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  1. Seeking Feedback from an Expert on current Home Theater Setup

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    :sn: Hello all. Thought this forum would be good place to seek opinions from DIY experts... Below is list of my Home Theater components. Am wondering which component I should upgrade next??? The obvious answer may be to upgrade to a 4K display, but does anyone here have a different opinion...
  2. How to improve current theater setup

    AV Home Theater
    Hey Guys- I wanted to get your opinions on my home theater setup. First I am looking for a setup that really booms during explosions (IE can feel the explosion or gunshots) and of course sounds clear on the non-action scenes. I think I have the clear sound just not the boom. My system is...
  3. Suggestions regarding my current gear setup

    REW Forum
    So, I decided to finally get into this calibration world myself now...i've used contractors in the past to do our calibrations on theatre room projects, but am now interested in learning the basics myself....I've decided to learn REW since it seems to have one of the largest support forum groups...
  4. Datasat and Trinnov Add New Immersive Sound Functionality to Current Models (LS10 and Altitude32)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Both Datasat and Trinnov have announced firmware updates that refresh currently available audio processor models. Originally released in 2014, Datasat’s LS10 is beginning to show some age. Outfitted with HDMI 1.4 input/outputs, this pricey processor (originally MSRP at $15,000) only offers...
  5. Attention Team - Information on current site issues

    Admin team to VS
    Hello Team, We wanted to take a moment and make you aware of some of the issues we have been encountering some of our sites over the past 24 hours. We're working to correct these issues and ask if you're still encountering them please clear your cookies and cache. This should correct the issue...
  6. More From Onkyo: Info on Its New Receivers and Tackling the Current Tech Rush

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Onkyo was one of the few Home Theater oriented manufacturers to budget a dedicated demo space at CE Week 2015. Yesterday, I had a great conversation with two knowledgeable representatives from Onkyo about their exciting new RZ900 and RZ800 AV Receivers along with their take on the issues that...
  7. old school Krell 7.1 or current Emotiva, Marantz, etc pre/pro

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    In the last few months I sold my Marantz Av7005 pre/pro and got an Emotiva UMC-200. While I like the size of the unit and a couple features the Emotiva offers, such as exceptional sound, it has issues. Notably, with at least my Tivo as input, I get the dreaded "digital noise" spike going through...
  8. First Post and Current System Development

    New Member Introductions
    I am a retired physicist who now spends his time doing math (geometric algebra), building computers (linux and hackintosh), reading science fiction, and improving my home theater. With regard to the latter the home theater consistes of - Speakers - 2 x Original Carvers (Adcom GFA-555), 2...
  9. Sony classic coming to current systems, says job ad

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Sony classic coming to current systems, says job ad A new job ad posted by HD Collection developer Bluepoint Games suggests another classic Sony property is on the way to modern consoles. “We are currently bringing a Sony classic to current game systems,” Bluepoint...
  10. PS4, Wii U, Xbox One combined unit sales to be 5% lower than current gen – research firm

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    PS4, Wii U, Xbox One combined unit sales to be 5% lower than current gen – research firm Cloud-based streaming won’t be a selling point for next-gen consoles, according to a new report from ABI Research, which also doesn’t expect unit sales to reach those of current-gen...
  11. My current setup

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    New photos and lots of them since I decided to play around with the camera some more.
  12. Current setup

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Hi There: I'm relatively new to this whole home theatre thing, having recently acquired some ex-cinema stuff and finally having a bit of space I thought I'd give it a go! Here's what I'm running in our temporary basement... LCR: Altec A6 (all have the 3156 LF and 288-8k HF, but the L/R have...
  13. Looking for a Onkyo Replacement for current Onkyo TX-NR906

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have add this unit for about 2 years and would like to stay with Onkyo but want to get the most bang for my buck and not shell out the same costs I did originally on a new unit, what models would you suggest? I admit I probably don't take advantage of most of the features in my current unit...
  14. Parasound HCA-1205A Current Overload Problem

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I am having an issue with my Parasound HCA-1205A. It powers on and plays fine, but after warming up for a few minutes the current overload protection comes on for channel one. This happens even if the amp it sitting idle with no inputs or speakers connected. The protection LED will flicker on...
  15. My current Setup

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    65" GT30 DMP-BDT500 Directv HR34 Marantz SR 6005 Klipsch RF-82 II (2) Klipsch RC-62 II (1) VTF-15H (1) These are current (max) results with the system, at my seat, tested last night with CM 140 at 0.0db on Marantz: How do you feel about that for HT? Room is around 3600cuft, and one side...
  16. Dayton - SPA500. Current Unsatisfied

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Dayton - SPA500. Currently Unsatisfied I recently purchased and installed a SPA-500 within the past few days. Thus far, I must say I am extremely disappointed for the cost of this unit. Here are my issues: 1) When turning the amp on and off with the power switch and gain turned to zero the...
  17. Current Home Theater

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    As always a work in progress, but this is what's current. Currently the Klipsch Legend front stage speakers have been a mainstay since 1998, and I keep thinking these will be the next to be replaced, but I still enjoy their sound so until I fall in love with another set then these will remain...
  18. Advice on current set-up please...

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi guy's, I've got my stuff together somewhat but I'm not quite sure about the sound and I was wondering if someone wouldn't mind helping me out. I 'think' my bass is a bit boomy and I "think" I should be getting more volume out of my surrounds.... Here's what I've got - Center - JBL...
  19. Current Soundcard Options?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I'm putting together all the gear I need to run REW on a WIN 7 laptop and am down to selecting a soundcard. A quick check on EBay shows a couple of possibilities at $60 +. Are there options that are less expensive that work with WIN 7? What cards should I avoid? I've got an ECM8000 mic, RS...
  20. Help - Advise needed on whats current

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi There I am on the market right now for my first DIY. I currently own a Hsu vtf3 mk3 and while I had it, its been awesome but i have recently moved into a larger place. Its also very open to other parts of the house. Previously was in a small closed room and the hsu performed very well. Not...
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