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      01-11-2011, 08:42 PM   #45
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damn you guys have some sick setups! serious don't list what you have, need pics!
damn darwin too clean...
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      01-11-2011, 09:06 PM   #46
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Lol...yeah, cabling is not a lost art on me. It took some time to get all the wires in the wall since the basement was already finished before i started the project.
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      01-11-2011, 09:53 PM   #47
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  • Sony Bravia 46" 1080p 120hz LCD - will be replaced with a 55" 240hz LCD as soon as I relocate the two wall sconces out of the way to fit a larger display.
  • Onkyo 7.1 Receiver
  • 7 Boston Acoustics Speakers - 3 towers up front and 4 monitors mounted on the walls in the sides and rear.
  • 4 SVS Cylinder Subwoofers - 1 in each corner of the room.
  • PS3 - the original version, used mainly as a Bluray player.
  • Rack - $20 from Target, desperately need to upgrade to a proper cabinet but too lazy to rewire everything.

Ignore the small black speakers mounted on the wall, they are not currently used. They were part of the original HTIB system that I started with but nearly everything has been upgraded since then. I might use them later for the front height speakers later when I upgrade the receiver.


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SERIOUSLY 4 SVS???? My god that must beat your heart back into working order. I was looking at their ENTRY level subs before I moved into a townhome, and it was loud and deep enough I thought (for now, until I got something bigger, haha)
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      01-11-2011, 10:00 PM   #48
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Here's what is powering my media center.... 32TB streaming to mac mini running Plex on the 55" Samsung downstairs



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Here's what is powering my media center.... 32TB streaming to mac mini running Plex on the 55" Samsung downstairs

nice...how do you like plex?
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nice...how do you like plex?
Plex is great. Plays all my HD media fine, looks great, and is free...
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Plex is great. Plays all my HD media fine, looks great, and is free...
any lag?
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Where did you get the stand from? I'm in desperate need of a sleek dark wood stand for my 82" DLP.
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any lag?
None. I have it hard wired. Don't trust wireless with HD video
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As for my setup:

82" Mitsu DLP 1080p 3D
Denon AVR (Denon 1611 on order)
Klipsh tower speakers
Klipsh center
Klipsh rears
Audiosource 12" powered sub


Next purchase will be four of these:

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      01-11-2011, 11:10 PM   #55
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None. I have it hard wired. Don't trust wireless with HD video
I've actually had pretty good luck streaming 15gig 1080p files wirelessly with a cisco router. Maybe 2 hiccups in 4 months. They were annoying enough though to just wire it in.
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Simple setup at college. Gets the job done for sure

40" Sony LED tv
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2 Jensen floor speakers
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Samsung 55" 240hz 3d LED
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Where did you get the stand from? I'm in desperate need of a sleek dark wood stand for my 82" DLP.
The manufactures website us bdiusa.com

But check froogle.com for best prices, and go to ur local retailer and see if they will match the best online price, they did for me.

I've also seen them on sell at Magnolia Best Buys.
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alright guys, this is my completed project! let me know what you all think, enjoy.

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      01-14-2011, 01:03 AM   #62
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Damn everyone's setup is so clean! I'm getting some good ideas on hiding all those wires.

Too embarrassed to show my unprofessional setup

Living room setup:

50" Toshiba Regza LCD
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Exercise room setup:

36" Sony Wega LCD
Samsung HW-C450 Sound Bar with Samsung wireless sub
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I miss having towers. Maybe its time to upgrade to some studio speakers.
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why do ppl with nice flat screen tv seldom hang them on the wall but use the stand?
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why do ppl with nice flat screen tv seldom hang them on the wall but use the stand?
Because the cleanest solution for hanging a TV on the wall would be to run the wires through the wall. With an ever expanding set of components you'd constantly have to run new wires through the wall or prewire the wall full of cables which will eventually become outdated.
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Because the cleanest solution for hanging a TV on the wall would be to run the wires through the wall. With an ever expanding set of components you'd constantly have to run new wires through the wall or prewire the wall full of cables which will eventually become outdated.
not only that, but people that mount TVs on the wall mount them way too high.... the correct position is still at level viewing height. You start losing clarity/color if you're out of the ideal viewing angle of the tv, and the vertical viewing angle is much more limited than the horizontal.

In addition to my dedicated theater room, I also have a 55" Sony 3DTV that is sitting on a tv stand for the ideal height. 3DTVs are even more susceptible to limited viewing angles for the best 3D experience.

edit: here is a quick pic of my living room setup this morning... currently running 24 hours le mans in GT5

Sony 55" 240hz LED 3DTV
Pioneer VSX-2010
Sony PS3 Slim
Xbox 360 Slim with Kinect
Toshiba HDDVD
Verizon FIOS HD-DVR
JBL S series speakers
The computer tower next to it houses 10tb of videos

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