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  1. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Right now I have 12 recessed lights wired into three zones down to Lutron dimmers. I was wondering if there was a way to dim the lights with an Ipad. Was hoping for like a blue tooth online module of some sort. Any help?
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  4. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Okay I am have searched the web high and low and I cant find much in the way of lighting suppliers that have that unique lighting sconce without emptying my wallet. Any direction would be greatly appreciated.
  5. Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I am looking for some simple lighting control, the X10 product looks pretty inexpensive will it give me any dimming marco abilities? I would like to have a couple of different dimming modes for my theater.
  6. Home Theater Seating and Accessories
    Anyone Heard of using the Iphone for a remote to control home theater lighting. I'm trying to budget a lighting set-up on the cheap. I figure a lutron Maestro IR Dimmer and Switch would be a good budget set-up, but it would be pretty cool to use the iphone for my lighting, especially since i...
  7. Classifieds - Remotes, Cables and Accessories
    Monster Central Lighting Systems IlluminEssence In-Wall Light Controller IWC600 with Dimmer Control and 4 Scene Pushbuttons for Intuitive Single-Room and "Whole Home" Scene Control at your Fingertips, Without Any New Wiring These sell for $149 online. I got a few extra so am selling them for...
  8. Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I have only one switch in my dedicated media room that controls 4 scone lights. My remote is a Harmony One. Can you point me to what i need to buy/do to have - switch with dimming capabilities controlled by Harmony One?
  9. AV Home Theater
    Couldnt find a home theater lighting section, so figured this would be the place... I have a rope light behind my projector screen housing, it looks really good but its not enough ambient lighting in such a dark room as my brown living room. Id like to illuminate the back of my four...
  10. HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Introduction: This post is intended to simplify, clarify, and serve as an easy educational reference for, the technique of bias lighting for TVs and monitors. It is product agnostic and makes no direct reference to any specific commercial lighting solution. The technique of video bias lighting...
  11. Home Theater Design and Construction
    I just installed a Lutron 600W single pole dimmer switch from Lowe's to dim my wall sconces, but the sconces have a rather loud buzz as I dim the lights. I have tried various bulbs, ie: 75W, 100W, long life, halogen, and shop lights but nothing changed. I also switched out the light fixture to...
  12. Home Theater Design and Construction
    I'm at the stage where i installed rope lighting under the stage lip, but the light is not bright enough. It almost looks like there is no light there. I am wondering if anybody installed the light to the front of the lip or just below but not behind the lip. I am using HD hampton bay rope...
  13. Home Theater Design and Construction
    I'm looking to install some remote control lighting in my basement HT. This is a new cnstruction project so it is in the studs only phase. Can anyone recomend a system that will control "dim" four or five runs with no more than four fixtures "cans" on each with one remote. I see that Luton...
  14. System Setup and Connection
    I have an URC MX-810 remote and wanted to get some lighting ni my home theater that is controllable iwth this remote. I have the MRF-260 for RF. Any recommendations on what dimmers work? THanks Richard
  15. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Looking to discuss lighting options for the theater room. What is the advantage or disadvantage of using low voltage recesses lights for a wall wash effect on the screen ? Right now I'm looking at using the Lutron Spacer dimmer controls with three zones of lighting. I think I can mix 110V and...
  16. Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hello, Many years ago I came across a thread about x-10 lighting and what was needed to buy to run your HT lights. I am looking for advise on what to purchase to control my HT lights using the X-10 system. I want to be able to control my lights using my existing remote so I know I will need...
  17. Home Theater Design and Construction
    In a dedicated light controlled home theater room using front projection, should there be low-level lighting that remains on during viewing? If so, what types of lights are normally used for such a purpose?
  18. General Screen Discussion
    I hung my DW laminate screen about two weeks ago. I'm just using mirror clips right now, still deciding on my final screen size. My wife has been complaining of headaches after we watch a movie. There are two possible reasons. New carpet...it's got that chemical smell (and she's always...
  19. Home Theater Design and Construction
    Anyone have questions about lighting, lighting control, or the Lutron Grafik Eye product line? I learned a few things doing my own work. :sn: