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  1. seeking recomendations

    AV Home Theater
    Thanks in advance for any help! First I am a neofiite at best with this equipment. We had a home theater system installed 12 years ago. It consisted of a receiver, DVD player and speakers. Also had a older VHS tape player/recorder hooked to it. Used for audio and DirecTV. The system consisted...
  2. Recomendations: Networked Audio from Receiver to Amp over ethernet

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Networked Audio from Receiver to Amp over ethernet I'm looking for recommendations to extend the 5.1 audio out from the right side video equipment to the left side power amps over a CAT 5, ethernet link. aka NOT tosLink. Similar thinking of the digital stage snakes made by Roland and...
  3. HTPC Recomendations

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Hello all, I have never posted in this section of the shack. Honestly I read much more than I post anyway, though I have been absent from that lately due to work. I have some time off and am looking at buying or building a htpc. Last summer I bought a couple of pivos boxes running linux to give...
  4. HT sub recomendations

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am building myself an ht system for 48% movies, 48% gaming, 4% music. My living room is about 12 x 14 x 8". My front speakers is going to be the Swope towers by Paul Carmody, which cam in yesterday, the Swope center, and the Swope tm's for the rear. I don not want too big of an enclosure...
  5. two SI18D4 recomendations

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    so i went ahead and ordered two 18's instead of the 15's i was planning on. i plan on havin them in the front with my left and right speakers sitting on them. i can spend about 500 for amp and eq for the pair. should i go for a nuke 6000 or will the 4000 work for me. i tried to model them but i...
  6. Help with audio recomendations

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi All, Very new to the audio side of the home theater, I just purchased my first plasma and that was the easy part. I did a bunch of research before I purchased with the knowledge that I would need a sound system at some point in time seeing as the speakers that come with the TV are useless. I...
  7. Panasonic PT AR100U screen paint recomendations

    DIY Screens
    My wife and I have decided on the Panasonic projector for our theater/entertainment room. Our room is 15 x 18 and dark blue with a white ceiling that is 8' high and white trim with beige carpet. It will be used 50/50 movies and sports so we feel a gray screen will be best considering the...
  8. Floorstanding recomendations

    Home Audio Speakers
    I'm looking for a good set of floor standing speakers. I was considering DIY statements but I don't want to have to build everything so I'm going to do manufacturer built speakers. I want a whole 7.1 setup and want everything to match. So I'm going to start with the mains. I've been leaning...
  9. Recomendations

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I have just started building my HT again....the divorce did away with most of it...I kept my front stage and bought everything else in the last 3 weeks. What I have is as follows: Emerson 42" LCD Onkyo TX-SR803 DIY Front stage (Peerless, Morel) 2) 8" 1)4" 1)Dome per NHT VC-3 x1 NHT Super One...
  10. amplifier recomendations for my AV setup

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi: I have a Denon AVR3808CI with max 130 Watts and Klipsch KSP 300 speakers with max 400 watts each. For a system like this, which amplifier would be recommended? Thanks, Mary
  11. Recomendations for screen size and type

    General Screen Discussion
    Hello Everyone. I am new to the forum and have found alot of information on this site so far. I am new to projectors and need some help. I have decided to go with a panasonic PT-AE4000U projector it will be used mostly for movies and video games with a little bit of TV. The setup will be...
  12. Pair of Tempest X2 recomendations

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am planning to build a pair of subs, I have been playing with Winisd and so far think the Tempest X2 looks alright in about 300L tuned at 18 hz. I am open hearing other drivers or box volumes/tuning which would be better though. Size wise it would need to be under W20" x D26" and height...
  13. HDMI cable recomendations needed.

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I am ready to hook up my components and thought about I need to get HDMI cables, and when checking them out seem to not be sure exactly which one to buy. That being said I am hooking up from a Onkyo TS-SR607 to a Sharp Aquos.:huh: