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Rodda

Pakenham, Victoria
Joined 10 May 2007
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6 years6 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
in ceiling speakers

As a reseller of both Boston Acoustics and Paradigm speakers I say this: Both are excellent brands with great quality, pedigree, and most importantly sound, but I found quite…

6 years6 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
What do you use your Home Theatre for?

That equipment is all decent - very good place to start (or even finish :) ).
One thing - the projector is a bit old by…

6 years6 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Dumb question Re in ceiling speakers.

While you don't need to be a master tradesman to install these yourself it still does require a bit of care, and I only agree with the idea of 'not…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Wiring for Multiroom Audio Visual

The Elan S86A which is an all-in-one multi-room controller and 12-channel (6 zones) amp for multi-room audio and video (Composite Video only), has a RRP of $2999 AUD
The Elan V85…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Coruline Perforated Acoustic Ceiling for Home Theater

Hi again. Something I meant to include in my previous post: I'm also a bit concerned with the fact that it's metal - again, my view is that…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Wiring for Multiroom Audio Visual

A couple of things to consider:
1. If you (anyone) want to do multi room audio and video to any more than 2 separate rooms and be able to select…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
mounting a 55inch plasma to a wall with metal studs

The truth is as long as you mount the bracket to at least 2 studs and get at least 2 BIG (eg. hex-head) screws into each of the 2 studs…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Coruline Perforated Acoustic Ceiling for Home Theater

Hi Mark. Sorry for delays, been busy and distracted for a few weeks.
I'm not sure about that product - I think it's aimed at/designed for much larger spaces than…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Coruline Perforated Acoustic Ceiling for Home Theater

Hi Mark.
I'm curious, but there's not enough info to go on. Do you have a link to their website??

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Starserve, Hills home hub, what to buy?

I'm all for distributed AV systems ::smile:: , however, they do not address this issue (above quote).
To have each endpoint (eg. TV) be able…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Help with wall mounted TV's

Sierra is right. You can put the Foxtel box anywhere and run cables from it to the TV. For controlling it you (should - wireless IR systems are…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
$189 cheap for Pro to mount TV (include bracket)

Just be aware - not all 'Pros' (professional = gets paid for it...) have the same standards when it comes to doing this type of work. I personally have…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Need a HDMI Cable? ... read this first!

The HDMI cables at The Cable Connection are cheaper and every bit as good if not better than what I saw on the EzyHD site...

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
motorized ceiling projector mounts

I have 0 (zero) experience with that one on eBay so I can't comment on its quality or suitability.
I can say that at >$5K the Screen Technics ones are actually…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Home Theatre doors

A couple of us here do :)
P.S. For anyone trying to get onto my web site at the moment I apologise but it is down…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Multiroom audio and video wiring

Neither Sonos nor equivalent will come close to giving you what you want - eg. Sonos is a nice system for doing multi-room audio with a centralised PC-based audio source…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
motorized ceiling projector mounts

$890 is a lot less than the >$5K price of a Screen Technics one! I have installed a few of the Screen Technics ones (back when they were $3000)…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Data cabling recommendation Victoria

I could do all of that cabling/Antenna/wallplates for probably about half that amount... - PM sent...

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
what audio / surround sound to get get?

An AV Receiver as a rule is an amp (integrated amp - ie. all in one pre-amp + power-amp) that amongst other things has a radio tuner (receiver) in-built -…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
A Guide to Terminology and Acronyms

Sibop, at appears as though you have compeltely missed the point of this particular thread...

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Hdmi cable - does it have a plate where it comes thru wall?

The only obstacle inside the wall cavity as you attempt to feed anything from top to bottom (or vice-versa) is a noggin (or in taller walls perhaps more than one...)…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
How to install bookshelf speakers on a brick wall???

In short, no. Not if you want the wires hidden inside the wall(s). And doing it inside a brick wall is mildly challenging at best...

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
PVR

www.staticice.com.au is an excellent resource for finding the best prices for items on-line (and some of those retailers actually have retail shops you can walk into and…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
PVR

2 weeks ago I got myself a Dvico TViX Slim S1 Duo and so far it's looking the goods (coming from someone who until 3 weeks ago was an avid…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Media Centre or Blu Ray for playing movies from HDD

Well, after about 4 years as a MCPC user it failed again a couple of weeks ago, so I finally decided to change direction (I've tossed the idea up for…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
mounting a 55inch plasma to a wall with metal studs

Hi mate. I recently mounted a 58" plasma - with a standard un-branded bracket - to a completed steel-framed house (well actually to an interior wall of a completed…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Denon Receiver - Optical to Zone 2 multi room audio - help.

See if you can download the manual for the AV Receiver you are intresting in and go through it to try to answer your question? I know for Marantz…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
in ceiling speaker what do you think

I gotta say, when compared to all of the known brand speakers I'm aware of $200 for speakers that claim the specs these things do (310WRMS power handling!!!!, down to…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Best option for renovation

If you want any sort of quality and functionality then you want an Elan Home Systems S86A:
http://www.elanhomesystems.com/productdetail.asp?id=16
Electricians + Starserver = (usually) RF (RG6 coax cable) for everything,…

7 years7 yearsRoddaRodda posted:
Home Theatre Decisions

The issue is that the 110" measurement is diagonal, so a CinemaScope screen with the same diagonal measurement will actually be wider!. If the screen gets too wide then…

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