I was just checking out Chane's website and noticed the company is having a huge sale on its HiVi Swan desktop speaker systems... if you're in the market, this is something worth checking out. Huge range of prices...from budget to mid-range... and the savings look substantial...
New to the forum, and I have to say, I love it.
Before I start, I've drawn a few images (attached at the bottom) in paint for the visual people like myself. Also, most of the writing below is an acoustics section
where I cover STC ratings because I hadn't found all of this important...
I just found this video that compares a few of the different types and I found it interesting as to which I actually liked.
I have run absorber before and diffusers but never actually compared them like they do on the video... I found that after listening I actually prefered the Diffusers much...
I have generated what seems to be a very good set of stereo REW correction filters for my studio monitor system. There is a noticed "tightening" of the sound when the REW filters are engaged and the spectrum is audibly, and measureably, more consistent.
Now, I also noticed an unexpected "side...
I came across this link and thought this was a interesting thread and build.
I thought you guys may like this concept.
I have no ties with this person, but just wanted to share.
With the industry showcase CES over, and now that we’ve had a few days to recuperate, it’s time to take a look at new technologies coming out this year.
For the most part, this year’s CES was about bigger, cheaper flat panels, but in the crevasses there was some tech that’s actually worth...
I set up REW this morning... and I really wish I hadn't because I can't stop messing with things now!
After messing around, I'm almost thinking I should move everything back where it was when I started.
Let me show you some graphs:
First test - sub in original location
Sub in front left...
I stumbled across this interesting blind test. The thoughts are that many receivers made back 30 years or so ago were better built and sounded better than most receivers of today.
They used a Pioneer a 1980 Pioneer SX-1980 in a blind test against several newer receivers and most chose the...
I know that this is the 'home theater shack.' But it's not too difficult to believe that the same people who build home theater subwoofers may also build something for their car/boat/rv whatever. I built this subwoofer for my Scion XB. I didn't want to take up any cargo space, so here's how I...
I applied a 6db house curve to REW. Graph vert axis 20-130 db, apply 1/3 octave smoothing . Target curve was 78.7 db
With the older REW version 4.11 , The smoothing was so good , that no filters are required !
With Version 5 REW, I ended up with 7 filters !
So what gives ?
well I found it interesting and surprising.
Mucking about with system changes, and experimenting with distributed bass sources.
I have two 18's (main woofers), two lab 12's in sealed boxes and two subs containing four XLS10's each, distributed around the room.
I eq'd the bass to be reasonably...
I came across two samsungs with the same problem, interference lines. When I saw one TV I thought and said it's interference. When I saw the second one with exactly the same problem I believe there's a problem there. It happens only with composite and S-VHS inputs, aka, 480i...