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  1. Evan M.

    Please Help with Subwoofer Hookup....It's Driving ME NUTS!!!!!

    I just bought an older Boston Acoustics VR-500 sub...it didn't come with a manual. It is a powered sub. On the back it has the speaker wire hookup which I would rather avoid using. It also has FOUR RCA inputs/Outputs that says 'Line Level' over the section where they are. There is 1 set of red...
  2. Evan M.

    Is this commercial weird....or is it just me....??

    You know those newer Burger King commercials?? The ones for the Cheesy Angus steak Burger?? For some reason I am creeped out when that sleazy guy pronounces that he "is cheesy"....and the girls says she is cheesy too. It just seems very gross or something. I try to avoid girls that would say...
  3. Evan M.

    Where did Everyone Go??

    I have been a member here for more than 3 years and have frequent HTF quite a bit and contribute to the Display, Speaker and receiver sections quite a bit. Is it just me or has the membership here gone down substantialy. I remember when someone would have an issue there would be 10 responces...
  4. Evan M.

    Not trying to be a pest....

    Hey everyone......me again....the author of the HD thread that just got closed. Jack, I am sory to start a new thread but I think that nobody has understood what I am trying to get at.....at no fault of theirs.....my bad explaining. I will try one more time and please allow people to respond...
  5. Evan M.

    Are all of tese people buying HD TV's getting ripped off??

    Is it just me who thinks that spending between $1500 an $4000 for an HD TV is a HUGE ripoff?? I say this because when the big switchover to HD finaly occurrs.....seems to get pushed back every year.....prices WILL have to drop off consideralbly. Personaly it seems as if these manufacures are...
  6. Evan M.

    Is this hook-up possible??

    I am going to be getting an Infocus 4805 front projector. I will be using it strictly for movies. I have an older Panasonic DVD player. It is not even progressive scan. It does have component, S-Video an Composite video outs. I am going to have the projector hooked up via component of course...
  7. Evan M.

    DIY video cables

    Can someone point me in the direction of a site that shows EXACTLY how to make your own Component video cable. I need about a 30 footer. I am an artist so I am a VERY visual learner. The site would have to show pictures or I will be TOTALY lost. Something step by step and something that shows...
  8. Evan M.

    help.....Attn: people with 16x9 pulldown screen for FP

    Those of you with 16x9 pulldown screens.....or I guess others too..... say I get a pulldown screen.....will the screen only pull down the length for the screen size that it is stated or is there more material after the screen to allow you to pull it down further?? I ask this because I want to...
  9. Evan M.

    Partial 4805 website now up.

    Not sure if this has been posted yet or not but the site for the Infocus 4805 is now up. I know a lot of people have been waiting for any info on this FP....me included. Seems like m.s.r.p. is 1499$ http://www.infocus.com/amer/eng...play/sp4805.asp Hope that link works :).
  10. Evan M.

    Is this type of connection possible??

    I want to add a front projector to my hometheater in the future. I want to use it strictly for movies ....and maybe a little football :). I will have a tube tv in back of a pullup screen for normal cable viewing. Would it be possible to run my Surround set-up for both the tv and the projector...
  11. Evan M.

    How much ambient light is too much?

    I have been mulling over the idea of getting a front projector recently. It would not be for about a year or so but I like to research things early. I do not intend to use it for T.V. It would be for movies and maybe some football. I would put in front of my current t.v. with a dropdown screen...
  12. Evan M.

    Should I consider a Front Projector?

    I am an audio guy so this video stuff is very new to me. I have a very good audio set up but my video is lacking. I have a 27" panasonic pure flat tv that actuall has a great picture and is more than adequate for t.v. viewing. My needs may be kind of unique so hang with me for a second: I don't...
  13. Evan M.

    Boston Question..Attn- Simon Brooke

    Simon (or any other Boston experts), I read that you work for Boston so hopefully you could offer me a bit of advice. I have Vr3 fronts. I bought a Vr920 center at Tweeter for 300$. It was a returned unit so the person could upgrade. I also bought an open box (3 day old) VRC center for 325$ Both...
  14. Evan M.

    Center channel mid-range driver question

    Hey guys, quick question. Will a center channel with a 4 1/2" mid range driver give noticeably more depth to dialogue than a center channel with a 3 1/2" mid range driver? It seems to me that the tweeter and mid driver does a lot of the work with dialogue and I want something that will give me...
  15. Evan M.

    H/K 225 popping sound, please help

    My friend just purchased a H/K 225 receiver along with Paradigm Atom speakers for front and surrounds and the cc170 center channel. The sub is the 10" paradigm 100 watt sub (not sure on the model # :)) He has a Samsung dvd player which is brand new as well. While watching Gladiator on dvd he...
  16. Evan M.

    radio cooming from tv speakers

    i am sure this has been asked but i could not find anything using "search". i have an old g.e. t.v. in my bedroom (the good stuff is in the living room :)) we just moved into our new house and i am getting a radio stations signal through the tv while i am watching. it is actually quite loud at...
  17. Evan M.

    can i put sub behind ht gear

    in the house we just bought the only place i could put my tv stand which also houses my components is caddy(sp?) corner in one part of the room because of a fireplace which takes up the best spot. would it be ok if i put my sub behind all of the ht equipment in the corner. i know the corner of...
  18. Evan M.

    another powered tower question...sorry

    it has been awhile since i have posted here. my wife and i just bought our first home so i have been a little busy as i am sure you all can imagine. anyway we currently have a yamaha rx-v2200 with the boston acoustic system 9000II. we love the boston sound, have had great luck with them for 15...
  19. Evan M.

    why rptv?

    i currently have a tube tv (flat screen) like it a lot. i would like to upgrade to something bigger and "better" in the future(year or so). the obvious choice is to go with an hdtv,rptv widescreen. i am more of an audio enthusiast so forgive my ignorince on the vidio part of ht. is an rptv...
  20. Evan M.

    rx-v2200 opinions

    hey guys thank for all the help in helping me decide which receiver to go with. i decided to get the yamaha rx-v2200. it just sounded the best to me. (although for some reason the rx-v1200 almost sounded a touch better, still not sure why. i set them up exactly the same) i like the power of...
  21. Evan M.

    3802 or rx-v1200

    hi everyone, this is my first post on h.t.f. but i have been going to this site often. very informative stuff!!! now i need some help. we puchased a yamaha rx-v620 a few months ago. it sounds great for ht but doesnt cut it for music. our upgrade period ends in a month and i was thinking...
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