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Eric's House by Mind Map: Eric's House

1. Room Components

1.1. Living Room

1.1.1. LCD TV

1.1.2. LCD Wall Mount

1.1.3. HDMI Matrix

1.1.4. Logitech Home Control Remote

1.1.5. Cable Box

1.1.6. Blu-Ray

1.1.7. PS4

1.1.8. Speakers

1.1.8.1. Option 1

1.1.8.1.1. TV: Surround Bar w/ Sub

1.1.8.1.2. House: 4 or 8 In-Ceiling

1.1.8.2. Option 2

1.1.8.2.1. TV: Surround Bar w/ Sub

1.1.8.2.2. House: 4 Bi-Pole Bookshelf

1.1.8.3. Option 3

1.1.8.3.1. 5.1 Channel Surround Sound System that is used for both TV and House Audio

1.2. Master Bedroom

1.2.1. LCD TV

1.2.2. LCD Wall Mount

1.2.3. Cable Box

1.2.4. PS4

1.2.5. Surround Bar w/ Sub

1.3. Kingston's Bedroom

1.3.1. LCD TV

1.3.2. Cable Box

1.4. Outdoor

1.4.1. 2 Weather Proof Speakers

1.5. Bathroom

1.5.1. Sonos Play 1 or Jambox

2. Sonos System

2.1. Sonos Connect ($349)

2.1.1. Living Room System

2.2. Sonos Connect ($349)

2.2.1. Outdoor System

2.3. Sonos Play: 1 ($199) Bathroom Speaker

3. Speaker Options

3.1. Outdoor

3.1.1. Speakers

3.1.1.1. Good: Polk Atrium4 [80w - 8ohm] ($120 pair)

3.1.1.2. Better: Bose 151 or Polk Atrium5 [100w - 8ohm] ($300 pair)

3.1.1.3. Best: Def Tech AW 5500 [175w - 8ohm] ($400 pair) Same as mine...

3.1.2. Amp

3.1.2.1. Upgrade to Sonos Connect: AMP ($150) 50w x 2

3.1.2.2. Emotiva UPA-200 ($299) 125w x 2

3.2. Sound Bars

3.2.1. Good: $300-350

3.2.1.1. JBL Cinema SB350 ($350)

3.2.1.1.1. Powered w/ Sub

3.2.1.1.2. Bluetooth

3.2.1.1.3. 2-channel

3.2.2. Better: $450-700

3.2.2.1. JBL Cinema SB400 ($450)

3.2.2.1.1. Powered w/ Sub

3.2.2.1.2. Bluetooth

3.2.2.1.3. 2-channel

3.2.2.2. Klipsch Reference R-10B ($600)

3.2.2.2.1. Powered w/ Sub

3.2.2.2.2. Bluetooth

3.2.2.2.3. 2-channel

3.2.3. Best: $800+

3.2.3.1. Polk, Klipsch, Paradigm ($800)

3.2.3.1.1. Powered w/ Sub

3.2.3.1.2. Bluetooth

3.2.3.1.3. 2-channel

3.2.3.2. Definitive Tech ($800)

3.2.3.2.1. 3 or 5-channel

3.2.3.2.2. Non-powered, need receiver

3.2.3.2.3. Need Sub

3.2.3.2.4. Best for full Surround System

3.2.4. w/ Powered Sound bars, won't need a receiver necessarily

3.3. Wall Speakers x 2

3.3.1. Good: $200-$350

3.3.1.1. Polk, Klipsch, Def Tech, Bose (Pair) [100w - 8ohm]

3.3.2. Better: $400-$500

3.3.2.1. Def Tech BiPolar SR-8040BP (Pair) [150w - 8ohm]

4. 1st Level Full System Pricing

4.1. FUCK Sonos Low End ($1940)

4.1.1. Sonos System ($0)

4.1.1.1. Notes

4.1.1.1.1. Must use Airplay or Bluetooth to stream music, depending on the receiver.

4.1.2. Outdoor ($340)

4.1.2.1. Polk Atrium4 ($120)

4.1.2.2. Emotiva Mini-X ($220) [50w x 2 into 8 ohms]

4.1.2.3. Notes

4.1.2.3.1. Runs off of Zone 2 on the receiver

4.1.2.3.2. Have to use Logitech remote to switch on speakers

4.1.3. Living Room ($1600)

4.1.3.1. Speakers ($750)

4.1.3.1.1. House: Pair of Bookshelfs ($400)

4.1.3.1.2. TV: JBL Cinema SB350 Sound Bar ($350)

4.1.3.2. Yamaha R-S500 2-Zone Receiver ($350) [75w x 2 into 8ohms]

4.1.3.3. Apple Airplay Express ($99)

4.1.3.4. 4x1 HDMI Matrix w/ Toslink & Coax ($50)

4.1.3.5. Logitech Ultimate Hub ($350)

4.1.3.6. Notes

4.1.3.6.1. Allot less power to the Bookshelf/Wall speakers

4.1.3.6.2. Outdoor is run off of Zone 2

4.2. Sonos Option 1: Low End ($2620)

4.2.1. Sonos System ($1050)

4.2.1.1. Sonos Connect ($349)

4.2.1.2. Sonos Connect:AMP ($500)

4.2.1.3. Sonos Play: 1 ($199) Bathroom Speaker

4.2.2. Outdoor ($120)

4.2.2.1. Polk Atrium4 ($120)

4.2.2.2. Powered by Sonos Connect:AMP

4.2.3. Living Room ($1450)

4.2.3.1. Speakers ($750)

4.2.3.1.1. House: Pair of Bookshelfs ($400)

4.2.3.1.2. TV: JBL Cinema SB350 Sound Bar ($350)

4.2.3.2. Emotiva UPA-200 Amp ($300) [200w x 2 into 4 ohms]

4.2.3.3. 4x1 HDMI Matrix w/ Toslink & Coax ($50)

4.2.3.4. Logitech Ultimate Hub ($350)

4.2.3.5. Notes

4.2.3.5.1. No receiver, everything goes to the TV

4.3. Sonos Option 2: Low End ALT ($2400)

4.3.1. Sonos System ($550)

4.3.1.1. Sonos Connect ($349)

4.3.1.2. Sonos Play: 1 ($199) Bathroom Speaker

4.3.2. Outdoor ($340)

4.3.2.1. Polk Atrium4 ($120)

4.3.2.2. Emotiva Mini-X ($220) [50w x 2 into 8 ohms]

4.3.2.3. Notes

4.3.2.3.1. Runs off of Zone 2 on the receiver

4.3.2.3.2. No direct Sonos control

4.3.2.3.3. Have to use Logitech remote to switch on speakers

4.3.3. Living Room ($1500)

4.3.3.1. Speakers ($750)

4.3.3.1.1. House: Pair of Bookshelfs ($400)

4.3.3.1.2. TV: JBL Cinema SB350 Sound Bar ($350)

4.3.3.2. Yamaha R-S500 2-Zone Receiver ($350) [75w x 2 into 8ohms]

4.3.3.3. 4x1 HDMI Matrix w/ Toslink & Coax ($50)

4.3.3.4. Logitech Ultimate Hub ($350)

4.3.3.5. Notes

4.3.3.5.1. Allot less power to the Bookshelf/Wall speakers

4.3.3.5.2. Outdoor is run off of Zone 2

4.3.3.5.3. Removes need for Sonos Connect

4.4. FUCK Sonos Pimp Theater Option ($3350+)

4.4.1. Sonos System ($0)

4.4.1.1. Notes

4.4.1.1.1. Must use Airplay or Bluetooth to stream music, depending on the receiver.

4.4.2. Outdoor ($340)

4.4.2.1. Polk Atrium4 ($120)

4.4.2.2. Emotiva Mini-X ($220) [50w x 2 into 8 ohms]

4.4.2.3. Notes

4.4.2.3.1. Runs off of Zone 2 on the receiver

4.4.2.3.2. Have to use Logitech remote to switch on speakers

4.4.3. Living Room ($3k - $3350)

4.4.3.1. Speaker Option 1 ($2300)

4.4.3.1.1. Def Tech BiPolar SR-8040BP (Pair) [150w - 8ohm] x 2 ($1,000)

4.4.3.1.2. Def Tech Mythos XTR-SSA3 L/C/R ($799)

4.4.3.1.3. SVS PB-1000 Sub ($499)

4.4.3.2. Speaker Option 2 ($2000)

4.4.3.2.1. Aperion Audio Intimus Setup ($1500)

4.4.3.2.2. SVS PB-1000 Sub ($499)

4.4.3.3. Denon AVR-X2100W 7.2 w/ AirPlay, Wifi, Bluetooth ($699)

4.4.3.4. Logitech Ultimate Hub ($350)

4.4.3.5. Notes

4.4.3.5.1. Receiver runs the show, all speakers are powered thru it. Same sorta setup I have at home.

4.4.3.5.2. Stream music straight to the receiver w/ iPhone

4.5. Notes

4.5.1. Doesn't include costs of LCD Mounts, Cables, etc. (+ $400-$600)

5. Other

5.1. Apple TV ($99)

5.2. Apple Mac Mini + HD ($700-800)

5.3. 4x1 HDMI Matrix w/ Toslink & Coax ($50)

5.4. Logitech Home Control Remote(s)

5.4.1. Living: Logitech Ultimate Hub ($350)

5.4.2. Master Bedroom: Harmony Home Control ($150)?

5.5. LCD TV Mount ($40-70)

5.6. Speaker & Cables ($300-500) est