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  1. hsu subs performance terms

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    can anybody tell me if you compare the hsu vff3 mk2 vs the hsu vtf 15h mk2 is there much difference in performance terms and in bass quality and how deep they can go in bass terms for action movies
  2. HDMI 2.1 Offers Performance, But Prepare to Buy New Gear

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Just when you thought it was safe to call your system future-proof, the HDMI Forum has turned the tables (yet again) and announced a new iteration of its HDMI Specification. Version 2.1 was officially unveiled earlier this month at CES 2017, with promises of support for data intense performance...
  3. Turn Your Smartphone into a High Performance DAP with OPPO’s New HA-2SE

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    OPPO Digital has announced an exciting update to its award-winning HA-2 portable headphone amplifier and DAC. While the new HA-2SE looks practically the same as its elder sibling (featuring an aluminum shell with beveled edges and a stitched leather surround), its guts are vastly improved...
  4. Linkwitz Lab LXmini Kit Speaker Performance Review

    Speaker and Subwoofer Reviews
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  5. Power conditioners / protection / safety / performance

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Hey guys I am running 58" plasma Xbox one 2 Onkyo TX Nr636s to 14 speakers 2 crown Xls 2500 to 3 subwoofers Quiet guys cooling fans with 4 2 1/2" fans Room transfer fan to cool audio closest Direct tv genie runs hot Ethernet splitter Couple surge protectors running it front outlet...
  6. Improving Stereo Performance of a Surround Sound Setup

    Connecting The AV receivers Front Pre-Outs to the Integrated Amp Some stereo integrated amplifiers have a special input, called ‘unity gain’, ‘AV passthrough’ or ‘home theatre (HT) direct’. This input will bypass the integrated amplifiers volume control, effectively using the amp as a power amp...
  7. Improving Stereo Performance of a Surround Sound Setup

    If you have sources, that can output a digital signal e.g. CD Player, Music streaming devices etc, then the first step, ADC, within the AVR is bypassed. Often these devices can output both analogue and digital signals, with the former using their own internal DAC chip. This gives you a choice on...
  8. Improving Stereo Performance of a Surround Sound Setup

    I hear and read of numerous reports from people with surround sound systems, that are not performing as well as desired for stereo music playback. Some are people who sold their old stereo setup, jumped on the surround sound band wagon, and now miss the musical qualities of their previous...
  9. IB performance issues

    IB - Infinite Baffle Subwoofer Build Projects
    So i have 4 AE 15s in two manifolds powered with BASH 500 for each pair. I took some SPL readings relative to Frequency with volume set to 50 on my receiver,and was curious if anyone has advice on smoothing the response or maybe sound treatment. Ironically i ran an audessey calibration as my...
  10. Various EQ's performance in REW

    REW Forum
    Besides the difference in interpretation between EQ device implementation in REW, Q mostly, are all the PEQ's zero phase-shift throughout their operating curve? If not, how do they vary? I'm noticing that any time there are filters that overlap each other, it seems to disturb the character of...
  11. Seeking advice with Emotiva pre-amp, Emotiva amp, white van speakers and bass performance

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    I've been running some white van loudspeakers (DigitalAudio Cinema Series II) since around 2002. They're rated at 400 watts @ 8ohms, and 90db. I believe the ratings are per-speaker, as it's what is stated on each casing. I am trying to replicate the sound & bass quality I previously achieved...
  12. Projector offering best 3D performance, under $3000 ?

    Home Theater Projectors
    Hey guys ... So I'm (most probably) going for a 2 projector setup for my new home theater room (first ever!), for the best 2D and 3D, while remaining under $4000 or so altogether, instead of getting something like Epson 5030, for fulling both roles, because then the result is not as good as that...
  13. Cheap, low performance sub for HT

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    The 6.5" sub that came with my Philips HT in a box was slightly damaged. So I would like to make a box that would sound at least as good, maybe better. Can I get some suggestions on box design for an 8" similar to or using a Dayton SD215A-88? Budget is low ($70?), but I plan to use the...
  14. Christie Launches Superior Performance Xenolite Lamp Series

    Home Theater Projectors
    CinemaCon demo to highlight improved brightness, power levels CYPRESS, Calif. – (April 16, 2013) – Christie®, a global leader in cinema projection, today launched a set of four new Superior Performance Xenolite® lamps for its Series 2 Christie Solaria® projectors, ranging from 2kW to 6kW, at...
  15. Can REW predict 2sub performance from single sub measurements?

    REW Forum
    hello I made some measurements with 1 sub in a corner, and I got some ups and downs in the frequency graph. When I move the sub to the middle of the wall, it is better, but still a dip between 50Hz and 60Hz. In order to improve that, some people had suggested adding another sub. But if I buy the...
  16. Stereo hifi performance with 5.1? Suggestions?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi all. Long time lurker here but need your help, thus the post. I'm sure the audiophile-stereo thing has been discussed before but I'm not digging up a huge amount of satisfaction from the web. Forgive me if this is in the wrong section or has been discussed before. The equipment situation...
  17. Outlaw Audio Debuts Home Theater Surround Processor with Streamlined Features Set for High Performance and Affordable Price

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    EASTON, MA 12/05/12 -- Outlaw Audio, the internet-only audio/video retailer, has introduced an aggressively-priced home theater surround processor that delivers high-performance for the A/V enthusiast on a budget. The new Outlaw Model 975 Surround Processor allows for the creation of a...
  18. Bookshelf Trifecta: Price, Performance, Aesthetics.

    Home Audio Speakers
    I'm looking at LCR speakers for a smaller room 3.1 setup that sound great, look good, and don't cost a bundle. Based on what I have read so far the cambridge s30 is my leading contender. I really like the dark wood finish the s30 has as opposed to the ubiquitous black boxes that mostly populate...
  19. JVC Expands D-ILA Projector Line with Performance Enhancements and 4K

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: BigPictureBigSound