Category Archives: Audio/Video

The DM-4 Active Reference Series Speaker Project Has Begun!

I have officially broken ground on my latest and greatest speaker project – The DM-4 Active Reference Series Loudspeaker. This is one of those projects that has been in the back of my mind for what seems like forever that … Continue reading

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Weekend Project: Two-way Bookshelf Speakers with Spunk

We listen to a lot of music in my family, there are a vast array of speakers and stereos and mp3 players in this house. Whether on the go, in the car, or relaxing at home, there’s always a song … Continue reading

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Steve’s Home Theater Matches TC Sounds Excursion with Insane Crown Power – Multiplied by Four

Last month I flew to Utah to help my brother Steve build some subs to finish out his sweet basement home theater. After months of design and indecision we settled on a concept that we both felt would best suit … Continue reading

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How to Build a Simple Under-Cabinet Shelf for Your Kinect Sensor

This past weekend I built a small under-cabinet mount for our XBOX 360 Kinect. This sweet little shelf moves the sensor from above the shelf in the entertainment center (in front of the center channel speaker) to just below the … Continue reading

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Review of the Pioneer VSX-1021-K 7.1 A/V Receiver

Last month my 13-year old Sony 5.1 receiver finally quit. The very same receiver that had been the hub of my home theater since the dawn of the DVD era. I was bummed to have it break since I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Blu-ray and Pentium Get Along at Last

If you’ve ever wondered if that old Pentium IV computer you’ve got collecting dust in the closet might just make a great media hub capable of full 1080p, you may be surprised to find that it’s got just enough horsepower … Continue reading

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