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  1. Helping choosing driver/amp

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Help choosing driver/amp Need (well, want) to build a sub for at the office. Room is about 400-500 sq. ft. and the unit will but sitting under my desk. Speakers are Mirage Omni-150 running off a Denon receiver. All music, but I prefer my subs tuned lower. I like the sub on my Klipsch Pro Ultra...
  2. need help choosing a location for my sub please

    REW Forum
    I have a Rythmik DS1510 with H600PEQ3 amp that i built years ago and it doesn't like its new home. I loved this sub in my old open floor plan living room but not so much in my new tiny theater room. the room is around 17X14X7.5 and is not treated yet. I'm trying to find the best place to park...
  3. Help choosing speaker size

    Home Audio Speakers
    I am about to move into a new home and I want to set up an inexpensive home theater system. (just bought a house, need to save some money before a start buying better stuff) My basement area is fairly large, but the section of the basement that I am setting up my tv is 14'x17' with an 8'...
  4. Help choosing receiver

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi everyone, Just an enthusiastic newbie here who needed some expert help and was hoping I came to the right forum :bigsmile: Planning to buy my 1st receiver and was hoping for some opinions on which would be the best to choose and which would "survive" the longest. Ive been looking at...
  5. Help Choosing 1st PJ

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi All starting my theater build in Jan Room is 26' x 12' x 7' (a bit low). Screen will be on a false wall 3' from front wall. There will be no external light and I normally watch in almost darkness. right now I have Sony 65-inch with bias lighting on and room lights off. Will use to watch...
  6. Need help with choosing equipment location

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi All, I'm having a new house built and it's been very difficult to find a room that could fit a home theater decently, but i've compromised with my wife on a house and it has a loft I think I can make work. I plan on blocking out the window, which is where I will also be putting a projector...
  7. Help on choosing the right sub or subs for my system.

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I'm looking for either 1 sub or 2 subs to complete my home theater system. I want to stay with the range of $100-200 but it also depends if I go with 1 or 2 subs. As far as 1 or 2 subs let me know if a higher end sub will do the job or go with 2 subs that are at a lower cost and do just the...
  8. Problem choosing input using apogee ONE

    REW Forum
    Hi all! I am having trouble making REW choose my Behringer measurement mic in the input section. It seems right (se picture), and I can also get measurements done, but it seems like REW is really using my built-in laptop mic to take measurements. If I for instance try the spell meter and tap my...
  9. Help choosing earbuds

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hello, I wanted to ask, what is the best earbuds for listening music. I've red some reviews of Razer Hammerhead but their mid and high's are somewhat taken over by bass. So, is there any better earbuds, who are balanced? Price range 50-100$, but can go bit higher if they're better.
  10. Need some advice and clarification choosing receiver.

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi guys. I need you help and expertise for choosing the best receiver for me. 8 years ago I bought my first HDTV and my home theater system. I still have it, but I decided to go with projector in my living room, so need to reorganize the whole thing. Currently my audio setup is Focal SIB...
  11. Full System Calibration - Choosing & Setting Up a Microphone

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I'm looking to do a full system calibration, ie: set EQ curves of each speaker independently, and am gathering information to help me do it correctly. I am using a Tascam US-122 external USB sound card, which has both 1/4" and XLR inputs. It also has phantom power ability. As far as I can...
  12. Help choosing Receiver - Rookie Theater Room

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    First....thanks to all those that know their stuff and take the time to answer these basic questions! I posted earlier with questions on setting up my entertainment room w/ projector. I call it entertainment because its an open basement so not dedicated theater room. I've finally got all the...
  13. Help With Choosing Room Orientation based On Room Dimensions as a Start

    REW Forum
    Hi, I am, of course, trying to get the best readings I can from my room. I have played with the distance of my speakers and as I move them further apart, my bass readings get better; however, I seem to have a huge null of about 15-20 dbs from about 50hz-70hz, that I can't get rid of. I...
  14. Choosing a crossover for my sub

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi there I'm looking for recommendations on choosing a crossover for my Sub. I have a M-Audio Bx-10s subwoofer, which has a broken amplifier. I've been running it from an external amplifier, and cutting out high frequencies using an equalizer I had laying around. This setup is not optimal...
  15. help choosing a receiver

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I am building Paul C's Swope tower and eventually the center and surrounds. According to the sim it hits 5ohms and above majority of the time with the exception of around 100-200hz it dips just below 4ohms and again at around 6000 hz. With that said, I need a receiver. I am looking for around...
  16. Help choosing projector please

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hello guys. This will be my first projector purchase. I recently built a new home with a dedicated man cave/theater room upstairs. The dimensions of the room are 17.5 ft wide by 19 ft long with 8ft ceilings. I want to have a 120" screen which I have not purchased yet. The screen will need to...
  17. Choosing speakers from reviews.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I have recently upgraded the components in my system, and am now turning my attention to upgrading my speakers. Partially because I think I would like generally better performing front speakers for music, and partially because my HT speakers are all mismatched. I have Sapphire fronts, a...
  18. Help! Choosing new driver for DIY enclosure.

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    About 6 months ago I built a sub from scratch using a very cheap driver and amp. currently it is using a skytec/qtx 902.222 driver (link to parameters: http://www.chooseav.co.uk/prod_media/370502.pdf) And an Ekho SX-400 (275W rms) I'm looking to upgrade the driver and amp to make it more...
  19. Help choosing RCA cables to connect Power Amp to AVR

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I am currently looking for a nice power amp to use with my Yamaha RX-A1020 AVR using the Yammy's pre amp outs. It will be either a 3 or 5 channel amp. What are some good, well made cables for this purpose which are not ridiculously expensive? I have used some of the Blue Jean Cable interconnects...
  20. Help choosing power amp to go with Yamaha RX-A1020 AVR

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello all. I recently had my bonus room finished in, and installed a 7.2 home theater system. My equipment is as follows: Yamaha Aventage RX-A1020 Receiver Samsung PN51F8500 1080P Plasma TV Sony BDP-S790 Blu-Ray Player...
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