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  1. Can direct sunlight damage the cctv system?

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    I'm partway through the process of installing a cctv video surveillance system for my girlfriend. Last day, I mounted it in a location that points across the entrance to her garden. The camera shows the view of the area. There is an open sky at the top of the scene. Now, at this time of the...
  2. Can running speakers full range cause damage if they are not truly full range?

    System Setup and Connection
    So this topic was brought up in another post and thought it would be a good discussion. Can you damage a speaker running them full range if they really cant do full range say from 20Hz-20kHz My understanding is that if you keep the input volume within its designed range and the crossovers are...
  3. Problems concerning possible damage to my avr S900W due to a defective Polk audio psw10

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    What's up fellas? My name is John and I am new to this.. This is actually my first post and home theatre is a fairly new hobby /obsession of mine. I've had this hobby for roughly 5 months but have always been fascinated by speakers in general. I am currently on my second receiver, the Denon AVR...
  4. could i damage my home theater systems

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi, how are you. I have a Samsung HT-D5300 and a RCA RT2911 home theater system. I have them running at the same time. I have them hooked up with the AUX INPUT. Meaning I have a (2 × 3.5mm) cable, and a (RCA TO 3.5) on each home theater system aux input. And i just plug my ipod or my phone to...
  5. insulation damage to in-walls?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi everyone, I just cut the holes for my in-ceiling speakers and, as expected, hit a bunch of pink blown insulation in the attic. I've read that this is good from an acoustic aspect, but I wonder about its effect on the speaker wiring? I have Polk RC60i. Since the back has exposed wiring, etc...
  6. Speaker Wiring -Will this damage my speaker

    System Setup and Connection
    I temporarily wired my front height speakers to my front L and R speakers. Will this damage them? I know this is not the correct way to wire them I am just doing it to use them while I save up for an amp. In order to correctly install 11 speakers I need the amp to run two of them (the heights)...
  7. REW 5.0 mac file damage after successful download.

    REW Forum
    Hi there,I'm new and also having problem installing or accessing the application,Im on macbook pro 10.8 and think having a java for mac downloaded app inside running,my point is:from the site I downloaded the app for mac REW 5.0 and when trying to open it say's:"RoomEQWizardV5" is damaged and...
  8. Dynaudio BM5A tweeter damage

    Pro Audio
    Just posted this over on AVforums but thought it may be as well to post it here too as it is to do with the pro-audio side of things. Hope that's ok. I noticed today that the tweeter on one of my BM5A's has somehow been pushed in on the bottom of the dome. It is not pushed in very far and is...
  9. GT5: Car Damage

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Take A Look At Cars Being Smashed in Gran Turismo 5 09/05/2010 Written by Paulmichael Contreras Car lovers (and blurry-cam haters) out there, you may want to avert your gaze, because some recent off-screen pictures have surfaced showcasing the damage modeling that will come...
  10. New Xbox 360 Can Shut Down to Prevent RRoD-Style Damage

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    New Xbox 360 Can Shut Down to Prevent RRoD-Style Damage Rather than the red rings, you get a red dot and a message telling you the 360 is shutting off. By Chris Pereira, 06/21/2010 A listing of the differences between current models of the Xbox 360 and the new black one announced at E3...
  11. Hearing Damage

    Home Audio Speakers
    I saw mention of the threshold for hearing damage in another thread and remembered seeing this. It is good visual reference for anyone concerned with hearing damage. Most of us are probably fine, but I have a couple of clients that should look hard at it. The big concern these days is the...
  12. Can subs damage a home?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    If I had a house or when I get one i'm definitly building a theater , but i was wondering, those of you with lots of subs and IBs. Is it possible your shaking down the house or damaging the foundation? :yay:
  13. Loud pop when turning on BFD - can it damage?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Made the mistake a few times of not turning off my sub before turning on BFD. Could hear the pop foudly from the other side of the house. Can this damage the sub at all? thanks for any input, Bevan