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Mr. Bullseye    0

Home theater has been my number one hobby for the past year. Finished up my first dedicated room right before I deployed using one of the spare bedrooms. Still needs some a few things done- new carpet, posters/signs, a new rack, acoustic room treatments and get the wires hidden.

Speakers

Mains: BIC HT-75

Center: BIC HT-65

Surrounds: BIC HT-63

Subwoofer: HSU VTF-3 MKII

Receiver: Harmon Kardon AV330

DVD Player: Pioneer DV-588A-S

Projector: Infocus 4805

Screen: DIY 92" Home depot Do-able board

Remote: Harmony 659

Furniture: Berkline triple recliner

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faraway.    0

Not the prettiest and a bit overkill but I love it :D

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How's the Bravia? I'm guessing that's the 40 inch model. I'm thinking about picking one up.

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VGVL    0

I just picked up some Rotel gear.

The B&W 805S should be here next week. :shifty:

I'll have the pics up once I get them.

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Amel    0

42" Panasonic Plasma monitor

Onkyo 6.1 Surround

Onkyo THX certified receiver (iPod & XM connected)

Samsung HD receiver

Philips DVD

thats one nice f****** setup

congrats

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VGVL    0

Here are the pics.

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Rotel Pre-amp, CD player, and tuner.

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Rotel Amplifiers.

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B&W 805S.

Rotel RC-1070 Stereo Preamp

Rotel RCD-1072 HDCD Player

Rotel RT-1080 AM/FM Tuner

Rotel RB-1050 Amplifier (2ch)

Rotel RB-1070 Amplifier (2ch)

Rotel RSS-900 Switchbox

Rotel RLC-1040 Power Conditioner

Bowers & Wilkins 805S Speakers

Bowers & Wilkins ASW750 12" 1000W Subwoofer

Bowers & Wilkins CWM800 Speakers (wall-mounted)

Bowers & Wilkins CWM500 Speakers (wall-mounted)

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jerzdawg    338

Rotel Pre-amp, CD player, and tuner.

B&W 805S.

Rotel RC-1070 Stereo Preamp

Rotel RCD-1072 HDCD Player

Rotel RT-1080 AM/FM Tuner

Rotel RB-1050 Amplifier (2ch)

Rotel RB-1070 Amplifier (2ch)

Rotel RSS-900 Switchbox

Rotel RLC-1040 Power Conditioner

Bowers & Wilkins 805S Speakers

Bowers & Wilkins ASW750 12" 1000W Subwoofer

Bowers & Wilkins CWM800 Speakers (wall-mounted)

Bowers & Wilkins CWM500 Speakers (wall-mounted)

At this point I would love to see the rest of the setup....TV and whatever else you may have... I have not heard of Rotel... but just a hunch that since I have not heard of it... its def Pro audio equip?

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goji    30

At this point I would love to see the rest of the setup....TV and whatever else you may have... I have not heard of Rotel... but just a hunch that since I have not heard of it... its def Pro audio equip?

Rotel isnt "Pro gear", its Hi-Fi audio equipment not sold in big box retail chains.

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TruckWEB    480

Rotel isnt "Pro gear", its Hi-Fi audio equipment not sold in big box retail chains.

You could just go with NAD or Denon. As good or better and will not "completely" kill your wallet...

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beanboy89    169

Just got a nice 20" Magnavox LCD for Christmas.

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Once I get my full setup running and my room cleaned up, I'll post another picture. (Y)

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P!P    25

Just got a complete AV overhaul. Mainly a new Dell 37" LCD. Here's a few pictures:

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morficus    0

ok... time to show off my stuff ;)

The TV is new (got it on Monday) and the A/V receiver is also new. We had a DVR box all the time, but just upgraded to HD service 'cause of the TV.

The remote on the couch is a Harmony 360 (see my review for this item here)

Media Area

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1- 42" LCD TV (Olevia LT42HVi)

2- Linksys broadband cable modem (if you follow the blue cable.. you'll find a router)

3- Component switch (Impact Accustic 3-play)

4- 5-dis changer DVD player (Sony DVP-NC85H)

5- HD DVR cable box (Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300HD)

6- A/V receiver (Sony STR-K7000)

7- Xbox 360

8- Wii

9 PS2/360 gamses

10- PS 2

Searing Area

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This is they way all men should watch TV/play games.. with stadium seating

Currently.. the component switch is not in use. I'm waiting to get my 2 HDMI cables, they'll replace the component cables from the reciver to the TV and from the cable box to the receiver. Then all the consoles will hook up to the switch.

I'll post another pic once I 'clean up' some cables

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goji    30

Awwww, Sam Adams, good choice!

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shaywood    0

Just completed the decoration of my computer room

Added a mac and a new TV. I think it turned out quite good :D

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LunarFalcon    0

Shaywood, that's a sharp looking room!

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Brandon Live    232

Been doing some work on mine today. Not 100% done but getting there.

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coolmonk    0

Been a while since I posted in here and a few upgrades have been made since then.

Here's the full list of my HT components:

- B&W 802D (front speakers)

- B&W HTM2D (center speaker)

- B&W 805 (surround speakers) <-- not pictured

- Definitive Technology SuperCube (subwoofer)

- Gemstone Audio Blue Diamond (multichannel amp)

- Panamax 5510 Pro (power stabilizer)

- Rotel RSP 1068 (surround sound processor)

- DVDO iScan VP30 (video processor)

- Arcam CD23 (cd player)

- Marantz DV9600 (sacd/dvd player)

- Playstation 3 (blu-ray disk player) <-- not pictured

- Sony KDS-R70XBR2 (70" 1080p hdtv) <-- just received...not pictured

And now for the photos...

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Almost everything is wired with Audioquest and MIT cables. Total cost of everything? Hmm....I can't say for sure but close to $30,000 I think. The speakers were the biggest purchase.

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blade1269    86
ok... time to show off my stuff ;)

The TV is new (got it on Monday) and the A/V receiver is also new. We had a DVR box all the time, but just upgraded to HD service 'cause of the TV.

The remote on the couch is a Harmony 360 (see my review for this item here)

Media Area

=-=-=-=-=-=-=

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1- 42" LCD TV (Olevia LT42HVi)

2- Linksys broadband cable modem (if you follow the blue cable.. you'll find a router)

3- Component switch (Impact Accustic 3-play)

4- 5-dis changer DVD player (Sony DVP-NC85H)

5- HD DVR cable box (Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300HD)

6- A/V receiver (Sony STR-K7000)

7- Xbox 360

8- Wii

9 PS2/360 gamses

10- PS 2

Searing Area

=-=-=-=-=-=-=

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This is they way all men should watch TV/play games.. with stadium seating

Currently.. the component switch is not in use. I'm waiting to get my 2 HDMI cables, they'll replace the component cables from the reciver to the TV and from the cable box to the receiver. Then all the consoles will hook up to the switch.

I'll post another pic once I 'clean up' some cables

Hey,

thats pretty getto but i love it

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Waylander    1

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Samsung LE32R74BDX

360

xbox running XBMC as the dash at 720p although i dont use it much now

Asus Pundit P3-PH4, pentium d 915, msi 7600gs (dvi + hdmi)

old pc that gives serious error message every time i start it (the coolermaster case)

random debris i should probably clean up

Movie is a 720p version of cowboy bebop

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dnast    39

LOL. I liked how you called it "debris". :laugh: That's probably the main reason I haven't taken any pics of my setup yet.

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FiB3R    1,663

Here's my current setup. Bit of a mess at the moment, got some decorating to do.

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I'll be putting a HTPC where those games are in the very near future (any adivce on that would be welcome). Check it out

Kit List: Sony KDL-46W2000, Denon AVR-1907,

KEF KHT200 5.2, JVC DR-MH50S, hp Pavilion dv6174ea,

Microsoft XBOX360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS,

Sony PSP, Sony DSC-T50, Logitech Harmony 895,

Logitech MX Revolution, Sennheiser RS140.

And loads of other crap. :woot:

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VGVL    0

coolmonk - The B&W 802Ds are impressive. I see you have the 805s for surround, its what I have as the front speakers. That's a very nice setup.

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Boz    1,324

Cleaned up the house...here goes:

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Setup:

- Xbox 360 120gb (WD HDD hacked) w/ HD-DVD w/ 4 wireless controllers + HD-DVD remote + wireless headset

- PS3 60gb HDMI + w/ 2 wireless controllers + PS3/Blu-Ray Remote

- Denon 1920 DVD-A/SACD Progressive Scan 720/1080 Universal DVD Player

- Denon 1905 7.1 Dolby Digital Surround EX, Dolby Pro Logic IIx & DTS ES Discrete 6.1 A/V Receiver

- Pioneer 1130HD 50? Plasma

- Klipsch Synergy Series 2x F-3 floorstanding loudspeakers

- Klipsch Synergy Series 2x B-3 Bookshelf loudspeakers

- Klipsch Synergy Series Sub-12 Subwoofer

- Klipsch Synergy Series C-3 center channel speaker

- Klipsch Synergy Series C-3 rear center channel speaker

- Logitech Harmony 880 remote (charging in photos )

- Panamax AC Reconditioner

- PC gaming computer running Vista Ultimate connected to the whole setup and Xbox360

- PC Specs: Opteron 185 2.6GHz, 2x8800GTS in SLI, 2 gb RAM, WD 500gb HDD, X-Fi Gamer

- Whole house is wi-fi N standard so all the components are pretty much connected wirelessly to the web via 13mbps connection

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sin-ergy    2

^ very......VERY nice :D You've given me a lot to think about ;)

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cchasem    0

i just got my own place :)

heres my stuff - pretty simple, but thats the way i like it. will be adding an xbox 360 elite sometime soooon.

Samsung 50" 1080p DLP

Samsung 5.1 HTX72 HTiB

lots of my girlfriend's dvds.. :)

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please post words of encouragement for me to get a 360.. i just need that extra oomph!

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