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  1. Newbie advice(reaching new systems full potential)

    AV Home Theater
    Sorry if this seems lazy. I've read some posts but just get completely lost in all the information So I've always fooled with A/V, but could only ever afford box package systems. Finally found myself able to afford some nice toys and built myself a home theatre. 120" projector screen. Hi def...
  2. Clean Box Pro newbie issue

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Please be gentle as I am not a sound guy. I do photography and video. Shooting video at a pageant and wanted to connect to the sound board using the Clean Box Pro. We are connecting 1 XLR unbalanced line in to the CBP from the snake from the soundboard and then tried both the 1/8" to 1/8" on the...
  3. Newbie from Virginia

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all in audiophile land. I’m a music lover always looking to find that narrow path to that ultimate goal of lifelike music reproduction through high fidelity systems. Cheers
  4. Newbie, Marantz Receiver Static and Protect Mode

    System Setup and Connection
    Hey all, So I bought a Marantz SR3001 second hand but refurbished by a professional who sold it simply because the client decided to just buy another one, and left it with him. It has a brand new power supply. For some reason, whenever I turn it on, though not always, around 8 or 9 times out of...
  5. Newbie Assistance With Receiver

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi all, newbie here finishing out my basement as a home theater and I am thinking of going with the Pioneer Elite 7.2-Ch. receiver, model VSXLX302. It is on sale right now from Bestbuy for 399. Is that a good model to go with? I will be running a home cinema projector and not sure on speakers yet.
  6. Newbie Assistance With Screen Paint Selection

    DIY Screens
    Hi folks, newbie here to projectors. We are finishing our basement and have purchased an Epson Home Cinema 3700 projector. Distance from wall to projector will be approximately 13-14'. Not sure on screen size, I would like to go with the biggest at that distance. There is no ambient light, as...
  7. Hi from newbie :D

    New Member Introductions
    Hi every one. I am Dustin leland. I'm new to the commnunity I just know a little bit about audio. i just know that I love music. Hope that I can learn so much from the community and can contribute to this forum much :D thank you
  8. Newbie Veteran

    New Member Introductions
    Hello All...I am new this site yet with my expertise I hope to be a useful addition right away as I am not new to the industry. I have a computer science degree and work as a Smart Home/Home Automation Programmer. I have worked in the AV world for over 20 years starting in custom car and boat...
  9. Newbie- which eq to select ?

    REW Forum
    I have a friend visiting from interstate, he's trying to help out with REW etc and limited time so I apologise for not having read through the mountains of info trying to find the answer I have a Yamaha RXA 3070 receiver so using its inbuilt eq- it has parametric eq with 7 bands- from memory...
  10. Newbie to AV in need of help!

    New Member Introductions
    Hi All! I was recently thrust (unwillingly) into the AV world with the acquisition of a high end home theater company that was abandoned and left in museum status since the recession. Amazingly enough the building held millions of dollars worth of items including 7 fully equipped beautiful...
  11. Newbie

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone! Lurking on threads that's related specifically for my upcoming home theater project.
  12. Newbie from MD...what's up!

    New Member Introductions
    I'm new to the forum. Looking to learn a little something and check out interesting post and pictures. I am also looking to set up a TV room with three TV and will be open for advice and maybe guidance on setup and equipment choices. I'll be checking in from time to time to see what everyone...
  13. Newbie

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, greetings from the UK...
  14. Upgrade time, few newbie questions and concerns

    DIY Speakers
    Hey all, I'm currently listening to axiom m80v2's and a vp150 and was offered a trade up to m100's and the vp180 for 2400 bucks. I also want to setup for Atmos and discovered the volt-10's and things sort of went South from there. I had a plan and now there is this new avenue of possibilities...
  15. Newbie - Upgrade thoughts on in ceiling MTX Blueprint CD820C

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Moved into home w/ MTX Blueprint CD820C on 4 corners. I've installed a higher end Marantz receiver w/ a powered subwoofer. While thise speakers sound good, I'd like to know if there would be a noticeable difference by an upgrade. The room is around 22x28 foot but then is open into another...
  16. Hello from another forum newbie

    New Member Introductions
    Happy to be able to join. I'm a retired engineer with a lifelong passion for hifi and too much time on his hands. I have posted at other sites (mostly minidsp) but find that certain areas of expertise reside here, and I am always in need of expertise it seems.
  17. Absolut Newbie Question(s) on REW

    REW Forum
    First I apologize for my poor English please be patient with me as I'm not a native speaker. 0:) Also I'm trying my very, very first steps with REW. In the video tutorial of GIK Acoustics it says you should connect an output channel to an input channel for a loppback conection. What kind of...
  18. Another newbie

    New Member Introductions
    To all my new friends (and mentors, I hope) I am enjoying the Texas heat (I'm a transplant from Minnesota) but when I do want to come inside to watch a movie..... I want my electronics to work like they are supposed to! Right now they are not..... so I surfed the net, looking for answers to...
  19. Newbie questions

    REW Forum
    Hi guys, I'm about to dive into an active horn setup and will be looking to REW for some direction. Firstly I'll be using a laptop without a dedicated sound card, is this an issue? Today I'll see if i can get a mic to start familiarizing myself with the software so I'll be back with many...
  20. REW Newbie for sub placement

    REW Forum
    Hi Last night I got miniDSP UMIK-1 and set it up very quickly. I am using Windows 10 with REW v5.15 beta 8. I found REW is a really useful tool. I hoped I got it earlier.Could you please help me with some question? I appreciate it. So I used REW to find the optimal sub placement. Firstly I...