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  1. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I have a mantle with a 4" tall center channel, which yields 32" of vertical space for a tv. I know this is not ideal, but it's all I have to work with. I am looking at a 55" vs a 58" tv, with the smaller having 4" total vertical open space (2" from tv to ceiling and 2" from center channel to tv)...
  2. Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    OPPO released this picture late Friday on Twitter... It's their new 4K BD player's screen. They claim it's the first time it's been brought to life!
  3. Home Audio Speakers
    As we all know, Chane's A5rx towers were met with high praise back in the $1000 http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/home-audio-speakers/84858-official-1-000-speaker-evaluation-home-audition-event-results.html & $2500...
  4. Home Audio Speakers
    I used simple geometry to figure out where to put the front and rear speakers in my setup.. triangle geometry etc.. I came up with the forward and rear positions for forward 45 degrees and initially 125 degrees rear.. i've since tweaked the angle for the rear to say 120, because i think its too...
  5. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Curves, curves, curves. Samsung and LG Electronics ushered curved screens into mainstream conversation with the introduction of their curved Ultra High Definition (UHD) televisions just over a year ago. Prior to their arrival, curves were practically relegated to the commercial cinema world...
  6. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I’m considering a 60—65inch 1080 LED/LCD The display will be used in a room that gets natural light, and some of it can be controlled with blinds. The display will be used for DirecTV, Blu Ray, and light video games, I’m not too concerned about “Smart” features, I’m currently using an AppleTV...
  7. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I have four subs all in their own enclosure, and all on their own channel. I'm wondering if it's worth it to shape the signal of each enclosure using close mic measurements, then place for best response and EQ as normal. OR just place for best response and EQ. I think a lot of the ID...
  8. AV Home Theater
    Interested in what the average distance people view their video displays from. To keep the information uniform please list in the following manner: Display Type: example Projector / TV Display Size: example 60" Viewing Distance: example 10' I personally have the following Display...
  9. Home Audio Acoustics
    How bad, or how good does the blue graphs look? Any suggestions on what I --NEED-- to do further would be GREATLY appreciated. I am trying to mix down my music in a new location that I am trying to set up. The green SPL plot is what I started with.
  10. Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Anybody else getting excited for their PS4 to show up? We're less than 3 weeks (19 days) away from getting our new toys and I can't wait! I'm a little disappointed by some of the titles being pushed back but what can you do? It seems every title I wanted to get for the wife has been pushed back...
  11. IB - Infinite Baffle Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi, This is my first post here, ran across the site as I have been searching everything I can find on IB's. Bob has been a big help as we have discussed this on another forum. I originally was considering manifolds housing outies as I cannot access a floor(concrete) or attic(basement). I could...
  12. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    ESPN 3D has announced on twitter and through an official statement that it will cease operation of its ESPN 3D channel by the end of the year. ESPN says that viewership for the channel has been weak, failing to gain acceptance, and that the company will focus its resources elsewhere like Ultra...
  13. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
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  14. System Setup and Connection
    Hi guys because my Trophy room has a cathedral ceiling and tin roof means that there is only a 4 inch gap between the tin sheets to the timber and in-between that its heavily insulated. To complicate the situation even more, there is a Pillar that runs dead centre of this room for structural...
  15. DIY Speakers
    I'm interested in building an inexpensive kit for speakers that will be used either as rear surrounds or height or width effects speakers. My current front speakers are ACI Sapphires and Protege center (ScanSpeak silk dome tweeters and Revelator midrange drivers). I don't need to use the same...
  16. Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=8601&w=oTitle: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Starring: Thomas Horn, Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, Viola Davis, Max Von Sydow, Zoe Caldwell Directed by: Stephen Daltry Written by: Eric Roth, Jonathan Safran Foer Studio: Warner Bros Rated...
  17. Philips / Magnavox
    Hey guys, I just spent the day changing the CRT coolants on a magnavox 51MP392H that we got a garage sale about a week ago. I was real siked when we got it until i figured out i could not fix the yellow cataract color that dominated most of the screen. After a little research, i found i needed...
  18. Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    I getting close to the "Smoke Test" for my sonotube build and would like to discuss things like High pass filters and Behringer feedback destroyers. These were mentioned by members eariler in my first posts and since I'm getting close finishing my subwoofers I'd like to know how to prepare for...
  19. General Screen Discussion
    Is first row seating 9'6" from the screen too close, it will either be a 106" or 110" screen with either the Epson 8500 or 9500 projector. My room is completely dark; concrete with only one entrance. I would think that with 1080p you can sit a little closer due to the better image. Am i...
  20. DIY Speakers
    The Plasmoid Project - Close to the TV and far from the pocketbook I have a need to build somewhere between 5-7 pairs of a certain type of speaker. I am no expert, by any means, but with some help, I do have some experience, some decent measurement capabilities, and the willingness to work at...
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