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  1. placement of HT components

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi Everyone I am looking for some advice regarding components placement, the most popular spot is in the front of the room, I have been considering placing them at the back of the room, behind the second row couch. Room is 3.6mts wide 4.9mts long and 2.4 high. my components are 2 multi...
  2. Placement of HT components

    System Setup and Connection
    Hi Everyone, I have nearly finished construction of a home theater room, It's small, measures 4.8 mtrs x 3.6 mtrs x 2.4 mtrs, I need to get some advise, before I start running speaker wires through the wall, the usual place would be in front, under the TV, I have also, considered, place...
  3. New Small HT System

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I am new to HT being a long time 2 channel guy. I want to set up a new system in my bedroom . Due to position of 65" Panasonic Plasma in wall speakers are not possible, so on-wall speakers are my best choice. Anyone have an opinion on the following: Integra DSX-3, Martin Logan Motion SLM-XL...
  4. HT Center Speaker Matching with Front Speakers

    Home Audio Speakers
    My HT setup is 5.1 My sitting room is 14LX12Bx8H (normal English home). I have 2XIMF TLS 80 Transmission Line Speakers ( about 1976), Onkyo TX-NR609 Receiver, small 1XYamaha Front and 2Xsmall Yamaha Rear speakers. I have a small Yamaha Sub but I do not use it. Reading the thread, center speaker...
  5. SUBmarine Home Theater

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    This thread has gone through quite a few revisions over the last 6 months or so. The mains and subs are new as of the end of 2012. And we've done a lot in recent months... new jet-black carpeting... new rears... added some tables for drinks and food... and given the theater a name. I've tacked...
  6. Spencer Dedicated HT - Gimme your .02 !

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I'm underway with a new home construction and have some space to do a dedicated HT in the basement. I have some very preliminary plans and would love some input on everything (seating, speaker placement, construction techniques, etc). My goal is to maximize the equipment I already have and...
  7. Recommendations for a HT setup for $2-$4k?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hey Guys, I just had my dream TV delivered – the Panasonic 65” VT50. My next step is to build my home theater system around it. I have a Denon AVR-487 from years ago which came with a receiver, DVD player, sub and speakers. The receiver is now outdated – it has only 2 HDMI inputs. I've slowly...
  8. AVR for HT with Ext. amp for mains

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello all. I'm new here and excited to learn. I have spent a while going from Martin Logan Owners forum (never did become an owner though), to GR Research at Audiocircle, which I love, to also here! I have a denon AVR1804. I'm happy with my HT experience. This is a 6.1 receiver with the rear...
  9. SI HT subwoofer give-a-way!

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    In anticipation of these woofers coming out we are going to give-a-way both prototype woofers. We will be giving away one 15" D2 and one 18" D2. To be entered into the give-a-way simply reply to this thread with your name and which woofer you would like (15" or 18"). We will be ending the...
  10. Best HT Sub combo opinion

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Searching through the forum i get the impression that the best amp / driver combo to get for good sound and value is the Behringer-EP4000 with the Mach 5 IXL-18". What is everyones opinion? What works well for you?
  11. picture - shooters up and coming ht (and casa)

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Can't say I have too much going on except for the slab finally got laid. Another 3-months to go before competition or that's the goal at least. Total theater room size is 19 1/2' x 15 1/2' x 9' (L x W x H). Stay tuned.
  12. HT Cabinet Setup. Wire routeing, Power and Cooling.

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi All, I have a cabinet in my family room that I would like to store my A/V components in. As of right now there is no cooling, no wiring, and no power. I am looking for some recommendations on how I should cool the cabinet and run the wiring. My basement is unfinished so I plan to run the...
  13. Advice on Building my dedicated HT Room

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    So I'm finishing my basement and one room will be a dedicated HT room. Room is 30x11, planning on having the contarctor add audio wall plates on all four top corners for speakers, they will be able to accept banana plugs or bare wires. Should I also add wall plates at the bottom of the...
  14. Selling home with complete HT Room

    Chat Box SWAMP
    HELLO EVERYONE, Well after 1 year of building our room its time for us to sell our beloved home :( (work relocation) I don't have the first clue how to approach this $$ wise and wanted to know everyones feed back. Converting the room isn't really an option due to time constraints. Honestly, I...
  15. New SI HT woofer specs and info

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I decided to post another thread instead of updating the old one so people could see the new specs better. As promised we got in new soft parts to make the woofers work better for HT use. Here are the parameters from the 18" we just built up a few minutes ago: 18" D2 Re: 3.5 Ohms Fs: 17 Hz...
  16. First small steps into HT and 2channel audio

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all and thank you for having me aboard In short my history 18 years ago I've been vieuwing movies in surround for over 18 years now but never gave it much attention ( cousins old speakers and dad's spares+ a Kenwood krf-V5020 surround receiver.... and a Barco old television Movies...
  17. SI HT intro 15"/18" prototype news

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I know it's been a while since we posted up anything about the intro line of HT subwoofers but we have recently completed the first prototypes. A quick refresher - these woofers are going to be very affordable subwoofers priced at under $200 tailored to the HT market (low F3's, ported freiendly...
  18. recommendations for a New HT AVR ?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    My Onkyo 807 that's barely 18 months has crapped out for the second time , and this time its out of warranty. and i suspect the HDMI board is gone, no picture and no sound . From what I hear it's very expensive to have repaired. I would like some suggestions as to what to replace it with? I...
  19. Full HT room Equalization

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Hi guys, I want to fine-tune my Home Theater room but I don t know what I need for this. Let me try to explain my situation (sorry in advance for my bad English). I have a nice HT room that was professionally build with the help of a company here in the Netherlands. We began with a...
  20. Albertan's HT Build

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    This first post may be a little disjointed because, well, I'm sort of in the middle of my build as I start this thread. I had a new home built in 2008 and incorporated a dedicated HT room in my basement, which was finished when the house was built (the basement, not the HT room). I hired the...