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  1. Simple 5v/12v Trigger Power Switched Outlet

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I thought I'd share a recent project in case it would be helpful for anyone else out there... ***** WARNING - This project involves working with 120V A/C circuits. Do not attempt unless you are thoroughly familiar with proper wiring and safety practices ***** I use a Crown CTs600 power amp to...
  2. Just pulled the trigger on LXmini parts

    DIY Speakers
    My bonus cleared this morning, so I ordered the parts from Madisound and an Outlaw Model 5000 amp. I'm looking forward to this.
  3. Cable for 12v Trigger Switch

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I have an amp separate from my home theater receiver that runs the left and right main speakers. It can be powered on by a 12v trigger. I once had it set up this way but I lost the cable. Question: I thought I remember the cable being a simple, one wire cable connected by rudimentary jacks...
  4. DIY 12V Remote Trigger for Onkyo Receiver

    System Setup and Connection
    DIY 5V USB to 12V Remote Trigger This can be used for anything that needs a trigger such as electric screen, projector etc... Also you don't have to use a 12V power supply. Since you're switching the PS on/off with the relay you can use any voltage the relay will handle. In fact it will also...
  5. IR 12 volt trigger

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi guys, new to the forum. I just recently purchased a Panamax M5300 power conditioner with always on and switched outlets. I would like to take advantage of the switched outlets. There is one bank (switched outlets) dedicated to high current devices (receiver and subwoofer). I want to put...
  6. 12v trigger issue

    System Setup and Connection
    So I've finally moved into my new place and I'm getting around to setting up the new pre/pro but I'm having some issues with the 12v trigger and a Panamax power center. I'm using 3.5mm mono audio patch cable between the AV7701 (trigger out) to the Panamax 5300 (trigger in). Problem is the...
  7. getting ready to pull trigger on Denon x4000

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I currently own the Pioneer 1019 and have not been impressed with it since I bought it. I am looking to upgrade my avr to something I can have and not worry about upgrading a few years down the road. I have read nothing but good reviews about the Denon x4000, so I went to Magnolia and listened...
  8. 12vdc trigger for Projector screen to projector

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi. I'm new to this site and clueless about AV and hoping someone can help. I had to get a new projector to replace an old one (Sharpvision) that died. I bought an Epson 5030. The previous homeowner had built our entire media room himself and has it all very customized which is confusing to me...
  9. 12v Trigger Box for Powering On Pro Audio Amps

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    I scrapped the last heat sinks because they are in-adequate. One must use a wide extrusion type heat sink if not using any forced air cooling (otherwise known as forced convection cooling) New to me and maybe new to you. ? . Here is the modified material list- Omron 20 amp relay- Mouser...
  10. 12v trigger for your electronic screen

    Home Theater Projectors
    Can anyone tell me if it is possible to hook an aftermarket 11v trigger to an epson 3020 projector. I'm new to the home theatre seen I bought the projector then realized it did not have a 12v trigger. The place I bought my screen online sent my a trigger but no instructions on how to hook it to...
  11. Onkyo 818 and 12V trigger and audyssey

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I use the 12 volt trigger to turn on and off all my amps...but when I try and run the audyssey it shuts off the 12v trigger and ( amps are not on) so no sound....has any one found a way around this trigger issue
  12. HTPC Keyboard - None that fits my needs?!

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Hi, I've just set up a HTPC that is to be used for more than that sometimes, but mostly audio, video but also web, mail and more. My initial thought was to use a tablet/phone app for remote controlling it, and while it works ok for the most part, I've noticed that typing isn't even remotely...
  13. Receiver 12 volt trigger

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    On the back of receivers there is a 12volt trigger jack . I would like for someone to please help me . I have not seen what the plug looks like to buy one. I do not want to try the wrong one and burn my stuff up- especially when I just bought a new receiver. I saw at RadioShack, they had a six...
  14. Niles CS12V Remote 12v Trigger w/delay

    Classifieds - Miscellaneous
    SOLD SOLD SOLD I have a Niles CS12V current sending remote trigger. It senses when a receiver, preamp, etc. is powered on and provides a solid 12v trigger for your amp, etc. It is very robust, fully shielded steel case and has an adjustable trigger delay. Niles makes pro grade AV equipment &...
  15. Sherbourn Amp Remote Trigger???

    General Service and Technical Information
    I have a Sherbourn 7 channel amp. I thought there was some type of remote trigger accessory/device that can be added for the amp to turn it on. Any info on this? Thanks, Nick
  16. 12V Trigger Add On

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have a pair if Behringer EP4000 amps and I want to control the power on using a 12v trigger. I saw this post here that talks about using a relay on the power side. I was thinking about modifying the switch with the addition of a 12v relay. Does anyone have any opinions as to why this would...
  17. Need input before I pull the trigger

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Okay after long reading and shopping I think I have this mapped out I just want some feedback. I have a large sunroom that is my man cave, its 600SQ with high ceilings. I have a 73 Inch DLP TV that I am happy with. So here it goes. 1) Receiver...
  18. Relay for 120v input on amps, use with 12v trigger

    System Setup and Connection
    Looking for a relay to turn my amps on (no internal relay) with a 12v trigger. I'm begining to think I'll need to use 2 relays, a 12v coil low amp to then trigger a larger 120v coil and the mains power. Would be nice to get this done with a single relay. Anyone built something like this?
  19. Motor screen trigger out

    Home Theater Projectors
    I have a sweep spot in height that I like to set my screen at, but using trigger out the screen drops to it's maximum. Is there anyway to adjust this?
  20. Chrono Trigger Time Travels to PSN this Tuesday

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Chrono Trigger Time Travels to PSN this Tuesday OK. We know you’re skeptical, we’ve posted this before and no Chrono Trigger showed up. It wasn’t our fault, I swear! Although Sony slipped up with the release date for Chrono Trigger on the PSN before, this time it’s official. A new post on...