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Home Theater - Audio / Video
AV Home Theater includes basic and broad topics about audio, video and home theater.
For help in choosing the best equipment for your home theater system.
Buy and Sell Home Audio, Home Theater and Videogames with ease and tiny fees.
Get help in setting up and connecting your home theater system. Speaker placement and equipment connections.
Remotes, Cables, Connectors, Wiring, Power Management, Accessories and Tweaks.
The latest on Home Theater Receivers, Processors and Amps for your system.
Audio Compression and Equalization Technologies | Formats | Bass Management | LFE Audyssey | MCACC | YPAO | ARC | Dolby Digital | DTS | 5.1 - 7.1 - 9.2 | Surround Sound
CRT, DLP, LED DLP, LCoS, D-ILA, Flat-Panel LCD and Plasma High Definition Displays and Processors.
Video calibration software, tools, and techniques discussion to achieve maximum image fidelity.
Disc Media Players including Blu-ray, HD-DVD, SD-DVD, Satellite Receivers, DVR/PVR and more.
Movies Discussion, User Reviews, TV Shows and anything related to Hollywood. ■ Blu-ray Release Dates ■ DMDB
CRT, DLP and LCD Front Projection units for your home theater system.
Manufactured Screens and the most prolific DIY Screens specialist forums found anywhere. ■ Screen Discussion ■ Manufactured Screens ■ DIY Screens ■ DIY Screen Development
Computers, HTPC and Media Servers related to Home Theater, Audio and Video.
All Video Gaming Discussion: Playstation, Nintendo, Xbox and PC Games.
HiFi Audio Components | Music
General 2-Channel Discussion, Processors, DAC's, Amps, Tubes and Vintage Gear
DIY Kits, Amps, Preamps, Turntables, Cables, etc.
CD Players, Turntables, Phono Preamps, Cartridges and Stylus
Headphones, Earphones, In-Ear Monitors and Head Gear Amps
CD, SACD, Blu-ray, DVD and Vinyl LP Music
Pro Audio Gear | Software | Studios | Live Sound | Mastering | Recording | Mixing
Car Audio Headunits, Processors, Amplifiers, Speakers and Subwoofers.
Equalization | Calibration
Room EQ Wizard... for measuring room responses and correcting modal resonances. ■ REW Online Help File
MiniDSP, BFD DSP1124p, FBQ2496, DEQ2496, DCX2496, Anti-Mode 8033 and other electronic devices.
Components needed for calibrations and measurements.
Download the latest version of Room EQ Wizard, tested calibration files and test tones.
Manufactured Speakers | Subwoofers
Manufactured Loudspeakers for your home theater or home audio system.
Manufactured Subwoofers for your home theater system.
SVSound is The Sound Authority for speakers and subwoofers.
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DIY Speakers | DIY Subwoofers
DIY Loudspeaker design, testing and speaker build projects.
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
CSS drivers with XBL technology... DIY Kits, Amplifiers, Cabinets, Speaker Components, DIY Accessories
Two Channel Audio Installation | Systems
Design and construction tips, installation help, and in-progress room build photos.
Showcase your finished Two-Channel audio system and listening room.
Home Theater Installation | Systems
Design and construction tips along with installation help in building your dedicated home theater.
Home theater furniture and accessories such as theater signs, posters, popcorn machines.
Expert advise on acoustical treatment for your home theater or audio room.
Showcase your finished home theater. Custom designed and high-tech multimedia rooms.
See what equipment other members of the Shack have in their system.
Service | Support
General service discussions and technical service information for your equipment.
Practical help with DIY repairs and maintenance with tips and service manuals.
Contact Information on Manufacturers, Distributors, Vendors, Parts and Test Equipment Suppliers.
Find a Custom AV Installer in your area. Free Listing for Custom AV Installers.New Listings are Moderated and must be approved. See Listing Requirements
Share experiences and learn about the various Extended Warranty Service Contracts available.
Get advice on service problems and share service experiences that may help others on a specific brand. Forums: Akai, Hitachi, Infocus, JVC, Magnavox, Marantz, Mitsubishi, Onkyo, Optoma, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, RCA, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Technics, Toshiba
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Buy and Sell Home Audio Equipment... Receivers, Amplifiers, Preamps and Processors.
Buy and Sell Speakers and Subwoofers, including DIY builds, drivers and Headphones.
Buy and Sell Equalizers (BFD, FBQ, DEQ, SMS-1, etc.) Crossovers, SPL Meters, Mics and Acoustic Panels.
Buy and Sell Remote Controls, Cables and other Audio and Video Accessories.
Buy and Sell DVD and Blu-ray Players... and other video components.
Buy and Sell Video Displays, HDTVs, Projectors, Screens and Video Calibration Gear.
Buy, Sell or Trade your DVDs, Blu-ray Disc, CDs and Games.
For items that may be related to audio, but do not fit anywhere else.
Buy and Sell Pro Audio Equipment, Software and Musical Instruments. Job Listings posted here.
Post your Car Audio For Sale, For Trade or Wanted classified ads here.
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