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  1. REW Forum
    I have a creative X-Fi external sound card. I have it hooked up per the instructions. I am using an old rat shack meter. I am using the calibration file. I can run a sweep but I am not getting a signal to the subs? Where do I start to diagnose this?
  2. REW Forum
    Equipment: Toshiba laptop running Vista. Creative Labs usb external soundcard. Radio Shack SPL. Connections: Left out to amp. Right out to right mic in. SPL out to left mic in. I could calibrate soundcard and SPL meter. Followed Creative labs and Vista in help for setup. First graph...
  3. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi Guys, I'm new to this forum, and HT but not new to audio. I have a few quick questions regarding a DIY Subwoofer Setup, Selecting gear and such. Currently my home theater consists of a low end Sony Receiver... Soon to be replaced by an Onkyo 806 or Yamaha RX-V1800. Polk RTi8's and RTi4's...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Just wanted to say hello to all forum members. I've been an avid HT lover for about 7-8 years now. I look forward to not only answering questions, but also seeking advice for myself. It seems like we're always needing a little help here and there! So far this seems like a pretty cool...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys, well it looks like a a noob on a new site....oh well gotta start some were. Just wanted to join and say that I have gotten alot my information from this site and its great. Im 25, and have a wife and 2 kids...and a 11 month old Boxer. I have been interested in HD for awhile and am...
  6. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hi all, I'm a newbie, and just starting to build my home theater. Right now, I have nothing that I would consider to be current technology. I can certainly use all of the help you can offer me. My house is already wired for 5.1 surround, but I do not have any speakers. While I would love to get...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello All, I just joined because I found the program Room EQ Wizard to tweak my digital, bottom heavy ;) system. Although it's really not a sound system set up for home-theatre but a pro p.a. system shoehorned into my tiny apartment, I'm hoping from what I learn here I can apply to my system...
  8. REW Forum
    hi guys, just started today with the program. step1: after reading the manual, I tried to calibrate the soundcard. output ==> directly to input (with jack) I made the test signal check and had output and input signals. I press "measure" and it makes the sweep. I see it on input and output...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hi all. Names Rod, and I've been living in Germany now for eight years. I am currently a recovering AudioPhile of sorts, but not nearly in the same league of most of you, mostly a window shopper. I say 'recovering' because the spousal-unit (one each) is trying to cure me! I'm here to find...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hi my name is Jack. I live in moore, oklahoma. I just got moved into my new house and am getting ready to start working on my theater room. Thought I would sign up here and try to get some know how from some knowledgeable people.
  11. REW Forum
    Hey guys, I am taking my first stab at REW for placing my two MFW-15 subs in my dedicated home theater. I think I have REW set properly. I have the RS 33-2055 meter connected to my laptop via the u-control external sound card. I am then going straight to my subs (no avr) for placement. So...
  12. Home Theater System Recommendations
    Looking for a budget system, preferabley build my own but HTIB I guess if its upgradeable. dont care if its 2.1 for now for I want the best bang for the buck and can always upgrade. Looking for something that sounds good for not only movies but the stereo/cd's. Would like a reciever/speakers/and...
  13. Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    Just to start, i have been reading for hours and hours. Don't want to sound TOO stupid before my first post, but here goes. I have purchased the BFD. I have read all instructions on cabling hookups. I am running of the Audigy Z25 laptop card in Dell laptop. I am inputting in the cd input on...
  14. REW Forum
    Hi there! This is my first post on this forum. I came across the Home Theater Shack while looking for sound measurement software to tune a car audio installation. I am going to use an M-Audio USB Pre + Behringer ECM 8000 mic & REW. I want to do time alignment, level matching, set active...
  15. REW Forum
    Ok here's a graph that I got from my room's response. now my question is, what do i do? Did I do the test correctly? Sorry this is my first time using REW. (but no stranger to home audio)( I did a full-range sweep for as long as I could set REW for.)
  16. REW Forum
    I am using REW for the 1st time and need help with calibrating USB sound card. I am using the Turtle Beach SRM with the setup as per Brucek's guidelines. I completed the measurement process as per the instructions on the REW settings page but the resulting graph is a blank page. Not sure what I...
  17. DIY Speakers
    Hello all. I've been considering entering the realm of DIY Speaker building since the late 80's, but have lacked the space and resources until recently. (I still have some old issues of Speaker Builder Magazine from 89!) Anyway, I've recently gotten more serious in my pursuit and have slowly...
  18. REW Forum
    I am trying to start using REW. Can you please help point me in the right direction on measurments. This is the graph I am getting. What am I missing? :huh:
  19. REW Forum
    Greetings. New to all this stuff I guess. Brought home the SB X-Fi Surround 5.1 USB sound card from Circuit City today ($59) to give this a try. Running Vista on my laptop, connected the device and it was immediately detected and installed. Installed REW, hooked up the Radio Shack SPL and...
  20. REW Forum
    Forgive me if it's covered somplace, but I was wondering if REW will place filters above what looks like a 500hz limit? I know the BFD will make them higher... and that for sub use, you never want to go that high. I was thinking more in regards to mains speaker rolling off and flattening.
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