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  1. Upgrading from velodyne impact 10" to these possible options. Help please

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    Hello! So I have been using a Velodyne Impact 10" in my computer/gaming room. I wanted to get some more deep bass and impact for my Oculus gaming sessions since I am used to my HT room where I have two HSU VTF 15H (MK1) and one MFW15 all 3 right behind my sofa (love the impact lol). I dont...
  2. Need Help, Four sub options...

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello everyone, This is my first post here, but I have been reading alot in here over the last few weeks. I am looking to build a sub for computer gaming. This might seem a little extreme, but I play a tank game (yes, I am 49) and I like big sound. I have a SMSL DAC/AMP optically connected to...
  3. Recommend New Receiver options?

    Two Channel Audio
    Speakers- Focal Profil 918 Towers specifications-https://www.soundandvision.com/content/focal-profile-918-speaker-system-specifications Bowers & Wilkens PV1d Subwoofer specifications- http://www.bowers-wilkins.com/Speakers/Home_Audio/Subwoofers/PV-Series/PV1D.html Current receiver- is an old...
  4. Motorized Curtain options

    Home Theater Design and Construction
    Hello all, I am finalizing the design of my new home theater and am considering a motorized curtain to cover the screen when not in use. I have chosen a framed screen with acoustic fabric, as i don't like waves that often come with roller screens, and speaker placement was much easier with them...
  5. Talk to me about my dirt cheap options.

    DIY Screens
    I have an unfinished basement, an average projector and want to make a screen to hang over the white plastic insulation walls. I'm also surrounding this home theater area with painters drop cloths and buying blackout fabric for the window. My question is.... what do I make my screen out of? It...
  6. MantelMount Introduces Its New MM340 and MM540 Mounting Options

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    To mount above the mantel or not to mount above the mantel? That is the question, right? Ok, I’ll admit it isn’t a point of ultimate importance, but it is (at the very least) one fairly common question that’s haunted flat screen buyers over the last decade. Traditional rigid and tilting...
  7. screen frame options

    Manufactured Screens
    I want to order a Seymour xd acoustically transparents screen in the 140" -- 150" range 2.35:1. This is my first screen. Do I build a frame or buy one? I am completely new to the screen idea. I was going to go with a Jamestown screen, but I really want a 2.35:1. It will be primarily for movies...
  8. Room treatment advice sought, limited options

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Room treatment Advice Sought ! I’m in Vancouver and in Canada we don’t have access to all the items typically recommended in forums. Purchasing finished room treatment materials is too expensive to bring in from the US and Canadian companies are limited in their offerings. Locally I've only...
  9. GIK Acoustics to Exhibit New Alpha Series Color Options at AXPONA 2016

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    This isn’t the first time we’ve covered GIK Acoustics’ relatively new Alpha Wood Series of acoustic panels, but the company has progressively added interesting new model options over the last several months. Home Theater Shack has maintained a long-standing relationship with the great folks at...
  10. Mounting options

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Well, last night I ordered 4 Klipsch rb-51 II's for my Atmos height channels. I'm thinking I'd like to mount them high on the side walls near the ceiling. Does anyone have recommendations? I'd prefer something that swivels so I can aim them.
  11. Going away from cable, options?

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    So I'm seriously thinking of getting rid of cable tv and getting something like this android TV media server box: http://www.amazon.ca/Susay-Android-Amlogic-Mali-450-Control/dp/B00OTJQB10/ref=sr_1_14?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1451766588&sr=1-14&keywords=mx2+android+tv+box Has anybody tried...
  12. My WD TV Live is on the way out.. what are my options for a new media player?

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I've started experiencing a few problems with my WD. Here's the list of problems [​IMG] Mapping it as a network drive, in the middle of a transfer, the device would suddenly become unavailable and then I could not get it remapped. When streaming a show in Netflix, it would stop in the...
  13. Last Call? Pioneer Releases Two More Andrew Jones Designs (SP-T22A-LR, SP-BS22A-LR)

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Pioneer Electronics hit pay dirt with their well-reviewed line of Andrew Jones designed loudspeakers. If you’ve spent any time researching the budget speaker market, then you’ve undoubtedly read the heaps of praise the company has received for Jones’ highly affordable options. Several months...
  14. Epson W1070 DIY Screen options

    DIY Screens
    Hello, I am looking at doing a diy screen on some sintra and had a few questions. Ive read through a bunch of threads with similar equipment i have but would like some clarifications on acouple things. Firstly, my room has a fair amount of ambient light, there are black out curtains but light...
  15. C&S Ultra base options ... Canada

    DIY Screens
    I've recently remodelled my HT and will be repainting my screen. I used to have a 110" screen with Sherwin Williams Duration Unique Grey in Satin finish (no hot spotting). I've now increased my screen to 120" - Benq w1070 @ approx. 10' throw 1.30x zoom. I was either going to repaint using...
  16. Power AMP options for Sunfire Grand IV- opinions welcomed and apprecaited

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello, I am looking for 1 or more power amps worthy of my soon to arrive Sunfire Grand Theater IV pre-amp processor. I have 4 power amps that I have used with a Marantz 7500. Not sure they are worthy to the Sunfire. They are a Parrasound HCA1000A, Harmon Kardon Signature PA2200 and PA2100, and...
  17. Home Theater speaker options for under 1k

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    Hello All, I wasn't really planning this, but I came across an opportunity to snag a full 5 speaker complement of Martin Logan Motions. The set consists of 2 Motion 4s, 2 Motion 2s and a Motion 6 for a center. Before I jump on it, I thought I would get some opinions from the respected folks on...
  18. Midrange Options?

    DIY Speakers
    Hello, I've been doing some shopping (and buying) of various drivers to test in different enclosure types with an active Behringer crossover (24L/R) and multiple amps. The most difficult search is turning out to be the midrange. I'm looking for a wide and flat frequency response (isn't...
  19. HDMI or other audio options from DVD player

    System Setup and Connection
    Seems like everything is HDMI these days, how do I get audio to send to my receiver? Until my DVD player went south, was using two phono plug channels. Video was 3 wire composite to projector. Works fine.. Now looks like all that is obsolete. Will I have to use some kind of HDMI dongle or...
  20. Media Storage Options

    Home Theater Systems | Equipment
    I've run out of room - over 300 Blu-Rays, about as many DVDs (which mostly are not used as anything I really liked I upgraded to BD already) -but my wall storage is more than full. I'm wondering if there's a way to replace my functional but not amazing center console. Thinking I may be able...
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