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  1. REW Confused on proper measuring Car Audio

    REW Forum
    It seems in reading different threads everyone has different ways they measure with REW. Some use the RTA some use the Spectrum mode. Some use uncorrelated pink noise and some use correlated pink noise. What is the proper method with using REW? All I have at my disposal is uncorrelated pink...
  2. Confused with setting gain level on mic ECM8000

    REW Forum
    Hello. I have ECM8000 Behringer microphone which is connected to USB soundcard. So, when trying to measure a room, I am stuck at a point where I need to calibrate microphone. REW guide says that if I have a calibration file with sensitivity parameters I can skip this step. However, although I do...
  3. Here I go again! Self confused over connections.

    System Setup and Connection
    I have a complete mental block on how these hookups are supposed to work!!! I get the theory-HDMI 2.0 is supposed to make everything play nice together-but in practice it doesn't seem to. The components: AV Receiver: Denon AVR-2313CIE3 (supposed to be a 4k compatible switching receiver). TV...
  4. Confused by lumens

    Home Theater Projectors
    I have no experience with projectors but would like to set up a simple home theater in our basement. I'm having a hard time analyzing how many lumens we need because of the many factors that appear to play into that decision. We have a below-ground basement with a few glass-block windows. The...
  5. Confused about spl

    REW Forum
    HI, I have REW installed and have taken reading etc but I am having trouble wrapping my mind around using REW as an spl meter. I have calibrated Umik-1 mic and I want to take spl reading of my new XMC-1. How do I know the spl meter is calibrated correctly in rew, do I need to have a spl...
  6. Confused - Which Optoma?

    Home Theater Projectors
    I am ready to upgrade my old faithful Infocus X9. I have a ceiling mount and cannot change throw very much at all. I have 9' ceilings in my basement and i sit about 12' from a 100" screen. We watch mostly at night with occasional afternoon football games. Light control is pretty good as windows...
  7. Utterly confused about screen paint

    DIY Screens
    Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum. I purchased a projector a while back (InFocus X10) for very cheap. I then painted a screen based on the projectorcentral forums. It is Sherwin-Williams ProClassic Smooth Enamel Satin Extra White, # B20 W 51. I've found that it creates hotspots and...
  8. Confused about RT30/RT60 Values

    REW Forum
    Hello, Fairly new to REW. I've made some impulse response measurements and imported them into REW. Am I right in assuming that REW is giving me just the RT30 value and if the r value is close to -1 then I can just extrapolate to get the RT60 value. In this case assuming the line is straight...
  9. Confused

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    I gave my son my old 3D Panasonic BDP 110 because I finally invested in a Oppo 103. I set it up to play on his Mitsubishi DLP 3D television. I inserted a 3D bluray movie " Hugo". I could not get past the notice to upgrade the firmware. I have played this movie before on this player last year at...
  10. Thoroughly confused on initial setup - please help!

    REW Forum
    I've read the instructions from the rew V5 Help guide by John Mulcahy and read through the forum and still can't figure out how to get things ready for measurements. Here's what I have to work with: HP Laptop running Windows 7, HDMI Output, built-in sound card, Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Go...
  11. Confused about screen aspect ratio...

    General Screen Discussion
    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum. I am a Tv guy (very knowledgeable) who knows very little about projectors. I've been thinking about buying an Epson 5030 but am very confused about screen aspect ratio Do I need to buy 2 screens? One for 16:9 movies/games and a 2:35:1 screen for CinemaScope...
  12. Please help! Confused with Graph/Next Steps

    REW Forum
    Hello, I ran my first two sub graphs yesterday and I am confused with 1) what the results mean and 2) what I need to do next. I am using a RS SPL meter at the listening position. I calibrated the sound card and SPL meter as per the instructions. I ran one test with the sub firing at me and...
  13. I am so confused, sorry another noob again :S

    REW Forum
    :help: Right so here goes, I had some difficulty installing REW but now it is on my mac (running mavericks) I cannot for the life of me get any input or output signal flowing from REW to my focusrite saffire pro 24 dsp :S Could somebody explain to me exactly the settings i need to use/steps to...
  14. Trying to improve sound...but confused

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I have a home theater/music listening room that is also a living room and we rent. So any sound treatments I do have to be temporary and limited unfortunately. The room is 12ft deep by 14ft wide with a 10ft ceiling. The MLP is a couch on the long wall and the equipment is on the opposite long...
  15. I am confused

    Video Calibration
    I have a situation about which I am totally confused. About a year ago I calibrated my home TV using an X-Rite i1Display Pro and a notebook computer running ColorHCFR. The notebook computer I was using did not have a HDMI port so I used the AVSHD 709 disk and my Sony PS3 as a calibration video...
  16. Somewhat confused about equipment for REW

    REW Forum
    After reviewing the site for a few weeks and as a newbie still trying to digest all the information I have a few questions. I want to use REW but I want to make sure I get the right equipment. I am thinking about getting the calibrated Behringer ECM8000 along with a Tacam US-122 MKii. Would I...
  17. Confused about standing waves in a box

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I built a ported box for an old subwoofer I have laying around, for garage duty. The inside dimensions are 21.5" x 18.5" x 12". I stuck my head through the opening to see what it sounds like in there, and I heard a mix of mid and low standing waves. I stuck my phone inside with an RTA app...
  18. 2:35 im a little confused

    Home Theater Projectors
    I 'm a little confused about the 2:35 format. I have a epson 8500ub witch i would like to manually zoom it out to fill up the back bars. If i manually zoom out to fill a 120" 2:35 screen, i was told that it would be the eqivalent of doing 150". Why? Is there a difference in picture quality...
  19. Confused by Rt60 (T30,T20,Topt)

    REW Forum
    Hello, I mesured my system, and now I have a probelm with understanding the RT60 plot. For me there is no such Rt60 graph, only T30 and RT20 - so do I have to multiply them by 2 or in case of RT20 by 3 to get my RT60. Thats what is writen in my acustic book. But there must be a RT60 graph ...
  20. question about calibration and clipping! Confused...

    Video Calibration
    Curious to hear some responses on this: I'm using the Spears and Munsil calibration disc. My setup has an Oppo-93 feeding the video signal via HDMI through my Elite VSX21THX which then is sending the video signal to my JVC RS45 via HDMI. In following the preparation and orders of operation on...
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