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  1. HDMI Is Driving Me Crazy!!!

    Audio Processing
    Uga booga distenscia blabba blabba gack regack jibber jabber megga gack-gack megonnagoinsaneifIhaventalready!!! Whew! The previous sentence contains, nor was it meant to hint at in any way, any kind of profanity or off-color references. It represents the ravings of a man on the verge of...
  2. My crazy bass trap design, with waterfalls!

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi everyone, first real post. I used REW to measure my bass traps, and picked up a few good construction tips from this site, so I figured I should make at least one post about how they went. So it's a variation on a limp mass absorbers, or membrane absorbers, whatever. The real difference in...
  3. This is Crazy!

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  4. This might sound crazy but can I use a thrash can or plastic container as a subwoofer enclosure?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Guys my mother's minivan broke and my only alternative left for transportation is RTA and it'll be too difficult for me to bring all that heavy MDF home using RTA so I'm looking for alternatives to build my enclosures. I know cardboard is a viable solution but the largest I could find was the...
  5. Crazy speaker audition idea?

    Home Audio Speakers
    What if we tried this? You would like to upgrade your main speakers, why not take them with you to your local retailer. Audition the speakers you would like to upgrade to, then ask to swap your speakers into the exact spot your new favorites occupied. It eliminates room acoustics and system...
  6. This site is slowly driving me CRAZY.... HELP!

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I am really new to this site, I met Sonnie on a Machinist Forum and he led me here :) I have spent the last 10 years on AVS and I am currently finishing up my second home theater room.. Until I came here I though I had my room all planed out and things were going great...NOW everything I was...
  7. Crazy Check - Audyssey VS MiniDSP

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I have a $2500-2800ish budget for my blu-ray/receiver. I plan on building a sound controlled room (isolation from house and internal sound traps) around 17'x22' in size. I was thinking 7.1 or 7.2 surround. Rear projection for video. I was originally looking at $150 for a Panasonic blu-ray and...
  8. 3-Way Bookshelf idea... crazy?

    DIY Speakers
    I'm looking into my first real DIY speaker project. These will be speakers that get used but also are practice for future projects which will be more complicated. So I don't want to go too simple or with a kit. My dad is handy with woodworking tools and I have some experience with electronics...
  9. How crazy do you have to be???

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Please give it to me straight Guys, I am interested in knowing if you think this is over the top. I have been a life long B&W speaker fan. No other brand has appealed to me in sound and performance nearly as much as their line. I have owned three different theater sets of their offerings and now...
  10. Crazy calibration graph - whats gone wrong?

    REW Forum
    I'm attempting to calibrate the soundcard on my setup for the first time - I'm using a ECM8000 and a MXL Mic Mate as a pre-amp, connected by USB to my PC. Trouble is that when following the Soundcard calibration instructions, the result looks like this: Not exactly a great looking curve...
  11. Another crazy too good to be true sale #2

    Great Deals and Specials
    This goes along with the other sale posted here: http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/gr-research/65714-another-crazy-too-good-true-sale.html#axzz2LYsUgT7M This is for the Carnegie Acoustic CSC-1. They are designed to be use as a center channel and match the rest of the line. Check them out...
  12. Another crazy too good to be true sale.

    Great Deals and Specials
    Carnegie Acoustics got in a shipment of CSB-1's that did not get the polyfill properly installed. And instead of un-boxing them all, and fixing each one, and re-boxing it, they are just going to mark them down to a ridicules price and move them. These speakers are a really nice looking gloss...
  13. Is this Crazy? - Use high mounted rears for IIz heights

    AV Home Theater
    Hi All Just got a new Denon 4311CI. Tried some front wides yesterday: amazing. Can't believe the difference. Keen to try front heights BUT no where to put them. I came up with a crazy idea. i have two rear channel speakers mounted above my window at rear of room. As there's virtually no 7.1...
  14. Going crazy with Subwoofer options to replace my dead sub...please help :)

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hi! So I got a dead MFW15 and finding drivers for it is almost impossible so....I need a suggestion for and upgrade. First budget was 600 but it seems I may have to go to 800 to match or beat the MFW15. I have been looking at the A5-350, the PB12 (both at the 800 mark or so) . Also the Outlaw...
  15. Still Crazy about Physical Media after All These Years

    Chat Box SWAMP
    My partner was out of town last night, and I was in a bad place. I listened until the sun came up, and then I wrote this... http://marshallguthrie.tumblr.com/post/17006116175/still-crazy-about-physical-media-after-all-these-years
  16. Going crazy

    System Setup and Connection
    I have a Onkyo receiver with four hdmi sockets. I want to hook up a direct tv receiver, a dvd player and a 3d tv to the Onkyo TX-SR805 In order to get the 3d channels, the direct tv receiver needs to be hooked up to tv. I am trying to get all components to play through the receiver. Can anyone...
  17. Crazy phase graph?

    REW Forum
    Took my 1st full-range measurement on a Definity BP2002 powered front speaker and got the following. I'm not sure how to interpret the phase results? Any guidance?
  18. Nice to find a site where everyone is a dedicated or as crazy as I am

    New Member Introductions
    Hi. Everyone. I'm an old hippie who plays a littlle music, can't computer or electronic speak. However, if there's anything you need to know about drums, I'm your guy. My wife & I moved from California to the Jersey shore about a year ago, where I came upon the room. As we move forward You...
  19. REW Measurement MAC Crazy

    REW Forum
    Hi. This is my first post here and I come with a question regarding REW. As musician I own a small mixingroom and I moved wiht it now I want to measure the new room. I am on MAC OSX 10.6 anytime I do a measurement I get this message: I used the Behringer calibration file and calibrated the...
  20. CRAZY calibration

    REW Forum
    Hi all, i'm alessandro , with my usual ton of problems some days ago, REW author, told me that my soundcard calibration was not good. So i began again from start. With external usb soundcard, i'm not able to obtain something good. pls note that : 1) line-in (output section) is muted 2) i use...