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  1. Carver enthusiast from East Virginia

    New Member Introductions
    Hi folks! I've always been a big fan of Carver gear. I've got a few pieces in my home setup. I'm here to learn more about optimizing my system for home theater. Thanks for having me!
  2. Hello from new audio enthusiast

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! I'm a new audio enthusiast that is looking to measure my sound system response using REW, and well as possibly parametrically equalizing too. I've never done either, and need to learn a lot. Is it common for people to measure but not equalize? My favorite thing to do is to...
  3. Home Theater Enthusiast Aboard

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, my name is Paul Smethers. I've been fascinated with electronics and technology from a young age. I cut my HT teeth messing around with the THX calibration program imbedded in certain DVDs. In the past year, I got a projector which "forced" me into measured video and audio calibration. I've...
  4. A/V Enthusiast

    New Member Introductions
    Hello to all, I am a new member to these forums who got hooked on audio equipment the first time I heard Mannheim Steamroller playing through a Sherwood receiver and Genesis speakers (circa 1980)! I went to the Recording Workshop in 1986 with dreams of becoming a Recording Engineer, but...
  5. Home Threater Enthusiast

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I have been a Home theater enthusiast for 12 years now and I'm always tweaking and playing with my setup. The latest Item is a 2nd Polk Audio Sub bringing my system up to a 7.2 setup. I'm also In the process of adjusting the crossover points and eliminating Nulls in my home theater...
  6. New live music recording enthusiast

    New Member Introductions
    New to the hobby of home recording (live music) Looking for some overlapping information here on Home Theater Shack for room treatments, etc. My live music recording gear: Tascam US-800 audio interface Cubase LE5 mixing software Sterling Audio ST-55 condenser mic x 1 Sterling Audio ST-31...
  7. New Home Theater Enthusiast. On a budget

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hey everyone, I've been reading a lot of what you've been writing over the past couple of weeks, trying to learn as much as I can before I asked my own questions of the group. After reading many threads I realized I could make it easier on any of my potential advisers to put as much information...
  8. Novice HT Enthusiast

    New Member Introductions
    Hello. My name is Doug. My wife and I have been married for 14 years and have a four year old boy, three year old girl and are expecting our third child in mid September. We live and work in Kelowna, British Columbia. In my day job I am a software engineer developing line of business...
  9. CEA Launches Tech Enthusiast Membership

    AV Home Theater
    FYI in case people are interested... Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Launches Tech Enthusiast (TE) Membership http://www.ce.org/ From confirmation email: Mike
  10. Arcam FMJ AV888 Processor Review

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Arcam FMJ AV888 Processor Review Introduction Just to give you some background into my previous experiences/history with AV products and in particular AV amps and Preamps / Processors that I have heard and owned over the years, I have had many ranging from low end budget Integrated amps to...
  11. Typical enthusiast vs. HTiB speaker comparison

    Home Audio Speakers
    First off, let's get this straight, this is NOT a fair comparison and it is not meant to be. There are countless subjective speakers reviews out there and this is not one of them :unbelievable:; the purpose of this post is to show how much difference there can be between a typical enthusiast...
  12. Hello From A New HT Enthusiast

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I'd like to take the time to say hello to everyone. A little about my self to start. I am an electronics tech with a degree in electronics repair as well as engineering. I graduated from Tamp Tech in 1996 when it was called that. Now they call it ITT. Anyway I am into Home...
  13. Hello from Romania. I’m an enthusiast audiophile from Romania.

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I’m an enthusiast audiophile from Romania. I’ve just joined and hope to discover some new tweaks on this forum. Adi Pet
  14. Longtime Enthusiast First Time Member

    New Member Introductions
    Hey Everyone My first post on any forum/bulletin board and it is here at hometheater shack. Just to introduce myself, I am a neuroscientist with hearing loss who loves to listen to music and home theater. In fact, the reason I do neuroscience research is because of my hearing loss and the...