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  1. beginner - how to identifíy a specific 'dip'

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi We are constructing an editing room that may need to do some audio premixing etc. Its not a very high end audio setup - that may come later - but its fairly good electronically. However I'm pretty beginner when it comes to acoustics, even though I learned a bit in my University. Room is...
  2. Beginner amp and subwoofer wiring help - 4 channel amp for 2 4ohm DVC subs.

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    After many hours of research and frustration, im still unable to find a way to wire my subs up correctly. It may be that my 2 subwoofers are unable to be wired at the correct impendance for my amp. I have the 4 channel Fusion PF-4004 amp, found here: [link removed because of post count] The for...
  3. New REW user, beginner connection question

    REW Forum
    Hi all, pardon the beginner question but I just received a UMIK from Cross Spectrum to measure my 2 channel room and I want to make sure I'm connecting everything correctly. Obviously the UMIK is connected via USB but I use this computer as my source connected from the Asus STX via SPDIF (coax)...
  4. Advice on a new build please, Beginner

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    HI Guys, I am fed up of repairing my old KEF 2010 sub, 3rd time, and i fancy an upgrade anyway, The kef is a sealed 250w 10" sub. About 300mm cubed. Its part of my HT set up, which a a 7.1 full size kEF speaker and Projector system , used for movies and everyday TV. I would like to build...
  5. Help with my setup. Semi beginner.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi all. Upfront I am in Australia. Just putting my first dedicated HT together. Dedicated dark room sound insulated. Dimensions 8.5feet wide by 15 feet long. Standard 8 ft ceilings. I currently have 5 Anthony Gallo nucleus speakers for setup. I am looking to add an SVS pb 1000 as the sub and to...
  6. Total beginner user problems

    REW Forum
    Hello, I finally got my self Behringer ECM8000 microphone and now i'm ready to do some measurements. After sorting out REW issues in OSX with help of John Reekies blog post i managed to do some kind of calibration file on my RME Fireface 800 audio interface. Below is the picture, does that look...
  7. Beginner struggling to get surround sound

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi all, First I am a complete beginner...I tried searching (albeit briefly) but I haven't had success. I have a Onkyo TX906 receiver and I can't for the life of me get surround sound to work. My setup is: Apple TV HDMI to Onkyo Onkyo HDMI out to Samsung TV When I play a movie (usually...
  8. How about Onkyo HT S3500 for a beginner ??

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hey guys :) been a while since i've been researching on this website. apart from my HT room system, am planning for a small HT system for my living room and this is the first system am gonna buy. I am thinking about Onkyo HT S3500 for this. Just want to know your views and about product...
  9. New to REW, Input signal to low...

    REW Forum
    Hi, I am new to using REW and am having trouble setting it up. My Equipment is as follows: Behringer ECM8000 (Microphone) Behringer U-PHORIA UM2 (Phantom Power Sound Card) Behringer iNuke 1000DSP (Subwoofer Amplifier) Audioengine A5+ (Bookshelf Speakers) Audioengine D1 (24bit DAC) Polk MM1240...
  10. Beginner looking for advice on building a ported box for home theater...

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi everyone hoping to get some advice I'm confused on how to determine what size box to build (attempt to build at least). I currently have a SVS PB-13 ultra in my system right now, which sounds awesome. I think I'm more of a bass head than I originally thought because all I want now is MORE...
  11. BW Ultra™ Beginner

    DIY Screens
    What is the recommended Neutral gray color from Sherwin Williams and what line is recommended? I see Cashmere has a flat enamel or is the Superpaint or other recommended? I just purchased the AA Aluminum friday and will be shipped this week... just found out about mixing with the new base.. I...
  12. Help for a beginner - Black Widow Paint

    DIY Screens
    Hi, I was just wondering if you could help with a couple of questions regarding the black widow paint mix. 1. I accidentally bought the Dulux Wash and Wear 'Low sheen' tinted with Bermuda Beige 427-2 rather than the Wash and Wear 'Flat' :sad:. Would this significantly affect the performance...
  13. REW Beginner, MiniDSP UMIK-1

    REW Forum
    Hey All, I'm just beginning to look into using REW and I'm looking for the best way to get started on a beginner level. I came across the MiniDSP UMIK-1 and noticed that it "integrates seamlessly with REW". I'm curious as to what I will need besides the mic to use REW. I'm intending to use...
  14. Confessions of a REW Beginner: Am I doing this right?

    REW Forum
    Measuring equipment used: Behringer UCA-222 USB Sound Card, Radio Shack 33-4050 SPL Meter, Laptop, SVS PB-10 How I connected everything: On the UCA-222, I connected a single RCA from the RIGHT input to the output of the SPL meter that is set to "C-weight/slow/70dB". On the UCA-222, I connected...
  15. beginner question on subwoofer mounting...

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    this is my first diy and could use some mounting help (this is probably really basic...but...once again...first diy...figure better to be safe) i have created and laminated my endcaps for my sonosub ported build...i was getting ready to mark the mounting holes and noticed that the holes are...
  16. Beginner needs Receiver for bedroom

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello, I have been in the market for an AVR for the past week and after reviewing over online retailers such as amazon and newegg I have become quite overwhelmed. I recently bought a 46" Samsung LED-LCD and would love to rig up an AVR, speakers, and wall mount it to really get the best out of...
  17. First Home Theater System

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, I stumbled upon this forum while looking for home theater information and have been doing a lot of reading and research lately. Basically I've just got my first real job and now that I have income I'm looking to build a home theater system. I'm looking to begin building a fairly...
  18. Need some suggestions on beginner theater

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    So i currently have a samsung 8000 series led 55" tv with a rocketfish voltage stabilizer and a samsung bluray player. I am looking into surround sound and i was leaning toward the SVsound scs 5.0 package and an onkyo tx-nr616. The issue is that my tv is mounted over a mantle and only has a few...
  19. Input needed on low end/ beginner audio system for house

    Audio Processing
    Hello i'm a newbie to the shack and need to get started. I recently purchased iPhone since sprint finally was able to carry it; and along the way have recently turned all my home audio into ancient relics. So I'm starting fresh and my needs are simple: 1. Something to first push two 8ohn 200w...
  20. Absoute Beginner -- On the Right Track...?

    REW Forum
    Howdy all. Just getting started here with addressing real room interaction with the speakers. (A dilettante, I. Using reasonably nice gear, but nothing pro and just for fun). In short, I've spent the past 6-7 hours trying to figure this all out, and wondered if someone might be so kind as to...
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