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  1. Less than ideal distance to wall behind me -> diffuse or absorb

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hey HT shack, I'm forced to listen in a less than perfect position. The rear wall is only ~4' behind my ears. Usually I would diffuse the area behind me, but since 4' (or even 5') isn't enough distance for effective diffusion, I thought it might be better to use some 8" broadband absorbers...
  2. Ideal Impulse Decay & SS&I improvements - Data Inside

    REW Forum
    Did a ton of testing last night... all left channel... searching for reflections and concluded a bunch of things that I want to share but first I must ask... What is the ideal -db drop from the initial peak to adequately control reflections and also does this -db change with time as in the...
  3. Ideal "Sweet Spot" Measurement Size for Dirac

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Is there an ideal measurement size, vs room size that should be used with Dirac?
  4. Ideal full range graph

    REW Forum
    What does an ideal full range look like? From 20hz to 20khz?
  5. Ideal height of screen

    Home Theater Projectors
    What ideal height of screen from floor? (assume one row) Any formula depending of size/distance/ratio?
  6. Ideal response? Such a thing?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Looking at various sub builds that people are doing I am wondering what is the ideal graph for a subwoofer? Like the 3 subs that I will hopefully attatch below. All 3 play below 20 hz with similar results however above approx 60 hz they seem to differ greatly. The tc sounds drops off...
  7. Ideal Home Theatre Room Dimensions

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi All, My first post here and newbie in HT. Firstly I must say that this is a fantastic space and material that everyone is sharing! So basically we're hoping to build our own home and have a dedicated HT room which I will gradually design and furnish with time as funds allow. As such...
  8. Ideal Crossover,.. How to find ??

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I have Dual Subs and small Kef satellite speakers , using REW how should i go about to find ideal crossover setting . Is it simply by trial and error to find smoothest Overall FR or smoothest FR at crossover ??
  9. Ideal Sub for a 13' by 11' room

    Creative Sound Solutions
    Hi guys. I am looking to build a sub for a 13' by 11' room. I would say 50/50 use of the audio system between movies and music with more emphasis on wanting the sub for movies. I intend to purchase all components for this build from CSS. I don't really know if it matters too much, but the...
  10. Ideal driver parameters for sealed sub?

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    What driver parameters should I be looking for to maximize performance in a sealed sub? I'm particularly interested in 15" drivers in a 3.0 or 3.5 cu ft. sealed box. I understand that some drivers work better than others, so I'm interested in understanding why. Thanks!
  11. Ideal Innovations Elite 80+

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Does anyone have experience with the Ideal Innovations Elite 80+? It appears to be nice little valve amp. http://www.idealinnovations.biz/elite80+.htm Features: Power Output Tubes - 6AV5GA - A very well manufactured tube, made in the USA, by Sylvania in Emporium, Pennsylvania in 1984. They...
  12. What do ideal Graphs look like

    REW Forum
    In reviewing many different graphs I have not yet seen what ideal graphs should look like. Can someone please post sample graphs for SPL, IR, and Waterfall.
  13. Would like to build a simple ideal design for HT use

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello everybody. Been reading up on the board here a bit and decided that I should join so that I could post up and pick your brains at to which HT enclosure I should build for my chosen subwoofer. I got a good deal on an Fi Q12 so that is our starting point. I'm aware there are a variety of...
  14. Whats and ideal amp for subwoofer

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    With the help of you experienced users of the forum (Mike) I was able to build my first subwoofer. I waited a while to get my sound Tc from the States but in the end came. Now I wanted to ask the experts on the forum what is an ideal amplifier for the subwoofer that I realized 1 TC Sound 12...
  15. Recommendations for a less than ideal room

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hi everybody, I've been lurking on the forums for a while now, and decided it's time to see what the experts would recommend for my setup. The room: The projector is going to be installed into a multi-function lower level room at my parent's cottage. The room is 16'x23' with a staircase coming...
  16. FS: Cinema Quest Ideal Lume Bias Light

    Classifieds - Video Displays and Projectors
    SOLD!
  17. The Ideal projector

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone,Tazman here I've designed and constructed a dedicated HT in my basement,and am starting to put togther the elements. I was looking at the Sony SXRD VPL -15 as a pojector,was wondering if anyone had any experience with it or thoughts!
  18. Ideal room response

    REW Forum
    I've been doing some experimenting today. When I turned my subs by ear listening to music I got this: which looks like this when I did a FR sweep: The bass is 5 positions across my listening couch. I did a little fiddling to get flat and got this: Is there a balance that is preferred or...
  19. Ideal Audio Dimensions Versus Diffuser

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Still in the planning stages of my HT, but I need to flesh out most of the design so I know exactly what sized space to leave in my basement for it when I build my house. (hopefully late summer/ early fall we can break ground) How important is following a set of ideal audio dimensions if you...
  20. Ideal height for rear surround speakers?

    System Setup and Connection
    IDEAL HEIGHT FOR REAR SURROUND SPEAKERS? My viewing room is 17 x 10 feet. I have a 5.1 system with 5 matching brand speakers all around. I am trying to set up the surrounds. Due to space constraints they need to be on bookshelves three feet (1 metre) behind the single row seating area. They are...
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