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  1. Dumb Question on remote

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi: I inherited an older Denon 2807 receiver, sans remote. Denon's website shows an RC1030 as the remote sold with it. To get an inexpensive remote for it, do I buy a remote that's compatible with the Denon RC1030, or a remote compatible with the receiver? Or either? Don't want to spend much on...
  2. Recommend a dumb, dumb, dumb HDMI switch?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Every HDMI switch I have seen for sale has one or more "automatic" features whereby it will switch inputs on some condition. I don't want that. I want a switch with a minimum of three inputs that stays set to the input I choose on the remote, no matter what other inputs get plugged in, pulled...
  3. This is probably a dumb question!

    REW Forum
    OK, once the Umik cal file loaded the correction is shown on response graphs like in mine below. Is the black cal line my new "flat response" line if you will. In other words if my response happened to follow it as it rolls off am I flat spl wise.
  4. dumb question about banana plugs

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    hi i am looking at the sewell deadbolt banana plugs and the sewell silverback banana plugs first which do you suggest. i am looking at the deadbolt i like the shorter lenght and the plastic cover i am doing a 7.1 system am i wrong in assuming you need 13 sets of plugs do you use the same plug...
  5. Dumb and Dumber To - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=38674 Title: Dumb and Dumber To Movie: :3stars: Video: :4.5stars: Audio: :4stars: Extras: :2.5stars: HTS Overall Score:77 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=38682Summary It’s been 20 years since Bobby and...
  6. Help needed from an (a little dumb) newbie

    REW Forum
    I'm trying to do my first mesurement with REW 5, using a MiniDSP UMIK - 1 USB mic; my sound card is a RME fireface UCX (USB), and I have some doubt about its calibration; I've red some posts here around with search tool, and seen the Youtube tutorial, but it's not so clear if this calibration...
  7. Another dumb cabling question

    REW Forum
    I'm almost ready to begin testing my newly-treated room, but I'm confused about the REW Interconnect diagram using an SPL Meter. I have a 2.1 monitoring system (TAPCO), and the crossover control is on the subwoofer. The diagram shows a processor sub-out going to an EQ box then to the subwoofer...
  8. REW cabling connection question

    REW Forum
    Sorry, I assume I should understand this - but I don't. Could somebody please give me a hint so I can understand why I don't get this? The attached image is from the REW Cabling and connection thread. From what I understand REW only output stereo channel sound. But if I connect my system as...
  9. Camera stolen from set of Dumb & Dumber2

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    So I guess the laugh is on the the thieves who stole a special camera from the set of Dumb and dumber 2, there are only 5 in the world of this type of camera however the thieves only took the lens and part of the body but none of that will function without the controller and other hardware that...
  10. Maybe a dumb question, but maybe too technical?

    REW Forum
    Hi everyone, I'd like to quickly find out what length of FIR for room correction can be exported without actually trying with H/Ws which require some purchase. I wish REW would be able to export room correction FIR up to the length of 16 ~ 64k taps per channel at 48kHz. Is it currently...
  11. another dumb question

    DIY Speakers
    what is the advantage of having 2 identical drivers in a speaker? do you get twice the volume?
  12. Dumb question

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I'm sure this is a stupid question to ask but here goes. On a 50 inch palsma screen, non brand specific. Can you tell the difference between 1080p versus 780p? I'm new to home theater so this is something I'm not sure of. Thanks, Nick
  13. This is a dumb question - how to connect amp to driver?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    OK, I'm *finally* getting my Dayton RSS390HF + Bash 300 project off the ground. Panels have been cut, Jasper jigs have been tested, hex head screws have been procured, curse words have been spoken loudly and often - truly, IT... IS... ON! Anyhoo, I'm just about ready to finish up the main...
  14. dumb subwoofer question

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    So say I have Sub1 that goes down to 20hz and Sub2 that only goes down to 30hz. I live in an apartment and I cannot turn it up too loud or else it would rumble the whole floor. My question is do I need to turn it loud to hear/feel the 20hz during a movie? If the Sub1 receives the 20hz signal...
  15. dumb question

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello all, I don't know if this is the way my receiver is made, or all receivers are made, but my left and right channel speakers are "pushing more air bass-wise" than my center channel in 5-channel mode. I have a budget $200 Yamaha HTR-5930 that I bought a couple years ago. I was thinking that...
  16. dumb smoothing question

    REW Forum
    So, just curious...when looking at room response, do people tend to look at the smoothed response or the raw data? And, if looking at smoothed, what level and why? (I've been mainly looking at 1/3 smoothing - but I had no reason to choose that...) Thanks, Mark
  17. Last dumb question, (maybe).

    DIY Speakers
    Is the soldering the splices to extend two speaker wires prudent?
  18. dumb question

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am hoping you guys can help me out, I am just in the process of building a CSS trio 12 sonotube and I have a few options for power Onkyo 705 sub out to...... one channel of my Rotel RMB 1075 (200wpc 4 ohm|) or, Harrison XI600 pro amp (specs are hard to find 600 wpc 4 ohm i believe) then...
  19. Post Padding Thread

    This is it... the famous post padding thread so that you can get your first five post out of the way quickly. The old post padding thread got wiped out accidentally... we apologize to those who may be inconvenienced.
  20. Quick and dumb wiring question for a DVC Subwoofer (maybe more of a “What is your opinion” question)

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    My favorite sub that is going back for a warranty situation. So in the meantime I have cobbled together a sub to use in the interim. This woofer is NOT well suited to the enclosure I am going to use it in but it is already on hand and only has to last a few weeks. Here is the needed info: I...