4 years of changes...(updated HT pix)

Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by Patrick Sun, Jun 9, 2003.

  1. Patrick Sun

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    I finally updated my really outdated HT page, and to my surprise, I've basically replaced everything in my HT from 2000 to now (except for the VCR, the AC-3 RF Demodulator, and a 5-channel amp).

    If you want to see the humble beginnings to the current setup, just click the "My HT" link in my signature below.

    I will need to update my "Gear" page, though.
     
  2. David Preston

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    Nice Pat. I have a few friends and my parents that have a room like yours that would be hard to make a HT in. You have done a great job working with what you have. I have to say you have done a excellent job running and hiding those wires. I know your RPTV thanks you a lot for taking all that weight off of it. I saw you profile man you must live on this forum I thought I was racking up some time on here for me to be so new but man you have a average of 13 post a day and have 33 days on here. That is amazing. I spent most of my time reading the FAQ and primer at first. I have only been a member a couple months. Hopefully I will have pics soon. I will post them after I get my new T-1 towers from Brian at Rutledge Audio Designs. He is coming to get the ones I auditioned today so it won't be long. Where at in Duluth do you live if you don't mind me asking? I don't live to far from Duluth. If you want to e-mail me thats fine. Nice to know I have a HT friend not to far away. David
     
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    Patrick,

    Nice gear! Since you're so heavy into HT have you considered spending some money on construction work, to "fix" the room? Perhaps moving doors, room divisions, windows so that you can enjoy an improved HT experience AND make the HT look more at home? You have an awesome array of gear, but the setup looks out of place, with doors and such being partially blocked.

    Sean.
     
  4. Patrick Sun

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    David, I live near the Costco in Duluth.

    Sean, I really don't want to do much in terms of structural upgrades to the house (plus when I bought the house, I wasn't in a HT frame of mind 7 years ago, so I just do what I can for now, but my next big HT upgrade will be a new house with a dedicate HT room, whenever that will be).
     
  5. AlbertL

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    Patrick:

    Nice setup! Um, I particularly like the screen shots from your Panny - would you mind telling me what DVD that came from? Not the Fifth Element] - the one with the red bikini-clad martial arts model-type.

    :b
     
  6. Patrick Sun

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    That's from the 1st short (The Last Flight of the Osirus) on "The Animatrix" DVD that came out last week. The short is around 8-10 minutes. The rest of the DVD has a total of 9 animated shorts, all with different animated styles. I suggest checking the Software area for more details on this DVD.
     
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    Oh, those pics were from an ANIMATED flick? [laughs weakly]. Thanks Patrick. I knew that....really I did.

    Albert
     
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    Yeah, the guys who did the "Final Fantasy" film also did that animated short for The Animatrix. Amazing detail in the rendering of skin nowadays... [​IMG]
     
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    Patrick, I see your point about wanting to avoid structural upgrades to the house. On the other hand, such a structural upgrade might increase the value of the home when it comes time to sell... And the increase may well be more than you spent on the contract work. Well, anyway, that's how I would attempt to rationalize it [​IMG]

    Sean.
     
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    Not my house, it's a little bitty ranch with 1 master bedroom, and 2 smaller bedrooms. If I started putting in more walls, this place would feel smaller and smaller. From what I gathered, the only way to add value to a house is to add square footage to the footprint of the house, and that's not happening in the near future either.
     

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