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  1. Forum novice

    New Member Introductions
    Hallo, I greet from Slovakia, doing home cinema and I'll be happy to learn something and to share my experience.
  2. Need help building a HT system under 2000$

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello everyone.A brief summary about myself. I work in Kuwait and will be leaving to my native country ( India ) in about a month, so am in need of purchasing a good Home Theater System. I'm no audiophile and a total novice in this scene ( so please try to avoid technical words as much as...
  3. home theatre recommendation

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    home theatre recommendation $2000 Hi all I am a new member here and wanted some help from the experts. I have a room of size 15 X 10 approx and have Vitrified flooring & a wooden bed with a 6x6 & 1ft deep matress over it in the centre. The opposite wall has a samsung 55" 8500 LED TV with no...
  4. Hello new novice here!

    New Member Introductions
    Hello friends, I am new to this field of HTS / technical audio/video and forum posting as well! I come from an architectural background with a specialization in architectural acoustics, so thats what i have been dealing with. - construction. I have been reading up on lot of content and...
  5. Novice questions.

    REW Forum
    I want to use an old HP notebook to run REW. I have a fairly flat condenser instrument mic that goes 20-20K. The only interface I have to the computer uses firewire. I thought I might get a Blue Icicle USB mic preamp and then record some sine waves onto a CD to provide the signal. Will that...
  6. Easy small DIY kit for novice?

    DIY Speakers
    Hello. I have been reading a lot of good stuff on this entire forum, mostly in speakers section. I want a 5.0 system, I already have a Veladyne sub. My budget is 600$. I've shopped & shopped around & found some good stuff but I was kinda of curious on perhaps building my own speakers because I...
  7. Home Audio Novice

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello all. I'm new when it comes to anything home audio. I have a solid back ground in car audio, but do not know any home audio brands nor how to hook up home audio. I'm planning to get a new tv soon and would like to build a custom home theater system to go with it. I'm looking to break up the...
  8. Help for a Novice

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello all. I am planning on starting my first DIY build of a subwoofer (something my system is sorely missing right now) I have read countless posts on this website and others and I think I have settled on one of two subs for the build. Those two being either the SDX15 mk II, which obviously...
  9. Novice Speaker Builder....HELP!

    DIY Speakers
    Dear Wise ones, I am a car audio guy who is dipping his toes into home audio speaker building. I have built many subwoofer enclosures in the past and have a decent grasp of home audio. I've also worked in radio broadcast so i am very familiar with what a good speaker sounds like, so your...
  10. Novice needs a lot of help

    Home Audio Speakers
    Ok, so this thread I am starting is the primary reason for jointing HTS. I am building a house in Frankfort, Illinois. I am not an AV enthusiast or anything, but I intend to build a nice theater room in the basement. I will have the builder frame it out and go from there. I am pretty handy...
  11. Hello experts, meet novice

    New Member Introductions
    So I know very little about home theater equipment. Until pouring through the boards on this site the last week or so, I thought the best sound equipment you could buy was the $2,000 Bose home theater systems at Best Buy. So I need a lot of help. Hopefully I can find it here. I am building a...
  12. Home Audio system from scratch - DIY Novice

    New Member Introductions
    Hello Guys, I am building a new home and I am looking at starting over with all the home audio and video. I am setting up a media room and plan to have a projector there. I am also setting up about 6-8 zones in the house with ceiling speakers for music. I am a big music buff and listen to...
  13. 7.2 for a novice

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Im a novice to home audio but i love speakers. Im currently doing research for upgrading my whole setup. As of now ive decided to get Definitive technologies for all the speakers and DIY for the subs. Either 8060 or 8080 series for the deftech. And will be doing 2 diy subs with TC Sound subs...
  14. Audio novice seeks advice on new apartment

    Home Audio Acoustics
    My wife and I are moving into a new place and it just so happens that our theater room is going to be right above the woman who lives downstairs bedroom. My setup is Energy take classics 5.1 on stands, and a Pioneer 1020k. In my current apartment I have never had one complaint from any of my...
  15. Novice HT Enthusiast

    New Member Introductions
    Hello. My name is Doug. My wife and I have been married for 14 years and have a four year old boy, three year old girl and are expecting our third child in mid September. We live and work in Kelowna, British Columbia. In my day job I am a software engineer developing line of business...
  16. Novice needs help with designing a subwoofer

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi, I am am new here and just want to say what a great forum it is, I have read up about many peoples projects and I fancy building a subwoofer myself, it will be used for gaming, music, movies and general tv. Due to the availability of subwoofer drivers in the UK, the two drivers I am...
  17. Novice jumping in feet first

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hello everyone, I'm very new to the enclosure building scene and quite excited to start the project! First, please forgive my ignorance as math is not a strength for me. Now thats out of the way let's get to it: Here is a rough render of the cabinet design i made last night: Basically, i...
  18. Novice needs help with new Sony BDP-BX57 install

    System Setup and Connection
    hello everyone...novice here just trying to figure out what I'm doing wrong with my connections...I Have: Toshiba 65hm167 1080P DLP tv HAS HDMI Sony strde 997 A/V Receiver NO HDMI Sony bdp-bx57...
  19. Novice in Washington

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, my name's Toby. As the subject says I'm a novice to AV in many respects and I live in Washington. I'm good enough to follow directions and put together a system which I've done several times but when it comes to fixing hardware, I'm kind of a wash out. Now that I've got a wife and a...
  20. Novice questions, could really use your help

    REW Forum
    Here's what I'm doing: I set the volume on the receiver by playing the speaker targeted pink noise in REW's signal generator. Then I go about my measurements, attempting to hit a target of 75 dB. After that, I play the pink noise targeted at the subwoofer in an attempt to set the gain on the...
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