I always see these great pics flat screens on the walls and nothing else around them. No receivers, no cableboxes/DVR's.. What am I missing? I currently have Uverse so I have to have a box.. Seems odd to have it on the opposite side of the room.
They are people that just have a tv hanging on the wall. They watch SD cable on it
I call those glamour shot setups. Not liveable spaces, just look cool in a magazine, same with those wide open kitchens.
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Guessing a combo of fortunate (or planned) room configuration allowing components in a separate space and an IR repeater to make the remote work.
I'm going through one such "glamor-shots" makeover in my AV space - dumping the old fashioned side towers + bridge and TV stand entertainment center and wall mounting my setup including a 50" plasma and JBL LC2 center + L820 mains. Everything else is going in the storage space behind the wall on which I'm mounting the TV and speakers. Only problem I'm trying to figure out is where to park the subwoofer (and it's future twin) plus providing convenient access to the blu-ray player (loading/unloading discs and all). Details..
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