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  1. DIY Screens
    Hi all I read a lot about the BW Paint Mix and it's components which are available in Europe/Switzerland. Thanks for all the helpful advises in the other posts! I'm still struggling with the base color i should use. A lot of postings - not only in this forum - recommend colors from Caparol...
  2. Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello, I have a small home recording studio which is very challenging to treat properly (entrance door alcove to the left of Mix position, Window on the right, double modal spots, you name it....). I've learned where the problems are using REW, built a bunch of Rockwool panels/traps placing...
  3. DIY Screens
    here is a mix I made to get my Epson 3600e to be viewable during the day. What I wanted was better blacks and great whites. Might help other in the same situation as me. Only other projector I tested was Epson 5030 Valspar brushed pearl and Behr SS mix Textured wall painted 148" diagonal...
  4. DIY Screens
    Hi guys, I'm a BW user from a few years ago (I posted this, many moons ago: and ).. but now I have moved into a new place which happens to have a dedicated home theatre room :D Here is a pic of it: http://imgur.com/ErJMMgW. The room is very well light controlled at night, with almost...
  5. DIY Screens
    Just wondering if Scorpion screen mix if its still possible to make with current C&S and BW mix?
  6. DIY Screens
    Hello Everyone, I am searching for the best paint mix usable in low ambient light conditions. My dream is a DNP supernova 0.8 Gain screen, but this is too expensive for me... The room has white walls and I prefer having a tiny degree of ambient light like from LED-stripes in the room while...
  7. REW Forum
    Hey there, I'm using REW since version 4.1. Totally great piece of software. I have a mic/amp combo bought from a local calibration service years ago. Now I have some capsules and a mic lying around which I would love to compare and see their flaws. How do I go about creating a mic cal FR...
  8. Home Audio Speakers
    Is it advisable mix n match speakers brand say front, center one brand get a subs another brand etc
  9. DIY Screen Development and Testing
    Is Cream & Sugar Still one of the best N9 mixes out there ? Is there a big difference in Gain between (C&S)N9 and a (off the shelf )N9 What is best Gain white paint ?? Thanks!
  10. Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi I messured a small room with a dbx m2 mesurment mic into audio card Focusrite saffire pro 40 with Yamaha HS 80 Monitoring this room is to be used for Mixing Audio Is this considered good response in general ? what sort of acoustic treatment can help here ? (the room is totaly untreated, not...
  11. DIY Screens
    So I'm a few weeks away from painting my screen and my recent readings in regards to screen mixes have me all confused so I was looking for a recomendation. I will have a Panasonic Ae8000 PJ in a dedicated room. However I'm not sure how I'l use it, lights out for movies, lights on for sports...
  12. Home Audio Speakers
    TopTen says their best bookshelf speaker is the Klipsch B-20, while their favorite Center Speaker was the Yamaha NS-C310....I'd rather get the best of everything but I've heard you should keep all 3 front speakers with the same people. Also: The Klipsch center channel was way down on the...
  13. DIY Screens
    I've got a JVC RS20 and I'm finding that I'd like a little more brightness. I only have 500 hours on the lamp, but it seems a bit dim. My screen is a Sintra 120" 2.35:1 screen, but unpainted. I'd like to paint it or do something to it to get more gain, but without sacrificing much color...
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  16. DIY Screens
    I am looking for advice for screen paint/mix. I am currently running a far from ideal set up and am looking for advice/input on to make the best of it. I am using a low output, low contrast projector(HD70) on a big screen (126") in a living room setup with a lot ambient light. The projector is...
  17. DIY Screens
    Hey, everyone- great forum! I am excited to try the Black Widow in my Home Theater, but I may be interested in the Elektra as well! Are the formulas still invalid or has a solution been discovered??
  18. DIY Screens
    I ordered an Acer X1261P DLP Projector - 2700 ANSI Lumens, 1024 x 768 XGA, 4:3, 3700:1, VGA, 3D Ready, Built-in What info do you guys need from me to decide which paint mix I should go with? .....Black Widow, SF, Cream&Sugar
  19. DIY Screens
    I'd like to get some advice from the DIY screen folks here. I'm building a home theatre. I've got the audio handled (the acoustics worked out, panels and speakers all set, etc.) No problems there. But now it's time to work on the video side of things, and I've got a few questions. My projector...
  20. Home Audio Speakers
    Bit of a dilemma here. Purchased Klipsch HD Theater 1000 about a year ago and love them. Stupidly one night, I blew a speaker by playing them to hard. The other 4 sats and the sub are still great. I dont want to buy a new set, nor do I know anything about repairing what I have. My two...
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