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  1. Ears LF resolution

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello, to all. I know from HT practical installations, that it is very important to get right acoustical dimensions for acoustical projecting. This means, that, in particular, ears resolution for low frequencies (20 - 200 Hz) must be taken into consideration to avoid negative resonanсes...
  2. Need Help: Bad Sound from Quality Cans/Are My Ears Broken

    Headphones | Head Gear
    Howdy all. Been trying to figure out a problem over on some forums, having no luck. Figure it's time to bring things home. Any and all suggestions appreciated. Herre's the quick and dirty: Bought the Audio Technica DSR9BT, and SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless. Both sound really bad to my...
  3. Sennheiser's New Orpheus Breaks the Budget, Not Your Ears

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The world of high-end audio is chock full of ridiculously expensive gear. While some of it’s only marginally better than significantly less expensive options, there is a segment that lives up to the hype and delivers performance that’s a jealousy-inducing revelation. For example, take...
  4. Which settings should I use on the REW SPL Meter to understand danger levels to my ears?

    REW Forum
    I have REW running on my Mac (OSX Yosemite). I have a umik1. For whatever reason LZpeak never goes above 100.6db. I'll hit it at -25db or 0db (with my ears plugged). Should I be using LAFmax? Even if I crank up the volume to 0db I still don't hit > 100.6db for LAFmax which I would expect...
  5. German Physiks Releases a Gorgeous Goodie for the Ears, the HRS-130

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    German Physiks isn’t shy about style. Artfully intriguing and mystifyingly intimidating, its speaker model designs certainly break the mold with nontraditional cabinet stylings that make for a remarkably unique group. In fact, uniqueness runs in spades through all of the company’s designs...
  6. Budding Kickstarter that Might be Good for Your Ears

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Sensitivity might be an important number on a loudspeaker’s spec sheet, but it’s also an inherent part of an audiophile’s most crucial piece of gear: the human ear. Like it or not, those two audiological sensory units on either side of your head aren’t designed to handle loud sound. Prolonged...
  7. Behringer Rack Mounting Ears

    Classifieds - Wanted
    Looking for a pair of rack ears for a Behringer DEQ2496. I believe they will work from a BFD DSP1120, 1124, 2496... or a DCX2496.
  8. Drive Your Ears to the Higher End: New Over Ear Options for Discerning Listeners

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Last week we highlighted a few new headphone options for those of you on the go. This week we’re going to take a peek at two new over the ear high-end options from Phiaton, products meant for more enthusiasts looking for a more dynamic listening experience. Phiaton’s MS 530 and MS 430 Phiaton...
  9. Spare a pair of 1U Behringer rack ears?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I'm in need of a pair of 1U rack ears to fit a Behringer SRC2496 A/D/A converter. I bought it on Ebay, and I assume the previous owner had used it in a home theater setup, and therefore had discarded the ears. Now I need the ears to mount it in the rack in my studio. I thought someone might...
  10. Two ears - two loudspeakers ?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    ...that question separates the audio freaks in two parts, stereo or surround. However, what are the important problems, constiricting true spatial audio until today? This website take attempt for describing the main problems: http://www.holophony.net/Two_Ears-Two_Loudspeakers.htm H.
  11. Protecting ears.

    Pro Audio
    How do you live sound guys do it. I work in a venue where it HAS to be loud to get over an acoustic drum kit. I'm a recording engineer first, i sort of fell into live and corporate sound because it pays better... well corporate does anyway. In my band i wear those molded ear plugs, and i've...
  12. mouse ears black at HD

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Just to let anyone who is on the fence re:which black flat to use on ceiling, I just applied my 2nd coat of Behr premium plus "mouse ears black" in flat. So far very impressed with results! Firstly, the application was very smooth. There really seems to be no reflection from my potlights in...
  13. Stuff that tickles my eyes and ears

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Current Audio/Video nirvana inducing mechanism Sony 46XBR4 (46" LCD HDTV) Denon AVR-3310ci Oppo 983 (universal dvd player) Parasound Halo A51 (power amp) Modwright 36.5 (2 channel pre-amp) Modwright Transporter (streaming device) 2.66 GHz iMac (server and personal computer) Salk Signature Sound...
  14. Visual Ears

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Does anyone remember the Visual Ears software? Has anyone compared its predictions of speaker/room interface to actual measurements? I bought a copy several years ago to play with, but did not have measurement equipment to compare predicted vs. actual.
  15. Headroom - right between your ears

    Headphones | Head Gear
    These guys have been in business for over 16 years. If, there is something you want in the headphone world, they have it. They have products and equipment for professional applications, musicians, audiophiles, and much more. The owner Tyll Herstens, is accesssible and willing to help. In fact...
  16. Tinnitus (ears ring) subwoofers and electronics

    AV Home Theater
    I remember a long time ago reading a post somewhere about a guy who's ears would ring after listening to his system. A lot of responders said he was listening too loud, but he said it wasn't very loud. I was having the same problem. Tried all kinds of changes to the system and room...
  17. James Randi Offers $1M for Golden Ears to Successfully Differentiate High-End Cables

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I saw the below on James Randi's website last weekend, and immediately found it interesting. It's since popped up in a couple other places as well. He's basically calling out anyone that believes they can hear differences in super-expensive cables. He's taking the stance that the claims...
  18. BFD Rack Ears

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hi there, Quick question, and sorry if this has already been asked somewhere else. I didn't see it in the FAQ. I got my BFD, and all is well after using the REW. Wow! What a tool! Incredible work... Anyway -- I want to remove the rack ears, and that's done easily enough. However, what...