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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
PostPosted: Sat January 14, 2017 3:05 pm 
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I've always assumed you were a digital guy, not a physical guy.

Ugh, no. I hate digital.

I guess you aren't all bad after all :thumbsup: .

What kind of setup are you using so all of your consoles are hooked up and ready to play at the same time? Some kind of switch?

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
PostPosted: Sat January 14, 2017 3:23 pm 
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I have a terribly old toshiba tv and a ps3. The speakers on my TV are pretty blown out at this point. So watching David Lynch movies become almost like psychological warfare experiments.


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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
PostPosted: Sat January 14, 2017 3:24 pm 
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Joey, you should not be using your TV's speakers. Come on, bro.

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
PostPosted: Sat January 14, 2017 3:28 pm 
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I know. But who can afford anything else? Also, how does anybody hook anything up?


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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
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durdencommatyler wrote:
I know. But who can afford anything else? Also, how does anybody hook anything up?

It's not that expensive, really? And I LOVE hooking up home theater equipment. Just invite me over and I'll do it.

By the way, here's my setup:

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
PostPosted: Sat January 14, 2017 3:41 pm 
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
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I've always assumed you were a digital guy, not a physical guy.

Ugh, no. I hate digital.

I guess you aren't all bad after all :thumbsup: .

What kind of setup are you using so all of your consoles are hooked up and ready to play at the same time? Some kind of switch?

4 switches. 2 component. 2 composite / S video. That TV has 6 inputs. In my living room I have a HDMI switch.

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
PostPosted: Sat January 14, 2017 3:42 pm 
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That looks beautiful, Verm! Very handsome setup, indeed. I'm totally jealous.


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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
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CopperTom wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
I've always assumed you were a digital guy, not a physical guy.

Ugh, no. I hate digital.

I guess you aren't all bad after all :thumbsup: .

What kind of setup are you using so all of your consoles are hooked up and ready to play at the same time? Some kind of switch?

4 switches. 2 component. 2 composite / S video. That TV has 6 inputs. In my living room I have a HDMI switch.

Slick! I should probably invest in an HDMI switch. My TV has 3 inputs and it's not cutting it.

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
PostPosted: Sat January 14, 2017 3:47 pm 
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
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I know. But who can afford anything else? Also, how does anybody hook anything up?

It's not that expensive, really?

I mean, the soundbar you referenced earlier is $700. That alone is a lot of fucking money. And that doesn't include the TV, any receiver you might need, cables, any other speakers, etc. I don't know, man. It's all about priorities, I guess. But it's hard for me to justify a couple thousand dollars just watch Parks and Rec reruns.


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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
I've always assumed you were a digital guy, not a physical guy.

Ugh, no. I hate digital.

I guess you aren't all bad after all :thumbsup: .

What kind of setup are you using so all of your consoles are hooked up and ready to play at the same time? Some kind of switch?

4 switches. 2 component. 2 composite / S video. That TV has 6 inputs. In my living room I have a HDMI switch.

Slick! I should probably invest in an HDMI switch. My TV has 3 inputs and it's not cutting it.

I'm curious if the HDMI switch I have will work with 4k hdr. 4k hdr recommends a 18gb/s HDMI cable. I ordered some new cables, but i'm not sure if the switch itself will cause a bottleneck.

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
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CopperTom wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
I've always assumed you were a digital guy, not a physical guy.

Ugh, no. I hate digital.

I guess you aren't all bad after all :thumbsup: .

What kind of setup are you using so all of your consoles are hooked up and ready to play at the same time? Some kind of switch?

4 switches. 2 component. 2 composite / S video. That TV has 6 inputs. In my living room I have a HDMI switch.

Slick! I should probably invest in an HDMI switch. My TV has 3 inputs and it's not cutting it.

I'm curious if the HDMI switch I have will work with 4k hdr. 4k hdr recommends a 18gb/s HDMI cable. I ordered some new cables, but i'm not sure if the switch itself will cause a bottleneck.

That's a good question. Now I'm curious too...

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
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Some cursory searching reveals that there are such things as "high-speed HDMI switches," so I imagine the older one you have probably won't be able to handle the signal.

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I need somebody to go shopping for this stuff with me AND hook it up for me. I can provide pizza, beer/soda, and lodging for a limited time. Who's in?


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durdencommatyler wrote:
I need somebody to go shopping for this stuff with me AND hook it up for me. I can provide pizza, beer/soda, and lodging for a limited time. Who's in?

Joey, this is my DREAM day.

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
durdencommatyler wrote:
I need somebody to go shopping for this stuff with me AND hook it up for me. I can provide pizza, beer/soda, and lodging for a limited time. Who's in?

Joey, this is my DREAM day.

Joey and Jordan set to meet?

Stay tuned....


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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
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LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Some cursory searching reveals that there are such things as "high-speed HDMI switches," so I imagine the older one you have probably won't be able to handle the signal.

I looked the other day, but none listed the specific speed. I'll look again when I get home.

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
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CopperTom wrote:
LoathedVermin72 wrote:
Some cursory searching reveals that there are such things as "high-speed HDMI switches," so I imagine the older one you have probably won't be able to handle the signal.

I looked the other day, but none listed the specific speed. I'll look again when I get home.

Some list 4k compatibility, none list HDR. For now, I'll hook my lone 4K HDR source directly into the TV.

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CopperTom wrote:
CopperTom wrote:
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Some cursory searching reveals that there are such things as "high-speed HDMI switches," so I imagine the older one you have probably won't be able to handle the signal.

I looked the other day, but none listed the specific speed. I'll look again when I get home.

Some list 4k compatibility, none list HDR. For now, I'll hook my lone 4K HDR source directly into the TV.

Yeah, I did some digging too, and even some of the 4K ones I found only had a speed of about 10 instead of 18, which I wouldn't trust.

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 Post subject: Re: Home Theater Discussion
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My AV receiver has shat itself - lost sound and network connection. Apparently an issue that Onkyo is aware of and they have a customer care program in place till the end of next year to fix this, but currently in the process of seeing if this extends to NZ

Currently everything is running through my TV speakers - and can't play vinyl

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My AV receiver has shat itself - lost sound and network connection. Apparently an issue that Onkyo is aware of and they have a customer care program in place till the end of next year to fix this, but currently in the process of seeing if this extends to NZ

Currently everything is running through my TV speakers - and can't play vinyl

godspeed you poor soul

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