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Default 09-02-2009, 23:10 | posts: 263 | Location: Uk

My sub is an Eltax too and i have to admit i'm quite pleased with that ... is just these 502's there doesn't seem to be much info about other than what my friend had got from the previous owner and when i say import i mean he purchased them in Germany and brought them back with him but hasn't ever really used them apart from making sure they worked ... Have to say from listening to them for a couple of hours this evening i'm not convinced they match up with my celestions yet but as i said i really should give them time to bed in properly before i make any final decisions ..

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Cool 09-03-2009, 02:23 | posts: 1,636 | Location: United States

TV: Toshiba Regza 42"

AV Receiver: Denon AVR-484
Player: HTPC (plays over 200 HD 720/1080p files and stores over 30 full season TV shows)

Speakers:
Fronts: Klipsch RB-61
Center: Klipsch RC-52
Surrounds: JBL J50
Sub: Infinity PS-10


Cost: $4,000 (built in pieces)

Runs like a charm. Those Klipsch fronts are just ungodly for music and the center is a dream for movies. Utilizes two remotes (an RF remote that acts like a Wii remote for a mouse) and the iPhone over Wifi.

Video in action: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoQYh3ES0Uc














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Default 09-05-2009, 01:31 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

Some preliminary photos of my setup as of now. I got the speakers today so I haven't had much time to tidy up cables and position everything 100% yet, but I've had some time to test them and they sound amazing. At first I thought the bass sounded too weak, but after a few hours of playing they really did loosen up and now the bass is right where it should be.

I'm using my laptop with HDMI and digital audio passthrough ATM as a media center until the Popcorn Hour C-200 comes in stock over here, so it's a bit messy.

Gear:

TV: Pioneer Kuro PDP-LX5090 50" Gen. 9 plasma. My pride and joy!

A/V Receiver: Onkyo TX-RS507B

Speakers: Dynavoice Magic F-6 floorstanders, Dynavoice Magic C-4 EX center, Dynavoice Magic S-4 surround.



(Blitz completely ruins the black level of the screen!)





Next thing to get is that Popcorn Hour and a subwoofer (XTZ... I'm looking at you!).
   
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Default 09-05-2009, 18:07 | posts: 11,379 | Location: England

Very nice John.
   
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Default 09-05-2009, 18:41 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

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Very nice John.
Thank you very much.

I've been spending so much time in front the TV watching movies lately that it's been 4 days since I even booted up my main rig!
   
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Default 09-05-2009, 18:51 | posts: 11,379 | Location: England

Wow, I would spend night and day in front of that rig if I owned it

We are looking for another house at the moment. I don't have the room in our living room to set up my speakers properly. I really, really want to get my speakers set up correctly. I'll then think about upgrading them!
   
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Default 09-05-2009, 19:32 | posts: 29,213 | Location: Guru3D testlab

So first off, it would be really nice if everybody can post a photo of their Home Theater setup. It would really enhance this thread.

So I made some changes to my setup recently, here we go:
  • Philips Ambilight LCD TV 119cm (47PFL9603D/10 1920x1080 Full HD
  • Philips BDP5000 Blu-ray Player
  • Onkyo TX-N905 THX Ultra 2 II Plus certified / 7.1 / HQV Reon-VX video processing (w/1080p upscaling) / 4x HDMI in / 2x HDMI out.
  • Bose Acoustimass 15 speakers (5.1)
  • HTPC running MediaPortal / Q6600 / 8800 GTS 512 / Vista / 4GB / 128GB solid state routed to NAS in another room (to preserve silence). Housed in the Zalman HD160XT Plus HTPC chassis with touch-screen.
Here are some photo's, I really enjoy Ambilight by the way. It visually makes your screen size experience even bigger.

All sound is connected through optical and HDMI.



A couple of photo's on the telly -- to show Ambilight a little better.







My pride and Joy Onkyo AV receiver.



On top the Blu-ray player, below it the HTPC with the Zalman chassis. Don't mind the little LCD screen there though, need to alter a setting.


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Default 09-05-2009, 21:41 | posts: 25,234 | Location: NZ

Sony 7.1 HDMI : STRD E13460 Amp

Wharfedale Diamond 5.1 Surround

NAD Floorstanders

Sony Bravia 47" HDTV


And some other stuff..
   
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Default 09-08-2009, 06:10 | posts: 240 | Location: New Zealand

Wow, my setup looks pretty average next to most of your guys...

Samsung 32" LCD (need bigger, 47" series 9 maybe)
Pioneer VSX 1016 receiver
Pioneer BDP-51FD Blu-Ray player
Denon 5 disc changer
Wharfedale Diamond 9.1 surround 5.1
Xbox 360 Elite



Sorry for photo quality, camera is terrible.
   
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Default 09-11-2009, 15:11 | posts: 1,934 | Location: Dominican Republic

Wow, amazing setups guys!

@Hilbert: Funny you didnt put a blu ray on your HTPC and decided to buy a whole unit?
   
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Default 09-17-2009, 18:26 | posts: 103 | Location: Sidecoms telefonia IP VoIP Argentin

TV: Samsung Series 6 LN40A650A 100hz/120hz 1080p

AV Receiver/Digital Decoder: STR-KM5500 @ Sony Muteki 6.2 HT-DDW5500

Speakers:
SS-CRP5000:
–Front speaker SS-MSP7500
–Center speaker SS-CNP7500
–Surround/Surround back speakers SS-SRP7500
–Subwoofer SS-WP7500 x2

Devices attached:

Playstation 3 @ HDMI
Playstation 2 @ Component
Wii @ Component
Main PC (see sig) @ HDMI + SPDIF
Sony DVD Player @ Component
   
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Default 09-19-2009, 01:49 | posts: 9,983

Ok, just moved to Uni so for the first time have things set up properly.

Consists of:
PC (in my specs)
17" AOC Monitor - 1280*1024
23" LG Monitor/TV - 1920*1080
Yamaha speakers (white ones)
Maxell Speakers (black ones with sub behind the monitors)
Original Xbox softmodded with 200GB HDD and 215 films on it, upgrading to a 750GB HDD when I get round to it, running the HD kit so it upscales to 1080i.
Also my laptop, acer aspire one.
Then my 20gig 3G ipod and my nano somewhere.


   
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Default my setup - 09-19-2009, 15:34 | posts: 1

A bit of a old setup now but works still works well

42" sharp lcd
Yamaha Ax750-se
popcorn hour A110
Wii
virgin cable
ldb1000
kef crestar 1, 2, and 3 speakers
mordaunt-short sub


   
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Videocard: MSI GTX460 Cyclone 1GD5OC
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Soundcard: Asus Xonar @ Sony Muteki
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Default 09-20-2009, 21:44 | posts: 103 | Location: Sidecoms telefonia IP VoIP Argentin

Repost + screen:

TV: Samsung Series 6 LN40A650A 100hz/120hz 1080p

AV Receiver/Digital Decoder: STR-KM5500 @ Sony Muteki 6.2 HT-DDW5500

Speakers:
SS-CRP5000:
–Front speaker SS-MSP7500
–Center speaker SS-CNP7500
–Surround/Surround back speakers SS-SRP7500
–Subwoofer SS-WP7500 x2

Devices attached:

Playstation 3 @ HDMI
Playstation 2 @ Component
Wii @ Component
Main PC (signature) @ DVI/HDMI + SPDIF
Sony DVD Player @ Component

   
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Default 09-23-2009, 19:12 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

Oh, look what arrived in the mail today :










The award winning XTZ 99 W10.16 subwoofer! Came over an offer I could not refuse, and I don't regret it. This thing is utterly insane. It goes so damn deep that the entire house was about to fall apart earlier when I tested.... now to wait for my landlord to go on one of his trips!
   
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Default 09-23-2009, 22:12 | posts: 1,636 | Location: United States

I hope you don't permanently have it set to FREQ at it's max level...congrats otherwise.
   
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Default 09-23-2009, 22:30 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

I do, I let the amp do the crossover work. Still experimenting, but a crossover of 60Hz sounds to fit well.
   
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Default 09-24-2009, 08:55 | posts: 6,964

well back home i use :
TV: LG Scarlet 37" full HDTV
A/V decoder: The decoder of the Logitech Z-5500
my PC as a HTPC
Speakers: Logitech Z-5500
   
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Default 09-24-2009, 09:24 | posts: 29,213 | Location: Guru3D testlab

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@Hilbert: Funny you didnt put a blu ray on your HTPC and decided to buy a whole unit?
When I got the new telly it had an issue. They repaired it only to find out that the telly then had a new problem. Thus a second repair was needed.
So I got angry and contacted Philips, had a chat about their quality control policy as a result I received a Blu-ray player for free as compensation.


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Default 09-24-2009, 17:08 | posts: 1,934 | Location: Dominican Republic

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When I got the new telly it had an issue. They repaired it only to find out that the telly then had a new problem. Thus a second repair was needed.
So I got angry and contacted Philips, had a chat about their quality control policy as a result I received a Blu-ray player for free as compensation.
Nice!, nothing better than free stuff to compensate!
   
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Default 09-25-2009, 00:53 | posts: 25,234 | Location: NZ

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Oh, look what arrived in the mail today :
Jeez mate - you must have an enormous mailbox...

(are you sure it was addressed correctly..? )
   
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Default 09-25-2009, 13:12 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

I wish, the lazy ass postal service just put a note in my mailbox saying I had to pick it up at the post office. It's 30 kilos so my back hurts! If it's larger than a DVD they don't bother carrying it with them!
   
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Default 09-25-2009, 13:47 | posts: 25,234 | Location: NZ

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I wish, the lazy ass postal service just put a note in my mailbox saying I had to pick it up at the post office. It's 30 kilos so my back hurts! If it's larger than a DVD they don't bother carrying it with them!
How big is it - how many inches?


Edit: I'm talking about the Sub btw - I already know how big your Peen is..

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Default 09-25-2009, 17:54 | posts: 25,234 | Location: NZ

ok nm I just saw the 10" on the box. 30kg's man that's heavy...
   
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Default 10-11-2009, 23:02 | posts: 263 | Location: Uk





Just picked up some B&W DM601 S2's to replace my faithful Celestions and i have to say i'm jus a bit pleased with them (Not so sure the neighbours are so keen tho but ohhh well never mind ... lol )
Not quite ready to retire the celestions tho so now its time for a 7.1 Amp i think ... lol

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