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  1. AT&T and DISH to Give Olympics a 4K Treatment (with limitations)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    The 2016 Olympics are nearly underway, with opening day celebrations starting this coming Friday. Short of hopping on a plane and seeing the games in person, DISH Network and AT&T have struck deals with NBCUniversal to give fans the most modern of viewing experiences. Both 4K video and other...
  2. This should give you a LOL moment

    Chat Box SWAMP
    I work at a small university up here and this week this was posted in our student newspaper... goes to show what some of our youths sense of entitlement is these days.
  3. Sub cal tone and sub sweep at same -dB level give different SPL readings.

    REW Forum
    I have a CSL EMM-6 (w/ sensitivity) and a Scarlett 2i2. I used this basic method to calibrate the SPL of REW. I have the mic calibration file loaded in REW as well as one for the audio interface. I take a sweep at a given level using HDMI (ASIO4ALL) from the PC to receiver, say -30dB in REW...
  4. Can Someone Look at my SPL Graph and Give me Advice on What's Going On with My Room?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi, Above is an "All SPL" graph showing the general frequency response of my room with 1/6 smoothing from 45hz to 20,000hz (I also included a waterfall from 45hz to 500hz). Notice how the bass seems to go from 45 hz up to 90hz just above 85db, then from 90hz to about 140 the dbs steadily...
  5. So let's give it a try

    New Member Introductions
    Hello to everyone. Another german audiophile has found this site. I'm still looking around...:wave:
  6. Benchmark DAC1 Give Away

    Two Channel Audio
    Heads up guys. TONEaudio is giving away a Benchmark DAC1 by the end of the year. All you have to do is "like" their Facebook page to be entered in the drawing.
  7. Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale - Blu-ray Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=9135Title: Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale Starring: Masanobu Ando, Jun'ichi Haruta, Sabu Kawahara, Lin Ching-Tai Directed by: Te-Sheng Wei Written by: Te-Sheng Wei Studio: Well Go USA Entertainment Rated: NR Runtime: 154 Minutes...
  8. Best movie to give HT a good workout

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    I want to pick some brains and get a list of movies that can really give my surround system a good work out. My system isn't very fancy, just a 5.1 Sony blue ray but I want to put it to the test!
  9. Ready to give up on the BFD 1124

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    First BFD unit had to be sent back because it kept shutting off. Also had the dreaded hum. 2nd unit comes, seems to work OK, but now trying to rectify the hum. So I payed another $50 and ordered the DCI ALH1 to get rid of the line noise which was not present before adding the BFD. Now my...
  10. Give me advice on fronts

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    My goal is to build a good 5.1 HT and dont have to upgrade or buy another speaker unless it stop working or worse, I dont have a center yet but I try to get one from the same family of speaker if is possible or match a good one to the fronts that you guy advice me to get. Atlantic Technology...
  11. Upgrading please give recommendations

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi I am upgrading my home theatre and would like some ideas on completing the upgrade. I currently have a: Samsung PS63C7000 63" 3D Plasma (just bought) Samsung BD-6900 3D Bluray player (just bought came with the TV) HDMI 1.4 High Speed cables Pioneer SxD510 receiver Infinity Delta 30 fronts...
  12. Would like to give REW a try

    REW Forum
    I am new to this aspect of Audio EQ. While I have set up my HT using Audyssey EQ XT I would like to control the bass region more tightly. I already have a RS SPL meter, so would these hardware additions be OK ? a) DSP 1124 b) Beringer UCA 202 USB Sound card Both avail from Parts Express...
  13. Ready to Give up

    REW Forum
    Thanks for a great program, just wish I could get it to work :). I have installed REW on a laptop running Vista. I have a Tascam 144II hooked to my laptop and seemingly operating properly. I have read through the many help files along with the sticky at the top of this forum but for the life...
  14. Can you give me your opinion on these 2 woofers

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am looking at these 2 woofers for a DIY build, Audiopulse Epic: http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?Partnumber=293-608 13Av.2 http://www.edesignaudio.com/product_info.php?products_id=554 They are going into this box 12" DIY kit, the dimensions works for me and I am building 2 of...
  15. Please look at this and give your opinion

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I would really like to know what you think about this setup. I have asked similar questions but I didn't give any specifics on the speakers, so I hope no one gets mad that I asked again. I know alot of people don't like inwall speakers but my wife would really like a nice clean look. This is my...
  16. Just about ready to give up on REW and the whole calibration deal ....

    REW Forum
    WEll Im still at square one.. Ive tried to mess with settings in the program to get these nice graphs I see ppl getting but something is just not working for me, and a few others from what I hear as well.. SO.. This is where im at, - a few 100 hairs that I happened to have 8 hrs ago Just...
  17. Give me your infinite wisdom...

    System Setup and Connection
    Im new to the forum guys, but i love the spot. I wish the DIY basement construction sites were like this one. Im getting quotes on electrical from contractors, and i didnt know HOW much i needed to know in advance. SO im trying to figure out what i need so i can tell the electrician what i...
  18. Equal Loudness (dB to Phons) Contours EQ *you will want to give this a listen*

    AV Home Theater
    For the past 3-4 years I have been listening to all of my music, tv, movies etc. with a special EQ 'house curve' I created derived from the ISO 226:2003 equal loudness contours. My filters are designed upon the offsets of the 80 Phons graph shown below. If you are familiar with the "loudness"...
  19. shiva give away?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    did that ever happen? thought it was supposed to be oct 31st? just wondering is all :)
  20. Experts - Give us the lowdown on this design please guys.

    Home Audio Speakers
    You'll have to excuse where this link leads, so first allow me to apologise for that, but this is pre-release info on speakers I'm interested in and I'd like to know if anyone has any valuable input on these. I cant share approximate pricing yet as it's an estimate I cant share. If you could...