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  1. What's your pick for the best Atmos Demo movie?

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    We have enough Atmos titles to make this interesting... I'm curious, what do you think is the best Atmos demo disc? My pick remains Gravity (and Dolby's original Atmos Demo Disc 2014 as a strong runner-up). Gravity, though, has such a fantastic opening scene of swirling audio...loaded with...
  2. How to pick Side and Rear speakers

    Home Audio Speakers
    I am piecing together my HT and have descent front, center and sub but no side or rear speakers for a 7.1 setup. The room is 25' x 13'. How do I pick good side and rear speakers? Their is a deal on Woot for JBL LS326W. Thoughts?
  3. Help me pick a new subwoofer

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    I've been reading a lot of posts and reviews, and in case I find a great deal on Black Friday I want to be ready to move. Budget - $500 - 1000 Size Requirements - hopefully no more than 18" wide. Height isn't a problem, and I can go at lest 24" deep. My HT is in my living room, so the...
  4. Lightening meets a pick up.

    Chat Box SWAMP
    I just saw this and couldn't help thinking that someone in the truck must have been saying something like, If I am lying may God strike me down....:D Check it out...
  5. how to pick speakers/receivers/amps for dummies?

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    this might be a dumb question and since I am new, I think I am allowed to ask a couple, :D is there a post on "how to pick speakers/receivers/amps for dummies"? looking for some good read and learn
  6. Help me pick a center speaker

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    So I've got a pair of the Klipsch RF62 ii's that I'll be using for my mains and a pair of the RS-41 ii's for my rear surrounds. And for now a pair of old bookshelf speakers for my front height (maybe wides, haven't decided yet) and now I need a center speaker. My room is still under...
  7. REW wont pick up mic!?

    REW Forum
    I have not used the (awesome) REW program in a while, but after debating putting in hardwood floors in the studio, I wanted to see how my room response was looking. I am just having a small problem... For some reason, calibration and tests are not picking up my mic?! My pre amp, converters, and...
  8. Help me pick a receiver

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have recently joined this forum and have made a couple of posts so far. I originally had a cheap all in one surround sound system and the blue ray player/amp box failed on me. Since my wife is a stay at home mom I went right out and bought a sony str-dh540 receiver and a sony blue ray player...
  9. Ported box designs - what would you pick?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Attached are a couple of box designs I am considering as an alternative to my Sonosub plan As per the Sonosub thread, gear is Mach 5 IXL 18.2.2 and Behringer NU3000 amp. Measurements are in metric (mm). If someone/s want to have a look over my designs and see if there is any glaring issues...
  10. HD Guru’s 2013 CES Top Pick Awards Part 1

    Home Theater, Audio and Video News
    Source: HDGuru
  11. Pick your brains... Best receiver for...

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    350-400 buckaroos... Less, even better! Got a buddy looking for a cheap upgrade to power 5.1 Boston acoustics bookshelf-based system. Mainly looking for a receiver to manage his hdmi switching and hopefully have onboard EQ software. So wadda you guys got for me? ;-) Thanks...
  12. Help me pick a $500 BR player.

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    Heres the situation: I have a Pioneer SC-55 and am looking for a universal BR player because several of the audio formats including SACD are important to me. The units I am considering are as follows: Pioneer DBP 53 cost $425 Oppo 93 cost $499 Denon DBP1611UD cost $450 Yamaha...
  13. Can you help me to pick out speaker wire?

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    Whether it's pointing me to a thread, article, or just some quick advice, I could use some feedback...... I just moved into a new place, and have a zillion things going on, just purchased new speakers (Polk Rti 12), and boss gave me a Pioneer Elite receiver. I'd like to test them out asap, but...
  14. Fans pick Avatar Extended Collector's Edition special feature to be revealed early

    Testing
    Just can't wait for Tuesday to get yet another peek at one of the many special features included on the Avatar Extended Collector's Edition Blu-ray? Check the embedded video for a featurette and the deleted scene "New Life," we figure with eight hours of new material Fox figured revealing...
  15. Blu-Ray pick for LG 60PK550?

    Blu-ray | DVD | Disc Media Players
    I have gotten MANY mixed opinions on using the same brand blu-ray with tv. If it is the much more advantageous with this tv, please let me know. Looking for: 1. Netflix streaming 2. Great up-conversion 3. No need for 3D Was looking at LG750, but there seems to be a lot of complaints...
  16. New Guy Looking to pick out a sub for HT/Music

    Home Audio Subwoofers
    This is my first venture into the subwoofers for Home Audio. Growing up I had Cerwin Vega "Vega Series" and Jl Audio subwoofers in my autos and they were all 15" in size. This will be going in my room thats being turned into a dedicated projector room by myself. I'm seriously considering going...
  17. Comcast, Time Warner, Bright House pick up Coke Zero 400 3D broadcast

    Testing
    Looks like Turner Sports has no problem sharing its first NASCAR 3D broadcast, and as a result Comcast, Bright House Networks and Time Warner are all on board for the July 3 Coke Zero 400 race. Already announced for DirecTV and internet streaming, the night race will have two feeds, one of...
  18. FREE: Pick it up and it's free....

    Classifieds - Speakers and Subwoofers
    Good sub enclosure that needs a 15'' sub and amp....
  19. Please Help Me Pick Best Equipment

    REW Forum
    Hello, I have just discovered REW and am excited about setting up my own measuring system. Also, I am just about to buy a new laptop. So the purpose of this post is to get recommendations for equipment before I buy the wrong gear. My goal is to buy the best equipment that will give me the...
  20. TiVo Premiere now on sale, will you pick one up?

    Testing
    From first leak to our review, the TiVo Premiere has finally progressed to "officially on sale." So, is a slimmer package and new UI enough to make you pull the trigger, or are the reports of slow speed and some remaining rough edges keeping you on your current TV watching setup? The only...
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