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  1. REW Forum
    Hey guys, I am thinking of selling my Velodyne SMS-1 and moving to a MiniDSP 2x4, UMIK, and REW setup for subwoofer management. My available laptop is a bit aged MacBook Pro 5.5 (mid-2009 model) - but I think it will do the job. It's got a 4GB of RAM and plenty of harddrive. I just...
  2. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    Noob to the REW forums...greetings :wave: I have some basic ext usb soundcard questions. Planning to purchase the Behringer ECM8000 together with the Focusrite Scarlet 2i2 external soundcard and relevant cables. To ensure I procure the correct cables the first questions I have is relevant...
  3. REW Forum
    Hello, first post! I've been reading a lot through this forum, and am looking for some hopefully simple answers. I am about to buy an UMIK-1, as it seems to be the easiest solution. I have a laptop with HDMI out, and would like to eq my room for each of my 7 channels and my subwoofer. Is the...
  4. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I was reading up on trying to build a diy sub. I was looking for a low budget option and came across the infinity 1260. The only box I was able to find was one with a slot port. What I was wondering is there any way to build this with round ports? I'm not sure how to use the calculators so any...
  5. REW Forum
    Sorry, I assume I should understand this - but I don't. Could somebody please give me a hint so I can understand why I don't get this? The attached image is from the REW Cabling and connection thread. From what I understand REW only output stereo channel sound. But if I connect my system as...
  6. System Setup and Connection
    Finally building (hopefully) my dream theater/audio setup. For now, my questions are about the AV receiver/amp/stereo hookup. I will be using the system for 60/40 video/stereo. I "know" great sound/clarity and will be upset if Dark Side of the Moon doesn't floor me. Soooo I am about to...
  7. REW Forum
    First let me say I won't be doing anything REAL for a while. I'm waiting on a bonus from work (mid to late Feb '14) and will then purchase a new Pioneer Elite SC-71 receiver to replace my old and limping Pio VSX-43TX. Till then I plan to read and then read some more to work out a strategy for...
  8. REW Forum
    :help: Right so here goes, I had some difficulty installing REW but now it is on my mac (running mavericks) I cannot for the life of me get any input or output signal flowing from REW to my focusrite saffire pro 24 dsp :S Could somebody explain to me exactly the settings i need to use/steps to...
  9. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I'm Cut and Pasting this from my welcome page.... I've tried a few searches and I can't seem to put a finger on what I'm truly looking for? I would like to set up an 8 or 12 terra byte home movie set up. I have in the neighborhood of 3000 movies still in their jewel cases. I would love to...
  10. REW Forum
    Hi guys, I'm looking at building a pair of speakers (open Baffles) would I be able to use this REW to measure their response and work out a decent crossover for them by taking spl measurements or is this program not really made for this? :scratch:
  11. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    Afternoon all! The time has come for me to really start looking at building my own music server. I am not really looking to do a full-on HTPC as I prefer the physical disk for movies (cannot really explain why - perhaps it is the old VHSer in me. :)) - I just want to have a main location for...
  12. Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I've been colecting components for my first HTPC build for several months now. The only item I have left to buy is the PSU. I've used a couple online PSU calculators and have gotten recommendations from 250-350w. Any recomemdations for wattage and the PSU itself woud be appreciated. I've been...
  13. REW Forum
    Hi room, My 1st post on this site, hope this is the right place for it, Ive done some basic acoustic treatments around the room, and wanting to fine tune it now, i heard about room eq wizard, so thought i would jump in, i've become stuck at the first hurdle, setup. i will provide the gear...
  14. SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    So I downloaded the Manual Subwoofer Calibration .XLS sheet from here. sheet to get an idea of what my in room FR is for my subs. I'm using a standard Radio Shack SPL meter. The instructions say "Adjust the SPL Columns". The one on the left is standard SPL, and the one on the right is...
  15. System Setup and Connection
    hey guys this is my first post but I was hoping someone could help me with some beginner easy questions. I have a technics SA-250 receiver with some regular speakers hooked up to it but I just purchased a new home theater subwoofer to hook up to this reciever, here is the subwoofer: (Theater...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Hey, glad to have found this site. I am both an audio and video enthusiast, who has finally found the means to put together a decently respectable home theater / listening room. Hope to be able to learn more and occasionally share an opinion. I will continue to update my equipment information...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Yes, another one... Live in Vegas, been into music for as long as I can remember. Played trumpet all the way through college. First real system was a Marantz receiver and some "Utah" speakers. Moved up to SAE pre amp and amp w/DCM timewindow speakers when I was 18 and off to college (I paid...
  18. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello all, I am interested in upgrading my home theater system this christmas and i have come to hometheatershack for some advice on subwoofers and a/v receivers and i have gotten so many answers that helped me in my decisions. So i have come back for some more help. I have made my mind on the...
  19. Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Good evening gentlemen, I'm a noob who bought a pair of Phoenix Gold Ti15d's from Sonic years ago planning to stuff them in a suv. Fast forward 9 years, they were never installed. Want to build a home theater sub for the kid and I need the right box the first time due to a state employee...
  20. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I originally posted in AVS forums (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1477768/first-diy-project-need-help-with-subwoofer-build) looking for suggestions for a sub that will fill my large room. I was thinking about offerings from HSU or PSA in the neighborhood of $700 – 1000. Someone suggested a DIY...
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