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  1. Best Surround Sound Modes for My 7.1 Setup

    AV Home Theater
    Just bought a Denon AVR-X1500H to replace my blown Onkyo. I need to know which modes give the best experience. I have a standard 7.1 speaker setup in a dedicated home theater. My sources are DVDs, Blu-ray DVDs, CDs, TV and some AC-3 content. I'm particularly interested in the new (for me)...
  2. Outdoor Room Modes!?

    Pro Audio
    Some buddies of mine played an outdoor gig on a concrete stage under a wooden, shingled roof. All four sides were open to the surrounding fair. Word has it (I wasn't there) that band members experienced a strange phenomenon with certain bass notes: the frequencies seemed to reinforce and...
  3. room modes are a must

    a lot of people think only about the equipment
  4. Hello

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I've tried to correct my system with Eq and sine tones based on the modes for my room. The sound was better but wife complained… i started investigating about room corrections, gearslutz, AND A week ago i built 2 bass traps that solve my 61hz issue. Wow. Next move 109hz. Now i what more, but...
  5. How does one solves Tangential Modes?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello, I did some measurements yesterday and pretty consistently I am seeing ~320 Hz peak. I have a bad room (11.5' width x 11' length x 8' height). Due to that, I place my speakers about 3 ft from front wall and side wall to avoid the Axial modes. I sit about 4 ft from back wall and I am...
  6. Battlefield 4: launch game modes confirmed

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Battlefield 4: launch game modes confirmed Battlefield developer DICE has confirmed the game modes that will ship with Battlefield 4 in November. In a post on the official Battlefield blog, DICE confirmed that the shooter will launch with seven game modes, two of which...
  7. Help, Placement of four subs regarding room modes

    REW Forum
    I am wondering if someone can give me some advice regarding placement of four subs regarding room modes. room is 11.7 foot wide 20.8 foot long 7.6 foot high Two subs in middle of front and back wall, four subs in all corners, four subs at 1/4 of all corners, subs 1/4 elevated from floor...
  8. Room Modes

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi All, Can someone tell me if my understanding of room modes is correct, Ok, where there is a RM, that particular Frequency will be prominent in that room, So for Eg: If say floor to ceiling the RM peaks at 74 hz, I assume placing thick absorption on that axis, will improve the...
  9. Modes

    REW Forum
    Is there something that triggers of modes/decay in the measurement procedures, e.g. SPL. What i am trying to say is if more SPL is set for measurements will that trigger more modes/decay. Is there a recommendation e.g. SPL to get the most for modes/decay? Thanks in advance
  10. Don’t know room dimensions? Use LF modes!

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Recently I did acoustical measurements at new recordings studio in Astana (town – capital of Kazakhstan). Unfortunately, there were not any architectural documents, but it was need to know the height of the room. There was not any stairway, the height was too high to use a chair or table. After...
  11. THX listening modes

    Audio Processing
    I just found out that on my AVR I can only get Audyssey FLAT by using a THX listening mode and disabling RE-EQ. What happens when I select Dolby PLIIx THX Cinema, Neural THX Cinema, THX Cinema or THX Ultra2 Cinema when a Dolby Digital or Dolby TrueHD track is running and what happens when I...
  12. Theoretical room - possible to create a frequency response?

    REW Forum
    Can REW be used to create a frequency response for a theoretical room? It seems like it would be able to as it has the ability to add modal peaks one by one to create an overall frequency response. I guess it would only be useful in the design stage - when you can actually set the room...
  13. Onkyo Receiver acting erratic, changing modes

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    First of all, I'm a noob here, just trying to get this new theater up and running! Just moved into a home with a 120" screen in a theater room. Picked up a JVC projector from the previous owner, and picked up an Onkyo TX-SR706 receiver. Hooked up a Panasonic Blue-Ray today (FiOS is coming...
  14. Integra listening modes

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Ive searched and searched with no luck. Does anyone have recommendations on listening modes for a 50.2 receiver? I'm in an open living room with 5.1 surround and would like advice on watching HD tv and also Blu rays and movies streamed from both Netflix and played from a hard drive. Thank you.
  15. Best listening modes on Onkyo

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I joined a while back for advice on upgrading my system. Became convinced about Onkyo and Audyssey and was going to get a 876 but they ran out. So I went ahead and got a TX-NR807. Very happy with it and the Audyssey rocks. Due to an ongoing illness and treatment my head is a bit foggy and...
  16. Onkyo 708 Listening Modes on Logitec Remote

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hi, Just wondering if there is an easy way to program the Onkyo 708 listening modes into a Logitec Universal remote? On the original remote you select either "Movie", "Music" etc then you select the actual listening mode within say "Movie" by toggling though them by continually pressing the...
  17. Room Modes Measurements

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi, I am completely new to everything so if I may be asking things that have been answered. If that is the case please direct me to the appropriate post. I have the following components in my home theater: 2 x Klipsch RF-7 II (LR) 1 x Klipsch RC-64 II (C) 4 x Klipsch RB-81 II (SL, SBL, SBR...
  18. Room Modes vs. Frequency response

    REW Forum
    Hi. I am interested to know what is the best way to go by optimizing my subwoofer. I had used REW, and the recent V5.0 had this nice room modes calculation. How should i use that information to help my bass response? What I had been doing so far is to bascially match response to the target...
  19. "Pure" and "Direct" Modes on Receivers...

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    What is the deal with these modes? Today, I played around with my Onkyo TX-8555 stereo receiver's Pure Audio and Direct modes while playing some CDs, and honestly, I couldn't hear any difference between them and normal Stereo, where the tone controls are active... I understand that these modes...
  20. L shaped room modes

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi All, Does anyone know of a mode calculator for L-shaped rooms? Markus