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Wall mounting PW6 best connection?

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Building DIY' started by Bobby_Dazzler, Aug 29, 2004.

  1. Bobby_Dazzler


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    Hello all i have asked this question under other headers but had so many opinions i just want to get the best way then go for it!

    What i am looking to do is connect a pw6 wall mounted to a sony dav sa30 and pace sky + box. i have listed the specs for the 2 items below. As i am looking to create a minimalistic look i want to have the sky + and dav sa30 on the opposite wall.. this will involve chasing out the wall below the PW6 then running what ever cable i go for through a 12mm hole in a wall for about 8 meters then back in through another 12mm hole. The reason I am looking to go through the wall is to completley hide the cables cos my chick hates them and this is one of the conditions of being allowed to buy a plasma in the first place as in " think of how much room it will save and no more cables !" oooo rrrr so if you guys can give me one last opinion before i shed out 2k plus cables and converters it would be greatly appriciated.. getting rid of my bird is not an option !

    Sony Dav SA-30

    RGB out
    Composite video in, analogue audio in
    Composite video in/out, analogue audio in/out
    Speakers (5.1 ch)
    AM loop/FM
    Mini-jack stereo audio out
    Power voltage: 240V (European)
    Video output
    PAL to PAL
    NTSC to NTSC
    Main features
    Integrated 5.1 DVD Hi-Fi System
    S-Master Fully Digital Amplifier
    DVD, SACD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro-Logic 2 & DTS decoding built-in
    Wide Frequency range speakers for SACD Audio
    FM/AM Radio Tuner Built In
    SCART Output (RGB & Composite output with TV audio in)
    MP3 Playback
    JPEG Playback, slide show
    300w Total Power Output

    Technical specs
    5.1ch Dolby digital decoder Yes
    DTS decoder built-in Yes
    Video CD player/AV amplifier / FM/AM tuner Yes
    Horizontal line resolution Approximately 500 Lines
    SACD playback
    Playback frequency range 2hz - 100kHz
    Audio frequency characteristics 2hz - 44kHz
    Audio THD >0.03%
    Wow * flutter Below measurement limit (?.001% WPEAK)
    DVD/CD playback
    Audio frequency characteristic (2ch STEREO mode) DVD (at the time of PCM playback): 2hz - 22kHz (?.0dB) At the time of CD playback: 2hz - 20kHz (?.0dB)
    THD >0.03%
    Wow * flutter Below measurement limit (?.001% W PEAK)
    Power Output Total 300W: 5x 44W (Satellites) (6&#9371x passive sub woofer 80W (RMS 10%)
    Weight Approx. 4.0kg

    SKY + (box is previous model but spec is the same)

    1. AC Input - From mains power supply
    2. Telephone line Connector RJ11
    3. UHF Modulator - For connection to main TV and optional
    connection to second TV
    4. TV A/V SCART - Provides either composite or RGB and
    composite video output. Audio volume can also be controlled
    in software
    5. VCR A/V SCART - VCR Scart for connection to Video Recorder
    6. Analogue Audio Outputs - An important addition for users
    wishing to integrate the set-top box into their home audio system.
    Volume can be adjusted or muted under software control
    7. S-Video Connector - For high quality connection to plasma
    monitors or VHS Recorders
    8. SP-DIF - For connection to home Dolby Digital amplifier
    9. RS232 - Serial port connector for service and factory use only
    10. RF Input - Twin IF inputs to connect to dual LNB at dish

  2. cinesom

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    Aug 30, 2004
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    By the PW6 I assume you mean the Panasonic? If so but the component video card for it, buy from Scancom UK one RGB to COmponent converter (90 quid) and put this on the output of the Sony (RGB out) - Feed Sky into Sony RGB. Now pass 3 RCA or BNC type cables to Panny & hey presto! Best resolution from your setup.

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