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  1. TV decision with 4K upscaling with DirectTV

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I want to replace the TV for my mother and she is currently using a 47" LG that's about 5-6YO and is 1080i. The viewing distance is roughly 15-16' but I only have room for a 60" display max....I have 54" of width but could go maybe another inch but that's pushing it. The PQ of her set is decent...
  2. Sound Decision - please help

    AV Home Theater
    Do I place my LR speakers at the extreme ends of the projector screen (120 inch)? I suppose that will be good for effects, left to right and vise versa? If I do that, they will be aprox., one foot away from the corner wall. I have read that it is important to keep the LR away from the...
  3. Dirac + antimode OR Audyssey xt32 - need to make a decision

    Audio Processing
    m redoing my whole setup and ended up with 2 avr's (Denon x4000 AND Pioneer SC25 + antimode 8033c). Budget is a big issue so I need to sell one setup or the other. This got me thinking about Dirac Live. Please let me know which option you think is best and any concerns I should be aware of...
  4. Please tell me I've reached the right decision.

    AV Home Theater
    Hey guys, Yesterday I bought the SVS ULTRA Bookshelf speakers and the Yamaha RX-A850, coupled with the SVS PB-200 sub. My goal is to achieve cinema experience and sometimes listening to music in my little room. Please tell me what do you think about this setup in correlation to my goals...
  5. Finalizing my Subwoofer Decision (I think...)

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Ok, so the AVR has been upgraded to the Denon 4520, I added an Oppo 103D, the front 3 have been upgraded to the Chane A5rx-c's (L&R) and an A2rx-c (Center), the surrounds are Def Tech PM-800's (on-wall), but I'm still living with those two older, inadequate and grossly mismatched subs, one of...
  6. My final decision... I choose HSU

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    After debating on which sub/dual sub setup to choose I ended up deciding on a single VTF-15H MK2 Subwoofer for now. Price is $1,008 shipped to my door. I know I have the NHT's which will seem tiny next to this sub however with focus on moving toward Golden Ear Three model main speakers and...
  7. EMP TEK E55TI, HTD Level Three, and Boston Acoustics A360 comparisons and help with decision?

    Home Audio Speakers
    *I made a new thread name because I forgot these speakers aren't entirely common* I'm certainly no audiophile, but I do love good sounding music. This is for a 2 ch comparison on these speakers. I'm wanting to get another pair for a different room and want to try something else. I currently...
  8. AVR Decision help

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I've posed this question in a couple places to get some thoughts. Someone I PM'd here suggested I start a thread on it.... I am looking to replace my Integra DTR 5.9 from 5+ years ago. I am running a 5 channel Polk LSi setup (LSi 15 fronts, LSiC center, LSi F/X bipole/dipole side surrounds)...
  9. HDMI and 3d glasses decision help!!

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I am plannin to buy this hdmi cable http://www.amazon.in/Aurum-Ultra-Series-Ethernet-Certified/dp/B0050K0E1U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1393906561&sr=8-1&keywords=40+feet+hdmi+cable and these 3d glasses...
  10. Help making decision on screen 120 or 135

    General Screen Discussion
    I need help making decision on screen if I should go with Elite Screens ER120WH1 or ER135WH1. Color of ceiling is Antique White and walls are light brown. Ceiling height is 94 inches and room width is 132 inches. Will be installing cabinets 22 inches high from ground. Is it OK to get 135...
  11. Must make new home construction theater decision soon!

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I am building a new home and my contractor suggested a young man to help with surround system. He immediately recommended an NXG system based on good sound at great price though price, he is finding out, is not the ultimate driving factor. He also recommended Atlantic Technology as a 2nd option...
  12. Decision time always drives me insane

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    My plan: I have an existing cabinet that is roughly 7ft3 (can be modified slightly up or down from that size). I have a cut-out for a 15" driver already. I can fit a second 15" driver beside the first or can go with one 18". Want to complete project over the next 2-3 weekends. Note: drivers...
  13. Help making decision on screen

    General Screen Discussion
    Time to get serious about a screen. My original thoughts were to use an acoustically transparent screen and drop it down in front of the center channel. Take a look at the picture and let me know your thoughts on if my original plan is good or would I be better off using a non-transparent screen...
  14. Subwoofer decision long post

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hi all as I said in my intoduction I am a old audiophile 65 years who is building a HT system. I was using a pair of Reference 3A with Superema Base as the fronts Paragon center and JMLab bookself rear. That worked well for a few years with a Denon receiver. For music I would unhook the Denon...
  15. Help with AVR decision

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    My reason for joining is I'm having problem deciding on a audiophile processor. My choice is between a Denon 1911 brand new or a used Denon 2808. The 2808 is about $100 more. Anybody who can guide me in the right direction will be highly appreciated. I'm totally new to this

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I finally decided and purchased the Samsung UN55C 8000 3D LED HDTV, I am very happy with my decision, The picture quality is first rate. I mounted it on a BDI Avion series II on a attached TV mount. Although I probably will never use the 3D function its nice to know it is there.
  17. decision made on sonotube

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    good day to you bassheads cheftim making my second post since the sdx-15 is no longer an option i have decided on just one, yeah right! i am going with the soundsplinter RL-p18D4 using a 28'' sonotube 70'' tall with a 8'' port est. 29''L should give me a tuning at 13Hz I have the option of a...
  18. Screen decision

    General Screen Discussion
    I was hoping someone could help me decided which screen size and material would be appropriate for my projector/room specs. I will be using a Knoll HDP-1200. Please got to Knollsystems for specs. 1000 ANSI lumens The walls AND ceiling of the media room (21"X16'4") have just been painted in...
  19. Decision affecting subwoofer in unfinished room.

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I'm in the process of finishing my basement. All walls are up and drywalled.. I'm trying to figure out the best placement for my subwoofer in my space and I'm doing tests for that. My question is that my drop ceiling is not in place yet, and I don't have carpet on the floor as this point in...
  20. Onkyo Buy Decision ($AUD$)

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi, After do all my research with some invaluable input from shackers I am now in a position to make a final decision. (assuming agreement from wife:help::). The choices are: 1) Onkyo 807 $1800 (new) 2) Onkyo 1007 $2650 (new) 3) Onkyo 3007 $3200 (new) 4) Onkyo 5007 $3700 (new) 5) Onkyo 906...