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  1. doing something wrong or need a newer sound card?

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    I've been trying to calibrate my sound card with REW (have tried both on Mac and Windows) and I'm pretty sure I'm following the instructions correctly. At the end of each attempt, I get a message saying the variations between 20hz and 20000hz are 85dB (best result) to 130dB (worst result) and I...
  2. upgrading to a newer AVR/opinions plesae

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    OK so as of now I have a yamaha HTR-5890..its been great..not really crazy about its YPAO...so wanting something that has Audyssey( cause I hear lots of good things about it) but have never used it before..now my budget is around 6-700 and dont have to be new...I will shop around to find...
  3. Pioneer SP-FS52 (newer series)

    Home Audio Speakers
    I currently own the Pioneer SP-BS21-LR and SP-C21 speakers. I've had them for almost a year and am very happy with them. Originally, I had the opportunity to get the SP-FS51-LR instead of the bookshelf speakers at no cost, but I foolishly turned down the offer thinking my receiver wouldn't be...
  4. Newer user needs help

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have ordered axiom lfr1100s for front speakers amps are 2 xpa2s Vp180 center qs8s surrounds amp is xpa3 Sub 15.3 funkywave with 1000w Built in amp. What do I use for the main control? Receiver pre pro?? I'm still new ish and not even sure the difference between receiver and a...
  5. Older Runco vs a newer "main stream" projector?

    Home Theater Projectors
    So, I'm looking to set up a home theater in a living room that will have some ambient light. I'm probably going to have a plasma/lcd tv for daily viewing and a projector for movies, night time viewing but also want it available for football games etc. during the day. I saw some really nice...
  6. Newer Denon - Playing Music and watching TV at the same time

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    All, I have a new 4311 and I have read the bad news that you cannot use video select function with HDMI Sources. My bottom line is I want to listen to a Logitech Squeezbox Touch (analog output) and watch my Cable box (HDMI) at the same time. The only ways I could find to do this was: 1. run...
  7. List of Newer sound cards for REW

    REW Forum
    I realize that some if not most the recommended sound cards in the getting started section of the help section are still available, but some searching on most have to be done to find them easily. Is there a list anywhere of newer sound cards available that work well with REW? And possibly at...
  8. Built newer HT. Have a few advanced setup questions

    System Setup and Connection
    Basically I am running a Klipsch reference 7 surround system, twin 18" velodynes, and separates along with a 55" LCD 1080P. 1, The TV is a Vizio. Very tired already of getting half my media in about 1.85:1. My TV is 1.77:1. I want to FILL the screen! Are you guys stretching the image at...
  9. Can I use the newer X-Fi Soundcard as alternate to SB Live 24bit?

    REW Forum
    I think the older external soundcard Live! 24bit is not anymore available. Can i use the newer X-Fi SB 64bit for REW?Is there a new cal file for this unit available for download?
  10. Old db12.2 vs. newer 12.3 woofer in 20-39 PC-Plus

    Hi: Just wondering if it would be worth changing out the older db12.2 woofer for the current 12.3 woofer?. I have an older(2003) 20-39 PC-Plus sub, which I presume has the older woofer. Is there much of a difference sonically between the 12.2 and the 12.3? Has anyone here changed their woofers...
  11. Any newer players out

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    how mnay hd players are there now im really wanting to buy one of the two formats, either hd, or blu, but , Im not sure which one is going to make it to the norm