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  1. New Home Theater - Poor Room Response help needed

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi, This is a first post so I hope the question is provided with some relevant details, but if not please let me know. The room is a 3.8m wide, 5m long and 2.5m high. Walls are plasterboard and the floor is solid wood covered mostly in a 1" thick rug. Front wall has 2mx2m double glazed doors...
  2. Hum and poor output - Behringer EP4000, Rolls MB15b, Yamaha RX-V667

    System Setup and Connection
    Receiver: Yamaha RXV663 - http://usa.yamaha.com/products/audio-visual/hifi-components/stereo-receivers/rx-v663_black__u/ Amplifier: Behringer EP4000 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001U5JFNM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Line Converter: Rolls MB15b...
  3. Many movies with poor audio?

    AV Home Theater
    Hello all I have an issue that has been nagging me for some time. I have just finished my home cinema project and have started with the tuning / critical listening phase. The system consists of: 3x Klipsch THX kl-525 fronts in bafflewall KS-525 surrounds 2x XTZ subwoofers Anthem mrx-700 Dune...
  4. poor room acoustics

    Home Audio Acoustics
    12x15' room, Bare walls, hard wood floor, 8' ceiling, probably not the best for sound quality right? Only one 3' window with curtain. Behind seating area no wall just opens to kitchen. Looking for Ideas to help reduce sound bouncing around.
  5. Grey sample off axis poor black levels

    General Screen Discussion
    I got some grey material, A4 size sample, about N7.5, pinned it up against my N6.4 painted screen. Problem I seem to be getting is when I stand up, the black levels significantly drop poorly. It seems there is a lot of gain off axis? I like everything about this material over my painted...
  6. poor frequency response when calibrating new sound card

    REW Forum
    Hello, I am new to REW. I just bought a new audio interface, a Focusrite Saffire Pro 40, which I have not yet used for any recording or playback. I connected a loop from output 1 into input1 and set the levels. Using the latest beta REW, the calibration graph shows a rapid drop off in...
  7. Poor longevity of CDs burned from computers

    Computers | HTPC | Media Servers
    I’ve noticed that CDs burned from computers don’t last nearly as long as “factory” CDs. They seem to be prone to hanging, “picket fencing,” difficulty searching and other anomalies. I’ve had some given to me by friends that would start acting up the second time I played it! So, what’s the...
  8. Xbox One shipping forecast lowered due to poor component yield, claims Chinese paper

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Xbox One shipping forecast lowered due to poor component yield, claims Chinese paper Microsoft is claimed to have lowered its Xbox One shipping forecast for 2013 due to poor yield rates on several of the console’s components. Digitimes reports that Chinese paper...
  9. Hitachi CP-X1250 Poor Quality W/ Video Cable

    Remotes | Cables | Accessories | Tweaks
    I'm using a 50 ft. (supposedly high-quality) video cable so I can watch tv and movies on my projector, but the quality is pretty bad. This is a high-buck projector that can run 720p and I think 1080p video, so I'm just wondering why it's such bad quality. Thanks.
  10. Sub graph, doing it wrong or just poor results?

    REW Forum
    Hey all! Been learning REW, I have a calibrated EMM-6 (from Herb) and DSP1124P for relevant equipment. Tonight is the first time I've successfully run through the program and my basic question is, after looking at the pre and post cal graphs attached, am I doing something wrong or is this the...
  11. My poor speakers to be located within wall unit

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Well the time has come, my loved JMLab 716V's are going to be placed inside our new family room wall unit on either side of the fireplace. They'll be located inside a custom built space 53" high and 16" or so in depth, behind pocket doors that will be open and tucked in when I want to listen to...
  12. Poor Results Calibrating Sound Card...

    REW Forum
    I'm trying to calibrate my sound card and I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong here.. I'm using Windows 7 and REW Beta 5 so I'm not sure if it's related. I've used this sound card/laptop in the past using REW 4 and XP so it can't be the hardware.
  13. Poor graphs or great room?

    REW Forum
    Hi there, first of all I would like to say Hi to everyone on this forum and thank the authors of REW for taking the time to write and improve the program. I am using Vista with a RS 2050 meter and a Ber UCA 202 USB soundcard. I have done all the setup and calibrations as per the instructions...
  14. Poor Port design on first DIY build

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hey everyone. I just finish putting together my first DIY port box for my Dual Infinity Perfect 12's. But here is my problem. I designed the port thinking that I would put a plate amp on the back so I make the port to stop before it. My box is Outside dia 18"x16.25"x44" with a port of...
  15. The Poor Man's Multi-band Compressor

    Pro Audio
    So, how many people don't have hundreds of dollars to spend on fancy Plug-ins? I am one of those people. However, I have come up with a work around to the multi-band compressor plug-in. For the purposes of this articles and its specific details I will be for the most part speaking relative to...
  16. High End RME HDSP 9632 gives poor calibration readings; can anyone help?

    REW Forum
    Hi all, I have two sound cards, an fairly expensive RME HDSP 9632, which is a pretty high end PCI sound card made by a German Company called RME and an inexpensive external USB Sound card, the M-Audio Fast Track Pro. With the M-Audio, I got an almost perfectlly flat response with a drop off...
  17. My poor mans cinawide experiment works great!

    General Screen Discussion
    I ordered a new Electric screen that can be stopped at any point you wish. This got me thinking about movies with those black bars at top and bottom, my Projector has power shift so my thought was to shift image up to rid the screen of top black bars, then drop screen to point where picture is...
  18. Contaminated coolant = Poor Color?

    Philips / Magnavox
    Here's the story, saved another RPTV CRT from the landfill ($50 craigslist) It's a Philips 60PP9352. Owner said every thing was as good as new, except for the bad convergence chip & resistor. So, last night just got a new pair of STK's and a burnt resistor in, did the multipoint manual...
  19. Is it just me, Picture Quality on ATT is very poor

    Movies | TV Shows | Hollywood
    We just changed from the Dish Network and combined our cell, internet, phone and cable TV with ATT. Uverse. The installation was finished and I asked why the installer had used the RGB connectors and not the HDMI. He indicated that there are artifacting problems with the HDMI interface and...
  20. Can I set the measurement level to say 85dB for RT60 due to poor S/N

    REW Forum
    Hi I´ve already asked several questions and I appreciate your prompt answer to all of them. I will measure RT60 in a large classroom but I´m afraid the background noise might not be as low as I would like it to be. It might be around 50dB or a bit more. If I play my measurement signal at say...