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  1. Living Room/Home Theater - Apartment Living

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello all, I recently acquired a soundbar and woofer and am now trying to plan the acoustics of the space such that the sound does not bother my neighbors and the echo is minimized. I have looked at sound isolators, acoustic paneling, foam and rugs as potential elements in this space to improve...
  2. Apartment living theater

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    Hello everybody! Nice to be on this forum; just saw some truly amaaaaazing home theaters and crazy equipment here!!!:surprise::surprise::surprise: Just want to share my gear. The target was to have a good sound & picture without sacrifice to much space or utility of the living. I end up with a...
  3. Apartment Troubles - DVD Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=57049 Title: Apartment Troubles Movie: :1.5stars: Video: :4stars: Audio: :4stars: Extras: HTS Overall Score:62 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=57057Summary “Apartment Troubles” reminds me greatly of...
  4. NYC apartment home theater Help

    DIY Audio
    Recently my wife gave me the "ok" for a small home theater system. At first, months ago she was opposed to it after she saw the TC SOUNDS LMS 5400 ULTRA on the living room. . Since she told me NO back then, I decided to use it on my van. Yeah I did it and was very impressed how detailed and...
  5. Help with 5.1 speakers position in double height apartment

    System Setup and Connection
    First of all, thanks for let me be part of this community. As you see, I'm a new user, but I check this forum almost every time I need some information. Well, as to what brings me here, I need a help on defining my 5.1 speakers position. Actually, it is a 7.1, but I barely have movies with 7.1...
  6. Apartment home theater, my first

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    My first step to home theaterism I just got into home theater with the wife's approval. We live in a a town house, which is really an apartment, lets not kid ourselves. A home theater and apartment dwelling don't mix well, but I want what I want. My wife and I agreed that we'd wait to build our...
  7. New apartment, new setup (home cinema or hifi ?)

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi guys, I'm currently working on my new apartment audio and video settings. Since I don't know much about sound systems, I need your help to determine what kind of system I should get based on my needs and how I should set it up regarding the configuration of the living room. Basically...
  8. dedicated apartment ht- floor and ceiling questions.

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    hey Fellow shacksters :) im in the happy situation that im gonna build a ht in my apartment. i would like to sound proof the room as much as possible as i like it loud. I am gonna add cld walls to my existing walls, both to help sound isolation and acoustics. Transmission loss thought the...
  9. My CIH HT setup in an apartment

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    Hey guys, After doing tons of reading on this forum and speaking with several people, I finally managed to pull off my setup in an apartment – I have a living room which is about 15 feet long by 13 feet wide. I already have a Panasonic VT-50 65” plasma mounted on the wall. To it, I added an...
  10. Home Theater Setup for an apartment

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hey Guys, I was wondering if you could give me some advice. Attached is a floor plan of my living room, with my 65” Plasma TV mounted on the wall. To the right of the TV is my front door. On the wall opposite to it is a sectional. My question is how would you convert this setup to include a...
  11. From House to Apartment

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    From Michigan to Germany Current (Apartment in Germany): Dynaudio Excite X12 Monitors on Dynaudio Stand3 Creek Audio Evolution 2 Integrated Amp Musical Fidelity V-DAC mkII Logitech Squeezebox Classic (x2) LG Infinia 47LW5600 Cinema 3D 1080p LED HDTV Old Dell Dimension struggling to stream...
  12. My Obnoxious Apartment Setup

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Howdy! Projector: Mitsubishi HC4000 DLP Receiver: Denon 3312ci Speakers: Ascend Acoustics Sierra Towers (black sand finish). (Mah babies!) Blu-ray: Sony PS3 Screen: The Wall. Calibration Software: HCFR. Would love to have Calman AND Chromapure... someday... Meter: About...
  13. My Lil Apartment Setup

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Took a little time to assemble it all buuuuuut for the $ out of pocket I think it was worth the wait. Denon avr-1612 Polk rt800i - front L/R Polk cs400i - center Polk fx500 - surrounds Dayton sub-100 Technics SL1300 turntable Came into the rt800i pair for $100, the cs400i for $60 and the...
  14. Bass traps for asymmetrical set-up in L-shaped apartment?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi, This is my first post here and I'm hoping to get some advice regarding bass traps or acoustic treatments for my apartment. It's a rented space, and it's not very big, so I want them to be as unobtrusive as possible. My setup is 2-channel only and I've already purchased Jim Smith's book "Get...
  15. Audio novice seeks advice on new apartment

    Home Audio Acoustics
    My wife and I are moving into a new place and it just so happens that our theater room is going to be right above the woman who lives downstairs bedroom. My setup is Energy take classics 5.1 on stands, and a Pioneer 1020k. In my current apartment I have never had one complaint from any of my...
  16. moved into an apartment

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I moved into an apartment and the walls are on the thin side. I'm in a 4 unit apt on the first floor. The other tennants are elderly women. It's a 2 room apt and I want to set up my HT in the larger bedroom which is away from the woman across the hall but I have two retired nuns in the...
  17. Screen Advice Needed - 8350 in apartment with ambient light !

    DIY Screens
    I've been waiting to dive into the projector world for years now and am going to be moving to a new apartment in a few months and figure now is a better time than any so i want to start planning my setup accordingly. I've done a lot of research and it seems the 8350 is going to be my best bet...
  18. Putting Together a 5.1 setup for an apartment

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Very soon my cousin is going to be handing me some cash to set him up a cheap.. CHEAP 5.1 setup for his apartment. The only real issues I have is picking up a cheap sub, preferably front firing as the downstairs landlord probably wouldn't enjoy a down-firing unit at any time of day. He just...
  19. Small apartment configuration.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello ladies and gents, thank you for letting me ask stuff on these forums. I've tried this in a few different message boards now but the response has either been inconclusive or there has been no response at all. :R Practical things first: I live in Europe so quite a few of those wonderful...
  20. advice for system for small apartment

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I'm somewhat ignorant on the specifics of home theater and was hoping people could provide advice or thoughts on possible upgrades for my home theater 'system.' I currently live in a small apartment (~400 sq ft; viewing area probably 1/2 that) so system volume is not terribly important to me...
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