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  1. REW Confused on proper measuring Car Audio

    REW Forum
    It seems in reading different threads everyone has different ways they measure with REW. Some use the RTA some use the Spectrum mode. Some use uncorrelated pink noise and some use correlated pink noise. What is the proper method with using REW? All I have at my disposal is uncorrelated pink...
  2. Unable to get proper mic calibration after reading UMIK Instructions

    REW Forum
    I'm trying to follow the instructions from the miniDSP website "Using the UMIK-1 with HDMI output - Windows" and I think I'm following it correctly but nevertheless am having problems. I've attached screen shots of where I'm at with ASIO4ALL and the sound calibration to 75dB. I've got the...
  3. Amp hook up proper?

    System Setup and Connection
    You know I have an extra B&K amp laying around and it's sound is as good as any I've heard. But I've often wondered if this hook up would work. First it is a 7250 that has 200w per @8ohms x 5. What I am wondering is. If I took I RCA splice and plugged it into the input of lets say the #1...
  4. Proper use of PEQ for sub?

    Electronic Processing/Equalization Devices
    I'm a newby to sub EQ and have recently learned how to take measurements using REW. The next step for me is to get a PEQ device and learn how to use it. I'm likely to get a miniDSP within the next month to use with my single sub, then possibly add more subs this year. I came across a few...
  5. proper ep4000 gain setup

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    Good day all , I was playing with my new TX-NR818 and after talking to a Behringer tech specialist they had me setup the dip switch as this RIGHT - clip limiter ON RIGHT - low cut filter 30 Hz LEFT - low cut filter ON RIGHT - parallel operation RIGHT - parallel operation RIGHT - bridge mode...
  6. Help with a proper setup!

    Home Theater Receivers | Processors | Amps
    I have a aYamaha Rx-A1000 receiver and Infinity 362 floor standing speakers and a large center Infinity Speaker and have Infinity 262 Floor speakers for the surrounds and a large infinity back speaker. For the sub i have a Infinity 10 inch 400 watt sub. Im trying to set it up correctly with the...
  7. Measuring studio proper areas

    REW Forum
    HI, I have a couple questions about measuring studio proper areas. It seems that you would take several readings with the speaker and mic in various positions because, unlike a control room, the sound source position would vary. But are there some specific places that one should place the...
  8. Proper speaker wire

    System Setup and Connection
    I am looking to put some outdoor speaker rocks on my patio and was wondering what kind of wire I need to run underground. Is CL2 inwall speaker wire ok or do I need special underground wire? Any answers would be appreciated. Thanks
  9. Proper connection of my home system

    System Setup and Connection
    Good Day everyone! I need tips in connecting my home system. I have a 32" Samsung Series 5 550 (Full HD), a Samsung HT-D330K DVD Home Entertainment System and a PS3. I have connected the output of the LCD to the Entertainment System using an optical cable and the PS3 to the LCD using an HDMI...
  10. Tascam 122mkII overloading input b4 reaching proper output level

    SPL Meters | Mic's | Calibration | Sound Cards
    OK, solved my previous problem, but now I can't do a calibration because I can't reach the necessary output level before the input overloads. Like my previous problem, I'm sure that I am doing something ... stoopid. I just need someone to point out my error. In the spirit of self-deprecation...
  11. Proper set up for ETC/IR

    REW Forum
    Sorry for the noob question here but can't seem to find it anywhere... I'm attempting to tweak room treatments and would like to view my ETC showing problem early reflections etc. but am unsure what proper set-up is for a measurement. I have heard that you should measure one speaker/sub combo at...
  12. REW: how to figure proper phase/distance setting for subwoofer

    REW Forum
    hello I have my dual subs located in front along the line of my left and right mains- phase is set to zero. When I run the automated calibration for my processor (Emotiva UMC-1) it sets the subwoofer distance at 25ft instead of the 10ft that it is and I do get a smoother response too in REQ. I...
  13. 1st Proper Sub, have I eq'd correctly

    REW Forum
    Hi all, Had fun playing with rew for a few days having bought a half reasonable sub. Posting the before and after's: Before EQ: After EQ: Couple of quick questions. First have I done it about right ?? I have the front right and sub connected and the xover is set at 90hz I looked...
  14. FOH Proper Etiquette

    Pro Audio
    OK you are one of the many sound guys (volunteers) in a permanent installation, i.e. House of Worship, lecture hall, theater, etc and you come in to find the board is a mess!:rofl: The mic gains are all over the place, some padded beyond detection, the eq's are whacked ([email protected]):rubeyes:, the...
  15. epson 8100 projector not displaying proper black levels on dve test disc

    Home Theater Projectors
    First my equipment: Epson 8100 Visual Apex Classic white 92" screen Denon AVR 988 Sony bdp-360 blu-ray 2 - 25ft. 28 awg hdmi cables with monster coupler DVE Blu-ray test disc During black level calibration on dve disc, no matter how low I set the brightness i cannot see the below video black...
  16. Proper TV size for room?

    Home Theater System Recommendations
    The room size is 18 x 13. Viewing distance would be closest 8 ft farthest around 18 ft. Thanks
  17. Tempest-X2 Sealed 8cuft / EP4000 - proper gain?

    Subwoofer Amps | High Pass Filters
    So, I finally finished my 8Cuft sealed Tempest-X2 sub..... and I have to say it's SOOO nice to have a sub that can handle everything that I throw at it! A 15" high excursion driver just doesn't compare to my poor HSU VTF-1 (although I have to say that VTF-1 sounds great for music and the volumes...
  18. Proper way to model Push-Pull?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello everyone, I'm trying to model a box for 2 dayton RSS315HF-4's, and im wondering what is the proper way to model them in a box. Can someone please help me out?
  19. Post Padding Thread

    This is it... the famous post padding thread so that you can get your first five post out of the way quickly. The old post padding thread got wiped out accidentally... we apologize to those who may be inconvenienced.
  20. Proper Port diameter

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Well after much consensus I will not longer be using my car audio subwoofers although it seemed like a good idea. I have instead moved over to the Mach 5 audio IXL 18.2.2 Which are sold out right now, but gives me plenty of time to build a box. So now my attention is there box design. So far my...