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Home Theater - Audio / Video

AV Home Theater

AV Home Theater includes basic and broad topics about audio, video and home theater.
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Home Theater System Recommendations

For help in choosing the best equipment for your home theater system.
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US Audiolist

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System Setup and Connection

Get help in setting up and connecting your home theater system. Speaker placement and equipment connections.
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Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks

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Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps

The latest on Home Theater Receivers, Processors and Amps for your system.
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Audio Processing

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CRT, DLP, LED DLP, LCoS, D-ILA, Flat-Panel LCD and Plasma High Definition Displays and Processors.
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Video Calibration

Video calibration software, tools, and techniques discussion to achieve maximum image fidelity.
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Disc Media Players including Blu-ray, HD-DVD, SD-DVD, Satellite Receivers, DVR/PVR and more.
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Movies Discussion, User Reviews, TV Shows and anything related to Hollywood. ■ Blu-ray Release Dates   ■ DMDB
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Home Theater Projectors

CRT, DLP and LCD Front Projection units for your home theater system.
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Projection Screens

Manufactured Screens and the most prolific DIY Screens specialist forums found anywhere. ■ Screen Discussion ■ Manufactured Screens   ■ DIY Screens ■ DIY Screen Development
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Equalization | Calibration

REW Forum

Room EQ Wizard... for measuring room responses and correcting modal resonances. ■ REW Online Help File
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Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices

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SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards

Components needed for calibrations and measurements.
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Downloads Area

Download the latest version of Room EQ Wizard, tested calibration files and test tones.
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Home Audio Speakers

Manufactured Loudspeakers for your home theater or home audio system.
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Home Audio Subwoofers

Manufactured Subwoofers for your home theater system.
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SVSound

SVSound is The Sound Authority for speakers and subwoofers.
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The Sub Zone (Subwoofer Testing)

The NEW Subwoofer Tests performed by Dale Rasco.New Threads restricted to Staff only.
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DIY Speakers | DIY Subwoofers

DIY Speakers

DIY Loudspeaker design, testing and speaker build projects.
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DIY Subwoofers

Enter into theory, brainstorming, design and modeling of do-it-yourself subwoofers. ■ General Discussion ■ Sealed Build Projects ■ Ported Build Projects ■ IB Build Projects   ■ Subwoofer Amps | HPF ■ Build Projects Database ■ Volume Enclosure Calculator ■ Driver Wiring Diagrams
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Creative Sound Solutions

CSS drivers with XBL technology... DIY Kits, Amplifiers, Cabinets, Speaker Components, DIY Accessories
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Design and construction tips, installation help, and in-progress room build photos.
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Two Channel System Photos (Finished Rooms Only)

Showcase your finished Two-Channel audio system and listening room.
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Design and construction tips along with installation help in building your dedicated home theater.
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Home theater furniture and accessories such as theater signs, posters, popcorn machines.
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Home Audio Acoustics

Expert advise on acoustical treatment for your home theater or audio room.
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Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)

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Home Theater Systems | Equipment

See what equipment other members of the Shack have in their system.
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General service discussions and technical service information for your equipment.  
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Manufacturers & Vendors Reference Info Forum

Contact Information on Manufacturers, Distributors, Vendors, Parts and Test Equipment Suppliers.  
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Extended Warranties

Share experiences and learn about the various Extended Warranty Service Contracts available.  
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Brand Specific Service Forums

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For items that may be related to audio, but do not fit anywhere else.
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Classifieds - Pro Audio

Buy and Sell Pro Audio Equipment, Software and Musical Instruments. Job Listings posted here.
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  1. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi, I'm going to build an active subwoofer hidden in a small table next to the sofa, the problem is that I have no experience in speaker design. I have already built several loudspeakers, Full Statements, Natalie P, Kairos, Rogers Ls3 / 5a so I have at least a good build experience. Currently I...
  2. System Setup and Connection
    Has anyone tried using one center channel speaker above the screen and one below the screen? Seems like it would work well to me.
  3. Currently upgrading my subs ( from (2) 12 and (2) 15 , all different from each other) and looking for some bass management of some sort - and only have a the onkyo 818 w/ audyssey - will the mini DSP be a better way of getting all (4) of my new subs ( SI 18HT) to work together? and if so which...
  4. This should be simple as hell, but the internet appears to be brain-dead on this topic. Every search result returns options that are slow and do too much and don't provide the SIMPLEST conversion (no changes to the original other than making a copy compatible with MP4. Doesn't have to be special...
  5. Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Several years ago, I built a large sonosub for my small basement theater--a UXL18 in a 26" tube tuned to about 13.5 hz. It definitely shakes the room/house at some frequencies! However, it's boomy, not smooth throughout the room, and I've become interested in more finesse over sheer output. I...
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