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Marantz SR7009

Marantz with Jamo 7.1 Home Theatre System

These two home theatre systems were completed in Weston. Both home theatre systems are using Marantz receivers with Jamo 360 S25HCS8 and Jamo 360 S35HCS8 and both systems have Samsung TV’s.

The first room is using a Samsung TV on a pivot bracket for full motion and the Marantz SR7009 with Jamo 360 S35HCS8 7.1 speaker system, Foxtel is running out to the patio from the Marantz receiver on Zone 2 to the TV, Niles wall mounted outdoor speakers are also installed out on the patio and are also powered off the Marantz receiver.

The second room is also using a Samsung TV on a pivot bracket and the Marantz receiver but using the NR1605 receiver and Jamo 360 S25HCS8 7.1 speaker package, Foxtel, Xbox and external hard drive.

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Jamo 360S25HCS8 front speker setup Jamo 360S25HCS8 side view Jamo 360S25HCS8 surround speakers Jamo 360S35HCS8 completed Jamo 360S35HCS8 renovations in progress pair Jamo 360S35HCS8 surround speakers pair completed Jamo 360S35HCS8 with Marantz SR7009 Jamo S36025HCS8 speakers Marantz NR1605 with Xbox Marantz SR7009 setup Marantz SR7009 with Foxtel Zone 2 Renovated room 2 renovated room Wall plates lounge Wall plates

Wi-Fi Vs Hard Wired Home Network and the Internet

With the advancement of wireless technology, how relevant is hard Marantz LAN backwiring your home to access the internet? You may be surprised to hear but it’s more important than ever. It is extremely important to ensure data passes through without interference to your Foxtel box, home theatre system, your TV, gaming systems like the PS3 or PS4 to enable streaming services like Netflix and Stan and stream music without dropouts too.

More and More internet capable equipment

We only need to look back about 5 year ago at how many devices we had that connected to the internet and then wireless devices in general, not as many as today right. Today we have everything from TV’s, home theatre systems, gaming consoles, phones, tablets (iPad and android), multi room audio systems and now even our watches can connect to the internet (apple and android watches), no doubt future internet capable fridge’s and washing machines will become a lot more price comparative, and then who knows what else will be internet capable.

So as more technology is introduced into our homes, our use if the internet will only increase, we cannot escape that, so a well-built infrastructure is necessary to maintain proper connection otherwise problems from slow to no connection at each/all devices will occur.

A well designed system

So we’ve established that the infrastructure is important, but where and how to start? If a device has both options to hard wire as well as wireless, always choose the hard wire option first if possible, only then will you be guaranteed that you will have the best connection possible, wireless should only be used as a last resort or if you cannot hard wire your device like a phone or tablet.

Apple TV backDevices like Foxtel boxes, TV’s, home theatre systems, computers, gaming consoles and most portable music systems (multi room audio systems) are all capable of being hard wired, if they are not hard wired, issues can develop from the device constantly buffering (trying to catch up) to the connection failing, especially noticeable if streaming HD movies from a NAS system internally (within your home) or externally using services like YouTube, Netflix or Stan.

The work involved to hard wire your equipment

Hard wiring your devices is not as simple as it sounds, unless your equipment is in the same room as your modem/router you can go ahead and plug it in and away you go. Australian standards in wiring rules exist everyone and if these are not followed, hard wiring your devices will become a waste of time and money. Without confusing you too much, data talking is like fax tones and for those of you that remember what a fax machine looks like and sounded like, it’s the same idea, if noise is introduced into the cabling due to poor installation, this will interfere with the sending and receiving data and hence being a waste of time and money.LAN port

Conclusion

Wi-Fi is a great idea but should only be used as a last resort, hard wiring all other devices will give you the best results for internet and data access, most equipment has a choice of either being wireless or hard wired, some are wireless only and some are hard wired only like Foxtel boxes for example.

Heos amp and data installation

Multi-room Heos and Home Theatre Installation

Multi-room audio & Data

This home theatre installation and multi-room audio system was done in Fletcher, the component are made up of the awarding winning Heos Amp and Heos link (Denon products), they are connected to Niles in ceiling speakers, the NAD amplifier is driving two pairs of Niles speakers. The Foxtel is running through a HDMI splitter and is feeding two rooms. The data cabling is Cat6 cable, it was installed to every TV and desktop computer in the house.

Home Theatre

The home theatre system is made up of a 120 inch flat projector screen, Arcam receiver, PSB speakers, Epson projector, Foxtel, Panasonic blu-ray player, Telstra T-box and a Heos link.

   Foxtel after installFraming stage 1Heos Amp installHome theatre 1Home theatre 2Home theatre 3Home theatre 4Home theatre 5Home Theatre frameHome thetare 6

home theatre

Chisholm New Home Installation

We consulted with the customer before the house was even built, we pre-wired the house during frame stage. This home theatre system comprises of a Samsung TV, Marantz amplifer, Marantz blu-ray player and Jamo 360 series speakers.

We also installed Cat6 data cables throughout the house and to all the TVs outlet, we also wall mounted the two other TVs

Frame stage front speaker Frame stage rear single speaker Frame stage single speaker Front blank wall Front home theatre Front wall L+R speakers only - Copy Front wall L+R speakers only Home Theatre compleated 2 Home Theatre compleated Marantz receiver and blu-ray player Single front speaker compleated TV calibration (1) TV with centre speaker with grill TV with centre speaker without grill Wall mounted rear speaker

Epson Projector

Belmont North Installation

This installation was completed in a dedicated home theatre room and is a Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 home theatre system, this room is 4 meters deep by 3.5 meter wide. Originally the customer purchased all the equipment from a major retail store and the retail store orginised installation, the customer was not happy with them and called us, upon consulting with the customer we recommended that the speakers were returned as they were large floor standing speakers and was too big for the room, they also had a 115″ projector screen on order which we told them to cancel as well, where the screen was to go would not fit in the space, we recommended a 92″ screen instead, we ended up supplying the Jamo 360 speakers and the Epson EH-TW9200W projector.

 

Front Projector Screen Jamo Corner Speaker Jamo Front Speakers with flash Jamo Front Speakers without flash Jamo Sub and Speaker Projector and Speakers without flash Projector and Speakers

jamo 360hcs8

Flush Mount Verses Free Standing Speakers

Speaker Aesthetics

Aesthetics in a lounge room or home theatre room is a big deal, but so is sound quality, so choosing the correct speaker type and configuration for your home theatre or lounge room isflush mount speaker a big deal. As a sales and installation company, we understand the needs of both and we always let our customers know before making any purchase of both advantages and disadvantages of both systems, though we always lean towards free standing speakers.
There is a lot of controversy between in wall/ceiling speaker as compared to free standing speakers, to the point where many sales people (just to agree and sell you something) and home improvement TV shows are saying “you’re not compromising on sound quality at all with ceiling speaker or in wall speakers”. In our option this is totally incorrect for many reasons.

Home Theatre Compromsing

A compromise is always made with speaker systems, if you want all the speakers hidden away into the wall, then you’re compromising on sound quality, if you’re after sound quality, then it’s the ascetics of the room that will be suffer.
A true high quality home theatre system is completed by choosing free standing speaker. As the speaker is enclosed in a box, that box was especially acoustically designed for that speaker to sound its best, this reinforce the sound that the speaker is creating. As opposed to in wall speakers where there is no backing, the soundJamo C109 quality will be decrease dramatically as the speaker is not working as good as it cold be, for some in wall/ceiling speaker there are back boxes that can be purchased separately to try to improve sound quality, but this was designed to stop sound leaking into other rooms and disturbing other people throughout the house.

Aesthetically Pleasing Free Standing Speakers

jamo 360hcs8Free standing speaker do not need to look ugly, so this depends on what you choose and what your budget is, out in the market there are some very attractive speakers that come in many different sizes to suit many different rooms, the same can be said for in wall/ceiling speakers, there are speakers that have grills on them and then there are speakers that can blend right in with the wall and not even look like there are any speakers there. So choose carefully and do your homework as you’ll be spending many years with the home theatre that will be installed.

epson eh-tw9200w

Epson EH-TW9200W

Wireless 2D/3D High-Definition Home Theatre Projector with THX certification and Ultra Black Levels epson eh-tw9200w

Enjoy a true cinematic experience at home with the easy-to-use, wireless EH-TW9200W. Stream Full HD 1080p content in seconds, thanks to Wireless HDMI. Images are rich and real with 2,400 lumens of colour brightness and 2,400 lumens of white brightness. AV enthusiasts will appreciate the exquisite detail of a contrast ratio up to 600,000:1. And, setup is simple with the horizontal and vertical lens shift and 2.1x zoom. The EH-TW9200W even features THX display certification for natural textures and a film-like movie experience. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

KEY FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 3 x Brighter Colours and reliable performance* – 3LCD, 3-Chip Technology. Look for both high colour brightness and high white brightness
  • Full HD 1080p, widescreen performance – For movies, games and more — up to 300″ on virtually any wall or screen
  • Exquisite detail – Up to 600,000:1 contrast ratio, plus Super-resolution technology
  • Wirelessly transmit HD content – Watch Full HD 1080p wirelessly; wireless transmitter has five HDMI inputs, including one MHL-enabled HDMI port
  • Place the projector virtually anywhere – 2.1x zoom and the widest horizontal lens shift available make it easy
  • Versatile connectivity – Two HDMI ports, RS-232, and more, for all your favorite devices
  • Accurate picture quality – THX display certification and ISF Calibration
  • Anamorphic squeeze and zoom feature – Ideal for use with fixed or sled anamorphic lens systems (sold separately)

3x Brighter Colours with Epson*

Brilliant image quality requires high colour brightness (colour light output), and Epson® 3LCD projectors have 3 x Brighter Colours than leading competitive projectors*. One brightness measurement (lumens) is not enough. A projector’s specification needs to show both high colour brightness and high white brightness. If colour brightness is lower than white brightness, images may be dark, dull and lose detail. If not provided, be sure to ask for a projector’s colour brightness specification.

Full HD 1080p entertainment in 2D and 3D

Full HD 1080p resolution ensures the ultimate home cinema, while high colour brightness delivers vibrant image quality – whether it’s a blockbuster movie, live sporting event or videogame. With the included RF 3D glasses, the EH-TW9200W puts you right in the middle of the action.

C2Fine™ technology delivers a higher contrast ratio for exquisite detail

C2Fine offers smooth, uniform images with exceptional contrast for better image quality. Based on this new phase-compensation technology, light leakage is eliminated, and, when combined with the auto iris, this technology allows for contrast ratios up to 600,000:1.

Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) calibration and colour management

The Epson TW9200W features ISF certification for top video performance. And, it includes specific ISF picture memory modes, such as ISF Day and ISF Night, along with six other pre-named ISF memory modes and two additional modes. To prevent mis-adjustments that may inadvertently happen after installation and calibration, critical adjustments can be locked. To assist with properly adjusting colour saturation and hue (tint) using SMPTE colour bar test patterns, the TW9200W makes it possible to turn off the Red and Green imaging pixels, leaving only Blue. This allows the user to make adjustments without needing a gel filter. A Red-only mode is also provided.

THX display certification

Ensure accurate and exceptional picture quality – exceptional performance standards for black levels, resolution, contrast, colour gamut and signal processing. The TW9200W also includes a Versatile Movie Mode setting; a playback setting that lets consumers experience studio colour, black levels and clean-signal processing with few calibration adjustments.

Super Resolution (now available in 2D and 3D)

Makes DVDs and standard definition content come alive via its mixed colour separation techniques and imaging simulation. It delivers crisp, clear images with super high-quality resolution. It also sharpens blurry images that have been enlarged by a general upscaling process.

Frame Interpolation
Film is encoded on Blu-ray at 24 frames per second. FineFrame deconstructs and reconstructs these sources for a 1080p frame rate output of up to 120Hz, virtually eliminating flicker and frame-to-frame judder. The 4:4 pulldown function also makes corrections for improperly encoded sources, and features a reverse 2:3 pulldown detection and correction function.
Bright 3D Drive technology for 3D cinematic adventures
Enjoy thrilling 3D adventures right in the comfort of your living room. Featuring Bright 3D Drive technology, the TW8200 puts you right in the middle of the action. Epson’s drive system minimizes the blackout time of 3D glasses and provides greater brightness when viewing 3D content.

Only from Epson – Wireless HDMI

Project anywhere without running extra wires
There’s no need to worry about drilling holes, running cables or taking a lot of time for complicated software installations. Just plug your projector into a power source. The wireless receiver is built in, so you do not need to connect anything else. And, the wireless transmitter’s compact design allows it to blend into any environment. The Epson transmitter streams a Full HD signal wirelessly, so you can keep things tidy, and keep your A/V equipment separate from your projector.

Secure, uncompressed, wireless transmitting of Full HD 1080p video
The Epson Wireless HDMI transmitter streams reliable, HD 1080p video, within the same room, at a distance of up to 10m. And, no Wi-Fi® network is required. It runs on a dedicated 60 GHz band. The system is HDCP compliant and can stream copy-protected content. Its fast signal transfer ensures real-time transmission of HD media. The wireless transmitter provides a secure connection that resists interference with nearby wireless routers. Connect your receiver, Blu-ray® player and game console, and stream devices like Roku®, Apple®TV, and more. You can even connect speakers via the optical connection. View a second device using the wireless Picture-in-picture Mode. Switch between up to five connected devices with the Preview Mode. The wireless transmitter connects to up to five HDMI devices simultaneously (including one MHL-enabled port), and has one HDMI out connection, and one optical port.

Pass-through Mode
Set up your A/V equipment once, connecting to both your projector and a second display device such as a TV. Whether you want to view content on your projector or your second device, you no longer need to unplug and re-plug in your devices. All you need to do is connect both devices to the Epson Wireless HDMI transmitter and then choose which display device you’d like to use.

Easy setup with the latest in connectivity
The Epson Wireless HDMI plug-and-play installation allows you to power up, connect, and start using connected devices immediately. You can even plug in your MHL-enabled devices and use the projector to display content from smartphones and tablets, including movies, games and more.

Bright 3D Drive technology for 3D cinematic adventures

Enjoy thrilling 3D adventures right in the comfort of your living room. Featuring Bright 3D Drive technology, the TW9200W puts you right in the middle of the action. Epson’s drive system minimizes the blackout time of 3D glasses and provides greater brightness when viewing 3D content.

2D-to-3D conversion

Transform any 2D movie, from the latest science-fiction adventure to your favourite classic, to spectacular 3D. Or, watch the big game in exciting 3D. The TW9200W makes it easier than ever with convenient 2D-to-3D conversion. With just the touch of a button, you can watch your favourite shows and movies in eye-popping 3D. There are no special discs required. And, the possibilities are endless.

Two rechargeable RF 3D glasses included

Enjoy 3D adventures from any seat in the house. Line of sight is not required with the included RF 3D glasses. Rechargeable for up to 40 hours of battery life, these innovative glasses have a 3-minute quick-charge feature for up to 3 hours of battery life.

Advanced Auto Iris technology (2D and 3D)

Epson Auto Iris technology adjusts the aperture toprovide optimum contrast and brightness for each scene.

Connectivity Panel

RRP $3,999

epson eh-tw9200

Epson EH-TW9200

2D/3D High-Definition Home Theatre Projector with THX certification and Ultra Black Levels epson eh-tw9200

Bring the movie theater experience home with the Epson EH-TW9200. Experience incredible cinematic adventures with 2D and 3D, Full HD 1080p performance. Movies, sporting events and video games virtually jump off the screen with 2,400 lumens of colour brightness and 2,400 lumens of white brightness. Get deep black levels with a contrast ratio up to 600,000:1. Horizontal and vertical lens shift and a 2.1x zoom ratio ensure setup flexibility in difficult installation environments. The EH-TW9200 even features THX display certification for natural textures and a film-like movie experience. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

KEY FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 3 x Brighter Colours and reliable performance* – 3LCD, 3-Chip Technology. Look for both high colour brightness and high white brightness
  • Full HD 1080p, widescreen performance – For movies, games and more — up to 300″ on virtually any wall or screen
  • Exquisite detail – Up to 600,000:1 contrast ratio, plus Super-resolution technology
  • Place the projector virtually anywhere – 2.1x zoom and the widest horizontal lens shift available make it easy
  • Versatile connectivity – Two HDMI ports, RS-232, and more, for all your favorite devices
  • Accurate picture quality – THX display certification and ISF Calibration
  • Anamorphic squeeze and zoom feature – Ideal for use with fixed or sled anamorphic lens systems (sold separately)

3x Brighter Colours with Epson*

Brilliant image quality requires high colour brightness (colour light output), and Epson® 3LCD projectors have 3 x Brighter Colours than leading competitive projectors*. One brightness measurement (lumens) is not enough. A projector’s specification needs to show both high colour brightness and high white brightness. If colour brightness is lower than white brightness, images may be dark, dull and lose detail. If not provided, be sure to ask for a projector’s colour brightness specification.

Full HD 1080p entertainment in 2D and 3D

Full HD 1080p resolution ensures the ultimate home cinema, while high colour brightness delivers vibrant image quality — whether it’s a blockbuster movie, live sporting event or videogame. With the included RF 3D glasses, the EH-TW9200 puts you right in the middle of the action.

C2Fine™ technology delivers a higher contrast ratio for exquisite detail

C2Fine offers smooth, uniform images with exceptional contrast for better image quality. Based on this new phase-compensation technology, light leakage is eliminated, and, when combined with the auto iris, this technology allows for contrast ratios up to 600,000:1.

 

Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) calibration and colour management

The Epson TW9200 features ISF certification for top video performance. And, it includes specific ISF picture memory modes, such as ISF Day and ISF Night, along with six other pre-named ISF memory modes and two additional modes. To prevent mis-adjustments that may inadvertently happen after installation and calibration, critical adjustments can be locked. To assist with properly adjusting colour saturation and hue (tint) using SMPTE colour bar test patterns, the TW9200 makes it possible to turn off the Red and Green imaging pixels, leaving only Blue. This allows the user to make adjustments without needing a gel filter. A Red-only mode is also provided.

THX display certification

Ensure accurate and exceptional picture quality – exceptional performance standards for black levels, resolution, contrast, colour gamut and signal processing. The TW9200 also includes a Versatile Movie Mode setting; a playback setting that lets consumers experience studio colour, black levels and clean-signal processing with few calibration adjustments.

Super Resolution (now available in 2D and 3D)

Makes DVDs and standard definition content come alive via its mixed colour separation techniques and imaging simulation. It delivers crisp, clear images with super high-quality resolution. It also sharpens blurry images that have been enlarged by a general upscaling process.

Frame Interpolation

Film is encoded on Blu-ray at 24 frames per second. FineFrame deconstructs and reconstructs these sources for a 1080p frame rate output of up to 120Hz, virtually eliminating flicker and frame-to-frame judder. The 4:4 pulldown function also makes corrections for improperly encoded sources, and features a reverse 2:3 pulldown detection and correction function.

Bright 3D Drive technology for 3D cinematic adventures

Enjoy thrilling 3D adventures right in the comfort of your living room. Featuring Bright 3D Drive technology, the TW9200 puts you right in the middle of the action. Epson’s drive system minimizes the blackout time of 3D glasses and provides greater brightness when viewing 3D content.

2D-to-3D conversion

Transform any 2D movie, from the latest science-fiction adventure to your favourite classic, to spectacular 3D. Or, watch the big game in exciting 3D. The TW9200 makes it easier than ever with convenient 2D-to-3D conversion. With just the touch of a button, you can watch your favourite shows and movies in eye-popping 3D. There are no special discs required. And, the possibilities are endless.

Two rechargeable RF 3D glasses included

Enjoy 3D adventures from any seat in the house. Line of sight is not required with the included RF 3D glasses. Rechargeable for up to 40 hours of battery life, these innovative glasses have a 3-minute quick-charge feature for up to 3 hours of battery life.

Advanced Auto Iris technology (2D and 3D)

Epson Auto Iris technology adjusts the aperture to provide optimum contrast and brightness for each scene.

Connectivity Panel

RRP $3,799

epson eh-tw8200

Epson EH-TW8200

2D/3D High-Definition Home Theatre Projector with Ultra Black Levels epson eh-tw8200

Bring the movie theater experience home with the Epson EH-TW8200. Experience incredible cinematic adventures with 2D and 3D, Full HD 1080p performance. Movies, sporting events and video games virtually jump off the screen with 2,400 lumens of colour brightness and 2,400 lumens of white brightness. Get deep black levels with a contrast ratio up to 600,000:1. Horizontal and vertical lens shift and a 2.1x zoom ratio ensure setup flexibility in difficult installation environments. Plus, two pairs of RF 3D glasses are included, so you’re always ready for exciting 3D experiences.

KEY FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 3 x Brighter Colours and reliable performance* – 3LCD, 3-Chip Technology. Look for both high colour brightness and high white brightness
  • Full HD 1080p, widescreen performance – For movies, games and more — up to 300″ on virtually any wall or screen
  • Exquisite detail – Up to 600,000:1 contrast ratio, plus Super-resolution technology
  • Place the projector virtually anywhere – 2.1x zoom and the widest horizontal lens shift available make it easy
  • Exciting 2D / 3D adventures – Eye-popping 3D entertainment at home with the included RF 3D glasses
  • Moderator software – wirelessly control which personal devices are displayed
  • Stunning picture uniformity and colour – Features a state-of-the-art Fujinon® lens and built-in cinema filter
  • Versatile connectivity – Two HDMI ports, RS-232, and more, for all your favorite devices

RRP $3,599

epson eh-tw6600w

Epson EH-TW6600W

Brilliant 2D & 3D Entertainment with Wireless HDMI epson eh-tw6600w

KEY FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Amazing Colour Brightness – 2,500 Lumens colour brightness and 2,500 Lumens white brightness.
  • A True Cinematic Experience – 2D and 3D, Full HD 1080p technology, and a contrast ratio up to 70,000:1.
  • Lens Shift – Lens shift technology enables outstanding installation flexibility with an incredible range of up to ±60% on the vertical axis and up to ±24% on the horizontal axis.
  • Wireless HDMI – Play high definition content wirelessly without image deterioration, achieving a neat and beautiful home theatre without messy cables.
  • Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) – Simply connect your MHL compatible smart device to with an MHL cable to enjoy content from your smartphone or tablet, including movies, games and more.
  • Wide Ranging Connectivity – Connect to virtually any device, making your entertainment more accessible .
  • 2D-to-3D Conversion – Easily transform 2D images to spectacular 3D for unlimited 3D content.
  • Picture in Picture – Display content from two inputs simultaneously, on a single screen
  • Easy Setup – Image adjustment tools included.
  • Captivating Sound – Two built-in 10 W stereo speakers for lifelike sound.
  • Exciting 3D Made Easy – Two pairs of RF 3D glasses included.
  • Auto Colour Optimizer – By sending ambient light, the colour mode is selected automatically, allowing you to always enjoy the best settings.

RRP $2,949