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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi everybody! New here and can't wait to learn! I love all things tech but am in no way an expert on anything. Getting ready to venture in to my first media room build.
  2. New Member Introductions
    My first home theater system. I have lots of questions and look forward to learning more about HTS.
  3. REW Forum
    Hi, I am trying to calibrate my room with REW. I am following the hundred page plus " getting started with Rew" guide. I bought a UMIK mic for this. My setup is a HTPC (Desktop) that is connected to a Denon receiver via HDMI. when I get to the above screen and switch drivers from Java...
  4. REW Forum
    Hey All, I just tested my room with my new Umik I bought. Now It seems the room is pretty bad in the sub 200hz department.. I read the guide but I only went to 20K on the one graph. I can make new measurements tomorrow probally for now I will post what I have and see what the experts have to...
  5. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Kinda in that I have worked at a car stereo store in the past, but never got into construction. For some reason, I thought it might be fun to build some of my own subs for my HT. FWIW I recently picked up a used pair of SVS CS-Ultras with matching amp (500+ watts to each @ 4 ohm). I love them...
  6. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello Everyone, I just want to know if the Dayton Ultimax 18" driver and flat pack cabinet is the best valued noob friendly to build sealed subwoofer on the market. This is for a basement system where eventually I would like to build 2 subs. Building both of these subs would cost me about $1300...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, New person/noob from Wyoming, NSW, Australia. Hope to learn from you guys.
  8. REW Forum
    Hello HTS and company, I have long been a fan of DIY but other than build a box and throw a woofer in it and use a half baked off the shelf XO solution, I have been afraid to try to measure speakers and learn what the data means and how to use it... until now! :surprise: I have built a 2 way...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hey Folks, I joined this when when I was setting up my super rough man cave, and everyone was very helpful. My needs were simple then and now I will be setting up my company's office and this will be a bit more complex. I am looking to connect 3 TVs to 1 Centralized control rack, And rather...
  10. Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Hello folks, I've just ordered two subwoofer combos from Parts Express (18" Dayton HO driver and the knock-down 4 ft^3 enclosure). I'd like to run it with an Inuke 6000DSP. As you can probably tell, I'm very new to this. I'm clueless regarding pro-audio stuff. What confuses me is I...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Just introducing myself. New to the forum. We are building our first/last house this spring, and plan to add a theater in about 5 years (once the kids are a little bigger). Looking forward to all the advice and info from everyone!
  12. New Member Introductions
    just joined the shack... lot of good info and forums. i have a servo 15v2 i would like to tame with the fbd 1124p and Rew but i cant find the guide. can someone help. thanks shawn
  13. REW Forum
    recently DIY speaker build, my first. so now want to take some measurements. i have a Roland Quad-Capture interface into computer and dayton EMM-6 microphone. put a loop back patch cable on input 1L and output 1L. Microphone into input 1R and speaker cable to output 1R. never could get the...
  14. System Setup and Connection
    I'm looking for opinions on a somewhat budget projector for a media/game setup. Low light basement but the problem is that it's completely finished so is prefer to mount it on a wall that wiring is already set up for. Problem is, it's 19ft from wall to wall. Are there any projects in the $1k...
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hello all. Joined up looking to catch up on modern AV gear info. Currently pushing some older and recently refurbished KEF Reference 102/2 mains, 100c center, and homebrew powered sub off an Onkyo SR505. Obviously less than ideal in terms of amplification for the power hungry reference speakers...
  16. REW Forum
    Just starting with REW measurements and found the "Getting Started with REW: A Step-by-Step Guide" (Rev 3.9 October 21, 2014) was an invaluable read. I did everything as mentioned till I got to page 84 where I am currently stuck. 1. The readings for speakers mentioned here have been taken as...
  17. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Hi All I am a complete REW noob and just managed to produce my first measure. I followed the tutorial on the GIK Acoustics website. I'm not sure that it looks "right" or like the example i the tutorial. Please could someone take a look at the file and let me know if it is a satisfactory file...
  18. Audio Processing
    Hi Guys, First time user today of REW so please forgive my noobish question. I received my UMC minidsp USB mic today and ran my first two measurements. Firstly, on my sub from 10hz-200hz, then a full range sweep on my mains. Now what I am confused about (again please forgive me for stupid...
  19. New Member Introductions
    just found this place and looking forward to learning and sharing Building a large screen entertainment system and hoping for some help and guidance!!
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