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  1. TSP: REW asks for added mass while using closed box method

    REW Forum
    Hello everyone, First I would like to say thanks to the author of REW. Life has become a lot easier for DIY enthusiasts compared to a decade ago, when I started building loudspeakers and such great tools were not readily available. I have measured the impedance of some 6.5" and 15" drivers...
  2. Closed cell expanded foam PVC sheets for making projection screens.

    DIY Screens
    We've talked about using various brands of closed cell expanded foam PVC sheets for making DIY projection screens in many threads here, I thought it might be a good idea to have a thread just for discussing these materials. These sheets are know by a number of names, and while there are subtle...
  3. Jl audio 13W3V3-4 40 liter closed box: The best of one world

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    This topic is the other half of the Best of both world,s. Because i opened a build of the bandpass,http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/ported-subwoofer-build-projects/66158-jl-audio-13w3v3-4-4th-order-bandpass-best-one-world.html But i took no picture,s of this closed build. I took one when...
  4. Sub help, Closed or Ported

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I'm fairly new to this whole sub enclosure and tuning thing, but this is what I came up with for my sub I'm using. I like the idea of Sealed and its looks better on the graph but I'm worried ill be missing the feel it in your chest bass. Its not showing the img I posted ;(
  5. Closed Loop Video Calibration

    Video Calibration
    November 7, 2011 What is it? Closed loop calibration (aka Auto-Cal™ (AC)) is an autonomous method of display color calibration using measurement and test equipment to match a selected standard. The standard the display is adjusted to is a choice made by the user typically based on the source...
  6. Ideas Please: Can a theater room be both open and closed to and adjacent room?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I just moved in to a new house and I finally have a basement. I'll be building a new dedicated theater room and I'm just starting the planning stages. At the moment, the basic room dimensions will be 14.5' x 21' x 9'. I'm looking at a 120" wide screen and two rows of seating. The door will...
  7. Netflix Watch Instantly adds closed captioning support for the PC, Mac

    We'd like to welcome the hard of hearing to the internet delivered video party, now that Netflix has begun offering optional closed captioning on a limited number of Watch Instantly titles. Currently only available through the Silverlight player on Mac or PC, Chief Product Officer Neil Hunt...
  8. The recently closed M&K Acquired

    Home Audio Speakers
    For those of us owners and fans, this is potentially a great piece of news. I still wish I knew the details of the CA operation closure. From Proaudio: DENMARK: Loudspeaker brand Miller & Kreisel has been taken over by a new team headed up by Per Becher and Asger Bak, the latter a long-time...
  9. Closed box wall flextural strength.

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    OK, I've built the box 7.2 cu. ft., H22.5" x W22.5" x D24.5". Material is 3/4" MDF. Box is glued and screwed with additional reinforcing strips of 1.5" x 3/4" MDF along all wall, top, bottom, back, and sides. There are additional interior 1.5" x 3/4" MDF braces installed from sidewall to...
  10. It looks much better with doors closed!

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    My humble setup with doors open and equipment exposed for my upstairs family room system. All those computer cables make it look messy from the shot angle. Angled computer fan on the left of the AVR to keep the Yammie playing when it is pushed hard. A stack of three Toshiba's underneath...
  11. Miller & Kreisel Closed Down

    Home Audio Speakers
    I heard M&K shut down on Tuesday.......did anyone else hear this or is it a Rumor????????????? If true what other manufactures make active speakers that compare or are better than the 150P's? What a great company to fold under:crying: :crying: Dewboy3