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  1. DIY Repair and Maintenance
    My power supply port broke, I can try to get model number sometimes it’s obsolete 2100 days so very old. Probably can’t afford a sauder iron right now , not sure I’d i need one .or how ppricey they are any idea how to fix laptop ?
  2. REW Forum
    I'm hoping someone can help me out here. I just finished upgrading an HP Elitebook 8530p with a new SSD and fresh install of Win7 to use with REW and a UMIK-1. However it seems that despite my best efforts the hardware only supports 2 channel over HDMI. There are no settings in BIOS for HDMI and...
  3. REW Forum
    Hi, I've Umik-1 and want use a laptop (with REW), port:HDMI to my AV to calibrate my system. My old laptop is gone, and I don't want spent too much on a laptop only to run REW and calibrate system, my question is these can run REW without issues: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/Eee_PC_1215N/...
  4. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Hi can someone help me? I'm looking for the ISO for my Win 7 Pro 32 bit Acer laptop. which only goes to the repair option but when pressed it only brings up black screen and cursor. No other option works. I want to see if I can repair it or get my files it with the ISO USB/DVD, but I can't find...
  5. REW Forum
    I am new to testing speakers and setting them up in a room and have a few questions. These are based on using the miniDSP UMIK-1, a cheap(ish) Acer 5742G Laptop and Windows 7 for testing purposes: When using the UMIK-1 will it work with "any" USB ports or must the be of a particular spec? I...
  6. REW Forum
    Now I am using Winxp laptop without hdmi output. Hate to switch rca input when using REW. I want to buy a laptop with hdmi output, but find that most OS is Win 8.1. My question is that can I use REW in Win 8.1 laptop? And does Intel HD Graphics display chip support ASIO4ALL? Thanks for reply!
  7. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Newbie question... Trying to get an introductory test of REW and am seeing if I can use my Audyssey Multi EQ microphone (mono 3.5mm jack output) as a first pass. Based on some threads, it seems it should be possible. My laptop (HP Stream X360) has the standard 3.5 headset/mic jack, but I...
  8. REW Forum
    I'm a newbie to REW and am following the manual "Getting Started with REW" (Rev 3.9 Oct 21, 2014). Page 8 states to connect an HDMI cable between the receiver and laptop. I tried doing that between a 3 year old HP Windows 7 laptop and a Denon 4520 receiver, but the laptop did not recognize the...
  9. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Obviously I do not want to spend more money on a laptop than I did my Onkyo 809. If I was to make the purchase can anyone recommend one that will not break the bank or flatten my wallet more than it already is? The main reason for the laptop would be for REW. Just trying to keep it as cheap as...
  10. REW Forum
    Yesterday I downloaded the latest version of REW to a new laptop HP Pavilion G6 and was unable to see the aiso option in the preference window. Any ideas??? The laptop has Window's 8.
  11. System Setup and Connection
    I'm trying to set up 5.1 in my living room but nothing seems to work. I have a 10+ year old Bose Lifestyle AV28 receiver that goes out to the paired Acoustimass PS-28 subwoofer (which has the RCA connections to all 5 double-cube speakers). The input to the receiver is an optical cable that is...
  12. REW Forum
    Hi my old XP laptop has no adjustment for the sample rate 44.1, 48khz in Sound (playback and record) in control panel. I use a UMIK mic. Is this a problem? If i had a outboard Pre/soundcard and XLR mic would this be a problem or solve this? Thanks in advance
  13. REW Forum
    I'm new to REW, so a quick question or two: I've got several older laptops (3-4 yrs) around and was hoping to use these as they are fairly small/portable. 1) In "Calibrating" the sound card, how does REW know if the FR errors it is experiencing (with the loop-through cable, during calibration)...
  14. REW Forum
    Hi guys, I need a laptop that will only be used for REW. I plan on using a USB mic and hdmi out to receiver. What is the best and cheapest that you could recommend. Thanks Peter
  15. REW Forum
    I'm sure this has been asked and answered but I could not find the answer with searches. I have a laptop which is running Windows XP. The laptop has a headphones jack that doubles as a mini-optical output. I have a usb microphone (UMM-6; calibrated from Cross Spectrum Labs). I do have a 3.5...
  16. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    The authorities state that the time is now for a new laptop for our family. My 9 y/o HP laptop is officially too slow to run any programs so we need a new one. We have a PC desktop that I am setting up for use for the HTPC, so I'm thinking a PC for the laptop again. I will use it to get on...
  17. REW Forum
    Hi all, Dumb question but I can't figure out how to create a loopback connection on a Dell or Lenovo laptop with internal soundcards. Is some wiring connection needed? I recently bought a UMM-6 USB mike and downloaded latest beta REW which I think is compatible with USB mikes. Really looking...
  18. Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I will briefly describe how I turned my Windows laptop/PC into a fully featured remote control that can control any device (TV, DVD, Home Theatre receiver etc.) in my home via Infrared signals. This same Windows laptop/PC solution will also control Home Automation devices that conform to the...
  19. REW Forum
    Hi All I have been playing around with REW for sometime now (great programme) and I have a question relating to my setup as previously I was connecting my laptop directly to my receiver. First of all, in my system I am now using an Oppo 105 connected to my Rotel receiver via Multi-input analog...
  20. Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Suspected Xbox One leaker refusing to unlock laptop for police – report SuperDaE, the Australian who allegedly leaked Xbox One details and tried to sell a supposed Durango dev kit on eBay is reportedly unwilling to unlock his laptop for the police. Kotaku reports...
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