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  1. 5th Gen i3 NUC HTPC Build

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I will be adding links to this OP as the build project progresses to posts of interest, pics, and pertinent web pages so return here if you wish a quick reference. Last update: 5/15/2015 Research Phase (The actual build to begin mid-July due to budgeting issues.) I’m planning to upgrade from...
  2. Oppo 103D vs Next Gen Players

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Is there any point in investing in an Oppo right now? My Panasonic DMP-BDT220 is 2 years old and although I've been happy with it, it is now rejecting/refusing to play some discs it used to play. (Green Hornet being the latest one) -yes, I checked the disc for damage and grime, it looks brand...
  3. LLT design with Maelstrom Gen II and LMS ultra

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello:) I currently have one Maelstrom 18" Gen II and one LMS ultra 18", each in a 3 cf sealed cabinet, with their own EP4000 amp. I wanted to look into building 2 new cabinets that are LLT. I must forego a sonotube, as I can only do the following dimensions: 17" deep, 85" high and 33" wide...
  4. Sony's 2nd gen True 4K VPL-VW600ES projector

    Home Theater Projectors
    I was so excited to receive our first allocation of Sony's VLP-VM600ES true 4K Ultra HD projectors that I unboxed it immediately and set it up on our showroom bar, projected the image on a Da-Lite pop-up screen to see it perform. The experience was like nothing less than.... you fill in the...
  5. XPA-5 Gen 2 Unboxing & Setup

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Well it arrived Saturday morning, and after some speaker wire changing up for a proper setup with the addition of the new amp here are some photos: The outer box with some damage, holes straight through outer box. [/URL][/IMG] [/URL][/IMG] [/URL][/IMG] Outer Box Open. Manual sitting on top...
  6. PS4, Wii U, Xbox One combined unit sales to be 5% lower than current gen – research firm

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    PS4, Wii U, Xbox One combined unit sales to be 5% lower than current gen – research firm Cloud-based streaming won’t be a selling point for next-gen consoles, according to a new report from ABI Research, which also doesn’t expect unit sales to reach those of current-gen...
  7. 1st gen PS3 (CECHA~) and DTS-MA 7.1??

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Hi. I am considering buying an early generation PS3 (backwards compatible and plays SACD) BUT there seems to be some confusion as to if it will output 7.1 (DTS-MA/Dolby Digital-HD) audio. I have a pre pro that will decode these formats, and I currently have them on my Panny Blu Ray. If the...
  8. FUTURE MAL-X 18" Gen II Build Advice - Tapped Horn?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have an 18" MAL-X Gen II build in a 24" sealed cube (http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/sealed-subwoofer-build-projects/19146-another-sealed-mal-x-build.html) that has outlived its original purpose. When built it was to be my only sub, but as things work - curse you all - it is no longer...
  9. Next Generation Projectors

    Home Theater Projectors
    It seems like a lot of projectors have been on the market for at least two years now. Does anyone know if its about time for a refresh? I've been looking at the Epson 8350 and I noticed it, along with many others are on sale. Just wondering if new models will be out soon. Anyone know for sure?
  10. Exodus Audio Maelstrom Gen. II 18 in my tahoe

    Mobile Audio
    there is some one selling a Exodus Audio Maelstrom Gen. II 18 dual 2 ohm sub by me and i a few questions about that sub. first has anyone else put one of these in a vehicle cause most use it for home audio. second what would be a recommended box in a 01 tahoe, sealed or ported and what cuft? i...
  11. New project: Maelstrom 18" Gen II, for low end duty only?

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello. I've already built 2 sealed 18" subs, one is the LMS ultra and the other is my first sub, the Maelstrom 18" Gen II. Here's the old thread: http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/sealed-subwoofer-build-projects/16320-dual-box-sealed-18-mal-x-build-begins.html I was thinking about...
  12. Flip Ultra Video Camcorder 2nd Gen - 120 Minutes - Only $74.99 - Save 50%

    Great Deals and Specials
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  13. Mitsubishi V26 chassis (1st gen DLP) capacitor failures

    There seems to be a pattern of failure of many capacitors in this chassis series. Problems that relate to these failures are the failure to complete boot cycle (timer LED blinks continuously) and a number of startup issues including lamps not starting or shutting down. The most obvious...
  14. HD DVD The Next Generation- Toshiba Announces 3rd Gen Players

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Toshiba announced their 3rd gen players; the HD-A3, HD-A30 and HD-A35- and all are to be under $500. The HD-A30 and HD-A35 are reported to include HDMI-CEC, and support for 1080p/24 frames per second. HDMI-CEC allows devices connected via HDMI to control other units, much like JVC's Compulink...
  15. Firmware update now up to 4.0 for 2nd gen HD-A2/-D2/-A20/-XA2/-XE1

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Firmware 4.0 is now available via a ISO file download and then making a CD-R firmware update disc. Direct ethernet update also does now have firmware 4.0 available -- at least for the XA2. Starting to become available also for the other models. Reports are that it does fix the 1080p24...
  16. Is there gonna be a Gen 4 Plus woofer?

    I know that this is probably kinda early, with SVS concentrating on the roll out of the new Ultras (drool), but is there a 12.4 woofer on the radar?
  17. Firmware 4.0 for 1st gen Toshiba A1, D1, XA1 HD DVD players

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Edit: Version 4.0 firmware is available for CD-R ISO update. See this post. Go to: http://tacp.toshiba.com/tacpassets-images/models/HD-XA1/firmware/HD-XA1-3001N.zip http://tacp.toshiba.com/tacpassets-images/models/HD-A1/firmware/HD-A1-3001N.zip for a Toshiba America ISO download of version...
  18. Toshiba HD-XA2 2nd gen player.

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Well I have an XA2 on the way from VE tonight. FedEx picked it up from VE at 5:34 pm EST -- might get here by Friday. :) Now I'll have standalone players upstairs and downstairs. Will be getting a couple of RCA Y adapters to feed my Yamaha RX-V2500 AVR's 7.1 Multi-Channel analog inputs. But...
  19. Acupel HD Test Gen

    Video Calibration
    :huh: I thought that I heard about the Acupel signal generator here in this forum a while back when they were having a special on their new tester. Doing a search came up with nothing and doing a google only showed a couple avs posts. I can't even find a home page, does anyone know about...