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Do You Even Home Theater Bro?

beargonefishing

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Can't believe there is no thread on this subject. My man cave has a 7.1 setup. I just got a new AV processor, XMC-1, with an old UPA-7 amplifier. Aperion Verus 40 towers for FR & FL, Intimus 5B for center SR & SL, old-ass Jamo bookshelfs for RSR & RSL and a PB-12 subwoofer. TV is a Samsung 65Q8.

I want to add a second SVS subwoofer soon. I just order some "super" tweeters from Aperion last month, and should get them in a couple of weeks. I'm very curious to see what the tweeter addition, well adds.

Clearly this is not a high-end system, but it sounds great. The dirac ARC on the XMC-1 is very good, much better and more comprehensive than whatever was used in the old UMC-200.
 

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Haha, I used to be big into home theater like 10 years ago but now kids get in the way. My system consists of an old Onkyo 7.2 receiver and a bluetooth transmitter connected to Beats headphones so I can watch movies at night while the kids sleep. A somewhat dated Vizio 59” tv rounds out the viewing aspect. As kids get older and I have more time I’m foing to look at converting my man cave to a nice home theater room.
 

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Haha, I used to be big into home theater like 10 years ago but now kids get in the way. My system consists of an old Onkyo 7.2 receiver and a bluetooth transmitter connected to Beats headphones so I can watch movies at night while the kids sleep. A somewhat dated Vizio 59” tv rounds out the viewing aspect. As kids get older and I have more time I’m foing to look at converting my man cave to a nice home theater room.
I got kids ranging from 9-18 and they love the home theater! I have a massive couch that can hold about 8 and sound absorbing foam on the bar doors that form the back of the theater.

In retrospect, I should have gotten the kids more cheap clothing and upgraded my speakers to some obscene full range monsters.
 

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I hope nobody comes in bragging about their kick-ass Bose system. Bose might be worse than jorts.
 

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First commercially availanle 8K project that starts shipping next month. Picture was soooooooo good.

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Never heard Revel speakers before and I spent about 45 minutes speaking with the founder. These were unreal, and only 5k per speaker.

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One of the SVS subs from the new line of subs that came out on Wednesday.

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Search the forum for styrofoam cups....this topic has come up in the past
 

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Artisan Fan extolled the virtues of these $50 wooden....things... that kept cables off the ground. Someone chimed in that styrofoam cups would do the trick. Much pseudoscience and ex-post-facto self-confirmation followed.
 

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Artisan Fan extolled the virtues of these $50 wooden....things... that kept cables off the ground. Someone chimed in that styrofoam cups would do the trick. Much pseudoscience and ex-post-facto self-confirmation followed.
Audiophile psuedoscience is the absolute best. And by best I mean the absolute worst. Apparently the placebo effect does not apply to hearing shit for some reason(s).
 

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Not close to the home theater level, but I think I finally convinced the wife to put up a Samsung Frame tv in our living room. It would go above the fireplace (not ideal viewing level) but it would get it off the floor away from the kiddos, and give us room for another chair. I've been fighting her for literally 10 years to buy a new tv for that room. Currently rocking a 2008 Vizio 42" in that room. :eek:
 

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