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  1. 15" vented end tables!

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I should have taken more pictures of this build, but I did most of the assembly in a hurry one night after the rest of the family was in bed. Anyway, I had a full marty with a Dayton classic 15 that sounded amazing but I was suffering from massive room gain in one corner and the inability to...
  2. A Forum about High End Consumer Music Systems and Music.

    New Member Introductions
    Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman Ludwig van Beethoven
  3. A Forum about High End Consumer Music Systems and Music.

    New Member Introductions
    I have a deep passion for music & film and have spent my life learning all that is possible in achieving the highest level of musical enjoyment
  4. editing room treatment - big low end dips?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi We are constructing an editing room that may need to do some audio premixing etc. Its not a very high end audio setup - that may come later - but its fairly good electronically. However I'm pretty beginner when it comes to acoustics, even though I learned a bit in my University. Room is...
  5. End of a Gun - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=86786 Title: End of a Gun Movie: :2stars: Video: :4.5stars: Audio: :4stars: Extras: :halfstar: HTS Overall Score:69 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=86794Summary I’m a glutton for punishment. I know that...
  6. HDMI issues, any end in sight?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I'm wondering how widespread the HDMI board failures are among different manufacturers and would like to know if this has been solved or if there's been no real progress. I've had 2 Onkyos, 3 generations apart, fail like clockwork at 2 years. Naturally, I've done a lot of looking online for...
  7. Are We Witnessing The End of Physical Movie Media?

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    As the new Ultra HD Blu-ray players were announced last fall, I found myself breathing a sigh of relief. Physical media is going to live to see another day, I thought. It’s all in the bag for at least a few more years. Or is it? We’ve known for quite some time that the physical media sphere...
  8. High End Audio Cables...

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    http://www.realhd-audio.com/?p=5565 What do you think after reading this? Please post up why you feel the way you do. :)
  9. 4 Polk Subs, PSW505's vs 1 High End Sub - Advice please.

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I have 2 Polk PSW505's. I am considering buying 2 more. But I am wondering if I should sell the two that I have, and put the money toward a single, better sub. Can you help me decide what to do? I want to hear real Cannon Shots. But I don't need for the house to fall down from the bass. I...
  10. Childhood's End - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=66586 Title: Childhood's End Movie: :3.5stars: Video: :4.5stars: Audio: :4stars: Extras: :1.5stars: HTS Overall Score:77 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=66594Summary It’s been years since I’ve read...
  11. After 1 month: dead end to eq with Rew

    REW Forum
    Hello, here is my situation. With REW help I try to EQ my 5.1 channel with this set of filters provided by my Rotel receiver for each channels. I have tried to EQ 5 channels and it is a mess. My main needs is a rational procedure to progress one step at a time. The main challenge is that my...
  12. The End of the Tour - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=58337 Title: The End of the Tour Movie: :3.5stars: Video: :4stars: Audio: :4stars: Extras: :2.5stars: HTS Overall Score:75 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=58345Summary How do you make a movie about an...
  13. End of the Tour coming to Blu-ray/DVD and Digital HD on Nov 3rd 2015

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    Jason Segel "is a revelation" (Entertainment Weekly) in his transformation into best-selling author David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) on November 3 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Directed by James Ponsoldt (The...
  14. The 6th Annual Capital Audiofest Slated for the End of August

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The annual Capital Audiofest has solidified itself as the premier destination for audiophiles and gearheads in the Mid-Atlantic region. Its importance to the Baltimore-Washington Metro area certainly can’t be oversold, as there’s a noticeable dearth in area Hi-Fi retailers, making the festival...
  15. Minidsp quality - high end stereo

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hello everyone. I was wondering if minidsp is appropriate for a reasonably high end two channel system. I listen to vinyl and cd. The system is a Cary CDP, Michell Orbe turntable, Herron phono stage, Supratek pre, Bryston amp and B&W 802 speakers. Is the minidsp of the same quality? Thanks.
  16. High end component speakers with stock head unit?

    Mobile Audio
    I’ve been sitting on some really nice (I think?) car stereo gear for 10-12 years now, and I’ve finally given up on the idea that I’ll ever get the motivation to do another installation myself, as I did in times past. So I’m looking towards having a system put in my 2003 Town Car, probably next...
  17. High end speakers or Pro Audio speakers?

    Home Audio Speakers
    Why is it that people select Hi End speakers vs PA style speakers? When you go to a Concert they are using PA Speakers for the voice, and instruments... Not High End speakers. Wouldn't it be more like the original sound to use PA Speakers?
  18. REW Measurements/Graphs For End Users Of New Product

    REW Forum
    Hello! This post is kind of a continuation on a related question I asked a couple of years ago here: http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/home-audio-acoustics/61875-useful-method-comparing-acoustic-devices.html#post550726. Since then I've developed an acoustic treatment product I'm ready to...
  19. I Think I have Figured Out My Low End Low SPL Problem - Would Like Feedback as To my Theory

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi I posted another thread entitled " My Room is Eating Low End - From 45hz -150hz - Any ideas to help" I believe I have figured out the problem after much reading and would like to hear opinions on the matter. As I posted, my room (13.75' x 11.25' x 8') demonstrates a significant overall...