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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by Soylent Joe, May 19, 2010.

  1. Soylent Joe

    Soylent Joe New Member

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    As the title says, lets see those HT's badass and modest alike :)


    I'll start things off with my general BR watching + PS3 gaming setup.

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    120GB Slim PS3 and LiteOn DVD+VHS on a 42" Panasonic Veira (Plasma, 720p) paired with a Denon receiver putting out to 2 large Realistic and 2 small Bose speakers. I don't know anything about the models of the speakers, I just found them in the attic a while back and decided to hook em up :p
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    Nice configuration :)
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    I dont have a cam to show....
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    1year ago with my HTPC, sharp 42" 1080P, yamaha 5.1

    And my EX GF feet ;)

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    I think we have the same TV...

    42" Panasonic Viera Plasma (mounted to the wall)
    Pioneer Receiver (soon to be a Denon AVR-1610)
    Infinity Primus 250's
    Cerwin Vega VE-5C Center
    Pioneer surrounds (not pictured)
    AudioSource floor firing subwoofer (not pictured or hooked up at the moment)
    PS3, PS2, Dreamcast, N64, NES, Wii

    The computer next to the tv used to have guts in it, but since I got the PS3, i stream all my movies my my gaming rig, via wireless.

    Crappy cellphone picture:
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    Yep. That TV has served me very well for the past 4 years. Never had a single problem except getting some burn in from when an image sits in the same place too long (like the minimap circle in GTA IV), although the burn would always go away after a little use. Also, nice retro systems you've got there :toast:
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    46" Sony.

    From top to bottom:
    Yamaha RF Demodualtor (for laserdiscs)/Western Digita Media Player/Vantec HDD Dock
    Yamaha 7.1 receiver
    Yamaha CD changer
    Sony Blu-ray player
    Cable Box DVR
    Pioneer Laserdisc player
    Panamax surge suppressor and line conditioner
    Sony minidisc recorder
    USB HDD (PVR)/PS2
    Lovan 3 point rack

    Energy 7.1 Surround speakers with Mission 12" 400 watt sub.

    My movie collection.

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    theres my tv home theatrea its a jvs, some crap. i dont know ive had it for a couple years


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    theres my comptuer with my home thetrea system ssetup its a sony something 1000W something 5.1 Exspensive something lol


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    theres a look at the control box for my tv's surround system, its kinda buried still works though
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    That's a lot of gear :twitch:
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    I'll share, few shitty pic's i took earlier while watching Terminator: Salvation on HDcable (Gotta love cellphone pic's lol)

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    On the rack we have from top to bottom:

    Dual 505-3 TT w Shure m97xe cart
    Explorer 4250 HD cable box
    HTPC (Spec's on the left)
    Yamaha htr-6290 (rxv-1900) AVR
    Monster hts5100 Mk2 Powerconditioner/distributor
    Monster avs2000 Voltage stabilizer
    VTI bl-404 Rack

    Display is a Sharp 37" lc37d-64u mounted with a Sanus vmsab-03 to a Sonax zx-8680 stand. Amplification is provided by Emotiva xpa1 x 2 for front L/R and a xpa5 for C/LS/RS/LSB/RSB. Speaker's are provided by Polk audio and are RTi A9 FL/FR, CSi A6 C, RTi A7 LS/RS and FXi A6 LSB/RSB. Subwoofer's are a Velodyne dls-3750r sitting on top of an Elemental design's a7s-650. cable's are a mix of Monster and homebrew....

    I live in an apartment and i'm pretty sure my neighbour's don't like me lol :rockout:

    I need a bigger display :eek:
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    I used to have all that stuff but got tired of all the hardware. So Now I just have:

    LG 37" 1080p TV
    Sony Receiver
    RCA - Surround speakers w 10" sub
    PS3 - DVD/Blu-Ray/Gaming
    Cable Box
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    Moved my little setup down to my room to escape the heat of where it was at. I also get 100% signal strength now (vs. 5-25% before), which makes vidya streaming and online play a ton smoother.

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    This is just a quick shot, I may get some better ones tomorrow with the blinds open and stuff.
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    I couldn' take any of this stuff over to Japan with me -I sold off some of it and the rest is sitting in strorage right now.
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    I couldn' take any of this stuff over to Japan with me -I sold off some of it and the rest is sitting in strorage right now.

    Why you left for japan ? Anyway you are in the electronic county so. :p
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    I'll have to take some pics of the setup at my girl's place.

    Quick teaser:

    • Sharp Aquos 32" 1080P
    • Verizon FiOS DVR
    • Logitech Z-5500 Digitals
    • Samsung Blu-Ray Player
    • Sony VCR
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    Yeah... but my apartment here isn't as noise friendly as my old house. I'm taking some grad classes here and teaching English, and made the compromise of having no home theater, no projector, no surround sound, etc. but made up for it with a really nice new set of headphones and a flat panel tv.
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    I've watched Avatar in 1080P on my lg screen with this sound system and i even hear the whistling of computers in the movie and little noise that the screens are making when the text are rolling down in the lab. Many new sound system would not even be able to do that. I'm proud and happy to found it. Extremely rare set of speakers and guys selling it 150$ on the net even if it 32 years old.
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    Those Duals can hit down to 25hz?! That's pretty impressive -they look like some pretty nice speakers. I'd love to hear how they sound.
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    Yup since the tweeter , woofer and subwoofer are separated....Heres the link to the page but its in german so youll have to translate it :p

    http://www.hifi-wiki.de/index.php/Dual_CL_470


    and like the guy of sham-wow says... You know that germans make good products XD
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    who ever did that. that is cool
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    Ah, I meant to take a pic of this. I might be able to find one.
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    I have just bought these Speakers 3 weeks ago, got a fantastic deal from a local shop going out of business, basically got them all for half price, that’s a £700 saving, the downside was I had limited choice but this is what I got…….

    Fronts…….
    http://www.kef.com/GB/Loudspeakers/XQ/XQ40
    Centre…..
    http://www.kef.com/GB/SurroundSound/Satellite/HTC6001
    Rear…..
    http://www.kef.com/GB/surroundsound/satellite/hts5001.2
    Sub…..
    http://www.kef.com/GB/Subwoofer/Kube/KUBE-1
    AV Amp (A bit dated now but OK, needs replacing with something a little better)…..
    http://www.sony.co.uk/product/hcs-home-cinema-receiver/str-dg820/tab/overview
    BluRay (50th birthday present off youngest daughter :))……
    http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/...er/BD-C5500/XEU/index.idx?pagetype=prd_detail
    And lastly TV, just a 37 inch 1080P (I don’t like fugly BIG TV’s)……..
    http://www.samsung.com/uk/consumer/.../LE37B651T3WXXC/index.idx?pagetype=prd_detail

    I have a Big Lounge so could not get everything in a pic but I will post a few up some time.

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