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  1. Speaker setup advise - in-wall/ceiling Atmos setup

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi, I'm in the construction fase of a new house and want to setup a nice surround experience. - It's not a dedicated home theater but my 'standard' TV room that the whole family will use, most of the time for standard tv shows but where I also want to enjoy a good movie from time to time. -...
  2. DIY bass trap advise

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Will this stuff work for a 24" corner bass trap. I was planning on 8" to 10" thick with a 2" to 4" air gap behind. They will be floor to ceiling. Sorry if the pics didn't come out well. It is 4" mineral wool insulation. I can't find 703 or 705 anywhere in kc.
  3. Atmos speaker advise...

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    i have b and w 805 as my LCR, b and w cdm se as sides and rears. i am going to a 7.2.4 atmos setup. Would 4 b and w vm1 or m1 work as the overhead height speakers? i am more worried about a decent tonal balance. what are everybodys' thoughts. i am open to suggestions. i just want to get atmos...
  4. Need advise Newbie here

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello Everyone! I'm hoping someone could help me out. My almost 20 year old Boston Acoustics VR 2000 Sub Driver kicked the bucket. Called Boston yesterday and they don't have a replacement anymore. So here is what I was thinking you guys let know if I'm crazy or not, is to get a replacement...
  5. Motorized Ceiling Mount Screen Advise

    General Screen Discussion
    Motorized Ceiling Mount Screen Advice Hello All, I am new to the home theater world and I just purchased an Espon 5030UB projector and I am in the market for a good projector screen. I am looking for a screen in the 135-150" range depending on the total length of the unit is because I have...
  6. Bad Ebay Selling Experience: please advise

    AV Home Theater
    Hi: this is directed to experienced ebay sellers. I listed a Yamaha 3030 receiver in perfect condition. When i had it, i was using separate amps for the front channels. In the menu (i believe its "amp assign") you can configure what amps you want to be active on the receiver, so i disabled the...
  7. Need advise for a good Amp for LS50.

    Two Channel Audio
    Amplifier measurement that determine amplifier quality We all know RMS power capacity, dynamic power capacity, frequency response, current capacity, output impedence and distortion are important measures. What else is important in an amplifier. How can we tell an amplifier is of high quality...
  8. Need advise for buying a projector compatible with my room setup

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello, I'm planning to buy a projector, and by reading the sticky, it's probably true to ask questions before buying the projector.:T I put my basement room layout on attachment since I don't have a place yet to share picture. Is it okay to install the screen on the East side in front of the...
  9. Need advise with sub

    REW Forum
    Hey guys.. First post here, so I hope I've read rulez clearly enough! I always read that for the best phase ajustement, you can play a tone at your cutover setting (In my case 80hz -- adjusted with the receiver). Play with the settings till it sounds louder and fuller. I get it, and did it ...
  10. Building New home, Need advise re Atmos

    System Setup and Connection
    I am wired for 7.1, LCR, SW, Inceiling x4. How can i add extra wiring to makke it 7.1.2 for atmos
  11. Mic advise

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hello, I am new to REW so please forgive me if I ask a question that was asked before. I do have two AVR that will drive 2 speakers. (stereo sound only) that i want to compare and measure to find out which produces better signal. What do i need for a job? thx
  12. Newbie - advise needed

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello everyone...I'm happy to join your forum and I really like the tons valuable info i found in here. I would really appreciate your opinion about the following combination, I have a pioneer VSX-822k and i was wondering if I could match it with the ONKYO skf-4800 along with the sks-4800 and...
  13. Advise on troubleshooting of SVS PC13U

    SVSound
    Hi, May I know how should I troubleshoot my sub to determine which (driver or amp) is faulty? I can see the LED light from red to green but the driver just don't move. But there is a pop sound when the amp turns from green to red. Please help... Thanks and Regards, Meowheng
  14. Need Advise

    Home Theater Projectors
    I have a benq MW512 projector which has a great picture, but i have noticed a kind of strobe light effect on the screen about 1/3 of the screen only, more in the middle of it, when the pj is turned on at first it takes about 20 mins for it to start this strobe light effect and then it comes and...
  15. JTR Captivator connection

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Can anyone confirm whether the SpeakOn connectors of a JTR Captivator would be of the 2 pole or 4 pole variety?
  16. My dilemma. Need advise bad im going insane.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I've got b&w dm-7 (200w at 8 ohms) for fronts, b&w dm302's (100w at 8 ohms) for rears and no center as of yet. Looking to get an hd33 for projector and I have Xbox and ps3 an Apple TV. I was thinking emotiva's XPA-5 (200w x 5 at 8 ohms $809) and UMC-200 (7.1 $599). Read some poor reviews with...
  17. Please advise on Large L shaped room, Video editing

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi, got two rooms to treat. One is a large L shaped room, 2.5m high 7,6 x 4.7m longest distances and mainly to be used for Video editing, Sound editing and voice overs. The second room is the Video recording studio. Pictures to follow soon. The General design and layout has been started. Most...
  18. need some advise on subwoofer purchase

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I'm slamming all the different forums with questions today. :) I'm starting to sound like a broken record. I'm setting up a new home theater and I'm starting from scratch......I have nothing. As of right now this is what I'm looking to purchase: Marantz SR6007 B&W 600 series speakers (5.1 or...
  19. buying my first projector-need help!

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi, I m developing my basement just now, just did the framework. I m thinking of putting a home theater projector but not sure what i should get ? I m providing you the following information that will help you make a recommendation on what screen size i should get. 1) Room Dimension: 22ft long...
  20. Need some advise and clarification about REW

    REW Forum
    Hello All, I have not been following the developments in REW that closely but now that I need to move my HT to a new room, I find that I am outdated with regards to REW and would appreciate some advise. Firstly, I use the AV32R Dual Processor for my TMREQ/JMREQ functions and I am unsure if the...
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