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  1. Regards from Chile

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All, I am an electronic engineer from Chile and mainly my jobs as a freelancer are on telecommunications consulting, live sound operations and some recordings. Thank you for being here all of us, and thank you John for giving us a great software as REW. I have been using it many times since I...
  2. Church acoustics.... help

    REW Forum
    I am trying to use REW V5 to measure the Reverb time in our newly built church with very poor sound. I am reasonable computer literate and average IQ and time (retired) to spend learning. Can anybody give me some instructions as to how to use mike input to graphically measure this? Thanks youu
  3. Small room acoustics advice

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello Everyone! I am converting a spare bedroom to a 2 channel mixing/D.I. recording room, and need some advice on what to do acoustically with it. I have measured the room with an ECM8000 as I have added traps one by one, and the REW file and a couple of photos I took during the measurements...
  4. GiK Acoustics = Wow!!

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I am a new proud owner of a set of GiK Panels! I must say I didn't know what to expect when I first started researching room treatments back in January, then I found GiK. Their website, and videos were very helpful in educating me on the basics of room treatments along with the personal...
  5. GIK Acoustics $600 Shopping Spree Giveaway Announcement

    Forum Announcements | News
    Win a $600 Shopping Spree at GIK Acoustics! Home Theater Shack and GIK Acoustics have teamed up to give away a $600 Shopping Spree to a lucky member here at HTS. The winning member will get to shop at GIK Acoustics online store. This is the announcement thread only... for all the details...
  6. GIK Acoustics $600 Shopping Spree Giveaway Discussion Thread

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Win a $600 Shopping Spree at GIK Acoustics! Home Theater Shack and GIK Acoustics have teamed up to give away a $600 Shopping Spree to a lucky member here at HTS. The winning member will get to shop at the GIK Acoustics online store. Qualifications: Qualification period is from March 1...
  7. Sunfire/Boston Acoustics Frankenstein Experiment

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi all, I've never really though about building my own home sub until the last couple of weeks ( looking at some of the builds here really propelled me in that direction ) The biggest motivator was the voice coil coming apart from the spider in my Sunfire MKII sub..a real downer. I was going...
  8. Tannoy Mercury V or Q Acoustics?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi, I am about to change my mind (from Heco Victa speakers) and I'm going to match a Yamaha RX 473 receiver with either Tannoy Mercury V1 (fronts), VC(center) and VR(rears), as first choice, or, Q Acoustics 2020i (fronts), Q A 2020i Centre and QA 2010i (rears), as second option. They will be...
  9. Need advice on small room acoustics

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello all, I just recently "finished" setting up a home theater room in a 12'x10'x9' rectangular sealed room. 5.1 audio with 5 of Curt's sealed aviatrix speakers and a diy sealed subwoofer with one of the new SI HT-15d2 drivers powered by a channel off an ep4000. I am very pleased with the setup...
  10. Any 80's-90's Boston acoustics fans out there?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I have a pair of Boston T830's and a pair of HD10's and a 424V center...I use the 830's for my mains and the 424V as a center. I am looking for a set of A60 II's for surrounds and am considering building a new center with the CFT3 tweeter found in all the other speakers i have(except the 424V)...
  11. GIK Acoustics contributes to the $10,000 System Giveaway

    Home Audio Acoustics
    GIK Acoustics has been a long time sponsor here at HTS and they have consistently given back to this community with their annual giveaways. As many of you have probably seen in the $10,000 Home Theater System Giveaway, GIK has contributed a $600 Shopping Spree from their store for the winner...
  12. The distribution of absorptive panels

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I need advice on the distribution of absorptive panels in rooms that need a very low reverberation time (rehearsal rooms for pop/rock music that is very loud). I work at a music college that has just got use of four new rehearsal rooms. They installed absorptive panels that are very large -...
  13. Vienna Acoustics Beethoven Concert Grand vs Legacy Audio Classic HD vs Triangle 30th Anniversary Comete / Antal

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hi Everyone, I'm new to this forum and noticed that people here seem to know quite a bit about speakers. So here's my situation: I have a soon-to-be recapped and fully restored HH Scott 299C tube amp that's going to be looking for a nice set of speakers for a home audio set-up. It's a 30 watt...
  14. Can I Hire someone in NYC area to consult on acoustics?

    REW Forum
    Hey guys, I have this studio/listening room. I have also REW installed, but not sure what I am doing. The shape of the room is so weird and it's beyond my understanding of acoustics. was wondering if anyone in NYC area could come and tell me how to EQ my K&H o300 for a reasonable fee using...
  15. Crystal Acoustics TX-SUB12 Subwoofer Review

    Speaker and Subwoofer Reviews
    Crystal Acoustics TX-SUB12 Subwoofer Review Introduction The subject of this review is the Crystal Acoustics TX-SUB12. The TX-SUB12 is a bass reflex subwoofer with a 12" front-firing driver and dual rear ports. The review unit measured 18.5"x13.75"x18.5" (HxWxD, not including grill) and...
  16. Boston Acoustics Rocks Smaller SoundWare Set with XS Digital Cinema Speakers

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: BigPictureBigSound
  17. Premier Acoustics?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hello, Anyone have any thoughts or experience with Premier Acoustics, I'm looking for a small setup for my wife in her candle making workshop, probably 2.1 stereo, I have an Onkyo receiver for her and a CD player, I was looking at the PA 6B monitors, I know nothing about Premier Acoustics...
  18. Room Acoustics - Need help

    Home Audio Acoustics
    A question for the pros/seasoned vets: My home theater is 22x16 in basement. On one wall there are three archways 5.5 ft wide 7ft tall. The archways are all side by side leading into a 12x18 room with bar. Bar room has wood floors, HT has carpet. I have not started on any acoustic...
  19. Acoustics Treatment Materials

    Home Audio Acoustics
    From the research that I have done so far, it seems that OC 703/705 is the popular/prefer material to use for bass traps and acoustical treatments, why? When looking at http://www.bobgolds.com/AbsorptionCoefficients.htm : OC 703 3" 3.0 pcf (48 kg/m3) 0.53 1.19 1.21 1.08 1.01 1.04 1.10 Safe n...
  20. Next some helps on planning HTS room acoustics of a small room.

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi all, First of all, I need to introduce myself. I m Alan. I do not have much knowledge about HTS/room acoustics and yet building a "home cinema (mostly, if not all on Movie)" had always been my dream. I tried to read for many years on AVS and other site (not continuously, often gave up when...
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