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  1. Harry's Multi use theatre room on a budget

    Home Theater Room Photos (Finished Rooms Only)
    Hi Folks, I have completed my multi use home theatre room on a budget. When I bought a new house recently, it had a room upstairs away from the family which had the potential for a 'mancave" as my wife calls it. It was nearly 5 metres square with a decently high ceiling. It had existing...
  2. Affordable Multi ch power amp?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions, I am open to $200-$1000 suggestions. Plan on buying it after I get another job, right now im looking. I might try running 11ch with my onkyo 818. need atleast a 5ch amp. I liked the XPA-7 but it was $500 above what Im willing to spend. Perhaps I...
  3. Connecting Audyssey Multi EQ mic to laptop

    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...
  4. New multi zone system with in ceiling speakers... help!

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, I'm new to the forum and new to home theater in general, so apologies if I sound like a newbe but I am. I'm planning my next apartment's new system, the place is under construction still so I wont have real pictures for a while but here's my thought, and please be as honest as you'd like...
  5. Multi zone with full 7.1 (or 7.x)

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I have been looking for a new main media closet receiver that can drive 7.1 speakers in my main listening area while simultaneously delivering left and right channels from the main area content to two ceiling mounted speakers in the kitchen area. This is all in a very open floor plan with the...
  6. Multi Channel Amp

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I'm setting up a home theater. There seems to be a limited number of better multi channel amps. I am currently leaning toward an ATI 6007. I have not heard it as yet, but I will and when I do this will determine if it stays on list. My question is any recommendations for multi channel amp. Any...
  7. Audyssey Multi XT Spl diagram on 13.2 Home Theather.

    Audio Processing
    Hi to all. I have taken measurement with REW and Umik-1 of the Audyssey Multi Xt on my Denon 4311, with my hall with 13+2 speakers. In case of use of a minisdp box, i must take measurement and equalization with Umik-1 before of calibration Multi Xt Audyssey or after it? Many thanks to all for...
  8. Need some guidance on multi room speaker system.

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    Building a New house.. need to input on audio systems. Speakers will be mainly living room kitchen and outside deck. 95% music 10% movies and football games. On a budget don't want to spend more than1000.. How is the wireless technology?
  9. OPPO BDP-105 Multi Player review Discussion Thread

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    OPPO BDP-105 Multi Player Review Discussion Thread I had the good fortune to review the latest player in the OPPO line; the OPPO BDP-105. I have the BDP-85 and the BDP-103, so the BDP-105 had some competition already in place to go up against. I will say I was not disappointed. This player...
  10. OPPO BDP-105 Multi Player Review

    Blu-ray, CD, DVD and Media Player Reviews
    OPPO BDP-105 Multi Player Review By Luther Ward Introduction Audio like many items has a law of diminishing returns. It reminds me of some guys when asked, what is the best performance car? The first guy says the new Chevrolet Corvette, the next guy says the Mercedes SLS Black, the next guy...
  11. Multi disc bluray players?

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    While planing to do a movie marathon i got to wondering about multi disc bluray players. What are some good ones? I would like to keep it in the $200 to $300 range.
  12. multi room audio

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi, im looking for some advice on distributing home audio through out my home. I was leaning towards using airport express' in every room and just streaming it through itunes. But the only problem with that i need to use powered speakers or have it hook up through an amplifier. Its kind of...
  13. Chicagoland, Single source Multi receiver multi room

    New Member Introductions
    Hi - Continuing to improve two room setup which takes bluray master audio through a 1x2 monoprice hdmi splitter to to Integra dtr-7.8 AV Receivers driving to rooms of 7.2 and 7.4 in my residence. I will use REW to improve the integra based Audyssey calib for music listening, subwoofer count and...
  14. Multi sub set-up....

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I own a 3cubic feet , Css sdx15 sealed , driven by a Crown Audio amp , XLS 1500. Sound good , but i'm used to it now and i want more.... My question is , can i had any other sub or do i need to find another sdx15? If i can't add something different , and can't find another sdx15...
  15. Multi Sub-How to correct for diff distances?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    How would 3 subs, all at different distances be level matched and Time aligned at MLP I have 2 identical, that are L+R and same distance , but what if all are at diff positions ??
  16. Help with connecting Denon AVR-3801 to AVR-2311CI for multi zone use 3801output zone

    System Setup and Connection
    I am presently using a Denon AVR-2311CI for main output in Zone 1 in home theater room and wish to add a Zone 2 for the patio powered by a Denon 3801 to the speakers. I am confused as to where to connect the inputs (if there are any) from the 2311CI. Or do I have to use a strait amp only and not...
  17. Ported Multi Sub

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    So after reading the site for so many hours, and seeing great subs on here, the internet, stores it got me to thinking. Most subs are designed for convenience. Convenience of size, price and overall capabilities. I was browsing the GR Research forum on here, and the guy was talking about his 12"...
  18. Multi Room audio using an old AV reciever

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have an old Yamaha RX-V1400 reciever and I had a thought of using it as a multi room power source. Before I when through the hassle of hooking this all up I thought I would see if anyone saw any flaws in my plan before hand. Ok so I have my regular HT AV which is a Onkyo 1010, so first is...
  19. What is a multi channel powered amp?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hello - I was reading my avr manual and I noticed there are analog "pre outs" on the back. It says they are to be used with the input of a multi channel powered amp? This avr is an integra dtr30.1 So when would I use something like this amp and how does it work? The reason I was doing...
  20. stereo is treated as multi channel in 7.1 by receiver

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Hello, what would cause audio signal from HTPC (over HDMI) be identified as MULTI CH IN 7.1 even for stereo or mono material ? It happens whenever I play music in any of the players I have (foobar2000,wmp, winamp). is this an indication that ASIO4all is not set up properly and that kmixer is...