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  1. How to make a 90-degree calibration file

    REW Forum
    Hi folks, if you'd be interested in trying a 90 degree calibration file for your mic and don't have one, here's a procedure to make one: http://johnr.hifizine.com/2014/09/how-to-make-a-90-degree-calibration-file/ Now, it seems complicated, but if you follow the steps it should be simple. I...
  2. Sub crossover to make the best of a small center speaker

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I'm in an unfortunate situation with my 5.1 setup as my TV is not wall-mounted, and my TV cabinet doesn't have a shelf for a center speaker. Finding a center speaker that will fit beneath the TV bezel ain't easy, so I'm currently using a Boston Acoustics Soundware XS. It's good enough for me...
  3. Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla - DVD Review

    Official DVD and Blu-ray Reviews
    http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=20818 Title: Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla Movie: :3stars: Video: :3.5stars: Audio: :3.5stars: Extras: HTS Overall Score:61 http://www.hometheatershack.com/gallery/file.php?n=20826Summary You know you’re getting older...
  4. Deep Space Nine to make the jump to HD

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    on CBS' Twitter account today https://twitter.com/CBSHE/status/469501793958100992 thank goodness, is all I can say. the DVDs were atrocious and if they're anything like the work they've done with TNG then I'm all over that like white on rice
  5. Don't Know What to Make of This, But it's Official: Title Will Be BATMAN V. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE...

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    What do you make of THIS? http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/21/5738804/batman-v-superman-dawn-of-justice-title-announced
  6. Advice please if i should make this purchase

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi if anyone can please tell me if this is a good deal or if i should wait. I can get a Yamaha RX-V2600 For $250. The guy wanted $300, i offered $200 but he won't budge..The guy is kind of a jerk too he tried to tell me this was their "flagship" receiver. i'm pretty sure it isn't, but i know...
  7. Help me make sense of these graphs...

    REW Forum
    I started from scratch this afternoon. I've got about 30measurements saved in REW with various crossovers and sub distance settings, with and without Audyssey activated. First, I measured the sub response with no filters or Audyssey activated, and without the mains connected. I don't recall...
  8. Looking to make THIN first reflection point panels!

    Home Audio Acoustics
    I just spent some time marking out reflection points for my two rows of seating and I have 6 different points I need to cover. I also want to make this room look very nice and I think having panels hanging 4 inches off the surface of the wall is going to look weird and in one place, around a...
  9. Can the size of the power supply make a difference?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Here is some detailed factual information to backup statements that I have made for many years regarding receivers that have larger power supplies (heavier in weight) always do better with coming closer to actual specified power. It has been a subject of heated debate at times and I want to put...
  10. Kateeva Aims to Make OLED Production Cheaper, Now.

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Organic Light Omitting Diode (OLED) display technology has been simmering in the background for quite some time. Believe it or not, but nearly seven years have passed since Sony first introduced their ridiculously priced industry-first 24.5-inch OLED display. We’ve since heard near fantasy...
  11. Who make the most Sub for the money?

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I want to add one or two new woofers to my HT I run the B&W N805's in front. Budget is tight so what is the most bang for the buck that would help my B&W AWS2000 shake things up? I'm about 60% movie and 40% music. Any help would be really appreciated.
  12. Does the high end stuff make a big difference?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello one and all! I am purchasing the following components for my home theater (questions to follow): LF & RF: Martin Logan Ethos Center:Martin Logan Stage X Subwoofer: Martin Logan Descent i SL, SR, RL, RR: Martin Logan Vanquish Now for the questions... 1. One of the authorized dealerships...
  13. GTA 5 most expensive game in history, cost £170($265) million to make & market

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    GTA 5 most expensive game in history, cost £170 million to make & market Grand Theft Auto 5 is the most expensive game in history with total development and marketing spend hitting £170 million. A report by Scottish newspaper The Scotsman places Rockstar’s spend on GTA 5...
  14. Xbox One – Microsoft will either break even or make a profit at launch, says Mehdi

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Xbox One – Microsoft will either break even or make a profit at launch, says Mehdi Microsoft plans to break even or make a profit with Xbox One at launch, according to chief marketing officer Yusuf Mehdi. Speaking during the Citi Global Technology Conference this week...
  15. Must make new home construction theater decision soon!

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I am building a new home and my contractor suggested a young man to help with surround system. He immediately recommended an NXG system based on good sound at great price though price, he is finding out, is not the ultimate driving factor. He also recommended Atlantic Technology as a 2nd option...
  16. What Do You Guys Make of the Upcoming STAR WARS Sequel Trilogy?

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars_sequel_trilogy Not too sure about this...it's like JJ Abrams thinks because he took on a (flawed in my opinion) vision of Roddenberry's Trek he can now take on Lucas' Wars empire... Don't know if I'm feeling this; what are your thoughts?
  17. Wooden blocks under amps... do they make a difference?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I was at my local "audiophile" HT shop and they had some beautiful looking equipment in there. But I noticed these wooden blocks underneath amps in the home theater rooms. They looked almost like butcher blocks. Big slaps of Maple underneath the amps. So you know I had to ask... "What are...
  18. What's the best AT type and make of screen?

    Manufactured Screens
    Hey all, I am going to replace the screen material in my motorized screen. I have been looking at acoustically transparent screen material from Elite and Seymour, but I don't know much about which kind of AT screen is best. Does anyone here have any insight as to the visual, auditory, and...
  19. SD DTV to 1080p set: outboard converter make for improvement?

    HDTV | Video Displays | Processors
    Purchased a Samsung 32" 1080p LED/lcd several days back, and hooked her to our DirecTV SD receiver model R16-300, using the Composite cable: I'm underwhelmed. Actually, after a few days of use and adjustment, things are looking better, but still - it's a long way from the picture I get from my...
  20. Stunning DTS Headphone:X Will Make Your Headphones Go To 11

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: BigPictureBigSound