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  1. Rethinking my highs, still thinking about rears.

    Home Audio Speakers
    I could use some advice on fine tuning rear and high placement for this room. Having received advice to skip cutting holes in the ceiling I'm rethinking my four high speaker approach. For simplicity, bang/buck, aesthetics, timbre, overall cost, etc I'm changing my Chane order to be A5s front...
  2. Thinking of dropping my cable?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Been thinking for a while of dropping my cable and getting one of these instead and going OTA for my TV https://www.tablotv.com/ Has anyone used one of these and any thoughts on it or other options. My other question is what OTA HD antenna should I get? Here is my TV fool OTA info for my area...
  3. Thinking About New Amps

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I'm considering replacing my Adcom 5500 and 7000 with Emotiva's XPA-2 and XPA-5 or Marantz's MM-7025 and MM-7055. Worthwhile or waste of money? My Adcoms are nearly 20 years old and the 5500's making me nervous due to it's lack of speaker protection.
  4. Thinking of Getting into Vinyl - Worth It?

    Two Channel Audio
    When I started recently messing around with my 5.1 HT system, I thought I'd try listening to music again; it had been many years since I had listened on a regular basis - I'm talking 25+ years. I used to have a small record collection - LP's, 12", and a few very old 45's. Never really had good...
  5. Thinking out loud ?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    As of right now I have 1 Marty Cube w/ a SI HT18D4 soon to be one more both of these will be powered by nu3000dsp. ( right now I have the amp hooked just to one ) In order to satisfy my curiosity is it possible to run 2 more subs, I am not expecting them to go as deep and was wondering if 2 12"...
  6. Thinking about an hst-18 build. Sealed.

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Any suggestions where I can locate a flat pack kit for this woofer? Woodworking from scratch isn't one of my strong suits. I'm looking at powering it with a XLS 2500 bridged amp along with a DBX drive rack pa+ to handle eq duties. Reccomendations would be great. Thank, Jerid
  7. I'm getting so obsessed with my home theater that I'm thinking about upgrading my receiver after 6 months.

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello people. Since I'm on a budget, I picked my receiver and speakers mainly for it's price and not it's features. Finally after 8 months of buying the system piece by piece, I was able to get my surround speakers to complete my actual 5.0 setup. Now that this phase is complete I'm finally...
  8. Buying new projector, thinking of the Optoma H180X

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi everyone, My Optoma HD600x's motherboard apparently died because of dust (I never covered my projector, not very smart). Shopping around I spotted the new Optoma H180 I heard it's a data projector (not that good for video), is it true? Overall does it seem like a good choice for someone...
  9. thinking of seperate infinity 1260w

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I don't know if I want to run 2 of these in separate ported enclosures in each corner of my living room or run just 1 15". I am a few months out from doing this and haven't graphed anything yet. My room is 14' x 16' x 8'. I was going to go with the SI15, but since they are going to probably...
  10. Thinking of making a Ceiling Panel..

    Home Audio Acoustics
    My Epson projector is throwing a lot of light ( Good Problem :T ) and I'm seeing a reflection on the ceiling that I want to kill. IF I have to do some work I might as well take care of the first reflection point while I'm at it :) The ceiling of my dedicated theater room is painted flat...
  11. Anthem vs. Denon, thinking of going a new direction

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi guys and gals, I'm looking at going a new direction with my AVR. I've been running Denon's since my 4306 in 2005, and have had a 4311 for the last two years. By and large they have performed admirably. My 4311 recently came down with an issue on the HDMI board, but it will be fixed under...
  12. Am I thinking too small???

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Team, I am finishing my basement the jewel of which will be a home theater. The home theater area is approximately 20' x 21' and opens to the billiards room (see attached plans). I have gone through several gyrations on what television would best suit this area. I looked at all the major...
  13. Thinking of 2 SI 18 subs

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello all, I'd like to get some feedback on making subs for 100% HT use. Attached is a layout of my living room since I don't have a dedicated theater space. I've seriously considered some 24" x 6ft sonotubes, but they just won't fit and my wife wasn't too keen on two big towers in her living...
  14. Thinking of moving from Denon 1613 to Onkyo 809

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Would I be going backwards since the 1613 is a newer receiver? From what I've read, the 809 is the more powerful receiver.
  15. Thinking about doing Infinite Baffle with 8 X15in subs or buy another jbl 8400p

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    My room is 12x20X8 and can be closed off. This is a family/media room. If I buy another Jbl 8400p I will have them placed in the far left and far right of the screen wall. So, that would be the easiest option. Or will the subs I have to choose from work with an IB setup. I understand the...
  16. Hey guys thinking of getting ONKYO HT-S9400THX is this a good setup for a bedroom?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hey guys i just bought my first house i need two setups one for my bedroom and one for the family room can you guys help me decide whats the best bank for the buck ... I'm thinking of getting two ONKYO HT-S9400THX from newegg thx guys..
  17. Thinking about building a pair of towers.. need options!

    DIY Speakers
    Its that time of year again and my work is slowing down which leaves me with lots of time on my hands! Anyways, Im pondering the idea of building a pair of tower speakers and would like to stick with a proven design. I would like to stay around the $1000.00 area for drivers and components and...
  18. Just thinking ahead... second sub-wise

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I currently run a HSU VTF2-MK4 (along with an Energy S.10). I think my next home theater purchase will be to bump the Energy and buy a second HSU to match the VTF2 I know technically that I should be looking at a VTF2 model... BUT... BUT could I reasonable buy a VTF3-MK4 and reap extra...
  19. If any of you are thinking of buying this

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    If any of you are thinking of buying this item, I will contact everyone in your family and ask them to slap you on a daily basis. http://www.aaudioimports.com/ShowProduct.asp?hProduct=225
  20. Thinking denon AVR 1912

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I am thinking buying a receiver and building a surround sound this way in stead of buying a complete in box surround sound set. I decided that i would get the receiver first and then but speakers as i get the money. This is going to be a system on a budget and i like the 300-400 dollar range...