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Default 10-24-2009, 15:56 | posts: 206 | Location: michigan

T.V. LG 42lgx 42" 1080p 120hz
Receiver: JVC 7030v older 7.2 no hdmi
Speakers: Sony 5 surround sa-wx700 sub
Devices: WII,, ATT Uverse, HTPC TT lanbox 4870 7750be liteon BD auzentech xplosion 2 tb win7 RC
Network: 8 port switch, NAS 640gb raid0, 3 pc wireless N
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Ikea Lack furniture to tie it all together.

Probably next purchase will be a TrueHd receiver with hdmi upscaling.
   
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Default 10-24-2009, 17:05 | posts: 5,890 | Location: Southfield,MI

Montior: Westinghouse L2401nm
PC:the setup in sig
LG Blu ray/HD dvd combo dvd burner
Asus Xonar HDAV13 /w 2xLME49720HA I/V + 2xLME49710 Buffer
Amp: Qinpu Q1(connected to sound card by RCA cable)
Speakers: Sony BB-1000 (banana plugs)
HP: ultrasone HFI-780(line out on amp)

I gonna have to add the pictures later on when I have my psu back in my desktop

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Default 10-24-2009, 20:43 | posts: 11,379 | Location: England

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Default 10-25-2009, 15:47 | posts: 206 | Location: michigan

thank you, its my basement Man-cave.
   
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Default 10-25-2009, 18:19 | posts: 11,379 | Location: England

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thank you, its my basement Man-cave.
Looks like a great room! Only thing needed is a beer fridge and toilet!
   
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Default 10-29-2009, 00:13 | posts: 100 | Location: Florida, USA

TV: Philips 47PFL3603D/F7 47" 1080P
AV Receiver/Speakers: HT-S9100THX THX I/S Plus 7.1 12" Subwoofer
Players: Playstation 3/Oppo DV-980H/HD-DVR

Stands: Sanus Systems BF-24B Wood Speaker Stands = Front; Sanus Systems BF-31B Wood Speaker Stands = Rear
Cabling: Monoprice Premium - 12 Guage Speaker Wire, 24K Banana Plugs

Setup costing around $2600.00 for everything including PS3

I was using a 5.1 Kenwood system a year ago which I replaced with the Logitech Z5500 which I also have on my PC. I didnt think I could get that much more volume and clarity in this system honestly over the Z5500's for only a $1000 but the Onkyo receiver and speakers are great and the Logitech is not even close to being in the same league as these. It finally feels like a movie theatre but neighbors are getting mad... lol

TV is great, blu-ray is great and the sound system is the best Home Theatre in a Box guaranteed!!! Very precise and loud sound and 12" sub is killer. PCM, DTS-HD MA, and Dolby TrueHD are amazing. Im not currently using the 7.1 setup all the time but when I do watch a blu-ray such as 3:10 to Yuma that supports it I do stick the Surround Rears behind me on the wall.












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Default 11-19-2009, 16:53 | posts: 525 | Location: Adelaide Airfield in a Holden

Sweet setups there guys! I have recently photographed my 3 monitor setup consisting of one 22" display sided by two 15"s. After seeing this live I never want to just singlize anymore.
   
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Default 11-24-2009, 20:48 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

Came over a great deal on a used Dynavoice Definition DC-5 center speaker a week ago so I couldn't resist. Amazing upgrade of the one I had. Hybrid tweeter arrangement with one soft dome tweeter and one ribbon tweeter doing the highest frequencies. Dual 5,25" kevlar mid/bass woofers with two large bass reflex ports on the back. It sounds excellent. Tweeters have a high resolution and are very detailed, and it's definitely packing alot more punch than my old one. Did some tests with Band of Brothers and it is supreme!



   
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Default 11-24-2009, 21:37 | posts: 263 | Location: Uk

Sounds nice
Always good to get a deal you can't refuse
Felt like that with the B&W's i got recently ... and they still put a smile on my face when i listen to em especially when i think of how much i paid for them
Still looking for a nice 7.1 amp tho

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Default 11-24-2009, 22:20 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

Too right, good deals make me all warm and fuzzy I've had great luck with buying used hi-fi equipment thus far. Seems people who are into this are generally very nice and honest compared to the computer market where people seem to rip eachother off all the time.

B&W... yeah. I have a friend with too much money who just bought a pair of CM9's. Damn nice speakers.

I need a more powerful receiver as well if I am to do any more upgrades to the sound side of things. Mine is pushed hard now, the new center is a lot more demanding. Though, the next thing I'm getting is the Popcorn Hour C-200 media player. They're finally in stock now, but I'm gonna wait until after christmas. Hopefully some of the bugs have been worked out by then.
   
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Default 11-24-2009, 23:47 | posts: 263 | Location: Uk

I've heard some good things about the Popcorn Media player ... Have got something similar with my DP600 ... it doesn't have any onboard storage but does have a front and rear usb port that you can plug an external drive into to remedy that problem and was painless to network to my pc so not really an issue anyway...
My DM's share the same Nautilus tech as the CM9's and are definately sweet ... The conference/cinema room at work use B&W Signature 8NT's as mains, 6 x CDS3's as sides and rears and a Linn Klimax 345 Sub ... is a gorgeous system to listen to but the 18k price tag is a little rich for my tastes ... lol

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Default 11-26-2009, 15:58 | posts: 206 | Location: michigan

John your center channel is beautiful. I am completely jealous. Complements on the set-up.
   
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Default 11-26-2009, 20:30 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

Why thank you! I've been testing the infamous gunshot scene from Open Range over and over today, and yes, it does get very loud. That scene doesn't go low enough for the subwoofer to do much work, so the center channel is doing most of the work alone, and the pressure it manages to create is quite amazing. Feels like someone hits me in the chest. Though, I think I could go quite a lot louder with a more powerful receiver. Onkyo 807 is on sale now
   
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Default 11-26-2009, 23:00 | posts: 1,016 | Location: Haaksbergen, The Netherlands

Well, here it goes...

- Samsung SyncMaster T260 26" monitor hooked up to my rig (thinking about a nice 32" or 37" TV, any ideas?)
- Amp: Onkyo Tx-SR507
- Front: Magnat Motion 1000 series
- Center: Magnat Altea
- Surround: Philips speakers, trying to find some good Magnat's for this job
- Sub: Magnat Monitor Supreme 301A 12"

- Extra stuff: Sony CD-player (DVP-S335), Philips DVD-player (DVP-3260)

Edit:

Found an older pic from my sub:

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Default 11-27-2009, 18:51 | posts: 1,626 | Location: United States

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Though, I think I could go quite a lot louder with a more powerful receiver. Onkyo 807 is on sale now
Great receiver I just added that sucker to my collection not too long ago. Be careful it's BIG!

Onkyo TX-NR807 Rest of my rig I posted a while back in this thread but this was a nice little upgrade.




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Default 11-27-2009, 19:20 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

Very nice! You should remove that big ugly sticker, though I've noticed Onkyo plaster their receivers with stickers in the US, but I have not seen the same thing here. Odd!

I really like Onkyo, their natural sound suits most speakers very well. If there's something I'd like to see improved, it has to be the displays, they look a bit 80's like. Pioneer has some really nice looking displays with higher resolutions in blue. Not that it matters much though, I always dim mine down as far as it goes when I watch movies.
   
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Default 11-27-2009, 19:54 | posts: 11,379 | Location: England

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Very nice! You should remove that big ugly sticker, though I've noticed Onkyo plaster their receivers with stickers in the US, but I have not seen the same thing here. Odd!

I really like Onkyo, their natural sound suits most speakers very well. If there's something I'd like to see improved, it has to be the displays, they look a bit 80's like. Pioneer has some really nice looking displays with higher resolutions in blue. Not that it matters much though, I always dim mine down as far as it goes when I watch movies.
+1 Very nice kit. Also, nice centre there John.
   
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Default 11-29-2009, 07:28 | posts: 46

Mine is:

55 inch Toshiba Tegza LCD 1080p LED Back Clearscan 240
ATI Radeon X1600 DVI-HDMI Adapter
AMD 3500+ underclocked via RMClock
2 GB RAM
Windows 7
Asus M2NPV-VM
Onboard Realtek Optical SPDIF passthru to Technics SA-DA10 via adapter bracket
Cheap Athena 5.1 surrounds (sub is fried right now)
Logitech 2.4GHz Cordless Mediaboard for PS3 (perfect for HTPC actually)
Logitech v450 nano 2.4 GHz

I CAN'T DO 1080P -_-

I've cheapened out on speakers so far. But my basement's acoustics are terrible and I prefer to just put headphones on.

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Question 12-22-2009, 02:18 | posts: 121 | Location: great white north

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Aah gotta share this one,
  • Samsung F series 46" 1920x1080 Full HD
  • 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.
Recently replaced a Plasma Pioneer HD Ready screen with the new Full HD telly mentioned above. I was a Sony QS fan when it came to the AV receiver, yet once you have ahd the Onkyo experience ... you are done and sold. An unbelievable experience.


All sound is connected through optical and HDMI.

Yeah I'm a movie buff / home theatre freak .. and proud of it
A home theater freak with Bose speakers?
   
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Default 01-09-2010, 09:39 | posts: 3 | Location: Sandnes, Norway



TV: Panasonic TH-42PX70 42" plasma (yeah, oldschool 1024x768 FTW)
TV dekoder: Motorola 1960 (Lyse TV via fiber)
Blu-Ray player: internal LiteOn ROM in HDPC + powerDVD8
Media Player: Kanam HT200B, Asus A3N32, 4600+, 2Gib, XFX HD5750, XBMC!
Music Streamer: Logitech Squeezebox Duet
Server: all cd/dvd ripped lossless (dvd-iso and .flac with dBpoweramp)
DAC: Enlightened Audio Designs DSP-1000
PRE: Class CP-35
Power: Electrocompaniet AW120
Speakers: 2ch Triangle Acoustics Celius Esw
Remote: Logitech Harmony 895 RF
Home Appliance: couple of Velleman relays and Z-wave stuff controlled via IR and Z-wave protocol (harmony remote)
Cables: yes, but of course! What would work without them?

Everything is hidden in the A/V furniture (except server)

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Default 01-09-2010, 10:03 | posts: 5,890 | Location: Southfield,MI

Receiver: Yamaha RX-V363
Speakers: Sony SS-B1000
When my mobo arrives on monday since it got delayed by the snow,then it will be pluged into my Xonar HDAV1.3 thru Analog.

The Receiver I got as a bday/xmas present

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Default 01-15-2010, 01:54 | posts: 3,728 | Location: uk

i have been up to no good and have been spending money on stuf

so as follows

TV: samsung T260HD
Blu ray: Sony BDP360s
reciver: JVC RX-D702B (still on of the only ones in the uK) 150w per chan
Front speakers: Moardaunt short MS25TI 300w rms
Rear speakers: Sony SS-B1000 120w rms
Center speaker: Wharfdale 9cc 120w
SUB: Yamaha YST-SW012 < (need new one as its not up to the rest of the stuf but not bad at 70)
Remote: All in 1 5 in 1 remote
Cables: gold plated, and 2.5mm speaker cable (orderd) (using toslink from tv to amp and from BDP to amp)

ohh and ambx for PC

hear it is sory for the poor picture, my room is going to be rearaged the the fitted wardrobes moved, after thats done the sonys will be moved in to there 5.1 postion

as it was acopple of days ago (befor reciving my sony SS-b1000's and still wating on center speaker)







as it is at the moment phone photo so had to enhace it real quick on photobucket (was realy dark)


not the best but not bad for a 17 year old
   
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Default 01-15-2010, 09:28 | posts: 28,667 | Location: Guru3D testlab

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A home theater freak with Bose speakers?
You have no idea what you are saying. Best speakers set I bought ever.


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Default 01-15-2010, 15:20 | posts: 16,763 | Location: Above the Arctic Circle, Norway

Got my Popcorn Hour C-200 mediaplayer/streamer today, along with a WD GreenPower 2TB harddrive and an LG CH08 bluray drive. This thing can normally only hold a 2,5" HDD when a 5,12" optical unit is installed, but a simple mod with a 5,12" to 3,5" adapter fixed that no problem.

Just flashed to the newest firmware, and the HDD is now formatting to EXT3, which is gonna take a while it seems. This is going to be fun!





   
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