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  1. DIssapointing sony ubp-x800, how to fix picture?

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Using it on a non hdr tv because don’t don’t ripped me off and never updated the tv. Cheaper TVs in 2015-16 got a hdr update. Sometimes Blu-ray looks washed out and 4K movies are too pixelated, even normal Blu-ray . Dosnt have many adjustment settings. This is not a review any ways to make...
  2. Behringer DCX2496 fault - easy fix

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Behringer processor fault and fix: DCX2496 I am posting this just in case it can help someone searching this forum in future. This info may already be in some other part of this forum, in which case my post just reinforces the statistics of the fix. My DCX2496 suddenly developed a fault -...
  3. Trying to Fix Center+Sub FR

    Home Audio Acoustics
    My center channel sits on the top shelf of an A/V rack beneath my display about 2.5 feet from the front wall. Running full system sweeps per pg.100 of the REW Step by Step Guide, I generated the graphs below for the center only, and for center+sub. There's a large dip centered around 100Hz...
  4. Need to fix room decay time of 1500ms

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi everyone. Can I get some help in damping my cinema room? Although there is a 35dB swing around 50 Hz, it is the ringing that is worrying me the most. The room is mostly concrete and rings like a bell. The REW waterfall shows everything below 110Hz taking as long as 1500ms to decay...
  5. Need to fix a Speaker Cabinet

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    I picked them up off the curb. The brand is "Acoustic Revolution". Pretty sure they are "white van" speakers but they sound pretty good for the price ($0). One of them is working perfectly but the other has a very weak/shallow sound output and I noticed that sound is only coming out of the...
  6. Tweeter Replacement

    DIY Speakers
    So I have some Pro Studio ps412-1 speakers I bought off craiglist and I can't find much about them anywhere online. I've had them for about a year and the tweeter and mids on them just recently have stopped working all together. I'm assuming the drivers failed. I opened them up to see if I...
  7. Will EQ fix subwoofer boom when seated against wall?

    System Setup and Connection
    I am running a 2.1 system in a rectangular room where the speakers are placed on the long wall and the listening position is against the opposite wall. I'm getting a lot of "boominess" unless I lean forward away from the wall. I'm stuck with the speaker and listening position - will EQ help...
  8. help and suggestions to fix blackout curtains

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    i bought some black out curtains for my basement home theater room, as you can see from the pictures light is coming in from the side and top. Im not too worried about the top, i was just wondering if anyone has any ideas of how to pin the sides to molding to stop the light some how like...
  9. Email fix?

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Guys, sorry to bother anyone, I'm not a wiz at simple computer problems and this is probably an easy fix, I hope I'm in the right forum section. My problem is with my email, any mail I get that has a link in it when I click on the link to go to the site for example HTS it shows an error and says...
  10. DIY fix of a Pioneer RT-909 reel to reel

    DIY Audio
    I was over at a friends house talking audio, as we most often do and he mentioned he has a Pioneer RT-909 that doesn't work. With nothing to loose, I tell him I'll take a look at it. I get it home, put it on the bench and the capstan and reel motors have no power.
  11. Blown Optical Block on Panny ae2000u, any quick/cheap fix?

    Home Theater Projectors
    or is that the death knell of the projector? Pro audio/video fix it place says $2500 to repair/replace but I don't know if that is simply because they want me to buy a projector from them or if it truly is dead. Thoughts?
  12. How to fix glass doors?

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    my friend and her brother recently broke her glass doors while her parents were away.. How would you fix them? How much would it cost? What would you need? How long would it take?? the door is 2 by 8 and weatherproofed ________________ http://www.getridofbedbugsathome.com/bed-bugs-treatment/
  13. Sony KP-57WS510 Widescreen Burn-In Fix ? (From Years of 4:3 Programming)

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    I have a Rear Projection Sony 57" (KP-57WS510) with burn-in from years of watching standard definition programming in 4:3 aspect ratio instead of HD 16:9. The sides of the screen were displayed as grey bars during those years of SD programming and now has left some noticeable burn in on the...
  14. How a BFD could fix the deeps/peeks over 80Hz? (80Hz-500Hz)

    REW Forum
    Hi, Thank you very much for REW and your great website. I've been playing with REW for a few weeks now and I'm at the point of buying a BFD. I have already placed the sub in the best available location, room traps is not an option and the only option left is EQ. I measured my system with...
  15. Help, what do I need to replace to fix this?

    Hi there. I inherited a free Mitsubishi WS-65909 with the infamous green blinking light. I replaced the faulty capacitors and it worked. I then enjoyed my TV for about a year until I got the blinking light again. I replaced the capacitors again. It worked again, but then a few weeks later, I got...
  16. Low Midrange Null Fix

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Guys, I've finally gotten some time to try and hunt down my rather large null in the 250-500Hz range. Here is the graph of the left and right full range response (1/3 octave smoothing): As you can see there is about a 10db drop in the 250-500hz range. I have done close speaker...
  17. This is how to fix a Magnavox 32MF605W/17 LCD

    Philips / Magnavox
    The symptom: When the TV is turned on, there is only a quick flash of the back light. Screen remains black, but audio and power LED show that it's powerd up and working. The problem: This model of TV, and many other china made model's from around the same year (2006-ish) have a common problem...
  18. This is how to fix a Magnavox 32MF605W/17 LCD

    DIY Repair and Maintenance
    The symptom: When the TV is turned on, there is only a quick flash of the back light. Screen remains black, but audio and power LED show that it's powerd up and working. The problem: This model of TV, and many other china made model's from around the same year (2006-ish) have a common problem...
  19. Panasonic releases firemawre to fix color accuracy

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    I'm very happy to announce that Panasonic has released the firmware upgrade to fix the color accuracy on all GT30 and VT30 series Viera Connect TVs. Do not instal this firmware update if your VT30/GT30 was professionally calibrated as it will wipe out your calibration. I'm proud to say this...
  20. Ati HTPC underscan fix.

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Awhile back I started a post about having a problem with getting my HTPC to work with a LCD TV. The picture had a unusual under-scan problem. Turns out that the ATi defaults to a 15% auto correction when it connects to a TV. My problem was, I was trying to get the latest drivers from the...