Post your Home Theater setup.

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  1. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    50" Panasonic TH-50PE8U
    Playstation 3

    Work in progress :). Next is a Pioneer Receiver with at least 3x HDMI, and 2x Klipsch standup speakers and a decent center channel. I'm just glad I have a nice TV in my room now.
  2. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    Ya this is the TV I got for under 700 bucks at work. It was a Black Friday model, which means it has one less HDMI than the regular model, the TH-50PX80U. This one has 2x, which means nothing to me as I'm getting a Pioneer receiver in the near future.

    I hang out in the Home Theater dept. a lot lately and can say with confidence this would blow some/most 1080p LCDs out of the water at proper viewing distance.

    I was a bit hesitant to even give the TV a chance but I scored a hell of a deal and it has so far exceeded my high expectations.

    EDIT: The gray picture is from the plasma break-in and calibration DVD.
  3. tweakmonkey

    tweakmonkey Webmaster Staff Member

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    Just snapped this with my phone... it's a Sharp projector on a 120" screen in my living room. There's a 6.1 setup (cheap Yamaha HTIB stuff) with a pretty nice receiver. We have it hooked up to a PS3 and this is actually Hulu in the picture. I've also got that gaming chair in here. No special seats or anything, just a futon. It's a lot of fun but I'm not home enough to use it as much as I'd like. :D
  4. smirnoff

    smirnoff Curmudgeon

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    BenQ W500 720P projector
    Decent upconverting dvd player
    JVC SU-DH1 (my review)
    Beyerdynamic DT770's
    White wall
    Hideous, yet comfortable, couch

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    That's just over 90" diagonal image. Sitting 10 feet away it looks great to me (a non-videophile).

    I fucking love it :)
  5. ShabazKillaX

    ShabazKillaX I'm an F18 bro

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    Here are some pics from when I bought the audio gear. I should be replacing the TV with a 50" plasma set in the next 3 months.

    Samsung 46" DLP TV
    Denon AVR-3808CI Receiver
    Definitive Technology Mythos One Towers
    Definitive Technology Mythos Three Center
    Definitive Technology Mythos Gem Surrounds
    SVS PC 20-39 Sub
    PS3, XBox 360, Verizon FIOS HD DVR Cable Box as sources.

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  6. Dustin

    Dustin Junior Member

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    Mine's an Ikea loveseat/bed with a 21" piece of shit TV, PS2 and some old beat up rockband drums I borrowed to practice...

    :(
  7. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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  8. MSP

    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    Ha! Wiskas, the cat play set on the left is cracking me up.
  9. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    And that cat sure does use it.....that is the playing-est cat I ever saw. She's definately an integral part of the home entertainment system.
  10. jake

    jake Vagabond

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    My roomates have a 60" and a 42" TV with surround sound. They are obnoxiously big. I don't think I have turned either one on in over two months except to play music through the xbox if I have people over.

    I hate watching TV's.
  11. Stephen

    Stephen 1337

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    46" LCD TV
    Sky satellite box, Technomate motorised sat box, Toshiba HDDVD player, xbox, PS3, and 2 X NAS boxes
  12. Chair

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    no home theater here, 20" samsung CRT tv, Some denon reciever that replaced my Old yamaha A700 and my B&W DM220's.

    in my livingroom right now I've got a vintage Technics class A poweramp/pre combo and my Wharfedale E30's
  13. Chainblade

    Chainblade Junior Member

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    man some of you suck lol. I have a 32" Sony HD CRT TV. Comcast HD digital cable with DVR. No DVD player, no gaming systems, no stereo. I do have a computer hooked up to it so I can watch stuff I've downloaded.

    How do you guys like the protectors? I want one but I watch a lot of TV and didn't really want to buy bulbs every 6 months or some shit like that.
  14. Chris

    Chris Raptor Jesus

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    Nice, it's one of the best ones we sell. I love it!
  15. smirnoff

    smirnoff Curmudgeon

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    I love it, but I don`t watch any tv or play any vids. I do that stuff on the computer.
  16. Mr. Ali

    Mr. Ali Junior Member

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    My friends sharp HD 720p projector that he bought back in 2002 has never had its bulb replaced. We have watched sooooooo many movies on that thing I have no idea how the bulb is still working.
  17. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    my HT setup is outdated so i'll spare you guys some bandwidth.
  18. Steve Juneau

    Steve Juneau I am teh em0z LULZ

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    I'd take a quick snap but I have hideous wallpaper and it embarasses me :p

    Rundown though -

    42" LG LCD TV
    XBox 360
    Wii
    PS2

    Soon to add (*hopes*) a 5.1 setup and a PS3 for blu-rays.
  19. gB dAvId x

    gB dAvId x thats what she said

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    Hey smirnoff could you post a picture of your setup with your projector on and lights somewhat dim...? That setup looks sweet!
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    Samsung''s HL-S6767W 67" 1080p DLP. PS3/XBOX 360/Wii/PC . Sony surround. HDirecTV.
  21. sims

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    I don't have cable, nore do I even own a TV right now. This thread is totaly coming up next time you guys bitch about how "hard" times are :p

    I might go out and pick myself up an LCD or projector this boxing day for watching movies finally, the woman arn't so impressed watching movies on a computer.
  22. El_Presidente_Pufferfish

    El_Presidente_Pufferfish I grew up here

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    57" Sony 1080i CRT
    Yamaha RX-V633 Receiver
    2x Paradigm Titans(fronts)
    1x Paradigm center( I forget which )
    2x Paradigm Mini Monitors( surrounds )
    Elemental Designs A2-300 subwoofer
    Playstation 3
    Wii
    Comcast HD cable
    Custom HTPC
  23. smirnoff

    smirnoff Curmudgeon

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    I'll try and rememeber to do that next time. But I can tell you, even very small amounts of ambient light really make it look pretty terrible. I've got my windows completely blacked out. :D

    Projectors can be a bit of a hassle in some ways (like ambient light considerations), but the benefits outweigh the inconveniences for me.
  24. Torx

    Torx Indigenous Nudist

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    smirnoffs rocking the beyers!

    rock on dude!
  25. smirnoff

    smirnoff Curmudgeon

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    They're great aren't they. It must be more than a year since I got 'em and I don't even have upgraditis yet :)