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Old 2003-03-10, 11:27 PM   #106
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Our new home theatre opened to rave reviews this past weekend.
Video: NEC LT 240
Screen: Behr ceiling white
Audio & DVD: Sony DAVC 990
HDTV - Rogers Explorer 3100

I use a ceiling mount so carefully centred the picture then taped out the exact screen size for a 4:3 picture. Hand-painted slightly rounded corners. My wife is thoroughly impressed with the paint job and the look of the 'screen' The rest of the room is painted a deep burgundy. Curtains and carpet are dark blue - cables were laid before the carpet. Room size is just over 10' x 12'.
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Old 2003-03-11, 08:27 AM   #107
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Here's my setup

PJ: Panasonic AE100
Receiver: Integra 6.2
DVD: Sony NS700P
Speakers: All Energy
Mains: Connoisseur C-5
Center: Connoisseur CC-1
Surrounds: Encore
Sub: s10.2
Games: xbox
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Old 2003-03-14, 11:39 AM   #108
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Hey guys, great forum. Here's my ever changing theatre, I'm a college student, so with every odd job I get paid for my Theatre improves and my GPA drops!

Movies:
Sony VPH-1272Q CRT Projector (am I the only one here with one of these beautiful beasts?)
DIY 96" Melamine board screen painted w/ Behr Ultra White
1Ghz HTPC: Radeon 8500, Sony 16X DVDROM, SB Live 5.1 for SPDIF, PowerDVD and Zoomplayer for DVDs scaled up to 720p
Pioneer VSX-811s Receiver
Paradigm Monitor 5 fronts
Paradigm Mini Monitor Rears
Paradigm CC-370 Centre
DCM 12" Sub

TV (for SD and those not worthy to watch the PJ):
32" RCA Tube
RCA DWD490RE Ultimatetv PVR for Directv
Mitsubishi SR-SD1 DD 5.1 Directv receiver
Cogeco Cable (still waiting for HD)

Audio:
Rotel Turntable Circa 1990 w/ Grado Blue MM cartrige
Radioshack 9V DC powered phono preamp (yeesh, I know)
Toshiba SD4700 DVD-Audio player
Old Sony 5 CD changer
Grado SR 80 Headphones
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Old 2003-03-14, 01:23 PM   #109
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me!


and NOT YOU!
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Old 2003-03-18, 04:21 PM   #110
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Upstairs:
Sony Wega 32"
Yamaha RXV-595a
Energy Take 5
Yamaha sub.
Sony PS2
Expressvu 6000

Downstairs:
Toshiba 32"
Toshiba DVD-5200
Toshiba VCR
Energy Take 5
Yamaha RXV-592
Yamaha DDP1
Yamaga CD Player
Yamaha sub
Expressvu 5100
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Old 2003-03-21, 05:20 PM   #111
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Motorola DCT5100 Cable Box
Toshiba 36HFX71 HDTV
Yamaha HTR5250 A/V Receiver
JBL Centre and Rear speakers
Cerwin-Wega Front speakers
Pioneer DV-333 DVD player
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Old 2003-03-22, 01:19 PM   #112
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My system

Toshiba-57hdx82
Reciever-Denon 4800
Dvd-denon 1000
Bev-3100x2
Laser disk-Pioneer elite cld-52
Speakers-Mirage-om7s f/r&f/l
C/C-Mirage-om-c3
Surrounds-paradigm-minis 3se
Subwoofer-Mirage-ps-10
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Old 2003-03-24, 05:29 PM   #113
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My System [Work in Progess Mar, 2003]

PJ: Panasonic PT-AE300 projector
Screen: None Yet
DVD: Panasonic RP-82
Reciever: Yamaha RX-V595
VCR: Panasonic S-VHS
Speakers
Fronts: Energy e:XL-16
Centre: Energy e:XL-C
Rears: An old pair of floor standing speakers (4 ft tall)
Subwoofer: Paradigm PDR-8
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Old 2003-04-17, 07:11 AM   #114
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Hi all, Here is my system

Toshiba HDTV 34" Widescreen (34HF81)
Receiver: Harman/Kardon (AVR225)
Front Speakers: JBL (ND310II)
Center Speaker: JBL (N-CENTERII)
Rear Speakers: Kenwood
Subwoofer: Kenwood
DVD player: JVC Progressive Scan (XV-N44SL)
DVD player: Pioneer DV-333
VCR: Sharp
Play Station 2

Well, pretty good system I guess. I wish I could have more money to get what I wanted. :P
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Old 2003-04-21, 11:47 AM   #115
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Here's an update of my systems:

For my TV viewing, I'll be using these components:

TV: Toshiba TW40X81 (Calibrated by JohnnyG)
Receiver: Kenwood VR-2080 (DD-DTS)
Front speakers: PSB Centuries
Center speaker: PSB Alpha Center
Rear speakers: PSB Alpha Mites
Subwoofer: PSB Subzero (8")

New home theater:

TV: Sony VPL-HS10 LCD front projector
*NEW* Screen: Draper 106" 16:9 Cineperm Hi-Def Grey
Receiver: NAD Electronics T762 (DD-EX, DTS-ES)
Front Speakers: PSB Stratus Silver
Center Speaker: PSB Stratus C6
Rear speakers: PSB Image 10S bipoles
Subwoofer: PSB Image Subsonic 6 (12")
DVD player: Panasonic RP-91
DVD recorder: Panasonic DMR-E30
LD player: Pioneer CLD-D504
VCR: JVC hi-fi (Not used much anymore)
CD: Kenwood 200 disc
Game system: Sony Playstation 2

For the time being I'll be switching my BEV 6000 receiver from room to room as needed until I can get a second HDTV receiver, hopefully a PVR.

My home theater room is now complete and it is awesome. I finally get to sit back and enjoy it. :lol:
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Old 2003-04-21, 01:33 PM   #116
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NormL:

Pics???
Sounds awesome.
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Old 2003-04-22, 04:22 PM   #117
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I would love to post pictures of my room, but I'm having internet problems that haven't been resolved yet. I can't seem to upload any large files like jpegs, only small files like messages. Very weird.

I'll see what I can do.
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Old 2003-04-24, 01:14 PM   #118
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NormL:
Are you behind a firewall or even a router? If so, you may have to change some settings to allow for uploads. Same thing was happening to me with ICQ. I could not receive/send any pics through my router.

Phil.
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Old 2003-04-28, 02:29 PM   #119
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Hello All!!!

Well I might as well make this my first post!

My primary Home Theater and Two channel system consists of:

Bryston SP 1.7 Preamp/Processor
Bryston 4B NRB - 2 channel amp for mains
Bryston 5B ST - 3 channel amp for center and rear channels
Mains: Totem Acoustic Mani-2
Center: Totem Acoustic Model One Center Signature
Rears: Totem Acoustic Model One Signatures
Sub: Paradigm Servo-15
Pioneer Elite PD-65 CD Transport
Theta DSPro Progeny A D/A Converter
Yamaha DVD S700 DVD player
Pioneer CLD D702 Laser Disc player
QuadScan Pro rack mount Video Processor
NEC XG750/Runco DTV 991 8" CRT Projector BRAND NEW NEC TUBES!
DIY Parkland Plastics Screen 85 X 47.813 16:9 Aspect
PS Audio P600 Power Plant - powering my projector and front end equipment.

As you can tell, I am a true FANATIC when it comes to this brutally expensive hobby of mine!! The wife is about ready to murder me!

I also wanted to buy as much CANADIAN as possible EH!!

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Old 2003-04-29, 01:47 AM   #120
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ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo..... Nice stuff
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