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  1. MWBC Electrical Circuit issue

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Wondering if we have any electricians in the house? My issue is that I have a multiwire branch circuit (MWBC) running to the home theater room, one circuit goes to a small sink and is GFCI protected, the other circuit goes to the equipment area. The GFCI is the first outlet on the first...
  2. House electrical circuit question, light dimming issue, can it be fixed?

    System Setup and Connection
    As the title says... wasnt sure where to post this question... seems to be the most suited place to do so... anyways when i turn on my crown xti2000, my room light dims for a second or 2, also when 50-60hz bass plays loud. I guess im pulling too much current? i know little about electric and it...
  3. Electrical experts, I need your thought.

    AV Home Theater
    This is my first plasma and need some advice. Have you every come across static on a radio created by a plasma? Every once in a while my wife likes to go into the bedroom and listen to her radio. When I owned an LED no problem, no static. After installing Samsung's F8500, the TV causes...
  4. USB electrical hum???

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    So at baseline my monitors have this "usb" sound. That's the only way I can describe it... it's about 1khz and modulates like a cd drive reading something. Any idea what this is or what one can do to minimize it???
  5. Tv electrical

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Does anyone know if 14/2 electrical wire is enough for a 55" led tv if not what kind of wire should I run ?
  6. Electrical work

    Chat Box SWAMP
    Hi everyone, Is there any electrical contractors on this forum
  7. Painting Electrical Panel Covers

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I have my main electrical panel and my sub panel located on the wall in my theater room. I'd like to cover them with a cabinet door but one of the panels is rather large. I afraid a hinged door will look way out of proportion if I try to cover both panels. Is it ok to paint the outside...
  8. New HT Electrical Needs Planning

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I'm still probably a year or so out before I can start building an HT (still have to buy a house). I'm trying to get better educated on the details of planning and building a dedicated HT. What tips do you folks have for planning the electrical needs for a new HT? How many new circuits do you...
  9. REW for measuring electrical response of Pre-amp and using external tones?

    REW Forum
    I would like to measure the electrical response of a pre-amp's subwoofer/.1 LFE output to examine the following.. 1. When a room correction mechanism like Audyssey or Anthem ARC is used, is it consistent across sources, for example what happens when the player decodes vs when it bitstreams...
  10. Electrical question

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    How can I determine how much equipment I can run from a regular outlet? For example, I currently have a 46" lcd, onkyo 606, mfw-15, always running in conjunction with either a panasonic BD-35 or xbox 360 or Dishnet network Vip 722. They are all running through an APC H15. I don't think this...
  11. Standoff electrical outlets...

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Whats the best way to stand off an electrical outlet on teh screen wall so that its flush with the insulation? WIthout ripping out a bunch of sheet rock, I cant pull the junction box out, so I need another method. I dont think I will ever use the outlets, but I dont like the idea of leaving...
  12. Electrical interferance

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I am having trouble with some electrical interference on my Subwoofer. I wired my electronic closet on a separate circuit, but my sub is plugged in to a different circuit. I am running it through a Panamax 5000 along with my TV. There is a noticeable noise coming through the sub and when I...
  13. Do my own electrical work?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I am going to be moving soon into a house with an unfinished basement. A portion of this gets to be designed as a HT :yay:. I will have no problem with the drywall, etc, and thanks to these forums I should have no problems with dimensions, materials and that kind of junk. The only thing I...
  14. running electrical

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I Know its a bad idea to run electrical wire near audio wire but i am curious if I run the electrical in pvc and audio in pvc next to each other to you guys thing i will have a problem with bleed over or an audible hum.
  15. Electrical Help with new Denon AV-787 AV Receiver needed

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have a Denon AV-787 AV receiver that I bought from CC a few weeks ago and I have noticed that if using it in any mode I get several slight pauses of the sound. This occurs whether I am listening to DVD/CD, Satellite TV, or tuner. By "slight pause of sound" I would say it is maybe 1/4 second...