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  1. Center Channel Location with Large Screen Size

    System Setup and Connection
    Say it isn't so! The larger your screen size, the more of an issue center channel location becomes?! What I mean is this; I heard - maybe on this forum, maybe somewhere else - placing your center channel below or above a screen that is much larger than a typical TV will cause a situation during...
  2. need help choosing a location for my sub please

    REW Forum
    I have a Rythmik DS1510 with H600PEQ3 amp that i built years ago and it doesn't like its new home. I loved this sub in my old open floor plan living room but not so much in my new tiny theater room. the room is around 17X14X7.5 and is not treated yet. I'm trying to find the best place to park...
  3. location microphone

    REW Forum
    a question to all users REW when measuring a single speaker (left or right) place the microphone towards the speaker, or you let the central location? (Aimed at the center between the two speakers) thank you
  4. Atmos - ceiling speaker location - help!

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I'm working on my first home theater project in a new build. My room is 13' wide by 18'6" long by 11'6" high. My main listening position will be 5 feet from the back wall in the center of the room. I am going with a 5.2.4 Atmos setup. There is 2 rows of seating with a riser in the back row...
  5. Need help with choosing equipment location

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hi All, I'm having a new house built and it's been very difficult to find a room that could fit a home theater decently, but i've compromised with my wife on a house and it has a loft I think I can make work. I plan on blocking out the window, which is where I will also be putting a projector...
  6. 42U AV Cabinet Location, what do you think?

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Since I am in the construction and design phase of my new dedicated home theater, I have the two options, and I would like to hear your opinions based on your experience. I am planning to have a fully automated HT, with Crestron System, Cat6 cabling, WiFi, .etc. and since my HT is kinda large...
  7. Port location

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Im building an in wall subwoofer that will be positioned mostly behind my projection screen. The subwoofer itself will actually sit under the screen and not be blocked in any way. Normally, I would place the port on the opposite end of the woofer. But in this case, I don't want the port to be...
  8. bass traps location

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I'm new here and recently I set up a home theater from sony...My place is small and there are only limited options to place the speakers. This is the best position i have come up with. The subwoofer is beside the couch and above it is the right surround speaker coz thats the best bass sound from...
  9. Subwoofer port location

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I'm under the impression that subs with downfiring ports are less sensitive to room placement than subs with ports in the rear or front. I have searched and searched for answers to room interactions based on a sub's port/ports location. Is there a general consensus on room placement as far as...
  10. Best location for ceiling speakers

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    I'm finally going to get around to installing the ceiling surround speakers (5.1) in the new house. On wall and free standing are out. The living room has a double tray ceiling with 1'x1' recesses that begin at 9' base ceiling height. I'm inclined to place the speakers at the 9' level outside...
  11. Go w/Bad IB Sub Location or Traditional Sub?

    IB - Infinite Baffle Subwoofer Build Projects
    I was originally going to go with an IB sub but upon getting my furniture I realized the sub placement would be pretty much next to the recliner instead of out in front of it. So I can either go with the side location, or move it more rearward. Or I could go with a traditional subwoofer in the...
  12. In-wall speaker location

    System Setup and Connection
    Adding an 80" Sharp to my basement wall. Had in- wall front speakers pre wired. Was planning for a smaller screen b4 the 80" opportunity came up. My question is where should I place the speakers? If placed to the left and right the 80" screen will cover some/all the speakers up. So do I place...
  13. Height channel location

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Should I mount my heights directly over the left and right mains (my front channel speakers are about 5' tall and are on a 1' platform with a 8 1/2' high ceiling)... Or would I be better off moving them to the front corners (still up next to the ceiling but about 2' closer to the walls) with...
  14. How important is venting port location?

    Home Audio Speakers
    I want to get a centre speaker, but the tv or furniture is going to be right in the back of the port or maybe 1-2 inches. How bad is that going to be? Is it a must to get one with front port? Thanks!
  15. Location For Ceiling Traps

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Where would be the best location (starting point) for installing ceiling traps to help with first reflections? As a general rule where to start? about even with the side wall panels? Half way between me and the speakers? More to front/rear of the area between me and the speakers???
  16. .cal file location?

    REW Forum
    Hi, I'm setting up REW in my new laptop. I had it set up a couple of years ago in my old xp laptop and I remember there was a .cal file that would get loaded into the program to work with the digital RS meter. I can't seem to find it anywhere. Am I doing something wrong? Thanks!
  17. SI- 15" sub-woofer ??Ported vs sealed

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    I was going to build a sub with the Stereo Integrity 15" d2 sub Any help on ported vs sealed???
  18. Thoughts on best sub location

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Thanks for a great site everyone, I have some pro audio experience, but I am just getting started in the DIY world, so let me know if anything I suggest is silly! I am trying to finish our basement into a home theater, and for the wife acceptance factor we are going with in wall speakers for...
  19. Question on port location and out of phase subwoofers

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello again. I recently sold my 18" but there are some things nagging at me. Does the location of the port on the subwoofer enclosure matter all that much? Also, I heard of people having multiple subwoofers and having rear subwoofers out of phase with the front ones. What does this achieve...
  20. Help with in wall speaker location

    Home Audio Speakers
    Hello, I'm in the process of installing a set (3) - Paradigm Hydrid 20 inwalls flanking a 70" Sharp Elite tv. I know the rule of thumb is to try and keep all of the tweeters at the same level with each other while at the same time keeping them at ear level. While this is easier with floor...