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    Moved into new home. Building home theater. Bought TV. Need Sound System. Definitive Technology?

    Hey guys, New to the forum. Would love some advice on this. Best Buy Magnolia home theater crew said two 10" standing speakers fron DEFINITIVE TECHNOLOGY, as well as the front speaker, and two bookcase speakers behind me in corners. Powered by a Denon 9.2 ch receiver. I have attached a...
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    Building detached garage with theater—what can be done later?

    Hi all, I am building a detached garage with a dedicated room for a media/theater room. The room will be about 15x21 and I will be soundproofing it. However, I realized that there is a ton of learning I need to do for setting up the acoustics, projector, seating. I didn’t want to rush into it...
  3. J

    Need help building Karaoke System

    I am looking into putting together a Karaoke System for my wife for Xmas. I got a Hisense 65" H9F, SVS speakers and sub and a very old Denon AVR-2803 receiver. I read it is not a good idea to connect karaoke to a good AVR/speaker system, as the speakers could be damaged. But this is for my...
  4. John Dirk

    Building My Home Theater - The Evolution

    I've been at this expensive hobby for quite awhile. Here is the evolution of my HT from where it [basically] began to where it is today. It's been a tough journey at times but worth it in every way. I'm hoping this thread will motivate and inspire some of our future enthusiasts. For the more...
  5. CrazyCatz72

    CrazyCatz Budget Hi Fi / Home Theatre 2019 -

    Well 1st off Hello to all the HTF members and i'm looking forward to some great conversations about all things Hi Fi / Home Theatre / Music, Movies and Video Games. My System is Budget and includes a fair amount of 2nd hand Kit and is still very much in the planning and building stage.. i...
  6. J

    Building a home theater questions

    Hi, I am building a new home with a room specifically for a theater construction will start in the next month or two. In my current home I have a theater and will be reusing the subs, LCR and buying surrounds and heights. The room will be unique as it will have ICF walls on all 4 sides and an...
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    Need help in building an entertainment wall

    We just moved into a pre-owned house and we are looking at building an entertainment wall in the living room. The wall is 22 feet by 12 feet. We will get an 82 or 85 inch TV, since we will sit about 18 feet back. I have talked to stereo stores and wall designers, but neither offer good advice...
  8. Sam Posten

    Gurman / Bloomberg Reports: Apple to start building its own screens

    Yes, please! https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-19/apple-is-said-to-develop-displays-to-replace-samsung-screens?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_content=tech&cmpid%3D=socialflow-twitter-tech
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    Building my first home theater for the first time in a long time!

    Hey guys, I've lurked for a long time and have already learned a lot that I thought I knew in terms of building out my actual room. I'm a general contractor so the building part I'm confident in, but I am needing some technical help as it's been a good whole since I've really delved into...
  10. M

    building new home theater, cluless

    What are you looking for (Speakers, Subwoofer or Both)? Speakers and subwoofer, recevier Primary Use: 90% TV & Movies Desired Configuration: 5.1 Room Size: 14 x 24 Is the room open to other areas of your home: no Do you already have an AV receiver or amplifier? No TV source: 120 inch...
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    Hometheater in a concrete basement

    Hi All, A am an hometheater enthousiast from The Netherlands who has long dreamt of having a dedicated room for my home theater. Back in 2010 I had a new house build and included a design for a hometheater room in the basement. For the design I turned to Rives Audio. Unfortunately the...