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Andrew    2,858
And about 10 games and 147 DVDs :-D (192 total, the rest my friends have)

lmao, love the storage of the dvds :p

Nice tv though :)

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Roger H.    776

hehe, well yeah, it's not done just yet... That's the next thing i was gonna post about. I am looking for bigger dvd storage units now to put on the other side of the tv..

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?j=...d=1051384056640

is one i saw but i dunno if i like it..

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?sk...d=1051384082936

is another one but i'm already up to 143 DVDs here.. about 190 totalled with all that's borrowed included. So i'd already be maxed out. I'd like a metal, gray color or black and silver about 46"s high and maybe 25"s wide... looks like i might have to get it custom built.

What do you guys use?

Oh and here's a more updated picture with my component rack i just bought...

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after fallout    0

I'd post mine but I don't have access to a digital camera now.

I am in a dorm room...

Infocus X1 projector

Fusion HDTV III gold qam tv tuner in my computer

creative 5.1 speakers

Actually only cost about $5000 for the whole setup(computer included)

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Bling3k12    1

Just upgraded mine today... and boy... is it beautiful!

Sanyo 30" HDTV with built in HD Tuner (new.... droooool)

Motorola Dual Tuner DVR / HDTV Capable Cable Box from Comcast (Component to TV, Optical Audio to Receiver)

Pioneer A/V 5.1 Receiver (No 5.1 yet, just 2.0 :( )

XBOX with High Definition Pack (Component to TV, Composite Audio to TV (for now))

Sony Progressive Scan DVD Player (also new today... S-Video to TV, Digital Audio to Receiver)

Sirius Receiver (Composite Audio to Receiver)

I'm so proud... but my checkbook feels it...

And my god, 6 remotes.. :no:

That's my next thing, to get one of those Logitech universal remotes or something.

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N45800    0

My next, and unfortunately last post.

Due to the feedback on topics I have seen

(Not referring to the ones I have posted in earlier)

As well as the fact that that there is over 550 Syntax errors on the front page alone increasing CPU load among other things.

And the fact that the coding for the Submit Post page is so bad that it spikes my browsers CPU Usage to 100% with nothing else open (No other forum I have seen does this).

I have decided that it is a waste to post here any more.

For forum admins/mods, try making a better first impression, they really are important.

Goodbye

And for some of you, try being nice for once. :no:

As for my home theatre... Here..

Go to this site for higher quality pictures

http://home.earthlink.net/~n45800/data/Home%20Theatre.html

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alext5    0

Nice HT people, I wish I had a HDTV set. It may be coming in the next few years. For now I'd really like but with the 80" projector and the 50" RPTV I may forget it :wacko:

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ShawnB    0

RCA 61" DLP HDTV cut into the wall. Speakers haven't been mounted yet but they will be inside the wall too. Also, I am not a photographer so no comment on the flash ;)

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XP desktop at 480p

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Lilo & Stitch in Zoom Player Professional

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ROM3000    0

Hey everyone. I'd like to know in what direction should I place my rear speakers for my home theater system. Should I place them behind my couch facing my TV, or should I place them facing each other? Thanks.

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eminem213486    0
I'd post mine but I don't have access to a digital camera now.

I am in a dorm room...

Infocus X1 projector

Fusion HDTV III gold qam tv tuner in my computer

creative 5.1 speakers

Actually only cost about $5000 for the whole setup(computer included)

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aw that sucks, i wanted to see what a picture of the x1s picture output looked like

im interested in the X1 and found it for very cheap online, any problems? hows the bulb life, its one of the big things im worried about, i would jump but yikes... any info you can provide? ive looked at reviews and everything online but none really compare to real life situations, id like to hear it from neonian. lol thanks.

i actually just went back and saw lots of people have the infocus, post your pics people!

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vetteman82    0

This is my Setup

LG 42" Plasma TV

Modded XBOX

Pioneer DVD/CD Reciever XV-HTD330 5.1 Surround Sound

Motorola Cable Box

Sony VCR

and a couple computers

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Timan    554

Just got my first LCD panel tv! It put my ass into debt.

Heres a pic, gotta clean up the setup tomorrow then I'll post proper pics.

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http://www.vastyles.com/pictures/tv/ for more...

LG 32" goodness :D

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ROM3000    0

That's a really nice TV Timan. Must be great having the Media Center PC hooked up to it. It is 32" correct?

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Timan    554

Actually I just hooked up my moms dell which has mce on it to try it out. Must say MCE looks amazing on this tv.

I just need a new tv stand + speakers and I'm set :)

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Apex.    0

This is the LCD I purchased in my other post, This LCD is amazing in person, and the upside is that it was very cheap. ?500 in fact. I got the best shots I could but its just so vibrant and great in person. The model is a VideoSeven 27".

MCE is looking so great on this machine.

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lukesaucer    0

She is one hell of a beast.

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B3AN    0

My nearly finished setup. Just got to sort out the back window, add media center pc, get wife to get rid of her cat things :crazy:

Setup:

Samsung 43" Plasma

Bose Lifestyle 48 Home entertainment system

Sky+ 160

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Elliot B.    1,326

*drools*

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Boz    1,324
My nearly finished setup. Just got to sort out the back window, add media center pc, get wife to get rid of her cat things  :crazy:

Setup:

Samsung 43" Plasma

Bose Lifestyle 48 Home entertainment system

Sky+ 160

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B3AN, please tell me where you got that entertainment armoire where you plasma is attached. I NEED EXACTLY THE SAME THING. Can it fit 67" TV in that area where your plasma is? How high does it go? My ceiling in the house is at 9'.

Thanks! Btw, nice setup, you have similar taste as me.

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Boz    1,324

My current setup in the living room of my temporary apartment:

- Sony 36" CRT

- Onkyo sound system 1000W 5+1 Dolby Digital/DTS

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Since they just finish building my custom house, the whole house will be wired with audio/video goodies with complete surround sound throughout the house for ambiental music with individual setups throughout the rooms.

Setup that will be installed in 2 weeks:

- Living room: Samsung 6Gen 67" 1920x1080 Samsung top-of-the-line 1080p DLP + Onkyo latest 7.1 DTS receiver + Polk Audio floorstanding speakers 5+1 + Harman Kardon DVD player

- Loft/Office area: 42" Panasonic plasma + 1000W DTS Onkyo 5+1 setup / Pioneer DVD Player

- Master bedroom: Samsung or Panasonic 32" LCD HDTV wallmounted (still not decided)

- Current TV in that photo goes to the 2nd guest bedroom.

- HDTV digital cable throughout the house with individual HDTV decoders in appropriate places and additional satellite TV for maximum selection of HDTV channels and euro TV.

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psyko_x    20

61 inch samsung DLP display

audio is 5.1 bose lifestyle 35 home theater syst

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B3AN    0
B3AN, please tell me where you got that entertainment armoire where you plasma is attached. I NEED EXACTLY THE SAME THING. Can it fit 67" TV in that area where your plasma is? How high does it go? My ceiling in the house is at 9'.

Thanks! Btw, nice setup, you have similar taste as me.

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Thanks.

I got it from a shop called La Galleria (at Lakeside, UK). They don't have a website I'm affaird, and items from them are made to order and take quite awhile to ship from Italy. They are quite expensive but well worth it.

Iv got a 68" on order, it will fit fine. Same with the height. There were no mounts that came with the unit so I had to drill the needed holes for wall mounts and cables myself.

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Boz    1,324

Updated home theater areas in my new house:

First is lower level of the house (living room) and then the upper loft area where my office is:

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jackwanders    0

...pics not working now...I'll post later.

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kiall    0

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pinoneer 42"

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mikebeech    0

My nearly finished setup. Just got to sort out the back window, add media center pc, get wife to get rid of her cat things :crazy:

Setup:

Samsung 43" Plasma

Bose Lifestyle 48 Home entertainment system

Sky+ 160

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oh MY god, thats a really nice setup man, nice crib aswell!

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