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  1. REW Forum
    Hey guys, it's been a while since I have been here. I just upgraded my subs to dual SVS SB16 Ultras. They sound great already but wanted to see if their onboard EQ can tweak the last bit of sound for me. My Microsoft Surface laptop doesn't have an HDMI out, but uses a display port out, which...
  2. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    So backstory: built a wall shaker in my college dorm days with help from here (thanks!), but now I'm married and in a tiny-*** Northeast US "apt" (really a converted house). 6.4cuft behemoth had to go, but I kept the parts. I convinced myself I was going to build a 3cuft sealed and be happy...
  3. REW Forum
    Both my mains and the sub are ported. I remember reading a while back that ported speakers disrupt relative timing between speakers and subs. Is this true and if so, can it be easily taken care of with external delays provided by a miniDSP or equivalent?
  4. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I'm new to building a HT subwoofer. I narrowed my search down to the Dayton Audio Ultimax 10" subwoofer but something on their page confuses me. They say to use a vented box at 1.75 cubic ft. (net internal, not including driver or port volume) tuned to 25 Hz with a 10" wide by 1" high slot port...
  5. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I will soon be embarking on my first sub build, and plan to put the enclosure inside a current wall void. The internal box dimensions that I came up with are as follows; 1.16' wide x 3.256' tall x 2.08' deep. This nets 7.9 cu ft for a Dayton rs5390hf. Don't worry about room between studs. I will...
  6. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Im building an in wall subwoofer that will be positioned mostly behind my projection screen. The subwoofer itself will actually sit under the screen and not be blocked in any way. Normally, I would place the port on the opposite end of the woofer. But in this case, I don't want the port to be...
  7. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    So, I see the options to change the ports from round to square. I also see where you can change from 1,2,4 etc..... How can I do an 8 inch radius port or a slot port etc?
  8. Home Audio Subwoofers
    I'm under the impression that subs with downfiring ports are less sensitive to room placement than subs with ports in the rear or front. I have searched and searched for answers to room interactions based on a sub's port/ports location. Is there a general consensus on room placement as far as...
  9. Video Calibration
    FTDI VCP CDM 2.12.00 WHQL Certified for Windows 32/64-bit can be downloaded from here. JETI / Klein / Discus meters or Lumagen Video Processors / eeColor 3D LUT Boxes are using these drivers to communicate. Virtual COM port (VCP) drivers cause the USB device to appear as an additional COM port...
  10. Creative Sound Solutions
    hi All. Been some time since i have posted. Recently moved and this has opened up the need for a new sub. I posted here..http://www.hometheatershack.com/forums/diy-subwoofers-general-discussion/86257-some-thoughts-perhaps-direction-ideas.htmleas.html And would really like to utilize a SDX 12 in...
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I just got in. I've been building speakers as a hobbyist for 30 years. I've had some great successes (and not so great). I am a musician (piano and keyboard) and recently built a subwoofer for my arranger keyboard, the Yamaha Tyros 5. I use two Bose Compacts for the main program...
  12. Home Audio Speakers
    I want to get a centre speaker, but the tv or furniture is going to be right in the back of the port or maybe 1-2 inches. How bad is that going to be? Is it a must to get one with front port? Thanks!
  13. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi fellas, Got a box design with a first port resonance is 122Hz. I have read several topics on here itself about this issue, but have not come across a definitive "this is the rule of thumb you should go by" or a final value. Those were a few years back, and would rather not resurrect an old...
  14. Home Audio Subwoofers
    Is there anyone out there that has put poly fill, acousta stuf or any other damping material in there Klipsch sub enclosure? I looked through Klipsch forums but did not see anything. The reason I am asking is I was wondering if it would help the port noise at all that occurs between 15 and 20...
  15. Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    Hi all I hope someone can help me,I have my entire CD collection on USB, With the Pioneer amp i would plug in the USB select USB on amp and it would play one song after the other, But now I have a Onkyo 525 it will not play and when i do get it to play it will only play one song,I have tried...
  16. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey All, I had built a DIY sub sometime ago and was thinking I suffer from Excessive Port noise when listening to the HSU Test CD of Organ Symphony#3.. Now I keep hearing about how this is the lowest and best recording of this 16hz tone but on my setup it sounds like a Flutter and does not...
  17. Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    I would like to build a new cabinet based on my MFW15 clone for my new SI15 that I won from here. I am not too smart on WIN ISD so I would love some help. I would just like to tweak the dimensions and plans I have for the MFW clone. I have built 2 already. Unless someone thinks another...
  18. System Setup and Connection
    I have a limited budget of $500 and it was suggested to me that the HT-S8400 would be the best fit. The TV that I have is the Samsung 6350 which has a nice USB interface where I can plug a USB hdd and play divx, etc. video files. I am wondering whether the USB port on the HT-S8400 will play...
  19. REW Forum
    I have just built some bass reflex cabinets for a pair of Tannoy Monitor Gold HPD 315s. They are loosely based on designs discussed on the Hilberlink Tannoy, and are roughly 150 litres in volume with 2 100mm diameter, 100mm long ports. (As apparently recommended by Alex Garner of Tannoy) I am...
  20. DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Guys, I just finished my box in my SUV that contains 8 Alpine SWS-10D2 subs in a sealed box (all 3/4" MDF) with a solid divider sepatrating them into 4 subs on each side inside the box. My net volume per sub is .72 cubic feet per driver. here is a link to Alpine's specs for the sub...
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