projection home theater system back in 2007. It was based around a Mitsubishi HD-1000U DLP projector that maxed out at 720P. The screen was a fixed Carada 102" 1.78 aspect ratio screen. Forget the gain factor. Was installed in a completely light controlled...
  9. What is Best Bang for Buck-$2,000 LED TV?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I'm looking to buy a new LED TV for about $2k. I had just looked at Samsung's 7150 I believe is the model number. Has 3d, micro dimming, looks to have nice blacks, and nice colors to it. I like the 240hz motion it has. Is this the best candidate for what I'm looking for? Or do I need to check...
  10. Bang for buck ht.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Im looking for a bang for buck ht. 80% music 20% movies. Looking for a pair of standmounts plus two subs,receiver and power amp
  11. Bang and Olufsen are they worth the money?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Just curious of what you think of Bang and Olufsen ? Are they worth the money to invest in ? Is the technology on them unique compared to other brands of the same category ? What would be the best alternatives ? I'm just confused really.... thanks :yikes:
  12. Denon's New AV Receivers Offer Big Bang for Little Buck (AVR-S500BT, AVR-S700W , AVR-S900W)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Several weeks ago we previewed Sony’s new line-up of AV Receivers that included a 7.2 channel model capable of 4K pass-through priced in the mid $300’s. As of yesterday, Sony is no longer the only big name manufacturer offering the latest bells and whistles for less coin. This time Denon…yes...
  13. Crash Bang 899

    DIY Speakers
    I have been wanting to build a better L/R speaker to replace my ultra cheap SLA's. After watching others build countless "amazing for dollar," builds in the USA I have been trying to build one myself. Unfortunately it never is going to be cheap and satisfy my wants. So after reading Tux's 1099...
  14. Bang & Olufsen launches BeoLab 15 in-wall speakers for stealthier beats (update: ears-on)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Bang & Olufsen launches new built-in sound system at CES 2013 Featuring an active and innovative built-in sound system with unique tilt functionality and acoustic balance principle which delivers luscious soundscapes in any room of choice Las Vegas, January 8, 2013 Bang & Olufsen, the Danish...
  15. using alternatative speakers with bang and olufsen

    System Setup and Connection
    hi guys, not been here for a while now, apologies for that and thanks for previous help and advice, my query is, and i hope its in the right place, can i use my surround sound speakers with a bang and olufsen amp, i am slowly acquiring some vintage B and O hi-fi and so far have a complete...
  16. sound card upgrade/ whats a good bang for the buck now??

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Im getting ready to do some upgrades to my HTPC, and wondered how my soundcard is compared to what everyone else is useing or whats the new good for the money soundcard out there now, I currently have a creative blaster X-fi titanium.
  17. Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay v1 Review

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    FlatPanelsHD has their review up.
  18. Bang for buck. 37"-42" HDTV; $900-1100

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Hi all! This is my first post here - hope I'm doing it right... I am shopping for a 37-42 inch (my first) HDTV. I'm mostly aiming to use it as a big monitor for my new "gaming" PC due to my apartment layout. (I intend to try out the HDMI connectivity). My prize range is at let's say ~ $900 -...
  19. Best bang for the buck under $400?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello all, ive been browsing the site for a while but recently decided to sing up on forums here. Ive begun building my home theater in the past few weeks and im in the process of buying audio equipment. Im looking for a 5.1 AV Receiver at or under $400. Im looking for the money spent on the...
  20. Bang for buck in $500-$700 range

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I'm shopping for my first HDTV, and I'm looking for some broad recommendations. My budget is $500-$700 dollars. My apartment is set up such that I'll be viewing the TV from about 10-11 feet away. I know that is kind of far for most of the TVs that fall in my price range, but I want to do the...