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  1. Can't get passed Initial Setup

    REW Forum
    I have used REW over many years, but not for the last 6-8 years. I want to re-calibrate my sub (four x 15" in an infinite baffle). I have downloaded the latest REW, but am using old equipment - EMM6 mic into a XENYX803 pre-amp, and then into a Sound Blaster Creative Digital Music LX connected to...
  2. Tweaking filters after an initial filter set

    REW Forum
    I've long wonder about this and was once again trying to figure out what the right way is to tweak a filter set after an initial filter set is sent. I am using the BFD 1124. Here's what I do now: 1. Take measure 2. Go to EQ window 3. Click Set Target Level 4. Click Send Filter Settings to...
  3. Initial readings, suggestions welcome.

    REW Forum
    OK here's the basics: I'm a composer, so the computer and monitors are surrounded by controller keyboards and synthesizers, long hard surfaces on all sides except the back. the room has a notably short ceiling, 6' 7" tall 13' wide and 23' long. Carpet, and 2" rock wool traps on the ceiling...
  4. Initial HELLO from Leonberg in Germany

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everybody, I'm new on the forum and I'm from Germany. I hope my English suffices to read all the topics and I hope to get some new ideas and maybe, but just only maybe, I might have a note to make to some questions on the forum. Kind regards, ASM90:wave:
  5. XTZ Cinema Series Initial Impressions in UK

    XTZ Sound
    Hello, For those of you that are interested in first impressions of XTZ Cinema Series owners, here are threads from avforums in UK. General XTZ Speakers Owner's Thread XTZ Cinema Series Thread Please contact me if you have any questions. Jason
  6. Initial try with REW

    REW Forum
    I did a quick measure and PEQ on my subs. Here is a graph of my stereo subs before EQ Here is after a quick PEQ with 3 filters, the limit on my current digital XO... Not too bad for a start, I'm waiting on a MiniDSP nanoAVR and I'll see how it goes from there
  7. Thoroughly confused on initial setup - please help!

    REW Forum
    I've read the instructions from the rew V5 Help guide by John Mulcahy and read through the forum and still can't figure out how to get things ready for measurements. Here's what I have to work with: HP Laptop running Windows 7, HDMI Output, built-in sound card, Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Go...
  8. REW initial questions

    REW Forum
    I have been reading about REW for years but have yet to take the plunge, although I am getting much closer. Recently I bought a Galaxy CM-140 from Amazon (it's still in route to my house). A mic has not been purchased yet, but I will more than likely use the Dayton EMM-6 microphone (if this a...
  9. Initial Entry

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all: I am an industrial designer that has been working in the audio industry since about 1990. Typically my role has been providing industrial design and mechanical design for loudspeakers and 19 inch rack type audio products. If you google me you should be able to find our website and...
  10. Initial results and thoughts

    REW Forum
    First let me say that I am new to the physics and terminology, so please speak in crayon. I understand what is going on at a high level. My goal of this is to get an idea of what my room is doing to the sound coming out of my speakers and to experiment with placement etc. I read an article...
  11. Mancave basement; help on initial set up

    System Setup and Connection
    Hello all. I am a newbie. I just bought a house and the first project is the mancave. So I apologize for not knowing all the linggo and other stupid questions I will ask. :) Anyway, so I have 2 spaces in my basement. Space 1 has a 42 inch LCD LG TV. And the source is coming from a cable box via...
  12. Initial REW results in multipurpose room, opinions are welcome

    REW Forum
    Hello, In http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/rew-forum/51192-recommended-hardware-rew-w-win-7-64-bit-family-room-setup.html I asked about hardware. I ended up with the Tascam US122MKII and a Dayton mic, calibrated by Cross Spectrum labs. I also picked up an inexpensive mic stand and clip...
  13. First bunch of graphs. Major drop-off above 10k?

    REW Forum
    Hello all, Got REW hooked up this evening. My setup is a Denon AVR2800 feeding two different sets of mains. A pair of Energy Excel bookshelves and a pair of BES/Bertagni planars (NXT style, dipole) and a DIY sonotube sub (Apex Jr. INF10 driver) being fed by a Mackie amp. I'm using a SB X-Fi...
  14. Initial HT research

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi All, I have been trying to collect information on the the best practices and options of getting a HT and quickly realized that receiver + separate speakers is the way to go (at least for me). Further I have narrowed down the options on receivers that I can afford to buy now to either Denon...
  15. Beginniner - Initial question about room size and seating

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi everyone, I am brand new to the forums and am a beginner when it comes to HT issues so I apologize in advance for any questions that come across as "dumb". I have tried to read what I can, but man.. I never knew that doing a HT room could be so complicated. So my first questions are about...
  16. My initial readings

    REW Forum
    Hi, I've been using the BFD and REW for some years now with good results. But with my latest setup I've been having difficulty equalizing my subwoofer(BK monolith) with the BFD 1124. My speaker setup is: 2 KEF Q11 towers. 3 Kef eggs. Crossover for all the...
  17. FBQ2496 - a few initial setup questions

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    My FBQ2496 is expected to arrive tomorrow YAY :) Have been reading the FBQ2496 manual (which was a bit "thin" I think) + the BFD guide here at the shack. I plan on programming it via MIDI. My questions are mostly about initial setup of the FBQ2496 prior to programming the first filters...
  18. initial setting up the BFD

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    a)Is it necessary to set all the Filters in Presets 1-3 and 6-10 to Off except preset 4, 5 which are already set to PA and do I do this for both L&R banks. Is there a fast way to to this ? b) If I only use say 4 filters , then I should set filter 5 thru 10 to Off ? Another question re...
  19. New to REW: Initial Setup

    REW Forum
    Greetings all, I am just getting into REW and audio calibration in general. I've done the THX Home Theater Pro 1 course and am currently working my way through Floyd E. Toole's book - Sound Reproduction: Loudspeakers and Rooms I have got myself a new laptop, a pair of Cross-Spectrum calibrated...
  20. Australia's initial 3DTV broadcast will be delivered OTA

    Australia's getting its first 3D at home OTA, as Channel Nine will have a free-to-air broadcast of three New South Wales Rugby League (rugby is all about the 3D) matches May 26. This is the first we've heard of anyone sending HD 3D over radio waves, and to accommodate things the government has...