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  1. Home Theater Design and Construction
    New to the forum, and I have to say, I love it. Before I start, I've drawn a few images (attached at the bottom) in paint for the visual people like myself. Also, most of the writing below is an acoustics section where I cover STC ratings because I hadn't found all of this important...
  2. System Setup and Connection
    Setup: AVR: Denon 2312ci Mains/surround/center: Fluance SXHTB Sub: Klipsch sub-12 TV: Panasonic UT50 I'm relatively new to all this. I purchased the AVR about 60 days ago and the sub-12 about 30 days ago. When I ran the Audyssey setup, everything seemed to work fine. However there is a...
  3. System Setup and Connection
    Once again I am tweeking my system and am looking for advice Equipment = HTR6063 Yamaha HT Toshiba 40RV525U (Non ARC) Bluray = Sony I have my system completly set up and it works great, but there is one aspect of it that I would like to improve. When using OTA signal to the TV you need to...
  4. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Father-in-law asked for advice on 5.1 speakers + A/V receiver for roughly $3000 or less. Specifically asked for sub under $1k, and Hsu VTF-15H immediately came to mind. Which parlayed into the Hsu Hybrid 5.1 speaker system ($1549 plus shipping). One caveat is he prefers two HDMI outs on...
  5. Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: IEEE Spectrum
  6. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello shackster. You have received this message because we feel you are our best hope for this mission, and quite frankly, there are very few agents left that we trust. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to build the very best HT/music system you possibly can with a small amount...
  7. Home Audio Speakers
    I was finally able to make my system work - it has sony ssf 6000 front towers , sony saw 2500 sub and rear as sony 1000 connected thru a yamaha 5.1 371 bl. The challenge is that when i listen to my turntable and only my turntable the bass tends to be very loud like a hum and my turntable is a...
  8. Home Audio Speakers
    Problem: My subwoofer SAW 2500 seems to not work very effectively - as in if i put my ears close i can hear some functioning but not like if i am sitting on my couch i can hear specifics come out of there. below is the set up: receiver: Yamaha 371 BL Front floor standing speakers: ssf6000: set...
  9. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Who can come up with the flattest 1/3 octave smoothed full range EQ for the attached measurement, using only a 2/3 octave graphic EQ with the following 15 center frequencies. 25, 40, 63, 100, 160, 250, 400, 630, 1k, 1.6k, 2.5k, 4k, 6.3k, 10k, 16k
  10. REW Forum
    Hi, This is a fantastic forum - it made me think. A lot. :) Well, I present you: a challenge. The main problem: reverb/echo. Not extremely bad, but definitely the key thing to improve. 38Hz peak (with no Audyssey on) would be second on the list. Otherwise, the frequency response is fairly...
  11. System Setup and Connection
    hello, I am new to full-filling my addiction to quality sound. My first task I have conjured is to connect a pair of self powered speakers to my PC(sound card) The sound cards inputs are: Line 1-4 input TOSLINK IN TOSLINK OUT Speakers: XLR TRS + The Speakers must be connected Your help...
  12. Home Audio Acoustics
    first thing - greetings all - it's my first post here, been a spectator for a while though :) I was wondering if anybody here would have some tips as to improving my sonic situation - I just finished renovating the room, hardwood floor, bare windows (wood blinds coming soon), no rug etc. - It...
  13. REW Forum
    OK , As title says this is gonna be tough . No SPL meter yet , I will buy one in less then a week. Radio Shack Model: 33-2055 will this one work?, But before i do that i want to make sure i have everything, And that ill be able to run REW from my Comp....... With that said lets do this...
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