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  1. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Came here searching for an audio system for a projector as the other good sir did. But as I see, there is still no reply. I already have a projector (Optoma EH200ST, if it's crucial) and a basic screen (DIY). What I need now is a good (and cheap) home theater system. After reading this topic and...
  2. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    We have a full size system in our basement with a projector screen, but I am looking for a basic (5.1) receiver for our living room. The receiver is housed in the bottom of an antique style cabinet, and I am looking for something ideally with a high efficiency (class D) amp that will stay cool...
  3. REW Forum
    Just wondering... If we succeed in the impossible and manage to equalize all the peaks and valleys out of our system (:unbelievable:making it RULER FLAT:unbelievable:) will that automatically mean the system impulse response becomes perfect too? Or is it possible that we might succeed in...
  4. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hej Guys I am completely new in this area, but I decided that I want to build my own subwoofer for I home Cinema, since when I bought it was just the speakers and no sub. I realize that some bass is need it for my favorite movies. But I decided to build it myself, so I could learn more about...
  5. REW Forum
    M-audio firewire solo calibration, sub connection I have tried to answer my questions from readling posts, but am confused. I am just starting with REW. For now I only want to test my subwoofer. I have the radio shack analog meter, a laptop (mac) and the m-audio firewire solo. (Later I may...
  6. REW Forum
    Hi, I need some basic help with the soundcard calibration. I must be over thinking this or something. 1. sweep level, how do you know what level is best to set it at, the help says between -12 and -6. Does it matter if its -12 or -6. 2. In the help it says to Adjust the Input Volume using the...
  7. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I was planning on purchasing a Sub cabinet 19X19X19 (3 cu ft sealed) from PE, for about $190. Turns out they want over $70 shipping I have shipped a lot of heavy stuff lately in large boxes, I am really surprised shipping is this much. OH well, that gets my total up to around $260 for just the...
  8. System Setup and Connection
    This is a fairly basic question on set up but any answer or direction to the right thread would be appreciated. I am about to begin to build out may home theater room and had several questions. 1. I am likely getting a 58 in Panasonic plasma with 2 HDMI inputs. I will be using a high end...
  9. REW Forum
    Howdy guys...first post...sorry for stupid questions. I've just started using REW to get measurements, since I've got my new subs, and I was curious about the "target" level. The target curve starts rolling off around 30hz on down to around 90hz. I was curious if the test tone that REW...
  10. Home Audio Acoustics
    I thought I'd start a new thread that we could address some of the basic questions about acoustics that came up in the "mirror trick" thread as well as some other questions that followed on the originals. Why have the panels mounted Portrait vs Landscape? Why can't you have a small square of...
  11. REW Forum
    Having helped me to get my BFD earning it's keep - and it already makes a difference - could I just ask for a little workflow clarification. Are these steps correct, or is there a better way? Or any detail that would improve it. 1. set up REW and get the auto filters setup. (I am guessing you...
  12. REW Forum
    I'm sure these have been asked and answered somewhere, but I have been looking for a while and not sure I have the answer. How do I turn of the CMSS light (the green one on the front)? I've pressed the button, also powered down and back up, and it stays on. Anyone else have this problem? Also...
  13. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hello All, First time poster and new subwoofer owner. Now I have bought a BFD to sort out the base, but have fallen at the first hurdle! Hope someone can give me a few pointers. Quick kit check. Denon 3805 amp, B&W ASW675 sub and BFD. I have connected the amp to the BFD and on to the sub. It...
  14. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hi All, I’m just getting started with REW. I think I’ve got it working OK. Using an ancient laptop that was around the house, an M-Audio MobilePre USB external sound card and a Behringer ECM8000 microphone. Looks like I can get some plots of what’s going on. Now it’s time to EQ the sub...
  15. AV Home Theater
    :dizzy: Need basic understanding of TV's 780i-1080i and other basic stuff?? Is there a general link for this information?? Looking to get HD-TV, but don't understand what they are talking about?? Need HELP
  16. System Setup and Connection
    Today when I was running some sweeps using REW, without thinking I unplugged the RCA plug from the auxilary input on my Denon without first powering the amp down. I did have the AVR volume set at min, and no test tone was running at the time. I really doubt that any harm was done, but I have...
  17. REW Forum
    Hello, Just reading through the setup manual and it states not to use microphone inputs. I will post a link or a picture of the back of my soundcard. Anyway, want to make sure I am doing this right. So I use the 1/8" stereo out on MAudio connected to Reciever. Then from my SPL to...
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